Nvidia
$1,600
Nvidia
$1,200
 $1,600 

Release date: Q4 2022.

 $1,200 

Release date: Q4 2022.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 5,935 user samples
4,286 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 503% Zotac(19DA 4675) ≥ 4GB
Worst Bench: 191% MSI(1462 5104) ≥ 4GB
Poor: 191% Great: 503%
SPEED RANK: 1st / 689
1,649 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 360% Asus(1043 889F) ≥ 4GB
Worst Bench: 278% Gigabyte(1458 40BE) ≥ 4GB
Poor: 278% Great: 360%
SPEED RANK: 2nd / 689
Effective 3D Speed
Effective 3D Gaming GPU Speed
422 % Faster effective speed.
+28%
330 %
Lighting
Avg. Locally-deformable PRT (Bat)
517 fps Better lighting effects.
+21%
427 fps
Reflection
Avg. High dynamic range lighting (Teapot)
558 fps Better reflection handling.
+28%
435 fps
MRender
Avg. Render target array GShader (Sphere)
499 fps 536 fps Slightly faster multi rendering.
+7%
Gravity
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy)
537 fps Much faster NBody calculation.
+48%
362 fps
Lighting
Locally-deformable PRT (Bat)
665 fps Much better peak lighting effects.
+39%
477 fps
Reflection
High dynamic range lighting (Teapot)
660 fps Better peak reflection handling.
+16%
567 fps
MRender
Render target array GShader (Sphere)
555 fps 577 fps +4%
Gravity
NBody particle system (Galaxy)
613 fps Much faster peak NBody calculation.
+59%
385 fps
Market Share
Based on 56,899,003 GPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.59 % 0.59 %
Value
Value For Money
62.5 % 65.3 % +4%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
90 % Much more popular.
+36%
66 %
Price
Price (score)
$1,600 $1,200 Cheaper.
+25%
Age
Newest
1 Months 0 Months Hugely more recent.
+100%
Parallax
Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones)
825 fps Much better peak texture detail.
+58%
521 fps
Splatting
Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm)
322 fps Faster peak complex splatting.
+17%
276 fps
Parallax
Avg. Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones)
691 fps Much better texture detail.
+53%
451 fps
Splatting
Avg. Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm)
288 fps Faster complex splatting.
+11%
260 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 80% 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 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. [Oct '22 GPUPro]

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The RTX 4080 is based on Nvidia’s Ada Lovelace architecture. It features 9,728 cores with base / boost clocks of 2.2 / 2.5 GHz, 16 GB of memory, a 256-bit memory bus, 76 3rd gen RT cores, 304 4th gen Tensor cores, DLSS 3 and a TDP of 320W. Performance gains will vary depending on the specific game and resolution. With a 4080 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 4080 will show increasing improvements compared to lesser cards. When fps are not CPU bottlenecked at all, such as during GPU benchmarks, the 4080 is around 60% faster than the 3080 and 25% faster than the 3090-Ti, these figures are approximate upper bounds for in-game fps improvements. The 4080 has an MSRP of $1,200 USD. Since PC gamers rarely buy AMD GPUs, Nvidia only have themselves to compete with. AMD continue to burn their credibility with PC gamers. Following a series of over-hyped releases which were heavily promoted on youtube, forums, reddit and twitter, consumers have little interest in the Radeon brand. As time goes on, AMD’s “Advanced Marketing” has a decreasing impact on consumers. Meanwhile, Nvidia remains focused on novel goals such as better graphics (RT/DLSS), frame consistency, game compatibility and driver stability. Consumers looking for better value should wait a few more months for the 4060 / 4070 models by which time AMD's 7900 series will also probably be heavily discounted. [Nov '22 GPUPro]

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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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