First dedicated Ray Tracing benchmark
As announced earlier, UL Benchmarks has now officially launched its first dedicated ray tracing benchmark, the 3DMark Port Royal.
Shows some effects in a new video
UL Benchmark has delivered on its previous promise and has announced both the release date as well as pricing for its upcoming 3DMark Port Royal, a benchmark with support for DirectX Raytracing (DXR) API.
3DMark Port Royal
UL Benchmarks has announced that its newest benchmark for ray tracing will be coming in January 2019, dubbed 3DMark Port Royal.
Enough for 9,275 score in Time Spy Extreme
While most reviews have focused on the automated way to scan for the maximum stable overclock, Vince "K|NGP|N" Lucido was quite keen to pour some LN2 on the GTX 2080 Ti FE, pushing it to impressive 2,415MHZ for the GPU and 8,658MHz for the memory.
All clear, if you use an on switch
The parent company of 3Dmark UL and Huawei made a statement about the delisting of the latter's phones and agreed to work with each other to solve the issue.
Consequences of clear cheating
We’ve seen this happening before in the discrete and mobile GPU world and it looks like Huawei was caught with its pants down cheating on graphics benchmarking. The result is that UL, owner of 3DMark has delisted Huawei P20 Pro, Huawei Nova 3 and Honor Play.
4K DirectX 12 benchmark coming on October 11
Futuremark said that it will soon release its newest 4K DirectX 12 benchmark, the 3DMark Time Spy Extreme.
With all new Vulkan API overhead test
The latest v2.3.3663 update for Futuremark's 3DMark benchmarking utility includes several improvements, bug and compatibility fixes but, more importantly, adds Vulkan support to the API Overhead feature test.
To be revealed at CES 2017
It appears that Futuremark will reveal a couple of new tests that will be a part of its 3DMark benchmark and take advantage of both DirectX 12 as well as Vulkan API.
Brings Async Compute, explicit multi-GPU and multi-threading
Futuremark has now officially released its new Time Spy benchmark, an upgrade which adds the new DirectX 12 test to the 3DMark benchmarking software.