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Rage 2 Laptop and Desktop Benchmarks

Effect fireworks. Rage 2 comes eight years after its predecessor and is id Software's latest post-apocalyptic shooter. As the cover art implies, the game should be even more colourful and action-packed than Rage. Read on to find out which graphics cards can tame this savage title.
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Rage 2

Technology

We can sum up Rage 2 in one sentence: Borderlands meets Mad Max. While veteran studio id Software solely developed Rage, it has involved Avalanche Studios for Rage 2, which is mainly known for the Just Cause series.

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Gone is the id Tech 5 engine that underpinned Rage, which may not necessarily be a bad thing. id Software incorporated visual texturing into id Tech 5, the inclusion of which has been controversial. id Tech 5 has been replaced by the Apex game engine, which Avalanche Studios develops. The latter can, as fans of the Just Cause series will attest, conjure huge, freely accessible game worlds with tremendous viewing distances. Another highlight of Apex is its ability to produce visually impressive explosions, lighting, smoke and things like muzzle flashes.

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Speaking of weapons, Rage 2 shines with its first-class weapon feedback as many id-developed games have done. The experience in Rage 2 reminds us of Doom and is very satisfying. If your hardware is powerful enough, then Rage 2 will not only look buttery smooth with its fast-paced movements, but also gameplay will look incredibly smooth. Few other engines can deliver as rounded an experience as Apex can.

We were less satisfied with the quality of Rage 2’s textures though. Some surfaces still look blurry even at maximum graphics. We have definitely seen sharper textures from games released in 2019. Nevertheless, Rage 2 has a coherent overall look, in our opinion.

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Avalanche and id have not skimped on graphics options though. Rage 2 includes over 20 graphics options, which take some time to scroll through. The upper part covers settings for resolution, picture mode and VSync. Below these are four presets along with options to fine-tune the look of the game.

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Rage 2 uses resolution scaling by default, which alters the resolution to minimise performance bottlenecks and keep frame rates at optimal levels. We conducted our benchmarks with this disabled, for reference.

No graphics changes require a reboot. All take effect when you apply them, which saves time having to wait for the game to reload.

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We have included screenshots below of the four presets for you to compare the differences between them. In our opinion, Rage 2 looks visually impressive when at all presets apart from low. The game starts to shine from the medium preset upwards, and there are only minor differences to our eyes between the high and maximum presets. Both presets look and perform more or less the same. Curiously, Avalanche and id appear to have developed Rage 2 to run at a minimum of 30 FPS. We say that as the game runs in slow-motion speed when frame rates drop below that threshold, along with the typical stuttering that accompanies gaming at below 30 FPS.

Low preset
Low preset
Medium preset
Medium preset
High preset
High preset
Ultra preset
Ultra preset

Benchmark

Avalanche and id have based Rage 2 on the Vulkan API, which does not currently work with Fraps, the frame-rate recording tool that we typically use for our gaming benchmarks. Luckily there is OCAT, a tool that has served us well, albeit with a few quirks, during our Destiny 2 and Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus tests.

However, we needed to employ a few tricks to get OCAT to work with Rage 2. The game always crashes if we start it with OCAT already running. A workaround is to launch Rage 2, press Alt + Tab to return to the desktop and open OCAT, before returning to the game. OCAT stores its results in C:\This PC\Documents\OCAT\Captures as perf_summary. Opening this reveals the average in-game FPS while OCAT was running.

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OCAT

Our benchmark consists of a 30-40 second drive from Vineland, where the in-game tutorial starts, to the Highroad Block blockade, which is on the way to the first main quest. We have included a video below of the route.

Results

HD (1280x720)

Rage 2 is graphically challenging, even at 720p. Integrated GPUs like the Intel HD Graphics 630 are not powerful enough to play the game smoothly even at minimum graphics in this resolution. The same is the case for low-end older GPUs like the GeForce GTX 960M too. Hence, you will need at least a GeForce GTX 965M, or better still a GeForce GTX 1050, to play Rage 2 comfortably in 720p at minimum graphics.

