GPUBoss Review Our evaluation of RX 460 vs 660 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

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AMD Radeon RX 460

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Front view of Radeon RX 460

Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Radeon RX 460

Reasons to consider the
AMD Radeon RX 460

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Higher clock speed 1,090 MHz vs 823 MHz More than 30% higher clock speed
Higher effective memory clock speed 7,000 MHz vs 5,600 MHz 25% higher effective memory clock speed
Higher turbo clock speed 1,200 MHz vs 888 MHz More than 35% higher turbo clock speed
Significantly higher memory clock speed 1,750 MHz vs 1,400 MHz 25% higher memory clock speed
Better video composition score 79.39 frames/s vs 54.59 frames/s More than 45% better video composition score
Better PassMark direct compute score 2,488 vs 1,948 Around 30% better PassMark direct compute score
Lower TDP 75W vs 130W More than 40% lower TDP
Front view of GeForce GTX 660

Reasons to consider the
Nvidia GeForce GTX 660

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Significantly higher memory bandwidth 179.2 GB/s vs 112 GB/s Around 60% higher memory bandwidth
More render output processors 32 vs 16 Twice as many render output processors
More texture mapping units 96 vs 56 40 more texture mapping units
Wider memory bus 256 bit vs 128 bit 2x wider memory bus
Better fire strike factor score 44.27 vs 35.49 Around 25% better fire strike factor score
More shading units 1,152 vs 896 256 more shading units
Higher metro: last light framerate 50 vs 37.2 Around 35% higher metro: last light framerate

Benchmarks Real world tests of Radeon RX 460 vs GeForce GTX 660

Bitcoin mining Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon RX 460
239.11 mHash/s
GeForce GTX 660
62.66 mHash/s

Face detection Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon RX 460
55.1 mPixels/s
GeForce GTX 660
31.19 mPixels/s

T-Rex (GFXBench 3.0) Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon RX 460
3,356.28
GeForce GTX 660
3,356.86

Manhattan (GFXBench 3.0) Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon RX 460
3,709.27
GeForce GTX 660
3,710.15

Fire Strike Factor Data courtesy FutureMark

Sky Diver Factor Data courtesy FutureMark

Bioshock Infinite

Metro: Last Light

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Comments

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I'm pretty sure you must look your cpu and ram for multitasking, not the gpu.
This is funny because when i am playing on my computer with the GTX 660 i can run 5 things well streaming a video game and when i open and close the video game i am playing there is no lagg or FPS drop. But when i play on my gaming pc with the Radeon RX460 i can only run a game nothing else and i have massive FPS drop when i first open a game back up after alt+ tabing it takkes about 2 mins for the FPS to go back to normal.
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