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Gaming Performance Comparison

Recommended System Requirements
Game GeForce GTX 1660 Gainward Ghost OC 6GB Radeon RX Vega 64 Nano 8GB
Red Dead Redemption 2 12% 31%
Cyberpunk 2077 20% 5%
Doom Eternal 25% 40%
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 12% 31%
Dragon Ball Z Kakarot 46% 57%
Halo: Reach 72% 78%
Microsoft Flight Simulator 20% 5%
Star Wars: Jedi - Fallen Order 20% 5%
Grand Theft Auto VI 34% 6%
Need For Speed Heat 12% 31%

In terms of overall gaming performance, the graphical capabilities of the AMD Radeon RX Vega 64 Nano 8GB are noticeably better than the Nvidia GeForce GTX 1660 Gainward Ghost OC 6GB.

The GTX 1660 has a 30 MHz higher core clock speed than the RX Vega, but the RX Vega has 168 more Texture Mapping Units than the GTX 1660. As a result, the RX Vega exhibits a 249.4 GTexel/s better Texture Fill Rate than the GTX 1660. This still holds weight but shader performance is generally more relevant, particularly since both of these GPUs support at least DirectX 10.

The GTX 1660 has a 30 MHz higher core clock speed than the RX Vega, but the RX Vega has 16 more Render Output Units than the GTX 1660. As a result, the RX Vega exhibits a 22.6 GPixel/s better Pixel Fill Rate than the GTX 1660. However, both GPUs support DirectX 9 or above, and pixeling performance is only really relevant when comparing older cards.

The GTX 1660 was released over a year more recently than the RX Vega, and so the GTX 1660 is likely to have better driver support, meaning it will be more optimized for running the latest games when compared to the RX Vega.

Both GPUs exhibit very powerful performance, so it probably isn't worth upgrading from one to the other, as both are capable of running even the most demanding games at the highest settings.

The RX Vega has 2048 MB more video memory than the GTX 1660, so is likely to be much better at displaying game textures at higher resolutions. This is supported by the fact that the RX Vega also has superior memory performance overall.

The RX Vega has 63.9 GB/sec greater memory bandwidth than the GTX 1660, which means that the memory performance of the RX Vega is much better than the GTX 1660.

The GeForce GTX 1660 Gainward Ghost OC 6GB has 1408 Shader Processing Units and the Radeon RX Vega 64 Nano 8GB has 4096. However, the actual shader performance of the GTX 1660 is 2577 and the actual shader performance of the RX Vega is 3994. The RX Vega having 1417 better shader performance and an altogether better performance when taking into account other relevant data means that the RX Vega delivers a massively smoother and more efficient experience when processing graphical data than the GTX 1660.

The GTX 1660 transistor size technology is 2 nm (nanometers) smaller than the RX Vega. This means that the GTX 1660 is expected to run very slightly cooler and achieve higher clock frequencies than the RX Vega.

The GeForce GTX 1660 Gainward Ghost OC 6GB requires 130 Watts to run and the Radeon RX Vega 64 Nano 8GB requires 200 Watts. We would recommend a PSU with at least 450 Watts for the GTX 1660 and a PSU with at least 600 Watts for the RX Vega. The RX Vega requires 70 Watts more than the GTX 1660 to run. The difference is significant enough that the RX Vega may have an adverse affect on your yearly electricity bills in comparison to the GTX 1660.

Game FPS Benchmarks On Ultra

GeForce GTX 1660 Gainward Ghost OC 6GB gets 36.3 FPS on Red Dead Redemption 2

Red Dead Redemption 2

36.3 FPS

Radeon RX Vega 64 Nano 8GB gets 45.8 FPS on Red Dead Redemption 2

Red Dead Redemption 2

45.8 FPS

GeForce GTX 1660 Gainward Ghost OC 6GB gets 37.5 FPS on Control

Control

37.5 FPS

Radeon RX Vega 64 Nano 8GB gets 47.3 FPS on Control

Control

47.3 FPS

GeForce GTX 1660 Gainward Ghost OC 6GB gets 37.8 FPS on Metro: Exodus

Metro: Exodus

37.8 FPS

Radeon RX Vega 64 Nano 8GB gets 47.7 FPS on Metro: Exodus

Metro: Exodus

47.7 FPS

GeForce GTX 1660 Gainward Ghost OC 6GB gets 41.6 FPS on Total War: Three Kingdoms

