Radeon RX 580 vs GeForce GTX 1060 3 GB

Radeon RX 580
Memory: 8192Mb GDDR5 DESKTOP
Release date: 1 Apr 2017
Radeon RX 580
GeForce GTX 1060 3 GB
Memory: 3072Mb GDDR5 DESKTOP
Release date: 18 Aug 2016
GeForce GTX 1060 3 GB

Summary

Gaming performance index

  • Radeon RX 580
    121%
  • GeForce GTX 1060 3 GB
    100%

Relative performance

Reasons to consider Radeon RX 580

21% higher gaming performance.
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 3 GB

Supports PhysX.
Supports G-Sync.
Supports ShadowPlay (allows game streaming/recording with minimum performance penalty).
Supports Direct3D 12 Async Compute.

Radeon RX 580

HWBench recommends Radeon RX 580

The Radeon RX 580 is the better performing card based on the game benchmark suite used (10 combinations of games and resolutions).



Specifications

Core Configuration

Radeon RX 580 GeForce GTX 1060 3 GB
GPU Name Ellesmere (Ellesmere XT) vs GP106 (GP106-300-A1)
Fab Process 14 nm vs 16 nm
Die Size 232 mm² vs 200 mm²
Transistors 5,700 million vs 4,400 million
Shaders 2304 vs 1152
Compute Units 36 vs 9
Core clock 1120 MHz vs 1506 MHz
ROPs 32 vs 48
TMUs 144 vs 72

Memory Configuration

Radeon RX 580 GeForce GTX 1060 3 GB
Memory Type GDDR5 vs GDDR5
Bus Width 256 bit vs 192 bit
Memory Speed 2000 MHz
8000 MHz effective
vs 2002 MHz
8008 MHz effective
Memory Size 8192 Mb vs 3072 Mb

Additional details

Radeon RX 580 GeForce GTX 1060 3 GB
TDP 150 watts vs 120 watts
Release Date 1 Apr 2017 vs 18 Aug 2016

Raw Performance comparison

Pixel Rate

  • Radeon RX 580
    40.50 GP/s
  • GeForce GTX 1060 3 GB
    72.30 GP/s

GigaPixels - higher is better

Texel Rate

  • Radeon RX 580
    182.30 GT/s
  • GeForce GTX 1060 3 GB
    108.40 GT/s

GigaTexels - higher is better

Memory bandwidth

  • Radeon RX 580
    256.00 GB/s
  • GeForce GTX 1060 3 GB
    192.20 GB/s

GB/s - higher is better

Single precision performance

  • Radeon RX 580
    5834.00 GFLOPs
  • GeForce GTX 1060 3 GB
    3470.00 GFLOPs

GFLOPs - higher is better


Game benchmarks

Ashes Of The Singularity

DX12, High Quality, 8m samples, 2xMSAA

  • Radeon RX 580
    58
  • GeForce GTX 1060 3 GB
    50

FPS (higher is better)

Doom (2016)

Ultra, TSSAA 8tx, ASync on, Vsync off, VULKAN, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 580
    138
  • GeForce GTX 1060 3 GB
    119

FPS (higher is better)

Doom (2016)

Ultra, TSSAA 8tx, ASync on, Vsync off, VULKAN, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 580
    86
  • GeForce GTX 1060 3 GB
    76

FPS (higher is better)

Doom (2016)

Ultra, TSSAA 8tx, ASync on, Vsync off, VULKAN, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 580
    43
  • GeForce GTX 1060 3 GB
    37

FPS (higher is better)

Far Cry Primal

DX11, Very High Settings

  • Radeon RX 580
    75
  • GeForce GTX 1060 3 GB
    66

FPS (higher is better)

Far Cry Primal

DX11, Very High Settings

  • Radeon RX 580
    52
  • GeForce GTX 1060 3 GB
    45

FPS (higher is better)

Far Cry Primal

DX11, Very High Settings

  • Radeon RX 580
    28
  • GeForce GTX 1060 3 GB
    22

FPS (higher is better)

Rise Of The Tomb Raider

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

  • Radeon RX 580
    80
  • GeForce GTX 1060 3 GB
    70

FPS (higher is better)

Rise Of The Tomb Raider

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

  • Radeon RX 580
    54
  • GeForce GTX 1060 3 GB
    46

FPS (higher is better)

Rise Of The Tomb Raider

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

  • Radeon RX 580
    28
  • GeForce GTX 1060 3 GB
    17

FPS (higher is better)