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    1280x720 Low Preset (Resolution Scale Off)
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti (Desktop), i7-7740X
Nvidia GeForce GTX 1080 Ti Founders Edition
265 (99% > 178.6) fps ∼81%
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 (Desktop), i9-9900K
MSI GeForce GTX 1080
224 (min: 178) fps ∼68%
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Mobile, i7-7820HK
Alienware 17 R4
208 (min: 129) fps ∼63%
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Max-Q, i7-7700HQ
Acer Predator Triton 700
202 (min: 120) fps ∼61%
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 (Desktop), i9-9900K
MSI GeForce GTX 1070
188 (min: 156) fps ∼57%
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 Mobile, 6820HK
Asus G752VS
187 (min: 104) fps ∼57%
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 (Desktop), i9-9900K
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060
141 (min: 120) fps ∼43%
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 Mobile, 6820HK
MSI GT62VR
134 (min: 94) fps ∼41%
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980M, 6700HQ
Asus G752VY
94.4 (min: 84) fps ∼29%
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti Mobile, i7-7700HQ
MSI GE72 7RE
76.7 (min: 67) fps ∼23%
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970M, 6700HQ
MSI GS60 6QE
67.4 (min: 60) fps ∼20%
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 965M, 6700HQ
MSI GE72 965M Ti
60.4 fps ∼18%
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Mobile, i7-7700HQ
Asus GL753VD
59.1 (min: 40) fps ∼18%
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960M, i7-7700HQ
MSI GL72 7QF
32.8 (min: 25) fps ∼10%
NVIDIA GeForce 940M, 5700HQ
MSI GP62 2QD
18 (99% > 63.18) fps ∼5%
Intel HD Graphics 630, i7-7700HQ
MSI PL62
6.8 (min: 6) fps ∼2%

FHD (1920x1080)

Stepping up to 1080p requires a GeForce GTX 980M or better. The card averages playable frame rates on the medium preset, but we would recommend a minimum of a GeForce GTX 1060 for playing on the high and ultra presets.

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NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti (Desktop), i7-7740X
Nvidia GeForce GTX 1080 Ti Founders Edition
121 (99% > 98.5) fps ∼70%
124 (99% > 100.9) fps ∼69%
142 (99% > 115.2) fps ∼69%
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 (Desktop), i9-9900K
MSI GeForce GTX 1080
98.9 (min: 82) fps ∼57%
100 (min: 83) fps ∼56%
116 (min: 95) fps ∼56%
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Mobile, i7-7820HK
Alienware 17 R4
90.5 (min: 75) fps ∼52%
92.1 (min: 77) fps ∼51%
107.4 (min: 88) fps ∼52%
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Max-Q, i7-7700HQ
Acer Predator Triton 700
80.6 (min: 65) fps ∼46%
82.7 (min: 67) fps ∼46%
97.9 (min: 80) fps ∼47%
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 (Desktop), i9-9900K
MSI GeForce GTX 1070
80 (min: 67) fps ∼46%
81.1 (min: 68) fps ∼45%
93 (min: 80) fps ∼45%
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 Mobile, 6820HK
Asus G752VS
75.9 (min: 62) fps ∼44%
76.6 (min: 63) fps ∼43%
88.8 (min: 73) fps ∼43%
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 (Desktop), i9-9900K
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060
55.9 (min: 48) fps ∼32%
57.2 (min: 49) fps ∼32%
66.1 (min: 56) fps ∼32%
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 Mobile, 6820HK
MSI GT62VR
52.2 (min: 43) fps ∼30%
53.1 (min: 44) fps ∼30%
61.9 (min: 51) fps ∼30%
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980M, 6700HQ
Asus G752VY
38.3 (min: 34) fps ∼22%
38.6 (min: 35) fps ∼21%
44.8 (min: 39) fps ∼22%
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti Mobile, i7-7700HQ
MSI GE72 7RE
28.8 (min: 26) fps ∼17%
31.8 (min: 29) fps ∼18%
36.7 (min: 33) fps ∼18%
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970M, 6700HQ
MSI GS60 6QE
26.4 (min: 24) fps ∼15%
27.1 (min: 25) fps ∼15%
31.2 (min: 28) fps ∼15%
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 965M, 6700HQ
MSI GE72 965M Ti
24.1 fps ∼14%
26.3 fps ∼15%
28.1 fps ∼14%
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Mobile, i7-7700HQ
Asus GL753VD
21.7 (min: 16) fps ∼12%
22.9 (min: 17) fps ∼13%
27.7 (min: 21) fps ∼13%
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960M, i7-7700HQ
MSI GL72 7QF
13.3 (min: 10) fps ∼8%
13.8 (min: 11) fps ∼8%
15.9 (min: 14) fps ∼8%

QHD (2560x1440) & UHD (3840x2160)

A mix of 1440p and the maximum preset makes even high-end GPUs sweat. You can only expect jerk-free gameplay from a GeForce GTX 1070 or GTX 1080 Max-Q. Moreover, only the GeForce RTX 2080 is currently powerful enough out of laptop GPUs to play Rage 2 smoothly at 2160p, better known as 4K.

