GeForce GTX 1060 vs Radeon R9 390X

GeForce GTX 1060
Memory: 6144Mb GDDR5 DESKTOP
Release date: 10 Jul 2016
GeForce GTX 1060
Radeon R9 390X
Memory: 8192Mb GDDR5 DESKTOP
Release date: 18 Jun 2015
Radeon R9 390X

Summary

Synthetic performance index

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

Relative performance

Gaming performance index

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

Relative performance

Reasons to consider GeForce GTX 1060

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

The Radeon R9 390X is the better performing card based on the game benchmark suite used (60 combinations of games and resolutions).

Specifications

Core Configuration

GeForce GTX 1060 Radeon R9 390X
GPU Name GP106 (GP106-400-A1) vs Grenada (Grenada XT)
Fab Process 16 nm vs 28 nm
Die Size 200 mm² vs 438 mm²
Transistors 4,400 million vs 6,200 million
Shaders 1280 vs 2816
Compute Units 10 vs 44
Core clock 1506 MHz vs 1050 MHz
ROPs 48 vs 64
TMUs 80 vs 176

Memory Configuration

GeForce GTX 1060 Radeon R9 390X
Memory Type GDDR5 vs GDDR5
Bus Width 192 bit vs 512 bit
Memory Speed 2002 MHz
8008 MHz effective
vs 1500 MHz
6000 MHz effective
Memory Size 6144 Mb vs 8192 Mb

Additional details

GeForce GTX 1060 Radeon R9 390X
TDP 120 watts vs 275 watts
Release Date 10 Jul 2016 vs 18 Jun 2015

Raw Performance comparison

Pixel Rate

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

GigaPixels - higher is better

Texel Rate

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

GigaTexels - higher is better

Memory bandwidth

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

GB/s - higher is better

Single precision performance

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

GFLOPs - higher is better


Synthetic benchmarks

3DMark 11

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    17380
  • Radeon R9 390X
    18860

Points (higher is better)


Game benchmarks

Alien Isolation

DX11, Max Detail, 2xMSAA 16xAF

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    138
  • Radeon R9 390X
    138

FPS (higher is better)

Alien Isolation

DX11, Max Detail, 2xMSAA 16xAF

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    94
  • Radeon R9 390X
    91

FPS (higher is better)

Alien Isolation

DX11, Max Detail, 2xMSAA 16xAF

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    38
  • Radeon R9 390X
    36

FPS (higher is better)

Anno 2205

DX11, Ultra Quality, 4xAA

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    70
  • Radeon R9 390X
    61

FPS (higher is better)

Anno 2205

DX11, Ultra Quality, 4xAA

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    49
  • Radeon R9 390X
    42

FPS (higher is better)

Anno 2205

DX11, Ultra Quality, 4xAA

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    27
  • Radeon R9 390X
    26

FPS (higher is better)

Ashes Of The Singularity

DX12, High Quality, 8m samples, 2xMSAA

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    49
  • Radeon R9 390X
    55

FPS (higher is better)

Battlefield Hardline

DX11, Ultra Quality, 4xMSAA,EP3 Gator Bait

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    73
  • Radeon R9 390X
    68

FPS (higher is better)

Battlefield Hardline

DX11, Ultra Quality, 4xMSAA,EP3 Gator Bait

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    49
  • Radeon R9 390X
    49

FPS (higher is better)

Battlefield Hardline

DX11, Ultra Quality, 4xMSAA,EP3 Gator Bait

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    24
  • Radeon R9 390X
    26

FPS (higher is better)

Deus Ex Mankind Divided

High Quality,DX12, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    63
  • Radeon R9 390X
    77

FPS (higher is better)

Deus Ex Mankind Divided

High Quality,DX12, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    40
  • Radeon R9 390X
    51

FPS (higher is better)

Deus Ex Mankind Divided

High Quality,DX12, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    20
  • Radeon R9 390X
    24

FPS (higher is better)

Dishonored 2

Ultra Quality,DX11, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    50
  • Radeon R9 390X
    46

FPS (higher is better)

Dishonored 2

Ultra Quality,DX11, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    37
  • Radeon R9 390X
    35

FPS (higher is better)

Dishonored 2

Ultra Quality,DX11, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    29
  • Radeon R9 390X
    26

FPS (higher is better)

Doom (2016)

OpenGL, Ultra Quality, SMAA 1tx

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    108
  • Radeon R9 390X
    102

FPS (higher is better)

