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Buy error I need to choose between 2 1060 models

Poll Results: Which 1060 should I get?

Poll expired: Sep 30, 2016  
  • 100% (2)
    EVGA gtx 1060 6gb (mini)
  • 0% (0)
    Gigabyte gtx 1060 3gb + "discount"
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post #1 of 5
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Here is what happened.

I bout online a gigabyte 1060 6gb for an excellent price that's what I thought it was a great deal. They called me and I have to change the product cuz they have a price error and they don't have gigabyte 6gb models. They offered me this 2 options.

- http://www.evga.com/Products/Product.aspx?pn=06G-P4-6161-KR
I want to have it OC to 2100mhz will it make it, will that single fan be enough to dissapate the heat?

or

- http://ar.gigabyte.com/products/product-page.aspx?pid=6036#kf
Which doesn't have the same performance than the 6g model with a disccount of 64USD from a total of 416USD that I paid for the "gigabyte 1060"

I can get the money but I wont have the chance to get a 1060 6gb model cuz they don't go down where I live that's why I mostly discard this option. I could take it if the EVGA model could not make it up to 2100mhz or the fan is a bad quality one, or the temperature dissipation is not good enough with a 1 single fan. I have the CPU OC with the H60 so less hot air in the case, plus ATX case model.
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Get the EVGA GTX 1060 6GB out of those 2. It likely won't hit the 2100MHz you're hoping for, but it's still better than a cut down card with half the RAM. I'm not sure how well you should expect it to cool. All the review I found are of the SC, which while still a single fan model, uses a larger heatsink with heat pipes, whereas this version appears to use a small circular heatsink similar to the Intel stock coolers. Reviews of the non-SC version seem to be quite rare.
Either way you go will be miles ahead of your current card though.
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Originally Posted by dlewbell View Post

Get the EVGA GTX 1060 6GB out of those 2. It likely won't hit the 2100MHz you're hoping for, but it's still better than a cut down card with half the RAM. I'm not sure how well you should expect it to cool. All the review I found are of the SC, which while still a single fan model, uses a larger heatsink with heat pipes, whereas this version appears to use a small circular heatsink similar to the Intel stock coolers. Reviews of the non-SC version seem to be quite rare.
Either way you go will be miles ahead of your current card though.

Thanks for ur recommendation THOUGH this card had the same cooler as every other single EVGA (MINI) than the FTW SC SSC thought they were just OC's from factory and just that. I know that this card is way more powerful that the 7750 that's out of discussion, the thing here is to choose and if it's worth. Every review is from the SC model and higher

EDIT: that dissipation ACX 2.0 it's like stock intel's cooler ugly (which I don0t care) but it sucksss it throthles and runs very hot
Edited by Overclocker.Monster - 9/29/16 at 9:33am
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Out of curiousity, where did you finally find some information on the thermal performance of the EVGA GTX 1060 with the round cooler?
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Out of curiousity, where did you finally find some information on the thermal performance of the EVGA GTX 1060 with the round cooler?

I found it at newegg reviews, hope u find it useful for future research biggrin.gif
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