Real World Speed
Performance profile from 26,015 user samples
1,529 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 46% PowerColor(148C 9380) ≥ 4GB
Worst Bench: 39% MSI(1462 3140)
Poor: 39% Great: 46%
SPEED RANK: 45th / 544
24,486 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 71% Gigabyte(1458 22BD) ≥ 4GB
Worst Bench: 56% Sapphire(174B E324)
Poor: 56% Great: 71%
SPEED RANK: 25th / 544
Effective 3D Speed
Effective 3D Gaming GPU Speed
43 % -52% 65.5 % Much faster effective speed.
Avg. Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones)
164 fps -55% 254 fps Much better texture detail.
Avg. Render target array GShader (Sphere)
101 fps -24% 125 fps Faster multi rendering.
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy)
113 fps -43% 162 fps Much faster NBody calculation.
Avg. Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm)
83.4 fps -111% 176 fps Hugely faster complex splatting.
Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones)
187 fps -52% 284 fps Much better peak texture detail.
Render target array GShader (Sphere)
108 fps -25% 135 fps Faster peak multi rendering.
NBody particle system (Galaxy)
121 fps -44% 174 fps Much faster peak NBody calculation.
Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm)
90.2 fps -108% 188 fps Hugely faster peak complex splatting.
Market Share
Based on 5,037,994 GPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.05 % -660% 0.38 % Hugely higher market share.
Value For Money
66.9 % -11% 74.2 % Slightly better value.
User Rating
UBM User Rating
66 % -44% 95 % Much more popular.
Price (score)
$189 Much cheaper.
$304 -38%
36 Months -25% 27 Months More recent.
Locally-deformable PRT (Bat)
138 fps -58% 218 fps Much better peak lighting effects.
High dynamic range lighting (Teapot)
134 fps -26% 169 fps Better peak reflection handling.
Avg. Locally-deformable PRT (Bat)
128 fps -53% 196 fps Much better lighting effects.
Avg. High dynamic range lighting (Teapot)
126 fps -23% 155 fps Better reflection handling.

The new AMD R9 390 is the direct successor to the R9 290. Both cards share the same GPU but the R9 390 is factory overclocked. The R9 390 has a 5% higher stock GPU clock, and a substantial stock memory clock increase of 20%. Additionally the R9 390 sports a minimum of 8GB of VRAM versus 4GB on the R9 290. At the current price levels of $329, the R9 390 can't compete given that R9 290s can be had for around $260. The increased VRAM will rarely help even at ultra high resolutions and in any case, most 4K gamers are likely to seek more GPU power than the R9 390 has to offer. We have seen several samples of the R9 390 and they scored an effective speed of 88.5% which, as expected, matches the speeds seen on overclocked R9 290s. On the face of it purchasing an R9 290 at a discount and then manually overclocking will result in the same performance as an R9 390 but with a saving of around $70. [Jun '15 GPUPro]


Graphics Card Rankings (Price vs Performance) September 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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