Best value under $300

Here is our rating of the best video cards under $300 that will help you select the right option based on its price-quality ratio. The table features all GPUs for desktops, laptops, and workstations. Useful information includes estimated performance, release year, and power input.

Video card
Type
Performance
Architecture
Year
Price now
Power consumption
1
42.57
GCN 4.0
2016
100
85 W
2
36.57
GCN 4.0
2016
100
120 W
3
42.57
GCN 4.0
2017
140
185 W
4
36.17
Kepler
2013
130
250 W
5
45.5
Turing
2019
171
100 W
6
53.15
Turing
2019
210
120 W
7
27.5
Kepler
2013
110
230 W
8
32.26
GCN 4.0
2017
130
120 W
9
44.4
Pascal
2016
181
120 W
10
27.67
Maxwell 2.0
2015
113
100 W
11
62.3
RDNA 1.0
2020
260
150 W
12
58.98
Turing
2019
248
125 W
13
32.28
Turing
2020
140
50 W
14
19.55
GCN 4.0
2017
85
50 W
15
36.37
Turing
2019
159
75 W
16
13.67
TeraScale 3
2010
60
250 W
17
50.75
Maxwell 2.0
2015
223
100 W
18
50.75
Maxwell 2.0
2014
223
220 W
19
42.57
GCN 4.0
2017
190
100 W
20
58.93
Turing
2019
280
120 W
21
42.57
RDNA 1.0
2019
205
130 W
22
45.14
Turing
2019
218
23
19.29
GCN 1.0
2012
95
150 W
24
20.05
GCN 4.0
2017
100
55 W
25
39.31
GCN 4.0
2016
198
150 W
26
27.39
Pascal
2017
140
75 W
27
43.89
GCN 4.0
2018
227
175 W
28
42.58
Kepler
2013
225
250 W
29
47.57
Pascal
2016
270
120 W
30
14.22
Fermi 2.0
2011
82
160 W
31
29.65
Pascal
2016
171
70 W
32
16.99
GCN 4.0
2017
100
75 W
33
26.12
Pascal
2016
159
60 W
34
13.73
Maxwell
2015
86
40 W
35
24.87
Maxwell 2.0
2015
160
75 W
36
22.39
GCN 1.0
2013
150
180 W
37
13.39
GCN 2.0
2013
90
95 W
38
18.31
Kepler
2012
125
140 W
39
23.43
GCN 1.0
2012
161
225 W
40
21.38
GCN
2012
147
200 W
41
20.92
Fermi 2.0
2010
145
244 W
42
17.85
Maxwell
2014
125
65 W
43
37.88
Pascal
2016
274
80 W
44
21.93
Kepler
2013
160
170 W
45
16.58
Maxwell
2014
123
68 W
46
12.06
Pascal
2017
91
30 W
47
11.26
GCN 4.0
2017
85
50 W
48
20.67
Pascal
2017
159
75 W
49
17.95
GCN 1.0
2013
140
100 W
50
25.86
Maxwell 2.0
2014
210
81 W
51
7.95
TeraScale 2
2011
65
150 W
52
15.66
Maxwell
2014
130
55 W
53
5.97
GCN 1.0
2013
50
47 W
54
34.47
Maxwell 2.0
2014
290
100 W
55
18.06
Maxwell
2014
155
75 W
56
10.19
Fermi 2.0
2012
90
150 W
57
14.11
GCN 2.0
2015
125
80 W
58
14.05
GCN 2.0
2013
132
115 W
59
27.23
Kepler
2012
264
300 W
60
5.14
TeraScale 2
2011
50
86 W
61
13.79
Kepler
2012
136
100 W
62
3.54
Kepler
2013
35
41 W
63
5.03
Kepler
2013
50
45 W
64
5.53
Fermi 2.0
2011
56
70 W
65
17.94
Kepler
2013
190
122 W
66
5.53
GCN 1.0
2013
60
65 W
67
8.1
Kepler
2012
89
65 W
68
12.52
Kepler
2013
138
75 W
69
16.83
Pascal
2018
188
40 W
70
7.02
Kepler
2012
79
50 W
71
8.95
Maxwell
2015
103
30 W
72
15.93
Pascal
2017
184
40 W
73
13.58
TeraScale 3
2011
160
375 W
74
15.46
Fermi 2.0
2011
184
365 W
75
14.22
Terascale 2
2010
173
120 W
76
13.96
GCN 2.0
2014
170
50 W
77
2.95
Kepler 2.0
2014
36
19 W
78
19.62
Kepler
2014
240
108 W
79
20.35
