GPUBoss Review Our evaluation of 960 vs 660 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

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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of GeForce GTX 960

Reasons to consider the
Nvidia GeForce GTX 960

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Much better 3DMark 11 graphics score 32,987 vs 6,850 More than 4.8x better 3DMark 11 graphics score
Higher clock speed 1,127 MHz vs 823 MHz More than 35% higher clock speed
Better 3DMark vantage graphics score 32,171 vs 25,130 Around 30% better 3DMark vantage graphics score
Better PassMark score 5,835 vs 4,118 More than 40% better PassMark score
Higher effective memory clock speed 7,012 MHz vs 5,600 MHz More than 25% higher effective memory clock speed
Much higher battlefield 3 framerate 80 vs 50 60% higher battlefield 3 framerate
Higher pixel rate 36.1 GPixel/s vs 19.75 GPixel/s Around 85% higher pixel rate
Higher turbo clock speed 1,178 MHz vs 888 MHz Around 35% higher turbo clock speed
Better fire strike factor score 56.81 vs 43.94 Around 30% better fire strike factor score
Higher memory clock speed 1,753 MHz vs 1,400 MHz More than 25% higher memory clock speed
Better PassMark direct compute score 3,017 vs 1,937 More than 55% better PassMark direct compute score
Front view of GeForce GTX 660

Reasons to consider the
Nvidia GeForce GTX 660

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Significantly better 3DMark06 score 18,060 vs 10,767.5 Around 70% better 3DMark06 score
Higher memory bandwidth 179.2 GB/s vs 112.2 GB/s Around 60% higher memory bandwidth
More texture mapping units 96 vs 64 32 more texture mapping units
Better video composition score 39.31 frames/s vs 25.99 frames/s More than 50% better video composition score

Benchmarks Real world tests of GeForce GTX 960 vs 660

Bitcoin mining Data courtesy CompuBench

GeForce GTX 960
111.95 mHash/s
GeForce GTX 660
60.88 mHash/s

Face detection Data courtesy CompuBench

GeForce GTX 960
69.13 mPixels/s
GeForce GTX 660
28.6 mPixels/s

Ocean surface simulation Data courtesy CompuBench

GeForce GTX 960
780.9 frames/s
GeForce GTX 660
879.2 frames/s

Fire Strike Factor Data courtesy FutureMark

Sky Diver Factor Data courtesy FutureMark

Cloud Gate Factor Data courtesy FutureMark

Bioshock Infinite

Reviews Word on the street

GeForce GTX 960  vs 660 

9.0
9.0
Gigabyte has crammed three DisplayPorts, two DVI ports, and an HDMI port onto their board, which is more than anyone else.
GeForce GTX 960

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Comments

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I gotta ask fam, did y'all test the 960 with Dragon Age: Inquisition? I'm in the market to get a better gc but I ain't about to invest like $200+ and have my game just crap out on me ya feel?
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