Average Bench: 6.62% (272nd of 627)

Based on 2,609 user benchmarks.  Devices: 10DE 0612, 10DE 0613 Models: NVIDIA GeForce 9800 GTX/9800 GTX+, NVIDIA GeForce 9800 GTX+, NVIDIA GeForce 9800 GTX

Terrible average bench

The Nvidia GeForce 9800 GTX averaged 93.3% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This isn't a great result which indicates that there are much faster alternatives on the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. Locally-deformable PRT (Bat) 32.1fps
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy) 24.3fps

Excellent consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Nvidia GeForce 9800 GTX is just 1.45%. This is an extremely narrow range which indicates that the Nvidia GeForce 9800 GTX performs superbly consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. High dynamic range lighting (Teapot) 25.3fps
Avg. Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones) 12.3fps
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,609 samples)
Min Avg Max
17.7 Lighting 32.1 35.8
16.6 Reflection 25.3 28.2
10.7 Parallax 12.3 13.6
8.43% 23.2 fps
Min Avg Max
8.9 MRender 15.9 19.6
22.1 Gravity 24.3 26.1
10.4 Splatting 14.8 16.5
6.57% 18.3 fps
User Benchmarks Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
The fastest GPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
XFX(1682 2373) 512MB
Ram: 512MB, Driver: 342.1
Lighting 35.8
Reflection 28.1
Parallax 13.2
9% 25.7 fps
MRender 19.4
Gravity 25.8
Splatting 16
7% 20.4 fps
EVGA(3842 C873) 512MB
Ram: 512MB, Driver: 342.1
Lighting 34.7
Reflection 27.2
Parallax 14.8
9% 25.6 fps
MRender 18.7
Gravity 25.2
Splatting 15.9
7% 19.9 fps
EVGA(3842 C884) 512MB
Ram: 512MB, Driver: 342.1
Lighting 34.4
Reflection 27.8
Parallax 11.9
9% 24.7 fps
MRender 19.2
Gravity 25
Splatting 16.1
7% 20.1 fps
EVGA(3842 C873) 512MB
Ram: 512MB, Driver: 342.1
Lighting 34.8
Reflection 26.9
Parallax 12.6
9% 24.8 fps
MRender 18.7
Gravity 25.1
Splatting 15.6
7% 19.8 fps
Sapphire(174B 9230) 1GB
Ram: 1GB, Driver: 342.1
Lighting 34.2
Reflection 26.9
Parallax 12.7
9% 24.6 fps
MRender 12.5
Gravity 25
Splatting 15.5
6% 17.7 fps
EVGA(3842 C873) 512MB
Ram: 512MB, Driver: 342.1
Lighting 34.1
Reflection 26.7
Parallax 12.8
9% 24.5 fps
MRender 10.2
Gravity 25.2
Splatting 14.8
6% 16.7 fps
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 22,245,669 GPUs tested.

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Based on statistics from 2,609 user benchmarks.

Hardware Id Samples Bench ± SD Model / Price
XFX(1682 2373) 13% 7% ± 1%
EVGA(3842 C879) 11% 7% ± 0%
Device(0000 0000) 7% 7% ± 0%
Nvidia(10DE 0577) 6% 6% ± 1%
Nvidia(10DE 0592) 6% 6% ± 1%
EVGA(3842 C884) 6% 7% ± 0%
BFG(19F1 0A76) 6% 7% ± 1%
Asus(1043 82A6) 5% 7% ± 0%
PNY(196E 0592) 4% 7% ± 0%
Gainward(10B0 0801) 4% 7% ± 0%
Gigabyte(1458 34A4) 3% 7% ± 0%
EVGA(3842 C873) 3% 7% ± 0%
XFX(1682 2371) 3% 7% ± 0%
Asus(1043 8286) 2% 6% ± 0%
Asus(1043 829B) 2% 6% ± 1%
BFG(19F1 0BB7) 2% 7% ± 0%
Asus(1043 82A8) 2% 7% ± 1%
Nvidia(10DE 0652) 2% 7% ± 0%
Zotac(19DA 1056) 2% 6% ± 2%
Zotac(19DA 1103) 1% 6% ± 1%
POV(1ACC 900C) 1% 6% ± 2%
BFG(19F1 087D) 1% 6% ± 2%
MSI(1462 1541) 1% 7% ± 0%
MSI(1462 1540) 1% 6% ± 0%
EVGA(3842 C874) 1% 7% ± 0%
Sapphire(174B 9230) 1% 7% ± 0%
POV(1ACC 90C1) 1% 5% ± 3%
BFG(19F1 08BA) 1% 7% ± 0%
BFG(19F1 086F) 1% 6% ± 0%
POV(1ACC 0900) 1% 5% ± 3%
EVGA(3842 C880) 1% 7% ± 0%
PNY(196E 0577) 0% 7% ± 0%
Gainward(10B0 0401) 0% 7% ± 0%
BFG(19F1 08A2) 0% 7% ± 0%
Zotac(19DA 3056) 0% 7% ± 0%
Elitegroup(1019 1A09) 0% 7% ± 0%
Device(107D 2AB6) 0% 6% ± 0%
Device(107D 2ABF) 0% 7% ± 0%
EVGA(3842 C878) 0% 2% ± 0%
EVGA(3842 C872) 0% 6% ± 0%
Zotac(19DA 3103) 0% 7% ± 0%
XFX(1682 2376) 0% 6% ± 0%
Device(172F 0613) 0% 6% ± 0%
Elitegroup(1019 1A07) 0% 6% ± 0%
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Gaming 15%
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Desktop 55%
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Workstation 22%
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