10 Aug 2021 - Graphics card reviewed
The GeForce GTX 680 EVGA Classified 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.
What FPS performance can the GeForce GTX 680 EVGA Classified Edition get on latest AAA 2023 games? In particular our game review looks at the FPS achieved running on Ultra graphics settings on the 1080p screen resolution as well as 1440p and 4K. This card runs recommended graphics requirements of 223 games from the top 1000 most demanding games being played today.
Looking at some of the modern popular games people are playing today the GeForce GTX 680 EVGA Classified Edition is predicted to run Grand Theft Auto VI with 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 3 frames per second.
We move on to 1440p, and predict that Grand Theft Auto VI will deliver weak FPS results. Here are the graphic presets - Low: 0 FPS, Medium: 0 FPS, High: 0 FPS and Ultra: 0 FPS. Next we have Dying Light 2 running on GeForce GTX 680 EVGA Classified Edition which gets L: 0FPS, M: 0FPS, H: 0FPS, U: 0FPS. And for performance contrast the popular Resident Evil 8 gets L: 5FPS, M: 4FPS, H: 3FPS, U: 2FPS at 1440p. Looking at a few of these 1440p results for the GeForce GTX 680 EVGA Classified Edition we get the impression that it is not the best choice to run modern games.How many years will the GeForce GTX 680 EVGA Classified Edition graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the GeForce GTX 680 EVGA Classified Edition in your PC?
This GeForce GTX 680 EVGA Classified 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 EVGA Classified Edition?
A good upgrade choice for this graphics card today would be the RX 5000 Series Radeon RX 5500 XT 8GB
. For comparison of the 1000 most demanding games around today this suggested upgrade is 54% better and can meet 716 of their recommended requirements. Alternatively upgrading this graphics card would have us consider the RX 5000 Series Radeon RX 5300
which is 24% more powerful. This upgrade choice can also run 300 games from the most demanding games today.