NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 3GB
vs
AMD Radeon RX 570

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 3GB
AMD Radeon RX 570
GTX 1060 3GB RX 570 Difference
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 3GB AMD Radeon RX 570
Price $ 170.0 $ 123.0 47 (28%)
Year 2016 2017 1 (0%)
Maximum Recorded Temperature 63C 74C 11 (17%)
Max Fan Noise 42.2dB 38dB 4.2 (10%)
Recommended Power Supply 470W 470W 0 (0%)
Benchmark CPU Intel Core i7-6700K @ 4.00GHz ($334.99) Intel Core i7-7700K @ 4.20GHz ($354.99)
CPU Impact on FPS +0.0 FPS +0.0 FPS 0 (0%)
CPU Impact on FPS % 0.0% 0.0% 0 (0%)
Benchmark Quality Settings Ultra Quality Settings Ultra Quality Settings
Average 1080p Performance 66.1 FPS 62.1 FPS 4 (6%)
Average 1440p Performance 47.3 FPS 44.9 FPS 2.4 (5%)
Average 4K Performance 27.7 FPS 25.7 FPS 2 (7%)
Memory 3 GB 4 GB 1 (33%)
1080p Cost Per Frame $ 2.6 $ 2.7 0.1 (4%)
1440p Cost Per Frame $ 3.6 $ 3.8 0.2 (6%)
4K Cost Per Frame $ 6.1 $ 6.6 0.5 (8%)
Variant NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 3GB AMD Radeon RX 570
Overall Combination Score 81/100 80/100 1 (1%)
Our Verdict: Upgrading from RX 570 to GTX 1060 3GB is not recommended as it is less than 30% of improvement in performance. In general, a reasonable upgrade is between 30% and 50% or more to justify the purchase of new hardware.

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NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 3GB
AMD Radeon RX 570
Year Game Frames Per Second
2019 Apex Legends
53
59.8
56
63.0
2019 Anthem
34
38.5
36
40.6
2019 Far Cry New Dawn
50
56.5
53
59.5
2019 Resident Evil 2
67
74.8
66
73.7
2019 Metro Exodus
29
33.3
29
32.9
2019 World War Z
56
62.3
72
81.0
2019 Gears of War 5
44
49.1
43
47.8
2019 F1 2019
55
61.6
54
60.0
2019 GreedFall
49
55.5
48
54.0
2019 Borderlands 3
35
39.0
34
38.0
2018 Call of Duty: Black Ops 4
62
69.2
72
80.0
2018 Assassin's Creed Odyssey
29
32.3
24
27.2
2018 Final Fantasy XV
43
48.7
48
54.0
2018 Shadow of the Tomb Raider
39
44.4
46
52.0
2018 Forza Horizon 4
59
66.6
46
52.0
2018 Fallout 76
66
74.3
54
61.0
2018 Hitman 2
52
58.1
43
48.0
2018 Just Cause 4
45
50.9
42
47.4
2018 Monster Hunter: World
49
54.8
45
51.1
2018 Strange Brigade
71
79.1
69
77.0
2018 Battlefield V
58
64.9
63
71.0
2017 Dawn of War III
57
64.1
69
76.8
2017 Ghost Recon Wildlands
43
48.7
45
50.1
2017 Assassin's Creed Origins
42
47.0
40
45.0
2017 Destiny 2
70
77.8
78
87.0
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
44
49.6
38
43.0
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
60
67.0
47
53.0
2017 Need For Speed: Payback
63
70.4
59
65.7
2017 For Honor
84
93.9
78
87.6
2017 Project CARS 2
59
66.5
55
62.0
2017 Forza Motorsport 7
68
76.0
67
75.2
2016 Ashes of the Singularity
36
40.9
39
44.4
2016 Deus Ex: Mankind Divided
43
47.8
37
42.1
2016 Ashes of the Singularity: Escalation
37
41.9
38
42.8
2016 Doom
84
94.0
93
103.8
2016 F1 2016
57
64.1
62
69.7
2016 Hitman
51
57.3
71
79.1
2016 Rise of the Tomb Raider
63
70.4
60
67.5
2016 The Division
45
50.3
53
58.9
2016 Total War: Warhammer
46
52.1
53
59.4
2016 Battlefield 1
69
77.4
67
74.9
2016 Overwatch
93
104.1
73
81.2
2016 Dishonored 2
43
48.5
40
45.3
2015 DiRT Rally
84
94.2
82
91.3
2015 Grand Theft Auto V
52
58.3
45
50.3
2015 The Witcher 3
45
50.0
45
50.1
2015 Rocket League
246
273.8
229
255.5
2015 Need For Speed
68
75.9
63
70.8
2015 Project CARS
65
72.7
61
67.9
2015 Rainbow Six Siege
114
127.5
111
124.1
2013 Crysis 3
51
57.4
52
57.9
2013 Battlefield 4
72
81.0
60
67.5
2012 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
169
187.8
157
175.2
2009 League of Legends
316
352.0
295
328.5

