HELSINKI, FINLAND – March 15, 2011 – Futuremark today released an update for 3DMark Vantage, the DirectX 10 benchmark for measuring PC gaming performance. The update brings 3DMark Vantage in line with the other Futuremark benchmarks 3DMark 11 for DirectX 11 and 3DMark06 for DirectX 9 by making the Basic Edition available to all as a free download. The Basic Edition was previously $6.95. The update also adds display scaling enabling the benchmark to be used with a much wider range of DirectX 10 compatible notebooks, netbooks and desktop PCs.
3DMark Vantage version 1.1.0
- Trial Edition discontinued
- Basic Edition now free, was previously $6.95
- Added display scaling to all presets: benchmark now scales the output to best fit the display
- GPU physics acceleration is now disabled by default during the CPU tests
- Systeminfo component updated to version 4.0
- 3DMark Vantage Basic Edition, free download
- 3DMark Vantage Advanced Edition, $19.95
- 3DMark Vantage Professional Edition, $995.00
Special offers available until 10:00 GMT March 21
- Existing Basic Edition owners can upgrade to the Advanced Edition for only $4.95
3DMark Vantage is a performance benchmark for DirectX 10 compatible gaming PCs. Since its release in April 2008 more than 2.8 million results have been submitted to Futuremark’s searchable online database. The scores generated by 3DMark Vantage are unaffected by the update to version 1.1.0.
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