Average Bench: 24.3% (123rd of 639)

Based on 82,096 user benchmarks.  Devices: 10DE 11C0, 10DE 1185, 10DE 1195 Model: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 660

Very poor average bench

The Nvidia GTX 660 averaged 75.6% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This isn't a great result which indicates that there are much faster alternatives on the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy) 88.1fps
Avg. Locally-deformable PRT (Bat) 73.9fps

Excellent consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Nvidia GTX 660 is just 3%. This is an extremely narrow range which indicates that the Nvidia GTX 660 performs superbly consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. High dynamic range lighting (Teapot) 62.5fps
Avg. Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones) 99.8fps
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Average Bench

(Based on 82,096 samples)
Min Avg Max
66.2 Lighting 73.9 78.9
57.9 Reflection 62.5 66.9
90.1 Parallax 99.8 111
19.4% 78.8 fps
Min Avg Max
65.9 MRender 69.8 73.4
81.3 Gravity 88.1 93.7
51.5 Splatting 57.2 61.5
24.7% 71.7 fps
User Benchmarks Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
The fastest GPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
Gigabyte(1458 354E) 2GB
CLim: 1254 MHz, MLim: 1502 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 445.87
Lighting 75.2
Reflection 63.2
Parallax 102
20% 80.2 fps
MRender 70.2
Gravity 90
Splatting 59.4
25% 73.2 fps
Nvidia(10DE 098A) 1.5GB
CLim: 1202 MHz, MLim: 1400 MHz, Ram: 1.5GB, Driver: 441.12
Lighting 69.2
Reflection 62.7
Parallax 95.3
18% 75.7 fps
MRender 69.9
Gravity 83.7
Splatting 50.1
24% 67.9 fps
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 28,508,479 GPUs tested.

 Popular Cards

Based on statistics from 82,096 user benchmarks.

Hardware Id Samples Bench ± SD Model / Price (Approx. $170 @ launch in Sep '12)
Gigabyte(1458 354E) 22% 25% ± 1%
EVGA(3842 2662) 10% 25% ± 1%
Asus(1043 8422) 9% 25% ± 1%
MSI(1462 2871) 9% 25% ± 1%
Nvidia(10DE 098A) 6% 24% ± 1%
Asus(1043 843B) 5% 24% ± 1%
Asus(1043 8423) 4% 24% ± 1%
Zotac(19DA 1281) 4% 24% ± 1%
Palit(1569 11C0) 3% 23% ± 1%
MSI(1462 2872) 3% 24% ± 1%
EVGA(3842 3069) 3% 24% ± 1%
Nvidia(10DE 0995) 2% 23% ± 1%
MSI(1462 2877) 2% 24% ± 1%
Sapphire(174B 2260) 2% 24% ± 2%
Gigabyte(1458 3625) 2% 24% ± 1%
Device(0000 0000) 1% 24% ± 1%
EVGA(3842 3063) 1% 25% ± 0%
EVGA(3842 2667) 1% 25% ± 1%
PNY(196E 0995) 1% 23% ± 1%
EVGA(3842 2663) 1% 25% ± 1%
Asus(1043 841D) 1% 24% ± 1%
Gigabyte(1458 3635) 1% 26% ± 0%
EVGA(3842 2660) 1% 24% ± 0%
HP(103C 6889) 1% 24% ± 2%
Asus(1043 8421) 1% 25% ± 1%
EVGA(3842 2661) 1% 24% ± 1%
MSI(1462 2844) 1% 24% ± 1%
Gainward(10B0 11C0) 0% 23% ± 0%
Nvidia(10DE 0000) 0% 23% ± 0%
EVGA(3842 2669) 0% 25% ± 1%
EVGA(3842 2665) 0% 24% ± 0%
Zotac(19DA 2280) 0% 25% ± 2%
EVGA(3842 2664) 0% 25% ± 0%
Gigabyte(1458 3562) 0% 24% ± 0%
Device(7377 0000) 0% 25% ± 0%
EVGA(3842 3061) 0% 24% ± 0%
Zotac(19DA 3255) 0% 25% ± 0%
EVGA(3842 2668) 0% 21% ± 0%
Device(107D 2746) 0% 22% ± 0%
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Gaming 28%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 28%
Raft

Disqualified System: bin bin

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 52% - Above average Total price: $429

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 Comments

Added 6 years ago.

Good

1 day ago.

Works well for an older card, can play a lot of last years AAA games at 1080, but with lower graphics settings


Good

10 days ago.

too slow for recent games even at resolutions lower than 1080p on minimum settings


Good

30 days ago.

nie stać mnie,ale będzie mnie stać


Good

1 month ago.

Still has not failed me after eight years!


Excellent

3 months ago.

I feel like it's a new gpu, so hard to believe that it's from 2012, wow!


Good

10 days ago.

It still works so that is beutifull.


Excellent

2 years ago.

This looks like one of the overall best cards from the 600 series and it's only $80-90 on EBay right now.


Excellent

20 months ago.

The 3gb version still holds it ground with C2Q and some Phenom II cpu's ;)


Good

5 months ago.

It was and still is a good GPU, especially for being mid range, but it's beginning to reach the end of it's lifetime where it starts to be kicked off games into the lower settings. However if you still use this GPU you should plan on upgrading in 2020 or 2021 as it will no longer be suitable for gaming especially on AAA titles where they have gotten very, very demanding. It's older sibling, the GTX 660-Ti, on the other hand was a better buy back in the day as it still partially performs reasonably well today.


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