Maxwell
2017
250
55 W
80
20.7
GCN 1.0
2012
255
185 W
81
3.81
Fermi
2011
47
55 W
82
14.43
GCN 2.0
2013
180
85 W
83
10.49
Maxwell
2014
139
45 W
84
5.77
TeraScale 2
2011
77
108 W
85
20.41
GCN 1.0
2015
273
100 W
86
5.14
Fermi
2011
70
75 W
87
18.52
GCN 1.0
2012
253
150 W
88
13.78
GCN 4.0
2017
192
65 W
89
14.05
GCN 4.0
2016
198
100 W
90
12.37
Kepler
2013
176
80 W
91
5.61
Fermi
2010
80
106 W
92
11.28
Fermi
162
93
13.24
Maxwell
2015
191
45 W
94
18.69
GCN 4.0
2016
274
75 W
95
10.1
TeraScale 2
2010
150
151 W
96
17.94
GCN 4.0
2016
274
55 W
97
11.71
Kepler
2012
184
110 W
98
17.4
GCN 4.0
2016
279
50 W
99
5.65
Fermi
2011
91
100 W
100
10.54
Fermi
2010
170
160 W
101
18.41
Maxwell 2.0
2016
299
75 W
102
11.6
GCN 4.0
2019
189
65 W
103
7.69
Pascal
2017
128
30 W
104
5.69
Tesla 2.0
2008
95
182 W
105
16.58
Maxwell
2015
280
55 W
106
3
TeraScale 2
2012
51
60 W
107
1
Curie
2005
18
45 W
108
9.31
TeraScale 2
2010
165
127 W
109
8.95
Fermi
2010
160
150 W
110
6.63
Tesla 2.0
2009
120
219 W
111
7.23
GCN 4.0
2017
131
35 W
112
10.83
Kepler
2013
198
100 W
113
3.82
GCN 1.0
2013
70
30 W
114
12.73
TeraScale 3
2011
240
150 W
115
3.71
Fermi
2014
70
49 W
116
7.37
Kepler
2013
140
51 W
117
7.87
GCN 1.0
2012
152
55 W
118
3.58
Kepler
2012
70
45 W
119
3.58
Fermi
2011
70
65 W
120
13.08
Fermi
2010
263
200 W
121
12.85
TeraScale 3
2010
262
200 W
122
2.68
Fermi
2011
55
45 W
123
10.51
TeraScale 2
2011
216
75 W
124
7.46
Kepler
2012
155
75 W
125
13.42
Kepler
2013
286
100 W
126
9.31
Fermi 2.0
2011
200
160 W
127
2.31
TeraScale 2
2011
50
60 W
128
7.9
TeraScale 2
2010
173
50 W
129
7.02
Kepler
2014
154
64 W
130
3.34
Kepler 2.0
2013
75
30 W
131
4.18
GCN 1.0
2014
95
26 W
132
4.75
TeraScale
2008
108
110 W
133
4.35
Fermi
2010
100
62 W
134
2.52
Tesla 2.0
2009
58
69 W
135
12.73
Fermi 2.0
2011
294
150 W
136
2.56
Fermi
2010
60
40 W
137
10.55
Fermi 2.0
2011
249
100 W
138
1.27
Fermi
2011
30
12 W
139
1.62
Fermi
2012
40
49 W
140
10.5
GCN 1.0
2014
261
80 W
141
7.17
Tesla 2.0
2008
180
204 W
142
8.73
Fermi 2.0
2011
236
100 W
143
1.82
Tesla
2009
50
75 W
144
3.59
Tesla 2.0
2009
99
108 W
145
3.64
TeraScale 2
2010
109
64 W
146
4.77
Kepler
2012
144
55 W
147
1.65
Tesla
2008
50
84 W
148
5.24
Tesla 2.0
2009
160
289 W
149
2.25
Tesla
2008
70
95 W
150
5.27
Kepler
2012
165
65 W
151
4.35
Tesla 2.0
2008
139
150 W
152
3.22
TeraScale 2
2011
103
66 W
153
2.8
Tesla
2009
90
150 W
154
1.33
Tesla
2009
44
75 W
155
4.39
Tesla 2.0
2008
150
150 W
156
5.22
Tesla 2.0
2008
179
189 W
157
4.58
Fermi
2011
170
62 W
158
2.67
Kepler 2.0
2014
100
19 W
159
6.94
GCN 1.0
2014
262
50 W
160
2.31
Fermi
2011
88
35 W
161
3.27
TeraScale 2
2012
127
50 W
162
0.38
0.38
2007
15
11 W
163
7.28
Fermi 2.0
2011
289
116 W
164
0.96
0.96
2009
40
58 W
165
1.47
Curie
2006
69
80 W
166
0.88
0.88
2011
43
18 W
167
1.84
Tesla
2008
90
78 W
168
0.8
0.80
2011
40
32 W
169
0.54
0.54
2007
28
42 W
170
4.51
TeraScale 2
