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Company of Heroes 2 Benchmarked

War is taxing. With their new title Company of Heroes, the Canadian developer Relic wants to reach the top of the real-time strategy game charts. Alongside the pure gameplay, the title's visuals are also supposed to enchant the senses. Has the developer stepped up the hardware demands too?
Florian Glaser, Sabine Kückemanns (translated by Ariana Brodsky), 🇩🇪 🇫🇷
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Description

For the original German article, see here.

It's been just under seven years now since the real-time strategy experts at Relic (Warhammer 40k) released their first installment of Company of Heroes, highly praised by the press and gamers alike. Now at long last the wait for the next title is over. While the first part took place in the west (France, etc.), part two is set in the east, in the land of the Soviets.

As soon as you see the main menu, you know Company of Heroes 2 offers a whole lot of variety. Campaign, Multiplayer, Skirmish, Challenges, Co-op, Army Customizer, Broadcasting: It seems like an inexhaustible range of possibilities. Due to time constraints, we're going to stick to the single-player mode in this article. In this mode we tested four missions.

For an RTS game, Company of Heroes 2 is very heavy on the narrative. Unlike some of their rivals, the developers try to tell a genuine story. The initial situation can be easily summarized - Company of Heroes 2 revolves around a Soviet army lieutenant named Isakovich, who is being held captive and interrogated by some of his fellow countrymen in a Siberian internment camp (did someone say Black Ops?). Through flashbacks the player can take part in past deployments.

Though the story isn't mind-blowing, you always feel motivated to fight the next battle. Based on our experience, the narrative quality falls somewhere between Command & Conquer and a Blizzard production (StarCraft, Warcraft). Unfortunately, the figures in the video sequences are somewhat stiff and long-legged.

The short intro video is skillfully staged.
The short intro video is skillfully staged.
The missions are introduced through film sequences.
The missions are introduced through film sequences.
The game doesn't reach the level of StarCraft II in that area.
The game doesn't reach the level of StarCraft II in that area.
The main character remembers his past.
The main character remembers his past.
The engine isn't optimal for close-ups.
The engine isn't optimal for close-ups.
All the briefings are set to music.
All the briefings are set to music.

On the battlefield, Company of Heroes makes a very good impression. The first mission already scores points for its high "ka-boom" factor, which sets the stage for the rest of the production. Everywhere you look things are booming and banging, much like in Call of Duty.

Still, anyone dreading a brainless brouhaha of an action game can breathe freely. At its core, Company of Heroes 2 is surprisingly tactical and challenging. While many competing titles just bring out one tank after another, eventually enabling the gamer to simply roll over opponents, in Company of Heroes 2 you'll have to pay attention to every little detail. Of course the Russians are notorious for their cannon fodder tactics (quantity before quality), but blindly storming forward often turns out to be a mistake.

As is fitting for a good RTS title, a brutal rock-paper-scissors principle permeates the game. For example: 08/15 soldiers, who aren't within range of grenades or Molotov cocktails, are torn to pieces by an MG nest in the blink of an eye. Fortified units have to protect themselves from engineers, who are equipped with flame-throwers. The cover system, which is useful for flanking purposes, plays an especially important roll. The quality of a cover is represented by points and indicators in various colors.

The game often revolves around capturing points.
The game often revolves around capturing points.
The explosion effects are terrific.
The explosion effects are terrific.
There are several night-time operations.
There are several night-time operations.
Bonfires serve as sources of warmth for the soldiers.
Bonfires serve as sources of warmth for the soldiers.
The graphics are great across the board.
The graphics are great across the board.
At high settings you see real tracks in the snow.
At high settings you see real tracks in the snow.

Combined with the nerve-wracking mission design, all of this makes for an intense gaming experience. Relic obviously put effort into designing the missions to move at a good speed. Thanks to the changing and/or secondary mission goals (sometimes with time constraints and on various fronts), the player is never allowed the opportunity to take a breather. Nice details like freezing soldiers who have to warm up by a campfire, or tanks that break through ice, enrich the game even more.

