Real World Speed
Performance profile from 413,844 user samples
359,207 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 71% MSI(1462 3160)
Worst Bench: 51% Nvidia(10DE 1190) 1GB
Poor: 51% Great: 71%
SPEED RANK: 46th / 599
54,637 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 37% Gigabyte(1458 370C) 2GB
Worst Bench: 28% Zotac(19DA 2376) 2GB
Poor: 28% Great: 37%
SPEED RANK: 85th / 599
Effective 3D Speed
Effective 3D Gaming GPU Speed
62.8 % Hugely faster effective speed.
+90%
33.1 %
Parallax
Avg. Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones)
192 fps Hugely better texture detail.
+99%
96.4 fps
MRender
Avg. Render target array GShader (Sphere)
149 fps Hugely faster multi rendering.
+96%
76.1 fps
Gravity
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy)
181 fps Hugely faster NBody calculation.
+92%
94.4 fps
Splatting
Avg. Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm)
124 fps Much faster complex splatting.
+72%
72 fps
Parallax
Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones)
222 fps Hugely better peak texture detail.
+100%
111 fps
MRender
Render target array GShader (Sphere)
165 fps Hugely faster peak multi rendering.
+102%
81.7 fps
Gravity
NBody particle system (Galaxy)
202 fps Hugely faster peak NBody calculation.
+92%
105 fps
Splatting
Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm)
139 fps Much faster peak complex splatting.
+74%
79.9 fps
Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
157 fps Better Counter-Strike: Global Offensive fps.
+26%
125 fps
Grand Theft Auto V
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
53 fps Much Better Grand Theft Auto V fps.
+42%
37 fps
Fortnite
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
89 fps Much Better Fortnite fps.
+74%
51 fps
League of Legends
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
174 fps Much Better League of Legends fps.
+43%
122 fps
Overwatch
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
97 fps Much Better Overwatch fps.
+49%
65 fps
Battlefield 1
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
62 fps Much Better Battlefield 1 fps.
+46%
43 fps
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
50 fps Much Better The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt fps.
+60%
32 fps
DOTA 2
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
125 fps Better DOTA 2 fps.
+30%
96 fps
World of Warcraft
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
64 fps Much Better World of Warcraft fps.
+36%
47 fps
World of Tanks
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
98 fps Much Better World of Tanks fps.
+54%
64 fps
Battlefield 4
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
95 fps Hugely Better Battlefield 4 fps.
+84%
51 fps
Market Share
Based on 13,811,804 GPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
2.89 % Hugely higher market share.
+557%
0.44 %
Value
Value For Money
97.4 % Much better value.
+76%
55.3 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
122 % Much more popular.
+67%
73 %
Price
Price (score)
$190 $170 Slightly cheaper.
+11%
Age
Newest
52 Months 41 Months More recent.
+21%
Lighting
Locally-deformable PRT (Bat)
221 fps Hugely better peak lighting effects.
+87%
118 fps
Reflection
High dynamic range lighting (Teapot)
197 fps Hugely better peak reflection handling.
+108%
94.7 fps
Lighting
Avg. Locally-deformable PRT (Bat)
192 fps Hugely better lighting effects.
+88%
102 fps
Reflection
Avg. High dynamic range lighting (Teapot)
172 fps Hugely better reflection handling.
+100%
85.9 fps
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The GTX 950 is Nvidia's latest Maxwell card which is based on a GTX 960 but with 25% fewer CUDA cores and 25% fewer texture units. Comparing the GTX 960 and 950 shows that, as expected, effective speed has been reduced by 25%. The GTX 950 is positioned above GTX 750 Ti which is Nvidia's energy efficient mass market GPU. Comparing the 750 Ti and 950 shows that 950 is nearly 50% faster but it's also priced 50% higher so the 950 doesn't offer improved value for money. Gaming performance for the GTX 950 at resolutions up to 1080p on high/ultra settings will be satisfactory most of the time. That said, the GTX 950 is priced on the high side ($160). At present the GTX 960 ($171) offers 25% better performance for just 7% more money. See a current list of the best value graphics cards here[Aug '15 GPUPro]

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Graphics Card Rankings (Price vs Performance) January 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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