Compare GTX 1060 6GB vs GTX 1070 vs GTX 1080 Benchmarks

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 6GB
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 6GBNVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080
Price $ 184.0$ 299.0$ 549.0
Year 201620162016
Maximum Recorded Temperature 76C80C83C
Max Fan Noise 47.1dB48.2dB51.6dB
Recommended Power Supply 470W500W530W
Benchmark CPU Intel Core i7-6700K @ 4.00GHz ($334.99)Intel Core i7-6700K @ 4.00GHz ($334.99)Intel Core i7-6700K @ 4.00GHz ($334.99)
CPU Impact on FPS +0.0 FPS+0.0 FPS+0.0 FPS
CPU Impact on FPS % 0.0%0.0%0.0%
Benchmark Quality Settings Ultra Quality SettingsUltra Quality SettingsUltra Quality Settings
Average 1080p Performance 69.5 FPS96.5 FPS113.7 FPS
Average 1440p Performance 49.9 FPS70.3 FPS83.7 FPS
Average 4K Performance 29.5 FPS41.4 FPS49.7 FPS
Memory 6 GB8 GB8 GB
1080p Cost Per Frame $ 3.7$ 4.1$ 4.4
1440p Cost Per Frame $ 5.1$ 5.7$ 6.0
4K Cost Per Frame $ 8.6$ 9.6$ 10.0
Overall Combination Score 80/10083/10080/100

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NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 6GB
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080
Year Game Frames Per Second
2019 Apex Legends
63.0
99.0
117.0
2019 Anthem
40.6
63.8
75.4
2019 Far Cry New Dawn
59.5
93.5
110.5
2019 Resident Evil 2
78.8
115.8
131.6
2019 Metro Exodus
35.1
51.6
58.6
2018 Call of Duty: Black Ops 4
72.9
111.0
137.0
2018 F1 2018
116.6
2018 Far Cry 5
104.0
2018 Assassin's Creed Odyssey
34.0
47.0
59.8
2018 Final Fantasy XV
51.3
79.0
86.2
2018 Shadow of the Tomb Raider
46.8
74.0
91.0
2018 Forza Horizon 4
70.2
96.0
117.0
2018 Fallout 76
78.3
120.7
145.0
2018 Hitman 2
61.2
94.0
113.0
2018 Just Cause 4
53.6
74.6
84.7
2018 Monster Hunter: World
57.7
80.3
91.2
2018 Battlefield V
68.4
99.0
121.0
2017 Dawn of War III
67.5
101.2
108.2
2017 Ghost Recon Wildlands
51.3
75.8
90.0
2017 Assassin's Creed Origins
49.5
68.0
81.0
2017 Shadow of War
105.8
2017 Total War: Warhammer II
82.1
2017 Wolfenstein II
140.8
2017 Destiny 2
81.9
130.0
155.0
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
52.2
80.0
95.0
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
70.6
96.6
116.9
2017 Need For Speed: Payback
74.2
103.2
117.3
2017 For Honor
98.9
137.6
156.4
2017 Project CARS 2
70.0
97.5
110.8
2017 Forza Motorsport 7
84.9
118.1
134.2
2016 Ashes of the Singularity
43.1
66.2
81.2
2016 Deus Ex: Mankind Divided
50.4
61.3
75.0
2016 Ashes of the Singularity: Escalation
44.1
73.8
89.4
2016 Doom
99.0
147.8
178.7
2016 F1 2016
67.5
103.3
123.6
2016 Hitman
60.4
93.8
123.4
2016 Rise of the Tomb Raider
74.2
114.8
134.3
2016 The Division
53.0
83.1
101.6
2016 Total War: Warhammer
54.9
92.8
109.3
2016 Battlefield 1
81.5
117.4
142.4
2016 Overwatch
109.6
149.8
181.3
2016 Dishonored 2
51.1
71.1
80.8
2015 DiRT Rally
99.3
148.3
162.9
2015 Grand Theft Auto V
61.4
92.7
111.4
2015 The Witcher 3
52.6
83.3
103.9
2015 Rocket League
288.4
401.5
456.0
2015 Need For Speed
79.9
111.3
126.4
2015 Project CARS
76.6
106.7
121.2
2013 Crysis 3
60.5
92.3
113.6
2013 Battlefield 4
85.3
130.8
156.8
2012 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
197.8
275.3
312.7
2009 League of Legends
370.8
516.1
586.3

