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Far Cry Primal Notebook Benchmarks

Stone Age with modern technology. While the fourth iteration was placed in an imaginary region somewhere close to the Himalayas, “Far Cry Primal” jumps back more than 10000 years. We checked the hardware requirements for surviving in the wilderness.
Florian Glaser, Tanja Hinum (translated by Andreas Osthoff), 🇩🇪

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Graphics

As with the predecessor, “Far Cry Primal” is based on Ubisoft Montreal's own Dunia 2 engine. Therefore, the graphics quality is very similar to the previous title. Not only does “Far Cry Primal”  convinces with sharp textures, nice illumination and rich vegetation but the details of the figures and animals are also pretty good. However, there is still room for improvements in terms of effects. Besides the water presentation, the flames are rather second-rate.

However overall, the technology leaves a good impression. “Far Cry Primal” certainly does not have to hide behind other first-person shooters or action blockbusters like “Call of Duty Black Ops 3”, “Rise of the Tomb Raider” or “Just Cause 3”. The title cannot quite match the graphics quality of “Star Wars Battlefront” (Frostbite 3 engine).

Far Cry Primal
Far Cry Primal
Far Cry Primal

The graphics menu is a positive aspect. Changes to the settings are accepted without a restart and “Far Cry Primal” also offers several presets that adjust the overall quality with just one click. If you want to have control over all settings, you will find around 10 individual options in the sub-menu "Quality Settings". Unfortunate: Unlike many competitors, the title only supports the anti-aliasing modes FXAA and SMAA. High-quality versions like MSAA and TXAA are missing completely and have to be enforced via drivers.

Speaking of drivers: We did not have any problems with Nvidia devices with the brand-new ForceWare 362.00. Currently, many players are having problems with launch issues, errors and crashes.

Far Cry Primal
Far Cry Primal
Far Cry Primal

We only had a problem with the activation limit of the gaming platform Uplay (is required for the installation), which – similar to Origin – allows only a certain number of new systems per day. This means that we have to add benchmarks for AMD devices over the next few days.

Otherwise, the technology leaves a sophisticated impression and we did not encounter any serious graphics errors or bugs during the tests. Compared to “Far Cry 4”, we even noticed some small improvements. For instance, you can now skip the annoying intro videos. Subjectively, the loading times are slightly shorter. Another surprise is the moderate file size. While other titles from 2015 and 2016 occupy more than 30 GB, “Far Cry Primal”  needs only 16 GB.

Far Cry Primal
Far Cry Primal
Far Cry Primal

The title does not seem to have very high requirements in terms of processor. As long as the CPU is somewhat up to date, the limiting factor will usually be the graphics card. The processor only had a certain influence with minimum settings on our Intel test systems. As far as we can say, graphics cards from AMD and Nvidia are pretty much on par.

Video Settings
Video Settings
Quality Settings
Quality Settings
Advanced Setttings
Advanced Setttings

Benchmark

We really have to praise the integrated benchmark that runs for almost one minute and shows a camera flight through a heavily vegetated valley. Based on our experience, the frame rate of the benchmark represents actual gameplay very well, so the results are very meaningful. You can enjoy “Far Cry” with anything above 35 fps if occasional stutters are not an issue for you.

Note: The VRAM indicator at the end of the benchmark (see video) should not be trusted. For starters, the value varies from one benchmark run to another, and there are also strange outliers in both directions on some systems. We still checked all presets in FHD with a GeForce GTX 960M (2 GB VRAM). Here are the average results of two runs:

  • Low @70% VRAM load
  • Medium @80% VRAM load
  • High @82% VRAM load
  • Very High @84% VRAM load
  • Ultra @94% VRAM load

Results

As with most first-person shooters, the hardware requirements are quite high. The minimum requirements are already pretty steep. You need at least a mid-range GPU to play “Far Cry Primal” with a notebook. Only a GeForce GT 750M or 940M, manages somewhat smooth game play at 1280x720 pixels and Low preset. Users with older or less powerful entry-level GPUs or mainstream chips like the GeForce GT 740M or HD Graphics 4600 will probably regret the purchase.

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Medium
Medium
High
High
Very High
Very High
Ultra
Ultra
Low
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Medium
Medium
High
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Very High
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Ultra
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You will need a serious gaming notebook if you want to play the title at 1920x1080 pixels. Low details require at least a GeForce GTX 860M and medium settings at least a GTX 960M. You should use a GeForce GTX 870M or better for high graphics settings, while the preset Ultra requires a modern high-end chip (GTX 970M or better).

