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Nvidia GeForce RTX 2060 MSI Gaming Z 6GB

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9.7
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How well can the GeForce RTX 2060 MSI Gaming Z 6GB run games
15 Sep 2020 - Graphics card reviewed

A true powerhouse, the GeForce RTX 2060 MSI Gaming Z 6GB will run even the most demanding game system requirements released today. Capable of running games with up to a DirectX 12 requirement.

What FPS performance can the GeForce RTX 2060 MSI Gaming Z 6GB get on latest AAA 2020 games? In particular our game review looks at the FPS achieved running on Ultra graphics settings on the 1080p screen resolution as well as 1440p and 4K. In comparison to the game recommended requirements of the 1000 most demanding games played today this PC hardware can run 956.

The GeForce RTX 2060 MSI Gaming Z 6GB graphics card is predicted to return a playable performance on Assassins Creed: Valhalla at 1080p of 37 frames per second at Ultra graphics settings. Another popular title that is good to benchmark graphics cards against is Cyberpunk 2077 which we predict will get good frame rates of 72 FPS. A third game we can look at on Ultra at 1080p is the popular Marvel's Avengers, which was getting 72 FPS under tests.

Moving screen sizes up to 1440p we researched Assassins Creed: Valhalla on the GeForce RTX 2060 MSI Gaming Z 6GB and predict it will get a playable set of frame rates. Here are the low to ultra predictions at 1440p - L: 57FPS, M: 49FPS, H: 42FPS, U: 29FPS. Another popular game to investigate at 1440p with this card was Cyberpunk 2077 which we predicted will be reasonable in performance netting an Ultra FPS of 55 FPS. Finally we then took a look at Marvel's Avengers where its Ultra 1440p Frame rates were reasonable at 55 FPS. After a look at the popular games running at 1440p with the GeForce RTX 2060 MSI Gaming Z 6GB, this is certainly a good graphics cards for this increased screen resolutions. It can confidentantly get High or Ultra graphics settings across almost all current games at 1440p.

How many years will the GeForce RTX 2060 MSI Gaming Z 6GB graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the GeForce RTX 2060 MSI Gaming Z 6GB 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 RTX 2060 MSI Gaming Z 6GB? Are you looking to upgrade a GeForce RTX 2060 MSI Gaming Z 6GB? Then we would suggest getting a 20 Series GeForce RTX 2080, as it can run 996 of the top 1000 demanding game requirements today with 22% increased graphics performance. Alternatively a good choice when looking to upgrade the GeForce RTX 2060 MSI Gaming Z 6GB would be the RX 5000 Series Radeon RX 5950 which meets 996 of the 1000 top game’s recommended system requirements and has 21% better performance.
FPS System Benchmark
100 FPS
High
The GeForce RTX 2060 MSI Gaming Z 6GB is released on 07 Jan 2019

GeForce RTX 2060 MSI Gaming Z 6GB Game FPS Benchmarks On Ultra

GeForce RTX 2060 MSI Gaming Z 6GB gets 27.7 FPS on Microsoft Flight Simulator

Microsoft Flight Simulator

27.7 FPS

GeForce RTX 2060 MSI Gaming Z 6GB gets 52.3 FPS on Red Dead Redemption 2

Red Dead Redemption 2

52.3 FPS

GeForce RTX 2060 MSI Gaming Z 6GB gets 56.5 FPS on Control

Control

56.5 FPS

GeForce RTX 2060 MSI Gaming Z 6GB gets 57.8 FPS on Metro: Exodus

Metro: Exodus

57.8 FPS

GeForce RTX 2060 MSI Gaming Z 6GB gets 59.4 FPS on Tom Clancys Ghost Recon Wildlands

