GeForce GTX 1060 vs Radeon RX 480

GeForce GTX 1060
Memory: 6144Mb GDDR5 DESKTOP
Release date: 10 Jul 2016
GeForce GTX 1060
Radeon RX 480
Memory: 8192Mb GDDR5 DESKTOP
Release date: 29 Jun 2016
Radeon RX 480

Summary

Synthetic performance index

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    100%
  • Radeon RX 480
    106%

Relative performance

Gaming performance index

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    102%
  • Radeon RX 480
    100%

Relative performance

Reasons to consider GeForce GTX 1060

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 480

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 480
GPU Name GP106 (GP106-400-A1) vs Ellesmere (Ellesmere XT)
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 2304
Compute Units 10 vs 36
Core clock 1506 MHz vs 1120 MHz
ROPs 48 vs 32
TMUs 80 vs 144

Memory Configuration

GeForce GTX 1060 Radeon RX 480
Memory Type GDDR5 vs GDDR5
Bus Width 192 bit vs 256 bit
Memory Speed 2002 MHz
8008 MHz effective
vs 2000 MHz
8000 MHz effective
Memory Size 6144 Mb vs 8192 Mb

Additional details

GeForce GTX 1060 Radeon RX 480
TDP 120 watts vs 150 watts
Release Date 10 Jul 2016 vs 29 Jun 2016

Raw Performance comparison

Pixel Rate

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    72.30 GP/s
  • Radeon RX 480
    40.50 GP/s

GigaPixels - higher is better

Texel Rate

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    120.50 GT/s
  • Radeon RX 480
    182.30 GT/s

GigaTexels - higher is better

Memory bandwidth

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    192.20 GB/s
  • Radeon RX 480
    256.00 GB/s

GB/s - higher is better

Single precision performance

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    3855.00 GFLOPs
  • Radeon RX 480
    5834.00 GFLOPs

GFLOPs - higher is better


Synthetic benchmarks

3DMark 11

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    17380
  • Radeon RX 480
    18430

Points (higher is better)


Game benchmarks

Alien Isolation

DX11, Max Detail, 2xMSAA 16xAF

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    138
  • Radeon RX 480
    137

FPS (higher is better)

Alien Isolation

DX11, Max Detail, 2xMSAA 16xAF

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    94
  • Radeon RX 480
    83

FPS (higher is better)

Alien Isolation

DX11, Max Detail, 2xMSAA 16xAF

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    38
  • Radeon RX 480
    35

FPS (higher is better)

Anno 2205

DX11, Ultra Quality, 4xAA

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    70
  • Radeon RX 480
    60

FPS (higher is better)

Anno 2205

DX11, Ultra Quality, 4xAA

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    49
  • Radeon RX 480
    39

FPS (higher is better)

Anno 2205

DX11, Ultra Quality, 4xAA

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    27
  • Radeon RX 480
    23

FPS (higher is better)

Ashes Of The Singularity

DX12, High Quality, 8m samples, 2xMSAA

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    49
  • Radeon RX 480
    50

FPS (higher is better)

Battlefield 1

Ultra Quality,DX12, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    79
  • Radeon RX 480
    90

FPS (higher is better)

Battlefield 1

Ultra Quality,DX12, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    60
  • Radeon RX 480
    64

FPS (higher is better)

Battlefield 1

Ultra Quality,DX12, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    31
  • Radeon RX 480
    35

FPS (higher is better)

Battlefield Hardline

DX11, Ultra Quality, 4xMSAA,EP3 Gator Bait

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    73
  • Radeon RX 480
    60

FPS (higher is better)

Battlefield Hardline

DX11, Ultra Quality, 4xMSAA,EP3 Gator Bait

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    49
  • Radeon RX 480
    45

FPS (higher is better)

Battlefield Hardline

DX11, Ultra Quality, 4xMSAA,EP3 Gator Bait

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    24
  • Radeon RX 480
    21

FPS (higher is better)

Deus Ex Mankind Divided

High Quality,DX12, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    63
  • Radeon RX 480
    70

FPS (higher is better)

Deus Ex Mankind Divided

High Quality,DX12, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    40
  • Radeon RX 480
    44

FPS (higher is better)

Deus Ex Mankind Divided

High Quality,DX12, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    20
  • Radeon RX 480
    21

FPS (higher is better)

Dishonored 2

Ultra Quality,DX11, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    50
  • Radeon RX 480
    50

FPS (higher is better)

Dishonored 2

Ultra Quality,DX11, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    37
  • Radeon RX 480
    35

FPS (higher is better)

Dishonored 2

Ultra Quality,DX11, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    29
  • Radeon RX 480
    29

FPS (higher is better)

Doom (2016)

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

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    122
  • Radeon RX 480
    136

FPS (higher is better)

Doom (2016)

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

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    76
  • Radeon RX 480
    86

FPS (higher is better)

Doom (2016)