Currently, 3840x2160 is not smoothly playable on any mobile chip with good graphics settings. Even desktop chips like the GeForce GTX 980 are not powerful enough for a combination of 4K and High. We will have to wait and see if the performance can be improved via updates. All our benchmarks were performed with the official retail version, including day 1 patch (1.1.0).

Far Cry Primal
    3840x2160 High Preset AA:SM     1920x1080 Ultra Preset AA:SM     1920x1080 High Preset AA:SM     1920x1080 Medium Preset AA:SM     1920x1080 Low Preset     1280x720 Low Preset
AMD Radeon R9 Fury, 4790K
XFX Radeon R9 Fury Pro
37 (min: 33) fps ∼37%
68 (min: 52) fps ∼46%
91 (min: 69) fps ∼59%
102 (min: 74) fps ∼59%
115 (min: 84) fps ∼68%
116 (min: 84) fps ∼61%
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980, 6700K
Desktop PC
29 (min: 27) fps ∼29%
63 (min: 49) fps ∼42%
88 (min: 75) fps ∼57%
99 (min: 85) fps ∼57%
118 (min: 101) fps ∼69%
135 (min: 102) fps ∼71%
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980M, 4700MQ
Schenker W504
20 (min: 18) fps ∼20%
46 (min: 36) fps ∼31%
62 (min: 53) fps ∼40%
69 (min: 59) fps ∼40%
82 (min: 70) fps ∼48%
98 (min: 75) fps ∼51%
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970M, 4700MQ
Schenker W504
16 (min: 15) fps ∼16%
36 (min: 28) fps ∼24%
50 (min: 44) fps ∼32%
56 (min: 49) fps ∼32%
66 (min: 59) fps ∼39%
86 (min: 66) fps ∼45%
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 880M, 4700MQ
Schenker W504
14 (min: 13) fps ∼14%
30 (min: 23) fps ∼20%
41 (min: 35) fps ∼27%
46 (min: 38) fps ∼27%
54 (min: 45) fps ∼32%
85 (min: 65) fps ∼45%
AMD Radeon R7 370, 4790K
MSI Gaming R7 370 2GB
13 (min: 9) fps ∼13%
33 (min: 23) fps ∼22%
47 (min: 39) fps ∼31%
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 950, 6700K
Desktop PC
12 (min: 11) fps ∼12%
32 (min: 23) fps ∼21%
46 (min: 40) fps ∼30%
51 (min: 46) fps ∼29%
59 (min: 54) fps ∼35%
110 (min: 93) fps ∼58%
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 965M, 6700HQ
MSI GE72 965M Ti
10 (min: 9) fps ∼10%
29 (min: 22) fps ∼19%
41 (min: 35) fps ∼27%
46 (min: 40) fps ∼27%
53 (min: 48) fps ∼31%
78 (min: 59) fps ∼41%
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 870M, 4700MQ
Schenker W504
11 (min: 10) fps ∼11%
25 (min: 19) fps ∼17%
34 (min: 29) fps ∼22%
39 (min: 33) fps ∼23%
45 (min: 38) fps ∼26%
76 (min: 58) fps ∼40%
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960M, 4720HQ
Schenker XMG A505
9 (min: 8) fps ∼9%
22 (min: 17) fps ∼15%
32 (min: 27) fps ∼21%
36 (min: 32) fps ∼21%
42 (min: 38) fps ∼25%
77 (min: 65) fps ∼40%
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 860M, 4700MQ
Schenker W504
8 (min: 7) fps ∼8%
18 (min: 14) fps ∼12%
26 (min: 22) fps ∼17%
29 (min: 25) fps ∼17%
34 (min: 29) fps ∼20%
59 (min: 46) fps ∼31%
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 950M, 6700HQ
MSI PE60 2QD
19 (min: 14) fps ∼13%
26 (min: 23) fps ∼17%
29 (min: 26) fps ∼17%
61 (min: 51) fps ∼32%
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 850M, 4340M
Schenker M504
6 (min: 5) fps ∼6%
15 (min: 12) fps ∼10%
22 (min: 20) fps ∼14%
25 (min: 23) fps ∼14%
29 (min: 27) fps ∼17%
56 (min: 49) fps ∼29%
NVIDIA GeForce 940MX, 6700HQ
MSI CX72 6QD
12 fps ∼8%
14 fps ∼8%
30 (min: 27) fps ∼16%
AMD Radeon R9 M280X, FX-7600P
Asus N551ZU-CN007H
19 (min: 16) fps ∼13%
26 (min: 19) fps ∼17%
29 (min: 20) fps ∼17%
40 (min: 30) fps ∼21%
NVIDIA GeForce GT 750M, 4702MQ
Schenker M503
9 (min: 7) fps ∼6%
12 (min: 11) fps ∼8%
13 (min: 12) fps ∼8%
16 (min: 14) fps ∼9%
29 (min: 23) fps ∼15%
NVIDIA GeForce 940M, 5700HQ
MSI GP62 2QD
12 (min: 11) fps ∼8%
13 (min: 13) fps ∼8%
15 (min: 15) fps ∼9%
30 (min: 27) fps ∼16%
NVIDIA GeForce 920M, 2970M
MSI CX61 2QC 2970M MS-16GD
21 (min: 18) fps ∼11%
NVIDIA GeForce GT 740M, 4200M
HP Envy 15-j011sg
9 (min: 8) fps ∼6%
10 (min: 9) fps ∼6%
11 (min: 10) fps ∼6%
21 (min: 19) fps ∼11%
NVIDIA GeForce GT 720M, 4200M
MSI CX61-i572M
6 fps ∼4%
6 fps ∼3%
15 fps ∼8%
Intel HD Graphics 4600, 4700MQ
Schenker W504
7 (min: 6) fps ∼4%
8 (min: 7) fps ∼5%
15 (min: 12) fps ∼8%

