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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.

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
 32NVIDIA GeForce GTX 680M SLI
102.7
95.4
99.5
 33AMD Radeon HD 7970M Crossfire
137.3
136.2
119.9
 34NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980M
126
86
 44NVIDIA GeForce GTX 680
348
127
126
114
 45AMD Radeon HD 7970
320.5
117.8
117.2
108.6
 56NVIDIA GeForce GTX 590
112
 66AMD Radeon HD 7870
325.3
120.2
119
105.5
 71NVIDIA GeForce GTX 580
83
 78NVIDIA GeForce GTX 680M
278.9
116.1
112.152
853
 81AMD Radeon HD 7970M
322.9
75.62
70.052
85.13
 85NVIDIA GeForce GTX 570
83
 90NVIDIA Quadro K5000M
286.52
108
97
56.52
 95NVIDIA GeForce GTX 580M SLI
333.4
81.3
81.4
93.152
 96AMD Radeon HD 6990M Crossfire
330.9
116.4
107.5
81.7
 98NVIDIA GeForce GTX 485M SLI
323.8
105.3
94.8
65.9
 99AMD Radeon HD 6970M Crossfire
329.4
114.2
99.1
85.452
 110NVIDIA GeForce GTX 560 Ti
79
 111AMD Radeon HD 6870
802
 112NVIDIA GeForce GTX 470
78
Pos      Model                                     StarCraft 2
lowmed.highultra
 115NVIDIA GeForce GTX 470M SLI
280
83.3
73.9
50.3
 116NVIDIA GeForce GTX 480M SLI
279.6
74.9
64.6
42.5
 118NVIDIA Quadro K4000M
248
115
69
48
 121ATI Radeon HD 5850
191.7
69.2
67.4
62.9
 122NVIDIA GeForce GTX 675M
193.52
107.22
97.62
59.452
 123NVIDIA GeForce GTX 580M
265.3
104.6
100.9
59.92
 124AMD Radeon HD 6990M
338.1
113.3
88.52
63.53
 128AMD Radeon HD 7770
319.8
117.4
91.9
55.5
 130NVIDIA GeForce GTX 460M SLI
260
76.1
67.2
40.8
 131ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5870 Crossfire
158.8
57.9
57.9
51.2
 132NVIDIA GeForce GTX 485M
220.9
85.9
85.2
56.5
 133NVIDIA GeForce GTX 460 768MB
68
 134AMD Radeon HD 6790
55
 136NVIDIA Quadro K3100M
246
56
 140NVIDIA Quadro 5010M
98.4
52.7
 141NVIDIA GeForce GTX 760M
130
100
62
 143NVIDIA GeForce GTX 670M
270.52
107.452
87.64
48.63
 147AMD Radeon HD 6970M
200.652
66.1
65.5
58.63
 151NVIDIA Quadro K3000M
252
75
59
32
 152NVIDIA GeForce GTX 570M
257.2
97.1
79
42.2
Pos      Model                                     StarCraft 2
lowmed.highultra
 153AMD FirePro M6000
152
130
78
37
 155NVIDIA Quadro K2100M
342
95
58
31
 156ATI Radeon HD 5770
48
 157NVIDIA GeForce GTX 550 Ti
46
 162NVIDIA GeForce GTX 660M
2563
894
73.535
41.994
 169AMD FirePro W4170M
271
84
47
25
 172NVIDIA Quadro 4000M
180
112
79
71
 173NVIDIA GeForce GTX 470M
254.3
92.9
75.7
40.82
 174NVIDIA GeForce GTX 480M
45.2
44.5
36.8
 178NVIDIA Quadro K1100M
223
71
48
26
 186NVIDIA GeForce GT 650M
233.44
79.74
66.94
37.65
 187NVIDIA Quadro K620M
185
79
54
18
 188NVIDIA GeForce 840M
171.2
74.3
41.2
19.6
 192NVIDIA GeForce GTX 560M
234.9
86.2
67.9
353
 195Intel Iris Pro Graphics 5200
29
 204NVIDIA Quadro K2000M
184
67
48
29
 205NVIDIA GeForce GTS 450
39
 208ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5870
1663
633
563
41.12
 211AMD FirePro M4000
158
70
62
34
 214ATI Radeon HD 4850
62
37
Pos      Model                                     StarCraft 2
lowmed.highultra
 219NVIDIA GeForce GTX 460M
1933
733
63.24
31.958
 222NVIDIA GeForce GT 730M
164.52
