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Destiny 2 Laptop and Desktop Benchmarks

Frenzy effect. While the first volume was exclusive to consoles, Destiny 2 will be playable on the PC platform, as well. Our benchmark tests will shine a light on hardware requirements and we will see whether it is a convincing game.
Florian Glaser, Tanja Hinum (translated by Pascal Kilian), 🇩🇪 🇫🇷
Destiny 2

Technology

For the original German review, see here.

The developer Bungie, famous for its Halo games, now offers a sequel to the popular online shooter from 2014. Similar to Destiny 1, the second part of the science-fiction saga comes blasting like a fireworks display in a Hollywood-style enactment. The utilized engine shows its strength particularly well in regard to the quality of the effects. After a couple of minutes, we were already psyched about the excellent fire and smoke effects that are accompanied by the beautifully realistic rain in outdoor scenes. We also like the visual display of the weaponry and character abilities. Reflections appear exaggerated from time to time.

In combination with some jazzy level building blocks, Destiny 2 keeps reminding us of Unreal Tournament or, generally, games based on the Unreal Engine. Textures are very presentable and don’t have to hide behind other ego shooters, although a higher level of details would have been nice. The game levels leave us with a good visual impression thanks to the scenic environment which is for example decorated with chunks of debris.

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We didn’t observe too much of a reduction in details when lowering the graphics settings, hence the game is still very enjoyable at lowest settings. On maximum settings, we would describe the visuals as good to very good. Gameplay-wise, we are really fond of the precise and smooth controls, which are even a bit better than what can be seen in the alphas among the shooters, like Call of Duty and Battlefield, and it even gives some games by id Software (Doom, Rage, etc.) a hard time keeping up.

Thanks to the uncomplicated gameplay and despite the bombastic effects, Destiny 2 runs smoothly, given adequate hardware equipment. The excellent tutorial, which is storied by great video sequences, makes it easy even for beginners to quickly get into the game. In the short time that we've played Destiny 2, we found it very intriguing, as it is simply a straightforward game. However, this very characteristic opens the possibility to make it seem uninspiring or even dull as players move forward to later levels.

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We do have to voice praise about the very clean and good-looking game menus that are truly adapted for a PC version. The ample graphics options are praiseworthy as well, and they are categorized into three tabs: video for screen mode, resolution, VSync, field of view, screen limits and brightness, and additional video for render resolution (we always use 100%), HDR mode, chromatic aberrations, and noise filter.

Most options, however, can be found in the advanced video category. Players can choose between several presets for setting the graphics quality, but they can also individually customize the 13 available adjustments, including anisotropic filter or anti-aliasing. Like our recently tested games ELEX and Middle-earth: Shadow of War, Destiny 2 only offers FXAA and SMAA for moderate smoothing effects and slight blurriness.

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What’s annoying is that a re-start of the game is required to change some settings, which gets even worse due to the long login process. The in-game VRAM display that shows the GPU’s graphics load is a very handy feature. In contrast to other Triple A games which are often hungry for more than 4 GB, Destiny 2 is very modest. On maximum settings at 1080p, the game requires a mere 2.7 GB. The game size of 35 GB (as of October 2017) is fairly standard.

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Unfortunately, Destiny 2 is distributed and playable only via Blizzard’s gaming platform Battlenet, which rivals Steam, Origin, and UPlay. We did not experience significant lags, graphics errors, or freezes in our tests, but there were two things we did notice. For one thing, the screen remains black from time to time when changing the resolution. For another thing, Destiny 2 didn’t want to start into full-screen mode on laptops with Nvidia Optimus.

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Benchmark tests

Destiny 2 is definitely not made for performance testing. Since overlay tools, like Frap, are blocked because of security reason (thanks to the modders and cheaters), which we do find to be unnecessary patronizing for the consumers, we could not measure the framerates the way we wanted. We had to rely on the implemented FPS display of the game but couldn’t record our experiences. 

