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StarCraft 2 - NBC Benchmark Information

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Benchmark

We use the full version of StarCraft 2 for Windows for our benchmarks and decided to benchmark the intro sequence of the Challenge "For the Swarm". We are using Fraps to record the average framerate from the Intro sequence (beginning at the time the image apears until the mouse cursor appears). As the performance is lower in the first run (due to HDD loading e.g.), we benchmark three runs and take the best average score.

This intro should represent the average Single Player and Multiplayer performance. CPU speed is not very important in this benchmark (it has a higher impact while actually gaming).

Settings

Texture Quality and Graphics Quality are changed using the presets in the game (we only change the preset and not the detailed settings). Vertical Sync and "Reduce Mouse Lag" are disabled. Display Mode is "Fullscreen". The graphics driver settings are all set on default and no AA is forced.

Notebookcheck Settings Class Resolution Texture Quality and Graphics Quality in StarCraft 2
Low 1024x768 Low
Medium 1360x768 Medium
High 1360x768 High
Ultra 1920x1080 Ultra
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Pos      Model                                     StarCraft 2
 StarCraft 2 (2010)
low
1024x768
low
med.
1360x768
medium
high
1360x768
high
ultra
1920x1080
ultra
 37NVIDIA GeForce GTX 680M SLI
102.7
95.4
99.5
 38AMD Radeon HD 7970M Crossfire
137.3
136.2
119.9
 39NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980M
126
86
 49NVIDIA GeForce GTX 680
348
127
126
114
 50AMD Radeon HD 7970
320.5
117.8
117.2
108.6
 63NVIDIA GeForce GTX 590
112
 74AMD Radeon HD 7870
325.3
120.2
119
105.5
 80NVIDIA GeForce GTX 580
83
 85NVIDIA GeForce GTX 680M
278.9
116.1
112.152
853
 88AMD Radeon HD 7970M
322.9
75.62
70.052
85.13
 92NVIDIA GeForce GTX 570
83
 98NVIDIA Quadro K5000M
286.52
108
97
56.52
 103NVIDIA GeForce GTX 580M SLI
333.4
81.3
81.4
93.152
 104AMD Radeon HD 6990M Crossfire
330.9
116.4
107.5
81.7
 106NVIDIA GeForce GTX 485M SLI
323.8
105.3
94.8
65.9
 107AMD Radeon HD 6970M Crossfire
329.4
114.2
99.1
85.452
 119NVIDIA GeForce GTX 560 Ti
79
 120AMD Radeon HD 6870
802
 121NVIDIA GeForce GTX 470
78
Pos      Model                                     StarCraft 2
lowmed.highultra
 124NVIDIA GeForce GTX 470M SLI
280
83.3
73.9
50.3
 125NVIDIA GeForce GTX 480M SLI
279.6
74.9
64.6
42.5
 127NVIDIA Quadro K4000M
248
115
69
48
 130ATI Radeon HD 5850
191.7
69.2
67.4
62.9
 131NVIDIA GeForce GTX 675M
193.52
107.22
97.62
59.452
 132NVIDIA GeForce GTX 580M
265.3
104.6
100.9
59.92
 133AMD Radeon HD 6990M
338.1
113.3
88.52
63.53
 137AMD Radeon HD 7770
319.8
117.4
91.9
55.5
 139NVIDIA GeForce GTX 460M SLI
260
76.1
67.2
40.8
 140ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5870 Crossfire
158.8
57.9
57.9
51.2
 141NVIDIA GeForce GTX 485M
220.9
85.9
85.2
56.5
 142NVIDIA GeForce GTX 460 768MB
68
 143AMD Radeon HD 6790
55
 145NVIDIA Quadro K3100M
246
56
 149NVIDIA Quadro 5010M
98.4
52.7
 150NVIDIA GeForce GTX 760M
130
100
62
 152NVIDIA GeForce GTX 670M
270.52
107.452
87.64
48.63
 156AMD Radeon HD 6970M
200.652
66.1
65.5
58.63
 160NVIDIA Quadro K3000M
252
75
59
32
 161NVIDIA GeForce GTX 570M
257.2
97.1
79
42.2
Pos      Model                                     StarCraft 2
lowmed.highultra
 162AMD FirePro M6000
152
130
78
37
 164NVIDIA Quadro K2100M
342
95
58
31
 165ATI Radeon HD 5770
48
 166NVIDIA GeForce GTX 550 Ti
46
 171NVIDIA GeForce GTX 660M
2563
894
73.535
41.994
 178AMD FirePro W4170M
271
84
47
25
 181NVIDIA Quadro 4000M
