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ASUS Strix GTX 960 vs GTX 1060 Dual (benchmarks + GTA V, 1080p) [EN]

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Text Comments (169)
jkpg lm (7 months ago)
Vad CPU du you use?
_- Neox -_ (8 months ago)
what is the cpu your pick ?
AymenZeR (8 months ago)
Song plz : 4:04
Agent_Jäger (10 months ago)
I have the same gtx 1060 6 GB and get 75-80 fps on gta
gasper kravanja veljak (7 months ago)
race of fails Do u have an overclocked card?And it depends on cpu, ram , psu
FoxHound_SFG (10 months ago)
what is the song at 2:30 ? thx
Rex Art (10 months ago)
How do you know if the GPU is OC version?
GaMex StAr (10 months ago)
Rex Art it says it on the box
nassimishere (11 months ago)
the 960 is now around €110ish , 1060 €220.
Late Night Fire (11 months ago)
god damn the 960 doesnt use 150w lol
LincolnVivas (11 months ago)
Send me one of those kkkk
LincolnVivas (10 months ago)
GaMex StAr kkkkkkk sorry
GaMex StAr (10 months ago)
LincolnVivas stop begging
Th1s1sm4ry (1 year ago)
i thought you would compare the strix 1060 with dual 1060?
Arvin Cula (1 year ago)
Th1s1sm4ry yea thats it, i would say its a pretty decent card, but i believe it's only available in the asia. They like bring the old dc2 cooler back for the 1060 6gb card, and look just like the 960 in the video
Th1s1sm4ry (1 year ago)
is this what you got? https://www.asus.com/au/Graphics-Cards/STRIX-GTX1060-DC2O6G/ Whats your review on it?
Arvin Cula (1 year ago)
Th1s1sm4ry yea, i actually just bought the 1060 6gb strix, that looks exactly the same model as the 960, kinda confused actually since it doesnt have a lot info about it.
Vasilhs Alex (1 year ago)
Hello great video :).I want to upgrade my pc and i thin I am going to buy asus dual 1060 6gb.I will compine it with intel core i5 7500.Do you think this cpu is enough??Thnanks :)
iJam (11 months ago)
Better buy a RYZEN 5 1600.
Martin's PC Tips (1 year ago)
Because Dual is noisy cooler
Martin's PC Tips (1 year ago)
No better GPU, for example strix, gaming x or aorus
Vasilhs Alex (1 year ago)
Martin's PC Tips You mean buy better cooler for cpu?(i5 7500)?
Martin's PC Tips (1 year ago)
Yes CPU IS good, or I5 7600K but if you have more money, buy gpu with better cooler, for example strix
Mike Dirnt (1 year ago)
Bought 1060 6gb dual oc, will arrive on august 17th for my birthday
TheCoyoteHunter (1 year ago)
just got the 1060 6gb version
LilManPlayer (6 months ago)
EriiX (10 months ago)
404 (1 year ago)
what cpu? and is that worth of the money
HanneleTäti (1 year ago)
i have palit gtx 1060 dual 6gb and amd fx 6300 4.2 ghz and 16gb ddr3 2100mhz ram
xSebaceanZx (1 year ago)
That sounds better. Just a tip: Don't waste your money in a i7-7700k and its Z270 Mainboard. Just buy a 6700k and a MSI Z170 Mainboard. I't s the same CPU if you don't use its integrated graphics card. i7-6700k >> 4.0 Ghz (Boost 4.2 GHZ) vs i7-7700k >> 4.2 Ghz (Boost 4.5 Ghz). It's the same processor! like a cheaper i7-6700k Boosting to 4.5 GHZ. You can upgrade the z170 bios to make it working with i7-7700k processor like a z270 but cheaper.
HanneleTäti (1 year ago)
xSebaceanZx i was gonna buy palit so i said i have palit but i bought gigabyte windforce and im gonna buy i7 7700k
xSebaceanZx (1 year ago)
Palit is shit. I'm sorry. It's just my opinion. It's in the second division. Btw your CPU is making you a big bottleneck.
