Average Bench: 71.2% (18th of 540)

Based on 55,662 user benchmarks.  Device: 10DE 1C03 Model: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 6GB

The GTX 1060 is Nvidia’s third 16 nm Pascal based GPU. It follows last month’s release of the higher end GTX 1070 and 1080. The 1060 has a TDP of 120 Watts and its aftermarket variants are available right away alongside the reference Founders edition. Comparing the GTX 1060 and 970 shows that although the 1060 leads by 12% it is also currently more expensive. Nvidia rushed the release of the GTX 1060 to help retain market share that may otherwise have gone to AMD’s new Polaris based RX 480. Comparing the RX 480 and GTX 1060 shows that for pre DX12 games the 1060 edges ahead by 12%. Due to better hardware compatibility, the RX 480 is able to match the 1060 in DX12 games but this will remain a corner case until most games are optimized for DX12 (likely to take several years). The 1060 has the potential to become a hugely successful card, but that all depends on where prices settle. [Jul '16 GPUPro]

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Good average bench

The Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB averaged 28.8% 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. Render target array GShader (Sphere) 150fps
Avg. Locally-deformable PRT (Bat) 232fps

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB is just 13.6%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. High dynamic range lighting (Teapot) 200fps
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy) 213fps
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Average Bench

(Based on 55,662 samples)
Min Avg Max
205 Lighting 232 255
181 Reflection 200 216
190 Parallax 215 244
67.5% 216 fps
Min Avg Max
141 MRender 150 168
198 Gravity 213 230
154 Splatting 165 179
78.9% 176 fps
User Benchmarks Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
The fastest GPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
MaxC: 1974 MHz, MaxM: 2256 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 381.78
Lighting 243
Reflection 204
Parallax 218
70% 222 fps
MRender 169
Gravity 221
Splatting 172
87% 187 fps
MaxC: 1999 MHz, MaxM: 2027 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 381.65
Lighting 247
Reflection 208
Parallax 221
71% 226 fps
MRender 152
Gravity 221
Splatting 172
80% 182 fps
Nvidia(10DE 11D7) ≥ 4GB
MaxC: 1911 MHz, MaxM: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 381.65
Lighting 221
Reflection 191
Parallax 205
64% 206 fps
MRender 148
Gravity 204
Splatting 156
77% 169 fps
MaxC: 1911 MHz, MaxM: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 381.89
Lighting 186
Reflection 192
Parallax 200
58% 192 fps
MRender 145
Gravity 204
Splatting 161
76% 170 fps
55,662 MORE »

 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 3,490,800 GPUs tested.

 Popular Cards

Based on statistics from 55,662 user benchmarks.

