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Nvidia GeForce GTX 1660 PNY XLR8 Gaming Overclocked Single Fan 6GB

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How well can the GeForce GTX 1660 PNY XLR8 Gaming Overclocked Single Fan 6GB run games
4 Jul 2020 - Graphics card reviewed

The GeForce GTX 1660 PNY XLR8 Gaming Overclocked Single Fan 6GB is a high performing piece of gaming hardware, still confidently featuring in PC gamer computers. This card meets game requirements up to DirectX 12.

Here is a performance review on how capable the GeForce GTX 1660 PNY XLR8 Gaming Overclocked Single Fan 6GB is at running the more popular games of 2020. Specifically looking at this PC hardware’s ability to get suitable frames per second to play on Ultra game settings and what FPS it might get on 1080p, 1440p and 4K screen res. Of the 1000 most demanding recommended specs found in game requirements today, this gpu is more powerful than the graphics requirement of 805 games in todays list.

Looking at some of the modern popular games people are playing today the GeForce GTX 1660 PNY XLR8 Gaming Overclocked Single Fan 6GB is running Call of Duty Warzone and delivering reasonable performances on 1080p Ultra, getting 51 frames per second. Comparing this to Doom Eternal which is getting reasonable results, where it averages 54 FPS. Another popular game we looked at is Grand Theft Auto VI, which is predicted to run at 35 frames per second.

With PC gamers looking for larger screen sizes like 1440p we tested the GeForce GTX 1660 PNY XLR8 Gaming Overclocked Single Fan 6GB by playing Call of Duty Warzone which yielded a playable performance. Its FPS results for the graphics settings are as follows - L: 102FPS, M: 80FPS, H: 54FPS, U: 39FPS. Another popular game we tested with this card was Doom Eternal and that was playable. This graphics card delivered 41 FPS at Ultra 1440p. Another popular title was Grand Theft Auto VI which is predicted to get playable results with a 27FPS on Ultra 1440p. In summary we feel the GeForce GTX 1660 PNY XLR8 Gaming Overclocked Single Fan 6GB running at 1440p is certainly a viable option for these higher gaming resolutions. Remember that if you suffer some 1440p FPS drops the you can usually tweak modern game graphics settings until you get a near High graphics setting experience with this Graphics card.

How many years will the GeForce GTX 1660 PNY XLR8 Gaming Overclocked Single Fan 6GB graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the GeForce GTX 1660 PNY XLR8 Gaming Overclocked Single Fan 6GB in your PC? 2-3 years of top end gaming before an upgrade

Whats a good PC graphics upgrade for the GeForce GTX 1660 PNY XLR8 Gaming Overclocked Single Fan 6GB? If you want an upgrade suggestion for the GeForce GTX 1660 PNY XLR8 Gaming Overclocked Single Fan 6GB then a good choice would be 20 Series GeForce RTX 2060 3GB GDDR6 as this is better than 859 of the top 1000 most demanding game requirements with 20% better performance as well. Alternatively if you are thinking of upgrading this graphics card then we would currently suggest the R-500 Series Radeon RX Vega 56 8GB. This PC hardware upgrade performs 24% better and can run 945 of today’s 1000 most demanding PC games.
FPS System Benchmark
76 FPS
High
The GeForce GTX 1660 PNY XLR8 Gaming Overclocked Single Fan 6GB was released on 14 Mar 2019

GeForce GTX 1660 PNY XLR8 Gaming Overclocked Single Fan 6GB Game FPS Benchmarks On Ultra

GeForce GTX 1660 PNY XLR8 Gaming Overclocked Single Fan 6GB gets 36.3 FPS on Red Dead Redemption 2

Red Dead Redemption 2

36.3 FPS

GeForce GTX 1660 PNY XLR8 Gaming Overclocked Single Fan 6GB gets 37.5 FPS on Control

Control

37.5 FPS

GeForce GTX 1660 PNY XLR8 Gaming Overclocked Single Fan 6GB gets 37.8 FPS on Metro: Exodus

Metro: Exodus

37.8 FPS

GeForce GTX 1660 PNY XLR8 Gaming Overclocked Single Fan 6GB gets 44.3 FPS on Borderlands 3