Overview

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1280x720
Low Preset
med.
1920x1080
Medium Preset
SMAA
high
1920x1080
High Preset
SMAA
ultra
1920x1080
Ultra Preset
SMAA
4K
3840x2160
High Preset
SMAA
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Mobile
157
138
125n3
107n3
49n3
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Max-Q
92
87
41
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 Mobile
118n3
103n3
88.5n8
82.5n8
37n5
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 Max-Q
92
76
34
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop)
153
107
94
68
32
AMD Radeon RX 580 (Laptop)
85
75
69
55
25
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 Mobile
116n5
87n5
76n7
59n7
25n4
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 Max-Q
81
71
53
22
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980M
98n3
71n3
63n3
46n3
20.5n2
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti Mobile
53
40
17
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970M
90n4
56n4
49.5n4
36n4
16
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 880M
85
46
41
30
14
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 870M
76
39
34
25
11
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 965M
93.5n4
45.5n4
40.5n4
28n4
11n2
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960M
72n4
33.5n4
29.5n4
21.5n4
9n2
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 860M
59
29
26
18
8
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 850M
56
25
22
15
6
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 460M
AMD Radeon 630
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AMD Radeon HD 8610G
AMD Radeon 620
AMD Radeon HD 7870M
NVIDIA GeForce Go 6100
ATI Mobility Radeon 9000 IGP
AMD Radeon HD 8830M
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 775M
NVIDIA GeForce Go 6250
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 680MX
AMD Radeon HD 6990M
AMD Radeon HD 7400G
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4570
ATI Radeon Xpress X1250
VIA Chrome9 HC
Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 4500MHD
NVIDIA GeForce 9400M (G) / ION (LE)
NVIDIA GeForce GTS 360M
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 Ti Mobile
AMD Radeon RX Vega 3
Intel Iris Plus Graphics 655
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AMD Radeon HD 8280
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 480M
AMD Radeon R9 M390
AMD Radeon R5 (Stoney Ridge)
AMD Radeon HD 8790M
NVIDIA GeForce 8800M GTX
NVIDIA GeForce 830M
NVIDIA GeForce Go 7950 GTX
AMD Radeon HD 7640G
unknown
NVIDIA GeForce Go 7200
AMD Radeon HD 8650M
ATI Radeon HD 4100
AMD Radeon R9 M380
NVIDIA GeForce 305M
AMD Radeon RX Vega Mobile
NVIDIA GeForce 3 Go
NVIDIA GeForce 705M
NVIDIA GeForce G 205M
ATI Radeon HD 4225
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AMD Radeon R5 M255
22
10
8
NVIDIA GeForce 9800M GS
Intel UHD Graphics 615
NVIDIA GeForce GT 130M
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 950M
53.5n4
24.5n4
22n4
16.5n4
NVIDIA GeForce GTS 160M
AMD Radeon HD 6480G
AMD Radeon HD 6730M
AMD Radeon Pro 450
29
26
17
AMD Radeon R7 M270
NVIDIA GeForce Go 7600
AMD Radeon HD 7650M
NVIDIA GeForce 9300M GS
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 260M
AMD Radeon Pro 560X
NVIDIA GeForce G 102M
NVIDIA GeForce 9700M GTS
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4550
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Super Mobile
NVIDIA GeForce 710M
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ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5470
NVIDIA GeForce GT 420M
NVIDIA GeForce 4 420 Go
NVIDIA GeForce G 107M
AMD Radeon R9 M390X
VIA S3 Graphics ProSavage8
ATI Mobility Radeon 9600
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 2700
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4860
ATI Radeon HD 4200
Intel Iris Pro Graphics P580
AMD Radeon HD 6350M
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5750
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti Max-Q
