NVIDIA GeForce GTX 660 Ti

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 660 Ti

The NVIDIA GeForce GTX 660 Ti is a high-end desktop graphics card based on the GK104 Kepler chip. It supports DirectX 11 and is manufactured in 28nm at TSMC. The core clock can be up to 980 MHz under load (GeForce Boost) and is a tleast 915 MHz. The GDDR5 VRAM is usually clocked at 1500 MHz (6000 MHz effective data rate).

Due to the higher core clock speed, the performance of the desktop GTX 660Ti is above the mobile GTX 680M (altough the 680M offers a wider memory bus of 256 Bit). Demanding games of 2013 should run in 1920x1080 with maximum settings and 4x Antialiasing fluently. Only Company of Heroes 2 and Hitman: Absolution scored below 30fps in our benchmarks on the average.

The chip offers the 5th generation video processor VP5, which is able to decode MPEG-1, 2, 4, H.264, VC1/WMV9 with a resolution of up to 4K. Furthermore, the included vidoe encoder called NVENC is able to encode H.264 vidoes without stressing the CPU.

The Geforce GTX 660Ti is rated at 150 Watt TDP and the default design uses two 6-pin power connectors.

Beware: For our benchmarks we used a slightly overclocked version that ran with 980-1059 MHz compared to the default 915 - 980 MHz. 

ManufacturerNVIDIA
GeForce GTX 600 Series

GeForce GTX 680

1536 @ 1006 - 1058MHz256 Bit @ 6000MHz
GeForce GTX 660 Ti 1344 @ 915 - 980MHz192 Bit @ 6000MHz
CodenameGK104
ArchitectureKepler
Pipelines1344 - unified
Core Speed *915 - 980 MHz
Shader Speed *915 - 980 MHz
Memory Speed *6000 MHz
Memory Bus Width192 Bit
Memory TypeGDDR5
Max. Amount of Memory3072 MB
Shared Memoryno
DirectXDirectX 11, Shader 5.1
Power Consumption150 Watt
Transistors3540 Million
technology28 nm
FeaturesSLI, PhysX, CUDA, 3D Vision , GPU Boost
Notebook Sizelarge
Date of Announcement16.08.2012
Link to Manufacturer Pagehttp://www.nvidia.de/object/geforce-gtx-...
* The specified clock rates are only guidelines for the manufacturer and can be altered by them.

Benchmarks

3DMark (2013) - Ice Storm Standard Graphics 1280x720
0% 100%
min: 227651      avg: 227651 (66%)     median: 227651 (66%)     max: 227651 Points
3DMark (2013) - Cloud Gate Standard Graphics 1280x720
0% 100%
min: 37758      avg: 37758 (49%)     median: 37758 (49%)     max: 37758 Points
3DMark (2013) - Fire Strike Standard Graphics 1920x1080
0% 100%
min: 5432      avg: 5432 (46%)     median: 5432 (46%)     max: 5432 Points
3DMark 11 - Performance 1280x720
0% 100%
min: 7693      avg: 7693 (60%)     median: 7693 (60%)     max: 7693 points
3DMark 11 - Performance GPU 1280x720
0% 100%
min: 8415      avg: 8415 (53%)     median: 8415 (53%)     max: 8415 points
3DMark Vantage - P Result no PhysX 1280x1024
0% 100%
min: 23726      avg: 23726 (65%)     median: 23726 (65%)     max: 23726 Points
3DMark Vantage - P GPU no PhysX 1280x1024
0% 100%
min: 27687      avg: 27687 (64%)     median: 27687 (64%)     max: 27687 Points
3DMark 06
0% 100%
min: 22997      avg: 22997 (78%)     median: 22997 (78%)     max: 22997 Points
3DMark 05 - Standard 1024x768
0% 100%
min: 28651      avg: 28651 (78%)     median: 28651 (78%)     max: 28651 Points
3DMark 03 - Standard 1024x768
0% 100%
min: 87436      avg: 87436 (58%)     median: 87436 (58%)     max: 87436 Points
Unigine Heaven 2.1 - high, Tesselation (normal), DirectX11 1280x1024
0% 100%
min: 102.1      avg: 102.1 (62%)     median: 102.1 (62%)     max: 102.1 fps
Windows 7 Experience Index - Graphics
0% 100%
min: 7.9      avg: 7.9 (100%)     median: 7.9 (100%)     max: 7.9 points
Windows 7 Experience Index - Gaming graphics
0% 100%
min: 7.9      avg: 7.9 (100%)     median: 7.9 (100%)     max: 7.9 points
- Range of benchmark values for this graphics card
- Average benchmark values for this graphics card

