Asus GTX 1060 ROG Strix OC Review - Should You Buy?

The Asus ROG Strix GeForce GTX 1060 OC is the perfect graphics card for 1080p gaming - but is the overclock and triple-fan cooler enough to warrant the £300/$330 asking price? Or are the GTX 1070 and RX 480 better options?
Buy:
US: http://www.amazon.com/dp/B01IPVSN1S/?tag=techchap-20
UK: http://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B01INGT6W0/?tag=techchap-21

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Disclaimer: ASUS kindly provided me with this GTX 1060 for review.
  • BenU

    Playing csgo in highest graphics. Using only 12 % of the card with i7-7700

  • Mr. Clean

    How do I make the colors on it change?

  • MicahSurf

    Anyone who has the NZXT h400i and was wondering if this would fit besides it’s length not being compatible with the case, it will. You have to take off one of the front fans while installing (re install fan once 1060 is in) there is about a inch clearance between the card and the fan.

  • RedCade

    How much quicker will it break then if it was not overclocked?

  • Spetsnaz Kitten

    *he pointed at the opposite ports

  • Sparxo

    This graphics card is tech porn in component form

  • Benediktas

    lol price in my country is 500 euros

  • Dr. Tiggy

    No shit it's too expensive. This thing is creeping up on 400 euros in Serbia, with no drop in sight. It's absolute insanity. An American is 5 times richer than a Serb on average, yet he can get this for a bit over 300 US DOLLARS, not euros, *dollars*. Similar situation in most of Europe really, but it hits the hardest in lower standard countries like mine. Fuck this world.

  • Flighted

    and there are single fan gtx 1070s lmao

  • funny PFFF

    Does r5 1600 paired for this 8gb ddr4??

  • Jaacckkko

    Excited to test mine out!

  • MrMethadrine

    $330 my ass.Its like $420 now lol.

  • Tanvir Hasan

    Which One You Prefer.??This Reviewed One Or Asus Dual series Radeon RX 580 OC edition 8GB GDDR5 Graphics Card This One.???

  • Avius L

    "It's about 11 inches. Just about as long.." missed opportunities my man.. Missed opportunities. Great video. Just bought this.

  • Elemental FIRE

    You don’t have the oc

  • Chiken Nugger

    I have one of these and it works great. When overclocked I can play most games at 1080p max settings with 60fps.

  • _Jan

    Well it fits in FRACTAL DESIGN DEFINE MINI C

  • otaku yonku

    can i contact you for something important

  • dead .dead

    Hi, this card has 2 hdmi ports..that means i shouldn't face any issues connecting 2 monitors with hdmi port. Correct me if im wrong. Thanks

  • Irie Islo

    The reason this card has a good potential exceeding the boostclock is simply because it has the 1080/1070 chipset

  • Tsuni N

    Also note the 1060 version doesn't have a rgb back plate like the 1080 and 1070

  • Woodland Spirit

    is this still worth buying today? considering upgrading from a gtx 960 2g to this. my motherboard is a z97 gaming 5, processor i5 4690k.

  • fawl je baguette

    Is an ASUS RoG RX 580 8gb any better than this?

  • Bartosz Proelio

    Do you think it is worth buying right now? Or should I wait? Or even get an RX 56?

  • Chechen Borz

    rx 580 gaming X plus vs asus strix 1060 which is better ?

  • Jaacckkko

    Bought one after watching this video and damn is it good thanks man!

  • LuqazDJ

    I am currently using a gtx 950 strix 2gb. Worth the upgrade? I plan on gaming on 1080p.

  • fawl je baguette

    So I'm ordering a i5 8600k and I'm looking for GPU, I'm trying to decide which is better, ASUS STRIX 1060 6gb or an ASUS STRIX RX 580 8gb. Any suggestion?

  • Papa Noob

    I have a full hd screen (1080p) so no more thoughts im buying this dood!

  • Sadikur Limon

    Bought it.... This is an absolute beast.....gaming @1080p is heaven for this card...Thanks for the awesome review

  • Alex Shi

    this guy keeps saying 4k as f*ck

  • Sekula

    Pls give me sound name nocopyright

  • Thomas Anderson

    I created a custom build pc can anyone tell me if its good or not. Thank you Intel - Core i5-7600 3.5GHz Quad-Core ProcessorCPU Cooler Cooler Master - MasterAir Maker 8 66.0 CFM CPU CoolerMotherboard Asus - MAXIMUS IX HERO ATX LGA1151 MotherboardMemory Kingston - HyperX Predator 32GB (2 x 16GB) DDR4-3000 MemoryVideo Card ASUS STRIX-GTX1060-O6G-GAMINGCase Cooler Master - MasterCase Maker 5t ATX Mid Tower CasePower Supply Cooler Master - 750W 80+ Gold Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply

  • Allien Smoker

    Please help!Asus GeForce GTX 1060 6GB DDR5 - Strix DCII or Powercolor RX 580 8GB DDR5 Red Devil Golden edition??

  • Lunoru Gemini

    Hello there, did you overclock it when you were testing it (more than it was originally overclocked) if so, what settings?

  • Garos97 HUN

    Does anyone know the music title? 2:58

  • Wilson Tong

    When I got this, I was like, I can’t afford a 1070 because it was at the time when the 1070 prices were jacked up, so I’ll just get the best 1060

  • Saadov

    What does "OC" mean?

  • RetroX

    It's a sahme this card doesnt support sli.

  • BARRY DBB

    what is your opinion? ... 4770k @ 4,3Ghz and 1680x1050 resolution .. should i buy this card or should i save the money and wait for a new pc and new monitor ?

  • Rebellion

    Is there any case you'd recommend to buy with this Card?

  • Walt Kowalski

    ''nvidia driviers better'' XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXD

  • BearMan

    I have this card and it's really good. I have had 0 problems in games

  • Santiago Mateo

    Watching in 2018 wishing that the price was still on 2016 /sad

  • baraa sy

    is there any problem if I use msi h110m gaming motherboard with this asus GTX 1060??

  • Aeron Mendoza

    Ok but why are you cute? 😭

  • YoutubeWatcher24/7

    good review mate! my bro bought one today but 2nd hanD XD

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