The GTX 1060 is the spiritual successor to the GeForce GTX 960 but according to Nvidia, it will outperform even the GeForce GTX 980. This test provides some proof of that, and gives us a detailed comparison between GTX 1060,Radeon RX 480, Geforce 980 & 970.
In terms of specifications of GTX 106o uses Pascal GP106 silicon features 1280 CUDA Cores that reaches a Turbo frequency of 1709 MHz with 6GB of GDDR5 @ 8.00 GHz memory fed by a PCI-Express 6 – pin connector and a TDP of 120W.
Here are the benchmarks of all 16 games:
This clearly shows that the GTX 980 performs best among all these GPUs. Hence, right away we can say that the GTX 1060 will not outperform GTX 980 – and surprisingly sometimes – the RX 480 also outperformed the GTX 1060 so it’s not looking too good for NVIDIA.