Real World Speed
Performance profile from 19,420 user samples
15,218 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 98% MSI(1462 3413)
Worst Bench: 77% MSI(1462 3413)
Poor: 77% Great: 98%
SPEED RANK: 14th / 530
4,202 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 88% Sapphire(174B E353) ≥ 4GB
Worst Bench: 65% Asus(1043 04B0)
Poor: 65% Great: 88%
SPEED RANK: 27th / 530
Effective 3D Speed
Effective 3D Gaming GPU Speed
88.1 % Slightly faster effective speed.
+14%
77.5 % -14%
Parallax
Avg. Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones)
257 fps Better texture detail.
+17%
220 fps -17%
MRender
Avg. Render target array GShader (Sphere)
140 fps Slightly faster multi rendering.
+8%
130 fps -8%
Gravity
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy)
183 fps Faster NBody calculation.
+20%
152 fps -20%
Splatting
Avg. Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm)
126 fps +3% 122 fps -3%
Parallax
Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones)
302 fps Slightly better peak texture detail.
+13%
267 fps -13%
MRender
Render target array GShader (Sphere)
151 fps Slightly faster peak multi rendering.
+8%
140 fps -8%
Gravity
NBody particle system (Galaxy)
207 fps Faster peak NBody calculation.
+16%
178 fps -16%
Splatting
Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm)
135 fps +1% 134 fps -1%
Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
216 fps Slightly Better Counter-Strike: Global Offensive fps.
+14%
189 fps -14%
Grand Theft Auto V
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
60.1 fps Much Better Grand Theft Auto V fps.
+32%
45.6 fps -32%
Market Share
Based on 2,567,103 GPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
2.5 % Hugely higher market share.
+212%
0.8 % -212%
Value
Value For Money
132 % +0% 132 % -0%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
113 % Much more popular.
+33%
85 % -33%
Price
Price (score)
$200 -17% $165 Cheaper.
+17%
Age
Newest
7 Months -29% 5 Months More recent.
+29%
Lighting
Locally-deformable PRT (Bat)
219 fps Slightly better peak lighting effects.
+13%
193 fps -13%
Reflection
High dynamic range lighting (Teapot)
186 fps +4% 179 fps -4%
Lighting
Avg. Locally-deformable PRT (Bat)
188 fps Better lighting effects.
+21%
155 fps -21%
Reflection
Avg. High dynamic range lighting (Teapot)
171 fps Slightly better reflection handling.
+6%
161 fps -6%
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The RX 470 is the second Polaris based 14 nm graphics card released by AMD this year. The 470 follows hot on the heels of the hugely successful (though still mostly unavailable) RX 480. Based on specs the RX 470 has approximately 10% less processing horsepower than the RX 480. Looking at provisional average benchmarks (we only three samples of the RX 470 at this time) of the RX 480 and RX 470 shows that the performance gap is just a few percent. This performance gap will likely widen as we get a more representative number of samples of the RX 470 but the fact that custom design 470s are already available will likely keep the gap between the 480 less than 10%, at least until custom 480s make it to market. The list prices of both the 4GB RX 480 and RX 470 cards are within 20 USD of each other so AMD have basically re-released the 480 at a slightly reduced price with slightly reduced specs, strange but true! [Aug '16 GPUPro]

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Graphics Card Rankings (Price vs Performance) January 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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