Real World Speed
Performance profile from 471,198 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
327,864 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 72% EVGA(3842 3975)
Worst Bench: 54% EVGA(3842 3975)
Poor: 54% Great: 72%
SPEED RANK: 41st / 595
Effective 3D Speed
Effective 3D Gaming GPU Speed
66.8 % Slightly faster effective speed.
+5%
63.6 %
Parallax
Avg. Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones)
192 fps 196 fps +2%
MRender
Avg. Render target array GShader (Sphere)
147 fps 150 fps +2%
Gravity
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy)
196 fps Slightly faster NBody calculation.
+7%
184 fps
Splatting
Avg. Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm)
155 fps Faster complex splatting.
+25%
124 fps
Parallax
Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones)
216 fps 223 fps +3%
MRender
Render target array GShader (Sphere)
164 fps +1% 163 fps
Gravity
NBody particle system (Galaxy)
213 fps +5% 203 fps
Splatting
Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm)
171 fps Faster peak complex splatting.
+22%
140 fps
Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
158 fps +1% 157 fps
Grand Theft Auto V
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
60 fps Slightly Better Grand Theft Auto V fps.
+14%
53 fps
Overwatch
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
93 fps 97 fps +5%
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
66 fps +4% 63 fps
League of Legends
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
162 fps 178 fps Slightly Better League of Legends fps.
+10%
Fortnite
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
96 fps +1% 96 fps
Battlefield 1
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
55 fps 62 fps Slightly Better Battlefield 1 fps.
+13%
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
50 fps +3% 49 fps
World of Warcraft
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
59 fps 63 fps Slightly Better World of Warcraft fps.
+7%
DOTA 2
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
119 fps 125 fps +4%
World of Tanks
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
91 fps 99 fps Slightly Better World of Tanks fps.
+9%
Battlefield 4
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
82 fps 94 fps Better Battlefield 4 fps.
+15%
Market Share
Based on 11,417,868 GPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
2.55 % 3.4 % Much higher market share.
+33%
Value
Value For Money
100 % +3% 96.8 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
98 % 119 % More popular.
+21%
Price
Price (score)
$200 $195 +2%
Age
Newest
26 Months Much more recent.
+47%
49 Months
Lighting
Locally-deformable PRT (Bat)
224 fps 225 fps +0%
Reflection
High dynamic range lighting (Teapot)
192 fps 196 fps +2%
Lighting
Avg. Locally-deformable PRT (Bat)
201 fps +3% 195 fps
Reflection
Avg. High dynamic range lighting (Teapot)
175 fps 175 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 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) 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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