Total War: Three Kingdoms

41.6 FPS

Radeon RX Vega 64 Nano 8GB gets 61.2 FPS on Total War: Three Kingdoms

Total War: Three Kingdoms

61.2 FPS

GeForce GTX 1660 Gainward Ghost OC 6GB gets 44.3 FPS on Borderlands 3

Borderlands 3

44.3 FPS

Radeon RX Vega 64 Nano 8GB gets 55.9 FPS on Borderlands 3

Borderlands 3

55.9 FPS

GeForce GTX 1660 Gainward Ghost OC 6GB gets 44.3 FPS on Tom Clancys Ghost Recon Wildlands

Tom Clancys Ghost Recon Wildlands

44.3 FPS

Radeon RX Vega 64 Nano 8GB gets 55.9 FPS on Tom Clancys Ghost Recon Wildlands

Tom Clancys Ghost Recon Wildlands

55.9 FPS

GeForce GTX 1660 Gainward Ghost OC 6GB gets 52.8 FPS on Total War: Warhammer 2

Total War: Warhammer 2

52.8 FPS

Radeon RX Vega 64 Nano 8GB gets 66.6 FPS on Total War: Warhammer 2

Total War: Warhammer 2

66.6 FPS

GeForce GTX 1660 Gainward Ghost OC 6GB gets 58.3 FPS on The Witcher III

The Witcher III

58.3 FPS

Radeon RX Vega 64 Nano 8GB gets 73.6 FPS on The Witcher III

The Witcher III

73.6 FPS

GeForce GTX 1660 Gainward Ghost OC 6GB gets 59.3 FPS on Just Cause 4

Just Cause 4

59.3 FPS

Radeon RX Vega 64 Nano 8GB gets 74.9 FPS on Just Cause 4

Just Cause 4

74.9 FPS

GeForce GTX 1660 Gainward Ghost OC 6GB gets 59.4 FPS on Assassins Creed: Origins

Assassins Creed: Origins

59.4 FPS

Radeon RX Vega 64 Nano 8GB gets 75 FPS on Assassins Creed: Origins

Assassins Creed: Origins

75 FPS

GeForce GTX 1660 Gainward Ghost OC 6GB gets 60.5 FPS on Grand Theft Auto V

Grand Theft Auto V

60.5 FPS

Radeon RX Vega 64 Nano 8GB gets 76.3 FPS on Grand Theft Auto V

Grand Theft Auto V

76.3 FPS

GeForce GTX 1660 Gainward Ghost OC 6GB gets 63.7 FPS on Middle-earth: Shadow of War

Middle-earth: Shadow of War

63.7 FPS

Radeon RX Vega 64 Nano 8GB gets 80.4 FPS on Middle-earth: Shadow of War

Middle-earth: Shadow of War

80.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 1660 Gainward Ghost OC 6GB gets 73.4 FPS on Hitman 2 (2018)

Hitman 2 (2018)

73.4 FPS

Radeon RX Vega 64 Nano 8GB gets 92.7 FPS on Hitman 2 (2018)

Hitman 2 (2018)

92.7 FPS

GeForce GTX 1660 Gainward Ghost OC 6GB gets 74.5 FPS on Far Cry: New Dawn

Far Cry: New Dawn

74.5 FPS

Radeon RX Vega 64 Nano 8GB gets 94 FPS on Far Cry: New Dawn

Far Cry: New Dawn

94 FPS

GeForce GTX 1660 Gainward Ghost OC 6GB gets 77.4 FPS on Battlefield V

Battlefield V

77.4 FPS

Radeon RX Vega 64 Nano 8GB gets 97.7 FPS on Battlefield V

Battlefield V

97.7 FPS

GeForce GTX 1660 Gainward Ghost OC 6GB gets 77.7 FPS on Rise of the Tomb Raider

Rise of the Tomb Raider

77.7 FPS

Radeon RX Vega 64 Nano 8GB gets 98.1 FPS on Rise of the Tomb Raider

Rise of the Tomb Raider

98.1 FPS

GeForce GTX 1660 Gainward Ghost OC 6GB gets 111.2 FPS on Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

111.2 FPS

Radeon RX Vega 64 Nano 8GB gets 140.4 FPS on Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