NVIDIA GeForce GT 220M
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 780M
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 3450
Qualcomm Adreno 685
AMD Radeon RX 5300M
NVIDIA GeForce 8400M GT
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NVIDIA GeForce 9100M G
Intel HD Graphics 5300
8
3
NVIDIA GeForce Go 6150
AMD Radeon HD 7340
AMD Radeon HD 7310
AMD Radeon R7 M265
Intel Xe DG1 (iDG1LP) Mobile
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 3850
AMD Radeon HD 7690M
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 550v
Intel UHD Graphics G1 (Ice Lake 32 EU)
AMD Radeon R9 M280X
40
29
26
19
NVIDIA GeForce GTS 250M
AMD Radeon RX Vega 11
NVIDIA GeForce GT 650M SLI
NVIDIA GeForce 4 488 Go
AMD Radeon R9 M395X
VIA S3G UniChrome Pro
ATI Mobility Radeon X1800
Intel HD Graphics P630
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NVIDIA GeForce 9400M GeForceBoost
AMD Radeon R5 M430
19
9
AMD Radeon R9 M470X
Intel HD Graphics 5500
AMD Radeon HD 6430M
AMD Radeon R5 M315
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Super Max-Q
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 675MX
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 675M
AMD Radeon R7 M260
AMD Radeon R5 M335
NVIDIA Maxwell GPU Surface Book
ATI Mobility Radeon X1900
AMD Radeon R3 (Mullins/Beema)
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 3470 Hybrid X2
NVIDIA GeForce Go 7700
AMD Radeon Pro 5600M
Intel HD Graphics (Cherry Trail)
NVIDIA GeForce GT 640M LE
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AMD Radeon RX Vega 10
NVIDIA GeForce 9500M G
NVIDIA GeForce 945M
NVIDIA GeForce 820M
NVIDIA GeForce Go 7900 GTX
Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 500
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 3400
AMD Radeon R7 M465
NVIDIA GeForce Go 6600
AMD Radeon HD 7590M
AMD Radeon RX 490M
ATI Mobility Radeon 7000 IGP
AMD Radeon HD 8310G
NVIDIA GeForce FX Go 5600 / 5650
NVIDIA GeForce Go 6800
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5770
NVIDIA GeForce 9650M GT
NVIDIA GeForce GT 720M
15
6
6
NVIDIA GeForce MX330
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 540v
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Intel HD Graphics (Braswell)
AMD Radeon RX Vega 6 (Ryzen 4000)
Intel Iris Graphics 6100
ATI Radeon Xpress 200M
Intel Iris Graphics 540
22n3
11n3
8
NVIDIA GeForce GT 735M
AMD Radeon RX Vega M GH
Intel Tiger Lake-U Xe Graphics G4
NVIDIA GeForce GT 650M
ATI Radeon HD 4250
NVIDIA GeForce 8800M GTS
AMD Radeon HD 6850M
AMD Radeon HD 8210
NVIDIA GeForce GT 740M
21
10
9
Intel UHD Graphics 617
Intel HD Graphics (Ivy Bridge)
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4530
AMD Radeon HD 7730M
AMD Radeon HD 6830M
AMD Radeon HD 6950M
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NVIDIA GeForce 7000M
ATI Mobility Radeon X800
AMD Radeon RX 570X (Laptop)
ATI Mobility Radeon M7
AMD Radeon HD 8770M
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 565v
AMD Radeon Pro 560
NVIDIA GeForce Go 6200
AMD Radeon R6 (Mullins)
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 3650
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4870
NVIDIA GeForce 610M
AMD Radeon RX 640
AMD Radeon 625
ATI Radeon Xpress X1270
AMD Radeon RX Vega 2
NVIDIA GeForce GT 445M
NVIDIA GeForce Go 7400
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 2400 XT
NVIDIA GeForce 920MX
24
11
9
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NVIDIA GeForce GT 520M
NVIDIA GeForce GT 230M
Intel HD Graphics (Haswell)
9
Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) X3100
AMD Radeon Pro WX Vega M GL
NVIDIA GeForce 8400M G
AMD Radeon HD 6770M
NVIDIA GeForce Go 6400
AMD Radeon HD 8850M
AMD Radeon HD 8590M
NVIDIA GeForce 9700M GT
NVIDIA GeForce 7190M
NVIDIA GeForce 2 Go (200 / 100)
NVIDIA GeForce 930MX
NVIDIA GeForce 9800M GT
Intel HD Graphics 530
16
NVIDIA GeForce 9800M GTX
NVIDIA GeForce G 105M
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5870
NVIDIA GeForce 840M
