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Old 04-21-2012, 10:32 AM   #1
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ASUS GeForce GTX 680 ASUS DirectCU II TOP!

The ASUS GeForce GTX 680 ASUS DirectCU II TOP card is out and here's a review, if you want a high end card that is silent this might be the card for you!

ASUS GeForce GTX 680 ASUS DirectCU II TOP review

Plus its the Fastest card they ever tested!
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Old 04-21-2012, 10:48 AM   #2
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Re: ASUS GeForce GTX 680 ASUS DirectCU II TOP!

Thanks fv for link, the ASUS GeForce GTX 680 reads out like a winner...
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Old 04-21-2012, 11:09 AM   #3
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Re: ASUS GeForce GTX 680 ASUS DirectCU II TOP!

Wow, that pretty good overclocking, especially the GDDR5!
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Old 05-23-2012, 01:00 PM   #4
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Re: ASUS GeForce GTX 680 ASUS DirectCU II TOP!

Here's a new review for the Asus GTX 680 DirectCuU 2 Top, and they like it has much has the other review! Sandog this would be the card for you!

HARDOCP - Introduction - ASUS GeForce GTX 680 DirectCU II TOP GPU Review
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Old 06-03-2012, 12:00 PM   #5
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Re: ASUS GeForce GTX 680 ASUS DirectCU II TOP!

If you want one hurry there is one in stock...This is a good retailer also!

Amazon.com: ASUS GTX680 DirectCU II TOP Edition 1201MHz 2 GB GDDR5 PCI Express 3.0 Graphics Cards GTX680-DC2T-2GD5 - Red/Black: Electronics Amazon.com: ASUS GTX680 DirectCU II TOP Edition 1201MHz 2 GB GDDR5 PCI Express 3.0 Graphics Cards GTX680-DC2T-2GD5 - Red/Black: Electronics


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Old 06-03-2012, 01:23 PM   #6
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Re: ASUS GeForce GTX 680 ASUS DirectCU II TOP!

Linky doesn't work.

Glad you pointed these Asus TOP cards out to me FVB An old dog can learn a new trick. I would recommend the Asus 670 TOP model myself as I really don't see the 680 doing anything beyond what the 670 can do. In my case I certainly won't experience a game that would play better on the 680 than the 670 because of FPS reasons. Others might but I don't think its likely. Not with a single monitor IMO. BTW, these cards are better at NVidia Surround (multi-monitor setups) than Fermi. I think these cards will actually do 3 monitors now without splitting cables. Also don't forget the 6xx cards are now PCI 3.0 compatible.
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Old 06-03-2012, 01:31 PM   #7
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Linky doesn't work.

Glad you pointed these Asus TOP cards out to me FVB An old dog can learn a new trick. I would recommend the Asus 670 TOP model myself as I really don't see the 680 doing anything beyond what the 670 can do. In my case I certainly won't experience a game that would play better on the 680 than the 670 because of FPS reasons. Others might but I don't think its likely. Not with a single monitor IMO. BTW, these cards are better at NVidia Surround (multi-monitor setups) than Fermi. I think these cards will actually do 3 monitors now without splitting cables. Also don't forget the 6xx cards are now PCI 3.0 compatible.
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Kudo's to WoufSoul then , I am such a devout EVGA fanboy that I can't see buying anything else. It even precluded me from buying ATI/AMD for some time. As I look around my setup though I have Asus everywhere. Asus mobo, router, DVD ROM, and now an Asus video card. It will be my 4th Asus video card BTW after 2 HD 5850's and an old 800XT. I use to rely on Asus for my ATI cards as they offered better HSF' than Sapphire. That is until Sapphire started producing the Toxic cards.
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Re: ASUS GeForce GTX 680 ASUS DirectCU II TOP!

That one didn't last long already gone...
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Re: ASUS GeForce GTX 680 ASUS DirectCU II TOP!

I'll pass on this one for now... I just ordered a big case to enjoy my 570 SLI
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Re: ASUS GeForce GTX 680 ASUS DirectCU II TOP!

And as for PCI 3.0.. Ive read an article somewhere and yea I believe it's premature for this technology to show any advantage, might be a few years before that kicks in
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I'll pass on this one for now... I just ordered a big case to enjoy my 570 SLI
What case did you get Woldfoul?
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Re: ASUS GeForce GTX 680 ASUS DirectCU II TOP!

Storm Trooper.. my Sniper just feels too packed and I got one of my 570 laying ready to be used again since it felt like it didn't run well in the Sniper
Will prolly rebuild by end this week or begin next week (depends how fast the trooper arrives)
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Re: ASUS GeForce GTX 680 ASUS DirectCU II TOP!

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Storm Trooper.. my Sniper just feels too packed and I got one of my 570 laying ready to be used again since it felt like it didn't run well in the Sniper
Will prolly rebuild by end this week or begin next week (depends how fast the trooper arrives)
Really nice case and congrats, should do the job Great!
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Re: ASUS GeForce GTX 680 ASUS DirectCU II TOP!

I don't have the case yet.. but feels like this will be the best one I had
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