Average Bench: 66.9% (37th of 595)

Based on 130,131 user benchmarks.  Device: 10DE 1C02 Model: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 3GB

The 3GB GTX 1060 follows last month’s release of the 6GB GTX 1060. The 3GB variant not only has reduced memory but Nvidia have also disabled 10 percent of the processing cores from 1,280 down to 1,152. There is no reference edition of the 3GB 1060 but the partner cards are already available (at launch). Comparing the GTX 6GB 1060 and 3GB 1060 shows that the 6GB 1060 leads, on average, by 7% but it is also currently 15% more expensive. The GTX 1060 is Nvidia’s answer to AMD’s new Polaris based RX 470. Comparing the RX 470 and 3GB 1060 shows that for pre DX12 games the 1060 edges ahead by 11%. The RX 470 is able to match the 3GB 1060 in DX12 games but this will remain a corner case until most games are optimized for DX12 (likely to take several years). The 3GB 1060 has the potential to become a hugely successful card, especially if prices drop below $200. [Sep '16 GPUPro]

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Above average average bench

The Nvidia GTX 1060-3GB averaged 33.1% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This isn't a great result which indicates that there are much faster alternatives on the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. Locally-deformable PRT (Bat) 203fps
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy) 195fps

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Nvidia GTX 1060-3GB is just 11.4%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Nvidia GTX 1060-3GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. High dynamic range lighting (Teapot) 175fps
Avg. Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm) 155fps
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Average Bench

(Based on 130,131 samples)
Min Avg Max
174 Lighting 203 224
155 Reflection 175 192
158 Parallax 192 217
61.5% 190 fps
Min Avg Max
133 MRender 147 160
178 Gravity 195 212
141 Splatting 155 169
70.9% 166 fps
User Benchmarks Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
The fastest GPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
CLim: 2012 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 411.63
Lighting 205
Reflection 183
Parallax 215
65% 201 fps
MRender 146
Gravity 193
Splatting 160
71% 166 fps
CLim: 1949 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 411.63
Lighting 214
Reflection 182
Parallax 195
64% 197 fps
MRender 145
Gravity 199
Splatting 153
71% 166 fps
Nvidia(10DE 11C2) 3GB
CLim: 1923 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 398.36
Lighting 212
Reflection 180
Parallax 192
63% 195 fps
MRender 148
Gravity 196
Splatting 156
71% 167 fps
Nvidia(10DE 11C2) 3GB
CLim: 1936 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 411.63
Lighting 207
Reflection 174
Parallax 190
62% 190 fps
MRender 145
Gravity 198
Splatting 156
71% 166 fps
Asus(1043 85ED) 3GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 376.33
Lighting 197
Reflection 166
Parallax 169
58% 178 fps
MRender 152
Gravity 199
Splatting 152
72% 167 fps
130,131 MORE »

 Game FPS Estimates

Average fps @ 1080p with maximum detail settings for 12 popular games:

Counter-Strike: Global Offensive: 158 fps Grand Theft Auto V: 60 fps Overwatch: 93 fps League of Legends: 168 fps PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds: 66 fps Battlefield 1: 56 fps Fortnite: 92 fps The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt: 50 fps DOTA 2: 119 fps World of Warcraft: 59 fps World of Tanks: 92 fps Battlefield 4: 83 fps

 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 10,966,071 GPUs tested.

 Popular Cards

Based on statistics from 130,131 user benchmarks.

