Notebookcheck

Fortnite Notebook and Desktop Benchmarks

Florian Glaser (translated by Andreas Osthoff), 01/30/2018

Battle Royale. Epic Games' Fortnite is a new survival shooter and wants to join the success of PUBG. We check the hardware requirements of the colorful multiplayer title. Is a low-end PC sufficient or do you need a high-end GPU similar to PUBG?

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Graphics

A good copy is better than a bad original: Fortnite meets almost all the requirements for this motto. The gameplay is sometimes extremely similar to PlayerUnknown‘s Battlegrounds. After a short lobby phase, an aircraft brings you and other players (up to 99 in total) to a deserted island where you have to fight your rivals while the area gets smaller. You can either play alone, in teams, or squads. The biggest unique feature of Fortnite is the ability to build houses and barricades by collecting wood, stone or metal with your pickax. These constructions can create new tactical possibilities, either for movements or defense.

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The controls of Fortnite are much smoother compared to PUBG, which is not only a result of the higher basic speed and softer animations, but also the better overall performance. This is a bit surprising since both titles are based on the Unreal Engine 4. The differences in terms of texture quality should be one reason. PUBG does not really shine with crisp textures in the first place, but objects are much more detailed compared to Fortnite. The latter can, however, hide the muddy textures with its pleasing comic design, which is comparable to some titles from Blizzard (like Overwatch). Fortnite also convinces with an atmospheric day-night cycle and changing lighting conditions.

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There is not much to criticize about the graphics options. The corresponding menu consists of 14 settings, starting with the picture mode all the way up to an FPS counter, and they are applied without a restart. You can also choose an automatic mode or use one of four presets if you do not want to change them individually. The presets do not just change several quality settings, they also change the resolution. The low preset, for example, is only displayed in 480p, and the medium setting in 720p, which noticeably affects the sharpness. The performance is increased significantly in return though. There is an optional FPS limit for 30, 60, or 120 frames per second. A switch for VSync is obviously available as well.

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Fortnite can be installed via Epic Games launcher. The gaming platform is comparable to its rivals Steam, Uplay, and Origin, but it has more in common with Blizzard's Battlenet due to the limited number of games. Our test is based on the Free2Play version of Fortnite, which occupies about 16 GB on your hard drive right now, so it is similar to PUBG (13 GB). The developer could improve the loading and connection times, which are a slightly too long for our taste. We also encountered some error messages (not unlike PUBG), but Fortnite is currently still in an early-access state, so you should not be too critical here.

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Benchmarks

The PvE missions are not included in the F2P version and there is no replay feature according to our information, so we use the classic Battle Royale mode for our benchmarks. All players are thrown into a kind of lobby and can play around before the actual game starts. Because of the bigger spawn area and the 10 instead of 60-second countdown, it is unfortunately not easy to follow a certain sequence (see video) compared to PUBG, and there are some performance fluctuations even if it works. It is a fast first-person shooter, so the target result should be higher than 60 FPS. We would say you should at least manage 40 FPS to play Fortnite.

Results

If you ignore low and medium settings, which are often limited by the CPU on powerful systems (compare notebook and desktop versions of the GTX 1060, GTX 1070, and GTX 1080, for example), the frame rate depends on the performance of the graphics card.

Low Preset
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Medium Preset
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Epic Preset
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You will need an upper mainstream GPU like the GeForce GTX 1050 if you want to play Fortnite at high settings and 1080p. A combination of Full HD and the Epic preset requires a GeForce GTX 970M or better, while more expensive GPUs only pay off at higher resolutions. QHD panels (2560x1440 pixels) require a GeForce GTX 1060 or better, and at least a GeForce GTX 1080 is needed for 4K displays (3840x2160 pixels). The requirements are still moderate if you take in all the results. The main rival PUBG performs much worse and suffers from annoying performance drops.

