Nvidia’s RTX 4090 is more popular than any AMD discrete GPU on Steam

Nvidia’s most expensive GPU is more popular than any AMD Radeon GPU on Steam’s latest hardware survey

Nvidia are dominating the GPU market. Valve have released their latest Steam hardware survey, and the green team have over 76% market share. What’s even more insane is that Nvidia’s most expensive gaming GPU, the RTX 4090, is currently more popular than any single AMD Radeon GPU on Steam.

With 0.99% of Steam users owning one, Nvidia’s RTX 4090 graphics card is truly the GPU of the 1%. Currently, Nvidia’s RTX 3060 is Steam’s most popular PC GPU, with 6.01% of Steam users owning one. For team Radeon, their most popular GPU is their RX 580, which is used by 0.91% of Steam users.

AMD’s flagship GPU, the Radeon RX 7900 XTX, us used by 0.41% of Steam users. That means that Nvidia’s RTX 4090 is owned by 2.4 times more PC gamers. Nvidia’s RTX 4080 is used by 0.84% of Steam users, with the newer RTX 4080 SUPER being used by 0.28% of users. These numbers showcase how much Nvidia’s high-end RTX lineup are outselling their AMD counterparts.

One of AMD’s more popular GPUs on Steam is their “AMD AMD Custom GPU 0405”. That GPU is the graphics solution inside Valve’s Steam Deck. With 0.80% market share, we can see exactly how popular Valve’s gaming handheld is. For example, that’s more popular than Nvidia’s RTX 4050 laptop GPU and AMD’s Radeon RX 6600.

CPU-wise, AMD enjoys a much larger share of Steam userbase. Currently, AMD CPUs power 34.64% of Steam’s userbase. Over 70% of Steam users currently use a processor with 6 or more CPU cores. Additionally, 47.08% of PC gamers have 16GB of RAM, with 28.72% having 32GB of memory.

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