682
35.52
212
 226AMD Radeon HD 8750M
126
47
35
 229AMD Radeon R7 M265
149
55
37
22
 231NVIDIA GeForce GTX 285M
184
32.8
 233NVIDIA GeForce GT 640M
195
59.82
442
27
 263ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4850
254
73
50
30
 264NVIDIA GeForce GTX 260M
154
47
 266NVIDIA Quadro FX 2800M
158
60
52
29.6
 270AMD FirePro M5950
67.4
47.2
29.7
 271NVIDIA GeForce GT 640M LE
184.893
55.73
37.663
23.842
 274AMD Radeon HD 8730M
94
27
20
 275AMD Radeon HD 6770M
166.852
64.13
44.63
24.7
 276NVIDIA GeForce GT 635M
209.62
48.752
32.852
 277NVIDIA GeForce GT 555M
198.43
57.254
42.45
23.254
 278ATI Radeon HD 5670
48
32
 279ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5850
160
51.83
33.23
20.23
 280AMD Radeon HD 6850M
20.6
 282NVIDIA Quadro 2000M
2042
82
45
302
 286NVIDIA GeForce GT 445M
58.1
43.5
23.2
Pos      Model                                     StarCraft 2
lowmed.highultra
 288NVIDIA GeForce GT 240 GDDR5
25
 289*AMD Radeon HD 6755G2
74.1
28.6
20.1
15.2
 290AMD Radeon HD 7690M
270
52
38
24.4
 295AMD Radeon HD 7660G + HD 7670M Dual Graphics
121.77
48.69
31.63
18.3
 297AMD Radeon HD 8670M
154
29
14
8
 300AMD Radeon HD 6750M
170.952
39
33.9
22.62
 301NVIDIA Quadro K1000M
254
48
30
14
 302NVIDIA GeForce GT 550M
205.852
49.42
36.552
18.92
 311*AMD Radeon HD 6740G2
101.2
41
29.5
 312*AMD Radeon HD 6730M
228.4
46.4
28.6
18.2
 320AMD Radeon HD 7520G + HD 7670M Dual Graphics
116.8
46.3
28.6
17.6
 321AMD Radeon HD 7670M
133.83
483
31.13
18.62
 322NVIDIA GeForce GT 630M
1929
51.5810
35.3510
19.854
 328AMD Radeon R5 M255
187
43
25.9
 331NVIDIA GeForce 820M
164
47
25
14
 332Intel HD Graphics 520
49
32
21
 342*AMD Radeon HD 6720G2
71.5
31.9
26.1
 345Intel HD Graphics 6000
118
43
21
14
 349NVIDIA GeForce GT 540M
179.610
50.212
34.917
186
 352AMD Radeon HD 6650M
1602
43.4
27.5
16.7
Pos      Model                                     StarCraft 2
lowmed.highultra
 353Intel HD Graphics 4600
198
48
26
14
 363AMD Radeon HD 7660G
142
44
29.5
17.8
 364NVIDIA GeForce GT 435M
202
46
32
17
 365*AMD Radeon HD 6680G2
95
28.8
20
 366Intel HD Graphics 5000
147.52
40.52
252
132
 368ATI Radeon HD 5570
43
26
15
 369AMD Radeon HD 6550M
184.8
43.952
27.752
15.8
 373AMD Radeon HD 6630M
133.55
44.956
30.056
18.12
 374AMD Radeon HD 7650M
228.96
46.23
29.86
17.14
 375AMD FirePro M2000
176
12
 376AMD Radeon HD 7570M
192
14
 379ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5650
1537
39.47
26.67
16.754
 385NVIDIA GeForce GT 620M
136
46
26
 386NVIDIA GeForce GT 525M
183.14
41.86
30.26
16.752
 387*AMD Radeon HD 6550D
150
442
30.52
172
 389AMD Radeon HD 7610M
172.8
37.9
25.9
 392AMD Radeon HD 7640G
109.1
23.04
14.97
 399Intel HD Graphics 4400
116.658
32.47
18.47
107
 401NVIDIA NVS 5200M
148.52
42.52
232
9
 405NVIDIA GeForce GT 425M
161.652
37.54
26.654
14.62
Pos      Model                                     StarCraft 2
lowmed.highultra
 409NVIDIA GeForce GT 335M
164
45.4
30.6
16.1
 411AMD Radeon HD 7600G
493
18.83
16.63
 421NVIDIA GeForce GT 420M
112
34
25
14
 424NVIDIA GeForce GT 330M
1585
39.37
27.27
13.92
 425NVIDIA Quadro FX 880M
155
42
29
12