New 3DMark - what's taking so long?
Over the last couple of weeks more and more people have been asking when we plan to release the new 3DMark. We usually avoid talking about release dates since it tends to have a jinxing effect on even the best-laid plans. Now that 2013 is here and the end of January is approaching, however, we do feel like we owe you an update.
3DMark Fire Strike - showcase DirectX 11 benchmark for high-performance Windows PCs.
As you may know, we work with many of the world's leading technology companies when creating our benchmarks. We work closely with the engineers and technicians at AMD, Intel, Microsoft, NVIDIA and many other companies, benefiting from their insights and expertise.
We work with our Benchmark Development Program partners from start to finish, from the initial specification document to the final software release. BPD members receive every development build and have access to source code to see how the benchmark functions.
3DMark Cloud Gate - benchmark test for Windows notebooks and typical home PCs.
We believe that this open process of close cooperation with industry experts is the only way way to create accurate and impartial benchmarks that measure performance fairly. Having high-level access to the industry's leaders also ensures that our benchmarks are not only relevant for today's hardware, but remain relevant year after year.
If there is a downside, it's that it takes time to gather and resolve the feedback from so many partners, and that is where we find ourselves today. Simply put, 3DMark will be ready when it's ready, which we expect will be sooner rather than later.
3DMark Ice Storm - cross-platform benchmark Windows, Windows RT, Android and iOS mobile devices.
What is certain is that the new 3DMark will be our best benchmark yet and well worth waiting for. There is still content that we haven't shown and new features that we haven't talked about, so keep an eye on the official 3DMark page and 3DMark forums for further updates as we get ever closer to launch.
3DMark Windows update fixes hardware monitoring
December 10, 2013
3DMark iOS benchmark app gets 64-bit update
December 3, 2013
3DMark delists Android devices with suspicious scores
November 25, 2013
November 22, 2013
Understanding 3DMark results from the iPhone 5s and iPad Air
November 4, 2013
PCMark 8 arrives on Steam
October 21, 2013
3DMark comes to Windows RT
October 14, 2013
PCMark 8 update adds Windows 8.1 compatibility
October 10, 2013
New 3DMark Unlimited test for Android and iOS
September 9, 2013
3DMark now available on iOS
September 9, 2013
Minor update for 3DMark Android Edition
August 20, 2013
3DMark and Windows 8 RTC: Official Futuremark Response
August 19, 2013
PCMark coming to Android, iOS and Windows RT
June 25, 2013
PCMark 8 Professional Edition now available
June 4, 2013
Announcing PCMark 8
May 20, 2013