Real World Speed
Performance profile from 268,242 user samples
247,983 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 72% MSI(1462 3160)
Worst Bench: 51% Device(0000 0000) 1GB
Poor: 51% Great: 72%
SPEED RANK: 39th / 590
20,259 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 65% Gigabyte(1458 22E9) ≥ 4GB
Worst Bench: 47% Sapphire(174B E347)
Poor: 47% Great: 65%
SPEED RANK: 48th / 590
Effective 3D Speed
Effective 3D Gaming GPU Speed
63.7 % Slightly faster effective speed.
+12%
56.6 %
Parallax
Avg. Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones)
195 fps 221 fps Slightly better texture detail.
+13%
MRender
Avg. Render target array GShader (Sphere)
149 fps Slightly faster multi rendering.
+15%
130 fps
Gravity
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy)
183 fps Faster NBody calculation.
+20%
152 fps
Splatting
Avg. Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm)
125 fps +4% 120 fps
Parallax
Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones)
225 fps 261 fps Better peak texture detail.
+16%
MRender
Render target array GShader (Sphere)
165 fps Faster peak multi rendering.
+18%
140 fps
Gravity
NBody particle system (Galaxy)
205 fps Faster peak NBody calculation.
+17%
175 fps
Splatting
Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm)
140 fps Slightly faster peak complex splatting.
+9%
128 fps
Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
157 fps Slightly Better Counter-Strike: Global Offensive fps.
+12%
140 fps
Overwatch
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
94.9 fps Slightly Better Overwatch fps.
+8%
87.8 fps
Grand Theft Auto V
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
52.8 fps Slightly Better Grand Theft Auto V fps.
+10%
48 fps
Battlefield 1
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
66.1 fps Much Better Battlefield 1 fps.
+35%
49.1 fps
Fallout 4
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
60.8 fps Better Fallout 4 fps.
+18%
51.5 fps
Battlefield 4
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
95.8 fps Better Battlefield 4 fps.
+25%
76.9 fps
DOTA 2
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
125 fps Much Better DOTA 2 fps.
+32%
94.7 fps
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
48.9 fps +1% 48.4 fps
World of Tanks
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
89.6 fps 94.6 fps Slightly Better World of Tanks fps.
+6%
League of Legends
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
187 fps Better League of Legends fps.
+22%
153 fps
Market Share
Based on 8,379,880 GPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
3.37 % Insanely higher market share.
+1,196%
0.26 %
Value
Value For Money
63.3 % 82.7 % Much better value.
+31%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
113 % Slightly more popular.
+14%
99 %
Price
Price (score)
$370 $208 Much cheaper.
+44%
Age
Newest
43 Months 20 Months Much more recent.
+53%
Lighting
Locally-deformable PRT (Bat)
226 fps Better peak lighting effects.
+17%
193 fps
Reflection
High dynamic range lighting (Teapot)
195 fps Slightly better peak reflection handling.
+10%
177 fps
Lighting
Avg. Locally-deformable PRT (Bat)
197 fps Better lighting effects.
+25%
157 fps
Reflection
Avg. High dynamic range lighting (Teapot)
174 fps Slightly better reflection handling.
+8%
161 fps
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