Real World Speed
Performance profile from 154,656 user samples
145,156 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 73% EVGA(3842 3975)
Worst Bench: 53% Asus(1043 8508)
Poor: 53% Great: 73%
SPEED RANK: 28th / 540
9,500 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 79% MSI(1462 3071) ≥ 4GB
Worst Bench: 57% Sapphire(174B E282) ≥ 4GB
Poor: 57% Great: 79%
SPEED RANK: 17th / 540
Effective 3D Speed
Effective 3D Gaming GPU Speed
63.8 % -12% 71.3 % Slightly faster effective speed.
+12%
Parallax
Avg. Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones)
196 fps -38% 271 fps Much better texture detail.
+38%
MRender
Avg. Render target array GShader (Sphere)
151 fps Faster multi rendering.
+22%
124 fps -22%
Gravity
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy)
185 fps Slightly faster NBody calculation.
+6%
175 fps -6%
Splatting
Avg. Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm)
127 fps -38% 175 fps Much faster complex splatting.
+38%
Parallax
Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones)
223 fps -39% 309 fps Much better peak texture detail.
+39%
MRender
Render target array GShader (Sphere)
167 fps Faster peak multi rendering.
+24%
135 fps -24%
Gravity
NBody particle system (Galaxy)
208 fps Slightly faster peak NBody calculation.
+8%
192 fps -8%
Splatting
Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm)
141 fps -34% 189 fps Much faster peak complex splatting.
+34%
Market Share
Based on 3,485,303 GPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
4.4 % Insanely higher market share.
+1,367%
0.3 % -1,367%
Value
Value For Money
77.3 % Much better value.
+42%
54.5 % -42%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
94 % More popular.
+19%
79 % -19%
Price
Price (score)
$275 Much cheaper.
+50%
$549 -50%
Age
Newest
31 Months More recent.
+26%
42 Months -26%
Lighting
Locally-deformable PRT (Bat)
232 fps +2% 228 fps -2%
Reflection
High dynamic range lighting (Teapot)
200 fps Better peak reflection handling.
+19%
168 fps -19%
Lighting
Avg. Locally-deformable PRT (Bat)
200 fps -2% 203 fps +2%
Reflection
Avg. High dynamic range lighting (Teapot)
176 fps Slightly better reflection handling.
+14%
154 fps -14%
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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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