GeForce_GTX_680_EVGA_SC_Edition
Nvidia GeForce GTX 680 EVGA SC Edition

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2.5
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How well can the GeForce GTX 680 EVGA SC Edition run games
14 Jun 2021 - 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 upgrade time for the GeForce GTX 680 EVGA SC Edition, assuming you are a modern day gamer.

Whats a good PC graphics upgrade for the GeForce GTX 680 EVGA SC Edition? Upgrading this graphics card would have us consider the 16 Series GeForce GTX 1660 Super 6GB which is 91% more powerful. This upgrade choice can also run 771 games from the most demanding games today. Alternatively we would suggest getting a R-500 Series Radeon RX 580 8GB, as it can run 673 of the top 1000 demanding game requirements today with 56% increased graphics performance.
FPS System Benchmark
33 FPS
High
The GeForce GTX 680 EVGA SC Edition is 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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4.6
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
76%
RAM
13GB
0%
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Popular Game System Requirements
Game Min. Rec.
Halo Infinite Multiplayer 11% 99%
Battlefield 2042 11% 99%
Far Cry 6 35% 121%
Grand Theft Auto VI 35% 115%
Resident Evil 8 0% 99%
Battlefield 6 11% 99%
Forza Horizon 5 65% 21%
S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2 53% 149%
Days Gone 18% 45%
Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy 30% 45%
GeForce GTX 680 EVGA SC Edition Extras
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