GPUBoss Review Our evaluation of RX 540 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

6.8

Overall Score

Winner
AMD Radeon RX 540 

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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Radeon RX 540

Reasons to consider the
AMD Radeon RX 540

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Lower TDP 65W vs 120W More than 45% lower TDP
Front view of GeForce GTX 1060

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MSI GeForce GTX 1060

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Significantly higher clock speed 1,544 MHz vs 1,219 MHz More than 25% higher clock speed
Significantly higher pixel rate 74.1 GPixel/s vs 19.5 GPixel/s More than 3.8x higher pixel rate
Higher effective memory clock speed 8,008 MHz vs 6,000 MHz Around 35% higher effective memory clock speed
Better floating-point performance 3,953 GFLOPS vs 1,248 GFLOPS Around 3.2x better floating-point performance
Higher memory bandwidth 192.2 GB/s vs 96 GB/s More than 2x higher memory bandwidth
More memory 6,144 MB vs 4,096 MB 50% more memory
Higher texture rate 123.5 GTexel/s vs 39.01 GTexel/s Around 3.2x higher texture rate
Significantly more render output processors 48 vs 16 Three times as many render output processors
More shading units 1,280 vs 512 768 more shading units
More texture mapping units 80 vs 32 48 more texture mapping units
Better manhattan score 3,720.56 vs 3,203.31 More than 15% better manhattan score
Significantly higher memory clock speed 2,002 MHz vs 1,500 MHz Around 35% higher memory clock speed

Benchmarks Real world tests of Radeon RX 540 vs GeForce GTX 1060

T-Rex (GFXBench 3.0) Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon RX 540
3,355.46
GeForce GTX 1060
3,360.62

Manhattan (GFXBench 3.0) Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon RX 540
3,203.31
GeForce GTX 1060
3,720.56

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