Real World Speed
Performance profile from 125,833 user samples
97,622 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 45% EVGA(3842 2966)
Worst Bench: 32% Gigabyte(1458 36C1) ≥ 4GB
Poor: 32% Great: 45%
SPEED RANK: 51st / 549
28,211 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 48% MSI(1462 2015)
Worst Bench: 41% Sapphire(174B E308)
Poor: 41% Great: 48%
SPEED RANK: 46th / 549
Effective 3D Speed
Effective 3D Gaming GPU Speed
40.4 % -11% 44.7 % Slightly faster effective speed.
+11%
Parallax
Avg. Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones)
125 fps -38% 173 fps Much better texture detail.
+38%
MRender
Avg. Render target array GShader (Sphere)
79.3 fps -31% 104 fps Much faster multi rendering.
+31%
Gravity
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy)
118 fps -1% 119 fps +1%
Splatting
Avg. Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm)
80.5 fps -4% 84.1 fps +4%
Parallax
Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones)
143 fps -36% 194 fps Much better peak texture detail.
+36%
MRender
Render target array GShader (Sphere)
85.9 fps -28% 110 fps Faster peak multi rendering.
+28%
Gravity
NBody particle system (Galaxy)
132 fps +4% 127 fps -4%
Splatting
Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm)
89.3 fps -2% 91.3 fps +2%
Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
142 fps +2% 140 fps -2%
Overwatch
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
69.3 fps -7% 74.4 fps Slightly Better Overwatch fps.
+7%
Grand Theft Auto V
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
43 fps -1% 43.3 fps +1%
Battlefield 1
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
48.8 fps -4% 50.7 fps +4%
Fallout 4
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
44.6 fps +1% 44.3 fps -1%
Battlefield 4
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
55 fps -16% 64 fps Better Battlefield 4 fps.
+16%
DOTA 2
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
98.4 fps Slightly Better DOTA 2 fps.
+9%
90.5 fps -9%
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
37.4 fps -14% 42.6 fps Slightly Better The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt fps.
+14%
World of Tanks
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
73 fps -0% 73 fps +0%
League of Legends
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
155 fps +0% 155 fps -0%
Market Share
Based on 6,217,100 GPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
2.16 % Hugely higher market share.
+360%
0.47 % -360%
Value
Value For Money
60.6 % -1% 61.4 % +1%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
82 % -12% 92 % Slightly more popular.
+12%
Price
Price (score)
$200 Slightly cheaper.
+12%
$228 -12%
Age
Newest
35 Months -14% 30 Months Slightly more recent.
+14%
Lighting
Locally-deformable PRT (Bat)
153 fps Slightly better peak lighting effects.
+7%
143 fps -7%
Reflection
High dynamic range lighting (Teapot)
125 fps -11% 139 fps Slightly better peak reflection handling.
+11%
Lighting
Avg. Locally-deformable PRT (Bat)
136 fps +2% 133 fps -2%
Reflection
Avg. High dynamic range lighting (Teapot)
112 fps -16% 130 fps Better reflection handling.
+16%
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