PNY Announces Innovative XLR8™ GeForce® GTX 680 Graphics Card
First Launch from NVIDIA® Kepler Family
PNY Technologies®, Inc. today announced the release of the much anticipated XLR8™ GeForce® GTX 680 2048MB GDDR5 graphics card. A first launch from the NVIDIA® 28nm Kepler family of graphics cards, the PNY GeForce GTX 680 delivers more than just state-of-the-art features and technology. It houses truly game-changing performance that taps into the powerful next-generation GeForce architecture to redefine smooth, seamless, lifelike gaming.
The innovative new GeForce architecture was designed to deliver power-efficient performance that’s faster, smoother, and richer than current graphics cards on the market. Featuring a host of new technology advancements, the GTX 680 was specially designed for quiet gaming with acoustic dampening materials, a high efficiency embedded heat pipe, and a custom stack-shaped fin for better airflow.
GPU Boost: brand new technology that offers additional power without overclocking and dynamically maximizes clock speeds to push performance levels for faster gaming
Fast Approximate Anti-Aliasing (FXAA): adds a lightning-fast, automatic anti-aliasing technique to a huge variety of games for superior image quality and performance
Adaptive Vertical Sync Mode: adjusts VSync to current frame rates for maximum playability, in a fast and seamless way for smoother gaming
Single GPU 3D Vision® Surround: gamers can now experience simultaneous quad-monitor support on a single GPU - for a game visual spread across three monitors, plus one additional monitor for email, chat, web browsing and more
PhysX®: delivers a rich, immersive gaming experience with new dynamic physical environments like fracture and fur
PNY will offer consumers a value-added bundle version: the GTX 680 graphics card coupled with a PNY 16ft. Smart Active High Speed HDMI® Cable. A $29.99 value, the HDMI cable connects the GTX 680 directly to an HDTV or monitor for maximum high definition 1080p gaming. PNY’s Smart Active HDMI Cable features built-in chip technology that delivers a 10.2Gbps per second bandwidth stream for flawless HD performance.
- BUS Technology: PCI Express 3.0
- CUDA Cores: 1536
- Core Clock (MHz): 1006 MHz
- Boost Clock (MHz): 1058 MHz
- Memory Amount: 2048MB GDDR5
- Memory Interface: 256-bit
- Memory Frequency (effective): 6.0 Gbps
- Memory Bandwidth (GB/sec): 192.0
- Texture Fill Rate: 128.8
- Power and Thermal: 195W-Active
- Outputs: DVI-I + DVI-I + HDMI + DisplayPort
- MSRP: $499 (after $30 Mail-In Rebate)
- NVIDIA GPU Boost
- NVIDIA Adaptive Vertical Sync
- NVIDIA Surround™
- Support for four concurrent displays including:
- Two dual-link DVI
- HDMI® 1.4
- DisplayPort 1.2
- Microsoft® DirectX® 11 with DirectCompute
- 5.0 support
- NVIDIA PhysX® technology
- NVIDIA 3D Vision®-Ready
- NVIDIA SLI®-Ready
- NVIDIA CUDA® technology
- PCI Express 3.0 support
- Open GL 4.2 support
- OpenCL™ support
Additionally, consumers who purchase a PNY GTX 680 will receive a bonus 3 month subscription to E-Sports Entertainment (ESEA) Premium Video Game Network. ESEA is a video game solution provider, specializing in community tools, proprietary anti-cheat technology, custom server modifications, and an extensive network of premium game servers. Users can learn, play, practice and compete all with an ESEA Premium subscription.
PNY offers a Limited Lifetime Warranty for the entire XLR8 GeForce GTX Series, including the GTX 680 graphics card. Users have a standard 1-year out of box warranty, extended to the lifetime of the original purchaser upon completion of product registration at PNY.com within 90 days of purchase. PNY also offers free 24-hour technical support.
The PNY GTX 680 will be available for purchase at select e-tailers, retailers, and PNY.com. For more information on the complete line of products that PNY has to offer, visit www.PNY.com. For the gaming enthusiast, visit PNY’s on-line gaming portal at www.www.XLR8gaming.net to participate in forums, special offers, contests and tournaments taking place now! Gamers can also check out compLexity Gaming – one of the world’s most prolific gaming organizations. PNY holds the distinct honor of being the “Official Video Card and PC Memory Sponsor" of compLexity Gaming.