GTX 1060 with Core i7-6700K benchmarks at Medium Quality quality settings

At 1440p, GTX 1060 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 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 against the competition in budget mid-range cards. In terms of memory, the GTX 1060 's 6144 MB RAM is more than enough for modern games and should not cause any bottlenecks. View Current Price List

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060
Price $ 199 4/5 Very Good
Year 2016 5/5 Excellent
Series GTX 1060
Maximum Recorded Temperature 76C 3/5 Good
Max Fan Noise 47dB 4/5 Very Good
Recommended Power Supply 470W 3/5 Good
Benchmark CPU Intel Core i7-6700K @ 4.00GHz ($334.99)
CPU Impact on FPS + 0 FPS 5/5 Excellent
CPU Impact on FPS % 0%
Benchmark Quality Settings Medium Quality Settings
Average 1080p Performance 127 FPS 5/5 Excellent
Average 1440p Performance 96 FPS 5/5 Excellent
Average 4K Performance 54 FPS 3/5 Good
Memory 6 GB 4/5 Very Good
Overall Combination Score 91/100 Excellent
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Game Performance at Medium Quality settings

Resolution 1920x1080

Year Game Frames Per Second
2018 Assassin's Creed Odyssey
90 FPS
2018 Battlefield V
124 FPS
2018 Call of Duty: Black Ops 4
129 FPS
2018 Fallout 76
134 FPS
2018 Final Fantasy XV
107 FPS
2018 Forza Horizon 4
126 FPS
2018 Hitman 2
117 FPS
2018 Shadow of the Tomb Raider
103 FPS
2017 Assassin's Creed Origins
106 FPS
2017 Dawn of War III
124 FPS
2017 Destiny 2
138 FPS
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
127 FPS
2017 Ghost Recon Wildlands
107 FPS
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
108 FPS
2016 Ashes of the Singularity
99 FPS
2016 Ashes of the Singularity: Escalation
100 FPS
2016 Battlefield 1
138 FPS
2016 Deus Ex: Mankind Divided
106 FPS
2016 Doom
155 FPS
2016 F1 2016
124 FPS
2016 Hitman
116 FPS
2016 Overwatch
166 FPS
2016 Rise of the Tomb Raider
130 FPS
2016 The Division
109 FPS
2016 Total War: Warhammer
111 FPS
2015 DiRT Rally
155 FPS
2015 Grand Theft Auto V
117 FPS
2015 The Witcher 3
109 FPS
2015 Total War: Attila
103 FPS
2014 Civilization: Beyond Earth
163 FPS
2014 Dragon Age: Inquisition
132 FPS
2014 Far Cry 4
126 FPS
2014 GRID Autosport
160 FPS
2014 Shadow of Mordor
136 FPS
2014 The Talos Principle
143 FPS
2014 Thief
126 FPS
2013 Battlefield 4
141 FPS
2013 Bioshock Infinite
168 FPS
2013 Company of Heroes 2
115 FPS
2013 Crysis 3
117 FPS
2013 GRID 2
177 FPS
2013 Metro: Last Light
128 FPS
2013 Total War: Rome 2
133 FPS
2008 Crysis: Warhead
129 FPS

Resolution 2560x1440

Year Game Frames Per Second
2018 Assassin's Creed Odyssey
72 FPS
2018 Battlefield V
96 FPS
2018 Call of Duty: Black Ops 4
88 FPS
2018 Fallout 76
98 FPS
2018 Final Fantasy XV
82 FPS
2018 Forza Horizon 4
105 FPS
2018 Hitman 2
86 FPS
2018 Shadow of the Tomb Raider
77 FPS
2017 Assassin's Creed Origins
83 FPS
2017 Dawn of War III
91 FPS
2017 Destiny 2
116 FPS
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
92 FPS
2017 Ghost Recon Wildlands
84 FPS
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
86 FPS
2016 Ashes of the Singularity
86 FPS
2016 Ashes of the Singularity: Escalation
83 FPS
2016 Battlefield 1
104 FPS
2016 Deus Ex: Mankind Divided
79 FPS
2016 Doom
112 FPS
2016 F1 2016
104 FPS
2016 Hitman
91 FPS
2016 Overwatch
122 FPS
2016 Rise of the Tomb Raider
95 FPS
2016 The Division
84 FPS
2016 Total War: Warhammer
93 FPS
2015 DiRT Rally
114 FPS
2015 Grand Theft Auto V
87 FPS
2015 The Witcher 3
85 FPS
2015 Total War: Attila
77 FPS
2014 Civilization: Beyond Earth
126 FPS
2014 Dragon Age: Inquisition
96 FPS
2014 Far Cry 4
96 FPS
2014 GRID Autosport
125 FPS
2014 Shadow of Mordor
102 FPS
2014 The Talos Principle
107 FPS
2014 Thief
94 FPS
2013 Battlefield 4
101 FPS
2013 Bioshock Infinite
119 FPS
2013 Company of Heroes 2
84 FPS
2013 Crysis 3
84 FPS
2013 GRID 2
132 FPS
2013 Metro: Last Light
106 FPS
2013 Total War: Rome 2
96 FPS
2008 Crysis: Warhead
92 FPS

