GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB vs Radeon R9 390X

GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB
Memory: 6144Mb GDDR5DESKTOP
Release date: 10 Jul 2016
GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB
Radeon R9 390X
Memory: 8192Mb GDDR5DESKTOP
Release date: 18 Jun 2015
Radeon R9 390X

Summary

Synthetic performance index

  • GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB
    100%
  • Radeon R9 390X
    108%

Relative performance

Gaming performance index

  • GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB
    100%
  • Radeon R9 390X
    105%

Relative performance

Reasons to consider GeForce GTX 1060 6 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 390X .
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 390X

5% higher gaming performance.
Supports Direct3D 12 Async Compute.
Supports FreeSync.
Supports ReLive (allows game streaming/recording with minimum performance penalty).
Supports TrueAudio.

Radeon R9 390X

HWBench recommends Radeon R9 390X

Based on game and synthetic benchmarks, and theoretical specifications.

Specifications

Core Configuration

GeForce GTX 1060 6 GBRadeon R9 390X
GPU NameGP106 (GP106-400-A1)vsGrenada (Grenada XT)
Fab Process16 nmvs28 nm
Die Size200 mm²vs438 mm²
Transistors4,400 millionvs6,200 million
Shaders1280vs2816
Compute Units10vs44
Core clock1506 MHzvs1050 MHz
ROPs48vs64
TMUs80vs176

Memory Configuration

GeForce GTX 1060 6 GBRadeon R9 390X
Memory TypeGDDR5vsGDDR5
Bus Width192 bitvs512 bit
Memory Speed2002 MHz
8008 MHz effective
vs1500 MHz
6000 MHz effective
Memory Size6144 Mbvs8192 Mb

Additional details

GeForce GTX 1060 6 GBRadeon R9 390X
TDP120 wattsvs275 watts
Release Date10 Jul 2016vs18 Jun 2015

Raw Performance comparison

Pixel Rate

  • GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB
    72.30 GP/s
  • Radeon R9 390X
    67.20 GP/s

GigaPixels - higher is better

Texel Rate

  • GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB
    120.50 GT/s
  • Radeon R9 390X
    184.80 GT/s

GigaTexels - higher is better

Memory bandwidth

  • GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB
    192.20 GB/s
  • Radeon R9 390X
    384.00 GB/s

GB/s - higher is better

Single precision performance

  • GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB
    3855.00 GFLOPs
  • Radeon R9 390X
    5914.00 GFLOPs

GFLOPs - higher is better


Synthetic benchmarks

3DMark 11

  • GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB
    17380
  • Radeon R9 390X
    18860

Points (higher is better)


Game benchmarks

Alien Isolation

DX11, Max Detail, 2xMSAA 16xAF

  • GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB
    138
  • Radeon R9 390X
    138

FPS (higher is better)

Alien Isolation

DX11, Max Detail, 2xMSAA 16xAF

  • GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB
    94
  • Radeon R9 390X
    91

FPS (higher is better)

Alien Isolation

DX11, Max Detail, 2xMSAA 16xAF

  • GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB
    38
  • Radeon R9 390X
    36

FPS (higher is better)

Anno 2205

DX11, Ultra Quality, 4xAA

  • GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB
    70
  • Radeon R9 390X
    61

FPS (higher is better)

Anno 2205

DX11, Ultra Quality, 4xAA

  • GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB
    49
  • Radeon R9 390X
    42

FPS (higher is better)

Anno 2205

DX11, Ultra Quality, 4xAA

  • GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB
    27
  • Radeon R9 390X
    26

FPS (higher is better)

Ashes Of The Singularity

DX12, High Quality, 8m samples, 2xMSAA

  • GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB
    49
  • Radeon R9 390X
    55

FPS (higher is better)

Battlefield Hardline

DX11, Ultra Quality, 4xMSAA,EP3 Gator Bait

  • GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB
    73
  • Radeon R9 390X
    68

