Average Bench: 33.8% (121st of 666)

Based on 35,747 user benchmarks.  Device: 10DE 1180 Model: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 680

Poor average bench

The Nvidia GTX 680 averaged 66.1% 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. NBody particle system (Galaxy) 46.3fps
Avg. Locally-deformable PRT (Bat) 37.7fps

Excellent consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Nvidia GTX 680 is just 6.89%. 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) 39.6fps
Avg. Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones) 50fps
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Average Bench

(Based on 35,747 samples)
Min Avg Max
34.2 Lighting 37.7 42.4
34.6 Reflection 39.6 55
45.6 Parallax 50 55.2
30.4% 42.4 fps
Min Avg Max
46.9 MRender 49.6 52.8
42 Gravity 46.3 52.3
35.6 Splatting 37.7 41.7
37.7% 44.5 fps
User Benchmarks Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
The fastest GPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
Asus(1043 83F6) 2GB
CLim: 1215 MHz, MLim: 1502 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 472.12
Lighting 39.4
Reflection 35.9
Parallax 49.8
32% 41.7 fps
MRender 46.1
Gravity 48.6
Splatting 38.7
39% 44.5 fps
EVGA(3842 2682) 2GB
CLim: 1293 MHz, MLim: 1552 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 472.12
Lighting 37.1
Reflection 38.4
Parallax 51.3
30% 42.3 fps
MRender 51.8
Gravity 46.2
Splatting 40.3
38% 46.1 fps
Nvidia(10DE 0969) 2GB
CLim: 1202 MHz, MLim: 1502 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 456.71
Lighting 35.7
Reflection 37
Parallax 48.8
29% 40.5 fps
MRender 49.6
Gravity 43.8
Splatting 38.2
36% 43.9 fps
Nvidia(10DE 0969) 2GB
CLim: 1202 MHz, MLim: 1502 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 456.71
Lighting 33.4
Reflection 33.8
Parallax 33.8
27% 33.7 fps
MRender 45.6
Gravity 41.9
Splatting 34.9
34% 40.8 fps
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 46,204,928 GPUs tested.

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Based on statistics from 35,747 user benchmarks.

Hardware Id Samples Bench ± SD Model / Price (MSRP ≈ $360 @ launch in Mar '12)
Nvidia(10DE 0969) 12% 32% ± 2%
Gigabyte(1458 353C) 8% 35% ± 1%
Asus(1043 83F7) 6% 37% ± 1%
Asus(1043 83F6) 6% 34% ± 1%
EVGA(3842 2680) 5% 32% ± 3%
Zotac(19DA 1255) 4% 33% ± 2%
EVGA(3842 2682) 3% 33% ± 1%
EVGA(3842 3687) 3% 34% ± 1%
MSI(1462 2821) 3% 33% ± 1%
Gainward(10B0 1180) 3% 34% ± 3%
Palit(1569 1180) 3% 34% ± 2%
EVGA(3842 3688) 3% 35% ± 1%
Zotac(19DA 1260) 3% 32% ± 0%
EVGA(3842 2686) 2% 34% ± 4%
Asus(1043 83F1) 2% 35% ± 2%
Gigabyte(1458 3551) 2% 35% ± 1%
MSI(1462 2820) 2% 32% ± 4%
EVGA(3842 2683) 2% 35% ± 1%
Asus(1043 83F0) 2% 32% ± 1%
Gigabyte(1458 354D) 2% 38% ± 5%
MSI(1462 2823) 2% 34% ± 2%
Nvidia(10DE 100C) 2% 32% ± 1%
Asus(1043 842E) 2% 32% ± 1%
EVGA(3842 2687) 2% 36% ± 0%
PNY(196E 096A) 2% 32% ± 1%
PNY(196E 0969) 1% 32% ± 0%
EVGA(3842 0969) 1% 32% ± 1%
MSI(1462 2830) 1% 37% ± 1%
MSI(1462 2831) 1% 36% ± 2%
EVGA(3842 3685) 1% 32% ± 1%
MSI(1462 2822) 1% 33% ± 1%
MSI(1462 2833) 1% 37% ± 0%
EVGA(3842 3689) 1% 37% ± 0%
Device(0000 0000) 1% 33% ± 1%
POV(1ACC 068A) 1% 35% ± 0%
Palit(1569 1181) 1% 33% ± 1%
Device(0000 1255) 1% 31% ± 1%
EVGA(3842 3684) 1% 33% ± 1%
Nvidia(10DE 0999) 1% 31% ± 0%
Sapphire(174B 1255) 0% 32% ± 1%
MSI(1462 2834) 0% 37% ± 0%
Asus(1043 8432) 0% 32% ± 0%
Gigabyte(1458 353D) 0% 39% ± 0%
Device(107D 2738) 0% 32% ± 0%
Gigabyte(1458 354C) 0% 33% ± 0%
EVGA(3842 3686) 0% 35% ± 0%
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Workstation
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Motherboard: Asus RAMPAGE IV EXTREME - $589

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 Comments

Added 6 years ago.

Excellent

7 days ago.

Lasted well and still runs high end games!


Good

3 months ago.

I have enjoyed running my Asus GTX 680 with Ark for many years - solid performer - still going.


Good

28 days ago.

Good fps for reallly cheap used price


Poor

2 years ago.

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


Good

26 days ago.

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


Excellent

2 years ago.

Cuz for $50 it is a great card


Good

22 months ago.

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


Good

1 month ago.

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


Excellent

14 months ago.

good but died now because 2 gb vram


Terrible

4 years ago.

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


Good

2 years ago.

Still holds up. The value dosen't anymore.


Poor

2 years 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

3 years ago.

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


Very good

4 years ago.

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


Good

4 years ago.

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


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