Compare GTX 1660 Ti vs GTX 1660 vs RX 590 Benchmarks

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660
AMD Radeon RX 590
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 TiNVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660AMD Radeon RX 590
Price $ 279.0$ 220.0$ 214.0
Year 201920192018
Maximum Recorded Temperature 61C61C82C
Max Fan Noise 45.6dB45.6dB42.5dB
Recommended Power Supply 500W470W575W
Benchmark CPU Intel Core i7-8700K @ 3.70GHz ($369.89)Intel Core i7-8700K @ 3.70GHz ($369.89)Intel Core i7-8700K @ 3.70GHz ($369.89)
CPU Impact on FPS +0.0 FPS+0.0 FPS+0.0 FPS
CPU Impact on FPS % 0.0%0.0%0.0%
Benchmark Quality Settings Ultra Quality SettingsUltra Quality SettingsUltra Quality Settings
Average 1080p Performance 102.4 FPS90.1 FPS86.9 FPS
Average 1440p Performance 75.0 FPS66.0 FPS61.5 FPS
Average 4K Performance 44.1 FPS38.8 FPS35.4 FPS
Memory 6 GB6 GB8 GB
1080p Cost Per Frame $ 2.7$ 2.4$ 3.2
1440p Cost Per Frame $ 3.7$ 3.3$ 4.5
4K Cost Per Frame $ 6.3$ 5.7$ 7.9
Overall Combination Score 84/10089/10087/100

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NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660
AMD Radeon RX 590
Year Game Frames Per Second
2019 Apex Legends
102.6
90.3
81.0
2019 Anthem
66.1
58.2
52.2
2019 Far Cry New Dawn
96.9
85.3
76.5
2019 Resident Evil 2
118.5
104.2
92.4
2019 Metro Exodus
52.8
46.5
41.2
2019 World War Z
98.4
78.0
102.0
2018 Call of Duty: Black Ops 4
120.6
106.2
112.1
2018 Assassin's Creed Odyssey
50.3
44.3
43.5
2018 Final Fantasy XV
84.5
74.4
68.2
2018 Shadow of the Tomb Raider
79.8
70.2
71.9
2018 Forza Horizon 4
99.8
87.8
75.5
2018 Fallout 76
133.0
117.0
101.1
2018 Hitman 2
103.6
91.1
79.2
2018 Just Cause 4
76.3
67.1
59.5
2018 Monster Hunter: World
82.2
72.3
64.0
2018 Battlefield V
105.4
92.8
103.5
2017 Dawn of War III
100.5
88.4
110.0
2017 Ghost Recon Wildlands
79.4
69.9
71.7
2017 Assassin's Creed Origins
73.1
64.4
63.3
2017 Destiny 2
140.6
123.7
109.6
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
80.8
71.1
56.0
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
99.8
87.8
75.9
2017 Need For Speed: Payback
105.5
92.9
82.4
2017 For Honor
140.8
123.9
109.8
2017 Project CARS 2
99.8
87.8
77.8
2017 Forza Motorsport 7
120.8
106.3
94.2
2016 Ashes of the Singularity
0
0
71.6
2016 Deus Ex: Mankind Divided
65.1
57.3
74.3
2016 Ashes of the Singularity: Escalation
83.4
73.4
61.4
2016 Doom
160.6
141.4
148.7
2016 F1 2016
101.6
89.4
99.9
2016 Hitman
0
0
105.0
2016 Rise of the Tomb Raider
0
0
102.6
2016 The Division
0
0
80.7
2016 Total War: Warhammer
98.3
86.5
85.1
2016 Battlefield 1
123.1
108.3
123.0
2016 Overwatch
154.9
136.4
117.7
2016 Dishonored 2
72.8
64.0
56.7
2015 DiRT Rally
0
0
121.6
2015 Grand Theft Auto V
95.1
83.7
66.4
2015 The Witcher 3
0
0
88.1
2015 Rocket League
410.6
361.4
320.3
2015 Need For Speed
113.8
100.2
88.8
2015 Project CARS
109.2
96.1
85.1
2015 Rainbow Six Siege
201.6
187.0
155.6
2013 Crysis 3
0
0
99.9
2013 Battlefield 4
0
0
89.8
2012 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
281.6
247.8
219.6
2009 League of Legends
528.0
464.6
411.8

