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Poll Results: Which 660 GTX should I get?

 
  • 16% (4)
    Gigabyte
  • 36% (9)
    EVGA
  • 4% (1)
    ZOTAC
  • 44% (11)
    MSI
  • 0% (0)
    PNY
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post #11 of 24
EVGA 660 dual fan runs GPU about 10C cooler compared to reference, at about 5dB quieter and lower RPM.
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post #12 of 24
Using MSI GTX660 TwinFrozer III OC 2GB is a noise dampened Fractal R3 case and the temperature never got over 61*c degrees celcuis and it's very silent.
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post #13 of 24
Go with the galaxy if not for looks alone http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814162122
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post #15 of 24
Thread Starter 
What do you mean by lackluster? I'd like to know because the EVGA FTW looks pretty enticing... Being that I own a 460 FTW and I love it..
post #16 of 24
Thread Starter 
I just found this card and I was wondering if you guys think it's worth considering.
http://www.amazon.com/dp/B0094CX8QI/?tag=pcpapi-20
post #17 of 24
I ordered a msi 660 last week. Replacing my asus 7850 that has a bad fan (and is out of stock so I can't same model replace)

It simply had the best deal at the time, I couldn't decide between amd or nvidia.

220$ *before* the 10$ mail in rebate on amazon
post #18 of 24
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Originally Posted by waltcujo View Post

Go with the galaxy if not for looks alone http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814162122

I can speak from personal experience on this card-- the cooling on it is outstanding. I got some of the best scaling I've ever seen in SLI due largely because of this. I do all SLI testing in a machine with zero gap between cards, and this was one of the first models I've ever used where heat was a non-issue and fans were still consistently quiet. Needless to say I was very impressed with this card myself. It's a tough choice, though, because we also happen to have a special going on the GTX 660 Ti GC 2GB making it very nearly the same price. That deal ends today, btw, so anyone interested might want to go have a look:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814162120&name=Desktop-Graphics-Cards
post #19 of 24
I really like my msi geforce 660 twinfrozr III

Maybe get the hawk edition? tongue.gif
post #20 of 24
I personally stick to EVGA because i like the brand and have always bought their products. I have heard great things about all the other brands and honestly think its not a big factor in performance. Get the best warranty and call it a day.
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