FPS (higher is better)

Battlefield Hardline

DX11, Ultra Quality, 4xMSAA,EP3 Gator Bait

  • GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB
    49
  • Radeon R9 390X
    49

FPS (higher is better)

Battlefield Hardline

DX11, Ultra Quality, 4xMSAA,EP3 Gator Bait

  • GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB
    24
  • Radeon R9 390X
    26

FPS (higher is better)

Deus Ex Mankind Divided

High Quality,DX12, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB
    63
  • Radeon R9 390X
    77

FPS (higher is better)

Deus Ex Mankind Divided

High Quality,DX12, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB
    40
  • Radeon R9 390X
    51

FPS (higher is better)

Deus Ex Mankind Divided

High Quality,DX12, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB
    20
  • Radeon R9 390X
    24

FPS (higher is better)

Dishonored 2

Ultra Quality,DX11, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB
    50
  • Radeon R9 390X
    46

FPS (higher is better)

Dishonored 2

Ultra Quality,DX11, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB
    37
  • Radeon R9 390X
    35

FPS (higher is better)

Dishonored 2

Ultra Quality,DX11, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB
    29
  • Radeon R9 390X
    26

FPS (higher is better)

Doom (2016)

OpenGL, Ultra Quality, SMAA 1tx

  • GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB
    108
  • Radeon R9 390X
    102

FPS (higher is better)

Doom (2016)

OpenGL, Ultra Quality, SMAA 1tx

  • GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB
    69
  • Radeon R9 390X
    70

FPS (higher is better)

Doom (2016)

OpenGL, Ultra Quality, SMAA 1tx

  • GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB
    34
  • Radeon R9 390X
    36

FPS (higher is better)

Far Cry Primal

DX11, Very High Settings

  • GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB
    71
  • Radeon R9 390X
    69

FPS (higher is better)

Far Cry Primal

DX11, Very High Settings

  • GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB
    48
  • Radeon R9 390X
    52

FPS (higher is better)

Far Cry Primal

DX11, Very High Settings

  • GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB
    25
  • Radeon R9 390X
    30

FPS (higher is better)

Gears of War 4

Ultra Quality,DX12, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB
    83
  • Radeon R9 390X
    89

FPS (higher is better)

Gears of War 4

Ultra Quality,DX12, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB
    54
  • Radeon R9 390X
    60

FPS (higher is better)

Gears of War 4

Ultra Quality,DX12, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB
    26
  • Radeon R9 390X
    30

FPS (higher is better)

Ghost Recon - Wildlands

Very high Quality, DX11, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB
    59
  • Radeon R9 390X
    54

FPS (higher is better)

Ghost Recon - Wildlands

Very high Quality, DX11, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB
    42
  • Radeon R9 390X
    44

FPS (higher is better)

Ghost Recon - Wildlands

Very high Quality, DX11, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB
    24
  • Radeon R9 390X
    27

FPS (higher is better)

Grand Theft Auto V

DX11, Max Details, 16:1 AF, 2xMSAA

  • GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB
    90
  • Radeon R9 390X
    85

FPS (higher is better)

Grand Theft Auto V

DX11, Max Details, 16:1 AF, 2xMSAA

  • GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB
    63
  • Radeon R9 390X
    61

FPS (higher is better)

Grand Theft Auto V

DX11, Max Details, 16:1 AF, 2xMSAA

  • GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB
    32
  • Radeon R9 390X
    32

FPS (higher is better)

Hitman (2016)

Max Detail,SMAA/SSAO,16:1 HQ-AF,DX12, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB
    61
  • Radeon R9 390X
    92

FPS (higher is better)

Hitman (2016)

Max Detail,SMAA/SSAO,16:1 HQ-AF,DX12, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB
    58
  • Radeon R9 390X
    67

FPS (higher is better)

Hitman (2016)

Max Detail,SMAA/SSAO,16:1 HQ-AF,DX12, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB
    35
  • Radeon R9 390X
    38

