GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB vs Radeon RX 480

GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB
Memory: 6144Mb GDDR5DESKTOP
Release date: 10 Jul 2016
GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB
Radeon RX 480
Memory: 8192Mb GDDR5DESKTOP
Release date: 29 Jun 2016
Radeon RX 480

Summary

Synthetic performance index

  • GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB
    100%
  • Radeon RX 480
    106%

Relative performance

Gaming performance index

  • GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB
    102%
  • Radeon RX 480
    100%

Relative performance

Reasons to consider GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB

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 6 GB

HWBench recommends GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB

Based on game and synthetic benchmarks, and theoretical specifications.

Specifications

Core Configuration

GeForce GTX 1060 6 GBRadeon RX 480
GPU NameGP106 (GP106-400-A1)vsEllesmere (Ellesmere XT)
Fab Process16 nmvs14 nm
Die Size200 mm²vs232 mm²
Transistors4,400 millionvs5,700 million
Shaders1280vs2304
Compute Units10vs36
Core clock1506 MHzvs1120 MHz
ROPs48vs32
TMUs80vs144

Memory Configuration

GeForce GTX 1060 6 GBRadeon RX 480
Memory TypeGDDR5vsGDDR5
Bus Width192 bitvs256 bit
Memory Speed2002 MHz
8008 MHz effective
vs2000 MHz
8000 MHz effective
Memory Size6144 Mbvs8192 Mb

Additional details

GeForce GTX 1060 6 GBRadeon RX 480
TDP120 wattsvs150 watts
Release Date10 Jul 2016vs29 Jun 2016

Raw Performance comparison

Pixel Rate

  • GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB
    72.30 GP/s
  • Radeon RX 480
    40.50 GP/s

GigaPixels - higher is better

Texel Rate

  • GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB
    120.50 GT/s
  • Radeon RX 480
    182.30 GT/s

GigaTexels - higher is better

Memory bandwidth

  • GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB
    192.20 GB/s
  • Radeon RX 480
    256.00 GB/s

GB/s - higher is better

Single precision performance

  • GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB
    3855.00 GFLOPs
  • Radeon RX 480
    5834.00 GFLOPs

GFLOPs - higher is better


Synthetic benchmarks

3DMark 11

  • GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB
    17380
  • Radeon RX 480
    18430

Points (higher is better)


Game benchmarks

Alien Isolation

DX11, Max Detail, 2xMSAA 16xAF

  • GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB
    138
  • Radeon RX 480
    137

FPS (higher is better)

Alien Isolation

DX11, Max Detail, 2xMSAA 16xAF

  • GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB
    94
  • Radeon RX 480
    83

FPS (higher is better)

Alien Isolation

DX11, Max Detail, 2xMSAA 16xAF

  • GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB
    38
  • Radeon RX 480
    35

FPS (higher is better)

Anno 2205

DX11, Ultra Quality, 4xAA

  • GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB
    70
  • Radeon RX 480
    60

FPS (higher is better)

Anno 2205

DX11, Ultra Quality, 4xAA

  • GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB
    49
  • Radeon RX 480
    39

FPS (higher is better)

Anno 2205

DX11, Ultra Quality, 4xAA

  • GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB
    27
  • Radeon RX 480
    23

FPS (higher is better)

Ashes Of The Singularity

DX12, High Quality, 8m samples, 2xMSAA

  • GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB
    49
  • Radeon RX 480
    50

FPS (higher is better)

Battlefield 1

Ultra Quality,DX12, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB
    79
  • Radeon RX 480
    90

FPS (higher is better)

Battlefield 1

Ultra Quality,DX12, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB
    60
  • Radeon RX 480
    64

FPS (higher is better)

Battlefield 1

Ultra Quality,DX12, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB
    31
  • Radeon RX 480
    35

FPS (higher is better)

Battlefield Hardline

DX11, Ultra Quality, 4xMSAA,EP3 Gator Bait

  • GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB
    73
  • Radeon RX 480
    60

FPS (higher is better)

Battlefield Hardline

DX11, Ultra Quality, 4xMSAA,EP3 Gator Bait

  • GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB
    49
  • Radeon RX 480
    45

FPS (higher is better)

Battlefield Hardline

DX11, Ultra Quality, 4xMSAA,EP3 Gator Bait

  • GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB
    24
  • Radeon RX 480
    21

FPS (higher is better)

Deus Ex Mankind Divided

High Quality,DX12, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB
    63
  • Radeon RX 480
    70

FPS (higher is better)

Deus Ex Mankind Divided

High Quality,DX12, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB
    40
  • Radeon RX 480
    44

FPS (higher is better)

Deus Ex Mankind Divided

High Quality,DX12, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB
    20
  • Radeon RX 480
    21

FPS (higher is better)

Dishonored 2

Ultra Quality,DX11, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB
    50
  • Radeon RX 480
    50

FPS (higher is better)

Dishonored 2

Ultra Quality,DX11, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB
    37
  • Radeon RX 480
    35

