GPUBoss Review Our evaluation of 660 vs 1060 among Desktop GPUs

Gaming

Battlefield 3, Battlefield 4, Bioshock Infinite and 21 more

Graphics

T-Rex, Manhattan, Cloud Gate Factor, Sky Diver Factor and 1 more

Computing

Face Detection, Ocean Surface Simulation and 3 more

Performance per Watt

Battlefield 3, Battlefield 4, Bioshock Infinite and 32 more

Value

Battlefield 3, Battlefield 4, Bioshock Infinite and 32 more

Noise and Power

TDP, Idle Power Consumption, Load Power Consumption and 2 more

7.4

Overall Score

Winner
MSI GeForce GTX 1060 

GPUBoss recommends the MSI GeForce GTX 1060  based on its benchmarks, compute performance and noise and power.

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Front view of GeForce GTX 1060

MSI GeForce GTX 1060

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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of GeForce GTX 660

Reasons to consider the
Nvidia GeForce GTX 660

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More texture mapping units 96 vs 80 16 more texture mapping units
Wider memory bus 256 bit vs 192 bit Around 35% wider memory bus
Front view of GeForce GTX 1060

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MSI GeForce GTX 1060

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Much higher clock speed 1,544 MHz vs 823 MHz Around 90% higher clock speed
Much better PassMark score 8,686 vs 4,121 More than 2x better PassMark score
Significantly more memory 6,144 MB vs 2,048 MB 3x more memory
Much higher effective memory clock speed 8,008 MHz vs 5,600 MHz Around 45% higher effective memory clock speed
Much higher pixel rate 74.1 GPixel/s vs 19.75 GPixel/s More than 3.8x higher pixel rate
Significantly better floating-point performance 3,953 GFLOPS vs 1,896.2 GFLOPS More than 2x better floating-point performance
Much higher turbo clock speed 1,759 MHz vs 888 MHz Around 2x higher turbo clock speed
Much better bitcoin mining score 464.97 mHash/s vs 67.94 mHash/s More than 6.8x better bitcoin mining score
Higher texture rate 123.5 GTexel/s vs 79 GTexel/s More than 55% higher texture rate
Much higher memory clock speed 2,002 MHz vs 1,400 MHz Around 45% higher memory clock speed
Much better PassMark direct compute score 5,049 vs 1,948 More than 2.5x better PassMark direct compute score
More render output processors 48 vs 32 16 more render output processors
Slightly higher memory bandwidth 192.2 GB/s vs 179.2 GB/s More than 5% higher memory bandwidth

Benchmarks Real world tests of GeForce GTX 660 vs 1060

Bitcoin mining Data courtesy CompuBench

GeForce GTX 660
67.94 mHash/s
GeForce GTX 1060
464.97 mHash/s

Face detection Data courtesy CompuBench

GeForce GTX 660
31.15 mPixels/s
GeForce GTX 1060
119.05 mPixels/s

Ocean surface simulation Data courtesy CompuBench

GeForce GTX 660
1,039.08 frames/s
GeForce GTX 1060
1,349.8 frames/s

Particle simulation Data courtesy CompuBench

GeForce GTX 660
299.58 mInteraction/s
GeForce GTX 1060
1,198.18 mInteraction/s

T-Rex (Compubench 1.5) Data courtesy CompuBench

GeForce GTX 660
3.08 frames/s
GeForce GTX 1060
8.92 frames/s

Video composition Data courtesy CompuBench

GeForce GTX 660
35.42 frames/s
GeForce GTX 1060
111.07 frames/s

T-Rex (GFXBench 3.0) Data courtesy CompuBench

GeForce GTX 660
3,354.98
GeForce GTX 1060
3,357.98

Manhattan (GFXBench 3.0) Data courtesy CompuBench

GeForce GTX 660
3,714.32
GeForce GTX 1060
3,716.38

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