Radeon RX 5500 XT vs GeForce GTX 1060

Radeon RX 5500 XT
Memory: 4096Mb GDDR6 DESKTOP
Release date: 12 Dec 2019
Radeon RX 5500 XT
GeForce GTX 1060
Memory: 6144Mb GDDR5 DESKTOP
Release date: 10 Jul 2016
GeForce GTX 1060

Summary

Gaming performance index

  • Radeon RX 5500 XT
    103%
  • GeForce GTX 1060
    100%

Relative performance

Reasons to consider Radeon RX 5500 XT

This is a much newer product, it might have better long term support.

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.

No clear winner declared

These graphics cards seems to have comparable performance based on the game benchmark suite used (14 combinations of games and resolutions).


Specifications

Core Configuration

Radeon RX 5500 XT GeForce GTX 1060
GPU Name Navi 14 (Navi 14 XTX (215-0932396)) vs GP106 (GP106-400-A1)
Fab Process 7 nm vs 16 nm
Die Size 158 mm² vs 200 mm²
Transistors 6,400 million vs 4,400 million
Shaders 1408 vs 1280
Compute Units 22 vs 10
Core clock 1607 MHz vs 1506 MHz
ROPs 32 vs 48
TMUs 88 vs 80

Memory Configuration

Radeon RX 5500 XT GeForce GTX 1060
Memory Type GDDR6 vs GDDR5
Bus Width 128 bit vs 192 bit
Memory Speed 1750 MHz
14000 MHz effective
vs 2002 MHz
8008 MHz effective
Memory Size 4096 Mb vs 6144 Mb

Additional details

Radeon RX 5500 XT GeForce GTX 1060
TDP 130 watts vs 120 watts
Release Date 12 Dec 2019 vs 10 Jul 2016

Raw Performance comparison

Pixel Rate

  • Radeon RX 5500 XT
    59.04 GP/s
  • GeForce GTX 1060
    72.30 GP/s

GigaPixels - higher is better

Texel Rate

  • Radeon RX 5500 XT
    162.40 GT/s
  • GeForce GTX 1060
    120.50 GT/s

GigaTexels - higher is better

Memory bandwidth

  • Radeon RX 5500 XT
    224.00 GB/s
  • GeForce GTX 1060
    192.20 GB/s

GB/s - higher is better

Single precision performance

  • Radeon RX 5500 XT
    5196.00 GFLOPs
  • GeForce GTX 1060
    3855.00 GFLOPs

GFLOPs - higher is better

Game benchmarks

Battlefield V

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • Radeon RX 5500 XT
    78
  • GeForce GTX 1060
    66

FPS (higher is better)

Borderlands 3

Ultra Quality preset DirectX 12 windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 5500 XT
    36
  • GeForce GTX 1060
    43

FPS (higher is better)

Death Stranding

Very High Quality TAA, DirectX12, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 5500 XT
    85
  • GeForce GTX 1060
    75

FPS (higher is better)

Gears of War 5

Ultra Quality preset DirectX 12 windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 5500 XT
    58
  • GeForce GTX 1060
    58

FPS (higher is better)

Red Dead Redemption II

UltraTX Max Quality, Vulkan, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 5500 XT
    38
  • GeForce GTX 1060
    32

FPS (higher is better)

Battlefield V

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • Radeon RX 5500 XT
    59
  • GeForce GTX 1060
    42

FPS (higher is better)

Borderlands 3

Ultra Quality preset DirectX 12 windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 5500 XT
    26
  • GeForce GTX 1060
    34

FPS (higher is better)

Death Stranding

Very High Quality TAA, DirectX12, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 5500 XT
    57
  • GeForce GTX 1060
    59

FPS (higher is better)

Gears of War 5

Ultra Quality preset DirectX 12 windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 5500 XT
    41
  • GeForce GTX 1060
    45

FPS (higher is better)

Red Dead Redemption II

UltraTX Max Quality, Vulkan, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 5500 XT
    30
  • GeForce GTX 1060
    28

FPS (higher is better)

Battlefield V

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • Radeon RX 5500 XT
    33
  • GeForce GTX 1060
    24

FPS (higher is better)

Death Stranding

Very High Quality TAA, DirectX12, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 5500 XT
    26
  • GeForce GTX 1060
    27

FPS (higher is better)

Gears of War 5

Ultra Quality preset DirectX 12 windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 5500 XT
    14
  • GeForce GTX 1060
    22

FPS (higher is better)

Red Dead Redemption II

UltraTX Max Quality, Vulkan, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 5500 XT
    18
  • GeForce GTX 1060
    16

FPS (higher is better)