GTX 1660 with i3-7300 benchmarks at Ultra Quality settings

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. This combination between GTX 1660 and Intel Core i3-7300 @ 4.00GHz has less than 15% bottleneck in many games and can cause minor FPS loss. This combination between GTX 1660 and Intel Core i3-7300 @ 4.00GHz has less than 8% bottleneck in many games and is perfect match to avoid FPS loss.

 GTX 1660 with i3-7300 benchmarks at Ultra Quality settings
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660
Price $ 220.0
Year 2019
Maximum Recorded Temperature 61C
Max Fan Noise 45.6dB
Recommended Power Supply 470W
Benchmark CPU Intel Core i3-7300 @ 4.00GHz ($209.99)
CPU Impact on FPS -19.8 FPS
CPU Impact on FPS % -20.0%
Benchmark Quality Settings Ultra Quality Settings
Average 1080p Performance 70.3 FPS
Average 1440p Performance 51.5 FPS
Average 4K Performance 30.3 FPS
Memory 6 GB
1080p Cost Per Frame $ 3.1
1440p Cost Per Frame $ 4.3
4K Cost Per Frame $ 7.3
Series GTX 1660
Overall Combination Score 81/100 Excellent

Game Performance at Ultra Quality settings

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Resolution 1920x1080

1% Low [Min FPS] Average FPS
Year Game Frames Per Second
2019 Apex Legends
55
71.0
2019 Anthem
36
45.8
2019 Far Cry New Dawn
52
67.1
2019 Resident Evil 2
64
81.9
2019 Metro Exodus
28
36.6
2019 World War Z
48
61.3
2018 Call of Duty: Black Ops 4
65
83.5
2018 Assassin's Creed Odyssey
27
34.8
2018 Final Fantasy XV
46
58.5
2018 Shadow of the Tomb Raider
43
55.2
2018 Forza Horizon 4
54
69.0
2018 Fallout 76
72
92.0
2018 Hitman 2
56
71.6
2018 Just Cause 4
41
52.8
2018 Monster Hunter: World
44
56.9
2018 Battlefield V
57
73.0
2017 Dawn of War III
54
69.5
2017 Ghost Recon Wildlands
43
55.0
2017 Assassin's Creed Origins
39
50.6
2017 Destiny 2
76
97.3
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
43
55.9
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
54
69.0
2017 Need For Speed: Payback
57
73.1
2017 For Honor
76
97.4
2017 Project CARS 2
54
69.0
2017 Forza Motorsport 7
65
83.6
2016 Deus Ex: Mankind Divided
35
45.1
2016 Ashes of the Singularity: Escalation
45
57.7
2016 Doom
87
111.2
2016 F1 2016
55
70.3
2016 Total War: Warhammer
53
68.0
2016 Battlefield 1
67
85.2
2016 Overwatch
84
107.3
2016 Dishonored 2
39
50.3
2015 Grand Theft Auto V
51
65.8
2015 Rocket League
223
284.2
2015 Need For Speed
61
78.8
2015 Project CARS
59
75.6
2015 Rainbow Six Siege
115
147.1
2012 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
153
194.9
2009 League of Legends
287
365.4

Resolution 2560x1440

1% Low [Min FPS] Average FPS
Year Game Frames Per Second
2019 Apex Legends
41
52.8
2019 Anthem
28
36.3
2019 Far Cry New Dawn
40
52.1
2019 Resident Evil 2
43
55.2
2019 Metro Exodus
22
28.4
2019 World War Z
35
44.7
2018 Call of Duty: Black Ops 4
38
48.7
2018 Assassin's Creed Odyssey
21
27.6
2018 Final Fantasy XV
32
40.7
2018 Shadow of the Tomb Raider
28
36.8
2018 Forza Horizon 4
46
58.5
2018 Fallout 76
48
61.1
2018 Hitman 2
36
46.7
2018 Just Cause 4
30
39.0
2018 Monster Hunter: World
31
39.8
2018 Battlefield V
46
58.5
2017 Dawn of War III
41
52.3
2017 Ghost Recon Wildlands
32
41.1
2017 Assassin's Creed Origins
31
40.1
2017 Destiny 2
65
83.5
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
33
42.7
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
35
45.1
2017 Need For Speed: Payback
41
52.8
2017 For Honor
44
56.9
2017 Project CARS 2
38
48.7
2017 Forza Motorsport 7
59
75.6
2016 Deus Ex: Mankind Divided
24
31.5
2016 Ashes of the Singularity: Escalation
37
47.8
2016 Doom
62
79.1
2016 F1 2016
44
56.5
2016 Total War: Warhammer
40
51.1
2016 Battlefield 1
50
63.7
2016 Overwatch
58
74.1
2016 Dishonored 2
33
43.1
2015 Grand Theft Auto V
36
46.7
2015 Rocket League
95
121.8
2015 Need For Speed
47
60.9
2015 Project CARS
45
57.6
2015 Rainbow Six Siege
74
95.2
2012 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
127
162.4
2009 League of Legends
159
203.0