2011
240
45 W
171
3.53
Kepler
2014
188
41 W
172
1.12
TeraScale 2
2014
60
19 W
173
1.85
Tesla
2009
100
59 W
174
1.84
Tesla
2008
100
65 W
175
0.42
0.42
2007
23
40 W
176
1.36
Fermi 2.0
2012
75
29 W
177
0.65
0.65
2011
36
19 W
178
1.32
Fermi 2.0
2011
75
29 W
179
0.93
0.93
2006
55
110 W
180
2.05
Tesla
2007
125
134 W
181
2.33
TeraScale
2009
143
35 W
182
2.55
Fermi
2010
160
49 W
183
2.04
Kepler
2012
129
38 W
184
0.31
0.31
2008
20
13 W
185
2.58
Tesla
2007
169
171 W
186
2.2
Tesla
2008
150
125 W
187
0.33
0.33
2008
23
188
2.84
Tesla
2006
200
155 W
189
1.42
Curie
2007
100
45 W
190
2.07
TeraScale 2
2010
146
39 W
191
1.13
Curie
2005
80
65 W
192
0.52
0.52
2004
40
193
1.01
Terascale 2
2011
82
194
0.45
0.45
2009
39
31 W
195
0.8
0.80
2007
70
60 W
196
3.07
Fermi
2011
275
35 W
197
0.72
0.72
2009
69
40 W
198
0.54
0.54
2007
56
40 W
199
2.52
TeraScale 2
2012
262
33 W
200
0.42
0.42
2007
45
21 W
201
0.75
0.75
2006
85
40 W
202
2.32
Tesla
2007
270
125 W
203
0.25
0.25
2006
32
204
1.67
TeraScale 2
2010
218
39 W
205
0.63
0.63
2008
86
50 W
206
0.53
0.53
2007
75
38 W
207
0.46
0.46
2004
65
208
0.81
0.81
2006
115
65 W
209
0.42
0.42
2008
60
210
1.05
TeraScale 2
2011
159
15 W
211
0.47
0.47
2009
73
34 W
212
0.38
0.38
2009
60
23 W
213
0.37
0.37
2004
60
25 W
214
0.86
0.86
2007
150
50 W
215
0.69
0.69
2005
120
83 W
216
0.16
0.16
2006
28
18 W
217
0.93
0.93
2006
175
27 W
218
1.46
Curie
2006
300
65 W
219
0.95
0.95
2005
230
109 W
220
0.55
0.55
2006
150
24 W
221
0.52
0.52
2006
150
30 W
222
0.14
0.14
2005
41
223
0.13
0.13
2004
40
224
0.38
0.38
2007
125
35 W
225
0.54
0.54
2007
189
47 W
226
0.42
0.42
2004
150
227
0.44
0.44
2008
165
50 W
228
0.34
0.34
2008
140
35 W
229
0.48
0.48
2004
245
55 W
230
0.11
0.11
2009
46
231
0.29
0.29
2006
149
30 W
232
0.11
0.11
2015
46
233
0.11
0.11
2010
49
11 W
234
0.32
0.32
2003
167
235
0.51
0.51
2007
271
30 W
236
0.11
0.11
2012
50
29 W
237
0.17
0.17
2006
125
31 W
238
0.11
0.11
2010
52
25 W
239
0.04
0.04
2004
37
240
0.16
0.16
2004
213
241
0.1
0.10
2004
150
242
0.04
0.04
2003
60
13 W
243
0.11
0.11
2013
66
25 W
244
0.03
0.03
2003
70
245
0.08
0.08
2013
230
49 W
246
0.02
0.02
2016
60
55 W
247
0.11
0.11
2011
81
65 W
248
0.11
0.11
2012
82
29 W
249
0.11
0.11
2015
85
64 W
250
0.11
0.11
2011
99
44 W
251
0.11
0.11
2015
100
65 W
252
0.11
0.11
2005
99
97 W
253
0.11
0.11
2010
102
43 W
254
0.11
0.11
2018
100
20 W
255
0.11
0.11
2010
110
17 W
256
0.11
0.11
2008
132
56 W
257
0.11
0.11
2017
139
85 W
258
0.11
0.11
2009
148
32 W
259
0.11
0.11
2011
160
150 W
260
0.11
0.11
2013
178
75 W
261
0.11
0.11
2011
209
142 W
262
0.11
0.11
2004
218
263
0.11
0.11
2012
231
151 W
264
0.11
0.11
2013
230
110 W
265
0.11
0.11
2012
220
20 W
266
0.11
0.11
2014
230
225 W
267
0.11
0.11
2010
244
15 W
268
0.11
0.11
2012
284
50 W
269
0.11
0.11
2011
266
160 W
270
0.11
0.11
2009
284
182 W
271
0.11
0.11
2010
262
35 W
272
0.11
0.11
2010
300
208 W