Real World Speed
Performance profile from 398,706 user samples
395,234 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 72% Device(1B0A 90F0) ≥ 4GB
Worst Bench: 53% MSI(1462 3160)
Poor: 53% Great: 72%
SPEED RANK: 51st / 608
3,472 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 85% XFX(1682 9587)
Worst Bench: 72% Device(1DA2 E366) ≥ 4GB
Poor: 72% Great: 85%
SPEED RANK: 34th / 608
Effective 3D Speed
Effective 3D Gaming GPU Speed
63.1 % 80 % Faster effective speed.
+27%
Parallax
Avg. Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones)
193 fps 329 fps Much better texture detail.
+70%
MRender
Avg. Render target array GShader (Sphere)
149 fps 158 fps Slightly faster multi rendering.
+6%
Gravity
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy)
183 fps 238 fps Much faster NBody calculation.
+30%
Splatting
Avg. Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm)
123 fps 145 fps Faster complex splatting.
+18%
Parallax
Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones)
223 fps 363 fps Much better peak texture detail.
+63%
MRender
Render target array GShader (Sphere)
164 fps 165 fps +1%
Gravity
NBody particle system (Galaxy)
204 fps 254 fps Faster peak NBody calculation.
+25%
Splatting
Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm)
140 fps 151 fps Slightly faster peak complex splatting.
+8%
Fortnite
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
90 fps 92 fps +3%
League of Legends
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
172 fps 186 fps Slightly Better League of Legends fps.
+8%
Market Share
Based on 14,668,671 GPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
3.02 % Hugely higher market share.
+739%
0.36 %
Value
Value For Money
62.3 % 101 % Much better value.
+61%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
124 % Much more popular.
+72%
72 %
Price
Price (score)
$374 $260 Much cheaper.
+30%
Age
Newest
53 Months 3 Months Hugely more recent.
+94%
Lighting
Locally-deformable PRT (Bat)
224 fps 250 fps Slightly better peak lighting effects.
+12%
Reflection
High dynamic range lighting (Teapot)
195 fps 214 fps Slightly better peak reflection handling.
+10%
Lighting
Avg. Locally-deformable PRT (Bat)
194 fps 227 fps Better lighting effects.
+17%
Reflection
Avg. High dynamic range lighting (Teapot)
173 fps 205 fps Better reflection handling.
+18%
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AMD’s mid-range RX 590 is the latest refresh of their Polaris-based RX 580 from 2016, which in turn was a refresh of their RX 480 (2015). This iteration yields 15% higher clock speeds compared to the RX 580 which is reflected in the early benchmark data. This increased performance is fuelled by an increased power draw: the 580 had a TDP of 185W compared to the 590’s 225W, which compares to 210W for AMD’s high-performance Radeon RX Vega 56. Like the 8GB version of the RX 580, the RX 590 also has 8GB of GDDR5 with a 256GB/s memory bandwidth. With this iteration there isn’t a 4GB variant which is a good thing because 4GB can bottleneck an increasing proportion of games. Priced at $280, it is currently 20% more expensive than NVIDIA’s popular 6GB 1060, but is 12% faster in terms of effective speed. As a bonus, shoppers can get better value for money by purchasing one of the numerous game bundles that are currently available. [Nov '18 GPUPro]

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Graphics Card Rankings (Price vs Performance) February 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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Intel Core i7-8700K $360Nvidia GTX 1070 $345Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $46
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $149Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $230Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $80
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