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StarCraft 2 - NBC Benchmark Information

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Benchmark

We use the full version of StarCraft 2 for Windows for our benchmarks and decided to benchmark the intro sequence of the Challenge "For the Swarm". We are using Fraps to record the average framerate from the Intro sequence (beginning at the time the image apears until the mouse cursor appears). As the performance is lower in the first run (due to HDD loading e.g.), we benchmark three runs and take the best average score.

This intro should represent the average Single Player and Multiplayer performance. CPU speed is not very important in this benchmark (it has a higher impact while actually gaming).

Settings

Texture Quality and Graphics Quality are changed using the presets in the game (we only change the preset and not the detailed settings). Vertical Sync and "Reduce Mouse Lag" are disabled. Display Mode is "Fullscreen". The graphics driver settings are all set on default and no AA is forced.

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Notebookcheck Settings Class Resolution Texture Quality and Graphics Quality in StarCraft 2
Low 1024x768 Low
Medium 1360x768 Medium
High 1360x768 High
Ultra 1920x1080 Ultra
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Pos      Model                                     StarCraft 2
 StarCraft 2 (2010)
low
1024x768
low
med.
1360x768
medium
high
1360x768
high
ultra
1920x1080
ultra
 35NVIDIA GeForce GTX 680M SLI
102.7
95.4
99.5
 36AMD Radeon HD 7970M Crossfire
137.3
136.2
119.9
 37NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980M
126
86
 47NVIDIA GeForce GTX 680
348
127
126
114
 48AMD Radeon HD 7970
320.5
117.8
117.2
108.6
 59NVIDIA GeForce GTX 590
112
 69AMD Radeon HD 7870
325.3
120.2
119
105.5
 76NVIDIA GeForce GTX 580
83
 81NVIDIA GeForce GTX 680M
278.9
116.1
112.152
853
 84AMD Radeon HD 7970M
322.9
75.62
70.052
85.13
 88NVIDIA GeForce GTX 570
83
 93NVIDIA Quadro K5000M
286.52
108
97
56.52
 98NVIDIA GeForce GTX 580M SLI
333.4
81.3
81.4
93.152
 99AMD Radeon HD 6990M Crossfire
330.9
116.4
107.5
81.7
 101NVIDIA GeForce GTX 485M SLI
323.8
105.3
94.8
65.9
 102AMD Radeon HD 6970M Crossfire
329.4
114.2
99.1
85.452
 113NVIDIA GeForce GTX 560 Ti
79
 114AMD Radeon HD 6870
802
 115NVIDIA GeForce GTX 470
78
Pos      Model                                     StarCraft 2
lowmed.highultra
 118NVIDIA GeForce GTX 470M SLI
280
83.3
73.9
50.3
 119NVIDIA GeForce GTX 480M SLI
279.6
74.9
64.6
42.5
 121NVIDIA Quadro K4000M
248
115
69
48
 124ATI Radeon HD 5850
191.7
69.2
67.4
62.9
 125NVIDIA GeForce GTX 675M
193.52
107.22
97.62
59.452
 126NVIDIA GeForce GTX 580M
265.3
104.6
100.9
59.92
 127AMD Radeon HD 6990M
338.1
113.3
88.52
63.53
 131AMD Radeon HD 7770
319.8
117.4
91.9
55.5
 133NVIDIA GeForce GTX 460M SLI
260
76.1
67.2
40.8
 134ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5870 Crossfire
158.8
57.9
57.9
51.2
 135NVIDIA GeForce GTX 485M
220.9
85.9
85.2
56.5
 136NVIDIA GeForce GTX 460 768MB
68
 137AMD Radeon HD 6790
55
 139NVIDIA Quadro K3100M
246
56
 143NVIDIA Quadro 5010M
98.4
52.7
 144NVIDIA GeForce GTX 760M
130
100
62
 146NVIDIA GeForce GTX 670M
270.52
107.452
87.64
48.63
 150AMD Radeon HD 6970M
200.652
66.1
65.5
58.63
 154NVIDIA Quadro K3000M
252
75
59
32
 155NVIDIA GeForce GTX 570M
257.2
97.1
79
42.2
Pos      Model                                     StarCraft 2
lowmed.highultra
 156AMD FirePro M6000
152
130
78
37
 158NVIDIA Quadro K2100M
342
95
58
31
 159ATI Radeon HD 5770
48
 160NVIDIA GeForce GTX 550 Ti
46
 165NVIDIA GeForce GTX 660M
2563
894
73.535
41.994
 172AMD FirePro W4170M
271
84
47
25
 175NVIDIA Quadro 4000M
180
112
79
71
 176NVIDIA GeForce GTX 470M
254.3
92.9
75.7
