Notebookcheck
, , , , , ,
search relation.
, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
 

Horizon Zero Dawn Laptop and Desktop Benchmarks

Wasted Potential. While the PS4 version won a lot of praise in 2017, the Horizon Zero Dawn PC port suffers from various problems. Nevertheless, we fought our way through the integrated benchmarks with several graphics cards and analyzed their performance.
Florian Glaser, 👁 Florian Glaser, Andrea Grüblinger (translated by Daniel Koenig), 🇩🇪 🇷🇺
, , , , , ,
search relation.
, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
 
Horizon Zero Dawn

Technology

After the recently released PC version of Death Stranding functioned well, hopes for a decent implementation of the console hit Horizon Zero Dawn were high. According to numerous users and some press reviews, though, the port we got could be improved. As our tests show, many of the technical criticisms are well justified. We would, therefore, also classify the PC version as a rather mediocre port.

Horizon Zero Dawn
Horizon Zero Dawn
Horizon Zero Dawn
Horizon Zero Dawn
Horizon Zero Dawn
Horizon Zero Dawn

First, let us touch on the fact that, when the game is started for the first time, there is an automatic system optimization that takes more than 5 minutes; it ends up being even more annoying than the very aggravating and incomprehensible shader optimizations of Call of Duty Modern Warfare. After what feels like an eternal pause, players then have to endure a several-minute (albeit very nice) intro video that cannot be skipped and appears every time the game starts until you begin the campaign and save. The fact that Horizon Zero Dawn crashed every now and then during our test and that (rather minor) graphics errors often occurred despite using current drivers did not improve the situation.

Horizon Zero Dawn
Horizon Zero Dawn
Horizon Zero Dawn
Horizon Zero Dawn
Horizon Zero Dawn
Horizon Zero Dawn

The publishers and developers should also work on the game's performance. Regardless of the strength of a user's hardware, Horizon Zero Dawn has occasional and random jolts, which can be seen clearly from the low minimum FPS in the benchmark tables below. Why Horizon Zero Dawn often continues to run in the background for a certain time after it has been closed (see the task manager below) is also a mystery to us.

Horizon Zero Dawn
Horizon Zero Dawn
Horizon Zero Dawn
Horizon Zero Dawn
Horizon Zero Dawn
Horizon Zero Dawn

There is little to complain about when it comes to graphics options. These have been split into two menus. While the display tab takes care of the resolution and resolution scaling, the field of view, the aspect ratio, the image mode, and the FPS settings (optional HDR, V-Sync & FPS-Limit), the Graphics menu contains 9 detail options that can all be controlled at once using a number of presets. The presets do not have the usual names Low, Medium, High, and Ultra; instead, they have the names Favor Performance, Original (= PS4 level), Favor Quality, and Ultimate Quality.

Horizon Zero Dawn
Horizon Zero Dawn
Horizon Zero Dawn
Horizon Zero Dawn
Horizon Zero Dawn
Horizon Zero Dawn
Horizon Zero Dawn
Horizon Zero Dawn
Horizon Zero Dawn
Horizon Zero Dawn
Horizon Zero Dawn
Horizon Zero Dawn
, , , , , ,
search relation.
, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
 

On the medium graphical settings, i.e. the original quality, we think the game looks quite pretty. The higher presets hardly have any effect, which our comparison screenshots confirm. Positively, setting changes do not require a restart of the game. Overall, the graphics look nice, but without - in contrast to Death Stranding - breaking any major records. Given the unique style of the world (mixture of ancient civilizations and futuristic technology), the high level of detail is definitely a positive. That said, we were a bit disappointed with the water graphics. 

Favor Performance
Favor Performance
Original
Original
Favor Quality
Favor Quality
Ultimate Quality
Ultimate Quality

Benchmarks

Horizon Zero Dawn has an integrated benchmark, but it is extremely long at around 3 minutes, so it takes a long time to use with multiple devices and settings. The creators deserve praise for the extensive details at the end of the benchmark, though. For example, in addition to standard details such as the minimum, average, and maximum FPS, there are also separate performance curves for the CPU and GPU.

Results

FHD (1920x1080)

The benchmark results on weaker systems show that the third-person title is rather poorly optimized “downwards” and that it requires a lot of GPU memory. Low-end GPUs with less than 3 GB VRAM such as the GeForce MX330 or MX350 are unsuitable even for minimal details on a resolution of 1280x720 pixels.


When using a resolution of 1920x1080 and the original preset, even midrange chips on the level of the GeForce GTX 1050 (Ti) have their problems and regularly stutter. Only current models from the upper mid-range with at least 4 GB VRAM (e.g. the GeForce GTX 1650) manage these settings well. For the presets Favor Quality and Ultimate Quality, a Radeon RX 5500M or better is recommended when using Full HD.

