After the release of GTX 780 / 780Ti and Maxwell beast Gtx 980, the GeForce GTX 680 has lost its status as a high end graphics and in the field of extreme Overclocking. Now, the GTX 980 is leading in the market from Nvidia side, GM204 is fused on this card. However, GTX 980 did not prevent the GeForce GTX 680 to set a new record in the benchmarking and simultaneously take third place overall systems with a single GPU in Aquamark benchmark.
The author was reaching the Australian enthusiast Uncle Fester. He enjoyed the motherboard ASUS Maxumus VII Impact, processor Core i7-4770K, overclocked to 6460 MHz under liquid nitrogen, and RAM Kingston with the effective frequency 3036 MHz and timings of 9-12-12-17. The Graphics Clock was set to 1200 MHz, allowing to do without extreme methods of heat removal.
In total Overclocker scored Gigabyte GTX 680 reached 577,529 points.