NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Super vs AMD Radeon RX 5600 XT
Comparison of GeForce GTX 1660 Super and Radeon RX 5600 XT architecture, market type and release date.
GeForce GTX 1660 Super and Radeon RX 5600 XT'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 Super and Radeon RX 5600 XT'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 1660 Super and Radeon RX 5600 XT 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 4.0 x16
Supplementary power connectors
Parameters of memory installed on GeForce GTX 1660 Super and Radeon RX 5600 XT: 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 1660 Super and Radeon RX 5600 XT. 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, 1x DisplayPort
1x HDMI, 3x DisplayPort
APIs supported by GeForce GTX 1660 Super and Radeon RX 5600 XT, sometimes including their particular versions.
Non-gaming benchmarks performance of GeForce GTX 1660 Super and Radeon RX 5600 XT. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.
Overall benchmark performance
GTX 1660 Super 50.75
RX 5600 XT 54.11 +6.6%
3DMark Ice Storm GPU
GTX 1660 Super 471219
RX 5600 XT 496658 +5.4%
3DMark Cloud Gate GPU
GTX 1660 Super 90435
RX 5600 XT 117041 +29.4%
3DMark Fire Strike Score
GTX 1660 Super 14656
RX 5600 XT 19464 +32.8%
3DMark Fire Strike Graphics
GTX 1660 Super 15498
RX 5600 XT 21734 +40.2%
3DMark 11 Performance GPU
GTX 1660 Super 21347
RX 5600 XT 30515 +42.9%
3DMark Vantage Performance
GTX 1660 Super 60318
RX 5600 XT 65563 +8.7%
GTX 1660 Super 12677
RX 5600 XT 13516 +6.6%
Let's see how good GeForce GTX 1660 Super and Radeon RX 5600 XT are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.
Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Super
Cheaper ($229 vs $279)
Higher memory bandwidth (336 vs 288 GB/s)
Less power hungry (125 vs 150 watts)
Advantages of AMD Radeon RX 5600 XT
6.6% faster in synthetic tests
Somewhat newer (21 January 2020 vs 29 October 2019)
More pipelines (2304 vs 1408)
Finer manufacturing process technology (7 vs 12 nm)
So, GTX 1660 Super or RX 5600 XT?
Technical City couldn't decide between NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Super and AMD Radeon RX 5600 XT. The differences in performance seem too small.
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