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NVIDIA Geforce GTX 680 New Features

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#1 Jatin



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Posted 22 March 2012 - 03:47 PM

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 680, the new fastest GPU in the market sports a 1006 MHz base clock along with 2GB GDDR5 memory controlled by four 64-bit memory controllers. The GPU has multiple new features which you can watch in this released video:

GPU Boost, would allow for dynamic overclocking: games and other 3D apps that underuse certain parts of the graphics could see their performance improve with higher frequencies.

TXAA antialiasing, which purportedly smooths out visuals without the usual performance hit of other methods.

PhysX would now allow for dynamic fracturing, or splintering an object into pieces based on the exact impact rather than a predetermined route.

Hair and Fur rendering would get much more advanced by calculating as many as 100,000 hairs at once, getting much closer to real life when few objects are on the screen.

Key Specs

Graphic Processing Clusters: 4
CUDA Cores: 1536
Base Clock: 1006 MHz
Boost Clock: 1056 Mhz
Memory Clock (Data Rate): 6008 MHz
L2 Cache: 512KB
Video Memory: 2GB GDDR5
Memory Interface: 256-bit
Architecture: 28nm
Recommended Power Supply: 550-watt

GeForce GTX 680 GPU

Update: NVIDIA GTX 680 reviews have started to appear on websites like Anandtech, Eurogamer, Tomshardware, Techradar and PCMag.

#2 Maximum Payne

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Posted 22 March 2012 - 04:58 PM

Wow just 550-watt for top model :o

#3 pcHuntqwerty



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Posted 23 March 2012 - 06:56 AM

I was about to upgrade to GTX 580 next month... :lol:

#4 Eye Pie Rate

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Posted 23 March 2012 - 11:28 AM

What a beast.

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Posted 23 March 2012 - 07:54 PM

Newegg has listed it for $500.

#6 FalseAgent


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Posted 24 March 2012 - 02:46 PM

I can only dream... :whistle:

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