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    3840x2160 Epic Preset     2560x1440 Epic Preset     1920x1080 Epic Preset     1920x1080 High Preset     1920x1080 Medium Preset     1280x720 Low Preset
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti (Desktop), 4790K
Nvidia GeForce GTX 1080 Ti Founders Edition
51.4 (min: 49) fps ∼58%
107 (min: 99) fps ∼55%
163 (min: 148) fps ∼53%
203 (min: 181) fps ∼59%
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 (Desktop), 6700K
Desktop PC
45.7 (min: 43) fps ∼52%
95.3 (min: 88) fps ∼49%
146 (min: 131) fps ∼48%
199 (min: 191) fps ∼58%
285 (min: 236) fps ∼54%
327 (min: 258) fps ∼54%
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 (Laptop), 7820HK
Alienware 17 R4
41.8 (min: 40) fps ∼48%
87.5 (min: 82) fps ∼45%
123 (min: 114) fps ∼40%
141 (min: 117) fps ∼41%
143 (min: 123) fps ∼27%
214 (min: 190) fps ∼36%
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 Ti (Desktop), 4790K
Nvidia GeForce GTX 1070 Ti Founders Edition
36 (min: 32) fps ∼41%
72 (min: 61) fps ∼37%
109 (min: 78) fps ∼36%
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 (Desktop), 6700K
Nvidia GeForce GTX 1070
39.3 (min: 37) fps ∼45%
78.8 (min: 74) fps ∼40%
129 (min: 122) fps ∼42%
181 (min: 170) fps ∼53%
286 (min: 202) fps ∼54%
317 (min: 281) fps ∼53%
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 (Laptop), 6820HK
Asus G752VS
35 (min: 32) fps ∼40%
73.1 (min: 69) fps ∼37%
111 (min: 93) fps ∼36%
140 (min: 101) fps ∼41%
151 (min: 121) fps ∼29%
288 (min: 194) fps ∼48%
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 Ti, 4790K
Asus Strix GTX 980 Ti Desktop PC
32 (min: 31) fps ∼36%
88 (min: 77) fps ∼29%
AMD Radeon R9 Fury, 4790K
XFX Radeon R9 Fury Pro
25.3 (min: 23) fps ∼29%
72 (min: 63) fps ∼24%
95 (min: 67) fps ∼28%
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 (Desktop), 6700K
Desktop PC
26.4 (min: 25) fps ∼30%
53.7 (min: 50) fps ∼27%
90.8 (min: 84) fps ∼30%
117 (min: 106) fps ∼34%
246 (min: 218) fps ∼47%
345 (min: 269) fps ∼57%
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980, 6700K
Desktop PC
25.3 (min: 23) fps ∼29%
53.1 (min: 50) fps ∼27%
91.4 (min: 88) fps ∼30%
116 (min: 110) fps ∼34%
242 (min: 218) fps ∼46%
316 (min: 292) fps ∼52%
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 (Laptop), 6820HK
MSI GT62VR
23.6 (min: 22) fps ∼27%
50.3 (min: 47) fps ∼26%
80.4 (min: 75) fps ∼26%
105 (min: 97) fps ∼31%
177 (min: 153) fps ∼34%
208 (min: 177) fps ∼35%
AMD Radeon RX 480 (Desktop), 4790K
AMD Radeon RX 480 8 GB Reference
18.4 (min: 14) fps ∼21%
38.9 (min: 35) fps ∼20%
64.5 (min: 51) fps ∼21%
79 (min: 68) fps ∼23%
207 (min: 181) fps ∼39%
346 (min: 240) fps ∼57%
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980M, 6700HQ
Asus G752VY
18.8 (min: 17) fps ∼21%
39.8 (min: 37) fps ∼20%
62.8 (min: 58) fps ∼21%
85.9 (min: 81) fps ∼25%
