Average Bench: 37.6% (91st of 639)

Based on 26,646 user benchmarks.  Device: 10DE 1180 Model: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 680

Poor average bench

The Nvidia GTX 680 averaged 62.3% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This isn't a great result which indicates that there are much faster alternatives on the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. Locally-deformable PRT (Bat) 118fps
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy) 137fps

Excellent consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Nvidia GTX 680 is just 7.21%. This is an extremely narrow range which indicates that the Nvidia GTX 680 performs superbly consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. High dynamic range lighting (Teapot) 97.6fps
Avg. Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones) 159fps
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Average Bench

(Based on 26,646 samples)
Min Avg Max
103 Lighting 118 133
88.4 Reflection 97.6 107
144 Parallax 159 177
31% 125 fps
Min Avg Max
99.5 MRender 106 112
124 Gravity 137 153
75.3 Splatting 80.5 88.7
38.1% 108 fps
User Benchmarks Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
The fastest GPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
Gigabyte(1458 353C) 2GB
CLim: 1267 MHz, MLim: 1502 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 451.67
Lighting 124
Reflection 99.7
Parallax 161
32% 128 fps
MRender 106
Gravity 144
Splatting 82
40% 111 fps
EVGA(3842 3687) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1280 MHz, MLim: 1502 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 451.67
Lighting 124
Reflection 103
Parallax 167
33% 131 fps
MRender 108
Gravity 142
Splatting 84.6
40% 112 fps
EVGA(3842 3687) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1280 MHz, MLim: 1502 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 451.67
Lighting 123
Reflection 102
Parallax 164
32% 129 fps
MRender 107
Gravity 141
Splatting 83.8
39% 111 fps
MSI(1462 2821) 2GB
CLim: 1254 MHz, MLim: 1502 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 445.75
Lighting 118
Reflection 101
Parallax 161
31% 127 fps
MRender 105
Gravity 135
Splatting 83.7
38% 108 fps
Gainward(10B0 1180) 2GB
CLim: 1202 MHz, MLim: 1502 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 441.41
Lighting 114
Reflection 96.9
Parallax 154
30% 122 fps
MRender 105
Gravity 132
Splatting 79.8
37% 105 fps
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Based on statistics from 26,646 user benchmarks.

Hardware Id Samples Bench ± SD Model / Price (Approx. $360 @ launch in Mar '12)
Nvidia(10DE 0969) 13% 37% ± 2%
Asus(1043 83F6) 8% 38% ± 1%
EVGA(3842 2680) 8% 36% ± 1%
EVGA(3842 2682) 6% 38% ± 1%
MSI(1462 2821) 4% 37% ± 1%
Gigabyte(1458 353C) 4% 39% ± 3%
Gainward(10B0 1180) 4% 38% ± 2%
Gigabyte(1458 3551) 4% 40% ± 1%
Palit(1569 1180) 4% 37% ± 2%
EVGA(3842 2686) 4% 37% ± 1%
Asus(1043 83F7) 4% 42% ± 1%
Zotac(19DA 1255) 3% 37% ± 2%
Asus(1043 83F1) 3% 37% ± 1%
EVGA(3842 3688) 3% 39% ± 1%
EVGA(3842 2687) 3% 40% ± 1%
Asus(1043 842E) 3% 36% ± 1%
EVGA(3842 2683) 2% 39% ± 1%
Zotac(19DA 1260) 2% 36% ± 0%
EVGA(3842 3687) 2% 39% ± 1%
Asus(1043 83F0) 2% 35% ± 1%
PNY(196E 0969) 2% 36% ± 2%
MSI(1462 2820) 1% 36% ± 0%
Palit(1569 1181) 1% 37% ± 1%
Nvidia(10DE 100C) 1% 35% ± 2%
Nvidia(10DE 0999) 1% 36% ± 1%
PNY(196E 096A) 1% 36% ± 0%
EVGA(3842 0969) 1% 36% ± 0%
MSI(1462 2831) 1% 41% ± 0%
Sapphire(174B 1255) 1% 35% ± 1%
Device(0000 1255) 1% 36% ± 1%
Gigabyte(1458 354D) 1% 36% ± 1%
EVGA(3842 3685) 1% 37% ± 1%
Gigabyte(1458 353D) 0% 42% ± 1%
MSI(1462 2833) 0% 42% ± 1%
Device(0000 0000) 0% 36% ± 1%
EVGA(3842 3686) 0% 38% ± 2%
MSI(1462 2822) 0% 37% ± 0%
EVGA(3842 2681) 0% 34% ± 0%
EVGA(3842 3689) 0% 42% ± 0%
MSI(1462 2830) 0% 40% ± 0%
POV(1ACC 682A) 0% 38% ± 0%
MSI(1462 2834) 0% 41% ± 0%
Asus(1043 8432) 0% 36% ± 0%
EVGA(3842 3684) 0% 37% ± 0%
MSI(1462 2823) 0% 37% ± 0%
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Gaming 41%
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Desktop 76%
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Motherboard: Asus SABERTOOTH Z77 - $210

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 Comments

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Poor (edit your comment) Add link

1 month ago.

Served me decently for a while, but running 2 monitors off of it became impossible. The card simply wasn't built for multi monitors like they are now.


Excellent

5 days ago.

Lasted well and still runs high end games!


Good

5 days ago.

I have this video card from the begining and it work fine for every game !


Excellent

19 days ago.

Good fps for reallly cheap used price


Good

5 months ago.

MY chip is going on 8 years old


Poor

10 months ago.

old tech but still a very fine GPU by today's required standards for 1080p gaming on high settings


Excellent

11 months ago.

Cuz for $50 it is a great card


Poor

7 months ago.

You could get this today around 100 dollars and for a gpu it totally does the job


Good

9 months ago.

No longer more expensive than the rx 550 yet still gives you better performance despite its age.


Excellent

2 years ago.

i have it , its very fast and long life , no heat no noise . all games work .


Average

2 years ago.

I guess it's not that bad right now. I think a 770 is a better option in every way possible.


Terrible

2 years ago.

lower peformance than 670 GTX Asus! )))) suxx


Excellent

18 days ago.

good but died now because 2 gb vram


Good

14 months ago.

Still holds up. The value dosen't anymore.


Poor

15 months ago.

I still have this, but it doesn't get much use. It hasn't aged very well. I wish I had bought an AMD Radeon HD 7970 instead of the GTX 680 back in the day.


Excellent

2 years ago.

My first serious GPU, so rating is biased. But it performs well even though old and a little expensive.


Very good

3 years ago.

Mine overclocks like a champ, love it for the used price of $50 USD


Good

2 years ago.

Bought this card new, it has allways done an excellent job and never failed me. nuf said.


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