MSI NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 6GB GAMING X Graphics Card

MSI GeForce GTX 1060 GAMING X 6GB GDDR5 VR Ready Graphics Card, 1280 Core, 1569 MHz GPU, 1784 MHz Boost, Twin Frozr VI

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MSI - GeForce GTX 1060 - GPU - GAMING X


As one of MSI’s top 1060 graphics cards the GAMING X 1060 brags high clock speeds backed up by a multitude of powerful technologies to enhance gaming experiences. Remarkable clock speeds ensure great performance whilst an advanced cooling system keeps you gaming for longer. This GTX 1060 is aimed toward the enthusiast that craves peaked performance from their GPU. Revel in detail filled worlds with MSI’s GTX 1060 GAMING X card.

*Make use of the mobile app to control your graphics card from your phone!

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 (OC Mode)

Boost Clock (OC Mode)



Stylize Your 1060 GPU with RGB LED

Through the MSI Gaming App each LED on the 1060 GAMING X can be controlled individually and customized using the various animation effects. These animatiosn range from responding to game or music sounds to a breathing effect - of course they can always be turned off.


Advanced GPU Cooling Technologies

The GAMING X from MSI has various aspects to help keep this gaming GPU as cool as possible. Every detail of this intricate heat-sink plays an essential part in providing a cool and quiet gaming experience.

Airflow Control
This GTX 1060 utilizes advanced aerodynamics, Airflow Control Technology directs more air directly onto the TWIN FROZR VI heat pipes. The special deflectors on the heat sink enlarge the surface area, creating lower temperatures and better gaming.

Smooth Heat Pipes
Embedded within the GAMING X 1060 GPU are copper heat-pipes running through the cards fins. These 8mm thick pipes have been made with a smooth square shape, this will maximize heat transfer from the surface of the copper base plate.

Solid Base-Plate
To temper the heat generated by a powerful GPU, MSI GAMING series graphics cards use a solid nickel-plated copper base plate. The base plate catches the heat from the GPU and transfers it to the heat pipes for dissipation - further increasing the cooling.


Dispersion Fan Blade Steeper curved blade, accelerates airflow, increasing effectiveness

Traditional Fan Blade Steeper curved blade, accelerates airflow, increasing effectiveness

Advanced TORX 2.0 Fan

TORX fan technology works in teamwork with TWIN FROZR VI to achieve new levels of cooling. The fans design generates 22% more air pressure for supremely silent performance when gaming. The fans also feature double ball-bearings for a strong and lasting core for years of smooth gaming - also helps with noise elimination.


Fans Spinning
During intense gaming or benchmarking

Fans Stop
Completely silent during idle, multimedia or light gaming

MSI GTX 1060 FROZR Cooling

MSI released this technology in 2008 and it has since become an industry standard among graphics cards. FROZR will eliminate fan noise by stopping the fans in low-load situations, meaning you can keep focus on your gaming, streaming or other media without the noise of spinning fans.



Rugged Anti Bending strip


Memory Cooling Plate for stable & high overclocks


Larger PCB for extra cooling


Extra 6 pin (75 Watt) power connector


PWM Heatsink with micro fins to ensure cool temperatures

Military Class 4

A deciding factor in your graphics card’s performance is the quality of components thata re used. GAMING X 1060 makes use of only MIL-STD-810G certified components to ensure the highest quality possible. When stress tested under torturous circumstances these components have proven very durable.


The best environment for minimal fan noise

Balance between in-game performance and silence

Max performance from higher clock speeds and fan performance

Control your GAMING X 1060

This app from MSI allows you to access single click performance profiles that can unlock extra potential for gaming, or keep your 1060 card silent during light sessions. It also features the EyeRest tab, giving you easy access to image quality improving technology. The LED control tab gives you full control over your MSI GAMING X LED lights to set the mood.


Customize GTX 1060 From Your Mobile

The exclusive MSI Gaming App is now also available for Android so you can control your graphics card from your phone without having to switch to Windows - uninterrupted gaming from MSI.


Complete Control over your GAMING X

This technology belongs to MSI but is recognized throughout the world of graphics cards overclocking. It displays hardware performance and grants you complete control over your 1060 GPU. Plus it grants the ability to customize fan profiles, record videos / games and is great for benchmarking.


