Final GTX 680 PCB shown
Laurence Howe / 6 years ago
PCINLIFE posted new picture of final board for GeForce Kepler GK104 gpu. Black color suggest it’s a final version of PCB for GeForce GTX 680.
The new photograph does not provide any new information, beside being more detailed. GeForce GTX 680 PCB has 8 memory chips with 256 MB of GDDR5, which makes 2048 MB in total. Memory has 256-bit interface. Board is powered by stacked 6 pin connectors, which are stabilized by 5 phase VRM. Card will consume up to 195 Watts. GK104 gpu which is visible on this picture has a 300 mm^2 die size.
Card is equipped with DisplayPort, HDMI and two DVI-DL connectors. GeForce GTX 680 is prepared for Quad-SLI configurations.
PCI-Express 3.0 was covered by a piece of paper to hide serials numbers. NVIDIA is probably sending reference GTX 680s to reviewers, which are not allowed to distribute any information before official release date.