Real World Speed
Performance profile from 66,592 user samples
34,147 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 37% Gigabyte(1458 36C7)
Worst Bench: 29% EVGA(3842 1952) 2GB
Poor: 29% Great: 37%
SPEED RANK: 66th / 555
32,445 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 71% Sapphire(174B E324)
Worst Bench: 55% XFX(1682 9390)
Poor: 55% Great: 71%
SPEED RANK: 28th / 555
Effective 3D Speed
Effective 3D Gaming GPU Speed
33.4 % 65.6 % Hugely faster effective speed.
+96%
Parallax
Avg. Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones)
97.2 fps 253 fps Hugely better texture detail.
+160%
MRender
Avg. Render target array GShader (Sphere)
75.5 fps 126 fps Much faster multi rendering.
+67%
Gravity
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy)
94.2 fps 163 fps Much faster NBody calculation.
+73%
Splatting
Avg. Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm)
72.8 fps 177 fps Hugely faster complex splatting.
+143%
Parallax
Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones)
113 fps 286 fps Hugely better peak texture detail.
+153%
MRender
Render target array GShader (Sphere)
81.6 fps 135 fps Much faster peak multi rendering.
+65%
Gravity
NBody particle system (Galaxy)
105 fps 176 fps Much faster peak NBody calculation.
+68%
Splatting
Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm)
80.5 fps 189 fps Hugely faster peak complex splatting.
+135%
Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
126 fps -48% 187 fps Much Better Counter-Strike: Global Offensive fps.
+48%
Overwatch
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
66.3 fps -49% 99 fps Much Better Overwatch fps.
+49%
Grand Theft Auto V
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
33.3 fps -39% 46.5 fps Much Better Grand Theft Auto V fps.
+39%
Fallout 4
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
43.7 fps -50% 65.5 fps Much Better Fallout 4 fps.
+50%
Battlefield 4
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
53.4 fps -91% 102 fps Hugely Better Battlefield 4 fps.
+91%
DOTA 2
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
95.3 fps -25% 119 fps Better DOTA 2 fps.
+25%
World of Tanks
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
66.8 fps -42% 95 fps Much Better World of Tanks fps.
+42%
League of Legends
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
140 fps -34% 188 fps Much Better League of Legends fps.
+34%
Market Share
Based on 7,371,883 GPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.61 % Much higher market share.
+53%
0.4 %
Value
Value For Money
57.9 % 74.3 % Better value.
+28%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
72 % 95 % Much more popular.
+32%
Price
Price (score)
$161 Much cheaper.
+47%
$304
Age
Newest
30 Months Slightly more recent.
+6%
32 Months
Lighting
Locally-deformable PRT (Bat)
120 fps 214 fps Much better peak lighting effects.
+78%
Reflection
High dynamic range lighting (Teapot)
95 fps 166 fps Much better peak reflection handling.
+75%
Lighting
Avg. Locally-deformable PRT (Bat)
106 fps 195 fps Hugely better lighting effects.
+84%
Reflection
Avg. High dynamic range lighting (Teapot)
86.3 fps 155 fps Much better reflection handling.
+80%
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The GTX 950 is Nvidia's latest Maxwell card which is based on a GTX 960 but with 25% fewer CUDA cores and 25% fewer texture units. Comparing the GTX 960 and 950 shows that, as expected, effective speed has been reduced by 25%. The GTX 950 is positioned above GTX 750 Ti which is Nvidia's energy efficient mass market GPU. Comparing the 750 Ti and 950 shows that 950 is nearly 50% faster but it's also priced 50% higher so the 950 doesn't offer improved value for money. Gaming performance for the GTX 950 at resolutions up to 1080p on high/ultra settings will be satisfactory most of the time. That said, the GTX 950 is priced on the high side ($160). At present the GTX 960 ($171) offers 25% better performance for just 7% more money. See a current list of the best value graphics cards here[Aug '15 GPUPro]

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The new AMD R9 390 is the direct successor to the R9 290. Both cards share the same GPU but the R9 390 is factory overclocked. The R9 390 has a 5% higher stock GPU clock, and a substantial stock memory clock increase of 20%. Additionally the R9 390 sports a minimum of 8GB of VRAM versus 4GB on the R9 290. At the current price levels of $329, the R9 390 can't compete given that R9 290s can be had for around $260. The increased VRAM will rarely help even at ultra high resolutions and in any case, most 4K gamers are likely to seek more GPU power than the R9 390 has to offer. We have seen several samples of the R9 390 and they scored an effective speed of 88.5% which, as expected, matches the speeds seen on overclocked R9 290s. On the face of it purchasing an R9 290 at a discount and then manually overclocking will result in the same performance as an R9 390 but with a saving of around $70. [Jun '15 GPUPro]

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Graphics Card Rankings (Price vs Performance) February 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 calculated 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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