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NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti (Desktop), i7-7740X
Nvidia GeForce GTX 1080 Ti Founders Edition
38.9 (99% > 34.5) fps ∼64%
80 (99% > 67.2) fps ∼67%
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 (Desktop), i9-9900K
MSI GeForce GTX 1080
30.8 (min: 27) fps ∼50%
63.4 (min: 53) fps ∼53%
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Mobile, i7-7820HK
Alienware 17 R4
27.5 (min: 24) fps ∼45%
57.3 (min: 48) fps ∼48%
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 (Desktop), i9-9900K
MSI GeForce GTX 1070
24.5 (min: 22) fps ∼40%
50.3 (min: 42) fps ∼42%
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Max-Q, i7-7700HQ
Acer Predator Triton 700
24.3 (min: 20) fps ∼40%
50.8 (min: 41) fps ∼43%
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 Mobile, 6820HK
Asus G752VS
23.3 (min: 21) fps ∼38%
47.9 (min: 40) fps ∼40%
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 (Desktop), i9-9900K
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060
16.4 (min: 15) fps ∼27%
34.6 (min: 31) fps ∼29%
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980M, 6700HQ
Asus G752VY
11 (min: 10) fps ∼18%
24 (min: 21) fps ∼20%
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti Mobile, i7-7700HQ
MSI GE72 7RE
18.1 (min: 16) fps ∼15%
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970M, 6700HQ
MSI GS60 6QE
16.5 (min: 15) fps ∼14%
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Mobile, i7-7700HQ
Asus GL753VD
13.8 (min: 10) fps ∼12%
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 965M, 6700HQ
MSI GE72 965M Ti
13.3 fps ∼11%

Please note:

Gaming tests are often time-consuming and are hampered by activation or installation limits. Hence, we can currently only provide some of the benchmarks for Rage 2. We shall update this article with more GPUs in the coming days and weeks.

