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X-Plane 11 Benchmarks

Advanced flight simulation. The X-Plane series is a stalwart in the commercial flight simulation market, and X-Plane 11 marks the latest iteration. It uses an advanced physics engine that mixes hard-coded data with aerodynamics to simulate realistic flight. When cranking up the settings the engine is heavily taxing on the graphics card and processor, which is particularly notable for its reliance on single-threaded CPU performance. The scope and scale of the game make it an ideal candidate for assessing system performance.

Introduction

The simple but customisable graphics tweaks. No relation to our benchmark presets. (Source: Own)
The simple but customisable graphics tweaks. No relation to our benchmark presets. (Source: Own)

X-Plane 11 is the 2018 sequel to 2012’s popular X-Plane 10 and is a competing product to Microsoft's Flight Simulator in the consumer market. However, the 32-bit engine in Microsoft's product is showing its age, and this has allowed the more advanced 64-bit X-Plane engine to surpass it in technical prowess and scalability.

Developed by Laminar Research in South Carolina, USA, X-Plane 11 runs on Windows, MacOS, and Linux (X-Plane 10 also had a mobile version for Android and iOS). The base version of the game comes with a set of 19 stock aircraft at varying levels of detail and immersion and a set of global scenery that covers most of the earth from 74 degrees north to 60 degrees south latitude. There are runway locations for over 34,000 airports around the world, including small grass strips in rural bush areas, and community developers are creating and submitting free airport layouts (buildings, vehicles, etc.) for inclusion in the game. Those who want more detail and immersion can choose between a multitude of high-quality payware aircraft and extremely detailed airports. Alternatively, there are a considerable number of freely available airport layouts online to install to add some life to the places from which you take off and land.

As a highly detailed open-world flight simulator, the plane models, environment, and objects place a significant toll on systems. The highly advanced physics engine that accurately simulates factors such as airflow based off of the angles, lines, and engineering data of the plane models also places a heavy strain on the system. X-Plane is a good game for benchmarking because of a multitude of options for increasing visual detail, shadow quality, object count, and view distance which mean that the game scales well over a range of hardware (although graphics options have been simplified in the newest version). There is also an inbuilt testing system that allows us to run scenarios in a consistent environment.

Default X-Plane 11 Boeing 747 overhead panel. (Source: Laminar Research)
Default X-Plane 11 Boeing 747 overhead panel. (Source: Laminar Research)
Default X-Plane 11 Cessna 172SP cockpit at night. (Source: Laminar Research)
Default X-Plane 11 Cessna 172SP cockpit at night. (Source: Laminar Research)
Default X-Plane 11 KingAir C90B cockpit. (Source: Laminar Research)
Default X-Plane 11 KingAir C90B cockpit. (Source: Laminar Research)
Default X-Plane 11 Vancouver airport. (Source: Laminar Research)
Default X-Plane 11 Vancouver airport. (Source: Laminar Research)
Default X-Plane 11 Miami airport. (Source: Laminar Research)
Default X-Plane 11 Miami airport. (Source: Laminar Research)
Default X-Plane 11 Olaya Herrera Airport airport. (Source: Laminar Research)
Default X-Plane 11 Olaya Herrera Airport airport. (Source: Laminar Research)

Graphics

Most of the games we benchmark on Windows use the Microsoft DirectX graphical API due to its dominance on the platform. Since Microsoft Flight Simulator was a Windows product, X-Plane captured early market share on MacOS and used OpenGL due to good compatibility with the operating system. Laminar Research still uses OpenGL and its cross-platform nature is well suited to producing versions for Windows, MacOS, and Linux without having to rewrite huge parts of the code base from scratch. Having some OpenGL games in the test line up is essential to show performance over different graphical APIs since there are some differences between the level of GPU manufacturers support for non-DirectX APIs. For much of the last decade, Nvidia’s drivers gave better OpenGL performance on Windows, although this has improved in the last couple of years with AMD’s OpenGL support closing the gap with Nvidia. Unfortunately, AMD drivers do still perform comparatively worse on OpenGL than on DirectX when in Windows. 

The X-Plane 11 landscape is made of ground textures laid over a detailed terrain mesh, but the world itself is full of 3D objects such as trees, houses, cars, and street lamps in towns, or terminals, fuel pumps, and support vehicles on airports. With a view distance that can be set to show several kilometers around the player, there is an opportunity for thousands of objects on screen at any one time, and these can place a heavy load on the system  the processor is a particular bottleneck. The airplanes themselves are equally as taxing (if not more so), due to high-poly models with detailed curves and 3D cockpits that have numerous knobs and dials to manipulate and a real depth to the instrument panel when viewed off center. Shadows place a heavy load on GPUs, and while X-Plane 11 has a more traditional descriptions in the setting menu, older versions of the game called the highest shadow setting “melt your GPU” as an example of how taxing shadows can be. 

The advanced weather model simulates stratus or cumulus clouds at varying degrees of thickness and heights above sea level. The clouds aren’t solid objects and rendering them on screen is taxing, since they are a collection of smaller particles. Raindrops and the streaking they cause on windshields are beautiful, but again these also add an additional load to the system.

