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Nvidia GTX 1060 - Still A Good Buy In 2019?

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How well does the Geforce 1060 hold up in 2019? Check out this in-depth review of the 1060 GTX to find out! 👉Get The GTX 1060 On Amazon: http://geni.us/mXGog Check Out My Latest Video: https://goo.gl/EZWkGE The Nvidia GeForce GTX 1060 is a great midrange GPU for gaming. After collecting the benchmarks, I’d say the 1060 3GB is one of, if not the best graphics cards for gaming at 1080p. If you’re looking for the best GPU you can get for budget or midrange gaming, the Nvidia 1060 is it. The card I had for review, the Asus Dual GTX 1060 3GB, comes with a great dual fan cooler. This Asus 1060 requires a PCIe power connector but also pushes great performance. If you’re looking for an Asus GPU, specifically an Asus GTX 1060, the Asus Dual-GTX1060-O3G is a great option. ►GPU Test Bench: https://kit.com/ponchato/gpu-test-bench 👉Social Links👈 Twitter: http://bit.ly/PonTweet Discord: https://discord.gg/KUrVC78 👉Cool Stuff👈 My Picks On Amazon: http://bit.ly/PonPicks Newegg Daily Deals: http://bit.ly/PonDaily 👉My Setup👈 PC: http://bit.ly/PonchPC Setup: http://bit.ly/PonchSetup Video Gear: http://bit.ly/PonchGear Background music: Joakim Karud – Longing https://soundcloud.com/joakimkarud/longing
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ponchato (1 month ago)
Monthly Builds November is up!! 👉👉 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gSV9ZnlSGEg&list=PLdX4D1R87msgDvcP8-IgXLVMMJaQ4mqAx
T1ny T1m (20 days ago)
this is way 2 fucking loud
Simonstar (2 months ago)
ponchato I have a 1050 and fx6300
Chillax (13 hours ago)
And i’m here still using my good old friend 960m
-Lightning- (2 days ago)
GIGAFLOPS............. 0:37
Cody Newall (2 days ago)
i still have my GTX 1060 6gb (although i got it last year brand new) it holds up really well in my games i get 70+ fps with High settings i can reach for Max settings in alot of games if i don't mind dipping under 60 every now and then.
Dejan Bajic (4 days ago)
i still don't have money for it...
jjr007 (4 days ago)
What size monitor is this being tested with?
mourad 070 (4 days ago)
Even Android phone can not accept weak GPUs like this
Jade Lowe (5 days ago)
The 1060 these days is basically a budget graphics card, BUT it’s without a doubt one of the best budget graphics cards. Add an 8th gen 6-core i7, 16gb ram, and an SSD, and you’ve got a brilliant gaming laptop or pc for £1500 👌
Miko Chan (5 days ago)
Getting the RX580 8GB is probably a better buy
vectia (5 days ago)
You know what you should get? RTX 2060
Pulvxrize (5 days ago)
Rx 590 is 1060 ti
Alexander Telling (6 days ago)
Still rocking this GPU in *2019* 🔥🔥 No probs
GameVader (8 days ago)
Is it worth to update to RTX 2060 for competitive titles ? .i have GTX 1060 6GB (Galax OC) ,i7 7700k and a 144Hz monitor
I don't like that these Nvidia cards have dual DVI anymore. I don't want to use a HDMI TV as my second monitor for computer video editing work.
roBPert CS:GO (9 days ago)
My cpu and gpu is the same but my is gtx 1060 6gb
youandiryan (9 days ago)
I'm looking at building another gaming PC as mine is getting very dated. I'm looking up a 6GB version. Will this play games decently? The 6GB 1060 ti?
youandiryan (6 days ago)
+DMN DMN thanks man. Yes I am getting the GTX 1070 8GB, with 16GB DDR4 ram at 3200mhz, new Intel i7 8700K 6-core, and a 800 watt corsair psu. My machine will be extremely powerful haha
DMN DMN (6 days ago)
Pretty much it will most games high some you can put on ultra. Just keep enough ram like 16 gb ram with a good psu. I have a 600 psu. Or you can buy a used 1070 off eBay for under 300 maybe even 250
Satoshi (9 days ago)
I am here, with my um.. GT740?