Overview

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1280x720
Low Preset (Resolution Scale Off)
med.
1920x1080
Medium Preset (Resolution Scale Off)
high
1920x1080
High Preset (Resolution Scale Off)
ultra
1920x1080
Ultra Preset (Resolution Scale Off)
QHD
2560x1440
Ultra Preset (Resolution Scale Off)
4K
3840x2160
Ultra Preset (Resolution Scale Off)
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Super Mobile
148
127
127
81.9
40.3
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Super Mobile
143
121
119
74.2
36.7
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Mobile
144
120n4
118n4
78.1
39.1
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Super Max-Q
126
104n2
102n2
66.1n2
32.5n2
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Mobile
180
122
103n2
100.5n2
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Super Max-Q
119
98.5n2
96n2
62.8
30.1
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Max-Q
205.4n2
111.6n2
94.8n2
92.6n2
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Mobile
208
107.4
92.1
90.5
57.3
27.5
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Max-Q
202
97.9
82.7
80.6
50.8
24.3
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Max-Q
193.6
95.7
79n4
78n5
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 Mobile
159.2
85.6
76.4n2
77.8n3
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 Mobile
187
88.8
76.6
75.9
47.9
23.3
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti Mobile
168.9n2
82.45n2
69.7n2
68.35n2
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti Max-Q
150.55n2
73.55n2
62.25n2
61.5n2
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 Ti Mobile
66.9
55.5
54.7
33.7
14.9
AMD Radeon RX 5500M
67
55.7
53.4
15.4
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 Mobile
134
61.9
53.1
52.2
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 Mobile
117n3
55.8n3
47.2n3
46.4n3
NVIDIA Quadro T1000 (Laptop)
123.7
55.2
45.7
45.1
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AMD Radeon Pro 5500M
113
53.7
45.2
44.4
28.4
AMD Radeon RX Vega M GH
100.2
46.8
39.7
38.6
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980M
94.4
44.8
38.6
38.3
24
11
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 Max-Q
103
44.75n2
38.15n2
37.35n2
22.4
7.4
AMD Radeon RX 5300M
121
54.8
30.4
29.8
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti Mobile
76.7
36.7
31.8
28.8
18.1
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970M
67.4
31.2
27.1
26.4
16.5
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Max-Q
69.5
31.1
26.6
26
16.3
4.9
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Mobile
69.5n2
30.9n2
25.35n2
24.95n2
13.8
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 965M
60.4
28.1
26.3
24.1
13.3
Intel Iris Xe Graphics G7 96EUs
63.9
29.4
23.7
23.1
NVIDIA GeForce MX350
45.1n2
16.85n2
15.15n2
14.7n2
NVIDIA GeForce MX250
31.6n2
17.7n2
15.25n2
14.25n2
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960M
32.8
15.9
13.8
13.3
NVIDIA GeForce MX330
41.1
14.6
13
12.9
AMD Radeon Pro WX 3200
40.9
16.8
14.1
10
NVIDIA GeForce MX230
24.5
10.2
8
4.1
ATI Mobility Radeon 9550
AMD Radeon RX Vega 2
AMD Radeon R9 M265X
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AMD Radeon HD 6730M
AMD Radeon HD 6370M
AMD Radeon HD 8180
NVIDIA GeForce Go 7800
AMD Radeon HD 6630M
Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 600
AMD Radeon HD 7770M
AMD Radeon RX 460 (Laptop)
AMD Radeon R7 (Carrizo)
AMD Radeon HD 7500G
ATI Mobility Radeon 9600
NVIDIA GeForce 945M
NVIDIA GeForce 9800M GS
AMD Radeon HD 8280
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 3470 Hybrid X2
NVIDIA GeForce Go 6800 Ultra
AMD Radeon HD 8790M
AMD Radeon HD 7650M
VIA Chrome9 HC
AMD Radeon R7 M380
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AMD Radeon R7 (Kaveri)
AMD Radeon HD 8450G
NVIDIA GeForce4 4200 Go
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4830
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5470
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 3470
ATI Mobility Radeon X1800
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 470M
AMD Radeon HD 7570M
VIA S3G UniChrome Pro II
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 680M
AMD Radeon R7 M460
AMD Radeon HD 7470M
ATI Mobility Radeon X1300
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 765M
AMD Radeon HD 8650G
AMD Radeon HD 6450M
NVIDIA GeForce 9300M G
ATI Mobility Radeon X1800XT