Tom Clancys Ghost Recon Wildlands

59.4 FPS

GeForce RTX 2060 MSI Gaming Z 6GB gets 60.5 FPS on Assassins Creed: Odyssey

Assassins Creed: Odyssey

60.5 FPS

GeForce RTX 2060 MSI Gaming Z 6GB gets 67.8 FPS on Borderlands 3

Borderlands 3

67.8 FPS

GeForce RTX 2060 MSI Gaming Z 6GB gets 74.1 FPS on Deus Ex: Mankind Divided

Deus Ex: Mankind Divided

74.1 FPS

GeForce RTX 2060 MSI Gaming Z 6GB gets 74.2 FPS on Total War: Three Kingdoms

Total War: Three Kingdoms

74.2 FPS

GeForce RTX 2060 MSI Gaming Z 6GB gets 81.7 FPS on Assassins Creed: Origins

Assassins Creed: Origins

81.7 FPS

GeForce RTX 2060 MSI Gaming Z 6GB gets 83.1 FPS on Just Cause 4

Just Cause 4

83.1 FPS

GeForce RTX 2060 MSI Gaming Z 6GB gets 83.2 FPS on The Division 2

The Division 2

83.2 FPS

GeForce RTX 2060 MSI Gaming Z 6GB gets 83.5 FPS on Final Fantasy XV

Final Fantasy XV

83.5 FPS

GeForce RTX 2060 MSI Gaming Z 6GB gets 84.4 FPS on Middle-earth: Shadow of War

Middle-earth: Shadow of War

84.4 FPS

GeForce RTX 2060 MSI Gaming Z 6GB gets 84.4 FPS on PlayerUnknowns Battlegrounds

PlayerUnknowns Battlegrounds

84.4 FPS

GeForce RTX 2060 MSI Gaming Z 6GB gets 85.7 FPS on Hitman 2 (2018)

Hitman 2 (2018)

85.7 FPS

GeForce RTX 2060 MSI Gaming Z 6GB gets 86.7 FPS on Grand Theft Auto V

Grand Theft Auto V

86.7 FPS

GeForce RTX 2060 MSI Gaming Z 6GB gets 91.4 FPS on Assassins Creed: Unity

Assassins Creed: Unity

91.4 FPS

GeForce RTX 2060 MSI Gaming Z 6GB gets 92.7 FPS on The Witcher III

The Witcher III

92.7 FPS

GeForce RTX 2060 MSI Gaming Z 6GB gets 93.2 FPS on The Outer Worlds

The Outer Worlds

93.2 FPS

GeForce RTX 2060 MSI Gaming Z 6GB gets 94.3 FPS on Gears 5

Gears 5

94.3 FPS

GeForce RTX 2060 MSI Gaming Z 6GB gets 95.7 FPS on Total War: Warhammer 2

Total War: Warhammer 2

95.7 FPS

GeForce RTX 2060 MSI Gaming Z 6GB gets 96.5 FPS on Shadow of the Tomb Raider

Shadow of the Tomb Raider

96.5 FPS

GeForce RTX 2060 MSI Gaming Z 6GB gets 101.4 FPS on Star Wars: Jedi - Fallen Order

Star Wars: Jedi - Fallen Order

101.4 FPS

GeForce RTX 2060 MSI Gaming Z 6GB gets 104.3 FPS on Mount and Blade 2: Bannerlord

Mount and Blade 2: Bannerlord

104.3 FPS

GeForce RTX 2060 MSI Gaming Z 6GB gets 107.7 FPS on Far Cry: New Dawn

Far Cry: New Dawn

107.7 FPS

GeForce RTX 2060 MSI Gaming Z 6GB gets 110.2 FPS on Far Cry 5

Far Cry 5

110.2 FPS

GeForce RTX 2060 MSI Gaming Z 6GB gets 111.3 FPS on Battlefield V

Battlefield V

111.3 FPS

GeForce RTX 2060 MSI Gaming Z 6GB gets 114.1 FPS on Crysis 3

Crysis 3

114.1 FPS

GeForce RTX 2060 MSI Gaming Z 6GB gets 118.7 FPS on F1 2019

F1 2019

118.7 FPS

GeForce RTX 2060 MSI Gaming Z 6GB gets 119.9 FPS on Rise of the Tomb Raider

Rise of the Tomb Raider

119.9 FPS

GeForce RTX 2060 MSI Gaming Z 6GB gets 120.3 FPS on Forza Horizon 4

Forza Horizon 4

120.3 FPS

GeForce RTX 2060 MSI Gaming Z 6GB gets 131.1 FPS on Battlefield 1

Battlefield 1

131.1 FPS

GeForce RTX 2060 MSI Gaming Z 6GB gets 142.8 FPS on Wolfenstein: Youngblood

Wolfenstein: Youngblood

142.8 FPS

GeForce RTX 2060 MSI Gaming Z 6GB gets 149.3 FPS on Doom Eternal

Doom Eternal

149.3 FPS

GeForce RTX 2060 MSI Gaming Z 6GB gets 175.5 FPS on Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

175.5 FPS

GeForce RTX 2060 MSI Gaming Z 6GB gets 23.8 FPS on Microsoft Flight Simulator

Microsoft Flight Simulator

23.8 FPS

GeForce RTX 2060 MSI Gaming Z 6GB gets 35.7 FPS on Control

Control

35.7 FPS

GeForce RTX 2060 MSI Gaming Z 6GB gets 41.4 FPS on Red Dead Redemption 2

Red Dead Redemption 2

41.4 FPS

GeForce RTX 2060 MSI Gaming Z 6GB gets 43.6 FPS on Tom Clancys Ghost Recon Wildlands

Tom Clancys Ghost Recon Wildlands

43.6 FPS

GeForce RTX 2060 MSI Gaming Z 6GB gets 47.9 FPS on Borderlands 3

Borderlands 3

47.9 FPS

GeForce RTX 2060 MSI Gaming Z 6GB gets 49.8 FPS on Total War: Three Kingdoms

Total War: Three Kingdoms

49.8 FPS

GeForce RTX 2060 MSI Gaming Z 6GB gets 50.2 FPS on Metro: Exodus

Metro: Exodus

50.2 FPS

GeForce RTX 2060 MSI Gaming Z 6GB gets 51.3 FPS on Deus Ex: Mankind Divided

Deus Ex: Mankind Divided

51.3 FPS

GeForce RTX 2060 MSI Gaming Z 6GB gets 54 FPS on Middle-earth: Shadow of War

Middle-earth: Shadow of War

54 FPS

GeForce RTX 2060 MSI Gaming Z 6GB gets 54.7 FPS on Final Fantasy XV

Final Fantasy XV

54.7 FPS

GeForce RTX 2060 MSI Gaming Z 6GB gets 56.4 FPS on Total War: Warhammer 2

Total War: Warhammer 2

56.4 FPS

GeForce RTX 2060 MSI Gaming Z 6GB gets 56.5 FPS on Assassins Creed: Origins

Assassins Creed: Origins

56.5 FPS

GeForce RTX 2060 MSI Gaming Z 6GB gets 58.9 FPS on Assassins Creed: Unity

Assassins Creed: Unity

58.9 FPS

GeForce RTX 2060 MSI Gaming Z 6GB gets 59.9 FPS on Just Cause 4

Just Cause 4

59.9 FPS

GeForce RTX 2060 MSI Gaming Z 6GB gets 61 FPS on The Division 2

The Division 2

61 FPS

GeForce RTX 2060 MSI Gaming Z 6GB gets 61.6 FPS on The Outer Worlds

The Outer Worlds

61.6 FPS

GeForce RTX 2060 MSI Gaming Z 6GB gets 62.9 FPS on Gears 5

Gears 5

62.9 FPS

GeForce RTX 2060 MSI Gaming Z 6GB gets 63.9 FPS on Assassins Creed: Odyssey

Assassins Creed: Odyssey

63.9 FPS

GeForce RTX 2060 MSI Gaming Z 6GB gets 66.8 FPS on Hitman 2 (2018)

Hitman 2 (2018)

66.8 FPS

GeForce RTX 2060 MSI Gaming Z 6GB gets 70 FPS on Crysis 3

Crysis 3

70 FPS

GeForce RTX 2060 MSI Gaming Z 6GB gets 71 FPS on Forza Horizon 4

Forza Horizon 4

71 FPS

GeForce RTX 2060 MSI Gaming Z 6GB gets 71.4 FPS on Star Wars: Jedi - Fallen Order

Star Wars: Jedi - Fallen Order

71.4 FPS

GeForce RTX 2060 MSI Gaming Z 6GB gets 71.5 FPS on Mount and Blade 2: Bannerlord

Mount and Blade 2: Bannerlord

71.5 FPS

GeForce RTX 2060 MSI Gaming Z 6GB gets 73.7 FPS on Shadow of the Tomb Raider

Shadow of the Tomb Raider

73.7 FPS

GeForce RTX 2060 MSI Gaming Z 6GB gets 76 FPS on The Witcher III

The Witcher III

76 FPS

GeForce RTX 2060 MSI Gaming Z 6GB gets 79 FPS on Far Cry: New Dawn

Far Cry: New Dawn

79 FPS

GeForce RTX 2060 MSI Gaming Z 6GB gets 79.3 FPS on Battlefield V

Battlefield V

79.3 FPS

GeForce RTX 2060 MSI Gaming Z 6GB gets 80.1 FPS on Far Cry 5

Far Cry 5

80.1 FPS

GeForce RTX 2060 MSI Gaming Z 6GB gets 84.8 FPS on Grand Theft Auto V

Grand Theft Auto V

84.8 FPS

GeForce RTX 2060 MSI Gaming Z 6GB gets 94.5 FPS on F1 2019

F1 2019

94.5 FPS

GeForce RTX 2060 MSI Gaming Z 6GB gets 98.5 FPS on Doom Eternal

Doom Eternal

98.5 FPS

GeForce RTX 2060 MSI Gaming Z 6GB gets 100 FPS on Wolfenstein: Youngblood

Wolfenstein: Youngblood

100 FPS

GeForce RTX 2060 MSI Gaming Z 6GB gets 107 FPS on Rise of the Tomb Raider

Rise of the Tomb Raider

107 FPS

GeForce RTX 2060 MSI Gaming Z 6GB gets 109.7 FPS on Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

109.7 FPS

GeForce RTX 2060 MSI Gaming Z 6GB gets 113.8 FPS on Battlefield 1

Battlefield 1

113.8 FPS

GeForce RTX 2060 MSI Gaming Z 6GB gets 16.7 FPS on Control

Control

16.7 FPS

GeForce RTX 2060 MSI Gaming Z 6GB gets 19.1 FPS on Microsoft Flight Simulator

Microsoft Flight Simulator

19.1 FPS

GeForce RTX 2060 MSI Gaming Z 6GB gets 22 FPS on Total War: Three Kingdoms

Total War: Three Kingdoms

22 FPS

GeForce RTX 2060 MSI Gaming Z 6GB gets 24.6 FPS on Deus Ex: Mankind Divided

Deus Ex: Mankind Divided

24.6 FPS

GeForce RTX 2060 MSI Gaming Z 6GB gets 24.9 FPS on Borderlands 3

Borderlands 3

24.9 FPS

GeForce RTX 2060 MSI Gaming Z 6GB gets 25.3 FPS on Metro: Exodus

Metro: Exodus

25.3 FPS

GeForce RTX 2060 MSI Gaming Z 6GB gets 25.8 FPS on Assassins Creed: Odyssey

Assassins Creed: Odyssey

25.8 FPS

GeForce RTX 2060 MSI Gaming Z 6GB gets 25.9 FPS on Red Dead Redemption 2

Red Dead Redemption 2

25.9 FPS

GeForce RTX 2060 MSI Gaming Z 6GB gets 26.6 FPS on The Outer Worlds

The Outer Worlds

26.6 FPS

GeForce RTX 2060 MSI Gaming Z 6GB gets 28.9 FPS on Shadow of the Tomb Raider

Shadow of the Tomb Raider

28.9 FPS

GeForce RTX 2060 MSI Gaming Z 6GB gets 28.9 FPS on Tom Clancys Ghost Recon Wildlands

Tom Clancys Ghost Recon Wildlands

28.9 FPS

GeForce RTX 2060 MSI Gaming Z 6GB gets 29.8 FPS on Middle-earth: Shadow of War

Middle-earth: Shadow of War

29.8 FPS

GeForce RTX 2060 MSI Gaming Z 6GB gets 30.8 FPS on Final Fantasy XV

Final Fantasy XV

30.8 FPS

GeForce RTX 2060 MSI Gaming Z 6GB gets 31 FPS on The Division 2

The Division 2

31 FPS

GeForce RTX 2060 MSI Gaming Z 6GB gets 31.6 FPS on Gears 5

Gears 5

31.6 FPS

GeForce RTX 2060 MSI Gaming Z 6GB gets 33.3 FPS on Just Cause 4

Just Cause 4

33.3 FPS

GeForce RTX 2060 MSI Gaming Z 6GB gets 33.8 FPS on Total War: Warhammer 2

Total War: Warhammer 2

33.8 FPS

GeForce RTX 2060 MSI Gaming Z 6GB gets 34.6 FPS on Star Wars: Jedi - Fallen Order

Star Wars: Jedi - Fallen Order

34.6 FPS

GeForce RTX 2060 MSI Gaming Z 6GB gets 34.9 FPS on Hitman 2 (2018)

Hitman 2 (2018)

