When the high end 400 series of Nvidia GPU’s (460-480) were released earlier this year, they were received with unanimous praise by the PC gaming community. However, not everyone needs a high end, high price GPU to satisfy their gaming needs. Enter the GTS 450, one of Nvidia’s lowest price fermi cards (around $130) ever created. Can this budget powerhouse really be a solid contender? RipTen ran it through it’s paces to find out.