Real World Speed
Performance profile from 241,398 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
203,934 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 74% Asus(1043 8508)
Worst Bench: 52% Gainward(10B0 13C2) ≥ 4GB
Poor: 52% Great: 74%
SPEED RANK: 27th / 546
Effective 3D Speed
Effective 3D Gaming GPU Speed
75.2 % Faster effective speed.
+17%
64.3 % -17%
Parallax
Avg. Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones)
236 fps Better texture detail.
+20%
197 fps -20%
MRender
Avg. Render target array GShader (Sphere)
162 fps Slightly faster multi rendering.
+8%
150 fps -8%
Gravity
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy)
215 fps Faster NBody calculation.
+16%
185 fps -16%
Splatting
Avg. Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm)
150 fps Faster complex splatting.
+19%
126 fps -19%
Parallax
Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones)
270 fps Better peak texture detail.
+19%
227 fps -19%
MRender
Render target array GShader (Sphere)
177 fps Slightly faster peak multi rendering.
+6%
167 fps -6%
Gravity
NBody particle system (Galaxy)
241 fps Slightly faster peak NBody calculation.
+15%
210 fps -15%
Splatting
Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm)
167 fps Faster peak complex splatting.
+18%
142 fps -18%
Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
186 fps Better Counter-Strike: Global Offensive fps.
+18%
157 fps -18%
Overwatch
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
102 fps Slightly Better Overwatch fps.
+11%
91.6 fps -11%
Grand Theft Auto V
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
65.5 fps Better Grand Theft Auto V fps.
+24%
52.9 fps -24%
Battlefield 1
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
83.1 fps Better Battlefield 1 fps.
+24%
66.7 fps -24%
Fallout 4
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
75.5 fps Better Fallout 4 fps.
+20%
62.7 fps -20%
Battlefield 4
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
105 fps Slightly Better Battlefield 4 fps.
+11%
94.9 fps -11%
Rise of the Tomb Raider
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
64 fps Better Rise of the Tomb Raider fps.
+16%
55 fps -16%
DOTA 2
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
144 fps Slightly Better DOTA 2 fps.
+14%
126 fps -14%
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
57.9 fps Slightly Better The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt fps.
+11%
52.4 fps -11%
World of Warcraft
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
66.4 fps -0% 66.8 fps +0%
World of Tanks
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
112 fps Slightly Better World of Tanks fps.
+11%
101 fps -11%
League of Legends
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
241 fps Slightly Better League of Legends fps.
+14%
212 fps -14%
Market Share
Based on 5,367,773 GPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.9 % -318% 3.76 % Hugely higher market share.
+318%
Value
Value For Money
61.2 % -5% 64 % +5%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
84 % -31% 110 % Much more popular.
+31%
Price
Price (score)
$500 -26% $370 Cheaper.
+26%
Age
Newest
37 Months 0% 37 Months 0%
Lighting
Locally-deformable PRT (Bat)
291 fps Better peak lighting effects.
+24%
234 fps -24%
Reflection
High dynamic range lighting (Teapot)
238 fps Better peak reflection handling.
+20%
199 fps -20%
Lighting
Avg. Locally-deformable PRT (Bat)
243 fps Better lighting effects.
+22%
200 fps -22%
Reflection
Avg. High dynamic range lighting (Teapot)
211 fps Better reflection handling.
+20%
176 fps -20%
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