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Nvidia GeForce GTX 680 Twin Frozr OC Edition

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How well can the GeForce GTX 680 Twin Frozr OC Edition run games
14 Nov 2019 - Graphics card reviewed

This graphics card offers upper mid level gaming performance. The GeForce GTX 680 Twin Frozr OC 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.

Game performance for the GeForce GTX 680 Twin Frozr OC 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. When considering how well this graphics card can run the 1000 most demanding games available today it can best 307 of the games’ recommended graphics requirements.

Running at 1080p this card gets a weak frame rate from Borderlands 3 with 23 FPS on Ultra. Then we take a look at Call of Duty: Modern Warfare which returns a weak 18 FPS. Another title that we looked at is the popular Diablo 4 which we predict will get a weak 0 FPS.

Increasing resolution to 1440p is something a number of PC gamers are doing today. We tested the GeForce GTX 680 Twin Frozr OC Edition at 1440p with Borderlands 3, which got a weak set of FPS results. These were, Low: 45 FPS, Medium: 36 FPS, High: 24 FPS and Ultra: 17 FPS. We then checked out Call of Duty: Modern Warfare which had a set of graphics results as followed, L: 35FPS, M: 28FPS, H: 19FPS, U: 13FPS. And another popular game was Diablo 4 with predictions of L: 0FPS, M: 0FPS, H: 0FPS, U: 0FPS at 1440p. In summary we feel the GeForce GTX 680 Twin Frozr OC Edition running at 1440p is not a viable PC gaming choice.

How many years will the GeForce GTX 680 Twin Frozr OC Edition graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the GeForce GTX 680 Twin Frozr OC 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 Twin Frozr OC 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 96% better and can meet 901 of their recommended requirements. Alternatively if you want an upgrade suggestion for the GeForce GTX 680 Twin Frozr OC Edition then a good choice would be RX 5000 Series Radeon RX 5500 4GB as this is better than 685 of the top 1000 most demanding game requirements with 44% better performance as well.
FPS System Benchmark
32 FPS
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The GeForce GTX 680 Twin Frozr OC Edition is released on 13 Apr 2012

GeForce GTX 680 Twin Frozr OC Edition Game FPS Benchmarks On Ultra

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Architecture
Kepler GK104-400-A2
Process
28nm
TMUs
128
Texture Rate
144 GTexel/s
ROPs
32
Pixel Rate
36 GPixel/s
Shader
Processing Units (Cuda Cores)
1536
Ray Tracing Cores
Tensor Cores
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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
1058 MHz
Boost Clock
1124 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
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GeForce GTX 680 Twin Frozr OC Edition Game Requirement Analysis

GeForce GTX 680 Twin Frozr OC Edition (aka as GeForce GTX 680 Twin Frozr III OC 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 Twin Frozr OC Edition features an increase to its core-clock, that went from 1006MHz to 1058MHz. The "Boost Clock" was also increased and can now attain some whooping 1124MHz.
The cooler TwinFrozr III has two 80 mm fans and five 8mm copper heat-pipes of nickel-plated, which according to MSI reduce the temperatures to up to 22ºC better and cause less noise than the standard design.
Though the changes are impressive, benchmarks indicate a 3% increase in performance when compared to the standard GeForce GTX 680.


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GeForce GTX 680 Twin Frozr OC Edition vs Avg. AAA Game System Requirements
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Popular Game System Requirements
Game Min. Rec.
Red Dead Redemption 2 17% 46%
Star Wars: Jedi - Fallen Order 73% 101%
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 21% 46%
Halo: Reach 79% 54%
Microsoft Flight Simulator 10% 101%
Cyberpunk 2077 10% 101%
Borderlands 3 6% 55%
FIFA 20 43% 22%
Death Stranding 10% 101%
Need For Speed Heat 18% 46%
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would this be a worth while upgrade for me?

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Nope, buddy, I don't think so. You have a GFX with almost close to this one. If you wanna upgrade, wait for newer GPUs to come. But if you really wanna upgrade now, I'd suggest you go for HD 7970 Sapphire OC edition or something…..

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cheers mate i just go through phases where I think I need buy something for no reason occasionally need a mental slap to stop my self

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Is this worth an upgrade its 490€ in my country…

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Would I be able to handle this video card with my specs???
ASRock b75 pro3 motherboard,chieftec 650w PSU,core intel i7-3770k 3.4ghz,8gb ram,I currently have a msi r7870 twin frozr???

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Check the amperage of your psu, chieftec is an average unit depending on the series.. Or post a link here

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well its this unit [url]http://www.game-debate.com/psu/index.php?ps_id=1165&psu=Chieftec%20CTG-650C[/url]

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It is enough, but i'd reccomend a 670 as it performs almost as well, even on pair when OC'd for a lot less money.. I see you have a 7870? Why the need to upgrade?

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I would like to move to Nvidia but now I don't know anymore as everyone keeps telling me a 7870 is enough

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If you don't lose out on money when selling it then you can go for it. But if you have to sell it a lot cheaper to invest in 1-2 step better cards then it's not worth it…

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Would my CPU be able to handle this video card, or would it bottleneck it?
Thanks.

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It would handle it you could always OC your CPU which would minimize the little bottleneck there might be in some games.

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I just purchased one of these GPUs and I can't wait to install it in my desktop!

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3% better?! How?

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probaby mistake

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I am the proud owner of this card, and let me say it just smokes anything I throw at it. Without V-sync on to steady the frame rate, I get 95 FPS on Battlefield 3, 112+ FPS on Arkham City, The Witcher 2, and Max Payne 3, and even in the high 60s on Metro 2033 with everything cranked. I might get another and go QUAD next year when the prices drop. Right now they're over $650, and the performance boost I would see with SLI is worth that much money for me .

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