Gtx1060 6gb vs 3gb


I want to buy more cards and I found a gtx 1060 3gb for like 50€ lower then the 6gb version.

I know that the 6gb gives a bit more sol/s but do you think it’s better to go with that or with the 6gb?

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okay 3gb it is
I just found a seller that sells a 160 3gb for 210€ so … yea :smile:

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I have both 1060 3GB and 1060 6GB. I get 308Sol/s with 6GB and 280-290 Sol/s with 3GB. But the price difference between the two does not justifies higher price tag of 6GB variant. I bought mine because of its higher resale value.

What settings do you use ?

I got a Gigabyte 1060 6Gig Windforce OC if anyone wants it

Power 87
Core clock +222
Memory clock +472

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Price ?
Actually i am looking for 6X 1060 cards

I got 1060s 3gb , 1060s 6gb, 1070s, 1080s.

All have pros and cons.

For the price, the cheapest has the best performance, but the worst efficiency when it comes to electricity.

Also something to consider is the 1060 3gb is already outdated. The used cards market will be full of them soon…

However, if a single card fails, you lose less money if the card was cheap.

Another thing to consider is it takes more slots on the motherboard to reach the same hashpower, if you go with low end cards…

I mean it’s hard to say which one is best for zcash mining.

I got all sorts of cards…

I got few different 1060s combos. Here are my stats for the different types of cards I have.

3gb evga 1060 Hynix memory, single fan
65% power (80 watt used aprox) , +50 core, 50% fan, 51-54C - 260-270 sol
6gb evga 1060 dual fan micron memory
65% power (90 watt used aprox) , +50 core, 50% fan, 50-53C - aprox 300 sol
3 gb asus 1060 dual fan Hynix memory
100% power, (115 watt used aprox) , +100 core, +100 mem, 50% fan, 65C - 290 sol

Although I love the 1070s, their price is super inflated lately and continues to be high.

the 3 gb Asus and Evgas, were aprox 219$ recently which was reasonable price to me if you are mining equihash.

Hope that helps.