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EVGA 04G-P4-2690-KR GeForce GTX 690 4GB 512-Bit GDDR5 PCI Express 3.0 x16 HDCP Ready SLI Support Video Card

  • 3072 CUDA Cores
  • 4GB 512-Bit GDDR5
  • PCI Express 3.0 x16
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The EVGA GeForce GTX 690 is NVIDIA’s fastest graphics card ever. It provides truly game-changing performance by combining the groundbreaking new GeForce architectures withdual 1536 NVIDIA CUDA core GPUs (the world's most powerful). That’s 3072 CUDA cores, all working to deliver awesome gaming performance. NVIDIA GPU Boost technology maximizes clock speeds on both GPUs to push performance to new levels. Meticulously designed with robust power delivery and dual vapor chambers for extreme performance and overclocking without sacrificing acoustics. Enable massive firepower with NVIDIA Quad-SLI technology. Change your game.

  • newegg Dual Vapor chambers The dual vapor chambers help lower temperatures by as much as 4 degrees Celsius, keeping your graphics card cool and unleashing the overlocking potential.
  • newegg Kepler GPU Architecture NVIDIA's Kepler GPU architecture has been designed from the ground up not just for maximum performance in the latest DirectX 11 games, but optimal performance per watt. The new SMX streaming multiprocessor is twice as efficient as the prior generation and the new geometry engine draws triangles twice as fast. The result is world class performance and the highest image quality in an elegant and power efficient graphics card.
  • newegg NVIDIA GPU Boost Up until now, GPUs have operated at a fixed clock speed when playing 3D games, even if they have the potential to run faster. GPU Boost intelligently monitors graphics work load and increases the clock speed whenever possible. The result is that the GPU always performs at its peak and you get the highest framerate possible.
  • newegg NVIDIA Adaptive Vertical Sync Nothing is more distracting than framerate stuttering and screen tearing. The first tends to occur when framerates are low, the second when framerates are high. Adaptive V-Sync is a smarter way to render frames. At high framerates, V-sync is enabled to eliminate tearing, at low frame rates, it's disabled to minimize stuttering. It gets rid of distractions so you can get on with gaming.
  • newegg NVIDIA Surround with Up To Four Monitors Nothing is as breathtaking as playing your favorite games across three monitors. At 5760 x 1080, the expanded field of view fully engages human peripheral vision and provides for the most immersive experience in racing and flight simulators. Add in a fourth display to keep tabs on chat, email or web while you are gaming.
  • newegg Two New Anti-aliasing Modes: FXAA and TXAA Anti-aliasing smoothes out jagged edges but can be demanding on framerates. FXAA is a new antialiasing technology that produces beautiful smooth lines with minimal performance impact. And with Kepler based GPUs, you'll be able to enable FXAA in hundreds of game titles through the NVIDIA Control Panel. The second mode, TXAA, is an in-game option that combines MSAA, temporal filtering, and post processing for even higher visual fidelity.

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  • Limited Warranty period (parts): 3 years
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  • John J.
  • 3/10/2014 2:47:20 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggs

Pros: Great card, runs everything I throw at it.
Runs games on max settings.
Runs smooth and fast.
Best card I have ever owned.

Cons: None.

Other Thoughts: Love this card, bit pricey but is very very worth it.
If your looking for a good card, this is it. I highly recommend this. :)

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  • jason w.
  • 12/30/2013 6:02:16 PM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggsGTX 690

Pros: 1 year after purchase and this card is still going strong. I will eventually need to upgrade. All games running plenty fast at high resolution.

Cons: I want to upgrade, but there is no real strong option.

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  • Roy M.
  • 11/27/2013 2:44:35 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsStill rolling.

Pros: This card still rocks. Plays BF4 across 3 monitors on High with vertical sync on. FPS never drops below 60. What more do you want? Temps are always stable at 70C under load.

Cons: Still a $1000 bucks but it is worth every penny. Thought it might come down after the 7 series came down.

Other Thoughts: Been thinking about getting a second card but with these results why should I.

