Real World Speed
Performance profile from 420,899 user samples
387,687 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 37% EVGA(3842 2968) 2GB
Worst Bench: 31% Gigabyte(1458 3690) 2GB
Poor: 31% Great: 37%
SPEED RANK: 123rd / 667
33,212 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 19% Asus(1043 83AC) 1GB
Worst Bench: 16% PNY(196E 0898) 1GB
Poor: 16% Great: 19%
SPEED RANK: 191st / 667
Effective 3D Speed
Effective 3D Gaming GPU Speed
33.7 % Hugely faster effective speed.
17.1 %
Avg. Locally-deformable PRT (Bat)
42.9 fps Hugely better lighting effects.
19.8 fps
Avg. High dynamic range lighting (Teapot)
46.8 fps Much better reflection handling.
27.7 fps
Avg. Render target array GShader (Sphere)
37.1 fps Much faster multi rendering.
28.2 fps
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy)
40.9 fps Hugely faster NBody calculation.
21.7 fps
Locally-deformable PRT (Bat)
47.3 fps Hugely better peak lighting effects.
21.8 fps
High dynamic range lighting (Teapot)
61.9 fps Hugely better peak reflection handling.
32.8 fps
Render target array GShader (Sphere)
38.8 fps Faster peak multi rendering.
30.6 fps
NBody particle system (Galaxy)
44.2 fps Hugely faster peak NBody calculation.
23.9 fps
Avg. Fps @ 1080p on Max
138 Fps Much Better CSGO Fps.
104 Fps
Avg. Fps @ 1080p on Max
123 Fps Much Better LoL Fps.
76 Fps
Market Share
Based on 48,073,689 GPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.92 % Insanely higher market share.
0.08 %
Value For Money
40.2 % Hugely better value.
21.5 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
63 % More popular.
56 %
Price (score)
$198 $188 +5%
83 Months Much more recent.
131 Months
Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones)
45.4 fps Hugely better peak texture detail.
20.7 fps
Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm)
38.7 fps Hugely faster peak complex splatting.
21.1 fps
Avg. Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones)
40.5 fps Hugely better texture detail.
18 fps
Avg. Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm)
35.1 fps Hugely faster complex splatting.
18.7 fps

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]


The graphics card everyone forgot that costs nothing and can still play e-sport titles [Mar '21 Dariex]


Graphics Card Rankings (Price vs Performance) December 2021 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]


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.
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