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Nvidia GeForce GTX 1060 6GB GDDR5X

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How well can the GeForce GTX 1060 6GB GDDR5X run games
The GeForce GTX 1060 6GB GDDR5X is a high performing piece of gaming hardware, still confidently featuring in PC gamer computers.

Capable of running games with up to a DirectX 12 requirement.

A strong performing graphics solution opens the door to 47% of the most demanding system requirements of today.

How many years will the GeForce GTX 1060 6GB GDDR5X graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the GeForce GTX 1060 6GB GDDR5X in your PC? 12-18 months of top end gaming is still left in this graphics card

FPS System Benchmark
145 FPS
High
The GeForce GTX 1060 6GB GDDR5X was released on the 19 Jul 2016
GeForce GTX 1060 6GB GDDR5X Game FPS Benchmarks On Ultra

GeForce GTX 1060 6GB GDDR5X gets 58.6 FPS on Grand Theft Auto V

Grand Theft Auto V

58.6 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 6GB GDDR5X gets 56.5 FPS on The Witcher III

The Witcher III

56.5 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 6GB GDDR5X gets 57.5 FPS on Just Cause 4

Just Cause 4

57.5 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 6GB GDDR5X gets 57.6 FPS on Assassins Creed: Origins

Assassins Creed: Origins

57.6 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 6GB GDDR5X gets 75.3 FPS on Rise of the Tomb Raider

Rise of the Tomb Raider

75.3 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 6GB GDDR5X gets 42.9 FPS on Tom Clancys Ghost Recon Wildlands

Tom Clancys Ghost Recon Wildlands

42.9 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 6GB GDDR5X gets 51.1 FPS on Total War: Warhammer 2

Total War: Warhammer 2

51.1 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 6GB GDDR5X gets 61.7 FPS on Middle-earth: Shadow of War

Middle-earth: Shadow of War

61.7 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 6GB GDDR5X gets 71.2 FPS on Hitman 2 (2018)

Hitman 2 (2018)

71.2 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 6GB GDDR5X gets 107.8 FPS on Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

107.8 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 6GB GDDR5X gets 36.6 FPS on Metro: Exodus

Metro: Exodus

36.6 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 6GB GDDR5X gets 75 FPS on Battlefield V

Battlefield V

75 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 6GB GDDR5X gets 72.2 FPS on Far Cry: New Dawn

Far Cry: New Dawn

72.2 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 6GB GDDR5X gets 90.9 FPS on Crysis 3

Crysis 3

90.9 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 6GB GDDR5X gets 55.4 FPS on Final Fantasy XV

Final Fantasy XV

55.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 6GB GDDR5X gets 96.2 FPS on Battlefield 1

Battlefield 1

96.2 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 6GB GDDR5X gets 70.8 FPS on Assassins Creed: Unity

Assassins Creed: Unity

70.8 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 6GB GDDR5X gets 60.4 FPS on Deus Ex: Mankind Divided

Deus Ex: Mankind Divided

60.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 6GB GDDR5X gets 44 FPS on Shadow of the Tomb Raider

Shadow of the Tomb Raider

44 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 6GB GDDR5X gets 79.7 FPS on Far Cry 5

Far Cry 5

79.7 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 6GB GDDR5X gets 96.9 FPS on PlayerUnknowns Battlegrounds

PlayerUnknowns Battlegrounds

96.9 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 6GB GDDR5X gets 45.9 FPS on Total War: Three Kingdoms

Total War: Three Kingdoms

45.9 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 6GB GDDR5X gets 56.7 FPS on The Division 2

The Division 2

56.7 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 6GB GDDR5X gets 76.8 FPS on Forza Horizon 4

Forza Horizon 4

76.8 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 6GB GDDR5X gets 44 FPS on Assassins Creed: Odyssey

Assassins Creed: Odyssey

44 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 6GB GDDR5X gets 104.8 FPS on Wolfenstein: Youngblood

Wolfenstein: Youngblood

104.8 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 6GB GDDR5X gets 48.4 FPS on Gears 5

Gears 5

48.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 6GB GDDR5X gets 87.1 FPS on F1 2019

F1 2019

87.1 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 6GB GDDR5X gets 49.4 FPS on The Witcher III

The Witcher III

49.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 6GB GDDR5X gets 39.9 FPS on Assassins Creed: Origins