XPlane 11 Boeing 737-800 night. (Source: Own)
XPlane 11 Boeing 737-800 night. (Source: Own)
XPlane 11 Boeing 737-800 day. (Source: Own)
XPlane 11 Boeing 737-800 nose cone. (Source: Own)
XPlane 11 KSEA airport. (Source: Own)
XPlane 11 Boeing 737-800 cockpit. (Source: Own)

Benchmark

To run the benchmark using the same settings as us, navigate to your X-Plane install folder and copy the input command. (Source: Own)
To run the benchmark using the same settings as us, navigate to your X-Plane install folder and copy the input command. (Source: Own)

The benchmark isn’t available via the in-game menu, but X-Plane 11 has benchmark functionality that allows us to load a consistent set of tests on each system with the results outputting to a log file. It loads the test in the demo area with default scenery, making it the same for every user. While X-Plane 11 is a full retail game available via Steam or standalone via the developer’s website, there is a free demo which includes the KSEA airport and surrounding area, and this includes the benchmark location so readers can compare their system without having to purchase the game. Do note that the KSEA area is one of the more resource intensive parts of the game, but that the default aircraft are generally lighter on frame rates than third party models.

We use X-Plane version 11.11 and classify our tests as follows:

  1. X Plane 11 high UHD – Resolution: 3840 x 2160, Settings: High (fps_test=3).
  2. X Plane 11 high 1080p – Resolution: 1920 x 1080, Settings: High (fps_test=3).
  3. X Plane 11 med 1080p – Resolution: 1920 x 1080, Settings: Med (fps_test=2).
  4. X Plane 11 low 720p – Resolution: 1280 x 720, Settings: Low (fps_test=1).

While we will detail the process for windows here, the procedure can be followed by users running Mac OS and Linux by using the Terminal and replacing ‘xplane.exe’ with ‘./X-Plane-i686’ or similar. Benchmarks are run from the command line, and you need to have navigated to the X-Plane 11 install folder before proceeding.

To perform each benchmark, we run the following strings via the command line:

  1. X-Plane 11 high UHD - X-Plane.exe --fps_test=3 --load_smo=Output/replays/test_flight_c4.fdr  --pref:_is_full_ALL=1 --pref:_x_res_full_ALL=3840 --pref:_y_res_full_ALL=2160 --pref:_bpp_full_ALL=32
  2. X-Plane 11 high 1080p - X-Plane.exe --fps_test=3 --load_smo=Output/replays/test_flight_c4.fdr --pref:_is_full_ALL=1 --pref:_x_res_full_ALL=1920 --pref:_y_res_full_ALL=1080 --pref:_bpp_full_ALL=32
  3. X-Plane 11 med 1080p - X-Plane.exe --fps_test=2 --load_smo=Output/replays/test_flight_c4.fdr --pref:_is_full_ALL=1 --pref:_x_res_full_ALL=1920 --pref:_y_res_full_ALL=1080 --pref:_bpp_full_ALL=32
  4. X-Plane 11 low 720p - X-Plane.exe --fps_test=1 --load_smo=Output/replays/test_flight_c4.fdr --pref:_is_full_ALL=1 --pref:_x_res_full_ALL=1280 --pref:_y_res_full_ALL=720 --pref:_bpp_full_ALL=32

X-Plane.exe’ starts the software. ‘--fps_test=N’ is used to specify which benchmark you want to run, where N is replaced with the test number (1 = low, 2 = medium, 3 = high). These numbers can be further modified with more digits to control other effects such as weather or day/night, but we ignore these for the benchmark to reduce the number of variables. The astute will notice that we use fps_test=3 in two of the benchmark strings above. This is because we use the high preset for both our highest fidelity 1080p benchmark and for our UHD/4K benchmark.

--load_smo=PATH’ will take a replay file and perform a 102-second live run to record fps, instead of using the default 90-second benchmark. We do this to obtain a result that is more representative of the in-game performance since the default benchmark simply spends 30 seconds showing the forward view with cockpit panel, 30 seconds of forward view without 3D cockpit panel, and 30 seconds of forward view without cockpit panel while the simulation is paused. The replay file is a default one that comes with the game and shows the CirrusJet cockpit panel as it flies over KSEA airport while systems are in use.

The pref setting allows us to specify a set of preferences which we use to ensure the benchmark resolution is fixed regardless of the screen resolution of the test device. ‘--pref:_is_full_ALL=1’ specifies that we want the benchmark to be run at full screen to help protect against differences in how drivers handle windowed or full-screen software. Laminar Research says that due to the way X-Plane handles resolutions this setting won’t cause any difference in result, but we use it anyway for consistency. ‘--pref:_x_res_full_ALL=HORIZONTAL --pref:_y_res_full_ALL=VERTICAL’ provides a fixed resolution where horizontal and vertical are replaced with pixel numbers. If you look closely at the strings written above you will see that we use 3840 x 2160 (UHD/4K), 1920 x 1080 (FullHD), and 1280 x 720 (HD) to be consistent with the resolutions we use for our other game benchmarks. ‘--pref:_bpp_full_ALL=32’  forces a resolution change even if it doesn’t match one supported by the driver based on the resolution of any connected displays. It won't show a resolution higher than the monitor can show and an external 3840 x 2160 UHD/4K display was used for benchmarking.

Results can be found on the ‘fps=’ line in the log.txt file created in the X-Plane 11 directory.

Benchmark: Low 720p. (Source: Own)
Benchmark: Low 720p. (Source: Own)
Benchmark: Low 720p. (Source: Own)
Benchmark: Low 720p. (Source: Own)
Benchmark: Low 720p. (Source: Own)
Benchmark: Low 720p. (Source: Own)
Benchmark: Low 720p. (Source: Own)
Benchmark: Low 720p. (Source: Own)
Benchmark: med 1080p. (Source: Own)
Benchmark: med 1080p. (Source: Own)
Benchmark: med 1080p. (Source: Own)
Benchmark: med 1080p. (Source: Own)
Benchmark: med 1080p. (Source: Own)
Benchmark: med 1080p. (Source: Own)
Benchmark: med 1080p. (Source: Own)
Benchmark: med 1080p. (Source: Own)
Benchmark: high 1080p. (Source: Own)
Benchmark: high 1080p. (Source: Own)
Benchmark: high 1080p. (Source: Own)
Benchmark: high 1080p. (Source: Own)
Benchmark: high 1080p. (Source: Own)
Benchmark: high 1080p. (Source: Own)
Benchmark: high 1080p. (Source: Own)
Benchmark: high 1080p. (Source: Own)

Results

X-Plane 10 had a reputation of bogging down powerful systems with top-of-the-line processors and graphics cards, especially once the user had loaded their favorite third-party aircraft, weather plugins, and scenery mods. But the stock game itself scaled reasonably well to low-performance hardware, and this shows true in X-Plane 11 as well.

