Real World Speed
Performance profile from 288,789 user samples
259,397 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 72% Gigabyte(1458 367A)
Worst Bench: 50% MSI(1462 3160)
Poor: 50% Great: 72%
SPEED RANK: 31st / 566
29,392 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 71% MSI(1462 2015)
Worst Bench: 59% PowerColor(148C 2358) ≥ 4GB
Poor: 59% Great: 71%
SPEED RANK: 29th / 566
Effective 3D Speed
Effective 3D Gaming GPU Speed
63.1 % 65.8 % +4%
Avg. Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones)
193 fps 255 fps Much better texture detail.
Avg. Render target array GShader (Sphere)
148 fps Faster multi rendering.
126 fps
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy)
181 fps Slightly faster NBody calculation.
163 fps
Avg. Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm)
124 fps 177 fps Much faster complex splatting.
Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones)
223 fps 287 fps Better peak texture detail.
Render target array GShader (Sphere)
165 fps Faster peak multi rendering.
134 fps
NBody particle system (Galaxy)
204 fps Faster peak NBody calculation.
173 fps
Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm)
139 fps 188 fps Much faster peak complex splatting.
Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
157 fps 187 fps Better Counter-Strike: Global Offensive fps.
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
94.8 fps 99 fps +5%
Grand Theft Auto V
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
52.5 fps Better Grand Theft Auto V fps.
45.5 fps
Battlefield 1
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
66.1 fps 70 fps Slightly Better Battlefield 1 fps.
Fallout 4
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
61 fps 66.3 fps Slightly Better Fallout 4 fps.
Battlefield 4
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
96.1 fps 101 fps Slightly Better Battlefield 4 fps.
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
126 fps Slightly Better DOTA 2 fps.
119 fps
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
49.1 fps 51.9 fps Slightly Better The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt fps.
World of Warcraft
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
64.1 fps Better World of Warcraft fps.
50.6 fps
World of Tanks
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
101 fps 102 fps +2%
League of Legends
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
189 fps +1% 187 fps
Market Share
Based on 7,778,928 GPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
3.45 % Hugely higher market share.
0.34 %
Value For Money
62.8 % 74.5 % Better value.
User Rating
UBM User Rating
113 % More popular.
97 %
Price (score)
$370 $304 Cheaper.
42 Months 33 Months More recent.
Locally-deformable PRT (Bat)
227 fps Slightly better peak lighting effects.
213 fps
High dynamic range lighting (Teapot)
195 fps Better peak reflection handling.
167 fps
Avg. Locally-deformable PRT (Bat)
196 fps 196 fps
Avg. High dynamic range lighting (Teapot)
173 fps Slightly better reflection handling.
156 fps

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]


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]


Graphics Card Rankings (Price vs Performance) March 2018 GPU Rankings.

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 calculated 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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