GeForce_GTX_1060_MSI_6GT_OC
Nvidia GeForce GTX 1060 MSI 6GT OC

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How well can the GeForce GTX 1060 MSI 6GT OC run games
4 Jul 2020 - Graphics card reviewed

The GeForce GTX 1060 MSI 6GT OC is a high performing piece of gaming hardware, still confidently featuring in PC gamer computers. GeForce GTX 1060 MSI 6GT OC is capable of DirectX 12 gaming requirements.

We take a look at game performance achieved on this graphics card when running 2020 popular games. This short GeForce GTX 1060 MSI 6GT OC game hardware review looks at the graphics card frame rate performance on Ultra graphics settings at 1080p, 1440p and 4K screen resolutions. When considering how well this graphics card can run the 1000 most demanding games available today it can best 795 of the games’ recommended graphics requirements.

First we looked at 1080p resolution for the GeForce GTX 1060 MSI 6GT OC performance to explore what sort of benchmarks it would achieve on the popular title Death Stranding and predict it will deliver reasonable frames per second across the following graphics settings - Low: 135 FPS, Medium: 106 FPS, High: 71 FPS and Ultra: 51 FPS. We proceeded to look at Doom Eternal to see how that compared and saw that it returned a reasonable 51 FPS at Ultra 1080p.

With PC gamers looking for larger screen sizes like 1440p we tested the GeForce GTX 1060 MSI 6GT OC by researching Death Stranding leading us to predict a playable performance. Its FPS predictions for the graphics settings are as follows - L: 103FPS, M: 81FPS, H: 54FPS, U: 39FPS. Another popular game we tested with this card was Doom Eternal and that was playable. This graphics card delivered 39 FPS at Ultra 1440p. Another popular title was Assassins Creed: Valhalla which is predicted to get weak results with a 19FPS on Ultra 1440p. 1440p gaming on the GeForce GTX 1060 MSI 6GT OC is a perfectly suitable selection of hardware for theis larger screen size. If a game at 1440p struggles a bit or experiences a frame drop then you can tweak settings in game to help get it stable. This might mean lowering it to medium or low in some specific options.

How many years will the GeForce GTX 1060 MSI 6GT OC graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the GeForce GTX 1060 MSI 6GT OC in your PC? No graphics card upgrade required for 2 to 3 years of meeting top end game system requirements

Whats a good PC graphics upgrade for the GeForce GTX 1060 MSI 6GT OC? Upgrading this graphics card would have us consider the 16 Series GeForce GTX 1660 Super 6GB which is 23% more powerful. This upgrade choice can also run 852 games from the most demanding games today. Alternatively a suitable upgrade choice for the GeForce GTX 1060 MSI 6GT OC is the R-500 Series Radeon RX Vega 56 8GB, which is 31% more powerful and can run 945 of the 1000 most demanding PC games beating their recommended requirements.
FPS System Benchmark
71 FPS
High
The GeForce GTX 1060 MSI 6GT OC was released on 19 Jul 2016

GeForce GTX 1060 MSI 6GT OC Game FPS Benchmarks On Ultra

GeForce GTX 1060 MSI 6GT OC gets 33.3 FPS on Red Dead Redemption 2

Red Dead Redemption 2

33.3 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 MSI 6GT OC gets 43.5 FPS on Metro: Exodus

Metro: Exodus

43.5 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 MSI 6GT OC gets 43.9 FPS on Assassins Creed: Odyssey

Assassins Creed: Odyssey

43.9 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 MSI 6GT OC gets 44.5 FPS on Control

Control

44.5 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 MSI 6GT OC gets 45.2 FPS on Borderlands 3

Borderlands 3

45.2 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 MSI 6GT OC gets 54.7 FPS on Middle-earth: Shadow of War

Middle-earth: Shadow of War

54.7 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 MSI 6GT OC gets 54.7 FPS on Tom Clancys Ghost Recon Wildlands

Tom Clancys Ghost Recon Wildlands

54.7 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 MSI 6GT OC gets 55.2 FPS on Deus Ex: Mankind Divided

Deus Ex: Mankind Divided

55.2 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 MSI 6GT OC gets 56.5 FPS on Assassins Creed: Origins

Assassins Creed: Origins

56.5 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 MSI 6GT OC gets 56.5 FPS on Grand Theft Auto V

Grand Theft Auto V

56.5 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 MSI 6GT OC gets 58.5 FPS on The Witcher III

The Witcher III

58.5 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 MSI 6GT OC gets 59 FPS on Final Fantasy XV

Final Fantasy XV

59 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 MSI 6GT OC gets 64.2 FPS on Just Cause 4

Just Cause 4

64.2 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 MSI 6GT OC gets 64.7 FPS on Total War: Warhammer 2

Total War: Warhammer 2

64.7 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 MSI 6GT OC gets 66.1 FPS on Shadow of the Tomb Raider

Shadow of the Tomb Raider

66.1 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 MSI 6GT OC gets 70.8 FPS on Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

70.8 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 MSI 6GT OC gets 73.9 FPS on Far Cry: New Dawn

Far Cry: New Dawn

73.9 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 MSI 6GT OC gets 75 FPS on Battlefield V

Battlefield V

75 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 MSI 6GT OC gets 76.8 FPS on Hitman 2 (2018)

Hitman 2 (2018)

76.8 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 MSI 6GT OC gets 78.3 FPS on Far Cry 5

Far Cry 5

78.3 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 MSI 6GT OC gets 83.7 FPS on Forza Horizon 4

