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Nvidia Graphics Cards List In Order Of Performance

CG Director Author Alex  by Alex  ⋮   ⋮   16 comments
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A list of Nvidia Graphics Cards in order of performance is something I keep looking for myself. That is why I have put together this page for you with the most recent and some older but still widely used Nvidia Graphics Cards in a list that you can sort to your liking.

The performance metrics that you see in the list cover different areas:

Nvidia Graphics Cards have lots of technical features like shaders, cuda cores, memory size and speed, core speed, overclockeability and many more.

The list could go on, but what I want to give you here is a quick and easy overview of Nvidia Graphics Cards in order of Performance throughout two of the most popular use cases on this site.

Rendering and Gaming.

I have taken the performance average of currently Popular gaming benchmarks such as Futuremark and assigned points depending on the benchmark score.

To find the best performing Nvidia Graphics Cards in Rendering I took the average of the three most popular GPU Render Engines: Redshift, Octane and Vray-RT and gave points depending on the score.

What you ultimately get from this list is a Nvidia Graphics Cards comparison:

Nvidia Graphics Cards List In Order Of Performance

Graphics CardRendering PerformanceGaming PerformancePerformance TotalPerformance / DollarPrice
Graphics CardRendering PerformanceGaming PerformancePerformance TotalPerformance / DollarPrice
Nvidia Titan V3961905860.193000
Nvidia RTX Titan3262295550.202700
Nvidia RTX 2080 Ti3041965000.421199
Nvidia Titan Pascal2501514010.241650
Nvidia GTX 1080Ti2211543750.53700
Nvidia RTX 20802261473730.46799
Nvidia RTX 20702101323420.62550
Nvidia RTX 20601701072770.79350
Nvidia GTX 10801481242720.54500
Nvidia GTX 1070Ti1531162690.67400
Nvidia GTX 1070132982300.66350
Nvidia GTX 106095711660.66250
Nvidia GTX 1050Ti5438920.61150
Nvidia GTX 10504634800.72110


What Nvidia Graphics Card do you want to buy?


Alex from CGDirector - post author

Hi, I am Alex, a Freelance 3D Generalist, Motion Designer and Compositor.

I have built a multitude of Computers, Workstations and Renderfarms and love to optimize them as much as possible.

Feel free to comment and ask for suggestions on your PC-Build or 3D-related Problem, I'll do my best to help out!


Samuel N E Obeng

Hi Alex,

Approximately how much will it cost to build a computer with CPU Intel 19 900k – 8 cores/ 16 Threads, 3.6GHz Base Clock, Turbo Boost 5Ghz , Graphics Card: Nvida Quadro Series, RAM: 64 GB?


Hi Alex,
thanks so much for your fantastic website. It helps me so much. I need a new build and based on your recommendations, I’m leaning toward the i9 99ooK – decided to favor modeling/anim over rendering although would love to have both :). I have 2 questions though.
1) regarding the GPU, is putting 2 x RTX 2060 better than having 1 RTX 2080 (around $700 vs $800 for a performance of 2 x 277 vs 373)? Are the GPU performances addable like this?
2) I’m using Maya and render with Arnold (for now mostly CPU-render oriented). I get what you said about modeling vs rendering and to favor faster CPU instead of cores. But do you know if this stands for simulation (fluid, nparticles, VFX in general) in Maya? I’ve read somewhere that for some software like Houdini it still helps to have more cores vs faster CPU for effects and simulations.
Could you help me on this?
Thanks in advance!


Thank you for the informations , i am using Nvidia GTX 1050Ti and i have an issue , when i open (substance painter) or any (Real Time Render) program , the laptop got freeze and then i have to restart the laptop , dose the Nvidia GTX 1060 work good with (substance painter) ?


Will you be adding the 2060 to this list?


how do i know if my motherboard’s m.2 doesnt share pcie lanes with my gpu?

Lars Christensen

I can’t see how you calculate your results, but I think you should update your performance chart – The performance pr dollar for a 1070Ti = 0,615, 1080Ti = 0,486, 1070 = 0,62 and 1080 = 0,52 as far as I can see??!