NVIDIA GeForce 6700 XL vs GTX 1660
Comparison of GeForce 6700 XL and GeForce GTX 1660 architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
Value for money (0-100)
14 November 2004
14 March 2019
Launch price (MSRP)
GeForce 6700 XL 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 GeForce 6700 XL 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 GeForce 6700 XL 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 GeForce 6700 XL 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 GeForce 6700 XL and GeForce GTX 1660.
1x DVI, 1x VGA
1x DVI, 1x HDMI, 1x DisplayPort
APIs supported by GeForce 6700 XL and GeForce GTX 1660, sometimes including their particular versions.
Non-gaming benchmarks performance of GeForce 6700 XL and GeForce GTX 1660. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.
6700 XL 95
GTX 1660 11357 +11854.7%
Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce 6700 XL
We are unaware of any advantages of NVIDIA GeForce 6700 XL over NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660.
Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660
Much newer (14 March 2019 vs 14 November 2004)
Wider memory bus (192 vs 128 bit)
Higher memory bandwidth (192.1 vs 17.6 GB/s)
Finer manufacturing process technology (12 vs 110 nm)
So, 6700 XL or GTX 1660?
Technical City couldn't decide between NVIDIA GeForce 6700 XL and NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660. We've got no test results to judge.
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