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The Last of Us Part I review: Laptop and desktop benchmarks

A rollercoaster of emotions. PC fans had to wait almost 10 years for this release of The Last of Us. The result is a true rollercoaster - from an emotional as well as a technical standpoint. We put the PC game through our benchmark tests.
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Technical aspects

A waiting simulator with absurd VRAM consumption: This is how the PC version of The Last of Us can currently be summed up. No wonder the action-adventure game is being bombarded with negative reviews on Steam. The confusion starts within the first few seconds: It takes at least half an hour for the shaders to be installed - even on top-of-the-range PCs. This is a new record - and not in a good way. But the long loading times feel harmless in comparison. 

The exorbitant VRAM consumption turns out to be just as much of a nuisance as the time it takes to install shaders. Specifically graphics cards with 6 GB or less quickly get into a lot of trouble. This led our test device with a GeForce RTX 3060 to consistently crash when trying to run the game at 1,920 x 1,080 pixels with the ultra preset. This isn't helped by the fact that Nvidia have given their graphics cards too little VRAM for many years now - although, it has to be said that The Last of Us is just generally badly programmed in this way. 

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At first glance, this poorly performing game comes as a surprise, as Sony's previous PC adaptations (e.g. Spider-Man Miles MoralesDays Gone & God of War) all made quite good impressions. The problem here seems to be Iron Galaxy, the developer responsible for the PC port, who haven't always delivered clean work in the past (keyword: Batman Arkham Knight). But regardless of who is responsible for this technical issue, our opinion is that The Last of Us should never have been released on PC in this shape. We just have to hope that future updates will deal with all of these problems.

When it comes down to it, the game definitely has the potential to be enjoyed - as long as you have a strong graphics card with lots of VRAM. The remake's graphics generally appear quite modern and up-to-date. The textures, as well as the effects at higher levels (smoke, fire, reflections, …) and characters, are great. The game scores some real points in its level of detail and great atmosphere. We loved its cinematic production and for the most part dynamic transitions between video sequences and gameplay. Another positive aspect is the game's captivating storytelling.

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The producers definitely went overboard with the graphics menu. The Last of Us offers so many options (see screenshots) that you have to scroll for ages and very quickly lose track of what is what. Thankfully, there are some practical presets that take some of the hard work out of it and improve the game's quality in one click. Changes are made instantaneously, so without having to restart the game. As expected from a modern game, it supports various upscaling options, such as FSR and the Nvidia-exclusive DLSS (however, ray tracing is missing). 

Compared to the console version, the FPS rate is only limited if you select to do so. Another positive is the detailed descriptions with CPU, GPU and VRAM influence, which sometimes even include handy comparison images. The only thing we missed was a "classic" full-screen mode. The large CPU requirement at moderate resolution is probably to blame for the game barely performing any better despite reducing the settings, which leads to visibly worse graphics.

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Benchmark

We used a mix of in-game video sequences as well as "real" gameplay for our benchmark measurements. You can see the exact passage we used, which takes place near the beginning of the game and features lots of passers-by and effects, in the video below. We recorded the frame rate for roughly one minute using the tool CapframeX.

Results


FHD (1,920 x 1,080)

When it comes to using iGPUs, you can pretty much forget The Last of Us. Even the Radeon 680M failed to hit the 30 FPS mark in Full HD using minimal settings (1,280 x 720 pixels were just about playable). You will need at least a mid-range device to play the game at 1,920 x 1,080 pixels. A Radeon RX 6600M manages to reach almost 60 FPS using the presets medium and high.

