Real World Speed
Performance profile from 108,922 user samples
72,039 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 87% MSI(1462 3176) ≥ 4GB
Worst Bench: 57% EVGA(3842 2983)
Poor: 57% Great: 87%
SPEED RANK: 28th / 595
36,883 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 71% Sapphire(174B E324)
Worst Bench: 56% Sapphire(174B E324)
Poor: 56% Great: 71%
SPEED RANK: 39th / 595
Effective 3D Speed
Effective 3D Gaming GPU Speed
74.8 % Slightly faster effective speed.
+13%
66.1 %
Parallax
Avg. Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones)
235 fps 258 fps Slightly better texture detail.
+10%
MRender
Avg. Render target array GShader (Sphere)
163 fps Faster multi rendering.
+28%
127 fps
Gravity
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy)
215 fps Much faster NBody calculation.
+31%
164 fps
Splatting
Avg. Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm)
149 fps 177 fps Faster complex splatting.
+19%
Parallax
Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones)
270 fps 287 fps Slightly better peak texture detail.
+6%
MRender
Render target array GShader (Sphere)
179 fps Much faster peak multi rendering.
+33%
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
184 fps +3% 179 fps
Grand Theft Auto V
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
65 fps Much Better Grand Theft Auto V fps.
+40%
46 fps
Overwatch
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
104 fps +4% 100 fps
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
72 fps Better PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds fps.
+22%
59 fps
League of Legends
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
196 fps Slightly Better League of Legends fps.
+13%
174 fps
Fortnite
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
103 fps Much Better Fortnite fps.
+33%
77 fps
Battlefield 1
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
76 fps Slightly Better Battlefield 1 fps.
+10%
69 fps
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
62 fps Slightly Better The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt fps.
+13%
55 fps
World of Warcraft
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
75 fps Much Better World of Warcraft fps.
+50%
50 fps
DOTA 2
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
142 fps Better DOTA 2 fps.
+26%
112 fps
World of Tanks
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
109 fps Slightly Better World of Tanks fps.
+9%
100 fps
Battlefield 4
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
99 fps +1% 99 fps
Market Share
Based on 11,373,621 GPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.72 % Hugely higher market share.
+125%
0.32 %
Value
Value For Money
60.9 % 74.8 % Better value.
+23%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
93 % 101 % Slightly more popular.
+9%
Price
Price (score)
$500 $304 Much cheaper.
+39%
Age
Newest
49 Months 40 Months More recent.
+18%
Lighting
Locally-deformable PRT (Bat)
288 fps Much better peak lighting effects.
+33%
216 fps
Reflection
High dynamic range lighting (Teapot)
237 fps Much better peak reflection handling.
+42%
167 fps
Lighting
Avg. Locally-deformable PRT (Bat)
239 fps Better lighting effects.
+23%
195 fps
Reflection
Avg. High dynamic range lighting (Teapot)
209 fps Much better reflection handling.
+33%
157 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) October 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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