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 20.55 percent of a leader's which is NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Ti.

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 (FirePro S9300 X2)
CUDA cores
1536
 
Core clock speed
720 MHz
 
of 1620 (Quadro RTX 5000)
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
 

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

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
 
Memory bus width
256 Bit
 
of 8192 (FirePro S9300 X2)
Memory clock speed
2500 MHz
 
of 14000
Memory bandwidth
160 GB / s
 
of 1024 (FirePro S9300 X2)
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 benchmark 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
20.56
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

Let's see how good GeForce GTX 680MX 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 680MX performance compared to Fortnite official system requirements.

GeForce GTX 680MX
minimum HD Graphics 4000
recommended GeForce GTX 660

Playerunknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG)

2017

Official system requirements

GeForce GTX 680MX performance compared to Playerunknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG) official system requirements.

GeForce GTX 680MX
minimum GeForce GTX 960
recommended GeForce GTX 1060

Overwatch

2016

Official system requirements

GeForce GTX 680MX performance compared to Overwatch official system requirements.

GeForce GTX 680MX
minimum HD Graphics 4400
recommended GeForce GTX 660

GTA V

2015

Official system requirements

GeForce GTX 680MX performance compared to GTA V official system requirements.

GeForce GTX 680MX
minimum GeForce 9800 GT
recommended GeForce GTX 660

Rainbow Six Siege

2015

Official system requirements

GeForce GTX 680MX performance compared to Rainbow Six Siege official system requirements.

GeForce GTX 680MX
minimum GeForce GTX 460
recommended Radeon HD 7970

Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft

2014

Official system requirements

GeForce GTX 680MX performance compared to Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft official system requirements.

GeForce GTX 680MX
minimum GeForce 6800
recommended GeForce 8800 GT

Dota 2

2013

Official system requirements

GeForce GTX 680MX performance compared to Dota 2 official system requirements.

GeForce GTX 680MX
minimum GeForce 8600 GT

Counter-Strike: GO

2012

Official system requirements

GeForce GTX 680MX performance compared to Counter-Strike: GO official system requirements.

GeForce GTX 680MX
recommended GeForce 6600

League of Legends

2009

Official system requirements

GeForce GTX 680MX performance compared to League of Legends official system requirements.

GeForce GTX 680MX
minimum GeForce 6150
recommended GeForce 8800 GT

Minecraft

2009

Official system requirements

GeForce GTX 680MX performance compared to Minecraft official system requirements.

GeForce GTX 680MX
minimum Radeon HD 2400
recommended Radeon HD 5970

The Witcher 3

2015

Official system requirements

GeForce GTX 680MX performance compared to The Witcher 3 official system requirements.

GeForce GTX 680MX
minimum GeForce GTX 660
recommended GeForce GTX 770

FPS tests

Real world test results of The Witcher 3 on GeForce GTX 680MX.

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 R9 M470X, which is nearly equal in speed and higher by 2 positions in our rating.

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