GeForce GTX 1060 3 GB Overview

GeForce GTX 1060 3 GB
Memory: 3072Mb GDDR5 DESKTOP
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 GTX 1080 Ti
    226%
  • GeForce GTX TITAN X
    226%
  • Radeon RX Vega 64
    196%
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    184%
  • GeForce GTX 1070 Ti
    177%
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    162%
  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    160%
  • Radeon R9 FURY X
    157%
  • Radeon R9 FURY
    150%
  • Radeon R9 Nano
    140%
  • Radeon RX 580
    115%
  • GeForce GTX 980
    113%
  • Radeon RX 480
    113%
  • Radeon RX 570
    109%
  • Radeon RX 470
    108%
  • GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB 9Gbps
    104%
  • GeForce GTX 1060 3 GB
    100%
  • GeForce GTX 1050 Ti
    65%
  • Radeon RX 460
    54%
  • GeForce GTX 1050
    38%

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 GB GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB 9Gbps Radeon RX 580 Radeon RX 570 Radeon RX 480
GeForce GTX 1060 3 GB GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB 9Gbps Radeon RX 580 Radeon RX 570 Radeon RX 480
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Shader units 1152 1280 2304 2048 2304
ROPs 48 48 32 32 32
Graphics processor GP106 GP106 Ellesmere Ellesmere Ellesmere
Process size 16 nm 16 nm 14 nm 14 nm 14 nm
Memory 3072 Mb GDDR5 (2002 MHz
8008 MHz effective)
6144 Mb GDDR5 (2256 MHz
9024 MHz effective)
8192 Mb GDDR5 (2000 MHz
8000 MHz effective)
4096 Mb GDDR5 (1650 MHz
6600 MHz effective)
8192 Mb GDDR5 (2000 MHz
8000 MHz effective)
Memory bus width 192 bit 192 bit 256 bit 256 bit 256 bit
Memory bandwidth 192.20 Gb/s 216.60 Gb/s 256.00 Gb/s 211.20 Gb/s 256.00 Gb/s
Release date 18 Aug 2016 20 Apr 2017 1 Apr 2017 1 Apr 2017 29 Jun 2016

Benchmarks

Doom (2016)

  • Radeon RX 580
    138
  • Radeon RX 480
    136
  • Radeon RX 570
    133
  • GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB 9Gbps
    122
  • GeForce GTX 1060 3 GB
    119

FPS (higher is better)

Doom (2016)

  • Radeon RX 580
    86
  • Radeon RX 480
    86
  • GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB 9Gbps
    80
  • GeForce GTX 1060 3 GB
    76

FPS (higher is better)

Doom (2016)

  • Radeon RX 580
    43
  • Radeon RX 480
    42
  • Radeon RX 570
    40
  • GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB 9Gbps
    39
  • GeForce GTX 1060 3 GB
    37

FPS (higher is better)