GPUBoss Review Our evaluation of 660M Mac vs 580 among all 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

Noise and Power

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

6.4

Overall Score

Winner
Nvidia GeForce GTX 660M Mac 

GPUBoss recommends the Nvidia GeForce GTX 660M Mac  based on its .

See full details

Cast your vote Do you agree or disagree with GPUBoss?

Thanks for adding your opinion. Follow us on Facebook to stay up to date with the latest news!
VS

Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of GeForce GTX 660M Mac

Reasons to consider the
Nvidia GeForce GTX 660M Mac

Report a correction
Higher clock speed 950 MHz vs 810 MHz More than 15% higher clock speed
Higher effective memory clock speed 5,000 MHz vs 4,032 MHz Around 25% higher effective memory clock speed
Higher memory clock speed 1,250 MHz vs 1,008 MHz Around 25% higher memory clock speed
Much lower TDP 50W vs 244W 4.9x lower TDP
Front view of GeForce GTX 580

Reasons to consider the
SPARKLE GeForce GTX 580

Report a correction
Higher memory bandwidth 193.5 GB/s vs 80 GB/s Around 2.5x higher memory bandwidth
Significantly more render output processors 48 vs 16 Three times as many render output processors
Higher pixel rate 25.92 GPixel/s vs 7.6 GPixel/s Around 3.5x higher pixel rate
Slightly more memory 1,536 MB vs 512 MB 3x more memory
Better floating-point performance 1,659 GFLOPS vs 729.6 GFLOPS More than 2.2x better floating-point performance
More texture mapping units 64 vs 32 Twice as many texture mapping units
Better face detection score 35.72 mPixels/s vs 11.24 mPixels/s Around 3.2x better face detection score
Wider memory bus 384 bit vs 128 bit 3x wider memory bus

Benchmarks Real world tests of GeForce GTX 660M Mac vs 580

Bitcoin mining Data courtesy CompuBench

GeForce GTX 660M Mac
16.56 mHash/s
GeForce GTX 580
142.43 mHash/s

Face detection Data courtesy CompuBench

GeForce GTX 660M Mac
11.24 mPixels/s
GeForce GTX 580
35.72 mPixels/s

Ocean surface simulation Data courtesy CompuBench

GeForce GTX 660M Mac
301.55 frames/s
GeForce GTX 580
1,401.19 frames/s

Particle simulation Data courtesy CompuBench

GeForce GTX 660M Mac
123.43 mInteraction/s
GeForce GTX 580
370.22 mInteraction/s

T-Rex (Compubench 1.5) Data courtesy CompuBench

GeForce GTX 660M Mac
0.78 frames/s
GeForce GTX 580
4.18 frames/s

Video composition Data courtesy CompuBench

GeForce GTX 660M Mac
16.08 frames/s
GeForce GTX 580
40.21 frames/s

Read more

Comments

comments powered by Disqus