Real World Speed
Performance profile from 282,506 user samples
248,369 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 72% EVGA(3842 3975)
Worst Bench: 51% EVGA(3842 3975)
Poor: 51% Great: 72%
SPEED RANK: 31st / 555
34,137 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 39% MSI(1462 3030) 2GB
Worst Bench: 32% Sapphire(174B E271)
Poor: 32% Great: 39%
SPEED RANK: 61st / 555
Effective 3D Speed
Effective 3D Gaming GPU Speed
63.6 % Much faster effective speed.
36.2 %
Avg. Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones)
195 fps Much better texture detail.
146 fps
Avg. Render target array GShader (Sphere)
149 fps Hugely faster multi rendering.
62.5 fps
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy)
182 fps Hugely faster NBody calculation.
94.3 fps
Avg. Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm)
125 fps Much faster complex splatting.
89 fps
Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones)
225 fps Much better peak texture detail.
163 fps
Render target array GShader (Sphere)
169 fps Hugely faster peak multi rendering.
68.1 fps
NBody particle system (Galaxy)
208 fps Hugely faster peak NBody calculation.
103 fps
Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm)
142 fps Much faster peak complex splatting.
97.3 fps
Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
156 fps Much Better Counter-Strike: Global Offensive fps.
109 fps -44%
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
94.6 fps Much Better Overwatch fps.
58.2 fps -62%
Grand Theft Auto V
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
52.4 fps Better Grand Theft Auto V fps.
42 fps -25%
Battlefield 1
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
66.5 fps Hugely Better Battlefield 1 fps.
35.2 fps -89%
Fallout 4
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
59.2 fps Much Better Fallout 4 fps.
42.5 fps -39%
Battlefield 4
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
96.3 fps Hugely Better Battlefield 4 fps.
49.8 fps -93%
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
124 fps Much Better DOTA 2 fps.
90 fps -38%
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
49.1 fps Much Better The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt fps.
30.4 fps -62%
World of Tanks
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
99.9 fps Much Better World of Tanks fps.
64.1 fps -56%
League of Legends
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
191 fps Much Better League of Legends fps.
122 fps -57%
Market Share
Based on 7,372,051 GPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
3.37 % Hugely higher market share.
0.49 %
Value For Money
63.2 % Better value.
54.3 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
112 % Much more popular.
86 %
Price (score)
$370 $199 Much cheaper.
41 Months More recent.
52 Months
Locally-deformable PRT (Bat)
229 fps Hugely better peak lighting effects.
122 fps
High dynamic range lighting (Teapot)
199 fps Hugely better peak reflection handling.
95.8 fps
Avg. Locally-deformable PRT (Bat)
197 fps Much better lighting effects.
111 fps
Avg. High dynamic range lighting (Teapot)
174 fps Hugely better reflection handling.
87.5 fps

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]


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]


Group Test Results

  • Best user rated - User sentiment trumps benchmarks for this comparison.
  • Best gaming performance - Effective Speed measures performance for modern 3D games.
  • Best value for money - Value for money is based on 3D gaming performance and price.
  • Raw speed comparison - Raw speed readings.
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