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Nvidia GeForce GTX 680 EXO 2GB Edition

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How well can the GeForce GTX 680 EXO 2GB Edition run games
14 Nov 2019 - Graphics card reviewed

This graphics card offers upper mid level gaming performance. The GeForce GTX 680 EXO 2GB 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. Capable of running games with up to a DirectX 11 requirement.

How well will the GeForce GTX 680 EXO 2GB Edition run 2019 games? We will take a look at the biggest releases and frames per second analysis on Ultra graphics settings. We look at 1000 of the most demanding games available today and this GPU is better than the recommended graphics requirement of more than 332 games in the list.

Looking at some of the modern popular games people are playing today the GeForce GTX 680 EXO 2GB Edition is running Planet Zoo and delivering weak performances on 1080p Ultra, getting 4 frames per second. Comparing this to Star Wars: Jedi - Fallen Order which is getting weak results, where it averages 4 FPS. Another popular game we looked at is Cyberpunk 2077, which is predicted to run at 4 frames per second.

People are turning their increasingly more powerful graphics cards to the popular 1440p screen size so we tested the GeForce GTX 680 EXO 2GB Edition to see how it performs on 1440p. First off we have looked at Planet Zoo where it was weak. The frame rates it scored for the game presets were - Low: 8 FPS, Medium: 6 FPS, High: 4 FPS and Ultra: 3 FPS. We added Star Wars: Jedi - Fallen Order to our tests and saw it was weak with a 3 FPS at Ultra 1440p. And then researched Cyberpunk 2077 leading us to predict 3 FPS at Ultra 1440p. In summary we feel the GeForce GTX 680 EXO 2GB Edition running at 1440p is unable to perform adequately across modern games at this increased resolution.

How many years will the GeForce GTX 680 EXO 2GB Edition graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the GeForce GTX 680 EXO 2GB Edition in your PC? Our current calculations suggest a graphics card upgrade will be required in around 12-18 months

Whats a good PC graphics upgrade for the GeForce GTX 680 EXO 2GB Edition? A good upgrade choice for this graphics card today would be the 16 Series GeForce GTX 1660 Ti 6GB. For comparison of the 1000 most demanding games around today this suggested upgrade is 87% better and can meet 899 of their recommended requirements. An alternative great upgrade graphics card would be a RX 5000 Series Radeon RX 5500 4GB, which has 38% better performance and can run 683 of the top 1000 demanding game requirements today.
FPS System Benchmark
37 FPS
High
The GeForce GTX 680 EXO 2GB Edition is released on 01 Sep 2012

GeForce GTX 680 EXO 2GB Edition Game FPS Benchmarks On Ultra

Nvidia PC game performance check GeForce GTX 680 EXO 2GB Edition
GPU
Architecture
Kepler GK104-400-A2
Process
28nm
TMUs
128
Texture Rate
151 GTexel/s
ROPs
32
Pixel Rate
38 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
1502 MHz
Memory Bus
256 Bit
Memory Type
GDDR5
Memory Bandwidth
192.3GB/sec
L2 Cache
512KB
Display Connectors
VGA Connection
0
DVI Connection
2
HDMI Connection
1
DisplayPort Connection
Clock Speeds
Core Speed
1110 MHz
Boost Clock
1176 MHz
Power
Max Power
None
PSU
Power Connector
None
Recommended Hardware
Best RAM Match
8 GB
Best Resolution
1920 x 1080
GPU Upgrade
Resolution Performance
1366x768 1600x900 1920x1080 2560x1440 3840x2160
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8.7
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GeForce GTX 680 EXO 2GB Edition Game Requirement Analysis

GeForce GTX 680 EXO 2GB 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 EXO 2GB Edition features an increased core-clock that was raised from 1006MHz to 1110MHz while the "Boost Clock" can now attain 1176MHz. A new cooling system is also available.
Benchmarks indicate a 8% boost in performance when compared to the standard GeForce GTX 680.
Even the most demanding games will run at the highest settings.


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GeForce GTX 680 EXO 2GB Edition vs Avg. AAA Game System Requirements
Avg. AAA Recommended Requirements
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Graphics Card
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Popular Game System Requirements
Game Min. Rec.
Star Wars: Jedi - Fallen Order 74% 92%
Red Dead Redemption 2 20% 40%
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 24% 40%
Microsoft Flight Simulator 14% 92%
Cyberpunk 2077 14% 92%
Halo: Reach 80% 56%
Borderlands 3 10% 47%
Death Stranding 14% 92%
Need For Speed Heat 22% 40%
FIFA 20 46% 26%
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