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Ghostwire Tokyo in test: Notebook and desktop benchmarks

Mirror City. The action adventure Ghostwire Tokyo is not only interesting in terms of gameplay but also technically. Hardly any other title shines with so many reflections - especially when ray tracing is active.
Ghostwire Tokyo

Technology

Analogous to the recently tested Tiny Tina's Wonderlands, Ghostwire Tokyo is also based on the successful Unreal Engine 4. While the Borderlands spin-off relies on a comic look, Ghostwire Tokyo shows a gloomy city, which is, however, interspersed with lots of neon signs.

Ghostwire Tokyo
Ghostwire Tokyo
Ghostwire Tokyo
Ghostwire Tokyo

In combination with the rainy weather, the title is virtually predestined for all kinds of reflections, which are already very effective without ray tracing and provide a first-class atmosphere. Ray tracing costs a lot of performance, as usual, but it adds a lot to the visuals, although you have to know where the differences are and where you should look exactly.

Ghostwire Tokyo
Ghostwire Tokyo
Ghostwire Tokyo
Ghostwire Tokyo

Apart from the sometimes lousy textures, the rest of the technology also cuts a fine figure. Besides the effects, the level of detail is convincing - especially in outdoor areas.

Ghostwire Tokyo
Ghostwire Tokyo
Ghostwire Tokyo
Ghostwire Tokyo

The graphics menu, however, is not very extensive. Classics like resolution, picture mode, V-Sync, and an optional frame rate cap are followed by quite a few setting options for PC standards, which are at least explained via text and - except ray tracing - do not require a restart when changing. Developer Tango Gameworks, who is responsible for the Evil Within series, has unfortunately spared itself practical presets.

Ghostwire Tokyo
Ghostwire Tokyo
Ghostwire Tokyo
Ghostwire Tokyo

On the other hand, the makers deserve respect for the short loading times (with SSDs) and the surprisingly small game size (only about 16 GB). For comparison: Tiny Tina's Wonderlands requires almost 40 GB of storage space. Meanwhile, upscaling technology fans can be happy about the support of DLSS, FSR, and TSR.

Graphics Options
Graphics Options
Ray Tracing Settings (FHD)
Ray Tracing Settings (FHD)
Ultra Settings (FHD)
Ultra Settings (FHD)
High Settings (FHD)
High Settings (FHD)
Medium Settings (FHD)
Medium Settings (FHD)
Low Settings (FHD)
Low Settings (FHD)

Benchmark

Since Ghostwire Tokyo does not offer a built-in benchmark, we have to resort to our own sequence for the speed measurements. The choice fell directly at the beginning of the game when you have to get to the hospital. As you can see in the following video, we run along a street with the main character for almost 40 seconds - without any enemies, but with a huge number of reflections.

Results

For the benchmarks, we mainly use loan devices from our partners XMG (Schenker Technologies) and MSI.

FHD (1,920 x 1,080)

Although the hardware requirements are not particularly high, low-end chips like the Iris Xe Graphics G7 in Full HD already reach their limits when using low details and do not create a smooth picture. Mid-range representatives on the level of the GeForce GTX 1650 Ti can cope well with higher settings according to our measurements, as long as you leave it at 1,920 x 1,080 pixels.

