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Gainward GeForce GTX 1660 Pegasus OC
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Gainward GeForce GTX 1660 Pegasus OC vs MSI GeForce GTX 1060 6GT OC. Specifications, performance, tests

Overall score
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Released
Q1/2019
Gainward GeForce GTX 1660 Pegasus OC
Gainward GeForce GTX 1660 Pegasus OC
Released
Q3/2016
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MSI GeForce GTX 1060 6GT OC
MSI GeForce GTX 1060 6GT OC

What's the best choice Gainward GeForce GTX 1660 Pegasus OC or MSI GeForce GTX 1060 6GT OC?

We have prepared a comparison to help you choose the best graphics card. Compare their specifications and benchmarks.

Gainward GeForce GTX 1660 Pegasus OC has a maximum frequency of 1.530 GHz. Memory size 6 GB. Memory type GDDR5. Released in Q1/2019.

MSI GeForce GTX 1060 6GT OC has a maximum frequency of 1.544 GHz+ 3 %. Memory size 6 GB. Memory type GDDR5. Released in Q3/2016.

Differences

  • Place in the overall ranking

    (based on several benchmarks)

    2432 left arrow score

Positions in all rankings

Common positions Gainward GeForce GTX 1660 Pegasus OC GPU in popular benchmarks, for comparison with other models.

  • FP32 Performance (Single-precision TFLOPS)
    2448 place
  • Battlefield 5
    2299 place
  • Shadow of the Tomb Raider
    2236 place
  • Crypto-Mining Ethereum Hashrate (MH/s)
    2417 place
  • Crypto-Mining Ergo Hashrate (MH/s)
    2461 place
  • Crypto-Mining Ravencoin Hashrate (MH/s)
    2373 place
  • Crypto-Mining Vertcoin Hashrate (MH/s)
    1880 place
  • Place in the overall ranking

    (based on several benchmarks)

    2635 left arrow score
  • Higher clock speed

    Around 1% better clock speed

    1.544 GHz+ 3 % left arrow 1.530 GHz

Positions in all rankings

Common positions MSI GeForce GTX 1060 6GT OC GPU in popular benchmarks, for comparison with other models.

  • FP32 Performance (Single-precision TFLOPS)
    2622 place
  • Battlefield 5
    2583 place
  • Shadow of the Tomb Raider
    2913 place
  • Crypto-Mining Ethereum Hashrate (MH/s)
    2563 place
  • Crypto-Mining Ergo Hashrate (MH/s)
    2502 place
  • Crypto-Mining Ravencoin Hashrate (MH/s)
    2604 place
  • Crypto-Mining Vertcoin Hashrate (MH/s)
    2048 place

Specifications

Technical data
Gainward GeForce GTX 1660 Pegasus OC Gainward GeForce GTX 1660 Pegasus OC
MSI GeForce GTX 1060 6GT OC MSI GeForce GTX 1060 6GT OC
General info

Comparison of basic technical data of graphics cards Gainward GeForce GTX 1660 Pegasus OC and MSI GeForce GTX 1060 6GT OC, chip, information processing units.

  • Based on
    NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 left arrow NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 6GB
  • GPU Chip
    TU116-300-A1 left arrow GP106-410-A1
  • Execution units
    22 left arrow 10
  • Shader
    1408 left arrow 1280
  • Render Output Units
    48 left arrow 48
  • Texture Units
    88 left arrow 80
Memory settings

Comparison of the amount of memory on board graphics cards. The more the better.

  • Memory Size
    6 GB left arrow 6 GB
  • Memory Type
    GDDR5 left arrow GDDR5
  • Memory Speed
    2 GHz left arrow 2.002 GHz
  • Memory Bandwith
    192 GB/s left arrow 192 GB/s
  • Memory Interface
    192 bit left arrow 192 bit
Clock frequency

Let's compare the memory frequency of graphics cards Gainward GeForce GTX 1660 Pegasus OC and MSI GeForce GTX 1060 6GT OC. The higher the better.

  • Base Clock
    1.530 GHz left arrow 1.544 GHz+ 3 %
  • Boost Clock
    1.830 GHz+ 3 % left arrow 1.759 GHz+ 3 %
  • Avg (Game) Clock
    1.785 GHz left arrow
  • Overclocking
    Yes left arrow Yes
Thermal Management

Connectors, the number of thermal watts emitted in normal mode and at overclocking.

