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Nvidia GeForce GTX 660 Ti Colorful iGame ARES X 2GB Edition

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How well can the GeForce GTX 660 Ti Colorful iGame ARES X 2GB Edition run games
14 Nov 2019 - Graphics card reviewed

Getting one of these GeForce GTX 660 Ti Colorful iGame ARES X 2GB 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. Capable of running games with up to a DirectX 11 requirement.

Lets look at the GeForce GTX 660 Ti Colorful iGame ARES X 2GB Edition game performance guide for some of the biggest games played in 2019. In particular we will see how well this graphics card runs on Ultra settings on 1080p resolution as well as 1440p and 4K. In terms of performance against the most demanding games today this graphics card can play 186 of the 1000 most demanding PC games beating their recommended requirements.

With 1080p being the most common gaming resolution at the moment we explored how well the GeForce GTX 660 Ti Colorful iGame ARES X 2GB Edition can run Planet Zoo at 1080p and saw it return weak frame rates at the following graphics settings - Low: 0 FPS, Medium: 0 FPS, High: 0 FPS and Ultra: 0 FPS. For performance contrast we can see that Diablo 4 is predicted to return a weak 0 FPS at Ultra 1080p.

One of the growing popular screen resolutions for PC gaming is the wider 1440p. So we wanted to see how well the GeForce GTX 660 Ti Colorful iGame ARES X 2GB Edition performed at 1440p by taking a look at some of the current popular games. First we looked at Planet Zoo and saw it deliver weak frames per second across the following graphics settings - Low: 0 FPS, Medium: 0 FPS, High: 0 FPS and Ultra: 0 FPS. We then checked the performance on Diablo 4 to predict if that will run well. It is predicted to be weak with a 0 FPS at Ultra 1440p. 1440p GeForce GTX 660 Ti Colorful iGame ARES X 2GB Edition PC gaming is not a viable PC gaming choice.

How many years will the GeForce GTX 660 Ti Colorful iGame ARES X 2GB Edition graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the GeForce GTX 660 Ti Colorful iGame ARES X 2GB Edition in your PC? We think this GeForce GTX 660 Ti Colorful iGame ARES X 2GB Edition has around 6-12 months until an upgrade should be considered.

Whats a good PC graphics upgrade for the GeForce GTX 660 Ti Colorful iGame ARES X 2GB Edition? Upgrading this graphics card would have us consider the 16 Series GeForce GTX 1660 Super 6GB which is 121% more powerful. This upgrade choice can also run 895 games from the most demanding games today. Alternatively a suitable upgrade choice for the GeForce GTX 660 Ti Colorful iGame ARES X 2GB Edition is the RX 5000 Series Radeon RX 5500 4GB, which is 65% more powerful and can run 684 of the 1000 most demanding PC games beating their recommended requirements.
FPS System Benchmark
16 FPS
High
The GeForce GTX 660 Ti Colorful iGame ARES X 2GB Edition is released on 16 Aug 2012

GeForce GTX 660 Ti Colorful iGame ARES X 2GB Edition Game FPS Benchmarks On Ultra

Nvidia PC game performance check GeForce GTX 660 Ti Colorful iGame ARES X 2GB Edition
GPU
Architecture
Kepler GK104-300-KD-A2
Process
28nm
TMUs
112
Texture Rate
134 GTexel/s
ROPs
24
Pixel Rate
29 GPixel/s
Shader
Processing Units (Cuda Cores)
1344
Ray Tracing Cores
Tensor Cores
-
Driver Support
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Release Price
$349.00
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
1702 MHz
Memory Bus
192 Bit
Memory Type
GDDR5
Memory Bandwidth
163.4GB/sec
L2 Cache
384KB
Display Connectors
VGA Connection
0
DVI Connection
2
HDMI Connection
1
DisplayPort Connection
1
Clock Speeds
Core Speed
1106 MHz
Boost Clock
1198 MHz
Power
Max Power
150 Watts
PSU
450 Watt & 33 Amps
Power Connector
2x 6-pin
Recommended Hardware
Best CPU Match
Best RAM Match
8 GB
Best Resolution
1920 x 1080
GPU Upgrade
Resolution Performance
1366x768 1600x900 1920x1080 2560x1440 3840x2160
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GeForce GTX 660 Ti Colorful iGame ARES X 2GB Edition Game Requirement Analysis

Overview
GeForce GTX 660 Ti Colorful iGame ARES X 2GB Edition is a special edition of NVIDIA's Performance GeForce GTX 660 Ti, created by Colorful.


Overclock: Central Unit
The Central Unit now runs at 1106MHz, instead of 915MHz and goes up to 1198MHz, instead of 980MHz, in Turbo Mode.


Overclock: Memory Clock
The Operating Memory Clock is now of 1702MHz instead of 1502MHz.


Frame Buffer
Untouched.


Cooling Solution
Shark Bionic Design.


Performance
Benchmarks indicate a <b12% performance over the reference GeForce GTX 660 Ti.


Source [Pip]
GeForce GTX 660 Ti Colorful iGame ARES X 2GB Edition vs Avg. AAA Game System Requirements
Avg. AAA Recommended Requirements
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Graphics Card
75%
RAM
11GB
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Popular Game System Requirements
Game Min. Rec.
Red Dead Redemption 2 4% 68%
Star Wars: Jedi - Fallen Order 69% 130%
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 9% 68%
Halo: Reach 77% 47%
Microsoft Flight Simulator 3% 130%
Cyberpunk 2077 3% 130%
Borderlands 3 8% 77%
FIFA 20 35% 11%
Death Stranding 3% 130%
Need For Speed Heat 6% 68%
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