NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070
vs
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti
GTX 1070 GTX 1660 Ti Difference
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti
Price $ 299.0 $ 279.0 20 (7%)
Year 2016 2019 3 (0%)
Maximum Recorded Temperature 80C 61C 19 (24%)
Max Fan Noise 48.2dB 45.6dB 2.6 (5%)
Recommended Power Supply 500W 500W 0 (0%)
Benchmark CPU Intel Core i7-6700K @ 4.00GHz ($334.99) Intel Core i7-8700K @ 3.70GHz ($369.89)
CPU Impact on FPS +0.0 FPS +0.0 FPS 0 (0%)
CPU Impact on FPS % 0.0% 0.0% 0 (0%)
Benchmark Quality Settings Ultra Quality Settings Ultra Quality Settings
Average 1080p Performance 96.5 FPS 99.8 FPS 3.3 (3%)
Average 1440p Performance 70.3 FPS 73.6 FPS 3.3 (5%)
Average 4K Performance 41.4 FPS 43.7 FPS 2.3 (6%)
Memory 8 GB 6 GB 2 (25%)
1080p Cost Per Frame $ 4.1 $ 2.8 1.3 (32%)
1440p Cost Per Frame $ 5.7 $ 3.8 1.9 (33%)
4K Cost Per Frame $ 9.6 $ 6.4 3.2 (33%)
Overall Combination Score 83/100 84/100 1 (1%)
Our Verdict: Upgrading from GTX 1070 to GTX 1660 Ti is not recommended as it is less than 30% of improvement in performance. In general, a reasonable upgrade is between 30% and 50% or more to justify the purchase of new hardware.

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1920x1080

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti
Year Game Frames Per Second
2019 Apex Legends
99.0
102.6
2019 Anthem
63.8
66.1
2019 Far Cry New Dawn
93.5
96.9
2019 Resident Evil 2
115.8
118.5
2019 Metro Exodus
51.6
52.8
2018 Call of Duty: Black Ops 4
111.0
120.6
2018 Assassin's Creed Odyssey
47.0
50.3
2018 Final Fantasy XV
79.0
84.5
2018 Shadow of the Tomb Raider
74.0
79.8
2018 Forza Horizon 4
96.0
99.8
2018 Fallout 76
120.7
133.0
2018 Hitman 2
94.0
103.6
2018 Just Cause 4
74.6
76.3
2018 Monster Hunter: World
80.3
82.2
2018 Battlefield V
99.0
105.4
2017 Dawn of War III
101.2
100.5
2017 Ghost Recon Wildlands
75.8
79.4
2017 Assassin's Creed Origins
68.0
73.1
2017 Destiny 2
130.0
140.6
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
80.0
80.8
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
96.6
99.8
2017 Need For Speed: Payback
103.2
105.5
2017 For Honor
137.6
140.8
2017 Project CARS 2
97.5
99.8
2017 Forza Motorsport 7
118.1
120.8
2016 Deus Ex: Mankind Divided
61.3
65.1
2016 Ashes of the Singularity: Escalation
73.8
83.4
2016 Doom
147.8
160.6
2016 F1 2016
103.3
101.6
2016 Total War: Warhammer
92.8
98.3
2016 Battlefield 1
117.4
123.1
2016 Overwatch
149.8
154.9
2016 Dishonored 2
71.1
72.8
2015 Grand Theft Auto V
92.7
95.1
2015 Rocket League
401.5
410.6
2015 Need For Speed
111.3
113.8
2015 Project CARS
106.7
109.2
2012 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
275.3
281.6
2009 League of Legends
516.1
528.0

2560x1440

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti
Year Game Frames Per Second
2019 Apex Legends
73.7
76.4
2019 Anthem
50.6
52.4
2019 Far Cry New Dawn
72.6
75.2
2019 Resident Evil 2
78.0
79.8
2019 Metro Exodus
40.1
41.0
2018 Call of Duty: Black Ops 4
65.0
70.3
2018 Assassin's Creed Odyssey
39.0
39.9
2018 Final Fantasy XV
55.0
58.9
2018 Shadow of the Tomb Raider
49.0
53.2
2018 Forza Horizon 4
81.0
84.5
2018 Fallout 76
82.0
88.3
2018 Hitman 2
62.0
67.5
2018 Just Cause 4
55.1
56.3
2018 Monster Hunter: World
56.2
57.5
2018 Battlefield V
79.0
84.5
2017 Dawn of War III
69.4
75.6
2017 Ghost Recon Wildlands
56.4
59.4
2017 Assassin's Creed Origins
54.0
57.9
2017 Destiny 2
112.0
120.6
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
61.0
61.7
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
63.0
65.2
2017 Need For Speed: Payback
74.6
76.3
2017 For Honor
80.3
82.2
2017 Project CARS 2
68.8
70.4
2017 Forza Motorsport 7
106.7
109.2
2016 Deus Ex: Mankind Divided
42.4
45.5
2016 Ashes of the Singularity: Escalation
59.3
69.1
2016 Doom
101.0
114.3
2016 F1 2016
81.0
81.6
2016 Total War: Warhammer
67.9
73.8
2016 Battlefield 1
87.7
92.1
2016 Overwatch
103.6
107.1
2016 Dishonored 2
60.8
62.2
2015 Grand Theft Auto V
63.1
67.5
2015 Rocket League
172.1
176.0
2015 Need For Speed
86.0
88.0
2015 Project CARS
81.4
83.3
2012 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
229.4
234.6
2009 League of Legends
286.8
293.3

