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With the release of the GeForce GTS 450, NVIDIA has finally stepped back into the fray of the under $200 video card with a vengeance. The card clearly outperforms its intended competition, the RADEON HD 5750 from AMD. As stated before the release of any new video card chip is not without its problems. NVIDIA must face the issue that they are very late to this market place and with performance that only outperforms the current generation HD 5750; one must wonder what the next generation HD 6 series will bring to the market in this price point. NVIDIA cards do have some advantages including support for 3D Vision, PhysX, and 3D Vision Surround, but these are not game-changers. GIGABYTE brings the first GTS 450 card I’ve reviewed to the market and it is clearly better than the previous generation GTS 250 with support for DirectX 11 and overclocked to 810MHz, the card is better than the reference design.