Duck Kwak (9 days ago)
Ha i have a 1060 and 240hz
reggie salt (9 days ago)
idk about this 3gb bs but my 6gb 1060 is great with an i3 8350k and 16gb ddr4 3000
Obie (9 days ago)
Anyone want to donate a cpu mobo and ram. Anything better than my 10 yo i5 3340s 1600 8 gig z68x??? K thanks
Cropie (10 days ago)
You should be a weatherman 😂
General Grievous (12 days ago)
can u do a vid is the gtx 1060 6 gb still good for 2019
DvaKuma (12 days ago)
Please answer is it possible to sli?
DvaKuma (9 days ago)
+Jack Beames i saw that its possible with some 1060s
Jack Beames (9 days ago)
DvaKuma no
Emanuel Abraham (12 days ago)
: / this video is stupid if u dont realize gtx 550 can game why would this card be weak?
The_Scout 663 (13 days ago)
I’m actually in 2019
Eric massey (9 days ago)
Windows 2000 (14 days ago)
Uploaded on my birthday.
PLeb (14 days ago)
I own one of these and its pretty good in my opinion
ZaxielGames (14 days ago)
Fuck that give me the 1080 gtx 11gb
Acatwithacamera (15 days ago)
High graphics and 40+ FPS is all I need.
Jay Manning (15 days ago)
Er man that a AMD card in the case 😂
not Vilmer (15 days ago)
I am getting the 6gb version
Rambles (15 days ago)
i got the 6GB version and 16 GB RAM... gotta say that makes the outcome a bit better.
Jonathan Brown (17 days ago)
Wait a second. There's a glitch in GTAV where low settings for graphics causes dangerous lagspikes?
ponchato (17 days ago)
It's only happened to me on certain systems, while on others it works perfectly on low settings. I'm really not sure what causes low settings to do that
Reed Barnett (18 days ago)
I have a 1060 NOW and a 144hz monitor, and my setup works great
Reed Barnett (18 days ago)
+ponchato thanks for the vid btw, it was very clean and we'll done
ponchato (18 days ago)
Same setup as meee! 😁
luke vasquez (20 days ago)
sounds like a weather report
Valkota (22 days ago)
why the 3gb card and not the 6gb card?
Quifty ___ (22 days ago)
Im probably gonna get one tommorow i heard it comes with monster hunter world
Jacob Edwards (22 days ago)
Playing forza horizon 4 in 4k high settings 50fps with MSI armor 1060 6gb OC
pawelow (22 days ago)
my 1060 is goining on 2100Mhz hahaah
I've got a 1050ti and it's great
Needed something small for me factor the zotac 1050ti was my best bet
Retrozzie (16 days ago)
why didnt you get the rx 570 ?
FalcoMain (23 days ago)
damn you now i dont want a 1050 now i want a 1060 and now im saving up for the same model... and now i have this video on loop... and im happy i found this
lillwawless (24 days ago)
Would this perform well with a A8-6600K AMD?? :)
Tech With Sean (24 days ago)
Just found your channel man, good stuff 👍 what’s the story behind the channel name though? 🤔
LABY (24 days ago)
How come i have the same stuff listed and my 1060 overclocked but still can't get more than around 92fps in pubg and max 220 on csgo with very low settings?
Ben Ballantine (25 days ago)
At 25seconds and the whole video I’m pretty sure he was speaking a different language
Zoltai (25 days ago)
Lol I still have a 1050TI and I'm extremely satisfied with that one as well
Subscribe to Pewdiepie (25 days ago)
*so should I buy it* (Only play CSGO and Rocket League)
darkhorse0404 (27 days ago)
Teemu Mu (27 days ago)
Should i buy Gtx 1060 6gb or 1070
Teemu Mu (6 days ago)
+Boss Fight Mania nah
Boss Fight Mania (6 days ago)
Teemu Mu 1070
FightMe4L's (29 days ago)
Boss Fight Mania (6 days ago)
Dade Senpai (30 days ago)
Bought me a 1060 6gb for 230 from micro center yesterday. Feels good
104d (30 days ago)
I currently have a gtx 1050 2gb and I want to upgrade to 1060 6gb or 1070 Is it compatible with my pc?
