Gainward GeForce GTX 680 Phantom –
A Silent Monster

As the leading brand in enthusiastic graphics market, Gainward, again, introduces its Phantom series for GeForce GTX 680 - Gainward GeForce GTX 680 Phantom. The Gainward GTX 680 Phantom, continue the elegant design of the first generation, delivers much better performance than the previous design. The most important is the Gainward GeForce GTX 680 Phantom comes with factory over-clocked setting - 1150MHz boost clock (1084MHz base clock) and 3150MHz (DDR6300) memory clock.

It is really a “silent monster”, the fastest GTX 680 in the market and extreme cool under gaming environment. Under 3D benchmark, it is 12.6% higher than reference board (3DMark 2011 Xscore). While in gameplay, it is around 10% higher. To compare with the competing GPU in red camp, it performs 27.7% higher in 3DMark 2011 Xscore and exceeds amazingly 32% in hot titles gaming performance.

 

New Phantom II Cooler Design

The new Phantom II comes with brand new fins design (patent pending) that introduces

1). better thermal performance
2). lower acoustic level
3). more solid structure than previous generation

With this new design, Gainward GTX 680 Phantom delivers Extreme cool and silent acoustics under 3D heavy loading even with factory over-clocked speed. It really is an extreme gaming gear for enthusiast gamers.

Gainward superior hardware design
Beside the cooler performance, the Gainward engineers’ contribution for their users is to provide superior hardware design for GeForce GTX 680 Phantom. A 6-phase with DrMOS PWM design for the GTX 680 cores brings a lot more benefits for the over-clocking capability. With factory over-clocked to 1150MHz boost clock (1084MHz base clock) and 3150MHz (DDR6300) memory clock speed, the GTX 680 Phantom also can be over-clocked easily.

Thanks to superior hardware design, Gainward GeForce GTX 680 Phantom gains extra 5% more power efficiency that is 5W saving while performing 8% more in gaming performance.

 

Gainward Expertool II utility
Along with new Phantom series announcement, Gainward proudly introduces the new Expertool utility for GTX 680’s dynamic clocking to tap into this powerful board. Users can utilize this new tool to enjoy the experience of the performance enhanced and quiet gameplay.

 

QuattroPorts
The QuattroPorts supports up to four displays in the same time on a single GTX 680. Gainward GeForce GTX 680 Phantom also comes with a HDMI to DVI adapter for the users to enjoy NV Surround with three DVI monitors.

 
 
Gainward GeForce GTX 680 Phantom
Specifications
Product Name GAINWARD GeForce GTX 680 Phantom
Chipset NVIDIA® GeForce GTX 680
Stream Processor 1,536 cores
Base Clock 1,084 MHz
Boost Clock 1,150 MHz
Memory Clock 3,150 MHz (DDR6,300)
Memory Type GDDR5
Memory Size 2,048 MB
Memory Bus Width 256 bits
Output Ports Dual DVI, HDMI, DisplayPort
Bus Interface PCI-Express 3.0
 
Technologies
  • Microsoft DirectX 11, Shader Model 5.0 support
  • Microsoft DirectCompute and OpenCL Support
  • NVIDIA GPU Boost
  • NVIDIA Adaptive Vertical Sync
  • NVIDIA Unified Driver Architecture (UDA)
  • NVIDIA CUDA Technology
  • NVIDIA PhysX Technology
  • NVIDIA 3D Vision Surround Ready
  • NVIDIA PureVideo HD technology
  • NVIDIA SLI Technology
  • OpenGL 4.2 support
  • PCI Express 3.0
  • Two Dual-link DVI connectors
  • One DisplayPort connector
  • One HDMI connector (v1.4a)
 
Accessorles
  • Manual
  • Driver CD including Gainward award winning Expertool tuning Utility
  • DVI to VGA adaptor
  • HDMI to DVI adapter
  • Power cable
 
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About Gainward
Gainward was founded in 1984 with a commitment to develop the most advanced graphics accelerators in the industry and ensuring the highest level of customer satisfaction. Received great reputation for manufacturing of leading edge products for the enthusiastic market. Gainward “Golden Sample” (GS) and “Golden Sample Goes Like Hell” (GS-GLH) are two signature synonyms for aggressive overclocked and extreme overclocked graphics cards in the gaming society. As one of the top graphics cards leading brands, Gainward continues to provide cutting edge products with excellent quality. Furthermore, Gainward brand name symbolizes our belief in gaining trusts and respects from our valued customers. With Headquarter based in Taipei, Taiwan, factory in Shenzhen, China and European Headquarter in Munich, Germany. Gainward is ambitious to address worldwide market and cooperates closely with its globally localized channel partners.

For further information please visit http://www.gainward.com