In the beginning
Do you remember when DirectX 6 was cutting edge for PC games? With 4K gaming and other exciting innovations like Mantle, G-Sync and SteamOS on the way, it's easy to forget how far we've come in the last 15 years.
In 1998, Microsoft released Windows 98, Apple sold the first iMac, and the world was introduced to a new search engine called Google. It was the year we listened to the first MP3 players and watched the world's first digital terrestrial television service. And it was 1998 when Futuremark, itself barely a year old at the time, released a new benchmark called 3DMark99.
Since then we've released 11 versions of 3DMark, each one pushing hardware to the limit to demonstrate the potential of the latest graphics APIs. Today, 3DMark is the world's most popular benchmark, used by millions of gamers around the world. It's the industry standard by which gaming performance is measured.
We're celebrating the 15th anniversary of 3DMark with events, contests and promotions. If you are feeling nostalgic, every 3DMark version back to 3DMark99 is available to download below.
The last 15 years have been an incredible journey for us. Whether you've been using 3DMark from the start, or only more recently, thank you for supporting us.
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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.
- The latest version of the world's most popular benchmark.
- Includes three stunning tests for DirectX 9, DirectX 10 and DirectX 11 hardware.
- Designed for the full range of hardware from smartphones to high-end PCs.
- Compare your 3DMark scores with other Windows, Android and iOS devices.
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The following benchmarks should not be used to test modern graphics hardware.
Unsupported versions of 3DMark are provided for entertainment only. They may not work with current operating systems and online services may have been retired. Futuremark no longer provides customer support for these benchmarks. Please visit the Futuremark Forums for help and advice.
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