79points

Gigabyte GeForce GTX 1060 G1 Gaming

77points

MSI GeForce GTX 1060 Gaming X

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Gigabyte GeForce GTX 1060 G1 Gaming vs MSI GeForce GTX 1060 Gaming X

Gigabyte GeForce GTX 1060 G1 Gaming
MSI GeForce GTX 1060 Gaming X
Gigabyte GeForce GTX 1060 G1 Gaming
MSI GeForce GTX 1060 Gaming X

Why is Gigabyte GeForce GTX 1060 G1 Gaming better than MSI GeForce GTX 1060 Gaming X?

  • 26mm shorter
    114mmvs140mm

Why is MSI GeForce GTX 1060 Gaming X better than Gigabyte GeForce GTX 1060 G1 Gaming?

  • 1mm narrower
    277mmvs278mm

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General info

1.thermal design power (TDP)

120W

120W

The thermal design power (TDP) is the maximum amount of power the cooling system needs to dissipate. A lower TDP typically means that it consumes less power.

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18W

2.number of transistors

4400 million

4400 million

A higher transistor count generally indicates a newer, more powerful processor.

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136000 million

3.semiconductor size

16nm

16nm

A smaller size indicates that the process to create the chip is newer.

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AMD Radeon RX 570

1nm

4.PCI Express (PCIe) version

3

3

PCI Express (PCIe) is a high speed expansion card standard, that connects the computer to it's peripherals. Newer versions can support more bandwidth and deliver better performance.

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3

5.width

278mm

277mm

Best

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115mm

6.height

114mm

140mm

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Nvidia GeForce GT 520 (OEM)

68mm

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Performance

1.pixel rate

76.5GPixel/s

75.3GPixel/s

The number of pixels that can be rendered to the screen every second.

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Nvidia Quadro GV100

208.4GPixel/s

2.GPU clock speed

1594MHz

1569MHz

The graphics processing unit (GPU) has a higher clock speed.

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1784MHz

3.GPU memory speed

2002MHz

2002MHz

The memory clock speed is one aspect that determines the memory bandwidth.

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5505MHz

4.texture rate

127.5GTexels/s

125.5GTexels/s

The number of textured pixels that can be rendered to the screen every second.

Best

Nvidia Quadro GV100

521GTexels/s

5.floating-point performance

4.08TFLOPS

4.02TFLOPS

Floating-point performance is a measurement of the raw processing power of the GPU.

Best

Nvidia Titan V

110TFLOPS

6.shading units

1280

1280

Shading units (or stream processors) are small processors within the graphics card that are responsible for processing different aspects of the image.

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51232

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Memory

1.maximum memory bandwidth

192.2GB/s

192.2GB/s

This is the maximum rate that data can be read from or stored into memory.

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Asus ROG Strix Radeon RX 570 Gaming OC

2242GB/s

2.effective memory speed

8008MHz

8008MHz

The effective memory clock speed is calculated from the size and data rate of the memory. Higher clock speeds can give increased performance in games and other applications.

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14400MHz

3.memory bus width

192bit

192bit

A wider bus width means that it can carry more data per cycle. It is an important factor of memory performance, and therefore the general performance of the graphics card.

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Sapphire Radeon Pro Duo

8192bit

4.RAM

6GB

6GB

Best

Nvidia Quadro GV100

32.77GB

5.version of GDDR memory

5

5

Newer versions of GDDR memory offer improvements such as higher transfer rates that give increased performance.

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6

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Ports

1.has a HDMI output
Gigabyte GeForce GTX 1060 G1 Gaming
MSI GeForce GTX 1060 Gaming X

Devices with a HDMI or mini HDMI port can transfer high definition video and audio to a display.

2.DisplayPort outputs

3

3

Allows you to connect to a display using DisplayPort.

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4

3.HDMI version

2

2

A newer HDMI version offers a higher bandwidth and is capable of carrying a better signal, e.g. more audio channels, more frames per second etc.

Best

Sapphire Pulse Radeon RX 560 OC 2GB

3

4.DVI outputs

1

1

Allows you to connect to a display using DVI.

Best

HIS Radeon RX 470 IceQ X2 Turbo

10

5.HDMI ports

1

1

More HDMI ports mean that you can simultaneously connect numerous devices, such as video game consoles and set-top boxes.

Best

Gigabyte GeForce Aorus RTX 2080 Ti

3

6.mini DisplayPort outputs

0

0

Allows you to connect to a display using mini-DisplayPort.

Best

AMD FirePro W9000

6

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Features

1.OpenGL version

4.5

4.5

OpenGL is used in games, with newer versions supporting better graphics.

Best

Asus Cerberus GTX 1070 Ti Advanced

12

2.DirectX version

12

12

DirectX is used in games, with newer versions supporting better graphics.

Best

Colorful GeForce iGame RTX 2080 Ti Advanced OC

12.1

3.OpenCL version

1.2

1.2

Some applications use OpenCL to utilise the power of the graphics processing unit (GPU) for non-graphical computing. Newer versions introduce more functionality and better performance.

Best

XFX Radeon RX 550 Slim Single Slot 4GB

4.5

4.Supports 4K resolution
Gigabyte GeForce GTX 1060 G1 Gaming
MSI GeForce GTX 1060 Gaming X

Allows you to view in ultra-high definition.

5.Supports multi-display technology
Gigabyte GeForce GTX 1060 G1 Gaming
MSI GeForce GTX 1060 Gaming X

The graphics card supports multi-display technology. This allows you to configure multiple monitors in order to create a more immersive gaming experience, such as having a wider field of view.

6.Supports 3D
Gigabyte GeForce GTX 1060 G1 Gaming
MSI GeForce GTX 1060 Gaming X

Allows you to view in 3D (if you have a 3D display and glasses).

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