GTX 670 with i7-2700K benchmarks at Ultra Quality settings

For the most part, the GTX 670 is still capable of playing modern games, but you would have to reduce settings to sustain those higher framerates. If keeping graphics quality settings closer to ultra or high is important, there are a few options for upgrades. With current 2048 MB RAM, the GTX 670 can have serious memory-related bottlenecks in more modern games. This combination between GTX 670 and Intel Core i7-2700K @ 3.50GHz has less than 8% bottleneck in many games and is perfect match to avoid FPS loss. This combination between GTX 670 and Intel Core i7-2700K @ 3.50GHz is a perfect match to avoid FPS loss. With current 2048 MB RAM, the GTX 670 can have very few memory-related bottlenecks in more modern games.

 GTX 670 with i7-2700K benchmarks at Ultra Quality settings
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 670
Price $ 79.0
Year 2012
Maximum Recorded Temperature 80C
Max Fan Noise 52.9dB
Recommended Power Supply 520W
Benchmark CPU Intel Core i7-2700K @ 3.50GHz ($199.99)
CPU Impact on FPS + 0.0 FPS
CPU Impact on FPS % 0.0%
Benchmark Quality Settings Ultra Quality Settings
Average 1080p Performance 54.4 FPS
Average 1440p Performance 39.1 FPS
Average 4K Performance 16.9 FPS
Memory 2 GB
1080p Cost Per Frame $ 7.3
1440p Cost Per Frame $ 10.2
4K Cost Per Frame $ 23.6
Series GTX 670
Overall Combination Score 60/100 Good

Game Performance at Ultra Quality settings

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Resolution 1920x1080

1% Low [Min FPS] Average FPS
Year Game Frames Per Second
2019 Apex Legends
32
36.0
2019 Anthem
20
23.2
2019 Far Cry New Dawn
30
34.0
2019 Resident Evil 2
40
44.5
2019 Metro Exodus
17
19.8
2019 World War Z
32
36.6
2018 Forza Horizon 4
31
35.0
2018 Fallout 76
36
40.0
2018 Hitman 2
27
31.0
2018 Just Cause 4
25
28.7
2018 Monster Hunter: World
27
30.9
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
27
31.0
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
31
35.0
2017 Need For Speed: Payback
35
39.7
2017 For Honor
47
52.9
2017 Project CARS 2
33
37.5
2017 Forza Motorsport 7
40
45.4
2016 Ashes of the Singularity
21
23.6
2016 Hitman
22
24.7
2016 Rise of the Tomb Raider
25
28.0
2016 Overwatch
49
54.6
2016 Dishonored 2
24
27.3
2015 DiRT Rally
51
57.7
2015 Grand Theft Auto V
32
36.3
2015 The Witcher 3
25
28.0
2015 Rocket League
138
154.4
2015 Need For Speed
38
42.8
2015 Project CARS
36
41.0
2015 Rainbow Six Siege
67
75.0
2014 Thief
39
44.0
2013 Bioshock Infinite
67
74.7
2013 Company of Heroes 2
29
33.2
2013 Crysis 3
36
41.0
2013 GRID 2
67
74.5
2013 Metro: Last Light
42
47.0
2013 Total War: Rome 2
37
42.0
2013 Battlefield 4
46
51.2
2012 DiRT: Showdown
57
64.4
2012 Far Cry 3
37
42.1
2012 Hitman: Absolution
65
73.3
2012 Sleeping Dogs
67
75.4
2012 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
95
105.8
2011 DiRT 3
110
123.2
2011 Portal 2
194
215.6
2011 The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim
88
98.2
2011 Batman: Arkham City
87
97.0
2011 Total War: Shogun 2
108
120.4
2011 Battlefield 3
56
62.9
2010 Civilization V
67
74.9
2010 Metro: 2033
49
54.5
2010 Starcraft II
109
121.2
2009 League of Legends
178
198.5
2008 Crysis: Warhead
43
48.0

