Real World Speed
Performance profile from 143,150 user samples
120,894 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 92% MSI(1462 3160)
Worst Bench: 75% Nvidia(10DE 1131) ≥ 4GB
Poor: 75% Great: 92%
SPEED RANK: 20th / 533
22,256 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 97% Sapphire(174B E347)
Worst Bench: 75% Sapphire(174B E347)
Poor: 75% Great: 97%
SPEED RANK: 15th / 533
Effective 3D Speed
Effective 3D Gaming GPU Speed
83.6 % -5% 88 % Slightly faster effective speed.
Avg. Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones)
197 fps -30% 256 fps Better texture detail.
Avg. Render target array GShader (Sphere)
152 fps Slightly faster multi rendering.
140 fps -9%
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy)
187 fps +2% 183 fps -2%
Avg. Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm)
127 fps 0% 127 fps 0%
Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones)
223 fps -35% 300 fps Much better peak texture detail.
Render target array GShader (Sphere)
169 fps Slightly faster peak multi rendering.
148 fps -14%
NBody particle system (Galaxy)
208 fps +1% 206 fps -1%
Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm)
142 fps Slightly faster peak complex splatting.
133 fps -7%
Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
157 fps -15% 181 fps Better Counter-Strike: Global Offensive fps.
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
101 fps -2% 103 fps +2%
Grand Theft Auto V
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
60.2 fps Slightly Better Grand Theft Auto V fps.
56.2 fps -7%
Battlefield 1
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
73.8 fps -10% 81 fps Slightly Better Battlefield 1 fps.
Fallout 4
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
66.1 fps +3% 64.2 fps -3%
Battlefield 4
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
94.1 fps +2% 92.7 fps -2%
Rise of the Tomb Raider
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
61 fps -3% 62.6 fps +3%
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
125 fps Slightly Better DOTA 2 fps.
112 fps -11%
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
53.5 fps -4% 55.7 fps +4%
World of Warcraft
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
74.7 fps -14% 84.8 fps Slightly Better World of Warcraft fps.
World of Tanks
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
108 fps -5% 113 fps +5%
League of Legends
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
237 fps -4% 246 fps +4%
Market Share
Based on 2,897,055 GPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
4.9 % Much higher market share.
3.4 % -44%
Value For Money
101 % -41% 143 % Much better value.
User Rating
UBM User Rating
90 % -30% 117 % Much more popular.
Price (score)
$275 -36% $177 Much cheaper.
29 Months -72% 8 Months Much more recent.
Locally-deformable PRT (Bat)
234 fps Slightly better peak lighting effects.
217 fps -8%
High dynamic range lighting (Teapot)
199 fps Slightly better peak reflection handling.
184 fps -8%
Avg. Locally-deformable PRT (Bat)
203 fps Slightly better lighting effects.
187 fps -9%
Avg. High dynamic range lighting (Teapot)
177 fps +3% 172 fps -3%

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 RX 480 is the first graphics card to feature AMD’s new 14nm Polaris architecture. The card is due for release on June 29 (in four days time). We don’t have all the details yet but the RX 480 is rumoured to have an MSRP of $199 and it will likely perform on a par with the Nvidia GTX 970. At present we only have one benchmark so although the performance figures are provisional the RX 480 and GTX 970 do appear to be closely matched. If further tests validate these results and the cards retail at the MSRP of $199, then the new RX 480 will effectively improve graphics card price/performance ratios by a whopping 23%, something that has not happened since the release of the Maxwell based Nvidia GTX 970 nearly two years ago. In addition better price/performance for the current generation of games, the RX 480 also offers relatively strong DX12 support which provides better future proofing than Nvida’s Maxwell (970/980/980 Ti) cards. [Jun '16 GPUPro]


Graphics Card Rankings (Price vs Performance) February 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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