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StarCraft 2 - NBC Benchmark Information

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.

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
 9NVIDIA GeForce GTX 680M SLI
102.7
95.4
99.5
 10AMD Radeon HD 7970M Crossfire
137.3
136.2
119.9
 12NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980M
126
86
 16NVIDIA GeForce GTX 680
348
127
126
114
 17AMD Radeon HD 7970
320.5
117.8
117.2
108.6
 20NVIDIA GeForce GTX 590
112
 28AMD Radeon HD 7870
325.3
120.2
119
105.5
 33NVIDIA GeForce GTX 580
83
 36NVIDIA GeForce GTX 680M
278.9
116.1
112.152
853
 40AMD Radeon HD 7970M
322.9
75.62
70.052
85.13
 43NVIDIA GeForce GTX 570
83
 46NVIDIA Quadro K5000M
286.52
108
97
56.52
 50NVIDIA GeForce GTX 580M SLI
333.4
81.3
81.4
93.152
 51AMD Radeon HD 6990M Crossfire
330.9
116.4
107.5
81.7
 53NVIDIA GeForce GTX 485M SLI
323.8
105.3
94.8
65.9
 54AMD Radeon HD 6970M Crossfire
329.4
114.2
99.1
85.452
 61NVIDIA GeForce GTX 560 Ti
79
 62AMD Radeon HD 6870
802
 63NVIDIA GeForce GTX 470
78
Pos      Model                                     StarCraft 2
lowmed.highultra
 65NVIDIA GeForce GTX 470M SLI
280
83.3
73.9
50.3
 66NVIDIA GeForce GTX 480M SLI
279.6
74.9
64.6
42.5
 68NVIDIA Quadro K4000M
248
115
69
48
 69ATI Radeon HD 5850
191.7
69.2
67.4
62.9
 70NVIDIA GeForce GTX 675M
193.52
107.22
97.62
59.452
 71NVIDIA GeForce GTX 580M
265.3
104.6
100.9
59.92
 72AMD Radeon HD 6990M
338.1
113.3
88.52
63.53
 73AMD Radeon HD 7770
319.8
117.4
91.9
55.5
 75NVIDIA GeForce GTX 460M SLI
260
76.1
67.2
40.8
 76ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5870 Crossfire
158.8
57.9
57.9
51.2
 77NVIDIA GeForce GTX 485M
220.9
85.9
85.2
56.5
 78NVIDIA GeForce GTX 460 768MB
68
 79AMD Radeon HD 6790
55
 81NVIDIA Quadro K3100M
246
56
 83NVIDIA Quadro 5010M
98.4
52.7
 84NVIDIA GeForce GTX 760M
130
100
62
 86NVIDIA GeForce GTX 670M
270.52
107.452
87.64
48.63
 88AMD Radeon HD 6970M
200.652
66.1
65.5
58.63
 92NVIDIA Quadro K3000M
252
75
59
32
 93NVIDIA GeForce GTX 570M
257.2
97.1
79
42.2
Pos      Model                                     StarCraft 2
lowmed.highultra
 94AMD FirePro M6000
152
130
78
37
 96NVIDIA Quadro K2100M
342
95
58
31
 97ATI Radeon HD 5770
48
 98NVIDIA GeForce GTX 550 Ti
46
 104NVIDIA GeForce GTX 660M
2563
894
73.535
41.994
 110AMD FirePro W4170M
271
84
47
25
 112NVIDIA Quadro 4000M
180
112
79
71
 113NVIDIA GeForce GTX 470M
254.3
92.9
75.7
40.82
 114NVIDIA GeForce GTX 480M
45.2
44.5
36.8
 116NVIDIA Quadro K1100M
223
71
48
26
 118NVIDIA GeForce GT 650M
233.44
79.74
66.94
37.65
 119NVIDIA Quadro K620M
185
79
54
18
 120NVIDIA GeForce 840M
171.2
74.3
41.2
19.6
 124NVIDIA GeForce GTX 560M