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    1920x1080 Low Preset     1920x1080 Medium Preset     1920x1080 High Preset     1920x1080 Ultra Preset
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4080, i9-12900K
Desktop-PC
156.3 (47.2min, 71.8P0.1, 93.1P1) fps ∼59%
147.8 (50.4min, 68.9P0.1, 86.7P1) fps ∼61%
144 (52.2min, 66P0.1, 85.9P1) fps ∼63%
138.6 (50.3min, 61.1P0.1, 75.8P1) fps ∼65%
AMD Radeon RX 7900 XTX, i9-12900K
Desktop-PC
155.2 (42.3min, 72.6P0.1, 90.2P1) fps ∼58%
145.5 (56.8min, 78.5P0.1, 90P1) fps ∼60%
142.2 (64.3min, 77.9P0.1, 95P1) fps ∼62%
128.3 (5.05min, 74.9P0.1, 87.1P1) fps ∼60%
AMD Radeon RX 7900 XT, i9-12900K
Desktop-PC
152.9 (8.83min, 78.7P0.1, 94.1P1) fps ∼57%
141 (48.2min, 76.3P0.1, 93.7P1) fps ∼58%
135.8 (24.1min, 77.6P0.1, 95.6P1) fps ∼59%
118.8 (63.6min, 72.5P0.1, 83.6P1) fps ∼56%
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080, i9-12900K
Desktop-PC
148.6 (31.6min, 70P0.1, 93.2P1) fps ∼56%
128.8 (54.7min, 69.9P0.1, 87.9P1) fps ∼53%
120.2 (57min, 68.6P0.1, 88P1) fps ∼52%
106.3 (52min, 58.2P0.1, 75.1P1) fps ∼50%
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 Ti Laptop GPU, i9-12900HX
MSI Titan GT77 12UHS
107.8 (36.6min, 46.6P0.1, 62.8P1) fps ∼40%
95.4 (37.7min, 49.2P0.1, 61.4P1) fps ∼39%
88.4 (30.4min, 44.6P0.1, 58.8P1) fps ∼39%
81.2 (22.3min, 43.2P0.1, 57P1) fps ∼38%
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070, i9-12900K
Desktop-PC
126.7 (57.3min, 70.1P0.1, 91.6P1) fps ∼47%
107.2 (58min, 67.5P0.1, 84.7P1) fps ∼44%
97.5 (52.9min, 71.2P0.1, 81.7P1) fps ∼43%
79.1 (8.14min, 20.6P0.1, 60.2P1) fps ∼37%
AMD Radeon RX 6800M, R9 5900HX
Asus ROG Strix G15
68.8 (25.7min, 33P0.1, 42.4P1) fps ∼26%
64.5 (25.3min, 36.8P0.1, 40.5P1) fps ∼26%
62.4 (25.2min, 34.1P0.1, 39.9P1) fps ∼27%
56.9 (3.53min, 25.5P0.1, 38.6P1) fps ∼27%
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 Laptop GPU, i7-12700H
Lenovo Legion 5 Pro
90.8 (30.8min, 48.2P0.1, 68P1) fps ∼34%
65.5 (37.9min, 40.3P0.1, 50.7P1) fps ∼27%
54.8 (1.514min, 3.89P0.1, 37.4P1) fps ∼24%
AMD Radeon RX 6600M, R7 5800H
Lenovo Legion 5
69.6 (23.9min, 31.3P0.1, 46.4P1) fps ∼26%
58.8 (27min, 30.7P0.1, 44.1P1) fps ∼24%
53.9 (27min, 29.7P0.1, 45.4P1) fps ∼24%
37.6 (3.44min, 4.56P0.1, 29.5P1) fps ∼18%
AMD Radeon 680M, R9 6900HS
Asus ROG Zephyrus G14
26.4 (17.7min, 18.6P0.1, 21.7P1) fps ∼10%
19.5 (14.5min, 16P0.1, 16.9P1) fps ∼8%
16.6 (13.2min, 14P0.1, 14.4P1) fps ∼7%
13.1 (3.17min, 3.18P0.1, 11.4P1) fps ∼6%

QHD (2,560 x 1,440)

A combination of 2,560 x 1,440 pixels and the ultra preset already makes the hardware and especially the VRAM break a sweat. A GeForce RTX 3070 was the first to successfully reach over 40 FPS. 

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NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4080, i9-12900K
Desktop-PC
106.8 (21.7min, 61.3P0.1, 77.6P1) fps ∼69%
AMD Radeon RX 7900 XTX, i9-12900K
Desktop-PC
95.1 (44.1min, 67P0.1, 71.9P1) fps ∼62%
AMD Radeon RX 7900 XT, i9-12900K
Desktop-PC
83.9 (55.6min, 60P0.1, 62.8P1) fps ∼54%
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080, i9-12900K
Desktop-PC
71.2 (38.4min, 49.4P0.1, 56P1) fps ∼46%
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 Ti Laptop GPU, i9-12900HX
MSI Titan GT77 12UHS
56.8 (21.8min, 42.9P0.1, 46.6P1) fps ∼37%
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070, i9-12900K
Desktop-PC
48.8 (14.5min, 18.5P0.1, 33.1P1) fps ∼32%
AMD Radeon RX 6800M, R9 5900HX
Asus ROG Strix G15
36.2 (19.3min, 20.9P0.1, 28.6P1) fps ∼23%
AMD Radeon RX 6600M, R7 5800H
Lenovo Legion 5
24.4 (2.69min, 4.13P0.1, 17.9P1) fps ∼16%

UHD (3,840 x 2,160)

If you are playing the game at 3,840 x 2,160 pixels and maximum settings, even top-of-the-range chips such as the GeForce RTX 3080 Ti really struggle. Here, it makes sense to utilise DLSS for example, as laid out in the table below. 

