NVIDIA GeForce GTX 670: specs and benchmarks

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 670

Summary

NVIDIA started GeForce GTX 670 sales 10 May 2012 at a recommended price of $399. This is 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). two 6-pin power connector is required, and power consumption is at 170 Watt.

It provides good gaming and benchmark performance at 26.22 percent of a leader's which is NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Ti.

General info

Of GeForce GTX 670's architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Value for money (0-100)
17.14
 
Architecture
Kepler
 
Code name
GK104
 
Type
Desktop
 
Release date
10 May 2012
 
Launch price (MSRP)
$399
 
of 14999 (Quadro Plex 7000)
Price now
$474.99
 
of 4403.52 (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
 
of 1620 (Quadro RTX 5000)
Boost Clock
980 MHz
 
of 1815 (Quadro RTX 5000)
Transistor count
3,540 million
 
of 21100
Manufacturing process technology
28 nm
 
Power consumption (TDP)
170 Watt
 
of 900 (Tesla S2050)
Maximum GPU temperature
97 °C
 
Texture fill rate
102.5 billion / sec
 
Floating-point performance
2,459.5 gflops
 
of 16384 (Radeon Pro Duo)

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).
Bus support
PCI Express 3.0
 
Interface
PCIe 3.0 x16
 
Length
9.5" (24.1 cm)
 
Height
4.376" (11.1 cm)
 
Supplementary power connectors
Two 6-pin
 
SLI options
3-way
 

Memory

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
 
Memory bus width
256-bit GDDR5
 
of 8192 (FirePro S9300 X2)
Memory clock speed
6.0 GB/s
 
of 14000
Memory bandwidth
192.2 GB / s
 
of 1024 (FirePro S9300 X2)

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.
DirectX
12.0 (11_0)
 
OpenGL
4.2
 
of 4.6

Video card benchmark 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
26.22
Unigine Heaven 4.0
962
Passmark
5369
3DMark Fire Strike Graphics Score
7000
Octane Render OctaneBench
49

Mining hashrates

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

Let's see how good GeForce GTX 670 is for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS. Comparisons with system requirements are included, but remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.

Fortnite

2018

Official system requirements

GeForce GTX 670 performance compared to Fortnite official system requirements.

GeForce GTX 670
minimum HD Graphics 4000
recommended GeForce GTX 660

Playerunknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG)

2017

Official system requirements

GeForce GTX 670 performance compared to Playerunknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG) official system requirements.

GeForce GTX 670
minimum GeForce GTX 960
recommended GeForce GTX 1060

Overwatch

2016

Official system requirements

GeForce GTX 670 performance compared to Overwatch official system requirements.

GeForce GTX 670
minimum HD Graphics 4400
recommended GeForce GTX 660

GTA V

2015

Official system requirements

GeForce GTX 670 performance compared to GTA V official system requirements.

GeForce GTX 670
minimum GeForce 9800 GT
recommended GeForce GTX 660

Rainbow Six Siege

2015

Official system requirements

GeForce GTX 670 performance compared to Rainbow Six Siege official system requirements.

GeForce GTX 670
minimum GeForce GTX 460
recommended Radeon HD 7970

Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft

2014

Official system requirements

GeForce GTX 670 performance compared to Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft official system requirements.

GeForce GTX 670
minimum GeForce 6800
recommended GeForce 8800 GT

Dota 2

2013

Official system requirements

GeForce GTX 670 performance compared to Dota 2 official system requirements.

GeForce GTX 670
minimum GeForce 8600 GT

Counter-Strike: GO

2012

Official system requirements

GeForce GTX 670 performance compared to Counter-Strike: GO official system requirements.

GeForce GTX 670
recommended GeForce 6600

League of Legends

2009

Official system requirements

GeForce GTX 670 performance compared to League of Legends official system requirements.

GeForce GTX 670
minimum GeForce 6150
recommended GeForce 8800 GT

Minecraft

2009

Official system requirements

GeForce GTX 670 performance compared to Minecraft official system requirements.

GeForce GTX 670
minimum Radeon HD 2400
recommended Radeon HD 5970

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 270X, which is nearly equal in speed and higher by 2 positions in our rating.

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