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NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 Mobile vs NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 Max-Q vs NVIDIA GeForce GT 1030 (Desktop)

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 Mobile

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The mobile Nvidia GeForce GTX 1060 is a graphics card for high end laptops. It is based on the Pascal architecture and manufactured in 16 nm FinFET at TSMC. The GPU is using the smaller GP106 chip. Compared to the desktop version of the GTX 1060, the laptop version offers the same amount of shaders but slightly lower clock rates. The TDP is slightly less than the old GTX 970M (predecessor).

For thin and light laptops Nvidia offer a Max-Q called version of the GTX 1060 with lower TDP and also significantly lower performance. Sadly this variant im sold with the same GTX 1060 name, making it hard to judge the performance.

The performance of the mobile GTX 1060 is a few percent below a reference GTX 1060 desktop card. In our benchmark so far (no max-Q version) the mobile GTX 1060 was somewhere between -1 and -16% slower than a desktop variant. A comprehensive review of the dekstop GeForce GTX 1060 Founders Edition with 6 GB GDDR5 can be found here. Therefore, the card is most suited for Full HD or WQHD gaming in high to maximum details (see benchmarks below).

The GP106 chip is produced in 16nm FinFET at TSMC and offers a range of new features, like DisplayPort 1.4 (ready), HDMI 2.0b, HDR, Simultaneous Multi-Projection (SMP) and improved H.265 video de- and encoding (PlayReady 3.0). A list of improvements and features can be found in our article on the Pascal architecture.

The power consumption is specified with a TGP of 80 Watt and therefore slightly below the old GTX 970M. Since summer 2017 a low power variant (Max-Q) is available for thin and light laptops with reduced performance and a lower TGP of 60 - 70 Watt.

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 Max-Q

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The Nvidia GeForce GTX 1060 with the Max-Q design is a mobile high-end GPU from the Pascal series. It is designed for thin and light laptops and about 10-15% slower than a regular GTX 1060 for laptops based on the cooling capabilities. The base frequency (1063-1265 MHz) is also much lower than on the regular GTX 1060 (1506 MHz, at least -16%) and the Boost (1341-1480 MHz) is also much lower compared to 1708 MHz (at least -13%) for the regular GTX 1060. The memory clock, however, is identical.

The clock is not the only difference compared to the regular GTX 1060 though. The drivers for the Max-Q version were optimized for efficiency (and not performance; only for Max-Q models), there are optimized voltage converters for 1V operation, high-end cooling methods, and a 40 dB limit for the fan noise (with clock adjustments to ensure this at all times).

Features

The GP106 chip is produced in 16nm FinFET at TSMC and offers a range of new features, like DisplayPort 1.4 (ready), HDMI 2.0b, HDR, Simultaneous Multi-Projection (SMP) and improved H.265 video de- and encoding (PlayReady 3.0). A list of improvements and features can be found in our article on the Pascal architecture.

The power consumption of the Max-Q design is notably lower than the normal GTX 1060 for laptops and ranges between 60 and 70 Watt (TGP) according to Nvidia.

NVIDIA GeForce GT 1030 (Desktop)

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The Nvidia GeForce GT 1030 (sometime GTX 1030 called) is an entry level dedicated graphics card for desktops. It is based on the GP108 chip using the Pascal architecture in 14nm FinFET. It features three streaming multiprocessors (SMs) and therefore 384 shader cores, 24 texture units and 16 ROPs. The 2 GB GDDR5 memory are connected with two 32 Bit memory controller (48 GBit/s). The shaders are identical to other Pascal cards like the GTX 1050 and therefore also the support for DirectX 12 FL 12_1.

The performance is slightly below the Radeon RX 550 from AMD and therefore only suited for low to medium detail settings of modern games like Battlefield 1.

The TDP of the GT1030 is specified as 30 Watt.

