Radeon RX 5500 vs GeForce GTX 1660

Radeon RX 5500
Memory: 8192Mb GDDR6 DESKTOP
Release date: 7 Oct 2019
Radeon RX 5500
GeForce GTX 1660
Memory: 6144Mb GDDR5 DESKTOP
Release date: 15 Mar 2019
GeForce GTX 1660

Summary

Gaming performance index

  • Radeon RX 5500
    100%
  • GeForce GTX 1660
    116%

Relative performance

Reasons to consider Radeon RX 5500

Reasons to consider GeForce GTX 1660

16% higher gaming performance.
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)

GeForce GTX 1660

HWBench recommends GeForce GTX 1660

The GeForce GTX 1660 is the better performing card based on the game benchmark suite used (3 combinations of games and resolutions).


Specifications

Core Configuration

Radeon RX 5500 GeForce GTX 1660
GPU Name Navi 14 (Navi 14 XT) vs TU116 ()
Fab Process 7 nm vs 12 nm
Die Size 158 mm² vs 284 mm²
Transistors 6,400 million vs 6,600 million
Shaders 1408 vs 1280
Compute Units 22 vs 20
Core clock 1670 MHz vs 1530 MHz
ROPs 32 vs 48
TMUs 88 vs 80

Memory Configuration

Radeon RX 5500 GeForce GTX 1660
Memory Type GDDR6 vs GDDR5
Bus Width 128 bit vs 192 bit
Memory Speed 1750 MHz
14000 MHz effective
vs 2000 MHz
8000 MHz effective
Memory Size 8192 Mb vs 6144 Mb

Additional details

Radeon RX 5500 GeForce GTX 1660
TDP 150 watts vs 0 watts
Release Date 7 Oct 2019 vs 15 Mar 2019

Raw Performance comparison

Pixel Rate

  • Radeon RX 5500
    59.04 GP/s
  • GeForce GTX 1660
    85.68 GP/s

GigaPixels - higher is better

Texel Rate

  • Radeon RX 5500
    162.40 GT/s
  • GeForce GTX 1660
    142.80 GT/s

GigaTexels - higher is better

Memory bandwidth

  • Radeon RX 5500
    224.00 GB/s
  • GeForce GTX 1660
    192.00 GB/s

GB/s - higher is better

Single precision performance

  • Radeon RX 5500
    5196.00 GFLOPs
  • GeForce GTX 1660
    4570.00 GFLOPs

GFLOPs - higher is better

Game benchmarks

Battlefield V

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • Radeon RX 5500
    77
  • GeForce GTX 1660
    78

FPS (higher is better)

Battlefield V

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • Radeon RX 5500
    46
  • GeForce GTX 1660
    59

FPS (higher is better)

Battlefield V

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • Radeon RX 5500
    26
  • GeForce GTX 1660
    31

FPS (higher is better)