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8th of December 2012 1

Are dual Nvidia 660 ti’s better than one 680?

Question by Gabriel: Are dual Nvidia 660 ti’s better than one 680?
I’m buying a new rig and can choose between the two. What are the advantages/disadvantages of both?
Here’s what I’m looking at right now:
*BASE_PRICE: [+1199]
BLUETOOTH: None
CARE1: Ultra Enhanced Packaging Solution – Protect Your Dream System During Transit [+19]
CARE2: Cooler Master Thermal Fusion 400 Extreme Performance CPU – Thermal Compound Optimized for Thermal Dissipation [+10]
CARE3: Professional Wiring for All WIRING Inside The System Chassis – Minimize Cable Exposure, Maximize Airflow in Your System [+19]
CAS: * Cooler Master HAF-X Gaming Full Tower Case w/ 1x230mm Fan, 1x200mm Fans, 2xFront USB 3.0 Port [+34]
CASUPGRADE: 12in Meter Light – 8 speed [+15] (Green Color [+0])
CD: 24X Double Layer Dual Format DVD+-R/+-RW + CD-R/RW Drive (BLACK COLOR)
CD2: None
COOLANT: Standard Coolant
CPU: Intel® Core™ i7-3930K Six-Core 3.20 GHz 12MB Intel Smart Cache LGA2011 (All Venom OC Certified) [+326]
CS_FAN: Maximum Enermax 120MM Case Cooling Fans for selected case (Maximum Silent Operation) [+29] (500-1,200 RPM T.B. Silence Black Color with Blue LED Twister Bearing 8-14 dBA [+0])
ENGRAVING: None
ENGRAVING_MSG:
FA_HDD: None
FAN: Asetek 510LC Liquid Cooling System 120MM Radiator & Fan (Enhanced Cooling Performance + Extreme Silent at 20dBA) (Dual Enermax Enlobal Silent High Performance 120MM Fans (Push-Pull) [+29])
FLASHMEDIA: INTERNAL 12in1 Flash Media Reader/Writer (SILVER COLOR [+0])
FREEBIE_MB: None
FREEBIE_OS: (Keyboard & Mouse Combo) Razer Cyclosa Gaming Keyboard & Abyssus Gaming Mouse [+0]
FREEBIE_VC1: FREE Assassins Creed III Game Coupon [+0]
GLASSES: None
HDD: 120GB Corsair Force Series SATA-III 6.0Gb/s SSD – 550MB/s Read & 510MB/s Write [-6] (Single Drive)
HDD2: 2TB (2TBx1) SATA-III 6.0Gb/s 64MB Cache 7200RPM HDD [+112] (Single Drive)
IEEE_CARD: None
IUSB: Built-in USB 2.0 Ports
KEYBOARD: AZZA Multimedia USB Gaming Keyboard
MEMORY: 16GB (4GBx4) DDR3/2133MHz Quad Channel Memory [+33] (Corsair or Major Brand)
MONITOR: * 23″ Widescreen 1920×1080 ASUS 3D VG236H Gaming LCD w/ NVIDIA 3D Visioin Glasses Bundle [+499]
MONITOR2: None
MONITOR3: None
MOTHERBOARD: (3-Way SLI Support) ASUS P9X79 LE Intel X79 Chipset Quad Channel DDR3 ATX w/ UEFI Bios, Remote GO!, 7.1 HD Audio, GbLAN, USB3.0, SATA-III RAID, 3 Gen3 PCIe X16, 2 PCIe X1 & 1 PCI (All Venom OC Certified)
MOUSE: AZZA Optical 1600dpi Gaming Mouse with Weight Adjustable Cartridge
NETWORK: Onboard Gigabit LAN Network
NOISEREDUCE1: Sound Absorbing Foam on Side, Top And Bottom panels [+29]
NOISEREDUCE2: Power Supply Gasket [+5]
NOISEREDUCE3: Anti-Vibration Fan Mounts [+9]
OS: Microsoft® Windows 8 (64-bit Edition) [Pre-Order: Ships on or after 10/26/2012] (64-bit Edition)
OVERCLOCK: Pro OC (Performance Overclock 10% or more) [+19]
POWERSUPPLY: 1,000 Watts – Standard Power Supply – SLI/CrossFireX Ready [+26]
PRINTER_CABLE1: PPA 6FT HDMI TO HDMI MALE BLACK CABLE WITH GOLD PLATED CONNECTORS [+12] (1 piece)
RUSH: NO; READY TO SHIP IN 5~10 BUSINESS DAYS
SERVICE: STANDARD WARRANTY: 3-YEAR LIMITED WARRANTY PLUS LIFE-TIME TECHNICAL SUPPORT
SOUND: HIGH DEFINITION ON-BOARD 7.1 AUDIO
SPEAKERS: None
TEMP: None
TUNING: Intel® Core™ i7-3930K Performance Tuning Protection Plan by Intel [+39]
TVRC: None
USB: None
USBFLASH: None
USBHD: None
USBX: NZXT Internal USB 6-PORT Expansion Module [+19]
VIDEO: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 660 Ti 3GB 16X PCIe 3.0 Video Card [+186] (EVGA Superclocked)
VIDEO2: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 660 Ti 3GB 16X PCIe 3.0 Video Card [+376] (EVGA Superclocked)
VIDEO3: None
WNC: PCI Wireless 802.11n 150Mbps Network Interface Card [+19]
_PRICE: (+3057)

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1 great comment(s) for this post

  1. Jack 7:19 am 8/12 of 2012

    Yes, two GTX660 Ti’s will give you more performance and you have a 3D 120Hz monitor so you need the extra FPS for a smoother experience. You could also squeeze in for two GTX680 :).

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