Radeon RX 5500 XT vs GeForce GTX 1660 Ti

Radeon RX 5500 XT
Memory: 4096Mb GDDR6 DESKTOP
Release date: 12 Dec 2019
Radeon RX 5500 XT
GeForce GTX 1660 Ti
Memory: 6144Mb GDDR6 DESKTOP
Release date: 22 Feb 2019
GeForce GTX 1660 Ti

Summary

Gaming performance index

  • Radeon RX 5500 XT
    100%
  • GeForce GTX 1660 Ti
    128%

Relative performance

Reasons to consider Radeon RX 5500 XT

This is a much newer product, it might have better long term support.

Reasons to consider GeForce GTX 1660 Ti

28% 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 Ti

HWBench recommends GeForce GTX 1660 Ti

The GeForce GTX 1660 Ti is the better performing card based on the game benchmark suite used (6 combinations of games and resolutions).


Specifications

Core Configuration

Radeon RX 5500 XT GeForce GTX 1660 Ti
GPU Name Navi 14 (Navi 14 XTX (215-0932396)) vs TU116 (TU116-400-A1)
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 1536
Compute Units 22 vs 24
Core clock 1607 MHz vs 1500 MHz
ROPs 32 vs 48
TMUs 88 vs 96

Memory Configuration

Radeon RX 5500 XT GeForce GTX 1660 Ti
Memory Type GDDR6 vs GDDR6
Bus Width 128 bit vs 192 bit
Memory Speed 1750 MHz
14000 MHz effective
vs 1500 MHz
12000 MHz effective
Memory Size 4096 Mb vs 6144 Mb

Additional details

Radeon RX 5500 XT GeForce GTX 1660 Ti
TDP 130 watts vs 120 watts
Release Date 12 Dec 2019 vs 22 Feb 2019

Raw Performance comparison

Pixel Rate

  • Radeon RX 5500 XT
    59.04 GP/s
  • GeForce GTX 1660 Ti
    84.96 GP/s

GigaPixels - higher is better

Texel Rate

  • Radeon RX 5500 XT
    162.40 GT/s
  • GeForce GTX 1660 Ti
    169.90 GT/s

GigaTexels - higher is better

Memory bandwidth

  • Radeon RX 5500 XT
    224.00 GB/s
  • GeForce GTX 1660 Ti
    288.00 GB/s

GB/s - higher is better

Single precision performance

  • Radeon RX 5500 XT
    5196.00 GFLOPs
  • GeForce GTX 1660 Ti
    5437.00 GFLOPs

GFLOPs - higher is better

Game benchmarks

Battlefield V

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • Radeon RX 5500 XT
    78
  • GeForce GTX 1660 Ti
    92

FPS (higher is better)

Gears of War 5

Ultra Quality preset DirectX 12 windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 5500 XT
    58
  • GeForce GTX 1660 Ti
    68

FPS (higher is better)

Battlefield V

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • Radeon RX 5500 XT
    59
  • GeForce GTX 1660 Ti
    70

FPS (higher is better)

Gears of War 5

Ultra Quality preset DirectX 12 windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 5500 XT
    41
  • GeForce GTX 1660 Ti
    48

FPS (higher is better)

Battlefield V

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • Radeon RX 5500 XT
    33
  • GeForce GTX 1660 Ti
    37

FPS (higher is better)

Gears of War 5

Ultra Quality preset DirectX 12 windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 5500 XT
    14
  • GeForce GTX 1660 Ti
    26

FPS (higher is better)