GeForce GTX 1060 3 GB vs Radeon R9 390

GeForce GTX 1060 3 GB
Memory: 3072Mb GDDR5DESKTOP
Release date: 18 Aug 2016
GeForce GTX 1060 3 GB
Radeon R9 390
Memory: 8192Mb GDDR5DESKTOP
Release date: 18 Jun 2015
Radeon R9 390

Summary

Synthetic performance index

  • GeForce GTX 1060 3 GB
    100%
  • Radeon R9 390
    108%

Relative performance

Gaming performance index

  • GeForce GTX 1060 3 GB
    100%
  • Radeon R9 390
    109%

Relative performance

Reasons to consider GeForce GTX 1060 3 GB

155 watts lower power draw. This might be a strong point if your current power supply is not enough to handle the Radeon R9 390 .
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 Radeon R9 390

9% higher gaming performance.
Supports Direct3D 12 Async Compute.
Supports FreeSync.
Supports ReLive (allows game streaming/recording with minimum performance penalty).
Supports TrueAudio.

Radeon R9 390

HWBench recommends Radeon R9 390

The Radeon R9 390 is the better performing card based on the game benchmark suite used (3 combinations of games and resolutions).



Specifications

Core Configuration

GeForce GTX 1060 3 GBRadeon R9 390
GPU NameGP106 (GP106-300-A1)vsGrenada (Grenada PRO)
Fab Process16 nmvs28 nm
Die Size200 mm²vs438 mm²
Transistors4,400 millionvs6,200 million
Shaders1152vs2560
Compute Units9vs40
Core clock1506 MHzvs1000 MHz
ROPs48vs64
TMUs72vs160

Memory Configuration

GeForce GTX 1060 3 GBRadeon R9 390
Memory TypeGDDR5vsGDDR5
Bus Width192 bitvs512 bit
Memory Speed2002 MHz
8008 MHz effective
vs1500 MHz
6000 MHz effective
Memory Size3072 Mbvs8192 Mb

Additional details

GeForce GTX 1060 3 GBRadeon R9 390
TDP120 wattsvs275 watts
Release Date18 Aug 2016vs18 Jun 2015

Raw Performance comparison

Pixel Rate

  • GeForce GTX 1060 3 GB
    72.30 GP/s
  • Radeon R9 390
    64.00 GP/s

GigaPixels - higher is better

Texel Rate

  • GeForce GTX 1060 3 GB
    108.40 GT/s
  • Radeon R9 390
    160.00 GT/s

GigaTexels - higher is better

Memory bandwidth

  • GeForce GTX 1060 3 GB
    192.20 GB/s
  • Radeon R9 390
    384.00 GB/s

GB/s - higher is better

Single precision performance

  • GeForce GTX 1060 3 GB
    3470.00 GFLOPs
  • Radeon R9 390
    5120.00 GFLOPs

GFLOPs - higher is better


Synthetic benchmarks

3DMark 11

  • GeForce GTX 1060 3 GB
    16380
  • Radeon R9 390
    17820

Points (higher is better)


Game benchmarks

Total War: Warhammer

DX12, Max Detail, FXAA, 16:1 AF

  • GeForce GTX 1060 3 GB
    68
  • Radeon R9 390
    73

FPS (higher is better)

Total War: Warhammer

DX12, Max Detail, FXAA, 16:1 AF

  • GeForce GTX 1060 3 GB
    47
  • Radeon R9 390
    52

FPS (higher is better)

Total War: Warhammer

DX12, Max Detail, FXAA, 16:1 AF

  • GeForce GTX 1060 3 GB
    26
  • Radeon R9 390
    29

FPS (higher is better)