Average Bench: 71.9% (19th of 549)

Based on 157,139 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 28.0% 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) 226fps
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy) 209fps

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB is just 15.5%. 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) 198fps
Avg. Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm) 164fps
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Average Bench

(Based on 157,139 samples)
Min Avg Max
193 Lighting 226 250
175 Reflection 198 217
180 Parallax 215 245
68.7% 213 fps
Min Avg Max
136 MRender 148 165
189 Gravity 209 229
148 Splatting 164 180
74.3% 173 fps
User Benchmarks Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
The fastest GPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
CLim: 2164 MHz, MLim: 2277 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 388.13
Lighting 250
Reflection 223
Parallax 241
76% 238 fps
MRender 170
Gravity 239
Splatting 179
84% 196 fps
Nvidia(10DE 1C03) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2126 MHz, MLim: 2204 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 388.59
Lighting 245
Reflection 208
Parallax 209
72% 221 fps
MRender 162
Gravity 233
Splatting 185
83% 193 fps
Nvidia(10DE 1C03) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 388.13
Lighting 213
Reflection 192
Parallax 204
65% 203 fps
MRender 145
Gravity 205
Splatting 158
73% 169 fps
Gigabyte(1458 3736) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 388.13
Lighting 206
Reflection 172
Parallax 166
59% 181 fps
MRender 147
Gravity 211
Splatting 166
75% 175 fps
Nvidia(10DE 1C03) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 388.59
Lighting 206
Reflection 168
Parallax 159
58% 178 fps
MRender 140
Gravity 197
Splatting 157
70% 164 fps
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 6,165,253 GPUs tested.

 Popular Cards

Based on statistics from 157,139 user benchmarks.

Hardware Id Samples Bench ± SD Model / Price
MSI(1462 3281) 9% 71% ± 13%
MSI GTX 1060 6GB Gaming X
GeForce GTX 1060 GAMING X 6G
OutletPCUS $3134 days
AmazonUS $36619 hrs
EbayUS $40514 mins
Nvidia(10DE 1C03) 9% 72% ± 3%
Zotac(19DA 1438) 8% 71% ± 4%
Zotac GTX 1060 6GB AMP
ZT-P10600B-10M
EbayUS $28514 mins
OutletPCUS $2933 months
AmazonUS $3247 mins
Zotac GTX 1060 6GB Mini
ZT-P10600A-10L
AmazonUS $2687 mins
EbayUS $27512 mins
NeweggUS $2751 day
Gigabyte(1458 371A) 7% 71% ± 6%
Gigabyte GTX 1060 6GB Windforce OC
GV-N1060WF2OC-6GD
AmazonUS $3007 mins
EbayUS $30514 mins
NeweggUS $3051 day
Asus(1043 85AE) 7% 72% ± 5%
Asus GTX 1060 6GB Dual OC
DUAL-GTX1060-O6G
AmazonUS $3001 day
BHPhotoUS $30014 hrs
OutletPCUS $3051 day
EbayUS $30514 mins
EVGA(3842 6163) 7% 72% ± 5%
EVGA GTX 1060 6GB Gaming SC
06G-P4-6163-KR
BHPhotoUS $27014 hrs
EbayUS $28014 mins
NeweggUS $2801 day
OutletPCUS $2833 days
AmazonUS $3507 mins
Asus(1043 85AC) 7% 75% ± 5%
Asus GTX 1060 6GB ROG STRIX OC
STRIX-GTX1060-O6G-GAMING
BHPhotoUS $34014 hrs
EbayUS $34511 mins
NeweggUS $3451 day
OutletPCUS $3531 day
AmazonUS $3581 day
MSI(1462 3283) 4% 72% ± 3%
MSI GTX 1060 6G Armor OC
GeForce GTX 1060 ARMOR 6G OC
EbayUS $78513 mins
Asus(1043 85B6) 4% 71% ± 12%
Nvidia(10DE 11D7) 4% 72% ± 3%
EVGA(3842 6161) 3% 69% ± 6%
EVGA GTX 1060 6GB Gaming
06G-P4-6161-KR
AmazonUS $2607 mins
EbayUS $26514 mins
Gigabyte(1458 3716) 3% 69% ± 17%
Gigabyte GTX 1060 6GB G1 Gaming
GV-N1060G1GAMING-6GD
EbayUS $33414 mins
AmazonUS $3439 days
Asus(1043 854A) 3% 70% ± 9%
EVGA(3842 6267) 2% 72% ± 20%
Device(0000 0000) 2% 68% ± 12%
MSI(1462 8C94) 2% 72% ± 3%
Asus(1043 85AB) 2% 73% ± 4%
Asus GTX 1060 6GB TURBO
TURBO-GTX1060-6G
OutletPCUS $2831 month
AmazonUS $2996 days
BHPhotoUS $29914 hrs
EbayUS $44714 mins
EVGA(3842 6264) 2% 73% ± 5%
Asus(1043 85A4) 2% 72% ± 5%
Asus GTX 1060 6GB ROG STRIX
STRIX-GTX1060-6G-GAMING
NeweggUS $33511 days
AmazonUS $3507 mins
OutletPCUS $3581 day
EbayUS $36811 mins
PNY(196E 119F) 1% 69% ± 3%
PNY GTX 1060 6GB
VCGGTX10606PB
AmazonUS $2807 mins
EbayUS $28513 mins
PNY GTX 1060 6GB OC
VCGGTX10606XGPB-OC
AmazonUS $2907 mins
NeweggUS $2951 day
EbayUS $34712 mins
Gigabyte(1458 3718) 1% 70% ± 1%
Gigabyte(1458 3775) 1% 76% ± 1%
Gigabyte(1458 3739) 1% 75% ± 3%
MSI(1462 3282) 1% 70% ± 4%
Dell(1028 11D7) 1% 67% ± 3%
Asus(1043 85B7) 1% 74% ± 5%
Asus(1043 85A6) 1% 72% ± 4%
Asus(1043 85C5) 1% 73% ± 1%
PNY(196E 11D8) 1% 75% ± 4%
Gigabyte(1458 371C) 0% 76% ± 1%
Asus(1043 85E0) 0% 72% ± 1%
Gigabyte(1458 3741) 0% 71% ± 3%
Asus(1043 872C) 0% 71% ± 2%
Gigabyte(1458 3777) 0% 75% ± 1%
EVGA(3842 6769) 0% 77% ± 7%
EVGA(3842 6262) 0% 77% ± 5%
Gainward(10B0 1C03) 0% 71% ± 6%
Gainward GTX 1060 6GB Pheonix GS
426018336-3736
MSI(1462 3490) 0% 70% ± 2%
Asus(1043 85AF) 0% 77% ± 0%
Device(7377 0000) 0% 69% ± 5%
EVGA(3842 5161) 0% 70% ± 1%
Gigabyte(1458 3776) 0% 76% ± 1%
Zotac(19DA 3438) 0% 72% ± 0%
Gigabyte(1458 3757) 0% 84% ± 0%
Device(7377 2001) 0% 74% ± 0%
Dell(1028 068B) 0% 66% ± 0%
Gigabyte(1458 371D) 0% 70% ± 0%
Gigabyte GTX 1060 6GB Xtreme Gaming
GV-N1060XTREME-6GD
AmazonUS $3801 month
Gigabyte(1458 374A) 0% 68% ± 0%
EVGA(3842 6368) 0% 67% ± 0%
EVGA(3842 6366) 0% 83% ± 0%
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Gaming
Gaming 71%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 63%
Destroyer

