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Released
Q3/2016
GIGABYTE AORUS GeForce GTX 1060 6G 9Gbps

Graphics card GIGABYTE AORUS GeForce GTX 1060 6G 9Gbps, tests and specifications

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It is a detailed review of GIGABYTE AORUS GeForce GTX 1060 6G 9Gbps, the date of manufacture started in Q3/2016. Here are all specifications and the results of performance in the form of modern benchmark estimations. The base clock frequency is 1.607 GHz+ 7 %. The GPU supports GDDR5 with an 6 GB graphics memory. TDP is 120 W. We recommend comparing the GPU with other models on our website to determine the best performance.

Specifications

Complete list of technical specifications
GPU

Key features of the graphics card

  • Based on
    NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 6GB
  • GPU Chip
    GP106-410-A1
  • Execution units
    10
  • Shader
    1280
  • Render Output Units
    48
  • Texture Units
    80
Memory

The characteristics of the video memory on board the graphics card

  • Memory Size
    6 GB
  • Memory Type
    GDDR5
  • Memory Speed
    2.257 GHz
  • Memory Bandwith
    216 GB/s
  • Memory Interface
    192 bit
Clock Speeds

Video card core frequency and overclocking potential

  • Base Clock
    1.607 GHz+ 7 %
  • Boost Clock
    1.860 GHz+ 9 %
  • Avg (Game) Clock
    1.835 GHz
  • Overclocking
    Yes
* see below
Thermal Design

Connectors, the amount of heat generated in normal mode and during overclocking

  • TDP
    120 W
  • PCIe-Power
    1 x 8-Pin
Cooler & Fans
  • Fan-Type
    Axial
  • Cooler-Type
    Air cooling
  • Fan 1
    3 x 80 mm
Connectivity

Interfaces and connections

  • Max. Displays
    4
  • HDCP-Version
    2.2
  • HDMI Ports
    1x HDMI v2.0b
  • DP Ports
    3x DP v1.4
  • DVI Ports
    1
Featureset

Hardware capabilities and maintaining the API

  • Max. resolution
    7680x4320
  • DirectX
    12_1
  • Raytracing
    No
  • DLSS / FSR
    No
  • LED
    GIGABYTE RGB Fusion
Supported Video Codecs

Built-in support for video and image compression standards

  • h264
    Decode / Encode
  • VP8
    No
  • h265 / HEVC
    Decode / Encode
  • VP9
    Decode
  • AV1
    No
Dimensions
  • Length
    280 mm
  • Height
    111 mm
  • Width
    38 mm
  • Width (Slots)
    2 PCIe-Slots
Additional data
  • GPU Interface
    PCIe 3.0 x 16
  • Release date
    Q3/2016
  • Structure size
    16 nm
  • Part-no
    GV-N1060AORUS-6GD
  • Documents
    data sheet
Positions in all rankings

    Performance tests

    Real tests GPU
    FP32 Performance (Single-precision TFLOPS)
    Benchmark FP32 is a 32-bit floating point calculation for the GPU which is required for 3D gaming
    Battlefield 5
    Battlefield 5 is a realistic game, with a built-in benchmark, very suitable as a test for graphics cards
    29 fps (avg)
    29 fps (avg)
    28 fps (avg)
    GIGABYTE AORUS GeForce GTX 1060 6G 9Gbps
    28 fps (avg)
    Shadow of the Tomb Raider
    Shadow of the Tomb Raider has a built-in benchmark, based on the Crystal Dynamics Foundation engine
    10 fps (avg)
    10 fps (avg)
    9 fps (avg)
    GIGABYTE AORUS GeForce GTX 1060 6G 9Gbps
    9 fps (avg)
    Crypto-Mining Ethereum Hashrate (MH/s)
    Ethash is an algorithm for mining Ethereum cryptocurrency that makes the most of the GPU
    23 MH/s
    23 MH/s
    21 MH/s
    GIGABYTE AORUS GeForce GTX 1060 6G 9Gbps
    21 MH/s
    Crypto-Mining Ergo Hashrate (MH/s)
    The Autolykos algorithm, on which Ergo cryptocurrency is based, allows not only modern GPUs to be used for mining, but also the past generation of GPUs
    Crypto-Mining Ravencoin Hashrate (MH/s)
    Hashrate mining Ravencoin cryptocurrency on the KawPoW algorithm is fastest on modern video cards
    11 MH/s
    11 MH/s
    10 MH/s
    GIGABYTE AORUS GeForce GTX 1060 6G 9Gbps
    10 MH/s
    Crypto-Mining Vertcoin Hashrate (MH/s)
    VertCoin cryptocurrency can be mined on both Nvidia and AMD and is interesting because it mines perfectly on old GPUs like GTX1050, R9 290 and even GTX970
    0.37 MH/s
    0.37 MH/s
    0.35 MH/s
    GIGABYTE AORUS GeForce GTX 1060 6G 9Gbps
    0.35 MH/s

    *

    Base Clock - this is the guaranteed speed that the manufacturer sets for the type of cooling and binning that the GPU comes out of the factory with.

    Boost Clock - this is a theoretical minimum speed to which the video card can be overclocked considering the cooling and binning requirements.

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