ASUS GTX 680 DirectCU II TOP Review

By on July 19, 2012
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The gauntlet has been thrown.

Good: Very silent and pretty cool temperatures and easy overclocking thanks to improved phase design.
Bad: 3-slot card and 12-inch length means this won't fit in every case.
Price: AED 2625
* The price is the Suggested Retail Price at the time of review. Please call a retailer to confirm the latest price for this product.


For testing the ASUS GTX 680 DirectCU II TOP, the below testbed was used.

Due to the new CPU as the basis of our testbed, and using the latest GeForce 304.48 beta drivers, the performance in certain benchmarks of the ASUS may be higher than the Zotac.

Benchmark Settings

Below are the details of how each benchmark was conducted with specific details of settings used. All of the below benchmarks were run at a resolution of 1920×1080.

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From auditing to editing, I now test and analyze the latest gadgets and games instead of the latest financial statements. Both jobs are equally intense and rewarding. When I'm not burning up hardware in the name of science, you'll find me nuking in DOTA 2 or engineering in TF2.

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