Real World Speed
Performance profile from 20,220 user samples
2,221 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 89% Sapphire(174B E331)
Worst Bench: 67% Sapphire(174B E331)
Poor: 67% Great: 89%
SPEED RANK: 10th / 535
17,999 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 75% MSI(1462 2015)
Worst Bench: 57% XFX(1682 9390)
Poor: 57% Great: 75%
SPEED RANK: 20th / 535
Effective 3D Speed
Effective 3D Gaming GPU Speed
81.7 % Faster effective speed.
+19%
68.5 % -19%
Parallax
Avg. Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones)
329 fps Much better texture detail.
+30%
253 fps -30%
MRender
Avg. Render target array GShader (Sphere)
120 fps -5% 126 fps +5%
Gravity
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy)
230 fps Much faster NBody calculation.
+41%
163 fps -41%
Splatting
Avg. Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm)
169 fps -5% 177 fps +5%
Parallax
Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones)
368 fps Better peak texture detail.
+28%
287 fps -28%
MRender
Render target array GShader (Sphere)
130 fps -5% 137 fps Slightly faster peak multi rendering.
+5%
Gravity
NBody particle system (Galaxy)
251 fps Much faster peak NBody calculation.
+42%
177 fps -42%
Splatting
Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm)
184 fps -4% 192 fps +4%
Market Share
Based on 3,192,456 GPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.3 % -133% 0.7 % Hugely higher market share.
+133%
Value
Value For Money
98.5 % Better value.
+28%
77.2 % -28%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
71 % -24% 88 % More popular.
+24%
Price
Price (score)
$277 Slightly cheaper.
+9%
$306 -9%
Age
Newest
20 Months +5% 21 Months -5%
Lighting
Locally-deformable PRT (Bat)
258 fps Better peak lighting effects.
+18%
219 fps -18%
Reflection
High dynamic range lighting (Teapot)
161 fps -6% 171 fps Slightly better peak reflection handling.
+6%
Lighting
Avg. Locally-deformable PRT (Bat)
234 fps Better lighting effects.
+19%
196 fps -19%
Reflection
Avg. High dynamic range lighting (Teapot)
147 fps -6% 156 fps Slightly better reflection handling.
+6%
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