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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
 36NVIDIA GeForce GTX 680M SLI
102.7
95.4
99.5
 37AMD Radeon HD 7970M Crossfire
137.3
136.2
119.9
 38NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980M
126
86
 48NVIDIA GeForce GTX 680
348
127
126
114
 49AMD Radeon HD 7970
320.5
117.8
117.2
108.6
 60NVIDIA GeForce GTX 590
112
 71AMD Radeon HD 7870
325.3
120.2
119
105.5
 78NVIDIA GeForce GTX 580
83
 83NVIDIA GeForce GTX 680M
278.9
116.1
112.152
853
 86AMD Radeon HD 7970M
322.9
75.62
70.052
85.13
 90NVIDIA GeForce GTX 570
83
 95NVIDIA Quadro K5000M
286.52
108
97
56.52
 100NVIDIA GeForce GTX 580M SLI
333.4
81.3
81.4
93.152
 101AMD Radeon HD 6990M Crossfire
330.9
116.4
107.5
81.7
 103NVIDIA GeForce GTX 485M SLI
323.8
105.3
94.8
65.9
 104AMD Radeon HD 6970M Crossfire
329.4
114.2
99.1
85.452
 115NVIDIA GeForce GTX 560 Ti
79
 116AMD Radeon HD 6870
802
 117NVIDIA GeForce GTX 470
78
Pos      Model                                     StarCraft 2
lowmed.highultra
 120NVIDIA GeForce GTX 470M SLI
280
83.3
73.9
50.3
 121NVIDIA GeForce GTX 480M SLI
279.6
74.9
64.6
42.5
 123NVIDIA Quadro K4000M
248
115
69
48
 126ATI Radeon HD 5850
191.7
69.2
67.4
62.9
 127NVIDIA GeForce GTX 675M
193.52
107.22
97.62
59.452
 128NVIDIA GeForce GTX 580M
265.3
104.6
100.9
59.92
 129AMD Radeon HD 6990M
338.1
113.3
88.52
63.53
 133AMD Radeon HD 7770
319.8
117.4
91.9
55.5
 135NVIDIA GeForce GTX 460M SLI
260
76.1
67.2
40.8
 136ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5870 Crossfire
158.8
57.9
57.9
51.2
 137NVIDIA GeForce GTX 485M
220.9
85.9
85.2
56.5
 138NVIDIA GeForce GTX 460 768MB
68
 139AMD Radeon HD 6790
55
 141NVIDIA Quadro K3100M
246
56
 145NVIDIA Quadro 5010M
98.4
52.7
 146NVIDIA GeForce GTX 760M
130
100
62
 148NVIDIA GeForce GTX 670M
270.52
107.452
87.64
48.63
 152AMD Radeon HD 6970M
200.652
66.1
65.5
58.63
 156NVIDIA Quadro K3000M
252
75
59
32
 157NVIDIA GeForce GTX 570M
257.2
97.1
79
42.2
Pos      Model                                     StarCraft 2
lowmed.highultra
 158AMD FirePro M6000
152
130
78
37
 160NVIDIA Quadro K2100M
342
95
58
31
 161ATI Radeon HD 5770
48
 162NVIDIA GeForce GTX 550 Ti
46
 167NVIDIA GeForce GTX 660M
2563
894
73.535
41.994
 174AMD FirePro W4170M
271
84
47
25
 177NVIDIA Quadro 4000M
180
112
79
71
 178NVIDIA GeForce GTX 470M
254.3
92.9
75.7
40.82
 179NVIDIA GeForce GTX 480M
45.2
44.5
36.8
 183NVIDIA Quadro K1100M
223
71
48
26
 192NVIDIA GeForce GT 650M
233.44
79.74
66.94
37.65
 193NVIDIA Quadro K620M
185
79
54
18
 194NVIDIA GeForce 840M
171.2
74.3
41.2
19.6
 198NVIDIA GeForce GTX 560M
234.9
86.2
67.9
353
 201Intel Iris Pro Graphics 5200
29
 211NVIDIA Quadro K2000M
184
67
48
29
 212NVIDIA GeForce GTS 450
39
 215ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5870
1663
633
563
41.12
 218AMD FirePro M4000
158
70
62
34
 221ATI Radeon HD 4850
62
37
Pos      Model                                     StarCraft 2
lowmed.highultra
 226NVIDIA GeForce GTX 460M
1933
733
63.24
31.958
 229NVIDIA GeForce GT 730M
