NVIDIA GeForce GTS 360M vs GTX 1660

NVIDIA GeForce GTS 360M
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660

General info

Comparison of GeForce GTS 360M and GeForce GTX 1660 architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Value for money (0-100)
no data
 
72.75
Architecture
Tesla 2.0
 
Turing
Code name
GT215
 
TU116
Type
Laptop
 
Desktop
Release date
7 January 2010
 
14 March 2019
Launch price (MSRP)
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$219
Price now
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$207

Technical specs

GeForce GTS 360M 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 GTS 360M and GeForce GTX 1660's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
96
 
1408
CUDA cores
96
 
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Core clock speed
1436 MHz
 
1530 MHz
Boost Clock
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1785 MHz
Transistor count
727 million
 
6,600 million
Manufacturing process technology
40 nm
 
12 nm
Power consumption (TDP)
38 Watt
 
120 Watt
Texture fill rate
17.60
 
157.1
Floating-point performance
275.71 gflops
 
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Gigaflops
413
 
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Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on GeForce GTS 360M 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
large
 
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Bus support
PCI-E 2.0
 
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Interface
MXM-II
 
PCIe 3.0 x16
Length
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229 mm
Supplementary power connectors
None
 
1x 8-pin
SLI options
2-way
 
-
MXM Type
MXM 3.0 Type-B
 
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Memory

Parameters of memory installed on GeForce GTS 360M 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
GDDR5
 
GDDR5
Maximum RAM amount
1 GB
 
6 GB
Memory bus width
128 Bit
 
192 Bit
Memory clock speed
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8004 MHz
Memory bandwidth
57.6 GB/s
 
192.1 GB/s
Shared memory
-
 
-

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on GeForce GTS 360M and GeForce GTX 1660.
Display Connectors
No outputs
 
1x DVI, 1x HDMI, 1x DisplayPort
Display Connectors
Single Link DVILVDSHDMIDual Link DVIDisplayPortVGA
 
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HDMI
+
 
-
Maximum VGA resolution
2048x1536
 
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Technologies

Technological solutions and APIs supported by GeForce GTS 360M and GeForce GTX 1660. You'll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes.
Power management
8.0
 
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CUDA
+
 
-
SLI
+
 
no data
HybridPower
+
 
no data
MXM 3.0 Type-B
+
 
no data
Powermizer 8.0
+
 
no data

API support

APIs supported by GeForce GTS 360M and GeForce GTX 1660, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
11.1 (10_1)
 
12 (12_1)
OpenGL
2.1
 
4.6

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of GeForce GTS 360M and GeForce GTX 1660. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

GTS 360M 0.24
GTX 1660 52.59 +21812.5%

3DMark Vantage Performance

GTS 360M 5522
GTX 1660 57895 +948.4%

Passmark

GTS 360M 630
GTX 1660 11354 +1702.2%

Gaming performance

Let's see how good GeForce GTS 360M and GeForce GTX 1660 are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.

Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce GTS 360M

Less power hungry (38 vs 120 watts)
DirectX Compute Support (Windows 7)
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)
OpenCL (Open Computing Language - an API for GPU usage in arbitrary calculations, e.g. for physics simulation)
HybridPower
PhysX (hardware acceleration of physical simulation engine named PhysX)
SLI (Scalable Link Interface - a technology for uniting several NVIDIA GPUs processing power in one PC)
Powermizer 8.0
MXM 3.0 Type-B
HDMI

Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660

21812.5% faster (about 219 times) in synthetic tests
Much newer (14 March 2019 vs 7 January 2010)
Wider memory bus (192 vs 128 bit)
More pipelines (1408 vs 96)
Higher memory bandwidth (192.1 vs 57.6 GB/s)
Finer manufacturing process technology (12 vs 40 nm)

So, GTS 360M or GTX 1660?

Judging by the results of synthetic and gaming tests, Technical City recommends NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660.
Be aware that GeForce GTS 360M is a notebook card while GeForce GTX 1660 is a desktop one.
Should you still have questions on choice between GeForce GTS 360M and GeForce GTX 1660, ask them in Comments section, and we shall answer.

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