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
Edition GAMING X
Manufacturing process 16 nm
Microarchitecture Pascal
Cores 1280
Streams N/A
NVIDIA Tensor Cores  
Core Clock 1569 (1594 in OC Mode) MHz
Boost Clock 1784 (1809 in OC Mode) MHz
Memory Size 6GB
Memory Type GDDR5
Memory Clock 8000 (8100 in OC Mode) MHz
Memory Bus 192 Bit
Cooling Solution Dual Fan (2)
Cooler Design Twin Frozr VI
Included/Fitted Backplate Yes
Interface PCIe 3.0 (x16)
  • 3 x DisplayPort 1.4
  • 1 x DVI-D DL
  • 1 x HDMI 2.0b
Maximum Digital Resolution 7680x4320 @ 60Hz
Maximum Analog (VGA) Resolution N/A
Max. Concurrent Displays 4 Displays
NVIDIA SLI Support Not Supported
GeForce GTX VR Ready Yes
Microsoft DirectX Support 12 API with Feature Level 12.1
HDCP Ready Yes
Width Dual Slot
Low Profile Compatible No
Low Profile Support N/A
Graphics Card TDP/Power 120W
Graphics Card Power Connectors 1 x 8-pin PCIe
Minimum Recommended PSU 400 W
Maximum GPU Temperature  
Dimensions 140 x 39 x 277 mm
Package Type Retail

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MSI GeForce GTX 1060 GAMING X 6GB GDDR5 VR Ready Graphics Card, 1280 Core, 1569 MHz GPU, 1784 MHz Boost, Twin Frozr VI is rated 4.9 out of 5 by 16.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great GPU,with excellent service from SCAN The MSI Gaming X Gtx 1060 6gb is a great graphics card. Able to get high(60+) frame rates in modern AAA titles at 1080p. It can handle up to 4k but don't expect 60fps, but its certainly still playable at around 30fps in 4k with slight dips. (It says VR ready, but I dont have the kit to try that out.) The thermals on this card are brilliant, with it peaking at around 64-65 degrees C. And even under full load with the fans spinning its whisper quiet. Your case fans will make more noise than this card. Thats thanks to MSI's cooling system. The card looks great with its LED lights, and the packaging it comes in is top class. Its also unlocked should you wish to overclock, just download MSI afterburner for easy overclocking. As a Plus the service received from SCAN was exceptional. They kept me up to date with the delivery times, (and it was during that bad weather we had in jan18 with delivery delayed by a day) even then SCAN kept me informed through out the whole process, and they didn't price gouge like alot of retailers are during this crazy crytpo mining phase. I will certainly be buying my pc hardware from them again. I would rate the service at 5/5. Thanks SCAN.
Date published: 2018-02-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from This is great card for the price Brought this to replace a failed 780 could not be happier with it. It's powerful enough to run most games at ultra settings and the 6Gb of ram is more than enough. It is very quiet even under heavy load the fans don't even start up till around 60c. overall a great card for the money.
Date published: 2017-10-12
Rated 3 out of 5 by from No great shakes I suppose I don't really push it but it offers no noticeable improvement over the 7 year old card it replaced
Date published: 2017-09-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great card at affordable price Bought this card so I could play PubG since it is quite performance hungry. The game runs really smooth on the card without any hiccups.
Date published: 2017-09-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Upgrade I upgraded from an ASUS 660 which was ready to give up on me. I couldn't justify the price for anything higher than a 1060 given that I only use my PC for a few hours a week now. Safe to say I was extremely impressed when I booted up my PC. Highly recommended for those budget builds, or small upgrades.
Date published: 2017-08-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great product Nothing bad to say about this at all. My PC runs like a dream.
Date published: 2017-05-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect Example Of MSI at its finest! I purchased this to replace my MSI GTX970 that stopped working and got exactly what I was expecting. The card is a little bigger than the 970 so I had to move some things around ( a bit longer than the 970) but other than that, it works perfectly. The only negative I have is the gaming app for your phone does require you to spend alot of time looking for the MSI server program that I could not find on the MSI website. other than that 10/10 Always have and always will stick with MSI for GPUs.
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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great choice for GPU This graphic card is great for everyone who loves to play games, the price is low for such a product.
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