Real World Speed
Performance profile from 845,249 user samples
794,147 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 55% MSI(1462 3161) ≥ 4GB
Worst Bench: 45% Gigabyte(1458 3679) ≥ 4GB
Poor: 45% Great: 55%
SPEED RANK: 104th / 683
51,102 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 3% ASRock(1849 0162) 2.2GB
Worst Bench: 3% Asus(1043 84CA) 2.2GB
Poor: 3% Great: 3%
SPEED RANK: 465th / 683
Effective 3D Speed
Effective 3D Gaming GPU Speed
50.3 % Insanely faster effective speed.
2.82 %
Avg. Locally-deformable PRT (Bat)
61.5 fps Insanely better lighting effects.
4.01 fps
Avg. High dynamic range lighting (Teapot)
72 fps Insanely better reflection handling.
2.08 fps
Avg. Render target array GShader (Sphere)
68 fps Insanely faster multi rendering.
5.08 fps
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy)
62.2 fps Insanely faster NBody calculation.
2.47 fps
Locally-deformable PRT (Bat)
69.5 fps Insanely better peak lighting effects.
4.7 fps
High dynamic range lighting (Teapot)
93.8 fps Insanely better peak reflection handling.
2.7 fps
Render target array GShader (Sphere)
70.5 fps Insanely faster peak multi rendering.
6 fps
NBody particle system (Galaxy)
67.5 fps Insanely faster peak NBody calculation.
2.8 fps
Market Share
Based on 54,233,843 GPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
1.04 % Hugely higher market share.
0.12 %
Value For Money
95.3 % Hugely better value.
44.6 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
69 % Much more popular.
52 %
Price (score)
$125 $15 Hugely cheaper.
95 Months More recent.
124 Months
Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones)
70.1 fps Insanely better peak texture detail.
3.3 fps
Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm)
59.7 fps Hugely faster peak complex splatting.
5.8 fps
Avg. Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones)
62.4 fps Insanely better texture detail.
2.86 fps
Avg. Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm)
54.6 fps Hugely faster complex splatting.
5.02 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]


Graphics Card Rankings (Price vs Performance) August 2022 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]


Group Test Results

  • Best user rated - User sentiment trumps benchmarks for this comparison.
  • 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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