Compare GTX 1660 vs RX 580 vs GTX 1070 Benchmarks

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660
AMD Radeon RX 580
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660AMD Radeon RX 580NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070
Price $ 220.0$ 152.0$ 299.0
Year 201920172016
Maximum Recorded Temperature 61C75C80C
Max Fan Noise 45.6dB45.7dB48.2dB
Recommended Power Supply 470W535W500W
Benchmark CPU Intel Core i7-8700K @ 3.70GHz ($369.89)Intel Core i7-7700K @ 4.20GHz ($354.99)Intel Core i7-6700K @ 4.00GHz ($334.99)
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 87.8 FPS75.5 FPS96.5 FPS
Average 1440p Performance 64.7 FPS53.6 FPS70.3 FPS
Average 4K Performance 38.5 FPS30.8 FPS41.4 FPS
Memory 6 GB8 GB8 GB
1080p Cost Per Frame $ 2.5$ 3.0$ 4.1
1440p Cost Per Frame $ 3.4$ 4.3$ 5.7
4K Cost Per Frame $ 5.7$ 7.4$ 9.6
Overall Combination Score 89/10080/10083/100

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NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660
AMD Radeon RX 580
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070
Year Game Frames Per Second
2019 Apex Legends
90.3
63.0
99.0
2019 Anthem
58.2
40.6
63.8
2019 Far Cry New Dawn
85.3
59.5
93.5
2019 Resident Evil 2
104.2
80.5
115.8
2019 Metro Exodus
46.5
35.9
51.6
2018 Call of Duty: Black Ops 4
106.2
101.2
111.0
2018 Assassin's Creed Odyssey
44.3
39.3
47.0
2018 Final Fantasy XV
74.4
61.6
79.0
2018 Shadow of the Tomb Raider
70.2
64.9
74.0
2018 Forza Horizon 4
87.8
68.2
96.0
2018 Fallout 76
117.0
91.3
120.7
2018 Hitman 2
91.1
71.5
94.0
2018 Just Cause 4
67.1
51.8
74.6
2018 Monster Hunter: World
72.3
55.8
80.3
2018 Battlefield V
92.8
93.5
99.0
2017 Dawn of War III
88.4
99.3
101.2
2017 Ghost Recon Wildlands
69.9
64.8
75.8
2017 Assassin's Creed Origins
64.4
57.2
68.0
2017 Destiny 2
123.7
99.0
130.0
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
71.1
50.6
80.0
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
87.8
68.5
96.6
2017 Need For Speed: Payback
92.9
71.7
103.2
2017 For Honor
123.9
95.6
137.6
2017 Project CARS 2
87.8
67.7
97.5
2017 Forza Motorsport 7
106.3
82.1
118.1
2016 Ashes of the Singularity
64.7
66.2
2016 Deus Ex: Mankind Divided
57.3
67.1
61.3
2016 Ashes of the Singularity: Escalation
73.4
55.4
73.8
2016 Doom
141.4
134.3
147.8
2016 F1 2016
89.4
90.2
103.3
2016 Hitman
94.8
93.8
2016 Rise of the Tomb Raider
92.6
114.8
2016 The Division
72.9
83.1
2016 Total War: Warhammer
86.5
76.9
92.8
2016 Battlefield 1
108.3
111.1
117.4
2016 Overwatch
136.4
106.3
149.8
2016 Dishonored 2
64.0
49.4
71.1
2015 DiRT Rally
109.8
148.3
2015 Grand Theft Auto V
83.7
60.0
92.7
2015 The Witcher 3
79.5
83.3
2015 Rocket League
361.4
279.0
401.5
2015 Need For Speed
100.2
77.3
111.3
2015 Project CARS
96.1
74.1
106.7
2013 Crysis 3
90.2
92.3
2013 Battlefield 4
81.1
130.8
2012 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
247.8
191.3
275.3
2009 League of Legends
464.6
358.6
516.1

