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Nvidia GeForce GTX 1060 Gigabyte Mini ITX OC 3GB

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How well can the GeForce GTX 1060 Gigabyte Mini ITX OC 3GB run games
31 Oct 2019 - Graphics card reviewed

The GeForce GTX 1060 Gigabyte Mini ITX OC 3GB is a high performing piece of gaming hardware, still confidently featuring in PC gamer computers. GeForce GTX 1060 Gigabyte Mini ITX OC 3GB is capable of DirectX 12 gaming requirements.

Here is a performance review on how capable the GeForce GTX 1060 Gigabyte Mini ITX OC 3GB 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. The GeForce GTX 1060 Gigabyte Mini ITX OC 3GB can run the recommended graphics system requirements for 655 games today, of the top 1000 most demanding.

The 1080p FPS on Ultra for the GeForce GTX 1060 Gigabyte Mini ITX OC 3GB shows us that Borderlands 3 is getting a reasonable result of 46 FPS, and then we are seeing Red Dead Redemption 2 returning a reasonable 46 FPS while another game on our list is the Call of Duty: Modern Warfare which is getting 42 frames per second at Ultra 1080p.

With PC gamers looking for larger screen sizes like 1440p we tested the GeForce GTX 1060 Gigabyte Mini ITX OC 3GB by playing Red Dead Redemption 2 which yielded a playable performance. Its FPS results for the graphics settings are as follows - L: 92FPS, M: 72FPS, H: 49FPS, U: 35FPS. Another popular game we tested with this card was Call of Duty: Modern Warfare and that was playable. This graphics card delivered 32 FPS at Ultra 1440p. Another popular title was Borderlands 3 which gets playable results with a 35FPS on Ultra 1440p. Looking at a few of these 1440p results for the GeForce GTX 1060 Gigabyte Mini ITX OC 3GB we get the impression that it is a reasonable choice at this screen size. You can always tweak modern game graphics settings to help you get a better High graphics setting experience at 1440p.

How many years will the GeForce GTX 1060 Gigabyte Mini ITX OC 3GB graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the GeForce GTX 1060 Gigabyte Mini ITX OC 3GB in your PC? There is still 2 years of top end gaming left in this GeForce GTX 1060 Gigabyte Mini ITX OC 3GB

Whats a good PC graphics upgrade for the GeForce GTX 1060 Gigabyte Mini ITX OC 3GB? Upgrading this graphics card would have us consider the 16 Series GeForce GTX 1660 Super 6GB which is 36% more powerful. This upgrade choice can also run 901 games from the most demanding games today. Alternatively a suitable upgrade choice for the GeForce GTX 1060 Gigabyte Mini ITX OC 3GB is the R-500 Series Radeon RX Vega 56 8GB, which is 45% more powerful and can run 962 of the 1000 most demanding PC games beating their recommended requirements.
FPS System Benchmark
64 FPS
High
The GeForce GTX 1060 Gigabyte Mini ITX OC 3GB was released on 18 Aug 2016

GeForce GTX 1060 Gigabyte Mini ITX OC 3GB Game FPS Benchmarks On Ultra

GeForce GTX 1060 Gigabyte Mini ITX OC 3GB gets 25.2 FPS on Control

Control

25.2 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 Gigabyte Mini ITX OC 3GB gets 32.2 FPS on Metro: Exodus

Metro: Exodus

32.2 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 Gigabyte Mini ITX OC 3GB gets 35.8 FPS on Red Dead Redemption 2

Red Dead Redemption 2

35.8 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 Gigabyte Mini ITX OC 3GB gets 36.4 FPS on Assassins Creed: Odyssey

Assassins Creed: Odyssey

36.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 Gigabyte Mini ITX OC 3GB gets 36.9 FPS on Borderlands 3

Borderlands 3

36.9 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 Gigabyte Mini ITX OC 3GB gets 37.7 FPS on Tom Clancys Ghost Recon Wildlands

Tom Clancys Ghost Recon Wildlands

37.7 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 Gigabyte Mini ITX OC 3GB gets 39.5 FPS on Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

39.5 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 Gigabyte Mini ITX OC 3GB gets 47.5 FPS on Deus Ex: Mankind Divided

Deus Ex: Mankind Divided

47.5 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 Gigabyte Mini ITX OC 3GB gets 47.8 FPS on Just Cause 4

