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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
22 May 2020 - Graphics card reviewed

The GeForce GTX 1060 Zotac AMP 6GB Edition is a high performing piece of gaming hardware, still confidently featuring in PC gamer computers. GeForce GTX 1060 Zotac AMP 6GB Edition is capable of DirectX 12 gaming requirements.

Lets look at the GeForce GTX 1060 Zotac AMP 6GB Edition game performance guide for some of the biggest games played in 2020. In particular we will see how well this graphics card runs on Ultra settings on 1080p resolution as well as 1440p and 4K. 811 games can be played by this graphics card of the 1000 most demanding games being played by PC gamers today.

With 1080p being the most common gaming resolution at the moment we explored how well the GeForce GTX 1060 Zotac AMP 6GB Edition can run Crucible at 1080p and saw it return reasonable frame rates at the following graphics settings - Low: 136 FPS, Medium: 107 FPS, High: 72 FPS and Ultra: 52 FPS. For performance contrast we can see that Mount and Blade 2: Bannerlord returns a reasonable 57 FPS at Ultra 1080p.

One of the growing popular screen resolutions for PC gaming is the wider 1440p. So we wanted to see how well the GeForce GTX 1060 Zotac AMP 6GB Edition performed at 1440p by taking a look at some of the current popular games. First we looked at Crucible and saw it deliver playable frames per second across the following graphics settings - Low: 104 FPS, Medium: 82 FPS, High: 55 FPS and Ultra: 39 FPS. We then checked the performance on Mount and Blade 2: Bannerlord to see if that runs well. It was playable with a 43 FPS at Ultra 1440p. Gaming at 1440p with the GeForce GTX 1060 Zotac AMP 6GB Edition is certainly a good graphics cards for this increased screen resolutions. It can confidentantly get High or Ultra graphics settings across almost all current games 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? 2-3 years of top end gaming before an upgrade

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 16 Series GeForce GTX 1660 Ti 6GB. This PC hardware upgrade performs 24% better and can run 866 of today’s 1000 most demanding PC games. Alternatively upgrading this graphics card would have us consider the R-500 Series Radeon RX Vega 56 8GB which is 30% more powerful. This upgrade choice can also run 948 games from the most demanding games today.
FPS System Benchmark
72 FPS
High
The GeForce GTX 1060 Zotac AMP 6GB Edition is released on 19 Jul 2016

GeForce GTX 1060 Zotac AMP 6GB Edition Game FPS Benchmarks On Ultra

GeForce GTX 1060 Zotac AMP 6GB Edition gets 33.6 FPS on Red Dead Redemption 2

Red Dead Redemption 2

33.6 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 Zotac AMP 6GB Edition gets 43.9 FPS on Metro: Exodus

Metro: Exodus

43.9 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 Zotac AMP 6GB Edition gets 44.3 FPS on Assassins Creed: Odyssey

Assassins Creed: Odyssey

44.3 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 Zotac AMP 6GB Edition gets 44.9 FPS on Control

Control

44.9 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 Zotac AMP 6GB Edition gets 45.6 FPS on Borderlands 3

Borderlands 3

45.6 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 Zotac AMP 6GB Edition gets 55.2 FPS on Middle-earth: Shadow of War

Middle-earth: Shadow of War

55.2 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 Zotac AMP 6GB Edition gets 55.2 FPS on Tom Clancys Ghost Recon Wildlands

Tom Clancys Ghost Recon Wildlands

55.2 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 Zotac AMP 6GB Edition gets 55.7 FPS on Deus Ex: Mankind Divided

Deus Ex: Mankind Divided

55.7 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 Zotac AMP 6GB Edition gets 57 FPS on Assassins Creed: Origins

Assassins Creed: Origins

57 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 Zotac AMP 6GB Edition gets 57 FPS on Grand Theft Auto V

Grand Theft Auto V

57 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 Zotac AMP 6GB Edition gets 59 FPS on The Witcher III

The Witcher III

59 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 Zotac AMP 6GB Edition gets 59.5 FPS on Final Fantasy XV

Final Fantasy XV

59.5 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 Zotac AMP 6GB Edition gets 64.7 FPS on Just Cause 4

Just Cause 4

64.7 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 Zotac AMP 6GB Edition gets 65.3 FPS on Total War: Warhammer 2

Total War: Warhammer 2

65.3 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 Zotac AMP 6GB Edition gets 66.6 FPS on Shadow of the Tomb Raider

Shadow of the Tomb Raider

66.6 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 Zotac AMP 6GB Edition gets 71.5 FPS on Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

