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F1 2011 Benchmarks

In addition to having received positive reception from critics, F1 2011 is the only Formula One racing game in 2011 thus far with the FIA license. In our following benchmarks, we summarize the graphics performance of the PC game through a number of desktop and laptop graphics cards.
Klaus Hinum/Allen Ngo,

Testing methodology

F1 2011 contains an integrated benchmark function found in the graphics settings in the “My F1” submenu. We used this built-in function as well as the default MSAA settings on Low, Medium, High and Ultra preset graphical settings.

The results for each preset on various notebook and desktop graphics cards are shown below. Additional technical information on each notebook GPU can be seen on their respective graphics card pages.

800x600, Ultra Low Preset, DX9, GeForce GT 540M
800x600, Ultra Low Preset, DX9, GeForce GT 540M
1024x768, Medium Preset, DX9, GeForce GT 540M
1024x768, Medium Preset, DX9, GeForce GT 540M
1366x768, High Preset, DX11, 2xAA, GeForce GT 540M
1366x768, High Preset, DX11, 2xAA, GeForce GT 540M
1920x1080, Ultra Preset, DX11, 4xAA, GeForce GT 540M
1920x1080, Ultra Preset, DX11, 4xAA, GeForce GT 540M

Benchmark analysis

On the highest detail settings with 4x MSAA, F1 2011 can become quite demanding. Even with the high-end GeForce GTX 570M, we were only able to get an average of 40 FPS. A desktop equipped with the fast mid-range Radeon HD 5850 achieved similar results.

On high detail settings with 2X MSAA, fast midrange desktop graphics cards like the Radeon HD 5650 or the mobile GeForce GT 540M provide sufficiently smooth gameplay at well over 30 FPS on average.

Users who opt for the lowest quality settings will be sacrificing a lot of eye candy, but the game will in turn run quite well even on systems with the integrated Intel HD Graphics 3000. Unfortunately, users stuck with slower graphics cards such as the GeForce G210M will be unable to play the game at acceptable frame rates regardless of the visual setting.

Note: All tested games can be found in our gaming list.

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AMD Radeon Pro WX 4130
AMD Radeon HD 6990M Crossfire
AMD Radeon HD 6990M
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77
48
AMD Radeon HD 6450M
AMD Radeon HD 6470M
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AMD Radeon HD 6350M
AMD Radeon HD 6320
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AMD Radeon HD 6970M
131
85
71
45
NVIDIA Quadro K500M
AMD Radeon Pro Vega 16
AMD Radeon Pro WX 3200
AMD Radeon HD 6760G2
AMD Radeon Pro WX 2100
AMD Radeon Pro Vega 56
AMD Radeon HD 6770M
105
67
36
18.5n2
AMD Radeon HD 6775G2
AMD Radeon HD 6545G2
AMD Radeon HD 6430M
AMD FirePro W5170M
AMD Radeon HD 7520G
30n2
19.5n2
16
AMD Radeon HD 7490M
AMD Radeon HD 7500G
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AMD Radeon HD 7480D
AMD Radeon HD 7450M
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NVIDIA GeForce GT 220M
NVIDIA Quadro K620M
NVIDIA GeForce Go 7900 GS SLI
NVIDIA GeForce GT 540M
87n2
63.5n2
44.5n2
18n2
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 (Desktop)
NVIDIA GeForce GT 525M
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 Max-Q
NVIDIA GeForce 9300M G
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 770M SLI
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 Ti (Desktop)
NVIDIA Quadro M1000M
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NVIDIA Quadro FX 570M
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AMD Radeon HD 6830M
AMD Radeon HD 6520G
AMD Radeon HD 6540G2
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AMD Radeon HD 6380G
AMD Radeon HD 6370M
AMD Radeon HD 6290
12
12
12
12
AMD Radeon HD 6250
AMD FirePro W2100
AMD FirePro W7170M
AMD Radeon 530
AMD Radeon HD 6740G2
47
31
26
AMD Radeon HD 7570M
AMD Radeon HD 6520G + HD 7450M Dual Graphics
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30
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AMD Radeon HD 6450 GDDR5
70
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AMD Radeon HD 6330M
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AMD FirePro W5130M
AMD Radeon 610
NVIDIA Quadro FX 880M
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 770M
AMD Radeon Pro Vega 20
AMD Radeon HD 6630M
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20
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AMD Radeon HD 6640G2
AMD Radeon HD 7310
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AMD Radeon HD 7690M
90
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AMD Radeon HD 7340
AMD Radeon HD 7690M XT
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AMD Radeon HD 6650M
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24.5n2
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NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 Mobile
NVIDIA GeForce MX350
AMD Radeon HD 6730M
AMD Radeon HD 6620G + HD 7450M Dual Graphics
AMD Radeon HD 6645G2
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NVIDIA Quadro M5500
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AMD Radeon Pro WX 7100
AMD Radeon Pro WX Vega M GL
AMD Radeon R2 (Mullins/Beema/Carrizo-L)
AMD Radeon R4 (Beema)
AMD Radeon R4 (Kaveri)
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 765M SLI
AMD Radeon HD 7430M
AMD Radeon HD 7420G
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AMD Radeon HD 7370M
AMD Radeon HD 7350M
AMD Radeon HD 7400G
Intel HD Graphics 515
AMD Radeon HD 7850M
Intel HD Graphics 3000
38.5n5
21n6
Intel HD Graphics 5600
Intel HD Graphics 2500
Intel HD Graphics 5500
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 765M
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 760M
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti Mobile
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti Max-Q
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NVIDIA Quadro P3200
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 760
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti (Desktop)
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 750 Ti
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 680MX
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Max-Q
NVIDIA Quadro FX Go 1000
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 860M
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970M SLI
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970M
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 965M SLI
NVIDIA Quadro K4100M
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 965M
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AMD Radeon HD 6790
AMD Radeon HD 6570M
AMD Radeon HD 6550M
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AMD Radeon R7 250
AMD Radeon HD 6620G
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AMD Radeon HD 6530M
AMD Radeon HD 6870
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57n2
AMD Radeon HD 6550D
AMD Radeon HD 6310
AMD FirePro W4190M
AMD FirePro W4100
AMD Radeon HD 6490M
AMD Radeon HD 6480G + HD 7450M Dual Graphics
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AMD Radeon HD 6480G
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AMD Radeon 630
AMD Radeon 620
AMD Radeon 625
AMD FirePro W4170M
AMD FirePro M6000
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AMD FirePro M6100
AMD Radeon R3 (Mullins/Beema)
AMD FirePro M5950
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NVIDIA Quadro K3000M
AMD Radeon HD 6755G2
AMD Radeon HD 6950M
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 (Desktop)
Intel HD Graphics 5300
NVIDIA Quadro K4000M
AMD Radeon R2 (Stoney Ridge)
NVIDIA Quadro K3100M
AMD Radeon HD 7290
AMD Radeon 520
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AMD Radeon R7 384 Cores (Kaveri Desktop)
AMD Radeon HD 7470M
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NVIDIA Quadro K1100M
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AMD Radeon R7 370
AMD Radeon Pro 560
AMD Radeon Pro 555X
AMD Radeon HD 6750M
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AMD Radeon Pro 560X
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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.
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Klaus Hinum/Allen Ngo, 2011-09-24 (Update: 2012-05-26)