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NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 6GB

Video Card

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NVIDIA's GeForce GTX 1060 is the third mainstream graphics cards using their new Pascal GPU architecture, released a couple of months after the GTX 1080 and 1070. This generation is based on a die shrink to 16nm, allowing for a lot more circuitry to be packed into the same physical space used by previous graphics chips. That means a huge boost in performance, making the GTX 1060 roughly equal to the previous-generation GTX 980 - along with 50% more video memory (6GB) and lower power draw.

In addition to its speed and efficiency, the GTX 1060 also has the same under-the-hood improvements that the other Pascal cards feature. Many of these are tailored to boosting virtual reality performance, and this card will set a new, lower price point for NVIDIA's entry level VR gaming experience. In terms of major standards, the 1060 includes support for CUDA, DX12, and NVIDIA's 3D Vision technology. Finally, it supports up to 4 usable display outputs across five physical connections: DVI, HDMI, and three DisplayPorts.
William George (Product Development)
William George (Product Development) Says:
The GTX 1060 is an amazing value card for gamers, handling 1920x1080 resolution great and doing well even at somewhat higher resolutions. It is also the entry-level card in the GeForce 1000 series for virtual reality. The performance it offers for the price is amazing: GTX 980 capabilities for half what that card cost in its day.

Model: NVIDIA GTX 1060

Specifications

Chipset Manufacturer NVIDIA
Product Line GeForce
Motherboard Connection PCI Express 3.0 x16
Maximum Digital Resolution 7680x4320
Maximum Monitors Supported 4
HDCP Compliant Yes
GPU Specifications
Core Speed 1506 MHz
Boost Speed 1708 Mhz
Stream Processors 1280
Memory Specifications
Video Memory 6GB
Memory Type GDDR5
Memory Speed 8000 MHz
Memory Bus Width 192-bit
Bandwidth 192 GB/s
Additional Information
Cooling System Blower Type
DirectX Support DirectX 12
CUDA Support 6.1
OpenGL Support 4.5
Outputs
Port 1 DisplayPort
Port 2 DisplayPort
Port 3 DisplayPort
Port 4 HDMI
Port 5 Dual-Link DVI
Power Connectors
Plug 1 6-pin PCI-E
Dimensions
Length 249.5 mm (9.8 in)
Height 111.2 mm (4.4 in)