NVIDIA GeForce GTS 360M vs GTX 1660
Comparison of GeForce GTS 360M and GeForce GTX 1660 architecture, market type and release date.
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.
Core clock speed
Manufacturing process technology
Power consumption (TDP)
Texture fill rate
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.
PCIe 3.0 x16
Supplementary power connectors
MXM 3.0 Type-B
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.
Maximum RAM amount
Memory bus width
Memory clock speed
Video outputs and ports
Types and number of video connectors present on GeForce GTS 360M and GeForce GTX 1660.
1x DVI, 1x HDMI, 1x DisplayPort
Single Link DVILVDSHDMIDual Link DVIDisplayPortVGA
Maximum VGA resolution
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.
MXM 3.0 Type-B
APIs supported by GeForce GTS 360M and GeForce GTX 1660, sometimes including their particular versions.
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%
GTS 360M 630
GTX 1660 11354 +1702.2%
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)
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)
MXM 3.0 Type-B
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.