  • TDP
    120 W left arrow 120 W
  • TDP (up)
    -- left arrow --
  • Tjunction max
    -- left arrow --
  • PCIe-Power
    1 x 8-Pin left arrow 1 x 6-Pin
Cooler & Fans type

Types and sizes of coolers for graphics card cooling system Gainward GeForce GTX 1660 Pegasus OC and MSI GeForce GTX 1060 6GT OC.

  • Fan-Type
    Axial left arrow Axial
  • Cooler-Type
    Air cooling left arrow Air cooling
  • Fan 1
    1 x 100 mm left arrow 2 x 90 mm
  • Noise (Idle)
    -- left arrow --
  • Fan 2
    -- left arrow --
  • Noise (Load)
    -- left arrow --
Interfaces

Connectivity and connections.

  • Max. Displays
    3 left arrow 4
  • HDCP-Version
    2.2 left arrow 2.2
  • HDMI Ports
    1x HDMI v2.0b left arrow 1x HDMI v2.0b
  • DP Ports
    1x DP v1.4 left arrow 1x DP v1.4
  • DVI Ports
    1 left arrow 1
  • VGA Ports
    -- left arrow --
  • USB-C Ports
    -- left arrow --
Technical data

Technical data that is used to its full potential in computer games.

  • Max. resolution
    3840x2160 left arrow 7680x4320
  • DirectX
    12_1 left arrow 12_1
  • Raytracing
    No left arrow No
  • DLSS / FSR
    No left arrow No
  • LED
    No LED lighting left arrow No LED lighting
Supported Video Codecs

Built-in support for video and image compression standards.

  • h264
    Decode / Encode left arrow Decode / Encode
  • VP8
    Decode left arrow No
  • h265 / HEVC
    Decode / Encode left arrow Decode / Encode
  • VP9
    Decode left arrow Decode
  • AV1
    No left arrow No
Dimensions

The difference in size, weight and slot of the compared devices

  • Length
    168 mm left arrow 247 mm
  • Height
    126 mm left arrow 115 mm
  • Width
    -- left arrow 39 mm
  • Width (Slots)
    2 PCIe-Slots left arrow 2 PCIe-Slots
  • Weight
    -- left arrow 591 g
More information

Comparison of interfaces and release dates for GPU MSI GeForce GTX 1060 6GT OC and Gainward GeForce GTX 1660 Pegasus OC.

  • GPU Interface
    PCIe 3.0 x 16 left arrow PCIe 3.0 x 16
  • Release date
    Q1/2019 left arrow Q3/2016
  • Release price
    -- left arrow --
  • Structure size
    12 nm left arrow 16 nm
  • Part-no
    NE51660S18J9-165F left arrow --
  • Documents
    data sheet left arrow data sheet

Benchmarks

Performance tests GPUs

Based on the results of several popular benchmarks, you can more accurately estimate the performance difference between Gainward GeForce GTX 1660 Pegasus OC and MSI GeForce GTX 1060 6GT OC.

Compare synthetic benchmarks and choose the best graphics card for you!

FP32 Performance (Single-precision TFLOPS)
Benchmark FP32 is a 32-bit floating point calculation for the GPU which is required for 3D gaming
Battlefield 5
Battlefield 5 is a realistic game, with a built-in benchmark, very suitable as a test for graphics cards
Shadow of the Tomb Raider
Shadow of the Tomb Raider has a built-in benchmark, based on the Crystal Dynamics Foundation engine
Crypto-Mining Ethereum Hashrate (MH/s)
Ethash is an algorithm for mining Ethereum cryptocurrency that makes the most of the GPU
Crypto-Mining Ergo Hashrate (MH/s)
The Autolykos algorithm, on which Ergo cryptocurrency is based, allows not only modern GPUs to be used for mining, but also the past generation of GPUs
Crypto-Mining Ravencoin Hashrate (MH/s)
Hashrate mining Ravencoin cryptocurrency on the KawPoW algorithm is fastest on modern video cards
Crypto-Mining Vertcoin Hashrate (MH/s)
VertCoin cryptocurrency can be mined on both Nvidia and AMD and is interesting because it mines perfectly on old GPUs like GTX1050, R9 290 and even GTX970

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