Forza Horizon 4

83.7 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 MSI 6GT OC gets 89.2 FPS on Battlefield 1

Battlefield 1

89.2 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 MSI 6GT OC gets 16.2 FPS on Total War: Warhammer 2

Total War: Warhammer 2

16.2 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 MSI 6GT OC gets 16.4 FPS on Borderlands 3

Borderlands 3

16.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 MSI 6GT OC gets 18.1 FPS on Red Dead Redemption 2

Red Dead Redemption 2

18.1 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 MSI 6GT OC gets 19.5 FPS on Assassins Creed: Origins

Assassins Creed: Origins

19.5 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 MSI 6GT OC gets 20.1 FPS on Deus Ex: Mankind Divided

Deus Ex: Mankind Divided

20.1 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 MSI 6GT OC gets 21.9 FPS on Shadow of the Tomb Raider

Shadow of the Tomb Raider

21.9 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 MSI 6GT OC gets 22.2 FPS on Tom Clancys Ghost Recon Wildlands

Tom Clancys Ghost Recon Wildlands

22.2 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 MSI 6GT OC gets 24 FPS on Just Cause 4

Just Cause 4

24 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 MSI 6GT OC gets 26.7 FPS on Middle-earth: Shadow of War

Middle-earth: Shadow of War

26.7 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 MSI 6GT OC gets 28.3 FPS on The Witcher III

The Witcher III

28.3 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 MSI 6GT OC gets 28.8 FPS on Far Cry: New Dawn

Far Cry: New Dawn

28.8 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 MSI 6GT OC gets 29.7 FPS on Far Cry 5

Far Cry 5

29.7 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 MSI 6GT OC gets 29.8 FPS on Battlefield V

Battlefield V

29.8 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 MSI 6GT OC gets 44.3 FPS on Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

44.3 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 MSI 6GT OC gets 25.7 FPS on Red Dead Redemption 2

Red Dead Redemption 2

25.7 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 MSI 6GT OC gets 26.7 FPS on Control

Control

26.7 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 MSI 6GT OC gets 31.8 FPS on Borderlands 3

Borderlands 3

31.8 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 MSI 6GT OC gets 39.1 FPS on The Division 2

The Division 2

39.1 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 MSI 6GT OC gets 46.6 FPS on Hitman 2 (2018)

Hitman 2 (2018)

46.6 FPS
Nvidia PC game performance check GeForce GTX 1060 MSI 6GT OC
GPU
Architecture
Pascal P106-400-A1
Process
16nm
TMUs
80
Texture Rate
141 GTexel/s
ROPs
48
Pixel Rate
84 GPixel/s
Shader
Processing Units (Cuda Cores)
1280
Ray Tracing Cores
Tensor Cores
-
Driver Support
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Release Price
$249.00
Compatibility
Direct X
DX 12.1
Shader
5.0
Open GL
4.5
Resolution (WxH)
7680x4320
Notebook GPU
SLI/Crossfire
Dedicated
Integrated
Memory
Memory
6144 MB
Memory Speed
2027 MHz
Memory Bus
192 Bit
Memory Type
GDDR5
Memory Bandwidth
194.6GB/sec
L2 Cache
2048KB
Display Connectors
VGA Connection
0
DVI Connection
1
HDMI Connection
1
DisplayPort Connection
2
Clock Speeds
Core Speed
1544 MHz
Boost Clock
1759 MHz
Power
Max Power
120 Watts
PSU
400 Watt & 27 Amps
Power Connector
1x 6-pin
Recommended Hardware
Best CPU Match
Best RAM Match
8 GB
Best Resolution
2560 x 1440
GPU Upgrade
Resolution Performance
1366x768 1600x900 1920x1080 2560x1440 3840x2160
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10
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GeForce GTX 1060 MSI 6GT OC Game Requirement Analysis

Overview
GeForce GTX 1060 is a Performance Graphics Card based on the Pascal Architecture.


Architecture
It equips a GPU Codenamed P106-400-A1 which is a First Gen Pascal GPU amd has 10 SM activated, offering 1280 Shader Processing Units, 80 TMUs and 48 ROPs.


GPU
The central unit runs at 1506MHz and goes up to 1709MHz, in Turbo Mode.


Memory
The GPU accesses a 6GB frame buffer of Fast GDDR5, through a 192-bit memory interface, while the Memory Clock Operates at 2000MHz.


Power Consumption
With a rated board TDP of 120W, it requires at least a 400W PSU with one available 6-pin connector.


Performance
N/A.


System Suggestions
GeForce GTX 1060 is best suited for resolutions up to and including 2560x1440. We recommend a High-End Processor and 8GB of RAM for Optimal Performance.


Source [Wikipedia]
GeForce GTX 1060 MSI 6GT OC vs Avg. AAA Game System Requirements
Avg. AAA Recommended Requirements
CPU
0%
Graphics Card
2%
RAM
11GB
0%
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Popular Game System Requirements
Game Min. Rec.
Cyberpunk 2077 37% 28%
Horizon: Zero Dawn 24% 7%
Call of Duty Warzone 50% 7%
Assassins Creed: Valhalla 43% 28%
Hyper Scape 57% 13%
Valorant 97% 91%
Grand Theft Auto VI 13% 42%
Doom Eternal 5% 5%
Death Stranding 44% 2%
F1 2020 87% 6%
GeForce GTX 1060 MSI 6GT OC Extras
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