GeForce CUDA
Purevideo HD
DirectX 11
7.1 HD Surround Sound
1080p Full HD
PCI Express X1
OpenGL 4.2
OpenCL 1.1
Dual Link DVI-I
HDMI 1.4a
Low Profile

Life moves fast, your PC should too. The Club 3D GeForce® GT 520 PCI Express X1 Edition is the best choice for low power consumption PC systems, eliminating the need for an external power connection and the included low profile brackets make installation a snap.

Speed up your most demanding tasks. Enjoy 1080p online videos, render high-res photos instantly and supercharge your favorite multimedia applications. Go online and navigate, shop and socialize in a whole new way with HTML5 GPU accelerated web browsers like Internet Explorer® 9, Mozilla Firefox® 10 and Google Chrome™. Break through the boundaries of your screen. Immerse yourself in eye popping Blu-Ray 3D™ movies, view and edit your photos and browse the web – all in HD stereoscopic 3D.


Built for DirectX 11DirectX 11

DirectX® 11 GPU with Shader Model 5.0 support designed for ultra high performance in the new API’s key graphics feature, GPU-accelerated tessellation. See what your eyes have been missing. Experience lifelike characters and incredibly detailed terrain and game environments in the latest DX11 games.





Nvidia PhysXNVIDIA® PhysX®

NVIDIA® PhysX® technology adds an element of realism never before seen in gaming. With an NVIDIA® GeForce® GPU in your PC, experience dynamic PhysX® effects like blazing explosions, reactive debris, realistic water, and lifelike characters.





CUDA is NVIDIA’s parallel computing architecture that enables dramatic increases in computing performance by harnessing the power of the GPU (graphics processing unit).
With millions of CUDA-enabled GPUs sold to date, software developers, scientists and researchers are finding broad-ranging uses for CUDA, including image and video processing, computational biology and chemistry, fluid dynamics simulation, CT image reconstruction, seismic analysis, ray tracing, and much more.




Blu-Ray 3D Support3D TV

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 1.4, 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.


PureVideo HDNVIDIA® PureVideo® HD

NVIDIA® PureVideo® HD technology brings movies to life. PureVideo uses advanced techniques found only on very high-end consumer players and TVs to make Blu-ray, HD DVD, standard-definition DVD movies, PC and mobile device content look crisp, clear, smooth and vibrant. Regardless of whether you’re watching on an LCD monitor or a plasma TV, with PureVideo the picture will always be precise, vivid and lifelike.



TrueHD and DTS-HD Audio Bitstreaming Support

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

PCI Express X1

PCI Express® 2.0 offers maximum transfer rate to meet the enormous need for bandwidth of games and latest 3D applications, while maintaining compatibility with existing PCI Express® to provide the highest level of support.

DVI Dual-Link

Allows connecting larger flat-screen with resolutions up to 2560 x 1600 and support for HDCP (High-bandwidth Digital Content Protection).

HDMI 1.4a

HDMI 1.4a support, including Blu-ray 3D accelerated by the GPU, x.v.Color, Deep Color and 7.1 digital surround.


Allows connecting CRT, LCD screens and projectors with a VGA input.

Low profile Kit

Club 3D provides everything you need to transform your low profile graphics card into a low profile configuration. All you need is to replace the standard profile bracket (standard on the graphics card) to the two brackets included in the package.

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Product Name: GeForce GT 520 PCI Express X1 Edition
Product Series: GeForce 500
Item Code: CGNX-G522X1
EAN Code: 8717249410768


Bus Interface: PCI Express 2.0 X1


GPU Chipset: GF119
GPU Clock: 810 MHz
CUDA Cores: 48
Processor Clock: 1620 MHz


Multi-GPU: None


Memory Size: 1024MB
Memory Interface: 64 BIT
Memory Type: DDR3
Memory Clock: 1066 MHz


Cooling Type: Active Fansink


Maximum load: 29W


DirectX version: 11.0
OpenCL version: 1.1
OpenGL version: 4.2


Slot Width: 1 Slot
Profile: Low profile
Card Size: 148*63*16 mm


Card weight: 161 grams

Output Configuration

DVI: 1x Dual Link DVI-I
VGA: 1x
HDMI: 1x version 1.4a
HDCP ready: YES
Max. Res. digital: 2560x1600
Max. Res. analog: 2048x1536

In the package

Club 3D GeForce® GT 520 PCI Express X1 Edition graphic card
Driver & E-Manual CD
Quick install guide

System Requirements

System Requirements

PCI Express® or PCI Express® 2.0 compliant motherboard with single-width X1, X4, X8 or X16 graphics slot
Minimum of 300 Watt or greater system power supply (with a minimum +12V current rating of 18Amps)
Club 3D recommends CSP-S600 600 Watt High Quality Switching Power Supply
Intel Pentium 4, AMD Athlon XP class processor or higher
200MB of available hard disk space
1024MB system memory (2048MB recommended)
Installation software requires CD-ROM drive, a keyboard, a mouse and a display
DVD playback requires DVD drive and DVD
Blu-ray playback requires Blu-ray drive and Blu-ray disc

Operating system support

Microsoft® Windows® XP 32/64-Bit
Microsoft® Windows® Vista 32/64-Bit
Microsoft® Windows® 7 32/64-Bit

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