GTX 1660 with i7-4790K 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.

 GTX 1660 with i7-4790K 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 i7-4790K @ 4.00GHz ($306.99)
CPU Impact on FPS -6.3 FPS
CPU Impact on FPS % -10.0%
Benchmark Quality Settings Ultra Quality Settings
Average 1080p Performance 83.8 FPS
Average 1440p Performance 61.4 FPS
Average 4K Performance 36.1 FPS
Memory 6 GB
1080p Cost Per Frame $ 2.6
1440p Cost Per Frame $ 3.6
4K Cost Per Frame $ 6.1
Series GTX 1660
Overall Combination Score 89/100 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
76
84.6
2019 Anthem
49
54.5
2019 Far Cry New Dawn
71
79.9
2019 Resident Evil 2
87
97.6
2019 Metro Exodus
39
43.6
2019 World War Z
65
73.1
2018 Call of Duty: Black Ops 4
89
99.5
2018 Assassin's Creed Odyssey
37
41.5
2018 Final Fantasy XV
62
69.7
2018 Shadow of the Tomb Raider
59
65.8
2018 Forza Horizon 4
73
82.2
2018 Fallout 76
98
109.6
2018 Hitman 2
76
85.3
2018 Just Cause 4
56
62.8
2018 Monster Hunter: World
60
67.7
2018 Battlefield V
78
86.9
2017 Dawn of War III
74
82.8
2017 Ghost Recon Wildlands
58
65.5
2017 Assassin's Creed Origins
54
60.3
2017 Destiny 2
104
115.9
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
59
66.6
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
73
82.2
2017 Need For Speed: Payback
78
87.0
2017 For Honor
104
116.1
2017 Project CARS 2
73
82.2
2017 Forza Motorsport 7
89
99.6
2016 Deus Ex: Mankind Divided
48
53.7
2016 Ashes of the Singularity: Escalation
61
68.8
2016 Doom
119
132.4
2016 F1 2016
75
83.7
2016 Total War: Warhammer
72
81.0
2016 Battlefield 1
91
101.4
2016 Overwatch
115
127.8
2016 Dishonored 2
53
59.9
2015 Grand Theft Auto V
70
78.4
2015 Rocket League
304
338.5
2015 Need For Speed
84
93.9
2015 Project CARS
81
90.0
2015 Rainbow Six Siege
157
175.2
2012 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
208
232.1
2009 League of Legends
391
435.2

Resolution 2560x1440

1% Low [Min FPS] Average FPS
Year Game Frames Per Second
2019 Apex Legends
50
62.9
2019 Anthem
34
43.2
2019 Far Cry New Dawn
49
62.0
2019 Resident Evil 2
52
65.8
2019 Metro Exodus
27
33.8
2019 World War Z
42
53.3
2018 Call of Duty: Black Ops 4
46
58.0
2018 Assassin's Creed Odyssey
26
32.9
2018 Final Fantasy XV
38
48.5
2018 Shadow of the Tomb Raider
35
43.8
2018 Forza Horizon 4
55
69.7
2018 Fallout 76
58
72.8
2018 Hitman 2
44
55.6
2018 Just Cause 4
37
46.5
2018 Monster Hunter: World
37
47.4
2018 Battlefield V
55
69.7
2017 Dawn of War III
49
62.3
2017 Ghost Recon Wildlands
39
48.9
2017 Assassin's Creed Origins
38
47.8
2017 Destiny 2
79
99.5
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
40
50.9
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
42
53.7
2017 Need For Speed: Payback
50
62.8
2017 For Honor
54
67.7
2017 Project CARS 2
46
58.0
2017 Forza Motorsport 7
72
90.0
2016 Deus Ex: Mankind Divided
30
37.5
2016 Ashes of the Singularity: Escalation
45
56.9
2016 Doom
75
94.2
2016 F1 2016
53
67.3
2016 Total War: Warhammer
48
60.9
2016 Battlefield 1
60
75.9
2016 Overwatch
70
88.2
2016 Dishonored 2
41
51.3
2015 Grand Theft Auto V
44
55.6
2015 Rocket League
116
145.1
2015 Need For Speed
58
72.5
2015 Project CARS
54
68.7
2015 Rainbow Six Siege
90
113.3
2012 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
154
193.4
2009 League of Legends
193
241.7

Resolution 3840x2160

1% Low [Min FPS] Average FPS
Year Game Frames Per Second
2019 Apex Legends
26
37.6
2019 Anthem
16
23.5
2019 Far Cry New Dawn
23
32.9
2019 Resident Evil 2
22
32.4
2019 Metro Exodus
14
21.3
2019 World War Z
21
30.7
2018 Call of Duty: Black Ops 4
18
25.9
2018 Assassin's Creed Odyssey
16
23.5
2018 Final Fantasy XV
19
28.2
2018 Shadow of the Tomb Raider
15
22.7
2018 Forza Horizon 4
31
45.4
2018 Fallout 76
27
39.9
2018 Hitman 2
23
32.9
2018 Just Cause 4
16
24.2
2018 Monster Hunter: World
15
22.7
2018 Battlefield V
26
37.6
2017 Dawn of War III
23
33.3
2017 Ghost Recon Wildlands
20
28.8
2017 Assassin's Creed Origins
21
30.5
2017 Destiny 2
35
50.1
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
20
28.9
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
20
29.0
2017 Need For Speed: Payback
30
43.6
2017 For Honor
23
33.8
2017 Project CARS 2
33
48.3
2017 Forza Motorsport 7
52
75.4
2016 Deus Ex: Mankind Divided
14
20.6
2016 Ashes of the Singularity: Escalation
31
44.6
2016 Doom
35
50.0
2016 F1 2016
30
43.8
2016 Total War: Warhammer
24
34.5
2016 Battlefield 1
29
41.8
2016 Overwatch
31
45.5
2016 Dishonored 2
28
40.7
2015 Grand Theft Auto V
18
26.9
2015 Rocket League
47
67.7
2015 Need For Speed
33
48.3
2015 Project CARS
33
48.3
2015 Rainbow Six Siege
36
52.5
2012 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
121
174.0
2009 League of Legends
67
96.7
GTX 1660 with i7-4790K at 1080p and Ultra Quality settings
GTX 1660 with i7-4790K at 1440p and Ultra Quality settings
GTX 1660 with i7-4790K 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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