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Thursday, 16 August 2012 15:00

EVGA GTX 660 Ti Superclocked 2GB reviewed

Written by Sanjin Rados

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Review: Fusion of power, performance, and affordability



EVGA turned up in style for today’s launch of Nvidia’s Geforce GTX 660 Ti as the company is launching its GTX 660 Ti Superclocked (SC) 2GB card. As the name suggests, the Superclocked comes with a factory overclock from standard 915MHz to 980MHz. The overclock is quite high, especially considering that the GTX 660 Ti Superclocked’s Boost clock stands at 1059MHz.

EVGA’s Superclocked resembles Nvidia’s reference design. Most of the partners opted for dual fan coolers, hoping that it will separate them from the pack and attract buyers. EVGA ended up using single fan cooler that looks much like the reference version. However, the cooler is very good at what it does and the GTX 660 Ti SC is almost inaudible, even under heavy load.

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EVGA left the memory at reference 1502MHz (6008MHz effectively). You may recall that the memory on GTX 680/670 cards is clocked the same. By now we can say with certainty that overclocking the memory would’ve brought performance improvements, but it appears as if EVGA stuck to some Nvidia guidelines on overclocking with reference cooling.

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Although the GTX 660 Ti and GTX 670 run at same clocks and have the same number of CUDA cores (1334), cutting ROPs from 32 to 24 and the memory interface from 256-bit to 192-bit came at an expense. This is the reason why a reference clocked GTX 660 Ti cannot catch up with the GTX 670. However, overclocked cards such as EVGA’s Superclocked usually come as an answer to those “prayers”. If the GTX 660 Ti Superclocked 2GB provides the kind of overclocking we’ve come to expect from the GTX 670, we’ve no doubt it will match its performance without trouble. Note that the GTX 660 Ti Superclocked goes for €273 + VAT.

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