Hardware Id Samples Bench ± SD Model / Price (Approx. $220 @ launch in Aug '16)
Gigabyte(1458 3724) 17% 68% ± 4%
Gigabyte GTX 1060 3GB Windforce OC
GV-N1060WF2OC-3GD
AmazonUS $22013 mins
EbayUS $22521 mins
Zotac(19DA 2438) 9% 67% ± 2%
Zotac GTX 1060 3GB Mini
ZT-P10610A-10L
AmazonUS $22013 mins
EbayUS $22521 mins
NeweggUS $22511 hrs
OutletPCUS $2287 hrs
BHPhotoUS $2302 months
MSI(1462 3287) 9% 67% ± 4%
MSI GTX 1060 3GB ARMOR 3G OCV1
GTX 1060 ARMOR 3G OCV1
AmazonUS $2572 months
EVGA(3842 6162) 7% 68% ± 5%
EVGA GTX 1060 3GB SC Gaming
03G-P4-6162-KR
AmazonUS $22813 mins
EbayUS $24021 mins
Asus(1043 85B9) 6% 68% ± 4%
MSI(1462 3285) 6% 67% ± 8%
MSI GTX 1060 3GB Gaming X
GeForce GTX 1060 GAMING X 3G
AmazonUS $28013 mins
MSI GTX 1060 3GB Gaming X
GTX 1060 GAMING X 3G
NeweggUS $27413 months
AmazonUS $28013 mins
Asus(1043 85B1) 5% 68% ± 4%
Asus GTX 1060 3GB Dual OC
DUAL-GTX1060-O3G
AmazonUS $22413 mins
EbayUS $25621 mins
BHPhotoUS $2601 month
NeweggUS $27511 hrs
EVGA(3842 6160) 5% 67% ± 4%
EVGA GTX 1060 3GB Gaming
03G-P4-6160-KR
AmazonUS $22813 mins
EbayUS $23021 mins
OutletPCUS $2357 hrs
HP(103C 82FC) 4% 65% ± 4%
MSI(1462 8C95) 4% 67% ± 4%
MSI GTX 1060 3GB 3GT OC
GTX 1060 3GT OC
AmazonUS $26613 mins
EbayUS $27620 mins
Gigabyte(1458 3722) 3% 66% ± 11%
Gigabyte GTX 1060 3GB Mini ITX OC
GV-N1060IXOC-3GD
AmazonUS $22513 mins
EbayUS $23520 mins
Asus(1043 85ED) 3% 67% ± 2%
Nvidia(10DE 11C2) 3% 66% ± 4%
Asus(1043 863B) 3% 67% ± 3%
Gigabyte(1458 373A) 2% 68% ± 6%
Gigabyte GTX 1060 3GB G1 Gaming R2
GV-N1060G1GAM-3GD R2
AmazonUS $24012 mins
EbayUS $29516 mins
Nvidia(10DE 1C02) 2% 68% ± 4%
Device(0000 0000) 2% 62% ± 8%
PNY(196E 11D9) 1% 67% ± 7%
Asus(1043 85B0) 1% 68% ± 2%
Gigabyte(1458 3721) 1% 70% ± 6%
Gigabyte GTX 1060 3GB G1 Gaming
GV-N1060G1GAMING-3GD
AmazonUS $29413 mins
Asus(1043 200B) 1% 63% ± 4%
Zotac(19DA 4438) 1% 69% ± 4%
PNY(196E 11D8) 1% 67% ± 2%
EVGA(3842 6367) 1% 70% ± 5%
Nvidia(10DE 0000) 1% 12% ± 1%
Dell(1028 11C2) 1% 67% ± 0%
Asus(1043 863C) 0% 68% ± 0%
EVGA(3842 6168) 0% 73% ± 3%
Asus(1043 85B8) 0% 52% ± 22%
PNY(196E 11C2) 0% 70% ± 5%
Asus(1043 85CA) 0% 68% ± 8%
MSI(1462 3286) 0% 70% ± 3%
PNY(196E 11DA) 0% 65% ± 0%
EVGA(3842 6167) 0% 72% ± 0%
Device(7377 0000) 0% 70% ± 0%
EVGA(3842 5160) 0% 67% ± 0%
Sapphire(174B 2438) 0% 71% ± 0%
PNY(196E 119F) 0% 68% ± 0%
Sapphire(174B 6438) 0% 67% ± 0%
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Gaming
Gaming 62%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski

System: HP 580-023w

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 91% - Outstanding Total price: $509

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 Comments

Added 2 years ago.

