Real World Speed
Performance profile from 415,568 user samples
325,857 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 73% Palit(1569 13C2) ≥ 4GB
Worst Bench: 52% Device(0000 0000) ≥ 4GB
Poor: 52% Great: 73%
SPEED RANK: 40th / 595
89,711 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 114% Asus(1043 854F) ≥ 4GB
Worst Bench: 58% Gigabyte(1458 36CB) ≥ 4GB
Poor: 58% Great: 114%
SPEED RANK: 18th / 595
Effective 3D Speed
Effective 3D Gaming GPU Speed
63.7 % 97.3 % Much faster effective speed.
+53%
Parallax
Avg. Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones)
195 fps 323 fps Much better texture detail.
+66%
MRender
Avg. Render target array GShader (Sphere)
150 fps 192 fps Faster multi rendering.
+28%
Gravity
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy)
183 fps 284 fps Much faster NBody calculation.
+55%
Splatting
Avg. Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm)
125 fps 195 fps Much faster complex splatting.
+56%
Parallax
Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones)
224 fps 382 fps Much better peak texture detail.
+71%
MRender
Render target array GShader (Sphere)
165 fps 217 fps Much faster peak multi rendering.
+32%
Gravity
NBody particle system (Galaxy)
203 fps 328 fps Much faster peak NBody calculation.
+62%
Splatting
Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm)
140 fps 228 fps Much faster peak complex splatting.
+63%
Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
157 fps 208 fps Much Better Counter-Strike: Global Offensive fps.
+32%
Grand Theft Auto V
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
53 fps 83 fps Much Better Grand Theft Auto V fps.
+57%
Overwatch
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
95 fps 122 fps Better Overwatch fps.
+28%
League of Legends
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
179 fps 235 fps Much Better League of Legends fps.
+31%
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
62 fps 74 fps Better PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds fps.
+19%
Battlefield 1
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
63 fps 98 fps Much Better Battlefield 1 fps.
+56%
Fortnite
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
97 fps 127 fps Much Better Fortnite fps.
+31%
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
49 fps 84 fps Much Better The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt fps.
+73%
DOTA 2
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
125 fps 154 fps Better DOTA 2 fps.
+24%
World of Warcraft
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
63 fps 101 fps Much Better World of Warcraft fps.
+59%
World of Tanks
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
90 fps 116 fps Better World of Tanks fps.
+29%
Battlefield 4
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
95 fps 133 fps Much Better Battlefield 4 fps.
+41%
Market Share
Based on 10,956,181 GPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
3.2 % Hugely higher market share.
+276%
0.85 %
Value
Value For Money
68.3 % 74.3 % Slightly better value.
+9%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
118 % Slightly more popular.
+5%
112 %
Price
Price (score)
$330 Much cheaper.
+40%
$550
Age
Newest
48 Months 40 Months More recent.
+17%
Lighting
Locally-deformable PRT (Bat)
228 fps 378 fps Much better peak lighting effects.
+66%
Reflection
High dynamic range lighting (Teapot)
196 fps 323 fps Much better peak reflection handling.
+65%
Lighting
Avg. Locally-deformable PRT (Bat)
197 fps 314 fps Much better lighting effects.
+59%
Reflection
Avg. High dynamic range lighting (Teapot)
174 fps 281 fps Much better reflection handling.
+61%
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The new GTX 980 Ti shares the same board as the more expensive Titan-X but with various restrictions including a reduced number of CUDA cores (3072 to 2816, -8.3%). Although the 980 Ti has the same 384-bit memory bandwidth as the Titan-X it only has 6GB of GDDR5 vs. 12GB in the Titan-X. So far we only have one user benchmark from a pre-release unit of the GTX 980 Ti so the following benchmarks are provisional. Comparing the Titan-X and 980 Ti shows that the Ti only lags by around 8%, which is in line with the CUDA core counts on the two cards. On the other hand comparing the GTX 980 and GTX 980 Ti shows that the Ti is around 16% faster. We don't have reliable prices for the GTX 980 Ti yet so a precise value rating isn't possible but as a card aimed at resolutions greater than 1080p it will struggle to match the GTX 970 for the vast majority of users. [May '15 GPUPro]

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Graphics Card Rankings (Price vs Performance) September 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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