Average Bench: 57.1% (77th of 661)

Based on 1,100,889 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 provided prices settle appropriately. [Jul '16 GPUPro]

Average average bench

The Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB averaged 42.9% 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) 70.8fps
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy) 71.2fps

Excellent consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB is just 9.2%. This is an extremely narrow range which indicates that the Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB performs superbly consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. High dynamic range lighting (Teapot) 78.6fps
Avg. Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones) 67.9fps
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,100,889 samples)
Min Avg Max
64.3 Lighting 70.8 77.4
68.8 Reflection 78.6 111
61.7 Parallax 67.9 75.2
57.2% 72.4 fps
Min Avg Max
61.6 MRender 67 73.6
65.7 Gravity 71.2 76.8
60.4 Splatting 65.3 72.5
56.9% 67.8 fps
User Benchmarks Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
The fastest GPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 456.71
Lighting 73.7
Reflection 77.2
Parallax 69.3
60% 73.4 fps
MRender 67.2
Gravity 72.9
Splatting 69.3
58% 69.8 fps
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 461.92
Lighting 70.9
Reflection 75.3
Parallax 69.2
57% 71.8 fps
MRender 68.2
Gravity 71.8
Splatting 68.3
58% 69.4 fps
PNY(196E 11D8) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 465.89
Lighting 70
Reflection 76.5
Parallax 77
57% 74.5 fps
MRender 67
Gravity 72.9
Splatting 69.5
58% 69.8 fps
Nvidia(10DE 1C03) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 461.72
Lighting 67
Reflection 70.4
Parallax 65
54% 67.5 fps
MRender 64.7
Gravity 68
Splatting 63.4
54% 65.4 fps
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 Popular Cards

Based on statistics from 1,100,889 user benchmarks.