Borderlands 3

44.3 FPS

GeForce GTX 1660 PNY XLR8 Gaming Overclocked Single Fan 6GB gets 44.3 FPS on Tom Clancys Ghost Recon Wildlands

Tom Clancys Ghost Recon Wildlands

44.3 FPS

GeForce GTX 1660 PNY XLR8 Gaming Overclocked Single Fan 6GB gets 51.8 FPS on Deus Ex: Mankind Divided

Deus Ex: Mankind Divided

51.8 FPS

GeForce GTX 1660 PNY XLR8 Gaming Overclocked Single Fan 6GB gets 51.9 FPS on Total War: Three Kingdoms

Total War: Three Kingdoms

51.9 FPS

GeForce GTX 1660 PNY XLR8 Gaming Overclocked Single Fan 6GB gets 52.8 FPS on Total War: Warhammer 2

Total War: Warhammer 2

52.8 FPS

GeForce GTX 1660 PNY XLR8 Gaming Overclocked Single Fan 6GB gets 58.3 FPS on The Witcher III

The Witcher III

58.3 FPS

GeForce GTX 1660 PNY XLR8 Gaming Overclocked Single Fan 6GB gets 59.3 FPS on Just Cause 4

Just Cause 4

59.3 FPS

GeForce GTX 1660 PNY XLR8 Gaming Overclocked Single Fan 6GB gets 59.4 FPS on Assassins Creed: Origins

Assassins Creed: Origins

59.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 1660 PNY XLR8 Gaming Overclocked Single Fan 6GB gets 60.5 FPS on Grand Theft Auto V

Grand Theft Auto V

60.5 FPS

GeForce GTX 1660 PNY XLR8 Gaming Overclocked Single Fan 6GB gets 63.7 FPS on Middle-earth: Shadow of War

Middle-earth: Shadow of War

63.7 FPS

GeForce GTX 1660 PNY XLR8 Gaming Overclocked Single Fan 6GB gets 67.5 FPS on Shadow of the Tomb Raider

Shadow of the Tomb Raider

67.5 FPS

GeForce GTX 1660 PNY XLR8 Gaming Overclocked Single Fan 6GB gets 72.7 FPS on Mount and Blade 2: Bannerlord

Mount and Blade 2: Bannerlord

72.7 FPS

GeForce GTX 1660 PNY XLR8 Gaming Overclocked Single Fan 6GB gets 73.4 FPS on Hitman 2 (2018)

Hitman 2 (2018)

73.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 1660 PNY XLR8 Gaming Overclocked Single Fan 6GB gets 74.5 FPS on Far Cry: New Dawn

Far Cry: New Dawn

74.5 FPS

GeForce GTX 1660 PNY XLR8 Gaming Overclocked Single Fan 6GB gets 77 FPS on Far Cry 5

Far Cry 5

77 FPS

GeForce GTX 1660 PNY XLR8 Gaming Overclocked Single Fan 6GB gets 77.4 FPS on Battlefield V

Battlefield V

77.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 1660 PNY XLR8 Gaming Overclocked Single Fan 6GB gets 77.7 FPS on Rise of the Tomb Raider

Rise of the Tomb Raider

77.7 FPS

GeForce GTX 1660 PNY XLR8 Gaming Overclocked Single Fan 6GB gets 97.6 FPS on Doom Eternal

Doom Eternal

97.6 FPS

GeForce GTX 1660 PNY XLR8 Gaming Overclocked Single Fan 6GB gets 111.2 FPS on Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

111.2 FPS

GeForce GTX 1660 PNY XLR8 Gaming Overclocked Single Fan 6GB gets 23.2 FPS on Control

Control

23.2 FPS

GeForce GTX 1660 PNY XLR8 Gaming Overclocked Single Fan 6GB gets 28.1 FPS on Red Dead Redemption 2

Red Dead Redemption 2

28.1 FPS

GeForce GTX 1660 PNY XLR8 Gaming Overclocked Single Fan 6GB gets 30.8 FPS on Borderlands 3

Borderlands 3

30.8 FPS

GeForce GTX 1660 PNY XLR8 Gaming Overclocked Single Fan 6GB gets 32.8 FPS on Tom Clancys Ghost Recon Wildlands

