Real World Speed
Performance profile from 64,947 user samples
44,372 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 79% Gigabyte(1458 371D)
Worst Bench: 61% Asus(1043 85AE)
Poor: 61% Great: 79%
SPEED RANK: 16th / 535
20,575 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 55% Sapphire(174B 3001)
Worst Bench: 39% AMD(1002 0B00) 3GB
Poor: 39% Great: 55%
SPEED RANK: 35th / 535
Effective 3D Speed
Effective 3D Gaming GPU Speed
70.5 % Much faster effective speed.
47.6 % -48%
Avg. Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones)
214 fps Slightly better texture detail.
190 fps -13%
Avg. Render target array GShader (Sphere)
149 fps Hugely faster multi rendering.
63.9 fps -133%
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy)
212 fps Much faster NBody calculation.
141 fps -50%
Avg. Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm)
164 fps Much faster complex splatting.
91.4 fps -79%
Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones)
242 fps Slightly better peak texture detail.
222 fps -9%
Render target array GShader (Sphere)
168 fps Hugely faster peak multi rendering.
72.2 fps -133%
NBody particle system (Galaxy)
232 fps Much faster peak NBody calculation.
162 fps -43%
Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm)
179 fps Much faster peak complex splatting.
105 fps -70%
Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
164 fps Slightly Better Counter-Strike: Global Offensive fps.
149 fps -10%
Grand Theft Auto V
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
63.5 fps Much Better Grand Theft Auto V fps.
41.3 fps -54%
Market Share
Based on 3,197,012 GPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
4 % Hugely higher market share.
0.7 % -471%
Value For Money
94.9 % Much better value.
56.9 % -67%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
111 % Much more popular.
76 % -46%
Price (score)
$235 Cheaper.
$280 -16%
8 Months Hugely more recent.
41 Months -80%
Locally-deformable PRT (Bat)
257 fps Much better peak lighting effects.
162 fps -59%
High dynamic range lighting (Teapot)
218 fps Hugely better peak reflection handling.
94.6 fps -130%
Avg. Locally-deformable PRT (Bat)
229 fps Much better lighting effects.
141 fps -62%
Avg. High dynamic range lighting (Teapot)
199 fps Hugely better reflection handling.
82.4 fps -142%

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 2017 GPU Rankings.

Welcome to our graphics card comparison. We calculate effective 3D speed which measures performance for recent games. Effective speed is adjusted by cost to yield value for money. Calculated values don't always tell the whole picture so we check them against thousands of individual user ratings. The customizable table below combines these factors and more to bring you the definitive list of top GPUs. Share your opinion by voting. [GPUPro]

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