Real World Speed
Performance profile from 26,132 user samples
1,532 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 120% Device(1DA2 E37F) ≥ 4GB
Worst Bench: 73% PowerColor(148C 2388) ≥ 4GB
Poor: 73% Great: 120%
SPEED RANK: 13th / 593
24,600 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 64% Sapphire(174B E353) ≥ 4GB
Worst Bench: 45% Gigabyte(1458 22D7)
Poor: 45% Great: 64%
SPEED RANK: 47th / 593
Effective 3D Speed
Effective 3D Gaming GPU Speed
107 % Hugely faster effective speed.
+89%
56.4 %
Parallax
Avg. Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones)
462 fps Hugely better texture detail.
+105%
225 fps
MRender
Avg. Render target array GShader (Sphere)
179 fps Much faster multi rendering.
+37%
131 fps
Gravity
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy)
299 fps Hugely faster NBody calculation.
+97%
152 fps
Splatting
Avg. Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm)
280 fps Hugely faster complex splatting.
+133%
120 fps
Parallax
Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones)
561 fps Hugely better peak texture detail.
+112%
265 fps
MRender
Render target array GShader (Sphere)
187 fps Much faster peak multi rendering.
+35%
139 fps
Gravity
NBody particle system (Galaxy)
346 fps Hugely faster peak NBody calculation.
+97%
176 fps
Splatting
Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm)
297 fps Hugely faster peak complex splatting.
+136%
126 fps
Market Share
Based on 10,289,883 GPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.09 % 0.25 % Hugely higher market share.
+178%
Value
Value For Money
88.8 % Slightly better value.
+8%
82.4 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
71 % 99 % Much more popular.
+39%
Price
Price (score)
$485 $208 Much cheaper.
+57%
Age
Newest
12 Months Much more recent.
+50%
24 Months
Lighting
Locally-deformable PRT (Bat)
333 fps Much better peak lighting effects.
+73%
192 fps
Reflection
High dynamic range lighting (Teapot)
238 fps Much better peak reflection handling.
+37%
174 fps
Lighting
Avg. Locally-deformable PRT (Bat)
280 fps Hugely better lighting effects.
+84%
152 fps
Reflection
Avg. High dynamic range lighting (Teapot)
224 fps Much better reflection handling.
+37%
163 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 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) 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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