After a bit of research and thanks to the developers of the game, we found OCAT, an open-source alternative to Fraps. Although the overlay in OCAT did not work either, we could still assess the average framerates and since the game is a very quick ego shooter, 40 fps should be the minimum for players, but we find 60 fps or more to yield the best experience.

Results

Even though low-end GPUs like the Intel HD Graphics 630 can’t cope, the game’s hardware requirements are pretty moderate. The GeForce MX150, a graphics card from the lower mid-range segment, reaches 60 fps at a resolution of 1280x720 pixels.

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For a Full HD experience in medium or high details, a GPU of the upper mid-segment (GeForce GTX 1050 or higher) is recommended. Maximum details in Full HD require at least a GeForce GTX 1050 Ti. For QHD (2560x1440 pixels), a GeForce GTX 1060 or GTX 980 and for 4K (3840x2160) a GeForce GTX 1080 (Ti) are good choices. In lower resolutions, the CPU is more of a bottleneck than the GPU for the framerate – which, by the way, is limited to a maximum of 200 fps.

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    3840x2160 Highest Preset AA:SM AF:16x     2560x1440 Highest Preset AA:SM AF:16x     1920x1080 Highest Preset AA:SM AF:16x     1920x1080 High Preset AA:SM AF:4x     1920x1080 Medium Preset AA:FX AF:2x     1280x720 Low Preset
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti (Desktop), 4790K
Nvidia GeForce GTX 1080 Ti Founders Edition
51.5 (22.8P1) fps ∼55%
158 (8.3P1) fps ∼78%
156 (8.3P1) fps ∼77%
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 (Desktop), 6700K
Desktop PC
40.1 (35min) fps ∼43%
77.1 (65min) fps ∼46%
145 (110min) fps ∼72%
160 (123min) fps ∼79%
165 (130min) fps ∼81%
168 (135min) fps ∼82%
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Mobile, i7-7820HK
Alienware 17 R4
37.9 (32min) fps ∼40%
74.4 (59min) fps ∼45%
136 (84min) fps ∼67%
143 (99min) fps ∼71%
143 (107min) fps ∼70%
144 (111min) fps ∼70%
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 (Desktop), 6700K
Nvidia GeForce GTX 1070
32.9 (29min) fps ∼35%
65.3 (54min) fps ∼39%
123 (94min) fps ∼61%
147 (110min) fps ∼73%
162 (122min) fps ∼80%
166 (134min) fps ∼81%
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 Mobile, 6820HK
Asus G752VS
29.9 (26min) fps ∼32%
59.2 (48min) fps ∼35%
115 (72min) fps ∼57%
135 (99min) fps ∼67%
137 (99min) fps ∼67%
140 (109min) fps ∼68%
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980, 6700K
Desktop PC
22.6 (19min) fps ∼24%
43.4 (37min) fps ∼26%
88.1 (67min) fps ∼44%
109 (81min) fps ∼54%
122 (91min) fps ∼60%
166 (128min) fps ∼81%
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 (Desktop), 6700K
Desktop PC
21.7 (20min) fps ∼23%
43.7 (37min) fps ∼26%
86.9 (66min) fps ∼43%
106 (78min) fps ∼52%
119 (89min) fps ∼59%
160 (132min) fps ∼78%
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 Mobile, 6820HK
MSI GT62VR
19.3 (17min) fps ∼21%
39.6 (33min) fps ∼24%
79.7 (56min) fps ∼39%
98.2 (63min) fps ∼49%
108 (69min) fps ∼53%
125 (96min) fps ∼61%
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti Mobile, i7-7700HQ
MSI GE72 7RE-046
17.8 (16min) fps ∼19%
26.1 fps ∼16%
51.1 fps ∼25%
62.1 fps ∼31%
65.5 fps ∼32%
116 fps ∼56%
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Mobile, i7-7700HQ
Asus GL753VD
9.5 (9min) fps ∼10%
18.3 (16min) fps ∼11%
39.5 (31min) fps ∼20%
50.4 (36min) fps ∼25%
56.4 (37min) fps ∼28%
99.4 (47min) fps ∼48%
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 965M, 6700HQ
MSI GE72 965M Ti
13.6 (10.2P1) fps ∼14%
20.6 fps ∼12%
40.2 fps ∼20%
50 fps ∼25%
55 fps ∼27%
102 fps ∼49%
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 950M, 6700HQ
MSI PE60 2QD
15.7 fps ∼17%
15.7 (13P1) fps ∼9%
24.7 fps ∼12%
31.5 fps ∼16%
35.7 fps ∼18%
62.5 fps ∼30%
NVIDIA GeForce MX150, i7-7700HQ
MSI PL62
25.5 (20min) fps ∼13%
31.8 (21min) fps ∼16%
34.7 (23min) fps ∼17%
62.2 (35min) fps ∼30%
NVIDIA GeForce 940MX, 6700HQ
MSI CX72 6QD
16.2 fps ∼8%
32 fps ∼16%
NVIDIA GeForce 940M, 5700HQ
MSI GP62 2QD
16.7 fps ∼8%
31.9 fps ∼15%
NVIDIA GeForce 920M, 2970M
MSI CX61 2QC 2970M MS-16GD
28.1 fps ∼14%
Intel HD Graphics 630, i7-7700HQ
MSI PL62
9.9 (8min) fps ∼5%
11.1 (9min) fps ∼5%
21.2 (17min) fps ∼10%

