Fermi

Nvidia unveils the GeForce GTX 680: massively multicore, insanely powerful

Dave Oshry at

You've known it was coming, but you are not prepared. Until now you've known it only as "Kepler," but after today you'll know it as the GeForce GTX 680—the fastest and most efficient GPU that Nvidia has ever built, and one of the sexiest we've ever laid eyes upon. (There's also the matter of their new 600m series of mobile GPUs that are capable of running games like Battlefield 3 smoothly off an slim, 9lb laptop with eight hours of battery life, but that's a whole other story to come shortly.)

So let's get right down to it.

First things first, here's the specs on the GeForce GTX 680. I hope you've got an extra set of pants available.


GeForce GTX 480 review

PC Gamer at

Nvidia’s DirectX 11-capable graphics processors, codenamed Fermi, have finally arrived. The Fermi core, also known as GF100, at last pushes Nvidia beyond the first unified shader design it used with the 8800 series almost four years ago.