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 MobileNVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 Max-QNVIDIA GeForce GT 1030 (Desktop)
GeForce GTX 1000 Series
GeForce GTX 1080 Ti 3584 @ 1.48 - 1.6 GHz352 Bit @ 11000 MHz
GeForce GTX 1080 SLI (Laptop) 5120 @ 1.56 - 1.73 GHz256 Bit @ 10000 MHz
GeForce GTX 1070 SLI (Desktop) 3840 @ 1.51 - 1.68 GHz256 Bit @ 8000 MHz
GeForce GTX 1070 SLI (Laptop) 4096 @ 1.44 - 1.65 GHz256 Bit @ 8000 MHz
GeForce GTX 1080 (Desktop) 2560 @ 1.61 - 1.73 GHz256 Bit @ 10000 MHz
GeForce GTX 1080 Mobile 2560 @ 1.57 - 1.73 GHz256 Bit @ 10000 MHz
GeForce GTX 1070 Ti (Desktop) 2432 @ 1.61 - 1.68 GHz256 Bit @ 8000 MHz
GeForce GTX 1070 (Desktop) 1920 @ 1.51 - 1.68 GHz256 Bit @ 8000 MHz
GeForce GTX 1080 Max-Q 2560 @ 1.1 - 1.28 GHz256 Bit @ 10000 MHz
GeForce GTX 1070 Mobile 2048 @ 1.44 - 1.65 GHz256 Bit @ 8000 MHz
GeForce GTX 1070 Max-Q 2048 @ 1.1 - 1.27 GHz256 Bit @ 8000 MHz
GeForce GTX 1060 (Desktop) 1280 @ 1.51 - 1.71 GHz192 Bit @ 8000 MHz
GeForce GTX 1060 Mobile 1280 @ 1.4 - 1.67 GHz192 Bit @ 8000 MHz
GeForce GTX 1060 Max-Q 1280 @ 1.06 - 1.34 GHz192 Bit @ 8000 MHz
GeForce GTX 1050 Ti Mobile 768 @ 1.49 - 1.62 GHz128 Bit @ 7000 MHz
GeForce GTX 1050 Ti (Desktop) 768 @ 1.29 - 1.39 GHz128 Bit @ 7008 MHz
GeForce GTX 1050 Ti Max-Q 768 @ 1.15 - 1.29 GHz128 Bit @ 7000 MHz
GeForce GTX 1050 (Desktop) 640 @ 1.35 - 1.46 GHz128 Bit @ 7008 MHz
GeForce GTX 1050 Mobile 640 @ 1.35 - 1.49 GHz128 Bit @ 7000 MHz
GeForce GTX 1050 Max-Q 640 @ 1 - 1.14 GHz128 Bit @ 7000 MHz
GeForce GT 1030 (Desktop) 384 @ 1.23 - 1.67 GHz64 Bit @ 6000 MHz
GeForce GTX 1080 Ti 3584 @ 1.48 - 1.6 GHz352 Bit @ 11000 MHz
GeForce GTX 1080 SLI (Laptop) 5120 @ 1.56 - 1.73 GHz256 Bit @ 10000 MHz
GeForce GTX 1070 SLI (Desktop) 3840 @ 1.51 - 1.68 GHz256 Bit @ 8000 MHz
GeForce GTX 1070 SLI (Laptop) 4096 @ 1.44 - 1.65 GHz256 Bit @ 8000 MHz
GeForce GTX 1080 (Desktop) 2560 @ 1.61 - 1.73 GHz256 Bit @ 10000 MHz
GeForce GTX 1080 Mobile 2560 @ 1.57 - 1.73 GHz256 Bit @ 10000 MHz
GeForce GTX 1070 Ti (Desktop) 2432 @ 1.61 - 1.68 GHz256 Bit @ 8000 MHz
GeForce GTX 1070 (Desktop) 1920 @ 1.51 - 1.68 GHz256 Bit @ 8000 MHz
GeForce GTX 1080 Max-Q 2560 @ 1.1 - 1.28 GHz256 Bit @ 10000 MHz
GeForce GTX 1070 Mobile 2048 @ 1.44 - 1.65 GHz256 Bit @ 8000 MHz
GeForce GTX 1070 Max-Q 2048 @ 1.1 - 1.27 GHz256 Bit @ 8000 MHz
GeForce GTX 1060 (Desktop) 1280 @ 1.51 - 1.71 GHz192 Bit @ 8000 MHz
GeForce GTX 1060 Mobile 1280 @ 1.4 - 1.67 GHz192 Bit @ 8000 MHz
GeForce GTX 1060 Max-Q 1280 @ 1.06 - 1.34 GHz192 Bit @ 8000 MHz
GeForce GTX 1050 Ti Mobile 768 @ 1.49 - 1.62 GHz128 Bit @ 7000 MHz
GeForce GTX 1050 Ti (Desktop) 768 @ 1.29 - 1.39 GHz128 Bit @ 7008 MHz
