GeForce GTX 1660 SUPER vs GeForce GTX 1070

GeForce GTX 1660 SUPER
Memory: 6144Mb GDDR6DESKTOP
Release date: 29 Oct 2019
GeForce GTX 1660 SUPER
GeForce GTX 1070
Memory: 8192Mb GDDR5DESKTOP
Release date: 10 Jun 2016
GeForce GTX 1070

Summary

Gaming performance index

  • GeForce GTX 1660 SUPER
    100%
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    101%

Relative performance

Reasons to consider GeForce GTX 1660 SUPER

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
Based on an outdated architecture (Nvidia Pascal), there may be no performance optimizations for current games and applications

Reasons to consider GeForce GTX 1070

Supports PhysX
Supports G-Sync
Supports ShadowPlay (allows game streaming/recording with minimum performance penalty)
Supports Direct3D 12 Async Compute
Based on an outdated architecture (Nvidia Pascal), there may be no performance optimizations for current games and applications

No clear winner declared

These graphics cards seems to have comparable performance based on the game benchmark suite used (51 combinations of games and resolutions).


Specifications

Core Configuration

GeForce GTX 1660 SUPERGeForce GTX 1070
GPU NameTU116 (TU116-300-A1)vsGP104 (GP104-200-A1)
Fab Process12 nmvs16 nm
Die Size284 mm²vs314 mm²
Transistors6,600 millionvs7,200 million
Shaders1408vs1920
Compute Units22vs15
Core clock1530 MHzvs1506 MHz
ROPs48vs64
TMUs88vs120

Memory Configuration

GeForce GTX 1660 SUPERGeForce GTX 1070
Memory TypeGDDR6vsGDDR5
Bus Width192 bitvs256 bit
Memory Speed1750 MHz
14000 MHz effective
vs2002 MHz
8008 MHz effective
Memory Size6144 Mbvs8192 Mb

Additional details

GeForce GTX 1660 SUPERGeForce GTX 1070
TDP125 wattsvs150 watts
Release Date29 Oct 2019vs10 Jun 2016

Raw Performance comparison

Pixel Rate

  • GeForce GTX 1660 SUPER
    85.68 GP/s
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    96.40 GP/s

GigaPixels - higher is better

Texel Rate

  • GeForce GTX 1660 SUPER
    157.10 GT/s
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    180.70 GT/s

GigaTexels - higher is better

Memory bandwidth

  • GeForce GTX 1660 SUPER
    336.00 GB/s
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    256.30 GB/s

GB/s - higher is better

Single precision performance

  • GeForce GTX 1660 SUPER
    5020.00 GFLOPs
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    5783.00 GFLOPs

GFLOPs - higher is better

Game benchmarks

Assassins Creed: Valhalla

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce GTX 1660 SUPER
    43
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    43

FPS (higher is better)

Battlefield V

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce GTX 1660 SUPER
    90
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    86

FPS (higher is better)

Borderlands 3

Ultra Quality, DirectX11, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce GTX 1660 SUPER
    55
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    60

FPS (higher is better)

Codemasters Formula 1 2020

Ultra High Quality, TAA, DirectX12, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1660 SUPER
    100
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    104

FPS (higher is better)

Codemasters Formula 1 2021

Ultra High Quality TAA, Bahrain, DirectX12, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1660 SUPER
    94
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    101

FPS (higher is better)

Cyberpunk 2077

Windows 10 x64, Ultra quality, DirectX12

  • GeForce GTX 1660 SUPER
    39
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    38

FPS (higher is better)

Death Stranding

Very High Quality TAA, DirectX12, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1660 SUPER
    102
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    100

FPS (higher is better)

Far Cry 6

Ultra High Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1660 SUPER
    72
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    55

FPS (higher is better)

Far Cry New Dawn

Ultra Quality, DirectX11, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce GTX 1660 SUPER
    91
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    93

FPS (higher is better)

Gears of War 5

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1660 SUPER
    62
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    76

FPS (higher is better)

Hitman III

  • GeForce GTX 1660 SUPER
    104
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    103

FPS (higher is better)

Metro Exodus

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

  • GeForce GTX 1660 SUPER
    46
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    43

FPS (higher is better)

Microsoft Flight Simulator (2020)

Ultra Quality, DirectX11, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce GTX 1660 SUPER
    35
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    32

FPS (higher is better)

Red Dead Redemption II

UltraTX Max Quality, Vulkan, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1660 SUPER
    45
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    40

FPS (higher is better)

Resident Evil 3

Max Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce GTX 1660 SUPER
    99
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    100

FPS (higher is better)