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NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660
AMD Radeon RX 590
Year Game Frames Per Second
2019 Apex Legends
76.4
67.2
60.3
2019 Anthem
52.4
46.1
41.4
2019 Far Cry New Dawn
75.2
66.2
59.4
2019 Resident Evil 2
79.8
70.2
62.2
2019 Metro Exodus
41.0
36.1
32.0
2019 World War Z
71.8
56.9
74.5
2018 Call of Duty: Black Ops 4
70.3
61.9
70.6
2018 Assassin's Creed Odyssey
39.9
35.1
36.5
2018 Final Fantasy XV
58.9
51.8
48.7
2018 Shadow of the Tomb Raider
53.2
46.8
46.3
2018 Forza Horizon 4
84.5
74.4
63.3
2018 Fallout 76
88.3
77.7
70.6
2018 Hitman 2
67.5
59.4
51.2
2018 Just Cause 4
56.3
49.6
43.9
2018 Monster Hunter: World
57.5
50.6
44.8
2018 Battlefield V
84.5
74.4
77.9
2017 Dawn of War III
75.6
66.5
69.4
2017 Ghost Recon Wildlands
59.4
52.2
53.2
2017 Assassin's Creed Origins
57.9
51.0
45.1
2017 Destiny 2
120.6
106.2
93.8
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
61.7
54.3
42.6
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
65.2
57.3
49.4
2017 Need For Speed: Payback
76.3
67.1
59.5
2017 For Honor
82.2
72.3
64.0
2017 Project CARS 2
70.4
61.9
54.9
2017 Forza Motorsport 7
109.2
96.1
85.1
2016 Ashes of the Singularity
0
0
54.8
2016 Deus Ex: Mankind Divided
45.5
40.0
47.5
2016 Ashes of the Singularity: Escalation
69.1
60.8
56.5
2016 Doom
114.3
100.6
103.5
2016 F1 2016
81.6
71.8
78.1
2016 Hitman
0
0
74.8
2016 Rise of the Tomb Raider
0
0
62.1
2016 The Division
0
0
55.5
2016 Total War: Warhammer
73.8
65.0
69.4
2016 Battlefield 1
92.1
81.0
77.8
2016 Overwatch
107.1
94.2
81.0
2016 Dishonored 2
62.2
54.8
48.5
2015 DiRT Rally
0
0
84.8
2015 Grand Theft Auto V
67.5
59.4
46.3
2015 The Witcher 3
0
0
49.6
2015 Rocket League
176.0
154.9
137.3
2015 Need For Speed
88.0
77.4
68.6
2015 Project CARS
83.3
73.3
65.0
2015 Rainbow Six Siege
130.5
121.0
100.7
2013 Crysis 3
0
0
46.4
2013 Battlefield 4
0
0
58.5
2012 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
234.6
206.5
183.0
2009 League of Legends
293.3
258.1
228.8

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NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660
AMD Radeon RX 590
Year Game Frames Per Second
2019 Apex Legends
45.6
40.1
36.0
2019 Anthem
28.5
25.1
22.5
2019 Far Cry New Dawn
39.9
35.1
31.5
2019 Resident Evil 2
39.3
34.6
30.7
2019 Metro Exodus
25.8
22.7
20.1
2019 World War Z
41.3
32.8
42.8
2018 Call of Duty: Black Ops 4
31.3
27.6
35.3
2018 Assassin's Creed Odyssey
28.5
25.1
21.9
2018 Final Fantasy XV
34.2
30.1
29.2
2018 Shadow of the Tomb Raider
27.5
24.2
25.6
2018 Forza Horizon 4
55.1
48.5
42.6
2018 Fallout 76
48.4
42.6
39.0
2018 Hitman 2
39.9
35.1
30.4
2018 Just Cause 4
29.4
25.8
22.9
2018 Monster Hunter: World
27.5
24.2
21.5
2018 Battlefield V
45.6
40.1
41.4
2017 Dawn of War III
40.4
35.5
34.3
2017 Ghost Recon Wildlands
35.0
30.8
30.1
2017 Assassin's Creed Origins
37.0
32.6
29.2
2017 Destiny 2
60.8
53.5
46.3
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
35.1
30.9
24.4
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
35.2
31.0
26.4
2017 Need For Speed: Payback
52.8
46.5
41.2
2017 For Honor
41.0
36.1
32.0
2017 Project CARS 2
58.6
51.6
45.8
2017 Forza Motorsport 7
91.5
80.5
71.4
2016 Deus Ex: Mankind Divided
25.0
22.0
20.7
2016 Ashes of the Singularity: Escalation
54.1
47.6
40.2
2016 Doom
60.7
53.4
51.0
2016 F1 2016
53.2
46.8
45.6
2016 Total War: Warhammer
41.8
36.8
31.7
2016 Battlefield 1
50.6
44.6
41.9
2016 Overwatch
55.2
48.6
41.8
2016 Dishonored 2
49.3
43.4
38.4
2015 Grand Theft Auto V
32.6
28.7
21.9
2015 Rocket League
82.1
72.3
64.0
2015 Need For Speed
58.6
51.6
45.8
2015 Project CARS
58.6
51.6
45.8
2015 Rainbow Six Siege
60.5
56.1
46.7
2012 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
211.2
185.8
164.7
2009 League of Legends
117.3
103.2
91.5
GTX 1660 Ti vs GTX 1660 vs RX 590 at 1080p performance

