Real World Speed
Performance profile from 300,659 user samples
109,711 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 45% Gigabyte(1458 36C2) ≥ 4GB
Worst Bench: 34% Asus(1043 8537) 2GB
Poor: 34% Great: 45%
SPEED RANK: 51st / 549
190,948 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 110% MSI(1462 3303) ≥ 4GB
Worst Bench: 77% MSI(1462 3302)
Poor: 77% Great: 110%
SPEED RANK: 12th / 549
Effective 3D Speed
Effective 3D Gaming GPU Speed
40.8 % -141% 98.6 % Hugely faster effective speed.
+141%
Parallax
Avg. Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones)
126 fps -144% 307 fps Hugely better texture detail.
+144%
MRender
Avg. Render target array GShader (Sphere)
79.9 fps -148% 198 fps Hugely faster multi rendering.
+148%
Gravity
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy)
119 fps -139% 285 fps Hugely faster NBody calculation.
+139%
Splatting
Avg. Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm)
81.1 fps -176% 224 fps Hugely faster complex splatting.
+176%
Parallax
Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones)
144 fps -148% 357 fps Hugely better peak texture detail.
+148%
MRender
Render target array GShader (Sphere)
86.6 fps -152% 218 fps Hugely faster peak multi rendering.
+152%
Gravity
NBody particle system (Galaxy)
132 fps -142% 320 fps Hugely faster peak NBody calculation.
+142%
Splatting
Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm)
89.5 fps -175% 246 fps Hugely faster peak complex splatting.
+175%
Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
142 fps -44% 204 fps Much Better Counter-Strike: Global Offensive fps.
+44%
Overwatch
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
69.3 fps -74% 121 fps Much Better Overwatch fps.
+74%
Grand Theft Auto V
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
43 fps -84% 79.2 fps Hugely Better Grand Theft Auto V fps.
+84%
Battlefield 1
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
48.8 fps -101% 98.2 fps Hugely Better Battlefield 1 fps.
+101%
Fallout 4
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
44.6 fps -110% 93.5 fps Hugely Better Fallout 4 fps.
+110%
Battlefield 4
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
55 fps -134% 129 fps Hugely Better Battlefield 4 fps.
+134%
Rise of the Tomb Raider
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
40.9 fps -116% 88.2 fps Hugely Better Rise of the Tomb Raider fps.
+116%
DOTA 2
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
98.4 fps -44% 142 fps Much Better DOTA 2 fps.
+44%
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
37.4 fps -118% 81.4 fps Hugely Better The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt fps.
+118%
World of Warcraft
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
50.4 fps -82% 92 fps Hugely Better World of Warcraft fps.
+82%
World of Tanks
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
73 fps -69% 124 fps Much Better World of Tanks fps.
+69%
League of Legends
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
155 fps -49% 232 fps Much Better League of Legends fps.
+49%
Market Share
Based on 6,181,095 GPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
2.17 % -141% 5.22 % Hugely higher market share.
+141%
Value
Value For Money
65.6 % -39% 91.5 % Much better value.
+39%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
80 % -116% 173 % Hugely more popular.
+116%
Price
Price (score)
$180 Much cheaper.
+56%
$410 -56%
Age
Newest
35 Months -49% 18 Months Much more recent.
+49%
Lighting
Locally-deformable PRT (Bat)
154 fps -131% 356 fps Hugely better peak lighting effects.
+131%
Reflection
High dynamic range lighting (Teapot)
125 fps -155% 319 fps Hugely better peak reflection handling.
+155%
Lighting
Avg. Locally-deformable PRT (Bat)
138 fps -124% 309 fps Hugely better lighting effects.
+124%
Reflection
Avg. High dynamic range lighting (Teapot)
113 fps -153% 286 fps Hugely better reflection handling.
+153%
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Graphics Card Rankings (Price vs Performance) December 2017 GPU Rankings.

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