Real World Speed
Performance profile from 70,566 user samples
41,266 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 77% MSI(1462 3281)
Worst Bench: 63% MSI(1462 3281)
Poor: 63% Great: 77%
SPEED RANK: 16th / 535
29,300 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 77% MSI(1462 3413)
Worst Bench: 53% Sapphire(174B E353) ≥ 4GB
Poor: 53% Great: 77%
SPEED RANK: 21st / 535
Effective 3D Speed
Effective 3D Gaming GPU Speed
71 % Slightly faster effective speed.
+6%
66.9 % -6%
Parallax
Avg. Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones)
216 fps -17% 253 fps Better texture detail.
+17%
MRender
Avg. Render target array GShader (Sphere)
150 fps Slightly faster multi rendering.
+8%
139 fps -8%
Gravity
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy)
214 fps Faster NBody calculation.
+18%
181 fps -18%
Splatting
Avg. Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm)
166 fps Much faster complex splatting.
+31%
127 fps -31%
Parallax
Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones)
244 fps -23% 299 fps Better peak texture detail.
+23%
MRender
Render target array GShader (Sphere)
159 fps Slightly faster peak multi rendering.
+7%
149 fps -7%
Gravity
NBody particle system (Galaxy)
230 fps Slightly faster peak NBody calculation.
+10%
210 fps -10%
Splatting
Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm)
177 fps Much faster peak complex splatting.
+32%
134 fps -32%
Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
164 fps -1% 165 fps +1%
Overwatch
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
99.1 fps -3% 103 fps +3%
Grand Theft Auto V
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
63.5 fps Better Grand Theft Auto V fps.
+17%
54.5 fps -17%
Battlefield 1
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
73.4 fps -7% 78.4 fps Slightly Better Battlefield 1 fps.
+7%
Fallout 4
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
71.6 fps Slightly Better Fallout 4 fps.
+12%
64.2 fps -12%
Battlefield 4
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
95.7 fps +3% 92.7 fps -3%
Rise of the Tomb Raider
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
61.7 fps -2% 62.6 fps +2%
DOTA 2
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
133 fps Better DOTA 2 fps.
+18%
112 fps -18%
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
57.2 fps +3% 55.7 fps -3%
World of Warcraft
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
75.2 fps -13% 84.8 fps Slightly Better World of Warcraft fps.
+13%
World of Tanks
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
110 fps -2% 112 fps +2%
League of Legends
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
217 fps -7% 232 fps Slightly Better League of Legends fps.
+7%
Market Share
Based on 3,174,742 GPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
4.3 % -5% 4.5 % +5%
Value
Value For Money
95.5 % -9% 104 % Slightly better value.
+9%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
108 % -19% 129 % More popular.
+19%
Price
Price (score)
$235 -19% $190 Cheaper.
+19%
Age
Newest
8 Months Slightly more recent.
+11%
9 Months -11%
Lighting
Locally-deformable PRT (Bat)
254 fps Better peak lighting effects.
+16%
219 fps -16%
Reflection
High dynamic range lighting (Teapot)
216 fps Better peak reflection handling.
+17%
184 fps -17%
Lighting
Avg. Locally-deformable PRT (Bat)
230 fps Better lighting effects.
+24%
185 fps -24%
Reflection
Avg. High dynamic range lighting (Teapot)
200 fps Better reflection handling.
+17%
171 fps -17%
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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) March 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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