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Riders Republic Performance Analysis

Explore the great outdoors. Riders Republic is Ubisoft’s attempt to create a very open sports game with customisable characters and large player counts. We benchmarked Riders Republic to determine its system requirements.
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Technology

The biggest draw of Riders Republic is the large world filled with hundreds of other players. The game features various climate zones (forest, snow, desert), which provide a lot of variety both in terms of gameplay and visuals. In addition to skiing, players can ride bikes and fly with the help of rocket-powered wingsuits.

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Riders Republic

Because Ubisoft is not known for making games with great vehicle handling (keyword: Watch Dogs), we were initially sceptical about Riders Republic. However, the steering feels decent (after you get used to it).

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Riders Republic

We have some criticism for the settings menu, which was definitely made with consoles in mind. When using a controller, there should not be any issues. Howbeit, navigating through the menus with the mouse and keyboard is no fun.

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Riders Republic

The graphics settings menu is very expansive. There are a whole lot of settings. While the upper section of the graphics menu contains settings for resolution, refresh rate, scaling, field of view, and V-Sync (including an optional FPS cap), the lower section includes many visual settings, all of which can be changed in one fell swoop thanks to the built-in presets.

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Riders Republic

Ubisoft provides information about what effect changing each setting will have on VRAM usage (this does not appear to be very accurate, though).

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At high settings, the game looks quite decent (textures and effects stand out in particular). The draw distance is also very impressive, as are the snow tracks and weather events. Positive: The game only takes up 24 GB of storage space.

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Riders Republic
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Riders Republic

Benchmark

Ubisoft would not be Ubisoft if it did not provide a built-in benchmark. However, the benchmark is only available in-game (simply opening the settings menu after launch will not work). The benchmark sequence is two minutes long and consists of a panning shot across various vegetation zones.

As can be seen from the screenshots and the video below, an FPS counter is displayed during the benchmark. Upon completion of the benchmark, there is a detailed report which can be exported – praiseworthy.

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Riders Republic

Results

The benchmarks were conducted mainly using the laptops which our partners MSI and XMG (Schenker Technologies) lent us.

FHD (1920x1080)

The minimum system requirements of Riders Republic are quite low. At low resolutions and settings, Riders Republic can become bottlenecked by the CPU. If you want to play the game at 1080p and high settings you will need a mid-range GPU with 4 or 6 GB of VRAM. Such GPUs as the RX 5600M, GeForce GTX 1650 (Ti), and the GTX 1660 Ti can run Riders Republic at 1080p and a mix of medium to maximum settings without any issues.

Riders Republic
    1920x1080 Medium Preset     1920x1080 High Preset     1920x1080 Ultra Preset
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3090, i9-9900K
MSI GeForce RTX 3090 Suprim X
164 (118min) fps ∼65%
156 (111min) fps ∼71%
151 (103min) fps ∼73%
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 Laptop GPU, i7-11800H
XMG Neo 15 @165 W TGP
156 (125min) fps ∼62%
127 (107min) fps ∼58%
115 (95min) fps ∼56%
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080, i9-9900K
MSI GeForce RTX 3080 Gaming X Trio
152 (114min) fps ∼61%
144 (111min) fps ∼66%
140 (106min) fps ∼68%
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 Laptop GPU, i7-11800H
XMG Neo 17 @140 W TGP
151 (129min) fps ∼60%
121 (83min) fps ∼55%
111 (92min) fps ∼54%
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070, i9-9900K
MSI GeForce RTX 3070 Ventus 3X
139 (111min) fps ∼55%
124 (99min) fps ∼57%
118 (92min) fps ∼57%
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 Laptop GPU, i7-11800H
XMG Core 15 @130 W TGP
124 (87min) fps ∼49%
98 (81min) fps ∼45%
86 (70min) fps ∼42%
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3050 Ti Laptop GPU, i7-11800H
XMG Focus 17 @75 W TGP
85 (68min) fps ∼34%
67 (55min) fps ∼31%
59 (46min) fps ∼29%
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti Mobile, i7-9750H
MSI GP65 Leopard 9SD
69 (58min) fps ∼27%
55 (47min) fps ∼25%
50 (40min) fps ∼24%
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 Ti Mobile, i7-10750H
MSI GP75
68 (50min) fps ∼27%
52 (43min) fps ∼24%
47 (37min) fps ∼23%
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 Mobile, i7-10750H
MSI GL75
60 (49min) fps ∼24%
46 (36min) fps ∼21%
39 (30min) fps ∼19%
AMD Radeon RX 5600M, R7 4800H
Dell G5 15 SE
48 (39min) fps ∼19%
45 (35min) fps ∼21%
40 (32min) fps ∼19%

QHD (2560x1440)

The title becomes quite demanding at 1440p. Here, you will need an RTX 3050 Ti or RTX 3060 for a decent gaming experience at maximum settings.

