Real World Speed
Performance profile from 191,709 user samples
180,725 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 73% MSI(1462 3160)
Worst Bench: 55% Asus(1043 8508)
Poor: 55% Great: 73%
SPEED RANK: 26th / 544
10,984 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 37% MSI(1462 8C97)
Worst Bench: 32% PNY(196E 11C0)
Poor: 32% Great: 37%
SPEED RANK: 58th / 544
Effective 3D Speed
Effective 3D Gaming GPU Speed
64.3 % Hugely faster effective speed.
34.5 % -86%
Avg. Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones)
196 fps Hugely better texture detail.
102 fps -92%
Avg. Render target array GShader (Sphere)
150 fps Hugely faster multi rendering.
78.9 fps -90%
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy)
184 fps Hugely faster NBody calculation.
99 fps -86%
Avg. Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm)
126 fps Much faster complex splatting.
74.3 fps -70%
Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones)
225 fps Hugely better peak texture detail.
113 fps -99%
Render target array GShader (Sphere)
167 fps Hugely faster peak multi rendering.
82.7 fps -102%
NBody particle system (Galaxy)
208 fps Hugely faster peak NBody calculation.
106 fps -96%
Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm)
140 fps Much faster peak complex splatting.
80 fps -75%
Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
157 fps Much Better Counter-Strike: Global Offensive fps.
114 fps -38%
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
91.6 fps Much Better Overwatch fps.
59.2 fps -55%
Grand Theft Auto V
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
52.9 fps Much Better Grand Theft Auto V fps.
39.2 fps -35%
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
126 fps Much Better DOTA 2 fps.
94.8 fps -33%
League of Legends
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
212 fps Much Better League of Legends fps.
159 fps -34%
Market Share
Based on 5,010,920 GPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
3.88 % Hugely higher market share.
1.09 % -256%
Value For Money
66.3 % -10% 73.1 % Slightly better value.
User Rating
UBM User Rating
109 % Much more popular.
75 % -45%
Price (score)
$350 -66% $119 Much cheaper.
36 Months -72% 10 Months Much more recent.
Locally-deformable PRT (Bat)
231 fps Hugely better peak lighting effects.
118 fps -96%
High dynamic range lighting (Teapot)
198 fps Hugely better peak reflection handling.
72 fps -175%
Avg. Locally-deformable PRT (Bat)
201 fps Hugely better lighting effects.
106 fps -90%
Avg. High dynamic range lighting (Teapot)
176 fps Hugely better reflection handling.
66.9 fps -163%

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]


Graphics Card Rankings (Price vs Performance) September 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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