GPUBoss Review Our evaluation of 580 vs 1060 among Desktop GPUs

Gaming

Battlefield 3, Battlefield 4, Bioshock Infinite and 21 more

Graphics

T-Rex, Manhattan, Cloud Gate Factor, Sky Diver Factor and 1 more

Computing

Face Detection, Ocean Surface Simulation and 3 more

Performance per Watt

Battlefield 3, Battlefield 4, Bioshock Infinite and 32 more

Value

Battlefield 3, Battlefield 4, Bioshock Infinite and 32 more

Noise and Power

TDP, Idle Power Consumption, Load Power Consumption and 2 more

7.1

Overall Score

Winner
MSI GeForce GTX 1060 

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

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Front view of GeForce GTX 1060

MSI GeForce GTX 1060

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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of GeForce GTX 580

Reasons to consider the
SPARKLE GeForce GTX 580

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Significantly wider memory bus 384 bit vs 192 bit 2x wider memory bus
Front view of GeForce GTX 1060

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MSI GeForce GTX 1060

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Much higher clock speed 1,544 MHz vs 810 MHz More than 90% higher clock speed
Significantly better PassMark score 8,686 vs 5,018 Around 75% better PassMark score
Much higher effective memory clock speed 8,008 MHz vs 4,032 MHz Around 2x higher effective memory clock speed
Significantly more memory 6,144 MB vs 1,536 MB 4x more memory
Significantly better floating-point performance 3,953 GFLOPS vs 1,659 GFLOPS Around 2.5x better floating-point performance
Significantly higher pixel rate 74.1 GPixel/s vs 25.92 GPixel/s More than 2.8x higher pixel rate
Significantly higher texture rate 123.5 GTexel/s vs 51.84 GTexel/s Around 2.5x higher texture rate
Much higher memory clock speed 2,002 MHz vs 1,008 MHz Around 2x higher memory clock speed
Significantly better T-Rex score 8.68 frames/s vs 4.18 frames/s More than 2x better T-Rex score
Much better PassMark direct compute score 5,049 vs 1,855 Around 2.8x better PassMark direct compute score
More shading units 1,280 vs 512 768 more shading units
More texture mapping units 80 vs 64 16 more texture mapping units
Significantly lower TDP 120W vs 244W 2x lower TDP

Benchmarks Real world tests of GeForce GTX 580 vs 1060

Bitcoin mining Data courtesy CompuBench

GeForce GTX 580
142.43 mHash/s
GeForce GTX 1060
576.4 mHash/s

Face detection Data courtesy CompuBench

GeForce GTX 580
35.72 mPixels/s
GeForce GTX 1060
119.24 mPixels/s

Ocean surface simulation Data courtesy CompuBench

GeForce GTX 580
1,401.19 frames/s
GeForce GTX 1060
1,766.73 frames/s

Particle simulation Data courtesy CompuBench

GeForce GTX 580
370.22 mInteraction/s
GeForce GTX 1060
1,196.96 mInteraction/s

T-Rex (Compubench 1.5) Data courtesy CompuBench

GeForce GTX 580
4.18 frames/s
GeForce GTX 1060
8.68 frames/s

Video composition Data courtesy CompuBench

GeForce GTX 580
40.21 frames/s
GeForce GTX 1060
21.91 frames/s

T-Rex (GFXBench 3.0) Data courtesy CompuBench

GeForce GTX 580
3,351.03
GeForce GTX 1060
3,358.86

Manhattan (GFXBench 3.0) Data courtesy CompuBench

GeForce GTX 580
3,709.27
GeForce GTX 1060
3,717.62

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