GeForce GTX 1050 Ti Max-Q 768 @ 1.15 - 1.29 GHz128 Bit @ 7000 MHz
GeForce GTX 1050 (Desktop) 640 @ 1.35 - 1.46 GHz128 Bit @ 7008 MHz
GeForce GTX 1050 Mobile 640 @ 1.35 - 1.49 GHz128 Bit @ 7000 MHz
GeForce GTX 1050 Max-Q 640 @ 1 - 1.14 GHz128 Bit @ 7000 MHz
GeForce GT 1030 (Desktop) 384 @ 1.23 - 1.67 GHz64 Bit @ 6000 MHz
GeForce GTX 1080 Ti 3584 @ 1.48 - 1.6 GHz352 Bit @ 11000 MHz
GeForce GTX 1080 SLI (Laptop) 5120 @ 1.56 - 1.73 GHz256 Bit @ 10000 MHz
GeForce GTX 1070 SLI (Desktop) 3840 @ 1.51 - 1.68 GHz256 Bit @ 8000 MHz
GeForce GTX 1070 SLI (Laptop) 4096 @ 1.44 - 1.65 GHz256 Bit @ 8000 MHz
GeForce GTX 1080 (Desktop) 2560 @ 1.61 - 1.73 GHz256 Bit @ 10000 MHz
GeForce GTX 1080 Mobile 2560 @ 1.57 - 1.73 GHz256 Bit @ 10000 MHz
GeForce GTX 1070 Ti (Desktop) 2432 @ 1.61 - 1.68 GHz256 Bit @ 8000 MHz
GeForce GTX 1070 (Desktop) 1920 @ 1.51 - 1.68 GHz256 Bit @ 8000 MHz
GeForce GTX 1080 Max-Q 2560 @ 1.1 - 1.28 GHz256 Bit @ 10000 MHz
GeForce GTX 1070 Mobile 2048 @ 1.44 - 1.65 GHz256 Bit @ 8000 MHz
GeForce GTX 1070 Max-Q 2048 @ 1.1 - 1.27 GHz256 Bit @ 8000 MHz
GeForce GTX 1060 (Desktop) 1280 @ 1.51 - 1.71 GHz192 Bit @ 8000 MHz
GeForce GTX 1060 Mobile 1280 @ 1.4 - 1.67 GHz192 Bit @ 8000 MHz
GeForce GTX 1060 Max-Q 1280 @ 1.06 - 1.34 GHz192 Bit @ 8000 MHz
GeForce GTX 1050 Ti Mobile 768 @ 1.49 - 1.62 GHz128 Bit @ 7000 MHz
GeForce GTX 1050 Ti (Desktop) 768 @ 1.29 - 1.39 GHz128 Bit @ 7008 MHz
GeForce GTX 1050 Ti Max-Q 768 @ 1.15 - 1.29 GHz128 Bit @ 7000 MHz
GeForce GTX 1050 (Desktop) 640 @ 1.35 - 1.46 GHz128 Bit @ 7008 MHz
GeForce GTX 1050 Mobile 640 @ 1.35 - 1.49 GHz128 Bit @ 7000 MHz
GeForce GTX 1050 Max-Q 640 @ 1 - 1.14 GHz128 Bit @ 7000 MHz
GeForce GT 1030 (Desktop) 384 @ 1.23 - 1.67 GHz64 Bit @ 6000 MHz
CodenameN17E-G1N17P-G1 Max-QN17P-G1
ArchitecturePascalPascalPascal
Pipelines1280 - unified1280 - unified384 - unified
TMUs80
ROPs48
Core Speed1404 - 1670 (Boost) MHz1063 - 1265 - 1341 - 1480 (Boost) MHz1228 - 1670 (Boost) MHz
Memory Speed8000 effective = 2002 MHz8000 MHz6000 MHz
Memory Bus Width192 Bit192 Bit64 Bit
Memory TypeGDDR5GDDR5GDDR5
Max. Amount of Memory6 GB6.144 MB2048 MB
Shared Memorynonono
Memory Bandwidth192 GB/s
APIDirectX 12_1, OpenGL 4.5DirectX 12_1, OpenGL 4.5DirectX 12_1, OpenGL 4.5
Power Consumption80 Watt60 - 70 Watt30 Watt
Transistors4.4 Billion4.4 Billion
technology16 nm16 nm14 nm
PCIe3.0
FeaturesMulti-Projection, VR Ready, G-SYNC, Vulkan, Multi MonitorMulti-Projection, VR Ready, G-SYNC, Vulkan, Multi MonitorMulti-Projection, VR Ready, G-SYNC, Vulkan, Multi Monitor
Notebook Sizelargelarge
Date of Announcement18.08.2016 30.05.2017 16.05.2017
Link to Manufacturer Pagehttp://www.nvidia.de/graphics-cards/gefo...http://www.geforce.com/hardware/desktop-...

