MSI GTX680 Twin Frozr 3 OC Review
Introduction and Technical Specifications
Published: 28th May 2012 | Source: MSI | Price: £479 |
So far we've seen a couple of modified GTX680s, from Gigabyte and Zotac, that have shown how much performance can be gained from the Kepler core when you tweak it a little.
Knowing that the heat isn't too much of an issue the coolers have been geared towards silence rather than providing particularly frosty temperatures, although they have done that too.
So with a couple of cards in the books it's time to take a look at the next model from MSI equipped with their excellent Twin Frozr III cooler, the MSI GTX680 TF3 OC.
By now you're all aware of what the GTX680 brings to the table, so let's crack on with seeing what the MSI version has under its belt.
The MSI GTX680 is the slowest clocked of the three cards we've seen so far. Admittedly we're only talking a handful of MHz, and the Gigabyte proved that speed isn't everything, but still it's worth noting. Otherwise it's business as usual, so let's take a moment to have a look at the card.
|Graphics Engine||GeForce GTX 680|
|Bus Standard||PCI Express x16 3.0|
|Memory Interface||256 bits|
|Core Clock Speed(MHz)||1058 (Boost Clock: 1124)|
|Memory Clock Speed(MHz)||6008 (3004x2)|
|Texture Fill Rate(billion/sec)||N/A|
|Display Output (Max Resolution)||2560x1600|
|DirectX Version Support||11|
|OpenGL Version Support||4.2|
|Card Dimension(mm)||270x129x38.75 mm|
Most Recent Comments
I think giving it an 8/10 for price is high. I mean, £480? When both OC'd it looses in the toughest games around (BF3 and Metro) to the 7950...Quote
That is a brilliant cooler, amazing temps.
I think giving it an 8/10 for price is high. I mean, £480? When both OC's it looses in the toughest games around (BF3 and Metro) to the 7950...
Video is in the review on the conclusion page
Asus is starting to do better than MSI with the DCII especially for the Nvidia 6xx series, TFIII is still a one of the best coolers though.
For some reason when i first clicked on here i didn't see the continue reading link
Here is the video
Asus is starting to do better than MSI with the DCII especially for the Nvidia 6xx series, TFIII is still a one of the best coolers though.Quote