Real World Speed
Performance profile from 599,339 user samples
492,577 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 78% EVGA(3842 6264) ≥ 4GB
Worst Bench: 60% Zotac(19DA 1438)
Poor: 60% Great: 78%
SPEED RANK: 41st / 608
106,762 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 111% Gigabyte(1458 36B6)
Worst Bench: 70% MSI(1462 3233)
Poor: 70% Great: 111%
SPEED RANK: 25th / 608
Effective 3D Speed
Effective 3D Gaming GPU Speed
70.8 % 96.3 % Much faster effective speed.
+36%
Parallax
Avg. Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones)
211 fps 319 fps Much better texture detail.
+51%
MRender
Avg. Render target array GShader (Sphere)
148 fps 191 fps Faster multi rendering.
+29%
Gravity
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy)
207 fps 283 fps Much faster NBody calculation.
+37%
Splatting
Avg. Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm)
162 fps 193 fps Faster complex splatting.
+19%
Parallax
Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones)
239 fps 376 fps Much better peak texture detail.
+57%
MRender
Render target array GShader (Sphere)
165 fps 215 fps Much faster peak multi rendering.
+30%
Gravity
NBody particle system (Galaxy)
227 fps 324 fps Much faster peak NBody calculation.
+43%
Splatting
Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm)
179 fps 224 fps Faster peak complex splatting.
+25%
Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
160 fps 201 fps Better Counter-Strike: Global Offensive fps.
+25%
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
68 fps 80 fps Better PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds fps.
+17%
Grand Theft Auto V
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
61 fps 81 fps Much Better Grand Theft Auto V fps.
+33%
Fortnite
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
101 fps 122 fps Better Fortnite fps.
+20%
League of Legends
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
187 fps 222 fps Better League of Legends fps.
+18%
Overwatch
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
101 fps 116 fps Slightly Better Overwatch fps.
+15%
Battlefield 1
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
70 fps 97 fps Much Better Battlefield 1 fps.
+38%
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
58 fps 83 fps Much Better The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt fps.
+44%
DOTA 2
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
136 fps 154 fps Slightly Better DOTA 2 fps.
+13%
World of Warcraft
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
77 fps 88 fps Slightly Better World of Warcraft fps.
+14%
World of Tanks
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
106 fps 122 fps Better World of Tanks fps.
+16%
Battlefield 4
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
99 fps 123 fps Better Battlefield 4 fps.
+24%
Market Share
Based on 14,608,046 GPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
5.62 % Hugely higher market share.
+681%
0.72 %
Value
Value For Money
96.7 % Better value.
+20%
80.5 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
171 % Much more popular.
+45%
118 %
Price
Price (score)
$230 Much cheaper.
+52%
$480
Age
Newest
31 Months Much more recent.
+31%
45 Months
Lighting
Locally-deformable PRT (Bat)
246 fps 365 fps Much better peak lighting effects.
+48%
Reflection
High dynamic range lighting (Teapot)
213 fps 317 fps Much better peak reflection handling.
+49%
Lighting
Avg. Locally-deformable PRT (Bat)
218 fps 305 fps Much better lighting effects.
+40%
Reflection
Avg. High dynamic range lighting (Teapot)
195 fps 280 fps Much better reflection handling.
+44%
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The GTX 1060 is Nvidia’s third 16 nm Pascal based GPU. It follows last month’s release of the higher end GTX 1070 and 1080. The 1060 has a TDP of 120 Watts and its aftermarket variants are available right away alongside the reference Founders edition. Comparing the GTX 1060 and 970 shows that although the 1060 leads by 12% it is also currently more expensive. Nvidia rushed the release of the GTX 1060 to help retain market share that may otherwise have gone to AMD’s new Polaris based RX 480. Comparing the RX 480 and GTX 1060 shows that for pre DX12 games the 1060 edges ahead by 12%. Due to better hardware compatibility, the RX 480 is able to match the 1060 in DX12 games but this will remain a corner case until most games are optimized for DX12 (likely to take several years). The 1060 has the potential to become a hugely successful card, but that all depends on where prices settle. [Jul '16 GPUPro]

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The new GTX 980 Ti shares the same board as the more expensive Titan-X but with various restrictions including a reduced number of CUDA cores (3072 to 2816, -8.3%). Although the 980 Ti has the same 384-bit memory bandwidth as the Titan-X it only has 6GB of GDDR5 vs. 12GB in the Titan-X. So far we only have one user benchmark from a pre-release unit of the GTX 980 Ti so the following benchmarks are provisional. Comparing the Titan-X and 980 Ti shows that the Ti only lags by around 8%, which is in line with the CUDA core counts on the two cards. On the other hand comparing the GTX 980 and GTX 980 Ti shows that the Ti is around 16% faster. We don't have reliable prices for the GTX 980 Ti yet so a precise value rating isn't possible but as a card aimed at resolutions greater than 1080p it will struggle to match the GTX 970 for the vast majority of users. [May '15 GPUPro]

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Graphics Card Rankings (Price vs Performance) February 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]

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