71.5 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 Zotac AMP 6GB Edition gets 74.6 FPS on Far Cry: New Dawn

Far Cry: New Dawn

74.6 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 Zotac AMP 6GB Edition gets 75.6 FPS on Battlefield V

Battlefield V

75.6 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 Zotac AMP 6GB Edition gets 77.5 FPS on Hitman 2 (2018)

Hitman 2 (2018)

77.5 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 Zotac AMP 6GB Edition gets 79 FPS on Far Cry 5

Far Cry 5

79 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 Zotac AMP 6GB Edition gets 84.5 FPS on Forza Horizon 4

Forza Horizon 4

84.5 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 Zotac AMP 6GB Edition gets 90 FPS on Battlefield 1

Battlefield 1

90 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 Zotac AMP 6GB Edition gets 16.3 FPS on Total War: Warhammer 2

Total War: Warhammer 2

16.3 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 Zotac AMP 6GB Edition gets 16.6 FPS on Borderlands 3

Borderlands 3

16.6 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 Zotac AMP 6GB Edition gets 18.2 FPS on Red Dead Redemption 2

Red Dead Redemption 2

18.2 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 Zotac AMP 6GB Edition gets 19.7 FPS on Assassins Creed: Origins

Assassins Creed: Origins

19.7 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 Zotac AMP 6GB Edition gets 20.2 FPS on Deus Ex: Mankind Divided

Deus Ex: Mankind Divided

20.2 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 Zotac AMP 6GB Edition gets 22 FPS on Shadow of the Tomb Raider

Shadow of the Tomb Raider

22 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 Zotac AMP 6GB Edition gets 22.4 FPS on Tom Clancys Ghost Recon Wildlands

Tom Clancys Ghost Recon Wildlands

22.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 Zotac AMP 6GB Edition gets 24.3 FPS on Just Cause 4

Just Cause 4

24.3 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 Zotac AMP 6GB Edition gets 26.9 FPS on Middle-earth: Shadow of War

Middle-earth: Shadow of War

26.9 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 Zotac AMP 6GB Edition gets 28.6 FPS on The Witcher III

The Witcher III

28.6 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 Zotac AMP 6GB Edition gets 29 FPS on Far Cry: New Dawn

Far Cry: New Dawn

29 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 Zotac AMP 6GB Edition gets 30 FPS on Far Cry 5

Far Cry 5

30 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 Zotac AMP 6GB Edition gets 30 FPS on Battlefield V

Battlefield V

30 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 Zotac AMP 6GB Edition gets 44.7 FPS on Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

44.7 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 Zotac AMP 6GB Edition gets 25.9 FPS on Red Dead Redemption 2

Red Dead Redemption 2

25.9 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 Zotac AMP 6GB Edition gets 26.9 FPS on Control

Control

26.9 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 Zotac AMP 6GB Edition gets 32.1 FPS on Borderlands 3

Borderlands 3

32.1 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 Zotac AMP 6GB Edition gets 39.4 FPS on The Division 2

The Division 2

39.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 Zotac AMP 6GB Edition gets 47 FPS on Hitman 2 (2018)

Hitman 2 (2018)

47 FPS
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)
1280
Ray Tracing Cores
Tensor Cores
-
Driver Support
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Release Price
$339.00
Compatibility
Direct X
DX 12.1
Shader
5.0
Open GL
4.5
Resolution (WxH)
7680x4320
Notebook GPU
SLI/Crossfire
Dedicated
Integrated
Memory
Memory
6144 MB
Memory Speed
2002 MHz
Memory Bus
192 Bit
Memory Type
GDDR5
Memory Bandwidth
192.2GB/sec
L2 Cache
2048KB
Display Connectors
VGA Connection
0
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
Resolution Performance
1366x768 1600x900 1920x1080 2560x1440 3840x2160
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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]
GeForce GTX 1060 Zotac AMP 6GB Edition vs Avg. AAA Game System Requirements
Avg. AAA Recommended Requirements
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Graphics Card
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RAM
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Popular Game System Requirements
Game Min. Rec.
Cyberpunk 2077 43% 27%
Call of Duty Warzone 50% 8%
Minecraft: Dungeons 58% 3%
Grand Theft Auto VI 14% 41%
Assassins Creed: Valhalla 43% 27%
Valorant 97% 91%
Maneater 68% 21%
Doom Eternal 6% 6%
Mount and Blade 2: Bannerlord 64% 11%
Phantasy Star Online 2 95% 87%
GeForce GTX 1060 Zotac AMP 6GB Edition Extras
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