Results 1 to 8 of 8
05-26-10, 02:59 PM #1
[O/C]Futuremark Adding 3DMark11 to its Arsenal
Futuremark Adding 3DMark11 to its Arsenal
The makers of the popular 3dMark benching software, Futuremark, have announced their newest version of its 3d benchmarking software, 3DMark11. This version will use a “native DX11 engine designed to make extensive use of all the new features in DirectX 11, including tessellation, compute shaders and multi-threading.” So guess what fellow benchers, we have another new game to play and this time we can flex the muscle of our DX11 cards!
Discuss this article below. If you are interested in contributing to the front page (www.overclockers.com), please feel free to contact splat, mdcomp, or hokiealumnus. For the latest updates, follow Overclockers.com on Twitter (@Overclockerscom).
Last edited by hokiealumnus; 05-26-10 at 04:20 PM.
05-26-10, 03:57 PM #2
I'm glad they're leaving the 'Vantage' moniker behind.
Not sure who to PM about your incorrectly formatted link.Ivy Quad, Asus Z77GTX970, Vertex4 256GBDell 2408WFP, Mackie MR5 MonitorsHeat
05-26-10, 04:10 PM #3
- Join Date
- Dec 2008
- Stuck in Maryland...
They probably want to forget that... lol
I forgot to mention in the article that this will have a free version as well.Should I R0 my SSD? / Sandy/Ivybridge Overclocking Guide / Haswell Overclocking Guide / AMD Overclocking Guide / Power Supply Guide
SSD Reliability/Write Endurance / JOIN THE BENCHING TEAM! / Bulldozer Overclocking Guide
Want to see your writing featured on the overclockers.com Front Page? PM me, I can help!
"We have more information and more ways of accessing it than ever, yet seem increasingly less inclined to do so."- Michael Wilbon
05-26-10, 04:21 PM #4
Got the formatting & moving to benching section. Sorry for the delay!
Added the bit about it being free too.
That video is sweet. If that was real-time rendered, I bet the system they did it on was one heck of a powerhouse.
Last edited by hokiealumnus; 05-26-10 at 04:31 PM.
Enjoy benchmarks? Join the benching team!
New to water cooling? Read the Beginner's Guide to Water Cooling Your PC.
I.M.O.G. - "Night benching is the answer. Start sleeping every other day. Other than an occassional narcoleptic episode, its been wor"
\m/ OverClockers mATX L33T Club \m/ - Join Now! - My mITX Build
05-26-10, 05:06 PM #5
Hope it takes more advantage of the new GPU's and makes the benchmark less CPU dependent.
05-26-10, 05:38 PM #6
Thats good to hear for sure. Maybe this 5850 can do some work thenBenderbox:i3 530 @ 4.4ghz //TRUE
Black//MSI GD65//2x2 gig g-skill ripjaws DDR3 2000//XFX 5850//HAF 932//Corsair 750TX
Bendermedia: i7 920 @ 4.0//Rampage III Extreme//H50// 2x3 gig OCZ ddr3 1600//MSI 4890 OC ed.//OCZ Fatal1ty OCZ550FTY 550W
05-26-10, 05:56 PM #7
Maybe this time they'll implement DirectCompute (as "open" as DirectX) instead of proprietary PhysX.ASRock 990FX Extreme9 - FX-8350 - 32GiB 1600 Crucial low-profile 1.35v - 7970 3GiB - 8.1 Pro x64 / Gentoo amd64 - AX760 - Crucial M550 x ~5 TB
Dell XPS 15 L502x - i7 2760QM - 16GiB 1600 - GT 540M 2GiB - 7 Pro x64 / Gentoo amd64 - Agility 4 512GB
[GB ≠ GiB] [MB ≠ MiB] [kB ≠ kiB] [1000 ≠ 1024] [Giga ≠ gram] [Mega ≠ milli] [Kelvin ≠ kilo] [Byte ≠ bit]
"Apparently, Plaintiff believes that he could sue an egg company for fraud for labeling a carton of 12 eggs a “dozen,” because some bakers would view a “dozen” as including 13 items." - Western Digital 2006
06-01-10, 05:52 AM #8
Brolloks, why would that be the case? They've already done that with Vantage as best they can...
You can't eliminate the CPU as a contributer though, as the video card relies on a good CPU to power it just as much as it needs itself. Testing only the video card on a slow system isn't going to be accurate to testing only the video card on a fast system.
Looked rendered in real time to me, probably by a pair of 5970s...Intel i7-2600K @ 45x100 (4.5ghz) 1.36v
G.Skill Ripjaw Z 4x4GB 2134mhz @ DDR3-1068 9-11-10-27-2T - 1.65v
ASRock Z68 Extreme4 1.70
Gigabyte GTX 680 2GB @ 1250mhz / 7030mhz
Asus Xonar Essence STX 7.1
- Cardas recabled HD580 & Creative GigaWorks T40
Silverstone DA750 750w PSU