Real World Speed
Performance profile from 287,907 user samples
272,624 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 73% EVGA(3842 3978)
Worst Bench: 49% Gainward(10B0 13C2) ≥ 4GB
Poor: 49% Great: 73%
SPEED RANK: 39th / 592
15,283 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 73% Sapphire(174B E282) ≥ 4GB
Worst Bench: 57% Sapphire(174B E285)
Poor: 57% Great: 73%
SPEED RANK: 33rd / 592
Effective 3D Speed
Effective 3D Gaming GPU Speed
62.9 % 67.8 % Slightly faster effective speed.
+8%
Parallax
Avg. Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones)
193 fps 272 fps Much better texture detail.
+41%
MRender
Avg. Render target array GShader (Sphere)
148 fps Faster multi rendering.
+19%
124 fps
Gravity
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy)
180 fps +3% 174 fps
Splatting
Avg. Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm)
124 fps 174 fps Much faster complex splatting.
+40%
Parallax
Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones)
222 fps 306 fps Much better peak texture detail.
+38%
MRender
Render target array GShader (Sphere)
167 fps Faster peak multi rendering.
+27%
132 fps
Gravity
NBody particle system (Galaxy)
206 fps Slightly faster peak NBody calculation.
+10%
187 fps
Splatting
Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm)
141 fps 185 fps Much faster peak complex splatting.
+31%
Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
157 fps Slightly Better Counter-Strike: Global Offensive fps.
+11%
142 fps
Overwatch
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
95 fps Slightly Better Overwatch fps.
+8%
88.2 fps
Grand Theft Auto V
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
52.9 fps Slightly Better Grand Theft Auto V fps.
+7%
49.3 fps
Battlefield 1
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
66.1 fps Slightly Better Battlefield 1 fps.
+10%
60.1 fps
Battlefield 4
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
95.7 fps Slightly Better Battlefield 4 fps.
+8%
88.4 fps
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
49 fps +5% 46.7 fps
World of Tanks
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
89.5 fps 108 fps Better World of Tanks fps.
+20%
League of Legends
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
186 fps +3% 180 fps
Market Share
Based on 9,288,148 GPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
3.23 % Insanely higher market share.
+1,919%
0.16 %
Value
Value For Money
62.5 % Better value.
+21%
51.8 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
113 % Much more popular.
+36%
83 %
Price
Price (score)
$370 Much cheaper.
+33%
$549
Age
Newest
45 Months More recent.
+20%
56 Months
Lighting
Locally-deformable PRT (Bat)
231 fps +4% 222 fps
Reflection
High dynamic range lighting (Teapot)
198 fps Better peak reflection handling.
+21%
164 fps
Lighting
Avg. Locally-deformable PRT (Bat)
194 fps 201 fps +4%
Reflection
Avg. High dynamic range lighting (Teapot)
172 fps Slightly better reflection handling.
+12%
154 fps
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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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