Comparison

GTX 1060 5GB vs GTX 970

geforce gtx 1060 5gb
geforce gtx 970

Release Date

2017

Release Date

2015

Retail Price

$ 398

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Retail Price

$ 399

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+0.3%

MSRP

$

MSRP

329 $

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+Infinity%

Peformace

3908

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+7.1%

Peformace

3648

Video Memory

5 GB

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+25.0%

Video Memory

4 GB

Power Consumption

120 W

Power Consumption

145 W

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+20.8%

Is GTX 1060 5GB better than GTX 970?

Yes, with regards to performance, Nvidia GeForce GTX 1060 5GB outperforms, GeForce GTX 970 by 7.1%.

The GTX 1060 5GB is more energy-efficient considering its peformance, consuming 120 watts to produce 3DMark score of 3908. By comparing its benchmark score to its power consumption, we get an efficiency score of 32.6. GTX 970's efficiency score is 25.2, 29.4% lower, making GTX 1060 5GB the smarter choice in terms of power consumption.

When considering value for money, GTX 1060 5GB offers a better deal than, GeForce GTX 970 by 11.1%. Here is more in depth overview of the price and used prices of GTX 1060 5GB Price History and GTX 970 Price History