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GPU Architecture

Core Speed 975 Mhz 1506 Mhz
Boost Clock 1185 Mhz 1709 Mhz
Architecture Turing Pascal P106-300-A1
Release Date - -
Notebook GPU Yes No

Resolution Performance

1920x1080
2560x1440
3840x2160

GPU Memory

Memory 6144 MB 3072 MB
Memory Speed 1375 MHz 2002 MHz
Memory Bus 192 Bit 192 Bit
Memory Type - -
Memory Bandwidth 264GB/sec 192.2GB/sec

GPU Display

Shader Processing Units 1920 1152
Technology 12nm 16nm

GPU Outputs

Max Digital Resolution (WxH) 7680x4320 7680x4320
VGA Connections - -
DVI Connections - 1
HDMI Connections - 1
DisplayPort Connections - 3

GPU Power Requirements

Power Required (Watts) 65 Watts 120 Watts
Recommended PSU - 400 Watts

GPU Supporting Hardware

Recommended Processor - Core i5-6500 3.2GHz
Recommended RAM 16 GB 8 GB
Maximum Recommended Gaming Resolution 2560x1440 1920x1080

GPU Recommended Hardware

Recommended CPU
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Possible GPU Upgrades
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Nvidia GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q Performance Review

While some games have more powerful requirements than this GPU, the GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q is only really challenged by the most demanding games released today, but normally it is more than capable of running games with a stable frame rate at 1080p.

Capable of running games with up to a DirectX 12 requirement.

Here we take a closer look at the various performances across 1080p, 1440p and 4K screen resolutions for the GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q. In particular this is looking at the Ultra graphics settings to see what sort of FPS this graphics card can get across some of the more popular games played in 2022. When considering how well this graphics card can run the 1000 most demanding games available today it can best 741 of the games’ recommended graphics requirements.

With 1080p being the most common gaming resolution at the moment we explored how well the GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q can run Back 4 Blood at 1080p and saw it return reasonable frame rates at the following graphics settings - Low: 156 FPS, Medium: 123 FPS, High: 83 FPS and Ultra: 59 FPS. For performance contrast we can see that FIFA 22 returns a strong 91 FPS at Ultra 1080p.

As the PC gaming masses explore larger screen resolutions we decided to run some game checks at 1440p across a few popular games. We discovered the GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q ran Back 4 Blood to a reasonable performance level. Results across the graphics settings looked like this, Low: 119 FPS, Medium: 94 FPS, High: 63 FPS and Ultra: 45 FPS. Another game tested was FIFA 22, L: 183FPS, M: 144FPS, H: 97FPS, U: 69FPS. And then we researched potential graphics card performance on Star Citizen, wih estimates revealing L: 119FPS, M: 94FPS, H: 63FPS, U: 45FPS at 1440p. Running games at 1440p with a GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q is certainly capable of running larger monitor gaming at Ultra or High graphics settings.

How many years will the GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q in your PC? No graphics card upgrade required for around 2 years

Whats a good PC graphics upgrade for the GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q? A good choice when looking to upgrade the GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q would be the 20 Series GeForce RTX 2070 Super Max-Q which meets 810 of the 1000 top game’s recommended system requirements and has 25% better performance.

Nvidia GeForce GTX 1060 3GB Performance Review

This GeForce GTX 1060 3GB graphics card is considered budget with poor modern game performance when playing anything more demanding than indie game requirements.

GeForce GTX 1060 3GB is capable of DirectX 12 gaming requirements.

Here is a quick game performance synopsis for the AAA games played in 2022. In particular we focus on how well the GeForce GTX 1060 3GB runs at Ultra graphics settings and what frames per second it is getting at 1080p, 1440p and 4K monitor resolutions. The GeForce GTX 1060 3GB can run the recommended graphics system requirements for 390 games today, of the top 1000 most demanding.

A GeForce GTX 1060 3GB card at 1080p is seeing a reasonable frame rate when running Days Gone on Ultra - 45 FPS. Lets look at the performance its getting on Far Cry 6 which is 22 FPS. To add a bit more variety lets see how the popular FIFA 22 performs on this hardware, which gets a good 79 FPS.

As the PC gaming masses explore larger screen resolutions we decided to run some game checks at 1440p across a few popular games. We discovered the GeForce GTX 1060 3GB ran Days Gone to a playable performance level. Results across the graphics settings looked like this, Low: 91 FPS, Medium: 71 FPS, High: 48 FPS and Ultra: 34 FPS. Another game tested was Far Cry 6, L: 44FPS, M: 35FPS, H: 23FPS, U: 17FPS. And then we checked graphics card performance on FIFA 22, which returned L: 158FPS, M: 125FPS, H: 84FPS, U: 60FPS at 1440p. Running games at 1440p with a GeForce GTX 1060 3GB is a suitable graphics card for this larger screen res. In some cases we might expect some graphics option tweaks down from Ultra to High to help improve FPS stability when gaming at 1440p.

How many years will the GeForce GTX 1060 3GB graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the GeForce GTX 1060 3GB in your PC? 12-18 months of top end gaming is still left in this graphics card

Whats a good PC graphics upgrade for the GeForce GTX 1060 3GB? There are no graphics cards on the current market that would provide a big enough increase in performance to warrant upgrading the GeForce GTX 1060 3GB.