NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB vs RTX 2060
Comparison of GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB and GeForce RTX 2060 architecture, market type and release date.
GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB and GeForce RTX 2060'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 6 GB and GeForce RTX 2060's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Core clock speed
Manufacturing process technology
Power consumption (TDP)
Texture fill rate
136.7 GTexel / s
Compatibility, dimensions and requirements
Information on GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB and GeForce RTX 2060 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
PCIe 3.0 x16
Supplementary power connectors
Parameters of memory installed on GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB and GeForce RTX 2060: 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.
Maximum RAM amount
Memory bus width
Memory clock speed
192.2 GB / s
Video outputs and ports
Types and number of video connectors present on GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB and GeForce RTX 2060.
1x DVI, 1x HDMI, 3x DisplayPort
1x DVI, 1x HDMI, 2x DisplayPort, 1x USB Type-C
APIs supported by GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB and GeForce RTX 2060, sometimes including their particular versions.
Non-gaming benchmarks performance of GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB and GeForce RTX 2060. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.
Overall benchmark performance
GTX 1060 6 GB 46.11
RTX 2060 68.56 +48.7%
GTX 1060 6 GB 8873
RTX 2060 13193 +48.7%
Let's see how good GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB and GeForce RTX 2060 are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.
Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB
Cheaper ($299 vs $349)
Less power hungry (120 vs 160 watts)
Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060
48.7% faster in synthetic tests
Much newer (7 January 2019 vs 19 July 2016)
More pipelines (1920 vs 1280)
Finer manufacturing process technology (12 vs 16 nm)
So, GTX 1060 6 GB or RTX 2060?
Judging by the results of synthetic and gaming tests, Technical City recommends NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060.
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