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Nvidia GeForce GTX 660 Ti MSI Gaming OC Edition

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How well can the GeForce GTX 660 Ti MSI Gaming OC Edition run games
18 Oct 2019 - Graphics card reviewed

Getting one of these GeForce GTX 660 Ti MSI Gaming OC Edition graphics cards allows the gamer to run indie system requirements and some less demanding AAA titles. In today’s PC hardware terms these are considered middle range for gaming performance. All games with system requirements of DirectX 11 or lower are met by this card.

How well will the GeForce GTX 660 Ti MSI Gaming OC Edition run 2019 games? We will take a look at the biggest releases and frames per second analysis on Ultra graphics settings. This card runs recommended graphics requirements of 188 games from the top 1000 most demanding games being played today.

The GeForce GTX 660 Ti MSI Gaming OC Edition graphics card is returning a weak performance on The Outer Worlds at 1080p of 7 frames per second at Ultra graphics settings. Another popular title that is good to benchmark graphics cards against is the Microsoft Flight Simulator which we saw got weak frame rates of 0 FPS. A third game we can look at on Ultra at 1080p is the popular eFootball PES 2020, which was getting 39 FPS under tests.

We move on to 1440p, and tested The Outer Worlds which delivered weak FPS results. Here are the graphic presets - Low: 13 FPS, Medium: 10 FPS, High: 7 FPS and Ultra: 5 FPS. Next we have Microsoft Flight Simulator running on GeForce GTX 660 Ti MSI Gaming OC Edition which gets L: 0FPS, M: 0FPS, H: 0FPS, U: 0FPS. And for performance contrast the popular eFootball PES 2020 gets L: 79FPS, M: 62FPS, H: 42FPS, U: 30FPS at 1440p. 1440p GeForce GTX 660 Ti MSI Gaming OC Edition PC gaming is going to underperform if you try and run modern games.

How many years will the GeForce GTX 660 Ti MSI Gaming OC Edition graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the GeForce GTX 660 Ti MSI Gaming OC Edition in your PC? There is around 6-12 months of top end gaming left in this card, at which point its graphics card replacement time, assuming the GeForce GTX 660 Ti MSI Gaming OC Edition is part of your PC gaming machine.

Whats a good PC graphics upgrade for the GeForce GTX 660 Ti MSI Gaming OC Edition? A great upgrade graphics card would be a 16 Series GeForce GTX 1660 Ti 6GB, which has 138% better performance and can run 922 of the top 1000 demanding game requirements today. Alternatively a good upgrade choice for this graphics card today would be the RX 5000 Series Radeon RX 5500 4GB. For comparison of the 1000 most demanding games around today this suggested upgrade is 75% better and can meet 724 of their recommended requirements.
FPS System Benchmark
9 FPS
High
The GeForce GTX 660 Ti MSI Gaming OC Edition is released on the 01 Aug 2012
Nvidia PC game performance check GeForce GTX 660 Ti MSI Gaming OC Edition
GPU
Architecture
Kepler GK104-300-KD-A2
Process
28nm
TMUs
112
Texture Rate
123 GTexel/s
ROPs
24
Pixel Rate
26 GPixel/s
Shader
Processing Units (Cuda Cores)
1344
Ray Tracing Cores
Tensor Cores
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Driver Support
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Release Price
Compatibility
Direct X
DX 12.0
Shader
5.0
Open GL
4.5
Resolution (WxH)
4096x2160
Notebook GPU
SLI/Crossfire
Dedicated
Integrated
Memory
Memory
2048 MB
Memory Speed
1502 MHz
Memory Bus
192 Bit
Memory Type
GDDR5
Memory Bandwidth
144.2GB/sec
L2 Cache
384KB
Display Connectors
VGA Connection
0
DVI Connection
2
HDMI Connection
1
DisplayPort Connection
Clock Speeds
Core Speed
1033 MHz
Boost Clock
1098 MHz
Power
Max Power
150 Watts
PSU
450 Watt & 24 Amps
Power Connector
None
Recommended Hardware
Best CPU Match
Best RAM Match
8 GB
Best Resolution
1920 x 1080
GPU Upgrade
Resolution Performance
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GeForce GTX 660 Ti MSI Gaming OC Edition Game Requirement Analysis

GeForce GTX 660 Ti MSI Gaming OC Edition is a special edition of GeForce GTX 660 Ti.
The new features include the
TwinFrozR cooling solution which is more effective than the standard/reference cooler. In terms of overclocking, the base-clock was increased from 915MHz to 1033MHz and the boost clock can now reach 1098MHz, instead of 980MHz. The memory clock was left untouched.
The overclocking is quite relevant and benchmarks indicate the performance boost is around 5.5% when compared to standard GeForce GTX 660 Ti.


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GeForce GTX 660 Ti MSI Gaming OC Edition vs Avg. AAA Game System Requirements
Avg. AAA Recommended Requirements
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Graphics Card
80%
RAM
11GB
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Popular Game System Requirements
Game Min. Rec.
Red Dead Redemption 2 1% 77%
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 4% 77%
Cyberpunk 2077 9% 143%
Borderlands 3 14% 87%
Need For Speed Heat 1% 77%
Fortnite: Chapter 2 93% 19%
Star Wars: Jedi - Fallen Order 67% 143%
The Outer Worlds 49% 47%
Microsoft Flight Simulator 9% 143%
FIFA 20 31% 6%
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