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3DMark benchmark test available for iOS

By Steve Watts, Sep 09, 2013 4:00pm PDT

The benchmark testing software 3DMark has released an iOS app to test GPU and CPU performance, just in time for Apple's expected new hardware announcements.


"I think so. They have a good number because the phone is very fast and they are planning to ..."

- Lucy Labia see all 15 comments

New 3DMark launched: let's test again

By Alice O'Connor, Feb 05, 2013 10:00am PST

I hate to tell you this, but your forum signature is outdated. Yes, lurking beneath your PC specs, Carl Sagan quote and 'Kirby dance' ASCII art, that 3DMark score is now old, worthless, useless, irritating information. Futuremark yesterday launched the new version of its gra...


"Benchmarking is mostly for performance enthusiasts/hobbyists as well as review sites. There is a ..."

- Mr. Goodwrench see all 17 comments

3DMark releases new DirectX 11 trailer

By John Keefer, Dec 03, 2012 12:50pm PST

With new DirectX 11 video cards already hitting the market, Futuremark has released a new benchmarking tool to help developers and players make sure they are getting the most out of their high-perfomance rigs.


"Is this benchmark for those who can run dx11.1 only? I'm assuming its just plain dx11."

- ant_hillbilly see all 4 comments

3DMark teases new DirectX 11 demo

By Andrew Yoon, Jun 21, 2012 9:30am PDT

Futuremark, developers of 3DMark, has announced a new DirectX 11 benchmark will be available later this year. An accompanying video shows off what we can expect when we start testing our rigs.


"holy shit that's some terrible model animation they got there. "

- loco3kgt see all 7 comments

Spring Indie Royale bundle launches, includes Unstoppable Gorg

By Jeff Mattas, Apr 18, 2012 11:45am PDT

The Spring Bundle from Indie Royale is now live, offering up a bundle of six titles for the low, low price of "pay what you want."


"There should be more alpha indie bundles because then I feel like I'm in some special VIP club. "

- The Grolar Bear see all 20 comments

Angry Birds dev Rovio acquires Futuremark Games Studio

By Alice O'Connor, Mar 27, 2012 5:30am PDT

Futuremark has sold its Futuremark Game Studios Arm to Rovio, the developer of Angry Birds. Futuremark's keeping the Shattered Horizon, Hungribles and Unstoppable Gorg properties, though.


"It's funny how I said Angry Birds Space could have been higher than 99 cents. Found out level 3 ..."

- avatar_58 see all 16 comments

3DMark 11 Benchmark Tool Revealed with Trailer

By Chris Faylor, May 24, 2010 10:20am PDT

Fresh off its first foray into actual game development--Futuremark Games Studio's


"By "high quality link" I meant the "Shackvideo users can use the HD Stream" link. if they just ..."

- SabinRaijin see all 23 comments

3DMark Creators Unveil Zero-G Multiplayer FPS

By Chris Faylor, Aug 19, 2008 8:55am PDT

3DMark benchmark tool creator Futuremark has announced its first full-fledged PC game, a gravity-free multiplayer first-person shooter known as...


"I made my dad so nauseous after a few mintues playing that. Ah the good old days. "

- goshzilla see all 44 comments

3DMark Vantage Released

By Maarten Goldstein, Apr 28, 2008 6:11am PDT

Now available from FileShack is 3DMark Vantage, the new Vista-only benchmark tool from Futuremark.


"yah that is fucking stupid... I don't think I'll even download it"

- Shadowdane see all 68 comments

Futuremark Releases Stunning 3DMark Screens

By Nick Breckon, Jan 31, 2008 11:07am PST

Benchmark software developer Futuremark has unveiled a set of gorgeous screenshots for its upcoming DirectX 10 and Vista-only 3DMark Vantage...


"The decrease in joysticks can be linked with the decrease in flight-sims. Make more ..."

- Chepito. see all 32 comments

Futuremark Q&A

By Maarten Goldstein, Nov 09, 2005 5:17am PST

The guys at Beyond3D have posted a new Q&A with Nicklas Renqvist of Futuremark. Questions are focused on the next 3DMark benchmarking tool.


"3dmark is a pretty lightshow but next to useless when it comes to evaluating videocards. The ..."

- Svperstarr see all 7 comments

Futuremark Whines, Apologizes

By Steve Gibson, Oct 07, 2004 10:53am PDT

A little happy fun lawsuit threatening for your lunch time. As many people know 3DMark comes under quite a bit of scrutiny given the popularity of...


"I, like most people, have a pretty good idea of what it takes to run a website. Even a hardware ..."

- seven see all 108 comments

Futuremark Loves NVidia

By Steve Gibson, Jun 02, 2003 4:00pm PDT

Here is your hardware scene soap opera of the day... So it looks like Futuremark suddenly doesnt feel like NVidia is cheating on 3DMark03 after all...


"uh, no, cuz when you turn around it draws it so you can see it since the camera is looking at it ..."

- Katarn3279 see all 183 comments

NVidia & ATI vs Futuremark

By Steve Gibson, May 23, 2003 3:42pm PDT

A while back many of you may recall ATI getting caught red-handed having their drivers detect Quake3 firing up and they would drop the image...


"No, that would require me to make illogical arguments and show irrational emotional ties to a ..."

- Taldren_DR see all 196 comments