Average Bench: 68.3% (86th of 692)

Based on 230,793 user benchmarks.  Device: 10DE 2184 Model: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660

NVIDIA's GTX 1660 follows hot on the heels of last month's release of the GTX 1660 Ti. As the name would suggest, the 1660 is a slightly scaled back version of the 1660 Ti. Both feature NVIDIAs's new TU116 Turing based die, have 6GB of VRAM, are without RTX cores and have a power draw (TDP) of 120W. The main differences arise from the number of CUDA cores: the 1660 has 1408 whilst the 1660 Ti has 1536, and memory bandwidth: the 1660 can deliver 8 Gpbs using ubiquitous GDDR5 (as featured in the GTX 1060 3GB and 6GB) versus the 1660 Ti which can deliver 12 Gpbs using newer, faster and dearer GDDR6. The 1660 also features Turing NVENC which is far more efficient than CPU encoding and alleviates the need for casual streamers to use a dedicated stream PC. Early benchmarks show that the GTX 1660 has about a 20% lower effective speed than the 1660 Ti, but with an entry price of $219 USD, the 1660 is also about 20% cheaper. Further, the 1660 has a 12% effective speed advantage over the ~$230 USD 6GB 1060 and a similar real world effective speed to AMD's $265 USD RX 590. NVIDIAs strategy of offering great value Turing products at all price tiers can only be good for competition and consumers. [Mar '19 GPUPro]

Above average average bench

The Nvidia GTX 1660 averaged 31.6% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This isn't a great result which indicates that there are much faster alternatives on the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. Locally-deformable PRT (Bat) 90.3fps
Avg. Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm) 70fps

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Nvidia GTX 1660 is just 11.3%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Nvidia GTX 1660 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. High dynamic range lighting (Teapot) 90.8fps
Avg. Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones) 75.7fps
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Average Bench

(Based on 230,793 samples)
Min Avg Max
80.4 Lighting 90.3 97.1
79.1 Reflection 90.8 121
64 Parallax 75.7 84.8
73.6% 85.6 fps
Min Avg Max
59.5 MRender 64.2 68.5
72.1 Gravity 78.4 82.7
63.6 Splatting 70 74.6
58.1% 70.9 fps
User Benchmarks Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
The fastest GPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
CLim: 2145 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 528.24
Lighting 96.1
Reflection 88.3
Parallax 78.8
78% 87.7 fps
MRender 66.6
Gravity 81.2
Splatting 73.5
60% 73.8 fps
Nvidia(10DE 2184) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2190 MHz, MLim: 2100 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 528.02
Lighting 95.3
Reflection 90.8
Parallax 79.6
78% 88.6 fps
MRender 68
Gravity 80
Splatting 72.1
60% 73.4 fps
CLim: 2145 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 527.56
Lighting 92.5
Reflection 89.1
Parallax 77.8
75% 86.5 fps
MRender 60.3
Gravity 79.5
Splatting 72
58% 70.6 fps
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 516.94
Lighting 90.8
Reflection 90
Parallax 75.6
74% 85.5 fps
MRender 65.1
Gravity 80.9
Splatting 71.2
59% 72.4 fps
CLim: 2145 MHz, MLim: 2100 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 526.47
Lighting 77.1
Reflection 78.7
Parallax 71.5
63% 75.8 fps
MRender 63.2
Gravity 75.8
Splatting 68.4
57% 69.1 fps
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 58,567,273 GPUs tested.

 Popular Cards

Based on statistics from 230,793 user benchmarks.

