MSI GeForce GTX 1060 Gaming X 3G Review: Page 3 of 13

Posted by Paul Malfy on Thursday, September 15, 2016 - 8:00am

Packaging

The front of the box shows off the GTX 1060 Gaming X 3G as well as the product branding and MSI logo

The rear of the package showcases the RGB lighting as well as the main specs, features and system requirements of the GTX 1060 Gaming X 3G

Here you see the right side of the box that shows off the model and serial numbers

The left side of the box displays both the MSI and Nvidia logos as well as the GTX 1060 product branding

The top of the box displays both the MSI and Nvidia logos as well as the GTX 1060 product branding.

The bottom of the box displays main features in multiple languages

Much like every other card in the Gaming and Gaming X line up, the GTX 1060 Gaming X comes in MSIs traditional red box with the MSI Dragon logo in the top left corner. Below the MSI logo and above the Nvidia GeForce GTX 1060 product branding is a depiction of the absolutely gorgeous GTX 1060 Gaming X 3G with the newly designed Twin Frozr VI Cooler. Under the GeForce logo are listed some of the Nvidia exclusive features such as GameWorks, VRWorks, G-SYNC and DX-12. Next to the GeForce logo is the Gaming X branding, along with the Twin Frozr logo. There is also a green VR Ready logo next the Nvidia GeForce GTX logo on the top right of the front of the package. The rear of the packaging tells us a fair amount about the card. First off, to displays all of the features and specifications of the card, as well as the system requirements. There is also contact for MSI such as address and phone number. Above all that, there are depictions of some of the more prominent features. These are the RGB lighting on the card, the Zero Frozr technology that keeps the fans off below 60°c, and the MSI Gaming App that allows you to fully customize your card to make it truly match your set up.

Here is what the internal box looks like when first removed

Here is a closer look at the internal packaging

There is a thin black box covering the larger one

Here are the contents of the smaller box. It comes with stickers, a driver disk, user manual and a thank you note from MSI.

The Graphics Card comes wrapped in a static free bag, placed in soft foam, with a sheet of soft foam covering it. Excellent packaging as usual from MSI!

The Graphics Card comes with a sticker explaining how the Zero Frozr Technology works

 

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