September 13th, 2012
PR | ZOTAC Introduces New GeForce® GTX 660 and GeForce® GTX 650 Series
HONG KONG – Sept. 13, 2012 – ZOTAC International, a global innovator and manufacturer of graphics cards, mainboards and mini-PCs, today introduces the new GeForce® GTX 660 and GeForce® GTX 650 series for gamers and multimedia enthusiasts. The new ZOTAC GeForce® GTX 660 and GeForce® GTX 650 series enable gamers to enjoy the latest Microsoft® DirectX® 11-based titles at high-definition resolutions of 1080p for a fantastic gaming experience.
“High-definition 1080p LCD monitors are becoming mainstream. When paired with our latest ZOTAC GeForce® GTX 660 or GeForce® GTX 650 series it creates an unbeatable combination for stunning visual quality, performance and value for gamers,” said Carsten Berger, marketing director, ZOTAC International. “
The ZOTAC GeForce® GTX 660 and GeForce® GTX 650 series introduce new features to the product-class with new NVIDIA® Surround technology that enables triple-display gaming capabilities and NVENC encoding instructions that quickly accelerate video processing tasks. Combined, the new NVIDIA® Surround and NVENC features enable gamers to experience unmatched immersion yet use the graphics cards to speed up video transcoding tasks to quickly convert videos for use on portable media devices when not gaming.
“NVIDIA® NVENC video-transcoding capabilities is an awesome technology in our ZOTAC GeForce® GTX 660 and GeForce® GTX 650 series. In the age of mobile media playback devices such as smartphones and hand-held game consoles, being able to leverage the power of graphics processing to convert video formats for portable consumption, we’re able to deliver much faster performance than typical CPU transcoding,” Mr. Berger added.
Gamers seeking a performance kick can select the ZOTAC GeForce® GTX 660 or ZOTAC GeForce® GTX 660 AMP! Edition graphics card with its 960 powerful processor cores and 2GB of video memory while the ZOTAC GeForce® GTX 650 series is perfect for value-conscious gamers. The ZOTAC GeForce® GTX 650 series is available in 1GB or 2GB of video memory configurations with a supercharged 2GB AMP! Edition for more demanding users.
It’s time to play with the ZOTAC GeForce® GTX 660 and GeForce® GTX 650 series!
GeForce GTX 650 Lineup
ZOTAC GeForce® GTX 660 AMP! Edition
ZOTAC GeForce® GTX 660
ZOTAC GeForce® GTX 650 AMP! Edition
ZOTAC GeForce® GTX 650 series
NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 660
NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 650
Engine Clock speed
1046 MHz (base)
1111 MHz (boost)
993 MHz (base)
1059 MHz (boost)
Memory Clock speed
1GB or 2GB GDDR5
DVI-I, DVI-D, HDMI & DisplayPort
DVI-I, DVI-D, Dual HDMI
DVI-I, DVI-D &
DVI-I, DVI-D & Dual HDMI (2GB)
DirectX® 11.1 with Shader Model 5.1
Other hardware features
Hardware accelerated Blu-ray 3D ready
Hardware Video Decode Acceleration Technology, NVIDIA® CUDA™ technology, NVIDIA® GPU Boost technology, NVIDIA® Adaptive Vertical Sync technology, NVIDIA® SLI™ ready (GTX 660 only), NVIDIA® Surround ready, OpenGL® 4.2
Windows 7 capability
Windows® 7 with DirectCompute support