178 (min: 166) fps ∼34%
214 (min: 182) fps ∼36%
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970, 4790K
MSI Gaming Z GeForce GTX 970 Desktop PC
22 (min: 18) fps ∼25%
60 (min: 52) fps ∼20%
82 (min: 60) fps ∼24%
AMD Radeon RX 470 (Desktop), 4790K
MSI RX 470 Gaming X 4GB
17.3 (min: 13) fps ∼20%
58.9 (min: 44) fps ∼19%
88 (min: 74) fps ∼26%
AMD Radeon R9 280X, 4790K
Asus Z97 Deluxe Desktop i7-4790K, R9 280X
47.5 (min: 39) fps ∼16%
60 (min: 51) fps ∼17%
158 (min: 113) fps ∼30%
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti (Desktop), 4790K
MSI GeForce GTX 1050 Ti
12.5 (min: 9) fps ∼14%
44.8 (min: 36) fps ∼15%
65 (min: 53) fps ∼19%
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti (Laptop), 7700HQ
MSI GE72 7RE-046
8.8 (min: 7) fps ∼10%
28.8 (min: 25) fps ∼15%
45.1 (min: 41) fps ∼15%
61 (min: 56) fps ∼18%
AMD Radeon R7 370, 4790K
MSI Gaming R7 370 2GB
30.2 (min: 24) fps ∼10%
41 (min: 28) fps ∼12%
106 (min: 79) fps ∼20%
AMD Radeon RX 460 (Desktop), 4790K
XFX RX-460P4DFG5 Double Dissipation 4 GB
31 (min: 22) fps ∼10%
39.1 (min: 31) fps ∼11%
116 (min: 88) fps ∼22%
313 (min: 221) fps ∼52%
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970M, 6700HQ
MSI GS60 6QE
14.4 (min: 13) fps ∼16%
30.8 (min: 28) fps ∼16%
49.2 (min: 46) fps ∼16%
64.6 (min: 60) fps ∼19%
163 (min: 140) fps ∼31%
230 (min: 197) fps ∼38%
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 (Laptop), 7700HQ
Asus GL753VD
9.8 (min: 9) fps ∼11%
24.7 (min: 23) fps ∼13%
38.7 (min: 35) fps ∼13%
51.1 (min: 46) fps ∼15%
128 (min: 108) fps ∼24%
181 (min: 152) fps ∼30%
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 (Laptop), 7700HQ
MSI GL62M 7RD-077
40 (min: 37) fps ∼13%
51 (min: 47) fps ∼15%
135 (min: 98) fps ∼26%
187 (min: 140) fps ∼31%
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 965M, 6700HQ
MSI GE72 965M Ti
3.7 (min: 2) fps ∼4%
18.7 (min: 17) fps ∼10%
34.2 (min: 27) fps ∼11%
34.2 (min: 27) fps ∼10%
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960M, 7700HQ
MSI GL72 7QF
5.1 (min: 3) fps ∼6%
17.8 (min: 16) fps ∼9%
30.5 (min: 28) fps ∼10%
39.8 (min: 36) fps ∼12%
99.1 (min: 89) fps ∼19%
160 (min: 135) fps ∼27%
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 950M, 6700HQ
MSI PE60 2QD
21.8 (min: 21) fps ∼7%
23.8 (min: 20) fps ∼7%
65 (min: 56) fps ∼12%
196 (min: 130) fps ∼33%
NVIDIA GeForce MX150, 7700HQ
MSI PL62
25 (min: 23) fps ∼8%
33.5 (min: 31) fps ∼10%
86.7 (min: 81) fps ∼16%
163 (min: 127) fps ∼27%
NVIDIA GeForce 940MX, 6700HQ
MSI CX72 6QD
9.5 (min: 8) fps ∼3%
12.8 (min: 11) fps ∼4%
43.7 (min: 37) fps ∼8%
111 (min: 93) fps ∼18%
NVIDIA GeForce 940M, 5700HQ
MSI GP62 2QD
12.2 (min: 11) fps ∼4%
35.7 (min: 31) fps ∼7%
122 (min: 107) fps ∼20%
NVIDIA GeForce 920M, 2970M
MSI CX61 2QC 2970M MS-16GD
29 (min: 23) fps ∼6%
66 (min: 43) fps ∼11%
Intel HD Graphics 615, 7Y75
Eve-Tech Eve V i7
35.3 (min: 13) fps ∼6%

