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Nvidia GeForce GTX 680 Inno3D HerculeZ 2000 4GB Edition

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How well can the GeForce GTX 680 Inno3D HerculeZ 2000 4GB Edition run games
13 Dec 2019 - Graphics card reviewed

This graphics card offers upper mid level gaming performance. The GeForce GTX 680 Inno3D HerculeZ 2000 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 Inno3D HerculeZ 2000 4GB Edition is capable of DirectX 12 gaming requirements.

Game performance for the GeForce GTX 680 Inno3D HerculeZ 2000 4GB Edition where we look at the bigger games played in 2019. Looking closely at the graphics card frame rate performance on Ultra graphics settings at 1080p, 1440p and 4K screen resolutions. In terms of performance against the most demanding games today this graphics card can play 255 of the 1000 most demanding PC games beating their recommended requirements.

Now onto the frame rates achieved at 1080p. We are seeing Borderlands 3 getting 21 FPS with the GeForce GTX 680 Inno3D HerculeZ 2000 4GB Edition, Microsoft Flight Simulator predicted to get 0 FPS and Red Dead Redemption 2 getting 21 frames per second. All run on Ultra at 1920x1080 screen res.

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 Inno3D HerculeZ 2000 4GB Edition ran Borderlands 3 to a weak performance level. Results across the graphics settings looked like this, Low: 41 FPS, Medium: 33 FPS, High: 22 FPS and Ultra: 16 FPS. Another game researched was Microsoft Flight Simulator with predictions of L: 0FPS, M: 0FPS, H: 0FPS, U: 0FPS. And then we checked graphics card performance on Red Dead Redemption 2, which returned L: 41FPS, M: 33FPS, H: 22FPS, U: 16FPS at 1440p. Getting popular modern games to run at 1440p on the GeForce GTX 680 Inno3D HerculeZ 2000 4GB Edition is going to struggle at this higher gaming resolution.

How many years will the GeForce GTX 680 Inno3D HerculeZ 2000 4GB Edition graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the GeForce GTX 680 Inno3D HerculeZ 2000 4GB Edition in your PC? This GeForce GTX 680 Inno3D HerculeZ 2000 4GB Edition card has 12 to 18 months of latest AAA game play left in it before upgrading should be considered

Whats a good PC graphics upgrade for the GeForce GTX 680 Inno3D HerculeZ 2000 4GB Edition? Are you looking to upgrade a GeForce GTX 680 Inno3D HerculeZ 2000 4GB Edition? Then we would suggest getting a 16 Series GeForce GTX 1660 Ti 6GB, as it can run 893 of the top 1000 demanding game requirements today with 102% increased graphics performance. Alternatively 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 59% better and can meet 763 of their recommended requirements.
FPS System Benchmark
29 FPS
High
The GeForce GTX 680 Inno3D HerculeZ 2000 4GB Edition is released on 07 Nov 2012

GeForce GTX 680 Inno3D HerculeZ 2000 4GB Edition Game FPS Benchmarks On Ultra

Nvidia PC game performance check GeForce GTX 680 Inno3D HerculeZ 2000 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
-
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
1
Clock Speeds
Core Speed
1006 MHz
Boost Clock
1058 MHz
Power
Max Power
195 Watts
PSU
550 Watt & 37 Amps
Power Connector
2x 6-pin
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 Inno3D HerculeZ 2000 4GB Edition Game Requirement Analysis

Overview
GeForce GTX 680 Inno3D HerculeZ 2000 4GB Edition is a Special Edition of NVIDIA's High-End GeForce GTX 680, created by Inno3D.


Overclock: Central Unit
None.


Overclock: Memory Clock
None.


Frame Buffer
The Frame Buffer was doubled to 4GB. This would prove useful in a few circumstances because some modern 3D Games require 4GB of Memory for Textures.
However, because the GPU itself is too weak to work under other circumstances in which 4GB of Memory are needed - such as 1600p Gaming, a Larger Frame Buffer is mostly a Gimmick.


Cooling Solution
Inno3D HerculeZ 2000 Cooling Solution.


Performance
Benchmarks indicate no performance over the reference GeForce GTX 680.


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GeForce GTX 680 Inno3D HerculeZ 2000 4GB Edition vs Avg. AAA Game System Requirements
Avg. AAA Recommended Requirements
CPU
0%
Graphics Card
46%
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%
Cyberpunk 2077 7% 107%
Halo: Reach 79% 52%
Star Wars: Jedi - Fallen Order 72% 107%
Detroit: Become Human 31% 128%
Borderlands 3 3% 59%
Microsoft Flight Simulator 7% 107%
FIFA 20 42% 20%
Resident Evil 3 Remake 52% 45%
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