Real World Speed
Performance profile from 160,481 user samples
144,750 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 73% Gigabyte(1458 367A)
Worst Bench: 52% Asus(1043 8508)
Poor: 52% Great: 73%
SPEED RANK: 28th / 541
15,731 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 73% Sapphire(174B E285)
Worst Bench: 52% Sapphire(174B E285)
Poor: 52% Great: 73%
SPEED RANK: 23rd / 541
Effective 3D Speed
Effective 3D Gaming GPU Speed
63.6 % -3% 65.7 % +3%
Avg. Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones)
195 fps -25% 244 fps Better texture detail.
Avg. Render target array GShader (Sphere)
151 fps Faster multi rendering.
120 fps -26%
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy)
185 fps Faster NBody calculation.
155 fps -19%
Avg. Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm)
126 fps -34% 169 fps Much faster complex splatting.
Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones)
222 fps -26% 279 fps Better peak texture detail.
Render target array GShader (Sphere)
166 fps Faster peak multi rendering.
133 fps -25%
NBody particle system (Galaxy)
206 fps Faster peak NBody calculation.
172 fps -20%
Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm)
140 fps -33% 186 fps Much faster peak complex splatting.
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
99.8 fps Much Better Overwatch fps.
76.2 fps -31%
Battlefield 1
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
70.2 fps Slightly Better Battlefield 1 fps.
63.8 fps -10%
Market Share
Based on 3,720,004 GPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
4.48 % Hugely higher market share.
0.54 % -730%
Value For Money
77 % Better value.
62.1 % -24%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
99 % Much more popular.
75 % -32%
Price (score)
$275 Much cheaper.
$399 -31%
32 Months More recent.
43 Months -26%
Locally-deformable PRT (Bat)
231 fps Slightly better peak lighting effects.
211 fps -9%
High dynamic range lighting (Teapot)
196 fps Better peak reflection handling.
167 fps -17%
Avg. Locally-deformable PRT (Bat)
199 fps Slightly better lighting effects.
188 fps -6%
Avg. High dynamic range lighting (Teapot)
175 fps Better reflection handling.
149 fps -17%

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) May 2017 GPU Rankings.

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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