Intel HD Graphics 615 vs NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660
Comparison of HD Graphics 615 and GeForce GTX 1660 architecture, market type and release date.
HD Graphics 615 and 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 HD Graphics 615 and GeForce GTX 1660'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 HD Graphics 615 and GeForce GTX 1660 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). 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.
PCIe 3.0 x1
PCIe 3.0 x16
Supplementary power connectors
Parameters of memory installed on HD Graphics 615 and 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.
Maximum RAM amount
Memory bus width
Memory clock speed
Video outputs and ports
Types and number of video connectors present on HD Graphics 615 and GeForce GTX 1660.
1x DVI, 1x HDMI, 1x DisplayPort
Technological solutions and APIs supported by HD Graphics 615 and GeForce GTX 1660. You'll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes.
APIs supported by HD Graphics 615 and GeForce GTX 1660, sometimes including their particular versions.
Non-gaming benchmarks performance of HD Graphics 615 and GeForce GTX 1660. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.
Overall benchmark performance
HD Graphics 615 0.80
GTX 1660 52.57 +6471.3%
3DMark Ice Storm GPU
HD Graphics 615 70743
GTX 1660 478810 +576.8%
3DMark Cloud Gate GPU
HD Graphics 615 6387
GTX 1660 79435 +1143.7%
3DMark Fire Strike Score
HD Graphics 615 762
GTX 1660 12629 +1557.3%
3DMark Fire Strike Graphics
HD Graphics 615 853
GTX 1660 13847 +1523.3%
3DMark 11 Performance GPU
HD Graphics 615 1243
GTX 1660 20696 +1565%
3DMark Vantage Performance
HD Graphics 615 4102
GTX 1660 57895 +1311.4%
HD Graphics 615 721
GTX 1660 11354 +1474.8%
Let's see how good HD Graphics 615 and GeForce GTX 1660 are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.
Advantages of Intel HD Graphics 615
Less power hungry (5 vs 120 watts)
Quick Sync (hardware acceleration of video encoding and decoding for Intel CPUs. Speeds up video encoding by times, but at the cost of somewhat lower quality)
Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660
6471.3% faster (about 65.5 times) in synthetic tests
Much newer (14 March 2019 vs 30 August 2016)
More pipelines (1408 vs 192)
Finer manufacturing process technology (12 vs 14 nm)
So, HD Graphics 615 or GTX 1660?
Judging by the results of synthetic and gaming tests, Technical City recommends NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660.
Be aware that HD Graphics 615 is a notebook card while GeForce GTX 1660 is a desktop one.
Should you still have questions on choice between HD Graphics 615 and GeForce GTX 1660, ask them in Comments section, and we shall answer.