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AMD Radeon HD 8450G
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5165
AMD Radeon HD 6370M
AMD Radeon HD 7620G
ATI Mobility Radeon X1400
NVIDIA GeForce GT 755M
NVIDIA GeForce 9600M GT
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Mobile
Intel Iris Graphics 550
26.5n2
13n2
10
AMD Radeon HD 6290
NVIDIA GeForce 930M
27
ATI Mobility Radeon X1700
Intel Iris Plus Graphics G4 (Ice Lake 48 EU)
Intel HD Graphics 610
11
NVIDIA GeForce GT 240M
Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 950
NVIDIA GeForce MX110
AMD Radeon HD 6620G
NVIDIA GeForce G 103M
AMD Radeon Pro 460
74
35
32
21
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NVIDIA GeForce GT 625M
AMD Radeon R9 M395
ATI Mobility 128 M3
AMD Radeon HD 7370M
ATI Mobility Radeon X1350
AMD Radeon HD 7490M
AMD Radeon R9 M470
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4350
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti Mobile
NVIDIA GeForce GT 120M
AMD Radeon R9 M290X
AMD Radeon R5 (Carrizo)
AMD Radeon HD 8400
Intel Iris Plus Graphics 645
AMD Radeon HD 7970M
SIS Mirage M661FX
AMD Radeon HD 6450M
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4850
Intel HD Graphics 510
ATI Radeon Xpress 1150
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NVIDIA GeForce 410M
NVIDIA GeForce GT 645M
AMD Radeon HD 6470M
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 680M
Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 600
NVIDIA GeForce Go 7600 GT
ATI Radeon Xpress X1200
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4330
NVIDIA Quadro T1000 Max-Q
AMD Radeon R9 M375
Intel HD Graphics 4000
AMD Radeon HD 8650G
17
Intel Iris Plus Graphics 650
32
15
AMD Radeon R6 (Kaveri)
AMD Radeon Pro 5300M
AMD Radeon HD 8670M
NVIDIA ION 2
AMD Radeon HD 7520G
AMD Radeon RX Vega 7
Intel HD Graphics (Bay Trail)
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ATI Radeon HD 3200
NVIDIA GeForce GT 425M
NVIDIA GeForce 4 460 Go
NVIDIA GeForce G 110M
AMD Radeon HD 8510G
AMD Radeon Pro Vega 16
VIA Castle Rock
ATI Mobility Radeon X1300
NVIDIA GeForce Go 6800 Ultra
Intel HD Graphics P530
Intel HD Graphics 2500
SIS Mirage 3+ 672MX
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 3410
AMD Radeon HD 7950M
AMD Radeon RX Vega 8
32
16
14
AMD Radeon HD 6380G
AMD Radeon R5 M420
NVIDIA GeForce 8200M G
AMD Radeon R7 M380
Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) HD Graphics
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ATI Mobility Radeon HD 2600
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Max-Q
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 760M
AMD Radeon R4 (Stoney Ridge)
Intel HD Graphics 2000
AMD Radeon HD 8550G
AMD Radeon HD 8250
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 2600 XT
Intel UHD Graphics G4 (Lakefield GT1 48 EU)
AMD Radeon R7 M370
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 Mobile
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4830
Qualcomm Adreno 680
NVIDIA Quadro NVS 320M
NVIDIA GeForce GT 640M
21
10
AMD Radeon RX 5500M
NVIDIA GeForce GT 620M
Intel HD Graphics 400 (Braswell)
AMD Radeon HD 8970M
101
50
44
35
AMD Radeon 530
21
11
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NVIDIA GeForce 940MX
32n5
14n5
13n4
10n2
NVIDIA GeForce G210M
NVIDIA GeForce 9650M GS
AMD Radeon HD 6630M
NVIDIA GeForce GT 330M
NVIDIA GeForce 320M
AMD Radeon HD 8410G
Intel Iris Pro Graphics 6200
NVIDIA GeForce FX Go 5200
ATI Mobility Radeon X1450
NVIDIA GeForce GTS 350M
AMD Radeon Pro Vega 20
ATI Radeon IGP 340M
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 2300
NVIDIA GeForce GT 320M
AMD Radeon Pro 555X
AMD Radeon HD 6570M
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4650
AMD Radeon HD 6650M
AMD Radeon HD 6490M
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AMD Radeon R9 M265X
AMD Radeon HD 7670M
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 670M
NVIDIA GeForce GT 520MX
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Super Mobile
AMD Radeon HD 6520G
