GTX 1060 6 GB

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  1. Vincent Romell

    [SOLVED] Overclock the i7 5820k

    hi, not so long ago i changed my psu to an Evga 600W 80 plus bronze from a crorsair cx600W because my old one was broken. and when I wanted to start the computer, I had to reset my bios, but my cpu changed to 2.89 ghz and before it was set to 3.99 and I don't dare to overclock myself, my friend...
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    Question Advice on old but still going strong gaming desktop I put together (should I upgrade & if so, what)

    Hello world. This is my first ever post on Tom's hardware So, if I'm doing anything wrong, forgive me. I'm not a frequent forum poster, I mostly just lurk around forums but never actually post anything. My current custom desktop build still gives me joy and no issues whatsoever, but I know...
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    [SOLVED] Is it possible to install two GTX 1060 6 GB cards (SLI?)

    I have an old tower with an extremely outdated mobo so replacing processors is tricky. Wanted to upgrade my graphics at least with an additional 1060 6GB card if possible. Is this a thing?
  4. RajTheGeek

    [SOLVED] GTX 1060 6GB vs RX 570 in 2021

    Hi there, As you all are aware that currently is the worst time to buy a new gpu. Also I'm waiting for the new budget gpus like RTX 3050 TI or similar but I don't think Nvidia or AMD can keep up with the demand at least for a year. But I have got 2 offers to purchase below GPUs around...
  5. Neoka

    [SOLVED] Why is my GPU usage so low and CPU usage so high?

    I bought a pc with a intel i5 6600k and a gtx 1060 6gb factory overclocked but for some reason with every game i play i sit at 100% CPU usage and only 20-40% GPU usage. Some games stutter a lot too. Any tips on how to use my graphics card more and will this give me better frames? Played rocket...
  6. Y

    [SOLVED] 4 sticks of ddr4 3200mhz ram runs slow

    Hello everyone. I’m running a msi x470 gaming plus mobo with ryzen 7 2700x cpu. I have gtx 1060 6gb gpu. 4 sticks of g skill ripjaws 8gb ddr4 3200mhz. here is the link to the exact ram. I’m having a...
  7. Neoka

    [SOLVED] Why is my GPU usage so low?

    I bought a pc with a intel i5 6600k and a gtx 1060 6gb factory overclocked but for some reason with every game i play i sit at 100% CPU usage and only 20-40% GPU usage. Any tips on how to use my graphics card more and will this give me better frames? CPU: Intel i5 6600k GPU: GTX 1060 6gb...
  8. starkinho

    Question Why is my GPU fan not spinning?

    Good evening, I'll try to explain what is happening as briefly as possible. Recently my GPU fan has stopped spinning properly, it's not like it's at 0 rpm always, but it simply fails sometimes. The problem is, it behaves differently each day, there are days that it'll work perfectly the whole...
  9. xvickycruz

    [SOLVED] GPU for I7-3770 in 2020

    Hi Guys. My current setup is : ------------------------------------------------------------------------ Gigabyte H61M-S motherboard(rev. 1.0) | I5-3570(non K) | 16gb...
  10. B

    [SOLVED] GTX 1060 ASUS TURBO 6GB fit in G20AJ

    Does the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 ASUS Turbo graphics card fit in the G20AJ case?
  11. Karl1983


    HELP!!! lol Hi there first time poster here. I am currently having major problems after finally getting around to replacing my 4 core AMD bulldozer, 8gb DDR3 and my ASUS M5A78L-M plus motherboard, replacing them with a R7 2700, 16gb DDR4 (Corsair Vengeance and an MSI gaming max plus...
  12. Skydaz

    Question Game Stuttering Suddenly

    My Specs : Acer Predator Helios 300 2018 model windows 10 i5 8300h GTX 1060 6GB 8gb ddr4 2666mhz Dual Channel {4*2} SSD 120BG 1TB HDD All storage comes from manufacturer* Hello, currently im encountering Stuttering while playing games. This is so bad because whenever a sudden movement such as...
  13. D

    [SOLVED] 420w PSU with gtx 1060 6gb?

    Hey guys, I'm currently thinking about posting a friend of mine a GTX 1060 6GB GPU. His current GPU is a GTX 960 and it isn't really cutting it for him. My issue is whether his current set up will support it and I'm concerned about spending the money to post it to a different country only for...
  14. S

    Question Which Motherboard/CPU should i buy?

    my current specs: motherboard - MSI B85M-E45 (MS-7817) graphics card - GTX 1060 6gb CPU - intel core i5 4690 i am looking to change the motherboard to a better one as it doesnt support the 1060 6gb which i recently bought. along with this i would also like to upgrade the cpu, i am open to...
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    [SOLVED] Used GTX 1070, GTX 1060 or New GTX 1660 Super

    I'm going to put some graphic card on my itx build, so far I only use the integrated vega graphic, there are these option i find online: Used Zotac GTX 1060 6gb Amp for $135 Old stock (new but no warranty) Zotac GTX 1070 mini for $192 New Asus GTX 1660 Super phoenix 6gb ddr6 for $250 My...
  16. ioannis2015v

    [SOLVED] Gtx 1060 compatibility

    Hi, I would like to make sure every single part of the Pc I am going to build is compatible so I would like you to tell me if there is any chance the gpu isn't compatible with my cpu, ram or motherboard. (I already own the gpu so can't choose another one) (Also I have already ordered the parts...
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    [SOLVED] Can my pc handle 2 144hz screens

    I have a gtx 1060 6gb, i7-4790k, 16gb ram can i handle 2 144hz screens? i know i probably can't play games on both of them, so i need one for gaming and the other for youtube or something. i looked up on the internet but there were some diffrent opinions, so i ask it here. ( for the people...
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    I've recently bought a new monitor, i plan to have duel screens along side my HP Pavilion 24xw. The issue is that this new monitor needs a VGA connector and my GPU (GTX 1060 6GB) only supports Display Port, HDMI and DVI-D. Because my current monitor is connected to the HDMI port, i bought a...
  19. CosmicNinja

    [SOLVED] I7-7700 stock intel fan. Quite loud

    Hello, new here. I bought a pre-built (I'm not fantastic when it comes to building machines as I've never done it before. I plan to learn eventually, mind you) from ADMI on Amazon. It's an i7-7700 kaby lake (not the K, so can't overclock) with a GTX 1060 6GB. It comes with the stock intel fan...
  20. P

    [SOLVED] My last decision. Will it fit ?