Resolution 3840x2160

1% Low [Min FPS] Average FPS
Year Game Frames Per Second
2019 Apex Legends
22
31.5
2019 Anthem
13
19.7
2019 Far Cry New Dawn
19
27.6
2019 Resident Evil 2
19
27.2
2019 Metro Exodus
12
17.9
2019 World War Z
18
25.8
2018 Call of Duty: Black Ops 4
15
21.7
2018 Assassin's Creed Odyssey
13
19.7
2018 Final Fantasy XV
16
23.7
2018 Shadow of the Tomb Raider
13
19.0
2018 Forza Horizon 4
26
38.1
2018 Fallout 76
23
33.5
2018 Hitman 2
19
27.6
2018 Just Cause 4
14
20.3
2018 Monster Hunter: World
13
19.0
2018 Battlefield V
22
31.5
2017 Dawn of War III
19
27.9
2017 Ghost Recon Wildlands
16
24.2
2017 Assassin's Creed Origins
17
25.6
2017 Destiny 2
29
42.1
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
17
24.3
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
17
24.4
2017 Need For Speed: Payback
25
36.6
2017 For Honor
19
28.4
2017 Project CARS 2
28
40.6
2017 Forza Motorsport 7
44
63.3
2016 Deus Ex: Mankind Divided
12
17.3
2016 Ashes of the Singularity: Escalation
26
37.4
2016 Doom
29
42.0
2016 F1 2016
25
36.8
2016 Total War: Warhammer
20
28.9
2016 Battlefield 1
24
35.1
2016 Overwatch
26
38.2
2016 Dishonored 2
23
34.1
2015 Grand Theft Auto V
15
22.6
2015 Rocket League
39
56.9
2015 Need For Speed
28
40.6
2015 Project CARS
28
40.6
2015 Rainbow Six Siege
30
44.1
2012 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
102
146.1
2009 League of Legends
56
81.2
GTX 1660 with i3-7300 at 1080p and Ultra Quality settings
GTX 1660 with i3-7300 at 1440p and Ultra Quality settings
GTX 1660 with i3-7300 at 4K and Ultra Quality settings

GTX 1660 Specifications

GTX 1660 Board Design

Board NumberPG165 SKU 0
Length9 inches 229 mm
Outputs1x DVI 1x HDMI 1x DisplayPort
Power Connectors1x 8-pin
Slot WidthDual-slot
TDP120 W

GTX 1660 Clock Speeds

Boost Clock1785 MHz
GPU Clock1530 MHz
Memory Clock2001 MHz 8004 MHz effective

GTX 1660 Graphics Card

Bus InterfacePCIe 3.0 x16
GenerationGeForce 16
Launch Price219 USD
ProductionActive
Release DateMar 14th, 2019

GTX 1660 Graphics Features

DirectX12.0 (12_1)
OpenCL1.2
OpenGL4.6
Shader Model6.2
Vulkan1.1.96

GTX 1660 Graphics Processor

ArchitectureTuring
Die Size284 mm²
GPU NameTU116
GPU VariantTU116-300-A1
Process Size12 nm
Transistors6,600 million

GTX 1660 Memory

Bandwidth192.1 GB/s
Memory Bus192 bit
Memory Size6144 MB
Memory TypeGDDR5

GTX 1660 Render Config

ROPs48
SM Count22
Shading Units1408
TMUs88

GTX 1660 Theoretical Performance

FP16 (half) performance10,053 GFLOPS (2:1)
FP32 (float) performance5,027 GFLOPS
FP64 (double) performance157.1 GFLOPS (1:32)
Pixel Rate85.68 GPixel/s
Texture Rate157.1 GTexel/s

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