Real World Speed
Performance profile from 158,219 user samples
156,940 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 71% Gigabyte(1458 366A)
Worst Bench: 55% EVGA(3842 3975)
Poor: 55% Great: 71%
SPEED RANK: 28th / 542
1,279 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 49% PwrHis(1787 2349) 2GB
Worst Bench: 39% PowerColor(148C 9380) ≥ 4GB
Poor: 39% Great: 49%
SPEED RANK: 41st / 542
Effective 3D Speed
Effective 3D Gaming GPU Speed
63.7 % Much faster effective speed.
+41%
45.1 % -41%
Parallax
Avg. Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones)
196 fps Better texture detail.
+20%
163 fps -20%
MRender
Avg. Render target array GShader (Sphere)
151 fps Much faster multi rendering.
+51%
100 fps -51%
Gravity
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy)
186 fps Much faster NBody calculation.
+65%
113 fps -65%
Splatting
Avg. Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm)
126 fps Much faster complex splatting.
+49%
84.8 fps -49%
Parallax
Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones)
222 fps Better peak texture detail.
+19%
187 fps -19%
MRender
Render target array GShader (Sphere)
165 fps Much faster peak multi rendering.
+56%
106 fps -56%
Gravity
NBody particle system (Galaxy)
206 fps Much faster peak NBody calculation.
+70%
121 fps -70%
Splatting
Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm)
140 fps Much faster peak complex splatting.
+54%
91.1 fps -54%
Market Share
Based on 3,755,189 GPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
4.06 % Insanely higher market share.
+8,020%
0.05 % -8,020%
Value
Value For Money
77.1 % Slightly better value.
+7%
71.8 % -7%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
101 % Much more popular.
+49%
68 % -49%
Price
Price (score)
$275 -34% $182 Much cheaper.
+34%
Age
Newest
32 Months 0% 32 Months 0%
Lighting
Locally-deformable PRT (Bat)
226 fps Much better peak lighting effects.
+64%
138 fps -64%
Reflection
High dynamic range lighting (Teapot)
194 fps Much better peak reflection handling.
+44%
135 fps -44%
Lighting
Avg. Locally-deformable PRT (Bat)
199 fps Much better lighting effects.
+57%
127 fps -57%
Reflection
Avg. High dynamic range lighting (Teapot)
175 fps Much better reflection handling.
+40%
125 fps -40%
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Welcome to our graphics card comparison. We calculate effective 3D speed which measures performance for recent games. Effective speed is adjusted by cost to yield value for money. Calculated values don't always tell the whole picture so we check them against thousands of individual user ratings. The customizable table below combines these factors and more to bring you the definitive list of top GPUs. Share your opinion by voting. [GPUPro]

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