NVIDIA GeForce 710M vs GTX 1660

NVIDIA GeForce 710M
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660

General info

Comparison of GeForce 710M 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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Kepler 2.0
Code name
Release date
24 July 2013
14 March 2019
Launch price (MSRP)
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Price now
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Technical specs

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
719 MHz
1530 MHz
Boost Clock
800 MHz
1785 MHz
Transistor count
915 million
6,600 million
Manufacturing process technology
28 nm
12 nm
Power consumption (TDP)
15 Watt
120 Watt
Texture fill rate
Floating-point performance
297.6 gflops
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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.
Laptop size
medium sized
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Bus support
PCI Express 2.0
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PCIe 3.0 x8
PCIe 3.0 x16
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229 mm
Supplementary power connectors
1x 8-pin


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.
Memory type
Maximum RAM amount
1 GB
6 GB
Standard memory configuration
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Memory bus width
64 Bit
192 Bit
Memory clock speed
1800 MHz
8004 MHz
Memory bandwidth
14.4 GB/s
192.1 GB/s
Shared memory

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on GeForce 710M and GeForce GTX 1660.
Display Connectors
No outputs
1x DVI, 1x HDMI, 1x DisplayPort
eDP 1.2 signal support
Up to 2560x1600
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LVDS signal support
Up to 1920x1200
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VGA аnalog display support
Up to 2048x1536
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DisplayPort Multimode (DP++) support
Up to 2560x1600
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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
GPU Boost
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H.264, VC1, MPEG2 1080p video decoder
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Direct Compute
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Verde Drivers
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API support

APIs supported by GeForce 710M and GeForce GTX 1660, sometimes including their particular versions.
12 API
12 (12_1)
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Benchmark performance

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%

Mining hashrates

Cryptocurrency mining performance of GeForce 710M and GeForce GTX 1660. Usually measured in megahashes per second.
Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256)
20 Mh/s
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Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce 710M

Less power hungry (15 vs 120 watts)
PhysX (hardware acceleration of physical simulation engine named PhysX)
Verde Drivers
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)
Direct Compute
Optimus Support

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.
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