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Review: Gigabyte GeForce GTX 1660 Ti Gaming OC

Discussion in 'Frontpage news' started by Hilbert Hagedoorn, Apr 17, 2019.

  1. Hilbert Hagedoorn

    Hilbert Hagedoorn Don Vito Corleone Staff Member

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    We review GeForce GTX 1660 Ti Gaming 'OC edition' from Gigabyte, a product with more a triple fan cooler as well being factory tweaked towards an 1860 MHz boost frequency. Based on dual fans and imp...

    Review: Gigabyte GeForce GTX 1660 Ti Gaming OC
     
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  3. Undying

    Undying Ancient Guru

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    Great review but uninsteresting card.
     
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  4. Caesar

    Caesar Master Guru

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    I like that!!! :)

    @jbscotchman will reply sooner or later.
     
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    Undying Ancient Guru

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    I know. :D

    If hes happy with his purchase and enjoying his 1660ti who am i to tell him otherwise.
     
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    jbscotchman Ancient Guru

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    The 1660 Ti is a very interesting card. Strange naming, and sort of hybrid architecture. Personally I think it's the "sweet spot" card that Nvidia has been needing for a long time. I've read and watched pretty much every review of different models and I don't see the point in spending an extra $20-$30 dollars for a gaming version. My MSI Ventus version with it's two fan's overclocks just as good as any other model. $279 is a great price for the performance you're getting. The card trades blows with the 1070 yet in some cases it's right up there with it's bigger brother the 1070 Ti.
     
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  7. airbud7

    airbud7 Ancient Guru

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    yea...I was gonna ask how you liked yours ...I think i'm gonna break the bank an get one.
     
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    jbscotchman Ancient Guru

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    Like you I also had a 1060gb which is still a good card. But hell I sold mine on craigslist for $150 within a couple days making the overall upgrade only $130 dollars for 30%-50% increase in performance.. I'm sure I could have asked for more but I'm a generous man.
     
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    Yep, like pretty much all of AMD's GPU offerings.
     
  10. Undying

    Undying Ancient Guru

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    Not all. There is some good cards on both sides.
     

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    las Member Guru

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    Maybe, I wouldn't trade my 2-year old 1080 Ti @ 2.1 GHz for any AMD GPU tho
     
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    If you play bf V alot, the vega56 still blows this card outta the water, and you still get 3 AA games for free, i agree totally uninteresting card..at this price point.
     
  13. sykozis

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    In FireStrike Ultra, my MSI Ventus XS is faster.....or at least gets a higher score than this Gigabyte card....
     
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    jbscotchman Ancient Guru

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    Yeah good luck finding a Vega 56 with the 3 free games at a decent price and decent quality. Just look at these great reviews! https://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814932030

    The Vega's are total crap and they're more expensive than a 1660 Ti.
     
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    Am I the only one bothered by how excessively large this GPU is? It doesn't even hit 125W and it's got a cooling solution fit for a 250W GPU. And yet, the noise and temperature levels aren't even that impressive. I'm sure you could chop off the 3rd fan and all the metal leading up to and get pretty much the same level of performance.

    But hey, at least it's a decent overclocker, for a reasonable price.
     
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    agree...but hey, it is a nice looking card...me want one.
     
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    Well in the us maybey, in europe the nvidia's are more expensive, and mine works fine ty, undervolted it runs @ 61C and 1537mhz with 180w, eventhough its just a cheap gigabyte one ;)
     

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