Real World Speed
Performance profile from 68,525 user samples
50,672 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 87% MSI(1462 3176) ≥ 4GB
Worst Bench: 57% Nvidia(10DE 1116) ≥ 4GB
Poor: 57% Great: 87%
SPEED RANK: 18th / 550
17,853 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 75% Asus(1043 0517)
Worst Bench: 55% MSI(1462 3418)
Poor: 55% Great: 75%
SPEED RANK: 22nd / 550
Effective 3D Speed
Effective 3D Gaming GPU Speed
75.5 % Slightly faster effective speed.
69 % -9%
Avg. Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones)
237 fps -16% 275 fps Better texture detail.
Avg. Render target array GShader (Sphere)
162 fps Slightly faster multi rendering.
142 fps -14%
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy)
216 fps Slightly faster NBody calculation.
198 fps -9%
Avg. Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm)
149 fps Slightly faster complex splatting.
130 fps -15%
Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones)
273 fps -16% 316 fps Better peak texture detail.
Render target array GShader (Sphere)
183 fps Faster peak multi rendering.
154 fps -19%
NBody particle system (Galaxy)
246 fps Slightly faster peak NBody calculation.
218 fps -13%
Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm)
168 fps Faster peak complex splatting.
139 fps -21%
Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
188 fps -3% 194 fps +3%
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
103 fps +2% 101 fps -2%
Grand Theft Auto V
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
69.2 fps Better Grand Theft Auto V fps.
58.7 fps -18%
Battlefield 1
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
83.2 fps Slightly Better Battlefield 1 fps.
78.1 fps -7%
Rise of the Tomb Raider
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
64 fps -14% 73 fps Slightly Better Rise of the Tomb Raider fps.
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
136 fps Slightly Better DOTA 2 fps.
129 fps -6%
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
61 fps +2% 60 fps -2%
World of Warcraft
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
62.4 fps -29% 80.3 fps Better World of Warcraft fps.
World of Tanks
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
110 fps +3% 107 fps -3%
League of Legends
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
230 fps Much Better League of Legends fps.
174 fps -32%
Market Share
Based on 6,883,242 GPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.83 % -2% 0.85 % +2%
Value For Money
61.4 % -53% 94.1 % Much better value.
User Rating
UBM User Rating
87 % -15% 100 % Slightly more popular.
Price (score)
$500 -54% $230 Much cheaper.
40 Months -78% 9 Months Much more recent.
Locally-deformable PRT (Bat)
288 fps Better peak lighting effects.
230 fps -25%
High dynamic range lighting (Teapot)
240 fps Better peak reflection handling.
191 fps -26%
Avg. Locally-deformable PRT (Bat)
245 fps Better lighting effects.
200 fps -22%
Avg. High dynamic range lighting (Teapot)
212 fps Better reflection handling.
176 fps -20%

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 580 is released this week and is AMD’s latest flagship GPU based on second generation Polaris architecture. For all intents and purposes it is a refresh of the RX 480 released just 10 months prior. Modifications to the architecture have yielded improved performance per wattage and increased clock speeds of around 10% for base and around 5% for boost. The RX 580 will come with either 4GB or 8GB of high-bandwidth GDDR5 memory. Exact pricing for this mid-range chip remains to be seen, but the RX 500 series is likely to cannibalize sales of AMD’s 400 series. Performance wise, the RX 580 is in direct competition with NVIDIA’s popular GTX 1060 6GB which in now 9 months old. Perhaps after last year’s ill timed head to head release of the RX 480 and the faster but similarly priced GTX 1060 (a standoff which NVIDIA seem to have won based on market share), AMD are attempting to draw back some market share with the newer, slightly upgraded RX 580. The upcoming release of the 500 series comes ahead of AMD’s Vega architecture, for which specification and pricing details are not yet public but which will is expected to yield a significant jump in performance compared to Polaris. [Apr '17 GPUPro]


Graphics Card Rankings (Price vs Performance) January 2018 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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Welcome to our freeware PC speed test tool. UserBenchmark will test your PC and compare the results to other users with the same components. You can quickly size up your PC, identify hardware problems and explore the best upgrades.

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