GeForce GTX 1660 SUPER vs GeForce GTX 1060 3 GB

GeForce GTX 1660 SUPER
Memory: 6144Mb GDDR6DESKTOP
Release date: 29 Oct 2019
GeForce GTX 1660 SUPER
GeForce GTX 1060 3 GB
Memory: 3072Mb GDDR5DESKTOP
Release date: 18 Aug 2016
GeForce GTX 1060 3 GB

Summary

Reasons to consider GeForce GTX 1660 SUPER

This is a much newer product, it might have better long term support.
Higher theoretical gaming performance, based on specifications.
Supports PhysX.
Supports G-Sync.
Supports ShadowPlay (allows game streaming/recording with minimum performance penalty).
Supports Direct3D 12 Async Compute.

Reasons to consider GeForce GTX 1060 3 GB

Supports PhysX.
Supports G-Sync.
Supports ShadowPlay (allows game streaming/recording with minimum performance penalty).
Supports Direct3D 12 Async Compute.

GeForce GTX 1660 SUPER

HWBench recommends GeForce GTX 1660 SUPER

Based on theoretical specifications.


Specifications

Core Configuration

GeForce GTX 1660 SUPERGeForce GTX 1060 3 GB
GPU NameTU116 (TU116-300-A1)vsGP106 (GP106-300-A1)
Fab Process12 nmvs16 nm
Die Size284 mm²vs200 mm²
Transistors6,600 millionvs4,400 million
Shaders1408vs1152
Compute Units22vs9
Core clock1530 MHzvs1506 MHz
ROPs48vs48
TMUs88vs72

Memory Configuration

GeForce GTX 1660 SUPERGeForce GTX 1060 3 GB
Memory TypeGDDR6vsGDDR5
Bus Width192 bitvs192 bit
Memory Speed1750 MHz
14000 MHz effective
vs2002 MHz
8008 MHz effective
Memory Size6144 Mbvs3072 Mb

Additional details

GeForce GTX 1660 SUPERGeForce GTX 1060 3 GB
TDP125 wattsvs120 watts
Release Date29 Oct 2019vs18 Aug 2016

Raw Performance comparison

Pixel Rate

  • GeForce GTX 1660 SUPER
    85.68 GP/s
  • GeForce GTX 1060 3 GB
    72.30 GP/s

GigaPixels - higher is better

Texel Rate

  • GeForce GTX 1660 SUPER
    157.10 GT/s
  • GeForce GTX 1060 3 GB
    108.40 GT/s

GigaTexels - higher is better

Memory bandwidth

  • GeForce GTX 1660 SUPER
    336.00 GB/s
  • GeForce GTX 1060 3 GB
    192.20 GB/s

GB/s - higher is better

Single precision performance

  • GeForce GTX 1660 SUPER
    5020.00 GFLOPs
  • GeForce GTX 1060 3 GB
    3470.00 GFLOPs

GFLOPs - higher is better