GeForce GTX 1060 3 GB vs Radeon RX 470

GeForce GTX 1060 3 GB
Memory: 3072Mb GDDR5DESKTOP
Release date: 18 Aug 2016
GeForce GTX 1060 3 GB
Radeon RX 470
Memory: 4096Mb GDDR5DESKTOP
Release date: 29 Jun 2016
Radeon RX 470

Summary

Synthetic performance index

  • GeForce GTX 1060 3 GB
    100%
  • Radeon RX 470
    101%

Relative performance

Gaming performance index

  • GeForce GTX 1060 3 GB
    102%
  • Radeon RX 470
    100%

Relative performance

Reasons to consider GeForce GTX 1060 3 GB

Supports PhysX.
Supports G-Sync.
Supports ShadowPlay (allows game streaming/recording with minimum performance penalty).
Supports Direct3D 12 Async Compute.

Reasons to consider Radeon RX 470

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

No clear winner declared

These graphics cards seems to have comparable performance based on the game benchmark suite used (21 combinations of games and resolutions).



Specifications

Core Configuration

GeForce GTX 1060 3 GBRadeon RX 470
GPU NameGP106 (GP106-300-A1)vsEllesmere (Ellesmere PRO)
Fab Process16 nmvs14 nm
Die Size200 mm²vs232 mm²
Transistors4,400 millionvs5,700 million
Shaders1152vs2048
Compute Units9vs32
Core clock1506 MHzvs926 MHz
ROPs48vs32
TMUs72vs128

Memory Configuration

GeForce GTX 1060 3 GBRadeon RX 470
Memory TypeGDDR5vsGDDR5
Bus Width192 bitvs256 bit
Memory Speed2002 MHz
8008 MHz effective
vs1650 MHz
6600 MHz effective
Memory Size3072 Mbvs4096 Mb

Additional details

GeForce GTX 1060 3 GBRadeon RX 470
TDP120 wattsvs120 watts
Release Date18 Aug 2016vs29 Jun 2016

Raw Performance comparison

Pixel Rate

  • GeForce GTX 1060 3 GB
    72.30 GP/s
  • Radeon RX 470
    38.60 GP/s

GigaPixels - higher is better

Texel Rate

  • GeForce GTX 1060 3 GB
    108.40 GT/s
  • Radeon RX 470
    154.40 GT/s

GigaTexels - higher is better

Memory bandwidth

  • GeForce GTX 1060 3 GB
    192.20 GB/s
  • Radeon RX 470
    211.20 GB/s

GB/s - higher is better

Single precision performance

  • GeForce GTX 1060 3 GB
    3470.00 GFLOPs
  • Radeon RX 470
    4940.00 GFLOPs

GFLOPs - higher is better


Synthetic benchmarks

3DMark 11

  • GeForce GTX 1060 3 GB
    16380
  • Radeon RX 470
    16690

Points (higher is better)


Game benchmarks

Ashes Of The Singularity

DX12, High Quality, 8m samples, 2xMSAA

  • GeForce GTX 1060 3 GB
    50
  • Radeon RX 470
    44

FPS (higher is better)

Doom (2016)

Ultra, TSSAA 8tx, ASync on, Vsync off, VULKAN, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1060 3 GB
    119
  • Radeon RX 470
    131

FPS (higher is better)

Doom (2016)

Ultra, TSSAA 8tx, ASync on, Vsync off, VULKAN, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1060 3 GB
    76
  • Radeon RX 470
    83

FPS (higher is better)

Doom (2016)

Ultra, TSSAA 8tx, ASync on, Vsync off, VULKAN, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1060 3 GB
    37
  • Radeon RX 470
    39

FPS (higher is better)

Far Cry Primal

DX11, Very High Settings

  • GeForce GTX 1060 3 GB
    66
  • Radeon RX 470
    58

FPS (higher is better)

Far Cry Primal

DX11, Very High Settings

  • GeForce GTX 1060 3 GB
    45
  • Radeon RX 470
    39

FPS (higher is better)

Far Cry Primal

DX11, Very High Settings

  • GeForce GTX 1060 3 GB
    22
  • Radeon RX 470
    21

FPS (higher is better)

Hitman (2016)

DX12, Ultra Quality, MSAA, 16x AF

  • GeForce GTX 1060 3 GB
    52
  • Radeon RX 470
    66

FPS (higher is better)

Hitman (2016)

DX12, Ultra Quality, MSAA, 16x AF

  • GeForce GTX 1060 3 GB
    37
  • Radeon RX 470
    47

FPS (higher is better)

Hitman (2016)

DX12, Ultra Quality, MSAA, 16x AF

  • GeForce GTX 1060 3 GB
    22
  • Radeon RX 470
    25

FPS (higher is better)

Rise Of The Tomb Raider

DX12, Very High Details, Pure Hair On, HBAO+

  • GeForce GTX 1060 3 GB
    70
  • Radeon RX 470
    61

FPS (higher is better)

Rise Of The Tomb Raider

DX12, Very High Details, Pure Hair On, HBAO+

  • GeForce GTX 1060 3 GB
    46
  • Radeon RX 470
    41

FPS (higher is better)

Rise Of The Tomb Raider

DX12, Very High Details, Pure Hair On, HBAO+

  • GeForce GTX 1060 3 GB
    17
  • Radeon RX 470
    21

FPS (higher is better)

Thief 2014

DX11, Very High Details

  • GeForce GTX 1060 3 GB
    82
  • Radeon RX 470
    68

FPS (higher is better)

Thief 2014

DX11, Very High Details

  • GeForce GTX 1060 3 GB
    49
  • Radeon RX 470
    50

FPS (higher is better)

Tom Clancy's The Division

DX11, Max Details, 16:1 AF

  • GeForce GTX 1060 3 GB
    58
  • Radeon RX 470
    52

FPS (higher is better)

Tom Clancy's The Division

DX11, Max Details, 16:1 AF

  • GeForce GTX 1060 3 GB
    41
  • Radeon RX 470
    37

FPS (higher is better)

Tom Clancy's The Division

DX11, Max Details, 16:1 AF

  • GeForce GTX 1060 3 GB
    23
  • Radeon RX 470
    21

FPS (higher is better)

Total War: Warhammer

DX12, Max Detail, FXAA, 16:1 AF

  • GeForce GTX 1060 3 GB
    68
  • Radeon RX 470
    65

FPS (higher is better)

Total War: Warhammer

DX12, Max Detail, FXAA, 16:1 AF

  • GeForce GTX 1060 3 GB
    47
  • Radeon RX 470
    44

FPS (higher is better)

Total War: Warhammer

DX12, Max Detail, FXAA, 16:1 AF

  • GeForce GTX 1060 3 GB
    26
  • Radeon RX 470
    22

FPS (higher is better)