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    3840x2160 Ultra Preset + Quality DLSS     3840x2160 Ultra Preset
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4080, i9-12900K
Desktop-PC
89.3 (48.1min, 53.4P0.1, 66.3P1) fps ∼70%
56.1 (36.1min, 40.2P0.1, 44.8P1) fps ∼72%
AMD Radeon RX 7900 XTX, i9-12900K
Desktop-PC
51.6 (39.9min, 40.7P0.1, 42.5P1) fps ∼66%
AMD Radeon RX 7900 XT, i9-12900K
Desktop-PC
43.9 (34.6min, 35.2P0.1, 36.7P1) fps ∼56%
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080, i9-12900K
Desktop-PC
59.6 (30.6min, 35.4P0.1, 46.4P1) fps ∼47%
34.9 (7.6min, 12P0.1, 20.2P1) fps ∼45%
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 Ti Laptop GPU, i9-12900HX
MSI Titan GT77 12UHS
45.8 (32.5min, 34.2P0.1, 36.1P1) fps ∼36%
29.4 (17.7min, 21.7P0.1, 23.1P1) fps ∼38%
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070, i9-12900K
Desktop-PC
37.9 (12.2min, 13.9P0.1, 25.2P1) fps ∼30%
21.6 (3.55min, 3.78P0.1, 6.25P1) fps ∼28%
AMD Radeon RX 6800M, R9 5900HX
Asus ROG Strix G15
15.2 (0.913min, 1.047P0.1, 6.47P1) fps ∼20%
AMD Radeon RX 6600M, R7 5800H
Lenovo Legion 5
9.88 (1.564min, 1.783P0.1, 3.86P1) fps ∼13%

Note

Because gaming tests are very time-consuming and are often constrained by installation or activation limits, we are only able to provide you with part of the benchmark results at the time of publishing this article. We will be adding more graphics cards over the coming days and weeks.