Horizon Zero Dawn
    1920x1080 Original     1920x1080 Favor Quality     1920x1080 Ultimate Quality
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Ti (Desktop)
MSI GeForce RTX 2080 Ti, i9-9900K
146 (24min) fps ∼29%
133 (14min) fps ∼38%
115 (28min) fps ∼1%
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 (Desktop)
MSI GeForce RTX 2080, i9-9900K
124 (23min) fps ∼25%
111 (28min) fps ∼31%
93 (26min) fps ∼1%
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Mobile
MSI GT76 Titan DT 9SG, i9-9900K
121 (21min) fps ∼24%
103 (29min) fps ∼29%
84 (29min) fps ∼1%
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 (Desktop)
MSI GeForce RTX 2070, i9-9900K
113 (29min) fps ∼23%
97 (29min) fps ∼27%
79 (37min) fps ∼1%
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 (Desktop)
MSI GeForce RTX 2060, i9-9900K
101 (43min) fps ∼20%
86 (40min) fps ∼24%
69 (41min) fps ∼1%
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Mobile
MSI GP65 Leopard 9SF, i7-9750H
100 (30min) fps ∼20%
85 (30min) fps ∼24%
67 (26min) fps ∼1%
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 Mobile
MSI GE65 Raider 9SE, i7-9750H
90 (34min) fps ∼18%
75 (15min) fps ∼21%
59 (24min) fps ∼1%
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Mobile
Alienware 17 R4, i7-7820HK
84 (31min) fps ∼17%
73 (27min) fps ∼21%
62 (21min) fps ∼1%
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti Mobile
MSI GP65 Leopard 9SD, i7-9750H
83 (30min) fps ∼17%
70 (22min) fps ∼20%
55 (22min) fps ∼1%
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 Mobile
Asus G752VS, 6820HK
78 (30min) fps ∼16%
68 (27min) fps ∼19%
56 (17min) fps ∼1%
AMD Radeon RX 5500M
MSI Alpha 15, R7 3750H
67 (22min) fps ∼13%
60 (6min) fps ∼17%
47 (25min) fps ∼1%
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 Mobile
MSI GT62VR, 6820HK
62 (31min) fps ∼12%
51 (26min) fps ∼14%
39 (11min) fps ∼0%
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 Mobile
MSI GP75 Leopard 9SC, i7-9750H
54 (3min) fps ∼11%
46 (18min) fps ∼13%
34 (0min) fps ∼0%
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti Mobile
MSI GE72 7RE, i7-7700HQ
38 (10min) fps ∼8%
31 (13min) fps ∼9%
24 (9min) fps ∼0%
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Mobile
MSI GL62M 7RD, i7-7700HQ
28 (0min) fps ∼6%
24 (1min) fps ∼7%
18 (5min) fps ∼0%
NVIDIA GeForce MX350
MSI Prestige 14, i7-10710U
14 (7min) fps ∼3%
12 (6min) fps ∼3%
10 (4min) fps ∼0%
NVIDIA GeForce MX330
MSI Prestige 14, i7-10510U
13 (7min) fps ∼3%
11 (5min) fps ∼3%
9 (4min) fps ∼0%

QHD (2560x1440)

If you want to enjoy Horizon Zero Dawn with maximum details on a QHD monitor (a resolution of 2560x1440), you need a real gaming or high-end GPU like the GeForce GTX 1660 Ti or the GeForce RTX 2060.

Horizon Zero Dawn
    2560x1440 Ultimate Quality
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Ti (Desktop), i9-9900K
MSI GeForce RTX 2080 Ti
94 (32min) fps ∼28%
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 (Desktop), i9-9900K
MSI GeForce RTX 2080
74 (16min) fps ∼22%
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Mobile, i9-9900K
MSI GT76 Titan DT 9SG
65 (28min) fps ∼20%
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 (Desktop), i9-9900K
MSI GeForce RTX 2070
61 (35min) fps ∼18%
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 (Desktop), i9-9900K
MSI GeForce RTX 2060
52 (30min) fps ∼16%
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Mobile, i7-9750H
MSI GP65 Leopard 9SF
51 (25min) fps ∼15%
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Mobile, i7-7820HK
Alienware 17 R4
49 (24min) fps ∼15%
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 Mobile, i7-9750H
MSI GE65 Raider 9SE
45 (25min) fps ∼14%
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti Mobile, i7-9750H
MSI GP65 Leopard 9SD
43 (10min) fps ∼13%
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 Mobile, 6820HK
Asus G752VS
43 (21min) fps ∼13%
AMD Radeon RX 5500M, R7 3750H
MSI Alpha 15
34 (10min) fps ∼10%
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 Mobile, 6820HK
MSI GT62VR
29 (14min) fps ∼9%
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 Mobile, i7-9750H
MSI GP75 Leopard 9SC
24 (2min) fps ∼7%
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti Mobile, i7-7700HQ
MSI GE72 7RE
17 (8min) fps ∼5%
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Mobile, i7-7700HQ
MSI GL62M 7RD
14 (6min) fps ∼4%

UHD (3840x2160)

As expected, the game gets even more demanding in the 4K range. Only the GeForce RTX 2080 is able to present the game in an even slightly smooth fashion when using both a resolution of 3840x2160 pixels and the ultimate preset. 