140.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 1660 Gainward Ghost OC 6GB gets 23.2 FPS on Control

Control

23.2 FPS

Radeon RX Vega 64 Nano 8GB gets 29.3 FPS on Control

Control

29.3 FPS

GeForce GTX 1660 Gainward Ghost OC 6GB gets 28.1 FPS on Red Dead Redemption 2

Red Dead Redemption 2

28.1 FPS

Radeon RX Vega 64 Nano 8GB gets 35.4 FPS on Red Dead Redemption 2

Red Dead Redemption 2

35.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 1660 Gainward Ghost OC 6GB gets 30.8 FPS on Borderlands 3

Borderlands 3

30.8 FPS

Radeon RX Vega 64 Nano 8GB gets 38.8 FPS on Borderlands 3

Borderlands 3

38.8 FPS

GeForce GTX 1660 Gainward Ghost OC 6GB gets 32.8 FPS on Tom Clancys Ghost Recon Wildlands

Tom Clancys Ghost Recon Wildlands

32.8 FPS

Radeon RX Vega 64 Nano 8GB gets 41.4 FPS on Tom Clancys Ghost Recon Wildlands

Tom Clancys Ghost Recon Wildlands

41.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 1660 Gainward Ghost OC 6GB gets 40.1 FPS on The Division 2

The Division 2

40.1 FPS

Radeon RX Vega 64 Nano 8GB gets 50.6 FPS on The Division 2

The Division 2

50.6 FPS

GeForce GTX 1660 Gainward Ghost OC 6GB gets 40.4 FPS on Assassins Creed: Odyssey

Assassins Creed: Odyssey

40.4 FPS

Radeon RX Vega 64 Nano 8GB gets 51 FPS on Assassins Creed: Odyssey

Assassins Creed: Odyssey

51 FPS

GeForce GTX 1660 Gainward Ghost OC 6GB gets 41.1 FPS on Assassins Creed: Origins

Assassins Creed: Origins

41.1 FPS

Radeon RX Vega 64 Nano 8GB gets 51.9 FPS on Assassins Creed: Origins

Assassins Creed: Origins

51.9 FPS

GeForce GTX 1660 Gainward Ghost OC 6GB gets 42.1 FPS on Hitman 2 (2018)

Hitman 2 (2018)

42.1 FPS

Radeon RX Vega 64 Nano 8GB gets 53.2 FPS on Hitman 2 (2018)

Hitman 2 (2018)

53.2 FPS

GeForce GTX 1660 Gainward Ghost OC 6GB gets 51 FPS on The Witcher III

The Witcher III

51 FPS

Radeon RX Vega 64 Nano 8GB gets 64.3 FPS on The Witcher III

The Witcher III

64.3 FPS

GeForce GTX 1660 Gainward Ghost OC 6GB gets 60.2 FPS on Far Cry 5

Far Cry 5

60.2 FPS

Radeon RX Vega 64 Nano 8GB gets 76 FPS on Far Cry 5

Far Cry 5

76 FPS

GeForce GTX 1660 Gainward Ghost OC 6GB gets 73.2 FPS on Rise of the Tomb Raider

Rise of the Tomb Raider

73.2 FPS

Radeon RX Vega 64 Nano 8GB gets 92.4 FPS on Rise of the Tomb Raider

Rise of the Tomb Raider

92.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 1660 Gainward Ghost OC 6GB gets 75.8 FPS on Battlefield 1

Battlefield 1

75.8 FPS

Radeon RX Vega 64 Nano 8GB gets 95.7 FPS on Battlefield 1

Battlefield 1

95.7 FPS

GeForce GTX 1660 Gainward Ghost OC 6GB gets 11.1 FPS on Control

Control

11.1 FPS

Radeon RX Vega 64 Nano 8GB gets 14 FPS on Control

Control

14 FPS

GeForce GTX 1660 Gainward Ghost OC 6GB gets 13.6 FPS on Total War: Three Kingdoms

Total War: Three Kingdoms

13.6 FPS

Radeon RX Vega 64 Nano 8GB gets 20 FPS on Total War: Three Kingdoms

Total War: Three Kingdoms

20 FPS

GeForce GTX 1660 Gainward Ghost OC 6GB gets 16.2 FPS on Borderlands 3

Borderlands 3

16.2 FPS

Radeon RX Vega 64 Nano 8GB gets 20.4 FPS on Borderlands 3

Borderlands 3

20.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 1660 Gainward Ghost OC 6GB gets 20 FPS on Red Dead Redemption 2

