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 37.63 percent of a leader's which is NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Ti.

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 (FirePro S9300 X2)
Core clock speed
1063 MHz
 
of 1620 (Quadro RTX 5000)
Boost Clock
1480 MHz
 
of 1815 (Quadro RTX 5000)
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 GTexel / s
 
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

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
 
Memory bus width
192 Bit
 
of 8192 (FirePro S9300 X2)
Memory clock speed
8008 MHz
 
of 14000
Memory bandwidth
192.2 GB / s
 
of 1024 (FirePro S9300 X2)
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
12.0 (12_1)
 
OpenGL
4.6
 
Vulkan
+
 

Video card 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
36.54
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.

Fortnite

2018

Official system requirements

GeForce GTX 1060 Max-Q performance compared to Fortnite official system requirements.

GeForce GTX 1060 Max-Q
minimum HD Graphics 4000
recommended GeForce GTX 660

FPS tests

Real world test results of Fortnite on GeForce GTX 1060 Max-Q.

low / 720p
178
 
medium / 1080p
133
 
high / 1080p
116
 
ultra / 1080p
73
 

Playerunknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG)

2017

Official system requirements

GeForce GTX 1060 Max-Q performance compared to Playerunknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG) official system requirements.

GeForce GTX 1060 Max-Q
minimum GeForce GTX 960
recommended GeForce GTX 1060

FPS tests

Real world test results of Playerunknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG) on GeForce GTX 1060 Max-Q.

low / 720p
142
 
medium / 1080p
93
 
high / 1080p
86
 
ultra / 1080p
63
 
4k / 2160p
13
 

Overwatch

2016

Official system requirements

GeForce GTX 1060 Max-Q performance compared to Overwatch official system requirements.

GeForce GTX 1060 Max-Q
minimum HD Graphics 4400
recommended GeForce GTX 660

FPS tests

Real world test results of Overwatch on GeForce GTX 1060 Max-Q.

low / 720p
299
 
medium / 768p
266
 
high / 1080p
165
 
ultra / 1080p
102
 
4k / 2160p
50
 

GTA V

2015

Official system requirements

GeForce GTX 1060 Max-Q performance compared to GTA V official system requirements.

GeForce GTX 1060 Max-Q
minimum GeForce 9800 GT
recommended GeForce GTX 660

FPS tests

Real world test results of GTA V on GeForce GTX 1060 Max-Q.

low / 768p
157
 
medium / 768p
152
 
high / 1080p
107
 
ultra / 1080p
62
 
4k / 2160p
54
 

Rainbow Six Siege

2015

Official system requirements

GeForce GTX 1060 Max-Q performance compared to Rainbow Six Siege official system requirements.

GeForce GTX 1060 Max-Q
minimum GeForce GTX 460
recommended Radeon HD 7970

FPS tests

Real world test results of Rainbow Six Siege on GeForce GTX 1060 Max-Q.

medium / 768p
224
 
high / 1080p
126
 
ultra / 1080p
102
 
4k / 2160p
37
 

Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft

2014

Official system requirements

GeForce GTX 1060 Max-Q performance compared to Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft official system requirements.

GeForce GTX 1060 Max-Q
minimum GeForce 6800
recommended GeForce 8800 GT

Dota 2

2013

Official system requirements

GeForce GTX 1060 Max-Q performance compared to Dota 2 official system requirements.

GeForce GTX 1060 Max-Q
minimum GeForce 8600 GT

Counter-Strike: GO

2012

Official system requirements

GeForce GTX 1060 Max-Q performance compared to Counter-Strike: GO official system requirements.

GeForce GTX 1060 Max-Q
recommended GeForce 6600

League of Legends

2009

Official system requirements

GeForce GTX 1060 Max-Q performance compared to League of Legends official system requirements.

GeForce GTX 1060 Max-Q
minimum GeForce 6150 LE
recommended GeForce 8800 GT

Minecraft

2009

Official system requirements

GeForce GTX 1060 Max-Q performance compared to Minecraft official system requirements.

GeForce GTX 1060 Max-Q
minimum Radeon HD 2400
recommended Radeon HD 5970

Far Cry 5

2018

Official system requirements

GeForce GTX 1060 Max-Q performance compared to Far Cry 5 official system requirements.

GeForce GTX 1060 Max-Q
minimum GeForce GTX 670
recommended GeForce GTX 970

FPS tests

Real world test results of Far Cry 5 on GeForce GTX 1060 Max-Q.

low / 720p
110
 
medium / 1080p
70
 
high / 1080p
65
 
ultra / 1080p
48
 
4k / 2160p
20
 

Kingdom Come: Deliverance

2018

Official system requirements

GeForce GTX 1060 Max-Q performance compared to Kingdom Come: Deliverance official system requirements.

