GeForce_GTX_680_EVGA_SC_Edition
Nvidia GeForce GTX 680 EVGA SC Edition

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3.1
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How well can the GeForce GTX 680 EVGA SC Edition run games
2 Aug 2020 - Graphics card reviewed

This graphics card offers upper mid level gaming performance. The GeForce GTX 680 EVGA SC 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 EVGA SC Edition graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the GeForce GTX 680 EVGA SC Edition in your PC? Its time to start researching your next graphics card upgrade as the GeForce GTX 680 EVGA SC Edition is failing to meet modern day gaming system requirements. A gpu AAA lifespan of around 6-12 months.

Whats a good PC graphics upgrade for the GeForce GTX 680 EVGA SC Edition? A great upgrade graphics card would be a 16 Series GeForce GTX 1660 Super 6GB, which has 91% better performance and can run 852 of the top 1000 demanding game requirements today. An alternative great upgrade graphics card would be a R-500 Series Radeon RX 580 8GB, which has 56% better performance and can run 789 of the top 1000 demanding game requirements today.
FPS System Benchmark
33 FPS
High
The GeForce GTX 680 EVGA SC Edition was released on 22 Mar 2012

GeForce GTX 680 EVGA SC Edition Game FPS Benchmarks On Ultra

Nvidia PC game performance check GeForce GTX 680 EVGA SC Edition
GPU
Architecture
Kepler GK104-400-A2
Process
28nm
TMUs
128
Texture Rate
144 GTexel/s
ROPs
32
Pixel Rate
36 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
2048 MB
Memory Speed
1552 MHz
Memory Bus
256 Bit
Memory Type
GDDR5
Memory Bandwidth
198.7GB/sec
L2 Cache
512KB
Display Connectors
VGA Connection
0
DVI Connection
2
HDMI Connection
1
DisplayPort Connection
Clock Speeds
Core Speed
1058 MHz
Boost Clock
1124 MHz
Power
Max Power
195 Watts
PSU
550 Watt & 38 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 EVGA SC Edition Game Requirement Analysis

GeForce GTX 680 EVGA SC 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 EVGA SC Edition features increased core and memory clocks, from 1006MHz to 1058MHz and from 6008MHz to 6208MHz, respectively, which will undoubtedly give a performance boost, increasing the Textel/Pixel Fill Rate but also increasing the Memory Bandwidth. The "Boost Clock" was also increased and can now attain some whooping 1124MHz.
Benchmarks indicate a 4% boost in performance when compared to the standard GeForce GTX 680.
A GeForce GTX 680 EVGA SC Plus Edition will also be released with increased cooling to raise even more the "Boost Clock".


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GeForce GTX 680 EVGA SC Edition vs Avg. AAA Game System Requirements
Avg. AAA Recommended Requirements
CPU
0%
Graphics Card
53%
RAM
11GB
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GeForce GTX 680 EVGA SC Edition Extras
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