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17 March 2019, 01:43 | Cameron Gross
Nvidia's Ge Force GTX 1660 could be a 1080p headache for AMD's Radeon lineup
After unleashing the GeForce GTX 1660 Ti at the end of last month, NVIDIA is back today with an even more affordable card in the GTX 1660. Like the 1660 Ti, the standard 1660 is built on NVIDIA's Turing GPU architecture, so it shares something with the company's top-of-the-line RTX cards.
All in all, that puts the GTX 1660 a little behind the more expensive GTX 1660 Ti. The memory itself is now 6GB GDDR5 instead of 6GB GDDR6.
NVIDIA also notes that because the GTX 1660 is 120 watts anyone who owns a GTX 960 or GTX 970 card should be able to upgrade without changing their power supply, so long as they have an 8-pin power connector. Slower memory and fewer CUDA cores also mean that it is around 10 to 15 percent slower than the Geforce GTX 1660 Ti but still packs enough punch to be faster than the Radeon RX 590, at least in some games. The GTX 1660 6GB is likely to offer plenty of performance per buck/euro or pound in the mid-range market, and it looks like a great graphics card for gaming at 1080p resolution. It promises to be 130 percent faster than the GTX 960 and 35 percent faster than the GTX 1060 3GB at 1080p according to Nvidia, which should make it a decent option for 1080p gaming if it holds true in real world tests. Move forward three years to today and that problem is fairly mute, considering NVIDIA has just released the VR-ready GeForce GTX 1660 starting from £199.
River flooding expected by end of week
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Manchester City in UEFA Champions League
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Israel strikes Gaza targets after Tel Aviv rocket attack
Pompeo's interview was recorded on Thursday, before Israeli defense officials said the Gaza rockets had been fired by mistake . Israel and Hamas are bitter enemies and have fought three wars since the Islamic militant group seized power in Gaza in 2007.
Apple Music Now Works on Amazon Fire TV
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VW supervisory board condemns CEO's 'EBIT macht frei' remark
Volkswagen's chief executive officer has apologised for alluding to a Nazi propaganda slogan while speaking at a company meeting. Diess apologized, explaining he was trying to make the point that VW's more profitable units had more financial freedom.