Horizon Zero Dawn
    3840x2160 Ultimate Quality
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Ti (Desktop), i9-9900K
MSI GeForce RTX 2080 Ti
54 (21min) fps ∼29%
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 (Desktop), i9-9900K
MSI GeForce RTX 2080
42 (17min) fps ∼22%
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Mobile, i9-9900K
MSI GT76 Titan DT 9SG
38 (22min) fps ∼20%
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 (Desktop), i9-9900K
MSI GeForce RTX 2070
35 (18min) fps ∼19%
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 (Desktop), i9-9900K
MSI GeForce RTX 2060
30 (18min) fps ∼16%
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Mobile, i7-9750H
MSI GP65 Leopard 9SF
29 (15min) fps ∼15%
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Mobile, i7-7820HK
Alienware 17 R4
28 (14min) fps ∼15%
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 Mobile, i7-9750H
MSI GE65 Raider 9SE
25 (12min) fps ∼13%
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti Mobile, i7-9750H
MSI GP65 Leopard 9SD
23 (14min) fps ∼12%
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 Mobile, 6820HK
Asus G752VS
23 (11min) fps ∼12%
AMD Radeon RX 5500M, R7 3750H
MSI Alpha 15
18 (9min) fps ∼10%
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 Mobile, i7-9750H
MSI GP75 Leopard 9SC
15 (4min) fps ∼8%
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 Mobile, 6820HK
MSI GT62VR
15 (6min) fps ∼8%
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti Mobile, i7-7700HQ
MSI GE72 7RE
6 (2min) fps ∼3%
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Mobile, i7-7700HQ
MSI GL62M 7RD
4 (1min) fps ∼2%

Note

Since gaming tests are very time consuming and are often hindered by installation and activation limits, we can only provide you with part of the benchmarks at the time of this article's publication. More graphics cards will be tested and added here in the coming days and weeks.

