Real World Speed
Performance profile from 745,367 user samples
280,652 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 72% Zotac(19DA 2438)
Worst Bench: 58% Nvidia(10DE 0000) 3GB
Poor: 58% Great: 72%
SPEED RANK: 60th / 621
464,715 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 71% MSI(1462 3160)
Worst Bench: 52% Nvidia(10DE 0000) ≥ 4GB
Poor: 52% Great: 71%
SPEED RANK: 63rd / 621
Effective 3D Speed
Effective 3D Gaming GPU Speed
66.1 % Slightly faster effective speed.
+5%
62.9 %
Parallax
Avg. Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones)
189 fps 192 fps +2%
MRender
Avg. Render target array GShader (Sphere)
146 fps 148 fps +1%
Gravity
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy)
194 fps Slightly faster NBody calculation.
+7%
181 fps
Splatting
Avg. Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm)
153 fps Faster complex splatting.
+23%
124 fps
Parallax
Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones)
214 fps 220 fps +3%
MRender
Render target array GShader (Sphere)
158 fps 163 fps +3%
Gravity
NBody particle system (Galaxy)
211 fps +4% 203 fps
Splatting
Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm)
168 fps Faster peak complex splatting.
+21%
139 fps
Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
150 fps 156 fps +4%
Fortnite
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
98 fps +4% 94 fps
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
65 fps +4% 63 fps
Grand Theft Auto V
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
60 fps Slightly Better Grand Theft Auto V fps.
+13%
53 fps
League of Legends
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
148 fps 157 fps Slightly Better League of Legends fps.
+6%
Overwatch
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
98 fps +0% 97 fps
Battlefield 1
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
55 fps 62 fps Slightly Better Battlefield 1 fps.
+14%
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
51 fps Slightly Better The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt fps.
+6%
48 fps
DOTA 2
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
116 fps 120 fps +4%
Minecraft
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
188 fps 200 fps Slightly Better Minecraft fps.
+6%
World of Warcraft
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
60 fps 63 fps +5%
World of Tanks
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
95 fps 99 fps +4%
Market Share
Based on 19,328,321 GPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
2.04 % 2.38 % Higher market share.
+17%
Value
Value For Money
92.2 % Hugely better value.
+147%
37.3 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
98 % 104 % Slightly more popular.
+6%
Price
Price (score)
$170 Much cheaper.
+57%
$399
Age
Newest
36 Months Much more recent.
+39%
59 Months
Lighting
Locally-deformable PRT (Bat)
220 fps 223 fps +1%
Reflection
High dynamic range lighting (Teapot)
189 fps 195 fps +3%
Lighting
Avg. Locally-deformable PRT (Bat)
198 fps +3% 193 fps
Reflection
Avg. High dynamic range lighting (Teapot)
173 fps +1% 172 fps
ADVERTISEMENT

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]

MORE DETAILS

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]

MORE DETAILS

Graphics Card Rankings (Price vs Performance) August 2019 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]

ADVERTISEMENT

Group Test Results

  • Best user rated - User sentiment trumps benchmarks for this comparison.
  • Best value for money - Value for money is based on real world performance.
  • Fastest real world speed - Real World Speed measures performance for typical consumers.
How Fast Is Your GPU? (Bench your build) Size up your PC in less than a minute.

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.

UserBenchmark of the month

How it works

  • - 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.
  • - 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.
  • - Compare your in-game FPS to other users with your hardware.
  • - Share your opinion by voting.

 Frequently Asked Questions

 Best User Rated

The Best.
CPUGPUSSD
AMD Ryzen 5 3600 $198AMD RX 580 $172Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $86
Intel Core i5-9400F $143Nvidia GTX 1660 $220Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $103
Intel Core i5-9600K $219AMD RX Vega 56 $300Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $195
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $40Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $75SanDisk Extreme 64GB $128
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $40G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $695SanDisk Extreme 32GB $48
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $80SanDisk Extreme 16GB $24
Today's hottest deals
About  •  User Guide  •  FAQs  •  Email  •  Privacy  •  Developer Feedback