Ghostwire Tokyo
    1920x1080 Low Settings     1920x1080 Medium Settings     1920x1080 High Settings     1920x1080 Highest Settings
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3090, i9-12900K
Desktop-PC
228 (29.1min, 70.8P0.1, 151.1P1) fps ∼57%
219 (29.1min, 71.6P0.1, 146.4P1) fps ∼53%
218 (33.4min, 65P0.1, 145.6P1) fps ∼53%
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080, i9-12900K
Desktop-PC
216 (33.7min, 69.7P0.1, 148.6P1) fps ∼54%
207 (24.3min, 63.5P0.1, 140P1) fps ∼50%
205 (25.8min, 65.9P0.1, 135.3P1) fps ∼50%
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070, i9-12900K
Desktop-PC
200 (31.8min, 60.6P0.1, 129.9P1) fps ∼50%
198 (46.3min, 56.4P0.1, 128.5P1) fps ∼48%
195.1 (38.1min, 60.2P0.1, 132.3P1) fps ∼48%
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 Laptop GPU, i7-11800H
XMG Neo 15 @165 W TGP
171.5 (32.4min, 61P0.1, 114.4P1) fps ∼43%
166.8 (25.3min, 58.7P0.1, 116P1) fps ∼40%
162.5 (22.3min, 56.5P0.1, 115.7P1) fps ∼40%
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 Laptop GPU, i7-11800H
XMG Neo 17 @140 W TGP
168.5 (33.3min, 55.9P0.1, 113.9P1) fps ∼42%
165.5 (27.9min, 47.8P0.1, 119.1P1) fps ∼40%
161.8 (34.3min, 52P0.1, 111.4P1) fps ∼39%
AMD Radeon RX 6800M, R9 5900HX
Asus ROG Strix G15
137.7 (21.3min, 45.9P0.1, 83.4P1) fps ∼34%
136.6 (19.4min, 50.6P0.1, 80.1P1) fps ∼33%
128.4 (22.8min, 52.4P0.1, 74P1) fps ∼31%
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 Laptop GPU, i7-11800H
XMG Core 15 @130 W TGP
128.2 (36min, 52.8P0.1, 85P1) fps ∼32%
121.9 (30.5min, 49.8P0.1, 79.7P1) fps ∼30%
119.3 (24.5min, 46.1P0.1, 77.5P1) fps ∼29%
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti Mobile, i7-9750H
MSI GP65 Leopard 9SD
96.9 (28.3min, 40.7P0.1, 62.2P1) fps ∼24%
90.2 (23.6min, 40.8P0.1, 59.4P1) fps ∼22%
88.6 (21.6min, 33.5P0.1, 57.9P1) fps ∼21%
88.4 (24min, 31.8P0.1, 56.9P1) fps ∼22%
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3050 Ti Laptop GPU, i7-11800H
XMG Focus 17 @75 W TGP
91.5 (32.7min, 40.2P0.1, 55.9P1) fps ∼23%
88.6 (31.4min, 45.3P0.1, 55.7P1) fps ∼21%
86.8 (33.5min, 44.1P0.1, 53.7P1) fps ∼21%
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 Ti Mobile, i7-10750H
MSI GP75
66.4 (27.6min, 34.9P0.1, 39.8P1) fps ∼16%
61.6 (25.9min, 31.7P0.1, 35.7P1) fps ∼15%
61.2 (23.4min, 31.3P0.1, 35.5P1) fps ∼15%
60.5 (25.6min, 30.4P0.1, 35P1) fps ∼15%
Intel Iris Xe Graphics G7 96EUs, i7-1185G7
MSI Prestige 14
26.5 (9.97min, 11.3P0.1, 15.3P1) fps ∼7%
24.5 (9.54min, 10.6P0.1, 12.9P1) fps ∼6%
23.8 (8.82min, 10.9P0.1, 13P1) fps ∼6%
23.1 (11.2min, 11.2P0.1, 12.5P1) fps ∼6%

QHD (2,560 x 1,440)

For 2,560 x 1,440 pixels and maximum settings (without ray tracing), it should be a graphics card from the upper midrange, for example, the GeForce GTX 1660 Ti or the GeForce RTX 3050 Ti.

Ghostwire Tokyo
    2560x1440 Highest Settings
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3090, i9-12900K
Desktop-PC
187.6 (33.2min, 60.8P0.1, 123.9P1) fps ∼57%
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080, i9-12900K
Desktop-PC
172.5 (36.1min, 56P0.1, 117P1) fps ∼52%
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070, i9-12900K
Desktop-PC
130.4 (31.5min, 55.2P0.1, 83.1P1) fps ∼39%
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 Laptop GPU, i7-11800H
XMG Neo 15 @165 W TGP
105.1 (37.9min, 50.8P0.1, 65.8P1) fps ∼32%
AMD Radeon RX 6800M, R9 5900HX
Asus ROG Strix G15
104.5 (21.2min, 45.7P0.1, 67.2P1) fps ∼32%
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 Laptop GPU, i7-11800H
XMG Neo 17 @140 W TGP
101.8 (22.7min, 47.2P0.1, 64.9P1) fps ∼31%
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 Laptop GPU, i7-11800H
XMG Core 15 @130 W TGP
75.9 (27min, 34P0.1, 43.6P1) fps ∼23%
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3050 Ti Laptop GPU, i7-11800H
XMG Focus 17 @75 W TGP
55.2 (17.6min, 26.2P0.1, 32.3P1) fps ∼17%
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti Mobile, i7-9750H
MSI GP65 Leopard 9SD
51 (19.9min, 25.3P0.1, 29.8P1) fps ∼15%
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 Ti Mobile, i7-10750H
MSI GP75
36.9 (17.7min, 18.6P0.1, 19.9P1) fps ∼11%

UHD (3,840 x 2,160)

A combination of 3,840 x 2,160 pixels and full details, on the other hand, yearns for a high-end accelerator (Radeon RX 6800M or GeForce RTX 3060 upwards).

