GTX 670 with Core i7-970 benchmarks at Ultra Quality quality settings

At 1440p, GTX 670 can hit 50-60 fps on pretty much everything at ultra, just without antialiasing, less ambient occlusion and turned down shadows. It is clear that the GTX 670 is a significantly more capable high-end card that can play AAA titles at 1080p/1440p with 50-60 frames per second. 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 i7-970 @ 3.20GHz has less than 15% bottleneck in many games and can cause minor FPS loss. With current 2048 MB RAM, the GTX 670 can have very few memory-related bottlenecks in more modern games. View Current Price List

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 670
Price $ 399 4/5 Very Good
Year 2012 1/5 Weak
Series GTX 670
Maximum Recorded Temperature 80C 2/5 Acceptable
Max Fan Noise 53dB 2/5 Acceptable
Recommended Power Supply 520W 3/5 Good
Benchmark CPU Intel Core i7-970 @ 3.20GHz ($149.98)
CPU Impact on FPS -9 FPS 3/5 Good
CPU Impact on FPS % -10%
Benchmark Quality Settings Ultra Quality Settings
Average 1080p Performance 53 FPS 3/5 Good
Average 1440p Performance 39 FPS 2/5 Acceptable
Average 4K Performance 13 FPS 1/5 Weak
Memory 2 GB 3/5 Good
Overall Combination Score 55/100 Good
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Game Performance at Ultra Quality settings

Resolution 1920x1080

Year Game Frames Per Second
2018 Fallout 76
33 FPS
2018 Forza Horizon 4
29 FPS
2018 Hitman 2
26 FPS
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
29 FPS
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
26 FPS
2016 Ashes of the Singularity
20 FPS
2016 Hitman
20 FPS
2016 Overwatch
45 FPS
2016 Rise of the Tomb Raider
23 FPS
2015 DiRT Rally
48 FPS
2015 Grand Theft Auto V
30 FPS
2015 The Witcher 3
23 FPS
2014 Thief
36 FPS
2013 Battlefield 4
42 FPS
2013 Bioshock Infinite
62 FPS
2013 Company of Heroes 2
27 FPS
2013 Crysis 3
34 FPS
2013 GRID 2
61 FPS
2013 Metro: Last Light
39 FPS
2013 Total War: Rome 2
35 FPS
2012 DiRT: Showdown
53 FPS
2012 Far Cry 3
35 FPS
2012 Hitman: Absolution
60 FPS
2012 Sleeping Dogs
62 FPS
2011 Batman: Arkham City
80 FPS
2011 Battlefield 3
52 FPS
2011 DiRT 3
102 FPS
2011 Portal 2
178 FPS
2011 The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim
81 FPS
2011 Total War: Shogun 2
99 FPS
2010 Civilization V
62 FPS
2010 Metro: 2033
45 FPS
2010 Starcraft II
100 FPS
2008 Crysis: Warhead
40 FPS

Resolution 2560x1440

Year Game Frames Per Second
2018 Forza Horizon 4
25 FPS
2018 Hitman 2
17 FPS
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
19 FPS
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
20 FPS
2016 Overwatch
31 FPS
2014 Thief
24 FPS
2013 Battlefield 4
26 FPS
2013 Bioshock Infinite
39 FPS
2013 Company of Heroes 2
18 FPS
2013 Crysis 3
32 FPS
2013 GRID 2
43 FPS
2013 Metro: Last Light
30 FPS
2013 Total War: Rome 2
21 FPS
2012 DiRT: Showdown
35 FPS
2012 Far Cry 3
34 FPS
2012 Hitman: Absolution
39 FPS
2012 Sleeping Dogs
18 FPS
2011 Batman: Arkham City
50 FPS
2011 Battlefield 3
50 FPS
2011 DiRT 3
68 FPS
2011 Portal 2
120 FPS
2011 The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim
70 FPS
2011 Total War: Shogun 2
25 FPS
2010 Civilization V
46 FPS
2010 Metro: 2033
28 FPS
2010 Starcraft II
66 FPS
2008 Crysis: Warhead
24 FPS

Resolution 3840x2160

Year Game Frames Per Second
2018 Forza Horizon 4
17 FPS
2018 Hitman 2
10 FPS
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
10 FPS
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
11 FPS
2016 Overwatch
16 FPS

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GTX 670 Specifications

Board Design

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

Clock Speeds

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

Graphics Card

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

Graphics Features

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

Graphics Processor

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

Memory

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

Render Config

ROPs32
SMX Count7
Shading Units1344
TMUs112

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.
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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.