Real World Speed
Performance profile from 252,858 user samples
162,652 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 45% EVGA(3842 3968) ≥ 4GB
Worst Bench: 28% Zotac(19DA 1375) 2GB
Poor: 28% Great: 45%
SPEED RANK: 66th / 597
90,206 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 112% Zotac(19DA 1396) ≥ 4GB
Worst Bench: 61% EVGA(3842 4995)
Poor: 61% Great: 112%
SPEED RANK: 19th / 597
Effective 3D Speed
Effective 3D Gaming GPU Speed
39.9 % 96.3 % Hugely faster effective speed.
+141%
Parallax
Avg. Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones)
123 fps 317 fps Hugely better texture detail.
+158%
MRender
Avg. Render target array GShader (Sphere)
79.9 fps 192 fps Hugely faster multi rendering.
+140%
Gravity
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy)
118 fps 284 fps Hugely faster NBody calculation.
+141%
Splatting
Avg. Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm)
79.6 fps 193 fps Hugely faster complex splatting.
+142%
Parallax
Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones)
143 fps 378 fps Hugely better peak texture detail.
+164%
MRender
Render target array GShader (Sphere)
86.3 fps 215 fps Hugely faster peak multi rendering.
+149%
Gravity
NBody particle system (Galaxy)
131 fps 324 fps Hugely faster peak NBody calculation.
+147%
Splatting
Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm)
89 fps 225 fps Hugely faster peak complex splatting.
+153%
Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
140 fps 209 fps Much Better Counter-Strike: Global Offensive fps.
+49%
Grand Theft Auto V
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
42 fps 81 fps Hugely Better Grand Theft Auto V fps.
+95%
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
36 fps 80 fps Hugely Better PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds fps.
+123%
Overwatch
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
70 fps 116 fps Much Better Overwatch fps.
+66%
League of Legends
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
138 fps 230 fps Much Better League of Legends fps.
+68%
Fortnite
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
63 fps 123 fps Hugely Better Fortnite fps.
+96%
Battlefield 1
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
49 fps 98 fps Hugely Better Battlefield 1 fps.
+100%
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
37 fps 84 fps Hugely Better The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt fps.
+127%
DOTA 2
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
95 fps 154 fps Much Better DOTA 2 fps.
+62%
World of Warcraft
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
53 fps 97 fps Hugely Better World of Warcraft fps.
+82%
World of Tanks
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
66 fps 115 fps Much Better World of Tanks fps.
+74%
Battlefield 4
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
59 fps 123 fps Hugely Better Battlefield 4 fps.
+107%
Market Share
Based on 12,133,774 GPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
1.86 % Hugely higher market share.
+142%
0.77 %
Value
Value For Money
60.1 % 73.5 % Better value.
+22%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
86 % 113 % Much more popular.
+31%
Price
Price (score)
$198 Much cheaper.
+64%
$550
Age
Newest
46 Months 42 Months Slightly more recent.
+9%
Lighting
Locally-deformable PRT (Bat)
152 fps 362 fps Hugely better peak lighting effects.
+138%
Reflection
High dynamic range lighting (Teapot)
124 fps 318 fps Hugely better peak reflection handling.
+156%
Lighting
Avg. Locally-deformable PRT (Bat)
133 fps 306 fps Hugely better lighting effects.
+130%
Reflection
Avg. High dynamic range lighting (Teapot)
111 fps 279 fps Hugely better reflection handling.
+151%
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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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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) November 2018 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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