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    News - Futuremark releases 3DMark 11

    DirectX 11 benchmark arrives to put your GPU through its paces.
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    Re: News - Futuremark releases 3DMark 11

    hmmm, a non-free benchmark owned only by a few, and thus destined never to be a ubiquitous standard against which all can compare.

    how pointless.

    use Heaven 2.1 instead.

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    Re: News - Futuremark releases 3DMark 11

    Errm - site is not ready yet ?

    EDIT: Main site says that there's a free version. Is this correct ?
    http://www.futuremark.com/
    Society's to blame,
    Or possibly Atari.

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    Re: News - Futuremark releases 3DMark 11

    according to tweaktown, there is indeed a return to an unlimited free version, albeit with limited options just like 2006:

    http://www.tweaktown.com/reviews/371...ed/index3.html

    i was working off the hex article which just mentioned the £20/£5 variants.

    a free version is marvellous!

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    Re: News - Futuremark releases 3DMark 11

    Sorry for the mistake. The price (or lack thereof) for the basic version wasn't available right until it launched at 2, so I had to infer a few details. The story has been updated accordingly.

    Excellent call on it being free now. Makes far more sense.

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    Re: News - Futuremark releases 3DMark 11

    cheers bulldog.

    i was always peeved with vantage which gave you one free run, made it useful for bragging rights on a new rig, if that floats your boat, but made it useless for assessing the health of a system on an ongoing basis.

    much better choice to have a free version, not that they had a choice with Heaven being free.

    thank god for market forces.

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    Re: News - Futuremark releases 3DMark 11

    Here you go
    http://3dmark.com/3dm11/24259
    If the link doesn't work - it's 7341 for the rig on the left with the OC turned off. By Comparison Heaven at 1920x1080, 0AA, and 4xAnis was 1716, 68.1FPS.
    Society's to blame,
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    Re: News - Futuremark releases 3DMark 11

    Shame I won't be able to run it
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