Overview

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QHD
2560x1440
Ultra Preset
4K
3840x2160
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3840x2160
Ultra Preset + Quality DLSS
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4080 Laptop GPU
126.8
117.9
107.6
76.3
33.6
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4090 Laptop GPU
113.7
110.8
106.05n2
98.5n2
81.8n3
43.8n3
54.3
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 Ti Laptop GPU
107.8
95.4
88.4
81.2
56.8
29.4
45.8
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4070 Laptop GPU
98.6n3
85.9n3
77.7n3
69.7n4
42.8n4
30.6
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 Laptop GPU
101.2n2
85.05n2
77.4n2
66.1n2
43.55n2
21.2n2
34n2
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 Laptop GPU
96.6
82.2
71.6
55.3n2
31.75n2
16.5
31
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4060 Laptop GPU
74.6
62.5
63.3n2
49.15n2
32.7
AMD Radeon RX 7600M XT
93.35n2
75.7n2
63.15n2
46.15n2
30.55n2
7.46n2
AMD Radeon RX 6800M
68.8
64.5
62.4
56.9
36.2
15.2
AMD Radeon RX 7600S
81.4
67.6
60.2
51.5
AMD Radeon RX 6600M
83.5n3
68.5n3
56.6n3
43.9n3
26.1n3
11.1n3
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4050 Laptop GPU
87.6n2
68.4n4
56.5n4
42.8n3
27.65n2
6.65
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 Laptop GPU
90.8
65.5
54.8
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti Mobile
59.6
48.4
42.2
31.6
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3050 4GB Laptop GPU
47.3
39
33.8
Intel Arc A730M
34.3
32.2
31.3
28.7
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3050 Ti Laptop GPU
44.9
32.9
25.6
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 Ti Mobile
39.4
30.8
24.5
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 Mobile
32.3
25.6
21.9
17.3
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NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 Mobile
34.5
25.9
19.3
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2050 Mobile
31.2
23.8
18.3
13.3
AMD Radeon 680M
26.4
19.5
16.6
13.1
AMD Radeon 780M
24.8
18.6
15.2
12.9
AMD Radeon RX 560X (Laptop)
20.3
15.8
13.3
10.3
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Mobile
18.2
14.5
12.1
AMD Radeon 660M
17.7
13.2
11.1
AMD Radeon HD 7690M
NVIDIA GeForce 405M
Intel HD Graphics P530
AMD Radeon RX Vega 6 (Ryzen 4000/5000)
10
NVIDIA GeForce 410M
AMD Radeon HD 6950M
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4570
NVIDIA GeForce4 4200 Go
NVIDIA T550 Laptop GPU
NVIDIA GeForce GT 640M LE
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 3470 Hybrid X2
AMD Radeon R9 M390
AMD Radeon RX 540
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NVIDIA GeForce GTX 670M
AMD Radeon RX 6550S
Intel Extreme Graphics 2
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5750
AMD Radeon HD 6330M
NVIDIA GeForce GT 640M
AMD Radeon 540X
8.77
NVIDIA GeForce 7190M
AMD Radeon HD 6520G
Apple M1 Pro 14-Core GPU
ATI Radeon HD 3200
Intel HD Graphics 620
AMD Radeon R7 M370
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 545v
AMD Radeon HD 8570M
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4550
Qualcomm Snapdragon X Adreno X1-85 (4.6 TFLOPS)
NVIDIA GeForce GT 740M
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 Max-Q
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 965M
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AMD Radeon HD 7750M
NVIDIA GeForce 8400M GT
Intel Iris Plus Graphics G4 (Ice Lake 48 EU)
Intel Iris Pro Graphics P580
AMD Radeon Pro 560X
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 565v
AMD Radeon HD 6290
ATI Mobility Radeon X1400
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Mobile
NVIDIA T600 Laptop GPU
AMD Radeon RX 550X (Laptop)
NVIDIA GeForce MX150
NVIDIA GeForce GTS 250M
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 675MX
AMD Radeon HD 7520G
Intel HD Graphics (Cherry Trail)
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3050 6GB Laptop GPU
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 Max-Q
AMD Radeon RX 480 (Laptop)
AMD Radeon HD 8280
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VIA S3G UniChrome Pro II
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4830
Intel HD Graphics 400 (Braswell)
NVIDIA GeForce GT 445M
NVIDIA GeForce GT 320M
Intel UHD Graphics Xe 32EUs (Tiger Lake-H)
7.41
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 580M
Intel Iris Xe Graphics G7 80EUs
AMD Radeon HD 6430M
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4860
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Max-Q
NVIDIA GeForce Go 7700
AMD Radeon 760M
AMD Radeon Steam Deck 8CU
Apple M3 10-Core GPU
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 850M
NVIDIA GeForce 9700M GT
NVIDIA GeForce Go 7200
AMD Radeon HD 7570M
Intel Iris Pro Graphics 6200
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NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti Mobile
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5870
NVIDIA GeForce 9500M GS
AMD Radeon RX 580X (Laptop)
VIA S3G UniChrome Pro
NVIDIA GeForce G 205M
Apple M1 Pro 16-Core GPU
AMD Radeon HD 8970M
AMD Radeon Pro Vega 16
Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 4500MHD
AMD Radeon RX 550 (Laptop)
3.22
Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 4500M
Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 3150
AMD Radeon RX Vega 9
AMD Radeon R9 M390X
NVIDIA GeForce GT 330M
AMD Radeon HD 6320
Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 3650
SIS Mirage 3+ 672MX
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 670MX
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NVIDIA GeForce GT 555M
AMD Radeon Pro 460
ATI Mobility Radeon X1700
Intel UHD Graphics (Jasper Lake 16 EU)
Intel HD Graphics 615
NVIDIA GeForce 9800M GTS
AMD Radeon R9 M265X
NVIDIA GeForce Go 6600
AMD Radeon RX 6550M
AMD Radeon Pro 5600M
