NVIDIA GTX 1660 Ti Benchmark Leaked, 20% Faster Than 1060 – Launching Next Month
NVIDIA is allegedly getting ready to introduce two brand new GeForce gaming graphics cards next month, the GTX 1660 Ti and GTX 1660. Both graphics cards are said to be based on the Turing architecture, specifically the TU116 GPU, but without any of the fancy new racy tracing cores.
The cards are expected to slot in right below the $350 RTX 2060 in NVIDIA's Turing product stack and cost noticeably less. If you don't care about all that fancy RTX stuff, then these are going to be the cards for you. Now let's get to the exciting part, performance!
NVIDIA GTX 1660 Ti Benchmark Leaked, 20% Faster Than GTX 1060 - Launching Next Month
Thanks to a leak on the AOTS database, we got a little bit of a glimpse into the performance that we should expect from the GTX 1660 Ti, and it's nothing to snuff at! The card scored 7400 points, 1200 more than the GTX 1200 or equivalent to a 20% performance boost.
This would put it close to being in somewhat of a similar league to the GTX 1070, although hopefully at a significantly lower price point. Which means more FPS for fewer dollars in the mainstream segment. An area that existing RTX 20 series Turing cards don't address.
The GTX 1660 Ti will allegedly feature 1536 CUDA cores and 6GB of GDDR6 memory. Whilst its little brother the GTX 1660 is expected to feature 1280 CUDA cores and 6GB of slower GDDR5X memory. Based on these specs you can expect the GTX 1660 to perform slightly faster than a GTX 1060, but not quite close to a GTX 1070. Hopefully this means that it will be cheap!
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660/Ti Specifications (Preliminary):
|Graphics Card||NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060||NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660||NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 TI||NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060|
|GPU Family||Pascal GP106||Turing TU116||Turing TU116||Turing TU106|
|GPU Process||16nm FinFET||12nm FinFET||12nm FinFET||12nm FinFET|
|GPU Cores||1280 Cores||1280 Cores||1536 Cores||1920 Cores|
|Memory||6 GB GDDR5||6 GB GDDR5X||6 GB GDDR6||6 GB GDDR6|
|Launch||2016||February 2019||February 2019||2019|