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Palit GeForce GTX 1660 StormX OC 6 GB

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Palit's GeForce GTX 1660 StormX is a minimalist and compact graphics card designed to get you on the road to Full HD e-Sports. The Palit GTX 1660 StormX launches at NVIDIA's baseline price of $220, includes a factory-overclock, and is out to change the sub-$250 segment.

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Thanks W1zzard.

The GTX 1660 looks to be a winner and the Palit version is one of the best choices with low temps while overclocking well in a small package.

Overclocking on the 1660 looks to be some if the best we have seen in a while. Getting 2000 gb/s on the gddr5 makes performance very 1660ti-like.

Nvidia had officially taken over the mid range.
 
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Impressive performance from such a small card, low power, and the overclock performance of 15% is impressive
 
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Overclocked slightly beating a GTX 1060 Ti and GTX 1070 while consuming half the power of an RX 590 is a definite win for $220.
 
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Yeah great little card, packs a lot of performance in such a small package. As noted impressive overclocking results too, much like other 1660 models.

Should be popular cards for sure.
 

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Was it already OC card or was it just gtx 1660 with 1785 MHz Boost. Cause in your benchmarks it says OC, but in the name of review it doesnt. And is there any difference between those?
 
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Gaming noise levels are good, but could be quieter, especially considering the low temperatures. After 65c MHz going down ...
 

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Was it already OC card or was it just gtx 1660 with 1785 MHz Boost. Cause in your benchmarks it says OC, but in the name of review it doesnt. And is there any difference between those?
From the photo of the box with 'OC' on it, and the boost clock of 1830, they reviewed the StormX OC version.

I would like to suggest they amend the article title and references to the non-OC version in the article text too.

StormX: http://www.palit.com/palit/vgapro.php?id=3209&lang=en&pn=NE51660018J9-165F&tab=sp

StormX OC: http://www.palit.com/palit/vgapro.php?id=3216&lang=en&pn=NE51660S18J9-165F&tab=sp
 

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I would like to suggest they amend the article title and references to the non-OC version in the article text too.
Done, thanks :)
 

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I wonder if the 1660 "mini" version will hold up as well as it's brothers that have better heat maintenance. I could be so wrong, but dam two fans, more heat sinks would certainly transform into an advantage some where. Not to mention that beast 1660 GTX with 3 fans and almost a triple wide heat sink. I am having trouble that the "mini" factor would be as good as the bigger units. I do not think for one second manufactures are just sticking extra heat sinks and fans on the 1660 out of the goodness of their hearts.

Please someone give me a lesson on mini 1660s vs the big brothers?

Thank you,
P2G
 
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