Real World Speed
Performance profile from 248,644 user samples
216,226 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 36% Gigabyte(1458 36AC) ≥ 4GB
Worst Bench: 29% Asus(1043 8678) 2GB
Poor: 29% Great: 36%
SPEED RANK: 88th / 621
32,418 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 96% Sapphire(1DA2 E376)
Worst Bench: 67% Asus(1043 0555) ≥ 4GB
Poor: 67% Great: 96%
SPEED RANK: 30th / 621
Effective 3D Speed
Effective 3D Gaming GPU Speed
32.7 % 84.7 % Hugely faster effective speed.
+159%
Parallax
Avg. Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones)
125 fps 483 fps Hugely better texture detail.
+286%
MRender
Avg. Render target array GShader (Sphere)
81.7 fps 182 fps Hugely faster multi rendering.
+123%
Gravity
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy)
120 fps 323 fps Hugely faster NBody calculation.
+169%
Splatting
Avg. Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm)
80.8 fps 284 fps Hugely faster complex splatting.
+251%
Parallax
Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones)
143 fps 571 fps Hugely better peak texture detail.
+299%
MRender
Render target array GShader (Sphere)
86.5 fps 192 fps Hugely faster peak multi rendering.
+122%
Gravity
NBody particle system (Galaxy)
129 fps 370 fps Hugely faster peak NBody calculation.
+187%
Splatting
Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm)
88.6 fps 303 fps Hugely faster peak complex splatting.
+242%
Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
138 fps 157 fps Slightly Better Counter-Strike: Global Offensive fps.
+13%
Fortnite
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
73 fps 122 fps Much Better Fortnite fps.
+68%
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
38 fps 91 fps Hugely Better PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds fps.
+137%
Grand Theft Auto V
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
42 fps 76 fps Hugely Better Grand Theft Auto V fps.
+83%
League of Legends
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
123 fps 186 fps Much Better League of Legends fps.
+52%
Overwatch
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
70 fps 125 fps Much Better Overwatch fps.
+79%
Battlefield 1
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
48 fps 101 fps Hugely Better Battlefield 1 fps.
+109%
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
37 fps 86 fps Hugely Better The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt fps.
+134%
Minecraft
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
184 fps Slightly Better Minecraft fps.
+8%
170 fps
World of Warcraft
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
51 fps 80 fps Much Better World of Warcraft fps.
+59%
World of Tanks
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
65 fps 129 fps Hugely Better World of Tanks fps.
+100%
Market Share
Based on 20,205,759 GPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
1.25 % Hugely higher market share.
+140%
0.52 %
Value
Value For Money
39.1 % 65 % Much better value.
+66%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
88 % 115 % Much more popular.
+31%
Price
Price (score)
$198 Much cheaper.
+36%
$309
Age
Newest
56 Months 25 Months Much more recent.
+55%
Lighting
Locally-deformable PRT (Bat)
149 fps 345 fps Hugely better peak lighting effects.
+132%
Reflection
High dynamic range lighting (Teapot)
123 fps 239 fps Hugely better peak reflection handling.
+94%
Lighting
Avg. Locally-deformable PRT (Bat)
135 fps 296 fps Hugely better lighting effects.
+119%
Reflection
Avg. High dynamic range lighting (Teapot)
113 fps 228 fps Hugely better reflection handling.
+102%
ADVERTISEMENT

The new GTX 960 is the third graphics card to feature Nvidia's Maxwell architecture. When the first two Maxwell cards were released back in September 2014 they completely re-shaped the GPU price/performance spectrum not only from Nvidia, but also AMD who were forced to slash prices by around 30%. Unfortunately the new GTX 960 isn't the game changer its predecessors were, and it's actually the weakest of the three Maxwell cards. Comparing the GTX 960 and 970 shows that the 970 is around 70% faster and a comparison of the GTX 960 and 980 shows that GTX 980 is almost exactly twice as fast as the 960. Of the three cards the GTX 970 offers the best bang for your buck, in-fact the GTX 970 is still one of best value cards available. That said, for gaming at 1080p or lower, the GTX 960 will allow decent frame rates at maximum settings for most games. [Jan '15 GPUPro]

MORE DETAILS

The Radeon RX Vega 56 is the weakest member of AMD's Vega GPU family. The Vega architecture is built on 14 nm silicon and contains next-generation compute units (nCUs). Each NCU houses 64 steam processors, of which the Vega 56 has 3584 vs. 4096 in the Vega 64. The new architecture employs 8GB of second generation high-bandwidth memory (HBM2) which is able cope with more data, more quickly than previously. Although the Vega 56 has 12.5% less processing units, users have found that by flashing an RX 64 Bios into an RX 56 card allows a 10% increase in OC headroom which effectively brings a BIOS flashed RX 56 onto par with a stock RX 64 and just 12.5% slower than a fully overclocked RX 64. This would be great news if the RX 56 were available at its MSRP of $399 as it would then be both cheaper and faster than a GTX 1070, but current market prices for the RX Vega 56 are closer to $550. The GPU market is still unbalanced (AMD GPUs in particular) as a result of the ongoing Ethereum mining frenzy which has depleted global GPU inventory to the lowest levels in recent memory. [Oct '17 GPUPro]

MORE DETAILS

Graphics Card Rankings (Price vs Performance) September 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]

ADVERTISEMENT

Group Test Results

  • Best user rated - User sentiment trumps benchmarks for this comparison.
  • Best value for money - Value for money is based on real world performance.
  • Fastest real world speed - Real World Speed measures performance for typical consumers.
How Fast Is Your GPU? (Bench your build) Size up your PC in less than a minute.

Welcome to our freeware PC speed test tool. UserBenchmark will test your PC and compare the results to other users with the same components. You can quickly size up your PC, identify hardware problems and explore the best upgrades.

UserBenchmark of the month

How it works

  • - Download and run UserBenchMark.
  • - CPU tests include: integer, floating and string.
  • - GPU tests include: six 3D game simulations.
  • - Drive tests include: read, write, sustained write and mixed IO.
  • - RAM tests include: single/multi core bandwidth and latency.
  • - Reports are generated and presented on userbenchmark.com.
  • - Identify the strongest components in your PC.
  • - See speed test results from other users.
  • - Compare your components to the current market leaders.
  • - Explore your best upgrade options with a virtual PC build.
  • - Compare your in-game FPS to other users with your hardware.
  • - Share your opinion by voting.

 Frequently Asked Questions

 Best User Rated

The Best.
CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i5-9400F $140Nvidia GTX 1660 $220Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $70
Intel Core i5-9600K $225Nvidia GTX 1660-Ti $275Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $90
Intel Core i7-9700K $340Nvidia RTX 2060S (Super) $429Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $230
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $40Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $70SanDisk Extreme 64GB $88
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $37G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $799SanDisk Extreme 32GB $48
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $64Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $73SanDisk Extreme 16GB $24
Today's hottest deals
About  •  User Guide  •  FAQs  •  Email  •  Privacy  •  Developer Feedback