GTX 1660 with i7-4771 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 i7-4771 @ 3.50GHz has less than 8% bottleneck in many games and is perfect match to avoid FPS loss. This combination between GTX 1660 and Intel Core i7-4771 @ 3.50GHz is a perfect match to avoid FPS loss.

 GTX 1660 with i7-4771 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 i7-4771 @ 3.50GHz ($299.99)
CPU Impact on FPS -18.9 FPS
CPU Impact on FPS % -20.0%
Benchmark Quality Settings Ultra Quality Settings
Average 1080p Performance 71.2 FPS
Average 1440p Performance 52.2 FPS
Average 4K Performance 30.6 FPS
Memory 6 GB
1080p Cost Per Frame $ 3.1
1440p Cost Per Frame $ 4.2
4K Cost Per Frame $ 7.2
Series GTX 1660
Overall Combination Score 81/100 Excellent

The good news is, with the release of the GTX 1660 Ti , the GTX 1660 's price is getting more discount. NVIDIA ’s xx60 cards have always been defined by entry-level prices with performance that knocks on the door of mid-range graphics cards – especially when overclocked. After taking the time to fully test the Turing graphics card inside the GTX 1660 , we can say without a doubt that it continues the trend.

The GTX 1660 is much more cheaper than the GTX 1060 6GB as it costs . Compare this to the GTX 1060 6GB , which came originally at a price of . Meanwhile, the closest equivalent card is the which costs . Unfortunately, gaming performance was not quite as impressive. Even if the GTX 1660 consistently delivers frame rate increases over the GTX 1060 6GB , the gain is not much to justify an upgrade.

For 1080p Full HD , we were able to play Just Cause 4, Shadow of the Tomb Raider, Monster Hunter: World, Final Fantasy XV, World War Z at 67 fps to 78 fps and kept frame rates hovering around 72 fps. For 1440p Quad HD , we were able to play Call of Duty: Black Ops 4, Far Cry New Dawn, Apex Legends, Resident Evil 2, Forza Horizon 4 at 62 fps to 74 fps and kept frame rates hovering around 68 fps.

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
59
73.0
2019 Anthem
37
47.0
2019 Far Cry New Dawn
55
68.9
2019 Resident Evil 2
68
84.2
2019 Metro Exodus
30
37.6
2019 World War Z
50
63.0
2018 Call of Duty: Black Ops 4
69
85.8
2018 Assassin's Creed Odyssey
28
35.8
2018 Final Fantasy XV
48
60.1
2018 Shadow of the Tomb Raider
45
56.7
2018 Forza Horizon 4
57
71.0
2018 Fallout 76
76
94.6
2018 Hitman 2
59
73.6
2018 Just Cause 4
43
54.2
2018 Monster Hunter: World
47
58.4
2018 Battlefield V
60
75.0
2017 Dawn of War III
57
71.4
2017 Ghost Recon Wildlands
45
56.5
2017 Assassin's Creed Origins
42
52.0
2017 Destiny 2
80
100.0
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
46
57.5
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
57
71.0
2017 Need For Speed: Payback
60
75.1
2017 For Honor
80
100.1
2017 Project CARS 2
57
71.0
2017 Forza Motorsport 7
69
85.9
2016 Deus Ex: Mankind Divided
37
46.3
2016 Ashes of the Singularity: Escalation
47
59.3
2016 Doom
92
114.3
2016 F1 2016
58
72.3
2016 Total War: Warhammer
56
69.9
2016 Battlefield 1
70
87.5
2016 Overwatch
89
110.2
2016 Dishonored 2
41
51.7
2015 Grand Theft Auto V
54
67.6
2015 Rocket League
236
292.1
2015 Need For Speed
65
81.0
2015 Project CARS
62
77.7
2015 Rainbow Six Siege
122
151.1
2012 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
161
200.3
2009 League of Legends
303
375.5

