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Nvidia GeForce GTX 1660 Asus Phoenix 6GB

GD Rating

8.4
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$219.99
How well can the GeForce GTX 1660 Asus Phoenix 6GB run games
28 Oct 2020 - Graphics card reviewed

The GeForce GTX 1660 Asus Phoenix 6GB is a high performing piece of gaming hardware, still confidently featuring in PC gamer computers. This card meets game requirements up to DirectX 12.

We take a look at game performance achieved on this graphics card when running 2020 popular games. This short GeForce GTX 1660 Asus Phoenix 6GB game hardware review looks at the graphics card frame rate performance on Ultra graphics settings at 1080p, 1440p and 4K screen resolutions. When considering how well this graphics card can run the 1000 most demanding games available today it can best 771 of the games’ recommended graphics requirements.

Running at 1080p this card is predicted to get a reasonable frame rate from Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War with 50 FPS on Ultra. Then we take a look at Marvel's Avengers which returns a reasonable 54 FPS. Another title that we looked at is the popular Genshin Impact which we saw getting a reasonable 54 FPS.

We move on to 1440p, and predict that Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War will deliver playable FPS results. Here are the graphic presets - Low: 101 FPS, Medium: 79 FPS, High: 53 FPS and Ultra: 38 FPS. Next we have Marvel's Avengers running on GeForce GTX 1660 Asus Phoenix 6GB which gets L: 109FPS, M: 86FPS, H: 58FPS, U: 41FPS. And for performance contrast the popular Genshin Impact gets L: 109FPS, M: 86FPS, H: 58FPS, U: 41FPS at 1440p. Looking at a few of these 1440p results for the GeForce GTX 1660 Asus Phoenix 6GB we get the impression that it is capable of delivering a solid gaming experience across larger screen sized monitors. We expect to see High and Ultra graphics settings across most games at 1440p with this GPU.

How many years will the GeForce GTX 1660 Asus Phoenix 6GB graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the GeForce GTX 1660 Asus Phoenix 6GB in your PC? No graphics card upgrade required for 2 to 3 years of meeting top end game system requirements

Whats a good PC graphics upgrade for the GeForce GTX 1660 Asus Phoenix 6GB? If you want an upgrade suggestion for the GeForce GTX 1660 Asus Phoenix 6GB then a good choice would be 20 Series GeForce RTX 2060 3GB GDDR5 as this is better than 828 of the top 1000 most demanding game requirements with 20% better performance as well. An alternative great upgrade graphics card would be a R-500 Series Radeon RX Vega 56 8GB, which has 24% better performance and can run 924 of the top 1000 demanding game requirements today.
FPS System Benchmark
76 FPS
High
The GeForce GTX 1660 Asus Phoenix 6GB is released on 14 Mar 2019

GeForce GTX 1660 Asus Phoenix 6GB Game FPS Benchmarks On Ultra

GeForce GTX 1660 Asus Phoenix 6GB gets 22.4 FPS on Microsoft Flight Simulator

Microsoft Flight Simulator

22.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 1660 Asus Phoenix 6GB gets 35.2 FPS on Watch Dogs Legion

Watch Dogs Legion

35.2 FPS

GeForce GTX 1660 Asus Phoenix 6GB gets 36.2 FPS on Red Dead Redemption 2

Red Dead Redemption 2

36.2 FPS

GeForce GTX 1660 Asus Phoenix 6GB gets 37.3 FPS on Control

Control

37.3 FPS

GeForce GTX 1660 Asus Phoenix 6GB gets 37.7 FPS on Metro: Exodus

Metro: Exodus

37.7 FPS

GeForce GTX 1660 Asus Phoenix 6GB gets 42 FPS on Marvel's Avengers

Marvel's Avengers

42 FPS

GeForce GTX 1660 Asus Phoenix 6GB gets 44.1 FPS on Tom Clancys Ghost Recon Wildlands

Tom Clancys Ghost Recon Wildlands

44.1 FPS

GeForce GTX 1660 Asus Phoenix 6GB gets 44.1 FPS on Borderlands 3

Borderlands 3

44.1 FPS

GeForce GTX 1660 Asus Phoenix 6GB gets 48.4 FPS on Horizon: Zero Dawn

Horizon: Zero Dawn

48.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 1660 Asus Phoenix 6GB gets 51.6 FPS on Deus Ex: Mankind Divided

