Nvidia’s GTX 1660 is an affordable GPU that’s better than the GTX 1060

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EVGA’s GTX 1660 graphics card

Nvidia announced its new GTX 1660 graphics card today, driving the cost down even further for those looking for an affordable GPU. This model starts at $219 / £199, and it will be released on March 14th from Nvidia’s partners, including EVGA, Asus, and more.

The GTX 1660 sits below the Nvidia GTX 1660 Ti in terms of performance and price. As for where it fits in the greater labyrinth of Nvidia GPUs, the company says the new card has, on average, a 15 percent boost over the last-gen GTX 1060. And compared to the two-generation-old GTX 960, it’s said to be 130 percent faster.

Nvidia’s new budget graphics card is built on the efficient Turing architecture that you’ll find in the GTX 1660 Ti as well as in its more powerful and expensive RTX…

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