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Nvidia GeForce GTX 1060 Asus ROG Strix Gaming OC 6GB Edition

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How well can the GeForce GTX 1060 Asus ROG Strix Gaming OC 6GB Edition run games
Nvidia GeForce GTX 1060 Asus ROG Strix Gaming OC 6GB Edition
10 Aug 2021 - Graphics card reviewed

While some games have more powerful requirements than this GPU, the GeForce GTX 1060 Asus ROG Strix Gaming OC 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 Asus ROG Strix Gaming OC 6GB Edition is capable of DirectX 12 gaming requirements.

This PC hardware performance game review for the GeForce GTX 1060 Asus ROG Strix Gaming OC 6GB Edition 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 760.

Running at 1080p this card is predicted to get a playable frame rate from Grand Theft Auto VI with 34 FPS on Ultra. Then we take a look at Dying Light 2 which is predicted to return a playable 34 FPS. Another title that we looked at is the popular Battlefield 2042 which we predict will get a weak 23 FPS.

We move on to 1440p, and predict that Grand Theft Auto VI will deliver playable FPS results. Here are the graphic presets - Low: 67 FPS, Medium: 53 FPS, High: 36 FPS and Ultra: 26 FPS. Next we have Dying Light 2 running on GeForce GTX 1060 Asus ROG Strix Gaming OC 6GB Edition which is predicted to get L: 67FPS, M: 53FPS, H: 36FPS, U: 26FPS. And for performance contrast the popular Battlefield 2042 is predicted to get L: 46FPS, M: 36FPS, H: 25FPS, U: 18FPS at 1440p. After a look at the popular games running at 1440p with the GeForce GTX 1060 Asus ROG Strix Gaming OC 6GB Edition, this is going to need to lower its graphics settings to medium on modern games.

How many years will the GeForce GTX 1060 Asus ROG Strix Gaming OC 6GB Edition graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the GeForce GTX 1060 Asus ROG Strix Gaming OC 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 Asus ROG Strix Gaming OC 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 43% better and can run 975 of today’s 1000 most demanding PC games. Alternatively if you want an upgrade suggestion for the GeForce GTX 1060 Asus ROG Strix Gaming OC 6GB Edition then a good choice would be R-500 Series Radeon RX Vega 64 8GB as this is better than 965 of the top 1000 most demanding game requirements with 36% better performance as well.
FPS System Benchmark
74 FPS
High
The GeForce GTX 1060 Asus ROG Strix Gaming OC 6GB Edition was released on 19 Jul 2016
Nvidia PC game performance check GeForce GTX 1060 Asus ROG Strix Gaming OC 6GB Edition
GPU
Architecture
Pascal P106-400-A1
Process
16nm
TMUs
80
Texture Rate
150 GTexel/s
ROPs
48
Pixel Rate
90 GPixel/s
Shader Processing Units
(CUDA Cores)
Ray Tracing
Tensor Cores
Release Price
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
2
DisplayPort Connection
2
Clock Speeds
Core Speed
1645 MHz
Boost Clock
1873 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
7.6
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GeForce GTX 1060 Asus ROG Strix Gaming OC 6GB Edition Game Requirement Analysis

Overview
Asus Strix 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 ASUS GTX 1060 Strix runs a central unit at 1645MHz and goes up to 1847MHz, 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 ]