Real World Speed
Performance profile from 318,890 user samples
44,488 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 52% MSI(1462 2775) 3GB
Worst Bench: 39% Sapphire(174B 3001)
Poor: 39% Great: 52%
SPEED RANK: 54th / 590
274,402 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 78% EVGA(3842 6267)
Worst Bench: 65% EVGA(3842 6267)
Poor: 65% Great: 78%
SPEED RANK: 27th / 590
Effective 3D Speed
Effective 3D Gaming GPU Speed
46.1 % 71.6 % Much faster effective speed.
+55%
Parallax
Avg. Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones)
194 fps 213 fps Slightly better texture detail.
+10%
MRender
Avg. Render target array GShader (Sphere)
63.9 fps 148 fps Hugely faster multi rendering.
+132%
Gravity
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy)
141 fps 208 fps Much faster NBody calculation.
+48%
Splatting
Avg. Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm)
91.8 fps 163 fps Much faster complex splatting.
+78%
Parallax
Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones)
223 fps 240 fps Slightly better peak texture detail.
+8%
MRender
Render target array GShader (Sphere)
70.7 fps 165 fps Hugely faster peak multi rendering.
+133%
Gravity
NBody particle system (Galaxy)
157 fps 226 fps Much faster peak NBody calculation.
+44%
Splatting
Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm)
102 fps 178 fps Much faster peak complex splatting.
+75%
Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
141 fps 162 fps Better Counter-Strike: Global Offensive fps.
+15%
Overwatch
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
69.4 fps 99.7 fps Much Better Overwatch fps.
+44%
Grand Theft Auto V
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
38.8 fps 61.3 fps Much Better Grand Theft Auto V fps.
+58%
Battlefield 1
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
48.2 fps 73.5 fps Much Better Battlefield 1 fps.
+53%
Fallout 4
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
43.5 fps 72.8 fps Much Better Fallout 4 fps.
+67%
Battlefield 4
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
52.5 fps 100 fps Hugely Better Battlefield 4 fps.
+91%
DOTA 2
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
104 fps 137 fps Much Better DOTA 2 fps.
+31%
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
38.8 fps 58.3 fps Much Better The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt fps.
+50%
World of Warcraft
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
39.1 fps 77.8 fps Hugely Better World of Warcraft fps.
+99%
World of Tanks
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
57.7 fps 108 fps Hugely Better World of Tanks fps.
+86%
League of Legends
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
125 fps 193 fps Much Better League of Legends fps.
+55%
Market Share
Based on 8,833,674 GPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.49 % 5.79 % Insanely higher market share.
+1,082%
Value
Value For Money
66.8 % 85.8 % Better value.
+28%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
83 % 158 % Hugely more popular.
+90%
Price
Price (score)
$210 Cheaper.
+25%
$280
Age
Newest
55 Months 22 Months Much more recent.
+60%
Lighting
Locally-deformable PRT (Bat)
161 fps 249 fps Much better peak lighting effects.
+55%
Reflection
High dynamic range lighting (Teapot)
93.4 fps 213 fps Hugely better peak reflection handling.
+128%
Lighting
Avg. Locally-deformable PRT (Bat)
143 fps 225 fps Much better lighting effects.
+57%
Reflection
Avg. High dynamic range lighting (Teapot)
83.3 fps 196 fps Hugely better reflection handling.
+135%
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The GTX 1060 is Nvidia’s third 16 nm Pascal based GPU. It follows last month’s release of the higher end GTX 1070 and 1080. The 1060 has a TDP of 120 Watts and its aftermarket variants are available right away alongside the reference Founders edition. Comparing the GTX 1060 and 970 shows that although the 1060 leads by 12% it is also currently more expensive. Nvidia rushed the release of the GTX 1060 to help retain market share that may otherwise have gone to AMD’s new Polaris based RX 480. Comparing the RX 480 and GTX 1060 shows that for pre DX12 games the 1060 edges ahead by 12%. Due to better hardware compatibility, the RX 480 is able to match the 1060 in DX12 games but this will remain a corner case until most games are optimized for DX12 (likely to take several years). The 1060 has the potential to become a hugely successful card, but that all depends on where prices settle. [Jul '16 GPUPro]

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Graphics Card Rankings (Price vs Performance) May 2018 GPU Rankings.

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 figures 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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