Real World Speed
Performance profile from 23,771 user samples
1,658 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 79% Asus(1043 0517)
Worst Bench: 64% MSI(1462 3419) ≥ 4GB
Poor: 64% Great: 79%
SPEED RANK: 16th / 542
22,113 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 74% MSI(1462 2015)
Worst Bench: 59% Sapphire(174B E324)
Poor: 59% Great: 74%
SPEED RANK: 22nd / 542
Effective 3D Speed
Effective 3D Gaming GPU Speed
72.4 % Slightly faster effective speed.
+5%
68.7 % -5%
Parallax
Avg. Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones)
276 fps Slightly better texture detail.
+9%
254 fps -9%
MRender
Avg. Render target array GShader (Sphere)
144 fps Slightly faster multi rendering.
+14%
126 fps -14%
Gravity
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy)
200 fps Faster NBody calculation.
+23%
162 fps -23%
Splatting
Avg. Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm)
131 fps -34% 176 fps Much faster complex splatting.
+34%
Parallax
Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones)
310 fps Slightly better peak texture detail.
+9%
285 fps -9%
MRender
Render target array GShader (Sphere)
152 fps Slightly faster peak multi rendering.
+13%
135 fps -13%
Gravity
NBody particle system (Galaxy)
218 fps Faster peak NBody calculation.
+25%
174 fps -25%
Splatting
Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm)
138 fps -36% 187 fps Much faster peak complex splatting.
+36%
Market Share
Based on 3,772,485 GPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.91 % Much higher market share.
+38%
0.66 % -38%
Value
Value For Money
93.4 % Better value.
+20%
77.8 % -20%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
85 % -2% 87 % +2%
Price
Price (score)
$250 Cheaper.
+18%
$304 -18%
Age
Newest
1 Months Hugely more recent.
+96%
23 Months -96%
Lighting
Locally-deformable PRT (Bat)
226 fps Slightly better peak lighting effects.
+6%
214 fps -6%
Reflection
High dynamic range lighting (Teapot)
190 fps Slightly better peak reflection handling.
+14%
167 fps -14%
Lighting
Avg. Locally-deformable PRT (Bat)
202 fps +3% 197 fps -3%
Reflection
Avg. High dynamic range lighting (Teapot)
177 fps Slightly better reflection handling.
+13%
156 fps -13%
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The RX 580 is released this week and is AMD’s latest flagship GPU based on second generation Polaris architecture. For all intents and purposes it is a refresh of the RX 480 released just 10 months prior. Modifications to the architecture have yielded improved performance per wattage and increased clock speeds of around 10% for base and around 5% for boost. The RX 580 will come with either 4GB or 8GB of high-bandwidth GDDR5 memory. Exact pricing for this mid-range chip remains to be seen, but the RX 500 series is likely to cannibalize sales of AMD’s 400 series. Performance wise, the RX 580 is in direct competition with NVIDIA’s popular GTX 1060 6GB which in now 9 months old. Perhaps after last year’s ill timed head to head release of the RX 480 and the faster but similarly priced GTX 1060 (a standoff which NVIDIA seem to have won based on market share), AMD are attempting to draw back some market share with the newer, slightly upgraded RX 580. The upcoming release of the 500 series comes ahead of AMD’s Vega architecture, for which specification and pricing details are not yet public but which will is expected to yield a significant jump in performance compared to Polaris. [Apr '17 GPUPro]

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The new AMD R9 390 is the direct successor to the R9 290. Both cards share the same GPU but the R9 390 is factory overclocked. The R9 390 has a 5% higher stock GPU clock, and a substantial stock memory clock increase of 20%. Additionally the R9 390 sports a minimum of 8GB of VRAM versus 4GB on the R9 290. At the current price levels of $329, the R9 390 can't compete given that R9 290s can be had for around $260. The increased VRAM will rarely help even at ultra high resolutions and in any case, most 4K gamers are likely to seek more GPU power than the R9 390 has to offer. We have seen several samples of the R9 390 and they scored an effective speed of 88.5% which, as expected, matches the speeds seen on overclocked R9 290s. On the face of it purchasing an R9 290 at a discount and then manually overclocking will result in the same performance as an R9 390 but with a saving of around $70. [Jun '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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