GeForce GTX 1060 vs Radeon RX 470

GeForce GTX 1060
Memory: 6144Mb GDDR5 DESKTOP
Release date: 10 Jul 2016
GeForce GTX 1060

Radeon RX 470
Memory: 4096Mb GDDR5 DESKTOP
Release date: 29 Jun 2016
Radeon RX 470

Summary

Synthetic performance index

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    104%
  • Radeon RX 470
    100%

Relative performance

Gaming performance index

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    115%
  • Radeon RX 470
    100%

Relative performance

Reasons to consider GeForce GTX 1060

15% higher gaming performance.
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.

GeForce GTX 1060

HWBench recommends GeForce GTX 1060

Based on game and synthetic benchmarks, and theoretical specifications.

Specifications

Core Configuration

GeForce GTX 1060 Radeon RX 470
GPU Name GP106 (GP106-400-A1) vs Ellesmere (Ellesmere PRO)
Fab Process 16 nm vs 14 nm
Die Size 200 mm² vs 232 mm²
Transistors 4,400 million vs 5,700 million
Shaders 1280 vs 2048
Compute Units 10 vs 32
Core clock 1506 MHz vs 926 MHz
ROPs 48 vs 32
TMUs 80 vs 128

Memory Configuration

GeForce GTX 1060 Radeon RX 470
Memory Type GDDR5 vs GDDR5
Bus Width 192 bit vs 256 bit
Memory Speed 2002 MHz
8008 MHz effective
vs 1650 MHz
6600 MHz effective
Memory Size 6144 Mb vs 4096 Mb

Additional details

GeForce GTX 1060 Radeon RX 470
TDP 120 watts vs 120 watts
Release Date 10 Jul 2016 vs 29 Jun 2016

Raw Performance comparison

Pixel Rate

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

GigaPixels - higher is better

Texel Rate

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    120.50 GT/s
  • Radeon RX 470
    154.40 GT/s

GigaTexels - higher is better

Memory bandwidth

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

GB/s - higher is better

Single precision performance

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    3855.00 GFLOPs
  • Radeon RX 470
    4940.00 GFLOPs

GFLOPs - higher is better


Synthetic benchmarks

3DMark 11

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    17380
  • Radeon RX 470
    16690

Points (higher is better)


Game benchmarks

Alien Isolation

DX11, Max Detail, 2xMSAA 16xAF

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    138
  • Radeon RX 470
    119

FPS (higher is better)

Alien Isolation

DX11, Max Detail, 2xMSAA 16xAF

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    94
  • Radeon RX 470
    74

FPS (higher is better)

Alien Isolation

DX11, Max Detail, 2xMSAA 16xAF

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    38
  • Radeon RX 470
    31

FPS (higher is better)

Anno 2205

DX11, Ultra Quality, 4xAA

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    70
  • Radeon RX 470
    51

FPS (higher is better)

Anno 2205

DX11, Ultra Quality, 4xAA

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    49
  • Radeon RX 470
    32

FPS (higher is better)

Anno 2205

DX11, Ultra Quality, 4xAA

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    27
  • Radeon RX 470
    19

FPS (higher is better)

Ashes Of The Singularity

DX12, High Quality, 8m samples, 2xMSAA

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    49
  • Radeon RX 470
    44

FPS (higher is better)

Battlefield 1

Ultra Quality,DX12, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    79
  • Radeon RX 470
    84

FPS (higher is better)

Battlefield 1

Ultra Quality,DX12, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    60
  • Radeon RX 470
    60

FPS (higher is better)

Battlefield 1

Ultra Quality,DX12, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    31
  • Radeon RX 470
    32

FPS (higher is better)

Battlefield Hardline

DX11, Ultra Quality, 4xMSAA,EP3 Gator Bait

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    73
  • Radeon RX 470
    53

FPS (higher is better)

Battlefield Hardline

DX11, Ultra Quality, 4xMSAA,EP3 Gator Bait

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    49
  • Radeon RX 470
    36

FPS (higher is better)

Battlefield Hardline

DX11, Ultra Quality, 4xMSAA,EP3 Gator Bait

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    24
  • Radeon RX 470
    15

FPS (higher is better)

Deus Ex Mankind Divided

High Quality,DX12, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    63
  • Radeon RX 470
    64

FPS (higher is better)

Deus Ex Mankind Divided

High Quality,DX12, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    40
  • Radeon RX 470
    40

FPS (higher is better)

Deus Ex Mankind Divided

High Quality,DX12, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    20
  • Radeon RX 470
    19

FPS (higher is better)

Dishonored 2

Ultra Quality,DX11, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    50
  • Radeon RX 470
    46

FPS (higher is better)

Dishonored 2

Ultra Quality,DX11, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    37
  • Radeon RX 470
    32

FPS (higher is better)

Dishonored 2

Ultra Quality,DX11, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    29
  • Radeon RX 470
    25

FPS (higher is better)

Doom (2016)

Ultra,TSSAA8tx,Vsync off,VULKAN,Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    122
  • Radeon RX 470
    131

