NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti Mobile vs RTX 2070 Max-Q

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti Mobile
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Max-Q

General info

Comparison of GeForce GTX 1660 Ti Mobile and GeForce RTX 2070 Max-Q architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Value for money (0-100)
7.47
 
n/d
Architecture
Turing
 
Turing
Code name
N18E-G0
 
Turing TU106
Type
Laptop
 
Laptop
Release date
23 April 2019
 
6 January 2019
Launch price (MSRP)
$229
 
n/d
Price now
$275
 
n/d

Technical specs

GeForce GTX 1660 Ti Mobile and GeForce RTX 2070 Max-Q'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 Ti Mobile and GeForce RTX 2070 Max-Q's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
1536
 
2304
Core clock speed
1455 MHz
 
885-1080 MHz
Boost Clock
1590 MHz
 
1185-1305 MHz
Transistor count
6,600 million
 
10,800 million
Manufacturing process technology
12 nm
 
12 nm
Power consumption (TDP)
n/d
 
90 Watt

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on GeForce GTX 1660 Ti Mobile and GeForce RTX 2070 Max-Q compatibility with other computer components. Useful when choosing a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one. For notebook video cards it's notebook size, connection slot and bus, if the video card is inserted into a slot instead of being soldered to the notebook motherboard.
Laptop size
medium sized
 
large
Interface
PCIe 3.0 x16
 
PCIe 3.0 x16
Supplementary power connectors
n/d
 
None

Memory

Parameters of memory installed on GeForce GTX 1660 Ti Mobile and GeForce RTX 2070 Max-Q: 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 type
GDDR6
 
GDDR6
Maximum RAM amount
n/d
 
8 GB
Memory bus width
192 Bit
 
256 Bit
Memory clock speed
12000 MHz
 
12000 MHz
Shared memory
-
 
-

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on GeForce GTX 1660 Ti Mobile and GeForce RTX 2070 Max-Q.
Display Connectors
No outputs
 
No outputs
G-SYNC support
-
 
+

Technologies

Technological solutions and APIs supported by GeForce GTX 1660 Ti Mobile and GeForce RTX 2070 Max-Q. You'll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes.
VR Ready
n/d
 
+
Multi Monitor
n/d
 
+

API support

APIs supported by GeForce GTX 1660 Ti Mobile and GeForce RTX 2070 Max-Q, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
DirectX 12_1
 
DirectX 12_1
OpenGL
4.6
 
4.6
Vulkan
-
 
+

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of GeForce GTX 1660 Ti Mobile and GeForce RTX 2070 Max-Q. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

GTX 1660 Ti Mobile 37.00
RTX 2070 Max-Q 44.33 +19.8%

3DMark Ice Storm GPU

GTX 1660 Ti Mobile 419800 +4.7%
RTX 2070 Max-Q 401038

3DMark Cloud Gate GPU

GTX 1660 Ti Mobile 96958
RTX 2070 Max-Q 106366 +9.7%

3DMark Fire Strike Score

GTX 1660 Ti Mobile 12907
RTX 2070 Max-Q 15399 +19.3%

3DMark Fire Strike Graphics

GTX 1660 Ti Mobile 14539
RTX 2070 Max-Q 16979 +16.8%

3DMark 11 Performance GPU

GTX 1660 Ti Mobile 19957
RTX 2070 Max-Q 21959 +10%

3DMark Vantage Performance

GTX 1660 Ti Mobile 49309 +1.6%
RTX 2070 Max-Q 48510

Passmark

GTX 1660 Ti Mobile 9800
RTX 2070 Max-Q 11348 +15.8%

Gaming performance

Let's see how good GeForce GTX 1660 Ti Mobile and GeForce RTX 2070 Max-Q are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.

Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti Mobile

Somewhat newer (23 April 2019 vs 6 January 2019)

Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Max-Q

19.8% faster in synthetic tests
Wider memory bus (256 vs 192 bit)
More pipelines (2304 vs 1536)
DLSS
Raytraycing
VR Ready
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)
Multi Monitor
550 Watt system power recommended

So, GTX 1660 Ti Mobile or RTX 2070 Max-Q?

Judging by the results of synthetic and gaming tests, Technical City recommends NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Max-Q.
Should you still have questions on choice between GeForce GTX 1660 Ti Mobile and GeForce RTX 2070 Max-Q, ask them in Comments section, and we shall answer.

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