Real World Speed
Performance profile from 33,050 user samples
22,113 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 74% MSI(1462 2015)
Worst Bench: 59% Sapphire(174B E324)
Poor: 59% Great: 74%
SPEED RANK: 22nd / 542
10,937 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 79% Gigabyte(1458 227C) ≥ 4GB
Worst Bench: 58% AMD(1002 0B00) ≥ 4GB
Poor: 58% Great: 79%
SPEED RANK: 18th / 542
Effective 3D Speed
Effective 3D Gaming GPU Speed
68.7 % -4% 71.3 % +4%
Parallax
Avg. Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones)
254 fps -7% 271 fps Slightly better texture detail.
+7%
MRender
Avg. Render target array GShader (Sphere)
126 fps +2% 124 fps -2%
Gravity
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy)
162 fps -8% 175 fps Slightly faster NBody calculation.
+8%
Splatting
Avg. Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm)
176 fps +1% 174 fps -1%
Parallax
Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones)
285 fps -8% 309 fps Slightly better peak texture detail.
+8%
MRender
Render target array GShader (Sphere)
135 fps +1% 134 fps -1%
Gravity
NBody particle system (Galaxy)
174 fps -9% 190 fps Slightly faster peak NBody calculation.
+9%
Splatting
Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm)
187 fps 0% 187 fps 0%
Market Share
Based on 3,772,485 GPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.66 % Hugely higher market share.
+164%
0.25 % -164%
Value
Value For Money
77.8 % Much better value.
+43%
54.4 % -43%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
87 % Slightly more popular.
+12%
78 % -12%
Price
Price (score)
$304 Much cheaper.
+45%
$549 -45%
Age
Newest
23 Months Much more recent.
+47%
43 Months -47%
Lighting
Locally-deformable PRT (Bat)
214 fps -7% 228 fps Slightly better peak lighting effects.
+7%
Reflection
High dynamic range lighting (Teapot)
167 fps -1% 168 fps +1%
Lighting
Avg. Locally-deformable PRT (Bat)
197 fps -3% 203 fps +3%
Reflection
Avg. High dynamic range lighting (Teapot)
156 fps +1% 154 fps -1%
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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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