Real World Speed
Performance profile from 96,521 user samples
96,521 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 84% EVGA(3842 2988) ≥ 4GB
Worst Bench: 59% Device(0000 0000) ≥ 4GB
Poor: 59% Great: 84%
SPEED RANK: 41st / 611
Effective 3D Speed
Effective 3D Gaming GPU Speed
74.2 % 88.4 % Faster effective speed.
+19%
Parallax
Avg. Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones)
234 fps 303 fps Better texture detail.
+30%
MRender
Avg. Render target array GShader (Sphere)
162 fps 176 fps Slightly faster multi rendering.
+9%
Gravity
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy)
215 fps 266 fps Faster NBody calculation.
+24%
Splatting
Avg. Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm)
148 fps 176 fps Faster complex splatting.
+19%
Parallax
Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones)
270 fps 355 fps Much better peak texture detail.
+31%
MRender
Render target array GShader (Sphere)
177 fps 193 fps Slightly faster peak multi rendering.
+9%
Gravity
NBody particle system (Galaxy)
242 fps 302 fps Faster peak NBody calculation.
+25%
Splatting
Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm)
167 fps 196 fps Faster peak complex splatting.
+18%
Market Share
Based on 15,661,455 GPUs tested.
User Rating
UBM User Rating
99 % 145 % Much more popular.
+46%
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.56 % 2.56 % Hugely higher market share.
+357%
Price
Price (score)
$500 375 USD Much cheaper.
+33%
Value
Value For Money
60.4 % 91 % Much better value.
+51%
Lighting
Locally-deformable PRT (Bat)
270 fps 316 fps Better peak lighting effects.
+17%
Reflection
High dynamic range lighting (Teapot)
235 fps 282 fps Better peak reflection handling.
+20%
Lighting
Avg. Locally-deformable PRT (Bat)
234 fps 269 fps Slightly better lighting effects.
+15%
Reflection
Avg. High dynamic range lighting (Teapot)
208 fps 252 fps Better reflection handling.
+21%
Age
Newest
54 Months 34.3 Months Much more recent.
+57%
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Graphics Card Rankings (Price vs Performance) March 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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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-8700K $380Nvidia GTX 1070 $330Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $104
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $120Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $230Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $105
Intel Core i5-8600K $260Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti $808Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $88
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $43Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $105SanDisk Extreme 64GB $43
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $85G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $716SanDisk Extreme 32GB $48
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $40Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $120SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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