NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB Rev. 2 vs AMD Radeon R9 390 X2

Comparative analysis of NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB Rev. 2 and AMD Radeon R9 390 X2 videocards for all known characteristics in the following categories: Essentials, Technical info, Video outputs and ports, Compatibility, dimensions and requirements, API support, Memory. Benchmark videocards performance analysis: GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Frames), GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Fps), CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - T-Rex (Frames/s).

 

Differences

Reasons to consider the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB Rev. 2

  • Videocard is newer: launch date 2 year(s) 4 month(s) later
  • Around 51% higher core clock speed: 1506 MHz vs 1000 MHz
  • A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running videocard: 16 nm vs 28 nm
  • 4.8x lower typical power consumption: 120 Watt vs 580 Watt
  • Around 48% higher memory clock speed: 8008 MHz vs 5400 MHz
Launch date 5 January 2018 vs 3 September 2015
Core clock speed 1506 MHz vs 1000 MHz
Manufacturing process technology 16 nm vs 28 nm
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 120 Watt vs 580 Watt
Memory clock speed 8008 MHz vs 5400 MHz

Reasons to consider the AMD Radeon R9 390 X2

  • 15.8x more texture fill rate: 2x 160.0 GTexel / s billion / sec vs 136.7 GTexel / s
  • 4x more pipelines: 2x 2560 vs 1280
  • 2.3x better floating-point performance: 2x 5,120 gflops vs 4,375 gflops
  • 2.7x more maximum memory size: 2x 8 GB vs 6 GB
Texture fill rate 2x 160.0 GTexel / s billion / sec vs 136.7 GTexel / s
Pipelines 2x 2560 vs 1280
Floating-point performance 2x 5,120 gflops vs 4,375 gflops
Maximum memory size 2x 8 GB vs 6 GB

Compare benchmarks

GPU 1: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB Rev. 2
GPU 2: AMD Radeon R9 390 X2

Name NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB Rev. 2 AMD Radeon R9 390 X2
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Frames) 14345
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Fps) 14345
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - T-Rex (Frames/s) 21.128

Compare specifications (specs)

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB Rev. 2 AMD Radeon R9 390 X2

Essentials

Architecture Pascal GCN 2.0
Code name GP106 Grenada
Launch date 5 January 2018 3 September 2015
Launch price (MSRP) $299 $1,399
Place in performance rating 16 18
Type Desktop Desktop

Technical info

Boost clock speed 1709 MHz
Core clock speed 1506 MHz 1000 MHz
Floating-point performance 4,375 gflops 2x 5,120 gflops
Manufacturing process technology 16 nm 28 nm
Pipelines 1280 2x 2560
Texture fill rate 136.7 GTexel / s 2x 160.0 GTexel / s billion / sec
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 120 Watt 580 Watt
Transistor count 4,400 million 6,200 million

Video outputs and ports

Display Connectors 1x DVI, 1x HDMI, 3x DisplayPort 2x DVI, 1x HDMI, 1x DisplayPort

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Interface PCIe 3.0 x16 PCIe 3.0 x16
Length 250 mm
Supplementary power connectors 1x 6-pin 4x 8-pin

API support

DirectX 12.0 (12_1) 12.0 (12_0)
OpenGL 4.6 4.5

Memory

Maximum RAM amount 6 GB 2x 8 GB
Memory bandwidth 192.2 GB / s 2x 345.6 GB / s
Memory bus width 192 Bit 2x 512 Bit
Memory clock speed 8008 MHz 5400 MHz
Memory type GDDR5 GDDR5