Real World Speed
Performance profile from 175,777 user samples
166,813 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 73% Asus(1043 8508)
Worst Bench: 55% EVGA(3842 3978)
Poor: 55% Great: 73%
SPEED RANK: 26th / 544
8,964 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 5% ASRock(1849 0162) 2GB
Worst Bench: 3% Asus(1043 84CA) 2.2GB
Poor: 3% Great: 5%
SPEED RANK: 311th / 544
Effective 3D Speed
Effective 3D Gaming GPU Speed
64 % Insanely faster effective speed.
+1,402%
4.26 % -1,402%
Parallax
Avg. Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones)
195 fps Insanely better texture detail.
+2,013%
9.23 fps -2,013%
MRender
Avg. Render target array GShader (Sphere)
150 fps Insanely faster multi rendering.
+1,161%
11.9 fps -1,161%
Gravity
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy)
184 fps Insanely faster NBody calculation.
+2,492%
7.1 fps -2,492%
Splatting
Avg. Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm)
125 fps Hugely faster complex splatting.
+587%
18.2 fps -587%
Parallax
Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones)
225 fps Insanely better peak texture detail.
+2,043%
10.5 fps -2,043%
MRender
Render target array GShader (Sphere)
165 fps Insanely faster peak multi rendering.
+1,096%
13.8 fps -1,096%
Gravity
NBody particle system (Galaxy)
207 fps Insanely faster peak NBody calculation.
+2,488%
8 fps -2,488%
Splatting
Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm)
140 fps Hugely faster peak complex splatting.
+573%
20.8 fps -573%
Market Share
Based on 4,648,590 GPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
4.26 % Insanely higher market share.
+1,421%
0.28 % -1,421%
Value
Value For Money
63.6 % Much better value.
+77%
35.9 % -77%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
109 % Hugely more popular.
+98%
55 % -98%
Price
Price (score)
$370 -96% $15 Hugely cheaper.
+96%
Age
Newest
35 Months Much more recent.
+45%
64 Months -45%
Lighting
Locally-deformable PRT (Bat)
233 fps Insanely better peak lighting effects.
+1,541%
14.2 fps -1,541%
Reflection
High dynamic range lighting (Teapot)
197 fps Insanely better peak reflection handling.
+1,101%
16.4 fps -1,101%
Lighting
Avg. Locally-deformable PRT (Bat)
199 fps Insanely better lighting effects.
+1,492%
12.5 fps -1,492%
Reflection
Avg. High dynamic range lighting (Teapot)
174 fps Insanely better reflection handling.
+1,134%
14.1 fps -1,134%
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Graphics Card Rankings (Price vs Performance) August 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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Welcome to our freeware PC speed test tool. UserBenchmark will test your PC and compare the results to other users with the same components. You can quickly size up your PC, identify hardware problems and explore the best upgrades.

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