Real World Speed
Performance profile from 174,970 user samples
58,563 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 37% EVGA(3842 2956) 2GB
Worst Bench: 29% Asus(1043 86DC) 2GB
Poor: 29% Great: 37%
SPEED RANK: 95th / 611
116,407 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 111% Asus(1043 855B) ≥ 4GB
Worst Bench: 66% Zotac(19DA 1396) ≥ 4GB
Poor: 66% Great: 111%
SPEED RANK: 27th / 611
Effective 3D Speed
Effective 3D Gaming GPU Speed
33 % 96.7 % Hugely faster effective speed.
+193%
Parallax
Avg. Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones)
95.8 fps 319 fps Hugely better texture detail.
+233%
MRender
Avg. Render target array GShader (Sphere)
76 fps 191 fps Hugely faster multi rendering.
+151%
Gravity
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy)
93.8 fps 284 fps Hugely faster NBody calculation.
+203%
Splatting
Avg. Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm)
71.5 fps 194 fps Hugely faster complex splatting.
+171%
Parallax
Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones)
110 fps 378 fps Hugely better peak texture detail.
+244%
MRender
Render target array GShader (Sphere)
80.3 fps 213 fps Hugely faster peak multi rendering.
+165%
Gravity
NBody particle system (Galaxy)
104 fps 324 fps Hugely faster peak NBody calculation.
+212%
Splatting
Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm)
80.2 fps 225 fps Hugely faster peak complex splatting.
+181%
Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
124 fps 202 fps Much Better Counter-Strike: Global Offensive fps.
+63%
Fortnite
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
52 fps 122 fps Hugely Better Fortnite fps.
+137%
Grand Theft Auto V
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
38 fps 81 fps Hugely Better Grand Theft Auto V fps.
+115%
League of Legends
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
122 fps 220 fps Hugely Better League of Legends fps.
+80%
Overwatch
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
65 fps 116 fps Much Better Overwatch fps.
+78%
Battlefield 1
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
43 fps 97 fps Hugely Better Battlefield 1 fps.
+127%
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
32 fps 83 fps Hugely Better The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt fps.
+163%
DOTA 2
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
94 fps 154 fps Much Better DOTA 2 fps.
+64%
World of Warcraft
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
46 fps 88 fps Hugely Better World of Warcraft fps.
+90%
World of Tanks
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
66 fps 123 fps Hugely Better World of Tanks fps.
+85%
Battlefield 4
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
51 fps 122 fps Hugely Better Battlefield 4 fps.
+137%
Market Share
Based on 15,659,779 GPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.45 % 0.65 % Much higher market share.
+44%
Value
Value For Money
55.1 % 80.8 % Much better value.
+47%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
73 % 119 % Much more popular.
+63%
Price
Price (score)
$170 Much cheaper.
+65%
$480
Age
Newest
43 Months Slightly more recent.
+7%
46 Months
Lighting
Locally-deformable PRT (Bat)
118 fps 362 fps Hugely better peak lighting effects.
+207%
Reflection
High dynamic range lighting (Teapot)
94.8 fps 321 fps Hugely better peak reflection handling.
+239%
Lighting
Avg. Locally-deformable PRT (Bat)
103 fps 310 fps Hugely better lighting effects.
+201%
Reflection
Avg. High dynamic range lighting (Teapot)
85.7 fps 281 fps Hugely better reflection handling.
+228%
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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 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) March 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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