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NVIDIA GeForce GTX 660M Review

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 660M Review

November 29, 2012 8:32 am0 comments

Graphic processing units (GPU) are equally important for rendering graphics to laptops as to games consoles, mobile phones and so on. And Nvidia GTX 660M for laptops under the GeForce 600 series with 28nm technology is excellent with its ability to produce high resolution graphics of up to 3840 x 2160 pixels.

GeForce GTX 600M series

Nvidia announced it new model GTX 660M in the first quarter of this year 2012. It’s an upper mid range and is a DirectX 11.1 compatible graphics card. It’s the fastest GPU with its latest Kepler architecture after the former Fermi architecture used in 400M series.The Gk107 Kepler architecture offers up to 384 shader cores that are clocked to the same speed as the central core and is more power efficient. The performance of this graphic card is excellent for gaming as it uses a 128 Bit wide memory interface with GDDR5-VRAM.Almost all games run smoothly in 1080p resolution with GTX 660M along with high detail quality.

Some Features of Nvidia GTX 660M are new and better than its predecessors graphic cards. It can now easily support up to 4 active displays. Also Its 3840 x 2160 pixels high resolution monitors can be connected using Display Port 1.2 or HDMI 1.4a that is only if available. It features Optimus, SLI, PhysX, Verde Drivers, CUDA, 3D Vision and 3DTV Play. HD Audio codec’s like Dolby True HD and DTS HD, through HDMI port can be easily transmitted via bit stream mode. The 5th generation Pure Video HD video processor (VP5) present in GK107 core ensures hardware decoding of HD videos. Other codec’s like MPEG- 1/2, MPEG- 4 ASP, H.264 and VC1/WMV9 are compatible with up to 4K resolutions. And Codec’s VC1 and MPEG-4 are compatible with 1080p.For features like picture in picture two streams are decoded in parallel. The other amazing feature in this new graphic card is video encoding engine that can be accessed by NVENC API. This graphic card is best for laptops that are 15 – 17 inches wide or wider than that because of its power consumption level.

Lastly, Nvidia GTX 660M graphic card with its Kepler architecture is very promising. Its performance in gaming is effective and thoroughly efficient with high detailed graphic display. The new features of Nvidia GTX 660M graphic card make your gaming experience more easy and interesting. And just to remind, you need to have a large laptop for this graphic card.

Now GeForce GTX 660M are widely used in Gaming laptops around 1000, you’ll have a great gaming experience with GeForce GTX 660M.

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