Ghostwire Tokyo
    3840x2160 Highest Settings
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3090, i9-12900K
Desktop-PC
100.7 (24.6min, 44.4P0.1, 61P1) fps ∼36%
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080, i9-12900K
Desktop-PC
89.9 (32.5min, 42.9P0.1, 53.7P1) fps ∼32%
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070, i9-12900K
Desktop-PC
63.9 (17.8min, 30.9P0.1, 37P1) fps ∼23%
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 Laptop GPU, i7-11800H
XMG Neo 15 @165 W TGP
52.1 (16.9min, 27.1P0.1, 29.4P1) fps ∼19%
AMD Radeon RX 6800M, R9 5900HX
Asus ROG Strix G15
50.5 (21.1min, 24.3P0.1, 37.7P1) fps ∼18%
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 Laptop GPU, i7-11800H
XMG Neo 17 @140 W TGP
49.7 (16.2min, 26.2P0.1, 27.8P1) fps ∼18%
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 Laptop GPU, i7-11800H
XMG Core 15 @130 W TGP
38.9 (16.1min, 19.5P0.1, 20.7P1) fps ∼14%
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti Mobile, i7-9750H
MSI GP65 Leopard 9SD
23.6 (10.6min, 11.5P0.1, 12.3P1) fps ∼8%
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3050 Ti Laptop GPU, i7-11800H
XMG Focus 17 @75 W TGP
17.1 (5.04min, 5.22P0.1, 5.76P1) fps ∼6%

Ray Tracing

If you want to enjoy Ghostwire Tokyo including ray tracing, you will also need a powerful graphics chip. We recommend at least a Radeon RX 6800M or GeForce RTX 3060 for maximum settings in Full HD; 4K is not possible with ray tracing.

Ghostwire Tokyo
    1920x1080 Highest Settings + Maximum Ray Tracing
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3090, i9-12900K
Desktop-PC
106 (23.4min, 39.2P0.1, 73.5P1) fps ∼54%
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080, i9-12900K
Desktop-PC
97.9 (31.4min, 45.5P0.1, 66.9P1) fps ∼50%
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070, i9-12900K
Desktop-PC
76.3 (22.1min, 31.9P0.1, 48.3P1) fps ∼39%
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 Laptop GPU, i7-11800H
XMG Neo 15 @165 W TGP
65.9 (22.9min, 29.3P0.1, 39.5P1) fps ∼34%
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 Laptop GPU, i7-11800H
XMG Neo 17 @140 W TGP
61.5 (19.9min, 28.8P0.1, 37.4P1) fps ∼32%
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 Laptop GPU, i7-11800H
XMG Core 15 @130 W TGP
46.6 (19.6min, 23.6P0.1, 27.3P1) fps ∼24%
AMD Radeon RX 6800M, R9 5900HX
Asus ROG Strix G15
46.6 (15.3min, 20.3P0.1, 27.1P1) fps ∼24%
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3050 Ti Laptop GPU, i7-11800H
XMG Focus 17 @75 W TGP
32.2 (12.9min, 14.2P0.1, 17.5P1) fps ∼16%

Note

Since gaming tests are very time-consuming and often restricted by installation or activation limits, we can only provide you with a part of the benchmarks for the publication of the articles. More graphics cards will be installed in the coming days and weeks.

