10 Aug 2021 - Graphics card reviewed
The GeForce GTX 660 EVGA SC Signature 2 Edition SLI is a very low performing piece of gaming hardware and can probably only run indie system requirements.
DirectX 11 gaming system requirements will be met by this gpu.
Lets look at the GeForce GTX 660 EVGA SC Signature 2 Edition SLI game performance guide for some of the biggest games played in 2023. In particular we will see how well this graphics card runs on Ultra settings on 1080p resolution as well as 1440p and 4K. This card runs recommended graphics requirements of 297 games from the top 1000 most demanding games being played today.
Now onto the frame rates achieved at 1080p. We are seeing Back 4 Blood getting 45 FPS with the GeForce GTX 660 EVGA SC Signature 2 Edition SLI, Resident Evil 8 getting 19 FPS and Star Citizen predicted to get 45 frames per second. All run on Ultra at 1920x1080 screen res.
With PC gamers looking for larger screen sizes like 1440p we tested the GeForce GTX 660 EVGA SC Signature 2 Edition SLI by playing Back 4 Blood which yielded a playable performance. Its FPS results for the graphics settings are as follows - L: 90FPS, M: 71FPS, H: 48FPS, U: 34FPS. Another popular game we tested with this card was Resident Evil 8 and that was weak. This graphics card delivered 14 FPS at Ultra 1440p. Another popular title was Star Citizen which is predicted to get playable results with a 34FPS on Ultra 1440p. Looking at a few of these 1440p results for the GeForce GTX 660 EVGA SC Signature 2 Edition SLI we get the impression that it is a perfectly suitable selection of hardware for theis larger screen size. If a game at 1440p struggles a bit or experiences a frame drop then you can tweak settings in game to help get it stable. This might mean lowering it to medium or low in some specific options.How many years will the GeForce GTX 660 EVGA SC Signature 2 Edition SLI graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the GeForce GTX 660 EVGA SC Signature 2 Edition SLI in your PC?
12-18 months of top end gaming is still left in this graphics card Whats a good PC graphics upgrade for the GeForce GTX 660 EVGA SC Signature 2 Edition SLI?
A great upgrade graphics card would be a RX 5000 Series Radeon RX 5500 XT 8GB
, which has 29% better performance and can run 716 of the top 1000 demanding game requirements today. Alternatively if you are thinking of upgrading this graphics card then we would currently suggest the R-500 Series Radeon RX Vega 64 8GB
. This PC hardware upgrade performs 81% better and can run 956 of today’s 1000 most demanding PC games.