180
112
79
71
 182NVIDIA GeForce GTX 470M
254.3
92.9
75.7
40.82
 183NVIDIA GeForce GTX 480M
45.2
44.5
36.8
 188NVIDIA Quadro K1100M
223
71
48
26
 197NVIDIA GeForce GT 650M
233.44
79.74
66.94
37.65
 198NVIDIA Quadro K620M
185
79
54
18
 199NVIDIA GeForce 840M
171.2
74.3
41.2
19.6
 203NVIDIA GeForce GTX 560M
234.9
86.2
67.9
353
 206Intel Iris Pro Graphics 5200
29
 217NVIDIA Quadro K2000M
184
67
48
29
 218NVIDIA GeForce GTS 450
39
 221ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5870
1663
633
563
41.12
 224AMD FirePro M4000
158
70
62
34
 227ATI Radeon HD 4850
62
37
Pos      Model                                     StarCraft 2
lowmed.highultra
 232NVIDIA GeForce GTX 460M
1933
733
63.24
31.958
 234NVIDIA GeForce GT 730M
164.52
682
35.52
212
 238AMD Radeon HD 8750M
126
47
35
 241AMD Radeon R7 M265
149
55
37
22
 243NVIDIA GeForce GTX 285M
184
32.8
 245NVIDIA GeForce GT 640M
195
59.82
442
27
 278ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4850
254
73
50
30
 279NVIDIA GeForce GTX 260M
154
47
 281NVIDIA Quadro FX 2800M
158
60
52
29.6
 285AMD FirePro M5950
67.4
47.2
29.7
 286NVIDIA GeForce GT 640M LE
184.893
55.73
37.663
23.842
 289AMD Radeon HD 8730M
94
27
20
 290AMD Radeon HD 6770M
166.852
64.13
44.63
24.7
 291NVIDIA GeForce GT 635M
209.62
48.752
32.852
 292NVIDIA GeForce GT 555M
198.43
57.254
42.45
23.254
 293ATI Radeon HD 5670
48
32
 294ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5850
160
51.83
33.23
20.23
 295AMD Radeon HD 6850M
20.6
 297NVIDIA Quadro 2000M
2042
82
45
302
 301NVIDIA GeForce GT 445M
58.1
43.5
23.2
Pos      Model                                     StarCraft 2
lowmed.highultra
 303NVIDIA GeForce GT 240 GDDR5
25
 304*AMD Radeon HD 6755G2
74.1
28.6
20.1
15.2
 305AMD Radeon HD 7690M
270
52
38
24.4
 310AMD Radeon HD 7660G + HD 7670M Dual Graphics
121.77
48.69
31.63
18.3
 312AMD Radeon HD 8670M
154
29
14
8
 315AMD Radeon HD 6750M
170.952
39
33.9
22.62
 316NVIDIA Quadro K1000M
254
48
30
14
 317NVIDIA GeForce GT 550M
205.852
49.42
36.552
18.92
 326*AMD Radeon HD 6740G2
101.2
41
29.5
 327*AMD Radeon HD 6730M
228.4
46.4
28.6
18.2
 335AMD Radeon HD 7520G + HD 7670M Dual Graphics
116.8
46.3
28.6
17.6
 336AMD Radeon HD 7670M
133.83
483
31.13
18.62
 337NVIDIA GeForce GT 630M
1929
51.5810
35.3510
19.854
 343AMD Radeon R5 M255
187
43
25.9
 346NVIDIA GeForce 820M
164
47
25
14
 347Intel HD Graphics 520
49
32
21
 357*AMD Radeon HD 6720G2
71.5
31.9
26.1
 360Intel HD Graphics 6000
118
43
21
14
 364NVIDIA GeForce GT 540M
179.610
50.212
34.917
186
 367AMD Radeon HD 6650M
1602
43.4
27.5
16.7
Pos      Model                                     StarCraft 2
lowmed.highultra
 368Intel HD Graphics 4600
198
48
26
14
 380AMD Radeon HD 7660G
142
44
29.5
17.8
 381NVIDIA GeForce GT 435M
202
46
32
17
 382*AMD Radeon HD 6680G2
95
28.8
20
 383Intel HD Graphics 5000
147.52
40.52
252
132
 385ATI Radeon HD 5570
43
26
15
 386AMD Radeon HD 6550M
184.8
43.952
27.752
15.8
 390AMD Radeon HD 6630M
133.55
44.956
30.056
18.12
 391AMD Radeon HD 7650M
228.96
46.23
29.86
17.14
 392AMD FirePro M2000
176
12
 393AMD Radeon HD 7570M
192
14
 396ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5650
1537
39.47
26.67
16.754
 402NVIDIA GeForce GT 620M
136
46
26
 403NVIDIA GeForce GT 525M
183.14
41.86
30.26
16.752
 404*AMD Radeon HD 6550D
150
442
30.52
172
 406AMD Radeon HD 7610M
172.8
37.9
25.9
 409AMD Radeon HD 7640G
109.1
23.04
14.97
 416Intel HD Graphics 4400
116.658
32.47
18.47
107
 418NVIDIA NVS 5200M
148.52
42.52
232
9
 422NVIDIA GeForce GT 425M
161.652
37.54
26.654
14.62
Pos      Model                                     StarCraft 2
lowmed.highultra
 426NVIDIA GeForce GT 335M