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Nvidia GeForce GTX 1060 EVGA ACX 2.0 6GB

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How well can the GeForce GTX 1060 EVGA ACX 2.0 6GB run games
13 Dec 2019 - Graphics card reviewed

The GeForce GTX 1060 EVGA ACX 2.0 6GB is a high performing piece of gaming hardware, still confidently featuring in PC gamer computers. GeForce GTX 1060 EVGA ACX 2.0 6GB is capable of DirectX 12 gaming requirements.

Game performance for the GeForce GTX 1060 EVGA ACX 2.0 6GB where we look at the bigger games played in 2019. Looking closely at the graphics card frame rate performance on Ultra graphics settings at 1080p, 1440p and 4K screen resolutions. In comparison to the game recommended requirements of the 1000 most demanding games played today this PC hardware can run 763.

First we looked at 1080p resolution for the GeForce GTX 1060 EVGA ACX 2.0 6GB performance to explore what sort of benchmarks it would achieve on the popular title Red Dead Redemption 2 and saw it deliver reasonable frames per second across the following graphics settings - Low: 132 FPS, Medium: 104 FPS, High: 70 FPS and Ultra: 50 FPS. We proceeded to look at Borderlands 3 to see how that compared and saw that it returned a reasonable 50 FPS at Ultra 1080p.

With PC gamers looking for larger screen sizes like 1440p we tested the GeForce GTX 1060 EVGA ACX 2.0 6GB by playing Red Dead Redemption 2 which yielded a playable performance. Its FPS results for the graphics settings are as follows - L: 101FPS, M: 79FPS, H: 53FPS, U: 38FPS. Another popular game we tested with this card was Borderlands 3 and that was playable. This graphics card delivered 38 FPS at Ultra 1440p. Another popular title was Cyberpunk 2077 which is predicted to get playable results with a 27FPS on Ultra 1440p. Running games at 1440p with a GeForce GTX 1060 EVGA ACX 2.0 6GB is a reasonable performance fit for this resolution. Some of the more resource intensive games may well need a few graphical tweak to get the most out of the graphics card at this increased resolution.

How many years will the GeForce GTX 1060 EVGA ACX 2.0 6GB graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the GeForce GTX 1060 EVGA ACX 2.0 6GB in your PC? 2-3 years of top end gaming before an upgrade

Whats a good PC graphics upgrade for the GeForce GTX 1060 EVGA ACX 2.0 6GB? A good upgrade choice for this graphics card today would be the 16 Series GeForce GTX 1660 Ti 6GB. For comparison of the 1000 most demanding games around today this suggested upgrade is 27% better and can meet 893 of their recommended requirements. Alternatively a good choice when looking to upgrade the GeForce GTX 1060 EVGA ACX 2.0 6GB would be the R-500 Series Radeon RX Vega 56 8GB which meets 957 of the 1000 top game’s recommended system requirements and has 34% better performance.
FPS System Benchmark
70 FPS
High
The GeForce GTX 1060 EVGA ACX 2.0 6GB was released on 19 Jul 2016

GeForce GTX 1060 EVGA ACX 2.0 6GB Game FPS Benchmarks On Ultra

GeForce GTX 1060 EVGA ACX 2.0 6GB gets 32.7 FPS on Red Dead Redemption 2

Red Dead Redemption 2

32.7 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 EVGA ACX 2.0 6GB gets 42.8 FPS on Metro: Exodus

Metro: Exodus

42.8 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 EVGA ACX 2.0 6GB gets 43.1 FPS on Assassins Creed: Odyssey

Assassins Creed: Odyssey

43.1 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 EVGA ACX 2.0 6GB gets 43.7 FPS on Control

Control

43.7 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 EVGA ACX 2.0 6GB gets 44.4 FPS on Borderlands 3

Borderlands 3

44.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 EVGA ACX 2.0 6GB gets 53.7 FPS on Middle-earth: Shadow of War

Middle-earth: Shadow of War

53.7 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 EVGA ACX 2.0 6GB gets 53.8 FPS on Tom Clancys Ghost Recon Wildlands

Tom Clancys Ghost Recon Wildlands

53.8 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 EVGA ACX 2.0 6GB gets 54.2 FPS on Deus Ex: Mankind Divided

Deus Ex: Mankind Divided

54.2 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 EVGA ACX 2.0 6GB gets 55.5 FPS on Assassins Creed: Origins

Assassins Creed: Origins

55.5 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 EVGA ACX 2.0 6GB gets 55.5 FPS on Grand Theft Auto V

Grand Theft Auto V

55.5 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 EVGA ACX 2.0 6GB gets 57.5 FPS on The Witcher III

The Witcher III

57.5 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 EVGA ACX 2.0 6GB gets 57.9 FPS on Final Fantasy XV

Final Fantasy XV

57.9 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 EVGA ACX 2.0 6GB gets 63 FPS on Just Cause 4

Just Cause 4

63 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 EVGA ACX 2.0 6GB gets 63.6 FPS on Total War: Warhammer 2

Total War: Warhammer 2

63.6 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 EVGA ACX 2.0 6GB gets 64.9 FPS on Shadow of the Tomb Raider

Shadow of the Tomb Raider

64.9 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 EVGA ACX 2.0 6GB gets 69.6 FPS on Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

69.6 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 EVGA ACX 2.0 6GB gets 72.6 FPS on Far Cry: New Dawn

Far Cry: New Dawn

72.6 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 EVGA ACX 2.0 6GB gets 73.7 FPS on Battlefield V

