Real World Speed
Performance profile from 746,299 user samples
504,038 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 55% MSI(1462 3160)
Worst Bench: 44% Asus(1043 8508)
Poor: 44% Great: 55%
SPEED RANK: 61st / 621
242,261 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 36% EVGA(3842 3967)
Worst Bench: 30% Asus(1043 8678) 2GB
Poor: 30% Great: 36%
SPEED RANK: 88th / 621
Effective 3D Speed
Effective 3D Gaming GPU Speed
50.1 % Much faster effective speed.
33 %
Avg. Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones)
197 fps Much better texture detail.
127 fps
Avg. Render target array GShader (Sphere)
152 fps Hugely faster multi rendering.
82.1 fps
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy)
185 fps Much faster NBody calculation.
120 fps
Avg. Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm)
125 fps Much faster complex splatting.
80.9 fps
Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones)
221 fps Much better peak texture detail.
142 fps
Render target array GShader (Sphere)
161 fps Hugely faster peak multi rendering.
86.2 fps
NBody particle system (Galaxy)
202 fps Much faster peak NBody calculation.
131 fps
Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm)
138 fps Much faster peak complex splatting.
88.8 fps
Avg. Fps @ 1080p on Max
156 fps Slightly Better CSGO Fps.
138 fps
Avg. Fps @ 1080p on Max
94 fps Better Fortnite Fps.
73 fps
Avg. Fps @ 1080p on Max
63 fps Much Better PUBG Fps.
38 fps
Avg. Fps @ 1080p on Max
53 fps Better GTAV Fps.
42 fps
Avg. Fps @ 1080p on Max
157 fps Better LoL Fps.
123 fps
Avg. Fps @ 1080p on Max
97 fps Much Better Overwatch Fps.
70 fps
Avg. Fps @ 1080p on Max
62 fps Better BF1 Fps.
48 fps
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt
Avg. Fps @ 1080p on Max
48 fps Much Better The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt Fps.
37 fps
Avg. Fps @ 1080p on Max
195 fps Slightly Better Minecraft Fps.
184 fps
Avg. Fps @ 1080p on Max
120 fps Much Better DOTA 2 Fps.
83 fps
Avg. Fps @ 1080p on Max
63 fps Better WoW Fps.
51 fps
Avg. Fps @ 1080p on Max
98 fps Much Better WoT Fps.
65 fps
Market Share
Based on 20,955,555 GPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
2.17 % Much higher market share.
1.24 %
Value For Money
29.8 % 39.5 % Much better value.
User Rating
UBM User Rating
103 % More popular.
85 %
Price (score)
$399 $198 Much cheaper.
61 Months 57 Months Slightly more recent.
Locally-deformable PRT (Bat)
220 fps Much better peak lighting effects.
151 fps
High dynamic range lighting (Teapot)
192 fps Much better peak reflection handling.
124 fps
Avg. Locally-deformable PRT (Bat)
196 fps Much better lighting effects.
136 fps
Avg. High dynamic range lighting (Teapot)
176 fps Much better reflection handling.
114 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]


The new GTX 960 is the third graphics card to feature Nvidia's Maxwell architecture. When the first two Maxwell cards were released back in September 2014 they completely re-shaped the GPU price/performance spectrum not only from Nvidia, but also AMD who were forced to slash prices by around 30%. Unfortunately the new GTX 960 isn't the game changer its predecessors were, and it's actually the weakest of the three Maxwell cards. Comparing the GTX 960 and 970 shows that the 970 is around 70% faster and a comparison of the GTX 960 and 980 shows that GTX 980 is almost exactly twice as fast as the 960. Of the three cards the GTX 970 offers the best bang for your buck, in-fact the GTX 970 is still one of best value cards available. That said, for gaming at 1080p or lower, the GTX 960 will allow decent frame rates at maximum settings for most games. [Jan '15 GPUPro]


Graphics Card Rankings (Price vs Performance) October 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]


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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