Overview

Show Restrictions
PosModel< prevnext >Horizon Zero Dawn
 Horizon Zero Dawn (2020)
low
1280x720
Favor Performance
med.
1920x1080
Original
high
1920x1080
Favor Quality
ultra
1920x1080
Ultimate Quality
QHD
2560x1440
Ultimate Quality
4K
3840x2160
Ultimate Quality
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Mobile
162
121
103
84
65
38
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Super Max-Q
145
120
107
93
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Super Mobile
145.5n2
118n2
105n2
79n3
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Super Max-Q
148
109
90
75n2
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Mobile
131
100
85
67
51
29
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 Laptop GPU
127
99
90n2
78n2
56
34
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 Laptop GPU
117
97
82n2
75.5n2
64n2
40
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Max-Q
125
92
77
64n2
51.5n2
29n2
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 Mobile
126.5n4
87n4
72.5n4
60.5n6
45
25
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Mobile
102
84
73
62
49
28
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti Mobile
125
83
72.5n2
56.5n2
43
23
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3050 Ti Laptop GPU
82
72
67
52
AMD Radeon RX 5600M
81
71
60
41
23
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti Max-Q
119
78
65
51
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 Mobile
96
78
68
56
43
23
AMD Radeon RX 5500M
78
67
60
47
34
18
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 Mobile
83
62
51
39
29
15
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 Ti Mobile
115n2
62n3
50n3
43n4
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 Mobile
84n3
53n4
44.5n4
34n4
24
15
PosModel< prevnext >Horizon Zero Dawn
lowmed.highultraQHD4K
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 Ti Max-Q
89.5n2
50n2
36n3
36n2
30
8
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti Mobile
65
38
31
24
17
6
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Mobile
53
28
24
18
14
4
AMD Radeon RX Vega 8 (Ryzen 4000)
49
23
20
17
12
AMD Radeon RX Vega 7
44n2
23n2
19.5n2
20
NVIDIA GeForce MX450
37
21
17
6
NVIDIA GeForce MX350
31n2
16n2
13n2
10.5n2
NVIDIA GeForce MX250
28.5n2
13n2
11n2
NVIDIA GeForce MX330
27
13
11
9
AMD Radeon RX Vega 8 (Ryzen 2000/3000)
23
12
NVIDIA GeForce MX150
26
12
AMD Radeon RX Vega 6 (Ryzen 4000/5000)
17
11
9
AMD Radeon RX Vega 10
17
8
NVIDIA GeForce MX110
14
7
Apple M1 8-Core GPU
AMD Radeon HD 7970M
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 560M
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5145
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 Max-Q
ATI Mobility Radeon 9000 IGP
PosModel< prevnext >Horizon Zero Dawn
lowmed.highultraQHD4K
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4860
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 765M
AMD Radeon HD 6350M
Intel HD Graphics 515
Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 900
ATI Mobility Radeon X1800
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 675M
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 850M
NVIDIA GeForce GT 635M
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Super Mobile
127
104
80
45
Intel HD Graphics 4600
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 2400
NVIDIA GeForce GT 755M
ATI Mobility Radeon X300
NVIDIA Quadro T1000 Max-Q
AMD Radeon HD 6730M
AMD Radeon R5 M330
NVIDIA GeForce GT 720M
AMD Radeon R9 M375
Intel HD Graphics 615
PosModel< prevnext >Horizon Zero Dawn
lowmed.highultraQHD4K
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 565v
NVIDIA GeForce Go 7600 GT
Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 4700MHD
NVIDIA GeForce 8800M GTX
AMD Radeon RX 560 (Laptop)
NVIDIA GeForce GT 645M
AMD Radeon RX 580 (Laptop)
Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 3650
VIA S3G UniChrome Pro
AMD Radeon HD 6830M
Intel HD Graphics (Braswell)
ATI Mobility Radeon X800
NVIDIA GeForce 410M
AMD Radeon HD 6870M
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 680M
NVIDIA GeForce GT 745M
AMD Radeon HD 7870M
NVIDIA GeForce GT 120M
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 2600 XT
AMD Radeon Pro 455
PosModel< prevnext >Horizon Zero Dawn
lowmed.highultraQHD4K
AMD Radeon R9 M395
AMD Radeon HD 7660G
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 280M
NVIDIA GeForce 320M
NVIDIA GeForce GT 730M
AMD Radeon RX 550X (Laptop)
AMD Radeon Pro 5600M
NVIDIA GeForce 9200M GS
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 580M
AMD Radeon HD 7590M
AMD Radeon HD 8180
ATI Mobility Radeon X1600
NVIDIA GeForce Go 7300
unknown
AMD Radeon 520
AMD Radeon R5 M315
NVIDIA GeForce 9650M GS
AMD Radeon R7 M445
NVIDIA GeForce G 110M
Intel UHD Graphics G1 (Ice Lake 32 EU)
PosModel< prevnext >Horizon Zero Dawn
lowmed.highultraQHD4K
NVIDIA GeForce 8600M GT
AMD Radeon HD 8670M
NVIDIA GeForce 9700M GT
Intel Iris Xe Graphics G7 96EUs
AMD Radeon Pro 5300M
AMD Radeon R9 M275
NVIDIA GeForce GT 625M
NVIDIA GeForce 9400M (G) / ION (LE)
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 545v
ATI Radeon Xpress 200M
AMD Radeon HD 7670M
AMD Radeon R7 (Kaveri)
NVIDIA GeForce GT 230M
ATI Mobility Radeon 9100 IGP
Qualcomm Adreno 680
AMD Radeon HD 7350M
AMD Radeon RX 5300M
NVIDIA GeForce MX230
