Real World Speed
Performance profile from 377,294 user samples
23,506 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 77% Gigabyte(1458 40AA)
Worst Bench: 67% Asus(1043 887C)
Poor: 67% Great: 77%
SPEED RANK: 73rd / 685
353,788 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 227% Gigabyte(1458 403D) ≥ 4GB
Worst Bench: 147% Asus(1043 8830) ≥ 4GB
Poor: 147% Great: 227%
SPEED RANK: 5th / 685
Effective 3D Speed
Effective 3D Gaming GPU Speed
72.2 % 206 % Hugely faster effective speed.
+185%
Lighting
Avg. Locally-deformable PRT (Bat)
102 fps 268 fps Hugely better lighting effects.
+163%
Reflection
Avg. High dynamic range lighting (Teapot)
86.9 fps 250 fps Hugely better reflection handling.
+188%
MRender
Avg. Render target array GShader (Sphere)
83.6 fps 303 fps Hugely faster multi rendering.
+262%
Gravity
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy)
73 fps 228 fps Hugely faster NBody calculation.
+212%
Lighting
Locally-deformable PRT (Bat)
109 fps 304 fps Hugely better peak lighting effects.
+179%
Reflection
High dynamic range lighting (Teapot)
115 fps 326 fps Hugely better peak reflection handling.
+183%
MRender
Render target array GShader (Sphere)
87.1 fps 332 fps Hugely faster peak multi rendering.
+281%
Gravity
NBody particle system (Galaxy)
77.1 fps 247 fps Hugely faster peak NBody calculation.
+220%
Market Share
Based on 55,415,787 GPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.62 % 2.99 % Hugely higher market share.
+382%
Value
Value For Money
61.1 % 68.7 % Better value.
+12%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
100 % Slightly more popular.
+10%
91 %
Price
Price (score)
$280 Much cheaper.
+61%
$710
Age
Newest
8 Months Much more recent.
+67%
24 Months
Parallax
Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones)
99.6 fps 320 fps Hugely better peak texture detail.
+221%
Splatting
Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm)
69.3 fps 182 fps Hugely faster peak complex splatting.
+163%
Parallax
Avg. Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones)
90 fps 279 fps Hugely better texture detail.
+210%
Splatting
Avg. Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm)
64.9 fps 170 fps Hugely faster complex splatting.
+162%
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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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Nvidia’s 3080 GPU offers once in a decade price/performance improvements: a 3080 offers 55% more effective speed than a 2080 at the same MSRP. Given the widespread issues AMD users are facing with 5000 series GPUs (blue/black screens etc.), it is unlikely that AMD would have posed a rational threat to Nvidia’s market share this year. Nvidia’s price cuts are likely related to upcoming console updates. The seven year old hardware in both the Xbox One and Playstation 4 is due an update later this year. Whatever the motivation behind Nvidia’s price cuts, Christmas has come early for PC gamers who can look forward to an unparalleled gaming experience in class leading titles such as Cyberpunk 2077. At ultra settings, with ray tracing enabled, Cyberpunk 2077 redefines the boundaries of immersive gaming. It makes GTA5 look like Tetris in comparison. The combination of RTX+DLSS delivers stunning graphics that are several tiers higher than both AMD's best discrete GPUs and the upcoming consoles. In terms of real world performance, Nvidia’s 3000 series has more or less put AMD’s Radeon group in checkmate. Nonetheless, AMD’s marketers are capable of delivering elaborate BS albeit whilst struggling to keep a straight face. Their marketing infrastructure outsold Intel in the CPU market despite a 15% performance deficit. Without an appropriate social media marketing strategy, Nvidia will probably lose considerable market share, for all the wrong reasons. [Sep '20 GPUPro]

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Graphics Card Rankings (Price vs Performance) October 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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