It can be confusing wading through a sea of highly similar custom graphics cards. And what matters more, clock speeds or cooling performance? We pit the best custom GeForce GTX 1060 cards from ASUS, Gigabyte, and MSI against each other to see who comes up ahead. Now updated with Palit and Zotac options too!
The Gigabyte GeForce GTX 1060 G1 Gaming features a dual-fan WindForce cooler and decent factory overclocks. It is also one of the more affordable custom models, despite still packing things like RGB lighting.
Custom variants of the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 are now rolling out in full force. As a value-oriented card priced to appeal to the masses, the GeForce GTX 1060 may very well prompt more budget-conscious gamers to upgrade.
Pascal finally has a mainstream GPU. The NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 joins the GeForce GTX 1070 and 1080 in punching above their price bracket and delivering previously unprecedented levels of performance. But is it really as fast as the GeForce GTX 980?
NVIDIA has announced the GeForce GTX 1060, the card to go up against the AMD Radeon RX 480. At just US$299 for the Founders Edition card, the GeForce GTX 1060 still offers the same level of performance as the GeForce GTX 980.