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Nvidia GeForce GTX 1060 MSI 6GT OC

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How well can the GeForce GTX 1060 MSI 6GT OC run games
Nvidia GeForce GTX 1060 MSI 6GT OC
10 Aug 2021 - Graphics card reviewed

While some games have more powerful requirements than this GPU, the GeForce GTX 1060 MSI 6GT OC 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.

GeForce GTX 1060 MSI 6GT OC is capable of DirectX 12 gaming requirements.

This PC hardware performance game review for the GeForce GTX 1060 MSI 6GT OC graphics card, when running 2021 more popular games, lets us see what type of FPS this card gets when playing at 1080p, 1440p and 4K screen resolutions and ultra settings. In comparison to the game recommended requirements of the 1000 most demanding games played today this PC hardware can run 747.

Now onto the frame rates achieved at 1080p. We predict that Far Cry 6 will get 30 FPS with the GeForce GTX 1060 MSI 6GT OC, Star Citizen predicted to get 55 FPS and Dying Light 2 predicted to get 31 frames per second. All run on Ultra at 1920x1080 screen res.

With PC gamers looking for larger screen sizes like 1440p we tested the GeForce GTX 1060 MSI 6GT OC by researching Far Cry 6 leading us to predict a weak performance. Its FPS predictions for the graphics settings are as follows - L: 59FPS, M: 47FPS, H: 32FPS, U: 23FPS. Another popular game we researched with this card was Star Citizen and that was playable. This graphics card is predicted to deliver 42 FPS at Ultra 1440p. Another popular title was Dying Light 2 which is predicted to get weak results with a 24FPS on Ultra 1440p. Gaming at 1440p with the GeForce GTX 1060 MSI 6GT OC is a perfectly suitable selection of hardware for theis larger screen size. If a game at 1440p struggles a bit or experiences a frame drop then you can tweak settings in game to help get it stable. This might mean lowering it to medium or low in some specific options.

How many years will the GeForce GTX 1060 MSI 6GT OC graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the GeForce GTX 1060 MSI 6GT OC in your PC? Upgrade time for this GPU is currently placed at 2 years

Whats a good PC graphics upgrade for the GeForce GTX 1060 MSI 6GT OC? A suitable upgrade choice for the GeForce GTX 1060 MSI 6GT OC is the 30 Series GeForce RTX 3050 Ti, which is 50% more powerful and can run 976 of the 1000 most demanding PC games beating their recommended requirements. Alternatively we would suggest getting a R-500 Series Radeon RX Vega 64 8GB, as it can run 967 of the top 1000 demanding game requirements today with 42% increased graphics performance.
FPS System Benchmark
71 FPS
High
The GeForce GTX 1060 MSI 6GT OC was released on 19 Jul 2016
Nvidia PC game performance check GeForce GTX 1060 MSI 6GT OC
GPU
Architecture
Pascal P106-400-A1
Process
16nm
TMUs
80
Texture Rate
141 GTexel/s
ROPs
48
Pixel Rate
84 GPixel/s
Shader Processing Units
(CUDA Cores)
Ray Tracing
Tensor Cores
Release Price
$249
Compatibility
Direct X
DX 12.1
Shader
5.0
Open GL
4.5
Resolution (WxH)
7680 x 4320
Notebook GPU
SLI/Crossfire
Dedicated
Integrated
Memory
Memory
6144MB
Memory Speed
2027MHz
Memory Bus
192bit
Memory Type
GDDR5
Memory Bandwidth
194.6GB/sec
L2 Cache
2048
Display Connectors
VGA Connection
DVI Connection
1
HDMI Connection
1
DisplayPort Connection
2
Clock Speeds
Core Speed
1544 MHz
Boost Clock
1759 MHz
Power
Max Power
120 Watts
PSU
400 Watt & 27 Amps
Power Connector
1x 6-pin
Recommended Hardware
Best CPU Match
Best RAM Match
8 GB
Best Resolution
2560 x 1440
GPU Upgrade
GD Official
GD RATING
7.4
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GeForce GTX 1060 MSI 6GT OC Game Requirement Analysis

Overview
GeForce GTX 1060 is a Performance Graphics Card based on the Pascal Architecture.

Architecture
It equips a GPU Codenamed P106-400-A1 which is a First Gen Pascal GPU amd has 10 SM activated, offering 1280 Shader Processing Units, 80 TMUs and 48 ROPs.

GPU
The central unit runs at 1506MHz and goes up to 1709MHz, in Turbo Mode.

Memory
The GPU accesses a 6GB frame buffer of Fast GDDR5, through a 192-bit memory interface, while the Memory Clock Operates at 2000MHz.

Power Consumption
With a rated board TDP of 120W, it requires at least a 400W PSU with one available 6-pin connector.

Performance
N/A.

System Suggestions
GeForce GTX 1060 is best suited for resolutions up to and including 2560x1440. We recommend a High-End Processor and 8GB of RAM for Optimal Performance.

Source [ Wikipedia ]