After a month of rumors and leaks, NVIDIA has finally announced the arrival of its mid-range GTX 1660 graphics card. Like the 1660 Ti,
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Specs
|GPU||GTX 1660||GTX 1660 Ti||RTX 2060|
|Boost clock||1.8 GHz (approx)||1770 Mhz||1680 MHz|
|Memory||6GB GDDR5||6GB GDDR6||6GB GDDR6|
|BW||225 Gbps?||288 Gbps||336 Gbps|
|Price||Rs.21,500 INR||Rs.25,500 INR||Rs.37,000|
Looking at the specs seems like the rumors were once again spot on. The GTX 1660 uses the same chip as the 1660 Ti based on the Turing architecture, with a reduced shader count of 1408. The memory has also been downgraded to GDDR5 instead of the more widely used GDDR6, however, the capacity is the same. Looking at the core clocks, they’re roughly the same if you compare the boost frequencies.
The bus-width should also be the same across all three XX60 series cards, but
In case you are wondering, which is for whom, then get this, the GTX 1660 is aimed at 1080p gaming at 60FPS while the Ti variant is for eSports titles where you need 60+ FPS for optimal gameplay.
Improved performance and capabilities in the latest games, and those coming soon
Support for Adaptive Shading technology, which further improves performance in supported titles
Support for G-SYNC Compatible gaming monitors
NVENC technology for single-PC broadcasting
If you want a GeForce GTX 1660 for your system, it’s available now from the world’s leading add-in card providers, including Asus, Colorful, EVGA, Gainward, Galaxy, Gigabyte, Inno3D, MSI, Palit and Zotac. Pricing starts at INR 21,500 and will vary based on partner designs, features, and region.