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 480M
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ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5650
Intel Iris Plus Graphics G4 (Ice Lake 48 EU)
22.4
11.7
SIS Mirage M661FX
Intel Iris Pro Graphics 6200
AMD Radeon RX 580 (Laptop)
AMD Radeon HD 7730M
AMD Radeon HD 6490M
ATI Mobility Radeon 9700
AMD Radeon HD 7670M
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 3650
NVIDIA ION 2
NVIDIA GeForce GT 320M
NVIDIA GeForce GT 750M
AMD Radeon HD 8550G
unknown
AMD Radeon R7 M465
AMD Radeon R9 M390
AMD Radeon R7 M360
AMD Radeon HD 8400
Intel Iris Plus Graphics 645
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ATI Mobility Radeon HD 2300
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 Mobile
AMD Radeon RX Vega 10
24.95n2
11.75n2
7.2n2
NVIDIA GeForce GT 630M
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5145
NVIDIA GeForce 9300M GS
AMD Radeon HD 8310G
NVIDIA GeForce MX130
NVIDIA GeForce GT 620M
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 Max-Q
Silicon Motion SM502
AMD Radeon HD 7850M
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 280M
NVIDIA GeForce GT 520MX
ATI Mobility Radeon X600
AMD Radeon R5 M335
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 545v
NVIDIA Quadro T1000 Max-Q
NVIDIA GeForce 9200M GS
NVIDIA GeForce 705M
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AMD Radeon Pro 5300M
NVIDIA GeForce 940MX
NVIDIA GeForce GT 525M
ATI Mobility 128 M3
AMD Radeon R9 M365X
AMD Radeon RX Vega 7
34.8
15.8
13.1
AMD Radeon HD 7970M
NVIDIA GeForce 920M
AMD Radeon HD 7520G
Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 4700MHD
Intel Iris Pro Graphics 580
AMD Radeon R5 M330
AMD Radeon HD 8240
AMD Radeon HD 7290
NVIDIA GeForce GT 120M
AMD Radeon RX Vega 8 (Ryzen 2000/3000)
29.3n3
13n3
10.1n3
AMD Radeon HD 7610M
VIA S3 Graphics ProSavage8
AMD Radeon HD 6950M
AMD Radeon HD 8690M
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NVIDIA GeForce GT 325M
Intel UHD Graphics G4 (Lakefield GT1 48 EU)
NVIDIA GeForce 8200M G
AMD Radeon R5 M430
AMD Radeon HD 8250
AMD Radeon HD 6290
NVIDIA GeForce GT 220M
NVIDIA GeForce 940M
18
AMD Radeon HD 7620G
SIS Mirage 2 M760
AMD Radeon HD 7870M
AMD Radeon Pro 560X
65.4
18.8
AMD Radeon R7 M440
NVIDIA GeForce GT 130M
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 675M
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 3400
AMD Radeon R5 M255
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4570
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 3450
NVIDIA GeForce Go 7800 GTX
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NVIDIA GeForce 930MX
20.2
8.2
AMD Radeon HD 7640G
VIA Castle Rock
AMD Radeon R9 M270
AMD Radeon R7 M260
NVIDIA GeForce Go 7900 GTX
ATI Radeon HD 4100
NVIDIA GeForce 910M
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5450
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 3430
AMD Radeon HD 8410G
AMD Radeon R9 M375
Intel HD Graphics 515
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 580M
VIA S3G UniChrome Pro
AMD Radeon R9 M380
AMD Radeon Pro 460
AMD Radeon R7 M340
AMD Radeon HD 8350G
ATI Mobility Radeon X1350
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NVIDIA GeForce 820M
NVIDIA GeForce 8600M GT
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 2400 XT
Intel HD Graphics (Skylake)
Intel Iris Plus Graphics 655
24.5
Intel HD Graphics 4400
ATI Radeon IGP 320M
AMD Radeon R9 M385
Intel UHD Graphics 610
AMD Radeon 520
AMD Radeon HD 8330
ATI Radeon HD 4200
AMD Radeon RX Vega 3
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 2600
ATI Radeon HD 4250
NVIDIA GeForce 9700M GT
AMD Radeon R7 M445
Intel HD Graphics 610
Intel UHD Graphics Xe G4 48EUs
AMD Radeon HD 6990M
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ATI Radeon IGP 340M
AMD Radeon R9 M470
Intel UHD Graphics 630
16.6
Intel UHD Graphics 600
ATI Radeon HD 4270
Intel HD Graphics 520
Intel HD Graphics 3000
Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) HD Graphics
AMD Radeon HD 7510M
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 Ti Max-Q
AMD Radeon R7 M370
Intel HD Graphics 510
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti Max-Q
ATI Mobility Radeon 7000 IGP
Intel Iris Pro Graphics P580
Intel HD Graphics 630
6.8
Intel HD Graphics 500
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 3410
Intel Iris Graphics 6100
NVIDIA GeForce 310M
