NVIDIA GeForce 710M vs GTX 1660
Comparison of GeForce 710M and GeForce GTX 1660 architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
Value for money (0-100)
24 July 2013
14 March 2019
Launch price (MSRP)
GeForce 710M 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 710M 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 710M 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). For notebook video cards it's notebook size, connection slot and bus, if the video card is inserted into a slot instead of being soldered to the notebook motherboard.
PCI Express 2.0
PCIe 3.0 x8
PCIe 3.0 x16
Supplementary power connectors
Parameters of memory installed on GeForce 710M 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
Standard memory configuration
Memory bus width
Memory clock speed
Video outputs and ports
Types and number of video connectors present on GeForce 710M and GeForce GTX 1660.
1x DVI, 1x HDMI, 1x DisplayPort
eDP 1.2 signal support
Up to 2560x1600
LVDS signal support
Up to 1920x1200
VGA аnalog display support
Up to 2048x1536
DisplayPort Multimode (DP++) support
Up to 2560x1600
HDCP content protection
7.1 channel HD audio on HDMI
TrueHD and DTS-HD audio bitstreaming
Technological solutions and APIs supported by GeForce 710M and GeForce GTX 1660. You'll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes.
Blu-Ray 3D Support
H.264, VC1, MPEG2 1080p video decoder
APIs supported by GeForce 710M and GeForce GTX 1660, sometimes including their particular versions.
Non-gaming benchmarks performance of GeForce 710M and GeForce GTX 1660. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.
3DMark Cloud Gate GPU
GeForce 710M 5323
GTX 1660 79435 +1392.3%
3DMark Fire Strike Score
GeForce 710M 726
GTX 1660 12629 +1639.5%
3DMark Fire Strike Graphics
GeForce 710M 769
GTX 1660 13847 +1700.7%
3DMark 11 Performance GPU
GeForce 710M 1107
GTX 1660 20696 +1769.6%
3DMark Vantage Performance
GeForce 710M 4641
GTX 1660 57895 +1147.5%
GeForce 710M 422
GTX 1660 11362 +2592.4%
Cryptocurrency mining performance of GeForce 710M and GeForce GTX 1660. Usually measured in megahashes per second.
Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256)
Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce 710M
Less power hungry (15 vs 120 watts)
PhysX (hardware acceleration of physical simulation engine named PhysX)
CUDA (Compute Unified Device Architecture - an API for video card computing power usage in tasks different from 3D graphics processing. Can be used for physics simulation for instance)
Optimus (lowers energy usage by automatically switching between integrated and discrete NVIDIA GPU. Similar to AMD Enduro)
GPU Boost 2.0 (increases NVIDIA GPU voltage and frequency when there's a temperature headroom. Similar to AMD PowerTune)
OpenCL (Open Computing Language - an API for GPU usage in arbitrary calculations, e.g. for physics simulation)
Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660
Much newer (14 March 2019 vs 24 July 2013)
Wider memory bus (192 vs 64 bit)
More pipelines (1408 vs 192)
Higher memory bandwidth (192.1 vs 14.4 GB/s)
Finer manufacturing process technology (12 vs 28 nm)
So, 710M or GTX 1660?
Technical City couldn't decide between NVIDIA GeForce 710M and NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660. We've got no test results to judge.
Be aware that GeForce 710M is a notebook card while GeForce GTX 1660 is a desktop one.
Should you still have questions on choice between GeForce 710M and GeForce GTX 1660, ask them in Comments section, and we shall answer.