Real World Speed
Performance profile from 444,857 user samples
16,057 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 209% Sapphire(1DA2 440E) ≥ 4GB
Worst Bench: 177% Sapphire(1DA2 440E) ≥ 4GB
Poor: 177% Great: 209%
SPEED RANK: 14th / 715
428,800 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 76% Asus(1043 8787) ≥ 4GB
Worst Bench: 65% Nvidia(10DE 13D3) ≥ 4GB
Poor: 65% Great: 76%
SPEED RANK: 103rd / 715
Effective 3D Speed
Effective 3D Gaming GPU Speed
195 % Hugely faster effective speed.
+174%
71.4 %
Lighting
Avg. Locally-deformable PRT (Bat)
244 fps Hugely better lighting effects.
+174%
89.2 fps
Reflection
Avg. High dynamic range lighting (Teapot)
250 fps Hugely better reflection handling.
+173%
91.6 fps
MRender
Avg. Render target array GShader (Sphere)
403 fps Hugely faster multi rendering.
+266%
110 fps
Gravity
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy)
212 fps Hugely faster NBody calculation.
+170%
78.4 fps
Lighting
Locally-deformable PRT (Bat)
270 fps Hugely better peak lighting effects.
+183%
95.4 fps
Reflection
High dynamic range lighting (Teapot)
265 fps Hugely better peak reflection handling.
+114%
124 fps
MRender
Render target array GShader (Sphere)
429 fps Hugely faster peak multi rendering.
+270%
116 fps
Gravity
NBody particle system (Galaxy)
224 fps Hugely faster peak NBody calculation.
+172%
82.4 fps
Market Share
Based on 67,769,716 GPUs tested
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.12 % 1.9 % Insanely higher market share.
+1,483%
Value
Value For Money
46.3 % 86.8 % Hugely better value.
+87%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
60 % 97 % Much more popular.
+62%
Price
Price (score)
$1,000 $195 Hugely cheaper.
+80%
Age
Newest
42 Months More recent.
+24%
55 Months
Parallax
Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones)
586 fps Hugely better peak texture detail.
+552%
89.9 fps
Splatting
Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm)
354 fps Hugely faster peak complex splatting.
+375%
74.5 fps
Parallax
Avg. Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones)
519 fps Hugely better texture detail.
+534%
81.8 fps
Splatting
Avg. Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm)
333 fps Hugely faster complex splatting.
+373%
70.4 fps
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The RX 6900-XT assumes the flagship position in AMD’s latest RX 6000 series of GPUs which deliver a huge generational jump in performance. The $1,000 USD 6900-XT offers a small improvement (11% more compute units) over the already launched $650 USD RX 6800-XT. AMD have upgraded the single fan cooler to a more efficient triple fan solution, perhaps indicating a shift in focus from benchmark busting headlines to user experience. Following the widespread issues that users faced with the 5000 and Vega series, we are cautiously optimistic that AMD have taken steps to ensure driver and hardware stability. Given the value for money now offered by both Nvidia and AMD, with the 3070 and 6800-XT, it is difficult to recommend any thousand dollar graphics cards to most gamers. 16GB of VRAM is a key feature of the 6900-XT. At higher resolutions and detail settings, performance can bottleneck without sufficient GPU memory. AMD's marketers often cherry pick obscure games with high res/settings, the details of which are rarely disclosed, then compare the results with cards that have less memory. In that scenario, the cards with less memory look weaker than they would at 1080p. The 1080p results are sometimes omitted, or worse, partially omitted and frame drops are conveniently ignored. Most users will see little benefit in gaming at high resolutions. Without drastic price cuts (MSRP $1000 USD) and miraculous marketing via countless promo videos and sponsored reviews, the 6900 XT will struggle to compete, partly because it lacks RTX+DLSS which is required for the best gaming experience in class leading titles such as Cyberpunk 2077. Users should be wary of AMD’s army of social media accounts, they aim to dupe shoppers any way they can. [Dec '20 GPUPro]

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The GTX 1660 Super has a launch price of just $230 USD with comparable performance to the $280 USD 1660 Ti. The 1660 Super has 14 Gbps GDDR6 (versus 12Gbps GDDR6 for the 1660 Ti and 8Gbps GDDR5 for the 1660). The 1660 range of cards sit in the sweet spot for many gamers because they offer superb 1080p EFps in popular titles and they are relatively hassle free in terms of noise, compatibility and stability. The 1660S also features Turing NVENC which is far more efficient than CPU encoding and alleviates the need for casual streamers to use a dedicated stream PC. Shop prices will determine which 1660 series card represents the best value over time but at today's prices the 1660 Super effectively undercuts the 1660 Ti by $50 USD thus challenging the RX 590 in terms of overall value at 1080p. The next step up from the 1660S would be to the $325 RTX 2060[Oct '19 GPUPro]

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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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