Hardware Id Samples Bench ± SD Model / Price (MSRP ≈ $285 @ launch in Jul '16)
MSI(1462 3281) 9% 58% ± 2%
MSI GTX 1060 6GB Gaming X
GeForce GTX 1060 GAMING X 6G
OutletPCUS $4002 years
AmazonUS $4904 months
Zotac(19DA 1438) 8% 56% ± 3%
Zotac GTX 1060 6GB AMP
ZT-P10600B-10M
AmazonUS $29015 months
OutletPCUS $4002 years
Zotac GTX 1060 6GB Mini
ZT-P10600A-10L
AmazonUS $38412 months
Gigabyte(1458 371A) 8% 57% ± 3%
Gigabyte GTX 1060 6GB Windforce OC
GV-N1060WF2OC-6GD
AmazonUS $3003 months
MSI(1462 3283) 7% 57% ± 2%
MSI GTX 1060 6G Armor OC
GeForce GTX 1060 ARMOR 6G OC
AmazonUS $5504 months
MSI GTX 1060 6G Armor OCV1
GTX 1060 ARMOR 6G OCV1
AmazonUS $3203 months
OutletPCUS $38721 months
Nvidia(10DE 1C03) 6% 57% ± 3%
Nvidia(10DE 11D7) 5% 56% ± 2%
Asus(1043 8618) 5% 58% ± 3%
Asus(1043 85AC) 4% 59% ± 3%
Asus GTX 1060 6GB ROG STRIX OC
STRIX-GTX1060-O6G-GAMING
AmazonUS $3503 months
BHPhotoUS $36921 months
OutletPCUS $39023 months
EVGA(3842 6163) 4% 57% ± 3%
EVGA GTX 1060 6GB Gaming SC
06G-P4-6163-KR
Gigabyte(1458 3739) 4% 60% ± 3%
Gigabyte GTX 1060 6GB G1 Gaming R2
GV-N1060G1GAM-6GD R2
OutletPCUS $33023 months
AmazonUS $3563 months
Asus(1043 85B6) 3% 56% ± 3%
Asus GTX 1060 6GB Dual OC
DUAL-GTX1060-O6G
BHPhotoUS $3252 years
AmazonUS $4904 months
Asus(1043 85AE) 3% 56% ± 2%
Asus GTX 1060 6GB Dual OC
DUAL-GTX1060-O6G
BHPhotoUS $3252 years
OutletPCUS $4502 years
AmazonUS $4904 months
Asus(1043 85AB) 3% 56% ± 2%
Asus GTX 1060 6GB TURBO
TURBO-GTX1060-6G
AmazonUS $3203 months
OutletPCUS $37022 months
MSI(1462 8C94) 3% 56% ± 2%
MSI GTX 1060 6GB 6GT OCV1
GeForce GTX 1060 6GT
AmazonUS $4992 months
Gigabyte(1458 3716) 3% 59% ± 2%
Gigabyte GTX 1060 6GB G1 Gaming
GV-N1060G1GAMING-6GD
AmazonUS $33413 months
EVGA(3842 6161) 2% 54% ± 3%
EVGA GTX 1060 6GB Gaming
06G-P4-6161-KR
AmazonUS $5291 month
Asus(1043 85A4) 2% 55% ± 3%
Asus GTX 1060 6GB ROG STRIX
STRIX-GTX1060-6G-GAMING
AmazonUS $3503 months
OutletPCUS $39021 months
Gigabyte(1458 3771) 2% 56% ± 2%
EVGA(3842 6264) 1% 60% ± 3%
MSI(1462 3282) 1% 57% ± 3%
MSI GTX 1060 6GB Gaming
GTX 1060 GAMING 6G
Device(0000 0000) 1% 57% ± 2%
MSI(1462 3490) 1% 55% ± 1%
Asus(1043 85C5) 1% 58% ± 3%
PNY(196E 11D7) 1% 56% ± 2%
Gainward(10B0 1C03) 1% 56% ± 2%
Gainward GTX 1060 6GB Pheonix GS
426018336-3736
EVGA(3842 6267) 1% 60% ± 1%
EVGA GTX 1060 6GB Gaming SSC
06G-P4-6267-KR
AmazonUS $4392 months
Asus(1043 85B7) 1% 55% ± 0%
Asus(1043 872C) 1% 55% ± 2%
Gigabyte(1458 3775) 1% 58% ± 2%
Asus(1043 8641) 1% 55% ± 2%
Asus(1043 863E) 1% 56% ± 4%
EVGA(3842 6265) 1% 56% ± 2%
Gigabyte(1458 3720) 1% 58% ± 0%
Gigabyte(1458 371D) 1% 61% ± 0%
Gigabyte GTX 1060 6GB Xtreme Gaming
GV-N1060XTREME-6GD
AmazonUS $30013 months
Dell(1028 11D7) 1% 56% ± 1%
Sapphire(174B 2438) 1% 54% ± 2%
Asus(1043 862C) 1% 58% ± 3%
Asus(1043 85E0) 1% 56% ± 4%
Sapphire(174B 6438) 1% 56% ± 4%
Asus(1043 854A) 1% 56% ± 2%
Asus(1043 8619) 1% 56% ± 2%
Asus(1043 865B) 1% 60% ± 4%
Device(7377 0000) 1% 61% ± 2%
Gigabyte(1458 3777) 1% 61% ± 1%
PNY(196E 11D8) 1% 58% ± 2%
MSI(1462 328B) 0% 57% ± 3%
Asus(1043 85A6) 0% 56% ± 2%
PNY(196E 119F) 0% 55% ± 1%
PNY GTX 1060 6GB
VCGGTX10606PB
AmazonUS $3742 months
PNY GTX 1060 6GB OC
VCGGTX10606XGPB-OC
AmazonUS $3004 months
EVGA(3842 6368) 0% 61% ± 2%
HP(103C 8439) 0% 56% ± 0%
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Gaming
Gaming 53%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 51%
Yacht

Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX B450-F GAMING - $135

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 60% - Good Total price: $835

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 Comments

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5 days ago.

