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Battlefield Bad Company 2

Battlefield Bad Company 2 is benched in Microsoft Windows using the Steam version of the game.

Benchmark

We benchmark the intro sequence of the single player game (boat sequence in WW2) as it is similar demanding as an average multiplayer game and easy to benchmark. We use Fraps and start a new single player game. We start recording the sequence as soon as the text disappears and the image is fully blended in (the beginning text is rendered with a too high framerate). The sequence is stopped as soon as the player can take control (at the beach) and the average framerate from fraps is taken.

Settings

We dont use the "Overal Quality" Presets, but change it manually (set to "Advanced"). Level of Detail, Texture Quality, Shadow Quality and Effects Quality are all set to the same level. VSYNC is always off. Before starting to record the sequence recheck the settings, as sometimes the game alters them after starting the single player.

Setting Class Resolution (Level of Detail, Texture-, Shadow-, Effects Quality), Anti Aliasing, Anisotrope Filter, HBAO
low 1024x768 Low, 1x AA, 1x AF, HBAO off
med 1366x768 Medium, 1x AA, 1x AF, HBAO off
high 1366x768 High, 1x AA, 4x AF, HBAO on
ultra 1920x1080 High, 4x AA, 8x AF, HBAO on

Screenshots of the four detail settings directly after the benchmark sequence.

