Radeon RX 580X vs GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB 9Gbps

Radeon RX 580X
Memory: 8192Mb GDDR5DESKTOP
Release date: 11 Apr 2018
Radeon RX 580X
GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB 9Gbps
Memory: 6144Mb GDDR5DESKTOP
Release date: 20 Apr 2017
GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB 9Gbps

Summary

Reasons to consider Radeon RX 580X

This is a much newer product, it might have better long term support.
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 6 GB 9Gbps

65 watts lower power draw. This might be a strong point if your current power supply is not enough to handle the Radeon RX 580X .
Supports PhysX.
Supports G-Sync.
Supports ShadowPlay (allows game streaming/recording with minimum performance penalty).
Supports Direct3D 12 Async Compute.

No clear winner declared

We have no data to declare a winner at this time.


Specifications

Core Configuration

Radeon RX 580XGeForce GTX 1060 6 GB 9Gbps
GPU NamePolaris 20 (Polaris 20 XTX
(215-0910038))
vsGP106 (GP106-410-A1)
Fab Process14 nmvs16 nm
Die Size244 mm²vs200 mm²
Transistors5,700 millionvs4,400 million
Shaders2304vs1280
Compute Units36vs10
Core clock1257 MHzvs1506 MHz
ROPs32vs48
TMUs144vs80

Memory Configuration

Radeon RX 580XGeForce GTX 1060 6 GB 9Gbps
Memory TypeGDDR5vsGDDR5
Bus Width256 bitvs192 bit
Memory Speed2000 MHz
8000 MHz effective
vs2257 MHz
9028 MHz effective
Memory Size8192 Mbvs6144 Mb

Additional details

Radeon RX 580XGeForce GTX 1060 6 GB 9Gbps
TDP185 wattsvs120 watts
Release Date11 Apr 2018vs20 Apr 2017

Raw Performance comparison

Pixel Rate

  • Radeon RX 580X
    42.88 GP/s
  • GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB 9Gbps
    82.03 GP/s

GigaPixels - higher is better

Texel Rate

  • Radeon RX 580X
    193.00 GT/s
  • GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB 9Gbps
    136.70 GT/s

GigaTexels - higher is better

Memory bandwidth

  • Radeon RX 580X
    256.00 GB/s
  • GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB 9Gbps
    216.70 GB/s

GB/s - higher is better

Single precision performance

  • Radeon RX 580X
    6175.00 GFLOPs
  • GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB 9Gbps
    4375.00 GFLOPs

GFLOPs - higher is better