N680GTX Twin Frozr 2GD5/OC

Overview

 Key Features

  • Twin Frozr III Thermal Design
    - Propeller Blade Technology generates 20% more airflow than traditional fan design
    - Dual 8 PWM fans with SuperPipe technology provide better heat dissipation.
    - 22℃ cooler and 10.2 dB quieter than reference design!!
  • Afterburner Overclocking Utility
    - Support GPU/Memory Clock offset and Power limit control.
    - Support in-game video recording.
    - Support wireless control by android/iOS handheld devices.
    - Support built-in DX11 effect test.
  • All Solid Capacitor
    - 10 years ultra long lifetime (under full load).
    - Lower temperature and higher efficiency.
    - Aluminum core without explosion.
  • 3DVision Surround
    - Support 3 displays in full stereoscopic 3D with a single card.
    - Support up to 4 displays with a single card.


Video Output Function

  • Dual-link DVI-I x 1
  • Dual-link DVI-D x 1
  • DisplayPort x 1
  • HDMI x 1

 
Bundle MSI developed driver and utilities

  • MSI Live Update Series(Live Graphics Card BIOS & Live Graphics Card Driver)
    Automatically online download & update Graphics Card BIOS & Drivers, reduce the risk of getting the wrong files, and never have the trouble on web site searching.
  • MSI Graphics Card Driver
  • MSI StarOSD
    StarOSD can monitor system information, adjust monitor figuration, and overclock system.
  • MSI Dual Core Center
  • MSI Live
    MSI Live including all real time life information you need, such as Live MSI Product News, Live Daily Information, Live Personal Schedule Manager, Live Search and more.
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader
  • Microsoft® DirectX
  • Norton Internet Security™ 2008  60 days Trial
    -Blocks online identity theft by phishing Web sites
    -Detects and eliminates spyware
    -Removes viruses and Internet worms automatically
    -Protects against hackers

Product Accessories
 
       
         
MSI Reminds You...
• The accessories will probably be different according to the different selling areas of product models. For details of accessories, please refer to the descriptions on the product package.

MSI Reminds You...

  1. The specifications may differ from areas and we keep the right to change without notice. Please check the specific Specification with your local dealers.
  2. The color of the product might be affected by photography and the monitor's setting, which might be different from the real product.

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Afterburner

Afterburner co-development by MSI and Rivatuner, MSI releases the ultimate graphics card utility “Afterburner”. This utility enables all MSI graphics cards users to boost performance and to monitor all kinds of critical information in real-time. Afterburner is a completely free utility which is compatible with almost all MSI graphics cards.
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MSI Solid Capacitor Graphic Cards

MSI Solid Capacitor Graphic Card MSI Graphics Card products utilities high quality solid capacitor. For the gamers and high-end users, this feature not only means that product has better quality components within, but also provide much stronger support while users want to engage in hard-core tuning.
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Live Update 5

MSI Live Update 5 is a single utility software that automatically checks BIOS, driver and utility updates and installs for you , which can save your time for searching and lower the risk while updating.
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NVIDIA 28nm GPU with PCI Express Gen 3

  • Support PCI Express 3.0
  • Support NVIDIA GPU Boost Technology. 
  • When combined with a compatible CPU and motherboard, double bandwidth to a staggering 32GB/s for delivering the ultimate in gaming performance.

     
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NVIDIA® 3D Vision Surround

Expand your games across three displays in full stereoscopic 3D for the ultimate “inside the game” experience with the power of NVIDIA 3D Vision and SLI technology. NVIDIA SurroundTM also supports triple screen gaming with non-stereo displays. For a complete list of system requirements for NVIDIA Surround Technology, Click here.
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HDMI + DVI Output

HDMI + DVI Output HDMI and DVI are the most comprehensive used interfaces for high definition video display. MSI adopts two interfaces to provide a complete output solution for users to enjoy the latest HD video such as blu-ray movie.
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NVIDIA SLI Technology

Delivers up to 2x the performance of a single GPU configuration for unequaled gaming experiences by allowing two cards to run in parallel. The must-have feature for performance PCI Express graphics, SLI technology dramatically scales performance on today's hottest games.
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Twin Frozr III

- Propeller Blade Technology generates 20% more airflow than traditional fan design.
- Dual 8 PWM fans with Super Pipe technology provide better heat dissipation.
- 22℃cooler and 10.2 dB quieter than reference design!!
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NVIDIA GPU Boost

Up until now, GPUs have operated at a fixed clock speed when playing 3D games, even if they have the potential to run faster. GPU Boost intelligently monitors graphics work load and increases the clock speed whenever possible. The result is that the GPU always performs at its peak and you get the highest frame rate possible.

Brief Specification

Graphics Engine GeForce GTX 680
Bus Standard PCI Express x16 3.0
Memory Type GDDR5
Memory Size(MB) 2048
Memory Interface 256 bits
Core Clock Speed(MHz) 1058 (Boost Clock: 1124)
Memory Clock Speed(MHz) 6008 (3004x2)
DVI Output 2
HDMI-Output 1
DisplayPort 1
HDCP Support Y
HDMI Support Y
Dual-link DVI Y
Display Output (Max Resolution) 2560x1600
RAMDACs 400
DirectX Version Support 11.1
OpenGL Version Support 4.2
SLI Support Y
3-way SLI Y
Card Dimension(mm) 17.36 X 10.75 X 3.55 in

 

The Specification may change without notice. The actual products sold are different from areas. Please check the detailed Specification with your local dealers.

