Real World Speed
Performance profile from 71,478 user samples
54,866 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 78% Nvidia(10DE 1C03) ≥ 4GB
Worst Bench: 62% MSI(1462 3283)
Poor: 62% Great: 78%
SPEED RANK: 18th / 540
16,612 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 71% Device(0000 0000) 3GB
Worst Bench: 58% MSI(1462 8C95)
Poor: 58% Great: 71%
SPEED RANK: 25th / 540
Effective 3D Speed
Effective 3D Gaming GPU Speed
70.6 % Slightly faster effective speed.
+8%
65.3 % -8%
Parallax
Avg. Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones)
215 fps Slightly better texture detail.
+11%
193 fps -11%
MRender
Avg. Render target array GShader (Sphere)
149 fps +1% 148 fps -1%
Gravity
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy)
211 fps Slightly faster NBody calculation.
+6%
199 fps -6%
Splatting
Avg. Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm)
164 fps +4% 158 fps -4%
Parallax
Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones)
245 fps Slightly better peak texture detail.
+11%
221 fps -11%
MRender
Render target array GShader (Sphere)
169 fps Slightly faster peak multi rendering.
+7%
158 fps -7%
Gravity
NBody particle system (Galaxy)
231 fps Slightly faster peak NBody calculation.
+7%
215 fps -7%
Splatting
Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm)
179 fps Slightly faster peak complex splatting.
+6%
169 fps -6%
Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
164 fps Slightly Better Counter-Strike: Global Offensive fps.
+10%
149 fps -10%
Overwatch
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
99.1 fps Slightly Better Overwatch fps.
+6%
93.1 fps -6%
Grand Theft Auto V
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
63.5 fps Better Grand Theft Auto V fps.
+15%
55.2 fps -15%
Battlefield 1
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
73.4 fps Slightly Better Battlefield 1 fps.
+8%
68.3 fps -8%
Fallout 4
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
71.6 fps Slightly Better Fallout 4 fps.
+14%
62.8 fps -14%
Battlefield 4
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
95.7 fps +5% 91.3 fps -5%
DOTA 2
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
133 fps +2% 130 fps -2%
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
57.2 fps Slightly Better The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt fps.
+10%
52.1 fps -10%
World of Tanks
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
110 fps +3% 107 fps -3%
League of Legends
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
217 fps Slightly Better League of Legends fps.
+7%
204 fps -7%
Market Share
Based on 3,502,469 GPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
4.2 % Hugely higher market share.
+180%
1.5 % -180%
Value
Value For Money
99.6 % -8% 108 % Slightly better value.
+8%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
111 % Much more popular.
+42%
78 % -42%
Price
Price (score)
$219 -21% $173 Cheaper.
+21%
Age
Newest
9 Months -11% 8 Months Slightly more recent.
+11%
Lighting
Locally-deformable PRT (Bat)
257 fps Slightly better peak lighting effects.
+12%
229 fps -12%
Reflection
High dynamic range lighting (Teapot)
217 fps Slightly better peak reflection handling.
+12%
193 fps -12%
Lighting
Avg. Locally-deformable PRT (Bat)
229 fps Slightly better lighting effects.
+9%
210 fps -9%
Reflection
Avg. High dynamic range lighting (Teapot)
198 fps Slightly better reflection handling.
+11%
178 fps -11%
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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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The 3GB GTX 1060 follows last month’s release of the 6GB GTX 1060. The 3GB variant not only has reduced memory but Nvidia have also disabled 10 percent of the processing cores from 1,280 down to 1,152. There is no reference edition of the 3GB 1060 but the partner cards are already available (at launch). Comparing the GTX 6GB 1060 and 3GB 1060 shows that the 6GB 1060 leads, on average, by 7% but it is also currently 15% more expensive. The GTX 1060 is Nvidia’s answer to AMD’s new Polaris based RX 470. Comparing the RX 470 and 3GB 1060 shows that for pre DX12 games the 1060 edges ahead by 11%. The RX 470 is able to match the 3GB 1060 in DX12 games but this will remain a corner case until most games are optimized for DX12 (likely to take several years). The 3GB 1060 has the potential to become a hugely successful card, especially if prices drop below $200. [Sep '16 GPUPro]

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Graphics Card Rankings (Price vs Performance) April 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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