Average Bench: 53.5% (64th of 639)

Based on 358,173 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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Average average bench

The Nvidia GTX 1060-3GB averaged 46.4% 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) 200fps
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy) 194fps

Excellent consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Nvidia GTX 1060-3GB is just 8.19%. This is an extremely narrow range which indicates that the Nvidia GTX 1060-3GB performs superbly consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. High dynamic range lighting (Teapot) 173fps
Avg. Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones) 190fps
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Average Bench

(Based on 358,173 samples)
Min Avg Max
179 Lighting 200 216
155 Reflection 173 186
165 Parallax 190 214
52.5% 188 fps
Min Avg Max
134 MRender 146 154
175 Gravity 194 208
140 Splatting 154 166
53.9% 165 fps
User Benchmarks Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
The fastest GPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 446.14
Lighting 215
Reflection 184
Parallax 219
56% 206 fps
MRender 152
Gravity 206
Splatting 158
57% 172 fps
CLim: 2012 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 432.00
Lighting 205
Reflection 184
Parallax 198
54% 196 fps
MRender 148
Gravity 204
Splatting 164
56% 172 fps
Nvidia(10DE 1C02) 3GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 399.24
Lighting 202
Reflection 177
Parallax 190
53% 190 fps
MRender 150
Gravity 195
Splatting 158
54% 168 fps
HP(103C 82FC) 3GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 445.87
Lighting 175
Reflection 147
Parallax 160
46% 161 fps
MRender 136
Gravity 175
Splatting 131
49% 147 fps
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 28,754,745 GPUs tested.

 Popular Cards

Based on statistics from 358,173 user benchmarks.

Hardware Id Samples Bench ± SD Model / Price (Approx. $220 @ launch in Aug '16)
Gigabyte(1458 3724) 15% 54% ± 2%
Gigabyte GTX 1060 3GB Windforce OC
GV-N1060WF2OC-3GD
AmazonUS $26012 days
Zotac(19DA 2438) 8% 54% ± 3%
Zotac GTX 1060 3GB Mini
ZT-P10610A-10L
AmazonUS $1701 month
OutletPCUS $2103 months
BHPhotoUS $23023 months
MSI(1462 3287) 8% 54% ± 2%
MSI GTX 1060 3GB ARMOR 3G OCV1
GTX 1060 ARMOR 3G OCV1
AmazonUS $2961 month
HP(103C 82FC) 8% 52% ± 2%
Asus(1043 85B9) 8% 54% ± 3%
EVGA(3842 6160) 6% 53% ± 3%
EVGA GTX 1060 3GB Gaming
03G-P4-6160-KR
OutletPCUS $2104 months
EbayUS $2641 min
AmazonUS $38224 days
MSI(1462 8C95) 6% 53% ± 2%
MSI GTX 1060 3GB 3GT OC
GTX 1060 3GT OC
AmazonUS $28925 days
Asus(1043 85ED) 5% 52% ± 3%
Asus(1043 85B1) 5% 55% ± 2%
Asus GTX 1060 3GB Dual OC
DUAL-GTX1060-O3G
BHPhotoUS $26022 months
AmazonUS $3061 month
EVGA(3842 6162) 5% 55% ± 2%
EVGA GTX 1060 3GB SC Gaming
03G-P4-6162-KR
AmazonUS $23014 days
EbayUS $28029 mins
Nvidia(10DE 11C2) 4% 53% ± 3%
Gigabyte(1458 3722) 3% 53% ± 3%
Gigabyte GTX 1060 3GB Mini ITX OC
GV-N1060IXOC-3GD
AmazonUS $27029 days
Nvidia(10DE 1C02) 3% 54% ± 2%
MSI(1462 3285) 3% 54% ± 3%
MSI GTX 1060 3GB Gaming X
GeForce GTX 1060 GAMING X 3G
AmazonUS $2901 month
MSI GTX 1060 3GB Gaming X
GTX 1060 GAMING X 3G
AmazonUS $2901 month
Asus(1043 863B) 2% 53% ± 2%
Gigabyte(1458 3721) 1% 56% ± 2%
Gigabyte GTX 1060 3GB G1 Gaming
GV-N1060G1GAMING-3GD
AmazonUS $3008 months
Zotac(19DA 4438) 1% 52% ± 1%
Sapphire(174B 2438) 1% 50% ± 2%
PNY(196E 11D9) 1% 53% ± 2%
Gigabyte(1458 373A) 1% 55% ± 2%
Gigabyte GTX 1060 3GB G1 Gaming R2
GV-N1060G1GAM-3GD R2
AmazonUS $2652 months
Asus(1043 85B0) 1% 54% ± 1%
Asus(1043 200B) 1% 53% ± 1%
EVGA(3842 6367) 1% 55% ± 1%
EVGA(3842 6167) 1% 55% ± 1%
Device(0000 0000) 1% 54% ± 3%
Dell(1028 11C2) 1% 53% ± 3%
Asus(1043 85BB) 1% 54% ± 1%
PNY(196E 11D8) 1% 54% ± 1%
EVGA(3842 6168) 0% 55% ± 2%
PNY(196E 11DA) 0% 54% ± 0%
EVGA(3842 6365) 0% 54% ± 0%
PNY(196E 11C2) 0% 52% ± 0%
Gigabyte(1458 3781) 0% 58% ± 0%
Device(107D 2770) 0% 52% ± 0%
Dell(1028 3492) 0% 54% ± 0%
PNY(196E 119F) 0% 55% ± 0%
Sapphire(174B 6438) 0% 54% ± 0%
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Gaming
Gaming 52%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 71%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 46%
Yacht