Omar_Hopman (1 month ago)
It is im using it xD
ponchato (1 month ago)
Same 😆
closed (1 month ago)
0:15 2016 199$
ponchato (1 month ago)
Yeah, cryptocurrency really messed up those prices for a long time...
Dried Soup (1 month ago)
testing GPUs on csgo is not really relevant because its a CPU intensive game so even if you have a 1060, if your CPU is shit (like my A10 9700) your fps can go as low as 20 and as high as just 80 (only in csgo)
ponchato (1 month ago)
I have seen some differentiation between GPUs in CSGO, but generally yes, it is more CPU bound.
adri 450 (1 month ago)
You should buy a rx580, its cheaper better and a better proof in the future
The Cautious Gamer (17 days ago)
drop awp cyka blyay how
drop awp cyka blyay (24 days ago)
🤢🤢🤢🤢 amd thrash
ponchato (1 month ago)
It may be, but that will have to be for a future video (hint hint...)
PaperHat (1 month ago)
this is a good video. I just wanted to see what the gpu os capable of because im thinking of getting my own gaming pc and the first game im getting is subnautica. it should run well.
ponchato (1 month ago)
Yeah, the 1060 will be perfect for Subnautica!
Faggot (1 month ago)
well theres the 1060 with 6gb....
ponchato (1 month ago)
Yep, those are a little faster as well
Azri Zaradi (1 month ago)
Im thinking of buying asus strix gtx1060 6gb oc. But will it run AAA game well? Pair with ryzen 5 2600
ponchato (1 month ago)
Definitely, the 10606 6GB is still a great choice
bfredd33 (1 month ago)
ponchato (1 month ago)
Matt (1 month ago)
That’s what I got it works pretty well and I like it
ponchato (1 month ago)
It's been my main GPU for a while now!
Yoop Noop (1 month ago)
I just bought a 1070ti
ponchato (1 month ago)
Nice, that'll be sweet!
a nevem nem látod (1 month ago)
is gtx 1060 a good buy? yeah, of course. if you're a nvidia fanboy and you can shit money.
ponchato (1 month ago)
Haha, these days with the RTX 2000 series driving prices down, Nvidia and AMD are pretty competitive in the low and midrange.
Ahmed Al-Shalchi (1 month ago)
I think the test should be on a last gen core i7 or ryzen and 16 GB of memory to avoid any possible bottleneck or drops that are not related to the GPU which i prefer to be 6 GB version to get the maximum of it
ponchato (1 month ago)
True, a higher end CPU and more RAM would make this a better test
itz QuickFury (1 month ago)
Great! now i just need $250.
ponchato (1 month ago)
1060s have been going on sale recently, you can get one pretty cheap!
Kush Kong (1 month ago)
my friends heard i wanted to play wow again and they built me a PC (amazing dudes) and it has a GTX1060 pumps the game at 150-110 fps i say fuck yeah
Kush Kong (1 month ago)
Ya man brought me to a better world of gaming
ponchato (1 month ago)
That's tight, you have awesome friends!
Portable Refrigerator (1 month ago)
Glut can it run tf2
ponchato (1 month ago)
Very easily!
TitanStar (1 month ago)
I bought a 1060 6gb ssc. So bit better than this one.
ponchato (1 month ago)
1060 6gb is a really good choice these days!
Ian Smiley (1 month ago)
Hi there I have bought a new computer with an Intel Prime Z390A motherboard, i5 9600k processor, a 1060 6gb graphics card and 16gb RAM and was wondering if this rig will be able to play Assassins Creed Odyssey? Also will this rig be good for the next few years do you think? Any help would be much appreciated.
Ian Smiley (1 month ago)
+ponchato Cheers that's great. Exactly what I wanted to hear. Keep up the good work :)
ponchato (1 month ago)
Oh definitely, that'll handle Odyssey easily at 1080p/1440p. You might have a bit of trouble at 4K, but that's just because running anything at 4K and decent frame rates is still really hard except for top-end GPUs like the 1080/2070 and up. And yep, that PC should be a strong contender for quite a few years - and all you'll need to do to bring it up to date 2 or 3 years down the line is upgrade the GPU.
