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ASUS GEFORCE GTX 680
"The Asus GeForce GTX 680 verses the Zotac GeForce GTX 580. The Asus GeForce GTX 680 uses the GK104 GPU at 1000Mhz and has 2GB GDDR5 memory running at 6000Mhz. The Asus GeForce GTX 680 has a 256Bit Memory Interface, 1536 Shader Processors and DirectX 11.1. The Zotac GeForce GTX 580 uses the GF110 GPU at 772Mhz and has 1.5MB GDDR5 memory running at 4000Mhz. The Zotac GeForce GTX 580 has a 384Bit Memory Interface, 512 Shader Processors and DirectX 11. We will be testing the Asus GeForce GTX 680 and Zotac GeForce GTX 580 with Battlefield 3, Crysis 2, Dirt 3, Elder Scrolls V Skyrim for benchmarking."
"The Asus GeForce GTX 680 and Zotac GeForce GTX 580 are both top of their range so what is the difference? The Asus GeForce GTX 680 has 23% higher Clock Speed compared to the Zotac GeForce GTX 580. The Asus GeForce GTX 680 has 34% faster Memory Clock Speed over the Zotac GeForce GTX 580. The Asus GeForce GTX 680 uses a 256Bit Memory Interface while the Zotac GeForce GTX 580 uses a 384Bit Memory Interface. Both the Asus GeForce GTX 680 and Zotac GeForce GTX 580 use DirectX 11.1. The Asus GeForce GTX 680 has 67% more Shader Processors than the Zotac GeForce GTX 580. The Asus GeForce GTX 680 is sounds like a really impressive Video Card."
"The powerful new Asus GeForce GTX 680 architecture delivers more than just state of the art features and technology. It gives you truly game changing performance that will transform the way you experience all your titles now and in the future."
ASUS GEFORCE GTX 680 FEATURES
"Dynamically enables vertical sync based on your current frame rates for the smoothest gaming experience."
"Dynamically maximizes clock speeds based on workload of the game to push performance to new levels and bring out the best in every game."
PC EXPRESS 3.0
"Designed for the new PCI Express 3.0 bus architecture offering the highest data transfer speeds for the most bandwidth-hungry games and 3D applications, while maintaining backwards compatibility with existing PCI Express motherboards for the broadest support."
"DirextX 11 GPU with Shader Model 5.0 support designed for ultra high performance in the new API's key graphics feature, GPU-accelerated tessellation."
"Windows 7 is the next generation operating system that will mark a dramatic improvement in the way the OS takes advantage of the graphics processing unit (GPU) to provide a more compelling user experience."
GEFORCE 3D VISION
"GeForce GPU support for Nvidia 3D Vision, bringing a fully immersive stereoscopic 3D experience to the PC. A combination of high-tech wireless glasses and advanced software, 3D Vision transforms hundreds of PC games into full stereoscopic 3D."
"Full support for Nvidia PhysX technology, enabling a totally new class of physical gaming interaction for a more dynamic and realistic experience with GeForce."
ASUS GEFORCE GTX 680