Real World Speed
Performance profile from 38,245 user samples
1,448 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 120% Device(1DA2 E37F) ≥ 4GB
Worst Bench: 73% PowerColor(148C 2388) ≥ 4GB
Poor: 73% Great: 120%
SPEED RANK: 13th / 593
36,797 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 70% Sapphire(174B E324)
Worst Bench: 59% MSI(1462 2015)
Poor: 59% Great: 70%
SPEED RANK: 35th / 593
Effective 3D Speed
Effective 3D Gaming GPU Speed
107 % Much faster effective speed.
+62%
66.1 %
Parallax
Avg. Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones)
464 fps Much better texture detail.
+80%
258 fps
MRender
Avg. Render target array GShader (Sphere)
179 fps Much faster multi rendering.
+41%
127 fps
Gravity
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy)
299 fps Hugely faster NBody calculation.
+83%
163 fps
Splatting
Avg. Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm)
280 fps Much faster complex splatting.
+58%
177 fps
Parallax
Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones)
561 fps Hugely better peak texture detail.
+96%
286 fps
MRender
Render target array GShader (Sphere)
186 fps Much faster peak multi rendering.
+41%
132 fps
Gravity
NBody particle system (Galaxy)
344 fps Hugely faster peak NBody calculation.
+102%
170 fps
Splatting
Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm)
297 fps Much faster peak complex splatting.
+60%
186 fps
Market Share
Based on 10,233,532 GPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.08 % 0.27 % Hugely higher market share.
+238%
Value
Value For Money
88.2 % Better value.
+18%
74.9 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
71 % 101 % Much more popular.
+42%
Price
Price (score)
$490 $304 Much cheaper.
+38%
Age
Newest
12 Months Much more recent.
+68%
38 Months
Lighting
Locally-deformable PRT (Bat)
335 fps Much better peak lighting effects.
+58%
212 fps
Reflection
High dynamic range lighting (Teapot)
237 fps Much better peak reflection handling.
+44%
165 fps
Lighting
Avg. Locally-deformable PRT (Bat)
281 fps Much better lighting effects.
+43%
196 fps
Reflection
Avg. High dynamic range lighting (Teapot)
224 fps Much better reflection handling.
+43%
157 fps
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The Radeon RX Vega 56 is the weakest member of AMD's Vega GPU family. The Vega architecture is built on 14 nm silicon and contains next-generation compute units (nCUs). Each NCU houses 64 steam processors, of which the Vega 56 has 3584 vs. 4096 in the Vega 64. The new architecture employs 8GB of second generation high-bandwidth memory (HBM2) which is able cope with more data, more quickly than previously. Although the Vega 56 has 12.5% less processing units, users have found that by flashing an RX 64 Bios into an RX 56 card allows a 10% increase in OC headroom which effectively brings a BIOS flashed RX 56 onto par with a stock RX 64 and just 12.5% slower than a fully overclocked RX 64. This would be great news if the RX 56 were available at its MSRP of $399 as it would then be both cheaper and faster than a GTX 1070, but current market prices for the RX Vega 56 are closer to $550. The GPU market is still unbalanced (AMD GPUs in particular) as a result of the ongoing Ethereum mining frenzy which has depleted global GPU inventory to the lowest levels in recent memory. [Oct '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) August 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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