GeForce GTX 680 vs GeForce GTX 770

GeForce GTX 680
Memory: 2048Mb GDDR5 DESKTOP
Release date: 22 Mar 2012
GeForce GTX 680
GeForce GTX 770
Memory: 2048Mb GDDR5 DESKTOP
Release date: 30 May 2013
GeForce GTX 770

Summary

Synthetic performance index

  • GeForce GTX 680
    100%
  • GeForce GTX 770
    104%

Relative performance

Gaming performance index

  • GeForce GTX 680
    100%
  • GeForce GTX 770
    106%

Relative performance

Reasons to consider GeForce GTX 680

Supports PhysX.
Supports G-Sync.
Supports ShadowPlay (allows game streaming/recording with minimum performance penalty).
Based on an outdated architecture (Nvidia Kepler), there are less performance optimizations for current games and applications.

Reasons to consider GeForce GTX 770

6% higher gaming performance.
This is a much newer product, it might have better long term support.
Supports PhysX.
Supports G-Sync.
Supports ShadowPlay (allows game streaming/recording with minimum performance penalty).
Based on an outdated architecture (Nvidia Kepler), there are less performance optimizations for current games and applications.

GeForce GTX 770

HWBench recommends GeForce GTX 770

The GeForce GTX 770 is the better performing card based on the game benchmark suite used (12 combinations of games and resolutions).


Specifications

Core Configuration

GeForce GTX 680 GeForce GTX 770
GPU Name GK104 (GK104-400-A2) vs GK104 (GK104-425-A2)
Fab Process 28 nm vs 28 nm
Die Size 294 mm² vs 294 mm²
Transistors 3,540 million vs 3,540 million
Shaders 1536 vs 1536
Compute Units 8 vs 8
Core clock 1006 MHz vs 1046 MHz
ROPs 32 vs 32
TMUs 128 vs 128

Memory Configuration

GeForce GTX 680 GeForce GTX 770
Memory Type GDDR5 vs GDDR5
Bus Width 256 bit vs 256 bit
Memory Speed 1502 MHz
6008 MHz effective
vs 1753 MHz
7012 MHz effective
Memory Size 2048 Mb vs 2048 Mb

Additional details

GeForce GTX 680 GeForce GTX 770
TDP 195 watts vs 230 watts
Release Date 22 Mar 2012 vs 30 May 2013

Raw Performance comparison

Pixel Rate

  • GeForce GTX 680
    32.20 GP/s
  • GeForce GTX 770
    33.50 GP/s

GigaPixels - higher is better

Texel Rate

  • GeForce GTX 680
    129.00 GT/s
  • GeForce GTX 770
    134.00 GT/s

GigaTexels - higher is better

Memory bandwidth

  • GeForce GTX 680
    192.00 GB/s
  • GeForce GTX 770
    224.00 GB/s

GB/s - higher is better

Single precision performance

  • GeForce GTX 680
    3090.00 GFLOPs
  • GeForce GTX 770
    3213.00 GFLOPs

GFLOPs - higher is better

Synthetic benchmarks

3DMark 11

  • GeForce GTX 680
    10700
  • GeForce GTX 770
    11180

Points (higher is better)

Game benchmarks

Battlefield 4

DX11, Ultra Quality,2x MSAA,16x AF, HBAO

  • GeForce GTX 680
    63
  • GeForce GTX 770
    67

FPS (higher is better)

Bioshock Infinite

DX11, Ultra Quality,DDOD, FX AA

  • GeForce GTX 680
    74
  • GeForce GTX 770
    81

FPS (higher is better)

Crysis 3

DX11,Very High Quality, FXAA

  • GeForce GTX 680
    47
  • GeForce GTX 770
    49

FPS (higher is better)

Hitman Absolution

DX11, High Quality, 2x MSAA, 16x AF

  • GeForce GTX 680
    60
  • GeForce GTX 770
    61

FPS (higher is better)

Medal Of Honor Warfighter

DX11, Ultra Quality, 4xMSAA

  • GeForce GTX 680
    57
  • GeForce GTX 770
    64

FPS (higher is better)

Metro Last Light

DX11, AAA standard, 16xAF, Motion Blur normal, Tesselation normal

  • GeForce GTX 680
    47
  • GeForce GTX 770
    50

FPS (higher is better)

Battlefield Hardline

DX11, Ultra Quality, 4xMSAA,EP3 Gator Bait

  • GeForce GTX 680
    36
  • GeForce GTX 770
    40

FPS (higher is better)

Grand Theft Auto V

DX11, Max Details, 16:1 AF, 2xMSAA

  • GeForce GTX 680
    61
  • GeForce GTX 770
    58

FPS (higher is better)

Battlefield Hardline

DX11, Ultra Quality, 4xMSAA,EP3 Gator Bait

  • GeForce GTX 680
    27
  • GeForce GTX 770
    30

FPS (higher is better)

Bioshock Infinite

DX11, Ultra, DDOD, FXAA

  • GeForce GTX 680
    46
  • GeForce GTX 770
    52

FPS (higher is better)

Grand Theft Auto V

DX11, Max Details, 16:1 AF, 2xMSAA

  • GeForce GTX 680
    42
  • GeForce GTX 770
    41

FPS (higher is better)

Hitman Absolution

DX11, High Quality, 2x MSAA, 16x AF

  • GeForce GTX 680
    41
  • GeForce GTX 770
    45

FPS (higher is better)