Brian (1 month ago)
I have a 1060 it runs all games good
Jackson Bloomer (1 month ago)
I bought an nvidia geforce gtx 1060 3gb and it is a piece of shit. The only thing I can play is 15 year old games, or new games with graphics on settings that make them look 15 years old. It cant even run minecraft. The 1060 game with my hp omen 870 224... HUGE disappointment. My xbox one x that costs $399 can play any game in 4k at 30 or 60 fps... where as my $819 "gaming" computer cannot even play rust on medium graphics. I decided to buy a pre built PC because I do not have the time or money to custom build my own PC. My advice? Stick to console if you do not have at least $1200 dollars to blow. I have at least $600 dollars more to invest into this shitty computer to even get it to this generations standards for gaming.
Cauã (1 month ago)
kkkkkkk R$ 200 , in brazil is R$1500 =( six month for buy
WOOGIE (1 month ago)
my gtx 950 is a decent buy heck the 750 Ti is still a decent buy in 2018
ponchato (1 month ago)
True, the 750 Ti is about halfway between a 1030 and 1050. That's more than enough for lower settings at 1080p in current games. Actually pretty amazing how long it's lasted.
aeqre (1 month ago)
Thinking of getting skytech archangel gtx 1060 3gb with ryzen 3 1200. Will i get good frames with optimized settings?
aeqre (1 month ago)
+ponchato does it run well on high settings and whats the average fps?
ponchato (1 month ago)
Definitely. I had a 1060 3GB in my main PC for a long time and loved it
HYAC (1 month ago)
Tasso Demo (1 month ago)
80FPS is not bad at all
TheRichKid (1 month ago)
The only reason this has a MAJOR boost of purchases is the *sigh* fortnite bundle
ponchato (1 month ago)
Hahaha, but everyone looooves Fortnite 😆
Mario Mukaj (1 month ago)
im getting a 1050 ti dont talk about this cmon u douche
ponchato (1 month ago)
Lol the 1050 Ti is still a very respectable card. That's actually what's in my main PC right now!
Rafz1k (1 month ago)
should i get the gtx 1060 6gb Founders edition?
Rafz1k (1 month ago)
@ponchato I'm getting it cause I heard it has good oc capabilities and for the fortnite bundle lol
ponchato (1 month ago)
Eh, not sure of normal prices over there but that sounds a bit high. Could be worth it though if you're really interested in the fortnite bundle and game
Rafz1k (1 month ago)
+ponchato thanks dude is £250 a good deal? You get a fortnite bundle and a game with the card
ponchato (1 month ago)
If you can get a good deal on it, definitely! 3rd party 1060s (ie ones with 2 fans like in the video) will be quieter though, the stock blower fan can get pretty loud
Kealdeca (1 month ago)
Gtx 1050ti 4gb to gtx 1060 6gb what do you think? Need suggestion guys.
Kealdeca (1 month ago)
+ponchato thank you for giving a suggestion right away, I appreciate it. Yes im planning to sell my 1050ti aside from gpu im upgrading my ram to 16gb and i already have ryzen 5 1600 for processor.
ponchato (1 month ago)
The 1060 is a pretty sizable step up in performance, something like 20-30% if I remember right. Would definitely be worth it if you get a good deal on the 1060 and sell your 1050 Ti to offset the cost.
KD is not 6'9 (1 month ago)
What about gtx 1050ti? Probably not worth it now.😉
ponchato (1 month ago)
Haha, I don't think the 1050 Ti is going anywhere anytime soon. Nvidia's holding on tightly to its mid range RTX cards!
POCKET LINT (1 month ago)
Would have been nice to see something like FFXV of the such but this was ok
ponchato (1 month ago)
I don't have it but I'll put that on the list of games to add for my benchmarks. Thanks for the suggestion!
rrgert4 (1 month ago)
if i would buy the 6gb OC model for 150€ would it be a good deal ?
ponchato (1 month ago)
That sounds like a really good deal!
Domino52o (1 month ago)
Haven't watched the video yet, but the 1060 damn well better be good enough for at least a couple more years, I just freaking bought my first pc today with one in it.
