NVIDIA GeForce GTX TITAN BLACK vs 1060 3 GB

NVIDIA GeForce GTX TITAN BLACK
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 3 GB

General info

Comparison of GeForce GTX TITAN BLACK and GeForce GTX 1060 3 GB architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Value for money (0-100)
10.66
 
84.53
Architecture
Kepler
 
Pascal
Code name
GK110B
 
GP106
Type
Desktop
 
Desktop
Release date
18 February 2014
 
18 August 2016
Launch price (MSRP)
$999
 
$199
Price now
$1400
 
$181

Technical specs

GeForce GTX TITAN BLACK and GeForce GTX 1060 3 GB'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 TITAN BLACK and GeForce GTX 1060 3 GB's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
2880
 
1152
CUDA cores
2880
 
n/d
Core clock speed
889 MHz
 
1506 MHz
Boost Clock
980 MHz
 
1708 MHz
Transistor count
7,080 million
 
4,400 million
Manufacturing process technology
28 nm
 
16 nm
Power consumption (TDP)
250 Watt
 
120 Watt
Texture fill rate
213 billion / sec
 
123.0 GTexel / s
Floating-point performance
5,645 gflops
 
3,935 gflops

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on GeForce GTX TITAN BLACK and GeForce GTX 1060 3 GB 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
PCI Express 3.0
 
n/d
Interface
PCIe 3.0 x16
 
PCIe 3.0 x16
Length
10.5" (26.7 cm)
 
250 mm
Height
4.376" (11.1 cm)
 
n/d
Supplementary power connectors
One 8-pin and one 6-pin
 
1x 6-pin

Memory

Parameters of memory installed on GeForce GTX TITAN BLACK and GeForce GTX 1060 3 GB: 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
 
3 GB
Memory bus width
384 Bit
 
192 Bit
Memory clock speed
7.0 GB/s
 
8008 MHz
Memory bandwidth
336 GB / s
 
192.2 GB / s

Video outputs and ports

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

Technologies

Technological solutions and APIs supported by GeForce GTX TITAN BLACK and GeForce GTX 1060 3 GB. 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 TITAN BLACK and GeForce GTX 1060 3 GB, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
12.0 (11_1)
 
12.0 (12_1)
OpenGL
4.4
 
4.6

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of GeForce GTX TITAN BLACK and GeForce GTX 1060 3 GB. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

GTX TITAN BLACK 45.91
GTX 1060 3 GB 47.05 +2.5%

Passmark

GTX TITAN BLACK 8657
GTX 1060 3 GB 8990 +3.8%

Mining hashrates

Cryptocurrency mining performance of GeForce GTX TITAN BLACK and GeForce GTX 1060 3 GB. Usually measured in megahashes per second.
Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256)
303 Mh/s
 
n/d
Ethereum / ETH (DaggerHashimoto)
n/d
 
19 Mh/s

Gaming performance

Let's see how good GeForce GTX TITAN BLACK and GeForce GTX 1060 3 GB are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.

Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce GTX TITAN BLACK

Wider memory bus (384 vs 192 bit)
More pipelines (2880 vs 1152)
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

Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 3 GB

2.5% faster in synthetic tests
Much newer (18 August 2016 vs 18 February 2014)
Cheaper ($199 vs $999)
Finer manufacturing process technology (16 vs 28 nm)
Less power hungry (120 vs 250 watts)

So, GTX TITAN BLACK or 1060 3 GB?

Technical City couldn't decide between NVIDIA GeForce GTX TITAN BLACK and NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 3 GB. The differences in performance seem too small.
Should you still have questions on choice between GeForce GTX TITAN BLACK and GeForce GTX 1060 3 GB, ask them in Comments section, and we shall answer.

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