AMD Radeon R7 M460
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980M
PosModel< prevnext >Horizon Zero Dawn
lowmed.highultraQHD4K
ATI Mobility Radeon X1800XT
AMD Radeon HD 6990M
AMD Radeon HD 7950M
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4550
AMD Radeon HD 7690M XT
ATI Mobility Radeon 9200
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 3470 Hybrid X2
NVIDIA GeForce GT 555M
AMD Radeon HD 8410G
Intel HD Graphics 405 (Braswell)
NVIDIA GeForce Go 6400
NVIDIA T1200 Laptop GPU
AMD Radeon RX Vega 6 (Ryzen 2000/3000)
AMD Radeon HD 8330
NVIDIA GeForce 8200M G
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 Max-Q
AMD Radeon RX 550 (Laptop)
AMD Radeon R5 M430
AMD Radeon Pro WX Vega M GL
AMD Radeon HD 6550M
PosModel< prevnext >Horizon Zero Dawn
lowmed.highultraQHD4K
ATI Radeon Xpress 1150
AMD Radeon R7 M370
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 780M
ATI Radeon IGP 320M
NVIDIA GeForce GT 330M
NVIDIA GeForce 9500M G
Intel Iris Plus Graphics 640
AMD Radeon R5 M320
NVIDIA GeForce GT 740M
AMD Radeon Pro 450
NVIDIA GeForce 4 420 Go
ATI Radeon HD 3200
AMD Radeon R9 M270
NVIDIA GeForce GT 130M
NVIDIA GeForce GT 220M
Intel HD Graphics 5000
ATI Mobility Radeon X1900
AMD Radeon RX 6800M
94
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 570M
AMD Radeon R9 M390X
PosModel< prevnext >Horizon Zero Dawn
lowmed.highultraQHD4K
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5650
Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) HD Graphics
AMD Radeon HD 8870M
Apple M1 7-Core GPU
AMD Radeon R5 (Kaveri)
AMD Radeon RX 6600M
AMD Radeon RX Vega 3
NVIDIA GeForce 9800M GS
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4330
ATI Mobility Radeon X1350
Intel UHD Graphics G4 (Lakefield GT1 48 EU)
AMD Radeon HD 7290
NVIDIA GeForce 9650M GT
AMD Radeon HD 6250
AMD Radeon HD 7640G
AMD Radeon Pro 560X
Intel HD Graphics 4000
AMD Radeon R9 M295X
AMD Radeon 620
AMD Radeon R9 M290X
PosModel< prevnext >Horizon Zero Dawn
lowmed.highultraQHD4K
ATI Mobility Radeon X2300
AMD Radeon Pro 460
AMD Radeon R6 (Mullins)
Intel Iris Plus Graphics 645
AMD Radeon HD 7600G
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 2600
Intel UHD Graphics 620
7
AMD Radeon Pro 560
NVIDIA GeForce 9600M GT
ATI Mobility Radeon 9700
AMD Radeon RX Vega Mobile
Qualcomm Adreno 630
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 3870
NVIDIA GeForce GT 750M
AMD Radeon HD 6470M
NVIDIA GeForce GTS 250M
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 760M
ATI Radeon Xpress 1100
AMD Radeon HD 8210
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 3470
PosModel< prevnext >Horizon Zero Dawn
lowmed.highultraQHD4K
AMD Radeon RX 540
NVIDIA GeForce 2 Go (200 / 100)
Qualcomm Adreno 685
AMD Radeon HD 6380G
AMD Radeon R7 M440
Intel HD Graphics 510
SIS Mirage 3+ 672MX
AMD Radeon 625
NVIDIA GeForce GT 320M
AMD Radeon R9 M385X
AMD Radeon R9 M390
AMD Radeon R9 M470X
NVIDIA GeForce GT 445M
Intel HD Graphics 630
AMD Radeon HD 6370M
NVIDIA GeForce Go 7200
AMD Radeon RX 470 (Laptop)
AMD Radeon R2 (Mullins/Beema/Carrizo-L)
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 550v
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 Max-Q
PosModel< prevnext >Horizon Zero Dawn
lowmed.highultraQHD4K
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4830
Intel Iris Graphics 6100
ATI Radeon HD 4225
NVIDIA GeForce Go 6150
Intel Iris Xe Graphics G7 80EUs
AMD Radeon Pro 555
ATI Radeon IGP 340M
NVIDIA GeForce 930MX
NVIDIA GeForce GTS 260M
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 Max-Q
ATI Mobility Radeon X2500
NVIDIA GeForce 8600M GS
AMD Radeon R4 (Kaveri)
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 860M
Intel UHD Graphics Xe G4 48EUs
NVIDIA GeForce 845M
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q
NVIDIA GeForce GT 620M
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 470M
NVIDIA GeForce 4 440 Go
PosModel< prevnext >Horizon Zero Dawn
lowmed.highultraQHD4K
NVIDIA GeForce Go 7800 GTX
NVIDIA GeForce FX Go 5600 / 5650
AMD Radeon R9 M485X
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti Max-Q
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 560v
AMD Radeon HD 6750M
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5850
AMD Radeon HD 8550G
NVIDIA GeForce 8400M GT
NVIDIA GeForce GT 650M
NVIDIA GeForce 9600M GS
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5165
AMD Radeon HD 8650G
NVIDIA GeForce GT 240M
ATI Radeon HD 4200
ATI Radeon Xpress X1270
Silicon Motion SM502
NVIDIA GeForce GTS 150M
NVIDIA GeForce 8700M GT
ATI Mobility Radeon X700
PosModel< prevnext >Horizon Zero Dawn
lowmed.highultraQHD4K
Intel HD Graphics 5300
AMD Radeon R5 M240
AMD Radeon HD 8550M
NVIDIA GeForce GT 525M
Intel Iris Pro Graphics 6200
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 775M
AMD Radeon HD 6290
AMD Radeon HD 7510M
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 965M
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 2300
AMD Radeon RX 580X (Laptop)
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Max-Q
61
AMD Radeon HD 6530M
AMD Radeon HD 7500G
AMD Radeon HD 8400
SIS Mirage 3 671MX
NVIDIA GeForce GT 650M SLI
NVIDIA GeForce G 205M
NVIDIA GeForce 3 Go
ATI Radeon HD 3100
PosModel< prevnext >Horizon Zero Dawn
lowmed.highultraQHD4K
AMD Radeon HD 6430M
Intel HD Graphics 4200