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NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 6GB
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080
Year Game Frames Per Second
2019 Apex Legends
46.9
73.7
87.1
2019 Anthem
32.2
50.6
59.8
2019 Far Cry New Dawn
46.2
72.6
85.8
2019 Resident Evil 2
53.0
78.0
88.6
2019 Metro Exodus
27.3
40.1
45.6
2018 Call of Duty: Black Ops 4
42.3
65.0
79.0
2018 F1 2018
93.0
2018 Far Cry 5
81.0
2018 Assassin's Creed Odyssey
25.6
39.0
44.0
2018 Final Fantasy XV
36.0
55.0
62.7
2018 Shadow of the Tomb Raider
30.6
49.0
62.0
2018 Forza Horizon 4
59.4
81.0
98.0
2018 Fallout 76
52.2
82.0
101.0
2018 Hitman 2
39.6
62.0
74.0
2018 Just Cause 4
39.6
55.1
62.5
2018 Monster Hunter: World
40.4
56.2
63.8
2018 Battlefield V
49.5
79.0
97.0
2017 Dawn of War III
45.0
69.4
86.0
2017 Ghost Recon Wildlands
37.8
56.4
67.1
2017 Assassin's Creed Origins
36.9
54.0
64.0
2017 Shadow of War
69.8
2017 Total War: Warhammer II
58.1
2017 Wolfenstein II
96.4
2017 Destiny 2
70.2
112.0
133.0
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
39.6
61.0
72.0
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
46.0
63.0
76.3
2017 Need For Speed: Payback
53.6
74.6
84.7
2017 For Honor
57.7
80.3
91.2
2017 Project CARS 2
49.4
68.8
78.2
2017 Forza Motorsport 7
76.6
106.7
121.2
2016 Ashes of the Singularity
40.1
60.7
72.1
2016 Deus Ex: Mankind Divided
33.3
42.4
52.2
2016 Ashes of the Singularity: Escalation
36.9
59.3
74.5
2016 Doom
66.2
101.0
124.7
2016 F1 2016
57.6
81.0
97.2
2016 Hitman
44.5
69.4
103.5
2016 Rise of the Tomb Raider
48.6
75.5
95.1
2016 The Division
38.2
59.4
73.2
2016 Total War: Warhammer
46.8
67.9
83.7
2016 Battlefield 1
57.6
87.7
102.9
2016 Overwatch
75.6
103.6
125.3
2016 Dishonored 2
43.7
60.8
69.1
2015 DiRT Rally
68.4
105.6
123.5
2015 Grand Theft Auto V
40.6
63.1
77.4
2015 The Witcher 3
39.1
62.0
77.2
2015 Rocket League
123.6
172.1
195.5
2015 Need For Speed
61.8
86.0
97.7
2015 Project CARS
58.5
81.4
92.5
2013 Crysis 3
37.8
58.1
72.5
2013 Battlefield 4
54.5
84.8
102.8
2012 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
164.8
229.4
260.6
2009 League of Legends
206.0
286.8
325.8

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NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 6GB
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080
Year Game Frames Per Second
2019 Apex Legends
28.0
44.0
52.0
2019 Anthem
17.5
27.5
32.5
2019 Far Cry New Dawn
24.5
38.5
45.5
2019 Resident Evil 2
26.1
38.4
43.7
2019 Metro Exodus
17.2
25.2
28.7
2018 Call of Duty: Black Ops 4
27.0
29.0
35.0
2018 F1 2018
59.1
2018 Far Cry 5
42.0
2018 Assassin's Creed Odyssey
16.2
26.0
31.0
2018 Final Fantasy XV
21.6
32.0
34.6
2018 Shadow of the Tomb Raider
16.2
26.0
33.0
2018 Forza Horizon 4
39.6
54.0
65.0
2018 Fallout 76
28.8
45.0
56.0
2018 Hitman 2
23.4
36.0
44.0
2018 Just Cause 4
20.6
28.7
32.6
2018 Monster Hunter: World
19.4
27.0
30.6
2018 Battlefield V
26.1
44.0
52.0
2017 Dawn of War III
23.4
36.2
45.1
2017 Ghost Recon Wildlands
21.6
32.7
39.9
2017 Assassin's Creed Origins
21.6
31.0
41.0
2017 Shadow of War
39.9
2017 Total War: Warhammer II
31.4
2017 Wolfenstein II
59.8
2017 Destiny 2
35.1
56.0
67.0
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
22.5
35.0
41.0
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
19.8
33.6
40.6
2017 Need For Speed: Payback
37.1
51.6
58.6
2017 For Honor
28.8
40.1
45.6
2017 Project CARS 2
41.2
57.4
65.1
2017 Forza Motorsport 7
64.3
89.5
101.6
2016 Ashes of the Singularity
26.1
41.6
56.6
2016 Deus Ex: Mankind Divided
14.4
22.5
28.2
2016 Ashes of the Singularity: Escalation
28.8
49.4
61.1
2016 Doom
33.3
52.5
66.0
2016 F1 2016
32.4
50.5
62.1
2016 Hitman
22.5
40.2
61.0
2016 Rise of the Tomb Raider
23.4
39.0
49.4
2016 The Division
23.4
32.8
40.8
2016 Total War: Warhammer
24.3
38.1
47.8
2016 Battlefield 1
30.6
47.3
56.4
2016 Overwatch
39.1
53.2
64.4
2016 Dishonored 2
34.6
48.2
54.7
2015 DiRT Rally
32.4
53.2
68.4
2015 Grand Theft Auto V
31.5
29.7
37.6
2015 The Witcher 3
22.5
35.4
45.4
2015 Rocket League
57.7
80.3
91.2
2015 Need For Speed
41.2
57.4
65.1
2015 Project CARS
41.2
57.4
65.1
2013 Crysis 3
27.0
28.0
35.8
2013 Battlefield 4
37.8
60.3
74.9
2012 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
148.3
206.5
234.5
2009 League of Legends
82.4
114.7
130.3