 

Awards

Performance Award - hwbox.gr
Date: 2012-00
Title: Performance Award
Comment: >Open
Media: hwbox.gr
Country: Greece
Silver award - Hardware.Info
Date: 2012-00
Title: Silver award
Comment: >Open
Media: Hardware.Info
Country: Netherlands
The choice of gamers - EasyCOM.com.ua
Date: 2012-00
Title: The choice of gamers
Comment: >Open
Media: EasyCOM.com.ua
Country: Ukraine
Silver award - Hardware.Info
Date: 2012-00
Title: Silver award
Comment: -
Media: Hardware.Info
Country: Netherlands
msi-award
Date: 2012-00
Title: Recommended Review
Comment: >Open
Media: Tweakers
Country: Netherlands
Gold Recommended - DOS/V Power Report
Date: 2012-00
Title: Gold Recommended
Comment: -
Media: DOS/V Power Report
Country: Japan

BIOS

!Attention:

Users who download BIOS from here (not using Live Update) should use the flash utility included in the downloaded compressed file when doing the BIOS update. To avoid BIOS update failure, please do not use older versions of the update utility or utilities not provided by MSI.

We suggest using Chrome, Firefox 3.0 or IE 8.0 above browsers to download BIOS, Drivers, etc.
N680GTX Twin Frozr 2GD5OC
Description
Version
Type BIOS Release Date 2012-11-06
Download download File Size 0.46 MB
Note This bios is used to solve motherboard compatible issue. If your card is Hybrid bios and face this issue, please update your BIOS.

Driver

Win8 32,Win8 64,Win7 32,Win7 64,XP 32,XP 64

!Special Note:

The Drivers provided here are exclusively for MSI products only. MSI takes no responsibility for any damage resulted from improper usage or lack of technical expertise.

We suggest using Chrome, Firefox 3.0 or IE 8.0 above browsers to download BIOS, Drivers, etc.
MSI Graphics Driver 306.81
Description
Version 306.81
Type NVIDIA Graphics Drivers Release Date 2012-10-31
OS XP 32
Download download File Size 147.82 MB
Note
MSI Graphics Driver 306.81
Description
Version 306.81
Type NVIDIA Graphics Drivers Release Date 2012-10-31
OS XP 64
Download download File Size 183.18 MB
Note
MSI Graphics Driver 306.97
Description
Version 306.97
Type NVIDIA Graphics Drivers Release Date 2012-10-31
OS Win8 32, Win7 32
Download download File Size 169.45 MB
Note
MSI Graphics Driver 306.97
Description
Version 306.97
Type NVIDIA Graphics Drivers Release Date 2012-10-31
OS Win8 64, Win7 64
Download download File Size 216.85 MB
Note

Utility

Win8.1 32,Win8.1 64,Win8 32,Win8 64,Win7 32,Win7 64,Vista 32,Vista 64,XP 32,XP 64

!Special Note:

The Utilities provided here are exclusively for MSI products only. MSI takes no responsibility for any damage resulted from improper usage or lack of technical expertise.

We suggest using Chrome, Firefox 3.0 or IE 8.0 above browsers to download BIOS, Drivers, etc.
MSI Live Update 5
Description • Online update BIOS/Driver/Firmware/Utility.
• Live Monitor auto-detects and suggests the latest BIOS/Driver/Utilities information.
Version 5.0.115
Type Utility Release Date 2014-04-03
OS Win8.1 32, Win8.1 64, Win8 32, Win8 64, Win7 32, Win7 64, Vista 32, Vista 64, XP 32, XP 64
Download download File Size 9.64 MB
Note
MSI Afterburner
Description MSI's own "Afterburner" software is currently the most powerful graphics card overclocking software available. Aside from the basic frequency adjustment and system monitor, this software allows the user to adjust the voltage for the GPU. This important feature saves all the hassle of having to adjust the circuit board in order to provide a higher voltage to the GPU. Additionally, the software's automatic fan speed control has received a lot of praise from enthusiasts all over the world. With MSI's "Afterburner", the decision to run the fan quietly or for high-performance is in your hands!
Version 2.3.1
Type Utility Release Date 2013-06-07
OS Win8 64, Win8 32, Win7 32, Win7 64, Vista 32, Vista 64, XP 32, XP 64
Download download File Size 21.93 MB
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Manual

!Special Note:

MSI™ provides user manuals (in PDF format) here for download. You can use Adobe Acrobat Reader (Adobe's WEB Site) to open them.

An easy guide for you to assemble your PC step by step, please refer to "Quick Installation Guide".

We suggest using Chrome, Firefox 3.0 or IE 8.0 above browsers to download BIOS, Drivers, etc.
Version Language File Size Download Release Date
1.0 English 20.06 MB download 2012-03-26

Sales Inquiry

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