10 Aug 2021 - Graphics card reviewed
This graphics card offers upper mid level gaming performance. The GeForce GTX 1060 6GB GDDR5X 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.
Capable of running games with up to a DirectX 12 requirement.
What FPS performance can the GeForce GTX 1060 6GB GDDR5X get on latest AAA 2021 games? In particular our game review looks at the FPS achieved running on Ultra graphics settings on the 1080p screen resolution as well as 1440p and 4K. In terms of performance against the most demanding games today this graphics card can play 631 of the 1000 most demanding PC games beating their recommended requirements.
The 1080p FPS on Ultra for the GeForce GTX 1060 6GB GDDR5X shows us that Days Gone is getting a reasonable result of 50 FPS, and then we are seeing Forza Horizon 5 predicted to return a reasonable 55 FPS while another game on our list is the Grand Theft Auto VI which is predicted to get 30 frames per second at Ultra 1080p.
We move on to 1440p, and predict that Forza Horizon 5 will deliver playable FPS results. Here are the graphic presets - Low: 111 FPS, Medium: 87 FPS, High: 59 FPS and Ultra: 42 FPS. Next we have Grand Theft Auto VI running on GeForce GTX 1060 6GB GDDR5X which is predicted to get L: 59FPS, M: 47FPS, H: 32FPS, U: 23FPS. And for performance contrast the popular Days Gone gets L: 101FPS, M: 79FPS, H: 53FPS, U: 38FPS at 1440p. Running games at 1440p with a GeForce GTX 1060 6GB GDDR5X is ok at playing most games but might need to have the graphics settings lowered to medium preset in some cases.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?
Upgrade time for this GPU is currently placed at 2 years Whats a good PC graphics upgrade for the GeForce GTX 1060 6GB GDDR5X?
Upgrading this graphics card would have us consider the 30 Series GeForce RTX 3050 Ti
which is 52% more powerful. This upgrade choice can also run 976 games from the most demanding games today. An alternative great upgrade graphics card would be a R-500 Series Radeon RX Vega 64 8GB
, which has 45% better performance and can run 967 of the top 1000 demanding game requirements today.