GeForce_GTX_660_Direct_CU_II_Top_Edition
Nvidia GeForce GTX 660 Direct CU II Top Edition

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How well can the GeForce GTX 660 Direct CU II Top Edition run games
9 Oct 2019 - Graphics card reviewed

Getting one of these GeForce GTX 660 Direct CU II Top Edition graphics cards allows the gamer to run indie system requirements and some less demanding AAA titles. In today’s PC hardware terms these are considered middle range for gaming performance. Capable of running games with up to a DirectX 11 requirement.

How many years will the GeForce GTX 660 Direct CU II Top Edition graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the GeForce GTX 660 Direct CU II Top Edition in your PC? Its time to start researching your next graphics card upgrade as the GeForce GTX 660 Direct CU II Top Edition is failing to meet modern day gaming system requirements. A gpu AAA lifespan of around 6-12 months.

Whats a good PC graphics upgrade for the GeForce GTX 660 Direct CU II Top Edition? A good upgrade choice for this graphics card today would be the 16 Series GeForce GTX 1660 Ti 6GB. For comparison of the 1000 most demanding games around today this suggested upgrade is 171% better and can meet 922 of their recommended requirements. Alternatively if you want an upgrade suggestion for the GeForce GTX 660 Direct CU II Top Edition then a good choice would be RX 5000 Series Radeon RX 5500 4GB as this is better than 724 of the top 1000 most demanding game requirements with 99% better performance as well.
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The GeForce GTX 660 Direct CU II Top Edition is released on the 01 Sep 2012
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GPU
Architecture
Kepler GK106-400-A1
Process
28nm
TMUs
80
Texture Rate
91 GTexel/s
ROPs
24
Pixel Rate
27 GPixel/s
Shader
Processing Units (Cuda Cores)
960
Ray Tracing Cores
Tensor Cores
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Compatibility
Direct X
DX 12.0
Shader
5.0
Open GL
4.5
Resolution (WxH)
4096x2160
Notebook GPU
SLI/Crossfire
Dedicated
Integrated
Memory
Memory
2048 MB
Memory Speed
1527 MHz
Memory Bus
192 Bit
Memory Type
GDDR5
Memory Bandwidth
146.6GB/sec
L2 Cache
384KB
Display Connectors
VGA Connection
0
DVI Connection
2
HDMI Connection
1
DisplayPort Connection
Clock Speeds
Core Speed
1072 MHz
Boost Clock
1137 MHz
Power
Max Power
None
PSU
Power Connector
None
Recommended Hardware
Best CPU Match
Best RAM Match
8 GB
Best Resolution
1920 x 1080
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Resolution Performance
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GeForce GTX 660 Direct CU II Top Edition Game Requirement Analysis

GeForce GTX 660 Direct CU II Top Edition a special edition of GeForce GTX 660.
The new features include DirectCU II cooling solution which, according to Asus, is 20% more effective than the standard/reference cooler.
In terms of overclocking, the base-clock was increased from 980MHz to 1072MHz and the boost clock can now reach 1137MHz, instead of 1033MHz. The memory clock was slightly raised to 1527MHz.
The overclocking is therefore extreme and the performance boost is around 8% when compared to the standard GeForce GTX 660.


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GeForce GTX 660 Direct CU II Top Edition vs Avg. AAA Game System Requirements
Avg. AAA Recommended Requirements
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Popular Game System Requirements
Game Min. Rec.
Red Dead Redemption 2 15% 102%
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 10% 102%
Cyberpunk 2077 25% 178%
Borderlands 3 30% 114%
Need For Speed Heat 13% 102%
Fortnite: Chapter 2 91% 7%
Star Wars: Jedi - Fallen Order 62% 178%
The Outer Worlds 41% 68%
Microsoft Flight Simulator 25% 178%
FIFA 20 22% 8%
GeForce GTX 660 Direct CU II Top Edition Extras
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any 1 tried surround gaming on this card?

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