NVIDIA GeForce 2 Go (200 / 100)
Intel UHD Graphics G4 (Lakefield GT1 48 EU)
AMD Radeon HD 8790M
AMD Radeon R5 M335
Intel UHD Graphics (Jasper Lake 32 EU)
Intel UHD Graphics 605
AMD Radeon 610M
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 470M
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 770M
Intel HD Graphics 515
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AMD Radeon R4 (Kaveri)
NVIDIA GeForce 9400M GeForceBoost
AMD Radeon RX 470 (Laptop)
ATI Radeon Xpress 1100
AMD Radeon RX 6800S
NVIDIA GeForce Go 7800
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 880M
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 950M
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4650
AMD Radeon RX Vega 3
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5470
NVIDIA GeForce GT 325M
NVIDIA GeForce 840M
Intel UHD Graphics 617
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4350
Apple M3 Max 30-Core GPU
AMD Radeon RX 5300M
Apple M1 Max 32-Core GPU
Qualcomm Adreno 690
AMD Radeon HD 8590M
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AMD Radeon R9 M385X
NVIDIA GeForce Go 7600 GT
Intel HD Graphics (Skylake)
NVIDIA GeForce Go 6200
AMD Radeon HD 8870M
AMD Radeon R7 M360
ATI Mobility 128 M3
AMD Radeon R5 (Kaveri)
NVIDIA GeForce MX570
AMD Radeon R9 M280X
AMD Radeon RX 460 (Laptop)
ATI Mobility Radeon 9000
AMD Radeon R7 M270
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 3470
Intel HD Graphics 505
AMD Radeon HD 8650G
Intel HD Graphics (Bay Trail)
NVIDIA GeForce 830M
Intel HD Graphics 5300
NVIDIA GeForce GT 735M
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AMD Radeon RX 5600M
NVIDIA GeForce GTS 350M
NVIDIA GeForce GT 520M
ATI Radeon Xpress X1250
Intel HD Graphics P630
NVIDIA GeForce MX550
AMD Radeon HD 6620G
ATI Radeon HD 4225
NVIDIA GeForce MX330
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 Ti Laptop GPU
NVIDIA Maxwell GPU Surface Book
AMD Radeon 740M
AMD Radeon RX 7700S
AMD Radeon HD 7530M
ATI Mobility Radeon X1300
Intel Arc A530M
AMD Radeon HD 8330
ATI Mobility Radeon M6
NVIDIA GeForce G 110M
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 860M
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AMD Radeon HD 7550M
NVIDIA GeForce GT 630M
NVIDIA GeForce GT 120M
Qualcomm Adreno 630
NVIDIA GeForce GT 230M
AMD Radeon HD 6990M
NVIDIA GeForce GT 540M
ATI Mobility Radeon X1350
Intel UHD Graphics 24EUs (Alder Lake-N)
AMD Radeon 880M
NVIDIA GeForce 9400M (G) / ION (LE)
AMD Radeon RX Vega M GH
Intel HD Graphics 610
AMD Radeon HD 8770M
NVIDIA GeForce GT 750M
NVIDIA GeForce MX250
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 Ti Max-Q
ATI Mobility Radeon X2500
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 Max-Q
Intel Iris Xe Graphics G7 96EUs
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ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5830
AMD Radeon HD 7640G
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 3450
NVIDIA GeForce 9100M G
NVIDIA GeForce GT 650M
Intel UHD Graphics Xe 16EUs (Tiger Lake-H)
3.32
Intel Iris Pro Graphics 580
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 485M
NVIDIA GeForce GT 730M
AMD Radeon RX Vega M GL / 870
NVIDIA GeForce 4 420 Go
NVIDIA GeForce GTS 360M
AMD Radeon HD 8310G
Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 950
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970M
NVIDIA GeForce 320M
SIS Mirage M661FX
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4670
AMD Radeon RX 7900M
AMD Radeon Pro 560
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AMD Radeon HD 6530M
Intel UHD Graphics 610
Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) HD Graphics
NVIDIA GeForce 310M
AMD Radeon RX 6500M
Intel UHD Graphics 770
7.1
ATI Mobility Radeon X800XT
NVIDIA GeForce 9600M GT
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5430
Qualcomm Adreno 680
AMD Radeon R9 M290X
AMD Radeon R7 M465
Intel Iris Plus Graphics 655
AMD Radeon R5 M230
Intel HD Graphics 4400
AMD Radeon R4 (Beema)
ATI Mobility Radeon 9550
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 680MX
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Super Max-Q
NVIDIA GeForce Go 7900 GTX
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NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 Mobile
AMD Radeon HD 7660G
NVIDIA GeForce Go 7400
AMD Radeon HD 7310
AMD Radeon HD 6450M
Apple M4 10-core GPU
ATI Radeon IGP 320M
NVIDIA GeForce 9500M GE
AMD Radeon HD 7730M
NVIDIA GeForce 7000M
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960M
Intel HD Graphics 630
NVIDIA GeForce GT 645M
AMD Radeon R6 (Kaveri)
Intel Iris Graphics 5100
AMD Radeon R9 M485X
AMD Radeon HD 7670M
ATI Radeon Xpress 1150
AMD Radeon 620
NVIDIA Quadro T1000 (Laptop)
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NVIDIA GeForce Go 7600
AMD Radeon R9 M380
Intel UHD Graphics 615
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 Max-Q
ATI Mobility Radeon 9800
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 570M
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5450
NVIDIA GeForce 3 Go
NVIDIA GeForce GTS 150M
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 780M
NVIDIA GeForce 8800M GTS
Apple M3 Max 40-Core GPU
AMD Radeon R7 M260
AMD Radeon HD 6750M
VIA Chrome9HD
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 2600 XT
AMD Radeon RX 570 (Laptop)
AMD Radeon HD 6650M
SIS Mirage 3 671MX
Intel Iris Graphics 540
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NVIDIA GeForce Go 6800 Ultra
AMD Radeon HD 8400
AMD Radeon RX 540X
AMD Radeon R7 M260X
AMD Radeon HD 8240
AMD Radeon HD 6350M
Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 500
AMD Radeon HD 8650M
NVIDIA GeForce 9800M GT
ATI Radeon HD 3100
Intel HD Graphics 2500
NVIDIA GeForce Go 6250
AMD Radeon HD 6630M
AMD Radeon RX Vega 8 (Ryzen 2000/3000)
7.69
Intel Arc Graphics 140V
VIA S3 Graphics ProSavage8