If we take the entry-level Maxwell-based Nvidia GT 940MX — which was most frequently used on ultrabook models with dedicated GPUs and on more bulky consumer notebooks which wanted to be able to claim “Dedicated Nvidia graphics!” or “Play games with incredible detail!” — then we see that it hit 56 fps on 720p low, or 36 fps on 1080p medium. Of course the downside is that those low settings don’t look very good, and the medium option can have some more substantial frame rate drops near airports or cities, but if you can’t afford to upgrade (or don’t want to) then you can still get your flight sim fix… even if it is the ‘Zero Sugar’ version.

Stepping up to the replacement for the GT 940MX, the newer Pascal-based Nvidia MX150, we find that the base game without addons is playable at 1080p high with 47 fps average. When looking at the results graph, please keep in mind that at the time of writing we have only tested X Plane 11 with two MX150 devices, one running the original full-fat 25-watt version, and the other with the reduced 10-watt TDP variant (approx. 36% slower clock speed) so that 47 fps average is split between two results of 41.8 fps and 52.3 fps.

Our benchmarks show that those wanting to view their high-resolution cockpit panels at 4K/UHD can do so with an Nvidia GTX 1050 Ti (notebook) or AMD RX 470 (desktop). But the reality is that these cards will struggle with the higher-polygon count in third-party aircraft, and the benefits of a more expensive GPU will become apparent. In our experience getting good quality third-party aircraft with fully functional flight and navigation systems and bulking up the game with paid or free scenery/airports is one of the most rewarding and addicting aspects of a simulation game such as this.

With 75 fps on '1080p high,' the Nvidia GTX 1070 appears to be a good sweet-spot compromise between price and performance. The GTX 1080 only gained one additional frame per second when using the same processor, likely due to the games tendency to suffer CPU bottlenecks.

X-Plane 11 Cessna 172SP external on approach. (Source: Own)
X-Plane 11 Cessna 172SP window reflections. (Source: Own)
X-Plane 11 Cessna 172SP cockpit on approach. (Source: Own)
X-Plane 11.11
    3840x2160 high (fps_test=3)     1920x1080 high (fps_test=3)     1920x1080 med (fps_test=2)     1280x720 low (fps_test=1)
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti (Desktop), i7-7740X
Nvidia GeForce GTX 1080 Ti Founders Edition
75.6 fps ∼68%
86.8 fps ∼67%
104 fps ∼66%
117 fps ∼66%
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 (Desktop), 4790K
Nvidia GeForce GTX 1080 Founders Edition
66.1 fps ∼60%
75.3 fps ∼58%
88 fps ∼56%
102 fps ∼57%
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 (Desktop), 4790K
Nvidia GeForce GTX 1070 Founders Edition
66.4 fps ∼60%
74.6 fps ∼57%
90 fps ∼57%
98 fps ∼55%
AMD Radeon RX 480 (Desktop), 4790K
AMD Radeon RX 480 8 GB Reference
38.7 fps ∼35%
51.3 fps ∼39%
58.7 fps ∼37%
61.3 fps ∼34%
AMD Radeon RX 470 (Desktop), 4790K
MSI RX 470 Gaming X 4GB
38.5 fps ∼35%
52.1 fps ∼40%
60.5 fps ∼38%
66.3 fps ∼37%
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti Mobile, i7-7700HQ
MSI GE72 7RE-046
45.3 fps ∼41%
61.2 fps ∼47%
69.9 fps ∼44%
77.3 fps ∼43%
AMD Radeon RX 460 (Desktop), 4790K
XFX RX-460P4DFG5 Double Dissipation 4 GB
22.1 fps ∼20%
43.8 fps ∼34%
49.6 fps ∼31%
61.8 fps ∼35%
NVIDIA GeForce 940MX, 6700HQ
MSI CX72 6QD
33.4 fps ∼26%
35.9 fps ∼23%
56.5 fps ∼32%
NVIDIA GeForce 920M, 2970M
MSI CX61 2QC 2970M MS-16GD
9 fps ∼8%
23.3 fps ∼18%
24.8 fps ∼16%
23.2 fps ∼13%

CPU Scaling

To test if X-Plane 11 still exhibited the heavy reliance on CPU power that its predecessor showed we performed some benchmarks using four different processors paired with the Nvidia GTX 1080 Ti. For AMD these were the budget-range Ryzen 3 1200 (4C/4T), and their previous consumer flagship, the Ryzen 7 1800X (8C/16T). In the Intel camp, we have the i7-7740X (4C/8T) and the i7-4790K (4C/8T), the latter of which was arguably the most highly recommended CPU in PCs built for X-Plane 10 due to a mixture of favorable single core performance and a release year that fitted well within the games lifespan.

The Ryzen 3 1200 showing the lowest fps isn’t surprising given that it has the slowest clock speeds and the fewest threads. What is interesting is how the Ryzen 7 1800X gets beaten by the Kaby Lake i7-7740X and the much older (2014) Haswell i7-4790K. This is because the rendering process is all loaded on a single core (OpenGL shows threading and object handling problems here), and these two Intel CPUs both have high clock speeds on architectures with good IPC levels. There isn't much separating the clock speeds of the two Intel chips, so we are attributing most of the difference in frame rates to the generational IPC improvements made over time.

