NVIDIA GeForce 6700 XL vs GTX 1660

NVIDIA GeForce 6700 XL
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660

General info

Comparison of GeForce 6700 XL and GeForce GTX 1660 architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
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Value for money (0-100)
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Code name
NV43 A2
Release date
14 November 2004
14 March 2019
Launch price (MSRP)
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Price now
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Technical specs

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.
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Core clock speed
525 MHz
1530 MHz
Boost Clock
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1785 MHz
Transistor count
146 million
6,600 million
Manufacturing process technology
110 nm
12 nm
Power consumption (TDP)
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120 Watt
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
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229 mm
Supplementary power connectors
1x 6-pin
1x 8-pin


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.
Memory type
Maximum RAM amount
128 MB
6 GB
Memory bus width
128 Bit
192 Bit
Memory clock speed
1100 MHz
8004 MHz
Memory bandwidth
17.6 GB/s
192.1 GB/s
Shared memory
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Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on GeForce 6700 XL and GeForce GTX 1660.
Display Connectors
1x DVI, 1x VGA
1x DVI, 1x HDMI, 1x DisplayPort

API support

APIs supported by GeForce 6700 XL and GeForce GTX 1660, sometimes including their particular versions.
9.0c (9_3)
12 (12_1)

Benchmark performance

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?

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