Real World Speed
Performance profile from 326,295 user samples
77,926 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 73% Gigabyte(1458 3724)
Worst Bench: 61% Nvidia(10DE 11C2) 3GB
Poor: 61% Great: 73%
SPEED RANK: 27th / 555
248,369 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 72% EVGA(3842 3975)
Worst Bench: 51% EVGA(3842 3975)
Poor: 51% Great: 72%
SPEED RANK: 31st / 555
Effective 3D Speed
Effective 3D Gaming GPU Speed
66.6 % +5% 63.6 %
Parallax
Avg. Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones)
190 fps 195 fps +3%
MRender
Avg. Render target array GShader (Sphere)
146 fps 149 fps +2%
Gravity
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy)
193 fps Slightly faster NBody calculation.
+6%
182 fps
Splatting
Avg. Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm)
155 fps Faster complex splatting.
+24%
125 fps
Parallax
Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones)
216 fps 225 fps +4%
MRender
Render target array GShader (Sphere)
160 fps 169 fps Slightly faster peak multi rendering.
+6%
Gravity
NBody particle system (Galaxy)
213 fps +2% 208 fps
Splatting
Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm)
170 fps Faster peak complex splatting.
+20%
142 fps
Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
158 fps +1% 156 fps -1%
Overwatch
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
90.3 fps -5% 94.6 fps +5%
Grand Theft Auto V
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
60.7 fps Better Grand Theft Auto V fps.
+16%
52.4 fps -16%
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG)
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
64.5 fps Slightly Better PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG) fps.
+14%
56.5 fps -14%
Battlefield 1
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
56.1 fps -19% 66.5 fps Better Battlefield 1 fps.
+19%
Fallout 4
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
69.6 fps Better Fallout 4 fps.
+17%
59.2 fps -17%
Battlefield 4
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
88.2 fps -9% 96.3 fps Slightly Better Battlefield 4 fps.
+9%
DOTA 2
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
125 fps +1% 124 fps -1%
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
49.1 fps -0% 49.1 fps +0%
World of Warcraft
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
59.4 fps -7% 63.6 fps Slightly Better World of Warcraft fps.
+7%
World of Tanks
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
93.8 fps -7% 99.9 fps Slightly Better World of Tanks fps.
+7%
League of Legends
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
178 fps -7% 191 fps Slightly Better League of Legends fps.
+7%
Market Share
Based on 7,378,738 GPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
2.28 % 3.31 % Much higher market share.
+45%
Value
Value For Money
91.5 % Much better value.
+45%
63.2 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
93 % 113 % More popular.
+22%
Price
Price (score)
$228 Much cheaper.
+38%
$370
Age
Newest
18 Months Much more recent.
+56%
41 Months
Lighting
Locally-deformable PRT (Bat)
226 fps 229 fps +1%
Reflection
High dynamic range lighting (Teapot)
192 fps 199 fps +4%
Lighting
Avg. Locally-deformable PRT (Bat)
204 fps +4% 197 fps
Reflection
Avg. High dynamic range lighting (Teapot)
175 fps +1% 174 fps
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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 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) February 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 calculated 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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