NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 Mobile: specs and benchmarks

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 Mobile

Summary

NVIDIA started GeForce GTX 1060 Mobile sales 15 August 2016 at a recommended price of $237.11. 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 GHz are supplied, and together with 192 Bit memory interface this creates a bandwidth of 192 GB/s.

Compatibility-wise, this is card attached via PCIe 3.0 x16 interface. 6-pin power connector is required, and power consumption is at 120 Watt.

It provides good gaming and benchmark performance at 42.38 percent of a leader's which is NVIDIA TITAN V.

General info

Of GeForce GTX 1060 Mobile's architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Perfomance to price
48.54
 
Architecture
Pascal
 
Code name
GP106
 
Type
Laptop
 
Release date
15 August 2016
 
Launch price (MSRP)
$237.11
 
of 14999 (Quadro Plex 7000)
Price
$279.99
 
of 4200 (Quadro P6000)

Technical specs

GeForce GTX 1060 Mobile'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 Mobile's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
1280
 
of 8192 (Radeon Pro Duo)
CUDA cores
1280
 
Core clock speed
1506 MHz
 
Boost Clock
1708 MHz
 
Transistor count
4,400 million
 
of 21100
Manufacturing process technology
16 nm
 
of 12
Power consumption (TDP)
120 Watt
 
of 900 (Tesla S2050)
Maximum GPU temperature
94 °C
 
Texture fill rate
133.6
 
of 512 (Radeon Pro Duo)
Floating-point performance
4,275 gflops
 
of 16384 (Radeon Pro Duo)

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on GeForce GTX 1060 Mobile'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
 
Bus support
PCIe 3.0
 
Interface
PCIe 3.0 x16
 

Memory specs

Parameters of memory installed on GeForce GTX 1060 Mobile: 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
8000 MHz
 
of 11408 (TITAN Xp)
Memory bandwidth
192 GB/s
 
of 1024 (Radeon Pro Duo)
Shared memory
-
 

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on GeForce GTX 1060 Mobile.
Display Connectors
No outputs
 
Display Connectors
DP 1.43, HDMI 2.0b, Dual Link-DVI
 
Multi monitor support
+
 
HDCP
2.2
 
G-SYNC support
+
 

Technologies

Technological solutions and APIs supported by GeForce GTX 1060 Mobile. You'll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes.
3D Vision
+
 
GameStream
+
 
GPU Boost
3.0
 
VR Ready
+
 
CUDA
+
 
Surround
+
 
Multi-Projection
+
 
Multi Monitor
+
 
Ansel
+
 
DSR
+
 
Virtual Reality
+
 
ShadowWorks
+
 

API support

APIs supported by GeForce GTX 1060 Mobile, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
12_1
 
OpenGL
4.5
 
Vulkan
+
 

Video card benchmarks performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of GeForce GTX 1060 Mobile. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.
Overall benchmark performance
41.54
 
 
3DMark Ice Storm GPU
298378.00
 
 
3DMark Cloud Gate GPU
73202.00
 
 
3DMark Fire Strike Score
9675.00
 
 
3DMark Fire Strike Graphics
11502.00
 
 
3DMark 11 Performance GPU
14761.00
 
 
3DMark Vantage Performance
34127.00
 
 

Game benchmarks (in FPS)

Let's see how good GeForce GTX 1060 Mobile 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
0.55
 
 
Games benchmarked by notebookcheck.net
Far Cry 5 (2018)
low / 720p
105.00
 
medium / 1080p
74.50
 
high / 1080p
68.00
 
ultra / 1080p
64.00
 
4k / 2160p
21.00
 
Fortnite (2018)
low / 720p
208.00
 
medium / 1080p
177.00
 
high / 1080p
105.00
 
ultra / 1080p
81.20
 
4k / 2160p
23.15
 
Kingdom Come: Deliverance (2018)
low / 720p
112.00
 
medium / 1080p
74.70
 
high / 1080p
58.70
 
ultra / 1080p
43.00
 
4k / 2160p
13.80
 
Ark Survival Evolved (2017)
low / 720p
86.60
 
medium / 1080p
48.60
 
high / 1080p
36.20
 
ultra / 1080p
25.00
 
4k / 2160p
9.10
 
Assassin´s Creed Origins (2017)
low / 720p
67.00
 
medium / 1080p
68.00
 
high / 1080p
58.50
 
ultra / 1080p
48.50
 
4k / 2160p
22.00
 
Destiny 2 (2017)
low / 720p
125.00
 
medium / 1080p
108.00
 
high / 1080p
94.10
 
ultra / 1080p
78.40
 
4k / 2160p
19.30
 
Ghost Recon Wildlands (2017)
low / 720p
140.00
 
medium / 1080p
71.15
 
high / 1080p
65.40
 
ultra / 1080p
37.15
 
4k / 2160p
22.30
 
Mass Effect Andromeda (2017)
low / 720p
122.00
 
medium / 1080p
84.85
 
high / 1080p
52.40
 
ultra / 1080p
47.40
 
4k / 2160p
21.45
 
Playerunknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG) (2017)
low / 720p
98.60
 
