3DMark11

3DMark11 (DirectX 11)



3DMark 11 is the latest version of the world’s most popular benchmark. Designed to measure your PC’s gaming performance 3DMark 11 makes extensive use of all the new features in DirectX 11 including tessellation, compute shaders and multi-threading. Trusted by gamers worldwide to give accurate and unbiased results, 3DMark 11 is the best way to consistently and reliably test DirectX 11 under game-like loads.
  • Graphics Test 1
    • Based on the Deep Sea scene
    • No tessellation
    • Heavy lighting with several shadow casting lights
  • Graphics Test 2
    • Based on the Deep Sea scene
    • Medium tessellation
    • Medium lighting with few shadow casting lights
  • Graphics Test 3
    • Based on the High Temple scene
    • Medium tessellation
    • One shadow casting light
  • Graphics Test 4
    • Based on the High Temple scene
    • Heavy tessellation
    • Many shadow casting lights
  • Physics Test
    • Rigid body physics simulation with a large number of objects
    • This test runs at a fixed resolution regardless of the chosen preset
  • Combined Test
    • Runs rigid body physics simulation on a moderate number of objects
    • Soft body physics using DirectCompute and the Bullet physics library running on the GPU
    • Medium tessellation
    • Medium lighting

AMD Radeon HD 6970 and 6950 Review - The Cayman Architecture Revealed - Graphics Cards 241

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Pay attention to the Graphics result here, the HD 6970 is about on par with the GTX 570 while trailing the GTX 580 by about 15%.  The HD 5870 falls behind the new Cayman GPU by 22% at the Performance settings.

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The Radeon HD 6950 basically splits the difference in performance between the GTX 570 and GTX 470.

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Early CrossFire results see as much as a 97% scaling rate in the graphics test in the new 3DMark11!


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