Date: December 8th, 2010
Article by: Nathan Glentworth (Owner / Head Editor)
Product was submitted by: Asus
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ASUS ENGT430 GT 430 INTRODUCTION
In terms of graphics cards, not everyone needs the fastest option on the market to fulfil their needs. More often than you think, the average consumers wants a reliable videocard that will cover all the bases in terms of everyday computer use and still be powerful enough to do some minor gaming from time to time. One such application would be the HTPC market where a low profile, low power consumption card that still contains all the capability, but without the unneeded 3D graphics processing power.
Today I will be reviewing Asus' ENGT430 Geforce GT 430 graphics card which is targeted towards the HTPC market and/or the computer builder that only will be doing some minor gaming along with their day to day computer use. Will this graphics card fill this void or will it leave the consumer wanting something with a bit more power. Read on the Page 2 to find out.
ASUS CORPORATE PROFILE (From Asus)
ASUS, a technology-oriented company with a global staff of more than ten thousand and blessed with one of the world's top R&D teams, is renowned for high-quality products and cutting-edge innovation. As a leading company in the new digital era, ASUS offers a complete product portfolio to compete in the new millennium.
ASUS has an unyielding commitment to innovation and quality, a fact borne out by its corporate slogan—"Inspiring Innovation • Persistent Perfection"—and the numerous media, industry and governmental accolades it receives every year. In 2008, ASUS won 3,056 awards—receiving over 8 awards on average every day. The company's revenue for the same year was 8.1 billion U.S. dollars, and it topped the IT Hardware Category of the annual league table of Taiwan 's Top 10 Global Brands with a brand value of 1.324 billion U.S. dollars. ASUS also ranks among the top 10 IT companies in BusinessWeek's “InfoTech 100”, and has been on the listing for 11 consecutive years.
Inspired by the diverse needs of consumers in all areas and phases of life, ASUS' foremost mission is to deliver truly innovative solutions that in turn inspire consumers to reach for greater heights of productivity and fun. By leveraging its intimate understanding of the requirements of today's digital home, digital office and digital person, ASUS has the honor of claiming many world's firsts—such as the introduction of the groundbreaking Eee PC™, the ingenious use of renewable materials like leather and bamboo in notebooks and the incorporation of its proprietary power-saving Super Hybrid Engine technology into its notebooks and motherboards. By pioneering many new innovations, trends and technologies that have had a genuine impact on its customers' lives and the Earth at large, ASUS hopes to garner mindshare as well as market share.
To succeed in the ultra-competitive IT industry, ASUS focuses on speed-to-market, cost and service. That is why every ASUS employee strives to master the " ASUS Way of Total Quality Management" in order to fulfill the ”Persistent Perfection” promise of the brand. Guided by these precepts, ASUS has developed a strong advantage in product design, technology, quality and value/cost. These advantages in turn constitute ASUS' formula for success—allowing marketing to communicate these strengths to win our consumers' hearts.