Monday, 27 Jun 2016
Futuremark has teased an upcoming DirectX 12 benchmark called Time Spy, which has been built from the ground up to support features like asynchronous compute, multi-threading, and explicit multi-adapter technology.
Wednesday, 11 May 2016
Microsoft is rolling out a Windows 10 update that will allow apps and games based on its Universal Windows Platform (UWP) to uncouple their framerates from the monitor's refresh rate. UWP-based games will also now support AMD FreeSync and NVIDIA G-Sync for smoother gameplay.
Monday, 30 Mar 2015
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.
Saturday, 22 Nov 2014
At AMD's Future of Compute event, Futuremark announced that their popular benchmark programs PCMark and 3DMark will be coming to Windows 10 as well as giving us a rundown on what it expects DirectX 12 to achieve.
Monday, 24 Mar 2014
Microsoft has revealed DirectX 12 will work across key Microsoft devices from phones and tablets, to desktop PCs and laptops, and its new Xbox One game console. The gaming and programming API has been redesigned for faster and more efficient performance.
Thursday, 6 Mar 2014
Microsoft will be unveiling DirectX 12, its new game development API. It appears this development is Microsoft’s response to rival AMD’s Mantle API.