ZOTAC Introduces New GeForce® GTX 660 and GeForce® GTX 650 Series

Published: Sep 13th 2012, 06:09 GMT

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

GeForce GTX 660 Lineup

 Product Name

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)


1071 MHz

Processor Cores



Shader Clock


Memory Clock speed

6608 MHz

6008 MHz


5000 MHz




1GB or 2GB GDDR5

Memory interface



Display Outputs

DVI-I, DVI-D, HDMI & DisplayPort



Mini-HDMI (1GB)

DVI-I, DVI-D & Dual HDMI (2GB)




Dual Silencer

Custom Dual-Slot

DirectX® version

DirectX® 11.1 with Shader Model 5.1

Other hardware features

Hardware accelerated Blu-ray 3D ready

Software Features

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

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