AMD Radeon HD 6250
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4850
AMD Radeon Pro 5500M
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 Mobile
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NVIDIA GeForce 9500M G
NVIDIA GeForce 845M
AMD Radeon Pro WX 3100
NVIDIA GeForce FX Go 5200
NVIDIA GeForce 9650M GS
Intel Iris Graphics 550
AMD Radeon R7 (Kaveri)
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop)
Intel UHD Graphics 630
Intel UHD Graphics 620
AMD Radeon HD 7400G
AMD Radeon HD 7590M
NVIDIA GeForce GT 745M
AMD Radeon R6 (Carrizo)
ATI Radeon Xpress 1250
Intel UHD Graphics P630
AMD Radeon R6 (Mullins)
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5650
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 480M
AMD Radeon R5 (Stoney Ridge)
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AMD Radeon HD 8690M
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 3430
NVIDIA GeForce MX110
NVIDIA GeForce 9300M G
ATI Mobility Radeon M7
AMD Radeon RX 5500M
AMD Radeon RX Vega 2
NVIDIA GeForce 945M
NVIDIA GeForce GT 220M
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 560M
Intel Iris Pro Graphics 5200
AMD Radeon RX Vega 7
AMD Radeon R7 M440
NVIDIA GeForce GT 240M
ATI Radeon HD 4200
AMD Radeon RX 490M
AMD Radeon HD 8830M
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Max-Q
NVIDIA GeForce GT 755M
AMD Radeon HD 7950M
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AMD Radeon Pro 455
Intel HD Graphics (Haswell)
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 660M
NVIDIA GeForce 825M
AMD Radeon HD 7690M XT
NVIDIA GeForce 910M
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5850
AMD Radeon RX 5700M
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 550v
AMD Radeon HD 6830M
AMD Radeon HD 8610G
AMD Radeon HD 8410G
NVIDIA GeForce FX Go 5600 / 5650
AMD Radeon R4 (Stoney Ridge)
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 285M
NVIDIA GeForce 8400M GS
unknown
AMD Radeon R5 (Beema/Carrizo-L)
Intel Arc 8-Core iGPU
AMD Radeon Pro 5300M
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ATI Mobility Radeon HD 3670
NVIDIA GeForce 4 440 Go
NVIDIA GeForce 920M
AMD Radeon RX Vega 8 (Ryzen 4000/5000)
12
AMD Radeon HD 8730M
NVIDIA GeForce GT 425M
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 775M
AMD Radeon HD 8510G
NVIDIA GeForce MX230
NVIDIA GeForce Go 7900 GS
NVIDIA GeForce Go 7300
Apple M1 Max 24-Core GPU
Qualcomm Adreno 685
AMD Radeon HD 7600G
AMD Radeon HD 6480G
AMD Radeon HD 7850M
AMD Radeon HD 7510M
NVIDIA GeForce 9200M GS
Intel UHD Graphics 64EUs (Alder Lake 12th Gen)
Intel UHD Graphics G1 (Ice Lake 32 EU)
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ATI Radeon IGP 340M
Intel HD Graphics (Braswell)
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 460M
NVIDIA GeForce G 103M
Intel Iris Plus Graphics G7 (Ice Lake 64 EU)
AMD Radeon R2 (Mullins/Beema/Carrizo-L)
NVIDIA GeForce Go 6100
AMD Radeon R9 M275
AMD Radeon RX Vega 6 (Ryzen 2000/3000)
NVIDIA GeForce 920MX
Intel UHD Graphics (Elkhart Lake 32 EU)
AMD Radeon R9 M395X
AMD Radeon HD 6310
NVIDIA GeForce Go 6150
Intel HD Graphics 405 (Braswell)
ATI Mobility Radeon 7500
ATI Mobility Radeon X1600
AMD Radeon R9 M385
ATI Mobility Radeon X600
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 3650
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NVIDIA GeForce GTX 680M
AMD Radeon HD 6570M
AMD Radeon R5 M330
Apple M2 Max 38-Core GPU
AMD Radeon HD 6730M
AMD Radeon R5 M255
Intel Iris Graphics 6100
NVIDIA GeForce GT 720M
AMD Radeon R9 M375
AMD Radeon HD 7470M
Intel UHD Graphics Xe 750 32EUs (Rocket Lake)
Intel HD Graphics 3000
Intel Iris Plus Graphics 645
AMD Radeon HD 8250
AMD Radeon RX Vega 5
Intel HD Graphics 4000
ATI Mobility Radeon X1900
AMD Radeon RX 570X (Laptop)
Intel HD Graphics 4200
AMD Radeon HD 7420G
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Apple M2 8-Core GPU
Intel UHD Graphics (Jasper Lake 24 EU)
NVIDIA GeForce 710M
ATI Mobility Radeon X1800
AMD Radeon HD 7650M
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 760M
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Mobile
AMD Radeon R7 M460
Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 4700MHD
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Mobile
AMD Radeon Pro 555X
Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 600
NVIDIA GeForce 8600M GT
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 870M
NVIDIA GeForce 8800M GTX
AMD Radeon HD 7350M
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 Max-Q
Apple M3 Pro 14-Core GPU
ATI Mobility Radeon X300
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 260M
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NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti Max-Q
AMD Radeon R7 M340
AMD Radeon HD 6370M
AMD Radeon RX Vega Mobile
SIS Mirage 2 M760
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 3870
NVIDIA GeForce 8600M GS
AMD Radeon Pro 555
AMD Radeon R7 (Bristol Ridge)
NVIDIA GeForce GT 420M
NVIDIA GeForce 9650M GT
NVIDIA GeForce 8400M G
Apple M3 8-Core GPU
Intel HD Graphics (Ivy Bridge)
Intel Arc 7-Core iGPU
Qualcomm Snapdragon X Adreno X1-85 (3.8 TFLOPS)
AMD Radeon HD 8450G
AMD Radeon HD 7870M
AMD Radeon HD 8550G
ATI Mobility Radeon 9700
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NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Super Mobile
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Super Mobile
NVIDIA GeForce GT 650M SLI
ATI Radeon Xpress X1200
Intel HD Graphics 2000
Intel HD Graphics 6000
Intel Arc A550M
ATI Mobility Radeon 9000 IGP
AMD Radeon R5 M420
ATI Mobility Radeon X700
AMD Radeon RX Vega 10
10.7
8.63
NVIDIA GeForce Go 7800 GTX
Apple M3 Pro 18-Core GPU
AMD Radeon HD 6770M
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 2400 XT
NVIDIA GeForce MX130
ATI Radeon HD 4270
NVIDIA Quadro T1000 Max-Q
Intel HD Graphics (Sandy Bridge)
