Real World Speed
Performance profile from 396,718 user samples
356,117 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 77% Gigabyte(1458 371D)
Worst Bench: 65% Gigabyte(1458 3739)
Poor: 65% Great: 77%
SPEED RANK: 29th / 595
40,601 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 70% MSI(1462 2015)
Worst Bench: 57% Sapphire(174B E324)
Poor: 57% Great: 70%
SPEED RANK: 39th / 595
Effective 3D Speed
Effective 3D Gaming GPU Speed
71.6 % Slightly faster effective speed.
+8%
66 %
Parallax
Avg. Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones)
214 fps 258 fps Better texture detail.
+21%
MRender
Avg. Render target array GShader (Sphere)
149 fps Faster multi rendering.
+17%
127 fps
Gravity
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy)
209 fps Faster NBody calculation.
+28%
163 fps
Splatting
Avg. Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm)
162 fps 177 fps Slightly faster complex splatting.
+9%
Parallax
Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones)
241 fps 288 fps Better peak texture detail.
+20%
MRender
Render target array GShader (Sphere)
164 fps Faster peak multi rendering.
+23%
133 fps
Gravity
NBody particle system (Galaxy)
225 fps Much faster peak NBody calculation.
+32%
171 fps
Splatting
Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm)
177 fps 187 fps Slightly faster peak complex splatting.
+6%
Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
162 fps 179 fps Slightly Better Counter-Strike: Global Offensive fps.
+11%
Grand Theft Auto V
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
61 fps Much Better Grand Theft Auto V fps.
+32%
46 fps
Overwatch
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
100 fps +1% 100 fps
League of Legends
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
190 fps Slightly Better League of Legends fps.
+8%
176 fps
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
68 fps Better PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds fps.
+18%
57 fps
Battlefield 1
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
73 fps +5% 70 fps
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
58 fps Slightly Better The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt fps.
+12%
52 fps
DOTA 2
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
137 fps Better DOTA 2 fps.
+19%
115 fps
World of Warcraft
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
77 fps Much Better World of Warcraft fps.
+56%
49 fps
World of Tanks
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
106 fps Slightly Better World of Tanks fps.
+7%
99 fps
Battlefield 4
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
100 fps 101 fps +1%
Market Share
Based on 10,955,673 GPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
5.91 % Insanely higher market share.
+1,691%
0.33 %
Value
Value For Money
88 % Better value.
+18%
74.7 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
158 % Much more popular.
+55%
102 %
Price
Price (score)
$269 Slightly cheaper.
+12%
$304
Age
Newest
26 Months Much more recent.
+33%
39 Months
Lighting
Locally-deformable PRT (Bat)
247 fps Better peak lighting effects.
+16%
213 fps
Reflection
High dynamic range lighting (Teapot)
212 fps Better peak reflection handling.
+28%
166 fps
Lighting
Avg. Locally-deformable PRT (Bat)
223 fps Slightly better lighting effects.
+14%
195 fps
Reflection
Avg. High dynamic range lighting (Teapot)
196 fps Better reflection handling.
+25%
157 fps
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The GTX 1060 is Nvidia’s third 16 nm Pascal based GPU. It follows last month’s release of the higher end GTX 1070 and 1080. The 1060 has a TDP of 120 Watts and its aftermarket variants are available right away alongside the reference Founders edition. Comparing the GTX 1060 and 970 shows that although the 1060 leads by 12% it is also currently more expensive. Nvidia rushed the release of the GTX 1060 to help retain market share that may otherwise have gone to AMD’s new Polaris based RX 480. Comparing the RX 480 and GTX 1060 shows that for pre DX12 games the 1060 edges ahead by 12%. Due to better hardware compatibility, the RX 480 is able to match the 1060 in DX12 games but this will remain a corner case until most games are optimized for DX12 (likely to take several years). The 1060 has the potential to become a hugely successful card, but that all depends on where prices settle. [Jul '16 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) September 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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