Riders Republic
    2560x1440 Ultra Preset
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3090, i9-9900K
MSI GeForce RTX 3090 Suprim X
123 (104min) fps ∼74%
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080, i9-9900K
MSI GeForce RTX 3080 Gaming X Trio
119 (96min) fps ∼72%
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070, i9-9900K
MSI GeForce RTX 3070 Ventus 3X
92 (76min) fps ∼55%
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 Laptop GPU, i7-11800H
XMG Neo 15 @165 W TGP
84 (72min) fps ∼51%
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 Laptop GPU, i7-11800H
XMG Neo 17 @140 W TGP
79 (68min) fps ∼48%
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 Laptop GPU, i7-11800H
XMG Core 15 @130 W TGP
60 (50min) fps ∼36%
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3050 Ti Laptop GPU, i7-11800H
XMG Focus 17 @75 W TGP
40 (32min) fps ∼24%
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti Mobile, i7-9750H
MSI GP65 Leopard 9SD
35 (28min) fps ∼21%
AMD Radeon RX 5600M, R7 4800H
Dell G5 15 SE
31 (25min) fps ∼19%
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 Ti Mobile, i7-10750H
MSI GP75
30 (25min) fps ∼18%
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 Mobile, i7-10750H
MSI GL75
25 (19min) fps ∼15%

UHD (3840x2160)

A true high-end GPU such as the GeForce RTX 3070 is required to achieve playable frame rates at 4K and ultra settings.

Riders Republic
    3840x2160 Ultra Preset
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3090, i9-9900K
MSI GeForce RTX 3090 Suprim X
79 (67min) fps ∼78%
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080, i9-9900K
MSI GeForce RTX 3080 Gaming X Trio
72 (61min) fps ∼71%
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070, i9-9900K
MSI GeForce RTX 3070 Ventus 3X
54 (47min) fps ∼53%
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 Laptop GPU, i7-11800H
XMG Neo 15 @165 W TGP
47 (41min) fps ∼47%
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 Laptop GPU, i7-11800H
XMG Neo 17 @140 W TGP
43 (38min) fps ∼43%
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 Laptop GPU, i7-11800H
XMG Core 15 @130 W TGP
31 (26min) fps ∼31%
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti Mobile, i7-9750H
MSI GP65 Leopard 9SD
20 (18min) fps ∼20%
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3050 Ti Laptop GPU, i7-11800H
XMG Focus 17 @75 W TGP
20 (15min) fps ∼20%
AMD Radeon RX 5600M, R7 4800H
Dell G5 15 SE
18 (15min) fps ∼18%
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 Ti Mobile, i7-10750H
MSI GP75
12 (10min) fps ∼12%
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 Mobile, i7-10750H
MSI GL75
8 (6min) fps ∼8%

Note

Because benchmarking video games is very time consuming and is often constrained by installation/activation limits, at the time of publishing, we were able to provide only a part of our performance analysis of Riders Republic. Other graphics cards will be added in the coming days and weeks.