FPS (higher is better)

Doom (2016)

Ultra,TSSAA8tx,Vsync off,VULKAN,Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    76
  • Radeon RX 470
    82

FPS (higher is better)

Doom (2016)

Ultra,TSSAA8tx,Vsync off,VULKAN,Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    39
  • Radeon RX 470
    39

FPS (higher is better)

Far Cry Primal

DX11, Very High Settings

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    71
  • Radeon RX 470
    58

FPS (higher is better)

Far Cry Primal

DX11, Very High Settings

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    48
  • Radeon RX 470
    39

FPS (higher is better)

Far Cry Primal

DX11, Very High Settings

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    25
  • Radeon RX 470
    21

FPS (higher is better)

Gears of War 4

Ultra Quality,DX12, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    83
  • Radeon RX 470
    75

FPS (higher is better)

Gears of War 4

Ultra Quality,DX12, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    54
  • Radeon RX 470
    47

FPS (higher is better)

Gears of War 4

Ultra Quality,DX12, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    26
  • Radeon RX 470
    21

FPS (higher is better)

Ghost Recon - Wildlands

Very high Quality, DX11, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    59
  • Radeon RX 470
    49

FPS (higher is better)

Ghost Recon - Wildlands

Very high Quality, DX11, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    42
  • Radeon RX 470
    36

FPS (higher is better)

Ghost Recon - Wildlands

Very high Quality, DX11, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    24
  • Radeon RX 470
    22

FPS (higher is better)

Grand Theft Auto V

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

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    90
  • Radeon RX 470
    76

FPS (higher is better)

Grand Theft Auto V

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

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    63
  • Radeon RX 470
    51

FPS (higher is better)

Grand Theft Auto V

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

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    32
  • Radeon RX 470
    25

FPS (higher is better)

Hitman (2016)

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

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    61
  • Radeon RX 470
    74

FPS (higher is better)

Hitman (2016)

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

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    58
  • Radeon RX 470
    55

FPS (higher is better)

Hitman (2016)

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

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    35
  • Radeon RX 470
    30

FPS (higher is better)

Middle Earth: Shadow of Mordor

DX11, Very High Detail

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    74
  • Radeon RX 470
    67

FPS (higher is better)

Middle Earth: Shadow of Mordor

DX11, Very High Detail

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    40
  • Radeon RX 470
    34

FPS (higher is better)

Resident Evil 7

Maximun Quality, DX11, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    84
  • Radeon RX 470
    86

FPS (higher is better)

Resident Evil 7

Maximun Quality, DX11, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    53
  • Radeon RX 470
    52

FPS (higher is better)

Resident Evil 7

Maximun Quality, DX11, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    26
  • Radeon RX 470
    23

FPS (higher is better)

Rise Of The Tomb Raider

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

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    78
  • Radeon RX 470
    61

FPS (higher is better)

Rise Of The Tomb Raider

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

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    52
  • Radeon RX 470
    41

FPS (higher is better)

Rise Of The Tomb Raider

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

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    26
  • Radeon RX 470
    21

FPS (higher is better)

Sniper Elite 4

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

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    70
  • Radeon RX 470
    68

FPS (higher is better)

Sniper Elite 4

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

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    52
  • Radeon RX 470
    48

FPS (higher is better)

Sniper Elite 4

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

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    29
  • Radeon RX 470
    30

FPS (higher is better)

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

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

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    59
  • Radeon RX 470
    49

FPS (higher is better)

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

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

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    46
  • Radeon RX 470
    36

FPS (higher is better)

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

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

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    27
  • Radeon RX 470
    22

FPS (higher is better)

Thief 2014

DX11, Very High Details

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    79
  • Radeon RX 470
    68

FPS (higher is better)

Thief 2014

DX11, Very High Details

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    56
  • Radeon RX 470
    50

FPS (higher is better)

Tom Clancy's The Division

DX11, Max Details, 16:1 AF

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    62
  • Radeon RX 470
    52

FPS (higher is better)

Tom Clancy's The Division

DX11, Max Details, 16:1 AF

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    42
  • Radeon RX 470
    37

FPS (higher is better)

Tom Clancy's The Division

DX11, Max Details, 16:1 AF

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    24
  • Radeon RX 470
    21

FPS (higher is better)

Total War: Warhammer

DX12, Max Detail, FXAA, 16:1 AF

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    70
  • Radeon RX 470
    65

FPS (higher is better)

Total War: Warhammer

DX12, Max Detail, FXAA, 16:1 AF

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    49
  • Radeon RX 470
    44

FPS (higher is better)

Total War: Warhammer

DX12, Max Detail, FXAA, 16:1 AF

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    27
  • Radeon RX 470
    22

FPS (higher is better)

Watch Dogs 2

Ultra Quality, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    51
  • Radeon RX 470
    42

FPS (higher is better)

Watch Dogs 2

Ultra Quality, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    34
  • Radeon RX 470
    29

FPS (higher is better)

Watch Dogs 2

Ultra Quality, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    18
  • Radeon RX 470
    14

FPS (higher is better)