GeForce GTX 1660 vs GeForce RTX 3060 Laptop benchmarks
According to the hardwareDB Benchmark, the GeForce RTX 3060 Laptop GPU is faster than the GeForce GTX 1660 in gaming.
Our database shows that the GeForce GTX 1660 has a significantly 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 also has a slightly higher boost clock speed: the maximum frequency the chip can reach if power delivery and thermals allow.
Furthermore, the spec sheet for both these GPUs show that the GeForce GTX 1660 has slightly more memory with 6 GiB of memory compared to 5.97 GiB. If you're planning at playing games at high resolutions with high-quality textures, you will need a lot of memory.
In terms of raw gaming performance in our GPU benchmark, the GeForce RTX 3060 Laptop is better than the GeForce GTX 1660.