GeForce GTX 1060 Max-Q
minimum GeForce GTX 660
recommended GeForce GTX 1060

FPS tests

Real world test results of Kingdom Come: Deliverance on GeForce GTX 1060 Max-Q.

low / 720p
85
 
medium / 1080p
62
 
high / 1080p
54
 
ultra / 1080p
40
 
4k / 2160p
12
 

Ark Survival Evolved

2017

Official system requirements

GeForce GTX 1060 Max-Q performance compared to Ark Survival Evolved official system requirements.

GeForce GTX 1060 Max-Q
minimum Radeon HD 7870

FPS tests

Real world test results of Ark Survival Evolved on GeForce GTX 1060 Max-Q.

low / 720p
109
 
medium / 1080p
48
 
high / 1080p
36
 
ultra / 1080p
26
 
4k / 2160p
9
 

Assassin´s Creed Origins

2017

Official system requirements

GeForce GTX 1060 Max-Q performance compared to Assassin´s Creed Origins official system requirements.

GeForce GTX 1060 Max-Q
minimum GeForce GTX 660
recommended GeForce GTX 760

FPS tests

Real world test results of Assassin´s Creed Origins on GeForce GTX 1060 Max-Q.

low / 720p
77
 
medium / 1080p
67
 
high / 1080p
62
 
ultra / 1080p
52
 
4k / 2160p
21
 

Destiny 2

2017

Official system requirements

GeForce GTX 1060 Max-Q performance compared to Destiny 2 official system requirements.

GeForce GTX 1060 Max-Q
minimum Radeon HD 7850
recommended GeForce GTX 1060

FPS tests

Real world test results of Destiny 2 on GeForce GTX 1060 Max-Q.

medium / 1080p
95
 
high / 1080p
85
 
ultra / 1080p
71
 
4k / 2160p
18
 

Ghost Recon Wildlands

2017

Official system requirements

GeForce GTX 1060 Max-Q performance compared to Ghost Recon Wildlands official system requirements.

GeForce GTX 1060 Max-Q
minimum GeForce GTX 660
recommended GeForce GTX 1060

FPS tests

Real world test results of Ghost Recon Wildlands on GeForce GTX 1060 Max-Q.

medium / 1080p
65
 
high / 1080p
59
 
ultra / 1080p
33
 
4k / 2160p
19
 

Resident Evil 7

2017

Official system requirements

GeForce GTX 1060 Max-Q performance compared to Resident Evil 7 official system requirements.

GeForce GTX 1060 Max-Q
minimum GeForce GTX 760
recommended GeForce GTX 1060

FPS tests

Real world test results of Resident Evil 7 on GeForce GTX 1060 Max-Q.

medium / 1080p
169
 
high / 1080p
93
 
ultra / 1080p
76
 
4k / 2160p
25
 

Star Wars Battlefront 2

2017

Official system requirements

GeForce GTX 1060 Max-Q performance compared to Star Wars Battlefront 2 official system requirements.

GeForce GTX 1060 Max-Q
minimum GeForce GTX 660
recommended Radeon RX 480

FPS tests

Real world test results of Star Wars Battlefront 2 on GeForce GTX 1060 Max-Q.

low / 720p
136
 
medium / 1080p
93
 
high / 1080p
82
 
ultra / 1080p
62
 

Battlefield 1 (BF1)

2016

FPS tests

Real world test results of Battlefield 1 (BF1) on GeForce GTX 1060 Max-Q.

medium / 768p
154
 
high / 1080p
76
 
ultra / 1080p
68
 
4k / 2160p
25
 

Deus Ex Mankind Divided

2016

Official system requirements

GeForce GTX 1060 Max-Q performance compared to Deus Ex Mankind Divided official system requirements.

GeForce GTX 1060 Max-Q
minimum GeForce GTX 660
recommended GeForce GTX 970

FPS tests

Real world test results of Deus Ex Mankind Divided on GeForce GTX 1060 Max-Q.

low / 720p
110
 
medium / 768p
93
 
high / 1080p
51
 
ultra / 1080p
27
 
4k / 2160p
16
 

Dishonored 2

2016

Official system requirements

GeForce GTX 1060 Max-Q performance compared to Dishonored 2 official system requirements.

