10 Aug 2021 - Graphics card reviewed
The GeForce GTX 680 EVGA SC Edition is a very low performing piece of gaming hardware and can probably only run indie system requirements.
This card meets game requirements up to DirectX 11.
This PC hardware performance game review for the GeForce GTX 680 EVGA SC Edition graphics card, when running 2022 more popular games, lets us see what type of FPS this card gets when playing at 1080p, 1440p and 4K screen resolutions and ultra settings. 222 games can be played by this graphics card of the 1000 most demanding games being played by PC gamers today.
Looking at some of the modern popular games people are playing today the GeForce GTX 680 EVGA SC Edition is running Dying Light 2 and delivering weak performances on 1080p Ultra, getting 0 frames per second. Comparing this to Back 4 Blood which is getting playable results, where it averages 33 FPS. Another popular game we looked at is FIFA 22, which is running at 57 frames per second.
As the PC gaming masses explore larger screen resolutions we decided to run some game checks at 1440p across a few popular games. We discovered the GeForce GTX 680 EVGA SC Edition ran Dying Light 2 to a weak performance level. Results across the graphics settings looked like this, Low: 0 FPS, Medium: 0 FPS, High: 0 FPS and Ultra: 0 FPS. Another game tested was Back 4 Blood, L: 65FPS, M: 52FPS, H: 35FPS, U: 25FPS. And then we checked graphics card performance on FIFA 22, which returned L: 115FPS, M: 90FPS, H: 61FPS, U: 43FPS at 1440p. In summary we feel the GeForce GTX 680 EVGA SC Edition running at 1440p is likely in need of some graphical option tweaks when trying to play modern games.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?
This GeForce GTX 680 EVGA SC 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 SC Edition?
Upgrading this graphics card would have us consider the RX 5000 Series Radeon RX 5500 XT 8GB
which is 57% more powerful. This upgrade choice can also run 726 games from the most demanding games today. Alternatively a good choice when looking to upgrade the GeForce GTX 680 EVGA SC Edition would be the RX 5000 Series Radeon RX 5300
which meets 305 of the 1000 top game’s recommended system requirements and has 26% better performance.