Product Comparison: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 vs MSI GeForce GTX 980 TI


General Specifications
Brand
NVIDIA
MSI
Model
GeForce GTX 1060
GTX 980TI (V323-001R)
Origin
China
China
About the Product
The GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB Founders Edition graphics card is crafted by NVIDIA engineers with premium materials and components. Plus, it features brilliant thermals that keep the GPU cool under even the most intense gaming conditions.
Get Game Ready with GeForce® GTX. GeForce GTX graphics cards are the most advanced ever created. Discover unprecedented performance, power efficiency, and next-generation gaming experiences.
Key Specs
Video Memory Capacity
6 GB
6 GB
GPU Clock Speed
1708 MHz
1279 MHz
Memory Bus Width
192 bit
384 bit

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060

MSI GeForce GTX 980 TI

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060

MSI GeForce GTX 980 TI

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060

MSI GeForce GTX 980 TI

What customers say about "Key Specs"
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 Founder's Edition
  • Bought this from Nvidia's website and so far I have no problem with it. Have an Intel i5 7500, gtx 1060 and 16 GB of RAM and perfectly handles games. 100+ fps in csgo, 80+ in pubg.
  • I purchased this card from NVIDIA's website since I needed a blower style cooler for my mini-itx case. I'm upgrading from a GTX 645 and oh my the results are fantastic! I can run all of the latest games, maxed out settings at 1080p and get an easy 80+ fps.
MSI GeForce GTX 980 TI GAMING 6G Graphics Card (V323-001R)
  • Everything about this card far exceeded my expectations. It's quiet, runs cool(without liquid cooling system), and my god is it Powerful. This card is a straight up beast, able to handle anything you throw at it with max settings, 60fps, and 1440p QHD.
  • I am blown away by the performance of this card.
  • It's a GTX 980 TI... it will run literally anything at high FPS max graphics (with an appropriate CPU, of course)
  • Such a looker and by george is it a fast GPU. Really though, this thing is rediculously quite even under massive loads. It handles almost any game you can throw at it exceptionally well.
  • Love it, runs league of legends at 800 fps and that's all I wanted.
Size & Weight
Height
1.4 in.
1.57 in.
Width
9.8 in.
10.59 in.
Depth
4.4 in.
5.51 in.
Weight
3.7 lbs.
2.35 lbs.

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060

MSI GeForce GTX 980 TI

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060

MSI GeForce GTX 980 TI

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060

MSI GeForce GTX 980 TI

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060

MSI GeForce GTX 980 TI

Features
Processor Type
GeForce GTX 1060
NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 980Ti
Video Memory Type
GDDR5
GDDR5
Video Memory Clock Speed
8000 MHz
7010 MHz
API Supported
DirectX 12, OpenGL 4.5, Vulkan API, VR Ready
Microsoft DirectX 12 API, OpenGL4.4, VR Ready
Card Size
Dual Width
Dual Width
Featured Technology
NVIDIA Pascal, Simultaneous Multi-Projection, NVIDIA Ansel, NVIDIA G-SYNC -Ready, NVIDIA GameStream -Ready
NVIDIA G-SYNC, AIRFLOW CONTROL, SuperSU PIPE
Extras
Digital max resolution 7680x4320
Max Monitors Supported: 4, Max Resolution: 4096x2160 @60 Hz
Cooling System
TWIN FROZR V coolers

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060

MSI GeForce GTX 980 TI

What customers say about "Features"
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 Founder's Edition
  • Very quiet and it works great on my Alienware X51 R2.
  • Naturally a pointless review bring the rating down for no reason. Let it be known, this is a damn good gpu and hell of a performance bargain. Upgraded from my gtx 760 I've had for a year... what a jump. Probably tripled my performance.
MSI GeForce GTX 980 TI GAMING 6G Graphics Card (V323-001R)
  • Runs perfectly, really quiet. Though I have been getting an error message whenever I open up a web browser or anything fullscreen. Driver issue I assumed, it won't go away even after updating the drivers.
  • Runs cool and quiet. Comes factory clocked quite high. Not the fastest 980 TI out there, but absolutely the best 980 TI on the market when considering noise, temperatures, and speed as a total package. The near-silent fans alone make this card worth buying.
  • I bought this card to replace two loud and hot reference amd cards and this was the best choice. The card is very strong and very quiet.
  • Fans turn off when not in use, greatly reducing passive noise levels
  • The back of the card is a heavy metal plate for great protection (and looks)
  • Runs a little hot. I average about 78-81 Degrees C, When I'm Maxing out games like Witcher 3 or BF4.
Connectivity
Interface
PCIe 3.0
PCI-E 3.0
Output(s)
HDMI, DisplayPort, DVI-D
HDMI, DisplayPort, DVI-D
What customers say about "Connectivity"
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 Founder's Edition
  • Only uses about 120w so you don't need a beefy power supply either.
MSI GeForce GTX 980 TI GAMING 6G Graphics Card (V323-001R)
  • The dust covers for the connection slots are a nice touch as well, though they are a hard plastic, so not sure how long they'll "stay" put. If you're looking at getting a TI this one definitely delivers.
  • I have 3 monitors connected to this plus a TV. Driving games are the most noticeable change on 3 monitors and is something that has to be experienced. Every game recommends the highest settings and even on 3 screens it doesn't slow this card down.
  • Only 1 HDMI port... though, I suppose Display Port should be preferable these days, but my monitors don't support it, so...
  • Only one HDMI output not a problem until you try to play project cars on oculus and it won't display in vr. Have to do a work around for that .
  • Runs slightly hot when you require it to push multiple displays with differing refresh rates, but otherwise zero complaints after owning it a few months.
Warranty / Certifications
Manufacturer Warranty
3 year(s)
1 year(s)
Certifications
CE
CE, RoHS
Other Information
MSRP
299.00 $

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