1024x768 low
1024x768 low
1360x768 med
1360x768 med
1360x768 high
1360x768 high
1920x1080 ultra
1920x1080 ultra
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Pos      Model                                     Battlefield: Bad Company 2
 Battlefield: Bad Company 2 (2010)
low
1024x768
low, HBAO off
1xAF 1xAA
med.
1366x768
medium, HBAO off
1xAF 1xAA
high
1366x768
high, HBAO on
4xAF 1xAA
ultra
1920x1080
high, HBAO on
8xAF 4xAA
 63NVIDIA GeForce GTX 590
144
 80NVIDIA GeForce GTX 580
106
 92NVIDIA GeForce GTX 570
91
 103NVIDIA GeForce GTX 580M SLI
200
198.8
174.552
103.72
 104AMD Radeon HD 6990M Crossfire
199.7
196.6
184.8
110.2
 106NVIDIA GeForce GTX 485M SLI
198.2
192.4
168.6
96.8
 107AMD Radeon HD 6970M Crossfire
199.4
194.5
163.2
94.452
 114NVIDIA GeForce GTX 850M
117.2
50.2
 120AMD Radeon HD 6870
68.52
 121NVIDIA GeForce GTX 470
73
 123NVIDIA GeForce GTX 765M
129.8
101.4
51.8
 124NVIDIA GeForce GTX 470M SLI
152.5
134.5
114.9
69.2
 125NVIDIA GeForce GTX 480M SLI
151.6
134.4
110.6
64.7
 130ATI Radeon HD 5850
98
91.1
88.9
59.8
 132NVIDIA GeForce GTX 580M
171.2
138.652
95.2
53.952
 133AMD Radeon HD 6990M
165.2
133.4
97.852
56.13
 139NVIDIA GeForce GTX 460M SLI
140.9
122.2
98.2
56.7
 140ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5870 Crossfire
113.9
103.9
96.8
57.7
 141NVIDIA GeForce GTX 485M
134.5
100.982
51.532
Pos      Model                                     Battlefield: Bad Company 2
lowmed.highultra
 142NVIDIA GeForce GTX 460 768MB
52
 143AMD Radeon HD 6790
47
 144NVIDIA GeForce GTX 285M SLI
81.5
50.6
 149NVIDIA Quadro 5010M
88.9
45.3
 150NVIDIA GeForce GTX 760M
150
117
90
46
 152NVIDIA GeForce GTX 670M
90
45.3
 156AMD Radeon HD 6970M
132.5
111.4
82.9
48.652
 161NVIDIA GeForce GTX 570M
135.8
105.8
78.1
40.1
 165ATI Radeon HD 5770
42
 171NVIDIA GeForce GTX 660M
119.5
94.7
69.9
39.2
 182NVIDIA GeForce GTX 470M
126.3
97.2
70.7
37.052
 183NVIDIA GeForce GTX 480M
108
80.92
642
37.52
 199NVIDIA GeForce 840M
75.3
55.9
23.6
 201NVIDIA GeForce GT 745M
55.8
28.2
 203NVIDIA GeForce GTX 560M
118.1
90.7
67.53
34.354
 208NVIDIA GeForce GT 740M
65.1
46.6
 218NVIDIA GeForce GTS 450
33
 220NVIDIA GeForce GT 735M
58.6
42.9
19.1
 221ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5870
104.2
80.5
58.6
32.73
 227ATI Radeon HD 4850
31
Pos      Model                                     Battlefield: Bad Company 2
lowmed.highultra
 232NVIDIA GeForce GTX 460M
83.652
66.952
57.66
30.19
 234NVIDIA GeForce GT 730M
80
63
48
25
 238AMD Radeon HD 8750M
78.6
60.2
44.1
 243NVIDIA GeForce GTX 285M
47.2
26
 245NVIDIA GeForce GT 640M
79
62
46.52
282
 278ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4850
133
70
47
25
 279NVIDIA GeForce GTX 260M
79.1
54.8
41.6
23.2
 281NVIDIA Quadro FX 2800M
58.92
41.53
23.07
 287AMD Radeon R6 (Kaveri)
37.5
28.4
19.9
8.1
 289AMD Radeon HD 8730M
71
58
42
 290AMD Radeon HD 6770M
72.7
632
43.652
21.3
 291NVIDIA GeForce GT 635M
80
53
36
23
 292NVIDIA GeForce GT 555M
743
52.73
40.54
21.14
 293ATI Radeon HD 5670
49
26
 294ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5850
55.53
40.13
18.63
 295AMD Radeon HD 6850M
74.8
39.7
18.852
 297NVIDIA Quadro 2000M
64.6
46.9
22.8
 301NVIDIA GeForce GT 445M
52.7
39.3
21.1
 302NVIDIA GeForce GTS 360M
52
40.2
21.6
 303NVIDIA GeForce GT 240 GDDR5
22
Pos      Model                                     Battlefield: Bad Company 2
lowmed.highultra
 304*AMD Radeon HD 6755G2
63.6
48.2
35.4
18.8
 308AMD Radeon HD 8650G + HD 8670M Dual Graphics
63.8
45.9
31.5
 311AMD Radeon HD 8550G + HD 8670M Dual Graphics
56
40.6
28
 315AMD Radeon HD 6750M
743
54.82
37.42
203
 317NVIDIA GeForce GT 550M
61.22
443
32.13
16.43
 326*AMD Radeon HD 6740G2
68.8
61
48.8
 327*AMD Radeon HD 6730M
67
51.1
35
17.1
 331AMD Radeon HD 6570M
68
38
33
6
 332AMD Radeon HD 8650G
63.2
46.2
32.3
 337NVIDIA GeForce GT 630M
62.5
47.4
33.4
 346NVIDIA GeForce 820M
57.3
46.6
34.5
 357*AMD Radeon HD 6720G2
53.1
46
38
 358AMD Radeon HD 8450G + Radeon HD 8570M Dual Graphics
29.5
25.7
23.2
 364NVIDIA GeForce GT 540M
583
44.0512
31.814
15.956
 367AMD Radeon HD 6650M
63.7
41.52
29.552
15.8
 368Intel HD Graphics 4600
96.7
74.3
56.5
 369ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5730
82.8
49.852
34.42
16.3
 370Intel HD Graphics 5500
111.2
83.7
61.3
 377ATI FirePro M5800
34.8
15.5
 381NVIDIA GeForce GT 435M
43.2
34.652
25.352
14.5
Pos      Model                                     Battlefield: Bad Company 2
lowmed.highultra
 382*AMD Radeon HD 6680G2
55
44.4
33.1
 385ATI Radeon HD 5570
32
14
 386AMD Radeon HD 6550M
63.8
48.352
33.152
14.7
 390AMD Radeon HD 6630M
52.43
40.84
304
14.452
 396ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5650
53.256
43.8810
30.0710
14.83
 403NVIDIA GeForce GT 525M
433
37.75
27.45
14.252
 404*AMD Radeon HD 6550D
54
27.52
13.52
 416Intel HD Graphics 4400
54
41
26
 421ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4670
56.1
 422NVIDIA GeForce GT 425M
44.9
32.83
243
12.552
 426NVIDIA GeForce GT 335M
55
34.93
24.33
 432ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5165
71.7
44.24
28.65
 438NVIDIA GeForce GT 420M
41
31
23
11
 441NVIDIA GeForce GT 330M
526
26.56
204
102
 442NVIDIA Quadro FX 880M
58.8
30.4
16.1
9.7
 446Intel HD Graphics 5300
33.1
25
16
 454ATI Mobility Radeon HD 550v
55.6
33.5
21.1
 464AMD Radeon R5 (Beema/Carrizo-L)
35.7
26.5
17.6
 467Intel HD Graphics 4200
32.2
24.5
15.6
 469AMD Radeon HD 6450 GDDR5
46
35
22
11
Pos      Model                                     Battlefield: Bad Company 2
lowmed.highultra
 478AMD Radeon HD 6490M
47.752
29.42
19.652
13.7
 480AMD Radeon HD 8400
29.9
22.1
 482NVIDIA GeForce GT 520MX
41
31
22
 484NVIDIA GeForce GT 325M
45.93
25.38
17.22
 496AMD Radeon R3 (Mullins/Beema)
21.2
15.6
9
 515Intel HD Graphics (Braswell)
6.7
4.2
2.1
 517AMD Radeon HD 6470M
422
31.352
19.452
9.052
 519NVIDIA GeForce GT 520M
343
253
183
8.452
 520AMD Radeon HD 7420G
32
25
16
 525Intel HD Graphics (Haswell)
28
21.2
 526AMD Radeon HD 6520G
29.552
23.752
12.652
6.8
 528NVIDIA GeForce 320M
363
213
14
9
 529NVIDIA GeForce GT 320M
29.9
15.6
 538AMD Radeon HD 7400G
25
20
13
 546AMD Radeon HD 6370M
27
20
13
 548ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5470
26.73
20.173
12.4
 549AMD Radeon HD 6450M
31
18
17
 564Intel HD Graphics 3000
347
206
145
5.52
 567NVIDIA GeForce G210M
27.52
15
9
4
 574NVIDIA NVS 2100M
26
12
Pos      Model                                     Battlefield: Bad Company 2
lowmed.highultra
 581ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5430
20.16
14.83
9.34
 582AMD Radeon HD 8210