AMD Radeon HD 8240
AMD Radeon HD 8310G
AMD Radeon 630
NVIDIA GeForce GTS 360M
NVIDIA GeForce 7000M
NVIDIA GeForce Go 7900 GTX
ATI Mobility Radeon 9550
AMD Radeon RX 570 (Laptop)
NVIDIA GeForce 940M
NVIDIA GeForce 9300M G
Intel Iris Plus Graphics G7 (Ice Lake 64 EU)
NVIDIA GeForce GT 520M
Intel UHD Graphics 605
Intel HD Graphics (Haswell)
AMD Radeon HD 8690M
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Max-Q
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4670
Intel Iris Graphics 550
PosModel< prevnext >Horizon Zero Dawn
lowmed.highultraQHD4K
Intel HD Graphics 2500
ATI Mobility Radeon 7000 IGP
AMD Radeon HD 8590M
NVIDIA GeForce 710M
Intel HD Graphics 505
AMD Radeon R7 M260X
AMD Radeon HD 8750M
Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 3600
Intel HD Graphics 400 (Braswell)
AMD Radeon HD 7370M
AMD Radeon R9 M380
NVIDIA GeForce 4 460 Go
AMD Radeon HD 7550M
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 670M
Intel UHD Graphics Xe 750 32EUs
AMD Radeon R9 M395X
NVIDIA GeForce GT 640M LE
NVIDIA GeForce 910M
Intel HD Graphics (Sandy Bridge)
AMD Radeon HD 6850M
PosModel< prevnext >Horizon Zero Dawn
lowmed.highultraQHD4K
AMD Radeon Pro 5500M
Intel UHD Graphics (Jasper Lake 24 EU)
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 660M
AMD Radeon RX Vega 9
ATI Radeon HD 4270
AMD Radeon HD 7450M
ATI Radeon Xpress X1250
ATI Mobility 128 M3
AMD Radeon HD 6570M
Intel HD Graphics 6000
ATI Mobility Radeon X1450
Intel HD Graphics 500
AMD Radeon HD 7430M
AMD Radeon 530
NVIDIA GeForce 9500M GS
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 770M
AMD Radeon R7 M465
NVIDIA Maxwell GPU Surface Book
NVIDIA GeForce 310M
AMD Radeon RX Vega M GH
PosModel< prevnext >Horizon Zero Dawn
lowmed.highultraQHD4K
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 460M
AMD Radeon R7 (Carrizo)
NVIDIA GeForce GT 520MX
Intel UHD Graphics (Jasper Lake 16 EU)
Intel HD Graphics 620
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4850
AMD Radeon HD 8510G
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 3450
AMD Radeon HD 8250
NVIDIA GeForce MX130
Intel Iris Plus Graphics G4 (Ice Lake 48 EU)
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 950M
AMD Radeon HD 6630M
AMD Radeon R7 M270
AMD Radeon R7 M360
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5750
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 480M
NVIDIA GeForce 9500M GE
NVIDIA GeForce 940MX
AMD Radeon HD 7340
PosModel< prevnext >Horizon Zero Dawn
lowmed.highultraQHD4K
Intel HD Graphics P530
Intel Iris Pro Graphics 580
ATI Mobility Radeon X800XT
Intel UHD Graphics 617
NVIDIA GeForce GT 550M
ATI Mobility Radeon 7500
Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 600
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 3670
Intel HD Graphics 5600
NVIDIA GeForce Go 6100
Intel HD Graphics (Skylake)
Intel Iris Graphics 540
NVIDIA GeForce 8400M G
AMD Radeon RX 570X (Laptop)
AMD Radeon RX 640
AMD Radeon Pro WX 3200
AMD Radeon R4 (Beema)
NVIDIA GeForce Go 7700
Intel Iris Plus Graphics 655
ATI Mobility Radeon X1400
PosModel< prevnext >Horizon Zero Dawn
lowmed.highultraQHD4K
NVIDIA GeForce GT 425M
AMD Radeon R5 M230
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4650
Intel Extreme Graphics 2
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4530
AMD Radeon HD 8650M
NVIDIA GeForce 305M
AMD Radeon RX Vega 11
NVIDIA GeForce GT 435M
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 2700
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5870
AMD Radeon R9 M385
AMD Radeon Pro WX 3100
NVIDIA GeForce 4 488 Go
NVIDIA ION 2
NVIDIA GeForce FX Go 5700
Intel HD Graphics (Ivy Bridge)
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 675MX
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 Max-Q
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 3430
PosModel< prevnext >Horizon Zero Dawn
lowmed.highultraQHD4K
AMD Radeon HD 8280
AMD Radeon R5 (Stoney Ridge)
NVIDIA GeForce GTS 160M
ATI Radeon Xpress 1250
AMD Radeon R7 (Bristol Ridge)
AMD Radeon Pro Vega 16
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 3410
VIA S3 Graphics ProSavage8
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5770
AMD Radeon HD 6320
NVIDIA GeForce 610M
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 870M
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5470
Intel UHD Graphics 615
NVIDIA GeForce Go 6600
AMD Radeon HD 8850M
Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 500
AMD Radeon HD 7750M
NVIDIA Quadro T1000 (Laptop)
AMD Radeon HD 7650M
PosModel< prevnext >Horizon Zero Dawn
lowmed.highultraQHD4K
AMD Radeon HD 7850M
AMD Radeon R5 (Bristol Ridge)
Intel UHD Graphics G7 (Lakefield GT2 64 EU)
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 260M
AMD Radeon R5 M335
AMD Radeon HD 7490M
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 285M
NVIDIA GeForce 945M
Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 3150
Intel HD Graphics 530
Intel UHD Graphics 600
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 Laptop GPU
93
84
67
41
VIA Chrome9 HC
NVIDIA GeForce G 103M
Intel HD Graphics P630
NVIDIA GeForce 920M
Intel HD Graphics 610
AMD Radeon RX 540X
AMD Radeon R9 M370X
Intel Iris Xe MAX Graphics
PosModel< prevnext >Horizon Zero Dawn
lowmed.highultraQHD4K
NVIDIA GeForce 7150M
AMD Radeon HD 6450M
Intel HD Graphics 520
