NVIDIA officially announced the GeForce GTX 1060 3GB

NVIDIA officially announced the GTX 1060 3GB and now available to purchase with pricing that starts at are under $199/£190/ ₹ 20,000 making it price competitive with the RX 480.

GTX 1060

But do note that this GPU will not simply be a GTX 1060 GPU with 3GB of GDRR5 memory but the GPU core is little different, it has 1152 CUDA Core compare to 1280 CUDA core in the 6GB version. This means that the GTX 1060 3GB will have around 10% less performance than the GTX 1060 6GB, which is little confusing for some customers. The custom cards are available from AIB partners.

MSI GTX 1060 GamingX 3GBEVGA GeForce GTX 1060 5
Zotac GTX 1060 3GBInno3D GeForce GTX 1060 3GB

 

Below are the specifications of the new GTX 1060 3GB with other GTX 10-series GPUs.

 GTX Titan XGTX 1080GTX 1070GTX 1060 (6GB)GTX 1060 (3GB)
GPU ArchitecturePascalPascalPascalPascalPascal
Process node16nm16nm16nm16nm16nm
SP FP Performance11 TFLOPs9 TFLOPs6.5 TFLOPs4.4TFLOPS4.0TFLOPS
CUDA Core Count35842560192012801152
VRAM TypeGDDR5XGDDR5XGDDR5GDDR5GDDR5
VRAM Cappacity12GB8GB8GB6GB3GB
Memory Bus Size384-bit256-bit256-bit192-bit192-bit
Memory Bandwidth480 GB/s320 GB/s256 GB/s192 GB/s192 GB/s
Base clock speed1417MHz1607MHz1506Mhz1506MHz1506MHz
Boost clock speed1531MHz1733MHz1683MHz1708MHz1708MHz
TDP250W180W150W120W120W
Power Connection1x 8-pin 1x 6-pin1x 8-pin1×8-pin6-pin6-pin
PCI Express PCIe 3.0PCIe 3.0PCIe 3.0PCIe 3.0PCIe 3.0
MSRP$1200$599$379$249$199

 

 

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