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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Radeon RX 560D

Reasons to consider the
AMD Radeon RX 560D

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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 1,090 MHz More than 40% higher clock speed
Significantly higher pixel rate 74.1 GPixel/s vs 18.8 GPixel/s Around 4x higher pixel rate
Higher memory bandwidth 192.2 GB/s vs 112 GB/s More than 70% higher memory bandwidth
Much higher turbo clock speed 1,759 MHz vs 1,175 MHz Around 50% higher turbo clock speed
More memory 6,144 MB vs 4,096 MB 50% more memory
Better floating-point performance 3,953 GFLOPS vs 2,106 GFLOPS Around 90% better floating-point performance
Significantly more render output processors 48 vs 16 Three times as many render output processors
Higher effective memory clock speed 8,008 MHz vs 7,000 MHz Around 15% higher effective memory clock speed
Higher texture rate 123.5 GTexel/s vs 65.8 GTexel/s Around 90% higher texture rate
More shading units 1,280 vs 896 384 more shading units
More texture mapping units 80 vs 56 24 more texture mapping units
Higher memory clock speed 2,002 MHz vs 1,750 MHz Around 15% higher memory clock speed

Features Key features of the Radeon RX 560D  vs GeForce GTX 1060 

memory bandwidth Rate at which data can be read from or stored in onboard memory

Radeon RX 560D
112 GB/s
GeForce GTX 1060
192.2 GB/s

pixel rate Number of pixels a graphics card can render to the screen every second

Radeon RX 560D
18.8 GPixel/s
GeForce GTX 1060
74.1 GPixel/s

texture rate Speed at which a graphics card can perform texture mapping

Radeon RX 560D
65.8 GTexel/s
GeForce GTX 1060
123.5 GTexel/s

floating point performance How fast the gpu can crunch numbers

Radeon RX 560D
2,106 GFLOPS
GeForce GTX 1060
3,953 GFLOPS

shading units Subcomponents of the gpu, these run in parallel to enable fast pixel shading

texture mapping units Built into each gpu, these resize and rotate bitmaps for texturing scenes

Specifications Full list of technical specs


Radeon RX 560D  vs
GeForce GTX 1060 
GPU brand AMD Nvidia
GPU name Baffin GP106
Clock speed 1,090 MHz 1,544 MHz
Turbo clock speed 1,175 MHz 1,759 MHz
Is dual GPU No No
Reference card None Nvidia GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB 1.5 GHz 6 GB

raw performance

Shading units 896 1,280
Texture mapping units 56 80
Render output processors 16 48
Pixel rate 18.8 GPixel/s 74.1 GPixel/s
Texture rate 65.8 GTexel/s 123.5 GTexel/s
Floating-point performance 2,106 GFLOPS 3,953 GFLOPS


Radeon RX 560D  vs
GeForce GTX 1060 
Memory clock speed 1,750 MHz 2,002 MHz
Effective memory clock speed 7,000 MHz 8,008 MHz
Memory bus 128 bit 192 bit
Memory 4,096 MB 6,144 MB
Memory type GDDR5 GDDR5
Memory bandwidth 112 GB/s 192.2 GB/s

noise and power

TDP 65W 120W


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