Hardware Id Samples Bench ± SD Model / Price
Gigabyte(1458 371A) 10% 71% ± 3%
Gigabyte GTX 1060 6GB Windforce OC
GV-N1060WF2OC-6GD
AmazonUS $252.9542 secs ago.
EbayUS $264.986 mins ago.
NeweggUS $264.988 hrs ago.
MSI(1462 3281) 10% 72% ± 6%
MSI GTX 1060 6GB Gaming X
GeForce GTX 1060 GAMING X 6G
AmazonUS $259.9942 secs ago.
OutletPCUS $287.846 hrs ago.
EbayUS $294.986 mins ago.
Asus(1043 85AC) 7% 71% ± 11%
Asus GTX 1060 6GB ROG STRIX
STRIX-GTX1060-6G-GAMING
AmazonUS $299.9942 secs ago.
EbayUS $304.9829 mins ago.
NeweggUS $304.988 hrs ago.
BHPhotoUS $309.892 months ago.
OutletPCUS $317.846 hrs ago.
Device(0000 0000) 6% 70% ± 6%
Asus(1043 85AE) 5% 70% ± 11%
Asus GTX 1060 6GB Dual OC
DUAL-GTX1060-O6G
AmazonUS $247.9542 secs ago.
BHPhotoUS $264.987 hrs ago.
EbayUS $274.986 mins ago.
EVGA(3842 6163) 5% 72% ± 3%
EVGA GTX 1060 6GB Gaming SC
06G-P4-6163-KR
AmazonUS $234.9542 secs ago.
NeweggUS $239.998 hrs ago.
BHPhotoUS $249.007 hrs ago.
EbayUS $259.996 mins ago.
Nvidia(10DE 1C03) 5% 73% ± 4%
Zotac(19DA 1438) 5% 69% ± 8%
Zotac GTX 1060 6GB AMP
ZT-P10600B-10M
AmazonUS $244.9942 secs ago.
EbayUS $248.986 mins ago.
NeweggUS $248.988 hrs ago.
OutletPCUS $266.836 hrs ago.
Zotac GTX 1060 6GB Mini
ZT-P10600A-10L
AmazonUS $219.0036 secs ago.
EbayUS $223.994 mins ago.
NeweggUS $223.998 hrs ago.
Nvidia(10DE 11D7) 4% 70% ± 6%
EVGA(3842 6161) 4% 70% ± 2%
EVGA GTX 1060 6GB Gaming
06G-P4-6161-KR
AmazonUS $225.1643 secs ago.
NeweggUS $229.998 hrs ago.
EbayUS $249.996 mins ago.
OutletPCUS $257.836 hrs ago.
BHPhotoUS $258.077 hrs ago.
MSI(1462 8C94) 4% 70% ± 4%
Gigabyte(1458 3716) 3% 72% ± 6%
Gigabyte GTX 1060 6GB G1 Gaming
GV-N1060G1GAMING-6GD
AmazonUS $316.7842 secs ago.
EbayUS $378.876 mins ago.
Asus(1043 85AB) 3% 69% ± 8%
Asus GTX 1060 6GB TURBO
TURBO-GTX1060-6G
AmazonUS $249.0041 secs ago.
BHPhotoUS $258.161 month ago.
EbayUS $264.986 mins ago.
OutletPCUS $277.846 hrs ago.
Asus(1043 85A4) 3% 71% ± 4%
Asus GTX 1060 6GB ROG STRIX OC
STRIX-GTX1060-O6G-GAMING
AmazonUS $289.9941 secs ago.
NeweggUS $294.988 hrs ago.
BHPhotoUS $304.997 hrs ago.
EbayUS $324.206 mins ago.
OutletPCUS $342.846 hrs ago.
MSI(1462 3283) 3% 73% ± 3%
MSI GTX 1060 6G Armor OC
GeForce GTX 1060 ARMOR 6G OC
OutletPCUS $403.846 hrs ago.
EbayUS $785.046 mins ago.
Asus(1043 85B6) 3% 72% ± 3%
PNY(196E 119F) 2% 71% ± 3%
PNY GTX 1060 6GB
VCGGTX10606PB
AmazonUS $249.9941 secs ago.
OutletPCUS $256.9312 days ago.
NeweggUS $263.988 hrs ago.
EbayUS $277.395 mins ago.
PNY GTX 1060 6GB OC
VCGGTX10606XGPB-OC
AmazonUS $259.9937 secs ago.
NeweggUS $264.987 days ago.
EVGA(3842 6267) 2% 75% ± 3%
Gigabyte(1458 3739) 2% 75% ± 3%
Gigabyte(1458 371D) 2% 73% ± 9%
Gigabyte GTX 1060 6GB Xtreme Gaming
GV-N1060XTREME-6GD
AmazonUS $279.9937 secs ago.
EbayUS $284.984 mins ago.
NeweggUS $284.988 hrs ago.
EVGA(3842 6264) 1% 74% ± 4%
EVGA(3842 6368) 1% 73% ± 8%
Gigabyte(1458 3718) 1% 70% ± 5%
Gigabyte(1458 371C) 1% 74% ± 3%
Asus(1043 85A6) 1% 69% ± 5%
MSI(1462 3282) 1% 74% ± 4%
EVGA(3842 6262) 1% 72% ± 1%
Gainward(10B0 1C03) 1% 72% ± 2%
Gainward GTX 1060 6GB Pheonix GS
426018336-3736
Asus(1043 85B7) 1% 68% ± 4%
Gigabyte(1458 3720) 0% 71% ± 0%
Asus(1043 85AF) 0% 71% ± 1%
Asus(1043 85C5) 0% 70% ± 0%
Sapphire(174B 6438) 0% 69% ± 1%
Gigabyte(1458 3741) 0% 76% ± 0%
Device(107D 2770) 0% 69% ± 0%
EVGA(3842 5161) 0% 62% ± 0%
Sapphire(174B 2438) 0% 67% ± 0%
Asus(1043 85E0) 0% 69% ± 0%
PNY(196E 11D7) 0% 69% ± 0%
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Gaming 71%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 63%
Destroyer

Motherboard: Asus Z170 PRO GAMING - $128

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 86% - Excellent Total price: $889

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Very Good Spec for the Price, Solid Performance, Good range of Aftermarket cards with strong overclocking potential. Perfect if the 1070 is just out of your budget and will be competitive for at least 1 year.—Jan '17


Good

2 hrs ago.

Huge overclocking headroom, stays very cool, is very power-efficient and achieves high FPS in the latest, most demanding titles on max settings.


Good

23 hrs ago.

Very high end graphics card for a low price ? But it is enough its depend on the mark (gigabyte xtreme gaming, asus rog strix)


Good

22 mins ago.

Very good.


Good

1 day ago.

rx 480 much better


Good

3 days ago.

Its an excellent graphic card, and thats it xD


Good

5 hrs ago.

perfect and good graphic card gaming for 1080p


Good

3 days ago.

I'm photographer and working with Photoshop, Lightroom and PremierePro. This card saving my time and Life :) Model "GeForce GTX 1060 ARMOR 6G OCV1"


Good

9 months ago.


Good

7 months ago.

like a 970, but better and less expensive.


Excellent

7 months ago.


Outstanding

7 months ago.

upgraded from a 670 gtx ichill


Excellent

5 months ago.

Bought this card for 210 USD. Excellent value for the money.


Excellent

1 month ago.

Excellent GPU for 1080p gaming. Cheap and reliable too. But reviews said that not much a difference in speed for 3GB & 6GB.


Excellent

7 months ago.

i love my new gpu the best i ever have till today


Outstanding

5 months ago.

I have the Gigabyte GTX 1060 Windforce 6GB. I run it at a +185 mhz offset for a 2088 mhz peak clock and have the vram clocked at 9600(!) mhz. It's totally stable with only a 15% jump in voltage. The temp hardly ever peaks over 62c, the fans are pretty quiet, and I gained a ton of performance.


Good

12 hrs ago.

Price is approx. 22k when it comes to Indian Rupees.


Good

8 months ago.

nice and easy


Very good

4 months ago.

Nejlepší volba při výběru GPU do 10k. V klasickém FHD zvládá veškeré hry bez jakýchkoli problémů a kvalitou je na tom o dost lépe jak RX 480.


Outstanding

4 months ago.

Amazing GPU With easy OC and Stable in 2100mhz


Very good

2 months ago.

Absolutely love it! Got it from ASUS and was a massive upgrade from my old XFX R7 250 (2GB ed.)


Excellent

1 month ago.

Got mine to bench at 81.3% which puts it at the number 6 slot of GPU performance!


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