Resolution 2560x1440

1% Low [Min FPS] Average FPS
Year Game Frames Per Second
2019 Apex Legends
43
54.3
2019 Anthem
29
37.3
2019 Far Cry New Dawn
42
53.5
2019 Resident Evil 2
45
56.7
2019 Metro Exodus
23
29.2
2019 World War Z
36
46.0
2018 Call of Duty: Black Ops 4
40
50.0
2018 Assassin's Creed Odyssey
22
28.4
2018 Final Fantasy XV
33
41.9
2018 Shadow of the Tomb Raider
30
37.8
2018 Forza Horizon 4
48
60.1
2018 Fallout 76
50
62.8
2018 Hitman 2
38
48.0
2018 Just Cause 4
32
40.1
2018 Monster Hunter: World
32
40.9
2018 Battlefield V
48
60.1
2017 Dawn of War III
42
53.7
2017 Ghost Recon Wildlands
33
42.2
2017 Assassin's Creed Origins
32
41.2
2017 Destiny 2
68
85.8
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
35
43.9
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
37
46.3
2017 Need For Speed: Payback
43
54.2
2017 For Honor
46
58.4
2017 Project CARS 2
40
50.0
2017 Forza Motorsport 7
62
77.7
2016 Deus Ex: Mankind Divided
25
32.3
2016 Ashes of the Singularity: Escalation
39
49.1
2016 Doom
65
81.3
2016 F1 2016
46
58.0
2016 Total War: Warhammer
42
52.5
2016 Battlefield 1
52
65.5
2016 Overwatch
60
76.1
2016 Dishonored 2
35
44.3
2015 Grand Theft Auto V
38
48.0
2015 Rocket League
100
125.2
2015 Need For Speed
50
62.6
2015 Project CARS
47
59.2
2015 Rainbow Six Siege
78
97.8
2012 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
133
166.9
2009 League of Legends
166
208.6

Resolution 3840x2160

1% Low [Min FPS] Average FPS
Year Game Frames Per Second
2019 Apex Legends
22
32.4
2019 Anthem
14
20.3
2019 Far Cry New Dawn
19
28.4
2019 Resident Evil 2
19
28.0
2019 Metro Exodus
12
18.3
2019 World War Z
18
26.5
2018 Call of Duty: Black Ops 4
15
22.3
2018 Assassin's Creed Odyssey
14
20.3
2018 Final Fantasy XV
17
24.3
2018 Shadow of the Tomb Raider
13
19.6
2018 Forza Horizon 4
27
39.2
2018 Fallout 76
24
34.4
2018 Hitman 2
19
28.4
2018 Just Cause 4
14
20.9
2018 Monster Hunter: World
13
19.6
2018 Battlefield V
22
32.4
2017 Dawn of War III
20
28.7
2017 Ghost Recon Wildlands
17
24.9
2017 Assassin's Creed Origins
18
26.3
2017 Destiny 2
30
43.2
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
17
25.0
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
17
25.1
2017 Need For Speed: Payback
26
37.6
2017 For Honor
20
29.2
2017 Project CARS 2
29
41.7
2017 Forza Motorsport 7
45
65.1
2016 Deus Ex: Mankind Divided
12
17.8
2016 Ashes of the Singularity: Escalation
26
38.5
2016 Doom
30
43.2
2016 F1 2016
26
37.8
2016 Total War: Warhammer
20
29.7
2016 Battlefield 1
25
36.0
2016 Overwatch
27
39.3
2016 Dishonored 2
24
35.1
2015 Grand Theft Auto V
16
23.2
2015 Rocket League
40
58.4
2015 Need For Speed
29
41.7
2015 Project CARS
29
41.7
2015 Rainbow Six Siege
31
45.3
2012 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
105
150.2
2009 League of Legends
58
83.4
GTX 1660 with i7-4771 at 1080p and Ultra Quality settings
GTX 1660 with i7-4771 at 1440p and Ultra Quality settings
GTX 1660 with i7-4771 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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