Real World Speed
Performance profile from 102,931 user samples
32,689 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 100% EVGA(3842 2989) ≥ 4GB
Worst Bench: 64% MSI(1462 3170)
Poor: 64% Great: 100%
SPEED RANK: 12th / 542
70,242 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 45% Gigabyte(1458 368E) 2GB
Worst Bench: 36% Device(107D 2763) 2GB
Poor: 36% Great: 45%
SPEED RANK: 46th / 542
Effective 3D Speed
Effective 3D Gaming GPU Speed
77.5 % Hugely faster effective speed.
+88%
41.1 % -88%
Parallax
Avg. Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones)
238 fps Hugely better texture detail.
+89%
126 fps -89%
MRender
Avg. Render target array GShader (Sphere)
165 fps Hugely faster multi rendering.
+103%
81.4 fps -103%
Gravity
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy)
219 fps Hugely faster NBody calculation.
+81%
121 fps -81%
Splatting
Avg. Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm)
154 fps Hugely faster complex splatting.
+87%
82.4 fps -87%
Parallax
Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones)
272 fps Hugely better peak texture detail.
+90%
143 fps -90%
MRender
Render target array GShader (Sphere)
181 fps Hugely faster peak multi rendering.
+109%
86.8 fps -109%
Gravity
NBody particle system (Galaxy)
247 fps Hugely faster peak NBody calculation.
+87%
132 fps -87%
Splatting
Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm)
171 fps Hugely faster peak complex splatting.
+90%
89.8 fps -90%
Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
187 fps Better Counter-Strike: Global Offensive fps.
+30%
144 fps -30%
Overwatch
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
105 fps Much Better Overwatch fps.
+56%
67.3 fps -56%
Grand Theft Auto V
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
66.5 fps Much Better Grand Theft Auto V fps.
+53%
43.4 fps -53%
Battlefield 1
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
82.6 fps Much Better Battlefield 1 fps.
+75%
47.2 fps -75%
Fallout 4
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
70.5 fps Much Better Fallout 4 fps.
+66%
42.5 fps -66%
Battlefield 4
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
103 fps Hugely Better Battlefield 4 fps.
+82%
56.7 fps -82%
DOTA 2
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
133 fps Much Better DOTA 2 fps.
+37%
96.6 fps -37%
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
55.4 fps Much Better The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt fps.
+45%
38.3 fps -45%
World of Warcraft
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
67.7 fps Much Better World of Warcraft fps.
+31%
51.6 fps -31%
World of Tanks
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
114 fps Much Better World of Tanks fps.
+55%
73.1 fps -55%
League of Legends
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
227 fps Much Better League of Legends fps.
+31%
173 fps -31%
Market Share
Based on 4,075,880 GPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
1.02 % -133% 2.38 % Hugely higher market share.
+133%
Value
Value For Money
63 % +2% 61.6 % -2%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
81 % Slightly more popular.
+11%
73 % -11%
Price
Price (score)
$500 -60% $200 Much cheaper.
+60%
Age
Newest
33 Months -12% 29 Months Slightly more recent.
+12%
Lighting
Locally-deformable PRT (Bat)
411 fps Hugely better peak lighting effects.
+167%
154 fps -167%
Reflection
High dynamic range lighting (Teapot)
240 fps Hugely better peak reflection handling.
+92%
125 fps -92%
Lighting
Avg. Locally-deformable PRT (Bat)
252 fps Hugely better lighting effects.
+84%
137 fps -84%
Reflection
Avg. High dynamic range lighting (Teapot)
214 fps Hugely better reflection handling.
+88%
114 fps -88%
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