Real World Speed
Performance profile from 613,542 user samples
26,735 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 75% Gigabyte(1458 40AA)
Worst Bench: 66% Zotac(19DA E630) ≥ 4GB
Poor: 66% Great: 75%
SPEED RANK: 78th / 689
586,807 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 56% EVGA(3842 6160)
Worst Bench: 50% Asus(1043 85ED) 3GB
Poor: 50% Great: 56%
SPEED RANK: 104th / 689
Effective 3D Speed
Effective 3D Gaming GPU Speed
71.7 % Much faster effective speed.
+36%
52.7 %
Lighting
Avg. Locally-deformable PRT (Bat)
101 fps Much better lighting effects.
+57%
64.3 fps
Reflection
Avg. High dynamic range lighting (Teapot)
86 fps Better reflection handling.
+22%
70.6 fps
MRender
Avg. Render target array GShader (Sphere)
83.3 fps Faster multi rendering.
+26%
65.9 fps
Gravity
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy)
72.4 fps Slightly faster NBody calculation.
+9%
66.5 fps
Lighting
Locally-deformable PRT (Bat)
107 fps Much better peak lighting effects.
+56%
68.6 fps
Reflection
High dynamic range lighting (Teapot)
112 fps Better peak reflection handling.
+12%
99.9 fps
MRender
Render target array GShader (Sphere)
86.1 fps Faster peak multi rendering.
+26%
68.5 fps
Gravity
NBody particle system (Galaxy)
76 fps Slightly faster peak NBody calculation.
+9%
70 fps
Market Share
Based on 57,028,924 GPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.7 % 1.16 % Much higher market share.
+66%
Value
Value For Money
56.7 % 114 % Hugely better value.
+100%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
96 % Much more popular.
+45%
66 %
Price
Price (score)
$300 $110 Much cheaper.
+63%
Age
Newest
10 Months Hugely more recent.
+87%
76 Months
Parallax
Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones)
98.8 fps Much better peak texture detail.
+47%
67.2 fps
Splatting
Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm)
68.1 fps Slightly faster peak complex splatting.
+5%
64.8 fps
Parallax
Avg. Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones)
89.1 fps Much better texture detail.
+45%
61.3 fps
Splatting
Avg. Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm)
64.4 fps Slightly faster complex splatting.
+7%
60.2 fps
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The RTX 3050 is built on NVIDIA’s Ampere architecture. It marks the first time that ray-tracing has been available on an entry level (50-series) card. Second generation ray tracing cores can be switched on for more realistic light simulation, albeit at a hit to performance. The 3050 features 2560 CUDA cores, a boost clock frequency of 1.78 GHz, 8 GB of the latest GDDR6 memory and NVIDIA’s DLSS. DLSS technology uses the 3050’s tensor cores to scale up resolutions whilst maintaining high frame rates and without losing significant image quality. The 3050 also includes an encoder (NVENC) for sharper images and smoother capture whilst recording/streaming. The MRSP of entry models is $249 USD, however, street prices are closer to $600 USD. Early benchmarks show that the 3050 only headlines around 35% faster than AMD's 6500 XT whilst street prices for the 3050 are 100% higher. Many experienced users simply have no interest in buying AMD cards, regardless of price. AMD’s neanderthal marketing tactics seem to have come back to haunt them. Their brazen domination of social media platforms including youtube and reddit resulted in millions of users purchasing sub standard products. Experienced gamers know all too well that high average fps are worthless when they are accompanied with stutters, random crashes, excessive noise and a limited feature set. [Jan '22 GPUPro]

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The 3GB GTX 1060 follows last month’s release of the 6GB GTX 1060. The 3GB variant not only has reduced memory but Nvidia have also disabled 10 percent of the processing cores from 1,280 down to 1,152. There is no reference edition of the 3GB 1060 but the partner cards are already available (at launch). Comparing the GTX 6GB 1060 and 3GB 1060 shows that the 6GB 1060 leads, on average, by 7% but it is also currently 15% more expensive. The GTX 1060 is Nvidia’s answer to AMD’s new Polaris based RX 470. Comparing the RX 470 and 3GB 1060 shows that for pre DX12 games the 1060 edges ahead by 11%. The RX 470 is able to match the 3GB 1060 in DX12 games but this will remain a corner case until most games are optimized for DX12 (likely to take several years). The 3GB 1060 has the potential to become a hugely successful card, especially if prices drop below $200. [Sep '16 GPUPro]

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Graphics Card Rankings (Price vs Performance) December 2022 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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