Average Bench: 71.8% (26th of 586)

Based on 250,718 user benchmarks.  Devices: 10DE 1C03, 10DE 1C06 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 28.2% 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) 225fps
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy) 208fps

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB is just 16.2%. 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) 196fps
Avg. Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm) 164fps
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Average Bench

(Based on 250,718 samples)
Min Avg Max
188 Lighting 225 251
167 Reflection 196 215
171 Parallax 213 243
68.3% 211 fps
Min Avg Max
137 MRender 148 168
185 Gravity 208 229
149 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%
Nvidia(10DE 1C03) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2138 MHz, MLim: 2312 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 390.77
Lighting 265
Reflection 228
Parallax 243
79% 245 fps
MRender 180
Gravity 239
Splatting 181
86% 200 fps
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 388.13
Lighting 245
Reflection 204
Parallax 218
73% 222 fps
MRender 145
Gravity 217
Splatting 171
76% 178 fps
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 388.31
Lighting 225
Reflection 197
Parallax 208
68% 210 fps
MRender 144
Gravity 202
Splatting 156
72% 168 fps
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 Popular Cards

Based on statistics from 250,718 user benchmarks.

Hardware Id Samples Bench ± SD Model / Price (Approx. $285 @ launch in Jul '16)
MSI(1462 3281) 12% 71% ± 11%
MSI GTX 1060 6GB Gaming X
GeForce GTX 1060 GAMING X 6G
OutletPCUS $38313 days
AmazonUS $4173 mins
EbayUS $42510 mins
Gigabyte(1458 371A) 7% 73% ± 3%
Gigabyte GTX 1060 6GB Windforce OC
GV-N1060WF2OC-6GD
EbayUS $34510 mins
NeweggUS $3456 hrs
AmazonUS $3453 mins
Asus(1043 85AC) 6% 75% ± 4%
Asus GTX 1060 6GB ROG STRIX OC
STRIX-GTX1060-O6G-GAMING
AmazonUS $4063 mins
EbayUS $4158 mins
NeweggUS $4156 hrs
OutletPCUS $4232 hrs
BHPhotoUS $4821 hr
Asus(1043 85B6) 6% 72% ± 3%
Asus GTX 1060 6GB Dual OC
DUAL-GTX1060-O6G
AmazonUS $3623 mins
BHPhotoUS $3671 hr
EbayUS $3856 mins
EVGA(3842 6163) 5% 73% ± 4%
EVGA GTX 1060 6GB Gaming SC
06G-P4-6163-KR
AmazonUS $3003 mins
NeweggUS $3156 hrs
OutletPCUS $3386 days
EbayUS $34910 mins
Zotac(19DA 1438) 5% 71% ± 3%
Zotac GTX 1060 6GB AMP
ZT-P10600B-10M
AmazonUS $3393 mins
OutletPCUS $37826 days
Zotac GTX 1060 6GB Mini
ZT-P10600A-10L
EbayUS $3358 mins
AmazonUS $3393 mins
MSI(1462 3283) 5% 70% ± 9%
MSI GTX 1060 6G Armor OC
GeForce GTX 1060 ARMOR 6G OC
EbayUS $78510 mins
MSI GTX 1060 6G Armor OCV1
GTX 1060 ARMOR 6G OCV1
AmazonUS $3803 mins
EbayUS $3997 mins
OutletPCUS $45825 days
Nvidia(10DE 11D7) 4% 68% ± 10%
