Real World Speed
Performance profile from 44,248 user samples
26,249 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 100% Nvidia(10DE 1116) ≥ 4GB
Worst Bench: 63% EVGA(3842 2983)
Poor: 63% Great: 100%
SPEED RANK: 12th / 535
17,999 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 75% MSI(1462 2015)
Worst Bench: 57% XFX(1682 9390)
Poor: 57% Great: 75%
SPEED RANK: 20th / 535
Effective 3D Speed
Effective 3D Gaming GPU Speed
77.2 % Slightly faster effective speed.
68.5 % -13%
Avg. Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones)
237 fps -7% 253 fps Slightly better texture detail.
Avg. Render target array GShader (Sphere)
165 fps Much faster multi rendering.
126 fps -31%
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy)
219 fps Much faster NBody calculation.
163 fps -34%
Avg. Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm)
152 fps -16% 177 fps Faster complex splatting.
Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones)
270 fps -6% 287 fps Slightly better peak texture detail.
Render target array GShader (Sphere)
182 fps Much faster peak multi rendering.
137 fps -33%
NBody particle system (Galaxy)
245 fps Much faster peak NBody calculation.
177 fps -38%
Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm)
170 fps -13% 192 fps Slightly faster peak complex splatting.
Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
182 fps -4% 190 fps +4%
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
103 fps Slightly Better Overwatch fps.
92.9 fps -11%
Grand Theft Auto V
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
73 fps Better Grand Theft Auto V fps.
60.3 fps -21%
Battlefield 1
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
84.5 fps Better Battlefield 1 fps.
70.4 fps -20%
Fallout 4
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
63.8 fps +1% 63.2 fps -1%
Battlefield 4
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
106 fps +1% 105 fps -1%
League of Legends
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
252 fps Better League of Legends fps.
211 fps -19%
Market Share
Based on 3,193,688 GPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
1 % Much higher market share.
0.7 % -43%
Value For Money
77.9 % +1% 77.2 % -1%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
82 % -7% 88 % Slightly more popular.
Price (score)
$362 -15% $306 Cheaper.
30 Months -30% 21 Months Much more recent.
Locally-deformable PRT (Bat)
411 fps Hugely better peak lighting effects.
219 fps -88%
High dynamic range lighting (Teapot)
240 fps Much better peak reflection handling.
171 fps -40%
Avg. Locally-deformable PRT (Bat)
251 fps Better lighting effects.
196 fps -28%
Avg. High dynamic range lighting (Teapot)
213 fps Much better reflection handling.
156 fps -37%

The Nvidia GTX 980 is the new top end Maxwell based Nvidia GPU. The Maxwell architecture offers significantly higher clock for clock performance when compared to Kepler based cards from the previous generation. Comparing the GTX 980 and GTX 970 shows that the 970 only lags by around 17% in terms of performance but it's priced nearly 40% lower making the GTX 970 far better value for money card. Even though the GTX 970 beats the 980 in terms of value, the 980 still destroys previous generation cards. Comparing the GTX 980 and 780 Ti shows that the Newer 980 offers around 14% better performance at a 25% price discount. Nvidia have changed the price/performance landscape with their new Maxwell architecture and now pose a serious threat to AMDs high end GPU market share. The new GTX 980/970 cards replace the now discontinued GTX 780 Ti, 780 and 770. [Sep '14 GPUPro]


The new AMD R9 390 is the direct successor to the R9 290. Both cards share the same GPU but the R9 390 is factory overclocked. The R9 390 has a 5% higher stock GPU clock, and a substantial stock memory clock increase of 20%. Additionally the R9 390 sports a minimum of 8GB of VRAM versus 4GB on the R9 290. At the current price levels of $329, the R9 390 can't compete given that R9 290s can be had for around $260. The increased VRAM will rarely help even at ultra high resolutions and in any case, most 4K gamers are likely to seek more GPU power than the R9 390 has to offer. We have seen several samples of the R9 390 and they scored an effective speed of 88.5% which, as expected, matches the speeds seen on overclocked R9 290s. On the face of it purchasing an R9 290 at a discount and then manually overclocking will result in the same performance as an R9 390 but with a saving of around $70. [Jun '15 GPUPro]


Graphics Card Rankings (Price vs Performance) March 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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