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Fifa 11

Editorial Team (translated by Vinay Pradhan), 11/02/2011

The football games series, Fifa, has been popular with gamers for many years now. Thanks to the low hardware requirements, even low-end laptop owners can enjoy high detail levels.

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How We Test

We used an Exhibition match (friendly game) from the free demo version of Fifa 11 for our benchmark. Our recording tool, Fraps, captured a few minutes of gameplay from the standard camera perspective as the frame rates dropped drastically when the camera shot up close (Playbacks, etc.). During the match, the ball was aimlessly kicked around and below you will see a few screenshots with their respective settings.

800x600; Low; Radeon HD 5850
800x600; Low; Radeon HD 5850
1024x768; Medium; Radeon HD 5850
1024x768; Medium; Radeon HD 5850
1366x768; High; 2x AA; Radeon HD 5850
1366x768; High; 2x AA; Radeon HD 5850
1920x1080; High; 4x AA; Radeon HD 5850
1920x1080; High; 4x AA; Radeon HD 5850

Analysis of the Benchmarks

Thanks to the low hardware requirements, Fifa 11 can be run well even on older and cheaper notebooks. In fact, even the integrated Intel HD Graphics 3000 chip of the Sandy Bridge processor can run the game at high details and 1366x768 pixels. Gamers who want to run Fifa 11 fluidly with AA (Anti-Aliasing) and a Full HD resolution (1920x1080 pixels) will need a low-end graphic card such as the Nvidia GeForce GT 520M or Radeon HD 6490M.

The hardware requirements of this game are very similar to its successor, Fifa 12, which we tested here.

An overview of the games we have tested can be found here.

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Pos      Model                                     Fifa 11
 Fifa 11 (2010)
low
800x600
low
0xAF 0xAA
med.
1024x768
medium
0xAF 0xAA
high
1360x768
high
0xAF 2xAA
ultra
1920x1080
high
0xAF 4xAA
 103NVIDIA GeForce GTX 580
265
 154AMD Radeon HD 6870
219
 155NVIDIA GeForce GTX 470
235
 165ATI Radeon HD 5850
289.1
211.2
166.9
131.8
 167NVIDIA GeForce GTX 580M
516.12
365.052
297.12
213.82
 168AMD Radeon HD 6990M
605.4
414.6
330.52
2103
 176NVIDIA GeForce GTX 485M
455
327
271
196.9
 177NVIDIA GeForce GTX 460 768MB
190
 178AMD Radeon HD 6790
183
 191AMD Radeon HD 6970M
507.92
325.452
177.552
169.852
 196NVIDIA GeForce GTX 570M
475.552
327.652
250.82
164.252
 200ATI Radeon HD 5770
137
 218NVIDIA GeForce GTX 470M
472.6
314.3
227.7
150.452
 242NVIDIA GeForce GTX 560M
461.73
3083
238.73
151.45
 260NVIDIA GeForce GTS 450
150
 263ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5870
264.152
168.82
128.42
90.3
 269ATI Radeon HD 4850
117
 274NVIDIA GeForce GTX 460M
603.62
311.12
208.32
132.556
 323ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4850
430
180
111
78
Pos      Model                                     Fifa 11
lowmed.highultra
 335AMD Radeon HD 6770M
457.34
253.954
126.84
64.3
 337NVIDIA GeForce GT 555M
420.44
214.64
133.55
963
 338ATI Radeon HD 5670
86
 339ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5850
150.8
90.8
54.9
 340AMD Radeon HD 6850M
110.8
60.5
 346NVIDIA GeForce GT 445M
235.5
163.3
98.9
 360AMD Radeon HD 6750M
458
275
130
702
 362NVIDIA GeForce GT 550M
330.35
1895
132.25
76.62
 372*AMD Radeon HD 6730M
345.4
245.1
111
57.3
 376AMD Radeon HD 6570M
442
201
100
51
 411NVIDIA GeForce GT 540M
41611
176.215
120.0518
707
 414AMD Radeon HD 6650M
261.65
180.75
97.83
52.4
 431NVIDIA GeForce GT 435M
306.552
151.652
1082
58.2
 435ATI Radeon HD 5570
51
 436AMD Radeon HD 6550M
267.752
149.32
86.72
47.2
 440AMD Radeon HD 6630M
233.52
146.252
873
57
 446ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5650
2653
129.954
72.052
41.23
 453NVIDIA GeForce GT 525M
347.454
164.84
108.54
62.92
 454*AMD Radeon HD 6550D
562
 473NVIDIA GeForce GT 425M
319.93
145.054
96.94
54.452
Pos      Model                                     Fifa 11
lowmed.highultra
 477NVIDIA GeForce GT 335M
308
153
98.2
 489NVIDIA GeForce GT 420M
245.82
125.72
84.352
52.3
 492NVIDIA GeForce GT 330M
58.7
29.6
 506ATI Mobility Radeon HD 550v
225
107.9
61.4
 511AMD Radeon HD 6620G
162.72
95.32
52.252
 522AMD Radeon HD 6450 GDDR5
46
 531AMD Radeon HD 6490M
73
388
 572AMD Radeon HD 6470M
1865
1125
61.256
33.254
 574NVIDIA GeForce GT 520M
240.95
96.55
725
40.4
 581AMD Radeon HD 6520G
130.5
76.4
36.8
 583NVIDIA GeForce 320M
129.52
662
563
283
 596NVIDIA GeForce GT 415M
203.5
94.6
60.6
 597NVIDIA GeForce 410M
188.92
94.52
65.22
 604ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5470
137
62.2
33.3
 610ATI Mobility Radeon HD 545v
227
113
53.6
 619Intel HD Graphics 3000
99.815
55.917
3217
235
 621NVIDIA GeForce 310M
158
71.5
53.4
 622NVIDIA GeForce G210M
104
65
46
27
 646ATI Radeon HD 4350
183
78
35
19
 667Intel HD Graphics 2000
69.52
372
20.52
Pos      Model                                     Fifa 11
lowmed.highultra
 675*Intel HD Graphics (Sandy Bridge)
68.5
39.9
20
 689*AMD Radeon HD 6310
50.592
 701AMD Radeon HD 6290
38
13.2
 708ATI Radeon HD 4200
59
29.8
 709Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) HD Graphics
58.23
303
24.63
21.07
 719ATI Radeon HD 3200
3
 736Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 4500MHD
43
23
18
 772Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) X3100
-1
 789*Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 3600
-1
* Smaller values are better. / * 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
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.
123Uncertain – 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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Editorial Team, 2011-11- 2 (Update: 2012-05-26)