Prithilia Dias (1 month ago)
+ponchato I still think it can run all the upcoming High graphics games at 1080p 60 fps ultra settings at least till 2021..I guess
ponchato (1 month ago)
Haha don't worry, the 1060 is still really powerful. Even through 2019 I think it'll be a strong GPU
Gamendex Live (1 month ago)
Is this good for Architecture renderings?
ponchato (1 month ago)
If you're on a budget, definitely. A workstation graphics card would (of course) work better, but those are many times more expensive.
Maharob Sazin (1 month ago)
Can you help me build a gaming computer? I don't have much experience when it comes to PC. My budget is around 1000. All I want is to play games like Fortnite,League of legends,World of wizcraft, Dota 2 in medium to high graphics. And I also want latest parts in my PC at a reasonable price. Thank you in advance.
Maharob Sazin (1 month ago)
Thanks man!
ponchato (1 month ago)
I actually have a video series for just that! It's called Monthly Builds, here's the latest episode: https://youtu.be/gSV9ZnlSGEg
CHRIS CHIA (1 month ago)
hi, may i ask if my motherboard is pcie2.0 , can it support this card?
ponchato (1 month ago)
PCIe is backwards compatible, so it should work with no problems!
Skankhunt42 (1 month ago)
should i buy the 6gb version for $200 new? black friday and building a new pc after not having one for a couple years. also intel or amd for gaming now? amd used to be shit but now not so much it seems and they're cheaper.
ponchato (1 month ago)
1060 6GB for $200 is a super good deal I'd consider Intel and AMD to be very close in performance these days, with AMD definitely having the advantage in price to performance ratio
El Crunchero (1 month ago)
I have gt 710 😥😥
Wonder Lamb (14 days ago)
iGPU :(
Rahul Rocks (15 days ago)
Me too
SoyBoi (23 days ago)
I have gt 1030
Official Jason Beck (1 month ago)
Courtland yeah idk what the fuck is wrong with my pc lol
Courtland (1 month ago)
Official Jason Beck i can actually run games decently well on my shitty old 560 haha
Simon Anderberg (1 month ago)
I wonder how the gtx 1060 (6 GB) would perform on ark, that game is terribly optimized...
Niggut (1 month ago)
Should I get this card or the Asus rog gtx 1060
Ivo Purwanto (1 month ago)
I even can't afford gtx 1050 2 GB, smh poor me
Outrundiamond 64 (1 month ago)
I use a fuking 1030 and it is still good for 2018 :/
Cringy (1 month ago)
I have a 1050 ti and I am good my man
Harry Winter (2 months ago)
Saitama_is_OP - R6S (2 months ago)
I have a GTX 1060 6gb gaming x and it still runs almost all new games at a good framerate. I have an i5-2300 and 6GB DDR3
DarkPurity (2 months ago)
Why would you even ask this? Of course it’s still a good buy!
Cri11e (1 month ago)
+DarkPurity Thanks you for advice!
DarkPurity (1 month ago)
Cri11e You May get 250fps if you have a good cp. games like CS:GO and Rocket league will get around 250fps on lower settings.
Cri11e (1 month ago)
+DarkPurity Thank you very much for answer. Is this the same for esport optimized games like CSGO and rocket league?
DarkPurity (1 month ago)
Cri11e So basically it would be pointless to get a 240hz monitor because your gpu won’t be able to keep up with it.
DarkPurity (1 month ago)
Cri11e You most likely won’t get 250 fps at 1080p but possibly at 720p. Honestly I would just stick to a 100-144hz monitor.
STEVEcz (2 months ago)
This Is fake i have GTX 1060 6gb and I5 8400 and i have in BF 5 60-90fps on ultra and full HD
Felipe A (2 months ago)
What about the 6gb version
Stavros Koul (2 months ago)
Buy a rx 580 its 8gb vram ita slightly faster has better support and the cooling is just freaking perfect on sapphire cards. It only costa 250 dollars in greece or 240 something euros in greece while the gtx 1060 costs more than 320 dollars.
Stavros Koul (1 month ago)
+søar Well go with whatever suits you man!
søar (2 months ago)
Stavros Koul i was gonna buy a rx 580 on newegg they’re $200 right now but i found a 1060 6gb for $160

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