Best current graphics with value for VR

Recently, new graphics cards with functionalities designed for virtual reality and gaming have come onto the market. Today we will review some of them, emphasizing the price-quality ratio.

The current graphics cards GeForce GTX 1660 and 1660 Ti are presented as one of the best options in the mid-range market. Both have a very good value for money and come to replace the 1060 and 1050.

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Its advantages include its performance (comparable to the GeForce GTX 1070) and the new features incorporated into its NVIDIA Turing architecture. These features are used, above all, by the new titles for games.

It allows to take pictures of 360 degrees of the games, HDR and in stereo (NVIDIA ANSEL engine). It also offers other functions (see on their website) as optimizations for recordings and transmissions Twitch or Youtube (Open Broadcaster Software).

To enjoy 4K content, ray tracing or DLSS, we would have to choose other less economical options such as 2060 or higher .

 GeForce GTX 1660 TiGeForce GTX 1660
ArquitecturaTURING (12 nm)TURING (12 nm)
Frecuencia modificada del motor de la GPU1770 MHz1785 MHz
Búfer de cuadros6 GB GDDR66 GB GDDR5
Velocidad de memoria12 Gbps8 Gbps
Resolución digital máxima7680x4320 a 120Hz7680x4320 a 120Hz
Frecuencia básica (MHz) del motor de la GPU15001530
Potencia recomendada de la fuente450450
Ancho de banda de memoria (GB/s)288192
Ray tracing en tiempo realSINO
Diseñada para USB Type-C™ and VirtualLink™(4NONO
DisplayPort 1.4a, HDMI 2.0b (2)SISI
NVIDIA Ansel, Highlights, compatible con G-SYNC, HDCP 2.2, NVIDIA GPU BoostSISI
Conectores de visualización estándaresDP 1.4a, HDMI 2.0b, DL-DVI-DDP 1.4a, HDMI 2.0b, DL-DVI-D


According to Tech Power Up performance statistics, both GTX 1660 and 1660 Ti would be above the GTX 1070 (architecture, shadow counter and clocks).

Regarding the price, for the GTX 1660 round between € 200 and € 250 and for the GTX 1660 Ti between € 250 and € 350 (between € 300 and € 400 for 2060).






Miguel A. M.


Passionate about virtual reality, augmented and mixed.

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