GeForce GTX 1660 or GTX 1660 TI?

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GeForce GTX 1660 or GTX 1660 TI?

Post by linuxuser » Tue Sep 10, 2019 9:25 pm

For my new linux pc (Ubuntu 18.04, soon newer) I have to buy a new graphics adapter too. The decision is between GeForce GTX 1660 an GTX 1660 TI. CPU will be a Ryzen 3700X.

I know OpenCL is experimental with Linux and handbrake. Do you recommend the GTX 1660 TI or the cheaper GeForce GTX 1660?

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Re: GeForce GTX 1660 or GTX 1660 TI?

Post by s55 » Tue Sep 10, 2019 9:28 pm

OpenCL support has been removed so it makes no difference which card you take. Making encodes slower wasn't beneficial to anyone. (That's when it even worked). It's only real use-case was for those old, slow AMD APU's, Ergo, It's gone.

NVEnc I believe is identical on both in terms of performance (but, very limited support on Linux)

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