Benchmarks

Performance Rating - 3DMark 11 + Fire Strike + Time Spy - GeForce GTX 1060 Mobile
19.3 pt (20%)
Performance Rating - 3DMark 11 + Fire Strike + Time Spy - GeForce GTX 1060 Max-Q
14.9 pt (15%)
Performance Rating - 3DMark 11 + Fire Strike + Time Spy - GeForce GT 1030 (Desktop)
10.8 pt (11%)
3DMark - 3DMark Time Spy Score
min: 3339     avg: 3631     median: 3618 (11%)     max: 4027 Points
min: 3271     avg: 3415     median: 3415 (10%)     max: 3559 Points
min: 1250     avg: 1253     median: 1252.5 (4%)     max: 1255 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Time Spy Graphics
min: 3396     avg: 3601     median: 3580.5 (10%)     max: 3790 Points
min: 3138     avg: 3324     median: 3324 (9%)     max: 3510 Points
min: 1088     avg: 1091     median: 1090.5 (3%)     max: 1093 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Ice Storm Unlimited Graphics
min: 235897     avg: 303665     median: 298378 (35%)     max: 389909 Points
min: 287286     avg: 346663     median: 367999 (43%)     max: 384095 Points
min: 185323     avg: 214995     median: 219163 (26%)     max: 236330 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Ice Storm Extreme Graphics
min: 33205     avg: 152262     median: 158427 (22%)     max: 257260 Points
min: 71289     avg: 105162     median: 96536 (13%)     max: 156285 Points
min: 65688     avg: 98449     median: 106982 (15%)     max: 114146 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Cloud Gate Score
min: 15234     avg: 25037     median: 24326.5 (26%)     max: 36010 Points
min: 16358     avg: 24167     median: 24154.5 (26%)     max: 32658 Points
min: 18137     avg: 19902     median: 19202.5 (21%)     max: 23066 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Cloud Gate Graphics
min: 26770     avg: 71237     median: 74604.5 (26%)     max: 86193 Points
min: 42781     avg: 71376     median: 74101 (25%)     max: 81720 Points
min: 18435     avg: 21193     median: 22069 (8%)     max: 22197 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Fire Strike Standard Score
min: 8563     avg: 9799     median: 9739 (17%)     max: 10794 Points
min: 8292     avg: 9159     median: 9148.5 (16%)     max: 9936 Points
min: 3265     avg: 3367     median: 3381.5 (6%)     max: 3440 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Fire Strike Standard Graphics
min: 10708     avg: 11547     median: 11558 (16%)     max: 12298 Points
min: 9992     avg: 10659     median: 10430 (14%)     max: 11366 Points
min: 3477     avg: 3614     median: 3624.5 (5%)     max: 3731 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Ice Storm Graphics
min: 26301     avg: 177989     median: 191586 (25%)     max: 295848 Points
min: 80051     avg: 144686     median: 118989 (16%)     max: 265343 Points
min: 82100     avg: 142787     median: 158343 (21%)     max: 172363 Points
3DMark 11 - 3DM11 Performance Score
min: 10386     avg: 12450     median: 12449 (18%)     max: 14618 Points
min: 10176     avg: 11974     median: 11973 (17%)     max: 13296 Points
min: 5208     avg: 5261     median: 5238 (8%)     max: 5360 Points
3DMark 11 - 3DM11 Performance GPU
min: 12620     avg: 14692     median: 14693 (14%)     max: 15607 Points
min: 12970     avg: 13581     median: 13333.5 (12%)     max: 14487 Points
min: 4669     avg: 4720     median: 4727.5 (4%)     max: 4757 Points
3DMark Vantage
3DM Vant. Perf. total + NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 Mobile
3DMark Vantage - 3DM Vant. Perf. total
min: 33893     avg: 34127     median: 34127 (10%)     max: 34361 Points
3DM Vant. Perf. total + NVIDIA GeForce GT 1030 (Desktop)
min: 19650     avg: 20192     median: 20192 (6%)     max: 20734 Points
3DM Vant. Perf. GPU no PhysX + NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 Mobile
3DMark Vantage - 3DM Vant. Perf. GPU no PhysX
min: 38563     avg: 38910     median: 38910 (23%)     max: 39257 Points
3DM Vant. Perf. GPU no PhysX + NVIDIA GeForce GT 1030 (Desktop)
min: 16968     avg: 17074     median: 17073.5 (10%)     max: 17179 Points
3DMark 03 - 3DMark 03 - Standard
87152 Points (46%)
min: 37359     avg: 49978     median: 49978 (26%)     max: 62597 Points
3DMark 05 - 3DMark 05 - Standard
23823 Points (26%)
min: 19415     avg: 24212     median: 24212 (27%)     max: 29009 Points
3DMark 06 3DMark 06 - Standard 1280x1024 + NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 Mobile
3DMark 06
min: 19244     avg: 26381     median: 26152 (36%)     max: 33570 Points
3DMark 06 - Standard 1280x1024 + NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 Max-Q
34189 Points (47%)
3DMark 06 - Standard 1280x1024 + NVIDIA GeForce GT 1030 (Desktop)
min: 21453     avg: 24101     median: 24100.5 (33%)     max: 26748 Points
Unigine Valley 1.0 - Unigine Valley 1.0 DX
81.7 fps (28%)
17.4 fps (6%)
SPECviewperf 11
specvp11 snx-01 + NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 Mobile
SPECviewperf 11 - specvp11 snx-01
min: 9.51     avg: 10.1     median: 9.9 (7%)     max: 11.16 fps
specvp11 snx-01 + NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 Max-Q
9.5 fps (7%)
specvp11 tcvis-02 + NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 Mobile
