The best Nvidia GeForce GTX 1060 deals


The GeForce GTX 1060 had been out for well over a year now and While it can't match the speed of the GTX 1070, it still offers excellent gaming performance for the money.

There are two GTX 1060 options available, one with 6GB of VRAM, the other with 3GB of VRAM. Obviously the one with less VRAM is less powerful, but also less expensive, so it all depends on your budget. Sitting around the $250 - $350 price range, both cards offer really good value for money. If you want to know exactly what we think of the GTX 1060, make sure to check out the PC Gamer review.

There are a bunch of new hardware features which make the GTX 1060 a better option than the previous generation of hardware. So, if you're looking to upgrade to a GTX 1060, this is where you need to start. Below you'll find the cheapest card from all the GTX 1060 manufacturers. Nvidia's reference card got both the 3GB and 6GB VRAM versions has a base clock speed of 1506MHz and a boost clock speed of 1708MHz, with a memory speed of 8000MHz. The custom cards below will often have boosted specs and their own cooling systems.

The cheapest GTX 1060 deals

The best MSI GTX 1060 deals

MSI has come out swinging with its GTX 1060 Gaming X in terms of performance and price balance. In OC Mode, it has a core clock speed of 1594MHz, and a boost clock speed of 1809MHz. You also get a slightly boosted 8100MHz memory speed for under $300. Plus it has one of MSI's crazy coolers to make sure there's no overheating going on under the hood.

The best Asus GTX 1060 deals

As usual, Asus has a fair few options available. The ROG Strix GTX 1060 O6G Gaming has a good overclock on it, with 1620 / 1847MHz base / boost clock speeds. Plus the memory is up at 8200MHz. The stock speed model of the same card is available for cheaper, but not that much, and you won't get as much performance out of it. 

The best Zotac GTX 1060 deals

Zotac's offerings for the GTX 1060 don't go for the huge overclocks like some of the other companies on this list do, and because of this you can often find them for quite a bit cheaper. The X-Gaming model is powered by just a single 8-pin connector, and has a modest overclock to 1569 / 1784MHz base / boost clock speeds.

The best EVGA GTX 1060 deals

EVGA always offer good quality options for GTX cards, but just make sure you had the latest VBIOS updates if you want to avoid overheating on its ACX 3.0 cards. If you're getting a new one, you should have nothing to worry about. The biggest overclock can be found on the FTW+ Gaming ACX 3.0, with a base / boost clock speed of 1632 / 1860MHz. It draws a lot of power though at 150W. 

The best Gigabyte GTX 1060 deals

Gigabyte has a fancy two fan cooling system with the fans spinning in opposite directions. Plus, the manufacturer says its "3D stripe curve" design on the fans enhance airflow by 23 percent over normal fans. The GTX 1060 Windforce OC 6G is overclocked to 1582 / 1797MHz base / boost clock speed in OC mode. Not outrageous specifications, but good for the price. 

The best Palit GTX 1060 deals

Palit has a number of options available, all with a two fan cooling design and custom PCBs. The GTX 1060 Super JetStream is the company's monster card, with an overclock of 1620MHz base clock speed, and 1847MHz boost clock speed. The memory speed has been left alone though. The card also has some fancy LED lighting which changes color to indicate how hot it's getting. 

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The best Inno3D GTX 1060 deals

Inno3D's massive GTX 1060 iChill X3 is 302mm long, takes up 2.5 PCIe slots, and has three fans keeping everything cool. It's a crazy cooler, but doesn't actually cost that much more than regular cards. For the money you're getting a boost clock speed of 1785MHz, and the memory is running at 8208MHz too. 

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The best Gainward GTX 1060 deals

Gainward has a whole bunch of GTX 1060s available, and you'll get the highest performance out of the Phoenix cards. With a base / boost clock speed of 1620 / 1847MHz, it's up there with some of the most powerful cards on this list. It's a 2.5 slot card, but not hugely long at 248mm. 

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The best GALAX GTX 1060 deals

GALAX also has a wide array of custom GTX 1060 graphics cards available. Ranging from reference specs up to the Ashes General card which has a base / boost clock speed of 1556 / 1771MHz, there's something for most people. It's a shame there's not a higher overclock on any of these cards, but it means you get reasonable prices.

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