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Nvidia GeForce GT 1030

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How well can the GeForce GT 1030 run games
14 Oct 2020 - Graphics card reviewed

This GeForce GT 1030 graphics card is considered budget with poor modern game performance when playing anything more demanding than indie game requirements. All games with system requirements of DirectX 12 or lower are met by this card.

How many years will the GeForce GT 1030 graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the GeForce GT 1030 in your PC? Its upgrade time for the GeForce GT 1030, assuming you are a modern day gamer.

Whats a good PC graphics upgrade for the GeForce GT 1030? Upgrading this graphics card would have us consider the 16 Series GeForce GTX 1660 Super 6GB which is 343% more powerful. This upgrade choice can also run 824 games from the most demanding games today. Alternatively if you want an upgrade suggestion for the GeForce GT 1030 then a good choice would be R-500 Series Radeon RX 580 8GB as this is better than 758 of the top 1000 most demanding game requirements with 262% better performance as well.
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The GeForce GT 1030 is released on 17 May 2017

GeForce GT 1030 Game FPS Benchmarks On Ultra

GeForce GT 1030 gets 10 FPS on Borderlands 3

Borderlands 3

10 FPS

GeForce GT 1030 gets 19 FPS on Battlefield V

Battlefield V

19 FPS

GeForce GT 1030 gets 7 FPS on Borderlands 3

Borderlands 3

7 FPS

GeForce GT 1030 gets 2.7 FPS on Borderlands 3

Borderlands 3

2.7 FPS
Nvidia PC game performance check GeForce GT 1030
GPU
Architecture
Pascal
Process
16nm
TMUs
32
Texture Rate
48 GTexel/s
ROPs
16
Pixel Rate
24 GPixel/s
Shader
Processing Units (Cuda Cores)
384
Ray Tracing Cores
Tensor Cores
-
Driver Support
-
Release Price
Compatibility
Direct X
DX 12
Shader
5.0
Open GL
Resolution (WxH)
3840x2160
Notebook GPU
SLI/Crossfire
Dedicated
Integrated
Memory
Memory
2048 MB
Memory Speed
1000 MHz
Memory Bus
64 Bit
Memory Type
GDDR5
Memory Bandwidth
32GB/sec
L2 Cache
0KB
Display Connectors
VGA Connection
0
DVI Connection
1
HDMI Connection
1
DisplayPort Connection
0
Clock Speeds
Core Speed
1252 MHz
Boost Clock
1506 MHz
Power
Max Power
30 Watts
PSU
300 Watt
Power Connector
None
Recommended Hardware
Best CPU Match
Best RAM Match
8 GB
Best Resolution
1920 x 1080
GPU Upgrade
Resolution Performance
1366x768 1600x900 1920x1080 2560x1440 3840x2160
8.8
7
5.6
4.1
2.8
GeForce GT 1030 Game Requirement Analysis

Overview
GeForce GT 1030 2GB is a low-end 1000 series Nvidia graphics card based on the first revision of the Pascal architecture.


Architecture
The first variant of the Pascal architecture succeeds the Maxwell architecture. Manufactured with a 16nm technology, it has a large L2 Cache, which allows NVIDIA to produce graphics cards with relatively small memory data transfer rates, without causing too much impact on the overall performance. Furthermore, the Shaders have been redesigned and are both more powerful and energy efficient.


GPU
The GT 1030 equips a GPU codenamed GP108 and offers 384 Shader Processing Units, 32 TMUs and 16 ROPs, on a 64-bit memory interface. The central unit runs at 1252MHz and goes up to 1506MHz, in Turbo Mode, while the memory clock operates at 1250MHz.


Features
DirectX 12.0 Support (11.0 Hardware Default) and support for GameStream, G-SYNC, GPU Boost 2.0, GeForce Experience, PhysX and other technologies.


Power Consumption
With a rated board TDP of 30W, it requires at least a 300W PSU and relies entirely on the PCI Slot for power.


Release Price
The GeForce GT 1030 is a low end graphics card that focuses on games requiring minimum graphics performance. Consequently the GT 1030 will come with a budget price tag and will be available from as little as $79.99.


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GeForce GT 1030 vs Avg. AAA Game System Requirements
Avg. AAA Recommended Requirements
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Graphics Card
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RAM
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GeForce GT 1030 Extras
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