Real World Speed
Performance profile from 38,411 user samples
25,956 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 407% MSI(1462 5104)
Worst Bench: 303% MSI(1462 5104)
Poor: 303% Great: 407%
SPEED RANK: 1st / 713
12,455 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 140% Asus(1043 88B0) ≥ 4GB
Worst Bench: 122% MSI(1462 5059) ≥ 4GB
Poor: 122% Great: 140%
SPEED RANK: 30th / 713
Effective 3D Speed
Effective 3D Gaming GPU Speed
370 % Hugely faster effective speed.
+178%
133 %
Lighting
Avg. Locally-deformable PRT (Bat)
585 fps Hugely better lighting effects.
+218%
184 fps
Reflection
Avg. High dynamic range lighting (Teapot)
571 fps Hugely better reflection handling.
+223%
177 fps
MRender
Avg. Render target array GShader (Sphere)
517 fps Hugely faster multi rendering.
+132%
223 fps
Gravity
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy)
560 fps Hugely faster NBody calculation.
+315%
135 fps
Lighting
Locally-deformable PRT (Bat)
667 fps Hugely better peak lighting effects.
+237%
198 fps
Reflection
High dynamic range lighting (Teapot)
625 fps Hugely better peak reflection handling.
+182%
222 fps
MRender
Render target array GShader (Sphere)
552 fps Hugely faster peak multi rendering.
+136%
234 fps
Gravity
NBody particle system (Galaxy)
605 fps Hugely faster peak NBody calculation.
+329%
141 fps
Market Share
Based on 67,044,994 GPUs tested
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
1.46 % Hugely higher market share.
+668%
0.19 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
93 % Hugely more popular.
+82%
51 %
Age
Newest
16 Months 15+ Months Slightly more recent.
+6%
Parallax
Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones)
821 fps Hugely better peak texture detail.
+349%
183 fps
Splatting
Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm)
316 fps Hugely faster peak complex splatting.
+161%
121 fps
Parallax
Avg. Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones)
727 fps Hugely better texture detail.
+343%
164 fps
Splatting
Avg. Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm)
294 fps Hugely faster complex splatting.
+153%
116 fps
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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 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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Intel Core i5-13600K $285Nvidia RTX 4060 $285Crucial MX500 250GB $31
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