GIGABYTE GeForce GTX 1660 SUPER GAMING OC 6G Video Card Review

Up until recently the SUPER flavor of NVIDIA graphics based on the Turing architecture were only available to the RTX series, however, that has changed with the release of the all-new GeForce GTX 1660 and 1650 Super series graphics cards! Featuring a generous 6GB of dedicated onboard GDDR6 memory with a 192-bit interface, a factory overclock and a protective backplate; is this the GTX 1660 Super that gamers should flock to? Is this the ultimate 1080p graphics card? We will answer these questions and much more very soon in this review so read on!

GIGABYTE has been kind enough to send over to us one of their GTX SUPER cards, more specifically, the GTX 1660 Super Gaming OC 6G. So if you are in the market for a new graphics card either sooner or later, take a journey with us as we take this graphics card for a spin and see how it performs.

Here’s a quick comparison between the latest GeForce RTX 20xx Super and 1660 series graphics cards (default clock speeds)…

 

  GeForce RTX 2080 Super GeForce RTX 2070 Super GeForce RTX 2060 Super GeForce GTX 1660 Ti GeForce GTX 1660 Super
Architecture Turing Turing Turing Turing Turing
CUDA Cores 3072 2560 2176 1536 1408
Frame Buffer 8GB GDDR6 8GB GDDR6 8GB GDDR6 6GB GDDR6 6GB GDDR6
Base Clock Speed 1650 MHz
1605 MHz 1470 MHz
1500 MHz 1530 MHz
Boost Clock Speed 1815 MHz 1770 MHz 1680 MHz 1770 MHz 1785  MHz
Giga Rays/s 8 6 5 N/A N/A
Memory Speed 16Gbps 14 Gbps 14 Gbps 12 Gbps 8 Gbps
Memory Bus 256-bit 256-bit 256-bit 192-bit 192-bit
Memory Bandwidth 496 Gb/s 448 Gb/s 448 Gb/s 288 Gb/s 336 Gb/s
Power 250W 215W 160W 120-130W 120W
DX12 Support Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Vulkan API Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Ray Tracing Yes Yes Yes No No

 

I would like to thank GIGABYTE for providing the sample; without their support, this review would not be possible!

Gigabyte logo

Here’s a little snippet from their website.

A global leader in the PC industry, GIGABYTE offers a comprehensive product lineup that aims to “Upgrade Your Life.” With expertise encompassing consumer, business, gaming, and cloud systems, GIGABYTE uses research and innovation to consistently meet user needs. GIGABYTE is renowned for award-winning products including motherboards, graphics cards, laptops, mini PCs, and other PC components and accessories, and has revolutionized the PC industry with patented DualBIOS™ and Ultra Durable™ technologies. As an expert in PC technology, GIGABYTE is poised to extend our scope in business servers and cloud systems with hardware and software solutions that integrate AI and AloT applications to develop the ideal infrastructure for future prospects in 5G.

We are just getting started so flip on over to the next page to see the many features and specifications of this wondrous graphics card!

 

You can buy the GIGABYTE GeForce GTX 1660 SUPER GAMING OC 6G graphics card for around USD $249 available at Amazon – https://amzn.to/369P5e5

 

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Tinkering with computers and other electronics since the days of the Apple IIe and the Intellivision as the Prodigal 80s child, Jeremy seeks to constantly expand his knowledge of the ever-changing and ever-enticing world of Consumer Electronics. He enjoys tinkering, overclocking, modding, and most of all gaming.