Deus Ex: Mankind Divided

51.6 FPS

GeForce GTX 1660 Asus Phoenix 6GB gets 51.7 FPS on Total War: Three Kingdoms

Total War: Three Kingdoms

51.7 FPS

GeForce GTX 1660 Asus Phoenix 6GB gets 52.6 FPS on Total War: Warhammer 2

Total War: Warhammer 2

52.6 FPS

GeForce GTX 1660 Asus Phoenix 6GB gets 58.1 FPS on The Witcher III

The Witcher III

58.1 FPS

GeForce GTX 1660 Asus Phoenix 6GB gets 59.2 FPS on Just Cause 4

Just Cause 4

59.2 FPS

GeForce GTX 1660 Asus Phoenix 6GB gets 59.2 FPS on Assassins Creed: Origins

Assassins Creed: Origins

59.2 FPS

GeForce GTX 1660 Asus Phoenix 6GB gets 60.3 FPS on Grand Theft Auto V

Grand Theft Auto V

60.3 FPS

GeForce GTX 1660 Asus Phoenix 6GB gets 63.5 FPS on Middle-earth: Shadow of War

Middle-earth: Shadow of War

63.5 FPS

GeForce GTX 1660 Asus Phoenix 6GB gets 65.3 FPS on Death Stranding

Death Stranding

65.3 FPS

GeForce GTX 1660 Asus Phoenix 6GB gets 67.3 FPS on Shadow of the Tomb Raider

Shadow of the Tomb Raider

67.3 FPS

GeForce GTX 1660 Asus Phoenix 6GB gets 68.9 FPS on Gears Tactics

Gears Tactics

68.9 FPS

GeForce GTX 1660 Asus Phoenix 6GB gets 72.4 FPS on Mount and Blade 2: Bannerlord

Mount and Blade 2: Bannerlord

72.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 1660 Asus Phoenix 6GB gets 73.2 FPS on Hitman 2 (2018)

Hitman 2 (2018)

73.2 FPS

GeForce GTX 1660 Asus Phoenix 6GB gets 74.3 FPS on Far Cry: New Dawn

Far Cry: New Dawn

74.3 FPS

GeForce GTX 1660 Asus Phoenix 6GB gets 76.8 FPS on Far Cry 5

Far Cry 5

76.8 FPS

GeForce GTX 1660 Asus Phoenix 6GB gets 77.1 FPS on Battlefield V

Battlefield V

77.1 FPS

GeForce GTX 1660 Asus Phoenix 6GB gets 77.5 FPS on Rise of the Tomb Raider

Rise of the Tomb Raider

77.5 FPS

GeForce GTX 1660 Asus Phoenix 6GB gets 97.3 FPS on Doom Eternal

Doom Eternal

97.3 FPS

GeForce GTX 1660 Asus Phoenix 6GB gets 110.8 FPS on Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

110.8 FPS

GeForce GTX 1660 Asus Phoenix 6GB gets 20.8 FPS on Microsoft Flight Simulator

Microsoft Flight Simulator

20.8 FPS

GeForce GTX 1660 Asus Phoenix 6GB gets 23.1 FPS on Control

Control

23.1 FPS

GeForce GTX 1660 Asus Phoenix 6GB gets 24.1 FPS on Watch Dogs Legion

Watch Dogs Legion

24.1 FPS

GeForce GTX 1660 Asus Phoenix 6GB gets 28 FPS on Red Dead Redemption 2

Red Dead Redemption 2

28 FPS

GeForce GTX 1660 Asus Phoenix 6GB gets 28.1 FPS on Marvel's Avengers

Marvel's Avengers

28.1 FPS

GeForce GTX 1660 Asus Phoenix 6GB gets 30.7 FPS on Borderlands 3

Borderlands 3

30.7 FPS

GeForce GTX 1660 Asus Phoenix 6GB gets 32.7 FPS on Tom Clancys Ghost Recon Wildlands

