GPUBoss Review Our evaluation of 590 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 590

Reasons to consider the
Nvidia GeForce GTX 590

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Is dual GPU Yes vs No About half of graphics cards are dual GPU
Much higher memory bandwidth 328 GB/s vs 192.2 GB/s More than 70% higher memory bandwidth
Many more render output processors 96 vs 48 Twice as many render output processors
Much wider memory bus 768 bit vs 192 bit 4x wider memory bus
More texture mapping units 128 vs 80 48 more texture mapping units
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 608 MHz More than 2.5x higher clock speed
Much better PassMark score 8,686 vs 4,182 More than 2x better PassMark score
Much higher effective memory clock speed 8,008 MHz vs 3,416 MHz More than 2.2x higher effective memory clock speed
More memory 6,144 MB vs 3,072 MB 2x more memory
Significantly higher pixel rate 74.1 GPixel/s vs 38.92 GPixel/s More than 90% higher pixel rate
Better floating-point performance 3,953 GFLOPS vs 2,488.4 GFLOPS Around 60% better floating-point performance
Much higher memory clock speed 2,002 MHz vs 854 MHz More than 2.2x higher memory clock speed
Higher texture rate 123.5 GTexel/s vs 77.8 GTexel/s Around 60% higher texture rate
Significantly better T-Rex score 8.68 frames/s vs 3.85 frames/s More than 2.2x better T-Rex score
Much better PassMark direct compute score 5,049 vs 1,379 Around 3.8x better PassMark direct compute score
Much lower TDP 120W vs 365W 3x lower TDP
More shading units 1,280 vs 1,024 256 more shading units

Benchmarks Real world tests of GeForce GTX 590 vs 1060

Bitcoin mining Data courtesy CompuBench

GeForce GTX 590
107.24 mHash/s
GeForce GTX 1060
576.4 mHash/s

Face detection Data courtesy CompuBench

GeForce GTX 590
30.92 mPixels/s
GeForce GTX 1060
119.24 mPixels/s

Ocean surface simulation Data courtesy CompuBench

GeForce GTX 590
1,116.13 frames/s
GeForce GTX 1060
1,766.73 frames/s

Particle simulation Data courtesy CompuBench

GeForce GTX 590
295.13 mInteraction/s
GeForce GTX 1060
1,196.96 mInteraction/s

T-Rex (Compubench 1.5) Data courtesy CompuBench

GeForce GTX 590
3.85 frames/s
GeForce GTX 1060
8.68 frames/s

Video composition Data courtesy CompuBench

GeForce GTX 590
49.11 frames/s
GeForce GTX 1060
21.91 frames/s

T-Rex (GFXBench 3.0) Data courtesy CompuBench

GeForce GTX 590
3,357.39
GeForce GTX 1060
3,358.86

Manhattan (GFXBench 3.0) Data courtesy CompuBench

GeForce GTX 590
3,606.19
GeForce GTX 1060
3,717.62

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