Real World Speed
Performance profile from 125,592 user samples
79,372 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 45% EVGA(3842 3969)
Worst Bench: 35% MSI(1462 3201) ≥ 4GB
Poor: 35% Great: 45%
SPEED RANK: 47th / 544
46,220 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 72% Asus(1043 04FB)
Worst Bench: 53% Asus(1043 04FD) ≥ 4GB
Poor: 53% Great: 72%
SPEED RANK: 25th / 544
Effective 3D Speed
Effective 3D Gaming GPU Speed
41 % -57% 64.3 % Much faster effective speed.
+57%
Parallax
Avg. Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones)
125 fps -102% 252 fps Hugely better texture detail.
+102%
MRender
Avg. Render target array GShader (Sphere)
81.1 fps -71% 139 fps Much faster multi rendering.
+71%
Gravity
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy)
120 fps -50% 180 fps Much faster NBody calculation.
+50%
Splatting
Avg. Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm)
81.8 fps -54% 126 fps Much faster complex splatting.
+54%
Parallax
Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones)
142 fps -108% 295 fps Hugely better peak texture detail.
+108%
MRender
Render target array GShader (Sphere)
86.4 fps -71% 148 fps Much faster peak multi rendering.
+71%
Gravity
NBody particle system (Galaxy)
131 fps -56% 204 fps Much faster peak NBody calculation.
+56%
Splatting
Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm)
89.2 fps -49% 133 fps Much faster peak complex splatting.
+49%
Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
144 fps -12% 160 fps Slightly Better Counter-Strike: Global Offensive fps.
+12%
Overwatch
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
68.5 fps -35% 92.3 fps Much Better Overwatch fps.
+35%
Grand Theft Auto V
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
42.9 fps -23% 52.9 fps Better Grand Theft Auto V fps.
+23%
Battlefield 1
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
47 fps -63% 76.8 fps Much Better Battlefield 1 fps.
+63%
Fallout 4
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
44.3 fps -49% 66.1 fps Much Better Fallout 4 fps.
+49%
Battlefield 4
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
56.3 fps -64% 92.4 fps Much Better Battlefield 4 fps.
+64%
Rise of the Tomb Raider
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
40.6 fps -46% 59.5 fps Much Better Rise of the Tomb Raider fps.
+46%
DOTA 2
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
101 fps -17% 118 fps Better DOTA 2 fps.
+17%
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
38.1 fps -47% 55.8 fps Much Better The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt fps.
+47%
World of Warcraft
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
50.4 fps -35% 68 fps Much Better World of Warcraft fps.
+35%
World of Tanks
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
72.5 fps -39% 101 fps Much Better World of Tanks fps.
+39%
League of Legends
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
171 fps -19% 202 fps Better League of Legends fps.
+19%
Market Share
Based on 4,697,886 GPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
2.58 % Much higher market share.
+73%
1.49 % -73%
Value
Value For Money
61.5 % -30% 79.8 % Better value.
+30%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
78 % -82% 142 % Hugely more popular.
+82%
Price
Price (score)
$200 Cheaper.
+25%
$265 -25%
Age
Newest
31 Months -55% 14 Months Much more recent.
+55%
Lighting
Locally-deformable PRT (Bat)
153 fps -43% 219 fps Much better peak lighting effects.
+43%
Reflection
High dynamic range lighting (Teapot)
124 fps -48% 183 fps Much better peak reflection handling.
+48%
Lighting
Avg. Locally-deformable PRT (Bat)
138 fps -33% 184 fps Much better lighting effects.
+33%
Reflection
Avg. High dynamic range lighting (Teapot)
113 fps -50% 170 fps Much better reflection handling.
+50%
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Graphics Card Rankings (Price vs Performance) August 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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