Real World Speed
Performance profile from 168,173 user samples
1,360 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 74% EVGA(3842 2791) ≥ 4GB
Worst Bench: 53% Asus(1043 8451) ≥ 4GB
Poor: 53% Great: 74%
SPEED RANK: 28th / 544
166,813 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 73% Asus(1043 8508)
Worst Bench: 55% EVGA(3842 3978)
Poor: 55% Great: 73%
SPEED RANK: 26th / 544
Effective 3D Speed
Effective 3D Gaming GPU Speed
62.6 % -2% 64 % +2%
Avg. Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones)
228 fps Better texture detail.
195 fps -17%
Avg. Render target array GShader (Sphere)
143 fps -5% 150 fps +5%
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy)
180 fps -2% 184 fps +2%
Avg. Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm)
110 fps -14% 125 fps Slightly faster complex splatting.
Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones)
260 fps Better peak texture detail.
225 fps -16%
Render target array GShader (Sphere)
155 fps -6% 165 fps Slightly faster peak multi rendering.
NBody particle system (Galaxy)
198 fps -5% 207 fps +5%
Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm)
122 fps -15% 140 fps Slightly faster peak complex splatting.
Market Share
Based on 4,624,067 GPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.04 % -10,550% 4.26 % Insanely higher market share.
Value For Money
30.3 % -110% 63.6 % Hugely better value.
User Rating
UBM User Rating
55 % -100% 110 % Hugely more popular.
Price (score)
$1,088 -66% $370 Much cheaper.
54 Months -35% 35 Months Much more recent.
Locally-deformable PRT (Bat)
316 fps Much better peak lighting effects.
233 fps -36%
High dynamic range lighting (Teapot)
159 fps -24% 197 fps Better peak reflection handling.
Avg. Locally-deformable PRT (Bat)
186 fps -7% 199 fps Slightly better lighting effects.
Avg. High dynamic range lighting (Teapot)
144 fps -21% 174 fps Better reflection handling.

The Nvidia GTX 970 is a game changer in terms of performance per watt and value for money. The GTX 970 is based on Nvidia's ground-breaking Maxwell architecture which delivers considerable clock for clock performance gains over Kepler, its predecessor. Comparing the GTX 970 and 780 Ti shows that the two cards offer comparable performance yet the new GTX 970 costs nearly half as much! Unsurprisingly Nvidia are discontinuing the 780 Ti as it's now largely redundant. These price to performance gains typically occur once or twice a decade and although the new Maxwell architecture will improve down the line with the release of the Ti/Titan versions, at the moment the 970 offers the best value for money on the market by miles. Since this summary was originally written AMD have slashed prices and older Nvidia models (780/780 Ti/770) have also been hugely discounted. See the latest value for money rankings here[Jul '15 GPUPro]


Graphics Card Rankings (Price vs Performance) August 2017 GPU Rankings.

Welcome to our graphics card comparison. We calculate effective 3D speed which measures performance for recent games. Effective speed is adjusted by cost to yield value for money. Calculated values don't always tell the whole picture so we check them against thousands of individual user ratings. The customizable table below combines these factors and more to bring you the definitive list of top GPUs. Share your opinion by voting. [GPUPro]

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