SPECviewperf 11 - specvp11 tcvis-02
min: 2.96     avg: 3.2     median: 3.2 (5%)     max: 3.46 fps
specvp11 tcvis-02 + NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 Max-Q
2.8 fps (5%)
specvp11 sw-02 + NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 Mobile
SPECviewperf 11 - specvp11 sw-02
min: 16.81     avg: 19.7     median: 18.4 (22%)     max: 26.26 fps
specvp11 sw-02 + NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 Max-Q
18.4 fps (22%)
specvp11 proe-05 + NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 Mobile
SPECviewperf 11 - specvp11 proe-05
min: 2.64     avg: 2.9     median: 2.7 (11%)     max: 3.48 fps
specvp11 proe-05 + NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 Max-Q
2.8 fps (12%)
specvp11 maya-03 + NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 Mobile
SPECviewperf 11 - specvp11 maya-03
min: 15.93     avg: 21.3     median: 21.9 (17%)     max: 27.01 fps
specvp11 maya-03 + NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 Max-Q
17.3 fps (13%)
specvp11 lightwave-01 + NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 Mobile
SPECviewperf 11 - specvp11 lightwave-01
min: 20.37     avg: 22.8     median: 21.8 (23%)     max: 28.64 fps
specvp11 lightwave-01 + NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 Max-Q
20.1 fps (22%)
specvp11 ensight-04 + NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 Mobile
SPECviewperf 11 - specvp11 ensight-04
min: 56.2     avg: 100.2     median: 122.3 (58%)     max: 137.4 fps
specvp11 ensight-04 + NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 Max-Q
109.7 fps (52%)
specvp11 catia-03 + NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 Mobile
SPECviewperf 11 - specvp11 catia-03
min: 18.41     avg: 20.6     median: 20.3 (25%)     max: 24.15 fps
specvp11 catia-03 + NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 Max-Q
19.7 fps (24%)
SPECviewperf 12
specvp12 sw-03 + NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 Mobile
SPECviewperf 12 - specvp12 sw-03
min: 38.47     avg: 41.1     median: 41.1 (11%)     max: 43.77 fps
specvp12 sw-03 + NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 Max-Q
43.9 fps (12%)
specvp12 sw-03 + NVIDIA GeForce GT 1030 (Desktop)
min: 23.8     avg: 25.2     median: 25.2 (7%)     max: 26.51 fps
specvp12 snx-02 + NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 Mobile
SPECviewperf 12 - specvp12 snx-02
min: 5.71     avg: 5.7     median: 5.7 (1%)     max: 5.72 fps
specvp12 snx-02 + NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 Max-Q
5.4 fps (1%)
specvp12 snx-02 + NVIDIA GeForce GT 1030 (Desktop)
min: 3.13     avg: 3.4     median: 3.4 (1%)     max: 3.57 fps
specvp12 showcase-01 + NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 Mobile
SPECviewperf 12 - specvp12 showcase-01
min: 59.2     avg: 60.9     median: 60.9 (13%)     max: 62.6 fps
specvp12 showcase-01 + NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 Max-Q
56.2 fps (12%)
specvp12 showcase-01 + NVIDIA GeForce GT 1030 (Desktop)
13.9 fps (3%)
specvp12 mediacal-01 + NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 Mobile
SPECviewperf 12 - specvp12 mediacal-01
min: 26.61     avg: 28.2     median: 28.2 (8%)     max: 29.7 fps
specvp12 mediacal-01 + NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 Max-Q
27.5 fps (8%)
specvp12 mediacal-01 + NVIDIA GeForce GT 1030 (Desktop)
min: 9.7     avg: 10.1     median: 10.1 (3%)     max: 10.48 fps
specvp12 maya-04 + NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 Mobile
SPECviewperf 12 - specvp12 maya-04
min: 73.4     avg: 80.6     median: 80.6 (22%)     max: 87.8 fps
specvp12 maya-04 + NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 Max-Q
92 fps (25%)
specvp12 maya-04 + NVIDIA GeForce GT 1030 (Desktop)
min: 32     avg: 32.9     median: 32.9 (9%)     max: 33.86 fps
specvp12 energy-01 + NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 Mobile
SPECviewperf 12 - specvp12 energy-01
min: 1.2     avg: 3.5     median: 3.5 (4%)     max: 5.75 fps
specvp12 energy-01 + NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 Max-Q
5.2 fps (6%)
specvp12 energy-01 + NVIDIA GeForce GT 1030 (Desktop)
min: 0.47     avg: 0.5     median: 0.5 (1%)     max: 0.49 fps
specvp12 creo-01 + NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 Mobile
SPECviewperf 12 - specvp12 creo-01
min: 34.73     avg: 35.2     median: 35.2 (18%)     max: 35.65 fps
specvp12 creo-01 + NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 Max-Q
34.8 fps (18%)
specvp12 creo-01 + NVIDIA GeForce GT 1030 (Desktop)
min: 10.48     avg: 11.7     median: 11.7 (6%)     max: 12.83 fps
specvp12 catia-04 + NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 Mobile
SPECviewperf 12 - specvp12 catia-04
min: 48.08     avg: 49     median: 49 (9%)     max: 49.93 fps
specvp12 catia-04 + NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 Max-Q
45.4 fps (8%)
specvp12 catia-04 + NVIDIA GeForce GT 1030 (Desktop)
min: 17.9     avg: 18.2     median: 18.2 (3%)     max: 18.58 fps
specvp12 3dsmax-05 + NVIDIA GeForce GT 1030 (Desktop)
SPECviewperf 12 - specvp12 3dsmax-05
26.9 fps (5%)
SPECviewperf 13 specvp13 sw-04 + NVIDIA GeForce GT 1030 (Desktop)