Game Benchmarks

The following benchmarks stem from our benchmarks of review laptops. The performance depends on the used graphics memory, clock rate, processor, system settings, drivers, and operating systems. So the results don't have to be representative for all laptops with this GPU. For detailled information on the benchmark results, click on the fps number.

The Elder Scrolls Online
The Elder Scrolls Online (2014)
low:
98.4  fps      Compare
med.:
94  fps      Compare
high:
85.7  fps      Compare
ultra:
67.4  fps      Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings ultra.
Titanfall
Titanfall (2014)
low:
60  fps      Compare
med.:
60  fps      Compare
high:
60  fps      Compare
ultra:
59.5  fps      Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings ultra.
Thief
Thief (2014)
low:
72.5  fps      Compare
med.:
66.7  fps      Compare
high:
64.8  fps      Compare
ultra:
40.9  fps      Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings ultra.
AssassinĀ“s Creed IV: Black Flag
low:
62.1  fps      Compare
med.:
61.8  fps      Compare
high:
61.2  fps      Compare
ultra:
37.3  fps      Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings ultra.
X-Plane 10.25
low:
105.7  fps      Compare
med.:
46.8  fps      Compare
high:
26.4  fps      Compare
ultra:
21.7  fps      Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings med..
Call of Duty: Ghosts
low:
84.1  fps      Compare
med.:
83.4  fps      Compare
high:
70.2  fps      Compare
ultra:
41.5  fps      Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings ultra.
Battlefield 4
low:
126  fps      Compare
med.:
107.2  fps      Compare
high:
90.4  fps      Compare
ultra:
42  fps      Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings ultra.
Batman: Arkham Origins
low:
343  fps      Compare
med.:
250  fps      Compare
high:
147  fps      Compare
ultra:
73  fps      Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings ultra.
F1 2013
F1 2013 (2013)
low:
188  fps      Compare
med.:
139  fps      Compare
high:
130  fps      Compare
ultra:
110  fps      Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings ultra.
Fifa 14
Fifa 14 (2013)
low:
752  fps      Compare
med.:
554.4  fps      Compare
high:
545.8  fps      Compare
ultra:
408.9  fps      Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings ultra.
Total War: Rome II
low:
266  fps      Compare
med.:
194.8  fps      Compare
high:
141.4  fps      Compare
ultra:
33.8  fps      Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings high.
Saints Row IV
low:
90.7  fps      Compare
med.:
78.8  fps      Compare
high:
66.3  fps      Compare
ultra:
52.2  fps      Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings ultra.
The Bureau: XCOM Declassified
low:
121.9  fps      Compare
med.:
121.2  fps      Compare
high:
66.3  fps      Compare
ultra:
34.8  fps      Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings high.
Splinter Cell: Blacklist
low:
134.4  fps      Compare
med.:
135.9  fps      Compare
high:
86  fps      Compare
ultra:
42  fps      Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings ultra.
Dota 2
Dota 2 (2013)
low:
113.6  fps      Compare
med.:
103.9  fps      Compare
ultra:
96  fps      Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings ultra.
Company of Heroes 2
low:
55.9  fps      Compare
med.:
51.5  fps      Compare
high:
46.8  fps      Compare
ultra:
25.3  fps      Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings high.
GRID 2
GRID 2 (2013)
low:
167.9  fps      Compare
med.:
119.8  fps      Compare
high:
111.7  fps      Compare
ultra:
70.2  fps      Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings ultra.
Metro: Last Light
low:
122.3  fps      Compare
med.:
110  fps      Compare
high:
72.1  fps      Compare
ultra:
41.1  fps      Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings ultra.
BioShock Infinite
low:
200.7  fps      Compare