Real World Speed
Performance profile from 61,618 user samples
24,735 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 65% Sapphire(174B E347)
Worst Bench: 43% XFX(1682 9470)
Poor: 43% Great: 65%
SPEED RANK: 49th / 595
36,883 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 71% Sapphire(174B E324)
Worst Bench: 56% Sapphire(174B E324)
Poor: 56% Great: 71%
SPEED RANK: 39th / 595
Effective 3D Speed
Effective 3D Gaming GPU Speed
56.2 % 66.1 % Faster effective speed.
+18%
Parallax
Avg. Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones)
222 fps 258 fps Better texture detail.
+16%
MRender
Avg. Render target array GShader (Sphere)
130 fps +2% 127 fps
Gravity
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy)
152 fps 164 fps Slightly faster NBody calculation.
+8%
Splatting
Avg. Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm)
119 fps 177 fps Much faster complex splatting.
+49%
Parallax
Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones)
265 fps 287 fps Slightly better peak texture detail.
+8%
MRender
Render target array GShader (Sphere)
140 fps +4% 135 fps
Gravity
NBody particle system (Galaxy)
176 fps 176 fps
Splatting
Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm)
127 fps 189 fps Much faster peak complex splatting.
+49%
Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
139 fps 179 fps Better Counter-Strike: Global Offensive fps.
+29%
Grand Theft Auto V
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
48 fps +4% 46 fps
Overwatch
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
88 fps 100 fps Slightly Better Overwatch fps.
+13%
League of Legends
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
145 fps 174 fps Better League of Legends fps.
+20%
Fortnite
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
93 fps Better Fortnite fps.
+20%
77 fps
Battlefield 1
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
49 fps 69 fps Much Better Battlefield 1 fps.
+42%
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
49 fps 55 fps Slightly Better The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt fps.
+12%
World of Warcraft
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
49 fps 50 fps +1%
DOTA 2
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
96 fps 112 fps Better DOTA 2 fps.
+17%
World of Tanks
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
94 fps 100 fps Slightly Better World of Tanks fps.
+6%
Battlefield 4
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
77 fps 99 fps Better Battlefield 4 fps.
+27%
Market Share
Based on 11,403,672 GPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.21 % 0.28 % Much higher market share.
+33%
Value
Value For Money
82 % Slightly better value.
+10%
74.8 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
101 % 101 %
Price
Price (score)
$208 Much cheaper.
+32%
$304
Age
Newest
26 Months Much more recent.
+35%
40 Months
Lighting
Locally-deformable PRT (Bat)
193 fps 216 fps Slightly better peak lighting effects.
+12%
Reflection
High dynamic range lighting (Teapot)
174 fps +4% 167 fps
Lighting
Avg. Locally-deformable PRT (Bat)
152 fps 195 fps Better lighting effects.
+28%
Reflection
Avg. High dynamic range lighting (Teapot)
163 fps +4% 157 fps
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The RX 470 is the second Polaris based 14 nm graphics card released by AMD this year. The 470 follows hot on the heels of the hugely successful (though still mostly unavailable) RX 480. Based on specs the RX 470 has approximately 10% less processing horsepower than the RX 480. Looking at provisional average benchmarks (we only three samples of the RX 470 at this time) of the RX 480 and RX 470 shows that the performance gap is just a few percent. This performance gap will likely widen as we get a more representative number of samples of the RX 470 but the fact that custom design 470s are already available will likely keep the gap between the 480 less than 10%, at least until custom 480s make it to market. The list prices of both the 4GB RX 480 and RX 470 cards are within 20 USD of each other so AMD have basically re-released the 480 at a slightly reduced price with slightly reduced specs, strange but true! [Aug '16 GPUPro]

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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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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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