GPUBoss Review Our evaluation of 660 Ti vs 580 among Desktop GPUs

Gaming

Battlefield 3, Battlefield 4, Bioshock Infinite and 21 more

Graphics

T-Rex, Manhattan, Cloud Gate Factor, Sky Diver Factor and 1 more

Computing

Face Detection, Ocean Surface Simulation and 3 more

Performance per Watt

Battlefield 3, Battlefield 4, Bioshock Infinite and 32 more

Value

Battlefield 3, Battlefield 4, Bioshock Infinite and 32 more

Noise and Power

TDP, Idle Power Consumption, Load Power Consumption and 2 more

6.1

Overall Score

Winner
GeForce GTX 660 Ti 

GPUBoss recommends the GeForce GTX 660 Ti  based on its benchmarks, compute performance and noise and power.

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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of GeForce GTX 660 Ti

Reasons to consider the
Generic GeForce GTX 660 Ti

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Much better 3DMark06 score 22,997 vs 6,065 More than 3.8x better 3DMark06 score
Significantly higher effective memory clock speed 6,008 MHz vs 4,032 MHz Around 50% higher effective memory clock speed
Higher clock speed 915 MHz vs 810 MHz Around 15% higher clock speed
Higher texture rate 102.5 GTexel/s vs 51.84 GTexel/s Around 2x higher texture rate
Better 3DMark vantage graphics score 27,687 vs 24,202.5 Around 15% better 3DMark vantage graphics score
Better floating-point performance 2,459.5 GFLOPS vs 1,659 GFLOPS Around 50% better floating-point performance
More shading units 1,344 vs 512 832 more shading units
More texture mapping units 112 vs 64 48 more texture mapping units
Significantly higher memory clock speed 1,502 MHz vs 1,008 MHz Around 50% higher memory clock speed
Better PassMark direct compute score 2,546 vs 1,855 More than 35% better PassMark direct compute score
Significantly lower TDP 150W vs 244W Around 40% lower TDP
Front view of GeForce GTX 580

Reasons to consider the
SPARKLE GeForce GTX 580

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Much better 3DMark 11 graphics score 24,765 vs 8,415 Around 3x better 3DMark 11 graphics score
Higher memory bandwidth 193.5 GB/s vs 144.2 GB/s Around 35% higher memory bandwidth
Significantly more render output processors 48 vs 24 Twice as many render output processors
Significantly wider memory bus 384 bit vs 192 bit 2x wider memory bus
Higher crysis 3 framerate 40 vs 32 25% higher crysis 3 framerate

Benchmarks Real world tests of GeForce GTX 660 Ti vs 580

Bitcoin mining Data courtesy CompuBench

GeForce GTX 660 Ti
102.46 mHash/s
GeForce GTX 580
142.43 mHash/s

Face detection Data courtesy CompuBench

GeForce GTX 660 Ti
35.9 mPixels/s
GeForce GTX 580
35.72 mPixels/s

T-Rex (GFXBench 3.0) Data courtesy CompuBench

Manhattan (GFXBench 3.0) Data courtesy CompuBench

Fire Strike Factor Data courtesy FutureMark

Sky Diver Factor Data courtesy FutureMark

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Well Done GTX 660Ti :)
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