GTX 1660 with Core2 Duo E7600 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 Core2 Duo E7600 @ 3.06GHz is going to cause serious bottlenecks in many games and cause severe FPS loss.

 GTX 1660 with Core2 Duo E7600 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 Core2 Duo E7600 @ 3.06GHz ($119.95)
CPU Impact on FPS -42.4 FPS
CPU Impact on FPS % -50.0%
Benchmark Quality Settings Ultra Quality Settings
Average 1080p Performance 47.8 FPS
Average 1440p Performance 35.0 FPS
Average 4K Performance 20.6 FPS
Memory 6 GB
1080p Cost Per Frame $ 4.6
1440p Cost Per Frame $ 6.3
4K Cost Per Frame $ 10.7
Series GTX 1660
Overall Combination Score 73/100 Very Good

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
20
43.4
2019 Anthem
13
28.0
2019 Far Cry New Dawn
19
41.0
2019 Resident Evil 2
24
50.1
2019 Metro Exodus
10
22.4
2019 World War Z
18
37.5
2018 Call of Duty: Black Ops 4
24
51.0
2018 Assassin's Creed Odyssey
10
21.3
2018 Final Fantasy XV
17
35.8
2018 Shadow of the Tomb Raider
16
33.7
2018 Forza Horizon 4
20
42.2
2018 Fallout 76
27
56.2
2018 Hitman 2
21
43.8
2018 Just Cause 4
15
32.3
2018 Monster Hunter: World
16
34.8
2018 Battlefield V
21
44.6
2017 Dawn of War III
20
42.5
2017 Ghost Recon Wildlands
16
33.6
2017 Assassin's Creed Origins
14
31.0
2017 Destiny 2
28
59.5
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
16
34.2
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
20
42.2
2017 Need For Speed: Payback
21
44.7
2017 For Honor
28
59.6
2017 Project CARS 2
20
42.2
2017 Forza Motorsport 7
24
51.1
2016 Deus Ex: Mankind Divided
13
27.5
2016 Ashes of the Singularity: Escalation
16
35.3
2016 Doom
32
68.0
2016 F1 2016
20
43.0
2016 Total War: Warhammer
19
41.6
2016 Battlefield 1
25
52.1
2016 Overwatch
31
65.6
2016 Dishonored 2
14
30.8
2015 Grand Theft Auto V
19
40.2
2015 Rocket League
83
173.7
2015 Need For Speed
23
48.2
2015 Project CARS
22
46.2
2015 Rainbow Six Siege
43
89.9
2012 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
57
119.1
2009 League of Legends
107
223.3

Resolution 2560x1440

1% Low [Min FPS] Average FPS
Year Game Frames Per Second
2019 Apex Legends
15
32.3
2019 Anthem
10
22.2
2019 Far Cry New Dawn
15
31.8
2019 Resident Evil 2
16
33.7
2019 Metro Exodus
8
17.4
2019 World War Z
13
27.3
2018 Call of Duty: Black Ops 4
14
29.8
2018 Assassin's Creed Odyssey
8
16.9
2018 Final Fantasy XV
11
24.9
2018 Shadow of the Tomb Raider
10
22.5
2018 Forza Horizon 4
17
35.8
2018 Fallout 76
17
37.3
2018 Hitman 2
13
28.6
2018 Just Cause 4
11
23.8
2018 Monster Hunter: World
11
24.3
2018 Battlefield V
17
35.8
2017 Dawn of War III
15
32.0
2017 Ghost Recon Wildlands
12
25.1
2017 Assassin's Creed Origins
11
24.5
2017 Destiny 2
24
51.0
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
12
26.1
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
13
27.5
2017 Need For Speed: Payback
15
32.3
2017 For Honor
16
34.8
2017 Project CARS 2
14
29.8
2017 Forza Motorsport 7
22
46.2
2016 Deus Ex: Mankind Divided
9
19.2
2016 Ashes of the Singularity: Escalation
14
29.2
2016 Doom
23
48.4
2016 F1 2016
16
34.5
2016 Total War: Warhammer
14
31.2
2016 Battlefield 1
18
38.9
2016 Overwatch
21
45.3
2016 Dishonored 2
12
26.3
2015 Grand Theft Auto V
13
28.6
2015 Rocket League
35
74.5
2015 Need For Speed
17
37.2
2015 Project CARS
16
35.2
2015 Rainbow Six Siege
27
58.2
2012 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
47
99.3
2009 League of Legends
59
124.1

Resolution 3840x2160

1% Low [Min FPS] Average FPS
Year Game Frames Per Second
2019 Apex Legends
9
19.3
2019 Anthem
5
12.1
2019 Far Cry New Dawn
8
16.9
2019 Resident Evil 2
7
16.6
2019 Metro Exodus
5
10.9
2019 World War Z
7
15.8
2018 Call of Duty: Black Ops 4
6
13.3
2018 Assassin's Creed Odyssey
5
12.1
2018 Final Fantasy XV
6
14.5
2018 Shadow of the Tomb Raider
5
11.6
2018 Forza Horizon 4
11
23.3
2018 Fallout 76
9
20.5
2018 Hitman 2
8
16.9
2018 Just Cause 4
5
12.4
2018 Monster Hunter: World
5
11.6
2018 Battlefield V
9
19.3
2017 Dawn of War III
8
17.1
2017 Ghost Recon Wildlands
7
14.8
2017 Assassin's Creed Origins
7
15.7
2017 Destiny 2
12
25.7
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
7
14.9
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
7
14.9
2017 Need For Speed: Payback
10
22.4
2017 For Honor
8
17.4
2017 Project CARS 2
11
24.8
2017 Forza Motorsport 7
18
38.7
2016 Deus Ex: Mankind Divided
5
10.6
2016 Ashes of the Singularity: Escalation
11
22.9
2016 Doom
12
25.7
2016 F1 2016
10
22.5
2016 Total War: Warhammer
8
17.7
2016 Battlefield 1
10
21.4
2016 Overwatch
11
23.4
2016 Dishonored 2
10
20.9
2015 Grand Theft Auto V
6
13.8
2015 Rocket League
16
34.8
2015 Need For Speed
11
24.8
2015 Project CARS
11
24.8
2015 Rainbow Six Siege
12
27.0
2012 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
42
89.3
2009 League of Legends
23
49.6
GTX 1660 with Core2 Duo E7600 at 1080p and Ultra Quality settings
GTX 1660 with Core2 Duo E7600 at 1440p and Ultra Quality settings
GTX 1660 with Core2 Duo E7600 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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