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NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 5 GB

Graphics Processor
GP106
Cores
1280
TMUs
80
ROPs
40
Memory Size
5 GB
Memory Type
GDDR5
Bus Width
160 bit
The GeForce GTX 1060 5 GB is a graphics card by NVIDIA, launched in December 2017. Built on the 16 nm process, and based on the GP106 graphics processor, in its GP106-350-K3-A1 variant, the card supports DirectX 12. This ensures that all modern games will run on GeForce GTX 1060 5 GB. The GP106 graphics processor is an average sized chip with a die area of 200 mm² and 4,400 million transistors. It features 1280 shading units, 80 texture mapping units, and 40 ROPs, . NVIDIA has paired 5 GB GDDR5 memory with the GeForce GTX 1060 5 GB, which are connected using a 160-bit memory interface. The GPU is operating at a frequency of 1506 MHz, which can be boosted up to 1709 MHz, memory is running at 2002 MHz.
Being a dual-slot card, the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 5 GB draws power from 1x 6-pin power connector, with power draw rated at 120 W maximum. Display outputs include: 1x DVI, 1x HDMI, 3x DisplayPort. GeForce GTX 1060 5 GB is connected to the rest of the system using a PCI-Express 3.0 x16 interface. The card measures 250 mm in length, and features a dual-slot cooling solution.

Graphics Processor

GPU Name
GP106
GPU Variant
GP106-350-K3-A1
Architecture
Pascal
Foundry
TSMC
Process Size
16 nm
Transistors
4,400 million
Die Size
200 mm²

Graphics Card

Release Date
Dec 26th, 2017
Generation
GeForce 10
Predecessor
GeForce 900
Successor
GeForce 20
Production
Active
Bus Interface
PCIe 3.0 x16
Reviews
117 in our database

Relative Performance

2%
GeForce 210
3%
GeForce 9400 GT
3%
Radeon HD 4550
4%
Radeon HD 5450
5%
Radeon HD 6450
5%
GeForce GT 520
6%
GeForce GT 220
8%
GeForce GT 430
8%
Radeon HD 5570
9%
Radeon HD 4670
10%
GeForce GT 440
10%
GeForce GT 240
11%
GeForce 9600 GT
12%
Radeon HD 5670
13%
GeForce GT 640
13%
GeForce 9800 GT
14%
Radeon HD 6670
14%
Radeon HD 4830
15%
Radeon HD 4770
16%
Radeon HD 4850
16%
GeForce GTS 250
17%
GeForce GTS 450
18%
Radeon HD 5750
20%
Radeon HD 7750
20%
Radeon HD 5770
21%
GeForce GTX 260
21%
Radeon HD 4870
21%
Radeon Vega 8
21%
GeForce GTX 550 Ti
21%
GeForce GTX 650
22%
Radeon HD 5830
24%
Radeon HD 6790
24%
Radeon HD 4890
25%
GeForce GTX 460
25%
Radeon RX Vega 11
25%
GeForce GT 1030
26%
GeForce GTX 275
26%
Radeon HD 7770 GHz Edition
26%
GeForce GTX 280
26%
GeForce GTX 465
27%
Radeon HD 6850
28%
GeForce GTX 285
30%
Radeon HD 5850
31%
GeForce GTX 650 Ti
31%
Radeon HD 7790
32%
Radeon RX 550
32%
GeForce GTX 470
33%
Radeon HD 6870
35%
Radeon HD 5870
36%
GeForce GTX 560 Ti
37%
Radeon HD 4870 X2
37%
GeForce GTX 750 Ti
37%
Radeon HD 6950
39%
GeForce GTX 295
39%
GeForce GTX 650 Ti Boost
40%
Radeon HD 7850
40%
GeForce GTX 480
42%
Radeon HD 6970
43%
Radeon R7 265
44%
Radeon RX 460
44%
Radeon R7 370
44%
GeForce GTX 660
44%
GeForce GTX 570
45%
Radeon RX 560
47%
GeForce GTX 950
48%
Radeon HD 7870 GHz Edition
49%
Radeon R9 270X
50%
GeForce GTX 660 Ti
50%
GeForce GTX 580
50%
GeForce GTX 1050
50%
Radeon HD 7950
51%
Radeon HD 5970
53%
GeForce GTX 760
57%
GeForce GTX 670
58%
GeForce GTX 960
60%
Radeon R9 380
60%
Radeon R9 285
61%
Radeon HD 7970
61%
GeForce GTX 680
63%
GeForce GTX 1050 Ti
64%
GeForce GTX 770
66%
Radeon HD 6990
67%
Radeon R9 280X
68%
GeForce GTX 590
68%
Radeon HD 7970 GHz Edition
76%
GeForce GTX 780
78%
GeForce GTX 1650
83%
Radeon RX 470
85%
Radeon R9 290
89%
Radeon RX 570
90%
Radeon R9 390
91%
Radeon R9 290X
92%
GeForce GTX 970
93%
GeForce GTX TITAN
94%
GeForce GTX 780 Ti
96%
Radeon R9 390X
96%
Radeon HD 7990
97%
Radeon RX 480
97%
GeForce GTX 690
100%
GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB
100%
GeForce GTX 1060 5 GB
101%
Radeon RX 5500 OEM
103%
Radeon RX 580
103%
Radeon RX 5500 XT
105%
GeForce GTX 980
106%
GeForce GTX 1650 SUPER
106%
Radeon R9 FURY
111%
Radeon RX 590
117%
Radeon R9 295X2
117%
GeForce GTX 1660
119%
Radeon R9 FURY X
121%
GeForce GTX 980 Ti
124%
GeForce GTX TITAN X
132%
GeForce GTX 1660 SUPER
135%
GeForce GTX 1660 Ti
135%
GeForce GTX 1070
143%
Radeon RX Vega 56
152%
GeForce GTX 1070 Ti
156%
Radeon RX Vega 64
159%
GeForce GTX 1080
159%
GeForce RTX 2060
165%
Radeon RX 5700
178%
GeForce RTX 2060 SUPER
185%
GeForce RTX 2070
189%
Radeon RX 5700 XT
191%
Radeon VII
196%
TITAN X Pascal
202%
GeForce GTX 1080 Ti
204%
GeForce RTX 2070 SUPER
217%
GeForce RTX 2080
230%
GeForce RTX 2080 SUPER
254%
GeForce RTX 2080 Ti
Based on TPU review data: "Performance Summary" at 1920x1080
Performance estimated based on architecture, shader count and clocks.