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NVIDIA GeForce 9400M GeForceBoost
NVIDIA GeForce 940M
31.9
16.7
NVIDIA GeForce 940MX
32n3
16.2n3
23
21
NVIDIA GeForce 945M
NVIDIA GeForce 9500M G
NVIDIA GeForce 9500M GE
NVIDIA GeForce 9500M GS
NVIDIA GeForce 9600M GS
NVIDIA GeForce 9600M GT
NVIDIA GeForce 9650M GS
NVIDIA GeForce 9650M GT
NVIDIA GeForce 9700M GT
NVIDIA GeForce 9700M GTS
NVIDIA GeForce 9800M GS
NVIDIA GeForce 9800M GT
NVIDIA GeForce 9800M GTS
NVIDIA GeForce 9800M GTX
NVIDIA GeForce FX Go 5200
NVIDIA GeForce FX Go 5600 / 5650
NVIDIA GeForce FX Go 5700
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NVIDIA GeForce G 102M
NVIDIA GeForce G 103M
NVIDIA GeForce G 105M
NVIDIA GeForce G 107M
NVIDIA GeForce G 110M
NVIDIA GeForce G 205M
NVIDIA GeForce G210M
NVIDIA GeForce Go 6100
NVIDIA GeForce Go 6150
NVIDIA GeForce Go 6200
NVIDIA GeForce Go 6250
NVIDIA GeForce Go 6400
NVIDIA GeForce Go 6600
NVIDIA GeForce Go 6800
NVIDIA GeForce Go 6800 Ultra
NVIDIA GeForce Go 7200
NVIDIA GeForce Go 7300
NVIDIA GeForce Go 7400
NVIDIA GeForce Go 7600
NVIDIA GeForce Go 7600 GT
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NVIDIA GeForce Go 7700
NVIDIA GeForce Go 7800
NVIDIA GeForce Go 7800 GTX
NVIDIA GeForce Go 7900 GS
NVIDIA GeForce Go 7900 GTX
NVIDIA GeForce Go 7950 GTX
NVIDIA GeForce GT 120M
NVIDIA GeForce GT 130M
NVIDIA GeForce GT 220M
NVIDIA GeForce GT 230M
NVIDIA GeForce GT 240M
NVIDIA GeForce GT 320M
NVIDIA GeForce GT 325M
NVIDIA GeForce GT 330M
NVIDIA GeForce GT 335M
NVIDIA GeForce GT 415M
NVIDIA GeForce GT 420M
NVIDIA GeForce GT 425M
NVIDIA GeForce GT 435M
NVIDIA GeForce GT 445M
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NVIDIA GeForce GT 520M
NVIDIA GeForce GT 520MX
NVIDIA GeForce GT 525M
NVIDIA GeForce GT 540M
NVIDIA GeForce GT 550M
NVIDIA GeForce GT 555M
NVIDIA GeForce GT 620M
NVIDIA GeForce GT 625M
NVIDIA GeForce GT 630M
NVIDIA GeForce GT 635M
NVIDIA GeForce GT 640M
NVIDIA GeForce GT 640M LE
NVIDIA GeForce GT 645M
NVIDIA GeForce GT 650M
NVIDIA GeForce GT 650M SLI
NVIDIA GeForce GT 720M
17.5
NVIDIA GeForce GT 730M
NVIDIA GeForce GT 735M
NVIDIA GeForce GT 740M
NVIDIA GeForce GT 745M
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NVIDIA GeForce GT 750M
NVIDIA GeForce GT 755M
NVIDIA GeForce GTS 150M
NVIDIA GeForce GTS 160M
NVIDIA GeForce GTS 250M
NVIDIA GeForce GTS 260M
NVIDIA GeForce GTS 350M
NVIDIA GeForce GTS 360M
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Max-Q
82.2
57.4
51.6
38.1
13.5
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Mobile
99.4
56.4
50.4
39.5
18.3
9.5
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti Max-Q
119.5
69.4
64.3
57.9
18.9
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti Mobile
116
65.5
62.8n3
51.2n3
26.1
17.8
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 Max-Q
94.7
85.4
71.4
17.6
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 Mobile
125
108
94.1n5
78.4n5
39.6
19.3
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 Max-Q
152.6
137.4
130.8
111
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 Mobile
140
137
135n4
117.5n4
70.8n2
29.9
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Max-Q
124
122
122
115
32
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Mobile
144
143
154n2
139.1n3
74.4
38.15n2
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 Max-Q
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 Mobile
85.4
75.1
72.7
62.4
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NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 Ti Max-Q
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 Ti Mobile
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti Max-Q
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti Mobile
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 260M
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 280M
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 285M
