As many of you know NVIDIA will be releasing the GeForce GTX 770 graphics card towards the end of the this month. Now there is some new information out that you will be able to flash older GeForce GTX 680 cards with a new BIOS and turn them into GeForce GTX 770 cards. We have heard that the GTX 770 would be using a new chip, the GK104-425 A2, but what if it was just a GeForce GTX 680 in disguise?
Last month Sapphire announced the Radeon HD 7950 Mac Edition graphics card and now it seems like EVGA is jumping on the Mac bandwagon as they have worked exclusivley with NVIDIA to bring you the GeForce GTX 680 Mac Edition. As many of you know the GeForce GTX 680 is faster than the Radeon HD 7950 so this makes the GeForce GTX 680 Mac Edition the fastest Mac compatible graphics card on the market.
With everyone going crazy over the new GeForce GTX Titan, Zotac has gone back and refined their GeForce GTX 680 AMP! Edition. Additions to the card include a new enhanced Dual Silencer cooling system and now the card is bundled with Assassins Creed III. The Dual Silencer is designed to better cool the card and have improved acoustics. The card still keeps the same specifications so you have both 2GB and 4GB versions that have a 1110MHz base clock and 1176MHz boost clock.
Many companies we cover here at ThinkComputers launch products in Japan ahead of a worldwide or US release or even solely in Japan. That is the case with MSI and their new low-cost GeForce GTX 680 Lightning L Graphics Card. The card features a dual fan design and dual-DVI, HDMI and DisplayPort connections. It has official clock speeds of 1019 MHz / 1084 MHz GPU Boost, which makes it faster than a GTX 680 reference card (1006 MHz / 1058 MHz), but slower than the original MSI GeForce GTX 680 Lightning (1110 MHz / 1176 MHz).
Getting put through its paces today is the Inno3d iChiLL Black Edition GTX 680, with 4GB of GDDR5 memory. It is factory overclocked to 1120 Mhz, and has an aftermarket hybrid liquid / air cooler attached. The cooler itself is manufactured by Asetek, branded by Arctic, and then partnered with the inno3d card. Claiming to be virtually silent whilst many times more efficient than the reference cooler. If all goes well this card should be quite the performer. Follow us through the review as we benchmark, overclock, and generally beat the card into submission to reach our conclusion.
BALDWIN PARK, CA (March 22, 2012) – CyberpowerPC Inc. www.CyberpowerPC.com , a global manufacturer of custom gaming machines and Intel’s 2011 Performance Client Innovation award winner, today announced it will feature the new NVIDIA GeForce GTX 680 graphics card, the fastest single GPU video card, across its entire desktop gaming PC line.
The GeForce GTX 680 offers the fastest, smoothest and richest graphics experience of any single GPU on the market with its eye-popping visual technologies, blazing performance and superior power efficiency as well as support for multiple displays including NVIDIA’s stereoscopic 3D Vision technology.
The new GeForce GTX 680 GPU will be offered in all CyberpowerPC desktop gaming PCs including the Gamer Infinity, Gamer Ultra, Gamer Xtreme, Zeus, and the top of the line, Fang III series. Customers can configure their CyberpowerPC gaming rig with a single GPU, dual or triple GTX 680 for 3-way SLI. Base price of a CyberpowerPC gaming system based on the GeForce GTX 680 starts at $1,199.