SPECviewperf 13 - specvp13 sw-04
39.6 fps (12%)
specvp13 snx-03 + NVIDIA GeForce GT 1030 (Desktop)
SPECviewperf 13 - specvp13 snx-03
6.4 fps (1%)
specvp13 showcase-02 + NVIDIA GeForce GT 1030 (Desktop)
SPECviewperf 13 - specvp13 showcase-02
13.8 fps (3%)
specvp13 medical-02 + NVIDIA GeForce GT 1030 (Desktop)
SPECviewperf 13 - specvp13 medical-02
10.8 fps (4%)
specvp13 maya-05 + NVIDIA GeForce GT 1030 (Desktop)
SPECviewperf 13 - specvp13 maya-05
51.1 fps (6%)
specvp13 energy-02 + NVIDIA GeForce GT 1030 (Desktop)
SPECviewperf 13 - specvp13 energy-02
0.5 fps (0%)
specvp13 creo-02 + NVIDIA GeForce GT 1030 (Desktop)
SPECviewperf 13 - specvp13 creo-02
26.3 fps (4%)
specvp13 catia-05 + NVIDIA GeForce GT 1030 (Desktop)
SPECviewperf 13 - specvp13 catia-05
25.6 fps (3%)
specvp13 3dsmax-06 + NVIDIA GeForce GT 1030 (Desktop)
SPECviewperf 13 - specvp13 3dsmax-06
26.4 fps (5%)
SPECviewperf 2020 v1 specvp2020 solidworks-05 4k + NVIDIA GeForce GT 1030 (Desktop)
SPECviewperf 2020 v1 - specvp2020 solidworks-05 4k
1 fps (0%)
specvp2020 snx-04 4k + NVIDIA GeForce GT 1030 (Desktop)
SPECviewperf 2020 v1 - specvp2020 snx-04 4k
4 fps (1%)
specvp2020 medical-03 4k + NVIDIA GeForce GT 1030 (Desktop)
SPECviewperf 2020 v1 - specvp2020 medical-03 4k
1.6 fps (3%)
specvp2020 maya-06 4k + NVIDIA GeForce GT 1030 (Desktop)
SPECviewperf 2020 v1 - specvp2020 maya-06 4k
22.4 fps (4%)
specvp2020 energy-03 4k + NVIDIA GeForce GT 1030 (Desktop)
SPECviewperf 2020 v1 - specvp2020 energy-03 4k
0.4 fps (0%)
specvp2020 creo-03 4k + NVIDIA GeForce GT 1030 (Desktop)
SPECviewperf 2020 v1 - specvp2020 creo-03 4k
9.7 fps (5%)
specvp2020 catia-06 4k + NVIDIA GeForce GT 1030 (Desktop)
SPECviewperf 2020 v1 - specvp2020 catia-06 4k
2.1 fps (2%)
specvp2020 3dsmax-07 4k + NVIDIA GeForce GT 1030 (Desktop)
SPECviewperf 2020 v1 - specvp2020 3dsmax-07 4k
3.2 fps (1%)
Cinebench R10 Cinebench R10 Shading (32bit) + NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 Mobile
Cinebench R10 - Cinebench R10 Shading (32bit)
min: 3866     avg: 7837     median: 6838 (5%)     max: 12130 Points
Cinebench R10 Shading (32bit) + NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 Max-Q
min: 6822     avg: 8146     median: 6829.5 (5%)     max: 11275 Points
Cinebench R11.5 Cinebench R11.5 OpenGL 64 Bit + NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 Mobile
Cinebench R11.5 - Cinebench R11.5 OpenGL 64 Bit
min: 52.4     avg: 64.2     median: 63.3 (23%)     max: 76 fps
Cinebench R11.5 OpenGL 64 Bit + NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 Max-Q
min: 59.6     avg: 68.9     median: 71.7 (26%)     max: 76.2 fps
Cinebench R15
Cinebench R15 OpenGL 64 Bit + NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 Mobile
Cinebench R15 - Cinebench R15 OpenGL 64 Bit
min: 53.4     avg: 99.6     median: 102.1 (26%)     max: 149.9 fps
Cinebench R15 OpenGL 64 Bit + NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 Max-Q
min: 88.5     avg: 107.1     median: 110.6 (28%)     max: 120.1 fps
Cinebench R15 OpenGL Ref. Match 64 Bit + NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 Mobile
Cinebench R15 - Cinebench R15 OpenGL Ref. Match 64 Bit
99.6 % (100%)
Cinebench R15 OpenGL Ref. Match 64 Bit + NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 Max-Q
99.6 % (100%)
GFXBench 3.0 - GFXBench 3.0 Manhattan
120 fps (33%)
GFXBench 3.0 - GFXBench 3.0 Manhattan Offscreen
398 fps (23%)
LuxMark v2.0 64Bit - LuxMark v2.0 Room GPU
min: 1889     avg: 1934     median: 1934 (9%)     max: 1979 Samples/s
1614 Samples/s (7%)
min: 528     avg: 532     median: 531.5 (2%)     max: 535 Samples/s
LuxMark v2.0 64Bit - LuxMark v2.0 Sala GPU
min: 3039     avg: 3427     median: 3426.5 (6%)     max: 3814 Samples/s
2924 Samples/s (5%)
min: 924     avg: 930     median: 929.5 (2%)     max: 935 Samples/s
ComputeMark v2.1 - ComputeMark v2.1 Result
min: 7970     avg: 8461     median: 8538.5 (9%)     max: 9165 Points
min: 7555     avg: 7747     median: 7653 (8%)     max: 8202 Points
min: 2898     avg: 2926     median: 2925.5 (3%)     max: 2953 Points
Power Consumption - Furmark Stress Test Power Consumption - external Monitor *
min: 103     avg: 106.5     median: 106.5 (15%)     max: 110 Watt
150.5 Watt (21%)
Power Consumption - The Witcher 3 Power Consumption - external Monitor *
min: 101     avg: 106.3     median: 105 (15%)     max: 113 Watt
140 Watt (20%)
Power Consumption - Witcher 3 Power Consumption *
min: 102     avg: 123.6     median: 124 (27%)     max: 156.1 Watt
min: 89     avg: 105     median: 101.9 (22%)     max: 123.1 Watt
Power Consumption - Witcher 3 ultra Power Efficiency
min: 0.2417     avg: 0.3     median: 0.3 (43%)     max: 0.3664 Points per Watt
min: 0.3006     avg: 0.3     median: 0.3 (46%)     max: 0.3955 Points per Watt
Power Consumption - Witcher 3 ultra Power Efficiency - external Monitor
min: 0.3381     avg: 0.3     median: 0.3 (0%)     max: 0.3663 Points per Watt
Clock Speed - GPU Clock Witcher 3 ultra
min: 1550     avg: 1632     median: 1619 (81%)     max: 1720 MHz
1440 MHz (72%)
Clock Speed - GPU Clock Speed Furmark
min: 1215     avg: 1263     median: 1271 (50%)     max: 1295 MHz

