Nvidia GeForce GTX 680 2GB GDDR5 PCIe
The Nvidia GeForce GTX 680 contains four GPCs with a total of eight SMXs, 1536 CUDA cores, eight geometry units, four raster units, 128 texture units, and 32 ROP units. The base clock is 1006MHz, the GTX 680 also carries 2GB of GDDR5 VRAM running at 6008MHz with a 256-bit interface providing 6.0Gb/s of throughput. Dual six-pin power connectors feed the card's TDP of 195W.
Energy Efficient and quiet.
Dynamic core clock speed helps card adapt to different games and tasks.
Priced below AMD's competing card.
Supports four monitors.
NVIDIA 3D Vision 2.
1006MHz stock clock with headroom for more performance tuning.
Full sized HDMI port.
6GB Memory Data Rate, PCIE 3.0.
Less onboard memory than comparable AMD cards.
Memory side concessions hurt it at ultrahigh settings.
Can't manually control GPU Boost.
Not always appreciably faster than competing AMD card.
Blocks an expansion slot.
Requires a hefty power supply.
Temperature and power consumption wasn't low but was justified with GPU boost.
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