Doom (2016)

OpenGL, Ultra Quality, SMAA 1tx

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    69
  • Radeon R9 390X
    70

FPS (higher is better)

Doom (2016)

OpenGL, Ultra Quality, SMAA 1tx

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    34
  • Radeon R9 390X
    36

FPS (higher is better)

Far Cry Primal

DX11, Very High Settings

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    71
  • Radeon R9 390X
    69

FPS (higher is better)

Far Cry Primal

DX11, Very High Settings

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    48
  • Radeon R9 390X
    52

FPS (higher is better)

Far Cry Primal

DX11, Very High Settings

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    25
  • Radeon R9 390X
    30

FPS (higher is better)

Gears of War 4

Ultra Quality,DX12, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    83
  • Radeon R9 390X
    89

FPS (higher is better)

Gears of War 4

Ultra Quality,DX12, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    54
  • Radeon R9 390X
    60

FPS (higher is better)

Gears of War 4

Ultra Quality,DX12, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    26
  • Radeon R9 390X
    30

FPS (higher is better)

Ghost Recon - Wildlands

Very high Quality, DX11, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    59
  • Radeon R9 390X
    54

FPS (higher is better)

Ghost Recon - Wildlands

Very high Quality, DX11, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    42
  • Radeon R9 390X
    44

FPS (higher is better)

Ghost Recon - Wildlands

Very high Quality, DX11, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    24
  • Radeon R9 390X
    27

FPS (higher is better)

Grand Theft Auto V

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

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    90
  • Radeon R9 390X
    85

FPS (higher is better)

Grand Theft Auto V

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

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    63
  • Radeon R9 390X
    61

FPS (higher is better)

Grand Theft Auto V

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

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    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
    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
    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
    35
  • Radeon R9 390X
    38

FPS (higher is better)

Middle Earth: Shadow of Mordor

DX11, Very High Detail

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    74
  • Radeon R9 390X
    82

FPS (higher is better)

Middle Earth: Shadow of Mordor

DX11, Very High Detail

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    40
  • Radeon R9 390X
    44

FPS (higher is better)

Resident Evil 7

Maximun Quality, DX11, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    84
  • Radeon R9 390X
    92

FPS (higher is better)

Resident Evil 7

Maximun Quality, DX11, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    53
  • Radeon R9 390X
    69

FPS (higher is better)

Resident Evil 7

Maximun Quality, DX11, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    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
    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
    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
    26
  • Radeon R9 390X
    29

FPS (higher is better)

Sniper Elite 4

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

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    70
  • Radeon R9 390X
    78

FPS (higher is better)

Sniper Elite 4

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

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    52
  • Radeon R9 390X
    53

FPS (higher is better)

Sniper Elite 4

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

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    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
    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
    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
    27
  • Radeon R9 390X
    25

FPS (higher is better)

Thief 2014

DX11, Very High Details

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    79
  • Radeon R9 390X
    73

FPS (higher is better)

Thief 2014

DX11, Very High Details

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    56
  • Radeon R9 390X
    55

FPS (higher is better)

Thief 2014

DX11, Very High Details

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    29
  • Radeon R9 390X
    30

FPS (higher is better)

Tom Clancy's The Division

DX11, Max Details, 16:1 AF

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    62
  • Radeon R9 390X
    63

FPS (higher is better)

Tom Clancy's The Division

DX11, Max Details, 16:1 AF

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    42
  • Radeon R9 390X
    46

FPS (higher is better)

Tom Clancy's The Division

DX11, Max Details, 16:1 AF

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    24
  • Radeon R9 390X
    27

FPS (higher is better)

Total War: Warhammer

DX12, Max Detail, FXAA, 16:1 AF

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    70
  • Radeon R9 390X
    75

FPS (higher is better)

Total War: Warhammer

DX12, Max Detail, FXAA, 16:1 AF

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    49
  • Radeon R9 390X
    58

FPS (higher is better)

Total War: Warhammer

DX12, Max Detail, FXAA, 16:1 AF

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    27
  • Radeon R9 390X
    32

FPS (higher is better)

Watch Dogs 2

Ultra Quality, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    51
  • Radeon R9 390X
    47

FPS (higher is better)

Watch Dogs 2

Ultra Quality, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    34
  • Radeon R9 390X
    33

FPS (higher is better)

Watch Dogs 2

Ultra Quality, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    18
  • Radeon R9 390X
    22

FPS (higher is better)