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  • Philip R.
  • 11/19/2013 12:36:33 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsBest overall dual-gpu-card opton for an m-itx system

Pros: * Still one of the fastest single pcb gpus on the market
* Have had this card for over a year and it has never had any drivers issues or hiccups within games
* Runs reletively cool: 29 to 30 C during idle (both gpus) and 76 to 80 C during full load (unigine heaven 4.0 loop)
* Card only has 2 GB of memory per GPU but I have never run out of it. I run Skyrim with mods at 2560x1440p and the memory is enough.

Cons: * Surprised it's still 1k but I guess it still beats out a new GTX 780 ti in most games (pretty impresive considering it came out April 29th, 2012)
* It's dual gpu which some may claim as a drawback... I've personally never had a sli driver issue on any game (I buy most if not all of the AAA RPGs, FPSs, Racers)

Other Thoughts: I bought my 690 a day after it was released and I can honestly say that 1k was a lot but I feel I got my money's worth out of it. Played many, many games on it on a 2560x1440p monitor and the 690 has always pulled through on absolute max settings or almost max settings.

I felt this card finally deserved a well tested, 5-star review from me but... I would not recommed anyone to by this card anymore. It is over a year old and 1k may have been justifiable a year ago but not now with the possibility of a dual gpu 700 series card in the near future.

Keep in mind all of my review is based on the fact that I have a m-itx system and this is the best solution (7990 is too large and hot), otherwise getting two 780s or 770s would be a better buy.

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  • otilia G.
  • 7/23/2013 7:30:59 AM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsGTX 690

Pros: The card is well designed and you cant help but admire it when first taken out of the box. As far as gaming this card has been able to take on all of Them. It Over clocks fairly well but remember not all card will over clock the same some may do better then others but i found no need to do so 95% of the time when putting on V sync. I have had no game crashes what so ever with this card So thats a big plus.

Cons: the price but like some one wrote if you want the best you have to pay. Even tho this card is a beast some games do have a bit of slow downs.

Metro 2033 : setting very high you will average about 80 to 50 fps

Sniper Elite V 2 & Zombie : Setting On Ultra and V sync on when you aim down the sights of your rifle the frames will drop from time to time. And if you have super sampling on 2.5X or 4.0X its even worse. Even over clocked it show very little improvement so its best just not to have super sampling on at all.

Other Thoughts: All in all it is one great card and worth every penny.Im not going to need to upgrade for a long time to come. When i set out to rebuild my gaming pc the GTX 690 was the first thing on my list. One thing that I will say is that it is a very big card and you will need room in your case for good air flow.

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  • Aaron Z.
  • 7/19/2013 12:42:09 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year

5 out of 5 eggsVery Impressive

Pros: Built - This card is well made, craftmanship is top notch very sharp looking, the neon glow of geforce gtx from my case is a fun look as well.

Fast - This card moves, blitzingly so. not really surprising considering its 2 gtx680 cores together, still its hard not to be impressed anyway, it laughs at anything I throw at it.

Cool - It stays surprisingly cool even under load, I keep my fan curve low since it really doesnt heat up much rarely seen it over 55C and thats when playing high end modern titles at max settings, even then fans are chilling at 40% and barely make a sound. count that to the craftsmanship of the card I suppose.

Cons: Power - Be prepared to use all your 8 - 2x6 cables that came with your power supply it takes 2 of these just to power it and cable management is a bit of a task but use the right case and some knowhow and it is still very manageable.

Other Thoughts: Size - This isnt really a con since its 2 cores in one card but is only a half inch longer than a 680, still be prepared its a biggy.

Drivers - Again not really a con, basically dont let old drivers stack up on your system and you will have no problems, when you download the newest driver just do a custom install using nvidia and select clean install at the bottom of the page, this will delete your old drivers before installing the new ones, when you do this it runs like a ferrari. If you fail to do this you may experience some buggy activity from the card, but its an easy thing to do so theres no reason to complain.

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  • Keith B.
  • 6/21/2013 8:00:30 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsExtremely Nice!

Pros: Very fast card. Have had no issues what so ever running any game. *well minus bugs that are driver related to some games.* Made very well with a nice thick aluminum body and sealed of mostly to prevent dust build up inside the fins.

Cons: none

Other Thoughts: You should definitely use the quad 6pin sli power connectors if your running only one card since it will insure that the card has the full power of the power supply as needed.

