NVIDIA GeForce GTX 670 technical specs and benchmarks

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 670

Summary

NVIDIA started GeForce GTX 670 sales 10 May 2012 at a recommended price of 399 USD. This is a Kepler architecture desktop card based on 28 nm manufacturing process and primarily aimed at gamers. 2 GB of GDDR5 memory clocked at 6.0 GB/s are supplied, and together with 256-bit GDDR5 memory interface this creates a bandwidth of 192.2 GB/s.

Compatibility-wise, this is 2-slot card attached via PCIe 3.0 x16 interface. Its manufacturer default version has a length of 9.5" (24.1 cm). An additional two 6-pin power connector is required, and power consumption is at 170 Watt.

It provides good gaming and benchmark performance at 32.89 percent of a leader's which is AMD Radeon R9 390 X2.

General info

Of GeForce GTX 670's architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Perfomance to price
24.93
 
Architecture
Kepler
 
Code name
GK104
 
Type
Desktop
 
Release date
10 May 2012
 
Launch price (MSRP)
399 USD
 
of 14999 (Quadro Plex 7000)
Price
399.99 USD
 
of 4576.59 (Quadro P6000)

Technical specs

GeForce GTX 670's general performance parameters such as number of shaders, GPU core clock, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly speak of GeForce GTX 670's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
1344
 
of 8192 (FirePro S9300 X2)
CUDA cores
1344
 
Core clock speed
980 MHz
 
Boost Clock
980 MHz
 
Transistor count
3,540 million
 
of 21100
Manufacturing process technology
28 nm
 
of 12
Power consumption (TDP)
170 Watt
 
of 900 (Tesla S2050)
Maximum GPU temperature
97 °C
 
Texture fill rate
102.5 billion/sec
 
of 20896 (Tesla M10)
Floating-point performance
2,459.5 gflops
 

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on GeForce GTX 670's compatibility with other computer components. Useful when choosing a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one. For desktop video cards it's interface and bus (motherboard compatibility), additional power connectors (power supply compatibility). For notebook video cards it's notebook size, connection slot and bus, if the video card is inserted into a slot instead of being soldered to the notebook motherboard.
Bus support
PCI Express 3.0
 
Interface
PCIe 3.0 x16
 
Length
9.5" (24.1 cm)
 
Height
4.376" (11.1 cm)
 
Width
2-slot
 
Supplementary power connectors
Two 6-pin
 
SLI options
3-way
 

Memory specs

Parameters of memory installed on GeForce GTX 670: its type, size, bus, clock and resulting bandwidth. Note that GPUs integrated into processors don't have dedicated memory and use a shared part of system RAM.
Memory type
GDDR5
 
Maximum RAM amount
2 GB
 
of 32 (Tesla M10)
Memory bus width
256-bit GDDR5
 
of 8192 (FirePro S9300 X2)
Memory clock speed
6.0 GB/s
 
Memory bandwidth
192.2 GB/s
 
of 11404 (GRID K1)

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on GeForce GTX 670.
Display Connectors
2x DVI, 1x HDMI, 1x DisplayPort
 
Display Connectors
One Dual Link DVI-I, One Dual Link DVI-D, One HDMI, One DisplayPort
 
Multi monitor support
4 displays
 
HDMI
+
 
HDCP
+
 
Maximum VGA resolution
2048x1536
 
G-SYNC support
+
 
Audio input for HDMI
Internal
 

Technologies

Technological solutions and APIs supported by GeForce GTX 670. You'll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes.
3D Blu-Ray
+
 
3D Gaming
+
 
3D Vision
+
 
GPU Boost
+
 
CUDA
+
 
SLI
+
 
FXAA
+
 
TXAA
+
 
Adaptive VSync
+
 

API support

APIs supported by GeForce GTX 670, sometimes including their particular versions.
OpenGL
4.2
 

Video card benchmarks performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of GeForce GTX 670. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.
Overall benchmark performance
32.89
 
 
3DMark Ice Storm GPU
246116.00
 
 
3DMark Fire Strike Graphics
9013.00
 
 
3DMark 11 Performance GPU
13744.00
 
 
3DMark Vantage Performance
50590.00
 
 
Unigine Heaven 3.0
5959.80
 
 
Unigine Heaven 4.0
962
 
 
Passmark
5373
 
 
3DMark Fire Strike Graphics Score
7000
 
 
Octane Render OctaneBench
49
 
 

Mining hashrate

Cryptocurrency mining performance of GeForce GTX 670. Usually measured in megahashes per second.
Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256)
97 Mh/s
 
 
Ethereum / ETH (DaggerHashimoto)
13 Mh/s
 
 

Game benchmarks (in FPS)

Let's see how good GeForce GTX 670 is for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS, while overall gaming performance is a number in 0-100 range, and the older the game, the less impact it has on the overall grade.
Overall gaming performance
27.88
 
 

Relative perfomance

Overall GeForce GTX 670 performance compared to its nearest competitors. All GPU types participate.

AMD equivalent

We believe that the nearest equivalent to GeForce GTX 670 from AMD is Radeon R9 380, which is faster by 2%.

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