With the RX 5300M winning most of our GPU comparisons, it’s time we up the challenge a little, or maybe a lot. That is why for today we have the RX 5300M go up against the GTX 1660 Ti, which should provide an amazing opportunity for the RX 5300M to sweat it up and actually have to put some effort towards winning these comparisons.
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You can find more information about both GPUs here: AMD Radeon RX 5300M / NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti (Laptop)
|Radeon RX 5300M||GeForce GTX 1660 Ti (Laptop)|
|Lithography||7 nm||12 nm|
|Base / Max Frequency||1181MHz / 1445MHz||1455MHz / 1590MHz|
|Memory bandwidth||168 GB/sec||288 GB/sec|
The GTX 1660 Ti absolutely outperformed the RX 5300M, regardless of the benchmark, or even the game. In 3DMark Fire Strike it was 41% faster. In Unigine Heaven 4.0, the NVIDIA GPU showed 74% better performance. For the last benchmark, which is Unigine Superposition, the GTX 1660 Ti scored 62% higher. The same story followed in the gaming tests, with the GTX 1660 Ti being on average 29%, 34%, 25%, and 42% better in FarCry 5, Rise of the Tomb Raider, Shadow of the Tomb Raider, and Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon: Wildlands, respectively.
|Rise of the Tomb Raider (2016)||Full HD, Lowest (Check settings)||Full HD, Medium (Check settings)||Full HD, Very High (Check settings)|
|Radeon RX 5300M||115 fps||85 fps||43 fps|
|GeForce GTX 1660 Ti (Laptop)||144 fps (+25%)||107 fps (+26%)||65 fps (+51%)|
|Shadow of the Tomb Raider (2018)||Full HD, Lowest (Check settings)||Full HD, Medium (Check settings)||Full HD, High (Check settings)|
|Radeon RX 5300M||87 fps||55 fps||49 fps|
|GeForce GTX 1660 Ti (Laptop)||123 fps (+41%)||73 fps (+33%)||50 fps (+2%)|
|Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon Wildlands||Full HD, Medium (Check settings)||Full HD, High (Check settings)||Full HD, Very High (Check settings)|
|Radeon RX 5300M||63 fps||58 fps||46 fps|
|GeForce GTX 1660 Ti (Laptop)||93 fps (+48%)||85 fps (+47%)||60 fps (+30%)|
It was about time that the RX 5300M suffered its first major loss. The GTX 1660 Ti completely dominated it, regardless of what benchmark or game we decided to put both of them through. The performance gains were quite large, with some of them nearing or even excelling 50%. The GTX 1660 Ti is still a beast in the mid-range market, and it should never be underestimated.
All laptops with the AMD Radeon RX 5300M:
All laptops with the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti: