Real World Speed
Performance profile from 470,810 user samples
144,980 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 45% Asus(1043 854D)
Worst Bench: 30% Asus(1043 8543) 2GB
Poor: 30% Great: 45%
SPEED RANK: 63rd / 592
325,830 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 70% Gigabyte(1458 367A)
Worst Bench: 48% Gigabyte(1458 3683)
Poor: 48% Great: 70%
SPEED RANK: 39th / 592
Effective 3D Speed
Effective 3D Gaming GPU Speed
40 % 63 % Much faster effective speed.
+57%
Parallax
Avg. Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones)
124 fps 194 fps Much better texture detail.
+56%
MRender
Avg. Render target array GShader (Sphere)
79.3 fps 148 fps Hugely faster multi rendering.
+87%
Gravity
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy)
117 fps 181 fps Much faster NBody calculation.
+55%
Splatting
Avg. Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm)
79.7 fps 123 fps Much faster complex splatting.
+54%
Parallax
Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones)
142 fps 221 fps Much better peak texture detail.
+56%
MRender
Render target array GShader (Sphere)
86.1 fps 161 fps Hugely faster peak multi rendering.
+87%
Gravity
NBody particle system (Galaxy)
132 fps 201 fps Much faster peak NBody calculation.
+52%
Splatting
Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm)
89.5 fps 138 fps Much faster peak complex splatting.
+54%
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
34.6 fps 61.3 fps Much Better PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds fps.
+77%
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 53.1 fps Better Grand Theft Auto V fps.
+26%
Overwatch
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
69.4 fps 95.2 fps Much Better Overwatch fps.
+37%
Battlefield 1
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
49 fps 62.4 fps Better Battlefield 1 fps.
+27%
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
36.7 fps 48.7 fps Much Better The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt fps.
+33%
League of Legends
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
142 fps 183 fps Better League of Legends fps.
+29%
Fortnite
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
63.1 fps 95 fps Much Better Fortnite fps.
+50%
World of Warcraft
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
53.3 fps 63.2 fps Better World of Warcraft fps.
+18%
Fallout 4
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
42.6 fps 60.7 fps Much Better Fallout 4 fps.
+43%
DOTA 2
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
97.3 fps 125 fps Better DOTA 2 fps.
+28%
Battlefield 4
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
59.4 fps 94.8 fps Much Better Battlefield 4 fps.
+59%
Market Share
Based on 9,754,658 GPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
1.85 % 3.32 % Much higher market share.
+79%
Value
Value For Money
60 % 62.6 % +4%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
82 % 114 % Much more popular.
+39%
Price
Price (score)
$200 Much cheaper.
+46%
$370
Age
Newest
42 Months Slightly more recent.
+9%
46 Months
Lighting
Locally-deformable PRT (Bat)
153 fps 225 fps Much better peak lighting effects.
+47%
Reflection
High dynamic range lighting (Teapot)
124 fps 192 fps Much better peak reflection handling.
+55%
Lighting
Avg. Locally-deformable PRT (Bat)
133 fps 195 fps Much better lighting effects.
+47%
Reflection
Avg. High dynamic range lighting (Teapot)
111 fps 173 fps Much better reflection handling.
+56%
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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 Nvidia GTX 970 is a game changer in terms of performance per watt and value for money. The GTX 970 is based on Nvidia's ground-breaking Maxwell architecture which delivers considerable clock for clock performance gains over Kepler, its predecessor. Comparing the GTX 970 and 780 Ti shows that the two cards offer comparable performance yet the new GTX 970 costs nearly half as much! Unsurprisingly Nvidia are discontinuing the 780 Ti as it's now largely redundant. These price to performance gains typically occur once or twice a decade and although the new Maxwell architecture will improve down the line with the release of the Ti/Titan versions, at the moment the 970 offers the best value for money on the market by miles. Since this summary was originally written AMD have slashed prices and older Nvidia models (780/780 Ti/770) have also been hugely discounted. See the latest value for money rankings here[Jul '15 GPUPro]

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Graphics Card Rankings (Price vs Performance) July 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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