Deal 

Comment 

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


Poor

1 day ago.

I own it, and it's actually great. Great for gaming, great for BTC mining.


Excellent

15 days ago.

This GPU delivers great value!


Liked

11 days ago.

Suggestion  totaltech24.blogspot.in/...

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


Poor

1 month ago.

La vercion strix tienenmuy buenas temp , ademas se puede subir las frecuancias bastante.


Good

14 days ago.

good starter runs most games decently


Good

9 days ago.

Very nice budget card. Perfect for 1080p.


Good

6 days ago.

Best GPU i've ever had so far, of course its an oldie and i'll be switching it in for a 3070 soon but its arguably the best gpu for this price range around the time when it was released.


Excellent

1 month ago.

Been using it for more than a year now and it handles pretty much all AAA titles very well.


Good

9 days ago.

Personally, this one is a great choice if your budget is limited, can run most games on 1080p medium, or 720p ultra. Example, fornite ultra 80fps, apex legends ultra 60fps, far cry 5 ultra 70fps.


Poor

22 days ago.

perfect and good graphic card gaming for 1080p


Excellent

8 days ago.

Good video card. Served me many years and the performance over time didn't drop a bit. I just cleaned it once and that's it. The overall best budget card you can get, with running rainbow six: siege at 90fps on Very High.


Poor

1 day ago.

it is just as good as the 980 that is double the price


Average

8 days ago.

This and the RX 570 are arguably the best gpu's you could have ever bought. It's been 5 years and there is not only no better deal in sight, but their current value in the used market is steadily rising. I can get up to 300 euro for a 1060 6gb which is insane.


Good

1 month ago.

been using it for 1 year now its not the best one out there but its great


Disliked

1 month ago.

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Good

4 years ago.


Excellent

5 days ago.

clean and cheap perfect for fps games


Good

12 months ago.

Cheap and fast, bang for the buck, console killer.


Excellent

2 months ago.

best graphic card ever price and performance


Excellent

10 months ago.

My friend is going to geet this, so i must hate


Poor

6 months ago.

very good and can run literally everything


Good

12 months ago.

it has more vram and honestly for the price this is better


Excellent

8 months ago.

a very fast ( GTX 980) budget top , some games run well at 2020


Good

17 months ago.

Optimal GPU for decent 1080p medium-high gaming. Comes with 6GB of GDDR5 VRAM which is enough for most games if you ask. Only really worth buying if you can't afford GTX 1660 and wants to buy used instead to save some money, or aren't willing to replace their 450W or lower PSU with higher wattage or higher quality one.


Good

22 months ago.

The card everyone has.


Good

4 years ago.

like a 970, but better and less expensive.


Average

7 months ago.

Still a nice choice, but due to NVIDIA releasing the 16 series, this card is in a bit of an awkward state.


Average

13 months ago.

Was the mid range choice for a while before the mid-range market exploded. Nowadays it's a bit pricey for what it does and would recommend a newer card. It did hold up quite well though.


Poor

5 months ago.

Overpriced in 2020 used just because it's popular, get an rx 580 8gb instead, it has more vram and is a bit cheaper in some cases.


Good

18 months ago.

Powerfull, Low power consumption ,decent price Only i dont know WHY is also produced 3gb version !!! That memory is bottleneck of GPU processor ,for little lower price ..... RX 580 8gb is better purchase like GTX 1060 3gb and without fun in my country is MSI GeForce GTX 1060 3GT OC for 172€ and Sapphire Radeon RX 580 Pulse 8gb fo 175€.... for 5gb more memory only 3€ higher price..... No doubt i like Nvidia but I would buy RX580 8gb Yes GPU processor is better on Nvidia but 2/3 more memory is perfect reason for what bought AMD


Excellent

1 day ago.

