NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti Tech Briefing + Q&A Session!

NVIDIA just threw a grenade into the mainstream market with the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti, built around the new TU116 GPU.

In this article, we will share with you the official NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti tech briefing and Q&A session. We will also take a close look at how it differs from the GeForce RTX series and the older GeForce GTX 10 series.

The Official NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti Tech Briefing

 

The Official NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti Tech Briefing

NVIDIA gave us a tech briefing earlier. We created a video of that conference call so you can get briefed on the GeForce GTX 1660 Ti, just like we did.

 

The Official NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti Q&A Session

For more information, here was the Q&A session we had with NVIDIA, right after their tech briefing :

 

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti Price + Availability

The NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti will have a starting price of $279 – about $30 or 12% higher than the launch price of the GeForce GTX 1060.

The Official NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti Tech Briefing

It will be available with immediate effect (22 February 2019) from NVIDIA partners. This time, there will not be any Founders Edition. Here are some direct purchase links for your convenience (prices accurate as of launch day) :

United States

  • ASUS GeForce GTX 1660 Ti Phoenix Fan OC : $284.99
  • ASUS GeForce GTX 1660 Ti Dual Fan OC : $309.99
  • ASUS ROG Strix GeForce GTX 1660 Ti OC : $329.99
  • EVGA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti XC Gaming : $279.99
  • GIGABYTE GeForce GTX 1660 Ti Windforce OC : $279.99
  • MSI GeForce GTX 1660 Ti : $309.99
  • ZOTAC GeForce GTX 1660 Ti : $279.99

United Kingdom

  • EVGA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti XC Gaming : £279.99
  • PNY GeForce GTX 1660 Ti OC Edition :  £295.95

Malaysia

  • ASUS GeForce GTX 1660 Ti Phoenix Fan : RM 1,319
  • ASUS GeForce GTX 1660 Ti Dual Fan : RM 1,479
  • ASUS ROG Strix GeForce GTX 1660 Ti : RM 1,599
  • GALAX GeForce GTX 1660 Ti : RM 1,279
  • GIGABYTE GeForce GTX 1660 Ti OC : RM 1,319
  • GIGABYTE GeForce GTX 1660 Ti Windforce : RM 1,479
  • MSI GeForce GTX 1660 Ti Ventus : RM 1,280
  • MSI GeForce GTX 1660 Ti Gaming : RM 1,490
  • ZOTAC GeForce GTX 1660 Ti Twin Fan : RM 1,249
  • ZOTAC GeForce GTX 1660 Ti AMP : RM 1,349

 

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti Specifications

NVIDIA is pitching the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti as a replacement for the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060, so we compared them both below.

SpecificationsNVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 TiNVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060
ArchitectureNVIDIA TuringNVIDIA Pascal
GPUNVIDIA TU116NVIDIA GP106
Transistor Count6.6 Billion4.4 Billion
Fabrication Process12 nm FFN16 nm
Die Size284 mm²200 mm²
CUDA Cores15361280
Base Clock1500 MHz1506 MHz
Boost Clock1770 MHz1708 MHz
32-bit FLOPS11 TOPS4.4 TFLOPS
16-bit FLOPS11 TFLOPS4.4 TFLOPS
Texture Units9680
ROPS4848
Texture Fill Rate144.0-169.9 GT/s120.5-136.6 GT/s
Pixel Fill Rate72.0-85.0 GP/s72.3-82.0 GP/s
L1 Cache Size1536 KB480 KB
Graphics Memory6 GB GDDR66 GB GDDR5
Memory Interface192-bit192-bit
Memory Clock3,000 MHz QDR2,000 MHz QDR
Memory Bandwidth288.1 GB/s192 GB/s
TDP120 watts120 watts
Launch Price$279$249
$299 (Founder's Edition)

Next Page > NVIDIA TU116, GDDR6, Power, Concurrent FP + Int Ops

 

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