September 29th, 2004, 18:47 PM
Futuremark Corporation today announced 3DMark05, the world’s most demanding graphics application for PCs. 3DMark05 is the fifth generation of the product line, which boasts a distribution of over 50 million copies. 3DMark05 sets the standard for accurate and objective measurement of graphics performance of DirectX 9 in running next generation of 3D games.
3DMark05 enables objective cross-platform performance comparisons and incorporates many groundbreaking new features and technologies. The all-new engine and tests were developed within Futuremark’s Benchmark Development Program whose members include: 3DLabs, AMD, ATI, Dell, Gateway, Imagination Technologies (PowerVR), Innovision, Intel, Microsoft, NVIDIA, S3, and XGI.
3DMark05 is designed to measure the performance of a Windows-based PC in running as advanced technology of DirectX 9 graphics as possible. Next generation of games will deploy technologies and levels of workloads found in 3DMark05. Consumers, who are purchasing PC technology, can use 3DMark05 today to assess how good their investment will be with the more advanced games of 2005 and 2006. Futuremark further helps consumers with an Online ResultBrowser service which provides users with real-time comparisons and scoring from over 10 million real-world benchmark results.
Download: 3DMark05 build 100 (283 MB) (list of mirrors)
View: Futuremark homepage
September 30th, 2004, 01:56 AM
Finally found a mirror that works!
Scored only 2,366!
September 30th, 2004, 22:36 PM
Graphics are really nice and really slow
Only managed about 1500