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Now the cooler is actually a good chunk longer then the actual PCB, then again it is dual-slot and dual-fan. The cooling solution overall is incredibly silent and the performance is great as well, the DirectCU II series of cooling has done ASUS justice alright. This model has three thick heatpipes merging into the cooling block and touching the GPU, hence the Direct CU (copper) branding.
You can see two power connectors, thes eare both 6-pin and each of them is feeding 75 Watt into the graphics card. Alongside the PCIe slot which also delivers 75 Watt that's a 225 Watt board power.
We mentioned this on the previous page already, but ASUS gives the card two DVI connectors (dual-link), one HDMI and a DisplayPort connector (full size). This seems to be the trend for all AIC/AIB partners.
The GeForce GTX 660 has a maximum power consumption of 140 Watts, the typical power raw will actually be a good notch lower. You'll need to power the card with only one 6-pin PCIe PEG lead from your power supply.
The GeForce GTX 660 Ti has a maximum power consumption of roughly 150 Watts, the typical power draw will actually be a lower.
You'll need to power the card with two 6-pin PCIe PEG lead from your power supply. The connectors look a little oddly placed, but that is because the cooler is longer than the actual PCB. Power supply wise we recommend a 500~550 power supply to start with. With one card that is. You have to admit, that is a great looking card .
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