Submitted by Orpheus 1276d ago | news

GeForce GTX 680 selling 60 percent better than GTX 580

SweClockers received NVIDIA slides that show that six weeks after launch, the GeForce GTX 680's sales are 60 percent higher than those of the GTX 580 were. Interestingly, the site also received a picture that shows how the sales are distributed across the world. (NVIDIA, PC)

Snookies12  +   1276d ago
Yeah, I wish I was loaded too... Can't afford that beast lol, though it's not like it's needed right now. What game can't you play on ultra settings with around a 200 dollar card at the moment? Sure you might not be getting 100+ FPS (Not that anyone actually needs that much as it becomes almost completely irrelevant to the human eye after around 60-70) but it still looks and plays perfectly fine.
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Orpheus  +   1276d ago
Ppl will need GPU power in Q1 2013 ... Crysis 3, Metro LL , Arma 3 ... but then again you will have 780GTX at that time ... Lets see if the demand rises with MaxPayne 3 / Planetside 2 / War of Roses ...
TheIneffableBob  +   1276d ago
Have you seen a true 120 Hz monitor? It's true that for some people, they can't distinguish past 60-70 FPS, but for most people they will notice a difference between 60 and 100.

GTX 680 is really only for those people who have tri-monitor setups or want to play with 16x AA lol.
wicko  +   1276d ago
You'd be lucky to find it in stock - I'm not sure how it managed to outsell the 580 with the extremely limited stock it had.
Crazyglues  +   1276d ago
This is really not surprising since it's Smaller, quieter and faster than the GTX 580 by a substantial margin, not to mention the power efficiency part.

I mean seriously what more could you want in a new card, the thing is Amazing..

I have a ATI 6970 that I'm more then happy with, but after watching the demo on this I even wanted to buy one, it's just that they are sold out everywhere...

It has to be selling well. People seem really happy with the card too, so yeah no surprise here..

NVIDIA is also doing some amazing things with Cuda.. you should check out there GTC 2012 Keynote - http://www.youtube.com/watc...
zslash  +   1276d ago
The chart is a bit weird... it looks like it's measuring how fast units sold out but that's obviously skewed towards the 680 as there hasn't been as many cards produced relative to when the 580 launched, hence being sold out everywhere.
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OpenGL  +   1276d ago
I don't understand how this is possible seeing as the 680 has basically been out of stock the entire time it has been on the market due to TSMC manufacturing issues.
frjoethesecond  +   1276d ago
The chart is relative to stock so the title is BS.
wicko  +   1276d ago
lol what a joke
Trenta27  +   1276d ago
How much better is this then the 580? I have the 580 (3GB) and it's a dream come true. I can't imagine something being better then that.
frjoethesecond  +   1276d ago
Around 40% faster depending on the game you're playing. If you were upgrading from that 580 I'd recommend getting an Asus GTX 670 DirectCUII and overclocking it to GTX 680 speed. A 670 is about £65/€80/$100 cheaper than a 680.
Cryptcuzz  +   1276d ago
Agreed for being informative, helpful and true!
Trenta27  +   1276d ago
Thank you! I bought my 580 a few months back so I'm good for awhile. When I upgrade in a year or two, I'll just get the latest Nvidia card. They are the greatest.
Bounkass  +   1276d ago
"GeForce GTX 680 selling 60 percent better than GTX 580" - Yeah, to stores...
ninjahunter  +   1275d ago
What are people using this card for? Their so strong! Stick three of them together and youv cured cancer.

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