NVIDIA GeForce GTX 690 videocard review

GeForce GTX 690 videocard released by NVIDIA; release date: 3 May 2012. At the time of release, the videocard cost $999. The videocard is designed for desktop-computers and based on Kepler microarchitecture codenamed GK104.

Core clock speed - 915 MHz. Boost clock speed - 1019 MHz. Texture fill rate - 234 billion / sec. Pipelines - 2x 1536. Floating-point performance - 2x 3,130 gflops. Manufacturing process technology - 28 nm. Transistors count - 3,540 million. Power consumption (TDP) - 300 Watt.

Memory type: GDDR5. Maximum RAM amount - 4 GB (4 GB per GPU) GDDR5. Memory bus width - 512-bit (256-bit per GPU). Memory clock speed - 6008 MHz. Memory bandwidth - 384 GB / s.

Benchmarks

PassMark
G3D Mark
Top 1 GPU
This GPU
25699
5780
PassMark
G2D Mark
Top 1 GPU
This GPU
1105
480
Geekbench
OpenCL
Top 1 GPU
This GPU
237214
11568
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop
Face Detection
Top 1 GPU
This GPU
582.401 mPixels/s
46.924 mPixels/s
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop
Ocean Surface Simulation
Top 1 GPU
This GPU
6745.122 Frames/s
930.114 Frames/s
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop
T-Rex
Top 1 GPU
This GPU
53.526 Frames/s
3.656 Frames/s
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop
Video Composition
Top 1 GPU
This GPU
256.659 Frames/s
29.836 Frames/s
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop
Bitcoin Mining
Top 1 GPU
This GPU
1964.377 mHash/s
97.861 mHash/s
GFXBench 4.0
Car Chase Offscreen
Top 1 GPU
This GPU
32788 Frames
6875 Frames
GFXBench 4.0
Manhattan
Top 1 GPU
This GPU
21875 Frames
1849 Frames
GFXBench 4.0
T-Rex
Top 1 GPU
This GPU
75676 Frames
1673 Frames
GFXBench 4.0
Car Chase Offscreen
Top 1 GPU
This GPU
32788.000 Fps
6875.000 Fps
GFXBench 4.0
Manhattan
Top 1 GPU
This GPU
21875.000 Fps
1849.000 Fps
GFXBench 4.0
T-Rex
Top 1 GPU
This GPU
75676.000 Fps
1673.000 Fps
3DMark Fire Strike
Graphics Score
Top 1 GPU
This GPU
19858
0
Name Value
PassMark - G3D Mark 5780
PassMark - G2D Mark 480
Geekbench - OpenCL 11568
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Face Detection 46.924 mPixels/s
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Ocean Surface Simulation 930.114 Frames/s
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - T-Rex 3.656 Frames/s
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Video Composition 29.836 Frames/s
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Bitcoin Mining 97.861 mHash/s
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen 6875 Frames
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan 1849 Frames
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex 1673 Frames
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen 6875.000 Fps
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan 1849.000 Fps
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex 1673.000 Fps
3DMark Fire Strike - Graphics Score 0

Specifications (specs)

Essentials

Architecture Kepler
Code name GK104
Launch date 3 May 2012
Launch price (MSRP) $999
Place in performance rating 554
Price now $999
Type Desktop
Value for money (0-100) 7.01

Technical info

Boost clock speed 1019 MHz
Core clock speed 915 MHz
CUDA cores 3072
Floating-point performance 2x 3,130 gflops
Manufacturing process technology 28 nm
Pipelines 2x 1536
Texture fill rate 234 billion / sec
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 300 Watt
Transistor count 3,540 million

Video outputs and ports

Audio input for HDMI Internal
Display Connectors 3x DVI, 1x mini-DisplayPort, Two Dual Link DVI-I. One Dual link DVI-D. One Mini...
G-SYNC support
HDCP
HDMI
Maximum VGA resolution 2048x1536
Multi monitor support

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Bus support PCI Express 3.0
Height 4.376" (11.1 cm)
Interface PCIe 3.0 x16
Length 11.0" (27.9 cm)
SLI options Quad
Supplementary power connectors Two 8-pin

API support

DirectX 12.0 (11_0)
OpenGL 4.2

Memory

Maximum RAM amount 4 GB (4 GB per GPU) GDDR5
Memory bandwidth 384 GB / s
Memory bus width 512-bit (256-bit per GPU)
Memory clock speed 6008 MHz
Memory type GDDR5

Technologies

3D Blu-Ray
3D Gaming
3D Vision
3D Vision Live
Adaptive VSync
CUDA
DirectX 11 DirectX 11
FXAA
GPU Boost
SLI
TXAA