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

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    39
  • Radeon RX 480
    42

FPS (higher is better)

Far Cry Primal

DX11, Very High Settings

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    71
  • Radeon RX 480
    66

FPS (higher is better)

Far Cry Primal

DX11, Very High Settings

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    48
  • Radeon RX 480
    46

FPS (higher is better)

Far Cry Primal

DX11, Very High Settings

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    25
  • Radeon RX 480
    25

FPS (higher is better)

Gears of War 4

Ultra Quality,DX12, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    83
  • Radeon RX 480
    79

FPS (higher is better)

Gears of War 4

Ultra Quality,DX12, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    54
  • Radeon RX 480
    51

FPS (higher is better)

Gears of War 4

Ultra Quality,DX12, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    26
  • Radeon RX 480
    23

FPS (higher is better)

Ghost Recon - Wildlands

Very high Quality, DX11, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    59
  • Radeon RX 480
    55

FPS (higher is better)

Ghost Recon - Wildlands

Very high Quality, DX11, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    42
  • Radeon RX 480
    42

FPS (higher is better)

Ghost Recon - Wildlands

Very high Quality, DX11, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    24
  • Radeon RX 480
    26

FPS (higher is better)

Grand Theft Auto V

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

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    90
  • Radeon RX 480
    84

FPS (higher is better)

Grand Theft Auto V

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

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    63
  • Radeon RX 480
    59

FPS (higher is better)

Grand Theft Auto V

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

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    32
  • Radeon RX 480
    30

FPS (higher is better)

Hitman (2016)

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

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    61
  • Radeon RX 480
    83

FPS (higher is better)

Hitman (2016)

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

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    58
  • Radeon RX 480
    60

FPS (higher is better)

Hitman (2016)

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

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    35
  • Radeon RX 480
    34

FPS (higher is better)

Middle Earth: Shadow of Mordor

DX11, Very High Detail

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    74
  • Radeon RX 480
    74

FPS (higher is better)

Middle Earth: Shadow of Mordor

DX11, Very High Detail

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    40
  • Radeon RX 480
    39

FPS (higher is better)

Resident Evil 7

Maximun Quality, DX11, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    84
  • Radeon RX 480
    91

FPS (higher is better)

Resident Evil 7

Maximun Quality, DX11, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    53
  • Radeon RX 480
    59

FPS (higher is better)

Resident Evil 7

Maximun Quality, DX11, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    26
  • Radeon RX 480
    27

FPS (higher is better)

Rise Of The Tomb Raider

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

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    78
  • Radeon RX 480
    70

FPS (higher is better)

Rise Of The Tomb Raider

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

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    52
  • Radeon RX 480
    48

FPS (higher is better)

Rise Of The Tomb Raider

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

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    26
  • Radeon RX 480
    24

FPS (higher is better)

Sniper Elite 4

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

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    70
  • Radeon RX 480
    75

FPS (higher is better)

Sniper Elite 4

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

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    52
  • Radeon RX 480
    54

FPS (higher is better)

Sniper Elite 4

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

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    29
  • Radeon RX 480
    34

FPS (higher is better)

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

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

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    59
  • Radeon RX 480
    53

FPS (higher is better)

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

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

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    46
  • Radeon RX 480
    41

FPS (higher is better)

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

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

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    27
  • Radeon RX 480
    25

FPS (higher is better)

Thief 2014

DX11, Very High Details

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    79
  • Radeon RX 480
    77

FPS (higher is better)

Thief 2014

DX11, Very High Details

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    56
  • Radeon RX 480
    56

FPS (higher is better)

Thief 2014

DX11, Very High Details

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    29
  • Radeon RX 480
    29

FPS (higher is better)

Tom Clancy's The Division

DX11, Max Details, 16:1 AF

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    62
  • Radeon RX 480
    59

FPS (higher is better)

Tom Clancy's The Division

DX11, Max Details, 16:1 AF

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    42
  • Radeon RX 480
    42

FPS (higher is better)

Tom Clancy's The Division

DX11, Max Details, 16:1 AF

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    24
  • Radeon RX 480
    24

FPS (higher is better)

Total War: Warhammer

DX12, Max Detail, FXAA, 16:1 AF

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    70
  • Radeon RX 480
    74

FPS (higher is better)

Total War: Warhammer

DX12, Max Detail, FXAA, 16:1 AF

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    49
  • Radeon RX 480
    51

FPS (higher is better)

Total War: Warhammer

DX12, Max Detail, FXAA, 16:1 AF

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    27
  • Radeon RX 480
    27

FPS (higher is better)

Watch Dogs 2

Ultra Quality, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    51
  • Radeon RX 480
    45

FPS (higher is better)

Watch Dogs 2

Ultra Quality, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    34
  • Radeon RX 480
    31

FPS (higher is better)

Watch Dogs 2

Ultra Quality, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    18
  • Radeon RX 480
    16

FPS (higher is better)