Real World Speed
Performance profile from 332,519 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 / 584
84,536 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 72% PowerColor(148C 2372)
Worst Bench: 53% AMD(1002 0B37)
Poor: 53% Great: 72%
SPEED RANK: 38th / 584
Effective 3D Speed
Effective 3D Gaming GPU Speed
63.7 % 64.5 % +1%
Parallax
Avg. Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones)
195 fps 255 fps Much better texture detail.
+31%
MRender
Avg. Render target array GShader (Sphere)
149 fps Slightly faster multi rendering.
+7%
139 fps
Gravity
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy)
183 fps +2% 180 fps
Splatting
Avg. Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm)
125 fps 126 fps +1%
Parallax
Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones)
225 fps 296 fps Much better peak texture detail.
+32%
MRender
Render target array GShader (Sphere)
165 fps Slightly faster peak multi rendering.
+11%
148 fps
Gravity
NBody particle system (Galaxy)
205 fps 205 fps
Splatting
Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm)
140 fps Slightly faster peak complex splatting.
+5%
133 fps
Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
157 fps 158 fps +1%
Overwatch
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
95 fps +4% 91.4 fps
Grand Theft Auto V
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
52.8 fps 54.9 fps +4%
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
61.8 fps Better PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds fps.
+18%
52.3 fps
Battlefield 1
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
66.1 fps 75.8 fps Slightly Better Battlefield 1 fps.
+15%
Fallout 4
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
60.8 fps 65.1 fps Slightly Better Fallout 4 fps.
+7%
Battlefield 4
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
95.8 fps +3% 93.3 fps
DOTA 2
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
125 fps +0% 125 fps
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
48.9 fps 54.3 fps Slightly Better The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt fps.
+11%
World of Warcraft
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
63.7 fps 68.4 fps Slightly Better World of Warcraft fps.
+7%
World of Tanks
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
89.9 fps 102 fps Slightly Better World of Tanks fps.
+14%
League of Legends
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
187 fps 191 fps +2%
Market Share
Based on 8,327,126 GPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
3.4 % Hugely higher market share.
+221%
1.06 %
Value
Value For Money
63.3 % 66.5 % Slightly better value.
+5%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
114 % 148 % More popular.
+30%
Price
Price (score)
$370 $350 Slightly cheaper.
+5%
Age
Newest
43 Months 22 Months Much more recent.
+49%
Lighting
Locally-deformable PRT (Bat)
226 fps +4% 218 fps
Reflection
High dynamic range lighting (Teapot)
195 fps Slightly better peak reflection handling.
+7%
183 fps
Lighting
Avg. Locally-deformable PRT (Bat)
197 fps Slightly better lighting effects.
+6%
185 fps
Reflection
Avg. High dynamic range lighting (Teapot)
174 fps +2% 170 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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