Radeon R9 285X vs GeForce GTX 1060

Radeon R9 285X
Memory: 3072Mb GDDR5 DESKTOP
Release date: UNRELEASED
Radeon R9 285X
GeForce GTX 1060
Memory: 6144Mb GDDR5 DESKTOP
Release date: 10 Jul 2016
GeForce GTX 1060

Summary

Reasons to consider Radeon R9 285X

Supports Direct3D 12 Async Compute.
Supports FreeSync.
Supports ReLive (allows game streaming/recording with minimum performance penalty).
Supports TrueAudio.

Reasons to consider GeForce GTX 1060

80 watts lower power draw. This might be a strong point if your current power supply is not enough to handle the Radeon R9 285X .
Higher theoretical gaming performance, based on specifications.
Supports PhysX.
Supports G-Sync.
Supports ShadowPlay (allows game streaming/recording with minimum performance penalty).
Supports Direct3D 12 Async Compute.

GeForce GTX 1060

HWBench recommends GeForce GTX 1060

Based on theoretical specifications.



Specifications

Core Configuration

Radeon R9 285X GeForce GTX 1060
GPU Name Tonga (Tonga XT) vs GP106 (GP106-400-A1)
Fab Process 28 nm vs 16 nm
Die Size 366 mm² vs 200 mm²
Transistors 5,000 million vs 4,400 million
Shaders 2048 vs 1280
Compute Units 32 vs 10
Core clock 1002 MHz vs 1506 MHz
ROPs 32 vs 48
TMUs 128 vs 80

Memory Configuration

Radeon R9 285X GeForce GTX 1060
Memory Type GDDR5 vs GDDR5
Bus Width 384 bit vs 192 bit
Memory Speed 1375 MHz
5500 MHz effective
vs 2002 MHz
8008 MHz effective
Memory Size 3072 Mb vs 6144 Mb

Additional details

Radeon R9 285X GeForce GTX 1060
TDP 200 watts vs 120 watts
Release Date UNRELEASED vs 10 Jul 2016

Raw Performance comparison

Pixel Rate

  • Radeon R9 285X
    32.10 GP/s
  • GeForce GTX 1060
    72.30 GP/s

GigaPixels - higher is better

Texel Rate

  • Radeon R9 285X
    128.30 GT/s
  • GeForce GTX 1060
    120.50 GT/s

GigaTexels - higher is better

Memory bandwidth

  • Radeon R9 285X
    264.00 GB/s
  • GeForce GTX 1060
    192.20 GB/s

GB/s - higher is better

Single precision performance

  • Radeon R9 285X
    4104.00 GFLOPs
  • GeForce GTX 1060
    3855.00 GFLOPs

GFLOPs - higher is better