Real World Speed
Performance profile from 151,010 user samples
3,187 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 92% Sapphire(174B E331)
Worst Bench: 43% Sapphire(174B E331)
Poor: 43% Great: 92%
SPEED RANK: 11th / 542
147,823 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 72% Gigabyte(1458 367A)
Worst Bench: 52% MSI(1462 3160)
Poor: 52% Great: 72%
SPEED RANK: 26th / 542
Effective 3D Speed
Effective 3D Gaming GPU Speed
80.4 % Faster effective speed.
63.8 % -26%
Avg. Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones)
325 fps Much better texture detail.
196 fps -66%
Avg. Render target array GShader (Sphere)
117 fps -29% 151 fps Faster multi rendering.
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy)
225 fps Faster NBody calculation.
186 fps -21%
Avg. Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm)
165 fps Faster complex splatting.
127 fps -30%
Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones)
376 fps Much better peak texture detail.
223 fps -69%
Render target array GShader (Sphere)
130 fps -28% 167 fps Faster peak multi rendering.
NBody particle system (Galaxy)
252 fps Faster peak NBody calculation.
208 fps -21%
Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm)
183 fps Faster peak complex splatting.
141 fps -30%
Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
210 fps Better Counter-Strike: Global Offensive fps.
174 fps -21%
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
105 fps Slightly Better Overwatch fps.
93.4 fps -13%
Battlefield 1
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
85.6 fps Better Battlefield 1 fps.
71.7 fps -19%
Market Share
Based on 4,087,262 GPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.13 % -3,162% 4.24 % Insanely higher market share.
Value For Money
65.8 % +4% 63.4 % -4%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
74 % -46% 108 % Much more popular.
Price (score)
$495 -25% $370 Cheaper.
23 Months Much more recent.
33 Months -30%
Locally-deformable PRT (Bat)
265 fps Better peak lighting effects.
228 fps -16%
High dynamic range lighting (Teapot)
161 fps -22% 197 fps Better peak reflection handling.
Avg. Locally-deformable PRT (Bat)
230 fps Better lighting effects.
200 fps -15%
Avg. High dynamic range lighting (Teapot)
144 fps -23% 177 fps Better reflection handling.

The Nvidia GTX 970 is a game changer in terms of performance per watt and value for money. The GTX 970 is based on Nvidia's ground-breaking Maxwell architecture which delivers considerable clock for clock performance gains over Kepler, its predecessor. Comparing the GTX 970 and 780 Ti shows that the two cards offer comparable performance yet the new GTX 970 costs nearly half as much! Unsurprisingly Nvidia are discontinuing the 780 Ti as it's now largely redundant. These price to performance gains typically occur once or twice a decade and although the new Maxwell architecture will improve down the line with the release of the Ti/Titan versions, at the moment the 970 offers the best value for money on the market by miles. Since this summary was originally written AMD have slashed prices and older Nvidia models (780/780 Ti/770) have also been hugely discounted. See the latest value for money rankings here[Jul '15 GPUPro]


Graphics Card Rankings (Price vs Performance) June 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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