NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB vs TITAN BLACK

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB
NVIDIA GeForce GTX TITAN BLACK

General info

Comparison of GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB and GeForce GTX TITAN BLACK architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Value for money (0-100)
8.90
 
3.96
Architecture
Pascal
 
Kepler
Code name
GP106
 
GK110B
Type
Desktop
 
Desktop
Release date
19 July 2016
 
18 February 2014
Launch price (MSRP)
$299
 
$999
Price now
$638
 
$1400

Technical specs

GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB and GeForce GTX TITAN BLACK's general performance parameters such as number of shaders, GPU core clock, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly speak of GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB and GeForce GTX TITAN BLACK's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
1280
 
2880
CUDA cores
n/d
 
2880
Core clock speed
1506 MHz
 
889 MHz
Boost Clock
1709 MHz
 
980 MHz
Transistor count
4,400 million
 
7,080 million
Manufacturing process technology
16 nm
 
28 nm
Power consumption (TDP)
120 Watt
 
250 Watt
Texture fill rate
136.7 GTexel / s
 
213 billion / sec
Floating-point performance
4,375 gflops
 
5,645 gflops

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB and GeForce GTX TITAN BLACK compatibility with other computer components. Useful when choosing a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one. For desktop video cards it's interface and bus (motherboard compatibility), additional power connectors (power supply compatibility).
Bus support
n/d
 
PCI Express 3.0
Interface
PCIe 3.0 x16
 
PCIe 3.0 x16
Length
250 mm
 
10.5" (26.7 cm)
Height
n/d
 
4.376" (11.1 cm)
Supplementary power connectors
1x 6-pin
 
One 8-pin and one 6-pin

Memory

Parameters of memory installed on GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB and GeForce GTX TITAN BLACK: its type, size, bus, clock and resulting bandwidth. Note that GPUs integrated into processors don't have dedicated memory and use a shared part of system RAM.
Memory type
GDDR5
 
GDDR5
Maximum RAM amount
6 GB
 
6 GB
Memory bus width
192 Bit
 
384 Bit
Memory clock speed
8008 MHz
 
7.0 GB/s
Memory bandwidth
192.2 GB / s
 
336 GB / s

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB and GeForce GTX TITAN BLACK.
Display Connectors
1x DVI, 1x HDMI, 3x DisplayPort
 
2x DVI, 1x HDMI, 1x DisplayPort
Display Connectors
n/d
 
One Dual Link DVI-I, One Dual Link DVI-D, One HDMI, One DisplayPort
Multi monitor support
n/d
 
4 displays
HDMI
-
 
+
HDCP
-
 
+
Maximum VGA resolution
n/d
 
2048x1536
G-SYNC support
-
 
+
Audio input for HDMI
n/d
 
Internal

Technologies

Technological solutions and APIs supported by GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB and GeForce GTX TITAN BLACK. You'll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes.
Blu Ray 3D
-
 
+
3D Gaming
-
 
+
3D Vision
-
 
+
GPU Boost
n/d
 
+
3D Vision Live
-
 
+
CUDA
-
 
+
FXAA
n/d
 
+
TXAA
n/d
 
+
Adaptive VSync
n/d
 
+

API support

APIs supported by GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB and GeForce GTX TITAN BLACK, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
12.0 (12_1)
 
12.0 (11_1)
OpenGL
4.6
 
4.4

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB and GeForce GTX TITAN BLACK. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

GTX 1060 6 GB 47.05 +2.5%
GTX TITAN BLACK 45.91

Passmark

GTX 1060 6 GB 8873 +2.5%
GTX TITAN BLACK 8657

Mining hashrates

Cryptocurrency mining performance of GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB and GeForce GTX TITAN BLACK. Usually measured in megahashes per second.
Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256)
n/d
 
303 Mh/s

Gaming performance

Let's see how good GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB and GeForce GTX TITAN BLACK are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.

Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB

2.5% faster in synthetic tests
Much newer (19 July 2016 vs 18 February 2014)
Cheaper ($299 vs $999)
Finer manufacturing process technology (16 vs 28 nm)
Less power hungry (120 vs 250 watts)

Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce GTX TITAN BLACK

Wider memory bus (384 vs 192 bit)
More pipelines (2880 vs 1280)
Higher memory bandwidth (336 vs 192.2 GB/s)
GPU Boost 2.0 (increases NVIDIA GPU voltage and frequency when there's a temperature headroom. Similar to AMD PowerTune)
3D Vision
CUDA (Compute Unified Device Architecture - an API for video card computing power usage in tasks different from 3D graphics processing. Can be used for physics simulation for instance)
PhysX (hardware acceleration of physical simulation engine named PhysX)
TXAA
Adaptive VSync
FXAA
NVIDIA Surround
SLI-ready
G-SYNC (removes screen tearing by telling the display when to renew the image. Only works with G-SYNC compatible displays)
HDMI
HDCP
BluRay3D
3DGaming
3D Vision Surround
3DVisionLive

So, GTX 1060 6 GB or TITAN BLACK?

Technical City couldn't decide between NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB and NVIDIA GeForce GTX TITAN BLACK. The differences in performance seem too small.
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