GTX680mx vs Desktop 660/70/80

Discussion in 'iMac' started by electricdreams, Dec 13, 2012.

  1. electricdreams macrumors member

    Feb 24, 2008
    I been on the imac boat for a while, no complaints but at times wish I can game more, how does the 680mx compare to desktop cards such as the


    I'm sure running windows on pc has more benefits for games-

    I figured the i5 27' imac with gpu upgrade + super drive is going to be 2200+..

    for the same price I can get some of the .

    I understand the display is a big plus but on my old 27inch Imac the rez was too much for my eyes anyway and I had to bring it down to 1080p :/:eek:
  2. apedance macrumors member

    Sep 1, 2012
    atm i can't find benchmarks of the gtx680mx

    check here. they will be there sooner or later.

    windows still has some benefits because of directx. but this gap will close someday.

    you could as well get a bulky windows machine... that is up to you!

    you use 1080p on your 27inch iMac? blame you! ;)
  3. zhandri Suspended

    Sep 4, 2012
    from what i've read on the forum the 680MX will perform right between the 660TI and the 670 desktop version.

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