Nvidia GeForce GTX 680 2GB GDDR5 PCIe

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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.

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By uk.hardware.info on

A few days ago we introduced you to the concept of of frametime tests , a more accurate way of gauging graphics card performance in video games. Today we are applying the new test for the first time, and with the new data we will compare the AMD...

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When we review a new graphics card on Hardware.Info and list the benchmark results, the charts also include other cards from the current and previous generation to put things in perspective. We typically don't go back further in time to avoid clutter,...

By PCWorld New Zealand on 80

In the first few months of this year, enthusiast PC gamers have been treated to the launch of not one but two all-new ranges of graphics cards, from both AMD and Nvidia. We’ve already tested out AMD’s full range, and now we finally get to try the...

By PC Advisor on 90

AMD's 7000 series relies on a graphics architecture that is drastically different from previous AMD chips, so we may still see much better performance with driver improvements, but right now, if you have £400 to spend on a graphics card, the GeForce...

By PC World on 90

If you're the kind of enthusiast gamer who will spend $500 on a graphics card, this is the one to...

By BeHardware on

With this first Kepler generation GPU, the GK104, NVIDIA's main objective was to revisit as far as possible the overly weak energy yield on the Fermi generation, which was probably becoming increasingly difficult to manage. This objective has...

By Legit Reviews on

Running a pair of NVIDIA GeForce GTX 680's in 2-way SLI took our Ultra HD gaming on the Dell 30-inch display to the next level by running everything at acceptable frame rates!...

By DigitalVersus on 100

All in all, the Nvidia GeForce GTX 680 is an excellent graphics card. Gaming performances are fast, power use is low for this kind of performance level, and the card is particularly quiet. Based on these standard review criteria, it's a five-star...

By HardOCP on

On March 22nd, 2012 NVIDIA launched its next generation GeForce GTX 680 video card based on the Kelper architecture. We found the GeForce GTX 680 to be extremely competitive to the more expensive Radeon HD 7970 high-end video card from AMD. In fact, the...

By The Tech Report on

When we first reviewed the GeForce GTX 680, we were in our usual rush to push out an article at the time of the product's unveiling, after a solid week of poking and prodding Nvidia's new GPU. We were also attempting some of the more complex analysis of...

By HardOCP on

This discussion comes up in the [H]ardForum quite often. People know that these big tech companies supply the online review community with a "reviewer's guide." Many of our readers have always asked what exactly is in these guides; what exactly do the...

By HardOCP on

On March 22nd, 2012 NVIDIA debuted its next generation GeForce GTX 680 video card, based on the Kepler GPU. While there will be more in the Kepler family later on, currently the GeForce GTX 680 represents NVIDIA's flagship video card at $499 . This...

By Expreview on

Perfect Cost PerformanceGTX 680 retakes the performance crown now, in 3DMark 11 theoretically test, the card has a stronger performance than HD 7970 with improvement of over 20% in P and X mode. In actual games, there are three items lagging behind,...

By Atomic MPC on

GTX680 is a fantastic card, both on paper and in...

By Computer Shopper on 90

Nvidia's 2012 flagship card may not top AMD's HD 7970 in every game or benchmark test, but it won or came close in every one we ran. It's also priced $50 less than AMD's competing card and uses much less power under load. It's more muscle than most...

By uk.hardware.info on

In a nut shell, nVidia GeForce GTX 680 SLI scales really, really well. Overall perhaps a little bit less than AMD Radeon HD 7970 Crossfire, but in 5760x1080 it outperforms AMD's card. That's also the resolution where SLI truly comes into its own. If...

By HEXUS.net on 90

Review: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 680 2GB graphics cardby Tarinder Sandhu on 22 March 2012, 13:00 4.0 Tags: NVIDIA Quick Link: HEXUS.net/qabdu5 Add to My Vault: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 680 2GB graphics card £419.62 Free shipping for HEXUS members* What does...

By TechRadar on 90

It may have been a long while coming but the Nvidia GeForce GTX 680 is on the way to balance up the next-generation graphics market. AMD launched its Radeon HD 7970 in December (well, the cards were nominally available to buy in January actually) so it's...

By Tom's Hardware UK on

Enthusiasts want to know about Nvidia's next-generation architecture so badly that they broke into our content management system and took the data to be used for today's launch. Now we can really answer how Kepler fares against AMD's GCN architecture....