Tom Clancys Ghost Recon Wildlands

32.7 FPS

GeForce GTX 1660 Asus Phoenix 6GB gets 35 FPS on Metro: Exodus

Metro: Exodus

35 FPS

GeForce GTX 1660 Asus Phoenix 6GB gets 35 FPS on Total War: Three Kingdoms

Total War: Three Kingdoms

35 FPS

GeForce GTX 1660 Asus Phoenix 6GB gets 35.7 FPS on Deus Ex: Mankind Divided

Deus Ex: Mankind Divided

35.7 FPS

GeForce GTX 1660 Asus Phoenix 6GB gets 36.6 FPS on Horizon: Zero Dawn

Horizon: Zero Dawn

36.6 FPS

GeForce GTX 1660 Asus Phoenix 6GB gets 37.9 FPS on Mount and Blade 2: Bannerlord

Mount and Blade 2: Bannerlord

37.9 FPS

GeForce GTX 1660 Asus Phoenix 6GB gets 39.9 FPS on The Division 2

The Division 2

39.9 FPS

GeForce GTX 1660 Asus Phoenix 6GB gets 40.2 FPS on Assassins Creed: Odyssey

Assassins Creed: Odyssey

40.2 FPS

GeForce GTX 1660 Asus Phoenix 6GB gets 41 FPS on Assassins Creed: Origins

Assassins Creed: Origins

41 FPS

GeForce GTX 1660 Asus Phoenix 6GB gets 42 FPS on Hitman 2 (2018)

Hitman 2 (2018)

42 FPS

GeForce GTX 1660 Asus Phoenix 6GB gets 47.6 FPS on Death Stranding

Death Stranding

47.6 FPS

GeForce GTX 1660 Asus Phoenix 6GB gets 50.8 FPS on The Witcher III

The Witcher III

50.8 FPS

GeForce GTX 1660 Asus Phoenix 6GB gets 51.3 FPS on Shadow of the Tomb Raider

Shadow of the Tomb Raider

51.3 FPS

GeForce GTX 1660 Asus Phoenix 6GB gets 55.2 FPS on Battlefield V

Battlefield V

55.2 FPS

GeForce GTX 1660 Asus Phoenix 6GB gets 59 FPS on Grand Theft Auto V

Grand Theft Auto V

59 FPS

GeForce GTX 1660 Asus Phoenix 6GB gets 60 FPS on Far Cry 5

Far Cry 5

60 FPS

GeForce GTX 1660 Asus Phoenix 6GB gets 62.5 FPS on Gears Tactics

Gears Tactics

62.5 FPS

GeForce GTX 1660 Asus Phoenix 6GB gets 71.7 FPS on Doom Eternal

Doom Eternal

71.7 FPS

GeForce GTX 1660 Asus Phoenix 6GB gets 73 FPS on Rise of the Tomb Raider

Rise of the Tomb Raider

73 FPS

GeForce GTX 1660 Asus Phoenix 6GB gets 75.5 FPS on Battlefield 1

Battlefield 1

75.5 FPS

GeForce GTX 1660 Asus Phoenix 6GB gets 11.1 FPS on Control

Control

11.1 FPS

GeForce GTX 1660 Asus Phoenix 6GB gets 12.8 FPS on Watch Dogs Legion

Watch Dogs Legion

12.8 FPS

GeForce GTX 1660 Asus Phoenix 6GB gets 13.6 FPS on Total War: Three Kingdoms

Total War: Three Kingdoms

13.6 FPS

GeForce GTX 1660 Asus Phoenix 6GB gets 14.4 FPS on Marvel's Avengers

Marvel's Avengers

14.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 1660 Asus Phoenix 6GB gets 16.1 FPS on Borderlands 3

Borderlands 3

16.1 FPS

GeForce GTX 1660 Asus Phoenix 6GB gets 17.3 FPS on Mount and Blade 2: Bannerlord

Mount and Blade 2: Bannerlord

17.3 FPS

GeForce GTX 1660 Asus Phoenix 6GB gets 19.9 FPS on Red Dead Redemption 2

Red Dead Redemption 2

19.9 FPS

GeForce GTX 1660 Asus Phoenix 6GB gets 20.4 FPS on Shadow of the Tomb Raider

Shadow of the Tomb Raider

20.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 1660 Asus Phoenix 6GB gets 20.4 FPS on Horizon: Zero Dawn

Horizon: Zero Dawn

20.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 1660 Asus Phoenix 6GB gets 22.8 FPS on Just Cause 4

Just Cause 4

22.8 FPS

GeForce GTX 1660 Asus Phoenix 6GB gets 23.8 FPS on Death Stranding

Death Stranding

23.8 FPS

GeForce GTX 1660 Asus Phoenix 6GB gets 24.8 FPS on Assassins Creed: Origins

Assassins Creed: Origins

24.8 FPS

GeForce GTX 1660 Asus Phoenix 6GB gets 25.6 FPS on Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

25.6 FPS

GeForce GTX 1660 Asus Phoenix 6GB gets 28 FPS on Hitman 2 (2018)

Hitman 2 (2018)

