Real World Speed
Performance profile from 594,405 user samples
527,770 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 56% Gigabyte(1458 36E1) ≥ 4GB
Worst Bench: 47% Gigabyte(1458 36BC) ≥ 4GB
Poor: 47% Great: 56%
SPEED RANK: 68th / 635
66,635 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 113% AMD(1002 0B36)
Worst Bench: 99% AMD(1002 0B36)
Poor: 99% Great: 113%
SPEED RANK: 16th / 635
Effective 3D Speed
Effective 3D Gaming GPU Speed
51.8 % 106 % Hugely faster effective speed.
+105%
Lighting
Avg. Locally-deformable PRT (Bat)
195 fps 394 fps Hugely better lighting effects.
+102%
MRender
Avg. Render target array GShader (Sphere)
152 fps 239 fps Much faster multi rendering.
+57%
Gravity
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy)
184 fps 400 fps Hugely faster NBody calculation.
+117%
Lighting
Locally-deformable PRT (Bat)
217 fps 444 fps Hugely better peak lighting effects.
+105%
MRender
Render target array GShader (Sphere)
163 fps 246 fps Much faster peak multi rendering.
+51%
Gravity
NBody particle system (Galaxy)
201 fps 428 fps Hugely faster peak NBody calculation.
+113%
CSGO
Avg. Fps @ 1080p on Max
156 Fps 242 Fps Much Better CSGO Fps.
+55%
Fortnite
Avg. Fps @ 1080p on Max
94 Fps 167 Fps Much Better Fortnite Fps.
+78%
PUBG
Avg. Fps @ 1080p on Max
63 Fps 94 Fps Much Better PUBG Fps.
+49%
GTAV
Avg. Fps @ 1080p on Max
53 Fps 117 Fps Hugely Better GTAV Fps.
+122%
LoL
Avg. Fps @ 1080p on Max
156 Fps 225 Fps Much Better LoL Fps.
+44%
Overwatch
Avg. Fps @ 1080p on Max
97 Fps 135 Fps Much Better Overwatch Fps.
+39%
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt
Avg. Fps @ 1080p on Max
48 Fps 115 Fps Hugely Better The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt Fps.
+140%
Minecraft
Avg. Fps @ 1080p on Max
189 Fps 215 Fps Slightly Better Minecraft Fps.
+14%
Market Share
Based on 23,914,665 GPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
2.02 % 2.09 % +3%
Value
Value For Money
28.6 % 61.8 % Hugely better value.
+116%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
102 % 123 % More popular.
+21%
Price
Price (score)
$428 $407 Slightly cheaper.
+5%
Age
Newest
64 Months 6 Months Hugely more recent.
+91%
Reflection
High dynamic range lighting (Teapot)
194 fps 309 fps Much better peak reflection handling.
+59%
Parallax
Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones)
220 fps 873 fps Hugely better peak texture detail.
+297%
Splatting
Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm)
138 fps 378 fps Hugely faster peak complex splatting.
+174%
Reflection
Avg. High dynamic range lighting (Teapot)
175 fps 294 fps Much better reflection handling.
+68%
Parallax
Avg. Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones)
196 fps 785 fps Hugely better texture detail.
+301%
Splatting
Avg. Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm)
124 fps 363 fps Hugely faster complex splatting.
+193%
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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]

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Out of the box the reference 5700 XT has high burst speeds but under load it overheats and therefore drops frames to the extent that it is more or less unusable for demanding games like PUBG. In order to settle the card it was under volted by 120 mV and the maximum clock was lowered to 1,980 MHz (the stock BIOS and 19.9.1 driver defaulted the card to 2,030 MHz). The fan curve also had to be turned up to around 50% power at 75 degrees (which is a lot noisier than stock). After making these changes the card delivered far more consistent performance albeit with a reduced top speed and unacceptable (hair dryer) levels of noise. There were also incompatibilities with GTAV: enabling reflection MSAA resulted in very poor, almost matt, reflection fidelity (the same bug appeared on several Navi and Vega cards). The reference 5700 XT is great for beating benchmarks, but it is not so great for playing games. Thousands of people purchased the reference card expecting flagship performance, instead they got a shopping trolley with a V6 engine. It appears that the same marketing tactics were employed for the reference Vega 56 and 64 series of graphics cards which we will purchase for our gaming lab and generate effective Fps gaming metrics as soon as possible (results here). AMD appear to have very short term marketing strategists at the helm, they seem more concerned with this years bonuses than the longevity of the brand. [Jul '19 GPUPro]

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Graphics Card Rankings (Price vs Performance) January 2020 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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