NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 vs NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti

Compare NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 6 GB vs NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti 6 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

$ 269
$ 240.50 significantly less expensive
$ 510

Benchmark Score

Overall Score

General gaming and workstation score

73 %
17% slightly better overall score
62 %

Flux Core frame rate

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

92 FPS
14 FPS slightly higher Flux Core frame rate
78 FPS

Electron frame rate

Randomly generated noise sphere test

63 FPS
14 FPS slightly higher Electron frame rate
50 FPS

City frame rate

Procedurally generated city scene with voxel rendering

66 FPS
8 FPS slightly higher City frame rate
58 FPS

Clouds frame rate

Real-time noise calculation and ray marching test

46 FPS
9 FPS slightly higher Clouds frame rate
37 FPS

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Other Benchmarks

Geekbench (CUDA) score

CUDA compute benchmark

78,091
17% slightly higher Geekbench (CUDA) score
66,368

Geekbench (OpenCL) score

OpenCL compute benchmark

70,754
15% slightly higher Geekbench (OpenCL) score
61,373

Geekbench (Vulkan) score

Vulkan compute benchmark

60,775
13% slightly higher Geekbench (Vulkan) score
53,550

3DMark Graphics score

High-end graphics benchmark

7,528
18% slightly higher 3DMark Graphics score
6,332

Specifications

Core Clock Speed

Nominal chip frequency

1,365 MHz
1,500 MHz
9% slightly higher core clock speed

Boost Clock Speed

Higher turbo frequency when power conditions are met

1,680 MHz
1,770 MHz
5% slightly higher boost clock speed

Memory

Onboard memory size for textures and vertices

6 GiB
Identical
6 GiB

Memory Bus Width

Number of parallel lines to the memory chips

192 Bit
Identical
192 Bit

Memory Bandwidth

Data transfer speed between GPU core and memory

336 GB/s
16% slightly higher memory bandwidth
288 GB/s

TDP

Thermal Design Power: Measure of heat generated by the GPU

160 W
120 W
33% slightly lower TDP

Pixel Rate

Number of pixels that can be rendered per second

81 Gigapixels/s
85 Gigapixels/s
5% slightly higher pixel rate

Texture Rate

Number of textured pixels that can be rendered per second

202 Gigatexels/s
18% slightly higher texture rate
170 Gigatexels/s

Floating Point Performance

Raw number of floating point operations per second

6 TFLOPS
18% slightly better floating point performance
5 TFLOPS

Shading Units

Number of processors dedicated to shader processing

1,920
25% slightly more shading units
1,536

Texture Mapping Units

Number of processors dedicated to applying textures

120
25% slightly more texture mapping units
96

Render Output Processors

Number of processors dedicated to final pixel rendering

48
Identical
48

Other details

Rank

Ranking in the hardwareDB database

48th of 526
56th of 526

Release date

The official date of release of this chip

January 2019
February 2019

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 RTX 2060 vs GeForce GTX 1660 Ti benchmarks

For gaming, the GeForce RTX 2060 graphics card is better than the GeForce GTX 1660 Ti in our tests.

In our comparison, the GeForce GTX 1660 Ti has a slightly higher core clock speed. The core clock speed (or base speed) is the frequency at which the GPU core runs. This metric makes sense when comparing GPUs of a similar architecture or generation. 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.

Furthermore, the spec sheet for both these GPUs show that they both have the same amount of memory at 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 slightly lower TDP at 120 W when compared to the GeForce RTX 2060 at 160 W. TDP (Thermal Design Power) measures total heat output from the chip.

According to the results of the hardwareDB benchmark utility, the GeForce RTX 2060 is faster than the GeForce GTX 1660 Ti.

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