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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                                     Perf. RatingStarCraft 2
 StarCraft 2 (2010)
low
1024x768
low
med.
1360x768
medium
high
1360x768
high
ultra
1920x1080
ultra
 22NVIDIA GeForce GTX 680M SLI
~75.975%
102.7
95.4
99.5
 23AMD Radeon HD 7970M Crossfire
~10075%
137.3
136.2
119.9
 24NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980M
~82.150%
126
86
 32NVIDIA GeForce GTX 680
95
348
127
126
114
 33AMD Radeon HD 7970
88.6
320.5
117.8
117.2
108.6
 43NVIDIA GeForce GTX 590
~93.425%
112
 52AMD Radeon HD 7870
89.1
325.3
120.2
119
105.5
 58NVIDIA GeForce GTX 580
~69.225%
83
 61NVIDIA GeForce GTX 680M
79.5
278.9
116.1
112.152
853
 65AMD Radeon HD 7970M
67.6
322.9
75.62
70.052
85.13
 69NVIDIA GeForce GTX 570
~69.225%
83
 73NVIDIA Quadro K5000M
69.8
286.52
108
97
56.52
 77NVIDIA GeForce GTX 580M SLI
73.1
333.4
81.3
81.4
93.152
 78AMD Radeon HD 6990M Crossfire
81.7
330.9
116.4
107.5
81.7
 80NVIDIA GeForce GTX 485M SLI
73.6
323.8
105.3
94.8
65.9
 81AMD Radeon HD 6970M Crossfire
80.5
329.4
114.2
99.1
85.452
 89NVIDIA GeForce GTX 560 Ti
~65.925%
79
 90AMD Radeon HD 6870
~66.725%
802
 91NVIDIA GeForce GTX 470
~65.125%
78
Pos      Model                                     StarCraft 2
lowmed.highultra
 94NVIDIA GeForce GTX 470M SLI
59.3
280
83.3
73.9
50.3
 95NVIDIA GeForce GTX 480M SLI
54.4
279.6
74.9
64.6
42.5
 97NVIDIA Quadro K4000M
61.4
248
115
69
48
 100ATI Radeon HD 5850
51.9
191.7
69.2
67.4
62.9
 101NVIDIA GeForce GTX 675M
63.7
193.52
107.22
97.62
59.452
 102NVIDIA GeForce GTX 580M
69.1
265.3
104.6
100.9
59.92
 103AMD Radeon HD 6990M
74.4
338.1
113.3
88.52
63.53
 109AMD Radeon HD 7770
72.8
319.8
117.4
91.9
55.5
 111NVIDIA GeForce GTX 460M SLI
53.4
260
76.1
67.2
40.8
 112ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5870 Crossfire
43.3
158.8
57.9
57.9
51.2
 113NVIDIA GeForce GTX 485M
58.9
220.9
85.9
85.2
56.5
 114NVIDIA GeForce GTX 460 768MB
~56.725%
68
 115AMD Radeon HD 6790
~45.925%
55
 117NVIDIA Quadro K3100M
~58.750%
246
56
 121NVIDIA Quadro 5010M
~58.150%
98.4
52.7
 122NVIDIA GeForce GTX 760M
~73.375%
130
100
62
 124NVIDIA GeForce GTX 670M
65.2
270.52
107.452
87.64
48.63
 128AMD Radeon HD 6970M
50.7
200.652
66.1
65.5
58.63
 132NVIDIA Quadro K3000M
49.3
252
75
59
32
 133NVIDIA GeForce GTX 570M
59.5
257.2
97.1
79
42.2
Pos      Model                                     StarCraft 2
lowmed.highultra
 134AMD FirePro M6000
56.6
152
130
78
37
 136NVIDIA Quadro K2100M
59
342
95
58
31
 137ATI Radeon HD 5770
~4025%
48
 138NVIDIA GeForce GTX 550 Ti
~38.425%
46
 143NVIDIA GeForce GTX 660M
56.8
2563
894
73.535
41.994
 151AMD FirePro W4170M
48.6
271
84
47
25
 155NVIDIA Quadro 4000M
62.6
180
112
79
71
 156NVIDIA GeForce GTX 470M
57.6
254.3
92.9
75.7
40.82
 157NVIDIA GeForce GTX 480M
~32.175%
45.2
44.5
36.8
 160NVIDIA Quadro K1100M
43.2
223
71
48
26
 167NVIDIA GeForce GT 650M
51.4
233.44
79.74
66.94
37.65
 168NVIDIA Quadro K620M
41.3
185
79
54
18
 169NVIDIA GeForce 840M
37.5
171.2
74.3
41.2
19.6
 173NVIDIA GeForce GTX 560M
52.3
234.9
86.2
67.9
353
 175Intel Iris Pro Graphics 5200
~24.225%
29
 184NVIDIA Quadro K2000M
40.3
184
67
48
29
 185NVIDIA GeForce GTS 450
~32.525%
39
 188ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5870
42.2
1663
633
563
41.12
 191AMD FirePro M4000
42.6
158
70
62
34
 194ATI Radeon HD 4850
~38.250%
62
37
Pos      Model                                     StarCraft 2
lowmed.highultra
 199NVIDIA GeForce GTX 460M
45.4
1933
733
63.24
31.958
 202NVIDIA GeForce GT 730M
35.1
164.52
682
35.52
212
 206AMD Radeon HD 8750M
~3275%
126
47
35
 209AMD Radeon R7 M265
32.1
149
55
37
22
 211NVIDIA GeForce GTX 285M
~40.150%
184
32.8
