Real World Speed
Performance profile from 368,355 user samples
202,697 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 73% Gigabyte(1458 367A)
Worst Bench: 50% Zotac(19DA 2370) ≥ 4GB
Poor: 50% Great: 73%
SPEED RANK: 31st / 549
165,658 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 78% EVGA(3842 6267)
Worst Bench: 64% Zotac(19DA 1438)
Poor: 64% Great: 78%
SPEED RANK: 19th / 549
Effective 3D Speed
Effective 3D Gaming GPU Speed
63.8 % -12% 71.5 % Slightly faster effective speed.
+12%
Parallax
Avg. Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones)
196 fps -9% 213 fps Slightly better texture detail.
+9%
MRender
Avg. Render target array GShader (Sphere)
148 fps +1% 147 fps -1%
Gravity
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy)
183 fps -13% 207 fps Slightly faster NBody calculation.
+13%
Splatting
Avg. Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm)
125 fps -30% 163 fps Much faster complex splatting.
+30%
Parallax
Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones)
224 fps -9% 244 fps Slightly better peak texture detail.
+9%
MRender
Render target array GShader (Sphere)
165 fps +1% 164 fps -1%
Gravity
NBody particle system (Galaxy)
204 fps -11% 226 fps Slightly faster peak NBody calculation.
+11%
Splatting
Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm)
140 fps -26% 177 fps Faster peak complex splatting.
+26%
Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
157 fps -4% 163 fps +4%
Overwatch
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
94.5 fps -5% 99 fps +5%
Grand Theft Auto V
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
53 fps -19% 63 fps Better Grand Theft Auto V fps.
+19%
Battlefield 1
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
66.3 fps -12% 74.3 fps Slightly Better Battlefield 1 fps.
+12%
Fallout 4
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
59.9 fps -24% 74.1 fps Better Fallout 4 fps.
+24%
Battlefield 4
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
96.1 fps -4% 99.7 fps +4%
Rise of the Tomb Raider
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
49.9 fps -29% 64.4 fps Better Rise of the Tomb Raider fps.
+29%
DOTA 2
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
124 fps -5% 130 fps Slightly Better DOTA 2 fps.
+5%
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
48.9 fps -20% 58.7 fps Better The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt fps.
+20%
World of Warcraft
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
65.1 fps -15% 74.6 fps Slightly Better World of Warcraft fps.
+15%
World of Tanks
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
100 fps -7% 107 fps Slightly Better World of Tanks fps.
+7%
League of Legends
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
194 fps -4% 202 fps +4%
Market Share
Based on 6,229,687 GPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
3.86 % -45% 5.6 % Much higher market share.
+45%
Value
Value For Money
82.6 % -12% 92.3 % Slightly better value.
+12%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
110 % -31% 144 % Much more popular.
+31%
Price
Price (score)
$249 +0% $250 -0%
Age
Newest
39 Months -56% 17 Months Much more recent.
+56%
Lighting
Locally-deformable PRT (Bat)
230 fps -9% 251 fps Slightly better peak lighting effects.
+9%
Reflection
High dynamic range lighting (Teapot)
197 fps -9% 214 fps Slightly better peak reflection handling.
+9%
Lighting
Avg. Locally-deformable PRT (Bat)
199 fps -13% 225 fps Slightly better lighting effects.
+13%
Reflection
Avg. High dynamic range lighting (Teapot)
176 fps -11% 196 fps Slightly better reflection handling.
+11%
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Graphics Card Rankings (Price vs Performance) December 2017 GPU Rankings.

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