Overview

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1920x1080
Low Settings
med.
1920x1080
Medium Settings
high
1920x1080
High Settings
ultra
1920x1080
Highest Settings
QHD
2560x1440
Highest Settings
4K
3840x2160
Highest Settings
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3090 Ti
263
260
261
261
210
113.2
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3090
221
224.5n2
219n2
218n2
183.4n2
101.65n2
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 12 GB
206
196.3
195.4
192.5
165.8
86.7
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080
216
207
205
172.5
89.9
AMD Radeon RX 6800
219
209
206
204
148.4
74.6
NVIDIA Titan RTX
205
196.8
203
202
141
73.3
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 Ti Laptop GPU
141.5n2
138.5n2
134.95n2
134.15n2
108.05n2
59.9
AMD Radeon RX 6700 XT
195.4
184.2
185.6
182.7
119.3
53.4
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070
200
198
195.1
130.4
63.9
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 Laptop GPU
171.5
166.8
162.5
105.1
52.1
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 Ti
179.4
179.5
234
182.2
116.1
59.6
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 Ti Laptop GPU
127
137.65n2
135.05n2
130.25n2
93.1
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Super (Desktop)
157.7
97
52.6
AMD Radeon RX 6800M
137.7
136.6
128.4
104.5
50.5
AMD Radeon RX 6600 XT
167.8
156.7
155.9
154
92.5
41.9
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 Laptop GPU
164.5
165.5n2
162.95n2
160.55n2
101.8
49.7
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060
139.4
127.3
129.3
127.6
80.6
39
NVIDIA Titan X Pascal
171.95n2
170.45n2
167.35n2
169.25n2
116.75n2
60.65n2
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Super (Desktop)
145.2
147.9
144.3
138
93
45.5
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AMD Radeon RX 5700 XT (Desktop)
136.8
140
138
137.2
85.5
36.3
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 Laptop GPU
128.2
121.9
119.3
75.9
38.9
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 Super (Desktop)
124.4
122.9
122.1
121.3
76.3
38.8
AMD Radeon RX 6600
132.8
123.9
122.6
121.4
72.6
31.4
AMD Radeon RX 5700 (Desktop)
127.1
126.6
121.9
123.4
78.2
37.8
AMD Radeon RX 6600M
115.1
113.2
112
AMD Radeon RX 5600 XT (Desktop)
112.1
116.4
115.6
114
72.6
35.2
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti (Desktop)
99.8
99.3
98.3
97.3
61
29.9
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Super (Desktop)
93.6
92.2
89.7
91.3
57.3
26.7
AMD Radeon RX 6500 XT
93.2
88.3
84.6
87.7
47.9
20.6
AMD Radeon RX 5500 XT (Desktop)
81.3
80.1
76
75.1
48.1
22.7
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti Mobile
96.9
90.2
88.6
88.4
51
23.6
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3050 Ti Laptop GPU
91.3n2
89.3n2
87.5n2
55.2
17.1
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 (Desktop)
84.1
83.8
83.1
82.2
51.6
22.3
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 Super (Desktop)
73.3
76.8
75.8
75.2
45.1
15.1
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3050 Laptop GPU
75.1
72.25n2
71n2
68.2n2
35.6
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 Ti Mobile
66.4
61.6
61.2
60.5
36.9
AMD Radeon RX 5500M
56
56
55.7
54.9
NVIDIA T1200 Laptop GPU
50.7
47.3
44.6
41.2
NVIDIA T600 Laptop GPU
45.7
44.3
43.9
41.8
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NVIDIA GeForce MX550
35.8
35.5
35.1
33.2
AMD Radeon 680M
41.3
41
40.6
39.2
24.5
11
NVIDIA GeForce MX450
32.7
32.2
31.5
26
11.6
Intel Iris Xe Graphics G7 96EUs
18.95n2
24.5
23.8
23.1
AMD Radeon RX 550 (Laptop)
24.3
23.1
21.7
21.6
NVIDIA GeForce GT 1030 (Desktop)
11.2
14
15
13.6
NVIDIA GeForce MX150
13.2
NVIDIA GeForce GT 710
4.56
4.38
Intel UHD Graphics Xe G4 48EUs
8.89
AMD Radeon RX Vega 8 (Ryzen 5000)
21.3
21.1
21.1
20.9
12.5
6.11
AMD Radeon RX Vega 8 (Ryzen 4000)
17.5
14.6
14.5
14.3
AMD Radeon RX Vega 7
13.5
AMD Radeon RX Vega 6 (Ryzen 4000/5000)
10.5
Intel UHD Graphics 620
5.07
(-) * 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

