GeForce_GTX_680_Galaxy_Edition
Nvidia GeForce GTX 680 Galaxy Edition

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2.8
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How well can the GeForce GTX 680 Galaxy Edition run games
18 Apr 2021 - Graphics card reviewed

This graphics card offers upper mid level gaming performance. The GeForce GTX 680 Galaxy 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. This card meets game requirements up to DirectX 11.

How many years will the GeForce GTX 680 Galaxy Edition graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the GeForce GTX 680 Galaxy Edition in your PC? Its upgrade time for the GeForce GTX 680 Galaxy Edition, assuming you are a modern day gamer.

Whats a good PC graphics upgrade for the GeForce GTX 680 Galaxy Edition? A good choice when looking to upgrade the GeForce GTX 680 Galaxy Edition would be the 16 Series GeForce GTX 1660 Super 6GB which meets 788 of the 1000 top game’s recommended system requirements and has 82% better performance. Alternatively a good upgrade choice for this graphics card today would be the R-500 Series Radeon RX 580 8GB. For comparison of the 1000 most demanding games around today this suggested upgrade is 49% better and can meet 695 of their recommended requirements.
FPS System Benchmark
38 FPS
High
The GeForce GTX 680 Galaxy Edition is released on 01 May 2012

GeForce GTX 680 Galaxy Edition Game FPS Benchmarks On Ultra

Nvidia PC game performance check GeForce GTX 680 Galaxy Edition
GPU
Architecture
Kepler GK104-400-A2
Process
28nm
TMUs
128
Texture Rate
151 GTexel/s
ROPs
32
Pixel Rate
38 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
1110 MHz
Boost Clock
1176 MHz
Power
Max Power
195 Watts
PSU
550 Watt & 42 Amps
Power Connector
None
Recommended Hardware
Best RAM Match
8 GB
Best Resolution
1920 x 1080
GPU Upgrade
Resolution Performance
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GeForce GTX 680 Galaxy Edition Game Requirement Analysis

GeForce GTX 680 Galaxy 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 Galaxy Edition features an increased core-clock that went from 1006MHz to 1110MHz and the turbo boost from 1100MHz to 1176MHz. The amount of memory was also increased from 2GB to 4GB, proving useful if gaming at high resolutions and using many image improving techniques, though we consider this excessive.
Expect a 9% performance boost when compared to the standard card.


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GeForce GTX 680 Galaxy Edition vs Avg. AAA Game System Requirements
Avg. AAA Recommended Requirements
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Graphics Card
68%
RAM
12GB
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GeForce GTX 680 Galaxy Edition Extras
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