Real World Speed
Performance profile from 228,888 user samples
200,972 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 72% Gigabyte(1458 367A)
Worst Bench: 54% MSI(1462 3160)
Poor: 54% Great: 72%
SPEED RANK: 29th / 547
27,916 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 71% MSI(1462 2015)
Worst Bench: 57% XFX(1682 9390)
Poor: 57% Great: 71%
SPEED RANK: 27th / 547
Effective 3D Speed
Effective 3D Gaming GPU Speed
63.7 % -3% 65.8 % +3%
Parallax
Avg. Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones)
195 fps -31% 255 fps Much better texture detail.
+31%
MRender
Avg. Render target array GShader (Sphere)
149 fps Faster multi rendering.
+18%
126 fps -18%
Gravity
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy)
183 fps Slightly faster NBody calculation.
+12%
163 fps -12%
Splatting
Avg. Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm)
125 fps -42% 177 fps Much faster complex splatting.
+42%
Parallax
Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones)
222 fps -28% 285 fps Better peak texture detail.
+28%
MRender
Render target array GShader (Sphere)
164 fps Faster peak multi rendering.
+21%
135 fps -21%
Gravity
NBody particle system (Galaxy)
206 fps Faster peak NBody calculation.
+18%
175 fps -18%
Splatting
Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm)
140 fps -35% 189 fps Much faster peak complex splatting.
+35%
Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
157 fps -19% 188 fps Better Counter-Strike: Global Offensive fps.
+19%
Overwatch
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
91.6 fps -4% 95.5 fps +4%
Grand Theft Auto V
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
52.9 fps Slightly Better Grand Theft Auto V fps.
+10%
47.9 fps -10%
Battlefield 1
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
66.7 fps -9% 72.8 fps Slightly Better Battlefield 1 fps.
+9%
Fallout 4
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
62.7 fps +0% 62.4 fps -0%
Battlefield 4
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
94.9 fps -5% 100 fps Slightly Better Battlefield 4 fps.
+5%
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
52.4 fps -10% 57.8 fps Slightly Better The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt fps.
+10%
League of Legends
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
212 fps Slightly Better League of Legends fps.
+9%
195 fps -9%
Market Share
Based on 5,418,674 GPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
4.25 % Hugely higher market share.
+750%
0.5 % -750%
Value
Value For Money
63.4 % -18% 74.5 % Better value.
+18%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
111 % More popular.
+16%
96 % -16%
Price
Price (score)
$370 -18% $304 Cheaper.
+18%
Age
Newest
37 Months -24% 28 Months More recent.
+24%
Lighting
Locally-deformable PRT (Bat)
230 fps Slightly better peak lighting effects.
+7%
214 fps -7%
Reflection
High dynamic range lighting (Teapot)
196 fps Better peak reflection handling.
+17%
167 fps -17%
Lighting
Avg. Locally-deformable PRT (Bat)
198 fps +1% 196 fps -1%
Reflection
Avg. High dynamic range lighting (Teapot)
174 fps Slightly better reflection handling.
+12%
156 fps -12%
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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]

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The new AMD R9 390 is the direct successor to the R9 290. Both cards share the same GPU but the R9 390 is factory overclocked. The R9 390 has a 5% higher stock GPU clock, and a substantial stock memory clock increase of 20%. Additionally the R9 390 sports a minimum of 8GB of VRAM versus 4GB on the R9 290. At the current price levels of $329, the R9 390 can't compete given that R9 290s can be had for around $260. The increased VRAM will rarely help even at ultra high resolutions and in any case, most 4K gamers are likely to seek more GPU power than the R9 390 has to offer. We have seen several samples of the R9 390 and they scored an effective speed of 88.5% which, as expected, matches the speeds seen on overclocked R9 290s. On the face of it purchasing an R9 290 at a discount and then manually overclocking will result in the same performance as an R9 390 but with a saving of around $70. [Jun '15 GPUPro]

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Graphics Card Rankings (Price vs Performance) October 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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