Minor updates for 3DMark and PCMark 8

March 12, 2014

3DMark Windows v1.2.362

This is a minor update. Benchmark scores are not affected.

Improved

  • Improved reliability when submitting results over an internet connection with very high latency.
  • SystemInfo module updated to 4.26 for improved hardware detection.

Fixed

  • DirectX 10 level video cards no longer attempt to run the Fire Strike benchmark.
  • Fixed a rare issue that could corrupt the saved product key.

Steam version only

  • Fixed a bug that prevented Steam Achievements from being unlocked.
  • Fixed a rare issue with results not always being associated with a Steam ID.

Professional Edition only

  • Fixed an issue with command line XML export of Ice Storm scores.

PCMark 8 v2.0.228

This is a minor update. Benchmark scores are not affected.

Improved

  • SystemInfo module updated to 4.26 for improved hardware detection.

Fixed

  • Photo Editing test: fixed the issue with error message, "Init error: System.BadImageFormatException."
  • Video Editing test: fixed the issue with error message, "file is too small."

Steam version only

  • Fixed an issue that gave an error when choosing to view results online.

Professional Edition only

  • Added command line option  --randomdata to Expanded Storage Test. See command line guide for details.

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