NVIDIA Tesla K40c vs GeForce GTX 1660
Comparison of Tesla K40c and GeForce GTX 1660 architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
Value for money (0-100)
8 October 2013
14 March 2019
Launch price (MSRP)
Tesla K40c 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 Tesla K40c 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 Tesla K40c 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).
PCIe 3.0 x16
PCIe 3.0 x16
Supplementary power connectors
1x 6-pin + 1x 8-pin
Parameters of memory installed on Tesla K40c 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 Tesla K40c and GeForce GTX 1660.
1x DVI, 1x HDMI, 1x DisplayPort
APIs supported by Tesla K40c and GeForce GTX 1660, sometimes including their particular versions.
Cryptocurrency mining performance of Tesla K40c and GeForce GTX 1660. Usually measured in megahashes per second.
Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256)
Advantages of NVIDIA Tesla K40c
Wider memory bus (384 vs 192 bit)
More pipelines (2880 vs 1408)
Higher memory bandwidth (288.4 vs 192.1 GB/s)
Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660
Much newer (14 March 2019 vs 8 October 2013)
Cheaper ($219 vs $7699)
Finer manufacturing process technology (12 vs 28 nm)
Less power hungry (120 vs 245 watts)
So, Tesla K40c or GTX 1660?
Technical City couldn't decide between NVIDIA Tesla K40c and NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660. We've got no test results to judge.
Be aware that Tesla K40c is a workstation card while GeForce GTX 1660 is a desktop one.
Should you still have questions on choice between Tesla K40c and GeForce GTX 1660, ask them in Comments section, and we shall answer.