Real World Speed
Performance profile from 127,280 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
89,816 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 45% MSI(1462 3201) ≥ 4GB
Worst Bench: 36% Asus(1043 8520)
Poor: 36% Great: 45%
SPEED RANK: 47th / 546
Effective 3D Speed
Effective 3D Gaming GPU Speed
75.2 % Hugely faster effective speed.
+83%
41.1 % -83%
Parallax
Avg. Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones)
236 fps Hugely better texture detail.
+86%
127 fps -86%
MRender
Avg. Render target array GShader (Sphere)
162 fps Hugely faster multi rendering.
+100%
80.8 fps -100%
Gravity
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy)
215 fps Much faster NBody calculation.
+79%
120 fps -79%
Splatting
Avg. Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm)
150 fps Hugely faster complex splatting.
+83%
81.9 fps -83%
Parallax
Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones)
270 fps Hugely better peak texture detail.
+90%
142 fps -90%
MRender
Render target array GShader (Sphere)
177 fps Hugely faster peak multi rendering.
+106%
86.1 fps -106%
Gravity
NBody particle system (Galaxy)
241 fps Hugely faster peak NBody calculation.
+84%
131 fps -84%
Splatting
Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm)
167 fps Hugely faster peak complex splatting.
+88%
88.8 fps -88%
Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
186 fps Better Counter-Strike: Global Offensive fps.
+29%
144 fps -29%
Overwatch
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
102 fps Much Better Overwatch fps.
+49%
68.5 fps -49%
Grand Theft Auto V
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
65.5 fps Much Better Grand Theft Auto V fps.
+53%
42.9 fps -53%
Battlefield 1
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
83.1 fps Much Better Battlefield 1 fps.
+77%
47 fps -77%
Fallout 4
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
75.5 fps Much Better Fallout 4 fps.
+70%
44.3 fps -70%
Battlefield 4
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
105 fps Hugely Better Battlefield 4 fps.
+87%
56.3 fps -87%
Rise of the Tomb Raider
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
64 fps Much Better Rise of the Tomb Raider fps.
+58%
40.6 fps -58%
DOTA 2
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
144 fps Much Better DOTA 2 fps.
+42%
101 fps -42%
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
57.9 fps Much Better The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt fps.
+52%
38.1 fps -52%
World of Warcraft
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
66.4 fps Much Better World of Warcraft fps.
+32%
50.4 fps -32%
World of Tanks
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
112 fps Much Better World of Tanks fps.
+54%
72.5 fps -54%
League of Legends
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
241 fps Much Better League of Legends fps.
+41%
171 fps -41%
Market Share
Based on 5,357,299 GPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.9 % -158% 2.32 % Hugely higher market share.
+158%
Value
Value For Money
61.2 % -1% 61.6 % +1%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
84 % Slightly more popular.
+6%
79 % -6%
Price
Price (score)
$500 -60% $200 Much cheaper.
+60%
Age
Newest
37 Months -11% 33 Months Slightly more recent.
+11%
Lighting
Locally-deformable PRT (Bat)
291 fps Hugely better peak lighting effects.
+90%
153 fps -90%
Reflection
High dynamic range lighting (Teapot)
238 fps Hugely better peak reflection handling.
+92%
124 fps -92%
Lighting
Avg. Locally-deformable PRT (Bat)
243 fps Much better lighting effects.
+76%
138 fps -76%
Reflection
Avg. High dynamic range lighting (Teapot)
211 fps Hugely better reflection handling.
+85%
114 fps -85%
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