Real World Speed
Performance profile from 255,537 user samples
236,054 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 79% PNY(196E 119F)
Worst Bench: 63% MSI(1462 3283)
Poor: 63% Great: 79%
SPEED RANK: 28th / 584
19,483 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 31% Gigabyte(1458 22DD)
Worst Bench: 24% Gigabyte(1458 22DD)
Poor: 24% Great: 31%
SPEED RANK: 95th / 584
Effective 3D Speed
Effective 3D Gaming GPU Speed
71.4 % Hugely faster effective speed.
+153%
28.2 %
Parallax
Avg. Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones)
212 fps Hugely better texture detail.
+114%
98.9 fps
MRender
Avg. Render target array GShader (Sphere)
147 fps Hugely faster multi rendering.
+135%
62.5 fps
Gravity
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy)
207 fps Hugely faster NBody calculation.
+182%
73.3 fps
Splatting
Avg. Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm)
163 fps Hugely faster complex splatting.
+112%
77 fps
Parallax
Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones)
242 fps Hugely better peak texture detail.
+105%
118 fps
MRender
Render target array GShader (Sphere)
166 fps Hugely faster peak multi rendering.
+152%
65.8 fps
Gravity
NBody particle system (Galaxy)
227 fps Hugely faster peak NBody calculation.
+175%
82.6 fps
Splatting
Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm)
178 fps Hugely faster peak complex splatting.
+121%
80.6 fps
Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
163 fps Much Better Counter-Strike: Global Offensive fps.
+35%
120 fps
Overwatch
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
99.6 fps Much Better Overwatch fps.
+68%
59.3 fps
Grand Theft Auto V
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
61.3 fps Much Better Grand Theft Auto V fps.
+53%
40.2 fps
Battlefield 1
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
73.6 fps Much Better Battlefield 1 fps.
+73%
42.4 fps
Battlefield 4
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
99.9 fps Hugely Better Battlefield 4 fps.
+129%
43.7 fps
DOTA 2
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
135 fps Hugely Better DOTA 2 fps.
+84%
73.5 fps
League of Legends
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
196 fps Much Better League of Legends fps.
+66%
118 fps
Market Share
Based on 8,302,160 GPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
5.62 % Insanely higher market share.
+1,656%
0.32 %
Value
Value For Money
79.9 % Better value.
+22%
65.3 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
161 % Hugely more popular.
+99%
81 %
Price
Price (score)
$310 $104 Much cheaper.
+66%
Age
Newest
21 Months 20 Months +5%
Lighting
Locally-deformable PRT (Bat)
251 fps Hugely better peak lighting effects.
+180%
89.7 fps
Reflection
High dynamic range lighting (Teapot)
214 fps Hugely better peak reflection handling.
+153%
84.7 fps
Lighting
Avg. Locally-deformable PRT (Bat)
225 fps Hugely better lighting effects.
+193%
76.7 fps
Reflection
Avg. High dynamic range lighting (Teapot)
196 fps Hugely better reflection handling.
+151%
78.1 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 RX 460 is the third Polaris based 14 nm graphics card released by AMD this year, it follows the 470 and 480). The Polaris 11 GPU which drives the RX 460 is around 50% less powerful than the Polaris 10 GPU used by both the RX 480 and RX 470. Looking at the provisional average benchmarks (we only four samples of the RX 460 at this time) of the RX 460 and RX 480 shows that the performance gap of 50% percent is in line with the specs. The RX 460 is available with custom coolers from launch and it comes in both 2GB and 4GB varieties. With list prices starting from $120 for the 2GB variant the RX 460 offers decent value for money at the lower end of the graphics card spectrum. The 4GB version is somewhat poor value for money at the $150 price point since an RX 480 is only an additional $50 for double the performance. See the current value for money leaders here.  [Aug '16 GPUPro]

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Graphics Card Rankings (Price vs Performance) April 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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