GeForce GTX 1060 Max-Q 

Released May 30, 2017
  • 1.3 GHz
  • 6 GB GDDR5

We can also expect better power efficiency and a significant power boost from Braswell as well.
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Every month, they collect opt-in anonymous data to get a feel for where the gaming industry is at.
by Brett-Howse (Aug, 2014)

Features Key features of the GeForce GTX 1060 Max-Q

memory bandwidth Rate at which data can be read from or stored in onboard memory

GeForce GTX 1060 Max-Q
192.2 GB/s
GeForce GTX 1060
192.2 GB/s

pixel rate Number of pixels a graphics card can render to the screen every second

GeForce GTX 1060 Max-Q
60.7 GPixel/s
GeForce GTX 1060
74.1 GPixel/s
GeForce GTX 1060 Mobile
67.4 GPixel/s

texture rate Speed at which a graphics card can perform texture mapping

GeForce GTX 1060 Max-Q
101.2 GTexel/s
GeForce GTX 1060
123.5 GTexel/s
GeForce GTX 1060 Mobile
112.3 GTexel/s

floating point performance How fast the gpu can crunch numbers

GeForce GTX 1060 Max-Q
3,238 GFLOPS
GeForce GTX 1060
3,953 GFLOPS

shading units Subcomponents of the gpu, these run in parallel to enable fast pixel shading

GeForce GTX 1060 Max-Q

texture mapping units Built into each gpu, these resize and rotate bitmaps for texturing scenes

GeForce GTX 1060 Max-Q

In The News From around the web

During Q4, NVIDIA launched the GTX 960 GPU, as well as the GTX 965M.
This, combined with the GTX 980 , 970, 980M, and 970M launches recently have propelled the GPU revenue up to $1.073 billion for the quarter.
The GPU business also has a great lineup at the moment, especially with the Maxwell GTX lines.
Also in the GPU segment is the Tesla GPUs and GRID for high performance computing and datacenter GPU functions, and while exact numbers were not released, NVIDIA stated they had strong grown in this sector, with another record quarter for revenue for Tesla driven by “large project wins with cloud service providers and government customers.

The State Of PC Graphics Sales Q2 2014

by Brett Howse |
The majority of users who do not play any sort of graphical game can get by on just integrated graphics alone whether they are from AMD or Intel.
Intel is the volume king here, even though their integrated solutions are not as powerful as AMD APUs for graphics, but by the market share it appears that people are choosing CPU power and efficiency over GPU power for most devices.

TSMC is aiming for the 10nm Node by 2016 – 20nm Production To be Increased by Q3

by Syed Muhammad Usman Pirzada |
However even though volume production is underway, reports indicate that the process is not mature enough for high performance GPU ASICs.
Any progress and milestone of the company directly affects multiple business and fabless companies, including Red and Green.

Specifications Full list of technical specs


GPU brand Nvidia
GPU name GP106
Clock speed 1,265 MHz
Turbo clock speed 1,480 MHz
Is dual GPU No
Reference card None

raw performance

Shading units 1,280
Texture mapping units 80
Render output processors 48
Pixel rate 60.7 GPixel/s
Texture rate 101.2 GTexel/s
Floating-point performance 3,238 GFLOPS


Memory clock speed 2,002 MHz
Effective memory clock speed 8,008 MHz
Memory bus 192 bit
Memory 6,144 MB
Memory type GDDR5
Memory bandwidth 192.2 GB/s

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