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NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti Max-Q

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti Max-Q

The Nvidia GeForce GTX 1660 Ti with Max-Q Design is a mobile graphics card for laptops that is based on the Turing architecture (TU116 chip). It is designed for thin and light laptops and about 10-15% slower than a regular GTX 1660 Ti for laptops (depending on the cooling capabilities). According to the specifications, the Max-Q variant clocks 22% slower for the base speed and 16% for the boost speed.

Compared to the faster RTX 2000 GPUs (e.g. RTX 2060), the 1660Ti integrates no Raytracing or Tensor cores. The performance is similar to the old GTX 1070 (Max-Q) but at a reduced TGP of 60 Watt (versus 80 of the laptop version 115 Watt of the desktop version). 

In April 2020 Nvidia refreshed the GTX 1660 Ti with the new codename N18E-G0-A1 with similar specs and pin compatible to the refreshed RTX chips (e.g., RTX 2070 Super Mobile).

The Turing generation did not only introduce raytracing for the RTX cards, but also optimized the architecture of the cores and caches. According to Nvidia the CUDA cores offer now a concurrent execution of floating point and integer operations for increased performance in compute-heavy workloads of modern games. Furthermore, the caches were reworked (new unified memory architecture with twice the cache compared to Pascal). This leads to 50% more instructions per clock and a 40% more power efficient usage compared to Pascal.

Nvidia specifies a power consumption of 60 Watt TGP (Total Graphics Power) and therefore 20 Watts lower than a normal (Max-P) 1660Ti for laptops. Therefore, the Max-Q variant is well suited for thin and light gaming laptops. The TU116 chip is manufactured in 12nm FFN at TSMC.

ManufacturerNVIDIA
GeForce GTX 1600 Series
GeForce GTX 1660 Ti (Desktop) compare 1536 @ 1500 - 1770 MHz192 Bit @ 12000 MHz
GeForce GTX 1660 Super (Desktop) compare 1408 @ 1530 - 1785 MHz192 Bit @ 14000 MHz
GeForce GTX 1660 Ti Mobile compare 1536 @ 1455 - 1590 MHz192 Bit @ 12000 MHz
GeForce GTX 1660 (Desktop) compare 1408 @ 1530 - 1785 MHz192 Bit @ 8000 MHz
GeForce GTX 1660 Ti Max-Q 1536 @ 1140 - 1335 MHz192 Bit @ 12000 MHz
GeForce GTX 1650 Ti (Desktop) compare 1024 @ 1530 - 1725 MHz128 Bit @ 8000 MHz
GeForce GTX 1650 Ti Mobile compare 1024 @ 1350 MHz128 Bit @ 12000 MHz
GeForce GTX 1650 Mobile compare 1024 @ 1395 - 1560 MHz128 Bit @ 8000 MHz
GeForce GTX 1650 (Desktop) compare 896 @ 1485 - 1665 MHz128 Bit @ 8000 MHz
GeForce GTX 1650 Ti Max-Q compare 1024 @ 1035 - 1200 MHz128 Bit @ 10000 MHz
GeForce GTX 1650 Max-Q compare 1024 @ 1020 - 1245 MHz128 Bit @ 8000 MHz
CodenameN18E-G0
ArchitectureTuring
Pipelines1536 - unified
Core Speed1140 - 1335 (Boost) MHz
Memory Speed12000 MHz
Memory Bus Width192 Bit
Memory TypeGDDR6
Max. Amount of Memory6144 MB
Shared Memoryno
DirectXDirectX 12_1
technology12 nm
Notebook Sizemedium sized
Date of Announcement23.04.2019
Link to Manufacturer Pagehttps://www.nvidia.com/en-gb/geforce/gam...

