10 Aug 2021 - Graphics card reviewed
This graphics card offers upper mid level gaming performance. The GeForce GTX 1060 EVGA GAMING GPU could struggle if it was to try and run the most demanding games available today, but it meets a lot of game system requirements found in today’s games.
GeForce GTX 1060 EVGA GAMING is capable of DirectX 12 gaming requirements.
We take a look at game performance achieved on this graphics card when running 2022 popular games. This short GeForce GTX 1060 EVGA GAMING game hardware review looks at the graphics card frame rate performance on Ultra graphics settings at 1080p, 1440p and 4K screen resolutions. Of the 1000 most demanding recommended specs found in game requirements today, this gpu is more powerful than the graphics requirement of 601 games in todays list.
A GeForce GTX 1060 EVGA GAMING card at 1080p is predicted to see a reasonable frame rate when running Star Citizen on Ultra - 53 FPS. Lets look at the performance its getting on Forza Horizon 5 which is 34 FPS. To add a bit more variety lets see how the popular Resident Evil 8 performs on this hardware, which gets a playable 34 FPS.
Moving screen sizes up to 1440p we researched Star Citizen on the GeForce GTX 1060 EVGA GAMING and predict it will get a playable set of frame rates. Here are the low to ultra predictions at 1440p - L: 106FPS, M: 83FPS, H: 56FPS, U: 40FPS. Another popular game to test at 1440p with this card was Forza Horizon 5 which seemed playable in performance netting an Ultra FPS of 26 FPS. Finally we then took a look at Resident Evil 8 where its Ultra 1440p Frame rates were playable at 26 FPS. Gaming at 1440p with the GeForce GTX 1060 EVGA GAMING is not a bad choice for a larger screen size like this. Some games will struggle though, but with some careful graphic option adjustments in-game you can normally find a suitable visual experience with this GPU at 1440p.How many years will the GeForce GTX 1060 EVGA GAMING graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the GeForce GTX 1060 EVGA GAMING 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 EVGA GAMING?
A good upgrade choice for this graphics card today would be the 30 Series GeForce RTX 3050 Ti
. For comparison of the 1000 most demanding games around today this suggested upgrade is 54% better and can meet 972 of their recommended requirements. Alternatively if you are thinking of upgrading this graphics card then we would currently suggest the R-500 Series Radeon RX Vega 64 8GB
. This PC hardware upgrade performs 47% better and can run 961 of today’s 1000 most demanding PC games.