Real World Speed
Performance profile from 475,909 user samples
296,804 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 35% MSI(1462 3205) ≥ 4GB
Worst Bench: 30% Gigabyte(1458 3690) 2GB
Poor: 30% Great: 35%
SPEED RANK: 101st / 639
179,105 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 29% MSI(1462 8C97)
Worst Bench: 26% Asus(1043 8616) 2GB
Poor: 26% Great: 29%
SPEED RANK: 113th / 639
Effective 3D Speed
Effective 3D Gaming GPU Speed
33 % Faster effective speed.
+19%
27.6 %
Lighting
Avg. Locally-deformable PRT (Bat)
136 fps Much better lighting effects.
+32%
103 fps
MRender
Avg. Render target array GShader (Sphere)
82.5 fps +5% 78.8 fps
Gravity
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy)
121 fps Faster NBody calculation.
+22%
99 fps
Lighting
Locally-deformable PRT (Bat)
150 fps Much better peak lighting effects.
+34%
112 fps
MRender
Render target array GShader (Sphere)
86.2 fps +4% 82.8 fps
Gravity
NBody particle system (Galaxy)
130 fps Faster peak NBody calculation.
+24%
105 fps
CSGO
Avg. Fps @ 1080p on Max
138 Fps Better CSGO Fps.
+22%
113 Fps
Fortnite
Avg. Fps @ 1080p on Max
73 Fps +4% 71 Fps
PUBG
Avg. Fps @ 1080p on Max
42 Fps Better PUBG Fps.
+19%
35 Fps
GTAV
Avg. Fps @ 1080p on Max
42 Fps Slightly Better GTAV Fps.
+7%
39 Fps
LoL
Avg. Fps @ 1080p on Max
123 Fps +1% 122 Fps
Overwatch
Avg. Fps @ 1080p on Max
70 Fps Slightly Better Overwatch Fps.
+10%
64 Fps
BF1
Avg. Fps @ 1080p on Max
49 Fps Slightly Better BF1 Fps.
+10%
44 Fps
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt
Avg. Fps @ 1080p on Max
37 Fps +3% 36 Fps
Minecraft
Avg. Fps @ 1080p on Max
181 Fps 193 Fps Slightly Better Minecraft Fps.
+7%
DOTA 2
Avg. Fps @ 1080p on Max
81 Fps Better DOTA 2 Fps.
+10%
74 Fps
WoW
Avg. Fps @ 1080p on Max
51 Fps Better WoW Fps.
+13%
45 Fps
WoT
Avg. Fps @ 1080p on Max
64 Fps 65 Fps +2%
Market Share
Based on 31,189,664 GPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.95 % Higher market share.
+20%
0.79 %
Value
Value For Money
39.4 % 50.7 % Better value.
+29%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
92 % More popular.
+24%
74 %
Price
Price (score)
$198 $129 Much cheaper.
+35%
Age
Newest
67 Months 45 Months Much more recent.
+33%
Reflection
High dynamic range lighting (Teapot)
123 fps Much better peak reflection handling.
+74%
70.8 fps
Parallax
Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones)
142 fps Better peak texture detail.
+26%
113 fps
Splatting
Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm)
88.4 fps Faster peak complex splatting.
+12%
79.1 fps
Reflection
Avg. High dynamic range lighting (Teapot)
114 fps Much better reflection handling.
+72%
66.4 fps
Parallax
Avg. Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones)
127 fps Better texture detail.
+26%
101 fps
Splatting
Avg. Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm)
82.4 fps Faster complex splatting.
+13%
72.7 fps
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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]

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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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