Real World Speed
Performance profile from 887,811 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
492,577 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 78% EVGA(3842 6264) ≥ 4GB
Worst Bench: 60% Zotac(19DA 1438)
Poor: 60% Great: 78%
SPEED RANK: 41st / 608
Effective 3D Speed
Effective 3D Gaming GPU Speed
63.1 % 70.8 % Slightly faster effective speed.
+12%
Parallax
Avg. Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones)
193 fps 211 fps Slightly better texture detail.
+9%
MRender
Avg. Render target array GShader (Sphere)
149 fps +1% 148 fps
Gravity
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy)
183 fps 207 fps Slightly faster NBody calculation.
+13%
Splatting
Avg. Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm)
123 fps 162 fps Much faster complex splatting.
+32%
Parallax
Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones)
223 fps 239 fps Slightly better peak texture detail.
+7%
MRender
Render target array GShader (Sphere)
164 fps 165 fps +1%
Gravity
NBody particle system (Galaxy)
204 fps 227 fps Slightly faster peak NBody calculation.
+11%
Splatting
Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm)
140 fps 179 fps Faster peak complex splatting.
+28%
Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
157 fps 160 fps +2%
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
63 fps 68 fps Slightly Better PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds fps.
+9%
Grand Theft Auto V
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
53 fps 61 fps Better Grand Theft Auto V fps.
+16%
Fortnite
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
91 fps 101 fps Slightly Better Fortnite fps.
+12%
League of Legends
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
173 fps 187 fps Slightly Better League of Legends fps.
+9%
Overwatch
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
97 fps 101 fps +4%
Battlefield 1
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
62 fps 70 fps Slightly Better Battlefield 1 fps.
+12%
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
49 fps 58 fps Better The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt fps.
+18%
DOTA 2
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
122 fps 136 fps Slightly Better DOTA 2 fps.
+11%
World of Warcraft
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
63 fps 77 fps Better World of Warcraft fps.
+21%
World of Tanks
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
98 fps 106 fps Slightly Better World of Tanks fps.
+9%
Battlefield 4
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
95 fps 99 fps +5%
Market Share
Based on 14,608,046 GPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
2.79 % 5.62 % Hugely higher market share.
+101%
Value
Value For Money
62.3 % 96.7 % Much better value.
+55%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
125 % 171 % Much more popular.
+37%
Price
Price (score)
$374 $230 Much cheaper.
+39%
Age
Newest
53 Months 31 Months Much more recent.
+42%
Lighting
Locally-deformable PRT (Bat)
224 fps 246 fps Slightly better peak lighting effects.
+10%
Reflection
High dynamic range lighting (Teapot)
195 fps 213 fps Slightly better peak reflection handling.
+9%
Lighting
Avg. Locally-deformable PRT (Bat)
194 fps 218 fps Slightly better lighting effects.
+12%
Reflection
Avg. High dynamic range lighting (Teapot)
173 fps 195 fps Slightly better reflection handling.
+13%
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The GTX 1060 is Nvidia’s third 16 nm Pascal based GPU. It follows last month’s release of the higher end GTX 1070 and 1080. The 1060 has a TDP of 120 Watts and its aftermarket variants are available right away alongside the reference Founders edition. Comparing the GTX 1060 and 970 shows that although the 1060 leads by 12% it is also currently more expensive. Nvidia rushed the release of the GTX 1060 to help retain market share that may otherwise have gone to AMD’s new Polaris based RX 480. Comparing the RX 480 and GTX 1060 shows that for pre DX12 games the 1060 edges ahead by 12%. Due to better hardware compatibility, the RX 480 is able to match the 1060 in DX12 games but this will remain a corner case until most games are optimized for DX12 (likely to take several years). The 1060 has the potential to become a hugely successful card, but that all depends on where prices settle. [Jul '16 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 $336Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $78
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