NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti vs 1070

General info

Comparison of GeForce GTX 1660 Ti and GeForce GTX 1070 architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Value for money (0-100)
58.35
 
33.24
Architecture
Turing
 
Pascal
Code name
TU116
 
GP104
Type
Desktop
 
Desktop
Release date
22 February 2019
 
10 June 2016
Launch price (MSRP)
$279
 
$379
Price now
$269
 
$500

Technical specs

GeForce GTX 1660 Ti and GeForce GTX 1070'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 and GeForce GTX 1070's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
1536
 
1920
CUDA cores
no data
 
1920
Core clock speed
1500 MHz
 
1506 MHz
Boost Clock
1770 MHz
 
1683 MHz
Transistor count
6,600 million
 
7,200 million
Manufacturing process technology
12 nm
 
16 nm
Power consumption (TDP)
120 Watt
 
150 Watt
Maximum GPU temperature
no data
 
94 °C
Texture fill rate
169.9
 
202.0
Floating-point performance
no data
 
6,463 gflops

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on GeForce GTX 1660 Ti and GeForce GTX 1070 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).
Bus support
no data
 
PCIe 3.0
Interface
PCIe 3.0 x16
 
PCIe 3.0 x16
Length
229 mm
 
10.5" (26.7 cm)
Height
no data
 
4.376" (11.1 cm)
Width
no data
 
2-slot
Recommended system power (PSU)
no data
 
500 Watt
Supplementary power connectors
1x 8-pin
 
8-pin
SLI options
-
 
+

Memory

Parameters of memory installed on GeForce GTX 1660 Ti and GeForce GTX 1070: 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
 
GDDR5
Maximum RAM amount
6 GB
 
8 GB
Memory bus width
192 Bit
 
256 Bit
Memory clock speed
12000 MHz
 
8 GB/s
Memory bandwidth
288.0 GB/s
 
256 GB/s
Shared memory
-
 
-

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on GeForce GTX 1660 Ti and GeForce GTX 1070. 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.
Display Connectors
1x DVI, 1x HDMI, 1x DisplayPort
 
1x DVI, 1x HDMI, 3x DisplayPort
Display Connectors
no data
 
DP 1.42, HDMI 2.0b, Dual Link-DVI
Multi monitor support
no data
 
+
G-SYNC support
-
 
+

Technologies

Technological solutions and APIs supported by GeForce GTX 1660 Ti and GeForce GTX 1070. You'll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes.
3D Vision
-
 
+
GPU Boost
no data
 
3.0
VR Ready
no data
 
+
CUDA
-
 
+
Multi-Projection
no data
 
+
Multi Monitor
no data
 
+
Ansel
no data
 
+
Virtual Reality
no data
 
+
ShadowWorks
no data
 
+

API support

APIs supported by GeForce GTX 1660 Ti and GeForce GTX 1070, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
12 (12_1)
 
12 (12_1)
OpenGL
4.6
 
4.5
Vulkan
-
 
+

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of GeForce GTX 1660 Ti and GeForce GTX 1070. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

GTX 1660 Ti 49.63
GTX 1070 52.55 +5.9%

3DMark Ice Storm GPU

GTX 1660 Ti 421374
GTX 1070 463865 +10.1%

3DMark Cloud Gate GPU

GTX 1660 Ti 93095
GTX 1070 106934 +14.9%

3DMark Fire Strike Score

GTX 1660 Ti 15021 +0.2%
GTX 1070 14984

3DMark Fire Strike Graphics

GTX 1660 Ti 16024
GTX 1070 18255 +13.9%

3DMark 11 Performance GPU

GTX 1660 Ti 22128
GTX 1070 24652 +11.4%

3DMark Vantage Performance

GTX 1660 Ti 52203 +2.4%
GTX 1070 50995

Passmark

GTX 1660 Ti 12597
GTX 1070 13339 +5.9%

Mining hashrates

Cryptocurrency mining performance of GeForce GTX 1660 Ti and GeForce GTX 1070. Usually measured in megahashes per second.
Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256)
no data
 
832 Mh/s
Decred / DCR (Decred)
no data
 
2.83 Gh/s
Ethereum / ETH (DaggerHashimoto)
no data
 
28.69 Mh/s
Siacoin / SC (Sia)
no data
 
1.75 Gh/s
Monero / XMR (CryptoNight)
no data
 
0.65 kh/s
Zcash / ZEC (Equihash)
no data
 
435.21 Sol/s

Gaming performance

Let's see how good GeForce GTX 1660 Ti and GeForce GTX 1070 are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.

Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti

Much newer (22 February 2019 vs 10 June 2016)
Cheaper ($279 vs $379)
Higher memory bandwidth (288 vs 256 GB/s)
Finer manufacturing process technology (12 vs 16 nm)
Less power hungry (120 vs 150 watts)

Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070

5.9% faster in synthetic tests
Wider memory bus (256 vs 192 bit)
More pipelines (1920 vs 1536)
Multi-Projection
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
SLIOptions
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)
3D Vision
PhysX (hardware acceleration of physical simulation engine named PhysX)
NVIDIA G-SYNC
NVIDIA GameStream
ShadowWorks
DirectX 12
Virtual Reality
Ansel
3D Vision Surround

So, GTX 1660 Ti or 1070?

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