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Gaming Performance Comparison

Recommended System Requirements
Game GeForce GTX 1660 Gainward Ghost OC 6GB GeForce GTX 1650
Halo: Reach 72% 62%
Cyberpunk 2077 20% 64%
Red Dead Redemption 2 12% 19%
Dragon Ball Z Kakarot 46% 27%
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 12% 19%
Doom Eternal 25% 2%
Microsoft Flight Simulator 20% 64%
Grand Theft Auto VI 34% 82%
FIFA 20 53% 37%
Need For Speed Heat 12% 19%

In terms of overall gaming performance, the graphical capabilities of the Nvidia GeForce GTX 1660 Gainward Ghost OC 6GB are significantly better than the Nvidia GeForce GTX 1650.

The GTX 1660 has a 45 MHz higher core clock speed and 32 more Texture Mapping Units than the GeForce GTX 1650. This results in the GTX 1660 providing 51.4 GTexel/s better texturing performance. 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 45 MHz higher core clock speed and 16 more Render Output Units than the GeForce GTX 1650. This results in the GTX 1660 providing 25.9 GPixel/s better pixeling performance. However, both GPUs support DirectX 9 or above, and pixeling performance is only really relevant when comparing older cards.

The GeForce GTX 1650 was released less than a year after the GTX 1660, and so they are likely to have similar driver support for optimizing performance when running the latest games.

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 GTX 1660 has 2048 MB more video memory than the GeForce GTX 1650, so is likely to be much better at displaying game textures at higher resolutions. This is supported by the fact that the GTX 1660 also has superior memory performance overall.

The GTX 1660 has 64 GB/sec greater memory bandwidth than the GeForce GTX 1650, which means that the memory performance of the GTX 1660 is much better than the GeForce GTX 1650.

The GeForce GTX 1660 Gainward Ghost OC 6GB has 1408 Shader Processing Units and the GeForce GTX 1650 has 896. However, the actual shader performance of the GTX 1660 is 2577 and the actual shader performance of the GeForce GTX 1650 is 1492. The GTX 1660 having 1085 better shader performance and an altogether better performance when taking into account other relevant data means that the GTX 1660 delivers a massively smoother and more efficient experience when processing graphical data than the GeForce GTX 1650.

The GeForce GTX 1660 Gainward Ghost OC 6GB requires 130 Watts to run and the GeForce GTX 1650 requires 75 Watts. We would recommend a PSU with at least 450 Watts for the GTX 1660 and a PSU with at least 400 Watts for the GeForce GTX 1650. The GTX 1660 requires 55 Watts more than the GeForce GTX 1650 to run. The difference is significant enough that the GTX 1660 may have an adverse affect on your yearly electricity bills in comparison to the GeForce GTX 1650.

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

GeForce GTX 1650 gets 23.2 FPS on Red Dead Redemption 2

Red Dead Redemption 2

23.2 FPS

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

Control

37.5 FPS

GeForce GTX 1650 gets 24 FPS on Control

Control

24 FPS

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

Metro: Exodus

37.8 FPS

GeForce GTX 1650 gets 24.2 FPS on Metro: Exodus

Metro: Exodus

24.2 FPS

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

Total War: Three Kingdoms

41.6 FPS

GeForce GTX 1650 gets 30.7 FPS on Total War: Three Kingdoms

Total War: Three Kingdoms

30.7 FPS

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

Borderlands 3

44.3 FPS

GeForce GTX 1650 gets 28.3 FPS on Borderlands 3

Borderlands 3

28.3 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

GeForce GTX 1650 gets 28.3 FPS on Tom Clancys Ghost Recon Wildlands

Tom Clancys Ghost Recon Wildlands

28.3 FPS

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

Total War: Warhammer 2

52.8 FPS

GeForce GTX 1650 gets 33.7 FPS on Total War: Warhammer 2

Total War: Warhammer 2

33.7 FPS

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

The Witcher III

58.3 FPS

GeForce GTX 1650 gets 37.3 FPS on The Witcher III

The Witcher III

37.3 FPS

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

Just Cause 4

59.3 FPS

GeForce GTX 1650 gets 37.9 FPS on Just Cause 4

Just Cause 4

37.9 FPS

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

Assassins Creed: Origins

59.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 1650 gets 38 FPS on Assassins Creed: Origins

