75points

Nvidia GeForce GTX 1060

78points

Sapphire Nitro+ Radeon RX 580 8GB

Nvidia GeForce GTX 1060
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Nvidia GeForce GTX 1060 vs Sapphire Nitro+ Radeon RX 580 8GB

Nvidia GeForce GTX 1060
Sapphire Nitro+ Radeon RX 580 8GB
Nvidia GeForce GTX 1060
Sapphire Nitro+ Radeon RX 580 8GB
75
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78
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Why is Nvidia GeForce GTX 1060 better than Sapphire Nitro+ Radeon RX 580 8GB?

  • 30W lower TDP
    120Wvs150W
  • Supports 3D
  • 10mm narrower
    250mmvs260mm
  • 23.8mm shorter
    111.2mmvs135mm

Why is Sapphire Nitro+ Radeon RX 580 8GB better than Nvidia GeForce GTX 1060?

  • 2.65TFLOPS higher floating-point performance
    6.5TFLOPSvs3.855TFLOPS
  • 63.8GB/s more memory bandwidth
    256GB/svs192.2GB/s
  • 82.7GTexels/s higher texture rate
    203.2GTexels/svs120.5GTexels/s
  • 2GB more RAM memory
    8GBvs6GB
  • 1024 more shading units
    2304vs1280
  • 64bit wider memory bus width
    256bitvs192bit
  • 1300million more transistors
    5700 millionvs4400 million
  • 12nm smaller semiconductor size
    4nmvs16nm

Top specs and features

General info

1.number of transistors

4400 million

5700 million

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

Best

Asus GeForce ROG Strix RTX 2080 Gaming Advanced

136000 million

2.thermal design power (TDP)

120W

150W

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.

Best

AMD Radeon HD 6450

18W

3.Semiconductor size

16nm

4nm

Small semiconductors provide better performance and reduced power consumption. Chipsets with a higher number of transistors, semiconductor components of electronic devices, offer more computational power. A small form factor allows more transistors to fit on a chip, therefore increasing its performance.

Best

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.

Best

AMD Radeon VII

4

5.width

250mm

260mm

Best

MSI Radeon RX 560 Aero ITX OC 2GB

115mm

6.height

111.2mm

135mm

Best

Nvidia GeForce GT 520 (OEM)

68mm

Performance

1.texture rate

120.5GTexels/s

203.2GTexels/s

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

Best

Nvidia Quadro GV100

521GTexels/s

2.pixel rate

72.3GPixel/s

45.2GPixel/s

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

Best

AMD Radeon VII

230.4GPixel/s

3.floating-point performance

3.85TFLOPS

6.5TFLOPS

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

Best

Nvidia Titan V

110TFLOPS

4.GPU memory speed

2002MHz

2000MHz

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

Best

Gainward GeForce GTX 1080 Ti Founders Edition

5505MHz

5.GPU clock speed

1506MHz

1257MHz

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

Best

Gigabyte GeForce GTX 1080 Xtreme Gaming

1784MHz

6.texture mapping units (TMUs)

80

144

TMUs take textures and map them to the geometry of a 3D scene. More TMUs will typically mean that texture information is processed faster.

Best

XFX Radeon Pro Duo

512

Memory

1.maximum memory bandwidth

192.2GB/s

256GB/s

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

Best

Asus ROG Strix Radeon RX 570 Gaming OC

2242GB/s

2.memory bus width

192bit

256bit

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

Sapphire Radeon Pro Duo

8192bit

3.RAM

6GB

8GB

Best

Nvidia Quadro GV100

32.77GB

4.effective memory speed

8008MHz

8000MHz

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.

Best

Zotac Gaming GeForce RTX 2080 Ti AMP Extreme

14400MHz

5.version of GDDR memory

5

5

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

Best

Nvidia Geforce RTX 2060

6

6.Supports ECC memory
Nvidia GeForce GTX 1060
Sapphire Nitro+ Radeon RX 580 8GB

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
Nvidia GeForce GTX 1060
Sapphire Nitro+ Radeon RX 580 8GB

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

2.DisplayPort outputs

3

2

Allows you to connect to a display using DisplayPort.

Best

Nvidia Quadro RTX 5000

4

3.DVI outputs

1

1

Allows you to connect to a display using DVI.

Best

HIS Radeon RX 470 IceQ X2 Turbo

10

4.mini DisplayPort outputs

0

0

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

Best

AMD FirePro W9000

6

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

2.2

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
Nvidia GeForce GTX 1060
Sapphire Nitro+ Radeon RX 580 8GB

Allows you to view in ultra-high definition.

5.Supports multi-display technology
Nvidia GeForce GTX 1060
Sapphire Nitro+ Radeon RX 580 8GB

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
Nvidia GeForce GTX 1060
Sapphire Nitro+ Radeon RX 580 8GB

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

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