NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660: specs and benchmarks

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660

Summary

NVIDIA started GeForce GTX 1660 sales 14 March 2019 at a recommended price of $219. This is Turing architecture desktop card based on 12 nm manufacturing process and primarily aimed at gamers.

Compatibility-wise, this is card attached via PCIe 3.0 x16 interface. Its manufacturer default version has a length of 229 mm. 1x 8-pin power connector is required, and power consumption is at 120 Watt.

It provides good gaming and benchmark performance at 41.73 percent of a leader's which is NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 SLI Mobile.

General info

Of GeForce GTX 1660's architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Value for money (0-100)
21.06
 
Architecture
Turing
 
Code name
TU116
 
Type
Desktop
 
Release date
14 March 2019
 
Launch price (MSRP)
$219
 
Price now
$110
 
of 10560 (Quadro GV100)

Technical specs

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 1660's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Core clock speed
1530 MHz
 
Boost Clock
1785 MHz
 
Transistor count
6,600 million
 
Manufacturing process technology
12 nm
 
Power consumption (TDP)
120 Watt
 
of 900 (Tesla S2050)

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on GeForce GTX 1660's 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).
Interface
PCIe 3.0 x16
 
Length
229 mm
 
Supplementary power connectors
1x 8-pin
 

Memory

Parameters of memory installed on 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 clock speed
8004 MHz
 

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on GeForce GTX 1660.
Display Connectors
1x DVI, 1x HDMI, 1x DisplayPort
 

API support

APIs supported by GeForce GTX 1660, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
12.0 (12_1)
 
OpenGL
4.6
 

Benchmark performance

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

Overall benchmark performance

41.73

Passmark

10762

Game benchmarks

Let's see how good GeForce GTX 1660 is for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS. Comparisons with system requirements are included, but remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.

Relative perfomance

Overall GeForce GTX 1660 performance compared to its nearest competitors. All GPU types participate.

AMD equivalent

We believe that the nearest equivalent to GeForce GTX 1660 from AMD is Radeon R9 Nano, which is nearly equal in speed and higher by 1 position in our rating.

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