Resolution 3840x2160

Year Game Frames Per Second
2018 Assassin's Creed Odyssey
41 FPS
2018 Battlefield V
51 FPS
2018 Call of Duty: Black Ops 4
52 FPS
2018 Fallout 76
54 FPS
2018 Final Fantasy XV
47 FPS
2018 Forza Horizon 4
65 FPS
2018 Hitman 2
48 FPS
2018 Shadow of the Tomb Raider
41 FPS
2017 Assassin's Creed Origins
47 FPS
2017 Dawn of War III
48 FPS
2017 Destiny 2
60 FPS
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
45 FPS
2017 Ghost Recon Wildlands
47 FPS
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
48 FPS
2016 Ashes of the Singularity
51 FPS
2016 Ashes of the Singularity: Escalation
54 FPS
2016 Battlefield 1
56 FPS
2016 Deus Ex: Mankind Divided
39 FPS
2016 Doom
58 FPS
2016 F1 2016
57 FPS
2016 Hitman
48 FPS
2016 Overwatch
64 FPS
2016 Rise of the Tomb Raider
48 FPS
2016 The Division
48 FPS
2016 Total War: Warhammer
49 FPS
2015 DiRT Rally
57 FPS
2015 Grand Theft Auto V
57 FPS
2015 The Witcher 3
48 FPS
2015 Total War: Attila
40 FPS
2014 Civilization: Beyond Earth
70 FPS
2014 Dragon Age: Inquisition
51 FPS
2014 Far Cry 4
52 FPS
2014 GRID Autosport
71 FPS
2014 Shadow of Mordor
56 FPS
2014 The Talos Principle
59 FPS
2014 Thief
66 FPS
2013 Battlefield 4
63 FPS
2013 Bioshock Infinite
62 FPS
2013 Crysis 3
52 FPS
2013 GRID 2
71 FPS
2013 Metro: Last Light
57 FPS
2013 Total War: Rome 2
48 FPS
2008 Crysis: Warhead
68 FPS

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GTX 1060 Specifications

Board Design

Board NumberPG410 SKU 30
Length9.823 inches 250 mm
Outputs1x DVI1x HDMI3x DisplayPort
Power Connectors1x 6-pin
Slot WidthDual-slot
TDP120 W

Clock Speeds

Boost Clock1709 MHz
GPU Clock1506 MHz
Memory Clock2002 MHz 8008 MHz effective

Graphics Card

Bus InterfacePCIe 3.0 x16
GenerationGeForce 1000
Launch Price299 USD
ProductionActive
Release DateMar 8th, 2018

Graphics Features

CUDA6.1
DirectX12.0 (12_1)
OpenCL1.2
OpenGL4.6
Shader Model6.1
Vulkan1.1.82

Graphics Processor

ArchitecturePascal
Die Size314 mm²
GPU NameGP106
GPU VariantGP106-400-A1
Process Size16 nm
Transistors7,200 million

Memory

Bandwidth192.2 GB/s
Memory Bus192 bit
Memory Size6144 MB
Memory TypeGDDR5

Render Config

ROPs48
SM Count9
Shading Units1280
TMUs80

Theoretical Performance

FP16 (half) performance68.36 GFLOPS (1:64)
FP32 (float) performance4,375 GFLOPS
FP64 (double) performance136.7 GFLOPS (1:32)
Pixel Rate82.03 GPixel/s
Texture Rate136.7 GTexel/s

Critics Reviews

Conclusion. Nvidia introduced us to the Pascal architecture with GeForce GTX 1080, and it blew us away by besting previous-gen flagships at a familiar price point.
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Today, NVIDIA released the GeForce GTX 1060, which is designed to combat AMD's Radeon RX 480. It looks like NVIDIA has won this fight since the GTX 1060 brings GTX 980 performance levels to the table while being much more power efficient than the RX 480 - all at a price point of 9 to 9.
NVIDIA releasing the GeForce GTX 1060 so early came as a surprise to most as everybody expected it to be released in fall, around October, which would have given NVIDIA time to milk the high-end while AMD's RX 480 captured the lower end of the market.