Real World Speed
Performance profile from 260,644 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
3,338 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 88% AMD(1002 0B36)
Worst Bench: 69% AMD(1002 0B36)
Poor: 69% Great: 88%
SPEED RANK: 22nd / 590
Effective 3D Speed
Effective 3D Gaming GPU Speed
63.5 % 81.6 % Faster effective speed.
+29%
Parallax
Avg. Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones)
194 fps 348 fps Much better texture detail.
+79%
MRender
Avg. Render target array GShader (Sphere)
149 fps Faster multi rendering.
+24%
120 fps
Gravity
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy)
182 fps 256 fps Much faster NBody calculation.
+41%
Splatting
Avg. Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm)
125 fps 169 fps Much faster complex splatting.
+35%
Parallax
Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones)
224 fps 390 fps Much better peak texture detail.
+74%
MRender
Render target array GShader (Sphere)
163 fps Faster peak multi rendering.
+29%
126 fps
Gravity
NBody particle system (Galaxy)
206 fps 274 fps Much faster peak NBody calculation.
+33%
Splatting
Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm)
141 fps 177 fps Faster peak complex splatting.
+26%
Market Share
Based on 8,820,372 GPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
3.45 % Insanely higher market share.
+6,800%
0.05 %
Value
Value For Money
63.1 % Slightly better value.
+7%
58.8 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
115 % More popular.
+25%
92 %
Price
Price (score)
$370 Much cheaper.
+38%
$600
Age
Newest
44 Months 35 Months More recent.
+20%
Lighting
Locally-deformable PRT (Bat)
227 fps 255 fps Slightly better peak lighting effects.
+12%
Reflection
High dynamic range lighting (Teapot)
196 fps Better peak reflection handling.
+25%
157 fps
Lighting
Avg. Locally-deformable PRT (Bat)
197 fps 232 fps Better lighting effects.
+18%
Reflection
Avg. High dynamic range lighting (Teapot)
174 fps Better reflection handling.
+18%
147 fps
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Graphics Card Rankings (Price vs Performance) May 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 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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