Real World Speed
Performance profile from 405,801 user samples
39,510 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 39% PowerColor(148C 2336) 2GB
Worst Bench: 28% Gigabyte(1458 2272)
Poor: 28% Great: 39%
SPEED RANK: 75th / 597
366,291 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 72% Nvidia(10DE 1131) ≥ 4GB
Worst Bench: 56% EVGA(3842 3975)
Poor: 56% Great: 72%
SPEED RANK: 43rd / 597
Effective 3D Speed
Effective 3D Gaming GPU Speed
36 % 64 % Much faster effective speed.
+78%
Parallax
Avg. Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones)
147 fps 195 fps Much better texture detail.
+33%
MRender
Avg. Render target array GShader (Sphere)
62.9 fps 151 fps Hugely faster multi rendering.
+140%
Gravity
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy)
95.2 fps 184 fps Hugely faster NBody calculation.
+93%
Splatting
Avg. Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm)
89.4 fps 125 fps Much faster complex splatting.
+40%
Parallax
Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones)
163 fps 224 fps Much better peak texture detail.
+37%
MRender
Render target array GShader (Sphere)
68.1 fps 161 fps Hugely faster peak multi rendering.
+136%
Gravity
NBody particle system (Galaxy)
103 fps 203 fps Hugely faster peak NBody calculation.
+97%
Splatting
Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm)
97.5 fps 139 fps Much faster peak complex splatting.
+43%
Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
110 fps 157 fps Much Better Counter-Strike: Global Offensive fps.
+43%
Grand Theft Auto V
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
44 fps 53 fps Better Grand Theft Auto V fps.
+21%
Overwatch
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
58 fps 97 fps Much Better Overwatch fps.
+68%
League of Legends
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
118 fps 175 fps Much Better League of Legends fps.
+49%
Fortnite
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
50 fps 94 fps Hugely Better Fortnite fps.
+87%
Battlefield 1
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
37 fps 62 fps Much Better Battlefield 1 fps.
+70%
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
31 fps 50 fps Much Better The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt fps.
+64%
DOTA 2
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
89 fps 125 fps Much Better DOTA 2 fps.
+41%
World of Warcraft
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
39 fps 63 fps Much Better World of Warcraft fps.
+61%
World of Tanks
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
61 fps 98 fps Much Better World of Tanks fps.
+60%
Battlefield 4
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
50 fps 94 fps Hugely Better Battlefield 4 fps.
+90%
Market Share
Based on 12,875,037 GPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.35 % 3.11 % Hugely higher market share.
+789%
Value
Value For Money
54.1 % 80.4 % Much better value.
+49%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
87 % 121 % Much more popular.
+39%
Price
Price (score)
$199 Cheaper.
+23%
$260
Age
Newest
62 Months 51 Months More recent.
+18%
Lighting
Locally-deformable PRT (Bat)
122 fps 224 fps Hugely better peak lighting effects.
+84%
Reflection
High dynamic range lighting (Teapot)
95.5 fps 196 fps Hugely better peak reflection handling.
+105%
Lighting
Avg. Locally-deformable PRT (Bat)
107 fps 197 fps Hugely better lighting effects.
+84%
Reflection
Avg. High dynamic range lighting (Teapot)
87.7 fps 176 fps Hugely better reflection handling.
+101%
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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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