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NVIDIA GeForce GTX 680M

The NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 680M is the fastest, most advanced gaming notebook GPU ever built.

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Overview

The NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 680M is the fastest, most advanced gaming notebook GPU ever built. It features the new NVIDIA architecture, built for speed and efficiency, delivering up to 2x more performance than the previous generation1.

A complete arsenal of next-gen gaming tech

The fastest, most advanced PC gaming laptop GPU ever built

The NVIDIA GeForce GTX 680M leverages NVIDIA's revolutionary new architecture to deliver up to 60% more performance than the previous generation.1 Built for speed and efficiency, the GeForce® GTX 680M GPU outpaces the competition by up to 30%.2 Plus, NVIDIA® GeForce drivers ensure that you're always getting the most out of your GPU for the ultimate gaming experience.

A complete arsenal of next-gen gaming tech

Turn on lightning-fast antialiasing in a huge variety of games, automatically, with NVIDIA FXAA and TXAA technologies. Get maximum playability with NVIDIA Adaptive Vertical Sync, which adjusts VSync to current frame rates. Feel the difference with NVIDIA PhysX technology, bringing games to life with dynamic, interactive environments. Plus, get twice the gaming dominance with two GTX GPUs using NVIDIA® SLI® technology.

Bigger, brighter, better 3D with NVIDIA 3D Vision 2

Bigger, brighter, better 3D with NVIDIA 3D Vision 2

Immerse yourself in the leading 3D technology for notebooks, NVIDIA 3D Vision®, which automatically converts over 650 games like Battlefield 3 into eye-popping 3D. You also get best-in-class 2D gaming with ultra-smooth 120 fps gaming on 120Hz LCDs. Boost your LCD brightness for brighter 3D gaming with NVIDIA 3D LightBoost technology. And connect your notebook to your 3D TV for the ultimate, high-definition, 3D entertainment center using NVIDIA 3DTV Play™ software.

Supreme performance and long battery life with NVIDIA Optimus technology

Supreme performance and long battery life with NVIDIA Optimus technology

NVIDIA Optimus™ is the industry's only fully automatic switchable graphics technology for your PC. Whether you're editing a video, surfing the web, or playing a 3D game, NVIDIA Optimus technology selects the perfect balance of performance and battery life.

1 - Compared to GeForce GTX 580M.
2 - Compared to RADEON HD 7970M.

 

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GeForce GTX 680M Perfomance Ratings:
Video and Photo 3D Rating Gaming Rating Performance vs. Integrated Graphics
GeForce GTX 680M Video and Photo Rating GeForce GTX 680M 3D Rating GeForce GTX 680M Gaming Rating 10 times faster3

3 - Compared to Intel HD 4000.

Features

Microsoft DirectX 11 Support

DirectX 11 GPU with Shader Model 5.0 support designed for ultra high performance in the new API's key graphics feature, GPU-accelerated tessellation.

NVIDIA 3D Vision Ready1

A combination of high-tech wireless glasses and advanced software, NVIDIA 3D Vision transforms hundreds of PC games into full stereoscopic 3D. In addition, you can watch Blu-ray 3D, streamed 3D online, and 3D digital photographs in eye popping, crystal-clear quality.

NVIDIA PhysX Technology Support

Enables a totally new class of physical gaming interaction for a more dynamic and realistic experience with NVIDIA® GeForce®.

NVIDIA Adaptive Vertical Sync

Adaptive V-Sync is a smarter way to render frames. At high framerates, V-sync is enabled to eliminate tearing, at low frame rates; it's disabled to minimize stuttering. It gets rid of distractions so you can get on with gaming.

NVIDIA FXAA Technology

Shader-based antialiasing technology available from the NVIDIA Control Panel that enables ultra-fast antialiasing in hundreds of PC games.

NVIDIA TXAA Technology

A new temporal antialiasing technique that delivers the ultimate combination of image quality and performance.

NVIDIA SLI Technology

Industry-leading technology that enables two NVIDIA® GeForce® GPUs to run in parallel, offering up to 2x performance scaling on today's hottest games.

NVIDIA 3DTV Play and HDMI Support2

Support for HDMI output enables sending both high-definition video and audio signals to an HDTV via a single cable. Connect your laptop to any 3D enabled TV with NVIDIA® 3D TV Play™ and stream all your 3D content onto the big screen, including Blu-ray, 3D photos, even your games!

NVIDIA GeForce Drivers

Unlock the full power and capability of your GeForce GPU. NVIDIA® GeForce drivers deliver continuous performance optimizations for the life of your notebook.

High-Definition Audio Bitstreaming

Full-support for high-definition audio bitstreaming, including Dolby TrueHD and DTS-HD formats.

NVIDIA CUDA Technology3

Unlocks the power of the GPU's processor cores to accelerate the most demanding system tasks – such as photo editing – to deliver incredible performance improvements over traditional CPUs.

Hardware Video Editing Acceleration4

The combination of high-definition video decode acceleration and post-processing that delivers stutter-free video, stunning picture clarity, accurate color, and precise image scaling for real-time mastering of movies and video all with incredible energy efficiency.

PCI Express 3.0 & 2.0 Support

Designed for the PCI Express 3.0 bus architecture to offer the highest data transfer speeds for the most bandwidth-hungry games and 3D applications. Also maintains backwards compatibility with existing PCI Express motherboards for the broadest support.

Dual-link DVI Support

Able to drive the industry's largest and highest-resolution flat-panel displays up to 2560x1600 with support for High-bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP).

NVIDIA Optimus Technology5

Automatically optimize your battery life while maintaining the outstanding graphics performance you expect, whether you're watching a movie, surfing the web, or playing a 3D game.

1 – NVIDIA 3D Vision requires NVIDIA 3D Vision glasses and a 3D Vision-ready display. See www.nvidia.in/3dvision for more information.
2 – Supported on R260 drivers or later.
3 – Requires application support for CUDA technology.
4 – Supported video software is required to experience certain features. Visit www.nvidia.in for more details.
5 – Optimus may not be available on all OEM SKUs. See manufacturer for more information.

Specifications

GeForce GTX 680M

GPU Engine Specs

CUDA Cores

1344

Processor Clock

720

Texture Fill Rate

80.6

Memory Specs

Memory Speed ( Mhz )

1800

Memory Interface

256-bit GDDR5

Max Bandwidth

115.2

Card Features

SLI Ready

3D Vision

PhysX

Programming Environment

CUDA

DirectX

11.2

OpenGL

4.4

Bus Type

PCI-E 3.0

Maximum Digital Resolution - 3840x2160 at 30Hz or 4096x2160 at 24Hz supported over HDMI. 4096x2160 (including 3840x2160) at 60Hz supported over Displayport. Support for 4k tiled MST displays requires 326.19 driver or later.
*GPU supports DX 11.2 API, Hardware Feature Level 11_0

 

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Support

Hardware Support

Technical Support, RMA requests, replacements, and warranty issues for your NVIDIA designed and built graphics cards will be handled by NVIDIA.
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Drivers

Drivers

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