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Nvidia GeForce GTX 670 MSI OC Edition

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How well can the GeForce GTX 670 MSI OC Edition run games
Nvidia GeForce GTX 670 MSI OC Edition
10 Aug 2021 - Graphics card reviewed

Based on current gaming requirements the GeForce GTX 670 MSI OC Edition is considered one of the weakest cards and wont meet modern AAA game specs.

GeForce GTX 670 MSI OC Edition is capable of DirectX 11 gaming requirements.

Here we take a closer look at the various performances across 1080p, 1440p and 4K screen resolutions for the GeForce GTX 670 MSI OC Edition. In particular this is looking at the Ultra graphics settings to see what sort of FPS this graphics card can get across some of the more popular games played in 2022. In terms of performance against the most demanding games today this graphics card can play 181 of the 1000 most demanding PC games beating their recommended requirements.

Looking at some of the modern popular games people are playing today the GeForce GTX 670 MSI OC Edition is running FIFA 22 and delivering reasonable performances on 1080p Ultra, getting 52 frames per second. Comparing this to Far Cry 6 which is getting weak results, where it averages 0 FPS. Another popular game we looked at is Back 4 Blood, which is running at 26 frames per second.

People are turning their increasingly more powerful graphics cards to the popular 1440p screen size so we tested the GeForce GTX 670 MSI OC Edition to see how it performs on 1440p. First off we have looked at FIFA 22 where it was playable. The frame rates it scored for the game presets were - Low: 105 FPS, Medium: 82 FPS, High: 56 FPS and Ultra: 40 FPS. We added Far Cry 6 to our tests and saw it was weak with a 0 FPS at Ultra 1440p. And then tested Back 4 Blood which got 20 FPS at Ultra 1440p. In summary we feel the GeForce GTX 670 MSI OC Edition running at 1440p is not going to be able to keep stable frame rates at all times at Ultra 1440p on modern games.

How many years will the GeForce GTX 670 MSI OC Edition graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the GeForce GTX 670 MSI OC Edition in your PC? There is around 6-12 months of top end gaming left in this card, at which point its graphics card replacement time, assuming the GeForce GTX 670 MSI OC Edition is part of your PC gaming machine.

Whats a good PC graphics upgrade for the GeForce GTX 670 MSI OC Edition? A good upgrade choice for this graphics card today would be the RX 5000 Series Radeon RX 5500 4GB. For comparison of the 1000 most demanding games around today this suggested upgrade is 66% better and can meet 617 of their recommended requirements. Alternatively a good upgrade choice for this graphics card today would be the RX 5000 Series Radeon RX 5300. For comparison of the 1000 most demanding games around today this suggested upgrade is 38% better and can meet 309 of their recommended requirements.
FPS System Benchmark
23 FPS
High
The GeForce GTX 670 MSI OC Edition was released on 01 May 2012
Nvidia PC game performance check GeForce GTX 670 MSI OC Edition
GPU
Architecture
Kepler GK104-325-A2
Process
28nm
TMUs
112
Texture Rate
117 GTexel/s
ROPs
32
Pixel Rate
33 GPixel/s
Shader Processing Units
(CUDA Cores)
Ray Tracing
Tensor Cores
Release Price
Compatibility
Direct X
DX 11.1
Shader
5.0
Open GL
4.2
Resolution (WxH)
4096 x 2160
Notebook GPU
SLI/Crossfire
Dedicated
Integrated
Memory
Memory
2048MB
Memory Speed
1502MHz
Memory Bus
256bit
Memory Type
GDDR5
Memory Bandwidth
192.3GB/sec
L2 Cache
512
Display Connectors
VGA Connection
DVI Connection
2
HDMI Connection
1
DisplayPort Connection
Clock Speeds
Core Speed
965 MHz
Boost Clock
1046 MHz
Power
Max Power
170 Watts
PSU
500 Watt & 30 Amps
Power Connector
None
Recommended Hardware
Best CPU Match
Best RAM Match
8 GB
Best Resolution
1920 x 1080
GPU Upgrade
GD Official
GD RATING
18
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GeForce GTX 670 MSI OC Edition Game Requirement Analysis

GeForce GTX 670 MSI OC Edition is a Special Edition of the powerful GeForce GTX 670. See the standard version for more information about it.
The new features include overclocking out of the box in the core-clock that went from 915MHz to 967MHz. The Turbo Boost was also increased to 1046MHz. The performance boost is average and about 3.5% better than GeForce GTX 670, according to most benchmarks. .
Even the most demanding games will run at the highest settings and with attractive resolutions.

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