Quantcast
NVIDIA launches GTX 660 and GTX 650 cards - Destructoid




Game database:   #ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ         ALL     Xbox One     PS4     360     PS3     WiiU     Wii     PC     3DS     DS     PS Vita     PSP     iOS     Android


NVIDIA launches GTX 660 and GTX 650 cards


5:00 PM on 09.14.2012
NVIDIA launches GTX 660 and GTX 650 cards photo



Nivida sends out two new babies into the world: the GTX 660 and GTX 650. Both are Kepler-based graphics cards that bring big performance for a bit of a lower price. You'll get DirectX 11 tessellation, PhsyX, and TXAA with these cards, with performance that is on par some of the last generation's better cards.

Are you still running older GPUs? Maybe it's time for an upgrade.

Nvidia says that that with the 660, for example, you'll see improvements of up to 60 percent over a GTX 560, and four times the performance of the old 9800 GT. Their charts show that its performance is in line with the GTX 580! Hey, it hits triple digits in Diablo III. This card in particular might be the new 'bang for the buck' GPU. 

The 650 looks to be a hell of a deal at just over $100. This cute little card (seriously, it's squatty!) is doing well (about 40 fps) running popular games at 1920x1080 at medium-to-high settings, says Nvidia.

The GeForce GTX 660 (MSRP $229) and GTX 650 (MSRP $109) are available today from several manufacturers.






Comments not appearing? Anti-virus apps like Avast or some browser extensions can cause this.
Easy fix: Add   [*].disqus.com   to your software's white list. Tada! Happy comments time again.

Did you know? You can now get daily or weekly email notifications when humans reply to your comments.






Hardware

3:45 AM on 12.03.2014
Limited run, 20th anniversary PS4 is a PS1 throwback

Just for a second I thought this was colored like the silver PS2 I always thought was kind of sucky (or the recent Dragon Quest PS4), and then I saw those PlayStation Japan live stream pictures (via Kotaku) with that ma...more



1:45 PM on 11.25.2014
That cool blue Persona Q 3DS XL is now available

Kyle would've written this post about the awesome limited-edition Persona Q 3DS XL but didn't want to quote his own review of the game, so here we are. The GameStop-exclusive system is available as of today in the United Stat...more



12:30 PM on 11.23.2014
Review: Logitech G910 Orion Spark

In high-level competition, every little advantage counts. It is why Olympic swimmers shave their bodies before a race, why pre-med students fight tooth-and-nail for every half point on every test, and why gaming keyboards exi...more



View all Hardware






Back to Top




All content is yours to recycle through our Creative Commons License permitting non-commercial sharing requiring attribution. Our communities are obsessed with videoGames, movies, anime, and toys.

Living the dream since March 16, 2006

Advertising on destructoid is available: Please contact them to learn more