System: HP 580-023w

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 Comments

Added 3 years ago.

Average

2 days ago.

I know a few games, there stand that you can play the game with 630 GT, but i cant play it with the GTX 1060


Good

3 days ago.

I own this and its working epic


Excellent

3 months ago.

because i haveit and is amazing


Good

2 months ago.

Спасибо товарищи


Excellent

6 days ago.

great gpu and handles games well even with low vram


Good

1 month ago.

Cus i'm using it for my pc gaming


Good

1 month ago.

i bought it last night and i am playing with this until now its very good


Good

6 days ago.

As this is my first card it has lasted for many years and is still performing well, runs GTA and many other demanding games on fairly high settings (high quality 1920x1080 60fps), updates from Nvidia are frequent and overall a good card.


Excellent

1 day ago.

hermosa


Good

14 days ago.

awesome card love nvidia much more game optimized on NVIDIA titles


Good

24 days ago.

It runs games at 1080p even today, have it since 2016, nice!


Terrible

2 months ago.

very good price value to it great way to start


Good

1 month ago.

It handles 1080p gaming like a champ. But loses by a long run when compared to other newer graphics cards.


Excellent

9 months ago.

This is a awesome graphic card for game and programmation... This graphic card is made for minimal budget...


Terrible

14 days ago.

best power to cost rating of any GPU on the market


Good

3 years ago.


Good

8 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.

A great mid-range GPU.


Terrible

3 years ago.

You are retarded if you buy one of these.


Outstanding

3 years ago.

Very good GPU it almost can run any game smoothly


Excellent

2 years ago.

tnx! the best cost/performance!


Good

6 months ago.

Awesome GPU for users who wants decent 1080p 60fps gaming but were so budget constrained that even spending little more penny put them off their budget or aren't willing to replace their 450W or lower PSU with higher wattage one or more quality one. 3GB of GDDR5 VRAM may leads to bottleneck if the game wants or uses more than 3GB of VRAM.


Terrible

12 months ago.

Congratulations, sir! You have just given me my one-trillionth dollar!


Excellent

23 months ago.

great bang for buck, great for full hd


Excellent

8 months ago.

Great 1080p budget card, I like it over the RX 580 given it uses literally half the wattage even though they're both rated 120w.


Good

3 years ago.

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


Good

22 months ago.

Best budget card with high performance


Excellent

2 years ago.

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


Average

2 years ago.

Good performance but has poor vram capacity


Excellent

9 months ago.

I have it


Average

19 months ago.

get the 6bg card instead


Excellent

13 months ago.

Works great for 5:4 screen, runs pretty much anything on high.


Good

2 years 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

2 years ago.

BEST GPU


Outstanding

3 years ago.

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


Good

2 years 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

2 years 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.


Average

17 months ago.

Lack of VRAM in 2018


Good

13 months ago.

It's an okay budget card, I've used it for 3 years


Average

1 month ago.

It's fine for most of your gaming needs and it is even alright when it comes to some light VR games like Beatsaber.


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