GPUBoss Review Our evaluation of 660 vs 570 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

6.7

Overall Score

Winner
Nvidia GeForce GTX 660 

GPUBoss recommends the Nvidia GeForce GTX 660  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

Reasons to consider the
Nvidia GeForce GTX 660

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Significantly higher effective memory clock speed 5,600 MHz vs 3,900 MHz Around 45% higher effective memory clock speed
Better 3DMark vantage graphics score 25,130 vs 20,620 More than 20% better 3DMark vantage graphics score
Better 3DMark 11 graphics score 6,850 vs 5,033 More than 35% better 3DMark 11 graphics score
Significantly better manhattan score 12,983.16 vs 3,473.94 Around 3.8x better manhattan score
Higher memory bandwidth 179.2 GB/s vs 156 GB/s Around 15% higher memory bandwidth
Slightly more memory 2,048 MB vs 1,280 MB 60% more memory
Higher texture rate 79 GTexel/s vs 47.82 GTexel/s More than 65% higher texture rate
More shading units 1,152 vs 480 672 more shading units
More texture mapping units 96 vs 60 36 more texture mapping units
Significantly higher memory clock speed 1,400 MHz vs 975 MHz Around 45% higher memory clock speed
Better fire strike factor score 44.27 vs 38.44 More than 15% better fire strike factor score
Significantly lower TDP 130W vs 219W More than 40% lower TDP
Front view of GeForce GTX 570

Reasons to consider the
EVGA GeForce GTX 570

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Better 3DMark06 score 21,006.5 vs 18,060 More than 15% better 3DMark06 score
Much higher battlefield 3 framerate 72.5 vs 50 45% higher battlefield 3 framerate
More render output processors 40 vs 32 8 more render output processors
Wider memory bus 320 bit vs 256 bit 25% wider memory bus
Better bitcoin mining score 122.95 mHash/s vs 67.94 mHash/s More than 80% better bitcoin mining score

Benchmarks Real world tests of GeForce GTX 660 vs 570

Bitcoin mining Data courtesy CompuBench

GeForce GTX 660
67.94 mHash/s
GeForce GTX 570
122.95 mHash/s

Face detection Data courtesy CompuBench

GeForce GTX 660
30.41 mPixels/s
GeForce GTX 570
36.96 mPixels/s

T-Rex (GFXBench 3.0) Data courtesy CompuBench

GeForce GTX 660
19,695.95
GeForce GTX 570
3,325.81

Manhattan (GFXBench 3.0) Data courtesy CompuBench

GeForce GTX 660
12,983.16
GeForce GTX 570
3,473.94

Fire Strike Factor Data courtesy FutureMark

Sky Diver Factor Data courtesy FutureMark

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