VisionTek - High-Performance PC and Mac Upgrades and Enhancements

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AMD Radeon HD 3450 512GB AGP

The VisionTek ATI Radeon HD 3450 enables you to experience the power of HD with graphics processing designed for entertainment and productivity.  Watch Blu-ray and HD-DVD videos in full 1080p HD – and upscale beyond - without placing huge demands on your CPU.  Play the next generation of HD games featuring life-like realism from DirectX® 10.1 compatibility and easy multi-GPU upgradeability with ATI™ Hybrid Graphics or ATI CrossFireX™. Enjoy break-through efficiency from cutting-edge technology and new energy-saving features that can help you save money and enable cool, quiet PCs.

HD Gaming Technology

Play the next generation of HD games featuring life-like graphics realism from Microsoft® DirectX® 10.1 compatibility.  With AGP 3.0 support, you’re ready for games that demand fast throughput.

  • AGP Bus – Now you are ready for demanding graphics applications with AGP 3.0 support, which allows over twice the throughput of current PCI cards.
  • DirectX® 10.1 Compatibility – You’ll be blown away by life-like graphics from Microsoft® DirectX® 10.1 games, with stunning 3D graphics and shading effects.

HD Video Beyond 1080p
With ATI Avivo™ HD technology, the latest Blu-ray and HD DVD movies play as smoothly as intended: at True HD 1080p. The Unified Video Decoder (UVD) relieves  your CPU from the taxing video decode process  and enables time-saving multi-tasking. Enjoy quality to spare with resolutions upscaled beyond 1080p for the most processing-intensive content.

  • Improved Unified Video Decoder – Enjoy Blu-ray and HD DVD movies with a dedicated hardware video decoder (UVD) that leaves your CPU unbound to do other tasks.
  • Ultimate Image Quality – Performance that rivals high end HD DVD and Blu-ray players at full 1080p HD resolution.
  • Integrated Digital Outputs – Enjoy your digital content the way you want to, with built-in DVI video capability.


ATI Radeon™ HD 3400 Series graphics processors deliver break-through efficiency from cutting-edge technology and new energy-saving features that can help you save money and enable cool, quiet PCs. Be more productive with advanced multi-monitor support and enjoy the extraordinary value.

  • Runs cool and quiet – With a smaller chip designed to use less power, your system can take advantage of high-end Windows Vista® features while running more efficiently and quieter than ever.
  • ATI PowerPlay™ Technology– power saving features that can reduce power consumption at idle or during low-usage
  • Be more productive – See more and do more of your work and entertainment with advanced multi-monitor support.


Manufacturer Part Number:  900374


Key Features

  • ATI Radeon™ HD 3400 Series 
  • DirectX® 10.1 / Shader Model 4.1 support
  • AGP 8x/4x support
  • 55nm process technology
  • ATI PowerPlay™ energy conserving technology
  • 40 stream processing units
  • 64-bit memory interface
  • ATI Avivo™ HD video and display technology*
    • Built-in DisplayPort™ technology
    • Built-in HDMI and 5.1 surround audio
    • Support for the ATI Radeon™ DVI to HDMI adapter
    • Unified Video Decoder (UVD) for Blu-ray™ and HD DVD at full HD 1080p

*ATI Avivo™ HD is a technology platform that includes a broad set of capabilities offered by certain ATI Radeon™ HD GPUs. Not all products have all features and full enablement of some ATI Avivo™ HD capabilities may require complementary products.


  1. DVI-I, VGA

Supported Operating Systems

  • Windows 7
  • Windows Vista (all versions)
  • Windows XP
  • Windows XP Media Center Edition

Box Contents

  • VisionTek Radeon 512MB HD3450 AGP  graphics card
  • Install CD
  • Manual

System Requirements

  • Intel® Pentium® 4, Celeron™, AMD™Duron™/Athlon™/Athlon™ XP, Sempron or compatible with AGP 8x slot 
  • Installation software requires CD-ROM drive 
  • DVD playback requires DVD drive on PCs with an Intel® Pentium® III processor (or equivalent) and 256MB of system memory
  • 230W or greater power supply recommended
  • Available 4 pin molex power connector from power supply

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