The sound is also incontestably magnificent. Such a powerful, realistic and complex sound is a rare find (ex. in Battlefield 3). The explosions and gunshots sound extremely realistic. Add to that decent AI and well thought out controls.

The main menu offers dozens of options.
The main menu offers dozens of options.
Beginners will be pleased to find a number of video tutorials.
Beginners will be pleased to find a number of video tutorials.
You can theoretically spend hours training yourself in the mechanics of the game.
You can theoretically spend hours training yourself in the mechanics of the game.
Each commander has special abilities.
Each commander has special abilities.
Relic has definitely seen to it that players are motivated for the long-term.
Relic has definitely seen to it that players are motivated for the long-term.
You can even change the camouflage colors.
You can even change the camouflage colors.

Benchmark

Company of Heroes 2 has its own integrated benchmark. Although the sequence only lasts a little under 40 seconds, the benchmark is highly suitable for determining the game's performance demands. Since we're talking about a title played from an aerial perspective, unlike ego-shooter games, Company of Heroes 2 doesn't necessarily need to run at more than 30-35 fps. At an average refresh rate of 25 fps the game should be reasonably playable. Relic included in their benchmark an extra pair of computationally intensive scenes that demand a lot from the hardware.

Graphics

In terms of graphics, there's little to complain about. Aside from the ground textures, Company of Heroes 2 performs very well. Thanks to modern DirectX 11 features like tessellation, depending on the quality level, you get a banquet of options to control the game's visuals. Included in that list is the option to show deep tracks that sink into the surface of the white snow. The developers also deserve respect for their excellent effects. Whether snow, ice, water, fire, smoke or any other particle: Company of Heroes 2 definitely meets our expectations for graphics quality in 2013.

It should be noted that you'll need a DirectX 11 GPU to get the most out of the game's visual atmosphere. Not all graphics improvements can be implemented with an antiquated DirectX 10 GPU. We should also mention the good physics simulation (Havok), which does a spectacular job of showing houses collapse and soldiers skidding around.

 

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Ultra Settings
Ultra Settings

A disadvantage of the great visuals is the huge hardware demands. Even powerful gaming machines (whether notebook or PC) can buckle under the pressure. As our benchmarks show, in some places Company of Heroes 2 requires more hardware performance than Crysis 3.

We also consider it a bit of a shame that you can only change the settings in the main menu. The "Graphics" tab only offers a handful of settings options. There Relic permits the player to tweak the brightness, resolution, image quality, anti-aliasing, vertical synchronization (prevents unpleasant staircase effects), physics and snow/texture details. Provided the system isn't too slow, the ominous "Gameplay Resolution" should always be set to 100%, otherwise the picture will be visibly distorted.

Nice: All changes are adopted without needing to restart the game. At the medium detail setting, Company of Heroes 2 looks quite respectable, though the graphics only reach their full potential at the highest settings. The image quality is far worse at low or minimum details (no shadows, weak textures, dropped frames, etc.)

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Low Settings
Medium Settings
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High Settings
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Ultra Settings
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Medium Settings
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Ultra Settings

Results

As we've already indicated, Company of Heroes 2 demands a lot from a computer's hardware. While the processor is sometimes the limiting factor in desktop systems, the performance in notebooks is primarily dependent on the graphics card. Intel's processor chips hit their ceiling even at low settings. Even the brand new Haswell HD Graphics 4600 doesn't exceed an average of 15 fps in the integrated benchmark. Users of older mid-range GPUs like the GeForce GT 630M are likely to be unhappy with Company of Heroes 2 (unless they reduce the "Gameplay Resolution").

To play the title somewhat fluidly, you'll need to have at least a GeForce GT 650M installed in your notebook. For normal details and 1366x768 pixels, we recommend a graphics card that crosses the border into the high-end arena (GeForce GTX 660M). For high details and activated anti-aliasing, you'll need a full-blown top-class card like the GeForce GTX 675MX.

A mixture of maximum details, high anti-aliasing and 1920x1080 pixels overtaxes all current notebook GPUs. Only today's top models from AMD and Nvidia (Radeon HD 7970M and GeForce GTX 780M) approach the 25 fps mark. Speaking of manufacturers: Overall, AMD is in the lead.

