NVIDIA GeForce GTX 680M SLI: specs and benchmarks



NVIDIA started GeForce GTX 680M SLI sales 4 June 2012. This is Kepler architecture notebook 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 25.20 percent of a leader's which is NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 SLI Mobile.

General info

Of GeForce GTX 680M SLI's architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
Code name
Release date
4 June 2012

Technical specs

GeForce GTX 680M SLI'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 680M SLI's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
of 8192 (Radeon Pro Duo)
Core clock speed
720 MHz
Manufacturing process technology
28 nm
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Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on GeForce GTX 680M SLI's compatibility with other computer components. Useful when choosing a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one. 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.
Laptop size


Parameters of memory installed on GeForce GTX 680M SLI: 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
Maximum RAM amount
2x 4 GB
Memory bus width
2x 256 Bit
of 8192 (Radeon Pro Duo)
Memory clock speed
3600 MHz
Shared memory

API support

APIs supported by GeForce GTX 680M SLI, sometimes including their particular versions.

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of GeForce GTX 680M SLI. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance


3DMark 11 Performance GPU


3DMark Vantage Performance


Unigine Heaven 3.0


Game benchmarks

Let's see how good GeForce GTX 680M SLI 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.

Relative perfomance

Overall GeForce GTX 680M SLI performance compared to its nearest competitors. All GPU types participate.

AMD equivalent

We believe that the nearest equivalent to GeForce GTX 680M SLI from AMD is Radeon HD 7970M Crossfire, which is slower by 1% and lower by 2 positions in our rating.

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