Real World Speed
Performance profile from 284,459 user samples
123,699 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 45% MSI(1462 3202)
Worst Bench: 34% Nvidia(10DE 0939) ≥ 4GB
Poor: 34% Great: 45%
SPEED RANK: 52nd / 555
160,760 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 143% EVGA(3842 6286)
Worst Bench: 83% Gigabyte(1458 3702)
Poor: 83% Great: 143%
SPEED RANK: 4th / 555
Effective 3D Speed
Effective 3D Gaming GPU Speed
40.7 % 126 % Hugely faster effective speed.
+209%
Parallax
Avg. Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones)
125 fps 405 fps Hugely better texture detail.
+224%
MRender
Avg. Render target array GShader (Sphere)
80.6 fps 235 fps Hugely faster multi rendering.
+192%
Gravity
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy)
119 fps 390 fps Hugely faster NBody calculation.
+228%
Splatting
Avg. Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm)
80.8 fps 244 fps Hugely faster complex splatting.
+202%
Parallax
Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones)
145 fps 472 fps Hugely better peak texture detail.
+226%
MRender
Render target array GShader (Sphere)
88.2 fps 259 fps Hugely faster peak multi rendering.
+194%
Gravity
NBody particle system (Galaxy)
132 fps 443 fps Hugely faster peak NBody calculation.
+236%
Splatting
Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm)
90.3 fps 272 fps Hugely faster peak complex splatting.
+201%
Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
142 fps -70% 242 fps Much Better Counter-Strike: Global Offensive fps.
+70%
Overwatch
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
69.3 fps -93% 134 fps Hugely Better Overwatch fps.
+93%
Grand Theft Auto V
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
41.8 fps -130% 96.1 fps Hugely Better Grand Theft Auto V fps.
+130%
Battlefield 1
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
46 fps -150% 115 fps Hugely Better Battlefield 1 fps.
+150%
Fallout 4
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
43.7 fps -139% 104 fps Hugely Better Fallout 4 fps.
+139%
Battlefield 4
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
61.2 fps -139% 146 fps Hugely Better Battlefield 4 fps.
+139%
DOTA 2
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
97.1 fps -74% 169 fps Much Better DOTA 2 fps.
+74%
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
37.2 fps -156% 95.2 fps Hugely Better The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt fps.
+156%
World of Warcraft
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
50.8 fps -102% 103 fps Hugely Better World of Warcraft fps.
+102%
World of Tanks
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
72.8 fps -68% 123 fps Much Better World of Tanks fps.
+68%
League of Legends
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
152 fps -61% 245 fps Much Better League of Legends fps.
+61%
Market Share
Based on 7,345,972 GPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
1.98 % 3.78 % Hugely higher market share.
+91%
Value
Value For Money
60.9 % 97.1 % Much better value.
+59%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
83 % 128 % Much more popular.
+54%
Price
Price (score)
$200 Much cheaper.
+63%
$540
Age
Newest
37 Months 20 Months Much more recent.
+46%
Lighting
Locally-deformable PRT (Bat)
154 fps 468 fps Hugely better peak lighting effects.
+204%
Reflection
High dynamic range lighting (Teapot)
126 fps 419 fps Hugely better peak reflection handling.
+233%
Lighting
Avg. Locally-deformable PRT (Bat)
136 fps 401 fps Hugely better lighting effects.
+195%
Reflection
Avg. High dynamic range lighting (Teapot)
112 fps 371 fps Hugely better reflection handling.
+231%
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The GTX 1080 is Nvidia’s new flagship graphics card. It features the new 16 nm (down from 28 nm) Pascal architecture. This is the first die shrink since the release of the GTX 680 at which time the manufacturing process shrunk from 40 nm down to 28 nm. In terms of typical 3D gaming performance the 1080 is around 30% faster than the GTX 980 Ti and it manages to deliver the additional performance with a TDP of just 180 Watts which is 70 Watts less than the 980 Ti. The new Pascal architecture delivers a satisfying jump in performance over Maxwell and the GTX 1080 is now the fastest single GPU available. Over the coming months older generation cards will likely see significant price drops as the better value for money 1070, 1060 and 1050 cards slowly replace their predecessors. [May '16 GPUPro]

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Graphics Card Rankings (Price vs Performance) February 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 calculated 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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