FPS (higher is better)

Middle Earth: Shadow of Mordor

DX11, Very High Detail

  • GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB
    74
  • Radeon R9 390X
    82

FPS (higher is better)

Middle Earth: Shadow of Mordor

DX11, Very High Detail

  • GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB
    40
  • Radeon R9 390X
    44

FPS (higher is better)

Resident Evil 7

Maximun Quality, DX11, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB
    84
  • Radeon R9 390X
    92

FPS (higher is better)

Resident Evil 7

Maximun Quality, DX11, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB
    53
  • Radeon R9 390X
    69

FPS (higher is better)

Resident Evil 7

Maximun Quality, DX11, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB
    26
  • Radeon R9 390X
    35

FPS (higher is better)

Rise Of The Tomb Raider

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

  • GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB
    78
  • Radeon R9 390X
    76

FPS (higher is better)

Rise Of The Tomb Raider

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

  • GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB
    52
  • Radeon R9 390X
    53

FPS (higher is better)

Rise Of The Tomb Raider

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

  • GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB
    26
  • Radeon R9 390X
    29

FPS (higher is better)

Sniper Elite 4

DX12 , Ultra Quality,16x AF,Ambient Occlusion,Tessellation

  • GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB
    70
  • Radeon R9 390X
    78

FPS (higher is better)

Sniper Elite 4

DX12 , Ultra Quality,16x AF,Ambient Occlusion,Tessellation

  • GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB
    52
  • Radeon R9 390X
    53

FPS (higher is better)

Sniper Elite 4

DX12 , Ultra Quality,16x AF,Ambient Occlusion,Tessellation

  • GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB
    29
  • Radeon R9 390X
    36

FPS (higher is better)

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

DX11,Max Details, 16:1 HQ-AF, +AA

  • GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB
    59
  • Radeon R9 390X
    52

FPS (higher is better)

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

DX11,Max Details, 16:1 HQ-AF, +AA

  • GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB
    46
  • Radeon R9 390X
    41

FPS (higher is better)

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

DX11,Max Details, 16:1 HQ-AF, +AA

  • GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB
    27
  • Radeon R9 390X
    25

FPS (higher is better)

Thief 2014

DX11, Very High Details

  • GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB
    79
  • Radeon R9 390X
    73

FPS (higher is better)

Thief 2014

DX11, Very High Details

  • GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB
    56
  • Radeon R9 390X
    55

FPS (higher is better)

Thief 2014

DX11, Very High Details

  • GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB
    29
  • Radeon R9 390X
    30

FPS (higher is better)

Tom Clancy's The Division

DX11, Max Details, 16:1 AF

  • GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB
    62
  • Radeon R9 390X
    63

FPS (higher is better)

Tom Clancy's The Division

DX11, Max Details, 16:1 AF

  • GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB
    42
  • Radeon R9 390X
    46

FPS (higher is better)

Tom Clancy's The Division

DX11, Max Details, 16:1 AF

  • GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB
    24
  • Radeon R9 390X
    27

FPS (higher is better)

Total War: Warhammer

DX12, Max Detail, FXAA, 16:1 AF

  • GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB
    70
  • Radeon R9 390X
    75

FPS (higher is better)

Total War: Warhammer

DX12, Max Detail, FXAA, 16:1 AF

  • GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB
    49
  • Radeon R9 390X
    58

FPS (higher is better)

Total War: Warhammer

DX12, Max Detail, FXAA, 16:1 AF

  • GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB
    27
  • Radeon R9 390X
    32

FPS (higher is better)

Watch Dogs 2

Ultra Quality, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB
    51
  • Radeon R9 390X
    47

FPS (higher is better)

Watch Dogs 2

Ultra Quality, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB
    34
  • Radeon R9 390X
    33

FPS (higher is better)

Watch Dogs 2

Ultra Quality, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB
    18
  • Radeon R9 390X
    22

FPS (higher is better)