Lуυкє (1 year ago)
this card is at 244€ (279$) should i pick it up ? (6gb version)
PRIZIXZ ́ (6 months ago)
Lуυкє yes its really good o have it
deathraydave (10 months ago)
xSebaceanZx (1 year ago)
Check if it's the OC version.
Clonet (1 year ago)
what its your music intro?
studionti (1 year ago)
Hi, what CPU you used in this test?
Niemand Neimand (1 year ago)
why 2gb vs 6gb it should be 3gb 1060
Axel Guerrero (1 year ago)
Aahahhaha I7 6950x on geforce gtx 960 and gtx 1060, really???)))
Martin's PC Tips (1 year ago)
Yes :) It is only comparation of gpus :)
Rax zaman (1 year ago)
anyone know the name of the songs used ?
Uffeman (1 year ago)
First one is Darude - Sandstorm
Theo Baur (1 year ago)
I'm looking at buying a GTX 1060 and playing at a sweet 120fps but then I realise I only have a 60hz monitor
Shinigami Games (1 year ago)
Please which Settings are the best between those two ? - i5 7600k / evo 212 / zalman z9 or nzxt 410 / 16 go ram / gtx 1060 xtreme 6 go / 1 to hdd / 120 ssd / alim modulaire 700 bronze / z270-p prime Or -i5 7600k / evo 212 / Nox Mc / 16 go ram / gtx 1060 xtreme 6 go / 1 to hdd / 120 ssd / alim modulaire 700 bronze / Msi carbon z270
Shinigami Games (1 year ago)
Why allthose useless stupid questions ?
Niemand Neimand (1 year ago)
Ian Taylor (1 year ago)
Hey i have a gtx 960 and only really play CSGO i am averaging about 220 FPS i would say curious id anyone has the GTX 1060 6gb and could tell me FPS they are getting in csgo on low settings!!! And also i have a i5 6400 2.7ghz processor
BlackQueenNetwork (1 year ago)
about 250-300fps
AcerHDGaming (1 year ago)
im going to buy the 3gb version but great video man! I dont need 6gb just to play games maxed out with 100 fps. With 3gb i can still play modern games at 1080p with 60-80 fps, maybe more and thats enough for me :)
PRIZIXZ ́ (6 months ago)
AcerHDGaming Naa get 6gb. 3gb is such a wired nummber on a gpu
Kevin Musella (8 months ago)
he didn't have vsync, that's why the frames are so high
DougisLive (10 months ago)
AcerHDGaming I agree with you don't listen to everyone else, 3 GB is perfectly fine with 1080p I have the same card and I've tested every single game and they never use passed even like 2gb and games like Grandtheft auto can only push this card to its limit. And vram ever becomes an issue, then all you have to do is turn down the Settings slightly I'm in the United States and the 6 GB version cost $70 more, and I'm on a strict budget, it just isn't worth it.
AcerHDGaming (1 year ago)
Olli Niemelä well, thats not the case here on Åland. And I dont order from different sites. I need to order my whole pc setup from one site.
Fierce Blight (1 year ago)
AcerHDGaming You can buy 6gb version for 279€ here in Finland if you know where to look... Same price as 3gb version.
