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Nvidia GeForce GTX 1060 Inno3D iChill X3

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How well can the GeForce GTX 1060 Inno3D iChill X3 run games
28 Nov 2019 - Graphics card reviewed

The GeForce GTX 1060 Inno3D iChill X3 is a high performing piece of gaming hardware, still confidently featuring in PC gamer computers. GeForce GTX 1060 Inno3D iChill X3 is capable of DirectX 12 gaming requirements.

Here is a performance review on how capable the GeForce GTX 1060 Inno3D iChill X3 is at running the more popular games of 2019. Specifically looking at this PC hardware’s ability to get suitable frames per second to play on Ultra game settings and what FPS it might get on 1080p, 1440p and 4K screen res. Of the 1000 most demanding recommended specs found in game requirements today, this gpu is more powerful than the graphics requirement of 850 games in todays list.

First we looked at 1080p resolution for the GeForce GTX 1060 Inno3D iChill X3 performance to explore what sort of benchmarks it would achieve on the popular title FIFA 20 and saw it deliver strong frames per second across the following graphics settings - Low: 322 FPS, Medium: 269 FPS, High: 197 FPS and Ultra: 143 FPS. We proceeded to look at Borderlands 3 to see how that compared and saw that it returned a reasonable 52 FPS at Ultra 1080p.

One of the growing popular screen resolutions for PC gaming is the wider 1440p. So we wanted to see how well the GeForce GTX 1060 Inno3D iChill X3 performed at 1440p by taking a look at some of the current popular games. First we looked at FIFA 20 and saw it deliver strong frames per second across the following graphics settings - Low: 246 FPS, Medium: 205 FPS, High: 150 FPS and Ultra: 109 FPS. We then checked the performance on Borderlands 3 to see if that runs well. It was playable with a 39 FPS at Ultra 1440p. 1440p GeForce GTX 1060 Inno3D iChill X3 PC gaming is one of the more powerful graphics cards for this monitor resolution. Games will be running with stable frame rates at Ultra on a 1440p setup. 4K gaming for a number of modern games should also be considered with this graphics hardware.

How many years will the GeForce GTX 1060 Inno3D iChill X3 graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the GeForce GTX 1060 Inno3D iChill X3 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 Inno3D iChill X3? Are you looking to upgrade a GeForce GTX 1060 Inno3D iChill X3? Then we would suggest getting a 16 Series GeForce GTX 1660 Ti 6GB, as it can run 899 of the top 1000 demanding game requirements today with 23% increased graphics performance. Alternatively a suitable upgrade choice for the GeForce GTX 1060 Inno3D iChill X3 is the R-500 Series Radeon RX Vega 56 8GB, which is 30% more powerful and can run 960 of the 1000 most demanding PC games beating their recommended requirements.
FPS System Benchmark
72 FPS
High
The GeForce GTX 1060 Inno3D iChill X3 was released on 19 Jul 2016

GeForce GTX 1060 Inno3D iChill X3 Game FPS Benchmarks On Ultra

GeForce GTX 1060 Inno3D iChill X3 gets 33.7 FPS on Red Dead Redemption 2

Red Dead Redemption 2

33.7 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 Inno3D iChill X3 gets 44.1 FPS on Metro: Exodus

Metro: Exodus

44.1 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 Inno3D iChill X3 gets 44.5 FPS on Assassins Creed: Odyssey

Assassins Creed: Odyssey

44.5 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 Inno3D iChill X3 gets 45.1 FPS on Control

Control

45.1 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 Inno3D iChill X3 gets 45.8 FPS on Borderlands 3

Borderlands 3

45.8 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 Inno3D iChill X3 gets 55.4 FPS on Middle-earth: Shadow of War

Middle-earth: Shadow of War

55.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 Inno3D iChill X3 gets 55.5 FPS on Tom Clancys Ghost Recon Wildlands

Tom Clancys Ghost Recon Wildlands

55.5 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 Inno3D iChill X3 gets 55.9 FPS on Deus Ex: Mankind Divided

Deus Ex: Mankind Divided

55.9 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 Inno3D iChill X3 gets 57.2 FPS on Assassins Creed: Origins

Assassins Creed: Origins

57.2 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 Inno3D iChill X3 gets 57.2 FPS on Grand Theft Auto V

Grand Theft Auto V

57.2 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 Inno3D iChill X3 gets 59.3 FPS on The Witcher III

The Witcher III

59.3 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 Inno3D iChill X3 gets 59.7 FPS on Final Fantasy XV

Final Fantasy XV

59.7 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 Inno3D iChill X3 gets 65 FPS on Just Cause 4

Just Cause 4

65 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 Inno3D iChill X3 gets 65.5 FPS on Total War: Warhammer 2

Total War: Warhammer 2

65.5 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 Inno3D iChill X3 gets 66.9 FPS on Shadow of the Tomb Raider

Shadow of the Tomb Raider

66.9 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 Inno3D iChill X3 gets 71.8 FPS on Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

