Real World Speed
Performance profile from 195,630 user samples
153,993 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 45% EVGA(3842 3967)
Worst Bench: 33% PNY(196E 1138) ≥ 4GB
Poor: 33% Great: 45%
SPEED RANK: 62nd / 593
41,637 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 76% PowerColor(148C 2377) ≥ 4GB
Worst Bench: 54% XFX(1682 C580)
Poor: 54% Great: 76%
SPEED RANK: 32nd / 593
Effective 3D Speed
Effective 3D Gaming GPU Speed
40.4 % 68.1 % Much faster effective speed.
+68%
Parallax
Avg. Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones)
124 fps 276 fps Hugely better texture detail.
+123%
MRender
Avg. Render target array GShader (Sphere)
80.5 fps 143 fps Much faster multi rendering.
+78%
Gravity
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy)
119 fps 196 fps Much faster NBody calculation.
+65%
Splatting
Avg. Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm)
80.7 fps 130 fps Much faster complex splatting.
+61%
Parallax
Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones)
141 fps 320 fps Hugely better peak texture detail.
+127%
MRender
Render target array GShader (Sphere)
86.2 fps 155 fps Much faster peak multi rendering.
+80%
Gravity
NBody particle system (Galaxy)
131 fps 218 fps Much faster peak NBody calculation.
+66%
Splatting
Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm)
89.7 fps 139 fps Much faster peak complex splatting.
+55%
Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
139 fps 157 fps Slightly Better Counter-Strike: Global Offensive fps.
+13%
Grand Theft Auto V
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
42 fps 58 fps Much Better Grand Theft Auto V fps.
+38%
Overwatch
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
69 fps 98 fps Much Better Overwatch fps.
+41%
League of Legends
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
142 fps 160 fps Slightly Better League of Legends fps.
+13%
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
35 fps 68 fps Hugely Better PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds fps.
+94%
Battlefield 1
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
49 fps 71 fps Much Better Battlefield 1 fps.
+45%
Fortnite
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
62 fps 86 fps Much Better Fortnite fps.
+38%
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
37 fps 63 fps Much Better The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt fps.
+71%
DOTA 2
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
97 fps 125 fps Better DOTA 2 fps.
+29%
World of Warcraft
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
53 fps 81 fps Much Better World of Warcraft fps.
+53%
World of Tanks
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
67 fps 102 fps Much Better World of Tanks fps.
+51%
Battlefield 4
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
59 fps 88 fps Much Better Battlefield 4 fps.
+48%
Market Share
Based on 10,282,750 GPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
1.76 % Slightly higher market share.
+14%
1.54 %
Value
Value For Money
60.6 % 93 % Much better value.
+53%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
84 % 113 % Much more popular.
+35%
Price
Price (score)
$200 Slightly cheaper.
+13%
$230
Age
Newest
43 Months 16 Months Much more recent.
+63%
Lighting
Locally-deformable PRT (Bat)
153 fps 228 fps Much better peak lighting effects.
+49%
Reflection
High dynamic range lighting (Teapot)
125 fps 193 fps Much better peak reflection handling.
+54%
Lighting
Avg. Locally-deformable PRT (Bat)
135 fps 194 fps Much better lighting effects.
+44%
Reflection
Avg. High dynamic range lighting (Teapot)
112 fps 176 fps Much better reflection handling.
+57%
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The new GTX 960 is the third graphics card to feature Nvidia's Maxwell architecture. When the first two Maxwell cards were released back in September 2014 they completely re-shaped the GPU price/performance spectrum not only from Nvidia, but also AMD who were forced to slash prices by around 30%. Unfortunately the new GTX 960 isn't the game changer its predecessors were, and it's actually the weakest of the three Maxwell cards. Comparing the GTX 960 and 970 shows that the 970 is around 70% faster and a comparison of the GTX 960 and 980 shows that GTX 980 is almost exactly twice as fast as the 960. Of the three cards the GTX 970 offers the best bang for your buck, in-fact the GTX 970 is still one of best value cards available. That said, for gaming at 1080p or lower, the GTX 960 will allow decent frame rates at maximum settings for most games. [Jan '15 GPUPro]

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The RX 580 is released this week and is AMD’s latest flagship GPU based on second generation Polaris architecture. For all intents and purposes it is a refresh of the RX 480 released just 10 months prior. Modifications to the architecture have yielded improved performance per wattage and increased clock speeds of around 10% for base and around 5% for boost. The RX 580 will come with either 4GB or 8GB of high-bandwidth GDDR5 memory. Exact pricing for this mid-range chip remains to be seen, but the RX 500 series is likely to cannibalize sales of AMD’s 400 series. Performance wise, the RX 580 is in direct competition with NVIDIA’s popular GTX 1060 6GB which in now 9 months old. Perhaps after last year’s ill timed head to head release of the RX 480 and the faster but similarly priced GTX 1060 (a standoff which NVIDIA seem to have won based on market share), AMD are attempting to draw back some market share with the newer, slightly upgraded RX 580. The upcoming release of the 500 series comes ahead of AMD’s Vega architecture, for which specification and pricing details are not yet public but which will is expected to yield a significant jump in performance compared to Polaris. [Apr '17 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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