Resolution 2560x1440

1% Low [Min FPS] Average FPS
Year Game Frames Per Second
2019 Apex Legends
21
26.8
2019 Anthem
14
18.4
2019 Far Cry New Dawn
21
26.4
2019 Resident Evil 2
24
30.0
2019 Metro Exodus
12
15.4
2019 World War Z
21
26.7
2018 Forza Horizon 4
24
30.0
2018 Hitman 2
16
20.0
2018 Just Cause 4
16
21.2
2018 Monster Hunter: World
17
21.6
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
19
24.0
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
18
23.1
2017 Need For Speed: Payback
22
28.7
2017 For Honor
24
30.9
2017 Project CARS 2
21
26.5
2017 Forza Motorsport 7
32
41.0
2016 Overwatch
30
37.8
2016 Dishonored 2
18
23.4
2015 Rocket League
52
66.2
2015 Need For Speed
26
33.1
2015 Project CARS
25
31.3
2015 Rainbow Six Siege
38
48.5
2014 Thief
22
28.6
2013 Bioshock Infinite
37
47.2
2013 Company of Heroes 2
16
21.2
2013 Crysis 3
30
38.2
2013 GRID 2
41
52.1
2013 Metro: Last Light
28
35.9
2013 Total War: Rome 2
20
25.8
2013 Battlefield 4
25
31.8
2012 DiRT: Showdown
34
42.8
2012 Far Cry 3
32
40.8
2012 Hitman: Absolution
37
47.1
2012 Sleeping Dogs
17
22.3
2012 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
70
88.2
2011 DiRT 3
65
82.4
2011 Portal 2
116
145.1
2011 The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim
67
84.8
2011 Batman: Arkham City
48
60.0
2011 Total War: Shogun 2
24
30.1
2011 Battlefield 3
48
60.9
2010 Civilization V
45
56.3
2010 Metro: 2033
27
34.0
2010 Starcraft II
64
80.0
2009 League of Legends
88
110.2
2008 Crysis: Warhead
23
29.5

Resolution 3840x2160

1% Low [Min FPS] Average FPS
Year Game Frames Per Second
2019 Apex Legends
11
16.0
2019 Anthem
7
10.0
2019 Far Cry New Dawn
9
14.0
2019 Resident Evil 2
10
14.8
2019 Metro Exodus
6
9.7
2019 World War Z
10
15.4
2018 Forza Horizon 4
14
20.0
2018 Hitman 2
8
12.0
2018 Just Cause 4
7
11.0
2018 Monster Hunter: World
7
10.4
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
9
13.0
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
8
12.6
2017 Need For Speed: Payback
13
19.8
2017 For Honor
10
15.4
2017 Project CARS 2
15
22.0
2017 Forza Motorsport 7
24
34.4
2016 Overwatch
13
19.6
2016 Dishonored 2
12
18.5
2015 Rocket League
21
30.9
2015 Need For Speed
15
22.0
2015 Project CARS
15
22.0
2015 Rainbow Six Siege
15
22.5
2012 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
55
79.4
2009 League of Legends
30
44.1
GTX 670 with i7-2700K at 1080p and Ultra Quality settings
GTX 670 with i7-2700K at 1440p and Ultra Quality settings
GTX 670 with i7-2700K at 4K and Ultra Quality settings

GTX 670 Specifications

GTX 670 Board Design

Board NumberP2004
Length9.5 inches 241 mm
Outputs2x DVI1x HDMI1x DisplayPort
Power Connectors2x 6-pin
Slot WidthDual-slot
TDP170 W

GTX 670 Clock Speeds

Boost Clock980 MHz
GPU Clock915 MHz
Memory Clock1502 MHz 6008 MHz effective

GTX 670 Graphics Card

Bus InterfacePCIe 3.0 x16
GenerationGeForce 600
Launch Price399 USD
ProductionEnd-of-life
Release DateMay 10th, 2012

GTX 670 Graphics Features

CUDA3
DirectX12.0 (11_0)
OpenCL1.2
OpenGL4.6
Shader Model5.1
Vulkan1.1.82

GTX 670 Graphics Processor

ArchitectureKepler
Die Size294 mm²
GPU NameGK104
GPU VariantGK104-325-A2
Process Size28 nm
Transistors3,540 million

GTX 670 Memory

Bandwidth192.3 GB/s
Memory Bus256 bit
Memory Size2048 MB
Memory TypeGDDR5

GTX 670 Render Config

ROPs32
SMX Count7
Shading Units1344
TMUs112

GTX 670 Theoretical Performance

FP32 (float) performance2,634 GFLOPS
FP64 (double) performance109.8 GFLOPS (1:24)
Pixel Rate27.44 GPixel/s
Texture Rate109.8 GTexel/s

Critics Reviews

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Verdict. The Nvidia GeForce GTX 670 is a great little card. The size of the PCB is impressive and will make for some interesting small form factor cards in the future.
GeForce GTX 670 might even hurt sales of NVIDIA's own GTX 680, as it provides a very similar experience, but ends up being 0 cheaper, and in stock. GTX 670 is also ready for an all out price war with AMD, as the design is extremely cost optimized and could easily be sold at something like 0.
In addition to the NVIDIA reference board, we were able to obtain a couple of retail-ready GeForce GTX 670 cards for the purposes of this article.
Nvidia may call its newest release, the GeForce GTX 670, a video card, but another term might be more appropriate: AMD killer. It’s tough to think of many other useful ways to describe this ...
The Nvidia GeForce GTX 670 is here to make a real name for the Kepler architecture in the more mainstream segment of the graphics card market.
Introduction NVIDIA GeForce GTX 670 launched today, and we have had the chance to review as many as four unique graphics cards based on it. It also gave us the opportunity to pair two of these cards in 2-way SLI configuration to test how performance scales up.

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