Real World Speed
Performance profile from 240,226 user samples
143,334 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 73% Nvidia(10DE 1C02) 3GB
Worst Bench: 57% Nvidia(10DE 0000) 3GB
Poor: 57% Great: 73%
SPEED RANK: 37th / 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
66.8 % +5% 63.8 %
Parallax
Avg. Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones)
192 fps 258 fps Much better texture detail.
+34%
MRender
Avg. Render target array GShader (Sphere)
147 fps Slightly faster multi rendering.
+6%
139 fps
Gravity
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy)
196 fps Slightly faster NBody calculation.
+9%
179 fps
Splatting
Avg. Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm)
155 fps Faster complex splatting.
+23%
126 fps
Parallax
Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones)
216 fps 303 fps Much better peak texture detail.
+40%
MRender
Render target array GShader (Sphere)
164 fps Slightly faster peak multi rendering.
+11%
148 fps
Gravity
NBody particle system (Galaxy)
213 fps +4% 205 fps
Splatting
Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm)
171 fps Faster peak complex splatting.
+29%
133 fps
Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
158 fps +0% 157 fps
Grand Theft Auto V
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
60 fps Slightly Better Grand Theft Auto V fps.
+10%
55 fps
Overwatch
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
93 fps 95 fps +2%
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
66 fps Better PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds fps.
+17%
56 fps
League of Legends
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
162 fps 180 fps Slightly Better League of Legends fps.
+11%
Fortnite
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
96 fps Slightly Better Fortnite fps.
+12%
86 fps
Battlefield 1
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
55 fps 76 fps Much Better Battlefield 1 fps.
+38%
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
50 fps 54 fps Slightly Better The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt fps.
+9%
World of Warcraft
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
59 fps 68 fps Slightly Better World of Warcraft fps.
+15%
DOTA 2
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
119 fps 126 fps Slightly Better DOTA 2 fps.
+6%
World of Tanks
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
91 fps 102 fps Slightly Better World of Tanks fps.
+13%
Battlefield 4
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
82 fps 94 fps Slightly Better Battlefield 4 fps.
+15%
Market Share
Based on 11,402,891 GPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
2.57 % Hugely higher market share.
+154%
1.01 %
Value
Value For Money
100 % Much better value.
+31%
76.3 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
97 % 148 % Much more popular.
+53%
Price
Price (score)
$200 Cheaper.
+29%
$280
Age
Newest
26 Months Slightly more recent.
+7%
28 Months
Lighting
Locally-deformable PRT (Bat)
224 fps +4% 216 fps
Reflection
High dynamic range lighting (Teapot)
192 fps +4% 184 fps
Lighting
Avg. Locally-deformable PRT (Bat)
201 fps Slightly better lighting effects.
+14%
176 fps
Reflection
Avg. High dynamic range lighting (Teapot)
175 fps +2% 171 fps
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The 3GB GTX 1060 follows last month’s release of the 6GB GTX 1060. The 3GB variant not only has reduced memory but Nvidia have also disabled 10 percent of the processing cores from 1,280 down to 1,152. There is no reference edition of the 3GB 1060 but the partner cards are already available (at launch). Comparing the GTX 6GB 1060 and 3GB 1060 shows that the 6GB 1060 leads, on average, by 7% but it is also currently 15% more expensive. The GTX 1060 is Nvidia’s answer to AMD’s new Polaris based RX 470. Comparing the RX 470 and 3GB 1060 shows that for pre DX12 games the 1060 edges ahead by 11%. The RX 470 is able to match the 3GB 1060 in DX12 games but this will remain a corner case until most games are optimized for DX12 (likely to take several years). The 3GB 1060 has the potential to become a hugely successful card, especially if prices drop below $200. [Sep '16 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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