If you’ve been following the leaks and rumors over the past week, today’s announcement won’t reveal much that you don’t already know. In short, Nvidia has announced the new mid-range GeForce GTX 1060 which brings “the power of a GTX 980” to every gamer, their words not ours. We have a GeForce GTX 1060 on hand, but we can’t reveal any performance information just yet, so look for full benchmarks and analysis in the coming weeks. What we can tell you is the card’s specifications: 1280 CUDA cores, a boost clock up to 1.7 GHz, 6 GB of GDDR5 memory at 8 Gbps, and a single 6-pin PCIe power connector to serve the card’s 120W TDP. Considering the GTX 980 was a 165W card, cutting power consumption by 27 percent for the same performance is a decent achievement, if we take Nvidia’s statements on face value. However, with half the CUDA cores of Nvidia’s GTX 1080 flagship thanks to a new GP106 GPU, this evidently won’t be the graphics card you want for 4K gaming. As expected, the GTX 1060 will start $249 which places it in firm competition with the Radeon RX 480, a card that retails for $200-240…. Read full this story
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