NVIDIA GeForce GTX 680M SLI technical specs and benchmarks

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 680M SLI

Summary

NVIDIA started GeForce GTX 680M SLI sales 4 June 2012. This is a Kepler architecture desktop card based on 28 nm manufacturing process and primarily aimed at gamers. 2x 4 GB of GDDR5 memory clocked at 3.6 GHz are supplied.

It provides good gaming and benchmark performance at 32.82 percent of a leader's which is NVIDIA Quadro P6000.

General info

Info on video card type (desktop or notebook), its architecture and sales start time and price.
Place in performance rating
 
Architecture
Kepler
 
Code name
N13E-GTX
 
Type
Laptop
 
Release date
4 June 2012
 

Technical specs

Quantitative parameters such as shaders number, GPU core clock, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly say of video card performance, but to be more precise you have to review it's benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
2688
 
of 8192 (FirePro S9300 X2)
Core clock speed
720 MHz
 
of 1607
Manufacturing process technology
28 nm
 

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on video card 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 the slot instead of being soldered to the notebook motherboard.
Laptop size
large
 

Memory specs

Parameters of memory installed on the video card - type, size, bus, clock and resulting bandwidth. GPUs integrated into processors don't have dedicated memory and use a shared part of system RAM.
Memory type
GDDR5
 
Maximum RAM amount
2x 4 GB
 
Memory bus width
2x 256 Bit
 
of 8192 (FirePro S9300 X2)
Memory clock speed
3600 MHz
 
of 11408 (TITAN Xp)
Shared memory
-
 

API support

APIs supported by video card, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
DirectX 11, Shader 5.0
 

Video card benchmarks performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.
Overall benchmark performance
32.82
 
 
3DMark 11 Performance GPU
10952.00
 
 
3DMark Vantage Performance
32635.00
 
 
Unigine Heaven 3.0
107.50
 
 

Game benchmarks (in FPS)

How good for gaming a particular GPU is. Gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS. Overall gaming performance is a number in 0-100 range, and the older the game, the less impact it has on the overall grade of the video card.
Overall gaming performance
33.43
 
 
Games benchmarked by notebookcheck.net
Diablo III (2012)
medium / 768p
251.20
 
high / 768p
284.80
 
ultra / 1080p
226.00
 
The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim (2011)
high / 768p
127.70
 
ultra / 1080p
87.20
 
Counter-Strike: GO (2012)
medium / 768p
249.00
 
high / 768p
238.00
 
ultra / 1080p
228.50
 

Relative perfomance

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