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
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 295
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 295
desktop 10.37 4.98 2009160 USD289 W
102
NVIDIA Quadro K610M
NVIDIA Quadro K610M
mobile workstation 10.21 2.30 201375 USD30 W
103
NVIDIA Quadro FX 5800
NVIDIA Quadro FX 5800
workstation 9.95 5.35 2008179 USD189 W
104
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 285
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 285
desktop 9.01 4.87 2008180 USD204 W
105
NVIDIA Quadro FX 4600
NVIDIA Quadro FX 4600
workstation 8.31 3.12 2007125 USD134 W
106
NVIDIA Quadro FX 1800
NVIDIA Quadro FX 1800
workstation 8.19 2.46 2009100 USD59 W
107
NVIDIA Quadro FX 2700M
NVIDIA Quadro FX 2700M
mobile workstation 8.19 2.46 2008100 USD65 W
108
NVIDIA GeForce GT 620
NVIDIA GeForce GT 620
desktop 8.16 0.98 201240 USD49 W
109
AMD Radeon HD 6570
AMD Radeon HD 6570
desktop 7.82 2.30 201198 USD44 W
110
AMD Radeon R5 230
AMD Radeon R5 230
desktop 7.75 1.28 201455 USD19 W
111
NVIDIA GeForce 9800 GT
NVIDIA GeForce 9800 GT
desktop 7.37 2.30 2008104 USD125 W
112
AMD Radeon HD 6350
AMD Radeon HD 6350
desktop 7.18 1.10 201151 USD19 W
113
AMD Radeon E6760
AMD Radeon E6760
desktop 6.91 4.98 2011240 USD45 W
114
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 260
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 260
desktop 6.27 5.35 2008284 USD182 W
115
NVIDIA GeForce GT 640
NVIDIA GeForce GT 640
desktop 5.99 4.98 2012277 USD65 W
116
NVIDIA GeForce 7950 GX2
NVIDIA GeForce 7950 GX2
desktop 5.93 0.98 200655 USD110 W
117
NVIDIA GeForce GT 520M
NVIDIA GeForce GT 520M
notebook 5.44 0.98 201160 USD12 W
118
NVIDIA Quadro K1000M
NVIDIA Quadro K1000M
mobile workstation 5.11 2.30 2012150 USD45 W
119
NVIDIA Quadro FX 5600
NVIDIA Quadro FX 5600
workstation 4.68 2.46 2007175 USD171 W
120
NVIDIA GeForce GT 520
NVIDIA GeForce GT 520
desktop 4.35 0.98 201175 USD29 W
121
NVIDIA GeForce GT 720
NVIDIA GeForce GT 720
desktop 4.28 2.30 2014179 USD19 W
122
NVIDIA GeForce 7800 GT
NVIDIA GeForce 7800 GT
desktop 4.08 0.98 200580 USD65 W
123
NVIDIA Quadro FX 580
NVIDIA Quadro FX 580
workstation 4.08 0.98 200980 USD40 W
124
NVIDIA GeForce GT 220
NVIDIA GeForce GT 220
desktop 4.08 0.98 200980 USD58 W
125
NVIDIA Quadro 400
NVIDIA Quadro 400
workstation 4.07 1.10 201190 USD32 W
126
NVIDIA Quadro FX 1700
NVIDIA Quadro FX 1700
workstation 3.84 0.98 200785 USD42 W
127
NVIDIA GeForce 7950 GT
NVIDIA GeForce 7950 GT
desktop 3.62 1.25 2006115 USD65 W
128
NVIDIA GeForce GT 630
NVIDIA GeForce GT 630
desktop 3.60 2.30 2012213 USD65 W
129
NVIDIA Quadro FX 3500
NVIDIA Quadro FX 3500
workstation 3.30 0.98 200699 USD80 W
130
NVIDIA Quadro FX 2500M
NVIDIA Quadro FX 2500M
mobile workstation 3.26 0.98 2005100 USD45 W
131
NVIDIA Quadro FX 3500M
NVIDIA Quadro FX 3500M
mobile workstation 3.26 0.98 2007100 USD45 W
132
AMD Radeon HD 6450
AMD Radeon HD 6450
desktop 3.23 1.25 2011129 USD18 W
133
NVIDIA Quadro 500M
NVIDIA Quadro 500M
workstation 2.98 2.46 2011275 USD35 W
134
AMD Radeon HD 7650A
AMD Radeon HD 7650A
desktop 2.92 2.30 2012262 USD33 W
135
NVIDIA Quadro 410
NVIDIA Quadro 410
workstation 2.72 0.98 2012120 USD38 W
136
NVIDIA Quadro FX 1600M
NVIDIA Quadro FX 1600M
mobile workstation 2.18 0.98 2007150 USD50 W
137
NVIDIA Quadro FX 4500
NVIDIA Quadro FX 4500
workstation 1.55 1.07 2005230 USD109 W
138
NVIDIA GeForce GT 610
NVIDIA GeForce GT 610
desktop 1.09 0.98 2012300 USD29 W