NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 Max-Q: specs and benchmarks

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 Max-Q

Summary

NVIDIA started GeForce GTX 1060 Max-Q sales 27 June 2017. This is Pascal architecture notebook card based on 16 nm manufacturing process and primarily aimed at gamers. 6 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 card attached via PCIe 3.0 x16 interface. Power consumption is at 80 Watt.

It provides good gaming and benchmark performance at 37.82 percent of a leader's which is NVIDIA TITAN V.

General info

Of GeForce GTX 1060 Max-Q's architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Architecture
Pascal
 
Code name
GP106
 
Type
Laptop
 
Release date
27 June 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
1265 MHz
 
Boost Clock
1480 MHz
 
Transistor count
4,400 million
 
of 21100
Manufacturing process technology
16 nm
 
Power consumption (TDP)
80 Watt
 
of 900 (Tesla S2050)
Texture fill rate
118.4
 
of 512 (Radeon Pro Duo)
Floating-point performance
3,789 gflops
 
of 16384 (Radeon Pro Duo)

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 specs

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 GB
 
of 32
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)
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
+
 
CUDA
6.1
 
Multi-Projection
+
 
Multi Monitor
+
 

API support

APIs supported by GeForce GTX 1060 Max-Q, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
12.0
 
OpenGL
4.6
 
Vulkan
+
 

Video card benchmarks 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
36.71
 
 
3DMark Ice Storm GPU
367999
 
3DMark Cloud Gate GPU
73603
 
3DMark Fire Strike Score
8949
 
3DMark Fire Strike Graphics
10349
 
3DMark 11 Performance GPU
13279
 
Passmark
5891
 

Game benchmarks (in FPS)

Let's see how good GeForce GTX 1060 Max-Q is for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS, while overall gaming performance is a number in 0-100 range, and the older the game, the less impact it has on the overall grade.
Overall gaming performance
0.71
 
 
Games benchmarked by notebookcheck.net
Far Cry 5 (2018)
low / 720p
110
 
medium / 1080p
70
 
high / 1080p
65
 
ultra / 1080p
48
 
4k / 2160p
20
 
Fortnite (2018)
low / 720p
178
 
medium / 1080p
133
 
high / 1080p
116
 
ultra / 1080p
73
 
Kingdom Come: Deliverance (2018)
low / 720p
85
 
medium / 1080p
62
 
high / 1080p
54
 
ultra / 1080p
40
 
4k / 2160p
12
 
Ark Survival Evolved (2017)
low / 720p
109
 
medium / 1080p
48
 
high / 1080p
36
 
ultra / 1080p
26
 
4k / 2160p
9
 
Assassin´s Creed Origins (2017)
low / 720p
77
 
medium / 1080p
67
 
high / 1080p
62
 
ultra / 1080p
52
 
4k / 2160p
21
 
Destiny 2 (2017)
medium / 1080p
95
 
high / 1080p
85
 
ultra / 1080p
71
 
4k / 2160p
18
 
Ghost Recon Wildlands (2017)
medium / 1080p
65
 
high / 1080p
59
 
ultra / 1080p
33
 
4k / 2160p
19
 
Playerunknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG) (2017)
low / 720p
142
 
medium / 1080p
93
 
high / 1080p
86
 
ultra / 1080p
63
 
4k / 2160p
13
 
Resident Evil 7 (2017)
medium / 1080p
169
 
high / 1080p
93
 
ultra / 1080p
76
 
4k / 2160p
25
 
Star Wars Battlefront 2 (2017)
low / 720p
136
 
medium / 1080p
93
 
high / 1080p
82
 
ultra / 1080p
62
 
Battlefield 1 (BF1) (2016)
medium / 768p
154
 
high / 1080p
76
 
ultra / 1080p
68
 
4k / 2160p
25
 
Deus Ex Mankind Divided (2016)
low / 720p
110
 
medium / 768p
93
 
high / 1080p
51
 
ultra / 1080p
27
 
4k / 2160p
16
 
Dishonored 2 (2016)
medium / 768p
85
 
high / 1080p
65
 
ultra / 1080p
55
 
4k / 2160p
24
 
Doom (2016)
medium / 768p
127
 
high / 1080p
91
 
ultra / 1080p
86
 
4k / 2160p
28
 
Far Cry Primal (2016)
medium / 1080p
81
 
high / 1080p
71
 
ultra / 1080p
53
 
4k / 2160p
22
 
Mirror's Edge Catalyst (2016)
medium / 768p
130
 
high / 1080p
66
 
ultra / 1080p
60
 
4k / 2160p
21
 
Overwatch (2016)
low / 720p
299
 
medium / 768p
266
 
high / 1080p
165
 
ultra / 1080p
102
 
4k / 2160p
50
 
Rise of the Tomb Raider (2016)
low / 768p
164
 
medium / 768p
124
 
high / 1080p
68
 
ultra / 1080p
55
 
4k / 2160p
24
 
The Division (2016)
medium / 768p
127
 
high / 1080p
62
 
ultra / 1080p
49
 
4k / 2160p
22
 
Titanfall 2 (2016)
medium / 768p
144
 
high / 1080p
79
 
ultra / 1080p
67
 
4k / 2160p
25
 
Watch Dogs 2 (2016)
medium / 768p
101
 
high / 1080p
57
 
ultra / 1080p
39
 
4k / 2160p
19
 
Fallout 4 (2015)
high / 1080p
76
 
ultra / 1080p
63
 
4k / 2160p
26
 
GTA V (2015)
low / 768p
157
 
medium / 768p
152
 
high / 1080p
107
 
ultra / 1080p
62
 
4k / 2160p
54
 
Rainbow Six Siege (2015)
medium / 768p
224
 
high / 1080p
126
 
ultra / 1080p
102
 
4k / 2160p
37
 
The Witcher 3 (2015)
low / 768p
181
 
medium / 768p
125
 
high / 1080p
63
 
ultra / 1080p
35
 
4k / 2160p
24
 
Tomb Raider (2013)
low / 768p
308
 
medium / 768p
278
 
high / 768p
171
 
ultra / 1080p
116
 

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 RX 480 Mobile, which is nearly equal in speed and lower by 1 position in our rating.

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