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
136.7 GTexel / s
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
192.2 GB / s
Video outputs and ports
Types and number of video connectors present on GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB and GeForce GTX 1660.
1x DVI, 1x HDMI, 3x DisplayPort
1x DVI, 1x HDMI, 1x DisplayPort
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 47.05
GTX 1660 56.17 +19.4%
GTX 1060 6 GB 8873
GTX 1660 10816 +21.9%
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
We are unaware of any advantages of NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB over NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660.
Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660
19.4% 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.
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