medium / 1080p
78.00
 
high / 1080p
66.55
 
ultra / 1080p
51.80
 
4k / 2160p
17.40
 
Resident Evil 7 (2017)
low / 720p
305.00
 
medium / 1080p
158.00
 
high / 1080p
101.00
 
ultra / 1080p
83.00
 
4k / 2160p
28.40
 
Star Wars Battlefront 2 (2017)
low / 720p
161.00
 
medium / 1080p
111.00
 
high / 1080p
77.45
 
ultra / 1080p
62.15
 
4k / 2160p
21.80
 
Battlefield 1 (BF1) (2016)
low / 720p
126.40
 
medium / 768p
100.75
 
high / 1080p
77.60
 
ultra / 1080p
73.60
 
4k / 2160p
30.90
 
Civilization VI (2016)
low / 768p
64.20
 
medium / 768p
51.90
 
high / 1080p
46.85
 
ultra / 1080p
47.50
 
4k / 2160p
43.80
 
Deus Ex Mankind Divided (2016)
low / 720p
113.90
 
medium / 768p
96.10
 
high / 1080p
55.00
 
ultra / 1080p
29.40
 
4k / 2160p
19.10
 
Dishonored 2 (2016)
low / 720p
94.65
 
medium / 768p
81.45
 
high / 1080p
60.50
 
ultra / 1080p
53.90
 
4k / 2160p
31.20
 
Doom (2016)
low / 720p
143.50
 
medium / 768p
135.77
 
high / 1080p
98.00
 
ultra / 1080p
93.00
 
4k / 2160p
30.50
 
Far Cry Primal (2016)
low / 720p
116.00
 
medium / 1080p
87.00
 
high / 1080p
76.00
 
ultra / 1080p
59.00
 
4k / 2160p
25.00
 
Mirror's Edge Catalyst (2016)
medium / 768p
63.60
 
high / 1080p
71.25
 
ultra / 1080p
64.85
 
4k / 2160p
24.80
 
Overwatch (2016)
high / 1080p
169.00
 
ultra / 1080p
105.60
 
4k / 2160p
54.65
 
Rise of the Tomb Raider (2016)
low / 768p
171.50
 
medium / 768p
132.40
 
high / 1080p
72.40
 
ultra / 1080p
60.20
 
4k / 2160p
25.15
 
The Division (2016)
low / 720p
200.95
 
medium / 768p
133.50
 
high / 1080p
65.70
 
ultra / 1080p
52.20
 
4k / 2160p
25.55
 
Titanfall 2 (2016)
low / 720p
143.65
 
medium / 768p
143.50
 
high / 1080p
89.70
 
ultra / 1080p
80.20
 
4k / 2160p
50.80
 
Watch Dogs 2 (2016)
low / 720p
106.55
 
medium / 768p
94.55
 
high / 1080p
63.15
 
ultra / 1080p
42.55
 
4k / 2160p
22.40
 
XCOM 2 (2016)
low / 720p
85.50
 
medium / 1080p
62.80
 
high / 1080p
56.45
 
ultra / 1080p
29.10
 
4k / 2160p
16.30
 
Dota 2 (2015)
ultra / 1080p
117.90
 
Fallout 4 (2015)
low / 720p
102.00
 
medium / 768p
100.00
 
high / 1080p
80.10
 
ultra / 1080p
69.00
 
4k / 2160p
27.40
 
GTA V (2015)
low / 768p
122.30
 
medium / 768p
117.70
 
high / 1080p
90.30
 
ultra / 1080p
48.20
 
Just Cause 3 (2015)
low / 768p
94.60
 
medium / 768p
83.00
 
high / 1080p
79.00
 
ultra / 1080p
70.40
 
4k / 2160p
30.30
 
Rainbow Six Siege (2015)
high / 1080p
136.00
 
ultra / 1080p
115.00
 
4k / 2160p
42.70
 
The Witcher 3 (2015)
low / 768p
179.80
 
medium / 768p
127.20
 
high / 1080p
68.00
 
ultra / 1080p
38.75
 
4k / 2160p
25.90
 
Sims 4 (2014)
high / 1080p
122.00
 
ultra / 1080p
119.00
 
Battlefield 4 (2013)
low / 768p
185.70
 
medium / 768p
171.15
 
high / 768p
154.90
 
ultra / 1080p
99.10
 
4k / 2160p
47.60
 
Crysis 3 (2013)
ultra / 1080p
51.70
 
Tomb Raider (2013)
low / 768p
346.15
 
medium / 768p
318.75
 
high / 768p
280.55
 
ultra / 1080p
139.20
 
X-Plane 10.25 (2013)
low / 768p
81.80
 
medium / 768p
46.60
 
high / 768p
24.50
 
ultra / 1080p
24.50
 
The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim (2011)
ultra / 1080p
87.00
 

Relative perfomance

Overall GeForce GTX 1060 Mobile performance compared to its nearest competitors. All GPU types participate.

AMD equivalent

We believe that the nearest equivalent to GeForce GTX 1060 Mobile from AMD is Radeon RX 470 Mobile, which is nearly equal in speed and lower by 1 position in our rating.

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