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Nvidia GeForce GTX 670 Asus DirectCU II 4GB Edition

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How well can the GeForce GTX 670 Asus DirectCU II 4GB Edition run games
14 Nov 2019 - Graphics card reviewed

Getting one of these GeForce GTX 670 Asus DirectCU II 4GB Edition graphics cards allows the gamer to run indie system requirements and some less demanding AAA titles. In today’s PC hardware terms these are considered middle range for gaming performance. DirectX 11 gaming system requirements will be met by this gpu.

What FPS performance can the GeForce GTX 670 Asus DirectCU II 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. When considering how well this graphics card can run the 1000 most demanding games available today it can best 195 of the games’ recommended graphics requirements.

The 1080p FPS on Ultra for the GeForce GTX 670 Asus DirectCU II 4GB Edition shows us that FIFA 20 is getting a strong result of 80 FPS, and then we are seeing Call of Duty: Modern Warfare returning a weak 7 FPS while another game on our list is the Planet Zoo which is getting 0 frames per second at Ultra 1080p.

People are turning their increasingly more powerful graphics cards to the popular 1440p screen size so we tested the GeForce GTX 670 Asus DirectCU II 4GB Edition to see how it performs on 1440p. First off we have looked at Call of Duty: Modern Warfare where it was weak. The frame rates it scored for the game presets were - Low: 14 FPS, Medium: 11 FPS, High: 7 FPS and Ultra: 5 FPS. We added Planet Zoo to our tests and saw it was weak with a 0 FPS at Ultra 1440p. And then tested FIFA 20 which got 61 FPS at Ultra 1440p. Getting popular modern games to run at 1440p on the GeForce GTX 670 Asus DirectCU II 4GB Edition is likely in need of some graphical option tweaks when trying to play modern games.

How many years will the GeForce GTX 670 Asus DirectCU II 4GB Edition graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the GeForce GTX 670 Asus DirectCU II 4GB 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 Asus DirectCU II 4GB Edition is part of your PC gaming machine.

Whats a good PC graphics upgrade for the GeForce GTX 670 Asus DirectCU II 4GB Edition? If you are thinking of upgrading this graphics card then we would currently suggest the 16 Series GeForce GTX 1660 Ti 6GB. This PC hardware upgrade performs 121% better and can run 899 of today’s 1000 most demanding PC games. Alternatively a suitable upgrade choice for the GeForce GTX 670 Asus DirectCU II 4GB Edition is the RX 5000 Series Radeon RX 5500 4GB, which is 62% more powerful and can run 683 of the 1000 most demanding PC games beating their recommended requirements.
FPS System Benchmark
18 FPS
High
The GeForce GTX 670 Asus DirectCU II 4GB Edition is released on 21 Aug 2012

GeForce GTX 670 Asus DirectCU II 4GB Edition Game FPS Benchmarks On Ultra

Nvidia PC game performance check GeForce GTX 670 Asus DirectCU II 4GB Edition
GPU
Architecture
Kepler GK104-325-A2
Process
28nm
TMUs
112
Texture Rate
110 GTexel/s
ROPs
32
Pixel Rate
31 GPixel/s
Shader
Processing Units (Cuda Cores)
1344
Ray Tracing Cores
Tensor Cores
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Driver Support
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Release Price
$449.00
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
915 MHz
Boost Clock
980 MHz
Power
Max Power
170 Watts
PSU
500 Watt & 37 Amps
Power Connector
2x 6-pin
Recommended Hardware
Best CPU Match
Best RAM Match
8 GB
Best Resolution
1920 x 1080
GPU Upgrade
Resolution Performance
1366x768 1600x900 1920x1080 2560x1440 3840x2160
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8.1
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4.3
GeForce GTX 670 Asus DirectCU II 4GB Edition Game Requirement Analysis

Overview
GeForce GTX 670 Asus DirectCU II 4GB Edition is a special edition of NVIDIA's High-End GeForce GTX 670, created by Asus.


Overclock: Central Unit
The Central Unit runs at the same speed.


Overclock: Memory Clock
The Operating Memory Clock remains the same and the Frame Buffer was raised to 4GB. This is a gimmick and in no way benefits the GPU.


Cooling Solution
The Cooling System has been replaced by Asus's DirectCU II with precision-shaped SSU heatpipes utilizes highly-conductive copper and directly-centered GPU placement to double cooling efficiency in the same space.


Performance
Without Overclocking Out of The Box, GeForce GTX 670 Asus DirectCU II 4GB Edition is as fast as the reference GeForce GTX 670.


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GeForce GTX 670 Asus DirectCU II 4GB Edition vs Avg. AAA Game System Requirements
Avg. AAA Recommended Requirements
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Graphics Card
68%
RAM
11GB
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Cyberpunk 2077 2% 126%
Halo: Reach 77% 48%
Borderlands 3 6% 74%
Death Stranding 2% 126%
Need For Speed Heat 8% 65%
FIFA 20 36% 12%
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