Laminar research says that X-Plane is multithreaded and they split out what they can onto additional threads to try and free up processing time for the main thread. We tested this using the Ryzen 7 1800X by limiting cores. We saw increasing performance for each additional core up to six active cores, but there was no additional gain for activating the seventh and eighth cores. This improved FPS was showing that extra cores allowed tasks not associated with the primary rendering thread to be offloaded. X-Plane 11 is currently being ported from OpenGL to Vulkan, which has several features that allow for significantly improved multithread performance. Frame rates on processors such as the 1800X will likely increase after this happens.

X-Plane 11.11
    3840x2160 high (fps_test=3)     1920x1080 high (fps_test=3)     1920x1080 med (fps_test=2)     1280x720 low (fps_test=1)
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti (Desktop),
Intel Core i7-7740X
75.6 fps ∼68%
86.8 fps ∼67%
104 fps ∼66%
117 fps ∼66%
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti (Desktop),
Intel Core i7-4790K
67.6 fps ∼61%
74.5 fps ∼57%
90 fps ∼57%
101 fps ∼57%
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti (Desktop),
AMD Ryzen 7 1800X
61.7 fps ∼56%
71 fps ∼55%
88 fps ∼56%
98 fps ∼55%
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti (Desktop),
AMD Ryzen 3 1200
45.7 fps ∼41%
52.2 fps ∼40%
61.6 fps ∼39%
68.4 fps ∼38%

Summary

X-Plane 11 is a powerful flight simulator which can push high-end computers to their limits, and this makes it well suited to benchmarking. It nicely complements our standard test suite of games since it runs in Windows on OpenGL, rather than the more common DirectX. The reliance on strong single-core CPU performance also makes it stand out from many other games and helps to highlight the importance of a balanced system when running simulators.

Performance scales well when resolution, graphical quality, and objects are dialed down, showing that those without a top-end PC can still get some enjoyment out of exploring the digital world. If you are building a PC to play X-Plane 11, the advice from previous iterations of picking a CPU based on single core performance still holds strong. This means that Intel’s i5 and i7 models stand out above the competition (e.g., i5-8600K and i7-8700K), although an overclocked Ryzen CPU should still hold up well here. Meanwhile, the port to Vulkan later this year will likely reduce the reliance on using a single thread for rendering and improve frame rates on multi-core processors. This would make AMD's Ryzen or Intel's enthusiast CPUs based on the X-series chipset more appealing.

