GPUBoss Review Our evaluation of 7950 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

9.4

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

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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Radeon HD 7950

Reasons to consider the
AMD Radeon HD 7950

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Higher memory bandwidth 240 GB/s vs 192.2 GB/s Around 25% higher memory bandwidth
Significantly better video composition score 97.31 frames/s vs 27.13 frames/s More than 3.5x better video composition score
More shading units 1,792 vs 1,280 512 more shading units
More texture mapping units 112 vs 80 32 more texture mapping units
Front view of GeForce GTX 1060

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Much higher clock speed 1,544 MHz vs 800 MHz Around 95% higher clock speed
Significantly better PassMark score 8,686 vs 4,764 More than 80% better PassMark score
Significantly more memory 6,144 MB vs 3,072 MB 2x more memory
Significantly higher effective memory clock speed 8,008 MHz vs 5,000 MHz More than 60% higher effective memory clock speed
Significantly higher pixel rate 74.1 GPixel/s vs 25.6 GPixel/s Around 3x higher pixel rate
Much better manhattan score 26,875.7 vs 1,857.58 Around 14.5x better manhattan score
Better floating-point performance 3,953 GFLOPS vs 2,867.2 GFLOPS Around 40% better floating-point performance
Significantly higher memory clock speed 2,002 MHz vs 1,250 MHz More than 60% higher memory clock speed
Higher texture rate 123.5 GTexel/s vs 89.6 GTexel/s Around 40% higher texture rate
More render output processors 48 vs 32 16 more render output processors
Better PassMark direct compute score 5,049 vs 2,725 More than 85% better PassMark direct compute score
Significantly lower TDP 120W vs 200W 40% lower TDP

Benchmarks Real world tests of Radeon HD 7950 vs GeForce GTX 1060

Bitcoin mining Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon HD 7950
344.98 mHash/s
GeForce GTX 1060
580.23 mHash/s

Face detection Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon HD 7950
64.24 mPixels/s
GeForce GTX 1060
158.5 mPixels/s

Ocean surface simulation Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon HD 7950
1,178.18 frames/s
GeForce GTX 1060
1,766.04 frames/s

Particle simulation Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon HD 7950
514.92 mInteraction/s
GeForce GTX 1060
981.4 mInteraction/s

T-Rex (Compubench 1.5) Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon HD 7950
5.75 frames/s
GeForce GTX 1060
8.82 frames/s

Video composition Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon HD 7950
97.31 frames/s
GeForce GTX 1060
27.13 frames/s

T-Rex (GFXBench 3.0) Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon HD 7950
1,679.68
GeForce GTX 1060
31,907.29

Manhattan (GFXBench 3.0) Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon HD 7950
1,857.58
GeForce GTX 1060
26,875.7

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