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3DMark 11 is now available

Futuremark has released a new version of the known benchmark software 3DMark.

The new version consists of six new benchmark tests which make extensive use of DirectX 11 features including tessellation, compute shaders and multi-threading.

Available Benchmarks

  • Deep Sea 1
  • Graphic test using lights with no tessellation.

  • Deep Sea 2
  • Graphic test using tessellation, post processing, depth of field and other camera lens effects.

  • High Temple 1
  • Graphic test using lights and tessellation.

  • High Temple 2
  • Graphic test with high tessellation usage.

  • Physics test
  • Multi-theaded CPU heavy benchmark with minimal impact on the GPU.

  • Combined test
  • All around benchmark, that tests both the GPU and CPU using object collision, tessellation, volumetric lighting and post processing effects.

Minimum Requirements

  • OS: Microsoft Windows Vista or Windows 7
  • Processor: 1.8GHz dual-core Intel or AMD CPU
  • Memory: 1 GB of system memory
  • Graphics: DirectX 11 compatible graphics card
  • Hard drive space: 1.5 GB
  • Audio: Windows Vista / Windows 7 compatible sound card

There is a free edition available at http://www.3dmark.com/3dmark11/download