Appendix I. Graphics Cards

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PosModel< prevnext >X-Plane 11.11
 X-Plane 11.11 (2018)
low
1280x720
low (fps_test=1)
med.
1920x1080
med (fps_test=2)
high
1920x1080
high (fps_test=3)
4K
3840x2160
high (fps_test=3)
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Super Mobile
133n4
118n4
95.9n4
86.2n2
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Super Max-Q
121n5
104n5
87.6n5
67.8
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Super Mobile
115n4
100.8n4
84.3n4
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Super Max-Q
111n6
96.7n6
81.8n6
67
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 Max-Q
109
96.5
81.1
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Max-Q
106n8
93.3n8
79.5n8
62.4n2
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Mobile
105n8
91.7n8
77.5n8
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q
103n3
90.7n3
77.4n3
61.5n2
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti Mobile
101n11
89n11
75.2n11
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Mobile
102n3
89n3
75n3
73
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Max-Q
96.45n4
84.85n4
71n4
44.15n2
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 Mobile
93.9n17
83.75n17
69.95n17
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 Mobile
96
82.1
70.4
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 Ti Mobile
97.25n8
81.4n8
70.3n8
45.8
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Max-Q
88.8
80.9
65.1
30.3
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti Max-Q
92.7
80.3
69.4
39.5
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 Mobile
93
79.6
68
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Max-Q
85.9n2
79.6n2
67.85n2
59.55n2
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Mobile
83.1
77.3
67.2
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lowmed.high4K
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 Ti Max-Q
89.6n4
76.1n4
65.3n4
49.2
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti Max-Q
81.25n4
71.65n4
61.6n4
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti Mobile
77.3n3
69.9n3
61.2n3
39.55n2
NVIDIA Quadro T1000 (Laptop)
79.7n2
66.2n2
57.1n2
NVIDIA GeForce MX450
82.55n2
66.05n2
62.45n2
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 Mobile
76.85n10
63.55n10
56.2n10
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 Max-Q
76.25n2
59.6n2
51.95n2
AMD Radeon Pro Vega 20
72.3
58
49.4
NVIDIA GeForce MX350
61n7
56.2n7
45.4n7
29.4
AMD Radeon RX Vega M GH
61.8
52.8
45.5
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Mobile
59.1
51.9
44.6
AMD Radeon Pro Vega 16
65
50.8
43.5
NVIDIA GeForce MX330
71n3
50n3
44.1n3
21n2
AMD Radeon Pro 560X
63.7
47.7
42.1
21.4
NVIDIA GeForce MX150
57.6n5
47n5
41.8n5
20.6n2
NVIDIA GeForce MX250
55.6n15
42.8n15
40n15
AMD Radeon RX Vega M GL / 870
35.7
42.2
36.9
23.6
AMD Radeon RX 5300M
51.5
39.5
34.9
Intel Iris Xe Graphics G7 96EUs
49.05n16
38.05n16
32.85n16
14.9n3
AMD Radeon RX 5500M
49.4
37.9
34.1
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lowmed.high4K
AMD Radeon RX 5600M
48.2
37.6
33.7
NVIDIA GeForce MX230
48.4
36.3
32.9
AMD Radeon RX Vega 8 (Ryzen 4000)
42.7
34.5
30.5
Intel Iris Xe MAX Graphics
33.4
34.4
29.7
NVIDIA GeForce 940MX
53.35n2
34.15n2
26.25n2
AMD Radeon Pro 555
47
33.9
30
14.1
AMD Radeon RX 640
45.5
32.8
30.1
AMD Radeon RX Vega 11
41.75n2
32.2n2
29.9n2
16.9n2
NVIDIA GeForce 930MX
49
31.6
29.5
Intel Iris Xe Graphics G7 80EUs
38.4n5
31.3n5
31.2n5
NVIDIA GeForce MX130
42
30.8
26
AMD Radeon RX 560X (Laptop)
37
30
26.6
AMD Radeon RX Vega 6 (Ryzen 4000/5000)
37.8n14
28.9n14
26.15n14
22.5
AMD Radeon RX Vega 7
37.2n10
28.8n10
25.9n10
16.5
Intel Iris Plus Graphics 655
37.7n2
26.4n2
22.45n2
Intel Iris Plus Graphics 645
37.4
26.1
22.5
NVIDIA GeForce MX110
41.85n2
25.05n2
23.4n2
AMD Radeon RX Vega 5
31.5
24.9
22.4
NVIDIA GeForce 920M
23.2
24.8
23.3
9
Intel UHD Graphics Xe G4 48EUs
33.7
24.2
22.3
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lowmed.high4K
AMD Radeon RX 540
29.8
23.3
19.7
AMD Radeon 540X
28.8
21
18.6
AMD Radeon RX 550X (Laptop)
26.5n2
20.99n2
19.02n2
AMD Radeon RX Vega 8 (Ryzen 2000/3000)
26.5n21
19.8n21
17.4n20
12.8
Intel HD Graphics 630
31.3
19.6
17.5
7.1
AMD Radeon HD 8650G
18.5n2
18.1
17.1
16.9
AMD Radeon RX Vega 10
23.4n5
17.7n5
16.3n5
AMD Radeon RX Vega 6 (Ryzen 2000/3000)
20.1
16.9
14.7
Intel Iris Graphics 540
23.6
16.9
13.6
AMD Radeon Pro WX 3200
25.2n2
16.65n2
15.15n2
NVIDIA GeForce GT 720M
26.1
16
15.1
Intel Iris Graphics 550
22.7
15.9
14.1
AMD Radeon R5 M255
22.7
15.7
Intel Iris Plus Graphics G7 (Ice Lake 64 EU)
29.5n15
15.5n15
16.1n15
Intel HD Graphics 620
23.9
15.2
Intel Iris Graphics 5100
21
15
13.5
10.2
Intel UHD Graphics 630
23.45n8
14.7n8
13.05n8
6.96
Intel Iris Plus Graphics G4 (Ice Lake 48 EU)
26.3n4
14.2n4
13.2n4
Intel UHD Graphics 617
20.2
14.1
12.8
Intel HD Graphics 4600
20.8
13.6
PosModel< prevnext >X-Plane 11.11
lowmed.high4K
Intel UHD Graphics 620
18.9n75
13.35n74
12.1n71
6.6n5
Intel UHD Graphics G1 (Ice Lake 32 EU)
26.9n5
13.3n5
12.4n5
AMD Radeon RX Vega 3
20.9n2
13.3n2
12n2
Intel HD Graphics 6000
18.2
12.9
11.6
Intel HD Graphics 520
18.8
12.6
AMD Radeon 530
18.6n3
12.3n3
12.2n2
Intel HD Graphics 615
18.8
12
11
4.3
Intel HD Graphics 5500
17.55n2
11.8
10.5
AMD Radeon HD 7660G
15.8
10.2
9.28
Intel UHD Graphics G7 (Lakefield GT2 64 EU)
16.9
9.61
9.05
AMD Radeon R5 (Stoney Ridge)
13.7
9.4
AMD Radeon R5 (Bristol Ridge)
12.7
8.6
Intel UHD Graphics 615
10.2n3
8.22n3
9.5n2
Intel HD Graphics (Haswell)
14.3
8
AMD Radeon HD 8350G
11.55n2
6.56
6.08
Intel UHD Graphics 605
7.15n3
5.94n2
5.27n2
Intel UHD Graphics 600
6.15n11
4.88n10
4.49n10
Intel HD Graphics 500
5.5n3
4.32n2
3.96n2
AMD Radeon HD 8400
6.88
