Nvidia targets frugal gamers with GeForce GTX 650 and GeForce GTX 660 graphics cards

GTX 660

Nvidia really wants you to buy a graphics card. The company has introduced two new entry-level models aimed at getting gamers on board the 28-nanometer Kepler train — the palatably-priced $ 109 GeForce GTX 650 and the $ 229 GeForce GTX 660. The new cards fill out Nvidia’s mainstream desktop graphics range, falling alongside the existing $ 300 and up models introduced over the last few months.

The GeForce GTX 650 offers 1GB of video RAM and a 1GHz base clock frequency, while the GeForce GTX 660 serves up 2GB of video RAM and a base clock frequency of 980MHz. The GTX 660’s frequency can also be bumped as far as 1GHz with Nvidia’s automatic overclocking technology, GPU Boost. The stock designs for both cards offer a pair of dual-link DVI…

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