How We Tested
During our benchmarking sessions, we used the configuration listed below. Between the tests, the only variable component was the video card being tested.
On games, we ran the tests with both Full HD (1920 x 1080) and 4K UHD (3840 x 2160).
- CPU: Core i7-5775C
- Motherboard: ASRock Z97 Extreme 4
- CPU Cooler: Intel stock
- Memory: 16 GiB DDR3-1866, two G.Skill Sniper F3-1866C10D-16GSR 8 GiB memory modules configured at 1,866 MHz dual channel
- Boot drive: Kingston HyperX Savage 480 GB
- Video Monitor: Samsung U28D590D
- Power Supply: Corsair CX750
Operating System Configuration
- Windows 10 Home 64-bit
- Desktop video resolution: 3840 x 2160 @ 60 Hz
- AMD driver version: 15.7.1
- NVIDIA driver version: 358.50
- 3DMark 1.5.915
- Battlefield 4
- Dirt Rally
- Dragon Age: Inquisition
- Dying Light
- GTA V
- Mad Max
- The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt
We adopted a 3% error margin; thus, differences below 3% cannot be considered relevant. In other words, products with a performance difference below 3% should be considered as having similar performance.