GPUBoss Review Our evaluation of 690 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

6.7

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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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of GeForce GTX 690

Reasons to consider the
Nvidia GeForce GTX 690

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Is dual GPU Yes vs No About half of graphics cards are dual GPU
Much higher memory bandwidth 384.6 GB/s vs 192.2 GB/s More than 2x higher memory bandwidth
Significantly higher texture rate 234.2 GTexel/s vs 123.5 GTexel/s Around 90% higher texture rate
Many more texture mapping units 256 vs 80 176 more texture mapping units
Better floating-point performance 5,621.8 GFLOPS vs 3,953 GFLOPS More than 40% better floating-point performance
Many more shading units 3,072 vs 1,280 1792 more shading units
Much wider memory bus 512 bit vs 192 bit Around 2.8x wider memory bus
More render output processors 64 vs 48 16 more render output processors
Slightly better manhattan score 5,468 vs 3,717.62 More than 45% better manhattan score
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 915 MHz Around 70% higher clock speed
Significantly better PassMark score 8,686 vs 5,331 Around 65% better PassMark score
Significantly higher effective memory clock speed 8,008 MHz vs 6,008 MHz Around 35% higher effective memory clock speed
More memory 6,144 MB vs 4,096 MB 50% more memory
Much higher turbo clock speed 1,759 MHz vs 1,019 MHz Around 75% higher turbo clock speed
Significantly better T-Rex score 8.68 frames/s vs 3.66 frames/s More than 2.2x better T-Rex score
Higher pixel rate 74.1 GPixel/s vs 58.56 GPixel/s More than 25% higher pixel rate
Significantly better PassMark direct compute score 5,049 vs 2,523 More than 2x better PassMark direct compute score
Significantly higher memory clock speed 2,002 MHz vs 1,502 MHz Around 35% higher memory clock speed
Much lower TDP 120W vs 300W 2.5x lower TDP

Benchmarks Real world tests of GeForce GTX 690 vs 1060

Bitcoin mining Data courtesy CompuBench

GeForce GTX 690
156.19 mHash/s
GeForce GTX 1060
576.4 mHash/s

Face detection Data courtesy CompuBench

GeForce GTX 690
44.37 mPixels/s
GeForce GTX 1060
119.24 mPixels/s

Ocean surface simulation Data courtesy CompuBench

GeForce GTX 690
1,403.86 frames/s
GeForce GTX 1060
1,766.73 frames/s

Particle simulation Data courtesy CompuBench

GeForce GTX 690
403.76 mInteraction/s
GeForce GTX 1060
1,196.96 mInteraction/s

T-Rex (Compubench 1.5) Data courtesy CompuBench

GeForce GTX 690
3.66 frames/s
GeForce GTX 1060
8.68 frames/s

Video composition Data courtesy CompuBench

GeForce GTX 690
29.84 frames/s
GeForce GTX 1060
21.91 frames/s

T-Rex (GFXBench 3.0) Data courtesy CompuBench

Manhattan (GFXBench 3.0) Data courtesy CompuBench

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