Overview

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med.
1920x1080
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high
1920x1080
High Preset
ultra
1920x1080
Epic Preset
QHD
2560x1440
Epic Preset
4K
3840x2160
Epic Preset
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 (Laptop)
206
169n2
155n2
124
61.4
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Max-Q
143n3
138n3
121n3
101.35n2
48.55n2
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Mobile
236
187.5n2
149n2
140.5n2
93.5
45.5
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 (Laptop)
214
143
200.5n4
150n4
87.5
41.6n2
AMD Radeon RX 560 (Laptop)
151.3
87.4
63
50.2
35.9
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 (Laptop)
288
151
148n5
111n5
73.1
34.85n2
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 Mobile
162
143.5n2
112.5n2
73.8
33.7
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Max-Q
258
188
127
109
64
33.5
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Max-Q
122
115
100
76
31.5
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 (Laptop)
208
177
105n5
81.2n5
50.3
23.15n2
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980M
214
178
85.9
62.8
39.8
18.8
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970M
230
163
64.6
49.2
30.8
14.4
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 Max-Q
138
79.9
59.1
36.2
10.9
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 (Laptop)
184n2
131.5n2
51.05n2
39.35n2
24.7
9.8
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Max-Q
142.8
111.8
49.4
36.5
9.3
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti (Laptop)
76.25n4
53.75n4
31.8n2
8.8
AMD Radeon RX Vega M GL / 870
126.9
86.2
55.7
37.9
24.2
8.8
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960M
160
99.1
39.8
30.5
17.8
5.1
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 965M
34.2
34.2
18.7
3.7
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AMD Radeon HD 7970M
SIS Mirage M661FX
AMD Radeon HD 6450M
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4850
ATI Radeon Xpress 1150
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Super Max-Q
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
AMD Radeon RX Vega 9
48
22.3
15.7
9.1
ATI Radeon Xpress X1200
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4330
NVIDIA GeForce GT 750M
AMD Radeon R6 (Kaveri)
NVIDIA Quadro T1000 (Laptop)
AMD Radeon Pro 555
82
28.8
22.9
AMD Radeon HD 8670M
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NVIDIA ION 2
Intel UHD Graphics P630
AMD Radeon HD 7520G
AMD Radeon 540X
82.4
61.6
22.2
16.9
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 Max-Q
178
132.6
115.7
72.8
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
Intel HD Graphics (Cherry Trail)
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
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AMD Radeon HD 6380G
AMD Radeon R5 M420
NVIDIA GeForce 8200M G
AMD Radeon R7 M380
NVIDIA GeForce GT 740M
Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) HD Graphics
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 2600
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 760M
Intel HD Graphics 2000
AMD Radeon HD 8550G
AMD Radeon HD 8250
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 2600 XT
AMD Radeon R7 M370
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4830
AMD Radeon RX 540X
AMD Radeon R2 (Stoney Ridge)
NVIDIA GeForce MX350
113
77
43.8
26.8
NVIDIA Quadro NVS 320M
NVIDIA GeForce GT 620M
NVIDIA GeForce GT 630M
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AMD Radeon RX Vega 8 (Ryzen 4000)
AMD Radeon R7 (Bristol Ridge)
AMD Radeon HD 8400
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
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AMD Radeon HD 6650M
AMD Radeon HD 6490M
AMD Radeon R9 M265X
AMD Radeon HD 7670M
