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ZOTAC GeForce GTX 1060 AMP Edition 6GB GDDR5X
MSI GeForce GTX 1660 GAMING X 6G

ZOTAC GeForce GTX 1060 AMP Edition 6GB GDDR5X vs MSI GeForce GTX 1660 GAMING X 6G. Specifications, performance, tests

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Released
Q1/2019
ZOTAC GeForce GTX 1060 AMP Edition 6GB GDDR5X
ZOTAC GeForce GTX 1060 AMP Edition 6GB GDDR5X
Released
Q1/2019
Overall score
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MSI GeForce GTX 1660 GAMING X 6G
MSI GeForce GTX 1660 GAMING X 6G

What's the best choice ZOTAC GeForce GTX 1060 AMP Edition 6GB GDDR5X or MSI GeForce GTX 1660 GAMING X 6G?

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

ZOTAC GeForce GTX 1060 AMP Edition 6GB GDDR5X has a maximum frequency of 1.607 GHz+ 7 %. Memory size 6 GB. Memory type GDDR5X. Released in Q1/2019.

MSI GeForce GTX 1660 GAMING X 6G has a maximum frequency of 1.530 GHz. Memory size 6 GB. Memory type GDDR5. Released in Q1/2019.

Differences

  • Place in the overall ranking

    (based on several benchmarks)

    2469 left arrow score
  • Higher clock speed

    Around 5% better clock speed

    1.607 GHz+ 7 % left arrow 1.530 GHz

Positions in all rankings

Common positions ZOTAC GeForce GTX 1060 AMP Edition 6GB GDDR5X GPU in popular benchmarks, for comparison with other models.

  • FP32 Performance (Single-precision TFLOPS)
    2532 place
  • Battlefield 5
    2467 place
  • Shadow of the Tomb Raider
    2797 place
  • Crypto-Mining Ethereum Hashrate (MH/s)
    2460 place
  • Crypto-Mining Ergo Hashrate (MH/s)
    2355 place
  • Crypto-Mining Ravencoin Hashrate (MH/s)
    2508 place
  • Crypto-Mining Vertcoin Hashrate (MH/s)
    1904 place
  • Place in the overall ranking

    (based on several benchmarks)

    2366 left arrow score

Positions in all rankings

Common positions MSI GeForce GTX 1660 GAMING X 6G GPU in popular benchmarks, for comparison with other models.

  • FP32 Performance (Single-precision TFLOPS)
    2323 place
  • Battlefield 5
    2306 place
  • Shadow of the Tomb Raider
    2213 place
  • Crypto-Mining Ethereum Hashrate (MH/s)
    2386 place
  • Crypto-Mining Ergo Hashrate (MH/s)
    2365 place
  • Crypto-Mining Ravencoin Hashrate (MH/s)
    2353 place
  • Crypto-Mining Vertcoin Hashrate (MH/s)
    1811 place

Specifications

Technical data
ZOTAC GeForce GTX 1060 AMP Edition 6GB GDDR5X ZOTAC GeForce GTX 1060 AMP Edition 6GB GDDR5X
MSI GeForce GTX 1660 GAMING X 6G MSI GeForce GTX 1660 GAMING X 6G
General info

Comparison of basic technical data of graphics cards ZOTAC GeForce GTX 1060 AMP Edition 6GB GDDR5X and MSI GeForce GTX 1660 GAMING X 6G, chip, information processing units.

  • Based on
    NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 6GB (GDDR5X) left arrow NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660
  • GPU Chip
    GP104-150-KA-A1 left arrow TU116-300-A1
  • Execution units
    10 left arrow 22
  • Shader
    1280 left arrow 1408
  • Render Output Units
    48 left arrow 48
  • Texture Units
    80 left arrow 88
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
    GDDR5X left arrow GDDR5
  • Memory Speed
    1.25 GHz left arrow 2 GHz
  • Memory Bandwith
    240 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 ZOTAC GeForce GTX 1060 AMP Edition 6GB GDDR5X and MSI GeForce GTX 1660 GAMING X 6G. The higher the better.

  • Base Clock
    1.607 GHz+ 7 % left arrow 1.530 GHz
  • Boost Clock
    1.835 GHz+ 7 % left arrow 1.860 GHz+ 4 %
  • Avg (Game) Clock
    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 8-Pin
Cooler & Fans type

Types and sizes of coolers for graphics card cooling system ZOTAC GeForce GTX 1060 AMP Edition 6GB GDDR5X and MSI GeForce GTX 1660 GAMING X 6G.

  • 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
    1 x 90 mm left arrow --
  • Noise (Load)
    -- left arrow --
Interfaces

Connectivity and connections.

  • Max. Displays
    4 left arrow 3
  • HDCP-Version
    2.2 left arrow 2.2
  • HDMI Ports
    1x HDMI v2.0b left arrow 1x HDMI v2.0b
  • DP Ports
    3x DP v1.4 left arrow 3x DP v1.4
  • DVI Ports
    1 left arrow --
  • 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
    7680x4320 left arrow 3840x2160
  • DirectX
    12_1 left arrow 12_1
  • Raytracing
    No left arrow No
  • DLSS / FSR
    No left arrow No
  • LED
    No LED lighting left arrow MSI Mystic Light
Supported Video Codecs

Built-in support for video and image compression standards.

  • h264
    Decode / Encode left arrow Decode / Encode
  • VP8
    No left arrow Decode
  • 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
    211 mm left arrow 247 mm
  • Height
    125 mm left arrow 127 mm
  • Width
    41 mm left arrow 46 mm
  • Width (Slots)
    2 PCIe-Slots left arrow 3 PCIe-Slots
  • Weight
    -- left arrow 845 g
More information

Comparison of interfaces and release dates for GPU MSI GeForce GTX 1660 GAMING X 6G and ZOTAC GeForce GTX 1060 AMP Edition 6GB GDDR5X.

  • GPU Interface
    PCIe 3.0 x 16 left arrow PCIe 3.0 x 16
  • Release date
    Q1/2019 left arrow Q1/2019
  • Release price
    -- left arrow --
  • Structure size
    16 nm left arrow 12 nm
  • Part-no
    ZT-P10620C-10M 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 ZOTAC GeForce GTX 1060 AMP Edition 6GB GDDR5X and MSI GeForce GTX 1660 GAMING X 6G.

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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