Real World Speed
Performance profile from 371,415 user samples
5,124 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 123% Asus(1043 0555) ≥ 4GB
Worst Bench: 78% Asus(1043 0555) ≥ 4GB
Poor: 78% Great: 123%
SPEED RANK: 15th / 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
110 % Much faster effective speed.
+72%
64 %
Parallax
Avg. Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones)
477 fps Hugely better texture detail.
+145%
195 fps
MRender
Avg. Render target array GShader (Sphere)
181 fps Faster multi rendering.
+20%
151 fps
Gravity
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy)
311 fps Much faster NBody calculation.
+69%
184 fps
Splatting
Avg. Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm)
284 fps Hugely faster complex splatting.
+127%
125 fps
Parallax
Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones)
572 fps Hugely better peak texture detail.
+155%
224 fps
MRender
Render target array GShader (Sphere)
189 fps Faster peak multi rendering.
+17%
161 fps
Gravity
NBody particle system (Galaxy)
357 fps Much faster peak NBody calculation.
+76%
203 fps
Splatting
Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm)
302 fps Hugely faster peak complex splatting.
+117%
139 fps
Market Share
Based on 12,915,055 GPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.31 % 3.07 % Hugely higher market share.
+890%
Value
Value For Money
104 % Much better value.
+64%
63.1 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
73 % 121 % Much more popular.
+66%
Price
Price (score)
$400 $374 Slightly cheaper.
+7%
Age
Newest
16 Months Much more recent.
+69%
51 Months
Lighting
Locally-deformable PRT (Bat)
345 fps Much better peak lighting effects.
+54%
224 fps
Reflection
High dynamic range lighting (Teapot)
241 fps Better peak reflection handling.
+23%
196 fps
Lighting
Avg. Locally-deformable PRT (Bat)
287 fps Much better lighting effects.
+46%
197 fps
Reflection
Avg. High dynamic range lighting (Teapot)
226 fps Better reflection handling.
+28%
176 fps
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The Radeon RX Vega 56 is the weakest member of AMD's Vega GPU family. The Vega architecture is built on 14 nm silicon and contains next-generation compute units (nCUs). Each NCU houses 64 steam processors, of which the Vega 56 has 3584 vs. 4096 in the Vega 64. The new architecture employs 8GB of second generation high-bandwidth memory (HBM2) which is able cope with more data, more quickly than previously. Although the Vega 56 has 12.5% less processing units, users have found that by flashing an RX 64 Bios into an RX 56 card allows a 10% increase in OC headroom which effectively brings a BIOS flashed RX 56 onto par with a stock RX 64 and just 12.5% slower than a fully overclocked RX 64. This would be great news if the RX 56 were available at its MSRP of $399 as it would then be both cheaper and faster than a GTX 1070, but current market prices for the RX Vega 56 are closer to $550. The GPU market is still unbalanced (AMD GPUs in particular) as a result of the ongoing Ethereum mining frenzy which has depleted global GPU inventory to the lowest levels in recent memory. [Oct '17 GPUPro]

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The Nvidia GTX 970 is a game changer in terms of performance per watt and value for money. The GTX 970 is based on Nvidia's ground-breaking Maxwell architecture which delivers considerable clock for clock performance gains over Kepler, its predecessor. Comparing the GTX 970 and 780 Ti shows that the two cards offer comparable performance yet the new GTX 970 costs nearly half as much! Unsurprisingly Nvidia are discontinuing the 780 Ti as it's now largely redundant. These price to performance gains typically occur once or twice a decade and although the new Maxwell architecture will improve down the line with the release of the Ti/Titan versions, at the moment the 970 offers the best value for money on the market by miles. Since this summary was originally written AMD have slashed prices and older Nvidia models (780/780 Ti/770) have also been hugely discounted. See the latest value for money rankings here[Jul '15 GPUPro]

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Graphics Card Rankings (Price vs Performance) December 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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Intel Core i7-8700K $370Nvidia GTX 1070 $335Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $63
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