Battlefield V

73.7 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 EVGA ACX 2.0 6GB gets 75.5 FPS on Hitman 2 (2018)

Hitman 2 (2018)

75.5 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 EVGA ACX 2.0 6GB gets 76.9 FPS on Far Cry 5

Far Cry 5

76.9 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 EVGA ACX 2.0 6GB gets 82.3 FPS on Forza Horizon 4

Forza Horizon 4

82.3 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 EVGA ACX 2.0 6GB gets 87.6 FPS on Battlefield 1

Battlefield 1

87.6 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 EVGA ACX 2.0 6GB gets 15.9 FPS on Total War: Warhammer 2

Total War: Warhammer 2

15.9 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 EVGA ACX 2.0 6GB gets 16.1 FPS on Borderlands 3

Borderlands 3

16.1 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 EVGA ACX 2.0 6GB gets 17.7 FPS on Red Dead Redemption 2

Red Dead Redemption 2

17.7 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 EVGA ACX 2.0 6GB gets 19.2 FPS on Assassins Creed: Origins

Assassins Creed: Origins

19.2 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 EVGA ACX 2.0 6GB gets 19.7 FPS on Deus Ex: Mankind Divided

Deus Ex: Mankind Divided

19.7 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 EVGA ACX 2.0 6GB gets 21.5 FPS on Shadow of the Tomb Raider

Shadow of the Tomb Raider

21.5 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 EVGA ACX 2.0 6GB gets 21.8 FPS on Tom Clancys Ghost Recon Wildlands

Tom Clancys Ghost Recon Wildlands

21.8 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 EVGA ACX 2.0 6GB gets 23.6 FPS on Just Cause 4

Just Cause 4

23.6 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 EVGA ACX 2.0 6GB gets 26.2 FPS on Middle-earth: Shadow of War

Middle-earth: Shadow of War

26.2 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 EVGA ACX 2.0 6GB gets 27.8 FPS on The Witcher III

The Witcher III

27.8 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 EVGA ACX 2.0 6GB gets 28.3 FPS on Far Cry: New Dawn

Far Cry: New Dawn

28.3 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 EVGA ACX 2.0 6GB gets 29.2 FPS on Far Cry 5

Far Cry 5

29.2 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 EVGA ACX 2.0 6GB gets 29.3 FPS on Battlefield V

Battlefield V

29.3 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 EVGA ACX 2.0 6GB gets 43.5 FPS on Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

43.5 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 EVGA ACX 2.0 6GB gets 25.2 FPS on Red Dead Redemption 2

Red Dead Redemption 2

25.2 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 EVGA ACX 2.0 6GB gets 26.2 FPS on Control

Control

26.2 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 EVGA ACX 2.0 6GB gets 31.3 FPS on Borderlands 3

Borderlands 3

31.3 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 EVGA ACX 2.0 6GB gets 38.4 FPS on The Division 2

The Division 2

38.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 EVGA ACX 2.0 6GB gets 45.8 FPS on Hitman 2 (2018)

Hitman 2 (2018)

45.8 FPS
Nvidia PC game performance check GeForce GTX 1060 EVGA ACX 2.0 6GB
GPU
Architecture
Pascal P106-400-A1
Process
16nm
TMUs
80
Texture Rate
137 GTexel/s
ROPs
48
Pixel Rate
82 GPixel/s
Shader
Processing Units (Cuda Cores)
1280
Ray Tracing Cores
Tensor Cores
-
Driver Support
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Release Price
$249.99
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
2002 MHz
Memory Bus
192 Bit
Memory Type
GDDR5
Memory Bandwidth
192.2GB/sec
L2 Cache
2048KB
Display Connectors
VGA Connection
0
DVI Connection
1
HDMI Connection
1
DisplayPort Connection
3
Clock Speeds
Core Speed
1506 MHz
Boost Clock
1709 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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GeForce GTX 1060 EVGA ACX 2.0 6GB Game Requirement Analysis

Overview
GeForce GTX 1060 EVGA ACX 2.0 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 Boost Mode.


Memory
The GPU accesses a 6GB frame buffer of fast GDDR5, through a 192-bit memory interface, while the memory clock operates at 2002MHz.


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


Performance
GeForce GTX 1060 EVGA ACX 2.0 will allow for mid/high level performance on most 2016 released AAA games. This card can be expected to deliver frame rates of 60+ fps at 1080p screen resolution on high settings and 50+ fps on 1440p resolution. This EVGA card is a small form factor card that is noticeably smaller than the standard GeForce 1060, ideal for those trying to save space.


System Suggestions
GeForce GTX 1060 EVGA ACX 2.0 is best suited for resolutions up to and including 2560x1440. We recommend a High-End Processor and 8GB of RAM for Optimal Performance.


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GeForce GTX 1060 EVGA ACX 2.0 6GB vs Avg. AAA Game System Requirements
Avg. AAA Recommended Requirements
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0%
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RAM
11GB
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Popular Game System Requirements
Game Min. Rec.
Red Dead Redemption 2 46% 5%
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 49% 5%
Cyberpunk 2077 42% 30%
Halo: Reach 87% 70%
Star Wars: Jedi - Fallen Order 82% 30%
Detroit: Become Human 57% 43%
Borderlands 3 39% 0%
Microsoft Flight Simulator 42% 30%
FIFA 20 63% 50%
Resident Evil 3 Remake 70% 9%
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