[FPS Benchmarks] Warframe on NVIDIA GeForce MX450 (GDDR6/25W) and MX350 (25W) – MX450 is 85% faster on average

Warframe is a good free-to-play game that is available on Steam. The title offers fun gameplay and new content has been added regularly via patches. As for the graphics, the game looks decent for a free game and people with budget devices can play Warframe at least on Low settings.

The game is definitely light and even iGPU like the Intel UHD Graphics G1 are okay for above 40 FPS on Low settings. For this article, we have prepared two dGPUs that are more powerful compared to the abovementioned integrated video card – the NVIDIA GeForce MX450 (GDDR6/25W) and MX350 (25W).

Don’t forget to take a look at our Top 100 Best Laptops for Warframe list.


GeForce MX450 and MX350 variants

 GeForce MX450 (GDDR6/25W)GeForce MX350 (25W)
GPU chipTU117GP107
Shader units896 (+40%)640
Base Clock (MHz)1395 (+3%)1354
Boost clock (MHz)1575 (+7%)1468
Memory clock (MHz)12501752 (+40%)
Memory size (MB)20482048
Memory typeGDDR6GDDR5
Memory bus width (bit)6464
TGP (Total Graphics Power)2525
DirectX version12.112.1
RTX capabilitiesNoNo
Release date08.202002.2021
Detailed specsLinkLink

Synthetic benchmarks

Results are from the 3DMark: Fire Strike (Graphics) benchmark (higher the score, the better)

Results are from the Unigine Superposition benchmark (higher the score, the better)

Gaming tests and gameplay videos (ext. monitor)


WarframeFull HD, Low (Check settings)Full HD, High (Check settings)
GeForce MX450 (GDDR6/25W)250 fps (+121%)83 fps (+48%)
GeForce MX350 (25W)113 fps56 fps


As we said earlier, Warframe is a light game and that’s why these two low-end dGPUs perform well no matter the preset. However, the NVIDIA GeForce MX450 (GDDR6/25W) is a lot faster compared to the GeForce MX350 (25W). The bigger GPU can show 250 FPS on Low and 83 FPS on High while the smaller sibling is good enough for 113 FPS on Low and 56 FPS on High. The performance of the GeForce MX350 (25W) is fine but the GeForce MX450 (GDDR6/25W) is much faster.

All laptops equipped with the NVIDIA GeForce MX450 (GDDR6, 25W / 28.5W)

All laptops equipped with the NVIDIA GeForce MX350 (25W)

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