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NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660
AMD Radeon RX 580
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070
Year Game Frames Per Second
2019 Apex Legends
67.2
46.9
73.7
2019 Anthem
46.1
32.2
50.6
2019 Far Cry New Dawn
66.2
46.2
72.6
2019 Resident Evil 2
70.2
54.2
78.0
2019 Metro Exodus
36.1
27.9
40.1
2018 Call of Duty: Black Ops 4
61.9
63.8
65.0
2018 Assassin's Creed Odyssey
35.1
33.0
39.0
2018 Final Fantasy XV
51.8
44.0
55.0
2018 Shadow of the Tomb Raider
46.8
41.8
49.0
2018 Forza Horizon 4
74.4
57.2
81.0
2018 Fallout 76
77.7
63.8
82.0
2018 Hitman 2
59.4
46.2
62.0
2018 Just Cause 4
49.6
38.3
55.1
2018 Monster Hunter: World
50.6
39.1
56.2
2018 Battlefield V
74.4
70.4
79.0
2017 Dawn of War III
66.5
62.7
69.4
2017 Ghost Recon Wildlands
52.2
48.1
56.4
2017 Assassin's Creed Origins
51.0
40.7
54.0
2017 Destiny 2
106.2
84.7
112.0
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
54.3
38.5
61.0
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
57.3
44.7
63.0
2017 Need For Speed: Payback
67.1
51.8
74.6
2017 For Honor
72.3
55.8
80.3
2017 Project CARS 2
61.9
47.8
68.8
2017 Forza Motorsport 7
96.1
74.1
106.7
2016 Ashes of the Singularity
49.5
60.7
2016 Deus Ex: Mankind Divided
40.0
42.9
42.4
2016 Ashes of the Singularity: Escalation
60.8
51.0
59.3
2016 Doom
100.6
93.5
101.0
2016 F1 2016
71.8
70.5
81.0
2016 Hitman
67.5
69.4
2016 Rise of the Tomb Raider
56.1
75.5
2016 The Division
50.2
59.4
2016 Total War: Warhammer
65.0
62.7
67.9
2016 Battlefield 1
81.0
70.3
87.7
2016 Overwatch
94.2
73.2
103.6
2016 Dishonored 2
54.8
42.2
60.8
2015 DiRT Rally
76.6
105.6
2015 Grand Theft Auto V
59.4
41.8
63.1
2015 The Witcher 3
44.8
62.0
2015 Rocket League
154.9
119.5
172.1
2015 Need For Speed
77.4
59.8
86.0
2015 Project CARS
73.3
56.6
81.4
2013 Crysis 3
41.9
58.1
2013 Battlefield 4
52.8
84.8
2012 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
206.5
159.4
229.4
2009 League of Legends
258.1
199.3
286.8

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NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660
AMD Radeon RX 580
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070
Year Game Frames Per Second
2019 Apex Legends
40.1
28.0
44.0
2019 Anthem
25.1
17.5
27.5
2019 Far Cry New Dawn
35.1
24.5
38.5
2019 Resident Evil 2
34.6
26.7
38.4
2019 Metro Exodus
22.7
17.5
25.2
2018 Call of Duty: Black Ops 4
27.6
31.9
29.0
2018 Assassin's Creed Odyssey
25.1
19.8
26.0
2018 Final Fantasy XV
30.1
26.4
32.0
2018 Shadow of the Tomb Raider
24.2
23.1
26.0
2018 Forza Horizon 4
48.5
38.5
54.0
2018 Fallout 76
42.6
35.2
45.0
2018 Hitman 2
35.1
27.5
36.0
2018 Just Cause 4
25.8
19.9
28.7
2018 Monster Hunter: World
24.2
18.7
27.0
2018 Battlefield V
40.1
37.4
44.0
2017 Dawn of War III
35.5
31.0
36.2
2017 Ghost Recon Wildlands
30.8
27.2
32.7
2017 Assassin's Creed Origins
32.6
26.4
31.0
2017 Destiny 2
53.5
41.8
56.0
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
30.9
22.0
35.0
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
31.0
23.9
33.6
2017 Need For Speed: Payback
46.5
35.9
51.6
2017 For Honor
36.1
27.9
40.1
2017 Project CARS 2
51.6
39.8
57.4
2017 Forza Motorsport 7
80.5
62.2
89.5
2016 Ashes of the Singularity
41.6
2016 Deus Ex: Mankind Divided
22.0
18.7
22.5
2016 Ashes of the Singularity: Escalation
47.6
36.3
49.4
2016 Doom
53.4
46.1
52.5
2016 F1 2016
46.8
41.1
50.5
2016 Hitman
40.2
2016 Rise of the Tomb Raider
39.0
2016 The Division
32.8
2016 Total War: Warhammer
36.8
28.6
38.1
2016 Battlefield 1
44.6
37.8
47.3
2016 Overwatch
48.6
37.7
53.2
2016 Dishonored 2
43.4
33.5
48.2
2015 DiRT Rally
53.2
2015 Grand Theft Auto V
28.7
19.8
29.7
2015 The Witcher 3
35.4
2015 Rocket League
72.3
55.8
80.3
2015 Need For Speed
51.6
39.8
57.4
2015 Project CARS
51.6
39.8
57.4
2013 Crysis 3
28.0
2013 Battlefield 4
60.3
2012 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
185.8
143.5
206.5
2009 League of Legends
103.2
79.7
114.7

