Would the 192 bit memory interface on the 660 Ti hurt it in multi monitor gaming?

Would my 256 bit 6850 be better suited for it? I'm already playing bf3 on medium-high with 3 monitors.

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  • C-Man
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    8 years ago
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    Between those two there's no comparison... the GTX 660 Ti is comparable to a Radeon HD 7950!

    The 192-bit bus would hurt when trying to push detail levels to max on multiple monitors but overall the GTX 660 Ti crushes the 6850. It even leaves the 6870, 6950, 7850 and 7870 in the dust.

    http://www.anandtech.com/show/6159/the-geforce-gtx...

    http://www.techpowerup.com/reviews/MSI/GTX_660_Ti_...

    http://www.bit-tech.net/hardware/2012/09/13/nvidia...

  • A GTX 660 Ti is like a truck compared to a tricycle, which is the 6850.

    A GTX 660 Ti is very powerful, but the 192bit is the issue. When you increase AA in games like Battlefield 3, it will loose against a 7870 or a 7950. The GTX 660Ti is very powerful, but just when you get to AA and triple monitor, you loose it.

    For the same price you can get a 7950, which is a great card for gaming and supports up to 6 monitors, so 3 monitors wont be an issue if you lower the settings down. The 7950 also has 3GB of VRAM, which will help for triple monitors and a 384bit memory bandwidth. that is double the GTX 660Ti's bandwidth of 192bit only.

    Here is the 7950:

    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N8...

    $319.99

    $304.99 after $15.00 rebate(s)

    Free Sleeping Dogs game w/ purchase, limited offer

    You get free Sleeping Dogs with it as well.

    You will happy with the 7950, it is a great card for multiple displays.

    Hope I helped :)

  • 8 years ago

    nah but the lower bus will affect playing at high AA levels though. (though the 6850 wouldnt be able to keep up with the 660 Ti anyway, but if you were to compare it to something like a 7870/7950 with a higher bus, they would scale better when bumping the AA to like 8x)

    The multi monitors and resolution you play at is more determined by the amount of memory. So if you went from 2GB to 1GB you may have a problem gaming on 3 monitors.

    But the gtx660 Ti destroys the 6850 in performance.

  • 8 years ago

    660 ti will better than 6850 by good margins.

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