Assassins Creed: Origins

38 FPS

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

Grand Theft Auto V

60.5 FPS

GeForce GTX 1650 gets 38.7 FPS on Grand Theft Auto V

Grand Theft Auto V

38.7 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

GeForce GTX 1650 gets 40.7 FPS on Middle-earth: Shadow of War

Middle-earth: Shadow of War

40.7 FPS

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

Hitman 2 (2018)

73.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 1650 gets 46.9 FPS on Hitman 2 (2018)

Hitman 2 (2018)

46.9 FPS

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

Far Cry: New Dawn

74.5 FPS

GeForce GTX 1650 gets 47.6 FPS on Far Cry: New Dawn

Far Cry: New Dawn

47.6 FPS

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

Battlefield V

77.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 1650 gets 49.5 FPS on Battlefield V

Battlefield V

49.5 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

GeForce GTX 1650 gets 49.7 FPS on Rise of the Tomb Raider

Rise of the Tomb Raider

49.7 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

GeForce GTX 1650 gets 71.1 FPS on Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

71.1 FPS

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

Control

23.2 FPS

GeForce GTX 1650 gets 14.8 FPS on Control

Control

14.8 FPS

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

Red Dead Redemption 2

28.1 FPS

GeForce GTX 1650 gets 17.9 FPS on Red Dead Redemption 2

Red Dead Redemption 2

17.9 FPS

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

Borderlands 3

30.8 FPS

GeForce GTX 1650 gets 19.7 FPS on Borderlands 3

Borderlands 3

19.7 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

GeForce GTX 1650 gets 21 FPS on Tom Clancys Ghost Recon Wildlands

Tom Clancys Ghost Recon Wildlands

21 FPS

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

The Division 2

40.1 FPS

GeForce GTX 1650 gets 25.6 FPS on The Division 2

The Division 2

25.6 FPS

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

Assassins Creed: Odyssey

40.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 1650 gets 25.8 FPS on Assassins Creed: Odyssey

Assassins Creed: Odyssey

25.8 FPS

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

Assassins Creed: Origins

41.1 FPS

GeForce GTX 1650 gets 26.3 FPS on Assassins Creed: Origins

Assassins Creed: Origins

26.3 FPS

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

Hitman 2 (2018)

42.1 FPS

GeForce GTX 1650 gets 26.9 FPS on Hitman 2 (2018)

Hitman 2 (2018)

26.9 FPS

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

The Witcher III

51 FPS

GeForce GTX 1650 gets 32.6 FPS on The Witcher III

The Witcher III

32.6 FPS

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

Far Cry 5

60.2 FPS

GeForce GTX 1650 gets 38.5 FPS on Far Cry 5

Far Cry 5

38.5 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

GeForce GTX 1650 gets 46.8 FPS on Rise of the Tomb Raider

Rise of the Tomb Raider

46.8 FPS

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

Battlefield 1

75.8 FPS

GeForce GTX 1650 gets 48.5 FPS on Battlefield 1

Battlefield 1

48.5 FPS

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

Control

11.1 FPS

GeForce GTX 1650 gets 7.1 FPS on Control

Control

7.1 FPS

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

Total War: Three Kingdoms

13.6 FPS

GeForce GTX 1650 gets 10 FPS on Total War: Three Kingdoms

Total War: Three Kingdoms

10 FPS

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

Borderlands 3

16.2 FPS

GeForce GTX 1650 gets 10.4 FPS on Borderlands 3

Borderlands 3

10.4 FPS

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

Red Dead Redemption 2

20 FPS

GeForce GTX 1650 gets 12.8 FPS on Red Dead Redemption 2

Red Dead Redemption 2

12.8 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

GeForce GTX 1650 gets 13.1 FPS on Shadow of the Tomb Raider

Shadow of the Tomb Raider

13.1 FPS

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

Just Cause 4

22.9 FPS

GeForce GTX 1650 gets 14.6 FPS on Just Cause 4

Just Cause 4

14.6 FPS

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

Assassins Creed: Origins

24.8 FPS

GeForce GTX 1650 gets 15.9 FPS on Assassins Creed: Origins

Assassins Creed: Origins

15.9 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

GeForce GTX 1650 gets 18.9 FPS on Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

