GeForce GTX 1660 vs GeForce GTX 1080

GeForce GTX 1660
Memory: 6144Mb GDDR5DESKTOP
Release date: 15 Mar 2019
GeForce GTX 1660
GeForce GTX 1080
Memory: 8192Mb GDDR5XDESKTOP
Release date: 27 May 2016
GeForce GTX 1080

Summary

Gaming performance index

  • GeForce GTX 1660
    100%
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    144%

Relative performance

Reasons to consider GeForce GTX 1660

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.
Supports DirectX Raytracing (DXR)
Supports Deep Learning Super-Sampling (DLSS)

Reasons to consider GeForce GTX 1080

44% higher gaming performance.
Supports PhysX.
Supports G-Sync.
Supports ShadowPlay (allows game streaming/recording with minimum performance penalty).
Supports Direct3D 12 Async Compute.

GeForce GTX 1080

HWBench recommends GeForce GTX 1080

The GeForce GTX 1080 is the better performing card based on the game benchmark suite used (32 combinations of games and resolutions).


Specifications

Core Configuration

GeForce GTX 1660GeForce GTX 1080
GPU NameTU116 ()vsGP104 (GP104-400-A1)
Fab Process12 nmvs16 nm
Die Size284 mm²vs314 mm²
Transistors6,600 millionvs7,200 million
Shaders1280vs2560
Compute Units20vs20
Core clock1530 MHzvs1607 MHz
ROPs48vs64
TMUs80vs160

Memory Configuration

GeForce GTX 1660GeForce GTX 1080
Memory TypeGDDR5vsGDDR5X
Bus Width192 bitvs256 bit
Memory Speed2000 MHz
8000 MHz effective
vs1251 MHz
10008 MHz effective
Memory Size6144 Mbvs8192 Mb

Additional details

GeForce GTX 1660GeForce GTX 1080
TDP0 wattsvs180 watts
Release Date15 Mar 2019vs27 May 2016

Raw Performance comparison

Pixel Rate

  • GeForce GTX 1660
    85.68 GP/s
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    102.80 GP/s

GigaPixels - higher is better

Texel Rate

  • GeForce GTX 1660
    142.80 GT/s
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    257.10 GT/s

GigaTexels - higher is better

Memory bandwidth

  • GeForce GTX 1660
    192.00 GB/s
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    320.00 GB/s

GB/s - higher is better

Single precision performance

  • GeForce GTX 1660
    4570.00 GFLOPs
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    8228.00 GFLOPs

GFLOPs - higher is better

Game benchmarks

Battlefield V

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce GTX 1660
    59
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    81

FPS (higher is better)

Codemasters Formula 1 2018

Ultra quality TTA DirectX11 Windows10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1660
    63
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    84

FPS (higher is better)

Destiny 2

Highest quality DirectX11 Windows10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1660
    59
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    94

FPS (higher is better)

Deus Ex Mankind Divided

Ultra quality DirectX12 Windows10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1660
    48
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    69

FPS (higher is better)

Far Cry New Dawn

Ultra Quality, DirectX 11,Windows 10x64 build 1809

  • GeForce GTX 1660
    60
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    84

FPS (higher is better)

Grand Theft Auto V

DX11, Max Details, 16:1 AF, 2xMSAA

  • GeForce GTX 1660
    73
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    114

FPS (higher is better)

Metro Exodus

Ultra detail, 16:1 AF, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce GTX 1660
    32
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    45

FPS (higher is better)

Middle-Earth Shadow of War

Ultra Quality, HR Textures, DirectX11, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1660
    47
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    68

FPS (higher is better)

Shadow of the Tomb Raider

Highest Detail, Pure Hair On, HBAO+, DirectX 12, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1660
    45
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    62

FPS (higher is better)

Strange Brigade

Ultra quality DirectX12 Async Compute Windows10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1660
    59
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    91

FPS (higher is better)

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

DX11,Max Details, 16:1 HQ-AF, +AA

  • GeForce GTX 1660
    55
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    82

FPS (higher is better)

Battlefield V

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce GTX 1660
    31
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    48

FPS (higher is better)

Codemasters Formula 1 2018

Ultra quality TTA DirectX11 Windows10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1660
    36
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    51

FPS (higher is better)

Destiny 2

Highest quality DirectX11 Windows10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1660
    36
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    54

FPS (higher is better)

Deus Ex Mankind Divided

Ultra quality DirectX12 Windows10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1660
    25
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    36

FPS (higher is better)

Far Cry New Dawn

Ultra Quality, DirectX 11,Windows 10x64 build 1809

  • GeForce GTX 1660
    31
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    45

FPS (higher is better)

Grand Theft Auto V

DX11, Max Details, 16:1 AF, 2xMSAA

  • GeForce GTX 1660
    37
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    58

FPS (higher is better)

Metro Exodus

Ultra detail, 16:1 AF, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce GTX 1660
    19
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    28

FPS (higher is better)

Middle-Earth Shadow of War

Ultra Quality, HR Textures, DirectX11, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1660
    28
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    38

FPS (higher is better)

Shadow of the Tomb Raider

Highest Detail, Pure Hair On, HBAO+, DirectX 12, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1660
    23
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    33

FPS (higher is better)

Strange Brigade

Ultra quality DirectX12 Async Compute Windows10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1660
    31
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    53

FPS (higher is better)

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

DX11,Max Details, 16:1 HQ-AF, +AA

  • GeForce GTX 1660
    29
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    48

FPS (higher is better)

Codemasters Formula 1 2018

Ultra quality TTA DirectX11 Windows10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1660
    82
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    111

FPS (higher is better)

Destiny 2

Highest quality DirectX11 Windows10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1660
    95
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    127

FPS (higher is better)

Deus Ex Mankind Divided

Ultra quality DirectX12 Windows10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1660
    73
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    106

FPS (higher is better)

Far Cry New Dawn

Ultra Quality, DirectX 11,Windows 10x64 build 1809

  • GeForce GTX 1660
    83
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    110

FPS (higher is better)

Grand Theft Auto V

DX11, Max Details, 16:1 AF, 2xMSAA

  • GeForce GTX 1660
    117
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    159

FPS (higher is better)

Metro Exodus

Ultra detail, 16:1 AF, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce GTX 1660
    42
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    58

FPS (higher is better)

Middle-Earth Shadow of War

Ultra Quality, HR Textures, DirectX11, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1660
    69
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    99

FPS (higher is better)

Shadow of the Tomb Raider

Highest Detail, Pure Hair On, HBAO+, DirectX 12, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1660
    69
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    91

FPS (higher is better)

Strange Brigade

Ultra quality DirectX12 Async Compute Windows10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1660
    85
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    127

FPS (higher is better)

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

DX11,Max Details, 16:1 HQ-AF, +AA

  • GeForce GTX 1660
    80
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    105

FPS (higher is better)