GeForce RTX 3070 vs GeForce GTX 1660 SUPER

GeForce RTX 3070
Memory: 8192Mb GDDR6DESKTOP
Release date: 1 Sep 2020
GeForce RTX 3070
GeForce GTX 1660 SUPER
Memory: 6144Mb GDDR6DESKTOP
Release date: 29 Oct 2019
GeForce GTX 1660 SUPER

Summary

Gaming performance index

  • GeForce RTX 3070
    230%
  • GeForce GTX 1660 SUPER
    100%

Relative performance

Reasons to consider GeForce RTX 3070

130% higher gaming performance.
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 1660 SUPER

95 watts lower power draw. This might be a strong point if your current power supply is not enough to handle the GeForce RTX 3070 .
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Based on an outdated architecture (Nvidia Pascal), there may be no performance optimizations for current games and applications

GeForce RTX 3070

HWBench recommends GeForce RTX 3070

The GeForce RTX 3070 is the better performing card based on the game benchmark suite used (39 combinations of games and resolutions).


Specifications

Core Configuration

GeForce RTX 3070GeForce GTX 1660 SUPER
GPU NameGA104 (GA104-300-A1)vsTU116 (TU116-300-A1)
Fab Process8 nmvs12 nm
Die Size392 mm²vs284 mm²
Transistors17,400 millionvs6,600 million
Shaders5888vs1408
Compute Units46vs22
Core clock1500 MHzvs1530 MHz
ROPs64vs48
TMUs184vs88

Memory Configuration

GeForce RTX 3070GeForce GTX 1660 SUPER
Memory TypeGDDR6vsGDDR6
Bus Width256 bitvs192 bit
Memory Speed1750 MHz
14 Gbps effective
vs1750 MHz
14000 MHz effective
Memory Size8192 Mbvs6144 Mb

Additional details

GeForce RTX 3070GeForce GTX 1660 SUPER
TDP220 wattsvs125 watts
Release Date1 Sep 2020vs29 Oct 2019

Raw Performance comparison

Pixel Rate

  • GeForce RTX 3070
    110.40 GP/s
  • GeForce GTX 1660 SUPER
    85.68 GP/s

GigaPixels - higher is better

Texel Rate

  • GeForce RTX 3070
    317.40 GT/s
  • GeForce GTX 1660 SUPER
    157.10 GT/s

GigaTexels - higher is better

Memory bandwidth

  • GeForce RTX 3070
    448.00 GB/s
  • GeForce GTX 1660 SUPER
    336.00 GB/s

GB/s - higher is better

Single precision performance

  • GeForce RTX 3070
    20310.00 GFLOPs
  • GeForce GTX 1660 SUPER
    5020.00 GFLOPs

GFLOPs - higher is better

Game benchmarks

Assassins Creed: Valhalla

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 3070
    86
  • GeForce GTX 1660 SUPER
    43

FPS (higher is better)

Battlefield V

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 3070
    167
  • GeForce GTX 1660 SUPER
    90

FPS (higher is better)

Borderlands 3

Ultra Quality, DirectX11, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 3070
    115
  • GeForce GTX 1660 SUPER
    55

FPS (higher is better)

Codemasters Formula 1 2020

Ultra High Quality, TAA, DirectX12, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce RTX 3070
    216
  • GeForce GTX 1660 SUPER
    100

FPS (higher is better)

Cyberpunk 2077

Windows 10 x64, Ultra quality, DirectX12

  • GeForce RTX 3070
    91
  • GeForce GTX 1660 SUPER
    39

FPS (higher is better)

Far Cry New Dawn

Ultra Quality, DirectX11, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 3070
    120
  • GeForce GTX 1660 SUPER
    91

FPS (higher is better)

Hitman III

Windows 10 x64, Ultra quality, DirectX12

  • GeForce RTX 3070
    209
  • GeForce GTX 1660 SUPER
    104

FPS (higher is better)

Metro Exodus

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

  • GeForce RTX 3070
    106
  • GeForce GTX 1660 SUPER
    46

FPS (higher is better)

Microsoft Flight Simulator (2020)

Ultra Quality, DirectX11, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 3070
    50
  • GeForce GTX 1660 SUPER
    35

FPS (higher is better)

Red Dead Redemption II

UltraTX Max Quality, Vulkan, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce RTX 3070
    88
  • GeForce GTX 1660 SUPER
    45

FPS (higher is better)