AMD Radeon HD 8870M
ATI Radeon HD 3100
AMD Radeon HD 7290
Intel HD Graphics 615
12
5
AMD Radeon HD 6320
AMD Radeon Pro 455
70
32
30
20
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 3430
AMD Radeon HD 7420G
AMD Radeon RX Vega M GL / 870
Intel UHD Graphics 610
AMD Radeon HD 7570M
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 545v
AMD Radeon HD 7660G
AMD Radeon HD 7690M XT
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AMD Radeon R2 (Mullins/Beema/Carrizo-L)
Intel Iris Pro Graphics 5200
AMD Radeon HD 8750M
AMD Radeon R7 M360
20n2
9n2
7.5n2
7
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 660M
AMD Radeon R5 M240
AMD Radeon RX 460 (Laptop)
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5850
NVIDIA GeForce 9300M G
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5730
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 Mobile
AMD Radeon R7 M440
20.6
9.9
8.9
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 2400
AMD Radeon HD 7450M
AMD Radeon RX 560 (Laptop)
NVIDIA GeForce GT 415M
Intel HD Graphics (Skylake)
AMD Radeon R9 M365X
AMD Radeon RX 570 (Laptop)
NVIDIA GeForce GT 630M
15
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ATI Mobility Radeon M6
ATI Mobility Radeon X600
AMD Radeon HD 7750M
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 770M
AMD Radeon HD 6250
NVIDIA GeForce FX Go 5700
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5830
Intel Tiger Lake-U Xe Graphics G1
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 580M
NVIDIA GeForce GT 730M
NVIDIA GeForce 9800M GTS
NVIDIA GeForce GT 540M
NVIDIA GeForce GT 555M
Intel HD Graphics 630
19
NVIDIA GeForce 920M
21
SIS Mirage 3 671MX
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 560M
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 Ti Max-Q
AMD Radeon Pro WX 3200
AMD Radeon HD 7600G
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Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 900
AMD Radeon R7 M445
27
12
10
AMD Radeon 610
AMD Radeon R9 M295X
AMD Radeon R7 (Bristol Ridge)
15
9
8
AMD Radeon HD 6750M
AMD Radeon R7 M260X
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 570M
Intel HD Graphics 4200
AMD Radeon R9 M370X
AMD Radeon HD 7470M
ATI Mobility Radeon X300
AMD Radeon HD 7430M
NVIDIA GeForce GTS 260M
AMD Radeon R5 M230
AMD Radeon R9 M270
NVIDIA GeForce 7150M
ATI Mobility Radeon X2500
AMD Radeon RX 480 (Laptop)
ATI Mobility Radeon 9100 IGP
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AMD Radeon HD 6870M
AMD Radeon HD 8690M
AMD Radeon R5 M320
AMD Radeon HD 8330
AMD Radeon RX 560X (Laptop)
AMD Radeon R5 M330
19
9
8
5
AMD Radeon HD 7610M
ATI Mobility Radeon X2300
VIA S3G UniChrome Pro II
ATI Radeon Xpress 1250
NVIDIA GeForce GT 325M
Intel HD Graphics (Sandy Bridge)
NVIDIA GeForce GT 550M
NVIDIA GeForce MX450 N18S-G5
Intel UHD Graphics 600
AMD Radeon HD 7500G
AMD Radeon HD 6550M
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Super Max-Q
Intel HD Graphics 4400
12
AMD Radeon RX Vega 9
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AMD Radeon HD 8570M
Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 4500M
Intel HD Graphics 5600
16
8
NVIDIA GeForce 910M
16
8
7
5
NVIDIA Quadro T1000 (Laptop)
Silicon Motion SM502
ATI Mobility Radeon 9550
AMD Radeon HD 7510M
AMD Radeon R9 M385
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 285M
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 530v
Intel UHD Graphics 605
AMD Radeon RX 580X (Laptop)
NVIDIA GeForce 9500M GE
NVIDIA GeForce 9500M GS
Intel UHD Graphics P630
Intel HD Graphics 500
AMD Radeon 540X
Intel UHD Graphics 620
19
Intel HD Graphics 515
11
5
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NVIDIA GeForce 315M
AMD Radeon R7 M340
AMD Radeon RX 550 (Laptop)
Intel HD Graphics 505
3
NVIDIA GeForce GT 525M
Intel HD Graphics 620
18n2
9n2
8
NVIDIA GeForce GT 750M
29
13
12
9
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 3470
Intel UHD Graphics 630
24.5n2
ATI Mobility Radeon X1600
Intel HD Graphics 6000