234.9
86.2
67.9
353
 126Intel Iris Pro Graphics 5200
29
 131NVIDIA Quadro K2000M
184
67
48
29
 132NVIDIA GeForce GTS 450
39
 135ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5870
1663
633
563
41.12
 138AMD FirePro M4000
158
70
62
34
 141ATI Radeon HD 4850
62
37
Pos      Model                                     StarCraft 2
lowmed.highultra
 146NVIDIA GeForce GTX 460M
1933
733
63.24
31.958
 148NVIDIA GeForce GT 730M
164.52
682
35.52
212
 152AMD Radeon HD 8750M
126
47
35
 155AMD Radeon R7 M265
149
55
37
22
 157NVIDIA GeForce GTX 285M
184
32.8
 159NVIDIA GeForce GT 640M
195
59.82
442
27
 175ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4850
254
73
50
30
 176NVIDIA GeForce GTX 260M
154
47
 178NVIDIA Quadro FX 2800M
158
60
52
29.6
 182AMD FirePro M5950
67.4
47.2
29.7
 183NVIDIA GeForce GT 640M LE
184.893
55.73
37.663
23.842
 186AMD Radeon HD 8730M
94
27
20
 187AMD Radeon HD 6770M
166.852
64.13
44.63
24.7
 188NVIDIA GeForce GT 635M
209.62
48.752
32.852
 189NVIDIA GeForce GT 555M
198.43
57.254
42.45
23.254
 190ATI Radeon HD 5670
48
32
 191ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5850
160
51.83
33.23
20.23
 192AMD Radeon HD 6850M
20.6
 193NVIDIA Quadro 2000M
2042
82
45
302
 197NVIDIA GeForce GT 445M
58.1
43.5
23.2
Pos      Model                                     StarCraft 2
lowmed.highultra
 199NVIDIA GeForce GT 240 GDDR5
25
 200*AMD Radeon HD 6755G2
74.1
28.6
20.1
15.2
 201AMD Radeon HD 7690M
270
52
38
24.4
 205AMD Radeon HD 7660G + HD 7670M Dual Graphics
121.77
48.69
31.63
18.3
 207AMD Radeon HD 8670M
154
29
14
8
 210AMD Radeon HD 6750M
170.952
39
33.9
22.62
 211NVIDIA Quadro K1000M
254
48
30
14
 212NVIDIA GeForce GT 550M
205.852
49.42
36.552
18.92
 221*AMD Radeon HD 6740G2
101.2
41
29.5
 222*AMD Radeon HD 6730M
228.4
46.4
28.6
18.2
 230AMD Radeon HD 7520G + HD 7670M Dual Graphics
116.8
46.3
28.6
17.6
 231AMD Radeon HD 7670M
133.83
483
31.13
18.62
 232NVIDIA GeForce GT 630M
1929
51.5810
35.3510
19.854
 235AMD Radeon R5 M255
187
43
25.9
 237NVIDIA GeForce 820M
164
47
25
14
 244*AMD Radeon HD 6720G2
71.5
31.9
26.1
 247Intel HD Graphics 6000
118
43
21
14
 251NVIDIA GeForce GT 540M
179.610
50.212
34.917
186
 254AMD Radeon HD 6650M
1602
43.4
27.5
16.7
 255Intel HD Graphics 4600
198
48
26
14
Pos      Model                                     StarCraft 2
lowmed.highultra
 262AMD Radeon HD 7660G
142
44
29.5
17.8
 263NVIDIA GeForce GT 435M
202
46
32
17
 264*AMD Radeon HD 6680G2
95
28.8
20
 265Intel HD Graphics 5000
147.52
40.52
252
132
 267ATI Radeon HD 5570
43
26
15
 268AMD Radeon HD 6550M
184.8
43.952
27.752
15.8
 272AMD Radeon HD 6630M
133.55
44.956
30.056
18.12
 273AMD Radeon HD 7650M
