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3D Benchmarks – 3DMark11 and 3DMark (2013)


“3DMark 11 is the latest version of the world’s most popular benchmark. Designed to measure your PC’s gaming performance 3DMark 11 makes extensive use of all the new features in DirectX 11 including tessellation, compute shaders and multi-threading. Trusted by gamers worldwide to give accurate and unbiased results, 3DMark 11 is the best way to consistently and reliably test DirectX 11 under game-like loads.” From 3DMark.com

We run the stock performance and stock extreme tests on 3DMark 11. Like with all other tests we end all other background tasks and programs that could affect the benchmark result.

The new 3DMark includes everything you need to benchmark your hardware. With three all new tests you can bench everything from smartphones and tablets, to notebooks and home PCs, to the latest high-end, multi-GPU gaming desktops. And it’s not just for Windows. With 3DMark you can compare your scores with Android and iOS devices too. It’s the most powerful and flexible 3DMark we’ve ever created.” From Futuremark.com

We run the stock normal Fire Strike and the stock Fire Strike Extreme benchmarks. Like with all other tests we end all other background tasks and programs that could affect the benchmark result.