Just Cause 4

47.8 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 Gigabyte Mini ITX OC 3GB gets 48.2 FPS on Grand Theft Auto V

Grand Theft Auto V

48.2 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 Gigabyte Mini ITX OC 3GB gets 49.9 FPS on The Witcher III

The Witcher III

49.9 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 Gigabyte Mini ITX OC 3GB gets 49.9 FPS on Assassins Creed: Origins

Assassins Creed: Origins

49.9 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 Gigabyte Mini ITX OC 3GB gets 50.2 FPS on The Division 2

The Division 2

50.2 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 Gigabyte Mini ITX OC 3GB gets 54.3 FPS on Middle-earth: Shadow of War

Middle-earth: Shadow of War

54.3 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 Gigabyte Mini ITX OC 3GB gets 56.2 FPS on Total War: Warhammer 2

Total War: Warhammer 2

56.2 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 Gigabyte Mini ITX OC 3GB gets 56.2 FPS on Battlefield V

Battlefield V

56.2 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 Gigabyte Mini ITX OC 3GB gets 56.3 FPS on Shadow of the Tomb Raider

Shadow of the Tomb Raider

56.3 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 Gigabyte Mini ITX OC 3GB gets 62.6 FPS on Hitman 2 (2018)

Hitman 2 (2018)

62.6 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 Gigabyte Mini ITX OC 3GB gets 63.3 FPS on Far Cry 5

Far Cry 5

63.3 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 Gigabyte Mini ITX OC 3GB gets 66.3 FPS on Rise of the Tomb Raider

Rise of the Tomb Raider

66.3 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 Gigabyte Mini ITX OC 3GB gets 66.9 FPS on Far Cry: New Dawn

Far Cry: New Dawn

66.9 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 Gigabyte Mini ITX OC 3GB gets 70.3 FPS on Wolfenstein: Youngblood

Wolfenstein: Youngblood

70.3 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 Gigabyte Mini ITX OC 3GB gets 76.4 FPS on Forza Horizon 4

Forza Horizon 4

76.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 Gigabyte Mini ITX OC 3GB gets 19.8 FPS on Control

Control

19.8 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 Gigabyte Mini ITX OC 3GB gets 23.9 FPS on Red Dead Redemption 2

Red Dead Redemption 2

23.9 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 Gigabyte Mini ITX OC 3GB gets 24.9 FPS on The Division 2

The Division 2

24.9 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 Gigabyte Mini ITX OC 3GB gets 25.5 FPS on Borderlands 3

Borderlands 3

25.5 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 Gigabyte Mini ITX OC 3GB gets 28 FPS on Tom Clancys Ghost Recon Wildlands

Tom Clancys Ghost Recon Wildlands

28 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 Gigabyte Mini ITX OC 3GB gets 32.2 FPS on Wolfenstein: Youngblood

Wolfenstein: Youngblood

32.2 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 Gigabyte Mini ITX OC 3GB gets 34.4 FPS on Assassins Creed: Odyssey

Assassins Creed: Odyssey

34.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 Gigabyte Mini ITX OC 3GB gets 35.1 FPS on Assassins Creed: Origins

Assassins Creed: Origins

35.1 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 Gigabyte Mini ITX OC 3GB gets 35.9 FPS on Hitman 2 (2018)

Hitman 2 (2018)

35.9 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 Gigabyte Mini ITX OC 3GB gets 43.4 FPS on The Witcher III

The Witcher III

43.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 Gigabyte Mini ITX OC 3GB gets 51.4 FPS on Far Cry 5

Far Cry 5

51.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 Gigabyte Mini ITX OC 3GB gets 62.4 FPS on Rise of the Tomb Raider

Rise of the Tomb Raider

62.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 Gigabyte Mini ITX OC 3GB gets 64.6 FPS on Battlefield 1

Battlefield 1

64.6 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 Gigabyte Mini ITX OC 3GB gets 9.5 FPS on Control

Control

9.5 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 Gigabyte Mini ITX OC 3GB gets 14.9 FPS on Borderlands 3

Borderlands 3

14.9 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 Gigabyte Mini ITX OC 3GB gets 17 FPS on Red Dead Redemption 2

