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 741.
Now onto the frame rates achieved at 1080p. We are seeing Far Cry 6 getting 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 playing Far Cry 6 which yielded a weak performance. Its FPS results 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 975 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 965 of the top 1000 demanding game requirements today with 42% increased graphics performance.