Nvidia’s new GTX 1060 is presently accessible for procurement, and this is a moderate illustrations card which numerous people have been sitting tight for – all things considered, Nvidia claims it conveys no not exactly GTX 980-level execution. Which is quite shocking for this generally wallet-accommodating stride up from the 960.
In any case, precisely how wallet-accommodating is the GTX 1060?
In the event that you need the Founder’s Edition of the card, you’ll need to stump up $299 (around £225, AU$400), and you can just get this variant straightforwardly from Nvidia’s online store.
Be that as it may, the vanilla kind of the GTX 1060 is accessible from the standard online retailers, with a scope of cards from various sellers wearing the typical cluster of overclocked models, custom cooling et cetera.
Over in the US, costs for these begin at $249 – the EVGA GTX 1060 version, Asus GTX 1060 Turbo Edition and Zotac GTX 1060 Mini 6G (the last being a reduced card intended to fit in a Mini-ITX case) all convey this sticker price.
Asking costs then stride up gradually towards the $300 mark, with PNY’s GeForce GTX 1060 offering at $259. MSI’s offerings additionally begin at $259 – that will sack you the GTX 1060 Armor 6G OC, though the company’s top-end GTX 1060 Gaming X 6G will be raced to $289 – and Gigabyte’s GV-N1060G1 Gaming-6GD is pitched at $289.
Mind you, the Asus Strix GTX 1060 6G Gaming is more costly, and without a doubt at $329 it’s more excessive than the Founder’s Edition.
Obviously, a large portion of these cards will be accessible from commencement in the UK too, and Ebuyer will absolutely be conveying a considerable lot of the previously stated models, in spite of the fact that not the PNY card, Asus Strix, or Zotac’s reduced 1060 Mini – despite the fact that the retailer will offer the Palit GeForce GTX 1060 Dual and GTX 1060 Super JetStream.
As respects, the harm to your wallet this side of the lake, Ebuyer’s costs will extend from £240 up to over £300.
With regards to the Asus Strix GTX, 1060, 6G Gaming, that has a suggested cost of £325 and you can buy it from all the typical online outlets (Scan, Overclockers UK, Amazon et cetera). The same goes for alternate sheets, normally.
Center specs of the new GPU incorporate a base clock of 1,506MHz (boosting to 1.7GHz), with 1,280 CUDA centers on load up, 129GB/s of memory data transfer capacity, and a pleasantly thrifty TDP of 120W.
It’s additionally important the GTX 1060 doesn’t bolster SLI, and you’ll have to venture up to 1070 in case you’re considering fiddling with some multi-card enchantment.