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 2023 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 232 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 getting 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 tested with this card was Dying Light 2 and that was weak. This graphics card delivered 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 XT 8GB
which meets 716 of the 1000 top game’s recommended system requirements and has 53% 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 300 of their recommended requirements.