GeForce RTX 2070 vs GeForce GTX 1060

GeForce RTX 2070
Memory: 8192Mb GDDR6 DESKTOP
Release date: UNRELEASED
GeForce RTX 2070
GeForce GTX 1060
Memory: 6144Mb GDDR5 DESKTOP
Release date: 10 Jul 2016
GeForce GTX 1060

Summary

Gaming performance index

  • GeForce RTX 2070
    185%
  • GeForce GTX 1060
    100%

Relative performance

Reasons to consider GeForce RTX 2070

85% higher gaming performance.
Supports PhysX.
Supports G-Sync.
Supports ShadowPlay (allows game streaming/recording with minimum performance penalty).
Supports Direct3D 12 Async Compute.
Supports DirectX Raytracing (DXR)
Supports Deep Learning Super-Sampling (DLSS)

Reasons to consider GeForce GTX 1060

60 watts lower power draw. This might be a strong point if your current power supply is not enough to handle the GeForce RTX 2070 .
Supports PhysX.
Supports G-Sync.
Supports ShadowPlay (allows game streaming/recording with minimum performance penalty).
Supports Direct3D 12 Async Compute.

GeForce RTX 2070

HWBench recommends GeForce RTX 2070

The GeForce RTX 2070 is the better performing card based on the game benchmark suite used (26 combinations of games and resolutions).


Specifications

Core Configuration

GeForce RTX 2070 GeForce GTX 1060
GPU Name TU104 () vs GP106 (GP106-400-A1)
Fab Process 12 nm vs 16 nm
Die Size 0 mm² vs 200 mm²
Transistors unknown vs 4,400 million
Shaders 2432 vs 1280
Compute Units 19 vs 10
Core clock 1500 MHz vs 1506 MHz
ROPs 64 vs 48
TMUs 152 vs 80

Memory Configuration

GeForce RTX 2070 GeForce GTX 1060
Memory Type GDDR6 vs GDDR5
Bus Width 256 bit vs 192 bit
Memory Speed 1750 MHz
14000 MHz effective
vs 2002 MHz
8008 MHz effective
Memory Size 8192 Mb vs 6144 Mb

Additional details

GeForce RTX 2070 GeForce GTX 1060
TDP 180 watts vs 120 watts
Release Date UNRELEASED vs 10 Jul 2016

Raw Performance comparison

Pixel Rate

  • GeForce RTX 2070
    108.90 GP/s
  • GeForce GTX 1060
    72.30 GP/s

GigaPixels - higher is better

Texel Rate

  • GeForce RTX 2070
    258.70 GT/s
  • GeForce GTX 1060
    120.50 GT/s

GigaTexels - higher is better

Memory bandwidth

  • GeForce RTX 2070
    448.00 GB/s
  • GeForce GTX 1060
    192.20 GB/s

GB/s - higher is better

Single precision performance

  • GeForce RTX 2070
    8279.00 GFLOPs
  • GeForce GTX 1060
    3855.00 GFLOPs

GFLOPs - higher is better

Game benchmarks

Battlefield V

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 2070
    114
  • GeForce GTX 1060
    66

FPS (higher is better)

Borderlands 3

Ultra Quality preset DirectX 12 windows 10 x64

  • GeForce RTX 2070
    74
  • GeForce GTX 1060
    43

FPS (higher is better)

Far Cry New Dawn

Ultra Quality, DirectX 11,Windows 10x64 build 1809

  • GeForce RTX 2070
    116
  • GeForce GTX 1060
    69

FPS (higher is better)

Gears of War 5

Ultra Quality preset DirectX 12 windows 10 x64

  • GeForce RTX 2070
    98
  • GeForce GTX 1060
    58

FPS (higher is better)

Grand Theft Auto V

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

  • GeForce RTX 2070
    163
  • GeForce GTX 1060
    90

FPS (higher is better)

Metro Exodus

Ultra detail, 16:1 AF, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 2070
    60
  • GeForce GTX 1060
    26

FPS (higher is better)

Middle-Earth Shadow of War

Ultra Quality, HR Textures, DirectX11, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce RTX 2070
    102
  • GeForce GTX 1060
    59

FPS (higher is better)

Shadow of the Tomb Raider

Highest Detail, Pure Hair On, HBAO+, DirectX 12, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce RTX 2070
    95
  • GeForce GTX 1060
    52

FPS (higher is better)

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

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

  • GeForce RTX 2070
    121
  • GeForce GTX 1060
    59

FPS (higher is better)

Battlefield V

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 2070
    88
  • GeForce GTX 1060
    42

FPS (higher is better)

Borderlands 3

Ultra Quality preset DirectX 12 windows 10 x64

  • GeForce RTX 2070
    56
  • GeForce GTX 1060
    34

FPS (higher is better)

Far Cry New Dawn

Ultra Quality, DirectX 11,Windows 10x64 build 1809

  • GeForce RTX 2070
    89
  • GeForce GTX 1060
    49

FPS (higher is better)

Gears of War 5

Ultra Quality preset DirectX 12 windows 10 x64

  • GeForce RTX 2070
    67
  • GeForce GTX 1060
    45

FPS (higher is better)

Grand Theft Auto V

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

  • GeForce RTX 2070
    118
  • GeForce GTX 1060
    63

FPS (higher is better)

Metro Exodus

Ultra detail, 16:1 AF, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 2070
    47
  • GeForce GTX 1060
    26

FPS (higher is better)

Middle-Earth Shadow of War

Ultra Quality, HR Textures, DirectX11, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce RTX 2070
    73
  • GeForce GTX 1060
    39

FPS (higher is better)

Shadow of the Tomb Raider

Highest Detail, Pure Hair On, HBAO+, DirectX 12, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce RTX 2070
    66
  • GeForce GTX 1060
    34

FPS (higher is better)

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

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

  • GeForce RTX 2070
    86
  • GeForce GTX 1060
    46

FPS (higher is better)

Battlefield V

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 2070
    53
  • GeForce GTX 1060
    24

FPS (higher is better)

Far Cry New Dawn

Ultra Quality, DirectX 11,Windows 10x64 build 1809

  • GeForce RTX 2070
    49
  • GeForce GTX 1060
    26

FPS (higher is better)

Gears of War 5

Ultra Quality preset DirectX 12 windows 10 x64

  • GeForce RTX 2070
    38
  • GeForce GTX 1060
    22

FPS (higher is better)

Grand Theft Auto V

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

  • GeForce RTX 2070
    61
  • GeForce GTX 1060
    32

FPS (higher is better)

Metro Exodus

Ultra detail, 16:1 AF, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 2070
    30
  • GeForce GTX 1060
    16

FPS (higher is better)

Middle-Earth Shadow of War

Ultra Quality, HR Textures, DirectX11, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce RTX 2070
    42
  • GeForce GTX 1060
    22

FPS (higher is better)

Shadow of the Tomb Raider

Highest Detail, Pure Hair On, HBAO+, DirectX 12, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce RTX 2070
    35
  • GeForce GTX 1060
    17

FPS (higher is better)

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

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

  • GeForce RTX 2070
    48
  • GeForce GTX 1060
    27

FPS (higher is better)