Real World Speed
Performance profile from 689,846 user samples
327,864 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 72% EVGA(3842 3975)
Worst Bench: 54% EVGA(3842 3975)
Poor: 54% Great: 72%
SPEED RANK: 40th / 595
361,982 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 78% MSI(1462 8C94)
Worst Bench: 60% Asus(1043 85A6) ≥ 4GB
Poor: 60% Great: 78%
SPEED RANK: 30th / 595
Effective 3D Speed
Effective 3D Gaming GPU Speed
63.6 % 70.9 % Slightly faster effective speed.
+11%
Parallax
Avg. Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones)
196 fps 212 fps Slightly better texture detail.
+8%
MRender
Avg. Render target array GShader (Sphere)
150 fps +1% 148 fps
Gravity
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy)
184 fps 207 fps Slightly faster NBody calculation.
+12%
Splatting
Avg. Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm)
124 fps 161 fps Faster complex splatting.
+30%
Parallax
Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones)
223 fps 242 fps Slightly better peak texture detail.
+9%
MRender
Render target array GShader (Sphere)
163 fps 165 fps +1%
Gravity
NBody particle system (Galaxy)
203 fps 226 fps Slightly faster peak NBody calculation.
+11%
Splatting
Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm)
140 fps 177 fps Faster peak complex splatting.
+26%
Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
157 fps 161 fps +3%
Grand Theft Auto V
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
53 fps 61 fps Better Grand Theft Auto V fps.
+15%
Overwatch
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
97 fps 101 fps +4%
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
63 fps 68 fps Slightly Better PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds fps.
+8%
League of Legends
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
178 fps 189 fps Slightly Better League of Legends fps.
+6%
Fortnite
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
96 fps 101 fps Slightly Better Fortnite fps.
+6%
Battlefield 1
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
62 fps 73 fps Better Battlefield 1 fps.
+18%
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
49 fps 57 fps Better The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt fps.
+17%
World of Warcraft
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
63 fps 77 fps Better World of Warcraft fps.
+22%
DOTA 2
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
125 fps 136 fps Slightly Better DOTA 2 fps.
+9%
World of Tanks
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
99 fps 107 fps Slightly Better World of Tanks fps.
+8%
Battlefield 4
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
94 fps 100 fps Slightly Better Battlefield 4 fps.
+6%
Market Share
Based on 11,417,522 GPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
3.4 % 5.87 % Much higher market share.
+73%
Value
Value For Money
96.8 % Slightly better value.
+5%
91.8 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
119 % 162 % Much more popular.
+36%
Price
Price (score)
$195 Cheaper.
+21%
$249
Age
Newest
49 Months 27 Months Much more recent.
+45%
Lighting
Locally-deformable PRT (Bat)
225 fps 247 fps Slightly better peak lighting effects.
+10%
Reflection
High dynamic range lighting (Teapot)
196 fps 214 fps Slightly better peak reflection handling.
+9%
Lighting
Avg. Locally-deformable PRT (Bat)
195 fps 219 fps Slightly better lighting effects.
+12%
Reflection
Avg. High dynamic range lighting (Teapot)
175 fps 194 fps Slightly better reflection handling.
+11%
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Graphics Card Rankings (Price vs Performance) October 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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