18.9 FPS

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

Hitman 2 (2018)

28.1 FPS

GeForce GTX 1650 gets 17.9 FPS on Hitman 2 (2018)

Hitman 2 (2018)

17.9 FPS

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

Far Cry: New Dawn

28.1 FPS

GeForce GTX 1650 gets 17.9 FPS on Far Cry: New Dawn

Far Cry: New Dawn

17.9 FPS

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

Battlefield V

30.9 FPS

GeForce GTX 1650 gets 19.8 FPS on Battlefield V

Battlefield V

19.8 FPS

GPU Architecture

Core Speed1530 MHzvs1485 MHz
Boost Clock1830 MHzvs1665 MHz
ArchitectureTuring TU116Turing T107
OC Potential - vs -
Driver Support - vs -
Release Date14 Mar 2019vs27 Apr 2019
GPU LinkGD LinkGD Link
Approved
Comparison

Resolution Performance

1366x768
10
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10
1600x900
10
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10
1920x1080
10
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9.4
2560x1440
8
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7.1
3840x2160
5.9
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5.5

GPU Memory

Memory6144 MBvs4096 MB
Memory Speed2001 MHzvs2002 MHz
Memory Bus192 Bitvs128 Bit
Memory TypeGDDR5vsGDDR5
Memory Bandwidth192.1GB/secvs128.1GB/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 Units1408vs896
Actual Shader Performance100%vs72%
Technology12nmvs12nm
Texture Mapping Units88vs56
Texture Rate134.6 GTexel/svs83.2 GTexel/s
Render Output Units48vs32
Pixel Rate73.4 GPixel/svs47.5 GPixel/s
Comparison

GPU Outputs

Max Digital Resolution (WxH)7680x4320vs7680x4320
VGA Connections0vs0
DVI Connections1vs1
HDMI Connections1vs1
DisplayPort Connections1vs1
Comparison

GPU Power Requirements

Max Power130 Wattsvs75 Watts
Recommended PSU450 Watts & 27 Ampsvs400 Watts & 27 Amps

GPU Features

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

GPU Supporting Hardware

Recommended ProcessorIntel Core i5-8400 6-Core 2.8GHzvsIntel Core i5-8400 6-Core 2.8GHz
Recommended RAM12 GBvs8 GB
Maximum Recommended Gaming Resolution1920x1080vs1920x1080

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
The GeForce GTX 1650 is an Nvidia GeForce low-end graphics card which launched in April 2019. The GeForce GTX 1650 is designed to compete against AMD's more affordable gaming cards such as the RX 550 and the RX 560, and replaces the outgoing GTX 1050.
This is a daul-slot graphics card which connects to the rest of the system using a PCIe 3.0 x16 interface.
Architecture
The Turing Architecture aims for 30-50% as much performance as the previous-gen Pascal Architecture.

GPU
It equips a GPU Codenamed Turing T107-400, more specifically a TU117-300-A1, which has 14 SM activated and thus 896 Shader Processing Units, 56 TMUs and 32 ROPs. The central unit runs at 1485 MHz and goes up to 1665 MHz with the Boost Clock.

Memory
The GPU accesses a 4GB frame buffer of fast GDDR5, through a 128-bit memory interface, while the memory clock operates at 2000 MHz (8GHz effective).

Power Consumption
With a rated board TDP of 75W, it relies entirely on the PCI Slot for power, meaning no extra connectors are required.

Performance
The GeForce GTX 1650 will enable low to mid-level graphics performance on modern AAA 2019 released games. Although there will be variations on this frame rate we expect this card to deliver around 50+ FPS on medium graphics settings at a 1080p screen resolution.
Comparatively, this card has slightly faster performance than the GTX 1050 Ti.

System Suggestions
The GeForce GTX 1650 is best suited for resolutions up to and including 1920x1080, so our recommendation would be to use 19200x1080 in order to get the most out of your settings. We recommend a high-end processor such as the i5-8400 and 8GB of RAM for optimal performance.
Recommended CPU
Possible GPU Upgrades
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