GeForce GTX 1060 vs Radeon R9 Nano

GeForce GTX 1060
Memory: 6144Mb GDDR5DESKTOP
Release date: 10 Jul 2016
GeForce GTX 1060
Radeon R9 Nano
Memory: 4096Mb HBMDESKTOP
Release date: 27 Aug 2015
Radeon R9 Nano

Summary

Synthetic performance index

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    100%
  • Radeon R9 Nano
    102%

Relative performance

Gaming performance index

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    100%
  • Radeon R9 Nano
    110%

Relative performance

Reasons to consider GeForce GTX 1060

55 watts lower power draw. This might be a strong point if your current power supply is not enough to handle the Radeon R9 Nano .
This is a much newer product, it might have better long term support.
Supports PhysX
Supports G-Sync
Supports ShadowPlay (allows game streaming/recording with minimum performance penalty)
Supports Direct3D 12 Async Compute
Based on an outdated architecture (Nvidia Pascal), there may be no performance optimizations for current games and applications

Reasons to consider Radeon R9 Nano

10% higher gaming performance.
Supports Direct3D 12 Async Compute
Supports FreeSync
Supports ReLive (allows game streaming/recording with minimum performance penalty)
Supports TrueAudio
Based on an outdated architecture (AMD GCN), there may be no performance optimizations for current games and applications

Radeon R9 Nano

HWBench recommends Radeon R9 Nano

The Radeon R9 Nano is the better performing card based on the game benchmark suite used (74 combinations of games and resolutions).


Specifications

Core Configuration

GeForce GTX 1060Radeon R9 Nano
GPU NameGP106 (GP106-400-A1)vsFiji (Fiji XT CA)
Fab Process16 nmvs28 nm
Die Size200 mm²vs596 mm²
Transistors4,400 millionvs8,900 million
Shaders1280vs4096
Compute Units10vs64
Core clock1506 MHzvs1000 MHz
ROPs48vs64
TMUs80vs256

Memory Configuration

GeForce GTX 1060Radeon R9 Nano
Memory TypeGDDR5vsHBM
Bus Width192 bitvs4096 bit
Memory Speed2002 MHz
8008 MHz effective
vs500 MHz
1000 MHz effective
Memory Size6144 Mbvs4096 Mb

Additional details

GeForce GTX 1060Radeon R9 Nano
TDP120 wattsvs175 watts
Release Date10 Jul 2016vs27 Aug 2015

Raw Performance comparison

Pixel Rate

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    72.30 GP/s
  • Radeon R9 Nano
    64.00 GP/s

GigaPixels - higher is better

Texel Rate

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    120.50 GT/s
  • Radeon R9 Nano
    256.00 GT/s

GigaTexels - higher is better

Memory bandwidth

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    192.20 GB/s
  • Radeon R9 Nano
    512.00 GB/s

GB/s - higher is better

Single precision performance

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    3855.00 GFLOPs
  • Radeon R9 Nano
    8192.00 GFLOPs

GFLOPs - higher is better

Synthetic benchmarks

3DMark 11

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    17380
  • Radeon R9 Nano
    17760

Points (higher is better)

Game benchmarks

Alien Isolation

DX11, Max Detail, 2xMSAA 16xAF

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    138
  • Radeon R9 Nano
    138

FPS (higher is better)

Anno 2205

DX11, Ultra Quality, 4xAA

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    70
  • Radeon R9 Nano
    64

FPS (higher is better)

Battlefield 1

Ultra Quality,DX12, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    79
  • Radeon R9 Nano
    110

FPS (higher is better)

Battlefield Hardline

DX11, Ultra Quality, 4xMSAA,EP3 Gator Bait

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    73
  • Radeon R9 Nano
    76

FPS (higher is better)

Battlefield V

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    66
  • Radeon R9 Nano
    46

FPS (higher is better)

Borderlands 3

Ultra Quality, DirectX11, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    43
  • Radeon R9 Nano
    39

FPS (higher is better)

Deus Ex Mankind Divided

High Quality,DX12, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    63
  • Radeon R9 Nano
    78

FPS (higher is better)

Dishonored 2

Ultra Quality,DX11, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    50
  • Radeon R9 Nano
    54

FPS (higher is better)

Doom (2016)

Ultra,TSSAA8tx,Vsync off,VULKAN,Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    122
  • Radeon R9 Nano
    161

FPS (higher is better)