Red Dead Redemption 2

20 FPS

Radeon RX Vega 64 Nano 8GB gets 25.2 FPS on Red Dead Redemption 2

Red Dead Redemption 2

25.2 FPS

GeForce GTX 1660 Gainward Ghost OC 6GB gets 20.5 FPS on Shadow of the Tomb Raider

Shadow of the Tomb Raider

20.5 FPS

Radeon RX Vega 64 Nano 8GB gets 25.9 FPS on Shadow of the Tomb Raider

Shadow of the Tomb Raider

25.9 FPS

GeForce GTX 1660 Gainward Ghost OC 6GB gets 22.9 FPS on Just Cause 4

Just Cause 4

22.9 FPS

Radeon RX Vega 64 Nano 8GB gets 28.9 FPS on Just Cause 4

Just Cause 4

28.9 FPS

GeForce GTX 1660 Gainward Ghost OC 6GB gets 24.8 FPS on Assassins Creed: Origins

Assassins Creed: Origins

24.8 FPS

Radeon RX Vega 64 Nano 8GB gets 31.3 FPS on Assassins Creed: Origins

Assassins Creed: Origins

31.3 FPS

GeForce GTX 1660 Gainward Ghost OC 6GB gets 25.7 FPS on Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

25.7 FPS

Radeon RX Vega 64 Nano 8GB gets 37.8 FPS on Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

37.8 FPS

GeForce GTX 1660 Gainward Ghost OC 6GB gets 28.1 FPS on Hitman 2 (2018)

Hitman 2 (2018)

28.1 FPS

Radeon RX Vega 64 Nano 8GB gets 35.4 FPS on Hitman 2 (2018)

Hitman 2 (2018)

35.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 1660 Gainward Ghost OC 6GB gets 28.1 FPS on Far Cry: New Dawn

Far Cry: New Dawn

28.1 FPS

Radeon RX Vega 64 Nano 8GB gets 35.4 FPS on Far Cry: New Dawn

Far Cry: New Dawn

35.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 1660 Gainward Ghost OC 6GB gets 30.9 FPS on Battlefield V

Battlefield V

30.9 FPS

Radeon RX Vega 64 Nano 8GB gets 39.1 FPS on Battlefield V

Battlefield V

39.1 FPS

GPU Architecture

Core Speed1530 MHzvs1500 MHz
Boost Clock1830 MHzvs-
ArchitectureTuring TU116Vega 10 XT
OC Potential - vs -
Driver Support - vs -
Release Date14 Mar 2019vs30 Sep 2017
GPU LinkGD LinkGD Link
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Comparison

Resolution Performance

1366x768
10
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10
1600x900
10
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10
1920x1080
10
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10
2560x1440
8
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9.2
3840x2160
5.9
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7.1

GPU Memory

Memory6144 MBvs8192 MB
Memory Speed2001 MHzvs500 MHz
Memory Bus192 Bitvs2048 Bit
Memory TypeGDDR5vsHBM-2
Memory Bandwidth192.1GB/secvs256GB/sec
L2 Cache 0 KB green tick vs green tick 0 KB
Delta Color Compression no vs no
Memory Performance 0% green tick vs green tick 0%
Comparison

GPU Display

Shader Processing Units1408vs4096
Actual Shader Performance100%vs100%
Technology12nmvs14nm
Texture Mapping Units88vs256
Texture Rate134.6 GTexel/svs384 GTexel/s
Render Output Units48vs64
Pixel Rate73.4 GPixel/svs96 GPixel/s
Comparison

GPU Outputs

Max Digital Resolution (WxH)7680x4320vs3840x2160
VGA Connections0vs0
DVI Connections1vs0
HDMI Connections1vs1
DisplayPort Connections1vs3
Comparison

GPU Power Requirements

Max Power130 Wattsvs200 Watts
Recommended PSU450 Watts & 27 Ampsvs600 Watts & 42 Amps

GPU Features

DirectX12.1vs12
Shader Model6.2vs5.0
Open GL4.6vs4.4
Open CL-vs-
Notebook GPUnono
SLI/Crossfirenovsno
Dedicatedyesvsyes
Comparison

