Real World Speed
Performance profile from 88,420 user samples
37,671 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 88% Gigabyte(1458 367C) ≥ 4GB
Worst Bench: 56% Nvidia(10DE 13C0) ≥ 4GB
Poor: 56% Great: 88%
SPEED RANK: 14th / 544
50,749 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 114% EVGA(3842 4995)
Worst Bench: 54% EVGA(3842 4996) ≥ 4GB
Poor: 54% Great: 114%
SPEED RANK: 9th / 544
Effective 3D Speed
Effective 3D Gaming GPU Speed
75.6 % -29% 97.8 % Faster effective speed.
+29%
Parallax
Avg. Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones)
236 fps -36% 321 fps Much better texture detail.
+36%
MRender
Avg. Render target array GShader (Sphere)
164 fps -17% 192 fps Faster multi rendering.
+17%
Gravity
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy)
216 fps -32% 285 fps Much faster NBody calculation.
+32%
Splatting
Avg. Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm)
150 fps -31% 197 fps Much faster complex splatting.
+31%
Parallax
Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones)
273 fps -40% 383 fps Much better peak texture detail.
+40%
MRender
Render target array GShader (Sphere)
182 fps -19% 217 fps Faster peak multi rendering.
+19%
Gravity
NBody particle system (Galaxy)
244 fps -35% 329 fps Much faster peak NBody calculation.
+35%
Splatting
Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm)
168 fps -36% 228 fps Much faster peak complex splatting.
+36%
Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
186 fps -37% 254 fps Much Better Counter-Strike: Global Offensive fps.
+37%
Overwatch
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
102 fps -18% 120 fps Better Overwatch fps.
+18%
Grand Theft Auto V
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
65.5 fps -36% 88.8 fps Much Better Grand Theft Auto V fps.
+36%
Battlefield 1
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
83.1 fps -17% 97.1 fps Better Battlefield 1 fps.
+17%
Fallout 4
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
75.5 fps -24% 93.4 fps Better Fallout 4 fps.
+24%
Battlefield 4
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
105 fps -35% 143 fps Much Better Battlefield 4 fps.
+35%
Rise of the Tomb Raider
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
64 fps -20% 76.6 fps Better Rise of the Tomb Raider fps.
+20%
DOTA 2
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
144 fps -5% 150 fps +5%
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
57.9 fps -50% 87.1 fps Much Better The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt fps.
+50%
World of Warcraft
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
66.4 fps -51% 101 fps Much Better World of Warcraft fps.
+51%
World of Tanks
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
112 fps -7% 120 fps Slightly Better World of Tanks fps.
+7%
League of Legends
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
241 fps -27% 305 fps Better League of Legends fps.
+27%
Market Share
Based on 4,624,067 GPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.95 % -29% 1.23 % Higher market share.
+29%
Value
Value For Money
61.5 % -20% 73.7 % Better value.
+20%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
84 % -24% 104 % More popular.
+24%
Price
Price (score)
$500 Slightly cheaper.
+11%
$560 -11%
Age
Newest
35 Months -23% 27 Months More recent.
+23%
Lighting
Locally-deformable PRT (Bat)
379 fps -2% 388 fps +2%
Reflection
High dynamic range lighting (Teapot)
238 fps -37% 326 fps Much better peak reflection handling.
+37%
Lighting
Avg. Locally-deformable PRT (Bat)
244 fps -30% 317 fps Better lighting effects.
+30%
Reflection
Avg. High dynamic range lighting (Teapot)
211 fps -33% 281 fps Much better reflection handling.
+33%
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