Real World Speed
Performance profile from 238,605 user samples
39,071 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 52% Sapphire(174B 3001)
Worst Bench: 31% MSI(1462 2775) 3GB
Poor: 31% Great: 52%
SPEED RANK: 46th / 566
199,534 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 79% Nvidia(10DE 1C03) ≥ 4GB
Worst Bench: 65% Gigabyte(1458 3739)
Poor: 65% Great: 79%
SPEED RANK: 19th / 566
Effective 3D Speed
Effective 3D Gaming GPU Speed
45.2 % 72.1 % Much faster effective speed.
Avg. Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones)
190 fps 215 fps Slightly better texture detail.
Avg. Render target array GShader (Sphere)
62.7 fps 149 fps Hugely faster multi rendering.
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy)
139 fps 209 fps Much faster NBody calculation.
Avg. Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm)
90.2 fps 164 fps Hugely faster complex splatting.
Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones)
223 fps 242 fps Slightly better peak texture detail.
Render target array GShader (Sphere)
71.5 fps 165 fps Hugely faster peak multi rendering.
NBody particle system (Galaxy)
161 fps 228 fps Much faster peak NBody calculation.
Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm)
103 fps 179 fps Much faster peak complex splatting.
Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
140 fps 163 fps Better Counter-Strike: Global Offensive fps.
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
69.2 fps 99.3 fps Much Better Overwatch fps.
Grand Theft Auto V
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
39.2 fps 60.8 fps Much Better Grand Theft Auto V fps.
Battlefield 1
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
48.3 fps 73.5 fps Much Better Battlefield 1 fps.
Fallout 4
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
43.2 fps 73 fps Much Better Fallout 4 fps.
Battlefield 4
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
52.5 fps 99.9 fps Hugely Better Battlefield 4 fps.
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
105 fps 131 fps Better DOTA 2 fps.
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
38.8 fps 58.3 fps Much Better The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt fps.
World of Warcraft
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
37.1 fps 75.2 fps Hugely Better World of Warcraft fps.
World of Tanks
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
63 fps 108 fps Much Better World of Tanks fps.
League of Legends
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
127 fps 198 fps Much Better League of Legends fps.
Market Share
Based on 7,783,550 GPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.52 % 5.06 % Hugely higher market share.
Value For Money
65.5 % 76.6 % Better value.
User Rating
UBM User Rating
83 % 158 % Hugely more popular.
Price (score)
$210 Much cheaper.
53 Months 20 Months Much more recent.
Locally-deformable PRT (Bat)
162 fps 251 fps Much better peak lighting effects.
High dynamic range lighting (Teapot)
94.3 fps 216 fps Hugely better peak reflection handling.
Avg. Locally-deformable PRT (Bat)
139 fps 227 fps Much better lighting effects.
Avg. High dynamic range lighting (Teapot)
81.8 fps 198 fps Hugely better reflection handling.

The GTX 1060 is Nvidia’s third 16 nm Pascal based GPU. It follows last month’s release of the higher end GTX 1070 and 1080. The 1060 has a TDP of 120 Watts and its aftermarket variants are available right away alongside the reference Founders edition. Comparing the GTX 1060 and 970 shows that although the 1060 leads by 12% it is also currently more expensive. Nvidia rushed the release of the GTX 1060 to help retain market share that may otherwise have gone to AMD’s new Polaris based RX 480. Comparing the RX 480 and GTX 1060 shows that for pre DX12 games the 1060 edges ahead by 12%. Due to better hardware compatibility, the RX 480 is able to match the 1060 in DX12 games but this will remain a corner case until most games are optimized for DX12 (likely to take several years). The 1060 has the potential to become a hugely successful card, but that all depends on where prices settle. [Jul '16 GPUPro]


Graphics Card Rankings (Price vs Performance) March 2018 GPU Rankings.

We calculate effective 3D speed which estimates gaming performance for the top 12 games. Effective speed is adjusted by current prices to yield value for money. Our calculated are checked against thousands of individual user ratings. The customizable table below combines these factors to bring you the definitive list of top GPUs. [GPUPro]


Group Test Results

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  • Best gaming performance - Effective Speed measures performance for modern 3D games.
  • Best value for money - Value for money is based on 3D gaming performance and price.
  • Raw speed comparison - Raw speed readings.
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