GPUBoss Review Our evaluation of 1060 vs 1050 among all GPUs


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Noise and Power

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Overall Score

MSI GeForce GTX 1060 

GPUBoss recommends the MSI GeForce GTX 1060  based on its benchmarks and compute performance.

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MSI GeForce GTX 1060

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Front view of GeForce GTX 1060

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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Significantly better PassMark score 8,686 vs 4,443 More than 95% better PassMark score
Significantly more memory 6,144 MB vs 2,048 MB 3x more memory
Higher clock speed 1,544 MHz vs 1,354 MHz Around 15% higher clock speed
Higher memory bandwidth 192.2 GB/s vs 112.1 GB/s More than 70% higher memory bandwidth
Much better manhattan score 26,875.7 vs 3,711.86 Around 7.2x better manhattan score
Better floating-point performance 3,953 GFLOPS vs 1,862 GFLOPS More than 2x better floating-point performance
Higher pixel rate 74.1 GPixel/s vs 46.56 GPixel/s Around 60% higher pixel rate
Higher texture rate 123.5 GTexel/s vs 58.2 GTexel/s More than 2x higher texture rate
Significantly better bitcoin mining score 580.23 mHash/s vs 212.5 mHash/s Around 2.8x better bitcoin mining score
Higher effective memory clock speed 8,008 MHz vs 7,008 MHz Around 15% higher effective memory clock speed
Higher turbo clock speed 1,759 MHz vs 1,455 MHz More than 20% higher turbo clock speed
More render output processors 48 vs 32 16 more render output processors
More shading units 1,280 vs 640 Twice as many shading units
More texture mapping units 80 vs 40 Twice as many texture mapping units
Better PassMark direct compute score 5,049 vs 2,863 More than 75% better PassMark direct compute score
Higher memory clock speed 2,002 MHz vs 1,752 MHz Around 15% higher memory clock speed
Front view of GeForce GTX 1050

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Lower TDP 75W vs 120W Around 40% lower TDP

Benchmarks Real world tests of GeForce GTX 1060 vs 1050

Bitcoin mining Data courtesy CompuBench

GeForce GTX 1060
580.23 mHash/s
GeForce GTX 1050
212.5 mHash/s

Face detection Data courtesy CompuBench

GeForce GTX 1060
158.5 mPixels/s
GeForce GTX 1050
80.61 mPixels/s

Ocean surface simulation Data courtesy CompuBench

GeForce GTX 1060
1,766.04 frames/s
GeForce GTX 1050
1,118.95 frames/s

Particle simulation Data courtesy CompuBench

GeForce GTX 1060
981.4 mInteraction/s
GeForce GTX 1050
542.95 mInteraction/s

T-Rex (Compubench 1.5) Data courtesy CompuBench

GeForce GTX 1060
8.82 frames/s
GeForce GTX 1050
0.42 frames/s

Video composition Data courtesy CompuBench

GeForce GTX 1060
27.13 frames/s
GeForce GTX 1050
16.91 frames/s

T-Rex (GFXBench 3.0) Data courtesy CompuBench

Manhattan (GFXBench 3.0) Data courtesy CompuBench

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