AcerHDGaming (1 year ago)
im going to buy the 3gb version but great video man! I dont need 6gb just to play games maxed out with 100 fps. With 3gb i can still play modern games at 1080p with 60-80 fps, maybe more and thats enough for me :)
Thomas Kotilainen (1 year ago)
which one should i buy MSI gtx 1060 x 6G or Gigabyte GTX 1060 G1 gaming or ASUS GTX 1060 6gb dual oc plz answer i need someones opinion im building my first pc ever
ni si (1 year ago)
Thomas Kotilainen msi
Desmond Cabeza (1 year ago)
what cpu you got
funmi bandele (1 year ago)
Gtx 1060 is a beast
mAs gaming (5 months ago)
Niemand Neimand (1 year ago)
funmi bandele no rx480 (580)
funmi bandele (1 year ago)
says the rejected barney
TrashMe1ster1337 (1 year ago)
funmi bandele like you
Orkun Devran (1 year ago)
1060 is 👍✔✅✔✅✔✅✔✅✔✅
GTX 960 Strix 4GB is better then GTX 1060 6GB just with fabric overclock gtx 960 strix have better performance and you can do double over clock (fabric and your overclock) safety like you get more fps for better price then 1060
deadhand23 (1 year ago)
|Y̲̅σ̲̅υ̲̅т̲̅υ̲̅b̲̅є̲̅я| SPLIT GAMER no not even close lol
Saurabh Mehta (1 year ago)
you are comparing the 2gb vs 6gb. wow!!!!
Martin's PC Tips (1 year ago)
Thank you :)
Aleksi134 (1 year ago)
And? The whole point is to show the power of 1060 over 960.
Black Eagle (1 year ago)
does i7 2600 bottleneck GTX 1060 OC ?
TheMythicalReaper (1 year ago)
Black Eagle it may but I'm not too sure get a i7 4790k or something like that
Kawaii (1 year ago)
my only problem is both cards have versions with different memory amounts yet you give the 1060 that slight advantage of having more vram:/ should have used 4 gig 960 or 3 gig 1060
Jumper 503 (1 year ago)
nice CPU ;)
NotTheAverageGamerz (1 year ago)
bought the 1060 6gb this week at microcenter :) am loving it
Krum3L (1 year ago)
mcdonalds advertisement, jk xD (I just bought a 1060 6gb too xD)
Lhagvadulam Chogsom (1 year ago)
2 Gb ver 6 Gb. LOL
Daniel Pérez (1 year ago)
Hello guys. I have this issue ( i really dont know if it is an issue ) I downloaded Msi Afterburner. And those are the numbers that i get from this GPU. http://imgur.com/eqAmxGC Are they ok? It shouldnt be more higher? My card is the ASUS Dual Gtx 1060 oc 6gb
PRIZIXZ ́ (6 months ago)
You are good man you maybe even can oc more look up on yt how to oc your gpu. The best way is too use a benchmark and turn up the core clock to 10+ and add 10+ again untill you see wired things happening. If you do turn down -10
Black Eagle (1 year ago)
yes , they are okay
Crouton Crusader (1 year ago)
Daniel Pérez You're fine.
Command Post (1 year ago)
thinking of buying the 1060, any advice?
Command Post (1 year ago)
I would do the same if I was building the rig I am building to game, but since I am using it to render large CGI scenes, I need the extra memory so that it does not crash, although I see what you mean.
Lycidas (1 year ago)
Martin's PC Tips why? I've seen benchmarks and there are almost no differences! I'm on a budget so I'll take this one and save some money here and invest in some other parts like more ram or a better cpu cooler.
Command Post (1 year ago)
+Martin's PC Tips thanks!
Martin's PC Tips (1 year ago)
Yes, only 6 GB version :) and from ASUS better version Strix with zero fan techology or GIGABYTE Windforce or Xtreme gaming version or MSI GAMING X
Rodolfo Poquet Santos (1 year ago)
Good afternoon friend. What software did you use in the video forTo monitor the use of RAM, Processor, FPS, etc?
Rodolfo Poquet Santos (1 year ago)
Martin's PC Tips thank you, friend!
