Nvidia GeForce GTX 1060 

Released August, 2016
  • 1.5 GHz
  • 3 GB GDDR5
9.8 Out of 10

Explore 44 desktops with the GeForce GTX 1060
Can it keep the GPU cool enough to run at reasonable temperatures and to allow the GPU to work at the expected clock speeds?
by Ryan-Shrout (Aug, 2016)
Performance (overclocking, power)90%Quality (build, design, cooling)95%General Features (display outputs, etc)100%Bundle, Packaging & Software95%Value for Money90% Overall TweakTown Rating94% The Bottom Line: If I could give GIGABYTE a scratch-and-sniff sticker for their GeForce GTX 1060 Xtreme Gaming, I would.
by www.tweaktown.com (Oct, 2016)

GPUBoss Review Our evaluation of the GeForce GTX 1060 among Desktop GPUs for under $200

Gaming

GeForce GTX 1060
10.0
Battlefield 3, Battlefield 4, Bioshock Infinite and 21 more

Graphics

GeForce GTX 1060
10.0
T-Rex, Manhattan and Cloud Gate Factor

Computing

GeForce GTX 1060
9.6
Face Detection, Ocean Surface Simulation and 3 more

Performance per Watt

GeForce GTX 1060
8.9
Battlefield 3, Battlefield 4, Bioshock Infinite and 30 more

Value

GeForce GTX 1060
5.1
Battlefield 3, Battlefield 4, Bioshock Infinite and 30 more

Noise and Power

GeForce GTX 1060
7.8
TDP, Idle Power Consumption, Load Power Consumption and 2 more

9.8

Overall Score

GeForce GTX 1060
9.8

Benchmarks Real world tests of the GeForce GTX 1060

Bitcoin mining Data courtesy CompuBench

GeForce GTX 1060
490.25 mHash/s
Radeon RX 480
611.13 mHash/s
Radeon RX 470
509.67 mHash/s

Face detection Data courtesy CompuBench

GeForce GTX 1060
150.43 mPixels/s
Radeon RX 470
111.72 mPixels/s
Radeon RX 480
120.56 mPixels/s

T-Rex (GFXBench 3.0) Data courtesy CompuBench

GeForce GTX 1060
3,359.56
Radeon RX 480
3,356.26
Radeon RX 470
3,360.8

Manhattan (GFXBench 3.0) Data courtesy CompuBench

GeForce GTX 1060
3,717.8
Radeon RX 480
3,714.44
Radeon RX 470
3,718.8

Fire Strike Factor Data courtesy FutureMark

GeForce GTX 1060
65.03

Sky Diver Factor Data courtesy FutureMark

GeForce GTX 1060
353.11
Radeon RX 480
420.46
Radeon RX 470
378.48

Thief

GeForce GTX 1060
68.6

Battlefield 4

GeForce GTX 1060
99.1

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Performance (overclocking, power)90%Quality (build, design, cooling)95%General Features (display outputs, etc)100%Bundle, Packaging & Software95%Value for Money90% Overall TweakTown Rating94% The Bottom Line: If I could give GIGABYTE a scratch-and-sniff sticker for their GeForce GTX 1060 Xtreme Gaming, I would.
GIGABYTE has impressed with its GTX 1060 Xtreme Gaming, a formidable graphics card for those wanting a nice upgrade from their graphics card that might not be able to handle the upcoming wave of games like Battlefield 1.
25
Aug

ASUS GeForce GTX 1060 Turbo 6GB Graphics Card Review

by Ryan Shrout |
www.pcper.com
As mentioned throughout the article, the sound output from the ASUS Turbo card is higher than we might like, but it's well within range of other reference designs like the RX 480 and the GTX 1070 Founders Edition.
The motherboard slot is only pulling 60 watts at peak, with the 6-pin connection hitting 64 watts or so.
And again for the graphics card itself, with the front of the GTX 1060 Gaming X 6G identical to the GTX 1070 and GTX 1080 cards, but the lack of an SLI connector is noticed.
The Twin Frozr VI cooler is very efficient, keeping the card both cool, and quiet.
18
Aug

NVIDIA Officially Announces GeForce GTX 1060 3GB Edition

by Sebastian Peak |
www.pcper.com
The two versions will be designated only by their memory size, and no other capacities of either card are forthcoming.
As to performance, NVIDIA says the 6GB version holds a 5% performance advantage over this lower-cost version, which at $199 is 20% less expensive than the previous GTX 1060 6GB.

Specifications Full list of technical specs

gpu

GPU brand Nvidia
GPU name GP106
Market Desktop
Clock speed 1,506 MHz
Turbo clock speed 1,708 MHz
Is dual GPU No
Reference card None

raw performance

Shading units 1,152
Texture mapping units 72
Render output processors 48
Pixel rate 72.3 GPixel/s
Texture rate 108.4 GTexel/s
Floating-point performance 3,470 GFLOPS

memory

Memory clock speed 2,002 MHz
Effective memory clock speed 8,008 MHz
Memory bus 192 bit
Memory 3,072 MB
Memory type GDDR5
Memory bandwidth 192.2 GB/s

noise and power

TDP 120W
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