NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 vs 1660 Super
Comparison of GeForce GTX 1070 and GeForce GTX 1660 Super architecture, market type and release date.
GeForce GTX 1070 and GeForce GTX 1660 Super'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 1070 and GeForce GTX 1660 Super'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)
Maximum GPU temperature
Texture fill rate
Compatibility, dimensions and requirements
Information on GeForce GTX 1070 and GeForce GTX 1660 Super 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
10.5" (26.7 cm)
4.376" (11.1 cm)
Recommended system power (PSU)
Supplementary power connectors
Parameters of memory installed on GeForce GTX 1070 and GeForce GTX 1660 Super: 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 1070 and GeForce GTX 1660 Super. 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
DP 1.42, HDMI 2.0b, Dual Link-DVI
Multi monitor support
Technological solutions and APIs supported by GeForce GTX 1070 and GeForce GTX 1660 Super. You'll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes.
APIs supported by GeForce GTX 1070 and GeForce GTX 1660 Super, sometimes including their particular versions.
Non-gaming benchmarks performance of GeForce GTX 1070 and GeForce GTX 1660 Super. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.
Overall benchmark performance
GTX 1070 55.08 +4.9%
GTX 1660 Super 52.50
3DMark Ice Storm GPU
GTX 1070 463865
GTX 1660 Super 471219 +1.6%
3DMark Cloud Gate GPU
GTX 1070 106934 +18.2%
GTX 1660 Super 90435
3DMark Fire Strike Score
GTX 1070 14984 +2.2%
GTX 1660 Super 14656
3DMark Fire Strike Graphics
GTX 1070 18255 +17.8%
GTX 1660 Super 15498
3DMark 11 Performance GPU
GTX 1070 24652 +15.5%
GTX 1660 Super 21347
3DMark Vantage Performance
GTX 1070 50995
GTX 1660 Super 60318 +18.3%
SPECviewperf 12 - Showcase
GTX 1070 82
GTX 1660 Super 83 +1.2%
SPECviewperf 12 - Maya
GTX 1070 132 +3.1%
GTX 1660 Super 128
SPECviewperf 12 - 3ds Max
GTX 1070 169 +9.7%
GTX 1660 Super 154
GTX 1070 13313 +4.9%
GTX 1660 Super 12690
Cryptocurrency mining performance of GeForce GTX 1070 and GeForce GTX 1660 Super. Usually measured in megahashes per second.
Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256)
Decred / DCR (Decred)
Ethereum / ETH (DaggerHashimoto)
Siacoin / SC (Sia)
Monero / XMR (CryptoNight)
Zcash / ZEC (Equihash)
Let's see how good GeForce GTX 1070 and GeForce GTX 1660 Super are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.
Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070
4.9% faster in synthetic tests
Wider memory bus (256 vs 192 bit)
More pipelines (1920 vs 1408)
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)
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)
PhysX (hardware acceleration of physical simulation engine named PhysX)
Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Super
Much newer (29 October 2019 vs 10 June 2016)
Cheaper ($229 vs $379)
Higher memory bandwidth (336 vs 256 GB/s)
Finer manufacturing process technology (12 vs 16 nm)
Less power hungry (125 vs 150 watts)
So, GTX 1070 or 1660 Super?
Technical City couldn't decide between NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 and NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Super. The differences in performance seem too small.
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