NVIDIA GeForce GTX 660 Ti: specs and benchmarks

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 660 Ti

Summary

NVIDIA started GeForce GTX 660 Ti sales 16 August 2012 at a recommended price of $299. This is Kepler architecture desktop card based on 28 nm manufacturing process and primarily aimed at gamers. 2 GB of GDDR5 memory clocked at 6.0 GB/s are supplied, and together with 192-bit GDDR5 memory interface this creates a bandwidth of 144.2 GB / s.

Compatibility-wise, this is 2-slot card attached via PCIe 3.0 x16 interface. Its manufacturer default version has a length of 9.5" (24.1 cm). two 6-pin power connector is required, and power consumption is at 150 Watt.

It provides poor gaming and benchmark performance at 21.42 percent of a leader's which is NVIDIA TITAN V.

General info

Of GeForce GTX 660 Ti's architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Perfomance to price
26.51
 
Architecture
Kepler
 
Code name
GK104
 
Type
Desktop
 
Release date
16 August 2012
 
Launch price (MSRP)
$299
 
of 14999 (Quadro Plex 7000)
Price
$321.99
 
of 4095.95 (Quadro P6000)

Technical specs

GeForce GTX 660 Ti's general performance parameters such as number of shaders, GPU core clock, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly speak of GeForce GTX 660 Ti's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
1344
 
of 8192 (Radeon Pro Duo)
CUDA cores
1344
 
Core clock speed
915 MHz
 
Boost Clock
980 MHz
 
Transistor count
3,540 million
 
of 21100
Manufacturing process technology
28 nm
 
Power consumption (TDP)
150 Watt
 
of 900 (Tesla S2050)
Texture fill rate
102.5 billion / sec
 
of 512 (Radeon Pro Duo)
Floating-point performance
2,459.5 gflops
 
of 16384 (Radeon Pro Duo)

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on GeForce GTX 660 Ti's compatibility with other computer components. Useful when choosing a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one. For desktop video cards it's interface and bus (motherboard compatibility), additional power connectors (power supply compatibility).
Bus support
PCI Express 3.0
 
Interface
PCIe 3.0 x16
 
Length
9.5" (24.1 cm)
 
Height
4.376" (11.1 cm)
 
Supplementary power connectors
Two 6-pin
 
SLI options
3-way
 

Memory specs

Parameters of memory installed on GeForce GTX 660 Ti: its type, size, bus, clock and resulting bandwidth. Note that GPUs integrated into processors don't have dedicated memory and use a shared part of system RAM.
Memory type
GDDR5
 
Maximum RAM amount
2 GB
 
of 32
Memory bus width
192-bit GDDR5
 
of 8192 (Radeon Pro Duo)
Memory clock speed
6.0 GB/s
 
of 14000
Memory bandwidth
144.2 GB / s
 
of 1024 (Radeon Pro Duo)
Shared memory
-
 

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on GeForce GTX 660 Ti.
Display Connectors
2x DVI, 1x HDMI, 1x DisplayPort
 
Display Connectors
One Dual Link DVI-I, One Dual Link DVI-D, One HDMI, One DisplayPort
 
Multi monitor support
4 displays
 
HDMI
+
 
HDCP
+
 
Maximum VGA resolution
2048x1536
 
G-SYNC support
+
 
Audio input for HDMI
Internal
 

Technologies

Technological solutions and APIs supported by GeForce GTX 660 Ti. You'll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes.
3D Blu-Ray
+
 
3D Gaming
+
 
3D Vision
+
 
GPU Boost
+
 
CUDA
+
 
SLI
+
 
FXAA
+
 
TXAA
+
 
Adaptive VSync
+
 

API support

APIs supported by GeForce GTX 660 Ti, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
12.0
 
OpenGL
4.3
 
of 4.6

Video card benchmarks performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of GeForce GTX 660 Ti. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.
Overall benchmark performance
21.37
 
 
3DMark Cloud Gate GPU
37758
 
3DMark Fire Strike Score
4734
 
3DMark Fire Strike Graphics
5432
 
3DMark 11 Performance GPU
8415
 
3DMark Vantage Performance
23726
 
Unigine Heaven 3.0
79
 
Unigine Heaven 4.0
774
 
Passmark
4666
 
3DMark Fire Strike Graphics Score
6010
 
Octane Render OctaneBench
43
 

Mining hashrates

Cryptocurrency mining performance of GeForce GTX 660 Ti. Usually measured in megahashes per second.
Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256)
99 Mh/s
 
 

Game benchmarks (in FPS)

Let's see how good GeForce GTX 660 Ti is for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS, while overall gaming performance is a number in 0-100 range, and the older the game, the less impact it has on the overall grade.
Overall gaming performance
0.03
 
 
Games benchmarked by notebookcheck.net
Battlefield 4 (2013)
low / 768p
126
 
medium / 768p
107
 
high / 768p
90
 
ultra / 1080p
42
 
Crysis 3 (2013)
low / 768p
94
 
medium / 768p
83
 
high / 768p
62
 
ultra / 1080p
30
 
Dota 2 (2013)
low / 768p
114
 
medium / 768p
104
 
ultra / 1080p
96
 
StarCraft II: Heart of the Swarm (2013)
low / 768p
296
 
medium / 768p
121
 
high / 768p
109
 
ultra / 1080p
66
 
Tomb Raider (2013)
low / 768p
304
 
medium / 768p
223
 
high / 768p
135
 
ultra / 1080p
48
 
X-Plane 10.25 (2013)
low / 768p
106
 
medium / 768p
47
 
high / 768p
26
 
ultra / 1080p
22
 
Counter-Strike: GO (2012)
low / 768p
246
 
medium / 768p
221
 
high / 768p
199
 
ultra / 1080p
192
 
Diablo III (2012)
low / 768p
313
 
medium / 768p
251
 
high / 768p
246
 
ultra / 1080p
218
 
Dishonored (2012)
low / 768p
127
 
medium / 768p
127
 
high / 768p
127
 
ultra / 1080p
126
 
The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim (2011)
high / 768p
90
 
ultra / 1080p
65
 

Relative perfomance

Overall GeForce GTX 660 Ti performance compared to its nearest competitors. All GPU types participate.

AMD equivalent

We believe that the nearest equivalent to GeForce GTX 660 Ti from AMD is Radeon R9 270, which is slower by 1% and lower by 2 positions in our rating.

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