AMD Radeon R9 370 vs NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660

AMD Radeon R9 370
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660

General info

Comparison of Radeon R9 370 and GeForce GTX 1660 architecture, market type and release date.
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Value for money (0-100)
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68.42
Architecture
GCN 1.0
 
Turing
Code name
Trinidad
 
TU116
Type
Desktop
 
Desktop
Release date
5 May 2015
 
14 March 2019
Launch price (MSRP)
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$219
Price now
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$210

Technical specs

Radeon R9 370 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 Radeon R9 370 and GeForce GTX 1660's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
1280
 
1408
Core clock speed
925 MHz
 
1530 MHz
Boost Clock
975 MHz
 
1785 MHz
Transistor count
2,800 million
 
6,600 million
Manufacturing process technology
28 nm
 
12 nm
Power consumption (TDP)
110 Watt
 
120 Watt
Texture fill rate
78.00
 
157.1
Floating-point performance
2,496 gflops
 
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Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on Radeon R9 370 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).
Interface
PCIe 3.0 x16
 
PCIe 3.0 x16
Length
221 mm
 
229 mm
Supplementary power connectors
1x 6-pin
 
1x 8-pin

Memory

Parameters of memory installed on Radeon R9 370 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.
Memory type
GDDR5
 
GDDR5
Maximum RAM amount
2 GB
 
6 GB
Memory bus width
256 Bit
 
192 Bit
Memory clock speed
5600 MHz
 
8004 MHz
Memory bandwidth
179.2 GB/s
 
192.1 GB/s
Shared memory
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Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on Radeon R9 370 and GeForce GTX 1660.
Display Connectors
2x DVI, 1x HDMI, 1x DisplayPort
 
1x DVI, 1x HDMI, 1x DisplayPort

API support

APIs supported by Radeon R9 370 and GeForce GTX 1660, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
12 (11_1)
 
12 (12_1)
OpenGL
4.6
 
4.6

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Radeon R9 370 and GeForce GTX 1660. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

R9 370 21.87
GTX 1660 52.57 +140.4%

Passmark

R9 370 4722
GTX 1660 11348 +140.3%

Mining hashrates

Cryptocurrency mining performance of Radeon R9 370 and GeForce GTX 1660. Usually measured in megahashes per second.
Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256)
336 Mh/s
 
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Gaming performance

Let's see how good Radeon R9 370 and GeForce GTX 1660 are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.

Advantages of AMD Radeon R9 370

Wider memory bus (256 vs 192 bit)
Less power hungry (110 vs 120 watts)

Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660

140.4% faster (about 2.5 times) in synthetic tests
Much newer (14 March 2019 vs 5 May 2015)
More pipelines (1408 vs 1280)
Higher memory bandwidth (192.1 vs 179.2 GB/s)
Finer manufacturing process technology (12 vs 28 nm)

So, R9 370 or GTX 1660?

Judging by the results of synthetic and gaming tests, Technical City recommends NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660.
Should you still have questions on choice between Radeon R9 370 and GeForce GTX 1660, ask them in Comments section, and we shall answer.

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