Real World Speed
Performance profile from 135,661 user samples
36,673 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 89% Nvidia(10DE 1116) ≥ 4GB
Worst Bench: 56% EVGA(3842 2983)
Poor: 56% Great: 89%
SPEED RANK: 14th / 544
98,988 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 79% Asus(1043 85AC)
Worst Bench: 66% MSI(1462 3281)
Poor: 66% Great: 79%
SPEED RANK: 14th / 544
Effective 3D Speed
Effective 3D Gaming GPU Speed
75.4 % +4% 72.4 % -4%
Parallax
Avg. Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones)
235 fps Slightly better texture detail.
+9%
215 fps -9%
MRender
Avg. Render target array GShader (Sphere)
164 fps Slightly faster multi rendering.
+10%
149 fps -10%
Gravity
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy)
216 fps +3% 210 fps -3%
Splatting
Avg. Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm)
150 fps -10% 165 fps Slightly faster complex splatting.
+10%
Parallax
Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones)
270 fps Slightly better peak texture detail.
+12%
242 fps -12%
MRender
Render target array GShader (Sphere)
178 fps Slightly faster peak multi rendering.
+7%
167 fps -7%
Gravity
NBody particle system (Galaxy)
246 fps Slightly faster peak NBody calculation.
+7%
229 fps -7%
Splatting
Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm)
169 fps -6% 179 fps Slightly faster peak complex splatting.
+6%
Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
186 fps Slightly Better Counter-Strike: Global Offensive fps.
+14%
163 fps -14%
Overwatch
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
102 fps +3% 98.6 fps -3%
Grand Theft Auto V
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
65.5 fps +4% 62.8 fps -4%
Battlefield 1
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
83.1 fps Slightly Better Battlefield 1 fps.
+13%
73.8 fps -13%
Fallout 4
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
75.5 fps +1% 75 fps -1%
Battlefield 4
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
105 fps Slightly Better Battlefield 4 fps.
+6%
99.1 fps -6%
Rise of the Tomb Raider
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
64 fps +3% 61.9 fps -3%
DOTA 2
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
144 fps Slightly Better DOTA 2 fps.
+10%
131 fps -10%
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
57.9 fps +1% 57.2 fps -1%
World of Warcraft
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
66.4 fps -16% 77.2 fps Better World of Warcraft fps.
+16%
World of Tanks
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
112 fps Slightly Better World of Tanks fps.
+5%
106 fps -5%
League of Legends
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
241 fps Slightly Better League of Legends fps.
+8%
223 fps -8%
Market Share
Based on 4,701,753 GPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.77 % -535% 4.89 % Hugely higher market share.
+535%
Value
Value For Money
61.3 % -45% 88.8 % Much better value.
+45%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
84 % -51% 127 % Much more popular.
+51%
Price
Price (score)
$500 -46% $270 Much cheaper.
+46%
Age
Newest
35 Months -63% 13 Months Much more recent.
+63%
Lighting
Locally-deformable PRT (Bat)
345 fps Much better peak lighting effects.
+36%
253 fps -36%
Reflection
High dynamic range lighting (Teapot)
240 fps Slightly better peak reflection handling.
+12%
215 fps -12%
Lighting
Avg. Locally-deformable PRT (Bat)
242 fps Slightly better lighting effects.
+6%
228 fps -6%
Reflection
Avg. High dynamic range lighting (Teapot)
210 fps Slightly better reflection handling.
+6%
198 fps -6%
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Graphics Card Rankings (Price vs Performance) August 2017 GPU Rankings.

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