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Old 08-16-2012, 05:33 AM   #1
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"The new GeForce GTX 660 Ti, which is being released today, is the latest GPU from NVIDIA, and EVGA is providing six different video card models based on this new GPU. Let's see how the SuperClocked mo..."

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Old 08-16-2012, 12:10 PM   #2
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The 660Ti comes in right about where I suspected it would (good value in the $300 range). However, I think both the 560 Ti and 7870 are perhaps under-represented as the higher AA tends to drop framerates w/o an equivalent boost to image quality. It's difficult to say what the 'right' level of AA is as choosing to lower AA tends to get very subjective. I tend to keep AA somewhere around 2-4x Adaptive MSAA. It is important to know that NVIDIA tends to do better with AA than AMD.

I'm kind of curious what the difference would be with the 12.7 drivers for AMD though.
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Yeah, why not use the latest drivers for the amd cards? They are supposed
to significantly boost performance for the entire hd7000 series.

Also the 7950 can be had for just 10 dollars more (320) than the evga 660ti
you reviewed with free shipping. Finally I know you said you didn't include
rebates but a 7870 can be had for 280 after rebate with free shipping and
all the 660ti are at least 300 with 7.50 shipping(prices from the egg).

p.s. the updated "boost" bios is a supported upgrade for reference 7950s
and manufacturers are going to be rolling out bios updates for non reference
7950s as well to further enhance performance on that class of card.
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I'm kind of curious what the difference would be with the 12.7 drivers for AMD though.
Hi, at the moment we collect the data for this review, the 12.7 drivers were available as beta drivers, and we don't use beta software in reviews, and the newer 12.8 drivers were released after we had already finished collecting data, less than 24 hours before the review was to be posted.

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i dont surpose when you were making this article you took pictures of all steps, i am looking for instructions on how to disassemble the card to be able to clean the heatsink properly as i am having heat issues, maybe at a later date, replacing the heatsink and fan
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Simply remove the card from your computer, turn it over and remove all screws... It is very straight-forward.
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