AMD Radeon R7 M265
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AMD Radeon HD 7970M
AMD Radeon 530
AMD Radeon R3 (Mullins/Beema)
AMD Radeon RX 6650M
AMD Radeon HD 6870M
AMD Radeon HD 7370M
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4870
AMD Radeon R9 M470X
Intel UHD Graphics (Elkhart Lake 16 EU)
AMD Radeon RX 7600M
Intel Arc A370M
Intel HD Graphics 5000
Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 900
AMD Radeon HD 6850M
NVIDIA ION 2
NVIDIA GeForce 305M
AMD Radeon RX 6650M XT
Apple M2 Max 30-Core GPU
NVIDIA GeForce 940MX
AMD Radeon R7 (Carrizo)
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AMD Radeon RX 640
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4530
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti Max-Q
AMD Radeon HD 7450M
AMD Radeon HD 8550M
NVIDIA GeForce GT 415M
NVIDIA GeForce 9700M GTS
NVIDIA GeForce MX450
Intel Arc Graphics 130V
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980M
NVIDIA GeForce G 105M
NVIDIA GeForce 4 460 Go
NVIDIA GeForce MX350
7.86
Intel Graphics 4-Cores iGPU (Arc)
NVIDIA GeForce GT 620M
AMD Radeon RX 6700S
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 3850
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 2400
AMD Radeon HD 6970M
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 3400
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Intel HD Graphics 500
Apple M1 7-Core GPU
NVIDIA GeForce 930M
NVIDIA Quadro NVS 320M
AMD Radeon HD 7610M
NVIDIA GeForce Go 6800
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 540v
AMD Radeon HD 7620G
AMD Radeon HD 8350G
NVIDIA GeForce GT 550M
AMD Radeon R9 M365X
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5730
AMD Radeon RX 6700M
AMD Radeon HD 7490M
ATI Mobility Radeon X2300
ATI Mobility Radeon 9600
NVIDIA GeForce G210M
ATI Mobility Radeon 7000 IGP
NVIDIA GeForce G 107M
NVIDIA GeForce 9800M GTX
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NVIDIA GeForce GT 520MX
AMD Radeon HD 7290
NVIDIA GeForce 7150M
AMD Radeon HD 7770M
Intel UHD Graphics G7 (Lakefield GT2 64 EU)
AMD Radeon R9 M370X
NVIDIA GeForce 705M
Intel HD Graphics 5600
ATI Radeon HD 4100
AMD Radeon Pro Vega 20
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5145
Intel Iris Xe MAX Graphics
NVIDIA GeForce Go 7950 GTX
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4330
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 280M
AMD Radeon R9 M470
Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 3600
ATI Mobility Radeon X800
AMD Radeon RX 6600S
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q
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ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5770
AMD Radeon Pro WX 3200
Intel Iris Plus Graphics 640
AMD Radeon HD 8850M
AMD Radeon R7 M380
AMD Radeon R5 M320
AMD Radeon R5 M430
AMD Radeon HD 8180
AMD Radeon Pro WX Vega M GL
VIA Chrome9 HC
NVIDIA GeForce 940M
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5165
Intel UHD Graphics 600
ATI Mobility Radeon X1800XT
Intel Arc A350M
AMD Radeon R7 M445
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Max-Q
AMD Radeon RX 560 (Laptop)
NVIDIA GeForce 8200M G
Intel HD Graphics 5500
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NVIDIA GeForce GT 625M
NVIDIA GeForce 9600M GS
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 2600
Intel Iris Plus Graphics 650
AMD Radeon HD 6380G
NVIDIA RTX A4000 Laptop GPU
Apple M1 8-Core GPU
AMD Radeon R2 (Stoney Ridge)
Intel HD Graphics 510
NVIDIA GeForce Go 6400
Apple M2 10-Core GPU
AMD Radeon HD 6490M
AMD Radeon RX 6450M
VIA Castle Rock
Intel HD Graphics 4600
AMD Radeon HD 6550M
NVIDIA GeForce 930MX
AMD Radeon HD 8670M
ATI Mobility Radeon 9200
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 765M
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Intel UHD Graphics Xe G4 48EUs
NVIDIA GeForce 8700M GT
NVIDIA GeForce 9800M GS
NVIDIA GeForce GT 525M
Apple M2 Pro 16-Core GPU
AMD Radeon R9 M395
Intel Arc A770M
AMD Radeon 610
AMD Radeon HD 7430M
Intel HD Graphics 530
NVIDIA GeForce GT 635M
Intel HD Graphics 520
AMD Radeon R9 M270
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 560v
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 2300
NVIDIA GeForce 820M
AMD Radeon 520
AMD Radeon R5 (Carrizo)
Intel HD Graphics (Broadwell)
ATI Mobility Radeon X1450
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AMD Radeon Pro 450
NVIDIA GeForce GT 130M
Intel Arc A570M
ATI Mobility Radeon 9100 IGP
AMD Radeon R5 M315
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Max-Q
Apple M2 Pro 19-Core GPU
Intel Arc A310
AMD Radeon R5 M240
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 3410
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 675M
AMD Radeon 890M
NVIDIA GeForce GTS 160M
AMD Radeon RX 6850M XT
ATI Radeon Xpress 200M
NVIDIA GeForce 9300M GS
NVIDIA T500 Laptop GPU
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 2700
NVIDIA GeForce GT 435M
NVIDIA T1200 Laptop GPU
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AMD Radeon 630
AMD Radeon HD 8750M
AMD Radeon HD 7340
AMD Radeon HD 7500G
AMD Radeon RX Vega 11
AMD Radeon HD 6470M
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Super Max-Q
Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) X3100
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 530v
NVIDIA GeForce 315M
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 Max-Q
NVIDIA GeForce GTS 260M
AMD Radeon HD 8210
NVIDIA GeForce FX Go 5700
NVIDIA GeForce 610M
Silicon Motion SM502
NVIDIA GeForce GT 335M
AMD Radeon R5 (Bristol Ridge)
AMD Radeon RX 6300M
NVIDIA GeForce 4 488 Go
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ATI Radeon HD 4250
AMD Radeon 625
NVIDIA GeForce G 102M
AMD Radeon RX 580 (Laptop)
AMD Radeon R9 M295X
AMD Radeon HD 7630M
ATI Radeon Xpress X1270
(-) * 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