Hardware Id Samples Bench ± SD Model / Price (MSRP ≈ $219 @ launch in Mar '19)
Gigabyte(1458 3FC8) 18% 69% ± 3%
Gigabyte GTX 1660 6GB OC
GV-N1660OC-6GD
AmazonUS $34414 mins
EbayUS $55044 mins
MSI(1462 3792) 16% 70% ± 3%
MSI GTX 1660 6GB Ventus XS OC
GTX 1660 Ventus XS 6G OC
EbayUS $27920 mins
Zotac(19DA 5543) 9% 67% ± 3%
Zotac GTX 1660 6GB Gaming Compact
ZT-T16600K-10M
AmazonUS $24114 mins
EbayUS $29020 mins
Gigabyte(1458 3FC7) 7% 70% ± 4%
Gigabyte GTX 1660 6GB Gaming OC
GV-N1660GAMING OC-6GD
AmazonUS $4162 years
Nvidia(10DE 2184) 7% 68% ± 4%
MSI(1462 3790) 5% 70% ± 3%
MSI GTX 1660 6GB Gaming X
GTX 1660 Gaming X 6G
EVGA(3842 1067) 5% 69% ± 3%
EVGA GTX 1660 6GB SC Ultra Dual
06G-P4-1067-KR
AmazonUS $31214 mins
EbayUS $38019 mins
Nvidia(10DE 1324) 5% 66% ± 3%
Asus(1043 86BB) 4% 67% ± 5%
Asus GTX 1660 6GB Phoenix
PH-GTX1660-O6G
Zotac(19DA 2543) 3% 67% ± 4%
Zotac GTX 1660 6GB Compact
ZT-T16600F-10L
BHPhotoUS $2302 years
AmazonUS $68026 days
Asus(1043 86BD) 3% 68% ± 3%
MSI(1462 3793) 2% 69% ± 2%
EVGA(3842 1163) 2% 71% ± 3%
Nvidia(10DE 1366) 2% 65% ± 3%
MSI(1462 8D91) 1% 66% ± 3%
HP(103C 8553) 1% 66% ± 2%
PNY(196E 1325) 1% 70% ± 1%
EVGA(3842 1161) 1% 69% ± 1%
EVGA GTX 1660 6GB XC Black
06G-P4-1161-KR
AmazonUS $2121 month
EbayUS $36311 months
Asus(1043 86BC) 1% 70% ± 2%
PNY(196E 1324) 1% 69% ± 1%
Asus(1043 86CE) 1% 66% ± 5%
PNY(196E 1332) 1% 70% ± 1%
Zotac(19DA 3543) 1% 70% ± 2%
EVGA(3842 1160) 1% 66% ± 2%
Dell(1028 3794) 1% 68% ± 0%
Asus(1043 86D0) 0% 63% ± 7%
Gigabyte(1458 3FDD) 0% 70% ± 3%
Gigabyte(1458 3FE0) 0% 69% ± 2%
Asus(1043 86F9) 0% 70% ± 0%
Device(1642 1920) 0% 66% ± 0%
Asus(1043 86CF) 0% 57% ± 0%
Gigabyte(1458 3FCF) 0% 67% ± 0%
PNY(196E 132B) 0% 67% ± 0%
Gigabyte(1458 3FDC) 0% 66% ± 0%
Asus(1043 86C6) 0% 62% ± 0%
Zotac(19DA 1551) 0% 56% ± 0%
Asus(1043 86BE) 0% 68% ± 0%
Sapphire(174B A544) 0% 65% ± 0%
EVGA(3842 1167) 0% 0% ± 0%
EVGA GTX 1660 6GB XC Ultra Gaming
06G-P4-1167-KR
AmazonUS $2441 month
BHPhotoUS $2503 years
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Desktop
Desktop 87%
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Workstation
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21 hrs ago.

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Runs practically anything that I play on Ultra and has not had any frame-drops in the time I've been playing. Extremely consistent performance. —Dec '20


Poor

1 day ago.

it’s a good graphic card and can run very good games if pared with the right cpu and other specs


Terrible

1 day ago.

Impressed with the performance, definitely worth the cheaper price


Excellent

6 days ago.

bad gpu, not i get bad fps and it's not because of bottleneck since i have an i7 9400f


Poor

1 month ago.

my opinion vga nvidia is the best


Excellent

25 days ago.

do tre stelle perché funziona come GTX1650 ma per raggiungere gli FPS di GTX1650 devi mettere tutta la grafica al minimo qiundi per 10€ in più consiglio la GTX1650


Terrible

15 days ago.

i have it and it has a good work


Good

20 months ago.

Cuz it's cheaper then 1060 but more effective


Poor

1 month ago.

It is a mid range graphics card capable to run most new games at high-ultra settings


Good

19 days ago.

Decent card. It can support even modern games pretty well if you don't crank up the graphics. Decent performer at most demanding games at ok settings and does the job well.


Good

3 months ago.

Pretty cost-effective 3d card. It was so cheap when I bought it! now everything went to hell


Good

3 months ago.

Let's hope Nvidia's upcoming gpu lineup is actually an upgrade for the $200 price segment. And not a renamed gtx 2050.


Good

13 months ago.

my first GTX card and I love it


Terrible

1 month ago.

Great. You can play any game with this.


Good

22 days ago.

very good have used it for many years and never had problems with it


Poor

1 month ago.

Go for the 1660 Super instead if the price is not too different. The 1660 Super offers much better Async compute performance due to increased memory bandwidth


Good

3 years ago.


Good

10 months ago.

its good for alot of games and runs at worst at medium settings


Terrible

3 years ago.

Please god no.


Good

2 years ago.

not the best but does the job.


Good

2 years ago.

Decent budget graphics card. Currently it is usually ~ $10-$20 [usd] more to get the 1660 Super variant which performs closer to a 1660 Ti ($60-$70 more) [usd] I got it for ~ $185 [usd] as an Open Box at Microcenter. 4/5 Stars - Decent 1080p performance for games such as Jedi: Fallen Order. Gets up to 100% utilization playing SWBF2 with Ultra settings on a 1080p 60Hz monitor. Thanks for reading.


Good

13 months ago.

The drivers get sudden updates that litterally give you like 5 extra frames every 4 months or so, weird but fine card for the price, totally more price/performance than a 1650 at the time im writing this.


Excellent

3 years ago.

Sumptuously


Excellent

3 years ago.

Great price performance. What I needed.


Excellent

3 years ago.

i got this GPU and is very very fast and good fps


Excellent

3 years ago.

With some basic overclocking I this card can be about the level of a 1660 Ti, and beat an RX 590. I think its a pretty good option if you want solid 1080p and even 1440p gaming without breaking the bank.


Good

14 months ago.

This is a great GPU. It performs extremely well for 1080p gaming. I have paired it with a Ryzen 3 2200G since 2019. I am on 60FPS and happily blasting enemies. I am in the process of upgrading to a new PC so I will soon be testing out a GTX 1660 alongside a Ryzen 5 5600x. EDIT: Paired with the Ryzen 5 5600x, this GPU provides amazing performance.


Excellent

3 years ago.

Best value for price


Excellent

2 years ago.

Greate value for money and can run most games on ultra


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