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Nvidia GeForce GTX 680 KFA2 2GB Edition

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How well can the GeForce GTX 680 KFA2 2GB Edition run games
14 Nov 2019 - Graphics card reviewed

This graphics card offers upper mid level gaming performance. The GeForce GTX 680 KFA2 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. This card meets game requirements up to DirectX 11.

Here we take a closer look at the various performances across 1080p, 1440p and 4K screen resolutions for the GeForce GTX 680 KFA2 2GB 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 2019. The GeForce GTX 680 KFA2 2GB Edition can run the recommended graphics system requirements for 296 games today, of the top 1000 most demanding.

A GeForce GTX 680 KFA2 2GB Edition card at 1080p is seeing a strong frame rate when running FIFA 20 on Ultra - 87 FPS. Lets look at the performance its getting on Need For Speed Heat which is 21 FPS. To add a bit more variety lets see how the popular Star Wars: Jedi - Fallen Order performs on this hardware, which gets a weak 0 FPS.

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 KFA2 2GB Edition ran FIFA 20 to a good performance level. Results across the graphics settings looked like this, Low: 150 FPS, Medium: 125 FPS, High: 91 FPS and Ultra: 67 FPS. Another game tested was Need For Speed Heat, L: 41FPS, M: 33FPS, H: 22FPS, U: 16FPS. And then we checked graphics card performance on Star Wars: Jedi - Fallen Order, which returned L: 0FPS, M: 0FPS, H: 0FPS, U: 0FPS at 1440p. Getting popular modern games to run at 1440p on the GeForce GTX 680 KFA2 2GB Edition is a reasonable choice at this screen size. You can always tweak modern game graphics settings to help you get a better High graphics setting experience at 1440p.

How many years will the GeForce GTX 680 KFA2 2GB Edition graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the GeForce GTX 680 KFA2 2GB Edition in your PC? 12-18 months of top end gaming is still left in this graphics card

Whats a good PC graphics upgrade for the GeForce GTX 680 KFA2 2GB Edition? A good choice when looking to upgrade the GeForce GTX 680 KFA2 2GB Edition would be the 16 Series GeForce GTX 1660 Super 6GB which meets 897 of the 1000 top game’s recommended system requirements and has 99% better performance. Alternatively if you are thinking of upgrading this graphics card then we would currently suggest the RX 5000 Series Radeon RX 5500 4GB. This PC hardware upgrade performs 49% better and can run 685 of today’s 1000 most demanding PC games.
FPS System Benchmark
29 FPS
High
The GeForce GTX 680 KFA2 2GB Edition is released on 01 Mar 2012

GeForce GTX 680 KFA2 2GB Edition Game FPS Benchmarks On Ultra

Nvidia PC game performance check GeForce GTX 680 KFA2 2GB Edition
GPU
Architecture
Kepler GK104-400-A2
Process
28nm
TMUs
128
Texture Rate
135 GTexel/s
ROPs
32
Pixel Rate
34 GPixel/s
Shader
Processing Units (Cuda Cores)
1536
Ray Tracing Cores
Tensor Cores
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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
1006 MHz
Boost Clock
1058 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
1366x768 1600x900 1920x1080 2560x1440 3840x2160
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GeForce GTX 680 KFA2 2GB Edition Game Requirement Analysis

GeForce GTX 680 KFA2 2GB Edition is a special edition of GeForce GTX 680 that has no new features: not even a new cooling system and so it can be addressed as a rename that performs exactly like the reference card.


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GeForce GTX 680 KFA2 2GB Edition vs Avg. AAA Game System Requirements
Avg. AAA Recommended Requirements
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Graphics Card
58%
RAM
11GB
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Popular Game System Requirements
Game Min. Rec.
Red Dead Redemption 2 14% 51%
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 18% 51%
Star Wars: Jedi - Fallen Order 72% 107%
Death Stranding 7% 107%
Cyberpunk 2077 7% 107%
Need For Speed Heat 15% 51%
Planet Zoo 20% 62%
Diablo 4 3% 107%
FIFA 20 42% 20%
Microsoft Flight Simulator 7% 107%
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