NVIDIA Corporation today officially presented its third graphics accelerator based on the architecture of Pascal, whose name GeForce GTX 1060. California manufacturer decided to use aggressive pricing for its new items: Sales value of the “basic” version of the adapter is $ 249, Founders Edition – $ 299.
In order to make sure that a pair of such accelerators in the price range of $ 500 does not compete with masthead GTX 1080 with a price tag of $ 599-699, NVIDIA has decided to deny the novelty of support SLI technology.
According to official data, sales of GeForce GTX 1060 should begin as early as July 19, 2016. The company promises that the card’s performance will be at the level of GeForce GTX 980 model, which represents the previous generation.
Model GeForce GTX 1060 taken as a basis for the new 16-nm chip GP106 on the basis of ten streaming multiprocessors, which carries in its structure in 1280 sweat processors, 80 texture units and 48 raster units.
Synchronization 6GB GDDR5 video memory and GPU comes with the support of 192-bit interface. The frequency rate of the nucleus comes to 1.7 GHz, up to the VRAM its speed reaches 8 GHz.
PCB GeForce GTX 1060 has one additional power connector 6-pin PCI-E Power, stated indicator energy consumption in normal operation shall not exceed 120 watts.
From the video outputs on the interface panel there are three DisplayPorts 1.4, as well as one HDMI 2.0b and DVI.