Assassins Creed: Origins

39.9 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 6GB GDDR5X gets 70.9 FPS on Rise of the Tomb Raider

Rise of the Tomb Raider

70.9 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 6GB GDDR5X gets 73.5 FPS on Battlefield 1

Battlefield 1

73.5 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 6GB GDDR5X gets 31.8 FPS on Tom Clancys Ghost Recon Wildlands

Tom Clancys Ghost Recon Wildlands

31.8 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 6GB GDDR5X gets 58.4 FPS on Far Cry 5

Far Cry 5

58.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 6GB GDDR5X gets 38.8 FPS on The Division 2

The Division 2

38.8 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 6GB GDDR5X gets 39.1 FPS on Assassins Creed: Odyssey

Assassins Creed: Odyssey

39.1 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 6GB GDDR5X gets 57.2 FPS on Grand Theft Auto V

Grand Theft Auto V

57.2 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 6GB GDDR5X gets 66.2 FPS on Crysis 3

Crysis 3

66.2 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 6GB GDDR5X gets 43.4 FPS on Just Cause 4

Just Cause 4

43.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 6GB GDDR5X gets 44.2 FPS on Assassins Creed: Unity

Assassins Creed: Unity

44.2 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 6GB GDDR5X gets 54.8 FPS on Middle-earth: Shadow of War

Middle-earth: Shadow of War

54.8 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 6GB GDDR5X gets 58.8 FPS on Hitman 2 (2018)

Hitman 2 (2018)

58.8 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 6GB GDDR5X gets 80.4 FPS on Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

80.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 6GB GDDR5X gets 43.7 FPS on Shadow of the Tomb Raider

Shadow of the Tomb Raider

43.7 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 6GB GDDR5X gets 33.9 FPS on Metro: Exodus

Metro: Exodus

33.9 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 6GB GDDR5X gets 56.6 FPS on PlayerUnknowns Battlegrounds

PlayerUnknowns Battlegrounds

56.6 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 6GB GDDR5X gets 35.1 FPS on Total War: Three Kingdoms

Total War: Three Kingdoms

35.1 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 6GB GDDR5X gets 73.6 FPS on Battlefield V

Battlefield V

73.6 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 6GB GDDR5X gets 54.8 FPS on Forza Horizon 4

Forza Horizon 4

54.8 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 6GB GDDR5X gets 73.4 FPS on Wolfenstein: Youngblood

Wolfenstein: Youngblood

73.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 6GB GDDR5X gets 41.7 FPS on Gears 5

Gears 5

41.7 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 6GB GDDR5X gets 59.9 FPS on Far Cry: New Dawn

Far Cry: New Dawn

59.9 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 6GB GDDR5X gets 69.3 FPS on F1 2019

F1 2019

69.3 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 6GB GDDR5X gets 22.2 FPS on Just Cause 4

Just Cause 4

22.2 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 6GB GDDR5X gets 24.1 FPS on Assassins Creed: Origins

Assassins Creed: Origins

24.1 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 6GB GDDR5X gets 27.2 FPS on Hitman 2 (2018)

Hitman 2 (2018)

27.2 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 6GB GDDR5X gets 19.9 FPS on Shadow of the Tomb Raider

Shadow of the Tomb Raider

19.9 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 6GB GDDR5X gets 30 FPS on Battlefield V

Battlefield V

30 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 6GB GDDR5X gets 27.2 FPS on Far Cry: New Dawn

Far Cry: New Dawn

27.2 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 6GB GDDR5X gets 22.4 FPS on Grand Theft Auto V

Grand Theft Auto V

22.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 6GB GDDR5X gets 33.8 FPS on The Witcher III

The Witcher III

33.8 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 6GB GDDR5X gets 28.5 FPS on Crysis 3

Crysis 3

28.5 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 6GB GDDR5X gets 24.5 FPS on Final Fantasy XV

Final Fantasy XV

24.5 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 6GB GDDR5X gets 22.4 FPS on Rise of the Tomb Raider

Rise of the Tomb Raider

22.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 6GB GDDR5X gets 45 FPS on Battlefield 1

Battlefield 1

45 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 6GB GDDR5X gets 25.8 FPS on Assassins Creed: Unity

Assassins Creed: Unity

25.8 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 6GB GDDR5X gets 27.9 FPS on Deus Ex: Mankind Divided

Deus Ex: Mankind Divided

27.9 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 6GB GDDR5X gets 19.9 FPS on Tom Clancys Ghost Recon Wildlands