34.9 FPS

GeForce RTX 2060 MSI Gaming Z 6GB gets 35.9 FPS on Assassins Creed: Unity

Assassins Creed: Unity

35.9 FPS

GeForce RTX 2060 MSI Gaming Z 6GB gets 37.9 FPS on Assassins Creed: Origins

Assassins Creed: Origins

37.9 FPS

GeForce RTX 2060 MSI Gaming Z 6GB gets 38 FPS on Rise of the Tomb Raider

Rise of the Tomb Raider

38 FPS

GeForce RTX 2060 MSI Gaming Z 6GB gets 41.5 FPS on Far Cry 5

Far Cry 5

41.5 FPS

GeForce RTX 2060 MSI Gaming Z 6GB gets 41.7 FPS on Mount and Blade 2: Bannerlord

Mount and Blade 2: Bannerlord

41.7 FPS

GeForce RTX 2060 MSI Gaming Z 6GB gets 42.9 FPS on The Witcher III

The Witcher III

42.9 FPS

GeForce RTX 2060 MSI Gaming Z 6GB gets 44.9 FPS on Far Cry: New Dawn

Far Cry: New Dawn

44.9 FPS

GeForce RTX 2060 MSI Gaming Z 6GB gets 45.7 FPS on Forza Horizon 4

Forza Horizon 4

45.7 FPS

GeForce RTX 2060 MSI Gaming Z 6GB gets 45.9 FPS on Crysis 3

Crysis 3

45.9 FPS

GeForce RTX 2060 MSI Gaming Z 6GB gets 49.5 FPS on Battlefield V

Battlefield V

49.5 FPS

GeForce RTX 2060 MSI Gaming Z 6GB gets 50.4 FPS on Wolfenstein: Youngblood

Wolfenstein: Youngblood

50.4 FPS

GeForce RTX 2060 MSI Gaming Z 6GB gets 51.7 FPS on Doom Eternal

Doom Eternal

51.7 FPS

GeForce RTX 2060 MSI Gaming Z 6GB gets 52 FPS on Grand Theft Auto V

Grand Theft Auto V

52 FPS

GeForce RTX 2060 MSI Gaming Z 6GB gets 52 FPS on Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

52 FPS

GeForce RTX 2060 MSI Gaming Z 6GB gets 52.7 FPS on F1 2019

F1 2019

52.7 FPS

GeForce RTX 2060 MSI Gaming Z 6GB gets 65.8 FPS on Battlefield 1

Battlefield 1

65.8 FPS
Nvidia PC game performance check GeForce RTX 2060 MSI Gaming Z 6GB
GPU
Architecture
Turing
Process
12nm
TMUs
120
Texture Rate
220 GTexel/s
ROPs
48
Pixel Rate
88 GPixel/s
Shader
Processing Units (Cuda Cores)
1920
Ray Tracing Cores
1
Tensor Cores
240
Driver Support
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Release Price
$409.00
Compatibility
Direct X
DX 12.0
Shader
5.0
Open GL
4.6
Resolution (WxH)
7680x4320
Notebook GPU
SLI/Crossfire
Dedicated
Integrated
Memory
Memory
6144 MB
Memory Speed
1750 MHz
Memory Bus
192 Bit
Memory Type
GDDR6
Memory Bandwidth
336GB/sec
L2 Cache
0KB
Display Connectors
VGA Connection
0
DVI Connection
0
HDMI Connection
1
DisplayPort Connection
3
Clock Speeds
Core Speed
1365 MHz
Boost Clock
1830 MHz
Power
Max Power
190 Watts
PSU
450 Watt
Power Connector
1x 8-pin
Recommended Hardware
Best RAM Match
16 GB
Best Resolution
2560 x 1440
GPU Upgrade
Resolution Performance
1366x768 1600x900 1920x1080 2560x1440 3840x2160
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10
10
9.5
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GeForce RTX 2060 MSI Gaming Z 6GB Game Requirement Analysis

Overview
GeForce RTX 2060 MSI Gaming Z 6GB is a mid-range GeForce 20 Series graphics card and considered a great price to performance RTX graphics card based on the Turing architecture. This is a dual-slot video card with dual-fan Torx Fan 3.0 and Twin Frozr thermal design. This graphics card has good overclocking overpotential.


Architecture
The Turing architecture represents a process shrink down to 12nm compared to 14nm Pascal. The Turing architecture provides the world's first consumer support for real-time ray-tracing (RTX) technology. The GeForce RTX 2060 supports real-time ray-tracing and excels at 1080p screen resolution.


GPU
It equips a Turing GPU codenamed TU106-200A-KA-A which has 1920 Shader Processing Units, 120 TMUs, 47 ROPs, and features a factory overclock. The central unit runs at 1365 MHz and goes up to 1830 MHz in Boost mode, offering a 9% overclock compared to the reference model.


Memory
The GPU accesses a 6GB frame buffer of first-gen GDDR6 memory through a 192-bit memory interface, while the Memory clock operates at 1750MHz, or 14GHz effective.


Power Consumption
With a rated board TDP of 190W, it requires at least a 500W PSU with one 8-pin power connector.


System Suggestions
GeForce RTX 2060 MSI Gaming Z 6GB is best suited for resolutions up to and including 2560x1440. We recommend a mid-range Processor and at least 16GB of RAM for optimal performance.


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