Comparison

GTX 1660 vs GTX 980

The GTX 1660 is 24.9% faster than GTX 980 in synthetic benchmark and 8.2% more expensive on the retail market.

Better Value

Retail Price

$422

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Retail Price

$ 390

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Value

13

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Value

11

3DMark Performace

5454

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+24.9%

3DMark Performace

4367

Video Memory

6 GB

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+50.0%

Video Memory

4 GB

Power Consumption

120W

Power Consumption

165W

Efficiency

45

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Efficiency

26

Release Date

2019

Release Date

2015

MSRP

219 $

MSRP

549 $

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+150.7%

AMD Equivalent to GTX 1660

NAME3DMARKPRICE
Radeon RX 5500 XT4857
Radeon RX 6500 XT4973

AMD Equivalent to GTX 980

NAME3DMARKPRICE
Radeon RX 5904777
Radeon RX 5804346
Radeon RX 5500 XT4857

Is GTX 1660 better than GTX 980?

When considering value for money, GTX 1660 offers a better deal than, GeForce GTX 980 by 18.2%.

The GTX 1660 is more energy-efficient considering its performance, having power consumption of 120 watts and a 3DMark score of 5454. By comparing its benchmark score to its power consumption, we get an efficiency score of 45. GTX 980's efficiency score is 26 .So GTX 1660 leads by 73.1%, making it the smarter choice in terms of power consumption.