3DMark Firestrike shows that the MSI GTX 1660 Ti Gaming X pulls a solid 22%+ lead on the 1060 while trailing the 1070 by a mere 10%. The ultra (4K) test shows an almost 10% gain over the 1060 and trailing the 1070 by 22.3% respectively. This is not bad for a card that it just north of 300 bucks.
3DMark Time Spy
Time Spy is the newest 3DMark entry being a DX12 variant. The MSI GTX 1660 Ti Gaming X pulls ahead of the GTX 1060 by over 50% and even bests the 1070 in both tests by over 6.5% on the Extreme 4K test and almost 10% on the 1440p based test.
VRMark has 3 levels, Easiest being Orange, then heavy being Cyan and insane mode being Blue.
Here we see the MSI GTX 1660 ti Gaming X pulls a solid lead on every test over the 1060. and even bests the 1070 once again.
Unigine Heaven 4.0 Pro
Heaven is a long time test ion our suite. It is from Unigine and pushes tessellation and some heavy GPU loading.
Heaven is a trusty older bench but it once again carries a similar result netting a 23.6% lead over the 1060 and falling 14% behind the GTX 1070.
Unigine Superposition Pro
Superposition is the newest benchmark from Unigine and is better aligned with testing the newer cards we are testing today.
Unigine Superposition is torture even for the most beastly cards on the market. Here the 1660 Ti Gaming X once again pulls an almost 50% lead over the outgoing GTX 1060 while the GTX 1070 still pulls ahead by about 5.74%
Enough with synthetics, let’s get it in our game suite.