Martin's PC Tips (1 year ago)
Rodolfo Poquet Santos msi afterburner with Riva, you can download this from msi sites
RCSlovakiaStudio (1 year ago)
ja som si kupil 1050 ti strix a mam i3 16 gb ram hdd 2tb
Luxar (1 year ago)
what are the measurements i wanna know if itll fit in my case without haveing to make mods
Martin's PC Tips (1 year ago)
GTX 1060 Dual, It is long: 24 cm
JamieCSGO (1 year ago)
I have the exact same card, 6GB. But getting between 40-70 FPS on GTA where you get around 80-120. Probably to do with my CPU since I'm running 8350 @ 4.2GHz / 4.0GHz, whereas you're using Skylake i7? Would this be true? I was looking to upgrade the cooler which should stop some of the FPS drops as it does get quite heated (CPU) and then I should be up by about 10 FPS, but by changing the CPU would you expect my FPS to significantly increase like it does for you here? Thanks
Martin's PC Tips (1 year ago)
ouch it's to much... for everyday using
JamieCSGO (1 year ago)
Martin's PC Tips (1 year ago)
What's your temperature?
JamieCSGO (1 year ago)
Seems better now, but not by lots, maybe I need a new CPU cooler cus lots of FPS drops
Martin's PC Tips (1 year ago)
It's better now?
Hasan black (1 year ago)
The bottlneck is real
Last_ Quazar (1 year ago)
idk if i missed this. are both this card OC?
Michael Sabrsula (1 year ago)
Anybody know the names of the songs used?
Martin's PC Tips (1 year ago)
1. Tobaggan 2. You like it 3. Fly High From youtube library
MakeshiftGamer (1 year ago)
thank u
VectoR (1 year ago)
i have the escat same gpu and at the same settings it runs a 9FPS! was this overclocked?
Martin's PC Tips (1 year ago)
Martin's PC Tips (1 year ago)
hmm, all you can see in the video (frequency and settings) but what's your CPU?
pearl jamz (1 year ago)
what is the noise level on this card?
usss2444 (1 year ago)
What cpu?
Martin's PC Tips (1 year ago)
it is quiet but has not got pasive mode
Jonah _D (1 year ago)
intro song?
Martin's PC Tips (1 year ago)
BMturtle 666 sorry i do not know 😦
God Kuma (2 years ago)
GTX 970 EVGA 4 GB X GTX 1060 Dual 6 GB ???????? QUal é melhor
Black Eagle (1 year ago)
HolyOrderofDragons (2 years ago)
+Martin Babjak 1:03 *Imortant to NOTE:/know* Does ASUS Dual support Vulkan API and not only DX12 and OpenGL 4.5 (at least according to the box and their own web-site, vulkan is left out)? That is a difference to someone not wanting to run Win10 or play Doom as Doom uses Vulkan. Also DX12 is always only avalaible in Windows 10, not 8.1 or 7. Alot of users and gamers preffers Windows 7 and not the spytool called Windows 10. I would like to get ASUS Dual as it would estethically match the Z170 Asus Motherboartd and Stormstryker case but not at the cost of no Vulkan and only DX12. Link to their web-site https://www.asus.com/Graphics-Cards/DUAL-GTX1060-O6G/ See how it only specify DX12 (not even dx12.1) I quote: "Dual series of GeForce® GTX 1060 is equipped with DirectX 12 to squeeze more graphics performance from the CPU and prevent GPU bottlenecks." Under https://www.asus.com/Graphics-Cards/DUAL-GTX1060-O6G/specifications/ There they also only specify OpenGL®4.5 If that is just an oversight and wrong info, well then ASUS need to add Vulkan support in the info for clarity. Someone claimed to me that OpenGL4.5 is the same as Vulkan but I find many articles claiming they are not and even compare OpenGL performance vs Vulkan performance. Here is one such article http://www.dsogaming.com/news/doom-benefits-greatly-vulkan-vulkan-versus-opengl-performance-comparison/ I quote: "id Software has just released a new patch for DOOM that adds support for Vulkan. Naturally, we went ahead and tested some scenes that were performing poorly under OpenGL 4.5. And we are happy to report that id Software has nailed it as DOOM runs way, way, way better under the Vulkan API." I'm not as Tech Savvy as probably You are, so some clarity on this would be appreciated as it definetly affects my upcoming purchase.
