Solved Which GTX 680 is the best/quiet/cool? Tags: Graphics Cards Gtx Graphics Product Last response: June 20, 2012 8:50 PM in Graphics & Displays Share no_way_today June 20, 2012 4:56:22 PM Hello, Im about to buy a new gtx 680, which i think is better than 7970, even the ghz editions. I was thinking to buy the Palit GeForce GTX 680 Jetstream 4gb. 2 gb is so less? Is there any better or do i have to go for the 2gb or even the gtx 670? Ive got a 3570k +z77mobo. Like to play bf3. Thanks More about : gtx 680 quiet cool ahnilated a b U Graphics card June 20, 2012 5:01:43 PM The one I have is: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... It is very quiet, runs cool and is quite slim. I have mine overclocked quite a bit and it works great. m 0 l xtreme5 a b U Graphics card June 20, 2012 5:10:59 PM hey, don't think even about the bottlenecking, you've already chosen the best brand. m 0 l Related resources Which GPU should I get? GTX 780ti or a GTX 680? - Forum GTX 770 or GTX 680 and which Manufactureres - Forum Which to get? Gtx680, gtx 770 or R9280x - Forum gtx 680 sli which card should go on top? - Forum GTX 680 2GB SC VS Sapphire HD 7970 OC with boost? Which is the best - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer no_way_today June 20, 2012 5:13:28 PM The msi looks good too, did you (xtreme 5) meant the msi or the Palit I suggested? m 0 l xtreme5 a b U Graphics card June 20, 2012 5:18:39 PM for more cooling solution my vote goes for MSI, otherwise palit is same in the performance. m 0 l no_way_today June 20, 2012 5:20:48 PM That one isnt availble here in europe, the 4gb edition. I would like to go for 4gb. m 0 l xtreme5 a b U Graphics card June 20, 2012 5:24:50 PM which one msi or palit? 4GB my god. 2gb is sufficient for everything that you need. m 0 l no_way_today June 20, 2012 7:09:32 PM And for future games? I wont like to buy a new card in the next 3/4 years. Wont they need more ram? m 0 l xtreme5 a b U Graphics card June 20, 2012 7:17:14 PM nope, neither game doesn't require more than 1GB,2GB vram. m 0 l no_way_today June 20, 2012 7:29:16 PM why are there with more then? In the future games require more? m 0 l xtreme5 a b U Graphics card June 20, 2012 7:33:43 PM ok, if you can afford it then get it. m 0 l no_way_today June 20, 2012 7:36:25 PM its 50 more... worth it? m 0 l Best solution xtreme5 a b U Graphics card June 20, 2012 7:57:01 PM yes. Share no_way_today June 20, 2012 7:59:09 PM Best answer selected by no_way_today. m 0 l JackNaylorPE a c 229 U Graphics card June 20, 2012 8:50:30 PM The Asus TOP is likely the best performer at least at 1920 x 1200 ..... It absolutely crushes everything else in the 670 category, not so sure on the 680.....but may be a problem if going SLI later, as it's a 3 slot card http://www.guru3d.com/article/asus-geforce-gtx-680-asus... http://www.guru3d.com/article/palit-geforce-gtx-680-4gb... Asus TOP Boost clock is at 1267 "outta the box, 1367 when OC'd be Guru3D Palit's Jetstream 4GB Boost clock is at 1110 "outta the box, 1235 when OC'd be Guru3D The Palit Jetstream 4GB hits 28C in idle in metro 2033, the Asus TOP hits 27. The Palit Jetstream 4GB hits 67C in idle in metro 2033, the Asus TOP hits 64. The Palit Jeststream 4GB burns 170 watts under load, the Asus with its higher OC burns 181. The Palit Jettream 4GB has a dBA level of 37 at idle, as does the Asus The Palit Jetstream 4GB has a dBA level of 39 under load, the Asus hits40 The Palit Jetstream 4GB has a 3d Mark Vantage P score of 9584, the Asus hits 10404. The Palit Jetstream 4GB has a Crysis 2 score of 61 fps, the Asus hits 67 at 1920 x 1200 The Palit Jetstream 4GB has a Crysis 2 score of 36 fps, the Asus hits 38 at 2560 x 1600 It appears that the 2GB version is a heckuva lot faster than the 4GB version. http://www.guru3d.com/article/palit-geforce-gtx-680-4gb... m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedGTX 680 or 770. Which to get price/performance Forum SolvedWhich one is the better? GTX680 HD7970 or others Forum SolvedWhich GTX 680 to go for? Forum SolvedFirst build, which gtx 680 should I get? Forum SolvedLooking to buy a GTX680, which? other options Forum SolvedIf GTX 680 and 7970Ghz Cost the same which one would you buy? Forum SolvedWhich is Better? ASUS GTX 680 TOP 2GB or ASUS GTX 680 4GB Forum SolvedWhich 4GB gtx 680? Forum SolvedWhich GTX 680 should I buy? Forum SolvedUpgrading from GTX 550 ti SLI to GTX670 or the GTX680 which one? Forum SolvedSo many EVGA GTX 680 versions...which one to get? Forum SolvedEVGA GTX 670 vs ASUS gtx 680 top which one ? Forum SolvedWhich GTX 670 (or 680) for SLI Forum Solved2 asus gtx 670 top vs single msi gtx 680 lightning. Which to choose? Forum SolvedWhich GTX680 is cooled better? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Graphics & Displays categories Ati GPUs Graphics Cards Gtx HD Monitors SLI Crossfire Tuner Cards Radeon Video Diamond Multimedia Matrox Nvidia Palit PowerColor Asus Games !