Real World Speed
Performance profile from 591,849 user samples
465,724 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 71% Nvidia(10DE 1131) ≥ 4GB
Worst Bench: 54% Asus(1043 8508)
Poor: 54% Great: 71%
SPEED RANK: 55th / 613
126,125 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 111% EVGA(3842 4998) ≥ 4GB
Worst Bench: 74% Asus(1043 855B) ≥ 4GB
Poor: 74% Great: 111%
SPEED RANK: 27th / 613
Effective 3D Speed
Effective 3D Gaming GPU Speed
63.3 % 97.1 % Much faster effective speed.
+53%
Parallax
Avg. Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones)
194 fps 320 fps Much better texture detail.
+65%
MRender
Avg. Render target array GShader (Sphere)
150 fps 192 fps Faster multi rendering.
+28%
Gravity
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy)
184 fps 286 fps Much faster NBody calculation.
+55%
Splatting
Avg. Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm)
125 fps 196 fps Much faster complex splatting.
+57%
Parallax
Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones)
220 fps 375 fps Much better peak texture detail.
+70%
MRender
Render target array GShader (Sphere)
164 fps 212 fps Faster peak multi rendering.
+29%
Gravity
NBody particle system (Galaxy)
202 fps 322 fps Much faster peak NBody calculation.
+59%
Splatting
Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm)
139 fps 224 fps Much faster peak complex splatting.
+61%
Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
156 fps 201 fps Better Counter-Strike: Global Offensive fps.
+29%
Fortnite
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
91 fps 121 fps Much Better Fortnite fps.
+33%
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
63 fps 81 fps Better PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds fps.
+29%
Grand Theft Auto V
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
53 fps 81 fps Much Better Grand Theft Auto V fps.
+53%
League of Legends
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
159 fps 219 fps Much Better League of Legends fps.
+38%
Overwatch
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
97 fps 115 fps Better Overwatch fps.
+19%
Battlefield 1
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
62 fps 97 fps Much Better Battlefield 1 fps.
+56%
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
49 fps 83 fps Much Better The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt fps.
+72%
DOTA 2
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
121 fps 154 fps Better DOTA 2 fps.
+27%
World of Warcraft
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
63 fps 87 fps Much Better World of Warcraft fps.
+38%
World of Tanks
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
98 fps 120 fps Better World of Tanks fps.
+23%
Minecraft
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
236 fps 266 fps Slightly Better Minecraft fps.
+13%
Market Share
Based on 17,633,305 GPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
2.27 % Hugely higher market share.
+285%
0.59 %
Value
Value For Money
62.5 % 81.2 % Better value.
+30%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
117 % 122 % +4%
Price
Price (score)
$374 Cheaper.
+22%
$480
Age
Newest
57 Months 49 Months Slightly more recent.
+14%
Lighting
Locally-deformable PRT (Bat)
220 fps 365 fps Much better peak lighting effects.
+66%
Reflection
High dynamic range lighting (Teapot)
194 fps 317 fps Much better peak reflection handling.
+63%
Lighting
Avg. Locally-deformable PRT (Bat)
194 fps 310 fps Much better lighting effects.
+60%
Reflection
Avg. High dynamic range lighting (Teapot)
175 fps 281 fps Much better reflection handling.
+61%
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The new GTX 980 Ti shares the same board as the more expensive Titan-X but with various restrictions including a reduced number of CUDA cores (3072 to 2816, -8.3%). Although the 980 Ti has the same 384-bit memory bandwidth as the Titan-X it only has 6GB of GDDR5 vs. 12GB in the Titan-X. So far we only have one user benchmark from a pre-release unit of the GTX 980 Ti so the following benchmarks are provisional. Comparing the Titan-X and 980 Ti shows that the Ti only lags by around 8%, which is in line with the CUDA core counts on the two cards. On the other hand comparing the GTX 980 and GTX 980 Ti shows that the Ti is around 16% faster. We don't have reliable prices for the GTX 980 Ti yet so a precise value rating isn't possible but as a card aimed at resolutions greater than 1080p it will struggle to match the GTX 970 for the vast majority of users. [May '15 GPUPro]

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Graphics Card Rankings (Price vs Performance) June 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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