NVIDIA Lets You Choose the Weapon with the Kepler Based GeForce GTX 660 and GTX 650
NVIDIA, today officially announces the GeForce GTX 660 and GeForce GTX 650, the latest addition to its Kepler 600 series family. Both cards offer great performance at an affordable price range for budget minded gamers.
NVIDIA launched a new era in PC gaming with the NVIDIA® Kepler™ – powered GeForce® GTX family architecture – the fastest, most efficient and powerful generation of graphics cards ever.
This powerful weapon has only been available to the enthusiast gamers. Until today.
Choose your weapon, and game on!
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 660:
The NVIDIA GeForce GTX 660 is based on the latest GK106 core architecture codenamed “GK106-400-A2”. The GPU packs 960 Cuda Cores, 80 TMUs, 24 ROPs and a 2GB GDDR5 memory running across a 192-bit wide interface. Clocks are set at 980MHz base, 1033MHz Boost and 6.0GB/s memory speed.
Kepler GK106 further improves power efficiency and the board has a rated TDP of 140W, Power is provided through a single PCIe 6-Pin connector. The board includes a single goldfinger which allows 2-Way SLI compatibility and display outputs include Dual-DVI, HDMI and a Display port.
With NVIDIA’s 3D-Stereoscopic support, the GTX 660 can run upto four displays simultaneously at 2560×1600 resolution per monitor. Display outputs for this purpose include 2 DVI and a single HDMI plus Display port. Card comes with PCI-e 3.0 compatibility and has support for NVIDIA’s latest features such as 3D Vision, 3D Vision Surround, CUDA, DirectX 11, PhysX, SLI, TXAA, Adaptive VSync, GPU Boost, FXAA.
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 650:
The second card to launch today is the GeForce GTX 650 build on the GK107 core architecture. The GK107 packs 384 Cores and 1GB of GDDR5 memory running across a 128-bit interface. The clocks are maintained at 1058MHz for core and 5.0GB/s memory speed.
The GTX 650 is essentially a GT 640 re-purposed with better specifications, the card due to faster clocks has a rated TDP of 64W and is powered through a 6-Pin PCIe connector. Display outputs include 2 DL-DVI and a mini-HDMI port. The card doesn’t supports SLI compatibility.
Both cards are now available globally at $229 MSRP for the GTX 660 and $109 MSRP for the GTX 650. Expect a premium price for factory overclocked variants. You can learn about the NVIDIA cards on www.geforce.com or directly head over to the official pages for GTX 660 and GTX 650.
You can check out performance slides of both cards below:
Also do check out the reviews on this card from various tech sites from the links provided below:
(Update in a short while when reviews arrive)
- NVIDIA GeForce GTX 660/650 Review@ TechpowerUp
- NVIDIA GeForce GTX 660/650 Review @ Anandtech
- NVIDIA GeForce GTX 660/650 Review @ Hexus
- NVIDIA GeForce GTX 660/650 Review @ Guru3d
- NVIDIA GeForce GTX 660/650 Review @ HardOCP
- NVIDIA GeForce GTX 660/650 Review @ PC Perspective
- NVIDIA GeForce GTX 660/650 Review @ BrightSideOfNews
- NVIDIA GeForce GTX 660/650 Review @ TweakTown
- NVIDIA GeForce GTX 660/650 Review @ Hardware Heaven
- NVIDIA GeForce GTX 660/650 Review @ XbitLabs
- NVIDIA GeForce GTX 660/650 Review @ TechReport
- NVIDIA GeForce GTX 660/650 Review @ LegionHardware
- NVIDIA GeForce GTX 660/650 Review @ Vortez
- NVIDIA GeForce GTX 660/650 Review @ Expreview
- NVIDIA GeForce GTX 660/650 Review @ TomsHardware
- NVIDIA GeForce GTX 660/650 Review @ Computerbase
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