raj chettri: nicolas11 i like your review very much and u do a good job ,better than
linustecttips ,...keep up the good work .but i would really like you to
help me out to select the version model of gtx 660.i mean i live in india
and here we only get zotac,asus and msi brand and zotac is very popular
here .i have made my mind to buy zotac gtx 660.but it has two model one is
zotac 660 standard wth two cooling fans and the other is zotac 660 synergy
edition with one fan .the synergy edition is slightly overclocked .booh
price is same so which one should i go .plese help .
John Smith: cool thanks for this test. helped me in what gpu to buy.
dinmamma138: gtx 680 sli = 690 = 660 quad sli.. kids these days
TheDarkToes: 8350 because its really a hyper threaded 4 core. 6300 is a hyper threaded 3
core... dont buy a tri core cpu for gaming lol.
The Diamond Games: I preffer Nvidia, my HD 6800 (exact model is not shown anywhere) drivers
crash every day by making my screen black for 10~20 sec and freezing all
the games that I played at that momment
momay69: I am also currently using an ATI 5770, GTX 660 is $184 now so I bought it.
660Ti is a little faster but the price is not worth $250.
gorillazfan3: I read that the Ti model is more useful if one uses multiple monitors. Can
someone confirm this?
gunsandammo8: Maybe you should go for a 7870...i've been seeing them on amazon for only
220 which is VERY good for what you get I would say i5 but... I say 8350
because its priced aggressively right now....amd motherboards are cheaper
too(you get more for your money)
ace052330: This is also at stock settings I believe, not overclocked. While you can
overclock both cards, they only make the power edition in the 660 ti. You
can overvolt everything on it which generally will allow for a much higher
overclock. Currently 660's are around 220-240 dollars and ti's are around
290-310 dollars. So you may not get 50-60 dollars more performance
wise(although I believe you do with this paticular power edition version)
you still get great performance for what you pay for.
Gilgamesh: hmm I'm pretty set on the EVGA version rather than AMD's xfx ... Only heard
good things about EVGA and it's not much more expensive, suprised I have
not heard much more bout the performance compared to the 660's with the
7800 series... now I am so torn >_< I want good performance for my price,
but also reliability because I want my card to last years
parjo purjo: is asus geforce gtx 660 OC DC2 2GB GDDR5 fine?
Obie327: I totally agree on getting the non ti gtx 660. Not worth it for price and
very small increase with 660ti version. Msi twin frozer gtx 660 oc is a
balanced card with gk106 core. The gk104 is hampered by the same memory bus
and having the extra shaders kinda go to waste on the back end. The gtx 670
was in my honest opinion about the most they could cut with gk104 core. The
gk106 is a smart choice imho.
ace052330: Also something of note is the 660 just needs one 6 pin connector while they
ti needs two. If you're neither an amd or nvidia fanboy you may want to try
for a HD 7950 as well. The Gigabyte triangle windforce OC edition model is
priced at 299.99, great card as well.
kidrangpker: wwhat is open gl open cl ?
chocoman: Thanks for the advice! :)
cdoublejj: actually AMD drivers aren't all bad and they recently released drivers with
10-15% performance increase and another one with frame rate stabilization.
having both Nvidia and AMD cards , i do like one thing nvidia cards do that
AMD don't and that's specific profiles for each games that lets force
various settings like AA, which is great for much older 3D games.
mrpinksprinkleddonut: Is the XLR8 stronger or weaker?
Gašper Čarman: I've checked around on google about your problem a bit. My suggestion would
be that you try using different cable for example if you are using HDMI
right now try VGA or something like that or test your monitor if it's if
I'm not mistaken plug for example for VGA is not broken. It's possible that
it's monitors fault if it's not than either hardware or rarely software.
Even if suck a thing would happen on their driver they would fix it I doubt
that they are that sloopy.
Kyle Thomas: this is my exact same situation.
TheDarkToes: OR muster up an extra $100 and get a 2nd 660.. but keep in mind a 660 ti is
LITERLY a 670 with 192 bus interface instead of 256-bit...
TheMuffin Button: you could run pretty much any new game on ultra.
alkafrazin: power consumption is going to depend on the chip. higher clockspeed/voltage
will mean higher power consumption. in my experience, MSI cards are fine.
High quality components, solid coolers, some lovely non reference PCBs with
great overclocking, and triple OV is very useful.
Gusde Verdacchi: Get the FX 6300, the amount of money you save>the amount of performance you
lose by a lot.
bacceli: No the 400+ watt is for the whole system you would power 2 systems with
over 1000 watts... They make it seem like the minimum is very high because
they want to cover their asses.
eris443: Not possible. You need 2 same gpus for sli.
