MSI R5450 Silent Graphics: Built for HTPCs!

February 6, 2010 // 1:18 p.m.

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MSI R5450 Silent Graphics: Built for HTPCs!

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To fulfill the increasing demand for home theatre PCs, world-leading graphics card, mainboard and notebook manufacturer, MSI, officially launches its new fan-less graphics cards: R5450-MD1GH. The card features the advanced 40nm ATi RadeonTM HD5450 GPU and support DirectX 11 and ATi AVIVO HD technologies. This silent graphics card from MSI offer the best solutions for light gaming and audiovisual enjoyment. Furthermore, the native HDMI display output and low-profile designs are ideal for HTPCs.

Fan-less and Low-profile Cooling Solution
The low-profile cooling solution of the MSI R5450-MD1GH is ideal for HTPCs with small case designs. The fan-less design offers absolute silence to let end-users fully enjoy their movies without any noise.

Industry leading VGA overclocking utilty
The R5450-MD1GH offers support for MSI’s exclusive overclocking utility Afterburner. Users can boost performance of the graphics card by overvolting the GPU to reach its full potential. MSI Afterburner is co-developed by MSI & Rivatuner.

Military Class Concept Components
MSI’s R5450-MD1GH features Military Class Components to ensure the best user experience. These high quality parts ensure higher maximum current output, better protection against power surges and are designed for overclocking. Additionally, the Solid State Chokes prevent buzz noise when under high load.

Exquisite Video Effects with DirectX11 and ATi AVIVO HD
In addition to supporting the leading-edge DirectX 11 gaming standard, the MSI R5450-MD1GH also comes with exclusive ATi technologies like AVIVO HD, UVD 2.0 and ATi Stream, allowing for smooth movie playback without consuming a lot of PC resources. This guarantees the best movie experience for end users.

Easy Connectivity with Native HDMI
The MSI R5450-MD1GH features a built-in native HDMI port, which combines both digital video and audio in one port. Users can easily connect their HTPC to any LCD TV or other display device with an HDMI cable.

Marketing Name

MSI R5450


Radeon HD5450 (Cedar Pro)

Manufacturing Process


Stream Processors
80 Units

Core Clock

650 MHz

Memory Clock


Memory Size


Memory Bus


Form Factor

Low Profile

Triple Output

HDMI / DVI-I / D-Sub





UK Availability

Mid of Feb
SRP Approx £48inc vat

* Available from all major UK E-Tailers.

For more information about price and availability, please contact a local official MSI distributor.

About MSI

MSI is proud of its more than 20 years experience in designing and manufacturing high performance IT products. The product lines of MSI are motherboards, graphic cards, notebooks, consumer electronics, barebones, networking and server products, and fully integrated add-on peripherals. With its ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 qualified facilities, MSI products provide the ultimate performance, reliability and value-increasing productivity. We distribute our products through offices located in The Netherlands, Germany, Italy, France, United Kingdom, Spain, Turkey, Czech Republic, Poland, Serbia, Ukraine, Russia, United States, Canada, Mexico, Latin America, Brazil, Taiwan, Japan, China, Korea, India and Australia.
MSI markets its products to distributors, computer system manufacturers, and system integrators. For more information visit the company on the World Wide Web at
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