The Intro is EVGA’s base GTX 680 card, with speeds of 1006/1056/6000 MHz (core/boost/memory effective respectively). Super Clocked adds some unique EVGA flavor to the 680 with overclocked speeds – that EVGA has yet to disclose – and an EVGA exclusive backplate. FTW will have a proprietary cooler from EVGA, and even higher clock speeds than the SC card. Classified – the design is yet to be revealed –will push the GTX 680 even further with a faster clock, and an ultra-efficient air cooler. Finally, the HydroCopper card with have the clock profile of Classified, but with a Swiftech-built copper water-block cooler.
In a press release, EVGA highlighted some of the new features of the GTX 680:
NVIDIA SMX Engine– Brand new processing engine which delivers twice the performance/wattcompared to previous generations.
- NVIDIA GPU BoostTechnology – Dynamically maximizes clockspeeds to push performance to newlevels and bring out the best in every game.
- NVIDIA FXAA –Lightning fast anti-aliasing in a huge variety of games with the simple clickof a mouse.
- NVIDIA TXAA –Next generation anti-aliasing algorithm that delivers the image quality of 8XMSAA, with the performance hit of only 2xMSAA.
- Adaptive VerticalSync – Dynamically adjusts VSync to your monitors native refresh rate for thesmoothest gameplay possible.
- Frame Rate Target– Set a target Frame Rate with EVGA Precision X and your card willautomatically adjust the power/performance to meet that target.
- NVIDIA 3D VisionSurround – Now supported on a single GPU, with up to three gaming monitors plusone accessory display!
- PCI Express 3.0 –Offers double the bandwidth of PCI Express 2.0, for highest data transferspeeds. Also backwards compatible with all existing PCI Express motherboards.
EVGA is currently mum on release date details.