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti / i7-8700K

It is clear that the GTX 1660 Ti is a significantly more capable high-end card that can play AAA titles at 1080p/1440p with 50-60 frames per second. The price/performance ratio is excellent for GTX 1660 Ti against the competition in budget mid-range cards. In terms of memory, the GTX 1660 Ti 's 6144 MB RAM is more than enough for modern games and should not cause any bottlenecks. With regards to max load temperature, the GTX 1660 Ti 's cooling is excellent at keeping it cool and under control. In short the performance is exceptional, there's no question that this is one of the most powerful single GPU out there in 2019 .

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 / i7-8700K

It is clear that the GTX 1660 is a significantly more capable high-end card that can play AAA titles at 1080p/1440p with 50-60 frames per second. The price/performance ratio is excellent for GTX 1660 against the competition in budget mid-range cards. In terms of memory, the GTX 1660 's 6144 MB RAM is more than enough for modern games and should not cause any bottlenecks. With regards to max load temperature, the GTX 1660 's cooling is excellent at keeping it cool and under control.

AMD Radeon RX 590 / i7-8700K

It is clear that the RX 590 is a significantly more capable high-end card that can play AAA titles at 1080p/1440p with 50-60 frames per second. The price/performance ratio is excellent for RX 590 against the competition in budget mid-range cards. It is worth noting that the RX 590 is a very power hungry card and requires a decent power supply unit. In terms of memory, the RX 590 's 8192 MB RAM is more than enough for modern games and should not cause any bottlenecks.

Board Design

GTX 1660 TiGTX 1660RX 590
Length 9 inches 229 mm9 inches 229 mm9.5 inches 241 mm
Outputs 1x DVI1x HDMI1x DisplayPort1x DVI 1x HDMI 1x DisplayPort1x HDMI3x DisplayPort
Power Connectors 1x 8-pin1x 8-pin1x 8-pin
Slot Width Dual-slotDual-slotDual-slot
TDP 120 W120 W225 W

Clock Speeds

GTX 1660 TiGTX 1660RX 590
Boost Clock 1770 MHz1785 MHz1545 MHz
GPU Clock 1500 MHz1530 MHz1469 MHz
Memory Clock 1500 MHz 12000 MHz effective2001 MHz 8004 MHz effective2000 MHz 8000 MHz effective

Graphics Card

GTX 1660 TiGTX 1660RX 590
Bus Interface PCIe 3.0 x16PCIe 3.0 x16PCIe 3.0 x16
Generation GeForce 1600GeForce 16Polaris (RX 500)
Production ReleasedActiveActive
Release Date Feb 22, 2019Mar 14th, 2019Nov 15th, 2018

Graphics Features

GTX 1660 TiGTX 1660RX 590
CUDA 7.5
DirectX 12.0 (12_1)12.0 (12_1)12.0 (12_0)
OpenCL 1.21.22
OpenGL 4.64.64.5
Shader Model 6.26.26
Vulkan 1.1.961.1.961.1.82

Graphics Processor

GTX 1660 TiGTX 1660RX 590
Architecture TuringTuringGCN 4.0
Die Size 284 mm²284 mm²244 mm²
GPU Name TU116TU116Polaris 30
Process Size 12 nm12 nm12 nm
Transistors 6,600 million6,600 million5,700 million

Memory

GTX 1660 TiGTX 1660RX 590
Bandwidth 288.0 GB/s192.1 GB/s 256.0 GB/s
Memory Bus 192 bit192 bit 256 bit
Memory Size 6144 MB6144 MB8192 MB
Memory Type GDDR6GDDR5GDDR5

Render Config

GTX 1660 TiGTX 1660RX 590
ROPs 484832
SM Count 2422
Shading Units 153614082304
TMUs 9688144

Theoretical Performance

GTX 1660 TiGTX 1660RX 590
FP16 (half) performance 10,875 GFLOPS (2:1)10,053 GFLOPS (2:1)7,119 GFLOPS (1:1)
FP32 (float) performance 5,437 GFLOPS5,027 GFLOPS 7,119 GFLOPS (1:1)
FP64 (double) performance 169.9 GFLOPS (1:32)157.1 GFLOPS (1:32)445.0 GFLOPS (1:16)
Pixel Rate 84.96 GPixel/s85.68 GPixel/s49.44 GPixel/s
Texture Rate 169.9 GTexel/s157.1 GTexel/s 222.5 GTexel/s

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