ASUS Phoenix GTX 1660 Ti OC Edition Review: Page 8 of 9

Posted by Damon Bailey on Tuesday, February 26, 2019 - 8:00am

Overclocking

If previous Turing cards are any experience, power limits are the biggest limiter to performance. We’ll start by maxing it out, which goes to 110%.

ASUS Phoenix GTX 1660 Ti OC Edition

After that, we’ll run the OC Scanner.

ASUS Phoenix GTX 1660 Ti OC Edition

…or not. We tried repeatedly, rebooted, reinstalled, all the usual, we just couldn’t get OC Scanner to run on the Phoenix.

ASUS Phoenix GTX 1660 Ti OC Edition

Let’s go manually then. We’ll start with a modest +100 to the core and bumping the ram up to 13GHz.

ASUS Phoenix GTX 1660 Ti OC Edition

This is an instant 5% increase over the stock 6443 points.

ASUS Phoenix GTX 1660 Ti OC Edition

Most of our other non-reference GTX 1660Ti cards have gone further on memory, but we ran out of slider at +1200 MHz for an effective memory speed of 13.2GHz.

ASUS Phoenix GTX 1660 Ti OC Edition

It’s still another 60 points or so in Timespy.

ASUS Phoenix GTX 1660 Ti OC Edition

We were able to get the core up to +130 MHz, but this only stabilizes at around 2040MHz boost speed.

ASUS Phoenix GTX 1660 Ti OC Edition

We just couldn’t quite make it to the 6900 point mark, but it’s still 6.7% over stock.

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