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 580 / i7-7700K

At 1440p, RX 580 can hit 50-60 fps on pretty much everything at ultra, just without antialiasing, less ambient occlusion and turned down shadows. It is clear that the RX 580 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 580 against the competition in budget mid-range cards. In terms of memory, the RX 580 's 8192 MB RAM is more than enough for modern games and should not cause any bottlenecks.

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 / i7-6700K

It is clear that the GTX 1070 is a significantly more capable high-end card that can play AAA titles at 1080p/1440p with 50-60 frames per second. In terms of memory, the GTX 1070 's 8192 MB RAM is more than enough for modern games and should not cause any bottlenecks. In short the performance is exceptional, there's no question that this is one of the most powerful single GPU out there in 2016 .

Board Design

GTX 1660RX 580GTX 1070
Board Number PG165 SKU 0C940, D009-04PG411 SKU 20
Length 9 inches 229 mm9.5 inches 241 mm10.5 inches 267 mm
Outputs 1x DVI 1x HDMI 1x DisplayPort1x HDMI3x DisplayPort1x DVI1x HDMI3x DisplayPort
Power Connectors 1x 8-pin1x 8-pin1x 8-pin
Slot Width Dual-slotDual-slotDual-slot
TDP 120 W185 W150 W

Clock Speeds

GTX 1660RX 580GTX 1070
Boost Clock 1785 MHz1340 MHz1683 MHz
GPU Clock 1530 MHz1257 MHz1506 MHz
Memory Clock 2001 MHz 8004 MHz effective2000 MHz 8000 MHz effective2002 MHz 8008 MHz effective

Graphics Card

GTX 1660RX 580GTX 1070
Bus Interface PCIe 3.0 x16PCIe 3.0 x16PCIe 3.0 x16
Generation GeForce 16Polaris (RX 500)GeForce 1000
Launch Price 219 USD229 USD379 USD
Production ActiveActiveActive
Release Date Mar 14th, 2019Apr 18th, 2017Jun 10th, 2016

Graphics Features

GTX 1660RX 580GTX 1070
DirectX 12.0 (12_1)12.0 (12_0)12.0 (12_1)
OpenCL 1.221.2
OpenGL 4.64.54.6
Shader Model 6.266.1
Vulkan 1.1.961.1.821.1.82

Graphics Processor

GTX 1660RX 580GTX 1070
Architecture TuringGCN 4.0Pascal
Die Size 284 mm²244 mm²314 mm²
GPU Name TU116Polaris 20GP104
GPU Variant TU116-300-A1 Polaris 20 XTX (215-0910038)GP104-200-A1
Process Size 12 nm14 nm16 nm
Transistors 6,600 million5,700 million7,200 million

Memory

GTX 1660RX 580GTX 1070
Bandwidth 192.1 GB/s 256.0 GB/s256.3 GB/s
Memory Bus 192 bit 256 bit256 bit
Memory Size 6144 MB8192 MB8192 MB
Memory Type GDDR5GDDR5GDDR5

Render Config

GTX 1660RX 580GTX 1070
ROPs 483264
SM Count 2215
Shading Units 140823041920
TMUs 88144120

Theoretical Performance

GTX 1660RX 580GTX 1070
FP16 (half) performance 10,053 GFLOPS (2:1)6,175 GFLOPS (1:1)101.0 GFLOPS (1:64)
FP32 (float) performance 5,027 GFLOPS 6,175 GFLOPS6,463 GFLOPS
FP64 (double) performance 157.1 GFLOPS (1:32)385.9 GFLOPS (1:16)202.0 GFLOPS (1:32)
Pixel Rate 85.68 GPixel/s42.88 GPixel/s107.7 GPixel/s
Texture Rate 157.1 GTexel/s 193.0 GTexel/s202.0 GTexel/s

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