Real World Speed
Performance profile from 1,075,349 user samples
627,793 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 56% Gigabyte(1458 3724)
Worst Bench: 48% HP(103C 82FC) 3GB
Poor: 48% Great: 56%
SPEED RANK: 122nd / 713
447,556 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 106% MSI(1462 397D)
Worst Bench: 90% Asus(1043 87F3) ≥ 4GB
Poor: 90% Great: 106%
SPEED RANK: 63rd / 713
Effective 3D Speed
Effective 3D Gaming GPU Speed
52 % 100 % Hugely faster effective speed.
+92%
Lighting
Avg. Locally-deformable PRT (Bat)
63.8 fps 131 fps Hugely better lighting effects.
+105%
Reflection
Avg. High dynamic range lighting (Teapot)
68.3 fps 122 fps Much better reflection handling.
+79%
MRender
Avg. Render target array GShader (Sphere)
65.2 fps 140 fps Hugely faster multi rendering.
+115%
Gravity
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy)
66 fps 102 fps Much faster NBody calculation.
+55%
Lighting
Locally-deformable PRT (Bat)
68.7 fps 142 fps Hugely better peak lighting effects.
+107%
Reflection
High dynamic range lighting (Teapot)
96.2 fps 151 fps Much better peak reflection handling.
+57%
MRender
Render target array GShader (Sphere)
68.5 fps 147 fps Hugely faster peak multi rendering.
+115%
Gravity
NBody particle system (Galaxy)
70.3 fps 108 fps Much faster peak NBody calculation.
+54%
Market Share
Based on 67,044,909 GPUs tested
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
1.1 % 4.05 % Hugely higher market share.
+268%
Value
Value For Money
103 % Better value.
+24%
83.1 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
66 % 96 % Much more popular.
+45%
Price
Price (score)
$119 Much cheaper.
+58%
$285
Age
Newest
90 Months 36 Months Much more recent.
+60%
Parallax
Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones)
66.6 fps 138 fps Hugely better peak texture detail.
+107%
Splatting
Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm)
65.1 fps 96.6 fps Much faster peak complex splatting.
+48%
Parallax
Avg. Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones)
60.7 fps 123 fps Hugely better texture detail.
+103%
Splatting
Avg. Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm)
60.2 fps 88.6 fps Much faster complex splatting.
+47%
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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 RTX 3060 is Nvidia’s latest 3000 series GPU. Even if it (ever…) comes into stock at $330 USD, it will struggle to match the groundbreaking 3060 Ti in terms of value for money. Nvidia’s new Ampere architecture, which supersedes Turing, offers both improved power efficiency and performance. The 3060 features 3,584 CUDA cores, 112 Tensor cores, it has a boost clock of 1.78 GHz, 12 GB of memory and a power draw of just 170 W. The 3060 offers similar performance to the previous generation’s 2060 Super at an 18% MSRP discount. Given the widespread issues AMD users are facing with 5000 series GPUs (blue/black screens etc.), AMD’s 6000 series GPU’s will have to see substantial price cuts and a huge marketing effort in order to gain any traction. Meanwhile PC gamers can look forward to an unparalleled gaming experience in class leading titles such as Cyberpunk 2077. At ultra settings, with ray tracing enabled, Cyberpunk 2077 redefines the boundaries of immersive gaming. It makes GTA5 look like Tetris in comparison. The combination of RTX+DLSS delivers stunning graphics that are several tiers higher than both AMD's best discrete GPUs and the upcoming consoles. In terms of real world performance, Nvidia’s 3000 series has more or less put AMD’s Radeon group in checkmate. Nonetheless, AMD’s marketers are capable of delivering elaborate BS albeit whilst struggling to keep a straight face. Their marketing infrastructure outsold Intel in the CPU market despite a 15% performance deficit. Without an appropriate social media marketing strategy, Nvidia will probably lose considerable market share, for all the wrong reasons. [Feb '21 GPUPro]

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Graphics Card Rankings (Price vs Performance) February 2024 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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