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Nvidia GeForce GTX 660 Ti Asus Dragon DirectCU II TOP 2GB Edition

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How well can the GeForce GTX 660 Ti Asus Dragon DirectCU II TOP 2GB Edition run games
14 Nov 2019 - Graphics card reviewed

Getting one of these GeForce GTX 660 Ti Asus Dragon DirectCU II TOP 2GB 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. All games with system requirements of DirectX 11 or lower are met by this card.

Game performance for the GeForce GTX 660 Ti Asus Dragon DirectCU II TOP 2GB Edition where we look at the bigger games played in 2019. Looking closely at the graphics card frame rate performance on Ultra graphics settings at 1080p, 1440p and 4K screen resolutions. This graphics hardware can run 158 of the 1000 most demanding PC games played today.

With 1080p being the most common gaming resolution at the moment we explored how well the GeForce GTX 660 Ti Asus Dragon DirectCU II TOP 2GB Edition can run Planet Zoo at 1080p and saw it return weak frame rates at the following graphics settings - Low: 0 FPS, Medium: 0 FPS, High: 0 FPS and Ultra: 0 FPS. For performance contrast we can see that Star Wars: Jedi - Fallen Order returns a weak 0 FPS at Ultra 1080p.

As the PC gaming masses explore larger screen resolutions we decided to run some game checks at 1440p across a few popular games. We discovered the GeForce GTX 660 Ti Asus Dragon DirectCU II TOP 2GB Edition ran Planet Zoo to a weak performance level. Results across the graphics settings looked like this, Low: 0 FPS, Medium: 0 FPS, High: 0 FPS and Ultra: 0 FPS. Another game tested was Star Wars: Jedi - Fallen Order, L: 0FPS, M: 0FPS, H: 0FPS, U: 0FPS. And then we researched potential graphics card performance on Death Stranding, wih estimates revealing L: 0FPS, M: 0FPS, H: 0FPS, U: 0FPS at 1440p. 1440p GeForce GTX 660 Ti Asus Dragon DirectCU II TOP 2GB Edition PC gaming is going to underperform if you try and run modern games.

How many years will the GeForce GTX 660 Ti Asus Dragon DirectCU II TOP 2GB Edition graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the GeForce GTX 660 Ti Asus Dragon DirectCU II TOP 2GB Edition in your PC? We think this GeForce GTX 660 Ti Asus Dragon DirectCU II TOP 2GB Edition has around 6-12 months until an upgrade should be considered.

Whats a good PC graphics upgrade for the GeForce GTX 660 Ti Asus Dragon DirectCU II TOP 2GB 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 131% better and can meet 901 of their recommended requirements. An alternative great upgrade graphics card would be a RX 5000 Series Radeon RX 5500 4GB, which has 70% better performance and can run 685 of the top 1000 demanding game requirements today.
FPS System Benchmark
13 FPS
High
The GeForce GTX 660 Ti Asus Dragon DirectCU II TOP 2GB Edition is released on 01 Jun 2013

GeForce GTX 660 Ti Asus Dragon DirectCU II TOP 2GB Edition Game FPS Benchmarks On Ultra

Nvidia PC game performance check GeForce GTX 660 Ti Asus Dragon DirectCU II TOP 2GB Edition
GPU
Architecture
Kepler GK104-300-KD-A2
Process
28nm
TMUs
112
Texture Rate
129 GTexel/s
ROPs
24
Pixel Rate
28 GPixel/s
Shader
Processing Units (Cuda Cores)
1344
Ray Tracing Cores
Tensor Cores
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Driver Support
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Release Price
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
1525 MHz
Memory Bus
192 Bit
Memory Type
GDDR5
Memory Bandwidth
146.4GB/sec
L2 Cache
384KB
Display Connectors
VGA Connection
0
DVI Connection
1
HDMI Connection
1
DisplayPort Connection
Clock Speeds
Core Speed
1084 MHz
Boost Clock
1150 MHz
Power
Max Power
150 Watts
PSU
450 Watt & 33 Amps
Power Connector
2x 6-pin
Recommended Hardware
Best CPU Match
Best RAM Match
8 GB
Best Resolution
1920 x 1080
GPU Upgrade
Resolution Performance
1366x768 1600x900 1920x1080 2560x1440 3840x2160
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10
7.9
5.7
4.1
GeForce GTX 660 Ti Asus Dragon DirectCU II TOP 2GB Edition Game Requirement Analysis

Overview
GeForce GTX 660 Ti Asus Dragon DirectCU II TOP 2GB Edition is a special edition of NVIDIA's Performance GeForce GTX 660 Ti 2GB, created by Asus.


Overclock: Central Unit
The Central Unit now runs at 1085MHz, instead of 915MHz and goes up to 1150MHz, in Turbo Mode.


Overclock: Memory Clock
The Operating Memory Clock is now of 1525MHz while the Frame Buffer remains the same.


Cooling Solution
The reference NVIDIA Single-Fan Cooling System has been replaced by Asus's DirectCU thermal design which utilizes direct contact copper heatpipes so heat is dissipated efficiently, delivering a 20% cooler and vastly quieter performance than reference.


Performance 9% performance over the reference GeForce GTX 660 Ti.


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GeForce GTX 660 Ti Asus Dragon DirectCU II TOP 2GB Edition vs Avg. AAA Game System Requirements
Avg. AAA Recommended Requirements
CPU
0%
Graphics Card
80%
RAM
11GB
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Popular Game System Requirements
Game Min. Rec.
Red Dead Redemption 2 2% 72%
Star Wars: Jedi - Fallen Order 68% 137%
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 7% 72%
Halo: Reach 76% 45%
Microsoft Flight Simulator 6% 137%
Cyberpunk 2077 6% 137%
Borderlands 3 11% 82%
FIFA 20 33% 8%
Death Stranding 6% 137%
Need For Speed Heat 3% 72%
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