The best card of 2019 in cost-benefit ratio that allows streaming without problem
At the end of October NVIDIA made an announcement that would undoubtedly shake the recently announced RX 5500 of AMD and finally the GeForce GTX 1660 SUPER came into our hands a card that will undoubtedly seek to position itself as the best in this segment and is probably the Best of this 2019 in cost-benefit ratio.
The card evaluated is the Gigabyte OC Edition version with Windforce fans
Discreet in design but powerful in performance
Features of the GeForce GTX 1660 SUPER
- SMs: 22
- CUDA cores: 1408
- Base Clock: 1530 Mhz
- GPU Boost Clock: 1785 mhz
- FLOPS: 5 TFLOPS FP32 / 5 TOPS INT32
- FP16 FLOPS: 10 TFLOPS
- Texture units: 88
- Texel fill-rate: 336 Gigatexels / sec
- Memory clock: 14,000 Mhz
- Memory Bandwidth: 192.1 GB / sec
- Memory Size and Type: 6 GB GDDR6
- Max L1 Cache Size: 1408 KB
- TDP: 125 Watts
- Transistors: 6.6 billion
- Die Size: 284 mm2
For this evaluation we use the following hardware:
- Ryzen 9 3900x processor at 3.8 Ghz
- 32GB of Ram DDR4 at 3200Mhz HyperX Predator RGB
- Motherboard X570 Taichi ASRock
- Hisense 55 H8F 4K Dolby Vision HDR ULED TV
In most of the tests the card maintained an average temperature of 65 ° C, something that certainly had a considerable impact in favor of the frames per second in the games. In almost all games we try to run them at 4K resolutions and with higher demand titles that did not reach at least 30 FPS in this resolution, we went down to 1440p.
Includes an HDMI port and 3 DP
Next, we will present the results of our evaluation:
Alan Wake in 4K with all the values at the top gave us 47 FPS
"Old" games look amazing in 4K
Apex Legends ran it at 2560 x 1440, TSAA, Insane (8GB VRam), Anisotropic 16x and everything else in High values and the game kept us at 71 FPS average.
Good graphics and more pictures will help you in competitive titles
Batman Arkham City in 4K with everything to the maximum sustained us the 30 FPS. Taking into account that the game has the frames locked per second.
Get the best out of your games with this GPU
Battlefield V at 2560 x 1440, HBAO and all values in ultra gave us 60 FPS on average in online mode.
The range of GPU entry has surprised us
Bloodstained: Ritual of The Night at 3840 x 2160 and all the values in kinematics kept the 60 FPS that it has constantly blocked.
2D games without problem you can run them in 4K
Control at 3840 x 2160 with all values at the top, without Ray Tracing, kept the 32 FPS.
One of the surprises in 4K but without Ray Tracing
Cuphead at 3840 x 2160 and all the highest values kept the 60 FPS that it has constantly locked.
You won't lose speed in your favorite games
Dead or Alive 6 at 2560 x 1440, resolution of background shadows x4, those of the characters x8, high quality effects and active object display, kept us in the same way the 60 FPS that locked.
The fight titles also perform well with this GPU
Metro Exodus at 2560 x 1440 with all the values to the maximum without Ray Tracing gave us 34 FPS
One of the most demanding games passed the test
eFootball PES 2020 at 3840 x 2160 and all values at maximum maintained 46 FPS.
The realism of football available to everyone on PC
Final Fantasy XV at 3840 x 2160 at the highest values including all the effects of NVIDIA gave an average of 30 FPS.
FF XV runs great in 4K with all the effects of NVIDIA
Forza Horizon 4 at 2560 x 1440 with all the values at the top gave us 52 FPS in the game benchmark.
At full speed with racing games
Gears 5 at 3840 x 2160 with all the highest values maintained 48 average FPS.
You will not miss any details of Microsoft exclusives
Need for Speed Heat at 2560 x 1440 with all values at the highest maintained 30 FPS.
The last EA title runs smoothly
Ni no Kuni Wrath of the White Witch Remastered at 3840 x 2160 at the highest values kept the 60 FPS.
Remastering in all its splendor in 4K
Quantum Break at 3840 x 2160 with all the highest values maintained 40 FPS average.
Resident Evil 2 Remake at 3840 x 2160, normal rendering mode, 50% image quality, SMAA, 1GB texture quality, ANISO x 16, maximum shadow and mesh quality, shadow cache, contact shadows, Screen reflections, smoothing, lens flare, motion blur, depth of field, lens distortion, film granulation and active transluminescence with volumetric light quality and active particle light gave us an average of 60 FPS.
One of the best remakes can be appreciated in all its splendor
Shadow of the Tomb Raider in 1920 x 1080, all the values at the top and ray tracing in the middle gave us 29 FPS in the game's benckmark.
Wolfenstein: Youngblood at 3840 x 2160 at all its maximum values gave us 30 sustained SPF.
Suitable for playing and streaming
Despite having enough power this GPU is amazing to stream, we did one of Plants vs.. Zombies: Battle for Neighborville running in Full HD and the transmission was not affected and the frames per second remained at 60. All this is thanks to the Turing encoder (NVENC) that integrates, which was released with the linear RTX last year
To be a GPU of only $ 229 dollars, put in a predicament to the RX 5500 of AMD and undoubtedly it is positioned as one of the best graphics cards to consider this 2019 for all that it is capable of doing, a must buy for everyone those who play in Full HD or 1440p resolutions that want to try the 4K experience a bit in some video games. If Ray Tracing is not important to you, this is the best option.
- It stays at low temperatures
- Lets play several new titles in 4K
- At a very competitive price
- It doesn't have Ray Tracing
- Material and design do not represent its power