Real World Speed
Performance profile from 174,268 user samples
102,521 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 66% Asus(1043 8518) ≥ 4GB
Worst Bench: 56% Nvidia(10DE 1116) ≥ 4GB
Poor: 56% Great: 66%
SPEED RANK: 49th / 628
71,747 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 29% EVGA(3842 2956) 2GB
Worst Bench: 24% Asus(1043 8586) 2GB
Poor: 24% Great: 29%
SPEED RANK: 109th / 628
Effective 3D Speed
Effective 3D Gaming GPU Speed
60.9 % Hugely faster effective speed.
26.7 %
Avg. Locally-deformable PRT (Bat)
244 fps Hugely better lighting effects.
104 fps
Avg. Render target array GShader (Sphere)
166 fps Hugely faster multi rendering.
76.9 fps
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy)
220 fps Hugely faster NBody calculation.
95.3 fps
Locally-deformable PRT (Bat)
276 fps Hugely better peak lighting effects.
118 fps
Render target array GShader (Sphere)
179 fps Hugely faster peak multi rendering.
81.8 fps
NBody particle system (Galaxy)
241 fps Hugely faster peak NBody calculation.
104 fps
Avg. Fps @ 1080p on Max
183 fps Much Better CSGO Fps.
122 fps
Avg. Fps @ 1080p on Max
105 fps Hugely Better Fortnite Fps.
50 fps
Avg. Fps @ 1080p on Max
61 fps Much Better GTAV Fps.
38 fps
Avg. Fps @ 1080p on Max
191 fps Much Better LoL Fps.
119 fps
Avg. Fps @ 1080p on Max
104 fps Much Better Overwatch Fps.
69 fps
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt
Avg. Fps @ 1080p on Max
60 fps Hugely Better The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt Fps.
33 fps
Avg. Fps @ 1080p on Max
207 fps Much Better Minecraft Fps.
133 fps
Avg. Fps @ 1080p on Max
136 fps Much Better DOTA 2 Fps.
84 fps
Avg. Fps @ 1080p on Max
75 fps Much Better WoW Fps.
45 fps
Avg. Fps @ 1080p on Max
111 fps Much Better WoT Fps.
66 fps
Market Share
Based on 22,498,584 GPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.52 % Much higher market share.
0.35 %
Value For Money
28.9 % 37.2 % Better value.
User Rating
UBM User Rating
99 % Much more popular.
72 %
Price (score)
$500 $170 Much cheaper.
63 Months 52 Months More recent.
High dynamic range lighting (Teapot)
237 fps Hugely better peak reflection handling.
94.6 fps
Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones)
269 fps Hugely better peak texture detail.
109 fps
Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm)
166 fps Hugely faster peak complex splatting.
79.8 fps
Avg. High dynamic range lighting (Teapot)
214 fps Hugely better reflection handling.
86.6 fps
Avg. Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones)
239 fps Hugely better texture detail.
97.4 fps
Avg. Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm)
151 fps Hugely faster complex splatting.
72.1 fps

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]


The GTX 950 is Nvidia's latest Maxwell card which is based on a GTX 960 but with 25% fewer CUDA cores and 25% fewer texture units. Comparing the GTX 960 and 950 shows that, as expected, effective speed has been reduced by 25%. The GTX 950 is positioned above GTX 750 Ti which is Nvidia's energy efficient mass market GPU. Comparing the 750 Ti and 950 shows that 950 is nearly 50% faster but it's also priced 50% higher so the 950 doesn't offer improved value for money. Gaming performance for the GTX 950 at resolutions up to 1080p on high/ultra settings will be satisfactory most of the time. That said, the GTX 950 is priced on the high side ($160). At present the GTX 960 ($171) offers 25% better performance for just 7% more money. See a current list of the best value graphics cards here[Aug '15 GPUPro]


Graphics Card Rankings (Price vs Performance) December 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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  • 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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