Real World Speed
Performance profile from 18,892 user samples
13,733 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 398% Gigabyte(1458 40E5) ≥ 4GB
Worst Bench: 305% MSI(1462 5103)
Poor: 305% Great: 398%
SPEED RANK: 1st / 704
5,159 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 125% MSI(1462 5160) ≥ 4GB
Worst Bench: 112% Nvidia(10DE 1801) ≥ 4GB
Poor: 112% Great: 125%
SPEED RANK: 40th / 704
Effective 3D Speed
Effective 3D Gaming GPU Speed
370 % Hugely faster effective speed.
+207%
120 %
Lighting
Avg. Locally-deformable PRT (Bat)
586 fps Hugely better lighting effects.
+262%
162 fps
Reflection
Avg. High dynamic range lighting (Teapot)
581 fps Hugely better reflection handling.
+376%
122 fps
MRender
Avg. Render target array GShader (Sphere)
514 fps Hugely faster multi rendering.
+161%
197 fps
Gravity
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy)
563 fps Hugely faster NBody calculation.
+340%
128 fps
Lighting
Locally-deformable PRT (Bat)
645 fps Hugely better peak lighting effects.
+279%
170 fps
Reflection
High dynamic range lighting (Teapot)
776 fps Hugely better peak reflection handling.
+273%
208 fps
MRender
Render target array GShader (Sphere)
549 fps Hugely faster peak multi rendering.
+159%
212 fps
Gravity
NBody particle system (Galaxy)
603 fps Hugely faster peak NBody calculation.
+353%
133 fps
Market Share
Based on 64,118,460 GPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
1.23 % Much higher market share.
+48%
0.83 %
Value
Value For Money
55 % 95.2 % Much better value.
+73%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
92 % 99 % Slightly more popular.
+8%
Price
Price (score)
$1,595 $300 Hugely cheaper.
+81%
Age
Newest
11 Months 3 Months Much more recent.
+73%
Parallax
Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones)
823 fps Hugely better peak texture detail.
+384%
170 fps
Splatting
Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm)
315 fps Hugely faster peak complex splatting.
+192%
108 fps
Parallax
Avg. Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones)
723 fps Hugely better texture detail.
+376%
152 fps
Splatting
Avg. Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm)
295 fps Hugely faster complex splatting.
+184%
104 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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The RTX 4060 is based on Nvidia’s Ada Lovelace architecture. It features 3,072 cores with base / boost clocks of 1.8 / 2.5 GHz, 8 GB of memory, a 128-bit memory bus, 24 3rd gen RT cores, 96 4th gen Tensor cores, DLSS 3 (with frame generation), a TDP of 115W and a launch price of $300 USD. The 4060 is around 20% faster than the 3060 at a 10% lower MSRP and offers similar performance to the 3060-Ti at a 30% lower MSRP. 8GB of memory is more than enough for most gamers, who are best off playing at 1080p. First time buyers tempted to consider the RX 7600 by AMD’s army of Advanced Marketing scammers (youtube, reddit, twitter, forums etc.) should be aware that AMD have a history of releasing benchmark busting, heavily marketed, sub standard products. The 4060 is more power efficient (quieter), has a broader feature set (RT/DLSS 3.0) and offers far better game compatibility (drivers). PC gamers looking to join AMD’s “2%” GPU club (Steam stats: 5000/6000/7000 series combined mkt share) need to work on their critical thinking skills: Influencers (posing as reviewers) are paid handsomely to scam users into buying inferior products. [Jun '23 GPUPro]

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Graphics Card Rankings (Price vs Performance) September 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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Welcome to our freeware PC speed test tool. UserBenchmark will test your PC and compare the results to other users with the same components. You can quickly size up your PC, identify hardware problems and explore the best upgrades.

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Intel Core i5-13600K $316Nvidia RTX 4060 $300Crucial MX500 250GB $30
Intel Core i5-12400F $144Nvidia RTX 4060-Ti $396Samsung 850 Evo 120GB $60
Intel Core i5-12600K $215Nvidia RTX 3060-Ti $260Samsung 860 Evo 250GB $50
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Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $40Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $45SanDisk Extreme 64GB $72
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $30Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $43SanDisk Extreme 32GB $28
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) $54G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $381SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $16
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