It appears you have not yet registered with our community. To register please click here...

Go Back [M] > Madshrimps > WebNews
Nvidia GeForce GTX 660 Review Nvidia GeForce GTX 660 Review
FAQ Members List Calendar Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

Nvidia GeForce GTX 660 Review
Thread Tools
Old 14th September 2012, 07:34   #1
[M] Reviewer
Stefan Mileschin's Avatar
Join Date: May 2010
Location: Romania
Posts: 97,699
Stefan Mileschin Freshly Registered
Default Nvidia GeForce GTX 660 Review

Last month, Nvidia shook up the enthusiast GPU market by launching its most affordable Kepler offering yet. At $299, the GK104-based GeForce GTX 660 Ti was $100 cheaper than the GTX 670, while being just 13% slower. Likewise, the GTX 660 Ti was 11% faster and more power efficient than the competing Radeon HD 7870 when testing at 1920x1200 on most games, despite matching it on price.

Predictably, AMD neutralized that threat by slashing prices. This balanced things out, with products from both major GPU makers finding their rightful place in the market. As is often the case, Nvidia dominated the premium segment, while AMD had stronger footing in the mainstream.

Ever eager to keep AMD on its toes, Nvidia continues its push into the mid-range market with a Kepler-based card that is expected to retail for about $230 -- right in-between AMD's Radeon HD 7850 and 7870. The GTX 660 is based on the new 28nm GK106 architecture and although this part differs from the GK104 in Nvidia's Ti card, the GK106 still has all the key innovations introduced by the GTX 680.
Stefan Mileschin is offline   Reply With Quote

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 550 Ti Review jmke WebNews 0 24th March 2011 15:50
Nvidia GeForce GTX 560 Ti SLI Review jmke WebNews 0 7th February 2011 18:45
Nvidia GeForce GTX 560 Ti Review jmke WebNews 0 2nd February 2011 13:53
Nvidia GeForce GT 430 Review jmke WebNews 0 13th December 2010 10:46
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 460 SE 1GB Review jmke WebNews 0 23rd November 2010 15:54
Nvidia GeForce GTX 580 Review jmke WebNews 0 22nd November 2010 15:11
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 470 SLI Review jmke WebNews 0 17th April 2010 11:33
Nvidia GeForce 210 and GeForce GT 220 Review jmke WebNews 0 17th December 2009 12:31
Nvidia GeForce GTX 285 Review jmke WebNews 0 19th March 2009 19:11
nVidia GeForce GTX 285 Review jmke WebNews 0 29th January 2009 10:28

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off

All times are GMT +1. The time now is 00:11.

Powered by vBulletin® - Copyright ©2000 - 2018, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Content Relevant URLs by vBSEO