Real World Speed
Performance profile from 45,830 user samples
6,679 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 81% Asus(1043 04E9) ≥ 4GB
Worst Bench: 58% XFX(1682 9395)
Poor: 58% Great: 81%
SPEED RANK: 15th / 542
39,151 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 127% Asus(1043 855C) ≥ 4GB
Worst Bench: 68% Zotac(19DA 1394) ≥ 4GB
Poor: 68% Great: 127%
SPEED RANK: 6th / 542
Effective 3D Speed
Effective 3D Gaming GPU Speed
74.1 % -36% 101 % Much faster effective speed.
+36%
Parallax
Avg. Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones)
278 fps -17% 326 fps Better texture detail.
+17%
MRender
Avg. Render target array GShader (Sphere)
129 fps -51% 195 fps Much faster multi rendering.
+51%
Gravity
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy)
181 fps -60% 290 fps Much faster NBody calculation.
+60%
Splatting
Avg. Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm)
182 fps -10% 200 fps Slightly faster complex splatting.
+10%
Parallax
Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones)
318 fps -20% 381 fps Better peak texture detail.
+20%
MRender
Render target array GShader (Sphere)
137 fps -58% 217 fps Much faster peak multi rendering.
+58%
Gravity
NBody particle system (Galaxy)
194 fps -69% 328 fps Much faster peak NBody calculation.
+69%
Splatting
Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm)
193 fps -18% 227 fps Faster peak complex splatting.
+18%
Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
249 fps Better Counter-Strike: Global Offensive fps.
+24%
200 fps -24%
Market Share
Based on 3,755,189 GPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.16 % -719% 1.31 % Hugely higher market share.
+719%
Value
Value For Money
70 % -9% 76.2 % Slightly better value.
+9%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
81 % -19% 96 % More popular.
+19%
Price
Price (score)
$400 Cheaper.
+29%
$560 -29%
Age
Newest
23 Months +4% 24 Months -4%
Lighting
Locally-deformable PRT (Bat)
234 fps -111% 494 fps Hugely better peak lighting effects.
+111%
Reflection
High dynamic range lighting (Teapot)
171 fps -89% 324 fps Hugely better peak reflection handling.
+89%
Lighting
Avg. Locally-deformable PRT (Bat)
214 fps -53% 327 fps Much better lighting effects.
+53%
Reflection
Avg. High dynamic range lighting (Teapot)
161 fps -78% 286 fps Much better reflection handling.
+78%
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The AMD R9 390X is a rebadged power hungry (350W+) 290X. The 390X has a slightly increased GPU clock speed, a significantly increased memory speed and a higher minimum VRAM of 8GB but it shares the same core GPU hardware. Looking at the overclocked performance differences between the older 290X and the 390X shows that the two cards are approximately the same, which comes as no surprise considering that the 390X is actually just a factory overclocked 290X. Smart shoppers obviously won't be happy to pay AMD a premium of around $100 simply for overclocking a two year old 290X. That said the 390X does offer stellar performance, particularly at 4K resolutions and if prices drop significantly it could become a strong contender. We only have one MSI sample benchmark for the 390X so far so we will revisit this GPU when we have a better sample of all the available cards. [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) May 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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