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Gigabyte NVIDIA GeForce GTX1060 WindForce2 OC 6GB Graphics Card

Gigabyte GeForce GTX 1060 WINDFORCE2 OC 6GB GDDR5 VR Ready Graphics Card, 1280 Core, 1556MHz GPU, 1771MHz Boost

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This 1060 from GIGABYTE is from their Windforce2 OC series and as such has been crafted in pursuit of the ultimate gaming experience. Based on Pascal architecture and loaded with game enhancing technologies it’ll bring an incredible experience to your home desktop. It features intelligent designs all round and can produce striking performance output with great power efficiency.

The GeForce GTX 1060 graphics card is loaded with innovative new gaming technologies that make it the perfect choice for the latest high-definition games. Powered by NVIDIA Pascal™—the most advanced GPU architecture ever created—the GeForce GTX 1060 delivers brilliant performance that opens the door to virtual reality and beyond. #GameReady

CUDA Cores


Base Clock

Boost Clock


Advanced GTX 1060 Cooling

The WINDFORCE 2X cooling system features two 90mm unique blade fans, alternate spinning fan design, pure copper composite heat-pipe, heat pipe direct touch technology, semi-passive 3D active fan, and protection back plate together delivering an effective heat dissipation capacity for higher performance at lower temperatures.


GIGABYTE 1060 Unique Fan Blades

The GTX 1060 airflow is spilt by it’s triangle fan edge, which is then guided smoothly through the 3D stripe curve on the fan surface, effectively enhancing the GIGABYTE Windforce2 1060 airflow by 23% over traditional fans.


Heat Pipes Help With Cooling the GPU

The Gaming 1060 features Direct Touch technology. This tech as seen above utilizes heat pipes made of pure copper and are shaped to maximize the direct contact area to the 1060’s GPU so they can carry generated heat away from your GPU. This keeps your gaming and media going for longer and displaying as smooth as can be.


Composite Heat-Pipes Embedded 1060

Through a combination of thermal conductivity and phase transition the Gaming GTX 1060 efficiently manages the transfer of heat between two solid interfaces - which increases 29% of cooling capacity.


Protective Backplate

Glorious black back plate provides the solid protection, strengthens the structure and inspires the passion for gaming.


Complete Control of 1060 and Features

Features on the GTX 1060 GIGABYTE’s Xtreme Engine allows you to adjust clock speeds, voltage, fan performance, RGB lighting effect and power target. The OSD setting can be monitored and tuned in real-time according to your own preference through this intuitive interface.


HDMI 2.0b / 3x DisplayPort 1.4 / Dual-Link DVI


GeForce® GTX graphics cards provide a powerful next-generation platform for the ultimate immersive virtual reality experience. Rigs and cards marked with "GeForce GTX VR Ready" ensure that your VR games will be optimized with a best-in-class GPU.

Immersive VR requires seven times the graphics processing power of traditional 3D apps and games. NVIDIA's unique set of features - such as multi-res shading - mean you get the right level of performance, image quality, and latency to ensure your VR experience is nothing short of amazing.

Chipset GeForce GTX 1060
Manufacturing process 16 nm
Microarchitecture Pascal
Cores 1280
Streams N/A
NVIDIA Tensor Cores  
Core Clock 1556 (1582MHz in OC mode) MHz
Boost Clock 1771 (1797MHz in OC mode) MHz
Memory Size 6GB
Memory Type GDDR5
Memory Clock 8008 MHz
Memory Bus 192 Bit
Cooling Solution Dual Fan (2)
Cooler Design WINDFORCE 2X
Included/Fitted Backplate Yes
Interface PCIe 3.0 (x16)
  • 1 x DisplayPort 1.4
  • 2 x DVI-I DL
  • 1 x HDMI 2.0
Maximum Digital Resolution 7680x4320 @ 60Hz (8K UHD)
Maximum Analog (VGA) Resolution  
Max. Concurrent Displays 4 Displays
Multi-Way Graphics Support Not Supported
Real-Time Ray Tracing No
GeForce GTX VR Ready Yes
Microsoft DirectX Support 12 API
HDCP Ready Yes
Width Dual Slot
Low Profile Compatible No
Low Profile Support N/A
Graphics Card TDP/Power  
Graphics Card Power Connectors 1 x 6-pin PCIe
Minimum Recommended PSU 400 W
Maximum GPU Temperature  
Dimensions 39 x 223 x 121 mm
Package Type Retail