28 FPS

GeForce GTX 1660 Asus Phoenix 6GB gets 28 FPS on Far Cry: New Dawn

Far Cry: New Dawn

28 FPS

GeForce GTX 1660 Asus Phoenix 6GB gets 30.8 FPS on Battlefield V

Battlefield V

30.8 FPS

GeForce GTX 1660 Asus Phoenix 6GB gets 40.7 FPS on Gears Tactics

Gears Tactics

40.7 FPS

GeForce GTX 1660 Asus Phoenix 6GB gets 41.5 FPS on Doom Eternal

Doom Eternal

41.5 FPS
Nvidia PC game performance check GeForce GTX 1660 Asus Phoenix 6GB
GPU
Architecture
Turing TU116
Process
12nm
TMUs
88
Texture Rate
160 GTexel/s
ROPs
48
Pixel Rate
87 GPixel/s
Shader
Processing Units (Cuda Cores)
1408
Ray Tracing Cores
Tensor Cores
0
Driver Support
-
Release Price
$219.00
Compatibility
Direct X
DX 12.1
Shader
6.2
Open GL
4.6
Resolution (WxH)
7680x4320
Notebook GPU
SLI/Crossfire
Dedicated
Integrated
Memory
Memory
6144 MB
Memory Speed
2001 MHz
Memory Bus
192 Bit
Memory Type
GDDR5
Memory Bandwidth
192.1GB/sec
L2 Cache
0KB
Display Connectors
VGA Connection
0
DVI Connection
1
HDMI Connection
1
DisplayPort Connection
1
Clock Speeds
Core Speed
1530 MHz
Boost Clock
1815 MHz
Power
Max Power
120 Watts
PSU
450 Watt & 27 Amps
Power Connector
1x 8-pin
Recommended Hardware
Best CPU Match
Best RAM Match
12 GB
Best Resolution
1920 x 1080
GPU Upgrade
Resolution Performance
1366x768 1600x900 1920x1080 2560x1440 3840x2160
10
10
10
8
5.9
GeForce GTX 1660 Asus Phoenix 6GB Game Requirement Analysis

Overview


The GeForce GTX 1660 Asus Phoenix 6GB is an entry to mid-level Nvidia graphics card which launched on March 14th, 2019. The GeForce GTX 1660 is designed to compete against AMD's more affordable gaming cards such as the RX 570 and the RX 580, and replaces the outgoing GTX 1060. The GeForce GTX 1660 Asus Phoenix 6GB is a dual-slot mini-ITX graphics card with single-fan wing-blade cooling, IP5X dust resistance, and long-life dual ball fan bearings. Its small size makes this GPU a good choice for small form factor (SFF) PC builds. This graphics card has below average overclocking potential.


Architecture


The Turing GPU architecture aims for 30-50% as much performance as the previous-gen Pascal Architecture.


GPU


It equips a GPU codenamed Turing TU116, more specifically the TU166-300-A1, which has 22 SM activated and thus 1408 Shader Processing Units, 88 TMUs, and 48 ROPs. The central unit runs at 1530 MHz and goes up to 1815 MHz with the Boost Clock, an overclock of 2% compared to the reference model.


Memory


The GPU accesses a 6GB frame buffer of fast GDDR5 through a 192-bit memory interface, while the memory clock Operates at 2001MHz, or 8GHz effective.


Power Consumption


With a rated board TDP of 120W, this graphics card requires one 8-pin power connector.


Performance


The GeForce GTX 1660 will enable medium to high graphics performance on modern AAA 2018 released games. Although there will be variations on this frame rate we expect this card to deliver around 50+ FPS on High graphics settings at 1080p screen resolution.
Comparatively, this card will have slightly faster performance than the GTX 1060.


System Suggestions


The GeForce GTX 1660 Asus Phoenix 6GB is best suited for resolutions up to and including 2560x1440, so our recommendation would be to use 1920x1080 in order to get the most out of your settings. We recommend a high-end processor such as the i5-8500 and 12GB of RAM for optimal performance.


Source [Jon]
GeForce GTX 1660 Asus Phoenix 6GB vs Avg. AAA Game System Requirements
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Popular Game System Requirements
Game Min. Rec.
Cyberpunk 2077 28% 8%
Watch Dogs Legion 19% 10%
Assassins Creed: Valhalla 46% 15%
Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War 52% 5%
Genshin Impact 74% 7%
FIFA 21 66% 53%
Microsoft Flight Simulator 18% 18%
eFootball PES 2021 57% 53%
Ghostrunner 47% 18%
Horizon: Zero Dawn 28% 12%
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