Real World Speed
Performance profile from 290,778 user samples
257,306 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 72% MSI(1462 3160)
Worst Bench: 51% Nvidia(10DE 0000) ≥ 4GB
Poor: 51% Great: 72%
SPEED RANK: 39th / 590
33,472 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 70% XFX(1682 9390)
Worst Bench: 58% Gigabyte(1458 22BD) ≥ 4GB
Poor: 58% Great: 70%
SPEED RANK: 36th / 590
Effective 3D Speed
Effective 3D Gaming GPU Speed
63.5 % 66 % +4%
Parallax
Avg. Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones)
194 fps 255 fps Much better texture detail.
+31%
MRender
Avg. Render target array GShader (Sphere)
149 fps Faster multi rendering.
+18%
126 fps
Gravity
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy)
182 fps Slightly faster NBody calculation.
+12%
163 fps
Splatting
Avg. Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm)
125 fps 177 fps Much faster complex splatting.
+42%
Parallax
Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones)
224 fps 284 fps Better peak texture detail.
+27%
MRender
Render target array GShader (Sphere)
163 fps Faster peak multi rendering.
+22%
134 fps
Gravity
NBody particle system (Galaxy)
206 fps Faster peak NBody calculation.
+20%
172 fps
Splatting
Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm)
141 fps 187 fps Much faster peak complex splatting.
+33%
Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
157 fps 184 fps Better Counter-Strike: Global Offensive fps.
+17%
Overwatch
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
95 fps 99.8 fps Slightly Better Overwatch fps.
+5%
Grand Theft Auto V
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
52.9 fps Better Grand Theft Auto V fps.
+15%
45.9 fps
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
61.2 fps Slightly Better PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds fps.
+7%
57.2 fps
Battlefield 1
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
66.1 fps 70.1 fps Slightly Better Battlefield 1 fps.
+6%
Fallout 4
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
60.8 fps 65.9 fps Slightly Better Fallout 4 fps.
+8%
Battlefield 4
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
95.7 fps 101 fps Slightly Better Battlefield 4 fps.
+6%
DOTA 2
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
125 fps Slightly Better DOTA 2 fps.
+9%
115 fps
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
49 fps 51.9 fps Slightly Better The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt fps.
+6%
World of Warcraft
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
64.1 fps Better World of Warcraft fps.
+27%
50.5 fps
World of Tanks
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
89.5 fps 101 fps Slightly Better World of Tanks fps.
+13%
League of Legends
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
186 fps +3% 180 fps
Market Share
Based on 8,820,372 GPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
3.48 % Hugely higher market share.
+867%
0.36 %
Value
Value For Money
63.1 % 74.7 % Better value.
+18%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
115 % More popular.
+19%
97 %
Price
Price (score)
$370 $304 Cheaper.
+18%
Age
Newest
44 Months 35 Months More recent.
+20%
Lighting
Locally-deformable PRT (Bat)
227 fps Slightly better peak lighting effects.
+6%
214 fps
Reflection
High dynamic range lighting (Teapot)
196 fps Better peak reflection handling.
+18%
166 fps
Lighting
Avg. Locally-deformable PRT (Bat)
197 fps 198 fps +1%
Reflection
Avg. High dynamic range lighting (Teapot)
174 fps Slightly better reflection handling.
+12%
156 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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