Red Dead Redemption 2

17 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 Gigabyte Mini ITX OC 3GB gets 17.5 FPS on Shadow of the Tomb Raider

Shadow of the Tomb Raider

17.5 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 Gigabyte Mini ITX OC 3GB gets 18.7 FPS on Assassins Creed: Origins

Assassins Creed: Origins

18.7 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 Gigabyte Mini ITX OC 3GB gets 19.5 FPS on Just Cause 4

Just Cause 4

19.5 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 Gigabyte Mini ITX OC 3GB gets 21.8 FPS on Battlefield V

Battlefield V

21.8 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 Gigabyte Mini ITX OC 3GB gets 23.9 FPS on Hitman 2 (2018)

Hitman 2 (2018)

23.9 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 Gigabyte Mini ITX OC 3GB gets 26 FPS on Far Cry: New Dawn

Far Cry: New Dawn

26 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 Gigabyte Mini ITX OC 3GB gets 40.7 FPS on Wolfenstein: Youngblood

Wolfenstein: Youngblood

40.7 FPS
Nvidia PC game performance check GeForce GTX 1060 Gigabyte Mini ITX OC 3GB
GPU
Architecture
Pascal P106-300-A1
Process
16nm
TMUs
72
Texture Rate
126 GTexel/s
ROPs
48
Pixel Rate
84 GPixel/s
Shader
Processing Units (Cuda Cores)
1152
Ray Tracing Cores
Tensor Cores
-
Driver Support
-
Release Price
$199.99
Compatibility
Direct X
DX 12.1
Shader
5.0
Open GL
4.5
Resolution (WxH)
7680x4320
Notebook GPU
SLI/Crossfire
Dedicated
Integrated
Memory
Memory
3072 MB
Memory Speed
2002 MHz
Memory Bus
192 Bit
Memory Type
GDDR5
Memory Bandwidth
192.2GB/sec
L2 Cache
0KB
Display Connectors
VGA Connection
0
DVI Connection
2
HDMI Connection
1
DisplayPort Connection
1
Clock Speeds
Core Speed
1531 MHz
Boost Clock
1746 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
1920 x 1080
GPU Upgrade
Resolution Performance
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GeForce GTX 1060 Gigabyte Mini ITX OC 3GB Game Requirement Analysis

Overview
The GeForce GTX 1060 Gigabyte Mini ITX OC 3GB is currently the entry level Nvidia GTX 1000 performance graphics card, based on the Pascal Architecture. It comes with locked memory of 3GB instead of the full 6GB.


Architecture
It equips a GPU Codenamed P106-300-A1 which is a first gen Pascal GPU and has 9 SM activated, offering 1152 Shader Processing Units (the GTX 1060 6GB version offers 1280 SPU), 72 TMUs and 48 ROPs.


GPU
The central unit runs at 1531MHz and goes up to 1746MHz, when Boost mode is activated.


Memory
The GPU accesses a 3GB frame buffer of 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
The GeForce GTX 1060 Gigabyte Mini ITX OC 3GBis capable of playing 2016's Triple A titles. These games will run at 60+ fps on 1080p at very high graphical settings and at 1440p this card can run the same games at 60+ fps at high/medium settings. The 3GB memory reduction will hamper the amount of high quality game textures this card can deliver, making it less future proof as more GPU memory hungry games are released. This card is considerably smaller than the standard GeForce GTX 1060 at 6.7 inches long allowing for a compact build.


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GeForce GTX 1060 Gigabyte Mini ITX OC 3GB vs Avg. AAA Game System Requirements
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Popular Game System Requirements
Game Min. Rec.
Red Dead Redemption 2 41% 3%
Death Stranding 37% 41%
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 44% 3%
Need For Speed Heat 42% 3%
Cyberpunk 2077 37% 41%
Planet Zoo 45% 11%
Star Wars: Jedi - Fallen Order 81% 41%
Diablo 4 30% 41%
Borderlands 3 34% 9%
FIFA 20 60% 45%
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I am getting this card in exchange for my card and 100$ more.. is it worth it?

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Gpu-Z says that mine has only 73.5 GPixel/s and 110 GTexel/s…
Someone would tell me why, please?

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oh nevermind, I just figured the above numbers don't depend from default GPU clock but from the boost one

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Hey looking for a GPU to play latest games on high to medium will this card bottleneck my PC.

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