Benchmark-Tabelle: Company of Heroes 2

Verdict

Real-time strategists will have difficulty keeping themselves away from Company of Heroes 2 this year. Despite minor weaknesses, like the unimpressive story presentation and general lack of innovation, CoH 2 is a high-class RTS game that deserves to be played. Provided you have a potent gaming system, of course, as the hardware demands are rather steep.

 

The water effects are also great.
The water effects are also great.
Things are a lot easier with tanks.
Things are a lot easier with tanks.
The size of the troops varies greatly.
The size of the troops varies greatly.

Test Systems

A big thanks to Schenker Technologies (mysn.de) for the following test devices:

  • XMG P502 (Core i7-3610QM, GeForce GTX 660M, GTX 670M(X), GTX 675M(X), GTX 680M, Radeon HD 7970M & HD Graphics 4000)
  • XMG A502 (Core i5-3360M, GeForce GT 650M)
  • Xesia M501 (Core i7-2630QM, GeForce GT 630M & HD Graphics 3000)
  • Each with 8 GB DDR3-RAM (2x 4096 MB @ 1.600 MHz), 160 GB SSD (Intel 320 Series)  & Windows 7 Professional 64-bit

GPU drivers: Nvidia 320.18, AMD 13.6 Beta 2 & Intel 9.17.10.3062 and 9.18.10.3165. The Beta-ForceWare 320.49 unfortunately arrived a few hours too late (besides the GT 640M and GTX 680).

From left to right: Schenker XMG A502, Xesia M501 & XMG P502
From left to right: Schenker XMG A502, Xesia M501 & XMG P502

