Average Bench: 66.1% (52nd of 611)

Based on 218,476 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 33.8% 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. Locally-deformable PRT (Bat) 199fps
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy) 194fps

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Nvidia GTX 1060-3GB is just 13.9%. 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) 173fps
Avg. Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm) 152fps
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Average Bench

(Based on 218,476 samples)
Min Avg Max
159 Lighting 199 220
151 Reflection 173 189
157 Parallax 190 216
60.5% 187 fps
Min Avg Max
134 MRender 146 158
176 Gravity 194 211
136 Splatting 152 169
70.3% 164 fps
User Benchmarks Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
The fastest GPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
Asus(1043 863B) 3GB
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 388.13
Lighting 213
Reflection 179
Parallax 196
64% 196 fps
MRender 150
Gravity 203
Splatting 157
73% 170 fps
CLim: 1936 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 419.35
Lighting 200
Reflection 178
Parallax 192
61% 190 fps
MRender 147
Gravity 196
Splatting 148
70% 164 fps
CLim: 1949 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 381.65
Lighting 180
Reflection 158
Parallax 183
56% 174 fps
MRender 141
Gravity 194
Splatting 136
68% 157 fps
Nvidia(10DE 11C2) 3GB
CLim: 1923 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 388.13
Lighting 181
Reflection 153
Parallax 147
52% 160 fps
MRender 144
Gravity 195
Splatting 150
70% 163 fps
CLim: 2012 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 388.13
Lighting 181
Reflection 169
Parallax 194
58% 181 fps
MRender 137
Gravity 168
Splatting 147
64% 151 fps
218,476 MORE »

 Game FPS Estimates

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

Counter-Strike: Global Offensive: 151 fps PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds: 65 fps Fortnite: 95 fps Grand Theft Auto V: 61 fps League of Legends: 160 fps Overwatch: 95 fps Battlefield 1: 55 fps The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt: 52 fps DOTA 2: 118 fps World of Warcraft: 60 fps World of Tanks: 95 fps Battlefield 4: 82 fps

 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 15,541,099 GPUs tested.

 Popular Cards

Based on statistics from 218,476 user benchmarks.

