GeForce GTX 1060 vs GeForce GTX 650 Ti

GeForce GTX 1060
Memory: 6144Mb GDDR5 DESKTOP
Release date: 10 Jul 2016
GeForce GTX 1060
GeForce GTX 650 Ti
Memory: 1024Mb GDDR5 DESKTOP
Release date: 9 Oct 2012
GeForce GTX 650 Ti

Summary

Synthetic performance index

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    365%
  • GeForce GTX 650 Ti
    100%

Relative performance

Reasons to consider GeForce GTX 1060

This is a much newer product, it might have better long term support.
Around 265% higher average synthetic performance.
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 650 Ti

Supports PhysX.
Supports G-Sync.
Supports ShadowPlay (allows game streaming/recording with minimum performance penalty).
Based on an outdated architecture (Nvidia Kepler), there are less performance optimizations for current games and applications.

GeForce GTX 1060

HWBench recommends GeForce GTX 1060

The GeForce GTX 1060 is the better performing card based on the synthetic benchmarks used (1 benchmarks).


Specifications

Core Configuration

GeForce GTX 1060 GeForce GTX 650 Ti
GPU Name GP106 (GP106-400-A1) vs GK106 (GK106-220-A1)
Fab Process 16 nm vs 28 nm
Die Size 200 mm² vs 221 mm²
Transistors 4,400 million vs 2,540 million
Shaders 1280 vs 768
Compute Units 10 vs 4
Core clock 1506 MHz vs 928 MHz
ROPs 48 vs 16
TMUs 80 vs 64

Memory Configuration

GeForce GTX 1060 GeForce GTX 650 Ti
Memory Type GDDR5 vs GDDR5
Bus Width 192 bit vs 128 bit
Memory Speed 2002 MHz
8008 MHz effective
vs 1350 MHz
5400 MHz effective
Memory Size 6144 Mb vs 1024 Mb

Additional details

GeForce GTX 1060 GeForce GTX 650 Ti
TDP 120 watts vs 110 watts
Release Date 10 Jul 2016 vs 9 Oct 2012

Raw Performance comparison

Pixel Rate

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    72.30 GP/s
  • GeForce GTX 650 Ti
    14.80 GP/s

GigaPixels - higher is better

Texel Rate

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    120.50 GT/s
  • GeForce GTX 650 Ti
    59.40 GT/s

GigaTexels - higher is better

Memory bandwidth

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    192.20 GB/s
  • GeForce GTX 650 Ti
    86.40 GB/s

GB/s - higher is better

Single precision performance

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    3855.00 GFLOPs
  • GeForce GTX 650 Ti
    1425.00 GFLOPs

GFLOPs - higher is better

Synthetic benchmarks

3DMark 11

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    17380
  • GeForce GTX 650 Ti
    4750

Points (higher is better)