Thursday, April 5, 2012

Gigabyte GTX 680

This is the first Gigabyte GTX 680 graphics card series, it's Gigabyte GV-N680D5-2GD-B edition. Actually, there is 2 edition (on April 2012) for NVidia GeForce GTX 680 family from Gigabyte, the first product is Gigabyte GTX 680 with GV-N680D5-2GD-B code name and the last one is Gigabyte GTX GV-N680OC-2GD it's overclocked edition.

Today let see the standard edition of GTX 680 from Gigabyte brand. Gigabyte GTX 680 GV-N680D5-2GD-B has been born with many new features, as one of premium graphics card for playing extreme PC games, the Gigabyte GTX 680 standard edition looks good, this display card powered by 1006 MHz of standard GPU clock and 1058Mhz with boost features, it's also equipped with 2048MB GDDR5 memory of memory capacity and 256-bit of memory interface, great.

The GTX 680 has been born to fight with AMD HD series which it has been released in a few month ago, and now the NVidia will fight it with the all new graphics card generation, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 680 GPU. Gigabyte GTX GV-N680D5-2GD-B specs is not so different with GTX 680 base specs, and the most important is the GTX 680 has comes with the latest PCI-E edition, PCI-E 3.0 interface, the GTX 680 also give many of NVidia features such as NVidia PhysX technology, NVidia CUDA, NVidia 3D, and yes it's also supported for multi-GPU, NVidia SLI mode.
Gigabyte GTX 680 graphics card
Gigabyte GTX 680 Specifications (GV-N680D5-2GD-B edition)
- GPU Chipset : NVidia GeForce GTX 680
- Process technology : 28 nm
- GPU Core Clock speed: 1006 MHZ (1058 MHz with boost mode)
- Memory clock speed : 6008 MHz
- Memory size (capacity) : 2048 MB (2GB)
- PCI-E type : 3.0
- Memory bus : 256-bit
- Memory type : GDDR5
- Output connectors : HDMI, DVI-I, DVI-D, Display port
- Maximum resolution : 2560 x 1600 (digital), 2048 x 1536 (analog)
- Mult-View/ Display : 4
- DirectX / OpenGL : 11 / 4.1
- Power requirement (PSU): 550 W
- Dimensions H x L x W: 38mm x 275mm x 126mm
(specs and pics via : Gigabyte official site at

If I have to tell the truth, the standard edition of Gigabyte GTX 680 is more than enough for doing anything like working even for gaming with all maximum settings with full HD resolutions. The 1GHz of GPU clock, 2GB GDDR5 of memory, 256-bit interface of Gigabyte GTX 680 will handle all your computing needs with easily. What about the Gigabyte GTX 680 OC edition and the prices? well we will see it all in the next post. Good luck and enjoy your days.

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