Real World Speed
Performance profile from 375,431 user samples
595 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 8% Dell(1028 053E) 1GB
Worst Bench: 4% HP(103C 176B) 1GB
Poor: 4% Great: 8%
SPEED RANK: 304th / 666
374,836 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 36% EVGA(3842 2966)
Worst Bench: 31% MSI(1462 3201) 2GB
Poor: 31% Great: 36%
SPEED RANK: 122nd / 666
Effective 3D Speed
Effective 3D Gaming GPU Speed
7.19 % 33.6 % Hugely faster effective speed.
+367%
Lighting
Avg. Locally-deformable PRT (Bat)
9.22 fps 42.8 fps Hugely better lighting effects.
+364%
Reflection
Avg. High dynamic range lighting (Teapot)
10.9 fps 47 fps Hugely better reflection handling.
+331%
MRender
Avg. Render target array GShader (Sphere)
8.77 fps 37 fps Hugely faster multi rendering.
+322%
Gravity
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy)
8.47 fps 40.7 fps Hugely faster NBody calculation.
+381%
Lighting
Locally-deformable PRT (Bat)
10.2 fps 47.3 fps Hugely better peak lighting effects.
+364%
Reflection
High dynamic range lighting (Teapot)
13.3 fps 63.2 fps Hugely better peak reflection handling.
+375%
MRender
Render target array GShader (Sphere)
10 fps 38.4 fps Hugely faster peak multi rendering.
+284%
Gravity
NBody particle system (Galaxy)
9.2 fps 43.9 fps Hugely faster peak NBody calculation.
+377%
Market Share
Based on 46,055,362 GPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.01 % 0.8 % Insanely higher market share.
+7,900%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
52 % 63 % More popular.
+21%
Age
Newest
86+ Months 80 Months Slightly more recent.
+7%
Parallax
Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones)
12.6 fps 44.9 fps Hugely better peak texture detail.
+256%
Splatting
Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm)
13.7 fps 38.5 fps Hugely faster peak complex splatting.
+181%
Parallax
Avg. Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones)
11.6 fps 40.7 fps Hugely better texture detail.
+251%
Splatting
Avg. Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm)
11.4 fps 34.7 fps Hugely faster complex splatting.
+204%
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The new GTX 960 is the third graphics card to feature Nvidia's Maxwell architecture. When the first two Maxwell cards were released back in September 2014 they completely re-shaped the GPU price/performance spectrum not only from Nvidia, but also AMD who were forced to slash prices by around 30%. Unfortunately the new GTX 960 isn't the game changer its predecessors were, and it's actually the weakest of the three Maxwell cards. Comparing the GTX 960 and 970 shows that the 970 is around 70% faster and a comparison of the GTX 960 and 980 shows that GTX 980 is almost exactly twice as fast as the 960. Of the three cards the GTX 970 offers the best bang for your buck, in-fact the GTX 970 is still one of best value cards available. That said, for gaming at 1080p or lower, the GTX 960 will allow decent frame rates at maximum settings for most games. [Jan '15 GPUPro]

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Graphics Card Rankings (Price vs Performance) September 2021 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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Welcome to our freeware PC speed test tool. UserBenchmark will test your PC and compare the results to other users with the same components. You can quickly size up your PC, identify hardware problems and explore the best upgrades.

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  • - Download and run UserBenchMark.
  • - CPU tests include: integer, floating and string.
  • - GPU tests include: six 3D game simulations.
  • - Drive tests include: read, write, sustained write and mixed IO.
  • - RAM tests include: single/multi core bandwidth and latency.
  • - SkillBench (space shooter) tests user input accuracy.
  • - Reports are generated and presented on userbenchmark.com.
  • - Identify the strongest components in your PC.
  • - See speed test results from other users.
  • - Compare your components to the current market leaders.
  • - Explore your best upgrade options with a virtual PC build.
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Intel Core i5-11600K $270Nvidia RTX 3060-Ti $400Crucial MX500 250GB $45
Intel Core i5-11400F $260Nvidia RTX 3070 $500Samsung 860 Evo 250GB $52
Intel Core i7-11700K $350Nvidia GTX 1660S (Super) $240Samsung 850 Evo 120GB $183
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Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $78SanDisk Extreme 64GB $72
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