Average Bench: 28.7% (94th of 597)

Based on 57,477 user benchmarks.  Devices: 10DE 11C0, 10DE 1185, 10DE 1195 Model: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 660

Very poor average bench

The Nvidia GTX 660 averaged 71.2% 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) 87.3fps
Avg. Locally-deformable PRT (Bat) 74.4fps

Excellent consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Nvidia GTX 660 is just 5.65%. 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) 62.2fps
Avg. Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm) 56.6fps
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Average Bench

(Based on 57,477 samples)
Min Avg Max
64.4 Lighting 74.4 80.1
55.9 Reflection 62.2 66.7
86.4 Parallax 99.5 112
25.8% 78.7 fps
Min Avg Max
64.2 MRender 69.2 73.2
72.7 Gravity 87.3 93.8
50.8 Splatting 56.6 61.2
30.8% 71 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: 391.35
Lighting 79
Reflection 64.7
Parallax 104
27% 82.4 fps
MRender 70.3
Gravity 90.7
Splatting 60.5
32% 73.8 fps
Gigabyte(1458 354E) 2GB
CLim: 1254 MHz, MLim: 1502 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 416.94
Lighting 77.2
Reflection 63.2
Parallax 102
27% 80.8 fps
MRender 70.5
Gravity 92
Splatting 58.7
32% 73.7 fps
Asus(1043 8422) 2GB
CLim: 1241 MHz, MLim: 1502 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 388.13
Lighting 76.5
Reflection 63.4
Parallax 102
26% 80.7 fps
MRender 70.3
Gravity 90.4
Splatting 58.7
32% 73.1 fps
Gigabyte(1458 354E) 2GB
CLim: 1254 MHz, MLim: 1502 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 416.94
Lighting 76.7
Reflection 63.6
Parallax 101
26% 80.5 fps
MRender 69.1
Gravity 91.3
Splatting 58.7
32% 73 fps
Asus(1043 8423) 2GB
CLim: 1202 MHz, MLim: 1502 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 416.94
Lighting 41.7
Reflection 57.9
Parallax 98.3
19% 66 fps
MRender 65.5
Gravity 84.6
Splatting 53.7
30% 67.9 fps
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 Game FPS Estimates

Average fps @ 1080p with maximum detail settings for 8 popular games:

Counter-Strike: Global Offensive: 107 fps Grand Theft Auto V: 37 fps Overwatch: 49 fps League of Legends: 108 fps Battlefield 1: 32 fps DOTA 2: 72 fps World of Warcraft: 41 fps World of Tanks: 44 fps

 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 12,734,458 GPUs tested.

 Popular Cards

Based on statistics from 57,477 user benchmarks.

Hardware Id Samples Bench ± SD Model / Price (Approx. $170 @ launch in Sep '12)
Gigabyte(1458 354E) 24% 30% ± 2%
Asus(1043 8422) 11% 29% ± 2%
MSI(1462 2871) 9% 29% ± 3%
EVGA(3842 2662) 8% 29% ± 3%
Asus(1043 843B) 6% 29% ± 3%
Zotac(19DA 1281) 5% 27% ± 4%
Nvidia(10DE 098A) 4% 29% ± 1%
MSI(1462 2872) 4% 29% ± 1%
Palit(1569 11C0) 3% 26% ± 5%
Asus(1043 8423) 3% 28% ± 2%
EVGA(3842 3069) 2% 29% ± 3%
EVGA(3842 2660) 2% 28% ± 1%
MSI(1462 2877) 2% 29% ± 2%
PNY(196E 0995) 2% 27% ± 2%
Asus(1043 8421) 1% 30% ± 0%
HP(103C 6889) 1% 28% ± 1%
Gigabyte(1458 3635) 1% 30% ± 1%
Gainward(10B0 11C0) 1% 28% ± 1%
Sapphire(174B 2260) 1% 28% ± 2%
Gigabyte(1458 3625) 1% 28% ± 1%
Nvidia(10DE 0995) 1% 28% ± 1%
Device(0000 0000) 1% 25% ± 8%
EVGA(3842 2661) 1% 29% ± 1%
Asus(1043 841D) 1% 23% ± 11%
EVGA(3842 3063) 1% 30% ± 1%
EVGA(3842 2664) 0% 28% ± 2%
Gigabyte(1458 3562) 0% 28% ± 0%
EVGA(3842 2663) 0% 33% ± 4%
Nvidia(10DE 0000) 0% 19% ± 2%
EVGA(3842 2667) 0% 29% ± 0%
Device(107D 2746) 0% 28% ± 1%
MSI(1462 2841) 0% 27% ± 1%
MSI(1462 2878) 0% 28% ± 0%
EVGA(3842 3061) 0% 29% ± 0%
EVGA(3842 2665) 0% 29% ± 0%
MSI(1462 2844) 0% 27% ± 0%
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Workstation
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Motherboard: Asus P8Z77-V LX - $182

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 Comments

Added 4 years ago.

Poor

19 days ago.

My first graphics card, has just recently been replaced by a GTX 1070. It held up fine for my needs even at 1440P. I mostly play FPS', and I didn't even have to play on total potato settings. Most of my time with it was spent at 1600x900, though.


Poor

9 days ago.

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


Poor

7 days ago.

never worked for me as well as others


Terrible

9 days ago.

huj


Good

17 days ago.

pretty good option if you live in 2012


Good

19 days ago.

Its a decent budget gaming card if you dont have a lot of money i would recommend it


Good

4 months ago.

It still works so that is beutifull.


Excellent

6 days ago.

i love gtx 660


Excellent

7 months 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

2 months ago.

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


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