Real World Speed
Performance profile from 291,355 user samples
284,801 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 78% Asus(1043 85AC)
Worst Bench: 61% Asus(1043 85AC)
Poor: 61% Great: 78%
SPEED RANK: 27th / 592
6,554 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 23% Gigabyte(1458 22FE) 2GB
Worst Bench: 17% Gigabyte(1458 22FE) 2GB; Gigabyte Radeon RX 550 D5 2GB Graphic Cards GV-RX550D5-2GD
Poor: 17% Great: 23%
SPEED RANK: 121st / 592
Effective 3D Speed
Effective 3D Gaming GPU Speed
71.3 % Hugely faster effective speed.
+240%
21 %
Parallax
Avg. Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones)
213 fps Hugely better texture detail.
+216%
67.4 fps
MRender
Avg. Render target array GShader (Sphere)
148 fps Hugely faster multi rendering.
+159%
57.1 fps
Gravity
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy)
207 fps Hugely faster NBody calculation.
+360%
45 fps
Splatting
Avg. Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm)
163 fps Hugely faster complex splatting.
+125%
72.4 fps
Parallax
Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones)
243 fps Hugely better peak texture detail.
+214%
77.5 fps
MRender
Render target array GShader (Sphere)
165 fps Hugely faster peak multi rendering.
+166%
62.1 fps
Gravity
NBody particle system (Galaxy)
228 fps Hugely faster peak NBody calculation.
+346%
51.1 fps
Splatting
Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm)
179 fps Hugely faster peak complex splatting.
+123%
80.1 fps
Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
161 fps Much Better Counter-Strike: Global Offensive fps.
+56%
104 fps
Market Share
Based on 9,659,792 GPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
6.24 % Insanely higher market share.
+2,736%
0.22 %
Value
Value For Money
83.4 % Much better value.
+43%
58.3 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
160 % Hugely more popular.
+135%
68 %
Price
Price (score)
$290 $79 Much cheaper.
+73%
Age
Newest
24 Months 14 Months Much more recent.
+42%
Lighting
Locally-deformable PRT (Bat)
250 fps Hugely better peak lighting effects.
+323%
59.1 fps
Reflection
High dynamic range lighting (Teapot)
214 fps Hugely better peak reflection handling.
+161%
82 fps
Lighting
Avg. Locally-deformable PRT (Bat)
223 fps Hugely better lighting effects.
+339%
50.8 fps
Reflection
Avg. High dynamic range lighting (Teapot)
196 fps Hugely better reflection handling.
+157%
76.3 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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Hot on the heels of the release of the Radeon RX 580 and RX 570 launched earlier this week, AMD have released a new Polaris 12 GPU, the Radeon RX 550. It is a sub-$100 entry level GPU, targeted at those who want an inexpensive, low profile, low power and low performance component for mini desktop PCs or a minor upgrade on integrated GPUs. It has just 8 compute units, a boost clock of 1183 MHz and comes with either 2 or 4 Gb of GDDR5 memory capable of delivering up to 112 GB/s bandwidth. As expected from a discrete GPU, the RX 550 wipes the floor with Intel’s current best desktop iGPU (HD 630 (Kaby Lake). The RX 550 is expected to be around 70% as fast as the only $20 dearer RX 560 (the successor to the RX 460 to be released next month), however this should be sufficient for an okay gaming experience for many games on non-demanding settings. It is anticipated, that AMD will tailor the form of the 550 more towards the laptop market as the year progresses. [Apr '17 GPUPro]

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Graphics Card Rankings (Price vs Performance) July 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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  • Best gaming performance - Effective Speed measures performance for modern 3D games.
  • Best value for money - Value for money is based on 3D gaming performance and price.
  • Raw speed comparison - Raw speed readings.
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