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Nvidia GeForce GTX 1060 Zotac AMP 6GB Edition

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How well can the GeForce GTX 1060 Zotac AMP 6GB Edition run games
Nvidia GeForce GTX 1060 Zotac AMP 6GB Edition
10 Aug 2021 - Graphics card reviewed

While some games have more powerful requirements than this GPU, the GeForce GTX 1060 Zotac AMP 6GB Edition 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 Zotac AMP 6GB Edition is capable of DirectX 12 gaming requirements.

Here we take a closer look at the various performances across 1080p, 1440p and 4K screen resolutions for the GeForce GTX 1060 Zotac AMP 6GB Edition. 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 2021. We look at 1000 of the most demanding games available today and this GPU is better than the recommended graphics requirement of more than 746 games in the list.

First we looked at 1080p resolution for the GeForce GTX 1060 Zotac AMP 6GB Edition performance to explore what sort of benchmarks it would achieve on the popular title Dying Light 2 and predict it will deliver playable frames per second across the following graphics settings - Low: 83 FPS, Medium: 66 FPS, High: 44 FPS and Ultra: 32 FPS. We proceeded to look at Battlefield 2042 to see how that compared and predict that it will return a playable 32 FPS at Ultra 1080p.

With PC gamers looking for larger screen sizes like 1440p we tested the GeForce GTX 1060 Zotac AMP 6GB Edition by researching Dying Light 2 leading us to predict a weak performance. Its FPS predictions for the graphics settings are as follows - L: 63FPS, M: 50FPS, H: 34FPS, U: 24FPS. Another popular game we researched with this card was Battlefield 2042 and that was weak. This graphics card is predicted to deliver 24 FPS at Ultra 1440p. Another popular title was Days Gone which gets playable results with a 39FPS on Ultra 1440p. 1440p GeForce GTX 1060 Zotac AMP 6GB Edition PC gaming is a reasonable choice at this screen size. You can always tweak modern game graphics settings to help you get a better High graphics setting experience at 1440p.

How many years will the GeForce GTX 1060 Zotac AMP 6GB Edition graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the GeForce GTX 1060 Zotac AMP 6GB Edition in your PC? There is still 2 years of top end gaming left in this GeForce GTX 1060 Zotac AMP 6GB Edition

Whats a good PC graphics upgrade for the GeForce GTX 1060 Zotac AMP 6GB Edition? If you are thinking of upgrading this graphics card then we would currently suggest the 30 Series GeForce RTX 3050 Ti. This PC hardware upgrade performs 48% better and can run 976 of today’s 1000 most demanding PC games. Alternatively a good choice when looking to upgrade the GeForce GTX 1060 Zotac AMP 6GB Edition would be the R-500 Series Radeon RX Vega 64 8GB which meets 967 of the 1000 top game’s recommended system requirements and has 41% better performance.
FPS System Benchmark
72 FPS
High
The GeForce GTX 1060 Zotac AMP 6GB Edition was released on 19 Jul 2016
Nvidia PC game performance check GeForce GTX 1060 Zotac AMP 6GB Edition
GPU
Architecture
Pascal P106-400-A1
Process
16nm
TMUs
80
Texture Rate
142 GTexel/s
ROPs
48
Pixel Rate
85 GPixel/s
Shader Processing Units
(CUDA Cores)
Ray Tracing
Tensor Cores
Release Price
$339
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
2002MHz
Memory Bus
192bit
Memory Type
GDDR5
Memory Bandwidth
192.2GB/sec
L2 Cache
2048
Display Connectors
VGA Connection
DVI Connection
1
HDMI Connection
1
DisplayPort Connection
3
Clock Speeds
Core Speed
1556 MHz
Boost Clock
1771 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 Zotac AMP 6GB Edition Game Requirement Analysis

Overview
Zotacs GeForce GTX 1060 AMP! Edition the overclocked GTX 1060 performance graphics card, based on the Pascal Architecture.

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

GPU
The central unit runs at 1556MHz and goes up to 1771MHz, 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 2002MHz.

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

Performance
Benchmarks indicate that GeForce GTX 1060 offers performance just a bit lower than the GeForce GTX 980. As such, GeForce GTX 1060 is far faster than its predecessor the GeForce GTX 960 and even AMD\'s Radeon RX 480 seems beaten by this card.

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

Source [ Wikipedia ]