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NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 3GB
AMD Radeon RX 570
Year Game Frames Per Second
2019 Apex Legends
35
44.5
37
46.9
2019 Anthem
24
30.6
25
32.2
2019 Far Cry New Dawn
35
43.9
36
46.2
2019 Resident Evil 2
40
50.3
39
49.6
2019 Metro Exodus
20
25.9
20
25.6
2019 World War Z
36
45.5
47
59.1
2019 Gears of War 5
28
35.6
27
34.7
2019 F1 2019
34
43.6
34
42.5
2019 GreedFall
32
40.1
31
39.1
2019 Borderlands 3
21
27.4
21
26.6
2018 Call of Duty: Black Ops 4
32
40.2
40
50.0
2018 Assassin's Creed Odyssey
19
24.3
20
25.0
2018 Final Fantasy XV
27
34.2
31
39.0
2018 Shadow of the Tomb Raider
23
29.1
27
34.0
2018 Forza Horizon 4
45
56.4
35
44.0
2018 Fallout 76
39
49.6
40
50.0
2018 Hitman 2
30
37.6
24
31.0
2018 Just Cause 4
30
37.6
28
35.0
2018 Monster Hunter: World
30
38.4
28
35.8
2018 Strange Brigade
44
55.1
42
53.7
2018 Battlefield V
37
47.0
40
51.0
2017 Dawn of War III
34
42.7
38
48.4
2017 Ghost Recon Wildlands
28
35.9
29
37.1
2017 Assassin's Creed Origins
28
35.0
24
31.0
2017 Destiny 2
53
66.6
59
74.0
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
30
37.6
26
33.0
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
34
43.7
27
34.3
2017 Need For Speed: Payback
40
50.9
37
47.4
2017 For Honor
43
54.8
40
51.1
2017 Project CARS 2
37
46.9
35
43.8
2017 Forza Motorsport 7
58
72.7
54
67.9
2016 Ashes of the Singularity
30
38.1
32
41.1
2016 Deus Ex: Mankind Divided
25
31.6
22
28.6
2016 Ashes of the Singularity: Escalation
28
35.0
31
39.4
2016 Doom
50
62.9
56
70.4
2016 F1 2016
43
54.7
43
54.5
2016 Hitman
33
42.3
46
57.7
2016 Rise of the Tomb Raider
36
46.1
36
45.5
2016 The Division
28
36.2
34
43.1
2016 Total War: Warhammer
35
44.4
33
41.7
2016 Battlefield 1
43
54.7
43
54.3
2016 Overwatch
57
71.8
44
56.0
2016 Dishonored 2
33
41.5
30
38.7
2015 DiRT Rally
51
64.9
50
63.6
2015 Grand Theft Auto V
30
38.5
28
35.0
2015 The Witcher 3
29
37.2
30
38.0
2015 Rocket League
93
117.3
87
109.5
2015 Need For Speed
46
58.7
43
54.7
2015 Project CARS
44
55.5
41
51.8
2015 Rainbow Six Siege
66
82.5
64
80.3
2013 Crysis 3
28
35.9
27
34.7
2013 Battlefield 4
41
51.8
35
43.9
2012 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
125
156.5
116
146.0
2009 League of Legends
156
195.6
146
182.5