Average Benchmarks NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 Mobile → 100% n=23

Average Benchmarks NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 Max-Q → 97% n=23

Average Benchmarks NVIDIA GeForce GT 1030 (Desktop) → 44% n=23

- Range of benchmark values for this graphics card
- Average benchmark values for this graphics card
* Smaller numbers mean a higher performance
1 This benchmark is not used for the average calculation

Game Benchmarks

The following benchmarks stem from our benchmarks of review laptops. The performance depends on the used graphics memory, clock rate, processor, system settings, drivers, and operating systems. So the results don't have to be representative for all laptops with this GPU. For detailed information on the benchmark results, click on the fps number.

The Callisto Protocol

The Callisto Protocol

2022
low 1920x1080
GeForce GT 1030 (Desktop):
18.4  fps
med. 1920x1080
GeForce GT 1030 (Desktop):
8  fps
high 1920x1080
GeForce GT 1030 (Desktop):
4.3  fps
Need for Speed Unbound

Need for Speed Unbound

2022
low 1920x1080
GeForce GT 1030 (Desktop):
13.3  fps
Spider-Man Miles Morales

Spider-Man Miles Morales

2022
low 1920x1080
GeForce GT 1030 (Desktop):
14.4  fps
med. 1920x1080
GeForce GT 1030 (Desktop):
12  fps
high 1920x1080
GeForce GT 1030 (Desktop):
10.8  fps
ultra 1920x1080
GeForce GT 1030 (Desktop):
8.2  fps
Call of Duty Modern Warfare 2 2022

Call of Duty Modern Warfare 2 2022

2022
low 1920x1080
GeForce GT 1030 (Desktop):
20  fps
med. 1920x1080
GeForce GT 1030 (Desktop):
14  fps
high 1920x1080
GeForce GT 1030 (Desktop):
11  fps
A Plague Tale Requiem

A Plague Tale Requiem

2022
low 1920x1080
GeForce GT 1030 (Desktop):
14.7  fps
med. 1920x1080
GeForce GT 1030 (Desktop):
9.8  fps
high 1920x1080
GeForce GT 1030 (Desktop):
4.5  fps
FIFA 23

FIFA 23

2022
low 1920x1080
GeForce GT 1030 (Desktop):
15.4  fps
Vampire Bloodhunt

Vampire Bloodhunt

2022
low 1920x1080
GeForce GT 1030 (Desktop):
50  fps
high 1920x1080
GeForce GT 1030 (Desktop):
26  fps
ultra 1920x1080
GeForce GT 1030 (Desktop):
29.4  fps
Ghostwire Tokyo

Ghostwire Tokyo

2022
low 1920x1080
GeForce GT 1030 (Desktop):
11.2  fps
med. 1920x1080
GeForce GT 1030 (Desktop):
14  fps
high 1920x1080
GeForce GT 1030 (Desktop):
15  fps
ultra 1920x1080
GeForce GT 1030 (Desktop):
13.6  fps
Tiny Tina's Wonderlands

Tiny Tina's Wonderlands

2022
low 1920x1080
GeForce GT 1030 (Desktop):
18.2  fps
med. 1920x1080
GeForce GT 1030 (Desktop):
12.6  fps
high 1920x1080
GeForce GT 1030 (Desktop):
7.9  fps
ultra 1920x1080
GeForce GT 1030 (Desktop):
6.1  fps
low 1920x1080
GeForce GT 1030 (Desktop):
14.7  fps
med. 1920x1080
GeForce GT 1030 (Desktop):
11.4  fps
high 1920x1080
GeForce GT 1030 (Desktop):
7.3  fps
Elex 2