Excellent

8 hrs ago.

its good but i neet more 2060 ist my next gpu


Good

8 days ago.

for a little bit more then the 1050 ti it performs much better


Excellent

6 days ago.

Love my GTX1060, Runs everything so smooth 3


Excellent

23 hrs ago.

It goes very good on some games for example tom Clancy wildlands


Excellent

7 days ago.

Powerfull Gpu


Terrible

6 days ago.

Run all games on high or ultra 60 fps+


Good

11 days ago.

for a medium pc is the better


Excellent

8 days ago.

NICEEEEEEEEEE!!!!!!!!


Good

20 days ago.

very nice value for money card but there is an issue on extended hdmi cable. It can't power it, i had RX480 that is almost similar in specs and the cable was working properly, also it works properly on my 1080ti... In PUBG i experience fps Drops that is not ok cause it supposed this card should be the first that will be up to date with compatibility and etc because of its market share..


Good

3 days ago.

nice


Good

25 days ago.

awesome card love nvidia much more game optimized on NVIDIA titles


Good

16 days ago.

Great card for a decent price. Love the performance


Good

8 days ago.

its really good card if you get it with right price like 230 euros or cheaper.


Good

5 days ago.

I love because i can play everything with this GPU :D


Good

11 days ago.

best power to cost rating of any GPU on the market


Good

1 month ago.

For high fps gaming, this card is great. Of course, there might be some very specific, unoptimised games for which 3GB of ram won't do very well, so if you're not sure if you play/are gonna play those games, make sure to read some more in-depth reviews about it.


Average

1 month ago.

no need to go above 1060 its the perfect gbu


Excellent

2 months ago.

in most games, the 1060-3g could hit the level of 1060-6g, the best choice for getting a 1060 graphic card if you have limited budget


Good

2 years ago.


Excellent

6 months ago.

The Nvidia GTX is a great choice for budget gaming if you have extra money to spend on the GPU i would recommend the GTX 1070 since that's the sweet spot to be in to be ready for future games and such if you want a VR ready GPU the GTX 1070 is the choice to go with but with the VR's now have low latency tracking you can still play on a GTX 1060 normally like you would on the GTX 1070 although the


Terrible

19 months ago.

You are retarded if you buy one of these.


Excellent

12 months ago.

tnx! the best cost/performance!


Outstanding

15 months ago.

Very good GPU it almost can run any game smoothly


Good

12 months ago.

A great mid-range GPU.


Excellent

3 months ago.

great bang for buck, great for full hd


Good

16 months ago.

Better than the RX 570 but the smarter choice is to get the 6gb for only 30$ more


Good

1 month ago.

Best budget card with high performance


Excellent

12 months ago.

What amazing power for such a great cost! :D I'm so lit right now.


Average

10 months ago.

Good performance but has poor vram capacity


Good

9 months ago.

Got this GPU, can run almost all games on max graphics @60fps 1080p if not it will be fine on high. It's only issue (for its pricepoint) is the lack of video memory. Meaning anything higher than 1440p will most likely destroy it. Definitely not a bad card if building a budget 'eSports' based gaming build as it runs most fps and mobo smooth. But stuggles with high end games like ghost recon: wildlands at anything above medium settings @1080p.


Excellent

9 months ago.

BEST GPU


Outstanding

20 months ago.

The #1 best value card you can buy currently. Personally using it for 144hz 1080p gaming


Good

13 months ago.

It will be beter if it had 4gb like the rx 4/580 "budget" version (for mirrors edge Hyper settings for example), but for the price is hugely better than the 6gb model (only 6fps on average of improve compared with the "expensive" model, if i was you, I'll think 3 times before buying)


Excellent

6 months ago.

I thought I was buying the cheapo because of the present market, I had wanted a 1070. I plugged this guy up and 60-90 fps in my favorite games (in 1080p) and was completely happy.


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