Best value video cards under $300

We rated the graphics cards with best price to performance ratio under $300. GPUs of all vendors and markets (desktop, notebook, workstation) participate. Video cards with no known benchmark and gaming results or prices are not present in the rating.
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# Video card Type Rating Performance Year Price now Power consumption
101
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5870
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5870
notebook 10.71 5.70 2010173 USD50 W
102
NVIDIA GeForce 9600 GT
NVIDIA GeForce 9600 GT
desktop 10.49 1.29 200840 USD95 W
103
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 275
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 275
desktop 9.02 3.33 2009120 USD219 W
104
NVIDIA Quadro 5010M
NVIDIA Quadro 5010M
mobile workstation 9.01 6.54 2011236 USD100 W
105
AMD Radeon R7 240
AMD Radeon R7 240
desktop 8.97 1.93 201370 USD30 W
106
NVIDIA GeForce GT 710
NVIDIA GeForce GT 710
desktop 8.94 1.21 201444 USD19 W
107
AMD Radeon HD 6570
AMD Radeon HD 6570
desktop 8.72 1.34 201150 USD44 W
108
NVIDIA Quadro 1000M
NVIDIA Quadro 1000M
mobile workstation 7.86 1.33 201155 USD45 W
109
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 550 Ti
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 550 Ti
desktop 7.83 6.96 2011289 USD116 W
110
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 260
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 260
desktop 7.70 2.25 200895 USD182 W
111
NVIDIA GeForce GT 730
NVIDIA GeForce GT 730
desktop 7.57 1.63 201470 USD49 W
112
NVIDIA GeForce GT 720
NVIDIA GeForce GT 720
desktop 7.51 1.27 201455 USD19 W
113
NVIDIA GeForce GT 430
NVIDIA GeForce GT 430
desktop 7.50 0.83 201036 USD49 W
114
NVIDIA GeForce GT 240
NVIDIA GeForce GT 240
desktop 7.02 0.82 200938 USD69 W
115
NVIDIA Quadro K2100M
NVIDIA Quadro K2100M
mobile workstation 6.77 3.33 2013160 USD55 W
116
AMD Radeon HD 6670
AMD Radeon HD 6670
desktop 6.63 2.10 2011103 USD66 W
117
NVIDIA Quadro 600
NVIDIA Quadro 600
workstation 6.56 1.23 201061 USD40 W
118
AMD FirePro W4100
AMD FirePro W4100
workstation 6.45 5.20 2014262 USD50 W
119
ATI Radeon HD 5670
ATI Radeon HD 5670
desktop 6.41 2.15 2010109 USD64 W
120
ATI Radeon HD 4850
ATI Radeon HD 4850
desktop 6.11 2.03 2008108 USD110 W
121
NVIDIA Quadro K610M
NVIDIA Quadro K610M
mobile workstation 5.81 1.34 201375 USD30 W
122
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 285
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 285
desktop 5.69 3.15 2008180 USD204 W
123
AMD FirePro W2100
AMD FirePro W2100
workstation 5.48 1.60 201495 USD26 W
124
NVIDIA Quadro FX 2800M
NVIDIA Quadro FX 2800M
mobile workstation 5.40 0.83 200950 USD75 W
125
NVIDIA Quadro K2000M
NVIDIA Quadro K2000M
mobile workstation 4.83 2.14 2012144 USD55 W
126
NVIDIA Quadro FX 4800
NVIDIA Quadro FX 4800
workstation 4.44 1.98 2008145 USD150 W
127
NVIDIA GeForce GT 630
NVIDIA GeForce GT 630
desktop 4.34 1.32 201299 USD65 W
128
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 295
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 295
desktop 4.25 2.09 2009160 USD289 W
129
NVIDIA GeForce 9600 GSO
NVIDIA GeForce 9600 GSO
desktop 4.23 0.65 200850 USD84 W
130
NVIDIA Quadro FX 5800
NVIDIA Quadro FX 5800
workstation 4.00 2.20 2008179 USD189 W
131
NVIDIA GeForce 9800 GT
NVIDIA GeForce 9800 GT
desktop 3.91 1.25 2008104 USD125 W
132
NVIDIA Quadro CX
