Gears of War: Ultimate Edition

Gears of War: Ultimate Edition (DirectX 12 / UWP)


The story of “Gears of War” thrusts gamers into a deep and harrowing battle for survival against the Locust Horde, a nightmarish race of creatures that surfaced from the bowels of the planet. Players live and breathe the role of Marcus Fenix. A disgraced former war hero, Marcus seeks personal redemption as he leads his fire team against an onslaught of merciless warriors from below.

The GeForce GTX 1060 6GB Review - GP106 Starting at $249 - Graphics Cards  1

The GeForce GTX 1060 6GB Review - GP106 Starting at $249 - Graphics Cards  2

The GeForce GTX 1060 6GB Review - GP106 Starting at $249 - Graphics Cards  3

The GeForce GTX 1060 6GB Review - GP106 Starting at $249 - Graphics Cards  4

Settings used for Gears of War

At 1920×1080, the GTX 1060 and the GTX 980 are essentially identical in performance in Gears of War. Compared to the GTX 970 the new GP106 is about 11%, and it is only 17% behind the GeForce GTX 1070. Interestingly, this is the first place where we see the Radeon RX 480 actually match or better the GTX 1060.

Moving up to the 2560×1440 resolution, we actually find that the RX 480 is 11% faster than the GTX 1060 – the first noticeable win for the Polaris card. Still, the GTX 1060 provides performance within 5% of the GTX 980!

GeForce GTX 1060 6GB, Average FPS Comparisons, Gears of War: Ultimate Edition
  GTX 980 GTX 970 GTX 1070 RX 480
1920×1080 -1% +11% -17% -3%
2560×1440 -5% +10% -29% -11%

This table presents the above data in a more basic way, focusing only on the average FPS, so keep that in mind. 

« PreviousNext »