While we know the detailed specifications of the Nvidia Geforce GTX 1060 6GB which recently announced, is the variant with 3GB of memory GRAM what interests us most, since his alleged sale price will make it compete face to face with the next Radeon RX 470 in € 150 market, a market that has always been very competitive but endowed, in most cases, graphics that did not have an excess of potencia.Pues seems that the specifications of that model just they filtered and now give them a review
One of the biggest differences that can be seen between the version of video RAM and 3GB 6GB is the number of CUDA cores. And 6GB version employs a total of 1280 CUDA cores, 3GB model has in place with only 1152 CUDA cores. The graphics core of the card has one of its 10 units SM disabled therefore we are facing a clear case that reuse of defective core (and this is not bad, AMD has been doing this since time immemorial and is completely logical). It is rumored that the Geforce GTX 1060 with 3 GB of memory comes with the core GP106-300-A1 while 6 GB variant has the GP106-400-A1.
Nvidia Geforce 1060 GTX front
It has been commenting that version 3 GB will have an estimated retail price of $ 149, giving players a very tight freedom budget to enjoy the latest games with a large number of adjustments that tend to overload graphs the possibility of them enabled at its highest point. This clearly shows that the card is fully directed to come face to face with the Radeon RX 470, which is the solution with a similar price by AMD which features graphics core Polaris 10 with 4 GB GDDR5 GRAM but in its version slightly reduced performance against its big brother, the RX 480.
As for version 6 GB of Nvidia Geforce GTX 1060, it will be available from July 19 worldwide at a starting price of $ 249 for custom models, while the Founders Edition will be the reference model will be available for a price of $ 299 USD. The card will offer performance and higher overclocking ability with its 16 nm architecture Pascal impressive showing clock frequencies both stock and overclocked settings.