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    Gigabyte GeForce GTX 1660 Gaming OC

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    Re: Gigabyte GeForce GTX 1660 Gaming OC

    Could you do these comparisons with drivers that are up to date for the Vega and 590 cards and not 6 month old ones?

    You do mention the Vega56 can be had from 270 and is much much faster so kudos for that.

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    Re: Gigabyte GeForce GTX 1660 Gaming OC

    I fail to see any point in buying a GTX 1660 with such a big, OTT cooler.

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    Re: Gigabyte GeForce GTX 1660 Gaming OC

    Quote Originally Posted by Friesiansam View Post
    I fail to see any point in buying a GTX 1660 with such a big, OTT cooler.
    For the market of people who don't want to be able to hear the fans on their GPU.

    It takes a lot to get the fans turning on my Vega 56, I should imagine that 1660 can run passive most of the time in a decent sized case.

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    Re: Gigabyte GeForce GTX 1660 Gaming OC

    Quote Originally Posted by DanceswithUnix View Post
    For the market of people who don't want to be able to hear the fans on their GPU.

    It takes a lot to get the fans turning on my Vega 56, I should imagine that 1660 can run passive most of the time in a decent sized case.
    The next quietest card, on the noise graph, is only half a decibel louder when gaming, not exactly noticeable and it only has two fans.

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