10 Aug 2021 - Graphics card reviewed
A mid to low level graphics card, the GeForce GTX 1060 Galax EX OC Black 3GB is found in budget machines nowadays, struggling to meet AAA system requirements.
GeForce GTX 1060 Galax EX OC Black 3GB is capable of DirectX 12 gaming requirements.
This PC hardware performance game review for the GeForce GTX 1060 Galax EX OC Black 3GB graphics card, when running 2022 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. When considering how well this graphics card can run the 1000 most demanding games available today it can best 442 of the games’ recommended graphics requirements.
A GeForce GTX 1060 Galax EX OC Black 3GB card at 1080p is seeing a strong frame rate when running FIFA 22 on Ultra - 81 FPS. Lets look at the performance its getting on Back 4 Blood which is 53 FPS. To add a bit more variety lets see how the popular Battlefield 2042 performs on this hardware, which gets a weak 12 FPS.
People are turning their increasingly more powerful graphics cards to the popular 1440p screen size so we tested the GeForce GTX 1060 Galax EX OC Black 3GB to see how it performs on 1440p. First off we have looked at FIFA 22 where it was good. The frame rates it scored for the game presets were - Low: 163 FPS, Medium: 129 FPS, High: 86 FPS and Ultra: 62 FPS. We added Back 4 Blood to our tests and saw it was playable with a 40 FPS at Ultra 1440p. And then tested Battlefield 2042 which got 9 FPS at Ultra 1440p. 1440p GeForce GTX 1060 Galax EX OC Black 3GB PC gaming is a suitable graphics card for this larger screen res. In some cases we might expect some graphics option tweaks down from Ultra to High to help improve FPS stability when gaming at 1440p.How many years will the GeForce GTX 1060 Galax EX OC Black 3GB graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the GeForce GTX 1060 Galax EX OC Black 3GB in your PC?
This GeForce GTX 1060 Galax EX OC Black 3GB card has 12 to 18 months of latest AAA game play left in it before upgrading should be considered Whats a good PC graphics upgrade for the GeForce GTX 1060 Galax EX OC Black 3GB?
A good choice when looking to upgrade the GeForce GTX 1060 Galax EX OC Black 3GB would be the 30 Series GeForce RTX 3050 Ti
which meets 972 of the 1000 top game’s recommended system requirements and has 64% better performance. Alternatively upgrading this graphics card would have us consider the R-500 Series Radeon RX Vega 64 8GB
which is 56% more powerful. This upgrade choice can also run 961 games from the most demanding games today.