FPS (higher is better)

Dishonored 2

Ultra Quality,DX11, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB
    29
  • Radeon RX 480
    29

FPS (higher is better)

Doom (2016)

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

  • GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB
    122
  • Radeon RX 480
    136

FPS (higher is better)

Doom (2016)

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

  • GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB
    76
  • Radeon RX 480
    86

FPS (higher is better)

Doom (2016)

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

  • GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB
    39
  • Radeon RX 480
    42

FPS (higher is better)

Far Cry Primal

DX11, Very High Settings

  • GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB
    71
  • Radeon RX 480
    66

FPS (higher is better)

Far Cry Primal

DX11, Very High Settings

  • GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB
    48
  • Radeon RX 480
    46

FPS (higher is better)

Far Cry Primal

DX11, Very High Settings

  • GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB
    25
  • Radeon RX 480
    25

FPS (higher is better)

Gears of War 4

Ultra Quality,DX12, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB
    83
  • Radeon RX 480
    79

FPS (higher is better)

Gears of War 4

Ultra Quality,DX12, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB
    54
  • Radeon RX 480
    51

FPS (higher is better)

Gears of War 4

Ultra Quality,DX12, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB
    26
  • Radeon RX 480
    23

FPS (higher is better)

Ghost Recon - Wildlands

Very high Quality, DX11, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB
    59
  • Radeon RX 480
    55

FPS (higher is better)

Ghost Recon - Wildlands

Very high Quality, DX11, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB
    42
  • Radeon RX 480
    42

FPS (higher is better)

Ghost Recon - Wildlands

Very high Quality, DX11, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB
    24
  • Radeon RX 480
    26

FPS (higher is better)

Grand Theft Auto V

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

  • GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB
    90
  • Radeon RX 480
    84

FPS (higher is better)

Grand Theft Auto V

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

  • GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB
    63
  • Radeon RX 480
    59

FPS (higher is better)

Grand Theft Auto V

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

  • GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB
    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 6 GB
    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 6 GB
    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 6 GB
    35
  • Radeon RX 480
    34

FPS (higher is better)

Middle Earth: Shadow of Mordor

DX11, Very High Detail

  • GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB
    74
  • Radeon RX 480
    74

FPS (higher is better)

Middle Earth: Shadow of Mordor

DX11, Very High Detail

  • GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB
    40
  • Radeon RX 480
    39

FPS (higher is better)

Resident Evil 7

Maximun Quality, DX11, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB
    84
  • Radeon RX 480
    91

FPS (higher is better)

Resident Evil 7

Maximun Quality, DX11, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB
    53
  • Radeon RX 480
    59

FPS (higher is better)

Resident Evil 7

Maximun Quality, DX11, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB
    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 6 GB
    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 6 GB
    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 6 GB
    26
  • Radeon RX 480
    24

FPS (higher is better)

Sniper Elite 4

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

  • GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB
    70
  • Radeon RX 480
    75

FPS (higher is better)

Sniper Elite 4

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

  • GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB
    52
  • Radeon RX 480
    54

FPS (higher is better)

Sniper Elite 4

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

  • GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB
    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 6 GB
    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 6 GB
    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 6 GB
    27
  • Radeon RX 480
    25

FPS (higher is better)

Thief 2014

DX11, Very High Details

  • GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB
    79
  • Radeon RX 480
    77

FPS (higher is better)

Thief 2014

DX11, Very High Details

  • GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB
    56
  • Radeon RX 480
    56

FPS (higher is better)

Thief 2014

DX11, Very High Details

  • GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB
    29
  • Radeon RX 480
    29

FPS (higher is better)

Tom Clancy's The Division

DX11, Max Details, 16:1 AF

  • GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB
    62
  • Radeon RX 480
    59

FPS (higher is better)

Tom Clancy's The Division

DX11, Max Details, 16:1 AF

  • GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB
    42
  • Radeon RX 480
    42

FPS (higher is better)

Tom Clancy's The Division

DX11, Max Details, 16:1 AF

  • GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB
    24
  • Radeon RX 480
    24

FPS (higher is better)

Total War: Warhammer

DX12, Max Detail, FXAA, 16:1 AF

  • GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB
    70
  • Radeon RX 480
    74

FPS (higher is better)

Total War: Warhammer

DX12, Max Detail, FXAA, 16:1 AF

  • GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB
    49
  • Radeon RX 480
    51

FPS (higher is better)

Total War: Warhammer

DX12, Max Detail, FXAA, 16:1 AF

  • GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB
    27
  • Radeon RX 480
    27

FPS (higher is better)

Watch Dogs 2

Ultra Quality, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB
    51
  • Radeon RX 480
    45

FPS (higher is better)

Watch Dogs 2

Ultra Quality, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB
    34
  • Radeon RX 480
    31

FPS (higher is better)

Watch Dogs 2

Ultra Quality, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB
    18
  • Radeon RX 480
    16

FPS (higher is better)