HolyOrderofDragons (2 years ago)
I've been digging some more. Found this on Nvidia site. "Windows driver version 368.69 and later and Linux driver version 367.27 and later provide full support for Vulkan." "NVIDIA provides full Vulkan support and functionality on NVIDIA GeForce and Quadro graphics card with one of the following Pascal, Maxwell (first or second generation) or Kepler based GPUs: GeForce 1000 Series: GeForce GTX 1080, GeForce GTX 1070, GeForce GTX 1060" So that says all GTX 1060, 1070 and 1080 should support Vulkan API. Still strange that ASUS don't specify that on their own site when other GPU manufacturers do.
HolyOrderofDragons (2 years ago)
Other Graphic cards specify all 3, DX12 (even up to dx12.1), OpenGL4.5 AND Vulkan. Here is an example http://www.inno3d.com/products_detail.php?refid=251 Under Technical Spec. "Microsoft DirectX12 API with feature level 12_1 Vulkan API - Yes OpenGL" Why does not ASUS specify all of those including Vulkan? That is if they do support Vulkan API?
Orpheus 010 (2 years ago)
got the 1060 dual OC 3GB for 195 dollars brand new :D very cool card for the price.
GaMex StAr (10 months ago)
Quynh Nguyen rx 480 4gb is not better then the 6gb wtf you dumbass , not even the rx 480 8gb is better then the 6 gb
KnownAsCrime (1 year ago)
Peenoise Mobile Gaming I got mine 1070 for 5$.
Orpheus 010 (1 year ago)
+ExtremeBassLine i can still max out new games at 1080p
GIFan 2608 (1 year ago)
Orpheus 010 in Indonesia with $195 you can't even get a low end 1050Ti :( low end 1060 3GB is arround $280 my old PC's inno 3D 1050Ti is for $210 and my new PC's GALAX 1070 EX is for $550
ExtremeBassLine (1 year ago)
+Ghost Fighter its important to pay attention to the memory it has tho
siripat jaripak (2 years ago)
you computer i7 ??
S.S Toor (1 year ago)
i7 6950x, the best of best u can get $2000:)
hardX07 (2 years ago)
Hy! What is the CPU in this test?
Martin's PC Tips (2 years ago)
I7 - 6950x, All is in the video :)
khalifa1942 (2 years ago)
nice how much max temp for asus gtx 1060 in other games tnx
Al Catraz (2 years ago)
+TrexXxify I have Afterburner, but I didn't use it. I used Asus GPU Tweak II, and I've since edged it up to 1935MHz (that's stock boost +150MHz), with the memory clocked at 8408MHz (that's +400MHz). So far, it's been completely stable and cool. I might raise the GPU another 40MHz and see how that goes, but it's really pretty academic at the moment since I'm getting more than I need from the card. In any case, with current settings, we're talking there about only 8.4% increase over the factory boost, which would typically give an increase of 4fps from 48fps to 52fps and 8fps from 96fps to 104fps. That's not a big deal, but it's free. In theory, people OC-ing to 2100MHz are getting an additional few fps (56.5fps and 113fps, respectively). I feel comfortable with the inherent component stability and longevity prospects using default voltage and, for my purposes, there's no need to raise the mV to wring out a few more fps.
TrexXxify (2 years ago)
Al Catraz u upped power limit to the max in afterburner? i did.
LuckyPlayZz (2 years ago)
TrexXxify maybe check if your case fans work properly
darkyperv34 (2 years ago)
I get 110fps
CURTIS DAMMANN (2 years ago)
How does your card preform with BF1 ultra? just got one
JamilK (2 years ago)
Hey, I just started a tech channel and am having a hard time growing. I put my heart and soul into my videos, so I would really appreciate it if you checked out my graphics card video and if you want, subscribe. btw nice vid. I hit that like button!
TheMythicalReaper (1 year ago)
TopLineTech I watch your videos but I don't see you put anything in your videos,where is your heart or your soul?xD jk

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