Real World Speed
Performance profile from 168,907 user samples
147,823 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 72% Gigabyte(1458 367A)
Worst Bench: 52% MSI(1462 3160)
Poor: 52% Great: 72%
SPEED RANK: 26th / 542
21,084 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 37% Dell(1028 1139) 2GB
Worst Bench: 29% Zotac(19DA 2376) 2GB
Poor: 29% Great: 37%
SPEED RANK: 59th / 542
Effective 3D Speed
Effective 3D Gaming GPU Speed
63.8 % Hugely faster effective speed.
33.1 % -93%
Avg. Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones)
196 fps Hugely better texture detail.
97 fps -102%
Avg. Render target array GShader (Sphere)
151 fps Hugely faster multi rendering.
76.4 fps -98%
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy)
186 fps Hugely faster NBody calculation.
95.4 fps -95%
Avg. Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm)
127 fps Much faster complex splatting.
73.9 fps -72%
Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones)
223 fps Hugely better peak texture detail.
110 fps -103%
Render target array GShader (Sphere)
167 fps Hugely faster peak multi rendering.
81.4 fps -105%
NBody particle system (Galaxy)
208 fps Hugely faster peak NBody calculation.
105 fps -98%
Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm)
141 fps Much faster peak complex splatting.
80.7 fps -75%
Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
174 fps Much Better Counter-Strike: Global Offensive fps.
117 fps -48%
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
93.4 fps Much Better Overwatch fps.
65.6 fps -42%
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
125 fps Better DOTA 2 fps.
97.9 fps -28%
World of Tanks
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
100 fps Much Better World of Tanks fps.
74.5 fps -35%
League of Legends
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
202 fps Much Better League of Legends fps.
146 fps -39%
Market Share
Based on 4,087,480 GPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
4.24 % Hugely higher market share.
0.83 % -411%
Value For Money
63.4 % -24% 78.7 % Better value.
User Rating
UBM User Rating
108 % Much more popular.
65 % -66%
Price (score)
$370 -73% $100 Much cheaper.
33 Months -33% 22 Months Much more recent.
Locally-deformable PRT (Bat)
228 fps Hugely better peak lighting effects.
121 fps -88%
High dynamic range lighting (Teapot)
197 fps Hugely better peak reflection handling.
95.2 fps -107%
Avg. Locally-deformable PRT (Bat)
200 fps Hugely better lighting effects.
107 fps -87%
Avg. High dynamic range lighting (Teapot)
177 fps Hugely better reflection handling.
86.8 fps -104%

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]


The GTX 950 is Nvidia's latest Maxwell card which is based on a GTX 960 but with 25% fewer CUDA cores and 25% fewer texture units. Comparing the GTX 960 and 950 shows that, as expected, effective speed has been reduced by 25%. The GTX 950 is positioned above GTX 750 Ti which is Nvidia's energy efficient mass market GPU. Comparing the 750 Ti and 950 shows that 950 is nearly 50% faster but it's also priced 50% higher so the 950 doesn't offer improved value for money. Gaming performance for the GTX 950 at resolutions up to 1080p on high/ultra settings will be satisfactory most of the time. That said, the GTX 950 is priced on the high side ($160). At present the GTX 960 ($171) offers 25% better performance for just 7% more money. See a current list of the best value graphics cards here[Aug '15 GPUPro]


Graphics Card Rankings (Price vs Performance) June 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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