Editors Liked

  • TwinFrozr VI cooling solution, 3 different performance profiles, Quality built, Gaming App works quite well, Very quiet
  • Well suited to FHD or QHD gaming, Excellent cooling performance, Silent when idle, quiet under load, Three-year warranty
  • Cheaper than 6 GB version, Overclocked out of the box, Very quiet during gaming, Fans turn off in idle, Low temperatures, Backplate included, HDMI 2.0b, DisplayPort 1.4
  • Around 20% cheaper than the 6GB GTX 1060 but less than 10% slower a comfortable compromise for 1080p gamers

Editors Didn't Like

  • No SLI, Carries a premium over stock GTX 1060 3GB cards
  • Premium pricing, Lacks SLI support
  • High price for a GTX 1060 3 GB, Fewer shaders than 6 GB version, Memory not overclocked, No SLI support, DVI output no longer includes analog VGA signals
  • Besides having less VRAM, the 3GB GTX 1060 has one SM unit disabled and yet retains the 6GB model's full 120W TDP