Nvidia Introducing GeForce GTX 1060 3GB

Nvidia has officially announced its latest and affordable graphic card, as well as the latest member joining the GeForce 10 Series family, the GeForce GTX 1060 3GB, delivering a new variant of the six weeks old GeForce GTX 1060 6GB to compete with AMD's Radeon RX 480.

Similar to the GeForce GTX 1060 6GB, the GeForce GTX 1060 3GB, which is based on the Pascal architectures and is built with 16nm FinFET Process, also features 1506MHz Base Clock and 1708MHz Boost Clock, Display Port 1.4, HDMI 2.0b, DL-DVI, Multi Monitor support, HDCP 2.2, 120W TDP, up to 7680x4320 resolution at @60Hz, as well as support for VR Ready, NVIDIA Ansel, DirectX 12 and Vulkan.

However, the new GeForce GTX 1060 model comes with 1152 CUDA Cores instead of 1280, 3GB of GDDR5 memory running at 8Gbps instead of 6GB, one of the ten SMs in the GP106 GPU has been disabled, the texture units has been reduced from 80 to 72, and the rated compute performance has been decreased by from 4.4 to 3.9 TFLOPs.

The Nvidia GeForce GTX 1060 3GB is now available to purchase starting at $199.