September 13, 2012

NVIDIA Announces GTX 650 and GTX 660



NVIDIA has announced their newest additions to the Kepler family, the GK107 based GTX 650 and the GK106 based GTX 660. They are set to hit price points at $110 and $230+, respectively.

The GTX 660
The GTX 660 comes reference at:

  • 960 CUDA Cores, 80 TMUs, 24 ROPs
  • 2GB GDDR5 @ 6.00 GHz (GDDR5 Effective), on a 192-bit memory interface.
  • Dual-SLI Capable
  • 1 6-pin power connector (150W Max power draw)
  • 980 MHz base clock, Turbos up to 1033 MHz.
  • Starting at $229

The GTX 650 comes reference at:
  • 384 CUDA Cores, 32 TMUs, 12 ROPs
  • 1GB GDDR5 @ 5.00 GHz (GDDR5 Effective), on a 128-bit memory interface.
  • 1 6-pin power connector (150W Max power draw).
  • 1058 MHz core clock
  • Starting at $109 (just above the GT 640!)
Keep in mind the GTX 650 is a GT 640 with a higher core clock, faster GDDR5 memory, and a 6-pin power connector - so it's better to get this, judging its only a bit more expensive (until the GT 640 faces price cuts).

Getting either of these cards? Leave us a comment below.

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