    I start quick ! I need someone with good soul to find time and tell me if it fits. Im unexperienced and also i wanna be 100% sure because its my first build. I leave specs here ! God bless you for anyone who helps me ! MOBO: ASUS PRIME B360-PLUS CPU: Intel i5 9400f GPU: MSI GTX 1060 6GT OCV1...
  21. S

    Question constant microstuttering! Is it my GPU?!

    Hello everyone. I have had this problem pretty much since building my pc and i just thought it was supposed to look and feel like this, until i tried my friends pc with the same specs and they felt worlds apart. mine for the worse :( it is like a constant microstutter that is happening at all...
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    Question Is this build ok for Gtx 1060 6gb?

    My old m5a97 motherboard fried and I'm going for a budget build capable of using the same gpu gtx 1060. I'm really on a tight budget here and I'm not going to OC any of my components. I just need a budget solution for a short term that also has some room for an upgrade. I came up with this...
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    Question Gtx 1060 6gb Low fps in games

    Hello, greetings So I've had my pc for a couple of years now and postponed trying to find a solution, but I am wondering why I would be receiving such appalling fps in games with my pc, in the 20's and below For example, I thought I'd try out the game Frostpunk on Steam. Judging by its system...
  24. j4jawadg

    Question Can Pci e 6Pin To Pci e 8Pin Connecter will Work With Msi Gaming X Geforce 1060 6g?

    I have bought Hp Z230 Workstation with intel Xeon e3 1270 v3. It has 400-W (wide-ranging, active power factor correction, 92% Efficient) Psu. There is 6 pin psi express power connecter. I’m going to buy Msi Gaming x GeForce GTX 1060 6gb GPU. Msi Gaming x GeForce GTX 1060 6gb GPU require 8 pin...
  25. M

    Question GPU Not working properly - would really appreciate some advice.

    I have a laptop with a 1060 6GB. I have recently started playing The Division 2 and discovered that I had quite a lackluster performance. I opened up my Task Manager on my second screen and checked the usage of my GPU while playing. My GPU at best was working at 30% load (and that was quite a...
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    Question Will this PSU handle RX 570 4 GB or RX 470 4 GB?

    I have a 650W PSU - View: (most probably something made in China). So far, it runs my current setup just fine, the PSU itself runs for a seventh year. Because of the brand (and what I have read on other sites), I'm a little worried about if it will handle the card...
  27. lightyagami2000

    Question My GTX 1060 is not working up to the mark.

    I have an ASUS TUF FX504GM-E4112T with GTX 1060 6GB. I am a rookie gaming enthusiast, so was very careful about getting 60 fps on high settings. However, my laptop is performing decently below the benchmarks I see in Youtube videos. For instance, I get merely 10-15 fps in Witcher 3 on High...
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    Question RX 580 vs GTX 1060: Power Consumption/Electricity Costs

    I'm currently trying to decide which card to buy. I've watched multiple benchmarking videos and the differences aren't really significant. I guess the RX 580 is slightly better, but what bothers me is the power consumption of this card. It's said to be at least 65 watt higher than the GTX 1060...
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    Question i7 4790 + GTX 1060 6GB for 3D Work??

    Hi all, I am wondering if this cpu will work well for 3D animation and modelling work. Also, I know people are going to tell me to ditch the platform and upgrade, but that is not in my budget right now. I would get the (K) version of the cpu, however that is more than a $100 dollars extra...
  30. V

    [SOLVED] CPU/GPU/Motherboard Upgrade

    Hi, I recently decided to upgrade my old GPU/CPU to a GTX 1060 6GB and an i5-8400. I did consider a Ryzen 5 2600X too but as my motherboard is stuck at AM3+ socket CPUs I guess I couldn't get any better than what I currently have. Long story short, I need to upgrade my motherboard to get a new...
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    [SOLVED] Bottleneck 1060

    I Have The Following Hardware: Motherboard =MSI H97 Gaming 3 CPU =I7-4790(Non K) Ram =1 x 8GB Corsair 1600 Mhz DDR 3 PSU =Corsair CS750M If i take a GTX 1060 6GB Will It Bottleneck?
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    Question Need advice on choosing RX 580 vs GTX 1060 vs RX 480 for an OC'd i5-760 CPU

    Hello, before I post here I've read the forum rules, searched through various threads on the forum (and outside the forum) but since new GPUs have been released and my CPU is quite old I've decided it's best to ask a new question since the existing information is a bit obsolete. This is part of...
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    Question Ryzen 3 2200G + RX580 8GB?

    So I was hoping to buy a GPU, and I'm on a tight budget, and since the RX580 prices have fallen through the floor, I was wondering if this would be a good combination. Here are my specs: Ryzen 3 2200G (@3.5 GHz, not planning on overclocking) 8GB DDR4 RAM @2400 MHz (hoping to upgrade to 16 in...
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    Can I paly gta5 with i3 6th generation 4gb ram ?

    Can I play gta5 with i3 6th generation 4gb ram ?