228.96
46.23
29.86
17.14
 274AMD FirePro M2000
176
12
 275AMD Radeon HD 7570M
192
14
 278ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5650
1537
39.47
26.67
16.754
 284NVIDIA GeForce GT 620M
136
46
26
 286NVIDIA GeForce GT 525M
183.14
41.86
30.26
16.752
 287*AMD Radeon HD 6550D
150
442
30.52
172
 289AMD Radeon HD 7610M
172.8
37.9
25.9
 292AMD Radeon HD 7640G
109.1
23.04
14.97
 295Intel HD Graphics 4400
116.658
32.47
18.47
107
 296NVIDIA NVS 5200M
148.52
42.52
232
9
 300NVIDIA GeForce GT 425M
161.652
37.54
26.654
14.62
 304NVIDIA GeForce GT 335M
164
45.4
30.6
16.1
Pos      Model                                     StarCraft 2
lowmed.highultra
 306AMD Radeon HD 7600G
493
18.83
16.63
 316NVIDIA GeForce GT 420M
112
34
25
14
 319NVIDIA GeForce GT 330M
1585
39.37
27.27
13.92
 320NVIDIA Quadro FX 880M
155
42
29
12
 331ATI Mobility Radeon HD 550v
144.8
33.2
19
 333Intel HD Graphics 4000
112.526
26.526
1726
10.97
 335AMD Radeon HD 6620G
97.4
30.8
20.6
 342AMD Radeon HD 6450 GDDR5
209
34
24
14
 344*AMD Radeon HD 6520G + HD 7450M Dual Graphics
893
28.23
15.752
 346AMD Radeon HD 7500G
37
14
 347*AMD Radeon HD 6480G + HD 7450M Dual Graphics
90.9
24.1
14.6
 350AMD Radeon HD 7470M
128.4
22.4
12.3
 351AMD Radeon HD 6490M
194.8
33.7
22.1
 355AMD Radeon HD 7520G
105.162
29.82
23.52
11.9
 361NVIDIA NVS 4200M
149
30
19
 365AMD Radeon HD 8330
51
24
19
 381AMD Radeon HD 7450M
92.9
28.4
19.8
 382NVIDIA GeForce 610M
134.352
23.552
15.552
 385AMD Radeon HD 6470M
148.97
30.16
215
14.754
 387NVIDIA GeForce GT 520M
140.66
26.96
196
103
Pos      Model                                     StarCraft 2
lowmed.highultra
 388AMD Radeon HD 7420G
100
22
17
 396NVIDIA GeForce 320M
110
26
15
8
 406AMD Radeon HD 7400G
96
20
13
 407*AMD Radeon HD 6480G
83
20
12
 410NVIDIA GeForce 410M
101
19
15
 413AMD Radeon HD 6370M
101
17
11
 415ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5470
102.352
19.652
12.152
 421ATI Mobility Radeon HD 545v
122
23.1
12.5
 428*AMD Radeon R2 (Mullins/Beema)
27.1
12.4
 431Intel HD Graphics 3000
65.528
17.827
1123
88
 433NVIDIA GeForce 310M
775
19.15
12.354
 434NVIDIA GeForce G210M
76
17
11
6
 437NVIDIA GeForce 315M
73
28.4
 449AMD Radeon HD 8210
35
14
 450ATI Mobility Radeon HD 540v
109
21
16
 451ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4550
120.5
21.2
12.3
 458ATI Radeon HD 4350
86
16
7
4
 479Intel HD Graphics 2000
62
12
9
5
 487*Intel HD Graphics (Sandy Bridge)
60.087
11.67
8.436
 492Intel HD Graphics (Bay Trail)
48.54
93
3
Pos      Model                                     StarCraft 2
lowmed.highultra
 495AMD Radeon HD 7340
52.52
16.12
 496*AMD Radeon HD 6320
46
13
 498*AMD Radeon HD 6310