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Nvidia GeForce GTX 1060 Asus Turbo 6GB

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How well can the GeForce GTX 1060 Asus Turbo 6GB run games
Nvidia GeForce GTX 1060 Asus Turbo 6GB
10 Aug 2021 - Graphics card reviewed

This graphics card offers upper mid level gaming performance. The GeForce GTX 1060 Asus Turbo 6GB 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.

DirectX 12 gaming system requirements will be met by this gpu.

Here we take a closer look at the various performances across 1080p, 1440p and 4K screen resolutions for the GeForce GTX 1060 Asus Turbo 6GB. 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 625 games in the list.

Looking at some of the modern popular games people are playing today the GeForce GTX 1060 Asus Turbo 6GB is predicted to run Star Citizen with reasonable performances on 1080p Ultra, getting 54 frames per second. Comparing this to Forza Horizon 5 which is predicted to get playable results, where it averages 35 FPS. Another popular game we looked at is Back 4 Blood, which is running at 57 frames per second.

With PC gamers looking for larger screen sizes like 1440p we tested the GeForce GTX 1060 Asus Turbo 6GB by researching Star Citizen leading us to predict a playable performance. Its FPS predictions for the graphics settings are as follows - L: 108FPS, M: 85FPS, H: 57FPS, U: 41FPS. Another popular game we researched with this card was Forza Horizon 5 and that was playable. This graphics card is predicted to deliver 27 FPS at Ultra 1440p. Another popular title was Back 4 Blood which gets playable results with a 43FPS on Ultra 1440p. In summary we feel the GeForce GTX 1060 Asus Turbo 6GB running at 1440p 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 Asus Turbo 6GB graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the GeForce GTX 1060 Asus Turbo 6GB in your PC? There is still 2 years of top end gaming left in this GeForce GTX 1060 Asus Turbo 6GB

Whats a good PC graphics upgrade for the GeForce GTX 1060 Asus Turbo 6GB? A good choice when looking to upgrade the GeForce GTX 1060 Asus Turbo 6GB would be the 30 Series GeForce RTX 3050 Ti which meets 975 of the 1000 top game’s recommended system requirements and has 52% better performance. Alternatively a suitable upgrade choice for the GeForce GTX 1060 Asus Turbo 6GB is the R-500 Series Radeon RX Vega 64 8GB, which is 45% more powerful and can run 965 of the 1000 most demanding PC games beating their recommended requirements.
FPS System Benchmark
70 FPS
High
The GeForce GTX 1060 Asus Turbo 6GB was released on 19 Jul 2016
Nvidia PC game performance check GeForce GTX 1060 Asus Turbo 6GB
GPU
Architecture
Pascal P106-400-A1
Process
16nm
TMUs
80
Texture Rate
137 GTexel/s
ROPs
48
Pixel Rate
82 GPixel/s
Shader Processing Units
(CUDA Cores)
Ray Tracing
Tensor Cores
Release Price
$259.99
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
2
DisplayPort Connection
2
Clock Speeds
Core Speed
1506 MHz
Boost Clock
1709 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
6.2
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GeForce GTX 1060 Asus Turbo 6GB Game Requirement Analysis

Overview
The GeForce GTX 1060 Asus Turbo 6GB 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 and has 10 SM activated, offering 1280 Shader Processing Units, 80 TMUs and 48 ROPs.

GPU
The central unit runs at 1506MHz and goes up to 1709MHz, in Boost 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
The GeForce GTX 1060 Asus Turbo 6GB is a Mid/High performance graphics card that can run the top triple AAA titles from 2016. At 1080p screen resolution this card can confidently maintain 60+ frames per seconds on very high graphic settings. At 1440p the graphics may need to be adjusted down to high/medium in order to maintain 60+ fps. This card features x2 HDMI ports which is ideal for gamers looking to use VR equipment.

System Suggestions
The GeForce GTX 1060 Asus Turbo 6GB is best suited for resolutions up to and including 2560x1440. We recommend a high-end processor and 8GB of RAM for optimal performance.

Source [ ebarr21 ]