NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060
vs
AMD Radeon RX 570

GTX 1060 RX 570 Difference
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 AMD Radeon RX 570
Price $ 199 $ 139 60 (36%)
Year 2016 2017 1 (0%)
Maximum Recorded Temperature 76C 74C 2 (3%)
Max Fan Noise 47dB 38dB 9.1 (21%)
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 FPS +0 FPS 0 (0%)
CPU Impact on FPS % 0% 0% 0 (0%)
Benchmark Quality Settings Ultra Quality Settings Ultra Quality Settings
Average 1080p Performance 71 FPS 61 FPS 9.2 (14%)
Average 1440p Performance 50 FPS 44 FPS 5.8 (12%)
Average 4K Performance 29 FPS 24 FPS 4.9 (19%)
Memory 6 GB 4 GB 2 (40%)
Overall Combination Score 80/100 80/100 0 (0%)

Our Verdict: Upgrading from RX 570 to GTX 1060 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
AMD Radeon RX 570
Year Game Frames Per Second
2018 Assassin's Creed Odyssey
34
27
2018 Battlefield V
68
71
2018 Call of Duty: Black Ops 4
73
80
2018 Fallout 76
78
61
2018 Final Fantasy XV
51
54
2018 Forza Horizon 4
70
52
2018 Hitman 2
61
48
2018 Shadow of the Tomb Raider
47
52
2017 Assassin's Creed Origins
50
45
2017 Dawn of War III
68
77
2017 Destiny 2
82
87
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
71
53
2017 Ghost Recon Wildlands
51
50
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
52
43
2016 Ashes of the Singularity
43
44
2016 Ashes of the Singularity: Escalation
44
43
2016 Battlefield 1
82
75
2016 Deus Ex: Mankind Divided
50
42
2016 Doom
99
104
2016 F1 2016
68
70
2016 Hitman
60
79
2016 Overwatch
110
81
2016 Rise of the Tomb Raider
74
68
2016 The Division
53
59
2016 Total War: Warhammer
55
59
2015 DiRT Rally
99
91
2015 Grand Theft Auto V
61
50
2015 The Witcher 3
53
50
2013 Battlefield 4
85
68
2013 Crysis 3
61
58

2560x1440

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060
AMD Radeon RX 570
Year Game Frames Per Second
2018 Assassin's Creed Odyssey
26
25
2018 Battlefield V
50
51
2018 Call of Duty: Black Ops 4
42
50
2018 Fallout 76
52
50
2018 Final Fantasy XV
36
39
2018 Forza Horizon 4
59
44
2018 Hitman 2
40
31
2018 Shadow of the Tomb Raider
31
34
2017 Assassin's Creed Origins
37
31
2017 Dawn of War III
45
48
2017 Destiny 2
70
74
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
46
34
2017 Ghost Recon Wildlands
38
37
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
40
33
2016 Ashes of the Singularity
40
41
2016 Ashes of the Singularity: Escalation
37
39
2016 Battlefield 1
58
54
2016 Deus Ex: Mankind Divided
33
29
2016 Doom
66
70
2016 F1 2016
58
55
2016 Hitman
45
58
2016 Overwatch
76
56
2016 Rise of the Tomb Raider
49
46
2016 The Division
38
43
2016 Total War: Warhammer
47
42
2015 DiRT Rally
68
64
2015 Grand Theft Auto V
41
35
2015 The Witcher 3
39
38
2013 Battlefield 4
55
44
2013 Crysis 3
38
35

3840x2160

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060
AMD Radeon RX 570
Year Game Frames Per Second
2018 Assassin's Creed Odyssey
16
17
2018 Battlefield V
26
25
2018 Call of Duty: Black Ops 4
27
28
2018 Fallout 76
29
28
2018 Final Fantasy XV
22
23
2018 Forza Horizon 4
40
29
2018 Hitman 2
23
18
2018 Shadow of the Tomb Raider
16
18
2017 Assassin's Creed Origins
22
15
2017 Dawn of War III
23
24
2017 Destiny 2
35
37
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
20
18
2017 Ghost Recon Wildlands
22
21
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
23
19
2016 Ashes of the Singularity: Escalation
29
28
2016 Battlefield 1
31
29
2016 Deus Ex: Mankind Divided
14
15
2016 Doom
33
36
2016 F1 2016
32
32
2016 Overwatch
39
29
2016 Total War: Warhammer
24
22
2015 Grand Theft Auto V
32
15

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 / Core i7-6700K

At 1440p, GTX 1060 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 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 against the competition in budget mid-range cards. In terms of memory, the GTX 1060 's 6144 MB RAM is more than enough for modern games and should not cause any bottlenecks. View Current Price List

AMD Radeon RX 570 / Core i7-7700K

It appears that the RX 570 is a more capable mid-range card that can play AAA titles at 1080p with 60 frames per second. 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. View Current Price List

GTX 1060 vs RX 570 Specifications Comparison

Board Design

GTX 1060 RX 570
Board NumberPG410 SKU 30C940, D000
Length9.823 inches 250 mm9.5 inches 241 mm
Outputs1x DVI1x HDMI3x DisplayPort1x DVI1x HDMI3x DisplayPort
Power Connectors1x 6-pin1x 6-pin
Slot WidthDual-slotDual-slot
TDP120 W120 W

Clock Speeds

GTX 1060 RX 570
Boost Clock1709 MHz1244 MHz
GPU Clock1506 MHz1168 MHz
Memory Clock2002 MHz 8008 MHz effective1750 MHz 7000 MHz effective

Graphics Card

GTX 1060 RX 570
Bus InterfacePCIe 3.0 x16PCIe 3.0 x16
GenerationGeForce 1000Polaris (RX 500)
Launch Price299 USD169 USD
ProductionActiveActive
Release DateMar 8th, 2018Apr 18th, 2017

Graphics Features

GTX 1060 RX 570
DirectX12.0 (12_1)12.0 (12_0)
OpenCL1.22
OpenGL4.64.5
Shader Model6.16
Vulkan1.1.821.1.82

Graphics Processor

GTX 1060 RX 570
ArchitecturePascalGCN 4.0
Die Size314 mm²244 mm²
GPU NameGP106Polaris 20
GPU VariantGP106-400-A1Polaris 20 XL (215-0910052)
Process Size16 nm14 nm
Transistors7,200 million5,700 million

Memory

GTX 1060 RX 570
Bandwidth192.2 GB/s224.0 GB/s
Memory Bus192 bit256 bit
Memory Size6144 MB4096 MB
Memory TypeGDDR5GDDR5

Render Config

GTX 1060 RX 570
ROPs4832
Shading Units12802048
TMUs80128

Theoretical Performance

GTX 1060 RX 570
FP16 (half) performance68.36 GFLOPS (1:64)5,095 GFLOPS (1:1)
FP32 (float) performance4,375 GFLOPS5,095 GFLOPS
FP64 (double) performance136.7 GFLOPS (1:32)318.5 GFLOPS (1:16)
Pixel Rate82.03 GPixel/s39.81 GPixel/s
Texture Rate136.7 GTexel/s159.2 GTexel/s