Real World Speed
Performance profile from 52,895 user samples
16,199 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 71% Nvidia(10DE 1C02) 3GB
Worst Bench: 58% MSI(1462 8C95)
Poor: 58% Great: 71%
SPEED RANK: 25th / 540
36,696 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 78% MSI(1462 3413)
Worst Bench: 54% XFX(1682 9480)
Poor: 54% Great: 78%
SPEED RANK: 22nd / 540
Effective 3D Speed
Effective 3D Gaming GPU Speed
65.4 % -3% 67.3 % +3%
Parallax
Avg. Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones)
194 fps -31% 255 fps Much better texture detail.
+31%
MRender
Avg. Render target array GShader (Sphere)
148 fps Slightly faster multi rendering.
+6%
139 fps -6%
Gravity
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy)
199 fps Slightly faster NBody calculation.
+9%
182 fps -9%
Splatting
Avg. Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm)
157 fps Faster complex splatting.
+25%
126 fps -25%
Parallax
Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones)
220 fps -36% 299 fps Much better peak texture detail.
+36%
MRender
Render target array GShader (Sphere)
159 fps Slightly faster peak multi rendering.
+6%
150 fps -6%
Gravity
NBody particle system (Galaxy)
215 fps +2% 210 fps -2%
Splatting
Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm)
170 fps Faster peak complex splatting.
+26%
135 fps -26%
Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
149 fps -11% 165 fps Slightly Better Counter-Strike: Global Offensive fps.
+11%
Overwatch
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
93.1 fps -10% 103 fps Slightly Better Overwatch fps.
+10%
Grand Theft Auto V
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
55.2 fps +1% 54.5 fps -1%
Battlefield 1
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
68.3 fps -15% 78.4 fps Slightly Better Battlefield 1 fps.
+15%
Fallout 4
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
62.8 fps -2% 64.2 fps +2%
Battlefield 4
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
91.3 fps -2% 92.7 fps +2%
DOTA 2
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
130 fps Better DOTA 2 fps.
+16%
112 fps -16%
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
52.1 fps -7% 55.7 fps Slightly Better The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt fps.
+7%
World of Tanks
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
107 fps -5% 112 fps +5%
League of Legends
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
204 fps -14% 232 fps Slightly Better League of Legends fps.
+14%
Market Share
Based on 3,490,800 GPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
1.5 % -100% 3 % Hugely higher market share.
+100%
Value
Value For Money
107 % Better value.
+19%
89.7 % -19%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
75 % -81% 136 % Hugely more popular.
+81%
Price
Price (score)
$176 Cheaper.
+26%
$238 -26%
Age
Newest
8 Months More recent.
+20%
10 Months -20%
Lighting
Locally-deformable PRT (Bat)
230 fps +4% 222 fps -4%
Reflection
High dynamic range lighting (Teapot)
194 fps +4% 187 fps -4%
Lighting
Avg. Locally-deformable PRT (Bat)
210 fps Slightly better lighting effects.
+13%
186 fps -13%
Reflection
Avg. High dynamic range lighting (Teapot)
178 fps +4% 171 fps -4%
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The 3GB GTX 1060 follows last month’s release of the 6GB GTX 1060. The 3GB variant not only has reduced memory but Nvidia have also disabled 10 percent of the processing cores from 1,280 down to 1,152. There is no reference edition of the 3GB 1060 but the partner cards are already available (at launch). Comparing the GTX 6GB 1060 and 3GB 1060 shows that the 6GB 1060 leads, on average, by 7% but it is also currently 15% more expensive. The GTX 1060 is Nvidia’s answer to AMD’s new Polaris based RX 470. Comparing the RX 470 and 3GB 1060 shows that for pre DX12 games the 1060 edges ahead by 11%. The RX 470 is able to match the 3GB 1060 in DX12 games but this will remain a corner case until most games are optimized for DX12 (likely to take several years). The 3GB 1060 has the potential to become a hugely successful card, especially if prices drop below $200. [Sep '16 GPUPro]

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The RX 480 is the first graphics card to feature AMD’s new 14nm Polaris architecture. The card is due for release on June 29 (in four days time). We don’t have all the details yet but the RX 480 is rumoured to have an MSRP of $199 and it will likely perform on a par with the Nvidia GTX 970. At present we only have one benchmark so although the performance figures are provisional the RX 480 and GTX 970 do appear to be closely matched. If further tests validate these results and the cards retail at the MSRP of $199, then the new RX 480 will effectively improve graphics card price/performance ratios by a whopping 23%, something that has not happened since the release of the Maxwell based Nvidia GTX 970 nearly two years ago. In addition better price/performance for the current generation of games, the RX 480 also offers relatively strong DX12 support which provides better future proofing than Nvida’s Maxwell (970/980/980 Ti) cards. [Jun '16 GPUPro]

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Graphics Card Rankings (Price vs Performance) April 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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