Real World Speed
Performance profile from 355,719 user samples
38,758 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 37% Asus(1043 8555) 2GB
Worst Bench: 27% Asus(1043 86DC) 2GB
Poor: 27% Great: 37%
SPEED RANK: 79th / 593
316,961 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 73% MSI(1462 3160)
Worst Bench: 53% Nvidia(10DE 83C2) ≥ 4GB
Poor: 53% Great: 73%
SPEED RANK: 39th / 593
Effective 3D Speed
Effective 3D Gaming GPU Speed
33.2 % 63.8 % Hugely faster effective speed.
+92%
Parallax
Avg. Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones)
96.9 fps 194 fps Hugely better texture detail.
+100%
MRender
Avg. Render target array GShader (Sphere)
76.1 fps 150 fps Hugely faster multi rendering.
+97%
Gravity
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy)
94.2 fps 183 fps Hugely faster NBody calculation.
+94%
Splatting
Avg. Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm)
72 fps 125 fps Much faster complex splatting.
+74%
Parallax
Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones)
110 fps 221 fps Hugely better peak texture detail.
+101%
MRender
Render target array GShader (Sphere)
80.7 fps 165 fps Hugely faster peak multi rendering.
+104%
Gravity
NBody particle system (Galaxy)
105 fps 204 fps Hugely faster peak NBody calculation.
+94%
Splatting
Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm)
80.7 fps 140 fps Much faster peak complex splatting.
+73%
Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
124 fps 157 fps Better Counter-Strike: Global Offensive fps.
+27%
Grand Theft Auto V
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
36 fps 53 fps Much Better Grand Theft Auto V fps.
+46%
Overwatch
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
65 fps 95 fps Much Better Overwatch fps.
+45%
League of Legends
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
136 fps 179 fps Much Better League of Legends fps.
+32%
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
31 fps 49 fps Much Better The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt fps.
+56%
DOTA 2
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
96 fps 125 fps Better DOTA 2 fps.
+30%
World of Tanks
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
66 fps 90 fps Much Better World of Tanks fps.
+35%
Battlefield 4
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
51 fps 95 fps Hugely Better Battlefield 4 fps.
+84%
Market Share
Based on 10,253,487 GPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.53 % 3.3 % Hugely higher market share.
+523%
Value
Value For Money
55.4 % 63.4 % Slightly better value.
+14%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
74 % 116 % Much more popular.
+57%
Price
Price (score)
$170 Much cheaper.
+54%
$370
Age
Newest
36 Months More recent.
+23%
47 Months
Lighting
Locally-deformable PRT (Bat)
121 fps 229 fps Hugely better peak lighting effects.
+89%
Reflection
High dynamic range lighting (Teapot)
94.8 fps 197 fps Hugely better peak reflection handling.
+108%
Lighting
Avg. Locally-deformable PRT (Bat)
104 fps 198 fps Hugely better lighting effects.
+90%
Reflection
Avg. High dynamic range lighting (Teapot)
85.8 fps 174 fps Hugely better reflection handling.
+103%
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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 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]

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Graphics Card Rankings (Price vs Performance) August 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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