Real World Speed
Performance profile from 263,065 user samples
5,759 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 23% XFX(1682 9550) ≥ 4GB
Worst Bench: 18% Acer(1025 1211) ≥ 4GB
Poor: 18% Great: 23%
SPEED RANK: 119th / 590
257,306 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 72% MSI(1462 3160)
Worst Bench: 51% Nvidia(10DE 0000) ≥ 4GB
Poor: 51% Great: 72%
SPEED RANK: 38th / 590
Effective 3D Speed
Effective 3D Gaming GPU Speed
21.3 % 63.5 % Hugely faster effective speed.
+198%
Parallax
Avg. Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones)
68 fps 194 fps Hugely better texture detail.
+185%
MRender
Avg. Render target array GShader (Sphere)
58 fps 149 fps Hugely faster multi rendering.
+157%
Gravity
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy)
45.1 fps 182 fps Hugely faster NBody calculation.
+304%
Splatting
Avg. Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm)
74.2 fps 125 fps Much faster complex splatting.
+68%
Parallax
Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones)
77.9 fps 224 fps Hugely better peak texture detail.
+188%
MRender
Render target array GShader (Sphere)
62.4 fps 163 fps Hugely faster peak multi rendering.
+161%
Gravity
NBody particle system (Galaxy)
50.7 fps 206 fps Hugely faster peak NBody calculation.
+306%
Splatting
Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm)
80.3 fps 141 fps Much faster peak complex splatting.
+76%
Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
113 fps 157 fps Much Better Counter-Strike: Global Offensive fps.
+39%
Market Share
Based on 8,852,059 GPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.25 % 3.48 % Insanely higher market share.
+1,292%
Value
Value For Money
59.4 % 63.1 % Slightly better value.
+6%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
68 % 113 % Much more popular.
+66%
Price
Price (score)
$79 Much cheaper.
+79%
$370
Age
Newest
13 Months Much more recent.
+70%
44 Months
Lighting
Locally-deformable PRT (Bat)
58.9 fps 227 fps Hugely better peak lighting effects.
+285%
Reflection
High dynamic range lighting (Teapot)
82 fps 196 fps Hugely better peak reflection handling.
+139%
Lighting
Avg. Locally-deformable PRT (Bat)
52.7 fps 197 fps Hugely better lighting effects.
+274%
Reflection
Avg. High dynamic range lighting (Teapot)
76.6 fps 174 fps Hugely better reflection handling.
+127%
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Hot on the heels of the release of the Radeon RX 580 and RX 570 launched earlier this week, AMD have released a new Polaris 12 GPU, the Radeon RX 550. It is a sub-$100 entry level GPU, targeted at those who want an inexpensive, low profile, low power and low performance component for mini desktop PCs or a minor upgrade on integrated GPUs. It has just 8 compute units, a boost clock of 1183 MHz and comes with either 2 or 4 Gb of GDDR5 memory capable of delivering up to 112 GB/s bandwidth. As expected from a discrete GPU, the RX 550 wipes the floor with Intel’s current best desktop iGPU (HD 630 (Kaby Lake). The RX 550 is expected to be around 70% as fast as the only $20 dearer RX 560 (the successor to the RX 460 to be released next month), however this should be sufficient for an okay gaming experience for many games on non-demanding settings. It is anticipated, that AMD will tailor the form of the 550 more towards the laptop market as the year progresses. [Apr '17 GPUPro]

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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]

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Graphics Card Rankings (Price vs Performance) May 2018 GPU Rankings.

We calculate effective 3D speed which estimates gaming performance for the top 12 games. Effective speed is adjusted by current prices to yield value for money. Our figures are checked against thousands of individual user ratings. The customizable table below combines these factors to bring you the definitive list of top GPUs. [GPUPro]

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