Nvidia
$250
Nvidia
 $250 

Release date: Q1 2011.

Release date: Q3 2016.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 203,557 user samples
25,568 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 14% Asus(1043 83BE) 1,024MB
Worst Bench: 10% Gigabyte(1458 3536) 1GB
Poor: 10% Great: 14%
SPEED RANK: 182nd / 599
177,989 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 71% Gigabyte(1458 3724)
Worst Bench: 56% Asus(1043 85ED) 3GB
Poor: 56% Great: 71%
SPEED RANK: 43rd / 599
Effective 3D Speed
Effective 3D Gaming GPU Speed
12.7 % 66 % Hugely faster effective speed.
+420%
Parallax
Avg. Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones)
28.9 fps 189 fps Hugely better texture detail.
+554%
MRender
Avg. Render target array GShader (Sphere)
31.8 fps 147 fps Hugely faster multi rendering.
+362%
Gravity
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy)
40 fps 194 fps Hugely faster NBody calculation.
+385%
Splatting
Avg. Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm)
33.5 fps 152 fps Hugely faster complex splatting.
+354%
Parallax
Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones)
32.8 fps 215 fps Hugely better peak texture detail.
+555%
MRender
Render target array GShader (Sphere)
35 fps 161 fps Hugely faster peak multi rendering.
+360%
Gravity
NBody particle system (Galaxy)
37.8 fps 211 fps Hugely faster peak NBody calculation.
+458%
Splatting
Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm)
37.6 fps 168 fps Hugely faster peak complex splatting.
+347%
Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
66 fps 151 fps Hugely Better Counter-Strike: Global Offensive fps.
+129%
League of Legends
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
84 fps 159 fps Hugely Better League of Legends fps.
+90%
Market Share
Based on 13,739,888 GPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.21 % 2.56 % Insanely higher market share.
+1,119%
Value
Value For Money
16.4 % 102 % Hugely better value.
+524%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
63 % 96 % Much more popular.
+52%
Price
Price (score)
$250 $190 Cheaper.
+24%
Age
Newest
94 Months 29 Months Much more recent.
+69%
Lighting
Locally-deformable PRT (Bat)
36.1 fps 219 fps Hugely better peak lighting effects.
+507%
Reflection
High dynamic range lighting (Teapot)
36.5 fps 191 fps Hugely better peak reflection handling.
+423%
Lighting
Avg. Locally-deformable PRT (Bat)
32.8 fps 197 fps Hugely better lighting effects.
+501%
Reflection
Avg. High dynamic range lighting (Teapot)
33.6 fps 174 fps Hugely better reflection handling.
+418%
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