GeForce GTX 1060 Max-Q
minimum GeForce GTX 660
recommended Radeon RX 480

FPS tests

Real world test results of Dishonored 2 on GeForce GTX 1060 Max-Q.

medium / 768p
85
 
high / 1080p
65
 
ultra / 1080p
55
 
4k / 2160p
24
 

Doom

2016

Official system requirements

GeForce GTX 1060 Max-Q performance compared to Doom official system requirements.

GeForce GTX 1060 Max-Q
minimum Radeon HD 7870
recommended GeForce GTX 970

FPS tests

Real world test results of Doom on GeForce GTX 1060 Max-Q.

medium / 768p
127
 
high / 1080p
91
 
ultra / 1080p
86
 
4k / 2160p
28
 

Far Cry Primal

2016

Official system requirements

GeForce GTX 1060 Max-Q performance compared to Far Cry Primal official system requirements.

GeForce GTX 1060 Max-Q
minimum Radeon HD 5770
recommended GeForce GTX 780

FPS tests

Real world test results of Far Cry Primal on GeForce GTX 1060 Max-Q.

medium / 1080p
81
 
high / 1080p
71
 
ultra / 1080p
53
 
4k / 2160p
22
 

Rise of the Tomb Raider

2016

Official system requirements

GeForce GTX 1060 Max-Q performance compared to Rise of the Tomb Raider official system requirements.

GeForce GTX 1060 Max-Q
minimum GeForce GTX 650
recommended GeForce GTX 970

FPS tests

Real world test results of Rise of the Tomb Raider on GeForce GTX 1060 Max-Q.

low / 768p
168
 
medium / 768p
126
 
high / 1080p
68
 
ultra / 1080p
55
 
4k / 2160p
24
 

The Division

2016

Official system requirements

GeForce GTX 1060 Max-Q performance compared to The Division official system requirements.

GeForce GTX 1060 Max-Q
minimum Radeon HD 7770
recommended GeForce GTX 970

FPS tests

Real world test results of The Division on GeForce GTX 1060 Max-Q.

medium / 768p
127
 
high / 1080p
62
 
ultra / 1080p
49
 
4k / 2160p
22
 

Titanfall 2

2016

Official system requirements

GeForce GTX 1060 Max-Q performance compared to Titanfall 2 official system requirements.

GeForce GTX 1060 Max-Q
minimum GeForce GTX 660
recommended Radeon RX 480

FPS tests

Real world test results of Titanfall 2 on GeForce GTX 1060 Max-Q.

medium / 768p
144
 
high / 1080p
79
 
ultra / 1080p
67
 
4k / 2160p
25
 

Watch Dogs 2

2016

Official system requirements

GeForce GTX 1060 Max-Q performance compared to Watch Dogs 2 official system requirements.

GeForce GTX 1060 Max-Q
minimum GeForce GTX 660
recommended GeForce GTX 780

FPS tests

Real world test results of Watch Dogs 2 on GeForce GTX 1060 Max-Q.

medium / 768p
101
 
high / 1080p
57
 
ultra / 1080p
39
 
4k / 2160p
19
 

Fallout 4

2015

Official system requirements

GeForce GTX 1060 Max-Q performance compared to Fallout 4 official system requirements.

GeForce GTX 1060 Max-Q
minimum GeForce GTX 550 Ti
recommended GeForce GTX 780

FPS tests

Real world test results of Fallout 4 on GeForce GTX 1060 Max-Q.

high / 1080p
76
 
ultra / 1080p
63
 
4k / 2160p
26
 

Star Wars Battlefront

2015

FPS tests

Real world test results of Star Wars Battlefront on GeForce GTX 1060 Max-Q.

medium / 768p
188
 
high / 1080p
93
 
ultra / 1080p
81
 
4k / 2160p
29
 

The Witcher 3

2015

Official system requirements

GeForce GTX 1060 Max-Q performance compared to The Witcher 3 official system requirements.

GeForce GTX 1060 Max-Q
minimum GeForce GTX 660
recommended GeForce GTX 770

FPS tests

Real world test results of The Witcher 3 on GeForce GTX 1060 Max-Q.

low / 768p
189
 
medium / 768p
129
 
high / 1080p
66
 
ultra / 1080p
35
 
4k / 2160p
24
 

Tomb Raider

2013

Official system requirements

GeForce GTX 1060 Max-Q performance compared to Tomb Raider official system requirements.

GeForce GTX 1060 Max-Q
minimum GeForce 8800 GT
recommended Radeon HD 5870

FPS tests

Real world test results of Tomb Raider on GeForce GTX 1060 Max-Q.

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 Vega M GH, which is nearly equal in speed and higher by 1 position in our rating.

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