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5650
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 765M
Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 3650
AMD Radeon RX 540X
NVIDIA GeForce GT 335M
AMD Radeon R5 (Bristol Ridge)
13
8
NVIDIA GeForce MX350
AMD Radeon R6 (Carrizo)
13.5n2
7
AMD Radeon RX Vega 8 (Ryzen 4000)
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AMD Radeon Pro 555
76
31
28
AMD Radeon HD 7550M
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4670
NVIDIA GeForce 4 440 Go
AMD Radeon HD 6330M
AMD Radeon HD 6530M
AMD Radeon R9 M485X
SIS Mirage 2 M760
NVIDIA GeForce4 4200 Go
NVIDIA GeForce Go 7800
ATI Radeon HD 4270
AMD Radeon HD 7530M
AMD Radeon HD 7350M
Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 4700MHD
NVIDIA GeForce Go 7800 GTX
AMD Radeon HD 7770M
NVIDIA GeForce 8600M GT
NVIDIA GeForce GT 635M
AMD Radeon HD 8180
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 280M
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AMD Radeon R5 (Beema/Carrizo-L)
10
5
AMD Radeon R4 (Kaveri)
Intel HD Graphics 3000
NVIDIA GeForce 9200M GS
AMD Radeon Pro WX 3100
30
11
10
7
Intel HD Graphics 5000
AMD Radeon HD 8730M
NVIDIA GeForce GT 435M
AMD Radeon R4 (Beema)
NVIDIA GeForce GT 745M
NVIDIA GeForce Go 7900 GS
NVIDIA GeForce 8400M GS
AMD Radeon HD 8350G
AMD Radeon HD 8550M
AMD Radeon RX 540
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Max-Q
NVIDIA GeForce MX230
ATI Mobility Radeon 9000
ATI Mobility Radeon X700
AMD Radeon HD 7630M
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ATI Radeon IGP 320M
ATI Mobility Radeon 9700
ATI Mobility Radeon X1800XT
AMD Radeon RX Vega 6 (Ryzen 2000)
ATI Mobility Radeon 7500
VIA Chrome9HD
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 560v
NVIDIA GeForce MX250
ATI Mobility Radeon X800XT
NVIDIA GeForce GTS 150M
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 3870
NVIDIA GeForce 310M
Intel Iris Pro Graphics 580
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5430
Intel UHD Graphics G7 (Lakefield GT2 64 EU)
Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 3600
AMD Radeon R5 (Kaveri)
AMD Radeon R7 M460
22
10
8
7
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Mobile
Intel HD Graphics 4600
13n2
6n2
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Intel Iris Plus Graphics 640
28
13
Intel HD Graphics 520
15n2
7n2
6
4
Intel HD Graphics (Broadwell)
AMD Radeon R9 M275
Qualcomm Adreno 630
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Max-Q
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Mobile
94.5n2
48n2
42n2
30.5n2
NVIDIA GeForce MX130
39
18
16
12
NVIDIA GeForce 845M
NVIDIA GeForce 8600M GS
NVIDIA GeForce 825M
Intel Iris Graphics 5100
Intel HD Graphics 405 (Braswell)
AMD Radeon 520
21
9
8
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti Max-Q
Intel Iris Plus Graphics G7 (Ice Lake 64 EU)
AMD Radeon HD 7850M
ATI Mobility Radeon 9200
ATI Mobility Radeon 9800
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 670MX
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AMD Radeon RX 470 (Laptop)
Intel Extreme Graphics 2
AMD Radeon RX 550X (Laptop)
NVIDIA GeForce 405M
NVIDIA GeForce 8700M GT
NVIDIA GeForce MX150
61n2
27.5n2
24n2
18
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5145
AMD Radeon HD 8240
AMD Radeon R7 (Carrizo)
Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 3150
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5450
AMD Radeon RX Vega 5
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 Max-Q
AMD Radeon HD 6310
NVIDIA GeForce Go 7300
ATI Radeon Xpress 1100
AMD Radeon R2 (Stoney Ridge)
Intel Tiger Lake-U Xe Graphics G7
AMD Radeon HD 6970M
NVIDIA GeForce 9600M GS
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NVIDIA GeForce GTX 485M
AMD Radeon R7 (Kaveri)
10
5
AMD Radeon R9 M385X
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 470M
NVIDIA GeForce 940M
29n2
13
12
AMD Radeon Pro 5500M
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 3670
(-) * 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

