Real World Speed
Performance profile from 166,350 user samples
122,473 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 73% Gigabyte(1458 366A)
Worst Bench: 49% EVGA(3842 3975)
Poor: 49% Great: 73%
SPEED RANK: 25th / 535
43,877 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 78% Asus(1043 85AB)
Worst Bench: 62% MSI(1462 3282) ≥ 4GB
Poor: 62% Great: 78%
SPEED RANK: 15th / 535
Effective 3D Speed
Effective 3D Gaming GPU Speed
63.8 % -12% 71.2 % Slightly faster effective speed.
+12%
Parallax
Avg. Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones)
196 fps -10% 216 fps Slightly better texture detail.
+10%
MRender
Avg. Render target array GShader (Sphere)
152 fps +1% 151 fps -1%
Gravity
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy)
186 fps -16% 215 fps Faster NBody calculation.
+16%
Splatting
Avg. Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm)
127 fps -31% 166 fps Much faster complex splatting.
+31%
Parallax
Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones)
224 fps -9% 244 fps Slightly better peak texture detail.
+9%
MRender
Render target array GShader (Sphere)
170 fps +1% 169 fps -1%
Gravity
NBody particle system (Galaxy)
210 fps -10% 232 fps Slightly faster peak NBody calculation.
+10%
Splatting
Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm)
142 fps -27% 180 fps Faster peak complex splatting.
+27%
Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
157 fps -5% 164 fps +5%
Overwatch
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
99.8 fps +1% 99.1 fps -1%
Grand Theft Auto V
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
58.4 fps -9% 63.5 fps Slightly Better Grand Theft Auto V fps.
+9%
Battlefield 1
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
70.2 fps -5% 73.4 fps +5%
Fallout 4
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
64 fps -12% 71.6 fps Slightly Better Fallout 4 fps.
+12%
Battlefield 4
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
94.1 fps -2% 95.7 fps +2%
Rise of the Tomb Raider
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
59.6 fps -4% 61.7 fps +4%
DOTA 2
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
123 fps -8% 133 fps Slightly Better DOTA 2 fps.
+8%
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
53 fps -8% 57.2 fps Slightly Better The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt fps.
+8%
World of Warcraft
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
74.7 fps -1% 75.2 fps +1%
World of Tanks
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
108 fps -2% 110 fps +2%
League of Legends
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
237 fps Slightly Better League of Legends fps.
+9%
217 fps -9%
Market Share
Based on 3,161,028 GPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
5 % Higher market share.
+19%
4.2 % -19%
Value
Value For Money
77.2 % -24% 95.8 % Better value.
+24%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
95 % -17% 111 % More popular.
+17%
Price
Price (score)
$275 -15% $235 Slightly cheaper.
+15%
Age
Newest
30 Months -73% 8 Months Much more recent.
+73%
Lighting
Locally-deformable PRT (Bat)
233 fps -9% 255 fps Slightly better peak lighting effects.
+9%
Reflection
High dynamic range lighting (Teapot)
199 fps -9% 217 fps Slightly better peak reflection handling.
+9%
Lighting
Avg. Locally-deformable PRT (Bat)
199 fps -16% 231 fps Better lighting effects.
+16%
Reflection
Avg. High dynamic range lighting (Teapot)
176 fps -14% 200 fps Slightly better reflection handling.
+14%
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Graphics Card Rankings (Price vs Performance) March 2017 GPU Rankings.

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