Summary: ZOTAC's GeForce GTX 680 AMP! Edition comes with one of the largest out of the box overclocks on the whole market. Its base clock is 100 MHz higher than the reference design, when conditions allow, it will boost up to 1202 MHz.
Pros: Large performance increase, Massive overclock out of the box, Assassin's Creed triple game bundle, Up to four active displays now, makes surround possible with one card, Low noise in 3D, Support for PCI-Express 3.0 and DirectX 11.1, Support for CUDA and PhysX
Cons: High price, Limited additional overclocking potential, Dynamic OC can't be turned off, Manual overclocking more complicated than before, Idle fan noise not reduced, Triple slot design not for all, Heatpipes sticking out of the cooler might not fit all cases, No technology similar to AMD's ZeroCor...
Conclusion: The GTX 680 has shown itself to be an awesome performer and a great overclocker too, once you understand the dynamic overclocking. The card ripped through every game test and did excellent in the benchmarks too.
Pros: Great performance, Flashy looks, Very Quiet, Runs cool, Dynamic overclocking keeps clocks high
Cons: Dynamic overclocking can be annoying if you’re trying to manual overclock, High price
Summary: The nVidia GTX 680 doesn't totally outclass AMD's latest 7970, but it is faster in typical games titles. It's also less power hungry and has a lower asking price. It's unlikely to be the last word in single-GPU technology for this architecture, and we can certainly imagine nVidia bringing out a...
Summary: Entrambe le schede video testate hanno dimostrato prestazioni eccellenti, ma la vera sorpresa Ã¨ stata la GeForce GTX 670 AMP! Edition che, nella maggior parte dei test, Ã¨ risultata piÃ¹ veloce anche della GeForce GTX 680 reference.