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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
 31NVIDIA GeForce GTX 680M SLI
102.7
95.4
99.5
 32AMD Radeon HD 7970M Crossfire
137.3
136.2
119.9
 33NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980M
126
86
 42NVIDIA GeForce GTX 680
348
127
126
114
 43AMD Radeon HD 7970
320.5
117.8
117.2
108.6
 54NVIDIA GeForce GTX 590
112
 64AMD Radeon HD 7870
325.3
120.2
119
105.5
 69NVIDIA GeForce GTX 580
83
 74NVIDIA GeForce GTX 680M
278.9
116.1
112.152
853
 77AMD Radeon HD 7970M
322.9
75.62
70.052
85.13
 81NVIDIA GeForce GTX 570
83
 85NVIDIA Quadro K5000M
286.52
108
97
56.52
 89NVIDIA GeForce GTX 580M SLI
333.4
81.3
81.4
93.152
 90AMD Radeon HD 6990M Crossfire
330.9
116.4
107.5
81.7
 92NVIDIA GeForce GTX 485M SLI
323.8
105.3
94.8
65.9
 93AMD Radeon HD 6970M Crossfire
329.4
114.2
99.1
85.452
 102NVIDIA GeForce GTX 560 Ti
79
 103AMD Radeon HD 6870
802
 104NVIDIA GeForce GTX 470
78
Pos      Model                                     StarCraft 2
lowmed.highultra
 107NVIDIA GeForce GTX 470M SLI
280
83.3
73.9
50.3
 108NVIDIA GeForce GTX 480M SLI
279.6
74.9
64.6
42.5
 110NVIDIA Quadro K4000M
248
115
69
48
 113ATI Radeon HD 5850
191.7
69.2
67.4
62.9
 114NVIDIA GeForce GTX 675M
193.52
107.22
97.62
59.452
 115NVIDIA GeForce GTX 580M
265.3
104.6
100.9
59.92
 116AMD Radeon HD 6990M
338.1
113.3
88.52
63.53
 121AMD Radeon HD 7770
319.8
117.4
91.9
55.5
 123NVIDIA GeForce GTX 460M SLI
260
76.1
67.2
40.8
 124ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5870 Crossfire
158.8
57.9
57.9
51.2
 125NVIDIA GeForce GTX 485M
220.9
85.9
85.2
56.5
 126NVIDIA GeForce GTX 460 768MB
68
 127AMD Radeon HD 6790
55
 129NVIDIA Quadro K3100M
246
56
 133NVIDIA Quadro 5010M
98.4
52.7
 134NVIDIA GeForce GTX 760M
130
100
62
 136NVIDIA GeForce GTX 670M
270.52
107.452
87.64
48.63
 140AMD Radeon HD 6970M
200.652
66.1
65.5
58.63
 144NVIDIA Quadro K3000M
252
75
59
32
 145NVIDIA GeForce GTX 570M
257.2
97.1
79
42.2
Pos      Model                                     StarCraft 2
lowmed.highultra
 146AMD FirePro M6000
152
130
78
37
 148NVIDIA Quadro K2100M
342
95
58
31
 149ATI Radeon HD 5770
48
 150NVIDIA GeForce GTX 550 Ti
46
 155NVIDIA GeForce GTX 660M
2563
894
73.535
41.994
 162AMD FirePro W4170M
271
84
47
25
 165NVIDIA Quadro 4000M
180
112
79
71
 166NVIDIA GeForce GTX 470M
254.3
92.9
75.7
40.82
 167NVIDIA GeForce GTX 480M
45.2
44.5
36.8
 171NVIDIA Quadro K1100M
223
71
48
26
 179NVIDIA GeForce GT 650M
233.44
79.74
66.94
37.65
 180NVIDIA Quadro K620M
185
79
54
18
 181NVIDIA GeForce 840M
171.2
74.3
41.2
19.6
 185NVIDIA GeForce GTX 560M
234.9
86.2
67.9
353
 188Intel Iris Pro Graphics 5200
29
 197NVIDIA Quadro K2000M
184
67
48
29
 198NVIDIA GeForce GTS 450
39
 201ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5870
1663
633
563
41.12
 204AMD FirePro M4000
158
70
62
34
 207ATI Radeon HD 4850
62
37
Pos      Model                                     StarCraft 2
lowmed.highultra
 212NVIDIA GeForce GTX 460M
1933
733
63.24
31.958
 215NVIDIA GeForce GT 730M
164.52
682
35.52
212
 219AMD Radeon HD 8750M
126
47
35
 222AMD Radeon R7 M265
149
55
37
22
 224NVIDIA GeForce GTX 285M
184
32.8
 226NVIDIA GeForce GT 640M
195
59.82
442
27
 256ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4850
