GeForce GTX 650 and 660 from nVidia, specs and prices


nVidia has released these days, their two new video cards that are bringing impressive performance for decent prices, less than 200 euro for each model, GeForce GTX 650 and GeForce GTX 660.

Tech specs for GeForce GTX 650 and GeForce GTX 660.

Chip: GK107 / GK106.

CUDA Cores: 384 / 960.

Base Clock: 1058 MHz / 980 MHz.

Boost Clock: none / 1033 MHz.

RAM memory: 1 gigabyte / 2 gigabytes, DDR 5 for both models.

Memory Bandwidth: 80 gigabytes/second / 144 gigabytes/second.

Outputs: both video cards have 2 x DVI outputs, 1 HDMI. GeForce GTX 660 also has a Mini-DP output.

SLI: none / 2-way mode.

Both video cards are built for DirectX 11.

The two video cards are completing the “Kepler family”, being the video cards with the lowest hardware specs and also price from this series released by nVidia.

The other graphic cards from the Kepler series are: GeForce GTX 660 Ti, GeForce GTX 670, GeForce GTX 680 and GeForce GTX 690.

To get an idea, gamers can enjoy today’s video games at 1920 x 1080 resolution using the GeForce GTX 650 (the entry level video card), using the medium graphic quality while you can play almost everything on ultra quality using the GeForce GTX 660.

Just a few example of video games that were tested with the two video cards. Max Payne 3, Guild Wars 2, The Witcher 2, The Elder Scrolls IV: Skyrim, Starcraft 2, Diablo 3 etc.

GeForce GTX 660 can be used for a three monitors setup because of the 2 gigabytes of memory while the GTX 650 is not a good choice for this.

The video cards are available for 189 euro, the GeForce GTX 660 and 95 euro for GeForce GTX 650.

GeForce GTX 660 and GTX 650

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