GeForce_GTX_680_Palit_Jetstream_4GB_Edition
Nvidia GeForce GTX 680 Palit Jetstream 4GB Edition

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How well can the GeForce GTX 680 Palit Jetstream 4GB Edition run games
14 Nov 2019 - Graphics card reviewed

This graphics card offers upper mid level gaming performance. The GeForce GTX 680 Palit Jetstream 4GB 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. GeForce GTX 680 Palit Jetstream 4GB Edition is capable of DirectX 11 gaming requirements.

What FPS performance can the GeForce GTX 680 Palit Jetstream 4GB Edition get on latest AAA 2019 games? In particular our game review looks at the FPS achieved running on Ultra graphics settings on the 1080p screen resolution as well as 1440p and 4K. The GeForce GTX 680 Palit Jetstream 4GB Edition can run the recommended graphics system requirements for 292 games today, of the top 1000 most demanding.

First we looked at 1080p resolution for the GeForce GTX 680 Palit Jetstream 4GB Edition performance to explore what sort of benchmarks it would achieve on the popular title Red Dead Redemption 2 and saw it deliver weak frames per second across the following graphics settings - Low: 54 FPS, Medium: 43 FPS, High: 29 FPS and Ultra: 21 FPS. We proceeded to look at Cyberpunk 2077 to see how that compared and predict that it will return a weak 0 FPS at Ultra 1080p.

People are turning their increasingly more powerful graphics cards to the popular 1440p screen size so we tested the GeForce GTX 680 Palit Jetstream 4GB Edition to see how it performs on 1440p. First off we have looked at Red Dead Redemption 2 where it was weak. The frame rates it scored for the game presets were - Low: 41 FPS, Medium: 33 FPS, High: 22 FPS and Ultra: 16 FPS. We added Cyberpunk 2077 to our research and predict it will be weak with a 0 FPS at Ultra 1440p. And then tested Need For Speed Heat which got 16 FPS at Ultra 1440p. Gaming at 1440p with the GeForce GTX 680 Palit Jetstream 4GB Edition is going to underperform if you try and run modern games.

How many years will the GeForce GTX 680 Palit Jetstream 4GB Edition graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the GeForce GTX 680 Palit Jetstream 4GB 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 Palit Jetstream 4GB Edition? If you want an upgrade suggestion for the GeForce GTX 680 Palit Jetstream 4GB Edition then a good choice would be 16 Series GeForce GTX 1660 Super 6GB as this is better than 895 of the top 1000 most demanding game requirements with 99% better performance as well. 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 684 of today’s 1000 most demanding PC games.
FPS System Benchmark
29 FPS
High
The GeForce GTX 680 Palit Jetstream 4GB Edition is released on 01 Apr 2012

GeForce GTX 680 Palit Jetstream 4GB Edition Game FPS Benchmarks On Ultra

Nvidia PC game performance check GeForce GTX 680 Palit Jetstream 4GB 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
4096 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
215 Watts
PSU
550 Watt & 46 Amps
Power Connector
None
Recommended Hardware
Best RAM Match
8 GB
Best Resolution
1920 x 1080
GPU Upgrade
Resolution Performance
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GeForce GTX 680 Palit Jetstream 4GB Edition Game Requirement Analysis

GeForce GTX 680 Palit Jetstream 4GB Edition is a Special Edition of the powerful GeForce GTX 680.
Compared to the standard version, GeForce GTX 680 Palit Jetstream 4GB Edition features twice as much video memory (4GB against 2GB). However, this GPU does not benefit from a 4GB frame buffer and so that feature is, overall, useless. It also features a triple fan design that consists of three 8CM-9CM-8CM Smart Fans and increases heat dissipation.
Overall, its performance is on level with the standard GeForce GTX 680.
Even the most demanding games will run at the highest settings.


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GeForce GTX 680 Palit Jetstream 4GB Edition vs Avg. AAA Game System Requirements
Avg. AAA Recommended Requirements
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Popular Game System Requirements
Game Min. Rec.
Red Dead Redemption 2 14% 51%
Star Wars: Jedi - Fallen Order 72% 107%
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 18% 51%
Halo: Reach 79% 52%
Microsoft Flight Simulator 7% 107%
Cyberpunk 2077 7% 107%
Borderlands 3 3% 59%
FIFA 20 42% 20%
Death Stranding 7% 107%
Need For Speed Heat 15% 51%
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