3DMark 11 is now available

HELSINKI, FINLAND – December 7, 2010 – 3DMark® 11, the new DirectX 11 benchmark from Futuremark® was released today. 3DMark 11 is the latest in the long-running series of graphical benchmarks used by millions of gamers and enthusiasts worldwide. Designed for testing DirectX 11 hardware in the latest gaming PCs, 3DMark 11 includes Futuremark’s signature high-end, real-time graphics across six all new benchmark tests.

3DMark 11 Basic Edition

FireFox Trampled by Google Chrome Performance

Still waiting on JägerMonkey...

"We were able to test Firefox 4.0 Beta 5 performance on a 13-inch Macbook running OS X 10.6.4 with an Intel Core 2 Duo 1.83GHz CPU and 2GB DDR2 667MHz memory. Unfortunately, the browser is doing worse than it has in previous benchmarks, and it still faces a tough uphill performance challenge in order to catch up to the likes of Google Chrome 6 Beta and Safari 5.0.2." | more

Data sorting world record: 1 terabyte, 1 minute

Computer scientists from the University of California, San Diego broke “the terabyte barrier” — and a world record — when they sorted more than one terabyte of data (1,000 gigabytes or 1 million megabytes) in just 60 seconds. During this 2010 “Sort Benchmark” competition — the “World Cup of data sorting” — the computer scientists from the UC San Diego Jacobs School of Engineering also tied a world record for fastest data sorting rate.

Aliens vs. Predator DirectX 11 Benchmark Now Available

The folks at AMD have let us know that Rebellion, SEGA and Twentieth Century FOX have just released the Aliens vs. Predator DirectX 11 Benchmark to the public. You can grab the 303MB benchmark here and read the complete Direct X 11 benchmark guide below:

Futuremark 3DMark11 DX11 Benchmark Trailer

3DMark 11 is the latest version of the world’s most popular benchmark for measuring the 3D graphics performance of gaming PCs. 3DMark 11 uses a native DirectX 11 engine designed to make extensive use of all the new features in DirectX 11, including tessellation, compute shaders and multi-threading. 3Dmark 11 is the best way to consistently and reliably test DirectX 11 under game-like loads. 3DMark is trusted by gamers and enthusiasts worldwide to cut through marketing hype and technical jargon to give accurate and unbiased guidance for PC hardware purchasing decisions. Coming Q3 2010.

OMSMark Mobile Benchmark

Espoo, Finland – April 20, 2010. Rightware Oy, the world’s leading developer of benchmarking software for mobile and embedded devices, launched today OMSMark™, a new benchmarking software developed in cooperation with China Mobile.

Unigine Heaven Benchmark 2.0

Unigine's Heaven Benchmark has now been upgraded to 2.0, featuring a slew of new tests that put your DirectX 11 card to the test.

According to the latest press release, some of the key changes include more content, improved engine and a introduction of "moderate" and "extreme" tessellation modes.

Linux version (32/64 bit) is supported .

Click here to access their download page and a breakdown of the features in this benchmark

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