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Nvidia GeForce GTX 1060 MSI Armor 6G OC

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How well can the GeForce GTX 1060 MSI Armor 6G OC run games
14 Nov 2019 - Graphics card reviewed

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

This PC hardware performance game review for the GeForce GTX 1060 MSI Armor 6G OC graphics card, when running 2019 more popular games, lets us see what type of FPS this card gets when playing at 1080p, 1440p and 4K screen resolutions and ultra settings. In terms of performance against the most demanding games today this graphics card can play 849 of the 1000 most demanding PC games beating their recommended requirements.

The 1080p FPS on Ultra for the GeForce GTX 1060 MSI Armor 6G OC shows us that Call of Duty: Modern Warfare is getting a reasonable result of 48 FPS, and then we are seeing Death Stranding predicted to return a playable 36 FPS while another game on our list is the Cyberpunk 2077 which is predicted to get 36 frames per second at Ultra 1080p.

As the PC gaming masses explore larger screen resolutions we decided to run some game checks at 1440p across a few popular games. We predict the GeForce GTX 1060 MSI Armor 6G OC will run the upcoming game Death Stranding to a playable performance level. Predictions across the graphics settings looked like this, Low: 72 FPS, Medium: 57 FPS, High: 38 FPS and Ultra: 27 FPS. Another game researched was Cyberpunk 2077 with predictions of L: 72FPS, M: 57FPS, H: 38FPS, U: 27FPS. And then we checked graphics card performance on Call of Duty: Modern Warfare, which returned L: 96FPS, M: 75FPS, H: 51FPS, U: 36FPS at 1440p. Getting popular modern games to run at 1440p on the GeForce GTX 1060 MSI Armor 6G 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 Armor 6G OC graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the GeForce GTX 1060 MSI Armor 6G OC in your PC? This gpu has around 2+ years of running AAA recommended system requirements before any upgrades should be considered.

Whats a good PC graphics upgrade for the GeForce GTX 1060 MSI Armor 6G OC? A good choice when looking to upgrade the GeForce GTX 1060 MSI Armor 6G OC would be the 16 Series GeForce GTX 1660 Ti 6GB which meets 901 of the 1000 top game’s recommended system requirements and has 25% better performance. An alternative great upgrade graphics card would be a R-500 Series Radeon RX Vega 56 8GB, which has 31% better performance and can run 962 of the top 1000 demanding game requirements today.
FPS System Benchmark
71 FPS
High
The GeForce GTX 1060 MSI Armor 6G OC is released on 19 Jul 2016

GeForce GTX 1060 MSI Armor 6G OC Game FPS Benchmarks On Ultra

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

Red Dead Redemption 2

33.3 FPS

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

Metro: Exodus

43.5 FPS

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

Assassins Creed: Odyssey

43.9 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 MSI Armor 6G OC gets 44.5 FPS on Control

Control

44.5 FPS

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

Borderlands 3

45.2 FPS

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

Middle-earth: Shadow of War

54.7 FPS

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

Tom Clancys Ghost Recon Wildlands

54.7 FPS

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

Deus Ex: Mankind Divided

55.2 FPS

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

Assassins Creed: Origins

56.5 FPS

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

Grand Theft Auto V

56.5 FPS

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

The Witcher III

58.5 FPS

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

Final Fantasy XV

59 FPS

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

Just Cause 4

64.2 FPS

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

Total War: Warhammer 2

64.7 FPS

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

Shadow of the Tomb Raider

66.1 FPS

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

Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

70.8 FPS

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

Far Cry: New Dawn

73.9 FPS

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

Battlefield V

75 FPS

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

Hitman 2 (2018)

76.8 FPS

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

Far Cry 5

78.3 FPS

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

Forza Horizon 4

83.7 FPS

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

Battlefield 1

89.2 FPS

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

Total War: Warhammer 2

16.2 FPS

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

Borderlands 3

16.4 FPS

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

Red Dead Redemption 2

18.1 FPS

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

Assassins Creed: Origins

19.5 FPS

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

Deus Ex: Mankind Divided

20.1 FPS

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

Shadow of the Tomb Raider

21.9 FPS

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

Tom Clancys Ghost Recon Wildlands

22.2 FPS

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

Just Cause 4

24 FPS

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

Middle-earth: Shadow of War

26.7 FPS

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

The Witcher III

28.3 FPS

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

Far Cry: New Dawn

28.8 FPS

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

Far Cry 5

29.7 FPS

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

Battlefield V

29.8 FPS

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

Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

44.3 FPS

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

Red Dead Redemption 2

25.7 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 MSI Armor 6G OC gets 26.7 FPS on Control

Control

26.7 FPS

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

Borderlands 3

31.8 FPS

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

The Division 2

39.1 FPS

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

Hitman 2 (2018)

46.6 FPS
Nvidia PC game performance check GeForce GTX 1060 MSI Armor 6G 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
$279.00
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 8-pin
Recommended Hardware
Best CPU Match
Best RAM Match
8 GB
Best Resolution
2560 x 1440
GPU Upgrade
Resolution Performance
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GeForce GTX 1060 MSI Armor 6G OC Game Requirement Analysis

Overview rnGeForce GTX 1060 is a Performance Graphics Card based on the Pascal Architecture.
rnArchitecture rnIt 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.
rnGPU rnThe central unit runs at 1506MHz and goes up to 1709MHz, in Turbo Mode.
rnMemory rnThe GPU accesses a 6GB frame buffer of Fast GDDR5, through a 192-bit memory interface, while the Memory Clock Operates at 2000MHz.
rnPower Consumption rnWith a rated board TDP of 120W, it requires at least a 400W PSU with one available 6-pin connector.
rnPerformance rnN/A.
rnSystem Suggestions rnGeForce 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 Armor 6G OC vs Avg. AAA Game System Requirements
Avg. AAA Recommended Requirements
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Graphics Card
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RAM
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Popular Game System Requirements
Game Min. Rec.
Red Dead Redemption 2 47% 7%
Star Wars: Jedi - Fallen Order 83% 28%
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 50% 7%
Halo: Reach 87% 70%
Microsoft Flight Simulator 43% 28%
Cyberpunk 2077 43% 28%
Borderlands 3 40% 2%
FIFA 20 64% 50%
Death Stranding 43% 28%
Need For Speed Heat 48% 7%
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