Real World Speed
Performance profile from 21,337 user samples
2,449 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 56% AMD(1002 3000) 3GB
Worst Bench: 41% AMD(1002 3000) ≥ 4GB
Poor: 41% Great: 56%
SPEED RANK: 36th / 540
18,888 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 75% MSI(1462 2015)
Worst Bench: 61% MSI(1462 2015)
Poor: 61% Great: 75%
SPEED RANK: 21st / 540
Effective 3D Speed
Effective 3D Gaming GPU Speed
49.1 % -40% 68.9 % Much faster effective speed.
+40%
Parallax
Avg. Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones)
198 fps -28% 254 fps Better texture detail.
+28%
MRender
Avg. Render target array GShader (Sphere)
65.6 fps -92% 126 fps Hugely faster multi rendering.
+92%
Gravity
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy)
148 fps -10% 163 fps Slightly faster NBody calculation.
+10%
Splatting
Avg. Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm)
95.8 fps -85% 177 fps Hugely faster complex splatting.
+85%
Parallax
Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones)
224 fps -28% 286 fps Better peak texture detail.
+28%
MRender
Render target array GShader (Sphere)
73.3 fps -87% 137 fps Hugely faster peak multi rendering.
+87%
Gravity
NBody particle system (Galaxy)
165 fps -7% 177 fps Slightly faster peak NBody calculation.
+7%
Splatting
Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm)
107 fps -78% 190 fps Much faster peak complex splatting.
+78%
Market Share
Based on 3,493,210 GPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.1 % -400% 0.5 % Hugely higher market share.
+400%
Value
Value For Money
43.8 % -78% 78 % Much better value.
+78%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
69 % -33% 92 % Much more popular.
+33%
Price
Price (score)
$435 -30% $304 Much cheaper.
+30%
Age
Newest
64 Months -66% 22 Months Much more recent.
+66%
Lighting
Locally-deformable PRT (Bat)
166 fps -30% 216 fps Much better peak lighting effects.
+30%
Reflection
High dynamic range lighting (Teapot)
96.4 fps -75% 169 fps Much better peak reflection handling.
+75%
Lighting
Avg. Locally-deformable PRT (Bat)
144 fps -38% 198 fps Much better lighting effects.
+38%
Reflection
Avg. High dynamic range lighting (Teapot)
86.1 fps -82% 157 fps Hugely better reflection handling.
+82%
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Graphics Card Rankings (Price vs Performance) April 2017 GPU Rankings.

Welcome to our graphics card comparison. We calculate effective 3D speed which measures performance for recent games. Effective speed is adjusted by cost to yield value for money. Calculated values don't always tell the whole picture so we check them against thousands of individual user ratings. The customizable table below combines these factors and more to bring you the definitive list of top GPUs. Share your opinion by voting. [GPUPro]

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Welcome to our freeware PC speed test tool. UserBenchmark will test your PC and compare the results to other users with the same components. You can quickly size up your PC, identify hardware problems and explore the best upgrades.

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