GPU Supporting Hardware

Recommended ProcessorIntel Core i5-8400 6-Core 2.8GHz-
Recommended RAM12 GBvs16 GB
Maximum Recommended Gaming Resolution1920x1080vs3840x2160

Gaming Performance Value

Performance Value

GPU Mini Review

Mini ReviewOverview
The GeForce GTX 1660 Gainward Ghost OC 6GB is an entry to mid-level Nvidia graphics card which launched on March 14th, 2019. The GeForce GTX 1660 is designed to compete against AMD's more affordable gaming cards such as the RX 570 and the RX 580, and replaces the outgoing GTX 1060. The GeForce GTX 1660 Gainward Ghost OC 6GB is a dual-slot graphics card with a dual-fan cooling solution, Expertool II compatibility, and is certified VR-Ready. This graphics card has average overclocking potential.

Architecture
The Turing GPU architecture aims for 30-50% as much performance as the previous-gen Pascal Architecture.

GPU
It equips a GPU codenamed Turing TU116, more specifically the TU166-300-A1, which has 22 SM activated and thus 1408 Shader Processing Units, 88 TMUs, and 48 ROPs. The central unit runs at 1530 MHz and goes up to 1830 MHz with the Boost Clock, providing a small 3% overclock versus the reference model.

Memory
The GPU accesses a 6GB frame buffer of fast GDDR5 through a 192-bit memory interface, while the memory clock Operates at 2001MHz, or 8GHz effective.

Power Consumption
With a rated board TDP of 130W, this graphics card requires one 8-pin power connector and a minimum of a 450W power supply.

Performance
The GeForce GTX 1660 will enable medium to high graphics performance on modern AAA 2018 released games. Although there will be variations on this frame rate we expect this card to deliver around 50+ FPS on High graphics settings at 1080p screen resolution.
Comparatively, this card will have slightly faster performance than the GTX 1060.

System Suggestions
The GeForce GTX 1660 Gainward Ghost OC 6GB is best suited for resolutions up to and including 2560x1440, so our recommendation would be to use 1920x1080 in order to get the most out of your settings. We recommend a high-end processor such as the i5-8500 and 12GB of RAM for optimal performance.
Overview
Radeon RX Vega 64 Nano 8GB is an Enthusiast gaming small form factor (SFF) Graphics Card based on the Fourth (4.0) Revision of the Graphics Core Next (GCN) Architecture.

Architecture
The Vega 10 Pro GPU offers support for HBM-2 Memory, DirectX 12.0 and Open GL 4.5. While the Radeon RX Vega Eclipse and Nova use a slightly faster Vega 10 XT GPU, the Radeon RX Vega 64 Nano 8GB will still likely offer performance faster than a GeForce GTX 1070 yet slower than a GTX 1080. Radeon RX Vega 64 Nano 8GB GPU has 64 Compute Units activated, offering 4096 Shader Processing Units, 256 TMUs and 64 ROPs. This puts its performance roughly in line with $350 GeForce GTX 1070.

GPU
The Central Unit is clocked at 1500MHz.

Memory: Speed
The GPU is equipped with stacked HBM-2 Memory and accesses the Frame Buffer through a 2048-bit memory interface.

Memory: Frame Buffer
The GPU can fill up a Memory Pool of up to 8GB. Under most circumstances, this only proves useful in certain 3D Games whose Settings Require Large Amounts of Memory.
However,the GPU itself is aimed for 1440p Gaming. The RX Vega Core's performance at this resolution should be excellent, however users with 4K displays may find it bottlenecks performance.

Power Consumption
With a rated board TDP of 200W, it requires at least a 550W PSU with two available 8-pin connectors.

Performance
Radeon RX Vega 64 Nano 8GB competes with the GeForce GTX 1070 8GB, which is available for $349.
However, the ultra-wide HBM2 memory may offer the Radeon RX Vega an advantage at higher resolutions, while the SFF means it can excell if mini-ITX builds.
System Suggestions
Radeon RX Vega 64 Nano 8GB HBM2 is best suited for resolutions up to and including 2560 x1440 (1440p). We recommend a Very Strong Processor and at least 16GB of RAM for Optimal Performance.is
Recommended CPU
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Possible GPU Upgrades
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GPU Variants
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