Quantcast
 


NVIDIA GeForce GTX 660 Ti Review

Author: SKYMTL
Date: August 14, 2012
Product Name: GTX 660 Ti 2GB
Share |

Under the GTX 660 Tiís Heatsink



Removing the heatsink on this card is actually a straightforward process that involves a few screws and some wiggling. This should be good news for anyone that wants to install an aftermarket cooler or a water block. As can be seen, the plastic shroud is designed to provide optimal airflow towards the fin assembly and then out through the primary exhaust port.


Unfortunately, this isnít what the reference GTX 660 Tiís heatsink will actually look like. This is EVGAís expanded design which is used for higher specíd versions like the Superclocked so expect the one included on $299 cards to look identical to the slightly flimsy one found on the GTX 670.



We may be running the risk of sounding like a broken record here but even with the main cooling assembly removed, NVIDIAís GTX 660 Ti looks much like the GTX 670. It uses a simple 4+2 phase PWM but has a slightly different Hynix branded 8-module memory layout which aligns with the cut down controller design. We can expect to see upgrades in this area from various board partners, some of which will release cards with 5+2 and even 6+2 PWM sections.
 
 
 

Latest Reviews in Video Cards
July 26, 2015
MSI's Gaming 6G may not be the fastest GTX 980 Ti we've ever come across but it happens to be one of the best. Performance, cooling, overclocking and acoustics have all been perfected with this card....
July 16, 2015
The Zotac GTX 980 Ti AMP! Extreme is the fastest single core graphics card we have ever tested. Really, what more is there to say?...
July 9, 2015
AMD's Fury X was fast but now comes the less expensive, more adaptable R9 Fury. At $549 it sits in a position straddled by the FuryX, GTX 980Ti and GTX 980....