164.52
682
35.52
212
 233AMD Radeon HD 8750M
126
47
35
 236AMD Radeon R7 M265
149
55
37
22
 238NVIDIA GeForce GTX 285M
184
32.8
 240NVIDIA GeForce GT 640M
195
59.82
442
27
 273ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4850
254
73
50
30
 274NVIDIA GeForce GTX 260M
154
47
 276NVIDIA Quadro FX 2800M
158
60
52
29.6
 280AMD FirePro M5950
67.4
47.2
29.7
 281NVIDIA GeForce GT 640M LE
184.893
55.73
37.663
23.842
 284AMD Radeon HD 8730M
94
27
20
 285AMD Radeon HD 6770M
166.852
64.13
44.63
24.7
 286NVIDIA GeForce GT 635M
209.62
48.752
32.852
 287NVIDIA GeForce GT 555M
198.43
57.254
42.45
23.254
 288ATI Radeon HD 5670
48
32
 289ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5850
160
51.83
33.23
20.23
 290AMD Radeon HD 6850M
20.6
 292NVIDIA Quadro 2000M
2042
82
45
302
 296NVIDIA GeForce GT 445M
58.1
43.5
23.2
Pos      Model                                     StarCraft 2
lowmed.highultra
 298NVIDIA GeForce GT 240 GDDR5
25
 299*AMD Radeon HD 6755G2
74.1
28.6
20.1
15.2
 300AMD Radeon HD 7690M
270
52
38
24.4
 305AMD Radeon HD 7660G + HD 7670M Dual Graphics
121.77
48.69
31.63
18.3
 307AMD Radeon HD 8670M
154
29
14
8
 310AMD Radeon HD 6750M
170.952
39
33.9
22.62
 311NVIDIA Quadro K1000M
254
48
30
14
 312NVIDIA GeForce GT 550M
205.852
49.42
36.552
18.92
 321*AMD Radeon HD 6740G2
101.2
41
29.5
 322*AMD Radeon HD 6730M
228.4
46.4
28.6
18.2
 330AMD Radeon HD 7520G + HD 7670M Dual Graphics
116.8
46.3
28.6
17.6
 331AMD Radeon HD 7670M
133.83
483
31.13
18.62
 332NVIDIA GeForce GT 630M
1929
51.5810
35.3510
19.854
 338AMD Radeon R5 M255
187
43
25.9
 341NVIDIA GeForce 820M
164
47
25
14
 342Intel HD Graphics 520
49
32
21
 352*AMD Radeon HD 6720G2
71.5
31.9
26.1
 355Intel HD Graphics 6000
118
43
21
14
 359NVIDIA GeForce GT 540M
179.610
50.212
34.917
186
 362AMD Radeon HD 6650M
1602
43.4
27.5
16.7
Pos      Model                                     StarCraft 2
lowmed.highultra
 363Intel HD Graphics 4600
198
48
26
14
 373AMD Radeon HD 7660G
142
44
29.5
17.8
 374NVIDIA GeForce GT 435M
202
46
32
17
 375*AMD Radeon HD 6680G2
95
28.8
20
 376Intel HD Graphics 5000
147.52
40.52
252
132
 378ATI Radeon HD 5570
43
26
15
 379AMD Radeon HD 6550M
184.8
43.952
27.752
15.8
 383AMD Radeon HD 6630M
133.55
44.956
30.056
18.12
 384AMD Radeon HD 7650M
228.96
46.23
29.86
17.14
 385AMD FirePro M2000
176
12
 386AMD Radeon HD 7570M
192
14
 389ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5650
1537
39.47
26.67
16.754
 395NVIDIA GeForce GT 620M
136
46
26
 396NVIDIA GeForce GT 525M
183.14
41.86
30.26
16.752
 397*AMD Radeon HD 6550D
150
442
30.52
172
 399AMD Radeon HD 7610M
172.8
37.9
25.9
 402AMD Radeon HD 7640G
109.1
23.04
14.97
 409Intel HD Graphics 4400
116.658
32.47
18.47
107
 411NVIDIA NVS 5200M
148.52
42.52
232
9
 415NVIDIA GeForce GT 425M
161.652
37.54
26.654
14.62
Pos      Model                                     StarCraft 2
lowmed.highultra
 419NVIDIA GeForce GT 335M
164
45.4
30.6
16.1
 421AMD Radeon HD 7600G
493
18.83
16.63
 431NVIDIA GeForce GT 420M
112
34
25
14
 434NVIDIA GeForce GT 330M