40.82
 177NVIDIA GeForce GTX 480M
45.2
44.5
36.8
 181NVIDIA Quadro K1100M
223
71
48
26
 189NVIDIA GeForce GT 650M
233.44
79.74
66.94
37.65
 190NVIDIA Quadro K620M
185
79
54
18
 191NVIDIA GeForce 840M
171.2
74.3
41.2
19.6
 195NVIDIA GeForce GTX 560M
234.9
86.2
67.9
353
 198Intel Iris Pro Graphics 5200
29
 208NVIDIA Quadro K2000M
184
67
48
29
 209NVIDIA GeForce GTS 450
39
 212ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5870
1663
633
563
41.12
 215AMD FirePro M4000
158
70
62
34
 218ATI Radeon HD 4850
62
37
Pos      Model                                     StarCraft 2
lowmed.highultra
 223NVIDIA GeForce GTX 460M
1933
733
63.24
31.958
 226NVIDIA GeForce GT 730M
164.52
682
35.52
212
 230AMD Radeon HD 8750M
126
47
35
 233AMD Radeon R7 M265
149
55
37
22
 235NVIDIA GeForce GTX 285M
184
32.8
 237NVIDIA GeForce GT 640M
195
59.82
442
27
 270ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4850
254
73
50
30
 271NVIDIA GeForce GTX 260M
154
47
 273NVIDIA Quadro FX 2800M
158
60
52
29.6
 277AMD FirePro M5950
67.4
47.2
29.7
 278NVIDIA GeForce GT 640M LE
184.893
55.73
37.663
23.842
 281AMD Radeon HD 8730M
94
27
20
 282AMD Radeon HD 6770M
166.852
64.13
44.63
24.7
 283NVIDIA GeForce GT 635M
209.62
48.752
32.852
 284NVIDIA GeForce GT 555M
198.43
57.254
42.45
23.254
 285ATI Radeon HD 5670
48
32
 286ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5850
160
51.83
33.23
20.23
 287AMD Radeon HD 6850M
20.6
 289NVIDIA Quadro 2000M
2042
82
45
302
 293NVIDIA GeForce GT 445M
58.1
43.5
23.2
Pos      Model                                     StarCraft 2
lowmed.highultra
 295NVIDIA GeForce GT 240 GDDR5
25
 296*AMD Radeon HD 6755G2
74.1
28.6
20.1
15.2
 297AMD Radeon HD 7690M
270
52
38
24.4
 302AMD Radeon HD 7660G + HD 7670M Dual Graphics
121.77
48.69
31.63
18.3
 304AMD Radeon HD 8670M
154
29
14
8
 307AMD Radeon HD 6750M
170.952
39
33.9
22.62
 308NVIDIA Quadro K1000M
254
48
30
14
 309NVIDIA GeForce GT 550M
205.852
49.42
36.552
18.92
 318*AMD Radeon HD 6740G2
101.2
41
29.5
 319*AMD Radeon HD 6730M
228.4
46.4
28.6
18.2
 327AMD Radeon HD 7520G + HD 7670M Dual Graphics
116.8
46.3
28.6
17.6
 328AMD Radeon HD 7670M
133.83
483
31.13
18.62
 329NVIDIA GeForce GT 630M
1929
51.5810
35.3510
19.854
 335AMD Radeon R5 M255
187
43
25.9
 338NVIDIA GeForce 820M
164
47
25
14
 339Intel HD Graphics 520
49
32
21
 349*AMD Radeon HD 6720G2
71.5
31.9
26.1
 352Intel HD Graphics 6000
118
43
21
14
 356NVIDIA GeForce GT 540M
179.610
50.212
34.917
186
 359AMD Radeon HD 6650M
1602
43.4
27.5
16.7
Pos      Model                                     StarCraft 2
lowmed.highultra
 360Intel HD Graphics 4600
198
48
26
14
 370AMD Radeon HD 7660G
142
44
29.5
17.8
 371NVIDIA GeForce GT 435M
202
46
32
17
 372*AMD Radeon HD 6680G2
95
28.8
20
 373Intel HD Graphics 5000
147.52
40.52
252
132
 375ATI Radeon HD 5570
43
26
15
 376AMD Radeon HD 6550M
184.8
43.952
27.752
15.8
 380AMD Radeon HD 6630M
133.55
44.956
30.056
18.12
 381AMD Radeon HD 7650M
228.96
46.23
29.86
17.14
 382AMD FirePro M2000
176
12
 383AMD Radeon HD 7570M
192
14
 386ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5650
1537
39.47
26.67
16.754
 392NVIDIA GeForce GT 620M
136
46
26
 393NVIDIA GeForce GT 525M
183.14
41.86
30.26
16.752
 394*AMD Radeon HD 6550D
150
442
30.52
172
 396AMD Radeon HD 7610M
172.8
37.9
25.9
 399AMD Radeon HD 7640G
109.1
23.04
14.97
 406Intel HD Graphics 4400
116.658
32.47
18.47
107
 408NVIDIA NVS 5200M
148.52
42.52
232
9
 412NVIDIA GeForce GT 425M
161.652
37.54
26.654
14.62
Pos      Model                                     StarCraft 2
lowmed.highultra
 416NVIDIA GeForce GT 335M
164
45.4
30.6
16.1
 418AMD Radeon HD 7600G
493
18.83
16.63
 428NVIDIA GeForce GT 420M
112
34
25
14
 431NVIDIA GeForce GT 330M
1585
39.37
27.27
13.92
 432NVIDIA Quadro FX 880M