GPUBoss Review Our evaluation of 745 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 and compute performance.

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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 745

Reasons to consider the
Nvidia GeForce GTX 745

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Lower TDP 55W vs 120W 2.2x lower TDP
Front view of GeForce GTX 1060

Reasons to consider the
MSI GeForce GTX 1060

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Much better PassMark score 8,686 vs 2,167 More than 4x better PassMark score
Much higher effective memory clock speed 8,008 MHz vs 1,800 MHz Around 4.5x higher effective memory clock speed
Significantly higher clock speed 1,544 MHz vs 1,033 MHz Around 50% higher clock speed
Much higher memory bandwidth 192.2 GB/s vs 28.8 GB/s Around 6.8x higher memory bandwidth
Significantly better floating-point performance 3,953 GFLOPS vs 793.3 GFLOPS Around 5x better floating-point performance
Much higher pixel rate 74.1 GPixel/s vs 16.53 GPixel/s Around 4.5x higher pixel rate
Significantly higher texture rate 123.5 GTexel/s vs 24.79 GTexel/s Around 5x higher texture rate
More memory 6,144 MB vs 4,096 MB 50% more memory
Much higher turbo clock speed 1,759 MHz vs 1,085 MHz More than 60% higher turbo clock speed
Much better T-Rex score 8.68 frames/s vs 1.6 frames/s Around 5.5x better T-Rex score
Much higher memory clock speed 2,002 MHz vs 900 MHz Around 2.2x higher memory clock speed
Significantly more render output processors 48 vs 16 Three times as many render output processors
Much better PassMark direct compute score 5,049 vs 1,048 More than 4.8x better PassMark direct compute score
Significantly more shading units 1,280 vs 384 896 more shading units
Significantly more texture mapping units 80 vs 24 56 more texture mapping units
Better manhattan score 3,717.62 vs 1,728.44 Around 2.2x better manhattan score
Wider memory bus 192 bit vs 128 bit 50% wider memory bus

Benchmarks Real world tests of GeForce GTX 745 vs 1060

Bitcoin mining Data courtesy CompuBench

GeForce GTX 745
96.34 mHash/s
GeForce GTX 1060
576.4 mHash/s

Face detection Data courtesy CompuBench

GeForce GTX 745
24.01 mPixels/s
GeForce GTX 1060
119.24 mPixels/s

Ocean surface simulation Data courtesy CompuBench

GeForce GTX 745
335.34 frames/s
GeForce GTX 1060
1,766.73 frames/s

Particle simulation Data courtesy CompuBench

GeForce GTX 745
307.1 mInteraction/s
GeForce GTX 1060
1,196.96 mInteraction/s

T-Rex (Compubench 1.5) Data courtesy CompuBench

GeForce GTX 745
1.6 frames/s
GeForce GTX 1060
8.68 frames/s

Video composition Data courtesy CompuBench

GeForce GTX 745
25.9 frames/s
GeForce GTX 1060
21.91 frames/s

T-Rex (GFXBench 3.0) Data courtesy CompuBench

Manhattan (GFXBench 3.0) Data courtesy CompuBench

GeForce GTX 745
1,728.44
GeForce GTX 1060
3,717.62

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