Desktop PCs

Custom Nvidia Custom AMD

Mainboard

Asus Z170-A Asus Z97-Deluxe

Processor

Intel Core i7-6700K (Skylake) Intel Core i7-4790K (Haswell)

Graphics Card

Nvidia GeForce GTX 980 (4 GB GDDR5), PNY GeForce GTX 950 (2 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)

Memory

2x 8 GB DDR4-2133 2x 4 GB DDR3-1600

Storage 1

Crucial MX100 SSD (256 GB) Intel SSD 530 (240 GB)

Storage 2

Crucial M500 SSD (480 GB) OCZ Trion 100 SSD (480 GB)

Storage 3

OCZ Trion 100 SSD (480 GB) -

Storage 4

OCZ Trion 150 SSD (960 GB) -

Operating System

Windows 10 Pro 64-bit Windows 10 Home 64-bit

Schenker Notebooks

Schenker W504 Schenker XMG A505 Schenker M504 Schenker M503 Schenker S413

Mainboard

Intel HM87 Intel HM87 Intel HM86 Intel HM86 Intel HM87

Processor

Intel Core i7-4700MQ (Haswell) Intel Core i7-4720HQ (Haswell) Intel Core i5-4340M (Haswell) Intel Core i7-4702MQ (Haswell) Intel Core i7-4750HQ (Haswell)

Graphics Card

Nvidia GeForce GTX 980M (8 GB GDDR5), GTX 970M (6 GB GDDR5), GTX 880M (8 GB GDDR5), GTX 870M (6 GB GDDR5), GTX 860M (4 GB GDDR5) Nvidia GeForce GTX 960M (2 GB GDDR5) Nvidia GeForce GTX 850M (2 GB DDR3) Nvidia GeForce GT 750M (2 GB DDR3) Intel Iris Pro Graphics 5200

Memory

2x 4 GB DDR3-1600 2x 4 GB DDR3-1600 2x 4 GB DDR3-1600 2x 4 GB DDR3-1600 2x 8 GB DDR3-1600

Storage 1

Samsung SSD 840 EVO (250 GB) Micron M600 SSD (128 GB) Intel SSD 520 (240 GB) Intel SSD 520 (240 GB) Crucial M4 SSD (256 GB)

Storage 2

Seagate Laptop Thin SSHD (500 GB) HGST Travelstar 7K1000 HDD (1000 GB) - - -

Operating System

Windows 10 Pro 64-bit Windows 10 Home 64-bit Windows 7 Pro 64-bit Windows 7 Pro 64-bit Windows 8 Pro 64-bit

MSI Notebooks

MSI GE72 MSI PE60 MSI GP62 MSI CX61 MSI CX61

Mainboard

Intel HM170 Intel HM170 Intel HM86 Intel HM86 Intel HM86

Processor

Intel Core i7-6700HQ (Skylake) Intel Core i7-6700HQ (Skylake) Intel Core i7-5700HQ (Broadwell) Intel Celeron 2970M (Haswell) Intel Core i5-4200M (Haswell)

Graphics Card

Nvidia GeForce GTX 965M 2016 (2 GB GDDR5) Nvidia GeForce GTX 950M (2 GB GDDR5) Nvidia GeForce 940M (2 GB DDR3) Nvidia GeForce 920M (2 GB DDR3) Nvidia GeForce GT 720M (2 GB DDR3)

Memory

1x 8 GB DDR4-2133 2x 4 GB DDR4-2133 1x 8 GB DDR3-1600 1x 8 GB DDR3-1600 1x 8 GB DDR3-1600

Storage 1

Toshiba THNSNJ128G8NU SSD (128 GB) Toshiba MQ01ABF050 HDD (500 GB) WDC Scorpio Blue HDD (1000 GB)

Storage 2

WDC WD10JPVX HDD (1.000 GB) / OCZ Trion 100 SSD (480 GB) - - - -

Operating System

Windows 10 Home 64-bit Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit

other Notebooks

HP Envy 15 Asus N551ZU

Mainboard

Intel HM87 AMD K15.1

Processor

Intel Core i5-4200M (Haswell) AMD FX-7600P (Kaveri)

Graphics Card

Nvidia GeForce GT 740M (2 GB DDR3) AMD Radeon R9 M280X (4 GB GDDR5)

Memory

1x 8 GB DDR3-1600 2x 4 GB DDR3-1600

Storage 1

Samsung SSD 830 (256 GB) HGST Travelstar 5K1000 (1000 GB)

Storage 2

- -

Operating System

Windows 10 Home 64-bit Windows 8.1 Pro 64-bit

4K Monitors

Nvidia driver AMD driver Intel driver

2x Asus PB287Q

ForceWare 362.00 Crimson 16.2.1 15.40.10.64.4300

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