Real World Speed
Performance profile from 44,922 user samples
29,704 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 99% Gigabyte(1458 371A)
Worst Bench: 86% Nvidia(10DE 11D7) ≥ 4GB
Poor: 86% Great: 99%
SPEED RANK: 13th / 530
15,218 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 98% MSI(1462 3413)
Worst Bench: 77% MSI(1462 3413)
Poor: 77% Great: 98%
SPEED RANK: 14th / 530
Effective 3D Speed
Effective 3D Gaming GPU Speed
91.8 % +4% 88.1 % -4%
Parallax
Avg. Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones)
216 fps -19% 257 fps Better texture detail.
+19%
MRender
Avg. Render target array GShader (Sphere)
149 fps Slightly faster multi rendering.
+6%
140 fps -6%
Gravity
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy)
213 fps Faster NBody calculation.
+16%
183 fps -16%
Splatting
Avg. Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm)
165 fps Much faster complex splatting.
+31%
126 fps -31%
Parallax
Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones)
243 fps -24% 302 fps Better peak texture detail.
+24%
MRender
Render target array GShader (Sphere)
160 fps Slightly faster peak multi rendering.
+6%
151 fps -6%
Gravity
NBody particle system (Galaxy)
231 fps Slightly faster peak NBody calculation.
+12%
207 fps -12%
Splatting
Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm)
177 fps Much faster peak complex splatting.
+31%
135 fps -31%
Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
213 fps -1% 216 fps +1%
Overwatch
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
99.9 fps -2% 102 fps +2%
Grand Theft Auto V
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
69.4 fps Better Grand Theft Auto V fps.
+15%
60.1 fps -15%
Battlefield 1
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
75.2 fps -1% 76.1 fps +1%
Battlefield 4
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
96.1 fps Slightly Better Battlefield 4 fps.
+5%
91.2 fps -5%
Rise of the Tomb Raider
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
70.2 fps Slightly Better Rise of the Tomb Raider fps.
+13%
62.2 fps -13%
DOTA 2
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
143 fps Much Better DOTA 2 fps.
+47%
97.5 fps -47%
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
56.8 fps -2% 58.1 fps +2%
League of Legends
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
229 fps -36% 311 fps Much Better League of Legends fps.
+36%
Market Share
Based on 2,562,168 GPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
4.4 % Much higher market share.
+76%
2.5 % -76%
Value
Value For Money
119 % -11% 132 % Slightly better value.
+11%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
104 % -9% 113 % Slightly more popular.
+9%
Price
Price (score)
$250 -20% $200 Cheaper.
+20%
Age
Newest
6 Months Slightly more recent.
+14%
7 Months -14%
Lighting
Locally-deformable PRT (Bat)
254 fps Better peak lighting effects.
+16%
219 fps -16%
Reflection
High dynamic range lighting (Teapot)
217 fps Better peak reflection handling.
+17%
186 fps -17%
Lighting
Avg. Locally-deformable PRT (Bat)
229 fps Better lighting effects.
+22%
188 fps -22%
Reflection
Avg. High dynamic range lighting (Teapot)
199 fps Better reflection handling.
+16%
171 fps -16%
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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 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) January 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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Welcome to our freeware PC speed test tool. UserBenchmark will test your PC and compare the results to other users with the same components. You can quickly size up your PC, identify hardware problems and explore the best upgrades.

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