Real World Speed
Performance profile from 68,254 user samples
31,155 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 102% EVGA(3842 2986) ≥ 4GB
Worst Bench: 61% Asus(1043 8518) ≥ 4GB
Poor: 61% Great: 102%
SPEED RANK: 12th / 540
37,099 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 78% MSI(1462 3413)
Worst Bench: 54% XFX(1682 9480)
Poor: 54% Great: 78%
SPEED RANK: 22nd / 540
Effective 3D Speed
Effective 3D Gaming GPU Speed
77.6 % Faster effective speed.
67.4 % -15%
Avg. Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones)
238 fps -8% 256 fps Slightly better texture detail.
Avg. Render target array GShader (Sphere)
165 fps Faster multi rendering.
139 fps -19%
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy)
220 fps Faster NBody calculation.
183 fps -20%
Avg. Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm)
153 fps Faster complex splatting.
127 fps -20%
Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones)
274 fps -9% 299 fps Slightly better peak texture detail.
Render target array GShader (Sphere)
183 fps Faster peak multi rendering.
151 fps -21%
NBody particle system (Galaxy)
253 fps Faster peak NBody calculation.
210 fps -20%
Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm)
171 fps Faster peak complex splatting.
137 fps -25%
Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
182 fps Slightly Better Counter-Strike: Global Offensive fps.
165 fps -10%
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
103 fps +0% 103 fps -0%
Grand Theft Auto V
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
73 fps Much Better Grand Theft Auto V fps.
54.5 fps -34%
Battlefield 1
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
84.5 fps Slightly Better Battlefield 1 fps.
78.4 fps -8%
Fallout 4
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
63.8 fps -1% 64.2 fps +1%
Battlefield 4
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
106 fps Slightly Better Battlefield 4 fps.
92.7 fps -14%
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
54.8 fps -2% 55.7 fps +2%
League of Legends
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
252 fps Slightly Better League of Legends fps.
232 fps -9%
Market Share
Based on 3,502,469 GPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
1 % -200% 3 % Hugely higher market share.
Value For Money
63.1 % -42% 89.9 % Much better value.
User Rating
UBM User Rating
78 % -73% 135 % Much more popular.
Price (score)
$500 -52% $238 Much cheaper.
31 Months -68% 10 Months Much more recent.
Locally-deformable PRT (Bat)
425 fps Hugely better peak lighting effects.
222 fps -91%
High dynamic range lighting (Teapot)
245 fps Much better peak reflection handling.
188 fps -30%
Avg. Locally-deformable PRT (Bat)
253 fps Much better lighting effects.
186 fps -36%
Avg. High dynamic range lighting (Teapot)
214 fps Better reflection handling.
172 fps -24%

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 RX 480 is the first graphics card to feature AMD’s new 14nm Polaris architecture. The card is due for release on June 29 (in four days time). We don’t have all the details yet but the RX 480 is rumoured to have an MSRP of $199 and it will likely perform on a par with the Nvidia GTX 970. At present we only have one benchmark so although the performance figures are provisional the RX 480 and GTX 970 do appear to be closely matched. If further tests validate these results and the cards retail at the MSRP of $199, then the new RX 480 will effectively improve graphics card price/performance ratios by a whopping 23%, something that has not happened since the release of the Maxwell based Nvidia GTX 970 nearly two years ago. In addition better price/performance for the current generation of games, the RX 480 also offers relatively strong DX12 support which provides better future proofing than Nvida’s Maxwell (970/980/980 Ti) cards. [Jun '16 GPUPro]


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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