4.21
3.67
Intel UHD Graphics 610
9.56
3.77
6.92
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AMD Radeon HD 8210
4.69
2.86
2.65
ATI Radeon HD 3100
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 670M
ATI Mobility Radeon 7500
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5650
AMD Radeon HD 7850M
AMD Radeon R7 M340
AMD Radeon HD 7470M
AMD Radeon HD 7530M
AMD Radeon R7 M260X
ATI Mobility Radeon X1350
Intel Iris Pro Graphics 580
AMD Radeon HD 8410G
NVIDIA Quadro NVS 320M
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 3400
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 460M
Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) X3100
AMD Radeon R5 M330
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 Mobile
NVIDIA GeForce GT 555M
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NVIDIA GeForce GT 620M
NVIDIA GeForce GT 525M
VIA S3G UniChrome Pro
ATI Mobility Radeon X1800
ATI Mobility Radeon 9600
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 260M
AMD Radeon R9 M295X
AMD Radeon HD 8670M
AMD Radeon R4 (Stoney Ridge)
12.2
NVIDIA GeForce GTS 150M
Intel HD Graphics 2000
NVIDIA GeForce 9300M G
NVIDIA GeForce 9800M GTX
AMD Radeon RX 470 (Laptop)
NVIDIA GeForce 315M
AMD Radeon R4 (Kaveri)
ATI Radeon HD 4250
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4350
NVIDIA GeForce 7150M
Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 3650
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Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 600
AMD Radeon HD 7590M
AMD Radeon R7 M265
AMD Radeon R9 M265X
NVIDIA GeForce G 102M
ATI Mobility Radeon X700
NVIDIA GeForce 4 420 Go
AMD Radeon R9 M470X
NVIDIA GeForce GT 630M
NVIDIA GeForce Go 7900 GTX
AMD Radeon R9 M365X
ATI Radeon HD 4200
AMD Radeon HD 8550G
AMD Radeon R5 (Beema/Carrizo-L)
7.1
NVIDIA GeForce GT 750M
NVIDIA GeForce GT 520M
Intel HD Graphics 610
15.6
NVIDIA GeForce 8400M G
NVIDIA GeForce 410M
Intel HD Graphics 4000
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AMD Radeon HD 8610G
NVIDIA GeForce 705M
AMD Radeon HD 7690M
ATI Radeon IGP 320M
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4860
AMD Radeon R5 M430
ATI Mobility Radeon X1800XT
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5850
AMD Radeon HD 7970M
NVIDIA GeForce G210M
AMD Radeon HD 8570M
AMD Radeon 520
AMD Radeon HD 6490M
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 3670
NVIDIA GeForce4 4200 Go
AMD Radeon HD 6570M
AMD Radeon HD 6750M
AMD Radeon Pro 5500M
VIA Chrome9 HC
AMD Radeon HD 7430M
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AMD Radeon RX 580 (Laptop)
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 860M
AMD Radeon R9 M375
NVIDIA GeForce FX Go 5600 / 5650
AMD Radeon RX 570 (Laptop)
Intel HD Graphics 2500
AMD Radeon HD 8240
NVIDIA GeForce Go 7600 GT
ATI Radeon Xpress 1150
AMD Radeon HD 6350M
NVIDIA GeForce GT 230M
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 675MX
NVIDIA GeForce 7190M
ATI Mobility Radeon X1450
NVIDIA GeForce 4 440 Go
AMD Radeon 630
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4650
NVIDIA ION 2
AMD Radeon HD 6950M
AMD Radeon R7 M445
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ATI Radeon HD 4270
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4530
AMD Radeon 625
AMD Radeon R7 M360
Intel HD Graphics 400 (Braswell)
AMD Radeon HD 6970M
AMD Radeon HD 7750M
AMD Radeon RX 560 (Laptop)
Intel HD Graphics 530
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 Mobile
NVIDIA GeForce 9400M (G) / ION (LE)
ATI Radeon IGP 340M
AMD Radeon HD 8450G
Qualcomm Adreno 680
AMD Radeon HD 8250
NVIDIA GeForce GT 320M
AMD Radeon HD 6850M
AMD Radeon Pro 5600M
AMD Radeon R7 M370
ATI Mobility Radeon X1300
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ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5770
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 850M
VIA S3G UniChrome Pro II
AMD Radeon HD 6250
AMD Radeon RX 570X (Laptop)
NVIDIA GeForce Go 6150
AMD Radeon HD 7350M
NVIDIA GeForce 910M
AMD Radeon HD 6550M
NVIDIA GeForce 9300M GS
NVIDIA GeForce Go 6600
NVIDIA GeForce GT 550M
Intel HD Graphics 3000
NVIDIA GeForce 9500M G
Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) HD Graphics
NVIDIA GeForce 4 460 Go
Intel HD Graphics (Ivy Bridge)
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 470M
AMD Radeon HD 7870M
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 550v
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ATI Mobility Radeon HD 560v
AMD Radeon Pro 460
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 3410
Intel HD Graphics 4400
13.6
NVIDIA GeForce GTS 160M
Intel HD Graphics (Skylake)
Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 4500M
AMD Radeon R9 M290X
AMD Radeon HD 8770M
NVIDIA GeForce GTS 250M
NVIDIA GeForce 9600M GT
Intel Iris Plus Graphics 640
NVIDIA GeForce GT 120M
Apple M1 8-Core GPU
ATI Mobility Radeon 7000 IGP
Qualcomm Adreno 685
AMD Radeon HD 8310G
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 950M
ATI Mobility Radeon X1700
AMD Radeon HD 7670M
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NVIDIA GeForce FX Go 5700
AMD Radeon HD 6380G
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4570
SIS Mirage M661FX
AMD Radeon R9 M395
AMD Radeon R6 (Carrizo)
ATI Mobility Radeon 9800
NVIDIA GeForce 9800M GTS
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 3850
Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 3600
NVIDIA GeForce 8600M GS
NVIDIA GeForce 4 488 Go
AMD Radeon RX 540X
AMD Radeon HD 6370M
NVIDIA GeForce 940M
NVIDIA GeForce GT 650M
AMD Radeon HD 7690M XT
AMD Radeon HD 6520G
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960M
AMD Radeon R4 (Beema)
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NVIDIA GeForce GTX 880M