XMG Neo 15 (RTX 3080) - Click on photo to open the configurator (bestware.com)
XMG Neo 15 (RTX 3080) - Click on photo to open the configurator (bestware.com)
XMG Neo 17 (RTX 3070) - Click on photo to open the configurator (bestware.com)
XMG Neo 17 (RTX 3070) - Click on photo to open the configurator (bestware.com)
XMG Core 15 (RTX 3060) - Click on photo to open the configurator (bestware.com)
XMG Core 15 (RTX 3060) - Click on photo to open the configurator (bestware.com)
XMG Focus 17 (RTX 3050 Ti) - Click on photo to open the configurator (bestware.com)
XMG Focus 17 (RTX 3050 Ti) - Click on photo to open the configurator (bestware.com)

Device
Graphics card Processor Memory Operating system
XMG Neo 15 Nvidia GeForce RTX 3080 @165 W TGP (16 GB GDDR6) Intel Core i7-11800H 2 x 16 GB DDR4 Windows 11
XMG Neo 17 Nvidia GeForce RTX 3070 @140 W TGP (8 GB GDDR6) Intel Core i7-11800H 2 x 16 GB DDR4 Windows 11
XMG Core 15 Nvidia GeForce RTX 3060 @130 W TGP (6 GB GDDR6) Intel Core i7-11800H 2 x 16 GB DDR4 Windows 11
XMG Focus 17 Nvidia GeForce RTX 3050 Ti @75 W TGP (4 GB GDDR6) Intel Core i7-11800H 2 x 16 GB DDR4 Windows 11
MSI GP65 Nvidia GeForce GTX 1660 Ti (6 GB GDDR6) Intel Core i7-9750H 2 x 8 GB DDR4 Windows 11
MSI GP75 Nvidia GeForce GTX 1650 Ti (4 GB GDDR6) Intel Core i7-10750H 2 x 8 GB DDR4 Windows 11
Asus ROG Strix G15 AMD Radeon RX 6800M (12 GB GDDR6) AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX 2 x 8 GB DDR4 Windows 11
Asus ROG Zephyrus G14 AMD Radeon RX 6800S (8 GB GDDR6) AMD Ryzen 9 6900HS 2 x 16 GB DDR4 Windows 11
MSI Prestige 14 Evo Intel Iris Xe (96 CUs) Intel Core i7-1185G7 1 x 16 GB DDR4 Windows 11
Acer Swift 3 AMD Radeon Vega 7 AMD Ryzen 7 4700U 2 x 4 GB DDR4 Windows 11
Desktop PC I MSI GeForce RTX 3090 (24 GB GDDR6X)
MSI GeForce RTX 3080 (10 GB GDDR6X)
MSI GeForce RTX 3070 (8 GB GDDR6)
Intel Core i9-12900K 2 x 16 GB DDR4 Windows 11
Desktop-PC II Nvidia GeForce RTX 3090 FE (24 GB GDDR6X)
Nvidia GeForce RTX 3060 (12 GB GDDR6X)
Nvidia Titan RTX (24 GB GDDR6)
Nvidia GeForce RTX 2070 Super (8 GB GDDR6)Nvidia
GeForce RTX 2060 Super (8 GB GDDR6)
KFA2 GeForce GTX 1660 Super (6 GB GDDR6)
PNY GeForce GTX 1660 (6 GB GDDR5)
KFA2 GeForce GTX 1650 Super (4 GB GDDR6)
KFA2 GeForce GTX 1650 (4 GB GDDR5)
AMD Radeon RX 6700 XT (12 GB DDR6)
AMD Radeon RX 6600 XT (8 GB GDDR6)
AMD Radeon RX 6600 (8 GB GDDR6)
AMD Radeon RX 5700 XT (8 GB GDDR6)
AMD Radeon RX 5700 (8 GB GDDR6)
AMD Radeon RX 5600 XT (6 GB GDDR6)
AMD Radeon RX 5500 XT (8 GB GDDR6)
AMD Ryzen 9 5900X 2 x 32 GB DDR4 Windows 10 64 Bit
Desktop PC III Nvidia GeForce RTX 2080 Super FE Intel Core i9-11900K 2 x 8 GB DDR4 Windows 11
4K monitors Nvidia drivers AMD drivers
Asus PB287Q, Philips Brilliance 329P9H, Acer Predator XB321HK ForceWare Adrenalin
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Florian Glaser, 2022-04-25 (Update: 2022-04-25)