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AMD Radeon 610
AMD Radeon HD 6250
AMD Radeon HD 7490M
NVIDIA GeForce GT 650M
AMD Radeon HD 7550M
NVIDIA GeForce GT 650M SLI
Intel Extreme Graphics 2
AMD Radeon HD 7950M
AMD Radeon RX 550 (Laptop)
Intel HD Graphics 530
NVIDIA GeForce 9650M GS
NVIDIA GeForce 9400M GeForceBoost
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 Mobile
NVIDIA GeForce GT 720M
NVIDIA GeForce G210M
ATI Mobility Radeon X1400
AMD Radeon HD 7530M
NVIDIA GeForce 840M
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4670
ATI Mobility Radeon M6
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AMD Radeon R9 M470X
AMD Radeon R5 (Bristol Ridge)
NVIDIA GeForce 9650M GT
VIA Chrome9HD
AMD Radeon R5 (Stoney Ridge)
NVIDIA GeForce 315M
NVIDIA GeForce MX450
NVIDIA GeForce 9100M G
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 560v
NVIDIA GeForce GT 745M
NVIDIA GeForce GT 425M
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 485M
ATI Mobility Radeon M7
AMD Radeon Pro 555
Intel UHD Graphics 620
7.9
NVIDIA GeForce 8700M GT
NVIDIA GeForce G 205M
NVIDIA GeForce 8800M GTS
NVIDIA GeForce Go 7600 GT
AMD Radeon RX Vega 9
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NVIDIA GeForce 8400M GS
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 565v
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 560M
NVIDIA GeForce 9700M GTS
AMD Radeon RX Vega M GL / 870
52.8
27.7
4.4
ATI Mobility Radeon 9000 IGP
AMD Radeon Pro 555X
Intel HD Graphics 620
NVIDIA GeForce Go 7900 GS
NVIDIA GeForce 9500M GE
Intel UHD Graphics P630
AMD Radeon 540X
32.2
6.6
AMD Radeon R9 M370X
AMD Radeon R5 M240
NVIDIA GeForce 9500M G
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 2400
NVIDIA GeForce GT 625M
Intel Iris Pro Graphics 5200
NVIDIA GeForce GT 335M
ATI Mobility Radeon 9100 IGP
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AMD Radeon RX 550X (Laptop)
AMD Radeon Pro 455
AMD Radeon R6 (Carrizo)
NVIDIA Quadro NVS 320M
NVIDIA GeForce G 103M
AMD Radeon R5 M320
NVIDIA GeForce 8600M GS
ATI Radeon HD 3200
AMD Radeon HD 6530M
NVIDIA GeForce GT 740M
AMD Radeon HD 7600G
AMD Radeon Pro WX Vega M GL
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 670MX
NVIDIA GeForce 2 Go (200 / 100)
AMD Radeon Pro 560
AMD Radeon RX 540X
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4850
NVIDIA GeForce 9600M GT
NVIDIA GeForce G 107M
AMD Radeon RX Vega 8 (Ryzen 4000)
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AMD Radeon R5 M230
NVIDIA GeForce Go 7700
ATI Radeon HD 4225
AMD Radeon HD 8510G
Intel Iris Plus Graphics 650
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 3870
NVIDIA GeForce 3 Go
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 775M
NVIDIA GeForce MX150
29.7
13.1
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 260M
AMD Radeon HD 7450M
AMD Radeon HD 6330M
AMD Radeon R9 M295X
AMD Radeon HD 8570M
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5430
ATI Radeon HD 3100
AMD Radeon HD 7630M
NVIDIA GeForce 930M
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5165
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 760M
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Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 500
AMD Radeon R9 M395
NVIDIA GeForce 9800M GTX
NVIDIA GeForce 610M
NVIDIA GeForce G 110M
Intel HD Graphics 6000
AMD Radeon HD 8210
NVIDIA GeForce 8400M G
NVIDIA GeForce GTS 350M
Intel Iris Graphics 550
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4650
SIS Mirage 3+ 672MX
AMD Radeon R9 M390X
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 770M
AMD Radeon HD 7690M XT
Intel HD Graphics 405 (Braswell)
ATI Mobility Radeon X700
AMD Radeon RX 5600M
AMD Radeon HD 8550M
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 540v
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Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 4500MHD
AMD Radeon HD 7590M
AMD Radeon 530
17.6
5.6
NVIDIA GeForce GT 420M
AMD Radeon R9 M275
ATI Mobility Radeon 7500
AMD Radeon R9 M485X
NVIDIA GeForce GT 640M LE
Intel HD Graphics (Braswell)
ATI Mobility Radeon X1450
Intel Iris Graphics 5100
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4550
Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 4500M
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5750
Intel UHD Graphics G7 (Lakefield GT2 64 EU)
NVIDIA GeForce 830M
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 3850
NVIDIA GeForce 4 420 Go
