GeForce_GTX_680_Gainward_2GB_Edition
Nvidia GeForce GTX 680 Gainward 2GB Edition

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2.2
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How well can the GeForce GTX 680 Gainward 2GB Edition run games
27 Jul 2021 - Graphics card reviewed

This graphics card offers upper mid level gaming performance. The GeForce GTX 680 Gainward 2GB Edition GPU could struggle if it was to try and run the most demanding games available today, but it meets a lot of game system requirements found in today’s games. GeForce GTX 680 Gainward 2GB Edition is capable of DirectX 11 gaming requirements.

How many years will the GeForce GTX 680 Gainward 2GB Edition graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the GeForce GTX 680 Gainward 2GB Edition in your PC? You should definitely consider replacing this GeForce GTX 680 Gainward 2GB Edition graphics card, if it is still in your gaming PC.

Whats a good PC graphics upgrade for the GeForce GTX 680 Gainward 2GB Edition? If you want an upgrade suggestion for the GeForce GTX 680 Gainward 2GB Edition then a good choice would be 16 Series GeForce GTX 1660 Super 6GB as this is better than 759 of the top 1000 most demanding game requirements with 99% better performance as well. Alternatively we would suggest getting a R-500 Series Radeon RX 580 8GB, as it can run 651 of the top 1000 demanding game requirements today with 62% increased graphics performance.
FPS System Benchmark
29 FPS
High
The GeForce GTX 680 Gainward 2GB Edition was released on 22 May 2012

GeForce GTX 680 Gainward 2GB Edition Game FPS Benchmarks On Ultra

Nvidia PC game performance check GeForce GTX 680 Gainward 2GB Edition
GPU
Architecture
Kepler GK104-400-A2
Process
28nm
TMUs
128
Texture Rate
135 GTexel/s
ROPs
32
Pixel Rate
34 GPixel/s
Shader
Processing Units (Cuda Cores)
1536
Ray Tracing Cores
Tensor Cores
-
Driver Support
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Release Price
Compatibility
Direct X
DX 12.0
Shader
5.0
Open GL
4.5
Resolution (WxH)
4096x2160
Notebook GPU
SLI/Crossfire
Dedicated
Integrated
Memory
Memory
4096 MB
Memory Speed
1502 MHz
Memory Bus
256 Bit
Memory Type
GDDR5
Memory Bandwidth
192.3GB/sec
L2 Cache
512KB
Display Connectors
VGA Connection
0
DVI Connection
2
HDMI Connection
1
DisplayPort Connection
Clock Speeds
Core Speed
1006 MHz
Boost Clock
1058 MHz
Power
Max Power
195 Watts
PSU
550 Watt & 38 Amps
Power Connector
2x 6-pin
Recommended Hardware
Best RAM Match
8 GB
Best Resolution
1920 x 1080
GPU Upgrade
Resolution Performance
1366x768 1600x900 1920x1080 2560x1440 3840x2160
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8.4
6.1
4.5
GeForce GTX 680 Gainward 2GB Edition Game Requirement Analysis

GeForce GTX 680 Gainward 2GB 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 Gainward 2GB Edition has no improvements and so it performs like the reference card.


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GeForce GTX 680 Gainward 2GB Edition vs Avg. AAA Game System Requirements
Avg. AAA Recommended Requirements
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0%
Graphics Card
83%
RAM
12GB
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GeForce GTX 680 Gainward 2GB Edition Extras
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