GPUBoss Review Our evaluation of 960M vs 1060 among all 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

Noise and Power

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

6.9

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 960M

Reasons to consider the
Nvidia GeForce GTX 960M

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Lower TDP 75W vs 120W Around 40% 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 2,043 More than 4.2x better PassMark score
Significantly higher clock speed 1,544 MHz vs 1,097 MHz More than 40% higher clock speed
Significantly more memory 6,144 MB vs 2,048 MB 3x more memory
Significantly higher memory bandwidth 192.2 GB/s vs 80.2 GB/s Around 2.5x higher memory bandwidth
Significantly higher effective memory clock speed 8,008 MHz vs 5,012 MHz Around 60% higher effective memory clock speed
Significantly higher pixel rate 74.1 GPixel/s vs 17.55 GPixel/s Around 4.2x higher pixel rate
Better floating-point performance 3,953 GFLOPS vs 1,404.2 GFLOPS More than 2.8x better floating-point performance
Significantly higher turbo clock speed 1,759 MHz vs 1,176 MHz Around 50% higher turbo clock speed
Higher texture rate 123.5 GTexel/s vs 43.9 GTexel/s More than 2.8x higher texture rate
Significantly more render output processors 48 vs 16 Three times as many render output processors
Significantly better particle simulation score 1,198.69 mInteraction/s vs 580.96 mInteraction/s More than 2x better particle simulation score
Significantly higher memory clock speed 2,002 MHz vs 1,253 MHz Around 60% higher memory clock speed
Significantly better PassMark direct compute score 5,049 vs 1,479 Around 3.5x better PassMark direct compute score
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 manhattan score 3,717.08 vs 2,851.98 More than 30% better manhattan score

Benchmarks Real world tests of GeForce GTX 960M vs 1060

Bitcoin mining Data courtesy CompuBench

GeForce GTX 960M
174.89 mHash/s
GeForce GTX 1060
432.38 mHash/s

Face detection Data courtesy CompuBench

GeForce GTX 960M
53.96 mPixels/s
GeForce GTX 1060
118.11 mPixels/s

Ocean surface simulation Data courtesy CompuBench

GeForce GTX 960M
795.15 frames/s
GeForce GTX 1060
1,187.96 frames/s

Particle simulation Data courtesy CompuBench

GeForce GTX 960M
580.96 mInteraction/s
GeForce GTX 1060
1,198.69 mInteraction/s

T-Rex (Compubench 1.5) Data courtesy CompuBench

GeForce GTX 960M
3.69 frames/s
GeForce GTX 1060
8.48 frames/s

Video composition Data courtesy CompuBench

GeForce GTX 960M
52.02 frames/s
GeForce GTX 1060
113.61 frames/s

T-Rex (GFXBench 3.0) Data courtesy CompuBench

Manhattan (GFXBench 3.0) Data courtesy CompuBench

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