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 670M
NVIDIA GeForce GT 520MX
AMD Radeon HD 6520G
Intel HD Graphics 610
26
AMD Radeon HD 8870M
ATI Radeon HD 3100
AMD Radeon HD 7290
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 3430
AMD Radeon HD 6320
AMD Radeon HD 7570M
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 545v
Intel HD Graphics 405 (Braswell)
AMD Radeon HD 7690M XT
AMD Radeon R2 (Mullins/Beema/Carrizo-L)
Intel Iris Pro Graphics 5200
AMD Radeon HD 8750M
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NVIDIA GeForce GTX 660M
AMD Radeon R5 M240
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5850
NVIDIA GeForce 9300M G
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5730
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 2400
AMD Radeon HD 7450M
NVIDIA GeForce GT 415M
Intel HD Graphics (Skylake)
AMD Radeon R9 M365X
AMD Radeon RX 570 (Laptop)
AMD Radeon R5 (Bristol Ridge)
29.4
9
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
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 580M
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NVIDIA GeForce GT 730M
NVIDIA GeForce 910M
NVIDIA GeForce 9800M GTS
NVIDIA GeForce GT 540M
Intel Iris Plus Graphics 655
51.5
21.6
NVIDIA GeForce GT 555M
SIS Mirage 3 671MX
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 560M
Intel HD Graphics 5600
AMD Radeon HD 7600G
Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 900
AMD Radeon R5 M255
40.1
14.3
AMD Radeon R9 M295X
AMD Radeon HD 6750M
AMD Radeon R7 M260X
Intel Iris Plus Graphics G7 (Ice Lake 64 EU)
77
32.3
25.1
15.4
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 570M
Intel HD Graphics 4200
AMD Radeon R9 M370X
AMD Radeon HD 7470M
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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
AMD Radeon HD 6870M
AMD Radeon RX Vega 5
AMD Radeon HD 8690M
AMD Radeon R5 M320
Intel HD Graphics 530
45
19.5
AMD Radeon HD 7610M
NVIDIA GeForce 930MX
93
36.6
14.5
ATI Mobility Radeon X2300
AMD Radeon RX Vega 3
41.3n2
13.5n2
ATI Radeon Xpress 1250
VIA S3G UniChrome Pro II
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NVIDIA GeForce GTX 950M
196
65
23.8
21.8
NVIDIA GeForce GT 325M
Intel HD Graphics (Sandy Bridge)
NVIDIA GeForce GT 550M
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti Max-Q
AMD Radeon Pro 5500M
AMD Radeon HD 7500G
Intel HD Graphics 505
AMD Radeon HD 6550M
NVIDIA GeForce 940M
122
35.7
12.2
AMD Radeon 630
AMD Radeon HD 8570M
AMD Radeon 620
Intel HD Graphics 515
Intel HD Graphics 4400
46.5
11
Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 4500M
Intel HD Graphics 615
35.3
Silicon Motion SM502
ATI Mobility Radeon 9550
AMD Radeon HD 7510M
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AMD Radeon R9 M385
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 285M
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 530v
AMD Radeon RX 580X (Laptop)
NVIDIA GeForce 9500M GE
NVIDIA GeForce 9500M GS
AMD Radeon Pro 460
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 Ti Mobile
Intel HD Graphics (Bay Trail)
NVIDIA GeForce 315M
NVIDIA GeForce MX150
130.1n5
58.9n5
33.5n5
23.6n5
NVIDIA GeForce GT 525M
NVIDIA GeForce GT 640M
AMD Radeon HD 7420G
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 3470
ATI Mobility Radeon X1600
AMD Radeon 520
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5650
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 765M
Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 3650
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AMD Radeon HD 8330
NVIDIA GeForce GT 335M
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 860M
AMD Radeon HD 8970M
AMD Radeon RX Vega 8
75n3
30.1n3
19.1n3
10n2
AMD Radeon HD 7550M
NVIDIA GeForce 4 440 Go
AMD Radeon HD 6330M
AMD Radeon HD 6530M
AMD Radeon R9 M485X
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 850M
