Radeon RX 5500 XT vs GeForce GTX 1660 SUPER

Radeon RX 5500 XT
Memory: 4096Mb GDDR6DESKTOP
Release date: 12 Dec 2019
Radeon RX 5500 XT
GeForce GTX 1660 SUPER
Memory: 6144Mb GDDR6DESKTOP
Release date: 29 Oct 2019
GeForce GTX 1660 SUPER

Summary

Gaming performance index

  • Radeon RX 5500 XT
    100%
  • GeForce GTX 1660 SUPER
    125%

Relative performance

Reasons to consider Radeon RX 5500 XT

Supports Direct3D 12 Async Compute
Supports FreeSync
Supports ReLive (allows game streaming/recording with minimum performance penalty)

Reasons to consider GeForce GTX 1660 SUPER

25% higher gaming performance.
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Based on an outdated architecture (Nvidia Pascal), there may be no performance optimizations for current games and applications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 GTX 1660 SUPER

HWBench recommends GeForce GTX 1660 SUPER

The GeForce GTX 1660 SUPER is the better performing card based on the game benchmark suite used (19 combinations of games and resolutions).


Specifications

Core Configuration

Radeon RX 5500 XTGeForce GTX 1660 SUPER
GPU NameNavi 14 (Navi 14 XTX (215-0932396))vsTU116 (TU116-300-A1)
Fab Process7 nmvs12 nm
Die Size158 mm²vs284 mm²
Transistors6,400 millionvs6,600 million
Shaders1408vs1408
Compute Units22vs22
Core clock1607 MHzvs1530 MHz
ROPs32vs48
TMUs88vs88

Memory Configuration

Radeon RX 5500 XTGeForce GTX 1660 SUPER
Memory TypeGDDR6vsGDDR6
Bus Width128 bitvs192 bit
Memory Speed1750 MHz
14000 MHz effective
vs1750 MHz
14000 MHz effective
Memory Size4096 Mbvs6144 Mb

Additional details

Radeon RX 5500 XTGeForce GTX 1660 SUPER
TDP130 wattsvs125 watts
Release Date12 Dec 2019vs29 Oct 2019

Raw Performance comparison

Pixel Rate

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

GigaPixels - higher is better

Texel Rate

  • Radeon RX 5500 XT
    162.40 GT/s
  • GeForce GTX 1660 SUPER
    157.10 GT/s

GigaTexels - higher is better

Memory bandwidth

  • Radeon RX 5500 XT
    224.00 GB/s
  • GeForce GTX 1660 SUPER
    336.00 GB/s

GB/s - higher is better

Single precision performance

  • Radeon RX 5500 XT
    5196.00 GFLOPs
  • GeForce GTX 1660 SUPER
    5020.00 GFLOPs

GFLOPs - higher is better

Game benchmarks

Assassins Creed: Valhalla

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • Radeon RX 5500 XT
    49
  • GeForce GTX 1660 SUPER
    43

FPS (higher is better)

Battlefield V

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • Radeon RX 5500 XT
    78
  • GeForce GTX 1660 SUPER
    90

FPS (higher is better)

Borderlands 3

Ultra Quality preset DirectX 12 windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 5500 XT
    36
  • GeForce GTX 1660 SUPER
    55

FPS (higher is better)

Death Stranding

Very High Quality TAA, DirectX12, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 5500 XT
    85
  • GeForce GTX 1660 SUPER
    102

FPS (higher is better)

Gears of War 5

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 5500 XT
    58
  • GeForce GTX 1660 SUPER
    62

FPS (higher is better)

Microsoft Flight Simulator (2020)

Ultra Quality, DirectX11, Windows 10x64

  • Radeon RX 5500 XT
    28
  • GeForce GTX 1660 SUPER
    35

FPS (higher is better)

Red Dead Redemption II

UltraTX Max Quality, Vulkan, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 5500 XT
    38
  • GeForce GTX 1660 SUPER
    45

FPS (higher is better)

Battlefield V

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • Radeon RX 5500 XT
    59
  • GeForce GTX 1660 SUPER
    68

FPS (higher is better)

Borderlands 3

Ultra Quality preset DirectX 12 windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 5500 XT
    26
  • GeForce GTX 1660 SUPER
    37

FPS (higher is better)

Death Stranding

Very High Quality TAA, DirectX12, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 5500 XT
    57
  • GeForce GTX 1660 SUPER
    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 SUPER
    48

FPS (higher is better)

Microsoft Flight Simulator (2020)

Ultra Quality, DirectX11, Windows 10x64

  • Radeon RX 5500 XT
    20
  • GeForce GTX 1660 SUPER
    26

FPS (higher is better)

Red Dead Redemption II

UltraTX Max Quality, Vulkan, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 5500 XT
    30
  • GeForce GTX 1660 SUPER
    35

FPS (higher is better)

Battlefield V

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • Radeon RX 5500 XT
    33
  • GeForce GTX 1660 SUPER
    32

FPS (higher is better)

Borderlands 3

Ultra Quality preset DirectX 12 windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 5500 XT
    14
  • GeForce GTX 1660 SUPER
    16

FPS (higher is better)

Death Stranding

Very High Quality TAA, DirectX12, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 5500 XT
    26
  • GeForce GTX 1660 SUPER
    38

FPS (higher is better)

Gears of War 5

Ultra Quality preset DirectX 12 windows 10 x64

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

FPS (higher is better)

Microsoft Flight Simulator (2020)

Ultra Quality, DirectX11, Windows 10x64

  • Radeon RX 5500 XT
    10
  • GeForce GTX 1660 SUPER
    13

FPS (higher is better)

Red Dead Redemption II

UltraTX Max Quality, Vulkan, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 5500 XT
    18
  • GeForce GTX 1660 SUPER
    24

FPS (higher is better)