NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB vs 1660
Comparison of GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB and GeForce GTX 1660 architecture, market type and release date.
GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB 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 GTX 1060 6 GB 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 GTX 1060 6 GB 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 3.0 x16
PCIe 3.0 x16
Supplementary power connectors
Parameters of memory installed on GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB 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 GTX 1060 6 GB and GeForce GTX 1660. As a rule, this section is relevant only for desktop reference video cards, since for notebook ones the availability of certain video outputs depends on the laptop model.
1x DVI, 1x HDMI, 3x DisplayPort
1x DVI, 1x HDMI, 1x DisplayPort
Technological solutions and APIs supported by GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB and GeForce GTX 1660. You'll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes.
APIs supported by GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB and GeForce GTX 1660, sometimes including their particular versions.
Non-gaming benchmarks performance of GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB and GeForce GTX 1660. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.
Overall benchmark performance
GTX 1060 6 GB 47.44
GTX 1660 52.80 +11.3%
3DMark Ice Storm GPU
GTX 1060 6 GB 235179
GTX 1660 478810 +103.6%
3DMark Cloud Gate GPU
GTX 1060 6 GB 76477
GTX 1660 79435 +3.9%
3DMark Fire Strike Score
GTX 1060 6 GB 11039
GTX 1660 12629 +14.4%
3DMark Fire Strike Graphics
GTX 1060 6 GB 12816
GTX 1660 13847 +8%
3DMark 11 Performance GPU
GTX 1060 6 GB 17288
GTX 1660 20696 +19.7%
3DMark Vantage Performance
GTX 1060 6 GB 43717
GTX 1660 57895 +32.4%
GTX 1060 6 GB 10252
GTX 1660 11462 +11.8%
Let's see how good GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB and GeForce GTX 1660 are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.
Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB
Higher memory bandwidth (192.2 vs 192.1 GB/s)
G-SYNC (removes screen tearing by telling the display when to renew the image. Only works with G-SYNC compatible displays)
Vulkan (a contemporary API for graphics acceleration, based on now-discontinued Mantle)
Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660
11.3% faster in synthetic tests
Much newer (14 March 2019 vs 19 July 2016)
Cheaper ($219 vs $299)
More pipelines (1408 vs 1280)
Finer manufacturing process technology (12 vs 16 nm)
So, GTX 1060 6 GB or 1660?
Judging by the results of synthetic and gaming tests, Technical City recommends NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660.
Should you still have questions on choice between GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB and GeForce GTX 1660, ask them in Comments section, and we shall answer.