Intel GMA 500 vs NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660
Comparison of GMA 500 and GeForce GTX 1660 architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
Value for money (0-100)
2 March 2008
14 March 2019
Launch price (MSRP)
GMA 500 and GeForce GTX 1660's general performance parameters such as number of shaders, GPU core clock, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly speak of GMA 500 and GeForce GTX 1660's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Core clock speed
Manufacturing process technology
Power consumption (TDP)
Texture fill rate
Compatibility, dimensions and requirements
Information on GMA 500 and GeForce GTX 1660 compatibility with other computer components. Useful when choosing a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one. For desktop video cards it's interface and bus (motherboard compatibility), additional power connectors (power supply compatibility).
PCIe 1.0 x16
PCIe 3.0 x16
Supplementary power connectors
Parameters of memory installed on GMA 500 and GeForce GTX 1660: its type, size, bus, clock and resulting bandwidth. Note that GPUs integrated into processors don't have dedicated memory and use a shared part of system RAM.
Maximum RAM amount
Memory bus width
Memory clock speed
Video outputs and ports
Types and number of video connectors present on GMA 500 and GeForce GTX 1660.
1x DVI, 1x HDMI, 1x DisplayPort
APIs supported by GMA 500 and GeForce GTX 1660, sometimes including their particular versions.
Advantages of Intel GMA 500
We are unaware of any advantages of Intel GMA 500 over NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660.
Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660
Much newer (14 March 2019 vs 2 March 2008)
More pipelines (1408 vs 32)
Finer manufacturing process technology (12 vs 130 nm)
So, GMA 500 or GTX 1660?
Technical City couldn't decide between Intel GMA 500 and NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660. We've got no test results to judge.
Should you still have questions on choice between GMA 500 and GeForce GTX 1660, ask them in Comments section, and we shall answer.