10 Aug 2021 - Graphics card reviewed
Based on current gaming requirements the GeForce GTX 670 DirectCU II Edition is considered one of the weakest cards and wont meet modern AAA game specs.
DirectX 11 gaming system requirements will be met by this gpu.
Here is a quick game performance synopsis for the AAA games played in 2021. In particular we focus on how well the GeForce GTX 670 DirectCU II Edition runs at Ultra graphics settings and what frames per second it is getting at 1080p, 1440p and 4K monitor resolutions. We look at 1000 of the most demanding games available today and this GPU is better than the recommended graphics requirement of more than 153 games in the list.
Looking at some of the modern popular games people are playing today the GeForce GTX 670 DirectCU II Edition is running Resident Evil 8 and delivering weak performances on 1080p Ultra, getting 0 frames per second. Comparing this to Forza Horizon 5 which is predicted to get weak results, where it averages 22 FPS. Another popular game we looked at is FIFA 22, which is predicted to run at 50 frames per second.
One of the growing popular screen resolutions for PC gaming is the wider 1440p. So we wanted to see how well the GeForce GTX 670 DirectCU II Edition performed at 1440p by taking a look at some of the current popular games. First we looked at Resident Evil 8 and saw it deliver weak frames per second across the following graphics settings - Low: 0 FPS, Medium: 0 FPS, High: 0 FPS and Ultra: 0 FPS. We then checked the performance on Forza Horizon 5 to predict if that will run well. It is predicted to be weak with a 16 FPS at Ultra 1440p. Looking at a few of these 1440p results for the GeForce GTX 670 DirectCU II Edition we get the impression that it is in need of some graphics adjustments to get some stability, which means its not an ideal gaming resolution for this GPU.How many years will the GeForce GTX 670 DirectCU II Edition graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the GeForce GTX 670 DirectCU II Edition in your PC?
We think this GeForce GTX 670 DirectCU II Edition has around 6-12 months until an upgrade should be considered. Whats a good PC graphics upgrade for the GeForce GTX 670 DirectCU II 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 73% better and can meet 633 of their recommended requirements. Alternatively a good choice when looking to upgrade the GeForce GTX 670 DirectCU II Edition would be the RX 5000 Series Radeon RX 5300
which meets 312 of the 1000 top game’s recommended system requirements and has 43% better performance.