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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of GeForce GTX 1060

Reasons to consider the
MSI GeForce GTX 1060

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Much higher clock speed 1,544 MHz vs 738 MHz More than 2x higher clock speed
Much higher effective memory clock speed 8,008 MHz vs 2,000 MHz More than 4x higher effective memory clock speed
Significantly more memory 6,144 MB vs 1,024 MB 6x more memory
Much higher memory bandwidth 192.2 GB/s vs 64 GB/s More than 3x higher memory bandwidth
Significantly better floating-point performance 3,953 GFLOPS vs 470 GFLOPS Around 8.5x better floating-point performance
Much higher pixel rate 74.1 GPixel/s vs 11.81 GPixel/s More than 6.2x higher pixel rate
Significantly higher texture rate 123.5 GTexel/s vs 47.23 GTexel/s More than 2.5x higher texture rate
Significantly more render output processors 48 vs 16 Three times as many render output processors
Much higher memory clock speed 2,002 MHz vs 1,000 MHz More than 2x higher memory clock speed
Significantly more shading units 1,280 vs 128 1152 more shading units
More texture mapping units 80 vs 64 16 more texture mapping units
Lower TDP 120W vs 141W Around 15% lower TDP
Front view of GeForce GTS 150

Reasons to consider the
Nvidia GeForce GTS 150

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Wider memory bus 256 bit vs 192 bit Around 35% wider memory bus

Features Key features of the GeForce GTX 1060  vs GTS 150 

memory bandwidth Rate at which data can be read from or stored in onboard memory

GeForce GTX 1060
192.2 GB/s
GeForce GTS 150
64 GB/s

pixel rate Number of pixels a graphics card can render to the screen every second

GeForce GTX 1060
74.1 GPixel/s
GeForce GTS 150
11.81 GPixel/s

texture rate Speed at which a graphics card can perform texture mapping

GeForce GTX 1060
123.5 GTexel/s
GeForce GTS 150
47.23 GTexel/s

floating point performance How fast the gpu can crunch numbers

GeForce GTX 1060
3,953 GFLOPS
GeForce GTS 150

shading units Subcomponents of the gpu, these run in parallel to enable fast pixel shading

texture mapping units Built into each gpu, these resize and rotate bitmaps for texturing scenes

Specifications Full list of technical specs


GeForce GTX 1060  vs
GTS 150 
GPU brand Nvidia Nvidia
GPU name GP106 G92
Market Desktop Desktop
Clock speed 1,544 MHz 738 MHz
Is dual GPU No No
Reference card Nvidia GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB 1.5 GHz 6 GB None

raw performance

Shading units 1,280 128
Texture mapping units 80 64
Render output processors 48 16
Pixel rate 74.1 GPixel/s 11.81 GPixel/s
Texture rate 123.5 GTexel/s 47.23 GTexel/s
Floating-point performance 3,953 GFLOPS 470 GFLOPS


GeForce GTX 1060  vs
GTS 150 
Memory clock speed 2,002 MHz 1,000 MHz
Effective memory clock speed 8,008 MHz 2,000 MHz
Memory bus 192 bit 256 bit
Memory 6,144 MB 1,024 MB
Memory type GDDR5 GDDR3
Memory bandwidth 192.2 GB/s 64 GB/s

noise and power

TDP 120W 141W


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