Real World Speed
Performance profile from 369,866 user samples
72,039 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 87% MSI(1462 3176) ≥ 4GB
Worst Bench: 57% EVGA(3842 2983)
Poor: 57% Great: 87%
SPEED RANK: 28th / 595
297,827 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 141% Asus(1043 85E8) ≥ 4GB
Worst Bench: 101% HP(103C 82FB) ≥ 4GB
Poor: 101% Great: 141%
SPEED RANK: 9th / 595
Effective 3D Speed
Effective 3D Gaming GPU Speed
74.8 % 126 % Much faster effective speed.
+68%
Parallax
Avg. Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones)
235 fps 408 fps Much better texture detail.
+74%
MRender
Avg. Render target array GShader (Sphere)
163 fps 236 fps Much faster multi rendering.
+45%
Gravity
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy)
215 fps 394 fps Hugely faster NBody calculation.
+83%
Splatting
Avg. Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm)
149 fps 245 fps Much faster complex splatting.
+64%
Parallax
Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones)
270 fps 464 fps Much better peak texture detail.
+72%
MRender
Render target array GShader (Sphere)
179 fps 260 fps Much faster peak multi rendering.
+45%
Gravity
NBody particle system (Galaxy)
245 fps 440 fps Much faster peak NBody calculation.
+80%
Splatting
Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm)
168 fps 269 fps Much faster peak complex splatting.
+60%
Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
184 fps 238 fps Better Counter-Strike: Global Offensive fps.
+29%
Grand Theft Auto V
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
65 fps 94 fps Much Better Grand Theft Auto V fps.
+45%
Overwatch
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
104 fps 125 fps Better Overwatch fps.
+21%
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
72 fps 86 fps Better PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds fps.
+20%
League of Legends
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
196 fps 224 fps Slightly Better League of Legends fps.
+14%
Fortnite
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
103 fps 142 fps Much Better Fortnite fps.
+38%
Battlefield 1
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
76 fps 112 fps Much Better Battlefield 1 fps.
+48%
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
62 fps 97 fps Much Better The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt fps.
+56%
World of Warcraft
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
75 fps 97 fps Better World of Warcraft fps.
+29%
DOTA 2
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
142 fps 166 fps Better DOTA 2 fps.
+17%
World of Tanks
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
109 fps 128 fps Better World of Tanks fps.
+17%
Battlefield 4
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
99 fps 143 fps Much Better Battlefield 4 fps.
+44%
Market Share
Based on 11,418,214 GPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.78 % 4.79 % Hugely higher market share.
+514%
Value
Value For Money
60.9 % 110 % Hugely better value.
+81%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
93 % 145 % Much more popular.
+56%
Price
Price (score)
$500 $450 Slightly cheaper.
+10%
Age
Newest
49 Months 28 Months Much more recent.
+43%
Lighting
Locally-deformable PRT (Bat)
288 fps 459 fps Much better peak lighting effects.
+59%
Reflection
High dynamic range lighting (Teapot)
237 fps 412 fps Much better peak reflection handling.
+74%
Lighting
Avg. Locally-deformable PRT (Bat)
239 fps 397 fps Much better lighting effects.
+66%
Reflection
Avg. High dynamic range lighting (Teapot)
209 fps 369 fps Much better reflection handling.
+77%
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The GTX 1080 is Nvidia’s new flagship graphics card. It features the new 16 nm (down from 28 nm) Pascal architecture. This is the first die shrink since the release of the GTX 680 at which time the manufacturing process shrunk from 40 nm down to 28 nm. In terms of typical 3D gaming performance the 1080 is around 30% faster than the GTX 980 Ti and it manages to deliver the additional performance with a TDP of just 180 Watts which is 70 Watts less than the 980 Ti. The new Pascal architecture delivers a satisfying jump in performance over Maxwell and the GTX 1080 is now the fastest single GPU available. Over the coming months older generation cards will likely see significant price drops as the better value for money 1070, 1060 and 1050 cards slowly replace their predecessors. [May '16 GPUPro]

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Graphics Card Rankings (Price vs Performance) October 2018 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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