Real World Speed
Performance profile from 84,377 user samples
51,932 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 87% MSI(1462 3176) ≥ 4GB
Worst Bench: 53% Gigabyte(1458 367C) ≥ 4GB
Poor: 53% Great: 87%
SPEED RANK: 17th / 555
32,445 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 71% Sapphire(174B E324)
Worst Bench: 55% XFX(1682 9390)
Poor: 55% Great: 71%
SPEED RANK: 28th / 555
Effective 3D Speed
Effective 3D Gaming GPU Speed
75.6 % Faster effective speed.
+15%
65.6 %
Parallax
Avg. Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones)
236 fps 253 fps Slightly better texture detail.
+7%
MRender
Avg. Render target array GShader (Sphere)
164 fps Much faster multi rendering.
+30%
126 fps
Gravity
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy)
216 fps Much faster NBody calculation.
+33%
163 fps
Splatting
Avg. Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm)
151 fps 177 fps Faster complex splatting.
+17%
Parallax
Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones)
272 fps 286 fps Slightly better peak texture detail.
+5%
MRender
Render target array GShader (Sphere)
182 fps Much faster peak multi rendering.
+35%
135 fps
Gravity
NBody particle system (Galaxy)
245 fps Much faster peak NBody calculation.
+39%
176 fps
Splatting
Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm)
168 fps 189 fps Slightly faster peak complex splatting.
+12%
Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
185 fps -1% 187 fps +1%
Overwatch
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
103 fps +4% 99 fps -4%
Grand Theft Auto V
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
65.5 fps Much Better Grand Theft Auto V fps.
+41%
46.5 fps -41%
Battlefield 1
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
78 fps Slightly Better Battlefield 1 fps.
+8%
71.9 fps -8%
Fallout 4
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
70.4 fps Slightly Better Fallout 4 fps.
+7%
65.5 fps -7%
Battlefield 4
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
103 fps +1% 102 fps -1%
DOTA 2
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
139 fps Better DOTA 2 fps.
+17%
119 fps -17%
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
61.7 fps Better The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt fps.
+15%
53.5 fps -15%
World of Warcraft
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
61 fps Better World of Warcraft fps.
+18%
51.9 fps -18%
World of Tanks
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
109 fps Slightly Better World of Tanks fps.
+15%
95 fps -15%
League of Legends
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
220 fps Better League of Legends fps.
+17%
188 fps -17%
Market Share
Based on 7,345,972 GPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.8 % Hugely higher market share.
+82%
0.44 %
Value
Value For Money
61.5 % 74.3 % Better value.
+21%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
85 % 95 % Slightly more popular.
+12%
Price
Price (score)
$500 $304 Much cheaper.
+39%
Age
Newest
41 Months 32 Months More recent.
+22%
Lighting
Locally-deformable PRT (Bat)
295 fps Much better peak lighting effects.
+38%
214 fps
Reflection
High dynamic range lighting (Teapot)
239 fps Much better peak reflection handling.
+44%
166 fps
Lighting
Avg. Locally-deformable PRT (Bat)
243 fps Better lighting effects.
+25%
195 fps
Reflection
Avg. High dynamic range lighting (Teapot)
212 fps Much better reflection handling.
+37%
155 fps
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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]

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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]

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Graphics Card Rankings (Price vs Performance) February 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 calculated 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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