Shadow of the Tomb Raider

Highest Details, Pure hair, HBAO+, DirectX12, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1660 SUPER
    80
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    74

FPS (higher is better)

Strange Brigade

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Async Compute ,Windows 10x64

  • GeForce GTX 1660 SUPER
    101
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    103

FPS (higher is better)

Assassins Creed: Valhalla

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce GTX 1660 SUPER
    34
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    34

FPS (higher is better)

Battlefield V

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce GTX 1660 SUPER
    68
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    67

FPS (higher is better)

Borderlands 3

Ultra Quality, DirectX11, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce GTX 1660 SUPER
    37
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    41

FPS (higher is better)

Codemasters Formula 1 2020

Ultra High Quality, TAA, DirectX12, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1660 SUPER
    73
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    77

FPS (higher is better)

Codemasters Formula 1 2021

Ultra High Quality TAA, Bahrain, DirectX12, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1660 SUPER
    70
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    69

FPS (higher is better)

Cyberpunk 2077

Windows 10 x64, Ultra quality, DirectX12

  • GeForce GTX 1660 SUPER
    26
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    23

FPS (higher is better)

Death Stranding

Very High Quality TAA, DirectX12, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1660 SUPER
    70
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    72

FPS (higher is better)

Far Cry 6

Ultra High Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1660 SUPER
    51
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    37

FPS (higher is better)

Far Cry New Dawn

Ultra Quality, DirectX11, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce GTX 1660 SUPER
    67
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    68

FPS (higher is better)

Gears of War 5

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1660 SUPER
    48
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    53

FPS (higher is better)

Hitman III

  • GeForce GTX 1660 SUPER
    68
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    65

FPS (higher is better)

Metro Exodus

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

  • GeForce GTX 1660 SUPER
    35
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    34

FPS (higher is better)

Microsoft Flight Simulator (2020)

Ultra Quality, DirectX11, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce GTX 1660 SUPER
    26
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    21

FPS (higher is better)

Red Dead Redemption II

UltraTX Max Quality, Vulkan, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1660 SUPER
    35
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    32

FPS (higher is better)

Resident Evil 3

Max Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce GTX 1660 SUPER
    64
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    60

FPS (higher is better)

Shadow of the Tomb Raider

Highest Details, Pure hair, HBAO+, DirectX12, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1660 SUPER
    51
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    49

FPS (higher is better)

Strange Brigade

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Async Compute ,Windows 10x64

  • GeForce GTX 1660 SUPER
    75
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    73

FPS (higher is better)

Assassins Creed: Valhalla

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce GTX 1660 SUPER
    12
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    21

FPS (higher is better)

Battlefield V

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce GTX 1660 SUPER
    32
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    37

FPS (higher is better)

Borderlands 3

Ultra Quality, DirectX11, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce GTX 1660 SUPER
    16
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    22

FPS (higher is better)

Codemasters Formula 1 2020

Ultra High Quality, TAA, DirectX12, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1660 SUPER
    40
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    43

FPS (higher is better)

Codemasters Formula 1 2021

Ultra High Quality TAA, Bahrain, DirectX12, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1660 SUPER
    40
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    46

FPS (higher is better)

Cyberpunk 2077

Windows 10 x64, Ultra quality, DirectX12

  • GeForce GTX 1660 SUPER
    10
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    10

FPS (higher is better)

Death Stranding

Very High Quality TAA, DirectX12, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1660 SUPER
    38
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    39

FPS (higher is better)

Far Cry 6

Ultra High Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1660 SUPER
    25
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    26

FPS (higher is better)

Far Cry New Dawn

Ultra Quality, DirectX11, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce GTX 1660 SUPER
    35
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    37

FPS (higher is better)

Gears of War 5

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1660 SUPER
    26
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    29

FPS (higher is better)

Hitman III

  • GeForce GTX 1660 SUPER
    34
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    35

FPS (higher is better)

Metro Exodus

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

  • GeForce GTX 1660 SUPER
    21
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    21

FPS (higher is better)

Microsoft Flight Simulator (2020)

Ultra Quality, DirectX11, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce GTX 1660 SUPER
    13
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    12

FPS (higher is better)

Red Dead Redemption II

UltraTX Max Quality, Vulkan, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1660 SUPER
    24
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    19

FPS (higher is better)

Resident Evil 3

Max Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce GTX 1660 SUPER
    32
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    33

FPS (higher is better)

Shadow of the Tomb Raider

Highest Details, Pure hair, HBAO+, DirectX12, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1660 SUPER
    25
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    25

FPS (higher is better)

Strange Brigade

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Async Compute ,Windows 10x64

  • GeForce GTX 1660 SUPER
    42
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    41

FPS (higher is better)