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.