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  • Richard M.
  • 6/17/2013 1:30:34 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsAmazing GPU

Pros: This card by itself smashes every game I throw at it. I easily break 100FPS in most games, with only Planetside 2 (60-100fps) and Far Cry 3 (60-80fps) dragging me under, yet they still maintain a very playable rate at max settings.

Nvidia's gradually improving SLI profiles and drivers have made this card even better than when I first got it (rougly 6 months ago). The long list of SLI supported games also makes this card very worth it; Planetside 2, Battlefield 3 (soon BF4), World of Warcraft, TERA, TES: Skyrim and anything on the Source engine (HL2, L4D, Chivalry) will run absolutely amazing on this card. Games like SC2 and Diablo 3 can't make full use of this card's capabilities (to be fair WoW can't either, get with the program, BLIZZARD), so if those are your go-to games, look elsewhere, unless you love seeing 200+ FPS on a maxed out game.

Cons: Price point. Every game you can think of can be played with a lower cost card (GTX 680 comes to mind). Bear in mind that you will need to dump at least another $1000-$1500 into other high end hardware to make this card worth it. The price point is even less worth it if your favorite games do not support SLI (most do). But if you play a game that doesn't support SLI, you will not see a performance increase over a GTX 680, at least not one worth another $500-$600.

While these are all cons, I went into this purchase knowing this and it was very worth it, no eggs off for the cons you should be aware of going into a purchase.

Other Thoughts: Strangely, this card performs better with settings maxed out. I tried to squeeze out some frames by turning down/off certain graphics features, but my FPS either stayed the same or went down. So set all your games to MAX and let this baby purr, you won't regret it.

THIS CARD HAS TWO GPU'S!!!!
You must look at this as a purchase of TWO cards, and plan accordingly. This one-slot card is seen the same as two cards in separate slots. Due to SLI limitations you cannot put more than 4 GPUs into a system, so do NOT buy more than two cards for a single system. Also, due to scaling and generally poor support for 3 or 4-way SLI, you'd be better off buying 2 GTX Titans if you have your heart set on two physical cards (though a single GTX 690 will out-perform a single GTX Titan in nearly every game).

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  • Kenneth H.
  • 6/10/2013 6:07:12 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsPricey Fun

Pros: It's about the best card you can get for pure gaming. The debate is between this and Titan, in my tests it took 3 Titans to bring down 2 of these, so you do the math...

Cons: Price, but that's not really a con because it is a rock solid unit. Very nicely built and insanely fast. You get what you pay for.

Other Thoughts: I've always been an NVIDIA fan and this will help keep me there. Probably won't need to upgrade till 890 or even 990 series and I love that.

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  • Robert S.
  • 6/10/2013 3:11:31 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year

5 out of 5 eggsGoneTomorrow is wrong about displayport

Pros: Responding to another comment.

I own the SC version of this card, which is identical save for slightly higher stock clock speeds. This card handles everything I throw at it across 3 1920x1080 monitors in surround. Granted, yes there are faster cards out there. And yes there are cheaper options out there for more performance as well...

But no other setup has given me the buttery smoothness of this single Titan. Even when frame rates drop to the 30s, it still appears to be running very smooth. The frame delivery is extraordinarily consistent, with very low latency.

Not to mention, I purchased this when the 600 series was all that was available. The 690 is faster, but in terms of single GPU cards, the Titan is on top for the 600 series, the 700 series, and if the trend continues it will fall in line between the 870 and 880 in the next generation.

This, to me, is extremely good value, as I desire only single cards due to past SLI issues I have had.

Cons: Price to gaming performance leaves something to be desired.

Other Thoughts: @GoneTomorrow.

I don't know where you got your information from, you are falling into the line of thinking of Radeon card owners. Team red requires displayport for a third display, this card does not.

You do NOT need to use the display port connection to run three a third monitor in surround or otherwise. I am currently typing this in a browser that has been fullscreened across three monitors.

I own the EVGA GTX Titan SC, and I assure you that you are incorrect.

From left to right, my monitors are connected as follows:

1: DVI.
2: DVI.
3: HDMI using an HDMI to DVI cable.

My displayport is unused entirely. I felt this necessary to point out, because this might cause people to forgo purchasing something like this based on that information which is incorrect.

I have no trouble running landscape surround, portrait surround (as I am currently) or all three displays individually with an extended desktop.

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