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 460M
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 470M
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 480M
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 485M
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 560M
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 570M
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 580M
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 660M
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 670M
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 670MX
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 675M
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 675MX
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 680M
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NVIDIA GeForce GTX 680MX
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 760M
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 765M
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 770M
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 775M
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 780M
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 850M
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 860M
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 870M
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 880M
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 950M
62.5
35.7
31.5
24.7
15.7
15.7
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960M
71.1
42.5
36.7
29.2
20.3
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 965M
102
55
50
40.2
20.6
13.6
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970M
111
67.7
63.3
50.8
34.6
18
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop)
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980M
114
89.8
80
64.9
23.5
NVIDIA GeForce MX110
34.3
17.7
16.2
13.2
NVIDIA GeForce MX130
NVIDIA GeForce MX150
50n4
28.95n4
27.3n2
18.7n2
NVIDIA GeForce MX230
44.9
23.9
22
17.5
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NVIDIA GeForce MX250
62.5
32.2
30.3
25.1
NVIDIA GeForce MX330
NVIDIA GeForce MX350
NVIDIA GeForce MX450
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 Mobile
125.9
114.7
110.5
99.7
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Max-Q
110.9
95.9
96.9
96.1
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Mobile
206.1
181.2
169.5
144.5
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Super Max-Q
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Super Mobile
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Max-Q
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Mobile
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Super Max-Q
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Super Mobile
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3050 Mobile
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 Laptop GPU
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 Max-Q
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 Laptop GPU
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 Max-Q
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 Laptop GPU
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NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 Max-Q
NVIDIA GeForce4 4200 Go
NVIDIA ION 2
NVIDIA Maxwell GPU Surface Book
NVIDIA Quadro NVS 320M
NVIDIA Quadro T1000 (Laptop)
NVIDIA Quadro T1000 Max-Q
NVIDIA T500 Mobile
Qualcomm Adreno 630
Qualcomm Adreno 680
Qualcomm Adreno 685
Silicon Motion SM502
SIS Mirage 2 M760
SIS Mirage 3 671MX
SIS Mirage 3+ 672MX
SIS Mirage M661FX
unknown
VIA Castle Rock
VIA Chrome9 HC
VIA Chrome9HD
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VIA S3 Graphics ProSavage8
VIA S3G UniChrome Pro
VIA S3G UniChrome Pro II
(-) * Smaller values are better. / n123 Number of benchmarks for this median value / * Approximate position

