Intel GMA 500 vs NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660

Intel GMA 500
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660

General info

Comparison of GMA 500 and GeForce GTX 1660 architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
not rated
Value for money (0-100)
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PowerVR SGX535
Code name
Release date
2 March 2008
14 March 2019
Launch price (MSRP)
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Price now
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Technical specs

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
200 MHz
1530 MHz
Boost Clock
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1785 MHz
Transistor count
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6,600 million
Manufacturing process technology
130 nm
12 nm
Power consumption (TDP)
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120 Watt
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
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229 mm
Supplementary power connectors
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1x 8-pin


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.
Memory type
System Shared
Maximum RAM amount
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6 GB
Memory bus width
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192 Bit
Memory clock speed
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8004 MHz
Memory bandwidth
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192.1 GB/s
Shared memory
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Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on GMA 500 and GeForce GTX 1660.
Display Connectors
No outputs
1x DVI, 1x HDMI, 1x DisplayPort

API support

APIs supported by GMA 500 and GeForce GTX 1660, sometimes including their particular versions.
12 (12_1)
ES 2.0

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.
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