Press Releases
13.09.2012

ZOTAC Introduces New GeForce GTX 660 and GeForce GTX 650 Series

New ZOTAC GeForce GTX 660 and GeForce GTX 650 series delivers a fantastic gaming experience

HONG KONG – Sept. 6, 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 enables 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 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 GTX 650 series!

General details

  • New ZOTAC GeForce GTX 660 & GeForce GTX 650 series graphics cards
  • ZOTAC GeForce GTX 660 series
    • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 660 GPU
    • 960 processor cores
    • Dual Silencer enhanced cooling solution
    • 2GB GDDR5 memory
    • 192-bit memory interface
    • ZOTAC GeForce GTX 660
      • Engine clock: 993 MHz (base), 1059 MHz (boost)
      • Memory clock: 6008 MHz
    • ZOTAC GeForce GTX 660 AMP! Edition
      • Engine clock: TBD MHz (base), TBD MHz (boost)
      • Memory clock: TBD MHz
  • ZOTAC GeForce GTX 650 series
    • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 650 GPU
    • 384 processor cores
    • 128-bit memory interface
    • Custom dual-slot cooling
    • ZOTAC GeForce GTX 650
      • Engine clock: 1071 MHz
      • Memory clock: 5000 MHz
      • 1GB or 2GB GDDR5
    • ZOTAC GeForce GTX 650 AMP! Edition
      • Engine clock: TBD
      • Memory clock: TBD
      • 2GB GDDR5
  • PCI Express 3.0 interface
  • NVIDIA Surround capable
  • NVIDIA FXAA technology
  • NVIDIA TXAA technology
  • NVIDIA SLI™ ready
  • NVIDIA Adaptive Vertical Sync
  • NVIDIA NVENC video transcoding acceleration capable
  • DirectX 11.1 technology & Shader Model 5.1
  • OpenGL 4.2 compatible
  • Hardware-accelerated Full HD video playback
  • Blu-ray 3D ready
  • Loss-less audio bitstream capable
  • TrackMania 2 Canyon 3-Day Game Pass included

Specifications:

 

 Product Name

 
 

 

 
 

ZOTAC GeForce GTX 660

 
 

ZOTAC GeForce GTX 650 AMP! Edition

 
 

ZOTAC GeForce GTX 650 series

 
 

GPU

 
 

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 660

 
 

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 650

 
 

Engine Clock speed

 
 

TBD

 
 

993 MHz (base)

1059 MHz (boost)

 
 

TBD

 
 

1071 MHz

 
 

Processor Cores

 
 

960

 
 

384

 
 

Shader Clock

 
 

N/A

 
 

Memory Clock speed

 
 

TBD

 
 

6008 MHz

 
 

TBD

 
 

5000 MHz

 
 

Memory

 
 

2GB GDDR5

 
 

2GB GDDR5

 
 

1GB or 2GB GDDR5

 
 

Memory interface

 
 

192-bit

 
 

128-bit

 
 

Display Outputs

 
 

DVI-I, DVI-D, HDMI & DisplayPort

 

 
 

DVI-I, DVI-D, Dual HDMI

 
 

DVI-I, DVI-D &

Mini-HDMI (1GB)

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

 
 

HDCP

 
 

Yes

 
 

Cooling

 
 

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 Vetical Sync technology, NVIDIA SLI™ ready, NVIDIA Surround ready, OpenGL 4.2

 
 

Windows 7 capability

 
 

Windows 7 with DirectCompute support

 

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