AMD Radeon R9 M270
NVIDIA GeForce Go 7400
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980M
AMD Radeon HD 7620G
AMD Radeon HD 7420G
NVIDIA GeForce 9400M GeForceBoost
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970M
Intel HD Graphics 5000
Intel HD Graphics 510
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 675M
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 680MX
AMD Radeon HD 8830M
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5870
NVIDIA GeForce GT 420M
NVIDIA GeForce GT 220M
Intel Extreme Graphics 2
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 580M
NVIDIA GeForce GT 645M
Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 4500MHD
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ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4670
AMD Radeon R2 (Mullins/Beema/Carrizo-L)
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 570M
ATI Mobility Radeon 9700
Intel HD Graphics (Broadwell)
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3050 Mobile
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5830
NVIDIA GeForce Go 7600
Apple M1 7-Core GPU
unknown
Intel Iris Plus Graphics 650
AMD Radeon R7 (Carrizo)
NVIDIA GeForce Go 6200
AMD Radeon RX 480 (Laptop)
AMD Radeon R5 (Carrizo)
AMD Radeon HD 6990M
AMD Radeon HD 6430M
AMD Radeon R9 M390X
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5450
NVIDIA GeForce GT 755M
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NVIDIA GeForce GTX 480M
NVIDIA GeForce 930M
36.4
NVIDIA GeForce Go 7300
AMD Radeon HD 8550M
Intel Iris Pro Graphics 5200
ATI Mobility Radeon 9000
AMD Radeon Pro 555X
AMD Radeon HD 7450M
NVIDIA GeForce GT 625M
NVIDIA GeForce 8800M GTS
ATI Mobility Radeon X1400
NVIDIA GeForce G 205M
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 2600 XT
NVIDIA GeForce 9200M GS
VIA Chrome9HD
AMD Radeon R9 M370X
AMD Radeon HD 7770M
AMD Radeon HD 7550M
AMD Radeon R3 (Mullins/Beema)
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 770M
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AMD Radeon Pro WX 3100
AMD Radeon HD 6870M
AMD Radeon HD 7730M
NVIDIA GeForce Go 7800 GTX
NVIDIA GeForce GT 730M
ATI Mobility Radeon M6
Intel HD Graphics P530
NVIDIA GeForce GT 425M
AMD Radeon R2 (Stoney Ridge)
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 2300
AMD Radeon HD 7340
NVIDIA GeForce 9800M GT
AMD Radeon HD 6830M
ATI Mobility Radeon X1600
AMD Radeon HD 7610M
AMD Radeon HD 8870M
NVIDIA GeForce GT 520MX
NVIDIA GeForce 9650M GS
NVIDIA GeForce 945M
NVIDIA GeForce 320M
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NVIDIA GeForce Go 6250
NVIDIA GeForce Go 7700
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop)
Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 3150
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5750
ATI Mobility Radeon X800XT
AMD Radeon R9 M485X
AMD Radeon HD 6630M
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 780M
NVIDIA GeForce 820M
Intel HD Graphics (Sandy Bridge)
ATI Mobility Radeon X800
Intel HD Graphics 5300
NVIDIA GeForce FX Go 5200
AMD Radeon HD 6320
Intel HD Graphics (Cherry Trail)
NVIDIA GeForce 610M
NVIDIA GeForce 9500M GE
ATI Mobility Radeon X2300
AMD Radeon R9 M380
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ATI Mobility Radeon X1900
AMD Radeon HD 6730M
AMD Radeon Pro 455
NVIDIA GeForce 9100M G
AMD Radeon R7 M380
NVIDIA GeForce 8600M GT
NVIDIA GeForce 9700M GT
Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 950
AMD Radeon HD 7290
NVIDIA GeForce 9700M GTS
Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 4700MHD
ATI Mobility Radeon M7
Intel HD Graphics P630
NVIDIA GeForce GT 330M
NVIDIA GeForce 8800M GTX
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 Max-Q
AMD Radeon HD 7650M
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4330
NVIDIA GeForce GT 640M LE
NVIDIA GeForce GT 650M SLI
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Silicon Motion SM502
AMD Radeon R9 M385X
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5430
AMD Radeon Pro 450
ATI Mobility Radeon X300
AMD Radeon Pro 5300M
AMD Radeon HD 7310
NVIDIA GeForce 9650M GT
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5470
AMD Radeon HD 7640G
AMD Radeon R9 M395X
NVIDIA GeForce GT 325M
ATI Radeon Xpress X1270
AMD Radeon R7 (Bristol Ridge)
AMD Radeon HD 6450M
AMD Radeon HD 6530M
AMD Radeon RX 460 (Laptop)
AMD Radeon R5 M320
NVIDIA GeForce G 103M
AMD Radeon R9 M385
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AMD Radeon HD 8280
NVIDIA GeForce GT 735M
AMD Radeon HD 7520G
NVIDIA GeForce 8400M GS
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 2600
NVIDIA GeForce 845M
NVIDIA GeForce 9600M GS
NVIDIA GeForce 825M
AMD Radeon R9 M280X
NVIDIA GeForce GT 335M
NVIDIA GeForce GT 240M
AMD Radeon R7 M440
NVIDIA GeForce 8200M G
NVIDIA Quadro T500 Mobile
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 670MX
ATI Mobility Radeon 9000 IGP
Intel UHD Graphics P630
AMD Radeon R5 (Kaveri)
AMD Radeon HD 6620G
NVIDIA GeForce 8400M GT
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NVIDIA GeForce GTS 260M
NVIDIA GeForce GT 540M
AMD Radeon HD 6650M
AMD Radeon HD 6290
ATI Mobility 128 M3
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 280M
AMD Radeon HD 7370M
AMD Radeon RX Vega Mobile
NVIDIA GeForce Go 6400
NVIDIA GeForce 8700M GT
AMD Radeon R9 M275
NVIDIA GeForce 9800M GS
AMD Radeon RX Vega 2
NVIDIA GeForce Go 6800
ATI Radeon Xpress X1250
ATI Mobility Radeon X2500
ATI Mobility Radeon 9200
AMD Radeon Pro 560
Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 900
AMD Radeon R5 M335
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AMD Radeon HD 6310
AMD Radeon HD 8510G
AMD Radeon R7 M270
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 560M
