Unlike many of the games we use to test gaming laptops here at The Verge, such as Shadow of the Tomb Raider and Red Dead Redemption 2, CS:GO doesn’t have a built-in benchmark. But not to worry — there are third-party benchmarks you can run to see what kind of frame rates your device puts up on this first-person shooter. The one we commonly use, the FPS Benchmark by Ulletical, is free and easy to install.

Here’s how to run Ulletical’s FPS Benchmark for CS:GO:

Search for Counter-Strike: Global Offensive in the Steam store and download it. (It’s free.)
Click on the title in your Steam library.
Select Workshop.

If you don’t see a Workshop option, click the dots on the far right.

Search for FPS Benchmark.
Hover over…

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