NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 3 GB: specs and benchmarks

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 3 GB


NVIDIA started GeForce GTX 1060 3 GB sales 18 August 2016 at a recommended price of $199. This is Pascal architecture desktop card based on 16 nm manufacturing process and primarily aimed at gamers. 3 GB of GDDR5 memory clocked at 8.01 GHz are supplied, and together with 192 Bit memory interface this creates a bandwidth of 192.2 GB / s.

Compatibility-wise, this is 2-slot card attached via PCIe 3.0 x16 interface. Its manufacturer default version has a length of 250 mm. 1x 6-pin power connector is required, and power consumption is at 120 Watt.

We have no data on GeForce GTX 1060 3 GB benchmark results.

General info

Of GeForce GTX 1060 3 GB's architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
not rated
Code name
Release date
18 August 2016
Launch price (MSRP)
of 14999 (Quadro Plex 7000)

Technical specs

GeForce GTX 1060 3 GB's general performance parameters such as number of shaders, GPU core clock, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly speak of GeForce GTX 1060 3 GB's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Core clock speed
1506 MHz
of 1620 (Quadro RTX 5000)
Boost Clock
1708 MHz
of 1815 (Quadro RTX 5000)
Transistor count
4,400 million
of 21100
Manufacturing process technology
16 nm
Power consumption (TDP)
120 Watt
of 900 (Tesla S2050)
Texture fill rate
123.0 GTexel / s
Floating-point performance
3,935 gflops
of 16384 (Radeon Pro Duo)

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on GeForce GTX 1060 3 GB's compatibility with other computer components. Useful when choosing a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one. For desktop video cards it's interface and bus (motherboard compatibility), additional power connectors (power supply compatibility).
PCIe 3.0 x16
250 mm
Supplementary power connectors
1x 6-pin


Parameters of memory installed on GeForce GTX 1060 3 GB: its type, size, bus, clock and resulting bandwidth. Note that GPUs integrated into processors don't have dedicated memory and use a shared part of system RAM.
Memory type
Maximum RAM amount
3 GB
Memory bus width
192 Bit
of 8192 (Radeon Pro Duo)
Memory clock speed
8008 MHz
of 14000
Memory bandwidth
192.2 GB / s
of 1024 (Radeon Pro Duo)

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on GeForce GTX 1060 3 GB.
Display Connectors
1x DVI, 1x HDMI, 3x DisplayPort

API support

APIs supported by GeForce GTX 1060 3 GB, sometimes including their particular versions.
12.0 (12_1)

Mining hashrates

Cryptocurrency mining performance of GeForce GTX 1060 3 GB. Usually measured in megahashes per second.
Ethereum / ETH (DaggerHashimoto)
19 Mh/s

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