GPUBoss Review Our evaluation of R9 270 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

6.8

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 Radeon R9 270

Reasons to consider the
AMD Radeon R9 270

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Wider memory bus 256 bit vs 192 bit Around 35% wider memory bus
Front view of GeForce GTX 1060

Reasons to consider the
MSI GeForce GTX 1060

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Much higher clock speed 1,544 MHz vs 900 MHz More than 70% higher clock speed
Much better PassMark score 8,686 vs 4,261 More than 2x better PassMark score
Significantly more memory 6,144 MB vs 2,048 MB 3x more memory
Significantly higher effective memory clock speed 8,008 MHz vs 5,600 MHz Around 45% higher effective memory clock speed
Significantly higher pixel rate 74.1 GPixel/s vs 29.6 GPixel/s More than 2.5x higher pixel rate
Much higher turbo clock speed 1,759 MHz vs 925 MHz More than 90% higher turbo clock speed
Better floating-point performance 3,953 GFLOPS vs 2,368 GFLOPS More than 65% better floating-point performance
Higher texture rate 123.5 GTexel/s vs 74 GTexel/s More than 65% higher texture rate
Significantly better T-Rex score 8.68 frames/s vs 4.36 frames/s Around 2x better T-Rex score
Much higher memory clock speed 2,002 MHz vs 1,400 MHz Around 45% higher memory clock speed
Much better PassMark direct compute score 5,049 vs 2,223 More than 2.2x better PassMark direct compute score
More render output processors 48 vs 32 16 more render output processors
Lower TDP 120W vs 150W 20% lower TDP

Benchmarks Real world tests of Radeon R9 270 vs GeForce GTX 1060

Bitcoin mining Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon R9 270
251.26 mHash/s
GeForce GTX 1060
576.4 mHash/s

Face detection Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon R9 270
57.24 mPixels/s
GeForce GTX 1060
119.24 mPixels/s

Ocean surface simulation Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon R9 270
1,298.8 frames/s
GeForce GTX 1060
1,766.73 frames/s

Particle simulation Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon R9 270
340.91 mInteraction/s
GeForce GTX 1060
1,196.96 mInteraction/s

T-Rex (Compubench 1.5) Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon R9 270
4.36 frames/s
GeForce GTX 1060
8.68 frames/s

Video composition Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon R9 270
80.7 frames/s
GeForce GTX 1060
21.91 frames/s

T-Rex (GFXBench 3.0) Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon R9 270
3,359.76
GeForce GTX 1060
3,358.86

Manhattan (GFXBench 3.0) Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon R9 270
3,717.7
GeForce GTX 1060
3,717.62

Comments

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I think the Crysis 3 test needs to be rerun.
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