NVIDIA is looking to tap the mid-range GPU market with its upcoming GeForce GTX 1660 Ti graphics card. A lot has been speculated about this Turing-based graphics card so far and now in the latest leak, the Ashes of the Singularity benchmark score of the GeForce GTX 1660 Ti has been revealed.

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The GeForce GTX 1660 Ti was noticed in the database of Ashes of the Singularity benchmark by a Twitter user who tweeted the screenshot of the results The card scored 7400 points, which is 1200 points higher than what GeForce GTX 1060 scored. Still, this doesn’t prove anything since Ashes of the Singularity Benchmark scores are not that simple to compare. This score is quite close to the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 and hopefully, the actual performance also turns out to be the same, at a lower price point.

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The GeForce GTX 1660 Ti, as mentioned earlier, will be NVIDIA’s attempt to lure the customers looking for mid-range GPUs. This GPU could prove quite important for the company after the criticism it received because of the exceedingly high prices of its flagship RTX series cards.

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The GTX 1660 Ti will be based on the same Turing architecture as the RTX cards but will be lacking the ray-tracing features. The lack of those RT cores required for ray-tracing will help in lowering the price. It will be using TU116 GPU along with 1536 CUDA cores combined with 6 GB of GDDR6 VRAM.

The GeForce GTX 1660 Ti is expected to be announced next month. Some rumors even suggest the existence of a non-Ti model called GTX 1660 which will be launched along with the GTX 1660 Ti. The non-Ti version, GTX 1660, might feature GDDR5(X) VRAM instead of GDDR6.


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