Real World Speed
Performance profile from 482,296 user samples
316,961 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 73% MSI(1462 3160)
Worst Bench: 53% Nvidia(10DE 83C2) ≥ 4GB
Poor: 53% Great: 73%
SPEED RANK: 39th / 593
165,335 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 176% MSI(1462 3602)
Worst Bench: 61% Gigabyte(1458 3751)
Poor: 61% Great: 176%
SPEED RANK: 3rd / 593
Effective 3D Speed
Effective 3D Gaming GPU Speed
63.8 % 154 % Hugely faster effective speed.
+141%
Parallax
Avg. Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones)
194 fps 549 fps Hugely better texture detail.
+183%
MRender
Avg. Render target array GShader (Sphere)
150 fps 252 fps Much faster multi rendering.
+68%
Gravity
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy)
183 fps 497 fps Hugely faster NBody calculation.
+172%
Splatting
Avg. Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm)
125 fps 271 fps Hugely faster complex splatting.
+117%
Parallax
Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones)
221 fps 649 fps Hugely better peak texture detail.
+194%
MRender
Render target array GShader (Sphere)
165 fps 279 fps Much faster peak multi rendering.
+69%
Gravity
NBody particle system (Galaxy)
204 fps 572 fps Hugely faster peak NBody calculation.
+180%
Splatting
Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm)
140 fps 306 fps Hugely faster peak complex splatting.
+119%
Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
157 fps 253 fps Much Better Counter-Strike: Global Offensive fps.
+61%
Grand Theft Auto V
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
53 fps 117 fps Hugely Better Grand Theft Auto V fps.
+121%
Overwatch
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
95 fps 139 fps Much Better Overwatch fps.
+46%
League of Legends
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
179 fps 253 fps Much Better League of Legends fps.
+41%
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
62 fps 102 fps Much Better PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds fps.
+64%
Battlefield 1
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
62 fps 130 fps Hugely Better Battlefield 1 fps.
+109%
Fortnite
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
97 fps 174 fps Much Better Fortnite fps.
+79%
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
49 fps 113 fps Hugely Better The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt fps.
+131%
DOTA 2
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
125 fps 187 fps Much Better DOTA 2 fps.
+50%
World of Warcraft
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
63 fps 120 fps Hugely Better World of Warcraft fps.
+89%
World of Tanks
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
90 fps 127 fps Much Better World of Tanks fps.
+41%
Battlefield 4
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
95 fps 158 fps Much Better Battlefield 4 fps.
+67%
Market Share
Based on 10,253,487 GPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
3.28 % 3.68 % Slightly higher market share.
+12%
Value
Value For Money
63.4 % 104 % Much better value.
+64%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
116 % 138 % More popular.
+19%
Price
Price (score)
$370 Much cheaper.
+44%
$660
Age
Newest
47 Months 17 Months Much more recent.
+64%
Lighting
Locally-deformable PRT (Bat)
229 fps 585 fps Hugely better peak lighting effects.
+155%
Reflection
High dynamic range lighting (Teapot)
197 fps 539 fps Hugely better peak reflection handling.
+174%
Lighting
Avg. Locally-deformable PRT (Bat)
198 fps 488 fps Hugely better lighting effects.
+146%
Reflection
Avg. High dynamic range lighting (Teapot)
174 fps 469 fps Hugely better reflection handling.
+170%
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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]

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Hyped as the "Ultimate GEforce", the 1080 Ti is NVIDIA's latest flagship 4K VR ready GPU. It supersedes last years GTX 1080, offering a 30% increase in performance for a 40% premium (founders edition 1080 Tis will be priced at $699, pushing down the price of the 1080 to $499). It also supersedes the prohibitively expensive Titan X Pascal, pushing it off poll position in performance rankings. The 1080 Ti is based on the Pascal architecture and features a slightly modified version of the same flagship GP102 silicon found in the Titan X Pascal. It has 11GB of the high bandwidth GDDR5X video memory (versus 12GB in the Titan X Pascal) and an impressive 11GB frame buffer. Like the Titan X Pascal, it features 12bn transistors and 3584 CUDA cores which can run at a boost clock speed of 1.582 GHz – 3% faster than the Titan X Pascal's 1.531 GHz. This increased speed is partially attributable to the 1080 Ti’s new dualFET power system which allows the chip to run at higher power and more efficiently than ever before. The release of the 1080 Ti comes ahead of the competition from AMD's Vega - rumored for release in Q2 2017. Vega is AMD's next generation graphics card (following on from Polaris 10) featuring their new HBM2 die which is alleged to have eight times the capacity of GDDR5 with half of the footprint. NVDIA's own next generation graphics cards (Volta) are in the pipeline for 2018. [Mar '17 GPUPro]

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Graphics Card Rankings (Price vs Performance) August 2018 GPU Rankings.

We calculate effective 3D speed which estimates gaming performance for the top 12 games. Effective speed is adjusted by current prices to yield value for money. Our figures are checked against thousands of individual user ratings. The customizable table below combines these factors to bring you the definitive list of top GPUs. [GPUPro]

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