Hardware Id Samples Bench ± SD Model / Price (Approx. $220 @ launch in Aug '16)
Gigabyte(1458 3724) 16% 67% ± 5%
Gigabyte GTX 1060 3GB Windforce OC
GV-N1060WF2OC-3GD
EbayUS $22420 mins
AmazonUS $2357 mins
MSI(1462 3287) 10% 67% ± 7%
MSI GTX 1060 3GB ARMOR 3G OCV1
GTX 1060 ARMOR 3G OCV1
EbayUS $21519 mins
AmazonUS $2407 days
Zotac(19DA 2438) 7% 65% ± 7%
Zotac GTX 1060 3GB Mini
ZT-P10610A-10L
NeweggUS $19523 days
AmazonUS $2007 mins
EbayUS $22320 mins
OutletPCUS $23015 hrs
BHPhotoUS $2308 months
HP(103C 82FC) 6% 64% ± 11%
EVGA(3842 6162) 5% 68% ± 4%
EVGA GTX 1060 3GB SC Gaming
03G-P4-6162-KR
AmazonUS $2307 mins
EbayUS $23020 mins
Asus(1043 85B1) 5% 68% ± 3%
Asus GTX 1060 3GB Dual OC
DUAL-GTX1060-O3G
NeweggUS $1908 hrs
EbayUS $20420 mins
AmazonUS $2367 mins
BHPhotoUS $2607 months
EVGA(3842 6160) 4% 64% ± 9%
EVGA GTX 1060 3GB Gaming
03G-P4-6160-KR
EbayUS $20020 mins
AmazonUS $2197 mins
OutletPCUS $23515 hrs
Asus(1043 85B9) 4% 66% ± 9%
Gigabyte(1458 3722) 4% 66% ± 4%
Gigabyte GTX 1060 3GB Mini ITX OC
GV-N1060IXOC-3GD
EbayUS $20319 mins
AmazonUS $22916 days
Asus(1043 85ED) 4% 66% ± 3%
Nvidia(10DE 1C02) 4% 65% ± 10%
MSI(1462 8C95) 4% 66% ± 3%
MSI GTX 1060 3GB 3GT OC
GTX 1060 3GT OC
EbayUS $21819 mins
AmazonUS $2467 mins
Nvidia(10DE 11C2) 4% 66% ± 7%
MSI(1462 3285) 4% 65% ± 10%
MSI GTX 1060 3GB Gaming X
GeForce GTX 1060 GAMING X 3G
AmazonUS $2807 mins
EbayUS $29020 mins
MSI GTX 1060 3GB Gaming X
GTX 1060 GAMING X 3G
NeweggUS $27419 months
AmazonUS $2807 mins
EbayUS $29020 mins
Gigabyte(1458 373A) 2% 67% ± 8%
Gigabyte GTX 1060 3GB G1 Gaming R2
GV-N1060G1GAM-3GD R2
AmazonUS $27015 days
Device(0000 0000) 2% 67% ± 3%
PNY(196E 11D9) 2% 67% ± 4%
Sapphire(174B 2438) 1% 65% ± 3%
Gigabyte(1458 3721) 1% 71% ± 6%
Gigabyte GTX 1060 3GB G1 Gaming
GV-N1060G1GAMING-3GD
AmazonUS $2752 months
Asus(1043 863B) 1% 68% ± 3%
Asus(1043 85B8) 1% 68% ± 4%
EVGA(3842 6167) 1% 69% ± 4%
Asus(1043 85B0) 1% 67% ± 1%
Device(7377 0000) 1% 56% ± 27%
Zotac(19DA 4438) 1% 66% ± 2%
Dell(1028 11C2) 1% 66% ± 2%
Asus(1043 200B) 0% 64% ± 2%
Asus(1043 863C) 0% 61% ± 1%
EVGA(3842 6367) 0% 60% ± 14%
Device(1B4C 11C2) 0% 70% ± 1%
PNY(196E 11C2) 0% 62% ± 5%
Zotac(19DA 2440) 0% 65% ± 2%
Sapphire(174B 6438) 0% 65% ± 3%
Asus(1043 85BB) 0% 65% ± 0%
Asus(1043 873B) 0% 65% ± 0%
Nvidia(10DE 0000) 0% 12% ± 0%
HP(103C 6900) 0% 64% ± 0%
Gigabyte(1458 3742) 0% 70% ± 0%
Device(7377 2001) 0% 64% ± 0%
Gigabyte(1458 3781) 0% 70% ± 0%
Gigabyte(1458 3727) 0% 69% ± 0%
PNY(196E 11D8) 0% 68% ± 0%
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Gaming
Gaming 61%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski

System: HP 580-023w

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 111% - Outstanding Total price: $465

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 Comments

Added 2 years ago.

Excellent

1 day ago.

It’s a good budget card really. High FPS and texture quality.


Poor

14 days ago.

1060 KIRALDIR GERISI YALANDIR


Good

19 days ago.

works for good for most games and budget friendly


Good

7 days ago.

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


Good

5 days ago.

Run all games on high or ultra 60 fps+


Good

19 days ago.

Спасибо товарищи


Good

8 days ago.

I own this and its working epic


Excellent

1 month ago.

Cus i'm using it for my pc gaming


Average

23 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

1 month ago.

awesome card love nvidia much more game optimized on NVIDIA titles


Excellent

20 days ago.

Price, power, results.


Excellent

5 days ago.

its pretty good can run all games on medium settings


Good

1 month ago.

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


Good

19 days ago.

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


Excellent

1 day 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.


Poor

5 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

11 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

2 years ago.

You are retarded if you buy one of these.


Excellent

18 months ago.

tnx! the best cost/performance!


Outstanding

21 months ago.

Very good GPU it almost can run any game smoothly


Good

18 months ago.

A great mid-range GPU.


Excellent

14 days ago.

Good card


Excellent

9 months ago.

great bang for buck, great for full hd


Good

22 months ago.

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


Good

7 months ago.

Best budget card with high performance


Excellent

18 months ago.

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


Average

16 months ago.

Good performance but has poor vram capacity


Good

15 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

15 months ago.

BEST GPU


Average

5 months ago.

get the 6bg card instead


Outstanding

2 years ago.

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


Good

19 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

12 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.


Average

2 months ago.

Lack of VRAM in 2018


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