Real World Speed
Performance profile from 96,669 user samples
79,409 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 85% MSI(1462 3176) ≥ 4GB
Worst Bench: 56% EVGA(3842 2980) ≥ 4GB
Poor: 56% Great: 85%
SPEED RANK: 32nd / 599
17,260 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 79% Asus(1043 849E) 3GB
Worst Bench: 61% Asus(1043 2190) 2GB
Poor: 61% Great: 79%
SPEED RANK: 35th / 599
Effective 3D Speed
Effective 3D Gaming GPU Speed
74.3 % +5% 70.7 %
Parallax
Avg. Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones)
234 fps 266 fps Slightly better texture detail.
+14%
MRender
Avg. Render target array GShader (Sphere)
163 fps +2% 160 fps
Gravity
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy)
215 fps 219 fps +2%
Splatting
Avg. Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm)
148 fps Much faster complex splatting.
+33%
111 fps
Parallax
Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones)
269 fps 304 fps Slightly better peak texture detail.
+13%
MRender
Render target array GShader (Sphere)
179 fps +3% 174 fps
Gravity
NBody particle system (Galaxy)
241 fps 249 fps +3%
Splatting
Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm)
166 fps Much faster peak complex splatting.
+36%
122 fps
Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
185 fps Slightly Better Counter-Strike: Global Offensive fps.
+6%
174 fps
Grand Theft Auto V
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
64 fps Slightly Better Grand Theft Auto V fps.
+9%
59 fps
League of Legends
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
195 fps Better League of Legends fps.
+26%
155 fps
Overwatch
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
104 fps 106 fps +2%
Battlefield 1
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
75 fps Better Battlefield 1 fps.
+18%
63 fps
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
61 fps Better The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt fps.
+27%
48 fps
World of Warcraft
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
74 fps 82 fps Slightly Better World of Warcraft fps.
+11%
Battlefield 4
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
102 fps Much Better Battlefield 4 fps.
+34%
76 fps
Market Share
Based on 13,884,818 GPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.67 % Hugely higher market share.
+509%
0.11 %
Value
Value For Money
60.4 % 65.7 % Slightly better value.
+9%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
98 % More popular.
+29%
76 %
Price
Price (score)
$500 $410 Cheaper.
+18%
Age
Newest
52 Months More recent.
+16%
62 Months
Lighting
Locally-deformable PRT (Bat)
274 fps Better peak lighting effects.
+22%
224 fps
Reflection
High dynamic range lighting (Teapot)
235 fps Better peak reflection handling.
+29%
182 fps
Lighting
Avg. Locally-deformable PRT (Bat)
234 fps Better lighting effects.
+18%
198 fps
Reflection
Avg. High dynamic range lighting (Teapot)
209 fps Better reflection handling.
+26%
166 fps
ADVERTISEMENT

The Nvidia GTX 980 is the new top end Maxwell based Nvidia GPU. The Maxwell architecture offers significantly higher clock for clock performance when compared to Kepler based cards from the previous generation. Comparing the GTX 980 and GTX 970 shows that the 970 only lags by around 17% in terms of performance but it's priced nearly 40% lower making the GTX 970 far better value for money card. Even though the GTX 970 beats the 980 in terms of value, the 980 still destroys previous generation cards. Comparing the GTX 980 and 780 Ti shows that the Newer 980 offers around 14% better performance at a 25% price discount. Nvidia have changed the price/performance landscape with their new Maxwell architecture and now pose a serious threat to AMDs high end GPU market share. The new GTX 980/970 cards replace the now discontinued GTX 780 Ti, 780 and 770. [Sep '14 GPUPro]

MORE DETAILS

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]

ADVERTISEMENT

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.
How Fast Is Your GPU? (Bench your build) Size up your PC in less than a minute.

Welcome to our freeware PC speed test tool. UserBenchmark will test your PC and compare the results to other users with the same components. You can quickly size up your PC, identify hardware problems and explore the best upgrades.

UserBenchmark of the month

How it works

  • - Download and run UserBenchMark.
  • - CPU tests include: integer, floating and string.
  • - GPU tests include: six 3D game simulations.
  • - Drive tests include: read, write, sustained write and mixed IO.
  • - RAM tests include: single/multi core bandwidth and latency.
  • - Reports are generated and presented on userbenchmark.com.
  • - Identify the strongest components in your PC.
  • - See speed test results from other users.
  • - Compare your components to the current market leaders.
  • - Explore your best upgrade options with a virtual PC build.
  • - Compare your in-game FPS to other users with your hardware.
  • - Share your opinion by voting.

 Frequently Asked Questions

 Best User Rated

The Best.
CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-8700K $368Nvidia GTX 1070 $350Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $63
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $149Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $250Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $90
Intel Core i5-8600K $260Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti $808Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $163
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $115SanDisk Extreme 64GB $43
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $85G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $780SanDisk Extreme 32GB $48
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $125SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
Today's hottest deals
User Guide  •  About  •  FAQs  •  Email  •  Privacy  •  Developer Feedback