Real World Speed
Performance profile from 87,870 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
15,831 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 80% Nvidia(10DE 1051) 3GB
Worst Bench: 60% Gigabyte(1458 3628) 3GB
Poor: 60% Great: 80%
SPEED RANK: 31st / 595
Effective 3D Speed
Effective 3D Gaming GPU Speed
74.8 % Slightly faster effective speed.
+5%
71.1 %
Parallax
Avg. Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones)
235 fps 267 fps Slightly better texture detail.
+14%
MRender
Avg. Render target array GShader (Sphere)
163 fps +2% 160 fps
Gravity
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy)
215 fps 219 fps +2%
Splatting
Avg. Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm)
149 fps Much faster complex splatting.
+34%
111 fps
Parallax
Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones)
270 fps 303 fps Slightly better peak texture detail.
+12%
MRender
Render target array GShader (Sphere)
179 fps +2% 175 fps
Gravity
NBody particle system (Galaxy)
245 fps 250 fps +2%
Splatting
Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm)
168 fps Much faster peak complex splatting.
+37%
123 fps
Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
184 fps Slightly Better Counter-Strike: Global Offensive fps.
+7%
171 fps
Grand Theft Auto V
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
65 fps Slightly Better Grand Theft Auto V fps.
+11%
58 fps
Overwatch
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
104 fps 106 fps +2%
League of Legends
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
196 fps Slightly Better League of Legends fps.
+14%
171 fps
Battlefield 1
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
76 fps Better Battlefield 1 fps.
+19%
64 fps
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
62 fps Better The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt fps.
+29%
48 fps
World of Warcraft
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
75 fps 82 fps Slightly Better World of Warcraft fps.
+10%
Battlefield 4
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
99 fps Much Better Battlefield 4 fps.
+30%
76 fps
Market Share
Based on 11,371,951 GPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.72 % Hugely higher market share.
+380%
0.15 %
Value
Value For Money
60.9 % 66 % Slightly better value.
+8%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
93 % More popular.
+22%
76 %
Price
Price (score)
$500 $410 Cheaper.
+18%
Age
Newest
49 Months More recent.
+17%
59 Months
Lighting
Locally-deformable PRT (Bat)
288 fps Better peak lighting effects.
+23%
234 fps
Reflection
High dynamic range lighting (Teapot)
237 fps Better peak reflection handling.
+28%
185 fps
Lighting
Avg. Locally-deformable PRT (Bat)
239 fps Better lighting effects.
+18%
203 fps
Reflection
Avg. High dynamic range lighting (Teapot)
209 fps Better reflection handling.
+26%
166 fps
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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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