Nvidia(10DE 1C03) 4% 71% ± 5%
Asus(1043 85AE) 4% 71% ± 7%
Asus GTX 1060 6GB Dual OC
DUAL-GTX1060-O6G
OutletPCUS $34810 days
AmazonUS $3623 mins
BHPhotoUS $3671 hr
EbayUS $38510 mins
Gigabyte(1458 3739) 4% 73% ± 9%
Gigabyte GTX 1060 6GB G1 Gaming R2
GV-N1060G1GAM-6GD R2
OutletPCUS $3732 hrs
AmazonUS $3783 mins
Asus(1043 85A4) 3% 71% ± 3%
Asus GTX 1060 6GB ROG STRIX
STRIX-GTX1060-6G-GAMING
NeweggUS $3354 months
AmazonUS $4203 mins
OutletPCUS $7081 month
EbayUS $7208 mins
MSI(1462 8C94) 3% 73% ± 4%
MSI GTX 1060 6GB 6GT OCV1
GeForce GTX 1060 6GT
EbayUS $3397 mins
AmazonUS $3393 mins
Gigabyte(1458 3775) 3% 74% ± 4%
EVGA(3842 6267) 2% 76% ± 3%
EVGA GTX 1060 6GB Gaming SSC
06G-P4-6267-KR
AmazonUS $3303 mins
NeweggUS $3356 hrs
EbayUS $4067 mins
EVGA(3842 6161) 2% 70% ± 5%
EVGA GTX 1060 6GB Gaming
06G-P4-6161-KR
AmazonUS $3433 mins
EbayUS $35810 mins
Device(0000 0000) 2% 70% ± 9%
Asus(1043 85AB) 2% 73% ± 3%
Asus GTX 1060 6GB TURBO
TURBO-GTX1060-6G
AmazonUS $3663 mins
OutletPCUS $38325 days
EbayUS $39810 mins
Gigabyte(1458 3716) 2% 74% ± 9%
Gigabyte GTX 1060 6GB G1 Gaming
GV-N1060G1GAMING-6GD
EbayUS $39310 mins
AmazonUS $4653 mins
PNY(196E 119F) 2% 71% ± 2%
PNY GTX 1060 6GB
VCGGTX10606PB
AmazonUS $3303 mins
EbayUS $3359 mins
PNY GTX 1060 6GB OC
VCGGTX10606XGPB-OC
AmazonUS $3303 mins
EbayUS $3309 mins
NeweggUS $3356 hrs
EVGA(3842 6264) 1% 74% ± 2%
Dell(1028 11D7) 1% 69% ± 2%
Asus(1043 85C5) 1% 66% ± 13%
MSI(1462 3282) 1% 73% ± 1%
MSI GTX 1060 6GB Gaming
GTX 1060 GAMING 6G
EbayUS $4256 mins
EVGA(3842 6368) 1% 69% ± 15%
Gigabyte(1458 3777) 1% 77% ± 1%
Asus(1043 85A6) 1% 68% ± 2%
Asus(1043 872C) 1% 66% ± 9%
Gigabyte(1458 3718) 0% 73% ± 4%
MSI(1462 3289) 0% 74% ± 1%
Gigabyte(1458 371D) 0% 76% ± 2%
Gigabyte GTX 1060 6GB Xtreme Gaming
GV-N1060XTREME-6GD
AmazonUS $3805 months
Gigabyte(1458 3741) 0% 71% ± 1%
Asus(1043 8618) 0% 73% ± 2%
Gigabyte(1458 3771) 0% 72% ± 1%
EVGA(3842 6262) 0% 74% ± 2%
Gainward(10B0 1C03) 0% 74% ± 2%
Gainward GTX 1060 6GB Pheonix GS
426018336-3736
Zotac(19DA 3438) 0% 72% ± 4%
Gigabyte(1458 3720) 0% 69% ± 2%
MSI(1462 328B) 0% 67% ± 8%
Asus(1043 862D) 0% 72% ± 1%
Asus(1043 862C) 0% 70% ± 9%
Sapphire(174B 6438) 0% 69% ± 1%
Asus(1043 854A) 0% 73% ± 1%
Nvidia(10DE 1C06) 0% 63% ± 24%
Asus(1043 85C9) 0% 75% ± 6%
PNY(196E 11D7) 0% 71% ± 1%
EVGA(3842 6265) 0% 82% ± 0%
EVGA(3842 6266) 0% 69% ± 0%
Asus(1043 85F3) 0% 79% ± 0%
Device(7377 2001) 0% 81% ± 0%
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Gaming
Gaming 71%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 62%
Destroyer

Motherboard: Asus Z170 PRO GAMING - $157

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 83% - Excellent Total price: $1,078

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 Comments

Added 21 months ago.

