NVIDIA Tesla K40c vs GeForce GTX 1660

NVIDIA Tesla K40c
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660

General info

Comparison of Tesla K40c and GeForce GTX 1660 architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
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Value for money (0-100)
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Code name
Release date
8 October 2013
14 March 2019
Launch price (MSRP)
Price now
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Technical specs

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
745 MHz
1530 MHz
Boost Clock
876 MHz
1785 MHz
Transistor count
7,080 million
6,600 million
Manufacturing process technology
28 nm
12 nm
Power consumption (TDP)
245 Watt
120 Watt
Texture fill rate
Floating-point performance
4,291 gflops
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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
267 mm
229 mm
Supplementary power connectors
1x 6-pin + 1x 8-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.
Memory type
Maximum RAM amount
12 GB
6 GB
Memory bus width
384 Bit
192 Bit
Memory clock speed
6008 MHz
8004 MHz
Memory bandwidth
288.4 GB/s
192.1 GB/s
Shared memory
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Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on Tesla K40c and GeForce GTX 1660.
Display Connectors
No outputs
1x DVI, 1x HDMI, 1x DisplayPort

API support

APIs supported by Tesla K40c and GeForce GTX 1660, sometimes including their particular versions.
12 (11_0)
12 (12_1)

Mining hashrates

Cryptocurrency mining performance of Tesla K40c and GeForce GTX 1660. Usually measured in megahashes per second.
Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256)
324 Mh/s
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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.
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