AMD Radeon Pro Vega 16
AMD Radeon RX 540
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AMD Radeon R6 (Kaveri)
Intel HD Graphics 400 (Braswell)
NVIDIA GeForce Go 6600
NVIDIA GeForce GT 540M
Intel HD Graphics 2500
NVIDIA GeForce Go 7400
AMD Radeon R5 M420
NVIDIA GeForce MX110
19
7.2
NVIDIA GeForce GT 330M
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 670M
NVIDIA GeForce 4 440 Go
AMD Radeon R9 M395X
AMD Radeon HD 8730M
AMD Radeon HD 6470M
Intel Iris Plus Graphics G7 (Ice Lake 64 EU)
13.4
11
8.9
ATI Mobility Radeon 9800
AMD Radeon HD 8610G
Intel HD Graphics (Ivy Bridge)
NVIDIA GeForce Go 7300
AMD Radeon R5 M315
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AMD Radeon RX Vega 5
29.6
12.8
10.5
Intel Iris Plus Graphics 640
NVIDIA GeForce GT 240M
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 880M
NVIDIA GeForce 4 460 Go
AMD Radeon Pro Vega 20
AMD Radeon Pro WX 3100
AMD Radeon HD 6770M
NVIDIA GeForce GT 520M
ATI Mobility Radeon X800
AMD Radeon HD 6650M
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4530
ATI Mobility Radeon X2300
NVIDIA GeForce GTS 150M
NVIDIA GeForce 920MX
Intel HD Graphics 5300
NVIDIA Maxwell GPU Surface Book
NVIDIA GeForce 4 488 Go
AMD Radeon RX 490M
NVIDIA GeForce GT 635M
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AMD Radeon HD 7420G
ATI Mobility Radeon X2500
Intel HD Graphics 4600
ATI Mobility Radeon X1700
AMD Radeon 630
ATI Radeon Xpress X1270
AMD Radeon HD 6570M
AMD Radeon 620
Intel Iris Graphics 540
Intel UHD Graphics 605
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 780M
ATI Mobility Radeon 9000
AMD Radeon RX 470 (Laptop)
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 860M
NVIDIA GeForce GT 555M
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 3670
NVIDIA GeForce 305M
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5730
NVIDIA GeForce Go 7600
ATI Radeon Xpress X1250
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ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5770
NVIDIA GeForce GT 735M
Intel HD Graphics 505
AMD Radeon HD 6970M
NVIDIA GeForce FX Go 5200
AMD Radeon RX 570 (Laptop)
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5850
Intel HD Graphics (Haswell)
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 530v
Intel HD Graphics 5500
ATI Mobility Radeon X1600
ATI Radeon Xpress 1250
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5830
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5870
NVIDIA GeForce Go 7950 GTX
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 680MX
ATI Mobility Radeon 9200
AMD Radeon RX 570X (Laptop)
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 675MX
AMD Radeon HD 6850M
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AMD Radeon HD 6520G
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4350
Qualcomm Adreno 630
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4330
ATI Radeon Xpress X1200
AMD Radeon HD 6830M
NVIDIA GeForce 825M
NVIDIA GeForce GT 230M
AMD Radeon HD 8870M
NVIDIA GeForce 7000M
AMD Radeon RX 480 (Laptop)
NVIDIA GeForce 9800M GT
NVIDIA GeForce 320M
AMD Radeon HD 6350M
Intel UHD Graphics 617
NVIDIA GeForce 8400M GT
Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) X3100
NVIDIA GeForce GTS 260M
AMD Radeon R7 M260X
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 550v
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NVIDIA GeForce Go 6100
AMD Radeon RX Vega Mobile
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 950M
22.4
13.1
NVIDIA GeForce 8800M GTX
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 2600 XT
AMD Radeon HD 7350M
Intel UHD Graphics 615
Intel HD Graphics 2000
Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 3650
AMD Radeon HD 8590M
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 460M
Intel HD Graphics 4000
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 570M
NVIDIA GeForce 7150M
AMD Radeon RX 580X (Laptop)
NVIDIA GeForce GT 445M
ATI Mobility Radeon X1900
AMD Radeon HD 6380G
Intel HD Graphics 615
NVIDIA GeForce G 105M
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Qualcomm Adreno 685
ATI Radeon Xpress 1150
AMD Radeon HD 8650M
NVIDIA GeForce GT 730M
AMD Radeon HD 6620G
AMD Radeon RX 560X (Laptop)
NVIDIA GeForce 7190M
AMD Radeon Pro 450
NVIDIA GeForce GTS 360M
NVIDIA GeForce 9600M GS
AMD Radeon HD 6430M
NVIDIA GeForce GT 755M
AMD Radeon R5 (Carrizo)
NVIDIA GeForce G 102M
Intel Xe DG1 LP (iDG1LP) Mobile
