Real World Speed
Performance profile from 322,545 user samples
254,951 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 36% Gigabyte(1458 36AC) ≥ 4GB
Worst Bench: 30% Gigabyte(1458 36D2) ≥ 4GB
Poor: 30% Great: 36%
SPEED RANK: 89th / 625
67,594 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 29% Zotac(19DA 2376) 2GB
Worst Bench: 23% Asus(1043 8581) 2GB
Poor: 23% Great: 29%
SPEED RANK: 107th / 625
Effective 3D Speed
Effective 3D Gaming GPU Speed
33 % Faster effective speed.
26.3 %
Avg. Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones)
127 fps Much better texture detail.
97.4 fps
Avg. Render target array GShader (Sphere)
82 fps Slightly faster multi rendering.
77.2 fps
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy)
120 fps Faster NBody calculation.
94.7 fps
Avg. Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm)
80.5 fps Slightly faster complex splatting.
72.4 fps
Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones)
142 fps Better peak texture detail.
111 fps
Render target array GShader (Sphere)
86 fps Slightly faster peak multi rendering.
81.6 fps
NBody particle system (Galaxy)
130 fps Faster peak NBody calculation.
104 fps
Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm)
88.2 fps Slightly faster peak complex splatting.
80.1 fps
Avg. Fps @ 1080p on Max
138 fps Slightly Better CSGO Fps.
123 fps
Avg. Fps @ 1080p on Max
73 fps Much Better Fortnite Fps.
50 fps
Avg. Fps @ 1080p on Max
42 fps Slightly Better GTAV Fps.
38 fps
Avg. Fps @ 1080p on Max
123 fps +1% 122 fps
Avg. Fps @ 1080p on Max
70 fps +1% 69 fps
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt
Avg. Fps @ 1080p on Max
37 fps Slightly Better The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt Fps.
33 fps
Avg. Fps @ 1080p on Max
184 fps Much Better Minecraft Fps.
133 fps
Avg. Fps @ 1080p on Max
83 fps +1% 83 fps
Avg. Fps @ 1080p on Max
51 fps Slightly Better WoW Fps.
45 fps
Avg. Fps @ 1080p on Max
65 fps 66 fps +2%
Market Share
Based on 21,549,003 GPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
1.34 % Hugely higher market share.
0.36 %
Value For Money
39.5 % 69.4 % Much better value.
User Rating
UBM User Rating
85 % More popular.
73 %
Price (score)
$198 $90 Much cheaper.
58 Months 51 Months Slightly more recent.
Locally-deformable PRT (Bat)
150 fps Better peak lighting effects.
118 fps
High dynamic range lighting (Teapot)
123 fps Much better peak reflection handling.
94.5 fps
Avg. Locally-deformable PRT (Bat)
136 fps Much better lighting effects.
104 fps
Avg. High dynamic range lighting (Teapot)
113 fps Much better reflection handling.
86.1 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 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]


Graphics Card Rankings (Price vs Performance) November 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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  • 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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