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660Ti (stock):
144.2 GB/s memory bandwidth
480 (stock):
177.4 GB/s
670 (stock):
192.3 GB/s
Both IMO have a lower than ideal memory bandwidth, I know I certainly noticed a big improvement when I overclocked my memory on my 670 to get 224.0 GB/s
edit:
Guess I should throw that into perspective to be fair.
7970 (stock):
264.0 GB/s
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I also noticed a huge difference, much greater then just core, which is for 24/7 use I keep my memory high and core at 1300, because there is really no gain in games after that.

Which do you guys recommend then, a 660Ti or 670? I take it that you are for the 670?
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If you are still looking there is a small sale at [http://www.superbiiz.com/detail.php?name=GA-670OC2G&c=CJ] for the Gigabyte 670 OC. for 375$ With the 15% off coupon.

Thanks, noted!
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Which do you guys recommend then, a 660Ti or 670? I take it that you are for the 670?
Thanks, noted!
Yes, undoubtedly.
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Hmm.......So what do you guys think 3 660ti 3gb cards or 2 670 4gb cards? Price would be pretty close to the same.
My main concern is the 192-bit of the 660ti. Seems like this is a big pitfall of an otherwise nice card.

2x 670's as its less power, less crippled RAM interface. More memory and allows for a third (fourth?) Later down the road if you ever need it! smile.gif
 
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I think I will get the 670. The evga ftw used to be 399 everywhere now it went back up. The Gigabyte Windforce edition is now $399 but it has a smaller boost core compared to the Evga. I may just wait for the FTW to come back to stock.
    
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You also have to remember that this is Overclock.net, where almost everyone here is concerned about every single extra FPS they can get out of their video card. When the general gaming crowd looks at all these video cards, chances are they will at most, spend $300 on the GTX 660ti, and they will be more than satisfied with its performance for several years. Even spending $300 would be pushing it though. Ever notice that stores like Staples and Best Buy never sell video cards above mid range? Yeah, there's a reason why they do that, haha.
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Yeh those stores sell them at MSRP all the time if not more, even for older models. I would never before pay as much for a card until I finally saw a huge difference when I built my own pc and went with opinions from fellow board members from here and other places. Makes my ps3 look like crap..although I can still use the ps3 for games they don't have on pc. If money wasn't an issue I would at most go towards a $500 card but I got other priorities too.
    
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Anyone have any idea when the Zotac AMP! edition of the GTX 660Ti is releasing?
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Which do you guys recommend then, a 660Ti or 670? I take it that you are for the 670?
Overclocked 660Ti for 1080p, 1200p, and 1440p (w/o high-res textures)
670 for 1440p (w/ high-res textures) and 1600p

660Ti wins absolute bang for the back as far as NVIDIA cards go. Also, the memory on the 660Ti must be overclocked to compensate for lack of memory bus bandwidth.
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Anyone have any idea when the Zotac AMP! edition of the GTX 660Ti is releasing?

No idea. It took NewEgg forever to get the GTX 670 AMP! edition in stock.
    
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Overclocked 660Ti for 1080p, 1200p, and 1440p (w/o high-res textures)
670 for 1440p (w/ high-res textures) and 1600p
660Ti wins absolute bang for the back as far as NVIDIA cards go. Also, the memory on the 660Ti must be overclocked to compensate for lack of memory bus bandwidth.
No idea. It took NewEgg forever to get the GTX 670 AMP! edition in stock.

The 660ti won't really be a bang for your buck until it sells at $250-280. Starting at 300-350, it would be better to get the 670, or find a deal online and get the 7970.
    
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The 660ti won't really be a bang for your buck until it sells at $250-280. Starting at 300-350, it would be better to get the 670, or find a deal online and get the 7970.

or 7950.. Currently I can get a 7950 for less then a 660ti and even less then a 7870 and it's about $20 more then a 7850. It's hardly anything to turn your nose up at, nVidia fan or not.
 
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