Resident Evil 3

Max Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 3070
    217
  • GeForce GTX 1660 SUPER
    99

FPS (higher is better)

Strange Brigade

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Async Compute ,Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 3070
    228
  • GeForce GTX 1660 SUPER
    101

FPS (higher is better)

Watch Dogs: Legion

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 3070
    94
  • GeForce GTX 1660 SUPER
    36

FPS (higher is better)

Assassins Creed: Valhalla

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 3070
    72
  • GeForce GTX 1660 SUPER
    34

FPS (higher is better)

Battlefield V

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 3070
    139
  • GeForce GTX 1660 SUPER
    68

FPS (higher is better)

Borderlands 3

Ultra Quality, DirectX11, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 3070
    90
  • GeForce GTX 1660 SUPER
    37

FPS (higher is better)

Codemasters Formula 1 2020

Ultra High Quality, TAA, DirectX12, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce RTX 3070
    166
  • GeForce GTX 1660 SUPER
    73

FPS (higher is better)

Cyberpunk 2077

Windows 10 x64, Ultra quality, DirectX12

  • GeForce RTX 3070
    60
  • GeForce GTX 1660 SUPER
    26

FPS (higher is better)

Far Cry New Dawn

Ultra Quality, DirectX11, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 3070
    117
  • GeForce GTX 1660 SUPER
    67

FPS (higher is better)

Hitman III

Windows 10 x64, Ultra quality, DirectX12

  • GeForce RTX 3070
    151
  • GeForce GTX 1660 SUPER
    66

FPS (higher is better)

Metro Exodus

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

  • GeForce RTX 3070
    84
  • GeForce GTX 1660 SUPER
    35

FPS (higher is better)

Microsoft Flight Simulator (2020)

Ultra Quality, DirectX11, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 3070
    47
  • GeForce GTX 1660 SUPER
    26

FPS (higher is better)

Red Dead Redemption II

UltraTX Max Quality, Vulkan, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce RTX 3070
    79
  • GeForce GTX 1660 SUPER
    35

FPS (higher is better)

Resident Evil 3

Max Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 3070
    147
  • GeForce GTX 1660 SUPER
    64

FPS (higher is better)

Strange Brigade

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Async Compute ,Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 3070
    168
  • GeForce GTX 1660 SUPER
    75

FPS (higher is better)

Watch Dogs: Legion

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 3070
    72
  • GeForce GTX 1660 SUPER
    26

FPS (higher is better)

Assassins Creed: Valhalla

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 3070
    46
  • GeForce GTX 1660 SUPER
    12

FPS (higher is better)

Battlefield V

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 3070
    83
  • GeForce GTX 1660 SUPER
    32

FPS (higher is better)

Borderlands 3

Ultra Quality, DirectX11, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 3070
    51
  • GeForce GTX 1660 SUPER
    16

FPS (higher is better)

Codemasters Formula 1 2020

Ultra High Quality, TAA, DirectX12, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce RTX 3070
    98
  • GeForce GTX 1660 SUPER
    40

FPS (higher is better)

Cyberpunk 2077

Windows 10 x64, Ultra quality, DirectX12

  • GeForce RTX 3070
    31
  • GeForce GTX 1660 SUPER
    10

FPS (higher is better)

Far Cry New Dawn

Ultra Quality, DirectX11, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 3070
    76
  • GeForce GTX 1660 SUPER
    35

FPS (higher is better)

Hitman III

Windows 10 x64, Ultra quality, DirectX12

  • GeForce RTX 3070
    85
  • GeForce GTX 1660 SUPER
    34

FPS (higher is better)

Metro Exodus

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

  • GeForce RTX 3070
    52
  • GeForce GTX 1660 SUPER
    21

FPS (higher is better)

Microsoft Flight Simulator (2020)

Ultra Quality, DirectX11, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 3070
    31
  • GeForce GTX 1660 SUPER
    13

FPS (higher is better)

Red Dead Redemption II

UltraTX Max Quality, Vulkan, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce RTX 3070
    50
  • GeForce GTX 1660 SUPER
    24

FPS (higher is better)

Resident Evil 3

Max Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 3070
    77
  • GeForce GTX 1660 SUPER
    32

FPS (higher is better)

Strange Brigade

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Async Compute ,Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 3070
    98
  • GeForce GTX 1660 SUPER
    42

FPS (higher is better)

Watch Dogs: Legion

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 3070
    44
  • GeForce GTX 1660 SUPER
    16

FPS (higher is better)