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MSI presents GeForce® GTX 1060 3G Graphics Cards

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PRESS RELEASE

As the world’s most popular GAMING graphics card vendor, MSI is proud to introduce brand new graphics cards based on NVIDIA’s new Pascal GPU with fierce new looks and supreme performance to match. Featuring the same high build quality as its bigger brothers, the MSI GeForce® GTX 1060 GAMING 3G Series are kept cool by the imposing TWIN FROZR VI thermal design, allowing for higher core and memory clock speeds for increased performance in games. The recognizable shapes of the eye-catching TWIN FROZR cooler are intensified by a fiery red GAMING glow piercing through the cover, while the MSI GAMING dragon RGB LED on the side can be set to any of 16.8 million colors to fit your mood or build. A completely new custom 6-phase PCB design using Military Class 4 components with an 8-pin power connector enables higher overclocking performance to push your graphics card to the max. The classy matte black solid metal backplate gives the GAMING X more structural strength and provides a nice finishing touch.

TWIN FROZER VI THERMAL DESIGN

MSI’s new TWIN FROZR VI Thermal Design raises the bar of Graphics Card air cooling. TORX Fan 2.0 is the enhanced version of the patented MSI TORX Fan technology which generates 22% more air pressure for better cooling performance while further reducing noise levels. Connected to the huge heatsink are up to 8mm thick copper heat pipes with a squared shape at the bottom for optimal heat transfer from the solid nickel-plated copper baseplate combined with Premium Thermal Compound X to keep the Pascal powerhouse cool.

ARMOR

Dressed in a fashionable Black & White design inspired by advanced armor shielding, the MSI GeForce® GTX 1060 ARMOR 3G series are perfect for gamers and case modders looking for something unique and different. The new ARMOR 2X Thermal Design uses the patented TORX Fan technology also found on the award winning TWIN FROZR V graphics cards and Advanced Airflow Control for enhanced cooling performance. MSI’s Zero Frozr technology stops the fans in low-load situations such as web browsing or light gaming to remain fully silent. The MSI GeForce® GTX 1060 ARMOR 3G models also feature a special output layout with 2x HDMI, 2x DisplayPort and 1 DVI port.

DUAL- AND SINGLE FAN THERMAL DESIGN

Entry level MSI GeForce® GTX 1060 3G models featuring both a dual- and single fan thermal design will be available for those who want Pascal power without breaking the bank and with smaller builds. These models are crafted using Military Class 4 components, covered with a classy Black & White design using 9cm fans.

PREPARE FOR VR WITH MSI

To fully enjoy the impressive world of Virtual Reality, high-performance hardware is required. MSI GeForce® GTX 1060 graphics cards deliver perfect performance for a smooth VR experience. The MSI Gaming App now features a function to optimize PCs for smooth VR performance.

MSI GAMING APP

The MSI Gaming App allows gamers to quickly switch between OC, Gaming and Silent performance modes, depending on their needs. The latest version of MSI Gaming App features One-click to VR, which instantly optimizes your PC for the best Virtual Reality experience. It also includes host of premium features like EyeRest to improve image quality and Dragon Eye which allows you to watch a YouTube video or stream while gaming. Last but not least, the Gaming App features a LED control tab, allowing gamers to choose from 5 unique lighting modes to set the right ambience for their gaming sessions with just one click.

SPECIFICATIONS TABLE

 

             
GeForce® GTX 1060 GAMING X 3GGeForce® GTX 1060 GAMING 3GGeForce® GTX 1060 ARMOR 3G OCV1GeForce® GTX 1060 ARMOR 3GV1GeForce® GTX 1060 3GT OC 
GPU GP106-300 GP106-300 GP106-300 GP106-300 GP106-300  
Core Clock speeds (OC Mode) Base: 1594 MHz
Boost: 1809 MHz
Base: 1531 MHz
Boost: 1746 MHz
Base: 1544 MHz
Boost: 1759 MHz
Base: 1506 MHz
Boost: 1708 MHz
Base: 1544 MHz
Boost: 1759 MHz
 
Memory Size / Type 3GB GDDR5 3GB GDDR5 3GB GDDR5 3GB GDDR5 3GB GDDR5  
Thermal Design TWIN FROZR VI TWIN FROZR VI ARMOR 2X ARMOR 2X DUAL FAN  
Backplate Yes Optional No No No  
LED Yes (RGB) Yes (RGB) No No No  
Connectivity DisplayPort x 3 / HDMI / DL-DVI-D DisplayPort x 3 / HDMI / DL-DVI-D DisplayPort x 2 / HDMI x 2 / DL-DVI-D DisplayPort x 2 / HDMI x 2 / DL-DVI-D DisplayPort / HDMI / DL-DVI-D  
Dimensions 277 x 140 x 39 mm 277 x 140 x 39 mm 275 x 137 x 41 mm 275 x 137 x 41 mm 243 x 115 x 39 mm  

 

ABOUT MSI GAMING

As a world leading gaming brand, MSI's aim is to become the most trusted name in gaming and eSports. We stand by our principles of breakthroughs in design, the pursuit of excellence, and technological innovation as we have continued to raise the bar for ourselves and have accomplished a great deal of pioneering work in the industry. For more product information, please go to gaming.msi.com.