Real World Speed
Performance profile from 437,283 user samples
424,051 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 202% EVGA(3842 3897)
Worst Bench: 163% Nvidia(10DE 1467) ≥ 4GB
Poor: 163% Great: 202%
SPEED RANK: 11th / 692
13,232 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 410% Zotac(19DA 4675) ≥ 4GB
Worst Bench: 298% Gigabyte(1458 40BF)
Poor: 298% Great: 410%
SPEED RANK: 1st / 692
Effective 3D Speed
Effective 3D Gaming GPU Speed
187 % 370 % Hugely faster effective speed.
+98%
Lighting
Avg. Locally-deformable PRT (Bat)
271 fps 582 fps Hugely better lighting effects.
+115%
Reflection
Avg. High dynamic range lighting (Teapot)
252 fps 598 fps Hugely better reflection handling.
+137%
MRender
Avg. Render target array GShader (Sphere)
307 fps 526 fps Much faster multi rendering.
+71%
Gravity
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy)
229 fps 568 fps Hugely faster NBody calculation.
+148%
Lighting
Locally-deformable PRT (Bat)
301 fps 667 fps Hugely better peak lighting effects.
+122%
Reflection
High dynamic range lighting (Teapot)
330 fps 747 fps Hugely better peak reflection handling.
+126%
MRender
Render target array GShader (Sphere)
327 fps 556 fps Much faster peak multi rendering.
+70%
Gravity
NBody particle system (Galaxy)
244 fps 617 fps Hugely faster peak NBody calculation.
+153%
Market Share
Based on 58,579,013 GPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
2.58 % Hugely higher market share.
+137%
1.09 %
Value
Value For Money
48.6 % 53.2 % Slightly better value.
+9%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
91 % +1% 90 %
Price
Price (score)
$912 Much cheaper.
+45%
$1,650
Age
Newest
28 Months 3 Months Hugely more recent.
+89%
Parallax
Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones)
323 fps 836 fps Hugely better peak texture detail.
+159%
Splatting
Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm)
179 fps 324 fps Hugely faster peak complex splatting.
+81%
Parallax
Avg. Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones)
281 fps 736 fps Hugely better texture detail.
+162%
Splatting
Avg. Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm)
169 fps 300 fps Much faster complex splatting.
+78%
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Nvidia’s 3080 GPU offers once in a decade price/performance improvements: a 3080 offers 50% 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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The RTX 4090 is based on Nvidia’s Ada Lovelace architecture. It features 16,384 cores with base / boost clocks of 2.2 / 2.5 GHz, 24 GB of memory, a 384-bit memory bus, 128 3rd gen RT cores, 512 4th gen Tensor cores, DLSS 3 and a TDP of 450W. Performance gains will vary depending on the specific game and resolution. With a 4090 tier card 1080p in-game fps will often get CPU bottlenecked which prevents the GPU from delivering higher fps. At higher (often sub-optimal) resolutions (1440p, 4K etc) the 4090 will show increasing improvements compared to lesser cards. When fps are not CPU bottlenecked at all, such as during GPU benchmarks, the 4090 is around 75% faster than the 3090 and 60% faster than the 3090-Ti, these figures are approximate upper bounds for in-game fps improvements. The fact that the 4090 is currently the fastest performing graphics card available is reflected in its jaw-dropping MSRP of $1,600. Since PC gamers rarely buy AMD GPUs, Nvidia only have themselves to compete with. Surprisingly, $1,600 is actually reasonable value for money, when compared to previous gen. flagship cards. Prospective buyers will need a top of the line system to extract maximum performance from the 4090 and because of its monstrous dimensions, many will also need a new PC case. Consumers that demand value for money, should wait a few more months for the 4060 / 4070 models by which time AMD's 7900 series will also probably be heavily discounted. Alternatively, shoppers looking to buy in the near term should consider the last gen. 3060-Ti, which offers excellent real-world (1080p) performance at a fraction of the price ($400 USD). [Oct '22 GPUPro]

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Graphics Card Rankings (Price vs Performance) February 2023 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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Intel Core i5-13600K $302Nvidia RTX 3060 $325Crucial MX500 250GB $30
Intel Core i3-12100F $98Nvidia RTX 3060-Ti $450Samsung 850 Evo 120GB $106
Intel Core i5-12400F $160Nvidia RTX 4070-Ti $800Samsung 860 Evo 250GB $52
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Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $29Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $50SanDisk Extreme 64GB $72
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $30Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $49SanDisk Extreme 32GB $28
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