Tom Clancys Ghost Recon Wildlands

32.8 FPS

GeForce GTX 1660 PNY XLR8 Gaming Overclocked Single Fan 6GB gets 35.1 FPS on Metro: Exodus

Metro: Exodus

35.1 FPS

GeForce GTX 1660 PNY XLR8 Gaming Overclocked Single Fan 6GB gets 35.1 FPS on Total War: Three Kingdoms

Total War: Three Kingdoms

35.1 FPS

GeForce GTX 1660 PNY XLR8 Gaming Overclocked Single Fan 6GB gets 35.9 FPS on Deus Ex: Mankind Divided

Deus Ex: Mankind Divided

35.9 FPS

GeForce GTX 1660 PNY XLR8 Gaming Overclocked Single Fan 6GB gets 38 FPS on Mount and Blade 2: Bannerlord

Mount and Blade 2: Bannerlord

38 FPS

GeForce GTX 1660 PNY XLR8 Gaming Overclocked Single Fan 6GB gets 40.1 FPS on The Division 2

The Division 2

40.1 FPS

GeForce GTX 1660 PNY XLR8 Gaming Overclocked Single Fan 6GB gets 40.4 FPS on Assassins Creed: Odyssey

Assassins Creed: Odyssey

40.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 1660 PNY XLR8 Gaming Overclocked Single Fan 6GB gets 41.1 FPS on Assassins Creed: Origins

Assassins Creed: Origins

41.1 FPS

GeForce GTX 1660 PNY XLR8 Gaming Overclocked Single Fan 6GB gets 42.1 FPS on Hitman 2 (2018)

Hitman 2 (2018)

42.1 FPS

GeForce GTX 1660 PNY XLR8 Gaming Overclocked Single Fan 6GB gets 51 FPS on The Witcher III

The Witcher III

51 FPS

GeForce GTX 1660 PNY XLR8 Gaming Overclocked Single Fan 6GB gets 51.5 FPS on Shadow of the Tomb Raider

Shadow of the Tomb Raider

51.5 FPS

GeForce GTX 1660 PNY XLR8 Gaming Overclocked Single Fan 6GB gets 55.4 FPS on Battlefield V

Battlefield V

55.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 1660 PNY XLR8 Gaming Overclocked Single Fan 6GB gets 59.2 FPS on Grand Theft Auto V

Grand Theft Auto V

59.2 FPS

GeForce GTX 1660 PNY XLR8 Gaming Overclocked Single Fan 6GB gets 60.2 FPS on Far Cry 5

Far Cry 5

60.2 FPS

GeForce GTX 1660 PNY XLR8 Gaming Overclocked Single Fan 6GB gets 71.9 FPS on Doom Eternal

Doom Eternal

71.9 FPS

GeForce GTX 1660 PNY XLR8 Gaming Overclocked Single Fan 6GB gets 73.2 FPS on Rise of the Tomb Raider

Rise of the Tomb Raider

73.2 FPS

GeForce GTX 1660 PNY XLR8 Gaming Overclocked Single Fan 6GB gets 75.8 FPS on Battlefield 1

Battlefield 1

75.8 FPS

GeForce GTX 1660 PNY XLR8 Gaming Overclocked Single Fan 6GB gets 11.1 FPS on Control

Control

11.1 FPS

GeForce GTX 1660 PNY XLR8 Gaming Overclocked Single Fan 6GB gets 13.6 FPS on Total War: Three Kingdoms

Total War: Three Kingdoms

13.6 FPS

GeForce GTX 1660 PNY XLR8 Gaming Overclocked Single Fan 6GB gets 16.2 FPS on Borderlands 3

Borderlands 3

16.2 FPS

GeForce GTX 1660 PNY XLR8 Gaming Overclocked Single Fan 6GB gets 17.4 FPS on Mount and Blade 2: Bannerlord

Mount and Blade 2: Bannerlord

17.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 1660 PNY XLR8 Gaming Overclocked Single Fan 6GB gets 20 FPS on Red Dead Redemption 2

Red Dead Redemption 2

20 FPS

GeForce GTX 1660 PNY XLR8 Gaming Overclocked Single Fan 6GB gets 20.5 FPS on Shadow of the Tomb Raider

