NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Mobile: specs and benchmarks

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Mobile

Summary

NVIDIA started GeForce GTX 1660 Mobile sales 15 May 2019 at a recommended price of $229. This is Turing architecture notebook card based on 12 nm manufacturing process and primarily aimed at office use. 6 GB of GDDR6 memory clocked at 16 GHz are supplied, and together with 192 Bit memory interface this creates a bandwidth of 384.0 GB/s.

Compatibility-wise, this is card attached via PCIe 3.0 x16 interface.

It provides poor gaming and benchmark performance at 0.84 percent of a leader's which is NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Ti.

General info

Of GeForce GTX 1660 Mobile's architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Architecture
Turing
 
Code name
TU116B
 
Type
Laptop
 
Release date
15 May 2019
 
Launch price (MSRP)
$229
 

Technical specs

GeForce GTX 1660 Mobile'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 Mobile's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
1280
 
Core clock speed
1455 MHz
 
Boost Clock
1590 MHz
 
Transistor count
6,600 million
 
Manufacturing process technology
12 nm
 
Texture fill rate
127.2
 

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on GeForce GTX 1660 Mobile's 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.
Interface
PCIe 3.0 x16
 

Memory

Parameters of memory installed on GeForce GTX 1660 Mobile: 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
 
Maximum RAM amount
6 GB
 
of 8192 (Radeon RX 480)
Memory bus width
192 Bit
 
of 4096 (Radeon R9 Fury)
Memory clock speed
16000 MHz
 
Memory bandwidth
384.0 GB/s
 
of 1024 (Radeon VII)

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on GeForce GTX 1660 Mobile. 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, 3x DisplayPort
 

API support

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

Benchmark performance

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

Overall benchmark performance

0.84

Game benchmarks

Let's see how good GeForce GTX 1660 Mobile 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 Mobile performance compared to its nearest competitors.

AMD equivalent

We believe that the nearest equivalent to GeForce GTX 1660 Mobile from AMD is Radeon RX 580X Mobile, which is nearly equal in speed and lower by 229 positions in our rating.

User rating

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