Summary: Another “lightning” from MSI combines all the goodness you can only imagine. Our today’s review will talk about this great product in detail and reveal its performance in all contemporary games including the new title – Sleeping Dogs.
Excerpt: Prior to Computex we got wind that MSI GTX 680 Lightning was coming, then at Computex we got a chance to have a closer look at the card as it was on display at their booth. Today, though, we get a chance to get the video card in our hands at our lab and find out exactly what it's capable of.
Excerpt: The other week we saw the new GTX 680 launch and we found ourselves extremely impressed with what NVIDIA was able to offer with its new single core based video card. Once we'd look at the reference card at reference speeds we took the time to overclock the new model .
Conclusion: IMPORTANT: Although the rating and final score mentioned in this conclusion are made to be as objective as possible, please be advised that every author perceives these factors differently at various points in time. While we each do our best to ensure that all aspects of the product are considered, there are often times unforeseen market conditions and manufacturer changes which occur after publication that could render our rating obsolete.
Pros: Custom PCB with enhanced power circuitry, Best performance I've ever seen from a single GPU, Auto dust removal feature keeps fans and cooling fins clean, Very quiet, even under heavy load, Can support 3 monitors in NV Surround, plus one additional monitor, Voltage test points and unlocked BIOS for serious overclockers
Cons: Somewhat garish appearance, Very expensive, Required overclocking utility not yet available, Poor value in its current form
MSI N680GTX Lightning in SLI: due GTX 680 da doppio colpo di fulmine…
31 March 2012
Excerpt: L'overclock è diventata una pratica molto diffusa anche tra gli utenti non enthusiast, per tale motivo MSI si è impegnata molto in quest'ambito ed ha sfornato una delle migliori schede video attualmente in commercio. Appartenente alla rinomata serie top di gamma MSI, la N680 Lightning è entrata subito nei cuori degli overclockers non solo grazie alla sua bellezza ma soprattutto grazie alla sua elevata propensione all'overclock.