NVIDIA GeForce Go 6150
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4860
NVIDIA GeForce GT 645M
AMD Radeon R4 (Stoney Ridge)
NVIDIA GeForce FX Go 5600 / 5650
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NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q
AMD Radeon HD 7690M
NVIDIA GeForce 9500M GS
ATI Mobility Radeon X800XT
Intel UHD Graphics G1 (Ice Lake 32 EU)
8.8
7.6
AMD Radeon R5 (Kaveri)
NVIDIA GeForce 9400M (G) / ION (LE)
Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 3600
Intel HD Graphics P530
AMD Radeon HD 8750M
AMD Radeon R4 (Kaveri)
AMD Radeon RX 560 (Laptop)
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 660M
NVIDIA GeForce FX Go 5700
AMD Radeon R9 M385X
Intel HD Graphics 5600
AMD Radeon HD 7400G
NVIDIA GeForce Go 6800
NVIDIA GeForce 710M
Intel HD Graphics (Sandy Bridge)
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Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 3150
Intel HD Graphics P630
AMD Radeon R7 M270
Intel HD Graphics (Broadwell)
NVIDIA GeForce Go 6200
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 Mobile
AMD Radeon HD 8670M
AMD Radeon HD 6480G
AMD Radeon Pro 5600M
NVIDIA GeForce 405M
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 870M
AMD Radeon HD 7660G
Intel HD Graphics (Bay Trail)
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 850M
Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 950
AMD Radeon RX Vega 6 (Ryzen 2000/3000)
24.7
6.3
5.3
AMD Radeon R7 M265
AMD Radeon R5 (Beema/Carrizo-L)
NVIDIA GeForce 845M
NVIDIA GeForce Go 6250
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AMD Radeon HD 6750M
NVIDIA GeForce GT 415M
AMD Radeon R6 (Mullins)
NVIDIA GeForce GT 435M
AMD Radeon HD 7340
Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 900
AMD Radeon HD 7750M
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 285M
AMD Radeon R4 (Beema)
AMD Radeon R9 M290X
ATI Mobility Radeon X300
Qualcomm Adreno 680
AMD Radeon R9 M280X
NVIDIA GeForce GT 550M
NVIDIA GeForce 410M
AMD Radeon HD 7430M
Intel HD Graphics 5000
AMD Radeon HD 6320
Intel Iris Xe Graphics G7 80EUs
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 Max-Q
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ATI Radeon Xpress 200M
AMD Radeon HD 8770M
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4870
AMD Radeon R3 (Mullins/Beema)
AMD Radeon HD 8850M
NVIDIA GeForce Go 6400
NVIDIA GeForce GTS 160M
AMD Radeon R2 (Mullins/Beema/Carrizo-L)
AMD Radeon HD 7370M
AMD Radeon HD 6550M
AMD Radeon HD 7310
ATI Radeon Xpress 1100
AMD Radeon HD 8830M
AMD Radeon HD 8970M
AMD Radeon R7 (Bristol Ridge)
AMD Radeon R2 (Stoney Ridge)
AMD Radeon RX Vega 6 (Ryzen 4000)
29.3
12.9
NVIDIA GeForce Go 7200
AMD Radeon RX Vega 11
37.5
31.9
31.1
NVIDIA GeForce 9800M GTS
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Intel HD Graphics (Cherry Trail)
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 2700
NVIDIA GeForce GTS 250M
AMD Radeon HD 6310
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop)
SIS Mirage 3 671MX
AMD Radeon HD 6870M
AMD Radeon RX 640
NVIDIA GeForce GT 640M
Intel HD Graphics 4200
AMD Radeon 625
(-) * 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

Device Graphics Card Processor 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)
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 i7-7740X 2 x 8 GB DDR4 Windows 10 64-Bit
Desktop-PC III AMD Radeon RX Vega 64 (8 GB HBM2)
XFX AMD Radeon RX 590 (8 GB GDDR5)
Sapphire AMD Radeon RX 580 (8 GB GDDR5)
NVIDIA Titan X (Pascal) (12 GB GDDR5X)
Zotac NVIDIA GeForce GT 1030 (2 GB GDDR5)
AMD Ryzen 7 2700X 2 x 8 GB DDR4 Windows 10 64-Bit
Desktop-PC IV NVIDIA Titan RTX (24 GB GDDR6) AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2920X 4 x 16 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
Acer Triton 700 NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Max-Q (8 GB GDDR5X) Intel Core i7-7700HQ 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
ASUS GL753VD NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 (4 GB GDDR5) Intel Core i7-7700HQ 1 x 16 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 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 Monitor NVIDIA drivers AMD drivers
2 x ASUS PB287Q, Philips Momentum 436M6VBPAB ForceWare 430.64 Adrenalin 19.5.1
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Florian Glaser, 2019-05-20 (Update: 2019-05-21)
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