Able to run most of the games at 60 fps with the maximum setting. 90~120fps with medium~low setting. This is the standard GPU for most 3D game requirements.


Excellent

3 months ago.

Handled every game relative to its time within 3 years !!!


Excellent

3 years ago.

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


Excellent

4 years ago.


Excellent

2 years ago.

Trying to get this card soon..I ought to upgrade from a 4GB 1050 Ti


Outstanding

4 years ago.

upgraded from a 670 gtx ichill


Very good

3 years 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

3 years 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!


Average

21 months ago.

Its just okay. It develops good textures but isn't capable for 4k.


Excellent

2 years ago.

Perfect card for 1080p


Average

8 months ago.

Stood competitive for 4 years and will probably stay competitive for another 110 years.


Good

3 years ago.

Solid card for a "cheap" price


Excellent

3 years ago.

bought in november 2017. pretty solid card.


Good

2 years ago.

Reasonable price for very great performance


Excellent

1 month ago.

One of the price-to-performance kings, I doubt it will be toppled anytime soon, considering any new CPU's and GPU's are just selling out instantly.


Excellent

4 years ago.

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


Excellent

2 years ago.

неплохо гонится, хорошо играет за свои деньги


Good

2 years ago.

This is great if you're looking for a graphics card for 1080p 60fps in most games and maybe up to 144fps in games like cs:go and overwatch


Excellent

2 years ago.

It serves me well in gaming and editing. For it's price tag it works extremely well and my card overclocked very well.


Excellent

4 years ago.

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


Excellent

3 years 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

2 years ago.

Fantastic, no issues, runs everything spot on


Good

18 months ago.

if you cannnot get a good rx 580, get this one. still good enough for most of the games out there @ 1080p. nvidia gsync sucks though. brands to get: asus (strix gaming OC) or msi (gaming x) or evga (ssc gaming)


Excellent

13 months ago.

Only problem in 4 years is a fan breaking and making some crazy squeals


Excellent

29 days ago.

1080p reference card (2018). There is no game you can't handle at this resolution, only the newest titles (2021) have to be fine tuned to reach solid 60fps, but if fps is not a concern for you it is still awesome today. I got the strix version, solid OC margins gave me up to +10fps (out of 70) in Digital Combat Simulator, so I'm happy to have chosen this custom variant.


Good

4 years ago.

nice and easy


Excellent

4 years ago.

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


Outstanding

4 years 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 years ago.

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


Good

2 years ago.

was unique at the time and dominated high end 1080p, only challenged by the loud r9 290x and recent rx 580


Good

3 years ago.

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


Excellent

3 years 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.


Excellent

2 years ago.

better than my old R7 370


Average

2 years ago.

The 3gb version is way cheaper.


Very good

4 years 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 years ago.

Amazing GPU With easy OC and Stable in 2100mhz


Very good

4 years ago.

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


Excellent

3 years 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

3 years 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

3 years 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

2 years ago.

Luckily purchased this one before the mining era hit its peak. As far as my 1080p gaming goes, nothing stands in its way... yet.


Excellent

4 years ago.

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


Excellent

3 years ago.

BEST


Excellent

2 years ago.

Runs all Games smooth and nice Today on Full HD


Excellent

3 years 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

3 years ago.

quiet n very fast


Excellent

2 years ago.

it is just like that i love it


Poor

2 years ago.

Bad memory management.


Good

2 years ago.

lower power consumption, does not turn into a oven, and great price


Excellent

2 years ago.

Very good for the price


Terrible

21 months ago.

Super slow with games .


Good

15 months ago.

its show graphics (:


Excellent

12 months ago.

It's really smooth.


Good

6 months ago.

Decent all around budget graphics card in 2020. Will run AAA games no problems, just maybe not on ultra settings and above 1080p.


Excellent

4 months ago.

I can overclock it to match a 1070


Excellent

4 months ago.

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