GeForce GTX 1060 3GB vs. Radeon RX 570 4GB: 2018 Update. Mainstream GPU Battle - Take Two


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Feb 4, 2016
Today we’re revisiting a mid-range GPU battle between the Radeon RX 570 4GB and GeForce GTX 1060 3GB. It’s been a little over a year since we compared these two head to head in an extensive 28 game battle, so we thought it was about time to take another look now that GPU prices seem to be coming back down to more reasonable prices.

Since the original comparison we’ve received multiple driver and game updates as well as quite a few new games which we’ve added to the benchmark list. Of the 27 games we'll be testing, just half a dozen of them were featured in last year's battle.

Last time the Radeon RX 570 was a mere 2% slower on average, so a very even fight. Currently the RX 570 costs ~$10 more than the 3GB version of the GTX 1060 -- even though its reference cost is $170, while the GTX 1060 should be about $200. Today though the 1060 starts at $230 while the 570 starts at $240, so like all graphics cards they were better priced a year ago.


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Jun 3, 2018
Thanks for sharing :) I didn't know that prices of GPUs were still higher than they should have been. They were when I built my computer a few months ago. I had to spend about an extra $200 over MSPR for my 1080. Based on this article alone (which isn't a good basis, since it's a review of two cards, not a discussion of pricing), it seems like they have gone down drastically, which is definitely good.

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