Comparison

GTX 980 vs GTX 1060

The GTX 980 is 3.6% faster than GTX 1060 in synthetic benchmark and 225.0% more expensive on the retail market.

Retail Price

$390

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Better Value

Retail Price

$ 120

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Value

11

Value

35

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3DMark Performace

4367

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+3.6%

3DMark Performace

4215

Video Memory

4 GB

Video Memory

6 GB

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+50.0%

Power Consumption

165W

Power Consumption

120W

Efficiency

26

Efficiency

35

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Release Date

2015

Release Date

2016

MSRP

549 $

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+83.6%

MSRP

299 $

AMD Equivalent to GTX 980

NAME3DMARKPRICE
Radeon RX 5904777
Radeon RX 5804346
Radeon RX 5500 XT4857

AMD Equivalent to GTX 1060

NAME3DMARKPRICE
Radeon RX 5804346

Is GTX 980 better than GTX 1060?

GTX 980 price to performance rating is lower than GTX 1060's. GTX 1060 offers 218.2% better value fo money.

When it comes to power efficiency, GTX 980 falls behind with an efficiency score that is 26, lower than that of GTX 1060 35. Consuming 120 watts, GTX 1060 has 34.6% better power consumption to performance ratio. The efficiency score is calculated by comparing the benchmark score with power consumption

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