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NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 3GB
AMD Radeon RX 570
Year Game Frames Per Second
2019 Apex Legends
18
26.6
19
28.0
2019 Anthem
11
16.6
12
17.5
2019 Far Cry New Dawn
16
23.3
17
24.5
2019 Resident Evil 2
17
24.8
17
24.5
2019 Metro Exodus
11
16.3
11
16.1
2019 World War Z
18
26.2
23
34.0
2019 Gears of War 5
15
22.5
15
21.9
2019 F1 2019
19
27.8
18
27.0
2019 GreedFall
11
16.5
11
16.1
2019 Borderlands 3
10
14.3
9
13.9
2018 Call of Duty: Black Ops 4
17
25.6
19
28.0
2018 Assassin's Creed Odyssey
10
15.4
11
17.0
2018 Final Fantasy XV
14
20.5
16
23.0
2018 Shadow of the Tomb Raider
10
15.4
12
18.0
2018 Forza Horizon 4
26
37.6
20
29.0
2018 Fallout 76
19
27.3
19
28.0
2018 Hitman 2
15
22.2
12
18.0
2018 Just Cause 4
13
19.6
12
18.3
2018 Monster Hunter: World
12
18.4
12
17.2
2018 Strange Brigade
21
30.0
20
29.2
2018 Battlefield V
17
24.8
17
25.0
2017 Dawn of War III
15
22.2
16
24.0
2017 Ghost Recon Wildlands
14
20.5
14
21.0
2017 Assassin's Creed Origins
14
20.5
10
15.0
2017 Destiny 2
23
33.3
25
37.0
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
14
21.4
13
19.0
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
13
18.8
12
18.2
2017 Need For Speed: Payback
24
35.2
23
32.9
2017 For Honor
19
27.3
17
25.6
2017 Project CARS 2
27
39.1
25
36.5
2017 Forza Motorsport 7
42
61.0
39
56.9
2016 Deus Ex: Mankind Divided
9
13.7
10
14.5
2016 Ashes of the Singularity: Escalation
19
27.3
19
28.1
2016 Doom
22
31.6
24
35.6
2016 F1 2016
21
30.8
22
31.8
2016 Total War: Warhammer
16
23.1
15
22.1
2016 Battlefield 1
20
29.1
20
29.2
2016 Overwatch
25
37.1
20
28.7
2016 Dishonored 2
22
32.8
21
30.7
2015 Grand Theft Auto V
20
29.9
10
15.3
2015 Rocket League
38
54.8
35
51.1
2015 Need For Speed
27
39.1
25
36.5
2015 Project CARS
27
39.1
25
36.5
2015 Rainbow Six Siege
26
38.2
26
37.2
2012 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
98
140.8
91
131.4
2009 League of Legends
54
78.2
51
73.0
GTX 1060 3GB vs RX 570 with i7-6700K vs i7-7700K at 1080p and ultra vs ultra settings

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 3GB / i7-6700K

At 1440p, GTX 1060 3GB can hit 50-60 fps on pretty much everything at ultra, just without antialiasing, less ambient occlusion and turned down shadows. It is clear that the GTX 1060 3GB is a significantly more capable high-end card that can play AAA titles at 1080p/1440p with 50-60 frames per second. The price/performance ratio is excellent for GTX 1060 3GB against the competition in budget mid-range cards. With regards to max load temperature, the GTX 1060 3GB 's cooling is excellent at keeping it cool and under control. With current 3072 MB RAM, the GTX 1060 3GB can have very few memory-related bottlenecks in more modern games.

AMD Radeon RX 570 / i7-7700K

At 1440p, RX 570 can hit 50-60 fps on pretty much everything at ultra, just without antialiasing, less ambient occlusion and turned down shadows. It is clear that the RX 570 is a significantly more capable high-end card that can play AAA titles at 1080p/1440p with 50-60 frames per second. The price/performance ratio is excellent for RX 570 against the competition in budget mid-range cards. With current 4096 MB RAM, the RX 570 can have very few memory-related bottlenecks in more modern games.

GTX 1060 3GB vs RX 570 Specifications Comparison

Board Design

GTX 1060 3GB RX 570
Length9.823 inches 250 mm9.5 inches 241 mm
Outputs1x DVI 1x HDMI 3x DisplayPort1x DVI1x HDMI3x DisplayPort
Power Connectors1x 8-pin1x 6-pin
Slot WidthDual-slotDual-slot
TDP120 W120 W

Clock Speeds

GTX 1060 3GB RX 570
Boost Clock1708 MHz1244 MHz
GPU Clock1506 MHz1168 MHz
Memory Clock2002 MHz 8008 MHz effective 1750 MHz 7000 MHz effective

Graphics Card

GTX 1060 3GB RX 570
Bus InterfacePCIe 3.0 x16PCIe 3.0 x16
GenerationGeForce 1000Polaris (RX 500)
ProductionActiveActive
Release DateAug 18th, 2016Apr 18th, 2017

Graphics Features

GTX 1060 3GB RX 570
DirectX12.0 (12_1)12.0 (12_0)
OpenCL1.22
OpenGL4.64.5
Shader Model6.26
Vulkan1.1.961.1.82

Graphics Processor

GTX 1060 3GB RX 570
ArchitecturePascalGCN 4.0
Die Size200 mm²244 mm²
GPU NameGP106Polaris 20
Process Size16 nm14 nm
Transistors4,400 million5,700 million

Memory

GTX 1060 3GB RX 570
Bandwidth192.2 GB/s 224.0 GB/s
Memory Bus192 bit256 bit
Memory Size30724096 MB
Memory TypeGDDR5GDDR5

Render Config

GTX 1060 3GB RX 570
ROPs4832
Shading Units11522048
TMUs72128

Theoretical Performance

GTX 1060 3GB RX 570
FP16 (half) performance61.49 GFLOPS (1:64)5,095 GFLOPS (1:1)
FP32 (float) performance3,935 GFLOPS 5,095 GFLOPS
FP64 (double) performance123.0 GFLOPS (1:32)318.5 GFLOPS (1:16)
Pixel Rate81.98 GPixel/s 39.81 GPixel/s
Texture Rate123.0 GTexel/s 159.2 GTexel/s

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