Real World Speed
Performance profile from 140,305 user samples
43,413 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 37% Asus(1043 8554)
Worst Bench: 29% Zotac(19DA 1376)
Poor: 29% Great: 37%
SPEED RANK: 81st / 595
96,892 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 72% Sapphire(174B E347)
Worst Bench: 51% Sapphire(174B E347)
Poor: 51% Great: 72%
SPEED RANK: 39th / 595
Effective 3D Speed
Effective 3D Gaming GPU Speed
33.2 % 63.8 % Hugely faster effective speed.
+92%
Parallax
Avg. Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones)
96.6 fps 258 fps Hugely better texture detail.
+167%
MRender
Avg. Render target array GShader (Sphere)
76 fps 139 fps Hugely faster multi rendering.
+83%
Gravity
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy)
94.1 fps 179 fps Hugely faster NBody calculation.
+90%
Splatting
Avg. Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm)
72.5 fps 126 fps Much faster complex splatting.
+74%
Parallax
Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones)
111 fps 303 fps Hugely better peak texture detail.
+173%
MRender
Render target array GShader (Sphere)
80.8 fps 148 fps Hugely faster peak multi rendering.
+83%
Gravity
NBody particle system (Galaxy)
104 fps 205 fps Hugely faster peak NBody calculation.
+97%
Splatting
Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm)
80.1 fps 133 fps Much faster peak complex splatting.
+66%
Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
124 fps 157 fps Better Counter-Strike: Global Offensive fps.
+27%
Grand Theft Auto V
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
36 fps 55 fps Much Better Grand Theft Auto V fps.
+52%
Overwatch
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
65 fps 95 fps Much Better Overwatch fps.
+46%
League of Legends
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
135 fps 180 fps Much Better League of Legends fps.
+33%
Fortnite
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
52 fps 86 fps Much Better Fortnite fps.
+66%
Battlefield 1
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
43 fps 76 fps Much Better Battlefield 1 fps.
+77%
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
33 fps 54 fps Much Better The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt fps.
+63%
World of Warcraft
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
47 fps 68 fps Much Better World of Warcraft fps.
+46%
DOTA 2
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
94 fps 126 fps Much Better DOTA 2 fps.
+34%
World of Tanks
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
65 fps 102 fps Much Better World of Tanks fps.
+57%
Battlefield 4
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
51 fps 94 fps Hugely Better Battlefield 4 fps.
+84%
Market Share
Based on 11,417,522 GPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.52 % 1.01 % Hugely higher market share.
+94%
Value
Value For Money
55.3 % 76.3 % Much better value.
+38%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
73 % 148 % Hugely more popular.
+103%
Price
Price (score)
$170 Much cheaper.
+39%
$280
Age
Newest
38 Months 28 Months More recent.
+26%
Lighting
Locally-deformable PRT (Bat)
119 fps 216 fps Hugely better peak lighting effects.
+82%
Reflection
High dynamic range lighting (Teapot)
94.2 fps 184 fps Hugely better peak reflection handling.
+95%
Lighting
Avg. Locally-deformable PRT (Bat)
103 fps 176 fps Much better lighting effects.
+71%
Reflection
Avg. High dynamic range lighting (Teapot)
85.7 fps 171 fps Hugely better reflection handling.
+100%
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The GTX 950 is Nvidia's latest Maxwell card which is based on a GTX 960 but with 25% fewer CUDA cores and 25% fewer texture units. Comparing the GTX 960 and 950 shows that, as expected, effective speed has been reduced by 25%. The GTX 950 is positioned above GTX 750 Ti which is Nvidia's energy efficient mass market GPU. Comparing the 750 Ti and 950 shows that 950 is nearly 50% faster but it's also priced 50% higher so the 950 doesn't offer improved value for money. Gaming performance for the GTX 950 at resolutions up to 1080p on high/ultra settings will be satisfactory most of the time. That said, the GTX 950 is priced on the high side ($160). At present the GTX 960 ($171) offers 25% better performance for just 7% more money. See a current list of the best value graphics cards here[Aug '15 GPUPro]

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The RX 480 is the first graphics card to feature AMD’s new 14nm Polaris architecture. The card is due for release on June 29 (in four days time). We don’t have all the details yet but the RX 480 is rumoured to have an MSRP of $199 and it will likely perform on a par with the Nvidia GTX 970. At present we only have one benchmark so although the performance figures are provisional the RX 480 and GTX 970 do appear to be closely matched. If further tests validate these results and the cards retail at the MSRP of $199, then the new RX 480 will effectively improve graphics card price/performance ratios by a whopping 23%, something that has not happened since the release of the Maxwell based Nvidia GTX 970 nearly two years ago. In addition better price/performance for the current generation of games, the RX 480 also offers relatively strong DX12 support which provides better future proofing than Nvida’s Maxwell (970/980/980 Ti) cards. [Jun '16 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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