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9 hrs ago.

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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

15 hrs ago.

easily damaged by heat damaged and gets very hot.


Excellent

20 hrs ago.

amazing


Poor

3 days ago.

great card


Good

4 days ago.

bon investissement pour la crypto


Good

12 days ago.

Paired with an i5 6600K @4,5 ghz, GTA 5 with very high - ultra settings in QHD resolution, never goes under 70 FPS. This card is surprisingly powerful, i love it.


Good

1 day ago.

Perfect, play all games at 1080p on ultra without problems and stock clocks!


Excellent

2 days ago.

I use the 1060 6GB and it works a charm


Excellent

12 days ago.

Suggestion  totaltech24.blogspot.in/...

Build a Good Gaming PC for cheap price (46k INR)


Excellent

7 days ago.

Cheaper and great !


Excellent

5 days ago.

perfect and good graphic card gaming for 1080p


Good

4 days ago.

high fps, stable frametimes, acceptable cost


Good

20 days ago.

I get over 300 fps on csgo. I think that says it all.


Excellent

20 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

4 days ago.

My first good GPU, works insanely good for the price.


Good

21 months ago.


Excellent

2 months ago.

An efficient card that closely matches the performance of the last gen highest end consumer oriented graphics card. The 1060 6GB not only matches the high end but does so at a reasonable price and has more than enough ram to keep high resolution textures without issue.


Excellent

1 month ago.

best graphic card ever price and performance


Good

19 months ago.

like a 970, but better and less expensive.


Excellent

19 months ago.


Very good

11 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


Outstanding

19 months ago.

upgraded from a 670 gtx ichill


Excellent

7 months ago.

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


Excellent

2 months ago.

bought in november 2017. pretty solid card.


Excellent

17 months ago.

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


Good

3 months ago.

Solid card for a "cheap" price


Excellent

13 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

6 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

23 days ago.

Excellent! OC C-2253Mhz and M-5004Mhz! 92% Score! Silent, but Deadly! I guess that's why ARMOR OCV1's are so expensive now!


Excellent

19 months ago.

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


Outstanding

17 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.


Very good

3 months ago.

Great card if you could find for less than 260 dollars in 2017


Good

12 months ago.

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


Excellent

6 months 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

20 months ago.

nice and easy


Very good

16 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

16 months ago.

Amazing GPU With easy OC and Stable in 2100mhz


Very good

14 months ago.

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


Excellent

9 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

6 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!


Good

3 months ago.

Even if this time I went with the Red team. I need to give Nvidia the credit, when it's due. Pascal is was and maintain the lead on this past generation over Polaris.(the refresh was okeyish at best). If I was more cautious with my purchase i should be having this card over 580; for a couple of factors like: price, efficiency and availability.That being said i think that what I should bought is a 1070, without a question.


Excellent

1 month ago.

Really is a perfect sweet spot gaming (and/or mining) card, I can get away with high side graphics on almost everything. Mining hash rate ~19 MHz.


Excellent

13 months ago.

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


Excellent

5 months ago.

BEST


Excellent

4 months ago.

Runs all Games smooth and nice Today on Full HD


Excellent

1 month ago.

Easily the most valuable graphics card on the market, in my opinion. My EVGA GTX 1060 6GB SC has so much headroom available running at the factory overclock of 1830 MHz up to my overclock of 2012 MHz with great stability. With the choice of 3GB or 6GB and SC version, it has the options you might need. The money to go up to a 1070 or 1070 TI is too much of a cost/performance boost. To go down in price to a 1050 OR 1050 TI you are going to miss a lot of the performance you would be able to get for a small cost.


Excellent

19 days ago.

quiet n very fast


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