NVIDIA Announces GeForce GTX 1060


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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
GPU Core GP106
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
Maximum Resolution 7680×[email protected]
Standard Display Connectors DP 1.4, HDMI 2.0b, Dual Link DVI
Multi Monitor Yes
HDCP 2.2
Height 4.378″
Length 9.823″
Width 2-Slot
Max Temperature 94°C
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
Multi-Projection Yes
VR Ready Yes
NVIDIA Ansel Yes
NVIDIA SLI Ready No
NVIDIA G-SYNC-Ready Yes
NVIDIA GameStream-Ready Yes
NVIDIA GPU Boost 3.0
Microsoft DirectX 12 API with feature level 12_1
Vulkan API Yes
OpenGL 4.5
Bus Support PCIe 3.0
OS Certification Windows 7-101, Linux, FreeBSDx86

NVIDIA PASCAL

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

PERFORMANCE

The GeForce GTX 1060 takes advantage of Pascal to significantly improve speed and power efficiency.

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Keep an eye out on our front page for a release day review!

-Austin (ATMINSIDE)

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