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By 17 August 2012 | Categories: news

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Graphics processing unit (GPU) and mobile CPU maker Nvidia has announced the release of its latest GeForce-branded graphics cards, the GeForce GTX 660 Ti. According to the firm, its new GTX 660 Ti GPU is 41% faster on average compared to last year’s GeForce GTX 560 Ti and 58% quicker on average than the GeForce GTX 470 from 2010.

All of this performance is delivered via the GeForce GTX 660 Ti’s 1344 CUDA Cores, 2 GB worth of dedicated GDDR5 RAM, as well as a 915 MHz base clock that can be boosted to 980 MHz. Additionally this GPU boasts a dual link DVI-I connection and one dual link DVI-D port, as well as an HDMI slot and one DisplayPort.

The GTX 660 Ti is constructed using the same 28-nanometer Kepler architecture utilised on Nvidia’s GeForce GTX 680, GTX 670 as well as the dual-GPU monster - the GTX 690, all of which were announced earlier this year.

In addition to its capable hardware, the GTX 660 Ti sports a number of features such as full support for DirectX 11 tessellation, Nvidia’s PhysX technologies, as well as the ability to power a display configuration featuring four monitors via a single graphics card.

Beyond its performance, Nvidia stated that its GeForce GTX 660 Ti offers gamers great levels of efficiency as well as a low thermal design power, translating to a quieter and less power hungry  gaming experience.

Nvidia’s GeForce GTX 660 Ti GPU is available from the companies add-in card suppliers the likes of ASUS, Gainward, Gigabyte, Innovision 3D, Leadtek, MSI, Palit, and Sparkle. No local release info is available yet.

 

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