Are you a proud owner of a brand spanking new ASUS GeForce GTX 660 Ti (either standard, OC or TOP)? Is so, then this is a heads up to grab the latest BIOS update available from the ASUS product pages, which gives a free boost to overall performance.
New ASUS GeForce GTX 660 Ti BIOS Versions:
Standard: 80.04.4B.00.AS08: http://www.asus.com/Graphics_Cards/N...2GD5/#download
OC: 80.04.4B.00.AS09: http://www.asus.com/Graphics_Cards/N...60_TIDC2O2GD5/
TOP: 80.04.4B.00.AS06T: http://www.asus.com/Graphics_Cards/N...60_TIDC2T2GD5/
Simply run the provided Nvidia Firmware update utility, and press 'y' when prompted. It's strongly recommended to remove any system overclock or potential system instability beforehand as all BIOS updating requires a minute or two of error free PC time.
While it greatly depends on your system, ASUS has measured the typical 3DMark11 performance boost to be approximately +3-8%
OLD BIOS NEW BIOS BOOST%
GTX660 TI-DC2T-2GD5 P8767 P9249 +5%
GTX660 TI-DC2O-2GD5 P8193 P8847 +8%
GTX660 TI-DC2-2GD5 P7925 P8195 +3%