 213NVIDIA GeForce GT 640M
38.6
195
59.82
442
27
 238ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4850
47
254
73
50
30
 239NVIDIA GeForce GTX 260M
~39.450%
154
47
 241NVIDIA Quadro FX 2800M
38
158
60
52
29.6
 245AMD FirePro M5950
~36.275%
67.4
47.2
29.7
 246NVIDIA GeForce GT 640M LE
35.3
184.893
55.73
37.663
23.842
 249AMD Radeon HD 8730M
~20.575%
94
27
20
 250AMD Radeon HD 6770M
37
166.852
64.13
44.63
24.7
 251NVIDIA GeForce GT 635M
~4075%
209.62
48.752
32.852
 252NVIDIA GeForce GT 555M
37.3
198.43
57.254
42.45
23.254
 253ATI Radeon HD 5670
~3150%
48
32
 254ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5850
31.2
160
51.83
33.23
20.23
 255AMD Radeon HD 6850M
~17.225%
20.6
 257NVIDIA Quadro 2000M
44.1
2042
82
45
302
 261NVIDIA GeForce GT 445M
~31.275%
58.1
43.5
23.2
Pos      Model                                     StarCraft 2
lowmed.highultra
 263NVIDIA GeForce GT 240 GDDR5
~20.925%
25
 264*AMD Radeon HD 6755G2
17.4
74.1
28.6
20.1
15.2
 265AMD Radeon HD 7690M
40.9
270
52
38
24.4
 270AMD Radeon HD 7660G + HD 7670M Dual Graphics
27.2
121.77
48.69
31.63
18.3
 272AMD Radeon HD 8670M
20.6
154
29
14
8
 275AMD Radeon HD 6750M
30.3
170.952
39
33.9
22.62
 276NVIDIA Quadro K1000M
35.4
254
48
30
14
 277NVIDIA GeForce GT 550M
34.4
205.852
49.42
36.552
18.92
 286*AMD Radeon HD 6740G2
~26.975%
101.2
41
29.5
 287*AMD Radeon HD 6730M
33.9
228.4
46.4
28.6
18.2
 295AMD Radeon HD 7520G + HD 7670M Dual Graphics
25.7
116.8
46.3
28.6
17.6
 296AMD Radeon HD 7670M
27.9
133.83
483
31.13
18.62
 297NVIDIA GeForce GT 630M
33.8
1929
51.5810
35.3510
19.854
 303AMD Radeon R5 M255
~34.775%
187
43
25.9
 305NVIDIA GeForce 820M
27.8
164
47
25
14
 306Intel HD Graphics 520
~25.675%
49
32
21
 315*AMD Radeon HD 6720G2
~2175%
71.5
31.9
26.1
 318Intel HD Graphics 6000
23.1
118
43
21
14
 322NVIDIA GeForce GT 540M
32.2
179.610
50.212
34.917
186
 325AMD Radeon HD 6650M
27.9
1602
43.4
27.5
16.7
Pos      Model                                     StarCraft 2
lowmed.highultra
 326Intel HD Graphics 4600
30.7
198
48
26
14
 334AMD Radeon HD 7660G
27.3
142
44
29.5
17.8
 335NVIDIA GeForce GT 435M
32.3
202
46
32
17
 336*AMD Radeon HD 6680G2
~2175%
95
28.8
20
 337Intel HD Graphics 5000
25.3
147.52
40.52
252
132
 339ATI Radeon HD 5570
~2175%
43
26
15
 340AMD Radeon HD 6550M
29.7
184.8
43.952
27.752
15.8
 344AMD Radeon HD 6630M
27.1
133.55
44.956
30.056
18.12
 345AMD Radeon HD 7650M
33.9
228.96
46.23
29.86
17.14
 346AMD FirePro M2000
~30.350%
176
12
 347AMD Radeon HD 7570M
~33.450%
192
14
 350ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5650
26.5
1537
39.47
26.67
16.754
 356NVIDIA GeForce GT 620M
~30.675%
136
46
26
 357NVIDIA GeForce GT 525M
29.8
183.14
41.86
30.26
16.752
 358*AMD Radeon HD 6550D
27.9
150
442
30.52
172
 360AMD Radeon HD 7610M
~32.175%
172.8
37.9
25.9
 363AMD Radeon HD 7640G
~19.775%
109.1
23.04
14.97
 370Intel HD Graphics 4400
19.7
116.658
32.47
18.47
107
 372NVIDIA NVS 5200M
24.5
148.52
42.52
232
9
 376NVIDIA GeForce GT 425M
26.4
161.652
37.54
26.654
14.62
Pos      Model                                     StarCraft 2
lowmed.highultra
 380NVIDIA GeForce GT 335M
29
164
45.4
30.6
16.1
 382AMD Radeon HD 7600G
~13.375%
493
18.83
16.63
 392NVIDIA GeForce GT 420M
21.7
112
34
25
14
 395NVIDIA GeForce GT 330M
26.4
1585
39.37
27.27
13.92
 396NVIDIA Quadro FX 880M
26.6
155
42
29
12
 407ATI Mobility Radeon HD 550v
~26.675%
144.8
33.2
19
 409Intel HD Graphics 4000
18.3
112.526
26.526
1726
10.97
 411AMD Radeon HD 6620G
~21.875%
97.4
30.8
20.6
 419AMD Radeon HD 6450 GDDR5
28.5
209
34
24
14
 421*AMD Radeon HD 6520G + HD 7450M Dual Graphics
~19.275%
893
28.23
15.752
 423AMD Radeon HD 7500G
~10.450%
37
14
 424*AMD Radeon HD 6480G + HD 7450M Dual Graphics
~18.175%