GeForce GTX 1660 SUPER vs Radeon RX Vega 56

GeForce GTX 1660 SUPER
Memory: 6144Mb GDDR6DESKTOP
Release date: 29 Oct 2019
GeForce GTX 1660 SUPER
Radeon RX Vega 56
Memory: 8192Mb HBM2DESKTOP
Release date: 8 Aug 2017
Radeon RX Vega 56

Summary

Gaming performance index

  • GeForce GTX 1660 SUPER
    100%
  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    129%

Relative performance

Reasons to consider GeForce GTX 1660 SUPER

85 watts lower power draw. This might be a strong point if your current power supply is not enough to handle the Radeon RX Vega 56 .
This is a much newer product, it might have better long term support.
Supports PhysX.
Supports G-Sync.
Supports ShadowPlay (allows game streaming/recording with minimum performance penalty).
Supports Direct3D 12 Async Compute.

Reasons to consider Radeon RX Vega 56

29% higher gaming performance.
Supports Direct3D 12 Async Compute.
Supports FreeSync.
Supports ReLive (allows game streaming/recording with minimum performance penalty).
Supports TrueAudio.

Radeon RX Vega 56

HWBench recommends Radeon RX Vega 56

The Radeon RX Vega 56 is the better performing card based on the game benchmark suite used (9 combinations of games and resolutions).


Specifications

Core Configuration

GeForce GTX 1660 SUPERRadeon RX Vega 56
GPU NameTU116 (TU116-300-A1)vsVega 10 (Vega 10 XL)
Fab Process12 nmvs14 nm
Die Size284 mm²vs484 mm²
Transistors6,600 millionvs12,500 million
Shaders1408vs3584
Compute Units22vs56
Core clock1530 MHzvs1156 MHz
ROPs48vs64
TMUs88vs224

Memory Configuration

GeForce GTX 1660 SUPERRadeon RX Vega 56
Memory TypeGDDR6vsHBM2
Bus Width192 bitvs2048 bit
Memory Speed1750 MHz
14000 MHz effective
vs800 MHz
1600 MHz effective
Memory Size6144 Mbvs8192 Mb

Additional details

GeForce GTX 1660 SUPERRadeon RX Vega 56
TDP125 wattsvs210 watts
Release Date29 Oct 2019vs8 Aug 2017

Raw Performance comparison

Pixel Rate

  • GeForce GTX 1660 SUPER
    85.68 GP/s
  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    94.14 GP/s

GigaPixels - higher is better

Texel Rate

  • GeForce GTX 1660 SUPER
    157.10 GT/s
  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    329.50 GT/s

GigaTexels - higher is better

Memory bandwidth

  • GeForce GTX 1660 SUPER
    336.00 GB/s
  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    409.60 GB/s

GB/s - higher is better

Single precision performance

  • GeForce GTX 1660 SUPER
    5020.00 GFLOPs
  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    10544.00 GFLOPs

GFLOPs - higher is better

Game benchmarks

Battlefield V

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce GTX 1660 SUPER
    90
  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    108

FPS (higher is better)

Borderlands 3

Ultra Quality preset DirectX 12 windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1660 SUPER
    55
  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    63

FPS (higher is better)

Gears of War 5

Ultra Quality preset DirectX 12 windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1660 SUPER
    62
  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    84

FPS (higher is better)

Battlefield V

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce GTX 1660 SUPER
    68
  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    82

FPS (higher is better)

Borderlands 3

Ultra Quality preset DirectX 12 windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1660 SUPER
    37
  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    46

FPS (higher is better)

Gears of War 5

Ultra Quality preset DirectX 12 windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1660 SUPER
    48
  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    58

FPS (higher is better)

Battlefield V

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce GTX 1660 SUPER
    32
  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    47

FPS (higher is better)

Borderlands 3

Ultra Quality preset DirectX 12 windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1660 SUPER
    16
  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    26

FPS (higher is better)

Gears of War 5

Ultra Quality preset DirectX 12 windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1660 SUPER
    26
  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    32

FPS (higher is better)