Shadow of the Tomb Raider

20.5 FPS

GeForce GTX 1660 PNY XLR8 Gaming Overclocked Single Fan 6GB gets 22.9 FPS on Just Cause 4

Just Cause 4

22.9 FPS

GeForce GTX 1660 PNY XLR8 Gaming Overclocked Single Fan 6GB gets 24.8 FPS on Assassins Creed: Origins

Assassins Creed: Origins

24.8 FPS

GeForce GTX 1660 PNY XLR8 Gaming Overclocked Single Fan 6GB gets 25.7 FPS on Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

25.7 FPS

GeForce GTX 1660 PNY XLR8 Gaming Overclocked Single Fan 6GB gets 28.1 FPS on Far Cry: New Dawn

Far Cry: New Dawn

28.1 FPS

GeForce GTX 1660 PNY XLR8 Gaming Overclocked Single Fan 6GB gets 28.1 FPS on Hitman 2 (2018)

Hitman 2 (2018)

28.1 FPS

GeForce GTX 1660 PNY XLR8 Gaming Overclocked Single Fan 6GB gets 30.9 FPS on Battlefield V

Battlefield V

30.9 FPS

GeForce GTX 1660 PNY XLR8 Gaming Overclocked Single Fan 6GB gets 41.6 FPS on Doom Eternal

Doom Eternal

41.6 FPS
Nvidia PC game performance check GeForce GTX 1660 PNY XLR8 Gaming Overclocked Single Fan 6GB
GPU
Architecture
Turing TU116
Process
12nm
TMUs
88
Texture Rate
161 GTexel/s
ROPs
48
Pixel Rate
88 GPixel/s
Shader
Processing Units (Cuda Cores)
1408
Ray Tracing Cores
Tensor Cores
0
Driver Support
-
Release Price
$249.00
Compatibility
Direct X
DX 12.1
Shader
6.2
Open GL
4.6
Resolution (WxH)
7680x4320
Notebook GPU
SLI/Crossfire
Dedicated
Integrated
Memory
Memory
6144 MB
Memory Speed
2001 MHz
Memory Bus
192 Bit
Memory Type
GDDR5
Memory Bandwidth
192.1GB/sec
L2 Cache
0KB
Display Connectors
VGA Connection
0
DVI Connection
1
HDMI Connection
1
DisplayPort Connection
1
Clock Speeds
Core Speed
1530 MHz
Boost Clock
1830 MHz
Power
Max Power
130 Watts
PSU
450 Watt & 27 Amps
Power Connector
1x 8-pin
Recommended Hardware
Best RAM Match
12 GB
Best Resolution
1920 x 1080
GPU Upgrade
Resolution Performance
1366x768 1600x900 1920x1080 2560x1440 3840x2160
10
10
10
8
5.9
GeForce GTX 1660 PNY XLR8 Gaming Overclocked Single Fan 6GB Game Requirement Analysis

Overview


The GeForce GTX 1660 PNY XLR8 Gaming Overclocked Single Fan 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 PNY XLR8 Gaming Overclocked Single Fan 6GB is a dual-slot mini-ITX graphics card with a single-fan cooling solution and is certified VR-Ready. This graphics card has average overclocking potential. Its small size means this GPU is an ideal choice for a small form factor (SFF) PC build.


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 PNY XLR8 Gaming Overclocked Single Fan 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.


Source [Jon]
GeForce GTX 1660 PNY XLR8 Gaming Overclocked Single Fan 6GB vs Avg. AAA Game System Requirements
Avg. AAA Recommended Requirements
CPU
0%
Graphics Card
7%
RAM
11GB
0%
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VS
Popular Game System Requirements
Game Min. Rec.
Cyberpunk 2077 40% 20%
Horizon: Zero Dawn 29% 12%
Assassins Creed: Valhalla 46% 20%
Valorant 97% 91%
Grand Theft Auto VI 18% 30%
Death Stranding 47% 7%
Sword Art Online: Alicization Lycoris 52% 24%
F1 2020 88% 0%
Doom Eternal 11% 11%
Hyper Scape 60% 18%
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