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
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ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4670
NVIDIA GeForce 8600M GT
NVIDIA GeForce GT 635M
AMD Radeon HD 8180
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 280M
AMD Radeon R4 (Kaveri)
NVIDIA GeForce 9200M GS
Intel HD Graphics 5000
Intel HD Graphics 620
40.05n2
11.9n2
AMD Radeon HD 8730M
NVIDIA GeForce GT 435M
AMD Radeon R4 (Beema)
NVIDIA GeForce GT 745M
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Super Mobile
NVIDIA GeForce Go 7900 GS
AMD Radeon RX Vega 11
183
86
30.8
NVIDIA GeForce 8400M GS
NVIDIA GeForce GT 720M
38
13.1
AMD Radeon HD 8350G
AMD Radeon R7 M440
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AMD Radeon HD 8550M
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti Max-Q
138
92.2
89.5
78.6
Intel HD Graphics 4000
AMD Radeon HD 7660G
Qualcomm Adreno 685
NVIDIA GeForce MX230
84.7
33.2
19.5
15.6
ATI Mobility Radeon 9000
ATI Mobility Radeon X700
AMD Radeon HD 7630M
ATI Radeon IGP 320M
ATI Mobility Radeon 9700
ATI Mobility Radeon X1800XT
AMD Radeon RX Vega 6 (Ryzen 2000)
48.55n2
19n2
10.1n2
ATI Mobility Radeon 7500
VIA Chrome9HD
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 560v
NVIDIA GeForce MX250
140
55.4
25.2
22
ATI Mobility Radeon X800XT
NVIDIA GeForce GTS 150M
AMD Radeon RX 5300M
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ATI Mobility Radeon HD 3870
AMD Radeon R7 (Kaveri)
NVIDIA GeForce 310M
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5430
Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 3600
Intel Iris Graphics 540
AMD Radeon R5 (Kaveri)
Intel Xe DG1 (iDG1LP) Mobile
Intel HD Graphics (Broadwell)
AMD Radeon Pro WX Vega M GL
AMD Radeon R9 M275
Qualcomm Adreno 630
Intel UHD Graphics G1 (Ice Lake 32 EU)
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Super Max-Q
NVIDIA GeForce 845M
NVIDIA GeForce 8600M GS
NVIDIA GeForce 825M
Intel Iris Graphics 5100
AMD Radeon HD 7850M
ATI Mobility Radeon 9200
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ATI Mobility Radeon 9800
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 670MX
AMD Radeon RX 470 (Laptop)
Intel Extreme Graphics 2
AMD Radeon RX 550X (Laptop)
NVIDIA GeForce 405M
NVIDIA GeForce 8700M GT
Intel HD Graphics 510
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5145
AMD Radeon HD 8240
AMD Radeon R7 (Carrizo)
Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 3150
AMD Radeon R5 (Stoney Ridge)
28
7
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5450
AMD Radeon HD 6310
NVIDIA GeForce Go 7300
ATI Radeon Xpress 1100
AMD Radeon R5 M430
AMD Radeon HD 6970M
NVIDIA GeForce 9600M GS
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NVIDIA GeForce GTX 485M
AMD Radeon R6 (Carrizo)
AMD Radeon RX 540
134.6n2
46.05n2
34.15n2
22.2n2
AMD Radeon R9 M385X
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 470M
AMD Radeon R4 (Stoney Ridge)
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 3670
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 460M
NVIDIA GeForce MX330
95
63.3
33.7
21
AMD Radeon HD 8610G
Intel HD Graphics 5300
Intel HD Graphics 520
25.8
7.1
AMD Radeon HD 7870M
NVIDIA GeForce Go 6100
ATI Mobility Radeon 9000 IGP
Intel UHD Graphics 605
AMD Radeon HD 8830M
AMD Radeon RX Vega 6 (Ryzen 4000)
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 775M
NVIDIA GeForce Go 6250
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NVIDIA GeForce GTX 680MX
AMD Radeon HD 6990M
AMD Radeon HD 7400G
AMD Radeon RX 560X (Laptop)
77.1
66.4
43.9
33
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4570
ATI Radeon Xpress X1250
NVIDIA GeForce 920M
66
29
VIA Chrome9 HC
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop)
AMD Radeon 530
62.4
18.1
AMD Radeon R7 M360
Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 4500MHD
NVIDIA GeForce 9400M (G) / ION (LE)
NVIDIA GeForce GTS 360M
AMD Radeon HD 8280
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 480M
AMD Radeon R9 M390
Intel HD Graphics 630
68
24.2
AMD Radeon R5 M330
AMD Radeon RX 550 (Laptop)
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AMD Radeon HD 8790M
NVIDIA GeForce 8800M GTX
NVIDIA GeForce 830M
AMD Radeon R9 M280X
NVIDIA GeForce Go 7950 GTX
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 Max-Q
122n3
101n3
AMD Radeon HD 7640G
unknown
NVIDIA GeForce Go 7200
AMD Radeon HD 8650M
AMD Radeon R7 M340
ATI Radeon HD 4100
AMD Radeon R9 M380
NVIDIA GeForce 305M
AMD Radeon RX Vega Mobile
NVIDIA GeForce 3 Go
NVIDIA GeForce 705M
AMD Radeon RX 640
NVIDIA GeForce G 205M
ATI Radeon HD 4225
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AMD Radeon 625
AMD Radeon R7 M445
AMD Radeon RX Vega 2
NVIDIA GeForce 9800M GS
AMD Radeon RX 460 (Laptop)
Intel UHD Graphics 630
Intel Iris Pro Graphics 580
AMD Radeon Pro 455
NVIDIA GeForce GT 130M
NVIDIA GeForce GTS 160M
AMD Radeon HD 6480G
AMD Radeon HD 6730M
NVIDIA GeForce 940MX
111
43.7
12.8
9.5
AMD Radeon R7 M270
NVIDIA GeForce Go 7600
NVIDIA GeForce 920MX
76.7
21.2
14.5
11.4
AMD Radeon HD 7650M
NVIDIA GeForce 9300M GS
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 260M
NVIDIA GeForce G 102M
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NVIDIA GeForce 9700M GTS
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4550
NVIDIA GeForce 930M
56.8
NVIDIA GeForce 710M
AMD Radeon R9 M375
45.5
22.1
15.5
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 880M
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5470
NVIDIA GeForce GT 420M
Intel UHD Graphics 620
46.3n2
22.4
7.6
Intel HD Graphics 3000
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
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NVIDIA GeForce GT 220M
NVIDIA GeForce 4 420 Go
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 3450
NVIDIA GeForce 8400M GT
NVIDIA GeForce 9100M G
NVIDIA GeForce Go 6150
AMD Radeon HD 7340
AMD Radeon HD 7310
Intel Iris Plus Graphics G4 (Ice Lake 48 EU)
39.5
12.3
11.6
7
AMD Radeon R7 M265
AMD Radeon RX 580 (Laptop)
238.5
183.1
80.6
59.5
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 3850
AMD Radeon Pro WX 3100
Intel UHD Graphics 615
15.9
8
AMD Radeon HD 7690M
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 550v
NVIDIA GeForce GTS 250M
AMD Radeon R7 M460
Intel Iris Plus Graphics 645
NVIDIA GeForce GT 650M SLI
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AMD Radeon Pro 450
NVIDIA GeForce 4 488 Go
AMD Radeon R9 M395X
VIA S3G UniChrome Pro
ATI Mobility Radeon X1800
Intel HD Graphics P630
NVIDIA GeForce 9400M GeForceBoost
AMD Radeon R9 M470X
AMD Radeon HD 6430M
AMD Radeon R5 M315
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q
124
110.2
107.4
81.2
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 675MX
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 675M
AMD Radeon R7 M260
AMD Radeon R5 M335
NVIDIA Maxwell GPU Surface Book
Intel HD Graphics 400 (Braswell)
ATI Mobility Radeon X1900
AMD Radeon R3 (Mullins/Beema)
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 3470 Hybrid X2
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NVIDIA Quadro T1000 Max-Q
AMD Radeon Pro 5300M
Intel HD Graphics 5500
72.6
AMD Radeon R5 (Beema/Carrizo-L)
16.2
NVIDIA GeForce Go 7700
Intel Iris Plus Graphics 640
Intel Iris Graphics 6100
AMD Radeon RX Vega 7
NVIDIA GeForce GT 640M LE
NVIDIA GeForce MX110
65.4n2
24.75n2
15.7n2
12.15n2
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
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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
AMD Radeon Pro 560X
149
66
40
31.9
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 540v
Intel HD Graphics (Braswell)
