Real World Speed
Performance profile from 266,597 user samples
3,475 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 22% Nvidia(10DE 1097) ≥ 4GB
Worst Bench: 19% Nvidia(10DE 1097) ≥ 4GB
Poor: 19% Great: 22%
SPEED RANK: 122nd / 592
263,122 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 71% EVGA(3842 3975)
Worst Bench: 51% Gigabyte(1458 367A)
Poor: 51% Great: 71%
SPEED RANK: 39th / 592
Effective 3D Speed
Effective 3D Gaming GPU Speed
21 % 62.6 % Hugely faster effective speed.
+199%
Parallax
Avg. Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones)
61 fps 193 fps Hugely better texture detail.
+216%
MRender
Avg. Render target array GShader (Sphere)
49.3 fps 148 fps Hugely faster multi rendering.
+200%
Gravity
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy)
64 fps 180 fps Hugely faster NBody calculation.
+181%
Splatting
Avg. Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm)
37.1 fps 124 fps Hugely faster complex splatting.
+234%
Parallax
Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones)
63.7 fps 222 fps Hugely better peak texture detail.
+249%
MRender
Render target array GShader (Sphere)
51 fps 166 fps Hugely faster peak multi rendering.
+225%
Gravity
NBody particle system (Galaxy)
69.1 fps 205 fps Hugely faster peak NBody calculation.
+197%
Splatting
Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm)
37.7 fps 140 fps Hugely faster peak complex splatting.
+271%
Market Share
Based on 9,231,148 GPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.07 % 3.31 % Insanely higher market share.
+4,629%
Value
Value For Money
18.6 % 62.2 % Hugely better value.
+235%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
54 % 113 % Hugely more popular.
+109%
Price
Price (score)
$440 $370 Cheaper.
+16%
Age
Newest
46 Months 45 Months +2%
Lighting
Locally-deformable PRT (Bat)
68.2 fps 221 fps Hugely better peak lighting effects.
+224%
Reflection
High dynamic range lighting (Teapot)
43.4 fps 196 fps Hugely better peak reflection handling.
+352%
Lighting
Avg. Locally-deformable PRT (Bat)
64.9 fps 191 fps Hugely better lighting effects.
+194%
Reflection
Avg. High dynamic range lighting (Teapot)
42.2 fps 173 fps Hugely better reflection handling.
+310%
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Graphics Card Rankings (Price vs Performance) June 2018 GPU Rankings.

We calculate effective 3D speed which estimates gaming performance for the top 12 games. Effective speed is adjusted by current prices to yield value for money. Our figures are checked against thousands of individual user ratings. The customizable table below combines these factors to bring you the definitive list of top GPUs. [GPUPro]

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  • Best gaming performance - Effective Speed measures performance for modern 3D games.
  • Best value for money - Value for money is based on 3D gaming performance and price.
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AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $175Nvidia GTX 1070 $447Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $104
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