• News tagged "3dmark"

Monday, 30 Mar 2015

AMD quantifies DirectX 12 performance boost with new 3DMark API Overhead feature test

AMD quantifies DirectX 12 performance boost with new 3DMark API Overhead feature test

AMD has used Futuremark's new 3DMark API Overhead feature test to demonstrate the performance gains of the next-generation DirectX 12 API on its own hardware. The results show a significant increase in CPU draw calls over DirectX 11, improved performance-per-watt, and better utilization of multi-core CPUs, which should be welcome news to both gamers and developers.

Tuesday, 14 Oct 2014

3DMark benchmark updated to include 4K Ultra HD Fire Strike Ultra test

3DMark benchmark updated to include 4K Ultra HD Fire Strike Ultra test

Futuremark has released an update to its popular 3DMark test suite to include Fire Strike Ultra. This new addition is currently the most demanding version of the Fire Strike test. Read on to uncover its details!

Monday, 14 Oct 2013

3DMark for Windows RT Arrives

3DMark for Windows RT Arrives

Previously only available to Android and iOS users, the 3DMark app helps you benchmark the performance of the Surface 2 and other Windows RT devices. You can also compare 3DMark scores across platforms.

Tuesday, 10 Sep 2013

3DMark (2013) Now Available For iOS

3DMark (2013) Now Available For iOS

Futuremark's 3DMark benchmark is now available for iOS devices. The mobile gaming benchmark is already available for Android, leaving just Windows Phone 8 and BlackBerry 10 as the only mobile OSes not compatible.

Tuesday, 7 May 2013

3DMark (2013) Update Fixes Multi-GPU Testing (Updated)

3DMark (2013) Update Fixes Multi-GPU Testing (Updated)

An update for Futuremark's 3DMark (2013) benchmark has fixed an issue with multi-GPU setups. The new release will now work correctly on systems with up to four GPUs.

Friday, 3 May 2013

3DMark for Android Updated

3DMark for Android Updated

3DMark for Android has been updated to version 1.0.2-1109. While most of the changes in this update are minor, Ice Storm Extreme's Physics test now runs at 720p to ensure the result is not influenced by the GPU. As a result, devices with low-end GPUs may see an increase in scores.

Wednesday, 3 Apr 2013

3DMark Finally Hits Android

3DMark Finally Hits Android

Announced back in 2011, Futuremark's PC benchmarking tool, 3DMark, finally hits Android. Hit the jump for more details on the application.

Tuesday, 5 Feb 2013

New 3DMark for Windows Available Now!

New 3DMark for Windows Available Now!

The new 3DMark for Windows is finally available. This popular PC benchmarking software has been updated by Futuremark for Windows 8 compatibility, with versions to include support for iOS and Android. Read on to uncover more details of the different editions and their costs.

Friday, 1 Feb 2013

New 3DMark Slated for Launch on 05 February

New 3DMark Slated for Launch on 05 February

The new 3DMark for Windows is finally complete and slated for a launch on Monday February 4, 2013 at 18:00 UTC. Hence, users here can look forward to its availability early Tuesday morning at 02:00 on Tuesday February 5. Mark that date and read on to uncover the exciting details of the new 3DMark!

Thursday, 15 Nov 2012

Coming Soon: Cross-Platform 3DMark Benchmark

Coming Soon: Cross-Platform 3DMark Benchmark

Futuremark announces there will be a new cross-platform 3DMark benchmark scheduled to arrive soon. With it, enthusiasts will now be able to compare scores from machines that run on different platforms and processors.

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