Real World Speed
Performance profile from 282,506 user samples
34,137 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 39% MSI(1462 3030) 2GB
Worst Bench: 32% Sapphire(174B E271)
Poor: 32% Great: 39%
SPEED RANK: 61st / 555
248,369 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 72% EVGA(3842 3975)
Worst Bench: 51% EVGA(3842 3975)
Poor: 51% Great: 72%
SPEED RANK: 31st / 555
Effective 3D Speed
Effective 3D Gaming GPU Speed
36.2 % 63.6 % Much faster effective speed.
+76%
Parallax
Avg. Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones)
146 fps 195 fps Much better texture detail.
+34%
MRender
Avg. Render target array GShader (Sphere)
62.5 fps 149 fps Hugely faster multi rendering.
+138%
Gravity
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy)
94.3 fps 182 fps Hugely faster NBody calculation.
+93%
Splatting
Avg. Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm)
89 fps 125 fps Much faster complex splatting.
+40%
Parallax
Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones)
163 fps 225 fps Much better peak texture detail.
+38%
MRender
Render target array GShader (Sphere)
68.1 fps 169 fps Hugely faster peak multi rendering.
+148%
Gravity
NBody particle system (Galaxy)
103 fps 208 fps Hugely faster peak NBody calculation.
+102%
Splatting
Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm)
97.3 fps 142 fps Much faster peak complex splatting.
+46%
Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
109 fps -44% 156 fps Much Better Counter-Strike: Global Offensive fps.
+44%
Overwatch
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
58.2 fps -62% 94.6 fps Much Better Overwatch fps.
+62%
Grand Theft Auto V
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
42 fps -25% 52.4 fps Better Grand Theft Auto V fps.
+25%
Battlefield 1
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
35.2 fps -89% 66.5 fps Hugely Better Battlefield 1 fps.
+89%
Fallout 4
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
42.5 fps -39% 59.2 fps Much Better Fallout 4 fps.
+39%
Battlefield 4
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
49.8 fps -93% 96.3 fps Hugely Better Battlefield 4 fps.
+93%
DOTA 2
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
90 fps -38% 124 fps Much Better DOTA 2 fps.
+38%
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
30.4 fps -62% 49.1 fps Much Better The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt fps.
+62%
World of Tanks
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
64.1 fps -56% 99.9 fps Much Better World of Tanks fps.
+56%
League of Legends
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
122 fps -57% 191 fps Much Better League of Legends fps.
+57%
Market Share
Based on 7,372,051 GPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.49 % 3.37 % Hugely higher market share.
+588%
Value
Value For Money
54.3 % 63.2 % Better value.
+16%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
86 % 112 % Much more popular.
+30%
Price
Price (score)
$199 Much cheaper.
+46%
$370
Age
Newest
52 Months 41 Months More recent.
+21%
Lighting
Locally-deformable PRT (Bat)
122 fps 229 fps Hugely better peak lighting effects.
+88%
Reflection
High dynamic range lighting (Teapot)
95.8 fps 199 fps Hugely better peak reflection handling.
+108%
Lighting
Avg. Locally-deformable PRT (Bat)
111 fps 197 fps Much better lighting effects.
+77%
Reflection
Avg. High dynamic range lighting (Teapot)
87.5 fps 174 fps Hugely better reflection handling.
+99%
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We calculate effective 3D speed which estimates gaming performance for the top 12 games. Effective speed is adjusted by current prices to yield value for money. Our calculated are checked against thousands of individual user ratings. The customizable table below combines these factors to bring you the definitive list of top GPUs. [GPUPro]

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