Overall and FV

At the end of the day, we are once again blown away with Nvidia’s latest offering. At $100 less than the GTX 670 they still managed to give you only a slightly watered down version. You are basically saving $100 and losing a little memory bandwidth. That’s not to say that I wouldn’t go with the GTX 670 if I had to pick. But considering the $300 price point of the GTX 660Ti, I would be willing to bet we see a LOT of these in everyone’s rigs soon enough. In fact I would go as far as to say that the GTX 660Ti is the new GTS 8800 G92. Nvidia has hit the sweet spot for performance/dollar.

EVGA was kind enough to send us their GTX 660TI Superclocked 2GB to put to the test. I am impressed at its performance as well as its subtle styling. With this version coming in only a few dollars more than a reference design, I don’t think you can lose. They include there high flow bracket from the start, that alone is enough to put it above its reference design brothers. On top of that, you are getting their top notch support and the step up program.

So we have established that even at $309 this is a great price, but Nvidia didn’t stop there. They are actually bundling Borderlands with the cards at most retailers. If you were planning on picking the game up before, you are basically paying $249 for the card. This explains AMD’s recent price drops considering the GTX 660Ti’s performance is up right with the HD 7950 at times. The HD 7950 is about $50 more than the GTX 660Ti and the next step down the HD 7870 GHz Edition can be found for around $250 after rebate. I will tell you one thing guys, the amazing performance we are seeing coupled with the price drops. These are the golden years. It is becoming very cheap to be a PC gamer!

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Author: garfi3ldWebsite: https://lanoc.org
You might call him obsessed or just a hardcore geek. Wes's obsession with gaming hardware and gadgets isn't anything new, he could be found taking things apart even as a child. When not poking around in PC's he can be found playing League of Legends, Awesomenauts, or Civilization 5 or watching a wide variety of TV shows and Movies. A car guy at heart, the same things that draw him into tweaking cars apply when building good looking fast computers. If you are interested in writing for Wes here at LanOC you can reach out to him directly using our contact form.

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garfi3ld replied the topic: #27206 16 Aug 2012 17:01
Nvidia's GTX 660Ti is now available for public consumption. Look out, this is a hell of a deal!
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Myndmelt replied the topic: #27210 16 Aug 2012 18:35
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X-Infinity-Zero replied the topic: #27222 16 Aug 2012 23:52
What sucks is that EVGA offers a step up program so within the 90 days of buying my 2 GTX 560 Ti FPB cards i could have stepped them up to a newer model such as the 660s.

Only problem is my 90 days were up a few days ago.....:(

Now im on a mission to get 2 of these cards as soon as i can sell my 560s.

Cant wait to get my hands on them.
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trgtprctc replied the topic: #27234 17 Aug 2012 05:24
Almost makes me regret buying a pair of EVGA GTX 670 FTW cards...almost. Definitely a great "value" buy for SLI.
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CrazyBillyBob replied the topic: #27413 22 Aug 2012 17:52
I didn't Go for SLI but I ordered one The PNY GTX 660 TI's from Newegg Yesterday. Newegg throws in a Free copy of Borderlands 2 and PNY tossed in a free 16' HDMI cable... I think it will be a big Improvement over my 120 I've got in the system now. But I have to knock all the bugs out before the Lan...Am I nutz?

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garfi3ld replied the topic: #27415 22 Aug 2012 19:40
we always knew you were nuts, but this doesn't make you crazier at all
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renegade replied the topic: #27434 23 Aug 2012 07:53
Just ordered a EVGA 660 Ti for my desktop, giving my 5870 to my daughter.

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