76points

MSI Radeon RX 580 Armor OC 8GB

77points

Nvidia GeForce GTX 1060

MSI Radeon RX 580 Armor OC 8GB
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MSI Radeon RX 580 Armor OC 8GB vs Nvidia GeForce GTX 1060

MSI Radeon RX 580 Armor OC 8GB
Nvidia GeForce GTX 1060
MSI Radeon RX 580 Armor OC 8GB
Nvidia GeForce GTX 1060
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Why is MSI Radeon RX 580 Armor OC 8GB better than Nvidia GeForce GTX 1060?

  • 2nm smaller semiconductor size
    14nmvs16nm
  • Has Double Precision Floating Point (DPFP)

Why is Nvidia GeForce GTX 1060 better than MSI Radeon RX 580 Armor OC 8GB?

  • 249MHz faster GPU clock speed
    1506MHzvs1257MHz
  • 28.6GPixel/s higher pixel rate
    72.3GPixel/svs43.7GPixel/s
  • 8MHz higher effective memory clock speed
    8008MHzvs8000MHz
  • 2MHz faster memory clock speed
    2002MHzvs2000MHz
  • 30W lower TDP
    120Wvs150W
  • 4343million more transistors
    4400 millionvs57 million
  • 342MHz faster GPU turbo speed
    1708MHzvs1366MHz
  • 16 more render output units (ROPs)
    48vs32

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General info

1.number of transistors

57 million

4400 million

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

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136000 million

2.thermal design power (TDP)

150W

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

3.semiconductor size

14nm

16nm

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

Best

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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.

Best

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4

5.width

269mm

250mm

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115mm

6.height

125mm

111.2mm

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68mm

Performance

1.pixel rate

43.7GPixel/s

72.3GPixel/s

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

Best

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230.4GPixel/s

2.texture rate

196.7GTexels/s

120.5GTexels/s

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

Best

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521GTexels/s

3.floating-point performance

6.29TFLOPS

3.85TFLOPS

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

Best

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110TFLOPS

4.GPU memory speed

2000MHz

2002MHz

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

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5505MHz

5.GPU clock speed

1257MHz

1506MHz

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

Best

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1784MHz

6.shading units

2304

1280

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

Best

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51232

Memory

1.maximum memory bandwidth

256GB/s

192.2GB/s

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

Best

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2242GB/s

2.memory bus width

256bit

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.

Best

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8192bit

3.effective memory speed

8000MHz

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

4.RAM

8GB

6GB

Best

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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.

Best

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6

6.Supports ECC memory
MSI Radeon RX 580 Armor OC 8GB
Nvidia GeForce GTX 1060

Error-correcting code memory can detect and correct data corruption. It is used when is it essential to avoid corruption, such as scientific computing or when running a server.

For example

Gigabyte Aorus GeForce RTX 2080 Xtreme 8GB

Ports

1.has a HDMI output
MSI Radeon RX 580 Armor OC 8GB
Nvidia GeForce GTX 1060

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

2.DisplayPort outputs

2

3

Allows you to connect to a display using DisplayPort.

Best

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4

3.DVI outputs

1

1

Allows you to connect to a display using DVI.

Best

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10

4.mini DisplayPort outputs

0

0

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

Best

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6

Features

1.OpenGL version

4.5

4.5

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

Best

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12

2.DirectX version

12

12

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

Best

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12.1

3.OpenCL version

2.2

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

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4.5

4.Supports 4K resolution
MSI Radeon RX 580 Armor OC 8GB
Nvidia GeForce GTX 1060

Allows you to view in ultra-high definition.

5.Supports multi-display technology
MSI Radeon RX 580 Armor OC 8GB
Nvidia GeForce GTX 1060

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
MSI Radeon RX 580 Armor OC 8GB
Nvidia GeForce GTX 1060

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

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