Gigabyte GTX 1660 Ti Gaming OC 6GB Graphics Card Review

Today we are excited to present to you our review of the GTX 1660 Ti Gaming OC 6GB graphics card from GIGABYTE. Featuring a factory overclock while being cooled by GIGABYTE’s trademark Windforce heat-pipe cooler, the Gaming OC is a successful entry into the market for gamers craving the Turing technology (sans the RTX capabilities with regards to Ray Tracing) at an affordable price.

While there are plenty of 1660 Ti offerings available right now, we will show you why you should consider the GTX 1660 Ti Gaming OC 6GB from GIGABYTE.

Here’s a quick comparison between the GeForce RTX 20 series and the GTX 1660 Ti (default clock speeds)…

  GeForce RTX 2080 GeForce RTX 2070 GeForce RTX 2060 GeForce GTX 1660 Ti GeForce GTX 1060
Architecture Turing Turing Turing Turing Pascal
CUDA Cores 2944 2304 1920 1536 1280
Frame Buffer 8GB GDDR6 8GB GDDR6 6GB GDDR6 6GB GDDR6 6GB GDDR5
Base Clock Speed 1515 MHz
1410 MHz 1365 MHz
1500 MHz 1506 MHz
Boost Clock Speed 1710 MHz 1620 MHz 1680 MHz 1770 MHz 1708  MHz
Giga Rays/s 8 6 5 N/A N/A
Memory Speed 14Gbps 14 Gbps 14 Gbps 12 Gbps 8 Gbps
Memory Bus 256-bit 256-bit 192-bit 192-bit 192-bit
Memory Bandwidth 448 Gb/s 448 Gb/s 336 Gb/s 288 Gb/s 192 Gb/s
Power 215W 175W 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

 

Firstly, 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 GTX 1660 Ti Gaming OC 6GB graphics card for around USD $299 available at Amazon – https://amzn.to/2VFadnc

 

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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.