Overview

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ATI Mobility Radeon X1300
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5770
VIA S3G UniChrome Pro II
AMD Radeon HD 6250
AMD Radeon RX 570X (Laptop)
NVIDIA GeForce Go 6150
AMD Radeon HD 7350M
NVIDIA GeForce 945M
AMD Radeon R2 (Stoney Ridge)
AMD Radeon 540X
AMD Radeon HD 6550M
NVIDIA GeForce 9300M GS
NVIDIA GeForce Go 6600
NVIDIA GeForce GT 550M
NVIDIA GeForce 9500M G
Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) HD Graphics
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NVIDIA GeForce 4 460 Go
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 470M
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Super Max-Q
AMD Radeon HD 7870M
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 550v
Intel HD Graphics 630
AMD Radeon Pro Vega 20
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 560v
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Max-Q
AMD Radeon HD 8450G
10.72n2
11.6
Apple M1 8-Core GPU
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 3410
NVIDIA GeForce MX350
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 Max-Q
Intel Iris Graphics 550
NVIDIA GeForce GTS 160M
Intel HD Graphics (Cherry Trail)
Intel HD Graphics (Skylake)
Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 4500M
AMD Radeon HD 8770M
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NVIDIA GeForce GTS 250M
NVIDIA GeForce 9600M GT
NVIDIA GeForce GT 120M
Intel UHD Graphics G7 (Lakefield GT2 64 EU)
ATI Mobility Radeon 7000 IGP
Qualcomm Adreno 685
Intel UHD Graphics 615
NVIDIA GeForce MX250
AMD Radeon HD 8310G
Intel HD Graphics (Broadwell)
ATI Mobility Radeon X1700
AMD Radeon HD 8240
5
Intel HD Graphics 520
AMD Radeon HD 7670M
NVIDIA GeForce FX Go 5700
AMD Radeon HD 6380G
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4570
SIS Mirage M661FX
AMD Radeon R9 M370X
AMD Radeon R9 M395
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AMD Radeon HD 8670M
23
ATI Mobility Radeon 9800
NVIDIA GeForce 9800M GTS
AMD Radeon R2 (Mullins/Beema/Carrizo-L)
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 3850
Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 3600
NVIDIA GeForce 8600M GS
AMD Radeon R9 M385X
NVIDIA GeForce 4 488 Go
AMD Radeon RX 540X
AMD Radeon HD 6370M
AMD Radeon HD 8550G
17.1
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti Max-Q
AMD Radeon HD 7690M XT
AMD Radeon HD 6520G
AMD Radeon R9 M270
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 680MX
NVIDIA GeForce Go 7400
Intel Iris Xe Graphics G7 96EUs
AMD Radeon HD 7620G
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Apple M1 7-Core GPU
NVIDIA GeForce 9400M GeForceBoost
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Super Max-Q
AMD Radeon 530
AMD Radeon HD 7420G
8.2
AMD Radeon HD 8830M
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5870
NVIDIA GeForce GT 420M
NVIDIA GeForce GT 220M
AMD Radeon R7 M460
AMD Radeon RX 5300M
Intel Extreme Graphics 2
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 580M
NVIDIA GeForce GT 645M
Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 4500MHD
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4670
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 570M
ATI Mobility Radeon 9700
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3050 Mobile
AMD Radeon R5 (Carrizo)
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Intel UHD Graphics Xe G4 48EUs
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5830
NVIDIA GeForce Go 7600
unknown
NVIDIA GeForce GT 755M
AMD Radeon RX Vega 6 (Ryzen 4000/5000)
NVIDIA GeForce Go 6200
AMD Radeon RX 480 (Laptop)
Intel UHD Graphics 600
AMD Radeon HD 6990M
AMD Radeon HD 6430M
AMD Radeon R9 M390X
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5450
Intel HD Graphics 615
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 480M
NVIDIA GeForce Go 7300
AMD Radeon HD 8550M
ATI Mobility Radeon 9000
AMD Radeon Pro 555X
AMD Radeon HD 7450M
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NVIDIA GeForce GT 625M
NVIDIA GeForce 8800M GTS
ATI Mobility Radeon X1400
NVIDIA GeForce G 205M
Intel Iris Plus Graphics 645
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 2600 XT
AMD Radeon RX 460 (Laptop)
NVIDIA GeForce 9200M GS
VIA Chrome9HD
AMD Radeon HD 7770M
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Max-Q
Intel HD Graphics 530
AMD Radeon HD 7550M
AMD Radeon HD 6870M
AMD Radeon HD 7730M
NVIDIA GeForce Go 7800 GTX
AMD Radeon R5 M335
ATI Mobility Radeon M6
Intel HD Graphics P530
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti Max-Q
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NVIDIA GeForce GT 425M
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 2300
AMD Radeon HD 7340
NVIDIA GeForce 9800M GT
AMD Radeon HD 6830M
ATI Mobility Radeon X1600
AMD Radeon R3 (Mullins/Beema)
9.7
7.3
NVIDIA GeForce GT 520MX
NVIDIA GeForce 9650M GS
NVIDIA GeForce 320M
NVIDIA GeForce Go 6250
NVIDIA GeForce Go 7700
Intel HD Graphics (Sandy Bridge)
Intel HD Graphics 500
Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 3150
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5750
ATI Mobility Radeon X800XT
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 Mobile
AMD Radeon R9 M485X
AMD Radeon HD 6630M
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ATI Mobility Radeon X800
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q
NVIDIA GeForce FX Go 5200
NVIDIA GeForce 845M
AMD Radeon HD 8350G
10.7
9
AMD Radeon HD 6320
AMD Radeon Pro Vega 16
NVIDIA GeForce 610M
NVIDIA GeForce 9500M GE
ATI Mobility Radeon X2300
AMD Radeon R9 M380
ATI Mobility Radeon X1900
AMD Radeon HD 6730M
NVIDIA GeForce MX130
AMD Radeon HD 8400
7.4
NVIDIA GeForce 9100M G
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Max-Q
AMD Radeon R7 M380
NVIDIA GeForce 8600M GT
NVIDIA GeForce 9700M GT
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Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 950
AMD Radeon HD 7290
NVIDIA GeForce 9700M GTS
AMD Radeon R5 (Kaveri)
Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 4700MHD
ATI Mobility Radeon M7
Intel HD Graphics P630
NVIDIA GeForce GT 330M
NVIDIA GeForce MX330
NVIDIA GeForce 8800M GTX
AMD Radeon R7 M270
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 Max-Q
AMD Radeon HD 7650M
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4330
AMD Radeon R5 (Bristol Ridge)
NVIDIA GeForce GT 640M LE
NVIDIA GeForce GT 650M SLI
Silicon Motion SM502
AMD Radeon R7 M360
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5430
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ATI Mobility Radeon X300
AMD Radeon Pro 5300M
AMD Radeon HD 7310
NVIDIA GeForce 9650M GT
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5470
AMD Radeon R5 M330
AMD Radeon HD 7640G
AMD Radeon R5 M320
AMD Radeon R9 M395X
AMD Radeon RX 550X (Laptop)
NVIDIA GeForce GT 325M
ATI Radeon Xpress X1270
AMD Radeon HD 6450M
AMD Radeon HD 6530M
NVIDIA GeForce G 103M
AMD Radeon R9 M385
Intel HD Graphics 405 (Braswell)
AMD Radeon HD 7520G
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Mobile
NVIDIA GeForce 8400M GS
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ATI Mobility Radeon HD 2600
NVIDIA GeForce 9600M GS
AMD Radeon R9 M390
AMD Radeon RX Vega M GL / 870
NVIDIA GeForce GT 335M
NVIDIA GeForce GT 240M
AMD Radeon R7 M340
NVIDIA GeForce 8200M G
NVIDIA Quadro T500 Mobile
ATI Mobility Radeon 9000 IGP
Intel UHD Graphics P630
AMD Radeon R5 M430
AMD Radeon HD 6620G
NVIDIA GeForce 8400M GT
NVIDIA GeForce GTS 260M
NVIDIA GeForce GT 540M
AMD Radeon HD 6650M
AMD Radeon HD 6290
ATI Mobility 128 M3
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 280M
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AMD Radeon HD 7370M
AMD Radeon RX Vega Mobile
NVIDIA GeForce Go 6400
NVIDIA GeForce 8700M GT
NVIDIA GeForce 9800M GS
AMD Radeon RX Vega 2
NVIDIA GeForce Go 6800
ATI Radeon Xpress X1250
ATI Mobility Radeon X2500
ATI Mobility Radeon 9200
AMD Radeon Pro 560
Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 900
AMD Radeon HD 6310
AMD Radeon R6 (Kaveri)
AMD Radeon HD 8510G
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 560M
NVIDIA GeForce MX110
NVIDIA GeForce G 107M
AMD Radeon 520
AMD Radeon RX Vega 11
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AMD Radeon R9 M470
(-) * Smaller values are better. / n123 Number of benchmarks for this median value / * Approximate position

