Real World Speed
Performance profile from 161,236 user samples
143,101 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 73% EVGA(3842 2978) ≥ 4GB
Worst Bench: 52% Asus(1043 8508)
Poor: 52% Great: 73%
SPEED RANK: 28th / 540
18,135 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 37% EVGA(3842 2956) 2GB
Worst Bench: 29% Asus(1043 8554)
Poor: 29% Great: 37%
SPEED RANK: 59th / 540
Effective 3D Speed
Effective 3D Gaming GPU Speed
63.9 % Hugely faster effective speed.
+94%
32.9 % -94%
Parallax
Avg. Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones)
197 fps Hugely better texture detail.
+104%
96.5 fps -104%
MRender
Avg. Render target array GShader (Sphere)
151 fps Hugely faster multi rendering.
+97%
76.6 fps -97%
Gravity
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy)
186 fps Hugely faster NBody calculation.
+96%
95.1 fps -96%
Splatting
Avg. Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm)
127 fps Much faster complex splatting.
+73%
73.6 fps -73%
Parallax
Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones)
224 fps Hugely better peak texture detail.
+104%
110 fps -104%
MRender
Render target array GShader (Sphere)
164 fps Hugely faster peak multi rendering.
+97%
83.1 fps -97%
Gravity
NBody particle system (Galaxy)
208 fps Hugely faster peak NBody calculation.
+98%
105 fps -98%
Splatting
Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm)
143 fps Much faster peak complex splatting.
+77%
80.9 fps -77%
Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
157 fps Much Better Counter-Strike: Global Offensive fps.
+40%
112 fps -40%
DOTA 2
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
123 fps Better DOTA 2 fps.
+24%
99.3 fps -24%
League of Legends
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
237 fps Much Better League of Legends fps.
+71%
138 fps -71%
Market Share
Based on 3,477,286 GPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
4.4 % Hugely higher market share.
+450%
0.8 % -450%
Value
Value For Money
88.5 % Much better value.
+51%
58.6 % -51%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
97 % Much more popular.
+47%
66 % -47%
Price
Price (score)
$225 -32% $154 Much cheaper.
+32%
Age
Newest
31 Months -35% 20 Months Much more recent.
+35%
Lighting
Locally-deformable PRT (Bat)
230 fps Hugely better peak lighting effects.
+89%
122 fps -89%
Reflection
High dynamic range lighting (Teapot)
198 fps Hugely better peak reflection handling.
+108%
95.2 fps -108%
Lighting
Avg. Locally-deformable PRT (Bat)
200 fps Hugely better lighting effects.
+89%
106 fps -89%
Reflection
Avg. High dynamic range lighting (Teapot)
177 fps Hugely better reflection handling.
+106%
86.1 fps -106%
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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]

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Graphics Card Rankings (Price vs Performance) April 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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