 

Legend
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.
The value in the fields displays the average frame rate of all values in the database. Move your cursor over the value to see individual results.

Test systems

Device Grahics card Processor Working memory Operating system
Desktop-PC I MSI GeForce GTX 1080 (8 GB GDDR5X)
MSI GeForce GTX 1070 (8 GB GDDR5)
Nvidia GeForce GTX 1060 (6 GB GDDR5)
Nvidia GeForce GTX 980 (4 GB GDDR5)
Intel Core i7-6700K 2 x 8 GB DDR4 Windows 10 64 Bit
Desktop-PC II Nvidia GeForce GTX 1080 Ti (11 GB GDDR5X)
Asus GeForce GTX 980 Ti (6 GB GDDR5)
XFX Radeon R9 Fury (4 GB HBM)
Sapphire Radeon R9 290X (4 GB GDDR5)
Sapphire Radeon R9 280X (3 GB GDDR5)
MSI Radeon R7 370 (2 GB GDDR5)
Intel Core i7-4790K 2 x 4 GB DDR3 Windows 10 64 Bit
Alienware 17 R4 Nvidia GeForce GTX 1080 (8 GB GDDR5X) Intel Core i7-7820HK 2 x 16 GB DDR4 Windows 10 64 Bit
Asus G752VS Nvidia GeForce GTX 1070 (8 GB GDDR5) Intel Core i7-6820HK 2 x 16 GB DDR4 Windows 10 64 Bit
MSI GT62VR Nvidia GeForce GTX 1060 (6 GB GDDR5) Intel Core i7-6820HK 4 x 8 GB DDR4 Windows 10 64 Bit
MSI GE72 Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050 Ti (4 GB GDDR5) Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2 x 4 GB DDR4 Windows 10 64 Bit
Asus GL753VD Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050 (4 GB GDDR5) Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2 x 8 GB DDR4 Windows 10 64 Bit
MSI GL62 Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050 (2 GB GDDR5) Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2 x 4 GB DDR4 Windows 10 64 Bit
MSI GE72 Nvidia GeForce GTX 965M (2 GB GDDR5) Intel Core i7-6700HQ 1 x 8 GB DDR4 Windows 10 64 Bit
MSI PE60 Nvidia GeForce GTX 950M (2 GB GDDR5) Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2 x 4 GB DDR4 Windows 10 64 Bit
MSI PL62 Nvidia GeForce MX150 (2 GB GDDR5) Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2 x 8 GB DDR4 Windows 10 64 Bit
MSI CX72 Nvidia GeForce 940MX (2 GB DDR3) Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2 x 8 GB DDR4 Windows 10 64 Bit
MSI GP62 Nvidia GeForce 940M (2 GB DDR3) Intel Core i7-5700HQ 1 x 8 GB DDR3 Windows 10 64 Bit
MSI CX61 Nvidia GeForce 920M (2 GB DDR3) Intel Celeron 2970M 1 x 8 GB DDR3 Windows 10 64 Bit
Asus N551ZU AMD Radeon R9 M280X (4 GB GDDR5) AMD FX-7600P 2 x 4 GB DDR3 Windows 10 64 Bit
4K Monitor Nvidia drivers AMD drivers
2 x Asus PB287Q, Philips 328P6VJEB ForceWare 388.00 Crimson 17.10.2
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Florian Glaser, 2017-10-29 (Update: 2017-10-30)
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.