NVIDIA GeForce GTX 680MX: specs and benchmarks

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 680MX

Summary

NVIDIA started GeForce GTX 680MX sales 23 October 2012. This is Kepler architecture notebook card based on 28 nm manufacturing process and primarily aimed at gamers. 2 GB of GDDR5 memory clocked at 2.5 GHz are supplied, and together with 256 Bit memory interface this creates a bandwidth of 160 GB/s.

Power consumption is at 122 Watt.

It provides poor gaming and benchmark performance at 21.07 percent of a leader's which is NVIDIA TITAN V.

General info

Of GeForce GTX 680MX's architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Architecture
Kepler
 
Type
Laptop
 
Release date
23 October 2012
 

Technical specs

GeForce GTX 680MX'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 680MX's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
1536
 
of 8192 (Radeon Pro Duo)
CUDA cores
1536
 
Core clock speed
720 MHz
 
Transistor count
3540 Million
 
of 21100
Manufacturing process technology
28 nm
 
Power consumption (TDP)
122 Watt
 
of 900 (Tesla S2050)
Texture fill rate
92.2 billion/sec
 
of 512 (Radeon Pro Duo)

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on GeForce GTX 680MX'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
large
 
Bus support
PCI Express 3.0
 
SLI options
2-way
 

Memory specs

Parameters of memory installed on GeForce GTX 680MX: 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
Memory bus width
256 Bit
 
of 8192 (Radeon Pro Duo)
Memory clock speed
2500 MHz
 
of 14000
Memory bandwidth
160 GB/s
 
of 1024 (Radeon Pro Duo)
Shared memory
-
 

Technologies

Technological solutions and APIs supported by GeForce GTX 680MX. You'll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes.
3D Vision
+
 
3D Vision / 3DTV Play
+
 
CUDA
+
 
SLI
+
 
DirectX 11
DirectX 11
 
FXAA
+
 
TXAA
+
 
Adaptive VSync
+
 

API support

APIs supported by GeForce GTX 680MX, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
12 API
 
OpenGL
4.5
 
of 4.6
OpenCL
1.1
 

Video card benchmarks performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of GeForce GTX 680MX. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.
Overall benchmark performance
21.25
 
 
3DMark 11 Performance GPU
6736
 
3DMark Vantage Performance
25501
 
Passmark
4353
 
Octane Render OctaneBench
36
 

Mining hashrates

Cryptocurrency mining performance of GeForce GTX 680MX. Usually measured in megahashes per second.
Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256)
57 Mh/s
 
 

Game benchmarks (in FPS)

Let's see how good GeForce GTX 680MX 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
0.05
 
 
Games benchmarked by notebookcheck.net
The Witcher 3 (2015)
low / 768p
72
 
medium / 768p
44
 
high / 1080p
26
 
ultra / 1080p
14
 

Relative perfomance

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

AMD equivalent

We believe that the nearest equivalent to GeForce GTX 680MX from AMD is Radeon HD 6990M Crossfire, which is slower by 1% and lower by 2 positions in our rating.

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