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Nvidia GeForce GTX 660 EVGA SC Signature 2 Edition

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How well can the GeForce GTX 660 EVGA SC Signature 2 Edition run games
31 Oct 2019 - Graphics card reviewed

Getting one of these GeForce GTX 660 EVGA SC Signature 2 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. GeForce GTX 660 EVGA SC Signature 2 Edition is capable of DirectX 11 gaming requirements.

How many years will the GeForce GTX 660 EVGA SC Signature 2 Edition graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the GeForce GTX 660 EVGA SC Signature 2 Edition in your PC? Its time to start researching your next graphics card upgrade as the GeForce GTX 660 EVGA SC Signature 2 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 EVGA SC Signature 2 Edition? A good choice when looking to upgrade the GeForce GTX 660 EVGA SC Signature 2 Edition would be the 16 Series GeForce GTX 1660 Super 6GB which meets 901 of the 1000 top game’s recommended system requirements and has 169% better performance. Alternatively upgrading this graphics card would have us consider the RX 5000 Series Radeon RX 5500 4GB which is 101% more powerful. This upgrade choice can also run 694 games from the most demanding games today.
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The GeForce GTX 660 EVGA SC Signature 2 Edition is released on 01 Sep 2012

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GPU
Architecture
Kepler GK106-400-A1
Process
28nm
TMUs
80
Texture Rate
89 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
3072 MB
Memory Speed
1502 MHz
Memory Bus
192 Bit
Memory Type
GDDR5
Memory Bandwidth
144.2GB/sec
L2 Cache
384KB
Display Connectors
VGA Connection
0
DVI Connection
2
HDMI Connection
1
DisplayPort Connection
Clock Speeds
Core Speed
1046 MHz
Boost Clock
1111 MHz
Power
Max Power
140 Watts
PSU
450 Watt & 24 Amps
Power Connector
None
Recommended Hardware
Best CPU Match
Best RAM Match
8 GB
Best Resolution
1920 x 1080
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GeForce GTX 660 EVGA SC Signature 2 Edition Game Requirement Analysis

GeForce GTX 660 EVGA SC Signature 2 Edition is a special edition of GeForce GTX 660.
The new features include overclocking whilst the base-clock was increased from 980MHz to 1046MHz and the boost clock can now reach 1111MHz, instead of 1033MHz. The memory clock was left untouched.
The overclocking is significant and the performance boost is around 7% when compared to the standard GeForce GTX 660.


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GeForce GTX 660 EVGA SC Signature 2 Edition vs Avg. AAA Game System Requirements
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Planet Zoo 9% 119%
Star Wars: Jedi - Fallen Order 62% 180%
Diablo 4 39% 180%
Borderlands 3 32% 116%
FIFA 20 21% 9%
GeForce GTX 660 EVGA SC Signature 2 Edition Extras
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CPU (20% overclock)

2018
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The strongest GTX 660 (It's my personal opinion), but the more performance your GPU has, the more heat will be generated. Sometimes it overheats (at 99% usage, on Summer, it sometimes reached 83 degrees), but not every time. It usually stays on 75C at 85-99% usage.

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Oh yeah, 83C is not overheating, it's just not too safe in my opinion :D

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