Is the GTX 1060 3GB still good?

Is the GTX 1060 3GB still good?

The GTX 1060 3GB is a good value option for those gaming at 1080p and right now at $210 it’s also very affordable. Meanwhile the 6GB model is currently retailing for $280 and it’s only marginally faster.

Is the 1060 3GB still good in 2021?

The GTX 1060 is still a mighty competent graphics card, even with its 5th anniversary looming this July! Get my “Tech For Everyone” newsletter delivered to your inbox for free. Enjoy conversational consumer tech coverage with a dash of storytelling and fun!

What is a 1060 3GB worth?

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060-3GB price comparison

Name MSRP Price 3DMark Score Value for Money
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 $219 24
AMD Radeon RX 6500 XT $200 24
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060-3GB $199 19
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960 $199 11

Is 1060 3GB enough for gaming?

The Geforce GTX 1060 3GB is capable of playing most modern game system requirements at high graphics settings. The 3GB version is normally around 5% worse than the GTX 1060 6GB full fat version in terms of sheer processing power.

How old is the GTX 1060 3GB?

A second reason to put together this test is that we want to see how a graphics card with just 3GB of VRAM is getting on in 2021. That alone should be quite interesting. As a quick refresher, the original GTX 1060 6GB was released back in July 2016, that’s 5 years ago.

How Long Will 1060 3GB last?

For the 1060 with 3GB of memory, I would say about 3 more years of new games at 1080p with medium level settings. The 6GB version might get you to 4, 4.5 years. This assumes that ray-tracing in graphics engines or some new graphics library doesn’t take off and make all current cards look terribly slow.

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