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Does Alienware Graphics Amplifier Support Geforce GTX 1660 Graphics Card?

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I've just ordered AGA and was looking to buy Geforce GTX 1660 graphics card.

But on the AGA supported cards page (https://www.dell.com/support/article/en-au/sln300946/alienware-graphics-amplifier-supported-graphics...), there's no mention of GTX 1660.

Can somebody please confirm if NVIDIA Geforce GTX 1660 is supported on AGA?

 

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It works for me, I have the AGA and I put a 1660Ti in it. It works great for me.

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It works for me, I have the AGA and I put a 1660Ti in it. It works great for me.

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@Alienware Area-51 ALX 2006  Thanks for confirming!

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@Alienware Area-51 ALX 2006  Just wondering if your 1660 Ti is Founders Edition or other brand.

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I have the founders edition but I have the 1660Ti ZOTAC model as well as the EVGA model inside my X51 R2.

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@Alienware Area-51 ALX 2006  Cool! Does the Zotac 1660 Ti fits into AGA or you have to keep the lid open?

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It fits well in mines!

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For anyone wondering about Geforce GTX 1660 Super compatibility with AGA,

I bought "Asus GeForce GTX 1660 Super Phoenix OC 6GB" . It WORKS great without any issues with AGA.

I am so happy that my old-ish Alienware-13-r2 is now a gaming rig!

The other good thing is the graphics card fits perfectly into AGA enclosure and I can completely close-off the lid. 

cc: @jphughan @Alienware Area-51 ALX 2006 

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@SchrodingersRabbits  The GeForce 16 Series was released after the GeForce 20 Series, so the documentation probably just hasn't been updated, possibly because Dell hasn't gone back and officially tested it yet.  But the AGA supports GPUs that are physically much larger and have much higher power requirements than the 1660 (such as the 2080 Ti), so I can't imagine you having a problem here.  The AGA is essentially just a PCIe slot with a big power supply to run a GPU.  It doesn't require specific firmware to work with each individual card.

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I mean to be honest what your saying is pretty accurate.

”The Graphics Amplifier is a Alienware propriety technology that taps directly into the CPUs PCIe lanes directly unlike Razers external GPU holder that has to go through the SATA and LAN connections going to the Southbridge or NorthBridge before it gets to the CPU.

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