Motherboard: Asus Z170 PRO GAMING - $157

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6 hrs ago.

I shit

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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


Terrible

19 hrs ago.

Poor


Excellent

4 hrs ago.

YEAH


Poor

19 hrs ago.

buy a 16 inch horse dildo instead


Good

3 days ago.

aaaàaaaaaaa


Excellent

13 days ago.

really good price to performance and power draw


Excellent

4 days ago.

sooo good for the htc vive it runs smooth and a ihave under minimum requirement cpu and it works like butter


Excellent

4 days ago.

very nice card in the budget.It can do everything those super expensive GPUs can.Love it.

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Good

12 days ago.

like


Good

4 days ago.

1060


Excellent

16 days ago.

Best 4ever


Excellent

21 hrs ago.

I love it so much, I'm gonna f̶a̶p̶ uh... marry it!


Excellent

7 days ago.

Its an excellent graphic card, and thats it xD


Good

23 days ago.

perfect and good graphic card gaming for 1080p


Good

9 days ago.

because is better no matter that the 950 is ddr5


Excellent

5 days ago.

I get wet when I play games


Excellent

6 days ago.

Best card in the world handles every game 1000+ fps


Good

21 days ago.

Costs not more than 1050ti


Good

2 days ago.

Really nice for the price


Good

8 days ago.

good budget gpu


Poor

4 days ago.

good one


Good

2 days ago.

Value


Excellent

1 month ago.

Bad, errors


Poor

5 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"


Poor

2 days ago.

i do the big like


Excellent

10 days ago.

I make around 400fps+ in csgo


Excellent

8 hrs ago.

NGIGGA


Good

16 months ago.


Good

1 month ago.

Ez gud shet


Good

1 month ago.

Looks cheap


Good

4 months ago.

best graphic card ever price and performance


Good

15 months ago.

like a 970, but better and less expensive.


Very good

7 months ago.

The 200$ Contender from Nvidia, you should also consider the RX 580 before buying but there are no winners you can choose the one best suited for the games you play


Excellent

15 months ago.


Outstanding

14 months ago.

upgraded from a 670 gtx ichill


Excellent

3 months ago.

I have one (Asus STRIX), and it's AMAZING!


Excellent

13 months ago.

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


Excellent

8 months ago.

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


Excellent

2 months ago.

Great GPU, perfect for 1080p, or wetting your feet in 1440. Got a mini on sale, and it runs a little warmer then I would like but there's no thermal throttling, the clocks stay stable so I won't complain. Adding an extra $5 case fan and creating a positive environment inside helped the temps out. If you are considering this then don't hesitate when it's on sale.


Excellent

7 days ago.

Excellent! OC C-2063Mhz and M-2244Mhz! 82% Score! Silent, but Deadly! I guess that's why ARMOR OCV1's are so expensive now!


Excellent

15 months ago.

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


Outstanding

13 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

7 months ago.

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


Excellent

1 month ago.

Havent pushed it limits but it seems to be solid card. Design looks well even without backplate. For those who need good value for money without unnecessary parts its a great pick. It also offers serious power for GPU rendering.


Good

15 months ago.

nice and easy


Very good

12 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

11 months ago.

Amazing GPU With easy OC and Stable in 2100mhz


Very good

10 months ago.

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


Excellent

5 months ago.

If you have an older graphics card, like the 750Ti, this upgrade is worth it. It will allow you to run most new games at high settings at 60fps.


Good

2 months ago.

This has been my upgrade from my flagship GTX 960. This 1060 6GB is an awesome card and does hold its weight however it's no 1080. If you're a serious gamer start from the Gtx 1070 series. However, if you're on a budget like myself this is the best MONEY for FPS!


Excellent

8 months ago.

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


Excellent

19 days ago.

BEST


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