AMD Radeon RX Vega 8 vs NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660
Comparison of Radeon RX Vega 8 and GeForce GTX 1660 architecture, market type and release date.
Radeon RX Vega 8 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 RX Vega 8 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 Radeon RX Vega 8 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 x16
Supplementary power connectors
Parameters of memory installed on Radeon RX Vega 8 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 Radeon RX Vega 8 and GeForce GTX 1660.
1x DVI, 1x HDMI, 1x DisplayPort
APIs supported by Radeon RX Vega 8 and GeForce GTX 1660, sometimes including their particular versions.
Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Radeon RX Vega 8 and GeForce GTX 1660. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.
Overall benchmark performance
RX Vega 8 2.36
GTX 1660 52.59 +2128.4%
3DMark Ice Storm GPU
RX Vega 8 113147
GTX 1660 478810 +323.2%
3DMark Cloud Gate GPU
RX Vega 8 14724
GTX 1660 79435 +439.5%
3DMark Fire Strike Score
RX Vega 8 2132
GTX 1660 12629 +492.4%
3DMark Fire Strike Graphics
RX Vega 8 2319
GTX 1660 13847 +497.1%
3DMark 11 Performance GPU
RX Vega 8 3535
GTX 1660 20696 +485.5%
3DMark Vantage Performance
RX Vega 8 10294
GTX 1660 57895 +462.4%
RX Vega 8 1737
GTX 1660 11354 +553.7%
Let's see how good Radeon RX Vega 8 and GeForce GTX 1660 are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.
Advantages of AMD Radeon RX Vega 8
Shared Memory (up to Dual-Channel DDR4-2400)
Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660
2128.4% faster (about 22.5 times) in synthetic tests
Much newer (14 March 2019 vs 26 October 2017)
More pipelines (1408 vs 512)
Finer manufacturing process technology (12 vs 14 nm)
So, RX Vega 8 or GTX 1660?
Judging by the results of synthetic and gaming tests, Technical City recommends NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660.
Be aware that Radeon RX Vega 8 is a notebook card while GeForce GTX 1660 is a desktop one.
Should you still have questions on choice between Radeon RX Vega 8 and GeForce GTX 1660, ask them in Comments section, and we shall answer.