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 6GB / i7-6700K

At 1440p, GTX 1060 6GB can hit 50-60 fps on pretty much everything at ultra, just without antialiasing, less ambient occlusion and turned down shadows. It is clear that the GTX 1060 6GB is a significantly more capable high-end card that can play AAA titles at 1080p/1440p with 50-60 frames per second. The price/performance ratio is excellent for GTX 1060 6GB against the competition in budget mid-range cards. In terms of memory, the GTX 1060 6GB 's 6144 MB RAM is more than enough for modern games and should not cause any bottlenecks.

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 / i7-6700K

It is clear that the GTX 1070 is a significantly more capable high-end card that can play AAA titles at 1080p/1440p with 50-60 frames per second. In terms of memory, the GTX 1070 's 8192 MB RAM is more than enough for modern games and should not cause any bottlenecks. In short the performance is exceptional, there's no question that this is one of the most powerful single GPU out there in 2016 .

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 / i7-6700K

With some tuning, the GTX 1080 makes the most sense for gamers with 4K monitors. Though serious gamers hardly play at 4k. In terms of memory, the GTX 1080 's 8192 MB RAM is more than enough for modern games and should not cause any bottlenecks. In short the performance is exceptional, there's no question that this is one of the most powerful single GPU out there in 2016 .

Board Design

GTX 1060 6GBGTX 1070GTX 1080
Board Number PG410PG411 SKU 20PG413 SKU 0
Length 9.823 inches 250 mm10.5 inches 267 mm10.5 inches 267 mm
Outputs 1x DVI1x HDMI3x DisplayPort1x DVI1x HDMI3x DisplayPort1x DVI1x HDMI3x DisplayPort
Power Connectors 1x 6-pin1x 8-pin1x 8-pin
Slot Width Dual-slotDual-slotDual-slot
TDP 120 W150 W180 W

Clock Speeds

GTX 1060 6GBGTX 1070GTX 1080
Boost Clock 1709 MHz1683 MHz1733 MHz
GPU Clock 1506 MHz1506 MHz1607 MHz
Memory Clock 2002 MHz 8008 MHz effective2002 MHz 8008 MHz effective1251 MHz 10008 MHz effective

Graphics Card

GTX 1060 6GBGTX 1070GTX 1080
Bus Interface PCIe 3.0 x16PCIe 3.0 x16PCIe 3.0 x16
Generation GeForce 1000GeForce 1000GeForce 1000
Launch Price 199 USD379 USD599 USD
Production ActiveActiveActive
Release Date Mar 8th, 2018Jun 10th, 2016May 27th, 2016

Graphics Features

GTX 1060 6GBGTX 1070GTX 1080
CUDA 6.16.16.1
DirectX 12.0 (12_1)12.0 (12_1)12.0 (12_1)
OpenCL 1.21.21.2
OpenGL 4.64.64.6
Shader Model 6.16.16.1
Vulkan 1.1.821.1.821.1.82

Graphics Processor

GTX 1060 6GBGTX 1070GTX 1080
Architecture PascalPascalPascal
Die Size 314 mm²314 mm²314 mm²
GPU Name GP104GP104GP104
GPU Variant GP104-150-A1GP104-200-A1GP104-400-A1
Process Size 16 nm16 nm16 nm
Transistors 7,200 million7,200 million7,200 million

Memory

GTX 1060 6GBGTX 1070GTX 1080
Bandwidth 192.2 GB/s256.3 GB/s320.3 GB/s
Memory Bus 192 bit256 bit256 bit
Memory Size 6144 MB8192 MB8192 MB
Memory Type GDDR5GDDR5GDDR5X

Render Config

GTX 1060 6GBGTX 1070GTX 1080
ROPs 486464
SM Count 101520
Shading Units 128019202560
TMUs 80120160

Theoretical Performance

GTX 1060 6GBGTX 1070GTX 1080
FP16 (half) performance 68.36 GFLOPS (1:64)101.0 GFLOPS (1:64)138.6 GFLOPS (1:64)
FP32 (float) performance 4,375 GFLOPS6,463 GFLOPS8,873 GFLOPS
FP64 (double) performance 123.0 GFLOPS (1:32)202.0 GFLOPS (1:32)277.3 GFLOPS (1:32)
Pixel Rate 82.03 GPixel/s107.7 GPixel/s110.9 GPixel/s
Texture Rate 136.7 GTexel/s202.0 GTexel/s277.3 GTexel/s

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