NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 Now Official Starting at $249, See Specs and Features

Although the official announcement of the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 is still a few hours from now, Videocardz went ahead and revealed the GTX 1060’s pricing, features, more specs and release date. The GeForce GTX 1060 is said to feature 1280 CUDA cores with a clock speed of 1506MHz base to 1709MHz boost, 6GB of GDDR5 memory, 192bit memory interface and 120W TDP. It will become available worldwide starting July 19, starting at $249 and $299 for the Founders Edition. Videocardz claim that they saw this card reaching 2GHz, and according to NVIDIA the GTX 1060 offers the performance of a GTX 980. Check out the slides and photos below.

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GeForce GTX 1060 Founders Edition-01

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 Released

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GeForce GTX 1060 Founders Edition Release Date

GeForce GTX 1060 Founders Edition Price

GeForce GTX 1060 Founders Edition Specifications

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 Specifications

SpecificationsGeForce GTX 1060GeForce GTX 1070GeForce GTX 1080
GPUPascal GP106Pascal GP104Pascal GP104
Fab Process16nm FinFET16nm FinFET16nm FinFET
CUDA Cores128019202560
Base Clock1506 MHz1506 MHz1607 MHz
Boost Clock1709 MHz1683 MHz1733 MHz
Max. Comp. Perf.4.4 TFLOPs6.5 TFLOPs9.0 TFLOPs
VRAM6GB GDDR58GB GDDR58GB GDDR5X
Bus Interface192-bit256-bit256-bit
Memory Bandwidth192 GB/s256 GB/s320 GB/s 
Power Connector6-pin8-pin8-pin
TDP120W150W180W
Display Outputs3x Display Port 1.4, 1x HDMI 2.0b, 1x DVI3x Display Port 1.4, 1x HDMI 2.0b, 1x DVI3x Display Port 1.4, 1x HDMI 2.0b, 1x DVI
Launch Price$249 - $299$379 - $449$599 - $699

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 vs AMD Radeon RX 480

SpecificationsGeForce GTX 1060Radeon RX 480
GPUPascal GP106Polaris 10 XT
Fab Process16nm FinFET14nm FinFET
Unified Cores12802304
Base Clock1506 MHz1120 MHz
Boost Clock1709 MHz1266 MHz
Max. Comp. Perf.4.4 TFLOPs5.8 TFLOPs
VRAM6GB GDDR54/8 GB GDDR5
Bus Interface192-bit256-bit
Memory Speed2000 MHz2000 MHz
Memory Bandwidth192 GB/s256 GB/s
TDP120W150W
Launch Price$249 - $299$199 (4GB) / $239 (8GB)

What do you think guys? Planning to get a GTX 1060 soon? Or AMD’s Radeon RX 480 instead?

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