Qualcomm Adreno 680
ATI Radeon Xpress 200M
NVIDIA GeForce GT 735M
AMD Radeon RX 5500M
65
Intel HD Graphics 4600
39.6
12.4
Intel UHD Graphics 600
NVIDIA GeForce GT 650M
ATI Radeon HD 4250
AMD Radeon RX Vega M GH
AMD Radeon HD 6850M
Intel Iris Plus Graphics 650
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Intel Iris Graphics 550
NVIDIA GeForce 8800M GTS
Intel HD Graphics (Ivy Bridge)
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Super Mobile
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4530
AMD Radeon HD 7730M
AMD Radeon HD 6950M
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)
AMD Radeon HD 6830M
AMD Radeon HD 8650G
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 3650
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4870
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NVIDIA GeForce GTX 780M
NVIDIA GeForce 610M
AMD Radeon RX Vega 10
56.55n2
32.6n2
15.35n2
ATI Radeon Xpress X1270
Intel HD Graphics (Haswell)
NVIDIA GeForce GT 445M
NVIDIA GeForce Go 7400
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 2400 XT
NVIDIA GeForce GT 520M
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 Mobile
72.3
44.1
NVIDIA GeForce GT 230M
Intel HD Graphics 6000
Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) X3100
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
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NVIDIA GeForce 2 Go (200 / 100)
NVIDIA GeForce 9800M GT
NVIDIA GeForce 9800M GTX
Intel UHD Graphics 617
NVIDIA GeForce G 105M
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5870
NVIDIA GeForce 840M
AMD Radeon HD 8450G
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 Ti Max-Q
AMD Radeon Pro WX 3200
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5165
AMD Radeon HD 6370M
AMD Radeon HD 7620G
AMD Radeon HD 8210
ATI Mobility Radeon X1400
NVIDIA GeForce GT 755M
NVIDIA GeForce 9600M GT
AMD Radeon HD 6290
AMD Radeon 610
ATI Mobility Radeon X1700
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NVIDIA GeForce GT 240M
Intel HD Graphics 500
Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 950
NVIDIA GeForce MX130
77.7
32.2
23.9
16.2
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 870M
AMD Radeon HD 6620G
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
107
69.3
NVIDIA GeForce GT 120M
NVIDIA GeForce G 103M
AMD Radeon R9 M290X
AMD Radeon R5 (Carrizo)
(-) * 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

System GPU CPU RAM OS
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 1 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 2 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 1 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
Asus G752VY Nvidia GeForce GTX 980M (4 GB GDDR5) Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2 x 16 GB DDR4 Windows 10 64-bit
MSI GS60 Nvidia GeForce GTX 970M (3 GB GDDR5) Intel Core i7-6700HQ 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 GL72 Nvidia GeForce GTX 960M (2 GB GDDR5) Intel Core i7-7700HQ 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 1 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 Display Nvidia driver AMD driver
2 x Asus PB287Q, Philips 328P6VJEB ForceWare 390.65 Adrenalin 18.1.1
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Florian Glaser, 2018-01-30 (Update: 2018-01-31)
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I grew up with computers and modern consumer electronics. I am interested in the technology since I had my first computer, a Commodore C64, and started building my own PCs after that. My focus here at Notebookcheck is the business segment including mobile workstations, but I also like to test new mobile devices. It is always a great experience to review and compare new products. My free time is filled with a lot of sports, in the summer mainly on my bike.