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GeForce GTX 660 Review

GeForce GTX 660 is a fast-middle-class to low-high-end GFX part of the GeForce 600 Series released by NVIDIA.
It's based on the Kepler GK106 Core with only 960 Shader Processing Units. Its central clock is clocked at 980MHz and goes up to 1033MHz on Turbo Mode. The memory clock, just like the Kepler GK104 based GPUs, is of 1502MHz (operating). Fast GDDR5 was obviously used and paired with a 192-bit bus.
Benchmarks indicate its performance is around 17% worse than GTX 660 Ti but still on level with previous generation and acclaimed GeForce GTX 570.
This GPU needs to be equipped with a relatively strong Quad Core CPU, such as 3570K or equivalent and upgrading this GPU to anything weaker than a dual-graphics solution, such as GeForce GTX 690, is worthless.


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19:29 Mar-10-2015
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Can this fit into my pc with a xr1 motherboard?

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14:55 Feb-08-2015
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Will this bottleneck

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yes but not big …

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15:36 Dec-11-2014
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eight ?
i think this still 9

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12:05 Nov-07-2014
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Guys, How GTX 660 is better than R7 265?

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They are about the same

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17:39 Nov-13-2014
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Almost same

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18:16 Nov-20-2014
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Ok . Thanks

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23:19 Jan-21-2015
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Not really gtx 660 is around r9 270

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09:04 Jan-22-2015
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No,270 is stronger than 660

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18:09 Oct-23-2014
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will this bottleneck

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04:49 Oct-26-2014
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Man, i5-2500 will not bottleneck a gtx 660.

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17:26 Sep-30-2014
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Why did this drop rating?

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20:23 Oct-10-2014
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Don't know. It can handle every games with a little tweak, so i think it is still 10/10 :/

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09:43 Oct-13-2014
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Agreed

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09:25 Oct-20-2014
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Great, it just dropped to a rating of 8.

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Man,@BEJR2000, I think there is drop in rating as Nvidia 900 series got released[gtx 970 and gtx 980].

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09:34 Oct-20-2014
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It was at a ratting of 8 when the Nvidia 900 series got released

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09:54 Oct-20-2014
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Man,That's what i am saying. Its rating dropped from 9 to 8 because Nvidia's 900 series arrived.

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08:57 Oct-22-2014
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No, I meant 9 not 8

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11:43 Oct-23-2014
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Man@BEJR2000 What do you mean by saying no? Do you mean to say Gtx 660's dropped rating has nothing to do with arrival and release of Nvidia's 900 series?

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00:26 Jan-19-2015
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well i agree with a 8/9 as there are many new resolutions try to use this videocard higher than 2560x1440 not anything can be played at high so immagine what the lag will be on even higher resolutions ;)

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Will it support Dx 12?

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i think no just direct x 11.1 for windows 8

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Nvidia will support the DirectX 12 API on all the DX11-class GPUs it has shipped; these belong to the Fermi, Kepler and Maxwell architectural families.

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ok

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07:08 Aug-26-2014
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I have a question. I have only 350 W power supply, my computer uses max 140 W while playing so can I upgrade my GPU to gtx 660+, 760+ ? (I'd prefer that card, SLI is not option either I guess)

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Sorry guys, I updated my PSU (Chieftec GPA-350S8), maybe now someone will help me, but as I said computer uses max 140W now

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It needs at least a 6 pin power connector. Also 350 watt is not enough, even if your computer uses only 140 watt

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Next year or maybe this one, I am planning to sli two of these video cards, and I was wondering would an intel i5 4570 3.2ghz not bottleneck the cards, or would I need a more powerful processor?

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Shouldn't be an issue.

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Alright Thanks.

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No problem! :)

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Should i get this or 750ti ? ( Buying Near Oct )
and will my psu be able to handle this or i need to upgrade ?
Would i be able to play games like NFS RIVALS , CSGO , Crysis 3 on the rig with my current res. ?

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Stick with this card, as it offers much better performance. Your current PSU will be enough. Yes to all those games.

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Thanks for quick reply.!! I had been thinking that my current psu would not support this card as it was of poor brand, and i would have to spend extra money . BUT NOW NO MONEY WASTE ON PSU !:D :D :D :D
Thumbs up!

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Sorry to say but you need at least one 6 pin cable for the 660, the 750 ti does not need a power connector. So if you do not want to change the psu take the 750 ti. If you want to upgrade it for better performance (the 660 is better but takes more power) i would say that you take somthing like a corsair cx500.

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You're right. Sorry Unknown3100, didn't see that. :(
You will need to get a PSU that has at least one 6-pin connector, but you can still stick with a 450w PSU. Since I feel like I wronged you, I did a little research for you, and found this PSU. My apologies.

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Thanks!
Guys , So if i bought 750 ti , would i still have to upgrade the psu or keep this one?

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You won't have to upgrade your PSU for sure! Keep your current one!

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Thanks broh! I would think of an upgrade near future.
Just a few things i want to know to ensure that is it compatible with my mother board ? (Asus P8H61-m LX3 R2.0 ) and would there would be any bottleneck in the rig ?

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No bottleneck for sure xD
A motherboard will always be compatible if it has a 16 pci-e slot

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I second what Jurr says.

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Thanks :V


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