 

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5Stutters – This game is very likely to stutter and have poor frame rates. Based on all known benchmarks using the specified graphical settings, average frame rates are expected to fall below 25fps
May Stutter – This graphics card has not been explicitly tested on this game. Based on interpolated information from surrounding graphics cards of similar performance levels, stutters and poor frame rates are expected.
30Fluent – Based on all known benchmarks using the specified graphical settings, this game should run at or above 25fps
40Fluent – Based on all known benchmarks using the specified graphical settings, this game should run at or above 35fps
60Fluent – Based on all known benchmarks using the specified graphical settings, this game should run at or above 58fps
May Run Fluently – This graphics card has not been explicitly tested on this game. Based on interpolated information from surrounding graphics cards of similar performance levels, fluent frame rates are expected.
?Uncertain – This graphics card experienced unexpected performance issues during testing for this game. A slower card may be able to achieve better and more consistent frame rates than this particular GPU running the same benchmark scene.
Uncertain – This graphics card has not been explicitly tested on this game and no reliable interpolation can be made based on the performances of surrounding cards of the same class or family.
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Florian Glaser, 2013-07-11 (Update: 2018-05-15)
Florian Glaser
Editor of the original article: Florian Glaser - Managing Editor Gaming
Growing up with MS-DOS and Windows 3.1 in the early 90s, I discovered my interest in computers in my childhood. Especially computer games radiated a great fascination for me even then. From Monkey Island to Lands of Lore to Doom, everything was gambled that you could get your hands on. I have been working for Notebookcheck since 2009 with focus on high-performance gaming notebooks.