Real World Speed
Performance profile from 166,392 user samples
51,311 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 141% EVGA(3842 6278) ≥ 4GB
Worst Bench: 115% MSI(1462 3304)
Poor: 115% Great: 141%
SPEED RANK: 3rd / 530
115,081 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 93% MSI(1462 3160)
Worst Bench: 76% Asus(1043 8508)
Poor: 76% Great: 93%
SPEED RANK: 20th / 530
Effective 3D Speed
Effective 3D Gaming GPU Speed
129 % Much faster effective speed.
83.4 % -55%
Avg. Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones)
316 fps Much better texture detail.
197 fps -60%
Avg. Render target array GShader (Sphere)
204 fps Much faster multi rendering.
152 fps -34%
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy)
297 fps Much faster NBody calculation.
186 fps -60%
Avg. Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm)
230 fps Hugely faster complex splatting.
127 fps -81%
Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones)
356 fps Much better peak texture detail.
225 fps -58%
Render target array GShader (Sphere)
223 fps Much faster peak multi rendering.
168 fps -33%
NBody particle system (Galaxy)
324 fps Much faster peak NBody calculation.
209 fps -55%
Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm)
249 fps Much faster peak complex splatting.
142 fps -75%
Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
245 fps Better Counter-Strike: Global Offensive fps.
208 fps -18%
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
124 fps Better Overwatch fps.
99.9 fps -24%
Grand Theft Auto V
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
84.2 fps Much Better Grand Theft Auto V fps.
62.9 fps -34%
Battlefield 1
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
98.6 fps Much Better Battlefield 1 fps.
70.5 fps -40%
Fallout 4
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
87 fps Better Fallout 4 fps.
70.3 fps -24%
Battlefield 4
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
122 fps Better Battlefield 4 fps.
97 fps -26%
Rise of the Tomb Raider
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
88.4 fps Much Better Rise of the Tomb Raider fps.
67.6 fps -31%
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
149 fps Better DOTA 2 fps.
128 fps -16%
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
85.3 fps Much Better The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt fps.
53 fps -61%
World of Warcraft
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
112 fps Better World of Warcraft fps.
87.1 fps -29%
League of Legends
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
330 fps Much Better League of Legends fps.
239 fps -38%
Market Share
Based on 2,562,168 GPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
6.3 % Higher market share.
5.1 % -24%
Value For Money
127 % Better value.
101 % -26%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
114 % Slightly more popular.
105 % -9%
Price (score)
$376 -27% $275 Cheaper.
7 Months Much more recent.
28 Months -75%
Locally-deformable PRT (Bat)
362 fps Much better peak lighting effects.
235 fps -54%
High dynamic range lighting (Teapot)
322 fps Much better peak reflection handling.
198 fps -63%
Avg. Locally-deformable PRT (Bat)
321 fps Much better lighting effects.
202 fps -59%
Avg. High dynamic range lighting (Teapot)
294 fps Much better reflection handling.
176 fps -67%

The GTX 1070 is Nvidia’s second graphics card (after the 1080) to feature the new 16 nm Pascal architecture. As a result of the die shrink from 28 to 16 nm, Pascal based cards are more energy efficient than their predecessors. The GTX 1070 is rated at just 150 Watts. In terms of performance the gap between the flagship 1080 and 1070 averages 25%. Both GPUs have 8GB of DDR5 and although they share the same processing core (GP104), the 1070 has 25% of its resources disabled. Comparing performance between the 1070 and legendary GTX 970 shows that the newer 1070 wins by a whopping 50%. The GTX 1070 has only just hit the market so, at least for the time being, prices are significantly over the Founders Edition MSRP of $450 but Nvidia have stated that they expect third party cards to sell from $379 at which time the 1070 will likely dominate as the value for money leader[Jun '16 GPUPro]


The Nvidia GTX 970 is a game changer in terms of performance per watt and value for money. The GTX 970 is based on Nvidia's ground-breaking Maxwell architecture which delivers considerable clock for clock performance gains over Kepler, its predecessor. Comparing the GTX 970 and 780 Ti shows that the two cards offer comparable performance yet the new GTX 970 costs nearly half as much! Unsurprisingly Nvidia are discontinuing the 780 Ti as it's now largely redundant. These price to performance gains typically occur once or twice a decade and although the new Maxwell architecture will improve down the line with the release of the Ti/Titan versions, at the moment the 970 offers the best value for money on the market by miles. Since this summary was originally written AMD have slashed prices and older Nvidia models (780/780 Ti/770) have also been hugely discounted. See the latest value for money rankings here[Jul '15 GPUPro]


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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