NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 Max-Q: specs and benchmarks

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 Max-Q

Summary

NVIDIA started GeForce GTX 1060 Max-Q sales 30 May 2017. This is Pascal architecture notebook card based on 16 nm manufacturing process and primarily aimed at gamers. 6.144 MB of GDDR5 memory clocked at 8 GHz are supplied, and together with 192 Bit memory interface this creates a bandwidth of 192.2 GB / s.

Compatibility-wise, this is card attached via PCIe 3.0 x16 interface. Power consumption is at 80 Watt.

It provides poor gaming and benchmark performance at 21.77 percent of a leader's which is NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 SLI Mobile.

General info

Of GeForce GTX 1060 Max-Q's architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Architecture
Pascal
 
Code name
N17P-G1 Max-Q
 
Type
Laptop
 
Release date
30 May 2017
 

Technical specs

GeForce GTX 1060 Max-Q'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 Max-Q's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
1280
 
of 8192 (Radeon Pro Duo)
Core clock speed
1063 - 1265 MHz
 
Boost Clock
1341 - 1480 MHz
 
Transistor count
4,400 million
 
Manufacturing process technology
16 nm
 
Power consumption (TDP)
80 Watt
 
of 900 (Tesla S2050)
Texture fill rate
118.4 GTexel / s
 
Floating-point performance
3,789 gflops
 
of 2918.4 (GRID K340)

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on GeForce GTX 1060 Max-Q's compatibility with other computer components. Useful when choosing a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one. For notebook video cards it's notebook size, connection slot and bus, if the video card is inserted into a slot instead of being soldered to the notebook motherboard.
Laptop size
large
 
Interface
PCIe 3.0 x16
 
Supplementary power connectors
None
 

Memory

Parameters of memory installed on GeForce GTX 1060 Max-Q: 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
GDDR5
 
Maximum RAM amount
6.144 MB
 
Memory bus width
192 Bit
 
of 8192 (Radeon Pro Duo)
Memory clock speed
8000 MHz
 
Memory bandwidth
192.2 GB / s
 
of 1024 (Radeon Pro Duo)
Shared memory
-
 

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on GeForce GTX 1060 Max-Q.
Display Connectors
No outputs
 
G-SYNC support
+
 

Technologies

Technological solutions and APIs supported by GeForce GTX 1060 Max-Q. You'll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes.
VR Ready
+
 
Multi-Projection
+
 
Multi Monitor
+
 

API support

APIs supported by GeForce GTX 1060 Max-Q, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
DirectX 12_1
 
OpenGL
4.6
 
Vulkan
+
 

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of GeForce GTX 1060 Max-Q. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

21.77

3DMark Ice Storm GPU

367999

3DMark Cloud Gate GPU

74101

3DMark Fire Strike Score

9149

3DMark Fire Strike Graphics

10430

3DMark 11 Performance GPU

13334

Passmark

5891

Game benchmarks

Let's see how good GeForce GTX 1060 Max-Q is for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS. Comparisons with system requirements are included, but remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.

Relative perfomance

Overall GeForce GTX 1060 Max-Q performance compared to its nearest competitors. All GPU types participate.

AMD equivalent

We believe that the nearest equivalent to GeForce GTX 1060 Max-Q from AMD is Radeon R9 M395X, which is slower by 2% and lower by 6 positions in our rating.

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