Real World Speed
Performance profile from 13,940 user samples
5,218 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 80% MSI(1462 2015)
Worst Bench: 64% MSI(1462 2015)
Poor: 64% Great: 80%
SPEED RANK: 12th / 535
8,722 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 79% AMD(1002 0B00) ≥ 4GB
Worst Bench: 57% Asus(1043 0466) ≥ 4GB
Poor: 57% Great: 79%
SPEED RANK: 16th / 535
Effective 3D Speed
Effective 3D Gaming GPU Speed
75 % Slightly faster effective speed.
+6%
71 % -6%
Parallax
Avg. Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones)
278 fps +3% 270 fps -3%
MRender
Avg. Render target array GShader (Sphere)
132 fps Slightly faster multi rendering.
+6%
124 fps -6%
Gravity
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy)
182 fps +4% 175 fps -4%
Splatting
Avg. Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm)
184 fps Slightly faster complex splatting.
+6%
174 fps -6%
Parallax
Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones)
311 fps +1% 307 fps -1%
MRender
Render target array GShader (Sphere)
138 fps +3% 134 fps -3%
Gravity
NBody particle system (Galaxy)
194 fps +2% 191 fps -2%
Splatting
Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm)
194 fps +3% 189 fps -3%
Market Share
Based on 3,149,692 GPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.3 % -33% 0.4 % Much higher market share.
+33%
Value
Value For Money
67.4 % Better value.
+24%
54.2 % -24%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
84 % Slightly more popular.
+9%
77 % -9%
Price
Price (score)
$430 Cheaper.
+22%
$549 -22%
Age
Newest
21 Months Much more recent.
+49%
41 Months -49%
Lighting
Locally-deformable PRT (Bat)
234 fps +4% 226 fps -4%
Reflection
High dynamic range lighting (Teapot)
172 fps +3% 167 fps -3%
Lighting
Avg. Locally-deformable PRT (Bat)
218 fps Slightly better lighting effects.
+8%
202 fps -8%
Reflection
Avg. High dynamic range lighting (Teapot)
164 fps Slightly better reflection handling.
+6%
154 fps -6%
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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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