GeForce GTX 1060 3 GB Overview

GeForce GTX 1060 3 GB
Memory: 3072Mb GDDR5DESKTOP
Release date: 18 Aug 2016
GeForce GTX 1060 3 GB

Core Configuration

GPU GP106
Architecture Nvidia_Pascal
Shaders : TMUs : ROPs 1152 : 72 : 48
Performance 3470.00 GFLOPs

Memory Configuration

Memory Size 3072 Mb
Memory Bus Width 192 bit
Memory Speed 2002 MHz
8008 MHz effective
Memory Bandwidth 192.20 Gb/s

Summary

Relative performance

  • GeForce RTX 2080 Ti
    257%
  • Geforce GTX TITAN Xp
    232%
  • GeForce RTX 2080
    228%
  • Radeon VII
    225%
  • GeForce GTX 1080 Ti
    221%
  • GeForce RTX 2070
    182%
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    175%
  • Radeon RX Vega 64
    173%
  • GeForce RTX 2060
    165%
  • GeForce GTX 1070 Ti
    161%
  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    155%
  • GeForce GTX 1660 Ti
    153%
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    142%
  • GeForce GTX 1660
    132%
  • GeForce GTX 980 Ti
    126%
  • Radeon RX 590
    121%
  • Radeon RX 580
    113%
  • Radeon R9 390X
    107%
  • Radeon R9 FURY X
    107%
  • Radeon RX 480
    103%
  • Radeon RX 570
    100%
  • GeForce GTX 980
    100%
  • GeForce GTX 1060 3 GB
    100%
  • GeForce GTX 1060
    100%
  • Radeon R9 FURY
    98%
  • Radeon R9 Nano
    96%
  • Radeon RX 470
    92%
  • GeForce GTX 970
    84%
  • GeForce GTX 780 Ti
    59%
  • GeForce GTX 1050 Ti
    57%

Performance summary, based on benchmarks charts.

The GeForce GTX 1060 3 GB is a graphics card released by Nvidia on 18 Aug 2016. The graphics card houses the GP106 die, based on the Nvidia_Pascal architecture which packs 4,400 million transistors on a 16 nm, 200 mm2 die.

GeForce GTX 1060 3 GB pros and cons

Supports PhysX.
Supports G-Sync.
Supports ShadowPlay (allows game streaming/recording with minimum performance penalty).
Supports Direct3D 12 Async Compute.


Specifications


Compared to similar performing cards

GeForce GTX 1060 3 GBRadeon RX 580Radeon RX 570GeForce GTX 1060Radeon RX 480
GeForce GTX 1060 3 GBRadeon RX 580Radeon RX 570GeForce GTX 1060Radeon RX 480
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Shader units11522304204812802304
ROPs4832324832
Graphics processorGP106EllesmereEllesmereGP106Ellesmere
Process size16 nm14 nm14 nm16 nm14 nm
Memory3072 Mb GDDR5 (2002 MHz
8008 MHz effective)
8192 Mb GDDR5 (2000 MHz
8000 MHz effective)
4096 Mb GDDR5 (1650 MHz
6600 MHz effective)
6144 Mb GDDR5 (2002 MHz
8008 MHz effective)
8192 Mb GDDR5 (2000 MHz
8000 MHz effective)
Memory bus width192 bit256 bit256 bit192 bit256 bit
Memory bandwidth192.20 Gb/s256.00 Gb/s211.20 Gb/s192.20 Gb/s256.00 Gb/s
Release date18 Aug 20161 Apr 20171 Apr 201710 Jul 201629 Jun 2016

Benchmarks

Shadow of the Tomb Raider

  • Radeon RX 580
    59
  • Radeon RX 480
    54
  • Radeon RX 570
    52
  • GeForce GTX 1060 3 GB
    52
  • GeForce GTX 1060
    52

FPS (higher is better)