N680GTX Lightning

 

Core/Memory 

1110 MHz Core (Boost Clock:1176MHz)
2048MB GDDR5 6008MHz Memory
 


Video Output Function

Dual-link DVI-I x 1
Dual-link DVI-D x 1
DisplayPort x 1 (version 1.2)
HDMI x 1 (version 1.4a)

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Unlocked Digital Power

- Unlocked BIOS: One click to unlock all protections for extreme overclocking
- Digital PWM Controller: More stable and precise voltage by digital signal
- Enhanced Power Design: 2X Power output for maximum OC potential
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GPU Reactor

GPU Reactor is the MSI exclusive design for the overclocking stability. An add-on device on the back of graphics cards provide 200% higher power capacity and eliminate power noise (ripple).
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Twin Frozr IV Xtream Thermal

- Propeller Blade: It provides more 20% airflow to enforce thermal.
- Dust Removal technology: Keeping dust out for optimal cooling performance and best thermal condition.
- Dual Form-in-one Heatsinks: Providing better heat dissipation and strengthen the structure.
This extreme thermal is the best choice for gamer and OCer.

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Military Class III Components

MSI Graphics Card are the only one of meeting MIL-STD-810G standard. We adopt top components like Copper MOS, Hi-c CAP, Golden SSC, and Dark Solid CAP to ensure the best stability and quality. It brings perfect quality and longest lifetime to you.
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3X3 OC Kits

- Triple Overvoltage: adjust the voltage of GPU, memory and PLL to unleash the potential of graphics card.
- Triple Temp Monitor: Monitoring and controlling GPU/Memory/PLL condition at the same time.
- Enhanced PWM Design: Providing higher overclocking capability and better stability in peak load.
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Gold-Plated Connector

MSI Lighting graphics cards adopts Gold-Plated Connector to provide better signal transmission and rust protection. It can maximize display connectivity and expand lifetime of your graphics card.
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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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Live Update 5

This 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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PCI Express Gen 3 Standard

This advanced manufacturing technology reduces operating temperatures and improves performance, and when combined with the latest connectivity standard it can also deliver a staggering 32GB/s of bandwidth with compatible CPUs and motherboards, this means an even better gaming experience for gamers
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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.
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NVIDIA 3D Vision Surround

Nothing is as breathtaking as playing your favorite games across three monitors. At 5760 x 1080, the expanded field of view fully engages human peripheral vision and provides for the most immersive experience in racing and flight simulators. Add in a fourth display to keep tabs on chat, email or web while you are gaming.
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NVIDIA SLI Technology

Used by the most demanding gamers worldwide, SLI lets you link up to GeForce GTX series graphics cards together for astounding performance. And with NVIDIA's track record for fast and frequent software updates, you’ll not only get the best performance in existing games, but future games too.

 

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.
Gold
2013-04
Italy
“The GTX 680 Lightning is a graphics card at the moment is perfect for every situation. it is able to guarantee the fun in all aspects of both if you're a hardcore gamers and if you are a professional overclockers. the professional engineering MSI will gi...
8795
EDITOR'S CHIOCE
2013-02
Indonesia
It is very difficult to determine which graphics card will be crowned the best in the whole year 2012 ago. Overclocked edition graphics cards from MSI, the GTX 680 Lightning was eventually elected as superior in some respects As an extreme class graphic...
9336
Dream Machine Award
2013-01
South Africa
" The best GTX 680 we’ve tested thus far. May not be the fastest out the box, but certainly very easy to make it such.”
8720
Editor's Choice Award
2013-01
United States
“As stated in the main body, the GTX680 Lightning is the quintessential GTX680. No other vendor can claim to have produced such a prolific card for this particular GPU from NVIDIA. It’s not the first time MSI makes such a product and it won’t be the last,...
8722
The Best Graphics card
2013-01
UAE
8719
Product of the Year 2012
2013-01
Ukraine
“Tuned version of GeForce GTX 680 has nothing in common with the reference model. Hand picked chips GK104. powerfull VRM. the module GPU Reactor and efficient cooling system TF IV. No wonder that Lightnings from MSI now shine in the tops of overclocker ra...
8717
Good Deal
2012-12
Sweden
8694
Gold Award
2012-12
UK
8703
Very Good
2012-10
Netherlands
8670
5 stars Award
2012-10
France
8635
Approved
2012-09
France
8634
Gold award
2012-09
Netherlands
8612
5 Satrs Award
2012-08
France
8556
Gold award
2012-08
Netherlands
8541
Ultimate Innovation
2012-08
United States
8532
Editor's Choice
2012-08
Ukraine
8469
CHIP TIP HOT
2012-08
Indonesia
8569
Gold Award
2012-08
Denmark
8570
O/C Champion Award
2012-07
Singapore
8460
High Performance
2012-07
Ukraine
8462
PLATINUM AWARD
2012-07
Spain
8468
Silver Tachometer Award
2012-07
United States
8591
Approved Award
2012-07
United States
8592
Gold Award
2012-07
United States
8593
Dam Good Award
2012-07
Canada
8594
Editor's Choice
2012-07
UK
8595
Editors choice
2012-06
Ukraine
8441
Editors Choice Award
2012-06
Australia
8442
  • Graphics Processing Unit
    GeForce GTX 680
  • Interface
    PCI Express x16 3.0
  • Boost / Base Core Clock
    1110 (Boost Clock: 1176)
  • Memory Size (MB)
    2048
  • Memory Type
    GDDR5
  • Memory Interface
    256 bits
  • Memory Clock Speed (MHz)
    6008 (3004x2)
  • DVI Connectors
    2 (Dual-link DVI-I x 1, Dual-link DVI-D x 1)
  • HDMI Connectors
    1 (version 1.4a)
  • DisplayPort
    1 (version 1.2)
  • HDCP Support
    Y
  • RAMDAC speed (MHz)
    400
  • DirectX Version Support
    11.1 API (feature level 11_0)
  • OpenGL Version Support
    4.2
  • Card Dimension(mm)
    280x129x49.15 mm(w/ GPU Reactor)
  • Card Weight (g)
    1065g

 

  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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