Real World Speed
Performance profile from 234,616 user samples
71,964 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 88% EVGA(3842 2983)
Worst Bench: 65% Nvidia(10DE 0000) ≥ 4GB
Poor: 65% Great: 88%
SPEED RANK: 29th / 597
162,652 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 45% EVGA(3842 3968) ≥ 4GB
Worst Bench: 28% Zotac(19DA 1375) 2GB
Poor: 28% Great: 45%
SPEED RANK: 66th / 597
Effective 3D Speed
Effective 3D Gaming GPU Speed
75.7 % Hugely faster effective speed.
+90%
39.9 %
Parallax
Avg. Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones)
237 fps Hugely better texture detail.
+93%
123 fps
MRender
Avg. Render target array GShader (Sphere)
165 fps Hugely faster multi rendering.
+107%
79.9 fps
Gravity
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy)
218 fps Hugely faster NBody calculation.
+85%
118 fps
Splatting
Avg. Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm)
150 fps Hugely faster complex splatting.
+88%
79.6 fps
Parallax
Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones)
272 fps Hugely better peak texture detail.
+90%
143 fps
MRender
Render target array GShader (Sphere)
180 fps Hugely faster peak multi rendering.
+109%
86.3 fps
Gravity
NBody particle system (Galaxy)
246 fps Hugely faster peak NBody calculation.
+88%
131 fps
Splatting
Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm)
169 fps Hugely faster peak complex splatting.
+90%
89 fps
Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
184 fps Much Better Counter-Strike: Global Offensive fps.
+32%
140 fps
Grand Theft Auto V
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
64 fps Much Better Grand Theft Auto V fps.
+53%
42 fps
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
71 fps Hugely Better PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds fps.
+98%
36 fps
Overwatch
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
103 fps Much Better Overwatch fps.
+48%
70 fps
League of Legends
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
196 fps Much Better League of Legends fps.
+43%
138 fps
Fortnite
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
105 fps Much Better Fortnite fps.
+67%
63 fps
Battlefield 1
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
76 fps Much Better Battlefield 1 fps.
+55%
49 fps
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
61 fps Much Better The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt fps.
+65%
37 fps
DOTA 2
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
143 fps Much Better DOTA 2 fps.
+50%
95 fps
World of Warcraft
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
74 fps Much Better World of Warcraft fps.
+38%
53 fps
World of Tanks
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
108 fps Much Better World of Tanks fps.
+62%
66 fps
Battlefield 4
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
99 fps Much Better Battlefield 4 fps.
+68%
59 fps
Market Share
Based on 12,133,083 GPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.71 % 1.86 % Hugely higher market share.
+162%
Value
Value For Money
61.6 % +2% 60.1 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
94 % Slightly more popular.
+9%
86 %
Price
Price (score)
$500 $198 Much cheaper.
+60%
Age
Newest
50 Months 46 Months Slightly more recent.
+8%
Lighting
Locally-deformable PRT (Bat)
284 fps Hugely better peak lighting effects.
+87%
152 fps
Reflection
High dynamic range lighting (Teapot)
240 fps Hugely better peak reflection handling.
+94%
124 fps
Lighting
Avg. Locally-deformable PRT (Bat)
242 fps Hugely better lighting effects.
+82%
133 fps
Reflection
Avg. High dynamic range lighting (Teapot)
214 fps Hugely better reflection handling.
+93%
111 fps
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The new GTX 960 is the third graphics card to feature Nvidia's Maxwell architecture. When the first two Maxwell cards were released back in September 2014 they completely re-shaped the GPU price/performance spectrum not only from Nvidia, but also AMD who were forced to slash prices by around 30%. Unfortunately the new GTX 960 isn't the game changer its predecessors were, and it's actually the weakest of the three Maxwell cards. Comparing the GTX 960 and 970 shows that the 970 is around 70% faster and a comparison of the GTX 960 and 980 shows that GTX 980 is almost exactly twice as fast as the 960. Of the three cards the GTX 970 offers the best bang for your buck, in-fact the GTX 970 is still one of best value cards available. That said, for gaming at 1080p or lower, the GTX 960 will allow decent frame rates at maximum settings for most games. [Jan '15 GPUPro]

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Graphics Card Rankings (Price vs Performance) November 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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