Elex 2

2022
low 1920x1080
GeForce GT 1030 (Desktop):
5.2  fps
low 1920x1080
GeForce GT 1030 (Desktop):
46.9  fps
med. 1920x1080
GeForce GT 1030 (Desktop):
31.6  fps
high 1920x1080
GeForce GT 1030 (Desktop):
18.3  fps
ultra 1920x1080
GeForce GT 1030 (Desktop):
13.8  fps
low 1920x1080
GeForce GT 1030 (Desktop):
0 (!)  fps
low 1920x1080
GeForce GT 1030 (Desktop):
21  fps
med. 1920x1080
GeForce GT 1030 (Desktop):
8.2  fps
high 1920x1080
GeForce GT 1030 (Desktop):
7  fps
low 1920x1080
GeForce GT 1030 (Desktop):
19  fps
med. 1920x1080
GeForce GT 1030 (Desktop):
15  fps
high 1920x1080
GeForce GT 1030 (Desktop):
15  fps
ultra 1920x1080
GeForce GT 1030 (Desktop):
8  fps
low 1920x1080
GeForce GT 1030 (Desktop):
15.7  fps
med. 1920x1080
GeForce GT 1030 (Desktop):
11.3  fps
high 1920x1080
GeForce GT 1030 (Desktop):
6.1  fps
med. 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 1060 Mobile:
52.1  fps
52%
GeForce GT 1030 (Desktop):
27.1  fps
high 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 1060 Mobile:
45.8  fps
41%
GeForce GT 1030 (Desktop):
18.8  fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 1060 Mobile:
42.7  fps
39%
GeForce GT 1030 (Desktop):
16.6  fps
low 1280x720
100%
GeForce GTX 1060 Mobile:
143  fps
25%
GeForce GT 1030 (Desktop):
35.5  fps
med. 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 1060 Mobile:
111  fps
23%
GeForce GT 1030 (Desktop):
25.7  fps
high 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 1060 Mobile:
86.4  fps
13%
GeForce GT 1030 (Desktop):
11.4  fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 1060 Mobile:
69.8  fps
low 1280x720
100%
GeForce GTX 1060 Mobile:
86.4  fps
38%
GeForce GT 1030 (Desktop):
33.1  fps
med. 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 1060 Mobile:
61.3  fps
24%
GeForce GT 1030 (Desktop):
14.9  fps
high 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 1060 Mobile:
50.2  fps
11%
GeForce GT 1030 (Desktop):
5.5  fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 1060 Mobile:
44.2  fps
low 1280x720
100%
GeForce GTX 1060 Mobile:
114  fps
37%
GeForce GT 1030 (Desktop):
42 42 ~ 42 fps
med. 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 1060 Mobile:
73  fps
23%
GeForce GT 1030 (Desktop):
17  fps
high 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 1060 Mobile:
65  fps
20%
GeForce GT 1030 (Desktop):
13  fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 1060 Mobile:
31  fps
19%
GeForce GT 1030 (Desktop):
6  fps
low 1280x720
100%
GeForce GTX 1060 Mobile:
72.6  fps
38%
GeForce GT 1030 (Desktop):
27.3  fps
med. 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 1060 Mobile:
56.1  fps
32%
GeForce GT 1030 (Desktop):
17.8  fps
high 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 1060 Mobile:
41.1  fps
34%
GeForce GT 1030 (Desktop):
14  fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 1060 Mobile:
36.6  fps
low 1280x720
100%
GeForce GTX 1060 Mobile:
119  fps
29%
GeForce GT 1030 (Desktop):
35  fps
med. 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 1060 Mobile:
67  fps
25%
GeForce GT 1030 (Desktop):
17  fps
high 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 1060 Mobile:
51  fps
24%
GeForce GT 1030 (Desktop):
12  fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 1060 Mobile:
45  fps
24%
GeForce GT 1030 (Desktop):
11  fps
low 1280x720
100%
GeForce GTX 1060 Mobile:
81  fps
0%
GeForce GT 1030 (Desktop):
0 (!)  fps
med. 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 1060 Mobile:
79  fps
high 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 1060 Mobile:
80  fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 1060 Mobile:
78  fps
low 1280x720
GeForce GT 1030 (Desktop):
73.4  fps
med. 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 1060 Mobile:
107  fps
28%
GeForce GT 1030 (Desktop):
29.9  fps
high 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 1060 Mobile:
89.6  fps
27%
GeForce GT 1030 (Desktop):
24.6  fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 1060 Mobile:
81.1  fps
28%
GeForce GT 1030 (Desktop):
23.1  fps
Far Cry 6

Far Cry 6

2021
low 1280x720
100%
GeForce GTX 1060 Mobile:
81.8  fps
34%
GeForce GT 1030 (Desktop):
28  fps
med. 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 1060 Mobile:
61.8  fps
24%
GeForce GT 1030 (Desktop):
15  fps
high 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 1060 Mobile:
51.9  fps
23%
GeForce GT 1030 (Desktop):
12  fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 1060 Mobile:
44.3  fps
20%
GeForce GT 1030 (Desktop):
9  fps
med. 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 1060 Mobile:
71.2  fps
19%
GeForce GT 1030 (Desktop):
13.5  fps
high 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 1060 Mobile:
67.6  fps
17%
GeForce GT 1030 (Desktop):
11.8  fps
New World

New World

2021
low 1280x720
100%
GeForce GTX 1060 Mobile:
88.6  fps
40%
GeForce GT 1030 (Desktop):
35  fps
med. 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 1060 Mobile:
53.6  fps
41%
GeForce GT 1030 (Desktop):
22.2  fps
high 1920x1080
GeForce GT 1030 (Desktop):
17.6  fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 1060 Mobile:
40.4  fps
25%
GeForce GT 1030 (Desktop):
9.9  fps
Deathloop

Deathloop

2021
low 1280x720
100%
GeForce GTX 1060 Mobile:
81  fps
15%
GeForce GT 1030 (Desktop):
11.9  fps
med. 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 1060 Mobile:
55.5  fps
high 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 1060 Mobile:
43.4  fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 1060 Mobile:
34.7  fps
F1 2021

F1 2021

2021
low 1280x720
100%
GeForce GTX 1060 Mobile:
155  fps
64%
GeForce GT 1030 (Desktop):
99.4  fps
med. 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 1060 Mobile:
94  fps
36%
GeForce GT 1030 (Desktop):
33.9  fps
high 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 1060 Mobile:
78  fps
34%
GeForce GT 1030 (Desktop):
26.8  fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 1060 Mobile:
48