Technology content trusted in North America and globally since 1999
8,256 Reviews & Articles | 62,647 News Posts

MSI GeForce GTX 1660 GAMING X & VENTUS XS Review

By: Anthony Garreffa | NVIDIA GeForce GPU in Video Cards | Posted: Mar 19, 2019 5:30 am
TweakTown Rating: 90%Manufacturer: MSI

4K Benchmarks

 

msi-geforce-gtx-1660-gaming-ventus-xs-review_4009

 

EA and DICE put everything they had into Battlefield V which runs the latest version of the Frostbite engine, and really stretches its legs in terms of graphics quality and squeezing the most from our cards. It's one of the best looking engines and best looking games on the market, until the new slew of games launches over the coming months, that is.

 

msi-geforce-gtx-1660-gaming-ventus-xs-review_116

 

 

msi-geforce-gtx-1660-gaming-ventus-xs-review_4010

 

Overwatch is one of the most popular games on the market, from legendary game developer Blizzard. It's a game that looks great but doesn't require a huge amount of GPU grunt, but it's tested for another reason: high-FPS for enthusiast/professional gamers. Overwatch in our testing is to provide a two-fold result: first, it's a popular esports title and second it gives us a look at what we need to run it at 1440p for 144/165Hz displays and at 4K on those new 144Hz HDR G-Sync displays.

 

msi-geforce-gtx-1660-gaming-ventus-xs-review_110

 

 

msi-geforce-gtx-1660-gaming-ventus-xs-review_4006

 

Middle-earth: Shadow of War is a sequel to the popular Shadow of Mordor, which was powered by the Lithtech engine. When cranked up to maximum detail, it will chew through your GPU and its VRAM like it's nothing.

 

You can buy Middle-earth: Shadow of War at Amazon.

 

msi-geforce-gtx-1660-gaming-ventus-xs-review_111

 

 

msi-geforce-gtx-1660-gaming-ventus-xs-review_4004

 

Rainbow Six: Siege has been a strong entry into the franchise, popular for its realistic feel and great graphics. Stable as a rock for benchmarking, right up to 3440x1440 and 4K.

 

msi-geforce-gtx-1660-gaming-ventus-xs-review_112

 

 

 

msi-geforce-gtx-1660-gaming-ventus-xs-review_4013

 

Metro Exodus is one of the hardest tests that our graphics cards have to go through, with 4A Games' latest creation being one of the best looking games on the market. It is a serious test that pushes GPUs to their limits, and also features RTX technologies like DLSS.

 

msi-geforce-gtx-1660-gaming-ventus-xs-review_113

 

 

msi-geforce-gtx-1660-gaming-ventus-xs-review_4015

 

Far Cry New Dawn was developed by Ubisoft, and is powered the Dunia Engine, an engine that has been modified over the years for Far Cry and last used in Far Cry 5. Dunia Engine itself was a modified version of CRYENGINE, scaling incredibly well on all sorts of hardware.

 

msi-geforce-gtx-1660-gaming-ventus-xs-review_114

 

 

msi-geforce-gtx-1660-gaming-ventus-xs-review_4002

 

Shadow of the Tomb Raider is one of the latest games to join our graphics card benchmark lineup, with the game built using the Foundation engine as a base, the same engine in Rise of the Tomb Raider. Eidos Montreal R&D department made lots of changes to the engine during the development of Shadow of the Tomb Raider to make it one of the best-looking games out right now.

 

msi-geforce-gtx-1660-gaming-ventus-xs-review_115

    PRICING: You can find the product discussed for sale below. The prices listed are valid at the time of writing, but can change at any time. Click the link below to see real-time pricing for the best deal:

     

    United States: Find other tech and computer products like this over at Amazon`s website.

    United Kingdom: Find other tech and computer products like this over at Amazon UK`s website.

    Canada: Find other tech and computer products like this over at Amazon Canada`s website.

    We at TweakTown openly invite the companies who provide us with review samples / who are mentioned or discussed to express their opinion of our content. If any company representative wishes to respond, we will publish the response here.

Related Tags

Got an opinion on this content? Post a comment below!
loading