NVIDIA GeForce G 107M
AMD Radeon HD 8330
AMD Radeon R9 M470
NVIDIA GeForce GT 740M
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 565v
AMD Radeon HD 8750M
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4830
AMD Radeon HD 7510M
Intel HD Graphics 5600
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 870M
Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 500
NVIDIA GeForce GT 445M
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 3650
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 285M
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 2400
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 Max-Q
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Intel UHD Graphics (Jasper Lake 16 EU)
AMD Radeon HD 7500G
ATI Mobility Radeon 9100 IGP
AMD Radeon 610
NVIDIA GeForce 9500M GS
ATI Mobility Radeon X600
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 Mobile
AMD Radeon HD 8590M
VIA S3 Graphics ProSavage8
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 2700
AMD Radeon RX 580X (Laptop)
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 540v
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 3450
NVIDIA GeForce Go 7200
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 485M
AMD Radeon R5 M420
Intel HD Graphics 505
5.5
ATI Radeon Xpress 200M
NVIDIA GeForce 405M
AMD Radeon HD 7570M
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AMD Radeon RX 490M
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5730
AMD Radeon R6 (Kaveri)
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 765M
ATI Radeon Xpress 1250
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 775M
AMD Radeon HD 6330M
Intel Iris Pro Graphics P580
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4870
NVIDIA GeForce 710M
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 3430
SIS Mirage 3+ 672MX
Intel Iris Pro Graphics 6200
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5145
NVIDIA GeForce 310M
NVIDIA GeForce GT 745M
AMD Radeon HD 7490M
ATI Radeon HD 4100
NVIDIA GeForce 840M
Intel HD Graphics 515
14.4
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NVIDIA GeForce GTS 360M
NVIDIA GeForce GT 640M
AMD Radeon HD 8180
AMD Radeon HD 8730M
AMD Radeon RX 550 (Laptop)
Intel UHD Graphics (Jasper Lake 24 EU)
NVIDIA GeForce 2 Go (200 / 100)
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 660M
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 Max-Q
Intel HD Graphics (Braswell)
AMD Radeon HD 8650M
AMD Radeon R5 M240
SIS Mirage 2 M760
NVIDIA GeForce Go 7800
NVIDIA GeForce GT 435M
ATI Mobility Radeon 9550
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 3470 Hybrid X2
AMD Radeon R5 M315
AMD Radeon HD 6770M
AMD Radeon RX Vega 9
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ATI Radeon Xpress 1100
ATI Radeon HD 3200
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 680M
AMD Radeon R7 M260
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 760M
NVIDIA GeForce 305M
NVIDIA GeForce 7000M
Intel HD Graphics (Bay Trail)
AMD Radeon HD 7630M
Intel Iris Graphics 6100
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4550
NVIDIA GeForce 920MX
NVIDIA GeForce G 110M
ATI Radeon Xpress X1200
AMD Radeon R7 M460
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 545v
AMD Radeon HD 8850M
AMD Radeon R7 M465
AMD Radeon HD 8690M
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 2400 XT
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AMD Radeon R9 M390
NVIDIA GeForce Go 7900 GS
AMD Radeon HD 6480G
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 3870
Intel UHD Graphics (Jasper Lake 32 EU)
NVIDIA GeForce 3 Go
AMD Radeon 620
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 3470
AMD Radeon R7 (Kaveri)
NVIDIA GeForce GT 635M
AMD Radeon HD 8970M
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 Max-Q
ATI Radeon HD 4225
NVIDIA Maxwell GPU Surface Book
VIA Castle Rock
AMD Radeon HD 8790M
NVIDIA GeForce GT 130M
NVIDIA GeForce Go 6800 Ultra
NVIDIA GeForce 830M
AMD Radeon HD 7600G
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AMD Radeon HD 7400G
Intel UHD Graphics G4 (Lakefield GT1 48 EU)
Intel HD Graphics 4200
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 965M
SIS Mirage 3 671MX
AMD Radeon R6 (Mullins)
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4850
AMD Radeon Pro WX Vega M GL
NVIDIA Quadro T1000 Max-Q
Qualcomm Adreno 630
Intel HD Graphics 405 (Braswell)
AMD Radeon HD 6470M
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 530v
AMD Radeon R5 M230
NVIDIA GeForce G 105M
NVIDIA GeForce Go 6100
NVIDIA GeForce GTS 350M
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5165
NVIDIA GeForce GT 415M
AMD Radeon HD 7950M
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NVIDIA GeForce Go 7950 GTX
(-) * 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

Gerät Grafikkarte Prozessor Arbeitsspeicher Betriebssystem
Desktop-PC I MSI GeForce GTX 1080 (8 GB GDDR5X)
MSI GeForce GTX 1070 (8 GB GDDR5)
Nvidia GeForce GTX 1060 (6 GB GDDR5)
Nvidia GeForce GTX 980 (4 GB GDDR5)
Intel Core i7-6700K 2 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 i7-4790K 2 x 4 GB DDR3 Windows 10 64 Bit
Alienware 17 R4 Nvidia GeForce GTX 1080 (8 GB GDDR5X) Intel Core i7-7820HK 1 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 (4 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 8 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 PL62 Nvidia GeForce MX150 (2 GB GDDR5) Intel Core i7-7700HQ 1 x 8 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 Treiber AMD Treiber Intel Treiber
2 x Asus PB287Q, Philips 328P6VJEB ForceWare Crimson
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Craig Ward, 2018-05-23 (Update: 2018-05-23)
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