Real World Speed
Performance profile from 100,330 user samples
37,464 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 86% Asus(1043 850A) ≥ 4GB
Worst Bench: 56% EVGA(3842 2983)
Poor: 56% Great: 86%
SPEED RANK: 16th / 546
62,866 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 71% MSI(1462 3413)
Worst Bench: 51% Sapphire(174B E347)
Poor: 51% Great: 71%
SPEED RANK: 29th / 546
Effective 3D Speed
Effective 3D Gaming GPU Speed
75.2 % Faster effective speed.
+18%
63.9 % -18%
Parallax
Avg. Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones)
236 fps -7% 252 fps Slightly better texture detail.
+7%
MRender
Avg. Render target array GShader (Sphere)
162 fps Faster multi rendering.
+17%
138 fps -17%
Gravity
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy)
215 fps Faster NBody calculation.
+20%
179 fps -20%
Splatting
Avg. Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm)
150 fps Faster complex splatting.
+20%
125 fps -20%
Parallax
Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones)
270 fps -10% 296 fps Slightly better peak texture detail.
+10%
MRender
Render target array GShader (Sphere)
177 fps Faster peak multi rendering.
+20%
147 fps -20%
Gravity
NBody particle system (Galaxy)
241 fps Faster peak NBody calculation.
+18%
204 fps -18%
Splatting
Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm)
167 fps Faster peak complex splatting.
+27%
132 fps -27%
Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
186 fps Better Counter-Strike: Global Offensive fps.
+16%
160 fps -16%
Overwatch
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
102 fps Slightly Better Overwatch fps.
+10%
92.3 fps -10%
Grand Theft Auto V
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
65.5 fps Better Grand Theft Auto V fps.
+24%
52.9 fps -24%
Battlefield 1
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
83.1 fps Slightly Better Battlefield 1 fps.
+8%
76.8 fps -8%
Fallout 4
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
75.5 fps Slightly Better Fallout 4 fps.
+14%
66.1 fps -14%
Battlefield 4
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
105 fps Slightly Better Battlefield 4 fps.
+14%
92.4 fps -14%
Rise of the Tomb Raider
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
64 fps Slightly Better Rise of the Tomb Raider fps.
+8%
59.5 fps -8%
DOTA 2
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
144 fps Better DOTA 2 fps.
+22%
118 fps -22%
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
57.9 fps +4% 55.8 fps -4%
World of Warcraft
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
66.4 fps -2% 68 fps +2%
World of Tanks
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
112 fps Slightly Better World of Tanks fps.
+11%
101 fps -11%
League of Legends
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
241 fps Better League of Legends fps.
+19%
202 fps -19%
Market Share
Based on 5,367,773 GPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.9 % -42% 1.28 % Much higher market share.
+42%
Value
Value For Money
61.2 % Better value.
+16%
52.7 % -16%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
84 % -74% 146 % Much more popular.
+74%
Price
Price (score)
$500 -2% $491 +2%
Age
Newest
37 Months -57% 16 Months Much more recent.
+57%
Lighting
Locally-deformable PRT (Bat)
291 fps Much better peak lighting effects.
+35%
216 fps -35%
Reflection
High dynamic range lighting (Teapot)
238 fps Much better peak reflection handling.
+30%
183 fps -30%
Lighting
Avg. Locally-deformable PRT (Bat)
243 fps Much better lighting effects.
+33%
183 fps -33%
Reflection
Avg. High dynamic range lighting (Teapot)
211 fps Better reflection handling.
+25%
169 fps -25%
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