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NVIDIA GeForce GTX 680 Mac Edition

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The GeForce GTX 680 Mac Edition is a high-end graphics card by NVIDIA, launched in April 2013. Built on the 28 nm process, and based on the GK104 graphics processor, in its GK104-400-A2 variant, the card supports DirectX 12.0. The GK104 graphics processor is an average sized chip with a die area of 294 mm² and 3,540 million transistors. It features 1536 shading units, 128 texture mapping units and 32 ROPs. NVIDIA has placed 2,048 MB GDDR5 memory on the card, which are connected using a 256-bit memory interface. The GPU is operating at a frequency of 1006 MHz, which can be boosted up to 1058 MHz, memory is running at 1502 MHz.
We recommend the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 680 Mac Edition for gaming with highest details at resolutions up to, and including, 1920x1080.
Being a dual-slot card, the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 680 Mac Edition draws power from 2x 6-pin power connectors, with power draw rated at 195 W maximum. Display outputs include: 2x DVI, 1x HDMI, 1x DisplayPort. GeForce GTX 680 Mac Edition is connected to the rest of the system using a PCIe 2.0 x16 interface. The card measures 254 mm in length, and features a dual-slot cooling solution. Its price at launch was 599 US Dollars.

Graphics Processor

GPU Name: GK104
GPU Variant: GK104-400-A2
Architecture: Kepler
Process Size: 28 nm
Transistors: 3,540 million
Die Size: 294 mm²

Graphics Card

Released: Apr 3rd, 2013
Production Status: Active
Launch Price: 599 USD
Bus Interface: PCIe 2.0 x16

Clock Speeds

GPU Clock: 1006 MHz
Boost Clock: 1058 MHz
Memory Clock: 1502 MHz
6008 MHz effective


Memory Size: 2048 MB
Memory Type: GDDR5
Memory Bus: 256 bit
Bandwidth: 192.3 GB/s

Render Config

Shading Units: 1536
TMUs: 128
ROPs: 32
SMX Count: 8
Pixel Rate: 32.2 GPixel/s
Texture Rate: 128.8 GTexel/s
Floating-point performance: 3,090.4 GFLOPS

Board Design

Slot Width: Dual-slot
Length: 10 inches
254 mm
TDP: 195 W
Outputs: 2x DVI
1x DisplayPort
Power Connectors: 2x 6-pin

Graphics Features

DirectX: 12.0
OpenGL: 4.5
OpenCL: 1.2
CUDA: 3.0
Shader Model: 5.0


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Card Notes

EVGA Exclusive

Support for four concurrent displays

OpenGL 3.2 (4.3 in Windows) Support

Boot Camp Support – Full support for Microsoft Windows operating system in Apple Boot Camp.

Retail boards based on this design

Name GPU Clock Memory Clock Other Changes
EVGA GTX 680 Mac Edition 1006 MHz 1502 MHz