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GeForce GT520 1GB Video CardMCM Part #: 83-12669  |  PNY Technologies Part #: VCGGT5201XPB

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GeForce your PC for the ultimate performance upgrade. Tap into the horsepower of the GPU for visually-charged boost on your favorite applications. Edit your photos and HD videos and push the limits of your Web experience with a new generation of GPU-accelerated browsers like Internet Explorer 9. Level-up your game with the next-generation gaming architecture built from the ground up for DirectX 11. Take the latest 3D movies home with Blu-Ray 3D and GeForce.

Product Description

Microsoft DirectX 11 Support
DirectX 11 GPU with Shader Model 5.0 support designed for ultra high performance in the new API's key graphics features, GPU-accelerated tessellation.

Blu-Ray 3D Support*
Enable a theater quality 3D in your home with seamless support for 1080p Blu-Ray 3D discs across any compatible 3D viewing system over HDMI, including active-shutter glasses and passive polarized displays.

Hardware Video Decode Acceleration**
The combination of high-definition video decode acceleration and post-processing that delivers unprecedented picture clarity, smooth video, accurate color, and precise image scaling for movies and video.

TrueHD and DTS-HD Audio Bitstreaming Support
Full support for TrueHD and DTS-HD advanced lossless multi-channel HD audio codecs bring the rich sound of the master recording to your living room.

NVIDIA CUDA Technology
CUDA technology unlocks the power of the GPU's processor cores to accelerate the most demanding tasks such as video transcoding, physics simulation, ray tracing, and more, delivering incredible performance improvements over traditional CPUs.

NVIDIA PhysX Technology
Full support for PhysX technology, enabling a totally new class of physical gaming interaction for a more dynamic and realistic experience with GeForce.

HDMI Output
HDMI output enables sending both high-definition video and audio signals to an HDTV via a single cable.

Dual–link DVI Support
Able to drive industry's largest and highest resolution flat-panel displays up to 2560x1600 and with support for High-bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP).

PCI Express 2.0 Support
Designed for the new PCI Express 2.0 bus architecture offering the highest data transfer speeds for the most bandwidth-hungry and 3D applications, while maintaining backwards compatibility with existing PCI Express motherboards for the broadest support.

*NVIDIA 3D Vision requires NVIDIA 3D Vision glasses and a 3D Vision-Ready display. See for more information.
** NVIDIA 3D Vision Surround requires two or more graphics cards in NVIDIA SLI configuration, 3D Vision glasses and 3D Vision-Ready displays. See for more information.

Product Specifications

  • Core Clock: 810 MHz
  • Processor Cores: 48
  • Processor Clock: 1620 MHz
  • Texture Fill Rate: 6.5 Billion/sec.
  • Memory Amount: 1024MB GDDR3
  • Memory Data Rate, effective: 1794 MHz
  • Memory Interface: 64-bit
  • Memory Bandwidth: 14.35 GB/sec.
  • On-board Outputs: VGA, DVI, and HDMI
  • Bus Type: PCI Express® 2.0
Key Features
  • Full Microsoft DirectX 11 support
  • Blu-Ray 3D Support1
  • NVIDIA CUDA™ technology support
  • Microsoft Windows 7 support
  • DirectCompute 5.0 Support
  • OpenCL Support
  • NVIDIA PhysX™ technology
  • Hardware Video Decode Acceleration2
  • TrueHD and DTS-HD Audio Bitstreaming Support
  • Dual-Link HDCP-Capable3
  • OpenGL 4.1 support
Minimum System Requirements
  • PCI Express or PCI Express 2.0-compliant motherboard with one x16 graphics slot
  • A minimum 300W or greater system power supply (with a minimum 12V current rating of 18A)4
  • Intel Pentium 4, AMD Athlon XP class processor or higher
  • 200MB of available hard disk space
  • 1GB system memory (4GB recommended)
  • Microsoft Windows XP, Vista, or Windows 7 Operating System (32 or 64-bit)
  • CD-ROM/DVD-ROM drive for installation
  • DVI or HDMI or VGA compatible monitor
Package Contents
  • NVIDIA GeForce GT 520 Graphics Card
  • Quick Installation Guide
  • Installation CD, which includes:
    • Detailed Installation Guide
    • Microsoft DirectX 9.0c
    • NVIDIA Graphics Drivers
    • PhysX System Software
    • 3DVision Software
  • Low Profile Bracket Kit
1. Support for HDMI 1.4a including GPU accelerated Blu-ray 3D support (Blu-ray 3D playback requires the purchase of a compatible software player from CyberLink, ArcSoft, Corel,or Sonic), x.v.Color, HDMI Deep Color, and 7.1 digital surround sound.
2. Supported video software is required to experience certain features. Visit for more details
3. Playback of HDCP-protected content requires other HDCP-compatible components
4. Minimum system power requirement based on a PC configured with an Intel Core i7 3.2GHz processor
Included with your purchase you will receive a bonus movie download. See the details at
  • Choose from 35 titles - there's something for everyone
  • Watch as many times as you want from up to 2 different PCs

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Package Specifications & Dimensions
Weight:0.92 lbs.
RoHS Comp:No
Warranty:365 days
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Length:11 in.
Width:6.5 in.
Height:2.5 in.
Shipping Information
Extra Shipping Charge:No
Drop Ship:No
Catalog Pages

MCM Cat 57, Page 410

MCM Cat 56, Page 360

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Mfr. Name:PNY Technologies
Mfr. Part Number:VCGGT5201XPB