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Nvidia GeForce GTX 680 Zotac AMP Edition

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How well can the GeForce GTX 680 Zotac AMP Edition run games
Nvidia GeForce GTX 680 Zotac AMP Edition
10 Aug 2021 - Graphics card reviewed

The GeForce GTX 680 Zotac AMP Edition is a very low performing piece of gaming hardware and can probably only run indie system requirements.

Capable of running games with up to a DirectX 11 requirement.

We take a look at game performance achieved on this graphics card when running 2022 popular games. This short GeForce GTX 680 Zotac AMP Edition game hardware review looks at the graphics card frame rate performance on Ultra graphics settings at 1080p, 1440p and 4K screen resolutions. The GeForce GTX 680 Zotac AMP Edition can run the recommended graphics system requirements for 247 games today, of the top 1000 most demanding.

Looking at some of the modern popular games people are playing today the GeForce GTX 680 Zotac AMP Edition is running Battlefield 2042 and delivering weak performances on 1080p Ultra, getting 0 frames per second. Comparing this to Dying Light 2 which is predicted to get weak results, where it averages 0 FPS. Another popular game we looked at is Resident Evil 8, which is running at 4 frames per second.

With PC gamers looking for larger screen sizes like 1440p we tested the GeForce GTX 680 Zotac AMP Edition by playing Battlefield 2042 which yielded a weak performance. Its FPS results for the graphics settings are as follows - L: 0FPS, M: 0FPS, H: 0FPS, U: 0FPS. Another popular game we researched with this card was Dying Light 2 and that was weak. This graphics card is predicted to deliver 0 FPS at Ultra 1440p. Another popular title was Resident Evil 8 which gets weak results with a 3FPS on Ultra 1440p. Getting popular modern games to run at 1440p on the GeForce GTX 680 Zotac AMP Edition is not powerful enough to deal with the increased resolution.

How many years will the GeForce GTX 680 Zotac AMP Edition graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the GeForce GTX 680 Zotac AMP Edition in your PC? This GeForce GTX 680 Zotac AMP Edition card has 12 to 18 months of latest AAA game play left in it before upgrading should be considered

Whats a good PC graphics upgrade for the GeForce GTX 680 Zotac AMP Edition ? A good choice when looking to upgrade the GeForce GTX 680 Zotac AMP Edition would be the RX 5000 Series Radeon RX 5500 4GB which meets 616 of the 1000 top game’s recommended system requirements and has 48% better performance. Alternatively a good upgrade choice for this graphics card today would be the RX 5000 Series Radeon RX 5300. For comparison of the 1000 most demanding games around today this suggested upgrade is 22% better and can meet 309 of their recommended requirements.
FPS System Benchmark
36 FPS
High
The GeForce GTX 680 Zotac AMP Edition was released on 01 Apr 2012
Nvidia PC game performance check GeForce GTX 680 Zotac AMP Edition
GPU
Architecture
Kepler GK104-400-A2
Process
28nm
TMUs
128
Texture Rate
150 GTexel/s
ROPs
32
Pixel Rate
38 GPixel/s
Shader Processing Units
(CUDA Cores)
Ray Tracing
Tensor Cores
Release Price
Compatibility
Direct X
DX 11.1
Shader
5.0
Open GL
4.2
Resolution (WxH)
4096 x 2160
Notebook GPU
SLI/Crossfire
Dedicated
Integrated
Memory
Memory
2048MB
Memory Speed
1652MHz
Memory Bus
256bit
Memory Type
GDDR5
Memory Bandwidth
211.5GB/sec
L2 Cache
512
Display Connectors
VGA Connection
DVI Connection
1
HDMI Connection
2
DisplayPort Connection
Clock Speeds
Core Speed
1110 MHz
Boost Clock
1175 MHz
Power
Max Power
None
PSU
600 Watt
Power Connector
None
Recommended Hardware
Best RAM Match
8 GB
Best Resolution
1920 x 1080
GPU Upgrade
GD Official
GD RATING
24
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GeForce GTX 680 Zotac AMP Edition Game Requirement Analysis

GeForce GTX 680 Zotac AMP Edition is a Special Edition of the powerful GeForce GTX 680. See the standard version for more information about it.
Compared to the standard version, GeForce GTX 680 Zotac AMP Edition features an increase to its core and memory clocks, that went from 1006MHz to 1110MHz and from 1502MHz to 1652MHz, respectively. The "Boost Clock" was also increased and can now attain some whooping 1175MHz.
The changes are impressive and benchmarks indicate a 7% increase in performance when compared to the standard GeForce GTX 680.

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