Benchmark Results: Crysis 2
Some of the frame rate-over-time charts may appear incomplete, but this is because our benchmark finishes faster on quicker configurations, yielding fewer samples.
The GeForce GTX 660 Ti continues showing well, beating AMD's Radeon HD 7870 and approaching the Radeon HD 7950. All of the results are well in excess of playable though, so any advantage at 1680x1050 is largely academic.
The performance picture changes little at 1920x1080. Although minimum frame rates are nudged down to the 40 FPS range, the experience is still very smooth.
Stepping up to 2560x1600 forces us to drop from the Ultra detail preset to High. Both the GeForce GTX 660 Ti and Radeon HD 7870 are unplayable, while the rest of the cards are marginal. Only the powerful Radeon HD 7970 manages to give us the numbers we're looking for.
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Hmm. I have been wanting to replace my 560 - this throws a wrench in the gears. I was sold on a ASUS 670 but I think I'll wait to compare specs with their 660ti - I just started ripping my BD collection so the additional RAM bandwidth might be worth the extra $100 but it is still an interesting option.Reply
so, this is basically a card that costs 40$ less then a GTX 580, consumes 100W less power then a gtx 580 and its 8% better...hmm, intresting.Reply
*edit, costs 100$ less then GTX 580.Reply
That's strange - on techpowerup review the 660Ti is above 7950's average performance.Reply
game junkyI was sold on a ASUS 670 but I think I'll wait to compare specs with their 660ti.Asus' DCU2 Top ends up about 5% faster than stock, 8% slower than stock GTX 670 and still uses that excellent cooler.Reply
Still, the GTX 660Ti looks to be a decent card.
Not really fond of how nVidia keeps nerfing their memory bandwidth though.
Once prices drop a little, I could see it being an excellent mainstream card.
nice card, not OVERLY impressed...Reply
BUT THE PRICE...!
c'mon SON let's be real here......
ridiculous @ $300 beans..
waiting for a price cut down.who's with me?Reply
I have been holding to upgrade my GTX 460 256bits. I wonder if this card will be bottlenecked by my C2Q 9550 @ 3.6ghz....Reply
GPGPU = Kepler = FAIL....Reply
that's depressing but I understand nVidia has designated GTX 6 series as a gaming cards but c'mon SON.!!!
ridiculous once again..
Clearly we need more price cuts on the 660ti. I expect AMD to lower the prices even more, heck online retailers sell Radeon cards lower than the MSRP, making 7950 and 7870 even more budget friendly. It's still sad really to see mid-range cards battling at $300+. It used to be $250 and lowerReply