Real World Speed
Performance profile from 100,835 user samples
27,964 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 70% PowerColor(148C 2358) ≥ 4GB
Worst Bench: 60% MSI(1462 2015)
Poor: 60% Great: 70%
SPEED RANK: 36th / 584
72,871 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 115% MSI(1462 3232)
Worst Bench: 79% MSI(1462 3252) ≥ 4GB
Poor: 79% Great: 115%
SPEED RANK: 16th / 584
Effective 3D Speed
Effective 3D Gaming GPU Speed
66.1 % 98.3 % Much faster effective speed.
+49%
Parallax
Avg. Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones)
257 fps 323 fps Better texture detail.
+26%
MRender
Avg. Render target array GShader (Sphere)
127 fps 193 fps Much faster multi rendering.
+52%
Gravity
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy)
163 fps 287 fps Much faster NBody calculation.
+76%
Splatting
Avg. Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm)
178 fps 197 fps Slightly faster complex splatting.
+11%
Parallax
Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones)
288 fps 380 fps Much better peak texture detail.
+32%
MRender
Render target array GShader (Sphere)
132 fps 216 fps Much faster peak multi rendering.
+64%
Gravity
NBody particle system (Galaxy)
171 fps 329 fps Hugely faster peak NBody calculation.
+92%
Splatting
Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm)
186 fps 228 fps Faster peak complex splatting.
+23%
Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
187 fps 250 fps Much Better Counter-Strike: Global Offensive fps.
+34%
Overwatch
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
99 fps 121 fps Better Overwatch fps.
+23%
Grand Theft Auto V
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
45.7 fps 81.8 fps Much Better Grand Theft Auto V fps.
+79%
Battlefield 1
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
69.8 fps 98.5 fps Much Better Battlefield 1 fps.
+41%
Fallout 4
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
65.9 fps 98.6 fps Much Better Fallout 4 fps.
+50%
Battlefield 4
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
101 fps 135 fps Much Better Battlefield 4 fps.
+33%
DOTA 2
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
119 fps 153 fps Better DOTA 2 fps.
+29%
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
51.9 fps 85.6 fps Much Better The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt fps.
+65%
World of Warcraft
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
50.6 fps 90 fps Much Better World of Warcraft fps.
+78%
World of Tanks
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
103 fps 119 fps Better World of Tanks fps.
+16%
League of Legends
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
180 fps 245 fps Much Better League of Legends fps.
+36%
Market Share
Based on 8,300,799 GPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.36 % 0.93 % Hugely higher market share.
+158%
Value
Value For Money
74.8 % 75 % +0%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
96 % 104 % Slightly more popular.
+8%
Price
Price (score)
$304 Much cheaper.
+45%
$550
Age
Newest
34 Months +3% 35 Months
Lighting
Locally-deformable PRT (Bat)
212 fps 378 fps Much better peak lighting effects.
+78%
Reflection
High dynamic range lighting (Teapot)
165 fps 321 fps Hugely better peak reflection handling.
+95%
Lighting
Avg. Locally-deformable PRT (Bat)
197 fps 318 fps Much better lighting effects.
+61%
Reflection
Avg. High dynamic range lighting (Teapot)
156 fps 282 fps Hugely better reflection handling.
+81%
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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]

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The new GTX 980 Ti shares the same board as the more expensive Titan-X but with various restrictions including a reduced number of CUDA cores (3072 to 2816, -8.3%). Although the 980 Ti has the same 384-bit memory bandwidth as the Titan-X it only has 6GB of GDDR5 vs. 12GB in the Titan-X. So far we only have one user benchmark from a pre-release unit of the GTX 980 Ti so the following benchmarks are provisional. Comparing the Titan-X and 980 Ti shows that the Ti only lags by around 8%, which is in line with the CUDA core counts on the two cards. On the other hand comparing the GTX 980 and GTX 980 Ti shows that the Ti is around 16% faster. We don't have reliable prices for the GTX 980 Ti yet so a precise value rating isn't possible but as a card aimed at resolutions greater than 1080p it will struggle to match the GTX 970 for the vast majority of users. [May '15 GPUPro]

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Graphics Card Rankings (Price vs Performance) April 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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