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NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3090
221
183.5n2
165.5n2
158.5n2
126.5n2
79.5n2
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080
152
144
140
119
72
NVIDIA Titan RTX
221
179
152
143
109
65
AMD Radeon RX 6700 XT
132
131
120
117
92
50
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070
139
124
118
92
54
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 Laptop GPU
155
146.5n2
120n2
109.5n2
79n2
44n2
AMD Radeon RX 6600 XT
128
123
112
97
69
34
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Super (Desktop)
117
80
49
AMD Radeon RX 6800M
93
86
82
81
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 Laptop GPU
163
136n3
114n3
105n3
79
43
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060
198
124
102
79
64
36
NVIDIA Titan X Pascal
173
124
104
97
71
40
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Super (Desktop)
176
131
110
100
73
40
AMD Radeon RX 5700 XT (Desktop)
134
130
113
104
74
39
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 Laptop GPU
159
115n2
88n3
81n3
59n2
30.5n2
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 Super (Desktop)
190
123
102
92
66
36
AMD Radeon RX 6600
130
123
101
85
59
29
AMD Radeon RX 5700 (Desktop)
138
126
104
94
66
34
AMD Radeon RX 5600 XT (Desktop)
134
121
98
85
58
31
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NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Super (Desktop)
163
96
77
67
45
23
AMD Radeon RX 5500 XT (Desktop)
128
92
71
62
43
22
AMD Radeon RX 5600M
48
45
40
31
18
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti Mobile
69
55
50
35
20
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3050 Ti Laptop GPU
85
67
59
40
20
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 (Desktop)
149
86
68
59
40
20
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 Super (Desktop)
130
75
58
51
34
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3050 Laptop GPU
144
80
61
55
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 Mobile
119
67
51
45
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 Ti Mobile
68
52
47
30
12
AMD Radeon Pro 5500M
61
41
28
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 Mobile
60
46
39
25
8
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 (Desktop)
120
60
46
41
27
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti Mobile
81
39
29
8
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Mobile
74
35
26
3
Intel Iris Xe Graphics G7 96EUs
33.5n2
22n2
18n2
16
NVIDIA GeForce GT 1030 (Desktop)
35
17
12
11
Intel Iris Xe Graphics G7 80EUs
25
14
12
NVIDIA GeForce GT 710
12
5
3
AMD Radeon 540X
30
15
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Intel UHD Graphics Xe 32EUs (Tiger Lake-H)
21
12
AMD Radeon RX Vega 8 (Ryzen 5000)
39.5n2
20n2
14.5n2
13n2
9
4
AMD Radeon RX Vega 8 (Ryzen 4000)
41
22
17
15
AMD Radeon RX Vega 8 (Ryzen 2000/3000)
27
12
Intel UHD Graphics Xe 16EUs (Tiger Lake-H)
13
AMD Radeon RX Vega 3
16
8
Qualcomm Adreno 610
17
(-) * 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 GPU CPU RAM OS
XMG Neo 15 Nvidia GeForce RTX 3080 @165 W TGP (16 GB GDDR6) Intel Core i7-11800H 2 x 16 GB DDR4 Windows 10 64 Bit
XMG Neo 17 Nvidia GeForce RTX 3070 @140 W TGP (8 GB GDDR6) Intel Core i7-11800H 2 x 16 GB DDR4 Windows 10 64 Bit
XMG Core 15 Nvidia GeForce RTX 3060 @130 W TGP (6 GB GDDR6) Intel Core i7-11800H 2 x 16 GB DDR4 Windows 10 64 Bit
XMG Focus 17 Nvidia GeForce RTX 3050 Ti @75 W TGP (4 GB GDDR6) Intel Core i7-11800H 2 x 16 GB DDR4 Windows 10 64 Bit
MSI GP65 Nvidia GeForce GTX 1660 Ti (6 GB GDDR6) Intel Core i7-9750H 2 x 8 GB DDR4 Windows 10 64 Bit
MSI GP75 Nvidia GeForce GTX 1650 Ti (4 GB GDDR6) Intel Core i7-10750H 2 x 8 GB DDR4 Windows 10 64 Bit
MSI GL75 Nvidia GeForce GTX 1650 (4 GB GDDR6) Intel Core i7-10750H 2 x 8 GB DDR4 Windows 10 64 Bit
Dell G5 15 SE AMD Radeon RX 5600M (6 GB GDDR6) AMD Ryzen 7 4800H 2 x 8 GB DDR4 Windows 10 64 Bit
MSI Prestige 14 Evo Intel Iris Xe (96 CUs) Intel Core i7-1185G7 1 x 16 GB DDR4 Windows 10 64 Bit
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 i9-9900K 4 x 8 GB DDR4 Windows 10 64 Bit
Desktop PC II Nvidia GeForce RTX 3090 FE (24 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 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
4K monitors Nvidia drivers AMD drivers
Asus PB287Q, Philips Brilliance 329P9H, Acer Predator XB321HK ForceWare 496.49 Adrenalin 21.10.3
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Florian Glaser
Editor of the original article: Florian Glaser - Managing Editor Gaming Laptops - 670 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.
Stanislav Kokhanyuk
Translator: Stanislav Kokhanyuk - Translator - 75 articles published on Notebookcheck since 2021
I am a big fan of technology, which is why I try to keep up with it. Among my other passions are literature and writing, and so it should not be surprising to anyone at all that I have a four-year bachelor's degree in philology. However, my interests are not limited just to the world of technology, or, for that matter, the world of literature. I am also interested in people and the stories they have to tell. And more recently, I took an interest in artificial intelligence.
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