The NVIDIA GeForce GT 430 is a budget-friendly graphics card released in 2010 as part of the Fermi architecture family. It featured 96 CUDA cores and typically came with 1GB of DDR3 or GDDR5 memory. While not designed for high-end gaming, the GT 430 was suitable for basic gaming at lower resolutions and excelled in tasks like HD video playback and general computing.
This GPU supported DirectX 11, allowing compatibility with contemporary games and applications. It offered various output options, including HDMI, DVI, and VGA, making it versatile for different display setups. The GT 430 was energy-efficient and generated less heat, making it a reasonable choice for small form-factor PCs. However, it's now considered outdated for modern gaming and multimedia tasks, with more recent GPUs offering significantly better performance.