71.8 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 Inno3D iChill X3 gets 74.9 FPS on Far Cry: New Dawn

Far Cry: New Dawn

74.9 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 Inno3D iChill X3 gets 75.9 FPS on Battlefield V

Battlefield V

75.9 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 Inno3D iChill X3 gets 77.8 FPS on Hitman 2 (2018)

Hitman 2 (2018)

77.8 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 Inno3D iChill X3 gets 79.3 FPS on Far Cry 5

Far Cry 5

79.3 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 Inno3D iChill X3 gets 84.8 FPS on Forza Horizon 4

Forza Horizon 4

84.8 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 Inno3D iChill X3 gets 90.4 FPS on Battlefield 1

Battlefield 1

90.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 Inno3D iChill X3 gets 16.4 FPS on Total War: Warhammer 2

Total War: Warhammer 2

16.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 Inno3D iChill X3 gets 16.6 FPS on Borderlands 3

Borderlands 3

16.6 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 Inno3D iChill X3 gets 18.3 FPS on Red Dead Redemption 2

Red Dead Redemption 2

18.3 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 Inno3D iChill X3 gets 19.8 FPS on Assassins Creed: Origins

Assassins Creed: Origins

19.8 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 Inno3D iChill X3 gets 20.3 FPS on Deus Ex: Mankind Divided

Deus Ex: Mankind Divided

20.3 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 Inno3D iChill X3 gets 22.1 FPS on Shadow of the Tomb Raider

Shadow of the Tomb Raider

22.1 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 Inno3D iChill X3 gets 22.5 FPS on Tom Clancys Ghost Recon Wildlands

Tom Clancys Ghost Recon Wildlands

22.5 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 Inno3D iChill X3 gets 24.4 FPS on Just Cause 4

Just Cause 4

24.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 Inno3D iChill X3 gets 27.1 FPS on Middle-earth: Shadow of War

Middle-earth: Shadow of War

27.1 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 Inno3D iChill X3 gets 28.7 FPS on The Witcher III

The Witcher III

28.7 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 Inno3D iChill X3 gets 29.1 FPS on Far Cry: New Dawn

Far Cry: New Dawn

29.1 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 Inno3D iChill X3 gets 30.1 FPS on Far Cry 5

Far Cry 5

30.1 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 Inno3D iChill X3 gets 30.2 FPS on Battlefield V

Battlefield V

30.2 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 Inno3D iChill X3 gets 44.9 FPS on Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

44.9 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 Inno3D iChill X3 gets 26 FPS on Red Dead Redemption 2

Red Dead Redemption 2

26 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 Inno3D iChill X3 gets 27.1 FPS on Control

Control

27.1 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 Inno3D iChill X3 gets 32.2 FPS on Borderlands 3

Borderlands 3

32.2 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 Inno3D iChill X3 gets 39.6 FPS on The Division 2

The Division 2

39.6 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 Inno3D iChill X3 gets 47.2 FPS on Hitman 2 (2018)

Hitman 2 (2018)

47.2 FPS
Nvidia PC game performance check GeForce GTX 1060 Inno3D iChill X3
GPU
Architecture
Pascal P106-400-A1
Process
16nm
TMUs
80
Texture Rate
143 GTexel/s
ROPs
48
Pixel Rate
86 GPixel/s
Shader
Processing Units (Cuda Cores)
1280
Ray Tracing Cores
Tensor Cores
-
Driver Support
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Release Price
$370.00
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
2052 MHz
Memory Bus
192 Bit
Memory Type
GDDR5
Memory Bandwidth
197GB/sec
L2 Cache
2048KB
Display Connectors
VGA Connection
0
DVI Connection
1
HDMI Connection
1
DisplayPort Connection
3
Clock Speeds
Core Speed
1569 MHz
Boost Clock
1784 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 Inno3D iChill X3 Game Requirement Analysis

Overview
The GeForce GTX 1060 Inno3D iChill X3 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 1569MHz and goes up to 1784MHz, 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 2052MHz.


Power Consumption
With a rated board TDP of 120W, it requires at least a 400W PSU with one available 8-pin connector.


Performance
GeForce GTX 1060 Inno3D iChill X3 is a high performance card that can handle 2016's AAA games at 1080p producing 60+ frames per second on very high settings and can maintain 60 fps on 1440p screen resolution, with only certain games needing a graphic setting reduction in order to preserve this fps at 1440p.


System Suggestions
The GeForce GTX 1060 Inno3D iChill X3 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 Inno3D iChill X3 vs Avg. AAA Game System Requirements
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Red Dead Redemption 2 48% 8%
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 50% 8%
Borderlands 3 41% 3%
Cyberpunk 2077 43% 26%
Star Wars: Jedi - Fallen Order 83% 26%
Halo: The Master Chief Collection 73% 6%
FIFA 20 64% 51%
Fortnite: Chapter 2 96% 58%
Microsoft Flight Simulator 43% 26%
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