Real World Speed
Performance profile from 202,712 user samples
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
3,178 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 88% AMD(1002 0B36)
Worst Bench: 66% AMD(1002 0B36)
Poor: 66% Great: 88%
SPEED RANK: 16th / 566
Effective 3D Speed
Effective 3D Gaming GPU Speed
72.1 % 80.2 % Slightly faster effective speed.
Avg. Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones)
215 fps 346 fps Much better texture detail.
Avg. Render target array GShader (Sphere)
149 fps Faster multi rendering.
118 fps
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy)
209 fps 251 fps Faster NBody calculation.
Avg. Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm)
164 fps 166 fps +1%
Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones)
242 fps 390 fps Much better peak texture detail.
Render target array GShader (Sphere)
165 fps Much faster peak multi rendering.
125 fps
NBody particle system (Galaxy)
228 fps 274 fps Faster peak NBody calculation.
Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm)
179 fps +2% 175 fps
Market Share
Based on 7,783,550 GPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
5.06 % Insanely higher market share.
0.05 %
Value For Money
76.6 % Slightly better value.
70 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
158 % Much more popular.
91 %
Price (score)
$335 Cheaper.
20 Months Much more recent.
33 Months
Locally-deformable PRT (Bat)
251 fps 253 fps +1%
High dynamic range lighting (Teapot)
216 fps Much better peak reflection handling.
155 fps
Avg. Locally-deformable PRT (Bat)
227 fps +0% 226 fps
Avg. High dynamic range lighting (Teapot)
198 fps Much better reflection handling.
145 fps

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]


The AMD R9 Fury X sports a brand new Fiji GPU which succeeds Hawaii as AMD's new high end GPU (Hawaii powers the 290/X and 390/X series cards). The new GPU is coupled with High Bandwidth Memory (HBM) which is a new memory architecture that allows for significantly higher bandwidth than previous generations. The Fury X is factory overclocked and has a TDP of just 275W, 4GB of VRAM and it comes fitted with a water cooling system which results in a relatively small form factor for a top end graphics card. Although the Fury X only has 4GB of VRAM, this is rarely a problem for gaming even at 4K resolutions. The key comparable for the Fury X is Nvidia's similarly priced 980 Ti. Comparing the 980 Ti and Fury X shows that at stock clocks there is very little between the two cards but 980 Ti has significantly better overclocking potential where it leads by up to 25%. Overall the Fury X trades blows with the best GPUs currently available. [Jun '15 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

  • Best user rated - User sentiment trumps benchmarks for this comparison.
  • 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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