3DMark Releases DirectX Raytracing Feature Test

3DMark has upgraded its benchmarking software to include a DirectX Raytracing feature test. With the upcoming November 18th launch of AMD’s RX 6000 Series GPU’s, ray tracing will no longer be an Nvidia only feature. This latest benchmark will measure and compare the performance of dedicated ray-tracing hardware giving 3DMark the ability to compare these features on the latest graphics cards. Here is the press release from 3DMark. Read More


ADATA XPG Spectrix D41 DDR4 3000 Review

ADATA Technology is widely known for DRAM Modules, desktop and notebook PCs, Solid State Drives, External Storage (HDD, SSD, Enclosures), USB Flash Drives, and other media/memory related accessories. In recent years, they have gained recognition as one of the global leaders of top-tier DRAM products. With annual earnings of $680 million USD in 2017, they were ranked number two out of all DRAM sellers globally (Taipei Exchange October 2017). When one of the world leaders in DDR4 memory offered their product for torture testing, we jumped at the opportunity. Read More

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HWBOT rev4.2 Released!

If anyone on the benchmarking team hasn’t heard yet the staff over at has been working diligently on the release of rev4.2 for the site last in the month or so and the fruits of their labor are finally here! Meet HWBOT rev4.2! Read More

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Benchmark Buffet: Updated 9/1/10

Today we will take a high-level look into the world of benchmarking: CPU benchmarks, benchmark tools and much more. Specifically, we will be looking at 12 point scoring benchmarks plus a new addition listed at as well as the more common utilities used for overclocking and submitting scores to their system. We also touch on system information and monitoring programs. Read More