GeForce GT 1030 DDR4 vs GeForce GTX 560

GeForce GT 1030 DDR4
Memory: 2048Mb DDR4DESKTOP
Release date: 12 Mar 2018
GeForce GT 1030 DDR4
GeForce GTX 560
Memory: 1024Mb GDDR5DESKTOP
Release date: 17 May 2011
GeForce GTX 560


Reasons to consider GeForce GT 1030 DDR4

130 watts lower power draw. This might be a strong point if your current power supply is not enough to handle the GeForce GTX 560 .
This is a much newer product, it might have better long term support.
Supports PhysX.
Supports G-Sync.
Supports ShadowPlay (allows game streaming/recording with minimum performance penalty).
Supports Direct3D 12 Async Compute.

Reasons to consider GeForce GTX 560

Supports PhysX.
Based on an outdated architecture (Nvidia Fermi), there are no performance optimizations for current games and applications.

No clear winner declared

We have no data to declare a winner at this time.


Core Configuration

GeForce GT 1030 DDR4GeForce GTX 560
GPU NameGP108 (GP108-310-A1)vsGF114 (GF114-325-A1)
Fab Process14 nmvs40 nm
Die Size74 mm²vs332 mm²
Transistors1,800 millionvs1,950 million
Compute Units3vs7
Core clock1152 MHzvs810 MHz

Memory Configuration

GeForce GT 1030 DDR4GeForce GTX 560
Memory TypeDDR4vsGDDR5
Bus Width64 bitvs256 bit
Memory Speed1050 MHz
2100 MHz effective
vs1000 MHz
4000 MHz effective
Memory Size2048 Mbvs1024 Mb

Additional details

GeForce GT 1030 DDR4GeForce GTX 560
TDP20 wattsvs150 watts
Release Date12 Mar 2018vs17 May 2011

Raw Performance comparison

Pixel Rate

  • GeForce GT 1030 DDR4
    22.06 GP/s
  • GeForce GTX 560
    11.30 GP/s

GigaPixels - higher is better

Texel Rate

  • GeForce GT 1030 DDR4
    33.10 GT/s
  • GeForce GTX 560
    45.40 GT/s

GigaTexels - higher is better

Memory bandwidth

  • GeForce GT 1030 DDR4
    16.80 GB/s
  • GeForce GTX 560
    128.00 GB/s

GB/s - higher is better

Single precision performance

  • GeForce GT 1030 DDR4
    1059.00 GFLOPs
  • GeForce GTX 560
    1089.00 GFLOPs

GFLOPs - higher is better