Good Morning to all!
Today I come bearing the news of imminent arrival of the GTX 1060. NVIDIA has announced this GPU will be available on July 19th, starting at an MSRP of $249 (Founders Edition $299). Performance is being compared to the GTX 980 which, at the price and power (120 W), is quite a solid graphics card!
All specifications, features, and pictures below are from the NVIDIA website:
|GeForce GTX 1060 Specs|
|NVIDIA CUDA Cores||1280|
|Base Clock||1506 MHz|
|Boost Clock||1708 MHz|
|Memory Speed||8 Gbps|
|Standard Memory Config||6 GB GDDR5|
|Memory Interface Width||192-bit|
|Memory Bandwitdth||192 GB/s|
|Standard Display Connectors||DP 1.4, HDMI 2.0b, Dual Link DVI|
|Graphics Card Power (TDP)||120 W|
|Recommended System Power||400 W|
|Supplemental Power Connectors||1x 6-Pin|
Notably missing from this list of features is support for SLI.
|GeForce GTX 1060 Technology Support|
|NVIDIA SLI Ready||No|
|NVIDIA GPU Boost||3.0|
|Microsoft DirectX||12 API with feature level 12_1|
|Bus Support||PCIe 3.0|
|OS Certification||Windows 7-101, Linux, FreeBSDx86|
THE WORLD’S MOST ADVANCED GPU ARCHITECTURE
GeForce GTX 10-series graphics cards are powered by Pascal to deliver up to 3x the performance of previous-generation graphics cards, plus innovative new gaming technologies and breakthrough VR experiences.
*Up to 3X faster performance for GeForce GTX 10 Series when compared to the GTX 900 Series
The GeForce GTX 1060 takes advantage of Pascal to significantly improve speed and power efficiency.
Keep an eye out on our front page for a release day review!