Real World Speed
Performance profile from 302,441 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
205,920 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 45% EVGA(3842 2966)
Worst Bench: 34% Device(0000 0000) ≥ 4GB
Poor: 34% Great: 45%
SPEED RANK: 79th / 611
Effective 3D Speed
Effective 3D Gaming GPU Speed
74.2 % Hugely faster effective speed.
+83%
40.5 %
Parallax
Avg. Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones)
234 fps Hugely better texture detail.
+89%
124 fps
MRender
Avg. Render target array GShader (Sphere)
162 fps Hugely faster multi rendering.
+100%
81.2 fps
Gravity
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy)
215 fps Hugely faster NBody calculation.
+81%
119 fps
Splatting
Avg. Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm)
148 fps Hugely faster complex splatting.
+83%
81 fps
Parallax
Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones)
270 fps Hugely better peak texture detail.
+90%
142 fps
MRender
Render target array GShader (Sphere)
177 fps Hugely faster peak multi rendering.
+105%
86.3 fps
Gravity
NBody particle system (Galaxy)
242 fps Hugely faster peak NBody calculation.
+85%
131 fps
Splatting
Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm)
167 fps Hugely faster peak complex splatting.
+87%
89.1 fps
Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
183 fps Much Better Counter-Strike: Global Offensive fps.
+31%
140 fps
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
71 fps Hugely Better PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds fps.
+91%
37 fps
Fortnite
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
103 fps Much Better Fortnite fps.
+59%
64 fps
Grand Theft Auto V
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
64 fps Much Better Grand Theft Auto V fps.
+53%
42 fps
League of Legends
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
193 fps Much Better League of Legends fps.
+45%
133 fps
Overwatch
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
104 fps Much Better Overwatch fps.
+48%
70 fps
Battlefield 1
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
75 fps Much Better Battlefield 1 fps.
+56%
48 fps
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
60 fps Much Better The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt fps.
+64%
37 fps
DOTA 2
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
142 fps Much Better DOTA 2 fps.
+69%
84 fps
World of Warcraft
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
74 fps Much Better World of Warcraft fps.
+40%
53 fps
World of Tanks
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
109 fps Much Better World of Tanks fps.
+68%
65 fps
Battlefield 4
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
102 fps Much Better Battlefield 4 fps.
+72%
59 fps
Market Share
Based on 15,659,779 GPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.56 % 1.51 % Hugely higher market share.
+170%
Value
Value For Money
60.4 % 60.9 % +1%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
99 % More popular.
+15%
86 %
Price
Price (score)
$500 $198 Much cheaper.
+60%
Age
Newest
54 Months 50 Months Slightly more recent.
+7%
Lighting
Locally-deformable PRT (Bat)
270 fps Much better peak lighting effects.
+78%
152 fps
Reflection
High dynamic range lighting (Teapot)
235 fps Hugely better peak reflection handling.
+90%
124 fps
Lighting
Avg. Locally-deformable PRT (Bat)
234 fps Much better lighting effects.
+75%
134 fps
Reflection
Avg. High dynamic range lighting (Teapot)
208 fps Hugely better reflection handling.
+86%
112 fps
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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]

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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) 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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