Real World Speed
Performance profile from 236,102 user samples
236,054 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 79% PNY(196E 119F)
Worst Bench: 63% MSI(1462 3283)
Poor: 63% Great: 79%
SPEED RANK: 28th / 584
48 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 32% AMD(1002 030C) ≥ 4GB
Worst Bench: 24% Dell(1028 030C) ≥ 4GB
Poor: 24% Great: 32%
SPEED RANK: 82nd / 584
Effective 3D Speed
Effective 3D Gaming GPU Speed
71.4 % Hugely faster effective speed.
+129%
31.1 %
Parallax
Avg. Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones)
212 fps Much better texture detail.
+75%
121 fps
MRender
Avg. Render target array GShader (Sphere)
147 fps Hugely faster multi rendering.
+166%
55.2 fps
Gravity
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy)
207 fps Hugely faster NBody calculation.
+134%
88.6 fps
Splatting
Avg. Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm)
163 fps Hugely faster complex splatting.
+96%
83 fps
Parallax
Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones)
242 fps Much better peak texture detail.
+68%
144 fps
MRender
Render target array GShader (Sphere)
166 fps Hugely faster peak multi rendering.
+188%
57.6 fps
Gravity
NBody particle system (Galaxy)
227 fps Hugely faster peak NBody calculation.
+152%
90.1 fps
Splatting
Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm)
178 fps Much faster peak complex splatting.
+75%
102 fps
Market Share
Based on 8,307,995 GPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
5.64 % Insanely higher market share.
+∞%
0 %
Value
Value For Money
83.5 % Hugely better value.
+351%
18.5 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
161 % Hugely more popular.
+168%
60 %
Price
Price (score)
$290 Much cheaper.
+64%
$800
Age
Newest
21 Months Much more recent.
+69%
67 Months
Lighting
Locally-deformable PRT (Bat)
251 fps Hugely better peak lighting effects.
+187%
87.5 fps
Reflection
High dynamic range lighting (Teapot)
214 fps Hugely better peak reflection handling.
+169%
79.6 fps
Lighting
Avg. Locally-deformable PRT (Bat)
225 fps Hugely better lighting effects.
+169%
83.5 fps
Reflection
Avg. High dynamic range lighting (Teapot)
196 fps Hugely better reflection handling.
+158%
75.9 fps
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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]

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Graphics Card Rankings (Price vs Performance) April 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 figures 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]

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