Real World Speed
Performance profile from 461,517 user samples
459,273 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 77% Gigabyte(1458 3716)
Worst Bench: 58% Gigabyte(1458 371A)
Poor: 58% Great: 77%
SPEED RANK: 34th / 599
2,244 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 85% Device(1DA2 E366) ≥ 4GB
Worst Bench: 66% Device(1DA2 E366) ≥ 4GB
Poor: 66% Great: 85%
SPEED RANK: 28th / 599
Effective 3D Speed
Effective 3D Gaming GPU Speed
70.8 % 79.4 % Slightly faster effective speed.
+12%
Parallax
Avg. Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones)
213 fps 325 fps Much better texture detail.
+53%
MRender
Avg. Render target array GShader (Sphere)
148 fps 157 fps Slightly faster multi rendering.
+6%
Gravity
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy)
207 fps 237 fps Slightly faster NBody calculation.
+14%
Splatting
Avg. Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm)
160 fps Slightly faster complex splatting.
+10%
145 fps
Parallax
Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones)
240 fps 365 fps Much better peak texture detail.
+52%
MRender
Render target array GShader (Sphere)
162 fps 166 fps +2%
Gravity
NBody particle system (Galaxy)
227 fps 254 fps Slightly faster peak NBody calculation.
+12%
Splatting
Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm)
178 fps Faster peak complex splatting.
+19%
149 fps
Market Share
Based on 13,882,113 GPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
6.03 % Insanely higher market share.
+1,530%
0.37 %
Value
Value For Money
91.4 % 96.2 % Slightly better value.
+5%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
169 % Hugely more popular.
+138%
71 %
Price
Price (score)
$250 Slightly cheaper.
+9%
$275
Age
Newest
30 Months 2 Months Hugely more recent.
+93%
Lighting
Locally-deformable PRT (Bat)
246 fps 250 fps +2%
Reflection
High dynamic range lighting (Teapot)
212 fps 214 fps +1%
Lighting
Avg. Locally-deformable PRT (Bat)
219 fps 223 fps +2%
Reflection
Avg. High dynamic range lighting (Teapot)
194 fps 204 fps Slightly better reflection handling.
+5%
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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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AMD’s mid-range RX 590 is the latest refresh of their Polaris-based RX 580 from 2016, which in turn was a refresh of their RX 480 (2015). This iteration yields 15% higher clock speeds compared to the RX 580 which is reflected in the early benchmark data. This increased performance is fuelled by an increased power draw: the 580 had a TDP of 185W compared to the 590’s 225W, which compares to 210W for AMD’s high-performance Radeon RX Vega 56. Like the 8GB version of the RX 580, the RX 590 also has 8GB of GDDR5 with a 256GB/s memory bandwidth. With this iteration there isn’t a 4GB variant which is a good thing because 4GB can bottleneck an increasing proportion of games. Priced at $280, it is currently 20% more expensive than NVIDIA’s popular 6GB 1060, but is 12% faster in terms of effective speed. As a bonus, shoppers can get better value for money by purchasing one of the numerous game bundles that are currently available. [Nov '18 GPUPro]

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Graphics Card Rankings (Price vs Performance) January 2019 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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