Tom Clancys Ghost Recon Wildlands

19.9 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 6GB GDDR5X gets 28.3 FPS on Total War: Warhammer 2

Total War: Warhammer 2

28.3 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 6GB GDDR5X gets 24.6 FPS on Middle-earth: Shadow of War

Middle-earth: Shadow of War

24.6 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 6GB GDDR5X gets 45 FPS on Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

45 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 6GB GDDR5X gets 18.2 FPS on Metro: Exodus

Metro: Exodus

18.2 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 6GB GDDR5X gets 26.8 FPS on Far Cry 5

Far Cry 5

26.8 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 6GB GDDR5X gets 33.5 FPS on PlayerUnknowns Battlegrounds

PlayerUnknowns Battlegrounds

33.5 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 6GB GDDR5X gets 15.3 FPS on Total War: Three Kingdoms

Total War: Three Kingdoms

15.3 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 6GB GDDR5X gets 24.6 FPS on The Division 2

The Division 2

24.6 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 6GB GDDR5X gets 41.7 FPS on Forza Horizon 4

Forza Horizon 4

41.7 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 6GB GDDR5X gets 21.6 FPS on Assassins Creed: Odyssey

Assassins Creed: Odyssey

21.6 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 6GB GDDR5X gets 36.3 FPS on Wolfenstein: Youngblood

Wolfenstein: Youngblood

36.3 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 6GB GDDR5X gets 18.6 FPS on Gears 5

Gears 5

18.6 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 6GB GDDR5X gets 38.7 FPS on F1 2019

F1 2019

38.7 FPS
Nvidia PC game performance check GeForce GTX 1060 6GB GDDR5X
GPU
Architecture
Pascal GP104
Process
16nm
TMUs
80
Texture Rate
137 GTexel/s
ROPs
48
Pixel Rate
82 GPixel/s
Shader
Processing Units (Cuda Cores)
1280
Ray Tracing Cores
Tensor Cores
0
Driver Support
-
Release Price
Compatibility
Direct X
DX 12.1
Shader
5.0
Open GL
4.5
Resolution (WxH)
7680x4320
Notebook GPU
SLI/Crossfire
Dedicated
Integrated
Memory
Memory
6144 MB
Memory Speed
2500 MHz
Memory Bus
192 Bit
Memory Type
GDDR5X
Memory Bandwidth
480GB/sec
L2 Cache
0KB
Display Connectors
VGA Connection
0
DVI Connection
1
HDMI Connection
1
DisplayPort Connection
3
Clock Speeds
Core Speed
1506 MHz
Boost Clock
1709 MHz
Power
Max Power
120 Watts
PSU
400 Watt & 27 Amps
Power Connector
None
Recommended Hardware
Best CPU Match
Best RAM Match
8 GB
Best Resolution
2560 x 1440
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GeForce GTX 1060 6GB GDDR5X Game Requirement Analysis

Overview
GeForce GTX 1060 6GB GDDR5X is a Performance Graphics Card based on the Pascal Architecture and a minor revision of the GeForce GTX 1060 6GB.


Architecture
It equips a cut-down GPU Codenamed GP104 which is a First Gen Pascal GPU amd 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 Turbo Mode.


Memory
The GPU accesses a 6GB frame buffer of Fast GDDR5X, through a 192-bit memory interface, while the Memory Clock Operates at 2500MHz. This compares to GDDR5 on the standard GTX 1060 6GB model, which operates at 2002 MHz.


Power Consumption
With a rated board TDP of 120W, it requires at least a 400W PSU with one available 6-pin connector.


Performance
Benchmarks Indicate that GeForce GTX 1060 6GB GDDR5X offers Performance around the Level of GeForce GTX 980. As such, GeForce GTX 1060 is almost twice as fast as GeForce GTX 960.


System Suggestions
GeForce GTX 1060 6GB GDDR5X is best suited for resolutions up to and including 2560x1440. We recommend a High-End Processor and 8GB of RAM for Optimal Performance.


Source [Jon]
GeForce GTX 1060 6GB GDDR5X vs Avg. AAA Game System Requirements
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RAM
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FIFA 20 65% 52%
Grand Theft Auto VI 16% 38%
Red Dead Redemption 2 46% 24%
Need For Speed 2019 66% 10%
Remnant: From the Ashes 59% 16%
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