3840x2160

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti
Year Game Frames Per Second
2019 Apex Legends
44.0
45.6
2019 Anthem
27.5
28.5
2019 Far Cry New Dawn
38.5
39.9
2019 Resident Evil 2
38.4
39.3
2019 Metro Exodus
25.2
25.8
2018 Call of Duty: Black Ops 4
29.0
31.3
2018 Assassin's Creed Odyssey
26.0
28.5
2018 Final Fantasy XV
32.0
34.2
2018 Shadow of the Tomb Raider
26.0
27.5
2018 Forza Horizon 4
54.0
55.1
2018 Fallout 76
45.0
48.4
2018 Hitman 2
36.0
39.9
2018 Just Cause 4
28.7
29.4
2018 Monster Hunter: World
27.0
27.5
2018 Battlefield V
44.0
45.6
2017 Dawn of War III
36.2
40.4
2017 Ghost Recon Wildlands
32.7
35.0
2017 Assassin's Creed Origins
31.0
37.0
2017 Destiny 2
56.0
60.8
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
35.0
35.1
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
33.6
35.2
2017 Need For Speed: Payback
51.6
52.8
2017 For Honor
40.1
41.0
2017 Project CARS 2
57.4
58.6
2017 Forza Motorsport 7
89.5
91.5
2016 Deus Ex: Mankind Divided
22.5
25.0
2016 Ashes of the Singularity: Escalation
49.4
54.1
2016 Doom
52.5
60.7
2016 F1 2016
50.5
53.2
2016 Total War: Warhammer
38.1
41.8
2016 Battlefield 1
47.3
50.6
2016 Overwatch
53.2
55.2
2016 Dishonored 2
48.2
49.3
2015 Grand Theft Auto V
29.7
32.6
2015 Rocket League
80.3
82.1
2015 Need For Speed
57.4
58.6
2015 Project CARS
57.4
58.6
2012 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
206.5
211.2
2009 League of Legends
114.7
117.3
GTX 1070 vs GTX 1660 Ti with i7-6700K vs i7-8700K at 1920x1080 and ultra vs ultra settings
GTX 1070 vs GTX 1660 Ti with i7-6700K vs i7-8700K at 2560x1440 and ultra vs ultra settings
GTX 1070 vs GTX 1660 Ti with i7-6700K vs i7-8700K at 4K and ultra vs ultra settings

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 .

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 .

GTX 1070 vs GTX 1660 Ti Specifications Comparison

Board Design

GTX 1070 GTX 1660 Ti
Length10.5 inches 267 mm9 inches 229 mm
Outputs1x DVI1x HDMI3x DisplayPort1x DVI1x HDMI1x DisplayPort
Power Connectors1x 8-pin1x 8-pin
Slot WidthDual-slotDual-slot
TDP150 W120 W

Clock Speeds

GTX 1070 GTX 1660 Ti
Boost Clock1683 MHz1770 MHz
GPU Clock1506 MHz1500 MHz
Memory Clock2002 MHz 8008 MHz effective1500 MHz 12000 MHz effective

Graphics Card

GTX 1070 GTX 1660 Ti
Bus InterfacePCIe 3.0 x16PCIe 3.0 x16
GenerationGeForce 1000GeForce 1600
ProductionActiveReleased
Release DateJun 10th, 2016Feb 22, 2019

Graphics Features

GTX 1070 GTX 1660 Ti
CUDA6.17.5
DirectX12.0 (12_1)12.0 (12_1)
OpenCL1.21.2
OpenGL4.64.6
Shader Model6.16.2
Vulkan1.1.821.1.96

Graphics Processor

GTX 1070 GTX 1660 Ti
ArchitecturePascalTuring
Die Size314 mm²284 mm²
GPU NameGP104TU116
Process Size16 nm12 nm
Transistors7,200 million6,600 million

Memory

GTX 1070 GTX 1660 Ti
Bandwidth256.3 GB/s288.0 GB/s
Memory Bus256 bit192 bit
Memory Size8192 MB6144 MB
Memory TypeGDDR5GDDR6

Render Config

GTX 1070 GTX 1660 Ti
ROPs6448
SM Count1524
Shading Units19201536
TMUs12096

Theoretical Performance

GTX 1070 GTX 1660 Ti
FP16 (half) performance101.0 GFLOPS (1:64)10,875 GFLOPS (2:1)
FP32 (float) performance6,463 GFLOPS5,437 GFLOPS
FP64 (double) performance202.0 GFLOPS (1:32)169.9 GFLOPS (1:32)
Pixel Rate107.7 GPixel/s84.96 GPixel/s
Texture Rate202.0 GTexel/s169.9 GTexel/s

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