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Gigabyte GeForce GTX 1060 WINDFORCE2 OC 6GB GDDR5 VR Ready Graphics Card, 1280 Core, 1556MHz GPU, 1771MHz Boost is rated 4.2 out of 5 by 11.
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Replacement I got this as a replacement for my busted Black DD Radeon R9 280X. Payed more then I'd like but that is a given at the moment unless you're patient. It is however a really big improvement and I'm really happy with how everything is currently running.
Date published: 2018-05-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Good product Good product, but worth waiting for the price drop
Date published: 2018-05-03
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Memory is Hynix Note; I bought 3; and all 3 were of Hynix memory; not Samsung or Micron. Very disappointed.
Date published: 2017-12-06
Date published: 2017-05-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Worth an upgrade I had a geforce 650 and was considering upgrading to a cutting edge card. The 1060 isn't quite cutting edge, but for the price it gave me a massive performance boost. Would recommend for this kind of upgrade. If you're starting with a 900 series, then you might want to hold off, or splash out on something newer. I used to be Asus through and through, but this is my second Gigabyte product (the other is my MB), and they have impressed me with their ability to put together well crafted little boards. This GPU is nice and cool, quiet and surprisingly sturdy.
Date published: 2017-03-24
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Good Card, Good FPS I bought this card to through in a HP envy that had a decent CPU (i7 4790) but a R9 270. The upgrade was a good investment the FPS increase was indeed worth it. The low power ment that it could use the exsisting HP PSU and it fit in fine, apart from having to remove the extra holding bar that went over the R9 270. The card is quiet and most the time when not running a gamel the fan doesnt even spin. At max settings on CSGO it was on 250+FPS (I know this is an old game but thats the main game it needed to play). 3D Mark Fire Strike 10878 3D Mark Time Spy 4086 Good quality Good FPS
Date published: 2017-01-05
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Excellent budget oriented GPU Going to start this review off by mentioning that if you want "high fps" on anything more than 1920x1080, this isn't the GPU for you. This video card is generally for people that want to run games at such resolution. Whilst you can easily get away with using this video card for higher resolutions (namely 1440p, which has been named as a 1440p king by some, but I'm not too sure, you're going to need one if not two 1080 chipset GPUs for 4K gaming) risking quite a few frames though. Benchmarks: Minecraft (a great benchmarking game if you ask me!) at 600fps with rather heavy shaders and a 128x (high resolution packs require more powerful machines) at 26 render distance (very very far) was achieved, though it usually sits around 470fps. Overwatch: Ultra settings (1080p) at a very comfortable 120fps (which is in fact the worst it was, usually sat at around 20fps above, which is rather impressive, seeing as I'm using a 60Hz monitor (so such FPS isn't needed, and I usually have vsync on anyway (I just turned it off on these games for benchmarking) I don't have doom on this machine (yet) but I'd expecting to be getting (at least) 100fps on very high (maybe ultra) with this card. Temperature-wise, my fans have only began spinning during a workload twice (they start spinning at around 57 degrees celcius) and noise isn't an issue with this card. Temperatures are exceptionally low, especially seeing as I have quite a warm room.
Date published: 2017-01-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great graphics card Great graphics card and great value for money! I highly recommend:)
Date published: 2016-11-03
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Questions & Answers

Does the writing light up?

Just wondering if the writing on the side lights up?
Asked by: CameronScotty
Answered by: JEFF44
Date published: 2017-07-15

Does the Display port support passive HDMI convertion?

Asked by: Max172
Hello, You would be able to use a passive DisplayPort to HDMI adaptor with these cards. Regards,
Answered by: JackB
Date published: 2018-06-19
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Gigabyte NVIDIA GeForce GTX1060 WindForce2 OC 6GB Graphics Card
Gigabyte NVIDIA GeForce GTX1060 WindForce2 OC 6GB Graphics Card