NVIDIA GeForce 9700M GTS
ATI Mobility Radeon 9600
NVIDIA GeForce GT 540M
AMD Radeon HD 7520G
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5430
NVIDIA GeForce 9800M GTX
AMD Radeon RX Vega M GL / 870
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 3400
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970M
AMD Radeon RX 560X (Laptop)
ATI Mobility Radeon M6
NVIDIA GeForce GT 325M
AMD Radeon R6 (Kaveri)
NVIDIA GeForce 9100M G
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 530v
NVIDIA GeForce 9300M GS
NVIDIA GeForce 9800M GTS
PosModel< prevnext >Horizon Zero Dawn
lowmed.highultraQHD4K
AMD Radeon R7 M260
NVIDIA GeForce Go 7800
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 485M
AMD Radeon R9 M470
NVIDIA GeForce Go 7900 GS
NVIDIA GeForce 930M
AMD Radeon HD 7420G
ATI Mobility Radeon 9000
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4570
AMD Radeon HD 7310
NVIDIA GeForce 830M
NVIDIA GeForce Go 6200
AMD Radeon HD 6620G
AMD Radeon RX 490M
AMD Radeon HD 6650M
AMD Radeon RX 460 (Laptop)
AMD Radeon 540X
AMD Radeon HD 7400G
AMD Radeon R9 M280X
Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 950
PosModel< prevnext >Horizon Zero Dawn
lowmed.highultraQHD4K
NVIDIA GeForce 9400M GeForceBoost
AMD Radeon HD 7730M
SIS Mirage 2 M760
AMD Radeon HD 8790M
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 2400 XT
AMD Radeon HD 6480G
ATI Mobility Radeon 9800
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4870
AMD Radeon HD 8770M
ATI Radeon Xpress X1200
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 880M
AMD Radeon HD 8350G
AMD Radeon R9 M365X
AMD Radeon R3 (Mullins/Beema)
AMD Radeon HD 7470M
NVIDIA GeForce 705M
NVIDIA GeForce G 105M
NVIDIA GeForce 820M
ATI Mobility Radeon X600
AMD Radeon HD 7630M
PosModel< prevnext >Horizon Zero Dawn
lowmed.highultraQHD4K
NVIDIA GeForce GT 735M
ATI Mobility Radeon X1700
Intel HD Graphics (Broadwell)
AMD Radeon RX Vega 2
Intel Iris Pro Graphics 5200
VIA S3G UniChrome Pro II
NVIDIA GeForce G 107M
AMD Radeon HD 8730M
Intel UHD Graphics P630
NVIDIA GeForce Go 6800
Intel HD Graphics 2000
AMD Radeon HD 7770M
NVIDIA GeForce 920MX
NVIDIA GeForce 7190M
AMD Radeon Pro 555X
Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 4500M
NVIDIA GeForce GT 335M
NVIDIA GeForce4 4200 Go
AMD Radeon RX 480 (Laptop)
AMD Radeon HD 7690M
PosModel< prevnext >Horizon Zero Dawn
lowmed.highultraQHD4K
AMD Radeon R9 M265X
AMD Radeon R2 (Stoney Ridge)
AMD Radeon R5 (Beema/Carrizo-L)
AMD Radeon R6 (Carrizo)
ATI Mobility Radeon M7
AMD Radeon HD 6970M
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4350
Intel Iris Graphics 5100
NVIDIA GeForce 8400M GS
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 3650
NVIDIA GeForce Go 6800 Ultra
AMD Radeon HD 6520G
Intel Iris Pro Graphics P580
NVIDIA GeForce Go 7950 GTX
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Max-Q
NVIDIA Quadro NVS 320M
NVIDIA GeForce FX Go 5200
NVIDIA GeForce GT 415M
NVIDIA GeForce Go 6250
NVIDIA T600 Laptop GPU
PosModel< prevnext >Horizon Zero Dawn
lowmed.highultraQHD4K
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop)
NVIDIA GeForce 315M
NVIDIA GeForce GT 640M
NVIDIA GeForce G210M
AMD Radeon RX 6700M
AMD Radeon HD 7620G
NVIDIA GeForce GT 420M
Intel HD Graphics (Cherry Trail)
Intel UHD Graphics (Jasper Lake 32 EU)
Intel HD Graphics (Bay Trail)
NVIDIA GeForce 9800M GT
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960M
AMD Radeon RX Vega 8 (Ryzen 5000)
Intel HD Graphics 3000
AMD Radeon HD 6770M
VIA Chrome9HD
Intel HD Graphics 4400
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 3850
VIA Castle Rock
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5830
PosModel< prevnext >Horizon Zero Dawn
lowmed.highultraQHD4K
AMD Radeon HD 6310
NVIDIA GeForce 8800M GTS
AMD Radeon R7 M340
NVIDIA GeForce 825M
AMD Radeon HD 8830M
AMD Radeon R5 (Carrizo)
AMD Radeon HD 6950M
AMD Radeon HD 8570M
Intel Iris Plus Graphics 650
AMD Radeon HD 8970M
Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 4500MHD
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5450
AMD Radeon RX Vega 5
AMD Radeon HD 7530M
NVIDIA GeForce GT 630M
AMD Radeon Pro Vega 20
NVIDIA GeForce GTS 350M
Intel HD Graphics 5500
NVIDIA GeForce G 102M
AMD Radeon HD 7570M
PosModel< prevnext >Horizon Zero Dawn
lowmed.highultraQHD4K
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3050 Laptop GPU
AMD Radeon R7 M265
AMD Radeon R4 (Stoney Ridge)
NVIDIA GeForce Go 7600
ATI Radeon HD 4100
AMD Radeon R5 M420
Intel UHD Graphics 630
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 680MX
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 670MX
AMD Radeon HD 8450G
AMD Radeon HD 6330M
Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) X3100
AMD Radeon 610
NVIDIA GeForce 405M
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5730
ATI Radeon HD 4250
NVIDIA GeForce Go 7400
SIS Mirage M661FX
AMD Radeon HD 6490M
AMD Radeon R7 M380
PosModel< prevnext >Horizon Zero Dawn
lowmed.highultraQHD4K
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 Max-Q
NVIDIA GeForce 840M
AMD Radeon HD 8610G
NVIDIA T500 Laptop GPU
ATI Mobility Radeon X1300
AMD Radeon HD 7610M
AMD Radeon R5 M255
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 540v
Intel UHD Graphics 610
(-) * 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 System

