Real World Speed
Performance profile from 362,317 user samples
274,402 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 78% EVGA(3842 6267)
Worst Bench: 65% EVGA(3842 6267)
Poor: 65% Great: 78%
SPEED RANK: 27th / 590
87,915 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 74% Asus(1043 85B9) 3GB
Worst Bench: 61% Gigabyte(1458 3724)
Poor: 61% Great: 74%
SPEED RANK: 35th / 590
Effective 3D Speed
Effective 3D Gaming GPU Speed
71.6 % Slightly faster effective speed.
+7%
66.8 %
Parallax
Avg. Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones)
213 fps Slightly better texture detail.
+12%
191 fps
MRender
Avg. Render target array GShader (Sphere)
148 fps +1% 146 fps
Gravity
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy)
208 fps Slightly faster NBody calculation.
+7%
194 fps
Splatting
Avg. Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm)
163 fps Slightly faster complex splatting.
+5%
155 fps
Parallax
Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones)
240 fps Slightly better peak texture detail.
+10%
219 fps
MRender
Render target array GShader (Sphere)
165 fps +1% 163 fps
Gravity
NBody particle system (Galaxy)
226 fps Slightly faster peak NBody calculation.
+6%
214 fps
Splatting
Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm)
178 fps +5% 170 fps
Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
162 fps +3% 157 fps
Overwatch
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
99.7 fps Slightly Better Overwatch fps.
+8%
92.2 fps
Grand Theft Auto V
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
61.3 fps +1% 60.7 fps
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
67 fps +2% 65.8 fps
Battlefield 1
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
73.5 fps Much Better Battlefield 1 fps.
+32%
55.6 fps
Fallout 4
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
72.8 fps Slightly Better Fallout 4 fps.
+8%
67.5 fps
Battlefield 4
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
100 fps Slightly Better Battlefield 4 fps.
+14%
87.9 fps
DOTA 2
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
137 fps Slightly Better DOTA 2 fps.
+10%
125 fps
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
58.3 fps Better The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt fps.
+18%
49.2 fps
World of Warcraft
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
77.8 fps Much Better World of Warcraft fps.
+34%
58 fps
World of Tanks
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
108 fps Slightly Better World of Tanks fps.
+13%
95 fps
League of Legends
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
193 fps Slightly Better League of Legends fps.
+12%
173 fps
Market Share
Based on 8,830,466 GPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
5.81 % Hugely higher market share.
+136%
2.46 %
Value
Value For Money
85.8 % 91.1 % Slightly better value.
+6%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
159 % Much more popular.
+73%
92 %
Price
Price (score)
$280 $230 Cheaper.
+18%
Age
Newest
22 Months 21 Months +5%
Lighting
Locally-deformable PRT (Bat)
249 fps Slightly better peak lighting effects.
+10%
226 fps
Reflection
High dynamic range lighting (Teapot)
213 fps Slightly better peak reflection handling.
+11%
192 fps
Lighting
Avg. Locally-deformable PRT (Bat)
225 fps Slightly better lighting effects.
+10%
204 fps
Reflection
Avg. High dynamic range lighting (Teapot)
196 fps Slightly better reflection handling.
+11%
176 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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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) May 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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