MSI Titan GT77 (RTX 3080 Ti)
MSI Titan GT77 (RTX 3080 Ti)
Lenovo Legion 5 Pro (RTX 3060)
Lenovo Legion 5 Pro (RTX 3060)
Asus ROG Strix G15 (RX 6800M)
Asus ROG Strix G15 (RX 6800M)
Lenovo Legion 5 (RX 6600M)
Lenovo Legion 5 (RX 6600M)

We currently use these laptops for our gaming benchmarks. Clicking on the photos will take you to the respective manufacturer's page. All other test systems (tower PCs, mini PCs, ...) can be found in the following list.

Device Graphics card Processor RAM
Laptops
MSI Titan GT77 12UHS Nvidia GeForce RTX 3080 Ti @175 W TGP (16 GB GDDR6) Intel Core i9-12900 2 x 16 GB DDR5
Lenovo Legion 5 Pro Nvidia GeForce RTX 3060 @140 W TGP (6 GB GDDR6) Intel Core i7-12700H 2 x 8 GB DDR5
Asus ROG Strix G15 AMD Radeon RX 6800M (12 GB GDDR6) AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX 2 x 8 GB DDR4
Lenovo Legion 5 AMD Radeon RX 6600M (8 GB GDDR6) AMD Ryzen 7 5800H 2 x 8 GB DDR4
Asus ROG Zephyrus G14 AMD Radeon 680M AMD Ryzen 9 6900HS 2 x 16 GB DDR5
Tower PCs
Custom I AMD Radeon RX 7900 XTX (24 GB GDDR6)
AMD Radeon RX 7900 XT (20 GB GDDR6)
MSI GeForce RTX 3080 (10 GB GDDR6X)
MSI GeForce RTX 3070 (8 GB GDDR6)
Intel Core i9-12900K 2 x 16 GB DDR4
Custom II Palit GeForce RTX 4090 GameRock OC (24 GB GDDR6X)
Nvidia GeForce RTX 3090 FE (24 GB GDDR6X)
Nvidia GeForce RTX 3060 Ti (8 GB GDDR6X)
Nvidia Titan RTX (24 GB GDDR6)
lNvidia 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)
AMD Radeon RX 6950 XT (16 GB DDR6)
AMD Radeon RX 6800 (16 GB DDR6)
AMD Radeon RX 6700 XT (12 GB DDR6)
AMD Radeon RX 6650 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 7950X 2 x 16 GB DDR5
Custom III Nvidia GeForce RTX 2080 Super FE Intel Core i9-11900K 2 x 8 GB DDR4
Mini PCs
Zotac ZBOX CI665 Nano Intel Iris Xe Graphics G7 (96 CUs) Intel Core i7-1165G7 2 x 8 GB DDR4
Morefine S500+ AMD Radeon RX Vega 8 AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX 2 x 16 GB DDR4
Minisforum NUCXi7 Nvidia GeForce RTX 3070 @125 W TGP (8 GB GDDR6) Intel Core i7-11800H 2 x 8 GB DDR4
Minisforum HX99G AMD Radeon RX 6600M @100 W TGP (8 GB GDDR6) AMD Ryzen 9 6900HX 2 x 16 GB DDR5
4K monitors Operating system Nvidia driver AMD driver
Philips Brilliance 329P9H, Gigabyte M32U Windows 11 ForceWare Adrenalin
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Florian Glaser, 2023-04- 3 (Update: 2023-04- 3)