Far Cry Primal

DX11, Very High Settings

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    71
  • Radeon R9 Nano
    69

FPS (higher is better)

Gears of War 4

Ultra Quality,DX12, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    83
  • Radeon R9 Nano
    86

FPS (higher is better)

Ghost Recon - Wildlands

Very high Quality, DX11, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    59
  • Radeon R9 Nano
    55

FPS (higher is better)

Grand Theft Auto V

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

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    90
  • Radeon R9 Nano
    90

FPS (higher is better)

Hitman (2016)

Max Detail,SMAA/SSAO,16:1 HQ-AF,DX12, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    61
  • Radeon R9 Nano
    96

FPS (higher is better)

Middle-Earth Shadow of War

Ultra Quality, HR Textures, DirectX11, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    59
  • Radeon R9 Nano
    55

FPS (higher is better)

Resident Evil 7

Maximun Quality, DX11, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    84
  • Radeon R9 Nano
    103

FPS (higher is better)

Rise Of The Tomb Raider

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

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    78
  • Radeon R9 Nano
    70

FPS (higher is better)

Shadow of the Tomb Raider

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

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    52
  • Radeon R9 Nano
    50

FPS (higher is better)

Sniper Elite 4

DX12 , Ultra Quality,16x AF,Ambient Occlusion,Tessellation

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    70
  • Radeon R9 Nano
    80

FPS (higher is better)

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

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

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    59
  • Radeon R9 Nano
    58

FPS (higher is better)

Thief 2014

DX11, Very High Details

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    79
  • Radeon R9 Nano
    85

FPS (higher is better)

Tom Clancy's The Division

DX11, Max Details, 16:1 AF

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    62
  • Radeon R9 Nano
    68

FPS (higher is better)

Total War: Warhammer

DX12, Max Detail, FXAA, 16:1 AF

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    70
  • Radeon R9 Nano
    82

FPS (higher is better)

Watch Dogs 2

Ultra Quality, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    51
  • Radeon R9 Nano
    50

FPS (higher is better)

Alien Isolation

DX11, Max Detail, 2xMSAA 16xAF

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    94
  • Radeon R9 Nano
    99

FPS (higher is better)

Anno 2205

DX11, Ultra Quality, 4xAA

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    49
  • Radeon R9 Nano
    44

FPS (higher is better)

Battlefield 1

Ultra Quality,DX12, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    60
  • Radeon R9 Nano
    81

FPS (higher is better)

Battlefield Hardline

DX11, Ultra Quality, 4xMSAA,EP3 Gator Bait

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    49
  • Radeon R9 Nano
    55

FPS (higher is better)

Battlefield V

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    42
  • Radeon R9 Nano
    37

FPS (higher is better)

Borderlands 3

Ultra Quality, DirectX11, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    34
  • Radeon R9 Nano
    29

FPS (higher is better)

Deus Ex Mankind Divided

High Quality,DX12, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    40
  • Radeon R9 Nano
    51

FPS (higher is better)

Dishonored 2

Ultra Quality,DX11, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    37
  • Radeon R9 Nano
    40

FPS (higher is better)

Doom (2016)

Ultra,TSSAA8tx,Vsync off,VULKAN,Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    76
  • Radeon R9 Nano
    108

FPS (higher is better)

Far Cry Primal

DX11, Very High Settings

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    48
  • Radeon R9 Nano
    52

FPS (higher is better)

Gears of War 4

Ultra Quality,DX12, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    54
  • Radeon R9 Nano
    55

FPS (higher is better)

Ghost Recon - Wildlands

Very high Quality, DX11, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    42
  • Radeon R9 Nano
    42

FPS (higher is better)

Grand Theft Auto V

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

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    63
  • Radeon R9 Nano
    68

FPS (higher is better)

Hitman (2016)

Max Detail,SMAA/SSAO,16:1 HQ-AF,DX12, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    58
  • Radeon R9 Nano
    71

FPS (higher is better)

Middle Earth: Shadow of Mordor

DX11, Very High Detail

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    74
  • Radeon R9 Nano
    86

FPS (higher is better)

Middle-Earth Shadow of War

Ultra Quality, HR Textures, DirectX11, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    39
  • Radeon R9 Nano
    39

FPS (higher is better)

Resident Evil 7

Maximun Quality, DX11, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    53
  • Radeon R9 Nano
    66

FPS (higher is better)

Rise Of The Tomb Raider

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

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    52
  • Radeon R9 Nano
    51