254
73
50
30
 257NVIDIA GeForce GTX 260M
154
47
 259NVIDIA Quadro FX 2800M
158
60
52
29.6
 263AMD FirePro M5950
67.4
47.2
29.7
 264NVIDIA GeForce GT 640M LE
184.893
55.73
37.663
23.842
 267AMD Radeon HD 8730M
94
27
20
 268AMD Radeon HD 6770M
166.852
64.13
44.63
24.7
 269NVIDIA GeForce GT 635M
209.62
48.752
32.852
 270NVIDIA GeForce GT 555M
198.43
57.254
42.45
23.254
 271ATI Radeon HD 5670
48
32
 272ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5850
160
51.83
33.23
20.23
 273AMD Radeon HD 6850M
20.6
 275NVIDIA Quadro 2000M
2042
82
45
302
 279NVIDIA GeForce GT 445M
58.1
43.5
23.2
Pos      Model                                     StarCraft 2
lowmed.highultra
 281NVIDIA GeForce GT 240 GDDR5
25
 282*AMD Radeon HD 6755G2
74.1
28.6
20.1
15.2
 283AMD Radeon HD 7690M
270
52
38
24.4
 288AMD Radeon HD 7660G + HD 7670M Dual Graphics
121.77
48.69
31.63
18.3
 290AMD Radeon HD 8670M
154
29
14
8
 293AMD Radeon HD 6750M
170.952
39
33.9
22.62
 294NVIDIA Quadro K1000M
254
48
30
14
 295NVIDIA GeForce GT 550M
205.852
49.42
36.552
18.92
 304*AMD Radeon HD 6740G2
101.2
41
29.5
 305*AMD Radeon HD 6730M
228.4
46.4
28.6
18.2
 313AMD Radeon HD 7520G + HD 7670M Dual Graphics
116.8
46.3
28.6
17.6
 314AMD Radeon HD 7670M
133.83
483
31.13
18.62
 315NVIDIA GeForce GT 630M
1929
51.5810
35.3510
19.854
 321AMD Radeon R5 M255
187
43
25.9
 324NVIDIA GeForce 820M
164
47
25
14
 325Intel HD Graphics 520
49
32
21
 335*AMD Radeon HD 6720G2
71.5
31.9
26.1
 338Intel HD Graphics 6000
118
43
21
14
 342NVIDIA GeForce GT 540M
179.610
50.212
34.917
186
 345AMD Radeon HD 6650M
1602
43.4
27.5
16.7
Pos      Model                                     StarCraft 2
lowmed.highultra
 346Intel HD Graphics 4600
198
48
26
14
 355AMD Radeon HD 7660G
142
44
29.5
17.8
 356NVIDIA GeForce GT 435M
202
46
32
17
 357*AMD Radeon HD 6680G2
95
28.8
20
 358Intel HD Graphics 5000
147.52
40.52
252
132
 360ATI Radeon HD 5570
43
26
15
 361AMD Radeon HD 6550M
184.8
43.952
27.752
15.8
 365AMD Radeon HD 6630M
133.55
44.956
30.056
18.12
 366AMD Radeon HD 7650M
228.96
46.23
29.86
17.14
 367AMD FirePro M2000
176
12
 368AMD Radeon HD 7570M
192
14
 371ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5650
1537
39.47
26.67
16.754
 377NVIDIA GeForce GT 620M
136
46
26
 378NVIDIA GeForce GT 525M
183.14
41.86
30.26
16.752
 379*AMD Radeon HD 6550D
150
442
30.52
172
 381AMD Radeon HD 7610M
172.8
37.9
25.9
 384AMD Radeon HD 7640G
109.1
23.04
14.97
 391Intel HD Graphics 4400
116.658
32.47
18.47
107
 393NVIDIA NVS 5200M
148.52
42.52
232
9
 397NVIDIA GeForce GT 425M
161.652
37.54
26.654
14.62
Pos      Model                                     StarCraft 2
lowmed.highultra
 401NVIDIA GeForce GT 335M
164
45.4
30.6
16.1
 403AMD Radeon HD 7600G
493
18.83
16.63
 413NVIDIA GeForce GT 420M
112
34
25
14
 416NVIDIA GeForce GT 330M
1585
39.37
27.27
13.92
 417NVIDIA Quadro FX 880M
155
42
29
12
 428ATI Mobility Radeon HD 550v
144.8
33.2
19
 430Intel HD Graphics 4000
112.526
26.526
1726
10.97
 432AMD Radeon HD 6620G
97.4
30.8
20.6
 442AMD Radeon HD 6450 GDDR5
209
34
24
14
 444*AMD Radeon HD 6520G + HD 7450M Dual Graphics
893
28.23
15.752
 446AMD Radeon HD 7500G
37
14
 447*AMD Radeon HD 6480G + HD 7450M Dual Graphics
90.9
24.1
14.6
 450AMD Radeon HD 7470M
128.4
22.4
12.3
 451AMD Radeon HD 6490M