Real World Speed
Performance profile from 390,874 user samples
133,568 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 45% MSI(1462 3202)
Worst Bench: 33% Device(0000 0000) ≥ 4GB
Poor: 33% Great: 45%
SPEED RANK: 62nd / 590
257,306 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 72% MSI(1462 3160)
Worst Bench: 51% Nvidia(10DE 0000) ≥ 4GB
Poor: 51% Great: 72%
SPEED RANK: 39th / 590
Effective 3D Speed
Effective 3D Gaming GPU Speed
40.4 % 63.5 % 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)
80.1 fps 149 fps Hugely faster multi rendering.
+86%
Gravity
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy)
118 fps 182 fps Much faster NBody calculation.
+54%
Splatting
Avg. Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm)
80.5 fps 125 fps Much faster complex splatting.
+55%
Parallax
Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones)
143 fps 224 fps Much better peak texture detail.
+57%
MRender
Render target array GShader (Sphere)
86.4 fps 163 fps Hugely faster peak multi rendering.
+89%
Gravity
NBody particle system (Galaxy)
130 fps 206 fps Much faster peak NBody calculation.
+58%
Splatting
Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm)
88.7 fps 141 fps Much faster peak complex splatting.
+59%
Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
140 fps 157 fps Slightly Better Counter-Strike: Global Offensive fps.
+12%
Overwatch
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
69 fps 95 fps Much Better Overwatch fps.
+38%
Grand Theft Auto V
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
41.9 fps 52.9 fps Better Grand Theft Auto V fps.
+26%
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
33.8 fps 61.2 fps Hugely Better PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds fps.
+81%
Battlefield 1
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
49.5 fps 66.1 fps Much Better Battlefield 1 fps.
+34%
Fallout 4
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
42.9 fps 60.8 fps Much Better Fallout 4 fps.
+42%
Battlefield 4
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
59.6 fps 95.7 fps Much Better Battlefield 4 fps.
+60%
DOTA 2
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
97.5 fps 125 fps Better DOTA 2 fps.
+28%
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
36.8 fps 49 fps Much Better The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt fps.
+33%
World of Warcraft
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
53.2 fps 64.1 fps Better World of Warcraft fps.
+20%
World of Tanks
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
68.5 fps 89.5 fps Much Better World of Tanks fps.
+31%
League of Legends
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
142 fps 186 fps Much Better League of Legends fps.
+31%
Market Share
Based on 8,820,372 GPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
1.95 % 3.48 % Much higher market share.
+78%
Value
Value For Money
60.5 % 63.1 % +4%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
84 % 115 % Much more popular.
+37%
Price
Price (score)
$200 Much cheaper.
+46%
$370
Age
Newest
40 Months Slightly more recent.
+9%
44 Months
Lighting
Locally-deformable PRT (Bat)
153 fps 227 fps Much better peak lighting effects.
+48%
Reflection
High dynamic range lighting (Teapot)
123 fps 196 fps Much better peak reflection handling.
+59%
Lighting
Avg. Locally-deformable PRT (Bat)
135 fps 197 fps Much better lighting effects.
+46%
Reflection
Avg. High dynamic range lighting (Teapot)
111 fps 174 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 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) May 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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