FPS (higher is better)

Shadow of the Tomb Raider

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

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    34
  • Radeon R9 Nano
    35

FPS (higher is better)

Sniper Elite 4

DX12 , Ultra Quality,16x AF,Ambient Occlusion,Tessellation

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    52
  • Radeon R9 Nano
    63

FPS (higher is better)

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

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

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    46
  • Radeon R9 Nano
    47

FPS (higher is better)

Thief 2014

DX11, Very High Details

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    56
  • Radeon R9 Nano
    65

FPS (higher is better)

Tom Clancy's The Division

DX11, Max Details, 16:1 AF

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    42
  • Radeon R9 Nano
    51

FPS (higher is better)

Total War: Warhammer

DX12, Max Detail, FXAA, 16:1 AF

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    49
  • Radeon R9 Nano
    63

FPS (higher is better)

Watch Dogs 2

Ultra Quality, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    34
  • Radeon R9 Nano
    35

FPS (higher is better)

Alien Isolation

DX11, Max Detail, 2xMSAA 16xAF

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    38
  • Radeon R9 Nano
    51

FPS (higher is better)

Anno 2205

DX11, Ultra Quality, 4xAA

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    27
  • Radeon R9 Nano
    28

FPS (higher is better)

Battlefield 1

Ultra Quality,DX12, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    31
  • Radeon R9 Nano
    42

FPS (higher is better)

Battlefield Hardline

DX11, Ultra Quality, 4xMSAA,EP3 Gator Bait

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    24
  • Radeon R9 Nano
    28

FPS (higher is better)

Battlefield V

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    24
  • Radeon R9 Nano
    26

FPS (higher is better)

Borderlands 3

Ultra Quality, DirectX11, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    16
  • Radeon R9 Nano
    17

FPS (higher is better)

Deus Ex Mankind Divided

High Quality,DX12, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    20
  • Radeon R9 Nano
    26

FPS (higher is better)

Dishonored 2

Ultra Quality,DX11, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    29
  • Radeon R9 Nano
    29

FPS (higher is better)

Doom (2016)

Ultra,TSSAA8tx,Vsync off,VULKAN,Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    39
  • Radeon R9 Nano
    53

FPS (higher is better)

Far Cry Primal

DX11, Very High Settings

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    25
  • Radeon R9 Nano
    31

FPS (higher is better)

Gears of War 4

Ultra Quality,DX12, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    26
  • Radeon R9 Nano
    29

FPS (higher is better)

Ghost Recon - Wildlands

Very high Quality, DX11, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    24
  • Radeon R9 Nano
    28

FPS (higher is better)

Grand Theft Auto V

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

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    32
  • Radeon R9 Nano
    36

FPS (higher is better)

Hitman (2016)

Max Detail,SMAA/SSAO,16:1 HQ-AF,DX12, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    35
  • Radeon R9 Nano
    37

FPS (higher is better)

Middle Earth: Shadow of Mordor

DX11, Very High Detail

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    40
  • Radeon R9 Nano
    46

FPS (higher is better)

Middle-Earth Shadow of War

Ultra Quality, HR Textures, DirectX11, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    22
  • Radeon R9 Nano
    21

FPS (higher is better)

Resident Evil 7

Maximun Quality, DX11, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    26
  • Radeon R9 Nano
    27

FPS (higher is better)

Rise Of The Tomb Raider

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

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    26
  • Radeon R9 Nano
    29

FPS (higher is better)

Shadow of the Tomb Raider

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

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    17
  • Radeon R9 Nano
    16

FPS (higher is better)

Sniper Elite 4

DX12 , Ultra Quality,16x AF,Ambient Occlusion,Tessellation

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    29
  • Radeon R9 Nano
    42

FPS (higher is better)

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

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

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    27
  • Radeon R9 Nano
    27

FPS (higher is better)

Thief 2014

DX11, Very High Details

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    29
  • Radeon R9 Nano
    35

FPS (higher is better)

Tom Clancy's The Division

DX11, Max Details, 16:1 AF

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    24
  • Radeon R9 Nano
    31

FPS (higher is better)

Total War: Warhammer

DX12, Max Detail, FXAA, 16:1 AF

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    27
  • Radeon R9 Nano
    33

FPS (higher is better)

Watch Dogs 2

Ultra Quality, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1060
    18
  • Radeon R9 Nano
    19

FPS (higher is better)