Quantcast
NVIDIA launches GTX 660 and GTX 650 cards - Destructoid

DestructoidJapanatorTomopopFlixist



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.







Win your choice of console from Destructoid! in Destructoid's Hangs on LockerDome

Hardware

3:30 PM on 07.18.2014
Xbox One's August update adds mobile purchases, 3D Blu-ray support

Once the next Xbox One system updates goes live for all console owners in August, you'll be able to buy, download, and install games and DLC while away from home using Xbox.com or Xbox SmartGlass. With file sizes as large as...more



7:00 PM on 07.17.2014
NPD: PlayStation 4 the top-selling console in June

US Xbox One sales in June were more than double that of the console's sales in May thanks to a more competitively-priced SKU hitting the market, but PlayStation 4 took the number-one hardware spot for the month, according to ...more



6:30 PM on 07.17.2014
Contest: Win a Titan One cross-compatibility gaming device!

Our friends at ConsoleTuner have given us five of their new Titan One cross-compatibility devices to hand out to the Destructoid community! These things are incredibly awesome. Compatible with the PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3...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