Device Graphics Card Processor RAM Operating System
Desktop-PC I MSI GeForce RTX 2080 Ti (11 GB GDDR6)
MSI GeForce RTX 2080 (8 GB GDDR6)
MSI GeForce RTX 2070 (8 GB GDDR6)
MSI GeForce RTX 2060 (6 GB GDDR6)
Intel Core i9-9900K 4 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 i7-8086K, Aorus Z370 Ultra Gaming 2 x 8 GB DDR4 Windows 10 64 Bit
Desktop-PC III Nvidia Titan RTX (24 GB GDDR6)
Nvidia GeForce RTX 2080 Super (8 GB GDDR6)
Nvidia GeForce RTX 2070 Super (8 GB GDDR6)
Nvidia GeForce RTX 2060 Super (8 GB GDDR6)
KFA2 GeForce RTX 2060 Super (8 GB GDDR6)
Nvidia Titan X (Pascal) (12 GB GDDR5X)
KFA2 GeForce GTX 1660 Super (6 GB GDDR6)
PNY GeForce GTX 1660 (6 GB GDDR5)
Gainward GeForce GTX 1650 (4 GB GDDR5)
Zotac GeForce GT 1030 (2 GB GDDR5)
AMD Radeon RX 5700 XT (8 GB GDDR6)
AMD Radeon RX 5700 (8 GB GDDR6)
AMD Radeon RX 5600 XT (8 GB GDDR6))
AMD Radeon RX Vega 64 (8 GB HBM2)
XFX AMD Radeon RX 590 (8 GB GDDR5)
AMD Ryzen 9 3900X 2 x 8 GB DDR4 Windows 10 64 Bit
MSI GT76 Nvidia GeForce RTX 2080 (8 GB GDDR6) Intel Core i9-9900K 2 x 16 GB DDR4 Windows 10 64 Bit
MSI GP65 Nvidia GeForce RTX 2070 (8 GB GDDR6) Intel Core i7-9750H 2 x 16 GB DDR4 Windows 10 64 Bit
MSI GE65 Nvidia GeForce RTX 2060 (6 GB GDDR6) Intel Core i7-9750H 2 x 8 GB DDR4 Windows 10 64 Bit
MSI GP65 Nvidia GeForce GTX 1660 Ti (6 GB GDDR6) Intel Core i7-9750H 2 x 16 GB DDR4 Windows 10 64 Bit
MSI GP75 Nvidia GeForce GTX 1650 (4 GB GDDR5) Intel Core i7-9750H 2 x 8 GB DDR4 Windows 10 64 Bit
Alienware 17 R4 Nvidia GeForce GTX 1080 (8 GB GDDR5X) Intel Core i7-7820HK 2 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 (2 GB GDDR5) Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2 x 4 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
MSI Prestige 14 Nvidia GeForce MX350 (2 GB GDDR5) Intel Core i7-10710U 1 x 16 GB DDR4 Windows 10 64 Bit
MSI Prestige 14 Nvidia GeForce MX330 (2 GB GDDR5) Intel Core i7-10510U 1 x 16 GB DDR4 Windows 10 64 Bit
MSI Alpha 15 AMD Radeon RX5500M (4 GB GDDR6) AMD Ryzen 7 3750H 2 x 8 GB DDR4 Windows 10 64 Bit
4K Monitors Nvidia Drivers AMD Drivers
Asus PB287Q, Philips Brilliance 329P9H ForceWare 451.67 Adrenalin 20.8.1
Read all 1 comments / answer
static version load dynamic
Loading Comments
Comment on this article
Florian Glaser
Editor of the original article: Florian Glaser - Managing Editor Gaming Laptops - 634 articles published on Notebookcheck since 2009
I discovered my interest in computers in my childhood, growing up with MS-DOS and Windows 3.1 in the early 1990s. I was especially fascinated with computer games, even from an early age. From Monkey Island through Lands of Lore to Doom, I tried every game I could get my hands on. I have been working for Notebookcheck since 2009 with my focus mostly being on high-performance gaming laptops.
Please share our article, every link counts!
> Notebook / Laptop Reviews and News > Reviews > Horizon Zero Dawn Laptop and Desktop Benchmarks
Florian Glaser, 2020-08-18 (Update: 2021-03-12)