NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti vs NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070

Compare NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti 6 GB vs NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 8 GB, specs and GPU benchmark score. Which is the better graphics card for the money?

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Price

The cheapest price from our partner retailers

$ 509.99
$ 289.01 significantly less expensive
$ 799.00

Benchmark Score

Overall Score

General gaming and workstation score

39 %
47 %
20% slightly better overall score

Flux Core frame rate

Volumetric ray casting test, a computationally expensive method of rendering high-quality scenes

85 FPS
105 FPS
20 FPS slightly higher Flux Core frame rate

Electron frame rate

Randomly generated noise sphere test

53 FPS
74 FPS
21 FPS significantly higher Electron frame rate

City frame rate

Procedurally generated city scene with voxel rendering

63 FPS
73 FPS
10 FPS slightly higher City frame rate

Clouds frame rate

Real-time noise calculation and ray marching test

40 FPS
54 FPS
15 FPS significantly higher Clouds frame rate

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Other Benchmarks

Geekbench (CUDA) score

Geekbench (CUDA) score

CUDA compute benchmark

66368
96024
44% significantly higher Geekbench (CUDA) score
Geekbench (OpenCL) score

Geekbench (OpenCL) score

OpenCL compute benchmark

61373
85818
39% slightly higher Geekbench (OpenCL) score
Geekbench (Vulkan) score

Geekbench (Vulkan) score

Vulkan compute benchmark

53550
73515
37% slightly higher Geekbench (Vulkan) score
3DMark Graphics score

3DMark Graphics score

High-end graphics benchmark

6295
8957
42% slightly higher 3DMark Graphics score

Specifications

Core Clock Speed

Nominal chip frequency

1500 MHz
6% slightly higher core clock speed
1410 MHz

Boost Clock Speed

Higher turbo frequency when power conditions are met

1770 MHz
9% slightly higher boost clock speed
1620 MHz

Memory

Onboard memory size for textures and vertices

6 GiB
8 GiB
33% slightly more memory

Memory Bus Width

Number of parallel lines to the memory chips

192 Bit
256 Bit
33% slightly larger memory bus width

Memory Bandwidth

Data transfer speed between GPU core and memory

288 GB/s
448 GB/s
55% significantly higher memory bandwidth

TDP

Thermal Design Power: Measure of heat generated by the GPU

120 W
45% significantly lower TDP
175 W

Pixel Rate

Number of pixels that can be rendered per second

84.96 Gigapixels/s
103.7 Gigapixels/s
22% slightly higher pixel rate

Texture Rate

Number of textured pixels that can be rendered per second

169.9 Gigatexels/s
233.3 Gigatexels/s
37% slightly higher texture rate

Floating Point Performance

Raw number of floating point operations per second

5.44 TFLOPS
7.46 TFLOPS
37% slightly better floating point performance

Shading Units

Number of processors dedicated to shader processing

1536
2304
49% significantly more shading units

Texture Mapping Units

Number of processors dedicated to applying textures

96
144
49% significantly more texture mapping units

Render Output Processors

Number of processors dedicated to final pixel rendering

48
64
33% slightly more render output processors

Other details

Rank

Ranking in the hardwareDB database

62nd of 531
46th of 531

Release date

The official date of release of this chip

February 2019
October 2018

Memory Type

The type of memory used by this chip

GDDR6
GDDR6

DirectX Support

Maximum version of DirectX supported

12.0
12.0

OpenGL Support

Maximum version of OpenGL supported

4.6
4.6

GeForce GTX 1660 Ti vs GeForce RTX 2070 comparison

According to the hardwareDB Benchmark, the GeForce RTX 2070 GPU is faster than the GeForce GTX 1660 Ti in gaming.

Our database shows that the GeForce GTX 1660 Ti has a slightly higher core clock speed. This is the frequency at which the graphics core is running at. While not necessarily an indicator of overall performance, this metric can be useful when comparing two GPUs based on the same architecture. In addition, the GeForce GTX 1660 Ti also has a slightly higher boost clock speed: the maximum frequency the chip can reach if power delivery and thermals allow.

Next up, in terms of GPU memory, the GeForce RTX 2070 has slightly more memory with 8 GiB of memory compared to 6 GiB. Memory size doesn't directly affect performance, but too little memory will certainly degrade gaming performance.

In addition, the GeForce GTX 1660 Ti has a significantly lower TDP at 120 W when compared to the GeForce RTX 2070 at 175 W. Heat output doesn't match power consumption directly but, it's a good estimate.

In conclusion, all specs and GPU benchmarks considered, will recommend the GeForce RTX 2070 over the GeForce GTX 1660 Ti.

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