Real World Speed
Performance profile from 702,464 user samples
447,556 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 106% MSI(1462 397D)
Worst Bench: 90% Asus(1043 87F3) ≥ 4GB
Poor: 90% Great: 106%
SPEED RANK: 64th / 714
254,908 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 104% Sapphire(1DA2 E409)
Worst Bench: 91% Asus(1043 05AD) ≥ 4GB
Poor: 91% Great: 104%
SPEED RANK: 66th / 714
Effective 3D Speed
Effective 3D Gaming GPU Speed
100 % +2% 98.3 %
Lighting
Avg. Locally-deformable PRT (Bat)
131 fps Slightly better lighting effects.
+6%
124 fps
Reflection
Avg. High dynamic range lighting (Teapot)
122 fps 139 fps Better reflection handling.
+14%
MRender
Avg. Render target array GShader (Sphere)
140 fps Faster multi rendering.
+19%
118 fps
Gravity
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy)
102 fps 140 fps Much faster NBody calculation.
+37%
Lighting
Locally-deformable PRT (Bat)
142 fps Slightly better peak lighting effects.
+7%
133 fps
Reflection
High dynamic range lighting (Teapot)
151 fps +3% 146 fps
MRender
Render target array GShader (Sphere)
147 fps Faster peak multi rendering.
+20%
122 fps
Gravity
NBody particle system (Galaxy)
108 fps 151 fps Much faster peak NBody calculation.
+40%
Market Share
Based on 67,445,299 GPUs tested
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
4.51 % Insanely higher market share.
+1,267%
0.33 %
Value
Value For Money
92.9 % 117 % Better value.
+26%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
96 % Much more popular.
+66%
58 %
Price
Price (score)
$255 $199 Cheaper.
+22%
Age
Newest
37 Months Much more recent.
+35%
57 Months
Parallax
Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones)
138 fps 229 fps Much better peak texture detail.
+66%
Splatting
Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm)
96.6 fps 98.2 fps +2%
Parallax
Avg. Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones)
123 fps 205 fps Much better texture detail.
+67%
Splatting
Avg. Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm)
88.6 fps 94.3 fps Slightly faster complex splatting.
+6%
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The RTX 3060 is Nvidia’s latest 3000 series GPU. Even if it (ever…) comes into stock at $330 USD, it will struggle to match the groundbreaking 3060 Ti in terms of value for money. Nvidia’s new Ampere architecture, which supersedes Turing, offers both improved power efficiency and performance. The 3060 features 3,584 CUDA cores, 112 Tensor cores, it has a boost clock of 1.78 GHz, 12 GB of memory and a power draw of just 170 W. The 3060 offers similar performance to the previous generation’s 2060 Super at an 18% MSRP discount. Given the widespread issues AMD users are facing with 5000 series GPUs (blue/black screens etc.), AMD’s 6000 series GPU’s will have to see substantial price cuts and a huge marketing effort in order to gain any traction. Meanwhile PC gamers 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. [Feb '21 GPUPro]

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Out of the box the reference 5700 XT has high burst speeds but under load it overheats and therefore drops frames to the extent that it is more or less unusable for demanding games like PUBG. In order to settle the card it was under volted by 120 mV and the maximum clock was lowered to 1,980 MHz (the stock BIOS and 19.9.1 driver defaulted the card to 2,030 MHz). The fan curve also had to be turned up to around 50% power at 75 degrees (which is a lot noisier than stock). After making these changes the card delivered far more consistent performance albeit with a reduced top speed and unacceptable (hair dryer) levels of noise. There were also incompatibilities with GTAV: enabling reflection MSAA resulted in very poor, almost matt, reflection fidelity (the same bug appeared on several Navi and Vega cards). The reference 5700 XT is great for beating cherry picked benchmarks, but it is not so great for playing games. Thousands of people, duped by sponsored marketing material, purchased the reference card expecting flagship performance, instead they got a shopping trolley with a V6 engine. It appears that the same marketing tactics were employed for the reference Vega 56 and 64 series of graphics cards which we will purchase for our gaming lab and generate effective Fps gaming metrics as soon as possible (results here). AMD appear to have very short term marketing strategists at the helm, they seem more concerned with this years bonuses than the longevity of the brand. [Jul '19 GPUPro]

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Graphics Card Rankings (Price vs Performance) April 2024 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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