NVIDIA Quadro CX
workstation 3.62 1.67 2008150 USD150 W
133
NVIDIA GeForce GT 440
NVIDIA GeForce GT 440
desktop 2.88 0.62 201170 USD65 W
134
NVIDIA Quadro FX 3700
NVIDIA Quadro FX 3700
workstation 2.85 0.79 200890 USD78 W
135
ATI Radeon HD 5570
ATI Radeon HD 5570
desktop 2.81 1.26 2010146 USD39 W
136
AMD Radeon E6760
AMD Radeon E6760
desktop 2.62 1.93 2011240 USD45 W
137
NVIDIA Quadro FX 1800
NVIDIA Quadro FX 1800
workstation 2.37 0.73 2009100 USD59 W
138
NVIDIA Quadro FX 5600
NVIDIA Quadro FX 5600
workstation 2.30 1.20 2007170 USD171 W
139
NVIDIA Quadro FX 2700M
NVIDIA Quadro FX 2700M
mobile workstation 2.18 0.67 2008100 USD65 W
140
NVIDIA Quadro K600
NVIDIA Quadro K600
workstation 2.09 0.61 201395 USD41 W
141
NVIDIA Quadro FX 4600
NVIDIA Quadro FX 4600
workstation 1.98 0.76 2007125 USD134 W
142
NVIDIA GeForce GTS 250
NVIDIA GeForce GTS 250
desktop 1.84 0.65 2009115 USD150 W
143
AMD FirePro V3900
AMD FirePro V3900
workstation 1.66 0.65 2012127 USD50 W
144
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4670
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4670
notebook 1.48 0.65 2009143 USD35 W
145
NVIDIA Quadro FX 3800
NVIDIA Quadro FX 3800
workstation 1.39 0.62 2009145 USD108 W
146
NVIDIA Quadro K420
NVIDIA Quadro K420
workstation 1.34 0.61 2014148 USD41 W
147
NVIDIA Quadro K1000M
NVIDIA Quadro K1000M
mobile workstation 1.28 0.59 2012150 USD45 W
148
ATI Radeon HD 5550
ATI Radeon HD 5550
desktop 1.03 0.69 2010218 USD39 W
149
NVIDIA Quadro 500M
NVIDIA Quadro 500M
workstation 0.99 0.84 2011275 USD35 W
150
AMD Radeon HD 7650A
AMD Radeon HD 7650A
desktop 0.73 0.59 2012262 USD33 W
151
NVIDIA Quadro 400
NVIDIA Quadro 400
workstation 0.65 0.08 201140 USD32 W
152
AMD Radeon HD 6450
AMD Radeon HD 6450
desktop 0.62 0.09 201147 USD18 W
153
AMD Radeon R5 230
AMD Radeon R5 230
desktop 0.58 0.08 201445 USD19 W
154
AMD Radeon HD 6350
AMD Radeon HD 6350
desktop 0.45 0.07 201151 USD19 W
155
NVIDIA GeForce GT 230
NVIDIA GeForce GT 230
desktop 0.44 0.06 200944 USD75 W
156
NVIDIA GeForce GT 620
NVIDIA GeForce GT 620
desktop 0.41 0.05 201240 USD49 W
157
NVIDIA GeForce 7950 GX2
NVIDIA GeForce 7950 GX2
desktop 0.35 0.06 200655 USD110 W
158
NVIDIA GeForce 9500 GT
NVIDIA GeForce 9500 GT
desktop 0.34 0.09 200886 USD50 W
159
NVIDIA Quadro FX 3500M
NVIDIA Quadro FX 3500M
mobile workstation 0.33 0.10 2007100 USD45 W
160
NVIDIA Quadro FX 580
NVIDIA Quadro FX 580
workstation 0.33 0.09 200988 USD40 W
161
NVIDIA GeForce GT 610
NVIDIA GeForce GT 610
desktop 0.33 0.04 201240 USD29 W
162
NVIDIA GeForce GT 520M
NVIDIA GeForce GT 520M
notebook 0.27 0.05 201160 USD12 W
163
NVIDIA GeForce GT 520
NVIDIA GeForce GT 520
desktop 0.27 0.05 201160 USD29 W
164
AMD Radeon HD 6450 GDDR5
AMD Radeon HD 6450 GDDR5
desktop 0.24 0.06 201182 USD
165
NVIDIA GeForce GT 220
NVIDIA GeForce GT 220
desktop 0.24 0.06 200980 USD58 W
166
NVIDIA GeForce 7950 GT
NVIDIA GeForce 7950 GT
desktop 0.23 0.08 2006115 USD65 W
167
NVIDIA Quadro FX 2500M
NVIDIA Quadro FX 2500M
mobile workstation 0.23 0.07 2005100 USD45 W
168
NVIDIA Quadro FX 3500
NVIDIA Quadro FX 3500
workstation 0.23 0.07 200699 USD80 W
169
NVIDIA Quadro 410
NVIDIA Quadro 410
workstation 0.17 0.05 201295 USD38 W
170
NVIDIA Quadro FX 1600M
NVIDIA Quadro FX 1600M
mobile workstation 0.15 0.07 2007150 USD50 W
171
AMD FirePro 2270
AMD FirePro 2270
workstation 0.14 0.07 2011159 USD15 W
172
NVIDIA Quadro FX 4500
NVIDIA Quadro FX 4500
workstation 0.10 0.07 2005230 USD109 W