Clock Speeds

Base Clock
1506 MHz
Boost Clock
1709 MHz
Memory Clock
2002 MHz
8008 MHz effective

Memory

Memory Size
5 GB
Memory Type
GDDR5
Memory Bus
160 bit
Bandwidth
160.2 GB/s

Render Config

Shading Units
1280
TMUs
80
ROPs
40
SM Count
10
L1 Cache
48 KB (per SM)
L2 Cache
1280 KB

Theoretical Performance

Pixel Rate
68.36 GPixel/s
Texture Rate
136.7 GTexel/s
FP16 (half) performance
68.36 GFLOPS (1:64)
FP32 (float) performance
4.375 TFLOPS
FP64 (double) performance
136.7 GFLOPS (1:32)

Board Design

Slot Width
Dual-slot
Length
9.823 inches
250 mm
TDP
120 W
Suggested PSU
350 W
Outputs
1x DVI
1x HDMI
3x DisplayPort
Power Connectors
1x 6-pin
Board Number
PG410 SKU 20

Graphics Features

DirectX
12 (12_1)
OpenGL
4.6
OpenCL
1.2
Vulkan
1.2.131
CUDA
6.1
Shader Model
6.4

Card Notes

China Exclusive

Retail boards based on this design (21)

Name GPU Clock Boost Clock Memory Clock Other Changes
ASL GTX 1060 Skynet Dual 1594 MHz 1809 MHz 2002 MHz 8.27 inches/210 mm, 1x DVI 1x HDMI 1x DisplayPort
ASUS GTX 1060 DS 1506 MHz 1709 MHz 2002 MHz 9.57 inches/243 mm, 1x DVI 1x HDMI 1x DisplayPort
ASUS GTX 1060 SI 1506 MHz 1709 MHz 2002 MHz 9.45 inches/240 mm, 1x DVI 2x HDMI 2x DisplayPort
Colorful GTX 1060 GAMING V5 1506 MHz 1709 MHz 2002 MHz 2x DVI 1x HDMI 1x DisplayPort
Colorful iCafe GTX 1060 1506 MHz 1709 MHz 2002 MHz 1x DVI 1x HDMI 1x DisplayPort
Colorful iCafe GTX 1060 GAMING 1506 MHz 1709 MHz 2002 MHz 2x DVI 1x HDMI 1x DisplayPort
Gainward GTX 1060 Extreme Edition 1518 MHz 1733 MHz 2002 MHz 1x DVI 1x HDMI 1x DisplayPort
Gainward GTX 1060 Herd Edition 1518 MHz 1733 MHz 2002 MHz 1x DVI 1x HDMI 1x DisplayPort
GALAX GTX 1060 Digital Edition 1518 MHz 1733 MHz 2002 MHz 9.3 inches/236 mm, 1x DVI 1x HDMI 1x DisplayPort
GALAX GTX 1060 GAMER 1556 MHz 1771 MHz 2002 MHz 11.7 inches/297 mm
GIGABYTE GTX 1060 WindForce 2X 1506 MHz 1709 MHz 2002 MHz 8.76 inches/223 mm, 2x DVI 1x HDMI 1x DisplayPort
GIGABYTE GTX 1060 WindForce 2X OC 1556 MHz 1771 MHz 2002 MHz 8.76 inches/223 mm, 2x DVI 1x HDMI 1x DisplayPort
MAXSUN GTX 1060 Big Mac 1531 MHz 1746 MHz 2002 MHz
MAXSUN GTX 1060 Big Mac M.4 1531 MHz 1746 MHz 2002 MHz
MAXSUN GTX 1060 Gaming Edition 1531 MHz 1746 MHz 2002 MHz
MAXSUN GTX 1060 Gaming Edition M.2 1531 MHz 1746 MHz 2002 MHz
MAXSUN GTX 1060 Gaming Edition M.4 1531 MHz 1746 MHz 2002 MHz
MAXSUN GTX 1060 Terminator 1506 MHz 1709 MHz 2002 MHz
MSI GTX 1060 Air 1544 MHz 1759 MHz 2002 MHz 9.57 inches/243 mm, 1x DVI 1x HDMI 1x DisplayPort
ONDA GTX 1060 Model v1.0 1506 MHz 1709 MHz 2002 MHz
ZOTAC GTX 1060 Destroyer MI 1506 MHz 1709 MHz 2002 MHz 1x DVI 1x HDMI 1x DisplayPort