Fried Pig: Non-ti? Just overclock the normal 660? Meh, as long as I have Physx on
Seathaddon: Really? XD lolololololol. Yeah, sure you can, post your specs. Just try and
post your specs man. You are a lying sac of crap, and I feel sorry for
people like you who lie about the hardware capabilities of their PC's,
those are the real "idiots" in this world. BUT maybe I'm wrong, post your
specs, I'm genuinely curious as to how you can run games like Metro: Last
Light at 1080p with (almost) everything maxed out.
goonsmile: GTX 660's isn't enough. you need a bare minimum of 900 watts. The two
graphics cards alone require 900 watts. haha
DuinbergenGames: You guys are talking about gtx 660, and gtx 660 sli, but I prefere 4x gtx
Titan sli :D (just joking)
CATRsoldierTR: HELL YEAH BRODA ! ROFL!
Devilrose: I'll pick MSI. Their aftermarket coolers are beastly, looks better than
EVGA cards. They have both 3 year warranties. I think EVGA have better
customer support than MSI. It's a matter of personal preference, both are
great video card manufacturers.
Devilrose: Get AMD 7850 instead or 7950. 660Ti is overpriced for it's performance,
they are almost neck and neck with 660 in some games that's because they
share the same 192 bus width. Like alkafrazin said 660ti will still perform
better in high demanding games such as BF3, you'll probably get atleast
10-25 FPS more compare to 660 well that depends on the resolution you're
playing at. There are a lot of 660 benchmarks in other sites, you'll be
surprised that 660ti is just 2-5 FPS faster in some games.
maltatravel: i prefer gtx460 sli that gtx660sli I got 2 systems with both setups, and
the 460sli runs cooler, dono why maybe the 460 chips are cherries lool
papierOS29: Nicolas: asus gtx 660, asus gtx 660 ti and sapphire 7870 do games ?
thatoneminer: @alex cenk two 660s have higher performance than one 680 for less lokk up 2
660s vs a 680 on youtube
L4zYx66: not only that, but Nvidia has all these cool technologies like SLI, PhysX
and all the drivers they come out with pretty much every month.
Omanjack: go intel (not a fanboy just objectively intel is better in that price
igords00: What do you guys think about FX 8350 and GTX 660 twin frozr combination ?
I'm thinking maybe i should buy FX 6300 and pay lower price or stay with
Marvin Namro: You can not use all the 3GB on GTX 660 because of the small memory
bandwidth, so the 3GB version is just a waste. With the 7870 you will not
experience this problem. Making the 7870 a better choise. But you will most
likely not even exceed 2GB of VRAM unless you have very high anti aliasing
and other eye candy along with, for example skyrim with mods.
jo c: y those min fps on batman ??
Captain Nitro: GTX760 works very well at 1440p
DarkSkyr: The non Ti version is worth the money, the GTX 660 Ti is slightly better
but for $100 more I could buy a brand new game along with the non ti.
bleujae1: Is moving from a 465 to a 660 a good upgrade? I can play skyrim with an ENB
on ultra and still get very good fps with my 465.
Sam Khreet: Gtx 570 or gtx 660?? Its the msi version oc
saber098: i need your help, im new to this pc business and im thinking of getting a
gtx 660, ill mainly be using to for my games design course but is it worth
me getting it? my budget is roughly £150-£250 " sorry dont know what that
is in dollars" would appreciate your help pc pros :)
Gašper Čarman: For exact model try chacking under device manager for Windows 7 it's right
click computer Manage than select device manager tells my exact model under
Display adapters whan it comes to drivers crashing it sounds like you have
wrong drivers installed at least I've never heard of that happening.
Sagir Fahmid: Not really, the only thing that's "better" about the Ti is that it has
about 400 more CUDA cores (1344 for the Ti, and 960 for regular 660). Those
extra CUDA cores are gonna help with encoding tasks, but I don't believe it
will help with gaming. Think of it this way: you can put that additional
~$100 towards another GTX660 and then SLI them together for some kickass
action in gaming. Do you really want to spend ~$300 for a Ti? or ~$220 for
a regular version with negligible performance impact?
Shuzer_: my opinion, stay at 8GB's of RAM. Not sure about the Motherboard. Never
heard anything bad about it. but, yes 750w is a bit too much but gives room
for an upgrade one day. I think that build is somewhere in the -400 watt
area. If you're overclocking you may want an aftermarket cooler.