Real World Speed
Performance profile from 696,732 user samples
674,698 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 56% Gigabyte(1458 367A)
Worst Bench: 45% Zotac(19DA 1366)
Poor: 45% Great: 56%
SPEED RANK: 87th / 661
22,034 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 59% Sapphire(174B E324)
Worst Bench: 50% Asus(1043 04DF) ≥ 4GB
Poor: 50% Great: 59%
SPEED RANK: 79th / 661
Effective 3D Speed
Effective 3D Gaming GPU Speed
50.3 % 55.4 % Faster effective speed.
Avg. Locally-deformable PRT (Bat)
61.6 fps 71.1 fps Better lighting effects.
Avg. High dynamic range lighting (Teapot)
72 fps 74.3 fps +3%
Avg. Render target array GShader (Sphere)
67.7 fps +2% 66.1 fps
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy)
62.3 fps 65.9 fps Slightly faster NBody calculation.
Locally-deformable PRT (Bat)
69.9 fps 77.5 fps Better peak lighting effects.
High dynamic range lighting (Teapot)
96.3 fps Better peak reflection handling.
77.4 fps
Render target array GShader (Sphere)
72.9 fps Slightly faster peak multi rendering.
68.5 fps
NBody particle system (Galaxy)
68.4 fps 69.3 fps +1%
Avg. Fps @ 1080p on Max
156 Fps Better CSGO Fps.
141 Fps
Avg. Fps @ 1080p on Max
94 Fps Better Fortnite Fps.
85 Fps
Avg. Fps @ 1080p on Max
63 Fps Better PUBG Fps.
51 Fps
Avg. Fps @ 1080p on Max
53 Fps 68 Fps Better GTAV Fps.
Avg. Fps @ 1080p on Max
156 Fps 193 Fps Better LoL Fps.
Avg. Fps @ 1080p on Max
97 Fps 98 Fps +1%
Avg. Fps @ 1080p on Max
62 Fps 69 Fps Better BF1 Fps.
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt
Avg. Fps @ 1080p on Max
48 Fps 55 Fps Better The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt Fps.
Avg. Fps @ 1080p on Max
97 Fps 104 Fps Slightly Better WoT Fps.
Market Share
Based on 42,561,604 GPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
1.5 % Insanely higher market share.
0.04 %
Value For Money
35 % 38.6 % Better value.
User Rating
UBM User Rating
69 % More popular.
62 %
Price (score)
$340 $340
80 Months 71 Months More recent.
Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones)
70.5 fps 101 fps Much better peak texture detail.
Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm)
60.3 fps Faster peak complex splatting.
47.9 fps
Avg. Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones)
62.6 fps 92.5 fps Much better texture detail.
Avg. Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm)
53.9 fps Faster complex splatting.
46.3 fps

The Nvidia GTX 970 is a game changer in terms of performance per watt and value for money. The GTX 970 is based on Nvidia's ground-breaking Maxwell architecture which delivers considerable clock for clock performance gains over Kepler, its predecessor. Comparing the GTX 970 and 780 Ti shows that the two cards offer comparable performance yet the new GTX 970 costs nearly half as much! Unsurprisingly Nvidia are discontinuing the 780 Ti as it's now largely redundant. These price to performance gains typically occur once or twice a decade and although the new Maxwell architecture will improve down the line with the release of the Ti/Titan versions, at the moment the 970 offers the best value for money on the market by miles. Since this summary was originally written AMD have slashed prices and older Nvidia models (780/780 Ti/770) have also been hugely discounted. See the latest value for money rankings here[Jul '15 GPUPro]


The AMD R9 390X is a rebadged power hungry (350W+) 290X. The 390X has a slightly increased GPU clock speed, a significantly increased memory speed and a higher minimum VRAM of 8GB but it shares the same core GPU hardware. Looking at the overclocked performance differences between the older 290X and the 390X shows that the two cards are approximately the same, which comes as no surprise considering that the 390X is actually just a factory overclocked 290X. Smart shoppers obviously won't be happy to pay AMD a premium of around $100 simply for overclocking a two year old 290X. That said the 390X does offer stellar performance, particularly at 4K resolutions and if prices drop significantly it could become a strong contender. We only have one MSI sample benchmark for the 390X so far so we will revisit this GPU when we have a better sample of all the available cards. [Jun '15 GPUPro]


Graphics Card Rankings (Price vs Performance) May 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]


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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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