Real World Speed
Performance profile from 133,775 user samples
36,883 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 71% Sapphire(174B E324)
Worst Bench: 56% Sapphire(174B E324)
Poor: 56% Great: 71%
SPEED RANK: 39th / 595
96,892 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 72% Sapphire(174B E347)
Worst Bench: 51% Sapphire(174B E347)
Poor: 51% Great: 72%
SPEED RANK: 39th / 595
Effective 3D Speed
Effective 3D Gaming GPU Speed
66.1 % +4% 63.8 %
Parallax
Avg. Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones)
258 fps 258 fps
MRender
Avg. Render target array GShader (Sphere)
127 fps 139 fps Slightly faster multi rendering.
+9%
Gravity
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy)
164 fps 179 fps Slightly faster NBody calculation.
+9%
Splatting
Avg. Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm)
177 fps Much faster complex splatting.
+40%
126 fps
Parallax
Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones)
287 fps 303 fps Slightly better peak texture detail.
+6%
MRender
Render target array GShader (Sphere)
135 fps 148 fps Slightly faster peak multi rendering.
+10%
Gravity
NBody particle system (Galaxy)
176 fps 205 fps Faster peak NBody calculation.
+16%
Splatting
Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm)
189 fps Much faster peak complex splatting.
+42%
133 fps
Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
179 fps Slightly Better Counter-Strike: Global Offensive fps.
+14%
157 fps
Grand Theft Auto V
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
46 fps 55 fps Better Grand Theft Auto V fps.
+19%
Overwatch
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
100 fps Slightly Better Overwatch fps.
+5%
95 fps
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
59 fps +5% 56 fps
League of Legends
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
174 fps 180 fps +4%
Fortnite
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
77 fps 86 fps Slightly Better Fortnite fps.
+11%
Battlefield 1
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
69 fps 76 fps Slightly Better Battlefield 1 fps.
+9%
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
55 fps +0% 54 fps
World of Warcraft
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
50 fps 68 fps Much Better World of Warcraft fps.
+37%
DOTA 2
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
112 fps 126 fps Slightly Better DOTA 2 fps.
+12%
World of Tanks
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
100 fps 102 fps +3%
Battlefield 4
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
99 fps +5% 94 fps
Market Share
Based on 11,403,672 GPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.26 % 1.01 % Hugely higher market share.
+288%
Value
Value For Money
74.8 % 76.3 % +2%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
101 % 148 % Much more popular.
+47%
Price
Price (score)
$304 $280 Slightly cheaper.
+8%
Age
Newest
40 Months 28 Months Much more recent.
+30%
Lighting
Locally-deformable PRT (Bat)
216 fps 216 fps
Reflection
High dynamic range lighting (Teapot)
167 fps 184 fps Slightly better peak reflection handling.
+10%
Lighting
Avg. Locally-deformable PRT (Bat)
195 fps Slightly better lighting effects.
+11%
176 fps
Reflection
Avg. High dynamic range lighting (Teapot)
157 fps 171 fps Slightly better reflection handling.
+9%
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The new AMD R9 390 is the direct successor to the R9 290. Both cards share the same GPU but the R9 390 is factory overclocked. The R9 390 has a 5% higher stock GPU clock, and a substantial stock memory clock increase of 20%. Additionally the R9 390 sports a minimum of 8GB of VRAM versus 4GB on the R9 290. At the current price levels of $329, the R9 390 can't compete given that R9 290s can be had for around $260. The increased VRAM will rarely help even at ultra high resolutions and in any case, most 4K gamers are likely to seek more GPU power than the R9 390 has to offer. We have seen several samples of the R9 390 and they scored an effective speed of 88.5% which, as expected, matches the speeds seen on overclocked R9 290s. On the face of it purchasing an R9 290 at a discount and then manually overclocking will result in the same performance as an R9 390 but with a saving of around $70. [Jun '15 GPUPro]

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The RX 480 is the first graphics card to feature AMD’s new 14nm Polaris architecture. The card is due for release on June 29 (in four days time). We don’t have all the details yet but the RX 480 is rumoured to have an MSRP of $199 and it will likely perform on a par with the Nvidia GTX 970. At present we only have one benchmark so although the performance figures are provisional the RX 480 and GTX 970 do appear to be closely matched. If further tests validate these results and the cards retail at the MSRP of $199, then the new RX 480 will effectively improve graphics card price/performance ratios by a whopping 23%, something that has not happened since the release of the Maxwell based Nvidia GTX 970 nearly two years ago. In addition better price/performance for the current generation of games, the RX 480 also offers relatively strong DX12 support which provides better future proofing than Nvida’s Maxwell (970/980/980 Ti) cards. [Jun '16 GPUPro]

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Graphics Card Rankings (Price vs Performance) October 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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