Benchmarks

Performance Rating - 3DMark 11 + Fire Strike + Time Spy
29.2 pt (30%)
3DMark - Time Spy Score 2560x1440
min: 4547     avg: 4905     median: 4842 (33%)     max: 5245 Points
3DMark - Time Spy Graphics 2560x1440
min: 4867     avg: 5095     median: 5084.5 (34%)     max: 5440 Points
3DMark - Ice Storm Unlimited Graphics Score 1280x720 offscreen
min: 220799     avg: 317696     median: 317696 (58%)     max: 414592 Points
3DMark - Ice Storm Extreme Graphics 1920x1080
min: 76153     avg: 110626     median: 110626 (15%)     max: 145099 Points
3DMark - Cloud Gate Standard Score 1280x720
min: 16807     avg: 25458     median: 24182 (36%)     max: 35562 Points
3DMark - Cloud Gate Standard Graphics 1280x720
min: 38321     avg: 63263     median: 55659 (28%)     max: 89505 Points
3DMark - Fire Strike Score 1920x1080
min: 10103     avg: 11122     median: 11198 (38%)     max: 11904 Points
3DMark - Fire Strike Graphics 1920x1080
min: 12903     avg: 13193     median: 13188 (32%)     max: 13362 Points
3DMark - Ice Storm Standard Graphics 1280x720
min: 59373     avg: 104094     median: 86295 (12%)     max: 166615 Points
3DMark 11 - Performance 1280x720
min: 12279     avg: 14571     median: 14387 (37%)     max: 16005 points
3DMark 11 - Performance GPU 1280x720
min: 17010     avg: 17469     median: 17342.5 (34%)     max: 18493 points
3DMark Vantage
P Result 1280x1024 +
P GPU no PhysX 1280x1024 +
3DMark 06 Standard 1280x1024 +
Cinebench R10 Shading 32Bit +
Cinebench R11.5 OpenGL 64Bit +
Cinebench R15
OpenGL 64Bit +
Ref. Match 64Bit +
GFXBench (DX / GLBenchmark) 2.7
T-Rex HD Offscreen C24Z16 1920x1080 +
T-Rex HD Onscreen C24Z16 +
GFXBench - Aztec Ruins High Tier Onscreen
157 fps (100%)
Power Consumption - Witcher 3 ultra - Power Consumption *
min: 94.2     avg: 107     median: 107 (24%)     max: 121 Watt
- Range of benchmark values for this graphics card
- Average benchmark values for this graphics card
* Smaller numbers mean a higher performance

Game Benchmarks

The following benchmarks stem from our benchmarks of review laptops. The performance depends on the used graphics memory, clock rate, processor, system settings, drivers, and operating systems. So the results don't have to be representative for all laptops with this GPU. For detailed information on the benchmark results, click on the fps number.

GRID 2019

GRID 2019

2019
low 1280x720
112.9  fps    + Compare
med. 1920x1080
86.5  fps    + Compare
high 1920x1080
72  fps    + Compare
ultra 1920x1080
58.7  fps    + Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings ultra.
low 1280x720
83  fps    + Compare
med. 1920x1080
68  fps    + Compare
high 1920x1080
65  fps    + Compare
ultra 1920x1080
48  fps    + Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings ultra.
FIFA 20

FIFA 20

2019
low 1280x720
147.9  fps    + Compare
med. 1920x1080
145.4  fps    + Compare
high 1920x1080
141  fps    + Compare
ultra 1920x1080
139.3  fps    + Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings ultra.
low 1280x720
87  fps    + Compare
med. 1920x1080
72.1  fps    + Compare
high 1920x1080
52.9  fps    + Compare
ultra 1920x1080
41.5  fps    + Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings ultra.
Control

Control

2019
low 1280x720
158.3  fps    + Compare
med. 1920x1080
63.7  fps    + Compare
high 1920x1080
47.1  fps    + Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings high.
F1 2019

F1 2019

2019
low 1280x720
155 183 ~ 169 fps    + Compare
med. 1920x1080
119 140 ~ 130 fps    + Compare
high 1920x1080
106 117 ~ 112 fps    + Compare
ultra 1920x1080
71 77 ~ 74 fps    + Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings ultra.
low 1280x720
144.1 209.4 ~ 177 fps    + Compare
med. 1920x1080
76.5 93.1 ~ 85 fps    + Compare
high 1920x1080
54.7 57.1 ~ 56 fps    + Compare
ultra 1920x1080
41.1 41.6 ~ 41 fps    + Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings ultra.
Rage 2

Rage 2

2019
low 1280x720
146.4 154.7 ~ 151 fps    + Compare
med. 1920x1080
70.9 76.2 ~ 74 fps    + Compare
high 1920x1080
58.7 65.8 ~ 62 fps    + Compare
ultra 1920x1080
58.2 64.8 ~ 62 fps    + Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings ultra.
Anno 1800

Anno 1800

2019
low 1280x720
59.6 87.9 ~ 74 fps    + Compare
med. 1920x1080
58.7 83.2 ~ 71 fps    + Compare
high 1920x1080
45.3 64.1 ~ 55 fps    + Compare
ultra 1920x1080
26 33.2 ~ 30 fps    + Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings high.
low 1280x720
110 142 ~ 126 fps    + Compare
med. 1920x1080
80 87 ~ 84 fps    + Compare