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New 3DMark Benchmark Gets a Release Date - February 4th

Posted By: Dennis - Source: Email
Published: Thursday, January 31, 2013

It has been almost 2 years since the release of 3DMark 11 and over those two years I have come to really enjoy that software package.  Well Futuremark has announced that they will be releasing a new edition of their famous video card benching program called 3DMark. 

The benchmark will be available in three editions on the PC, Basic (the free one), Advanced for the PC Enthusiast and Professional for business users.  Look for this exciting new benchmark to be launched February 4th.  (next Monday!)

The new 3DMark includes everything you need to benchmark your hardware. With three all new tests you can bench everything from smartphones and tablets, to notebooks and home PCs, to the latest high-end, multi-GPU gaming desktops. And it's not just for Windows. With 3DMark you can compare your scores with Android and iOS devices too. It's the most powerful and flexible benchmark we've ever created.

The latest version of the world's most popular benchmark is simply called 3DMark to reflect its all-round versatility. Not only is this 3DMark the first in the series to offer cross-platform comparisons, it is also the first to test different Direct3D feature levels within one application.

3DMark will also be available for IOS and Android so look for those releases soon.

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