GeForce Cards Most Popular GPUs on Steam

January 4, 2011

By Jimmy Thang

Valve has released new Steam hardware figures for the month of December 2010. In terms of GPU usage, NVIDIA came out on top.

The results showed that 59.11% of Steam users gamed with NVIDIA cards. Conversely, ATI cards came in second place and were used 32.98% of the time. Intel graphics were used 6.22% of the time and 1.69% used "other" cards.

In terms of DirectX GPUs, most Steam users are currently running DirectX 10 cards yielding a percentage of 72.13. In second place were DirectX 11 GPUs, which stood at 15.64%. The rarest cards featured DirectX 8, which stood at 2.8%.

It will be interesting to see what kind of affect NVIDIA's latest GPUs, namely the very well-received GeForce GTX 580 and 570, will have on the playing field.

If you're interested in upgrading your graphics card, but can't decide which one to get, feel free to browse NVIDIA's GPUs.