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FutureMark 3DMark 11 Release Date Announced, Pre-ordering Begins

New Trailer Shows Off Latest Tech in DirectX 11 Benchmark

HELSINKI, FINLAND – November 19, 2010 – Futuremark® announced today that 3DMark® 11,
the latest version of the industry standard benchmark for real-time 3D graphics,
will be released on November 30. 3DMark 11 Advanced Edition priced at $19.95 can be
pre-ordered today from Futuremark has updated the 3DMark
website to highlight the exclusive features in the Advanced Edition and has released
a new pre-order preview trailer showing graphical improvements in the Deep Sea and
High Temple scenes. A selection of new before and after screenshots demonstrate
tessellation, volumetric lighting and other effects created with DirectX 11.

The new 3DMark 11 Pre-order Preview trailer shows off a number of improvements from
the previously released work-in-progress tech demo videos. The Deep Sea scene now
includes particle effects in the water as submersibles explore the sea bed and
discover a sunken World War II submarine. In the High Temple scene the foliage is
now animated and there are changes in the lighting conditions as the sun sets on the
mysterious temple.

3DMARK 11 BASIC EDITION – Free, available from November 30
– Performance PC benchmark preset
– Audio visual demo, fixed at 720p
– Browse, search and compare results online
– Store one result online

– Entry level PC benchmark preset
– Performance PC benchmark preset
– Extreme PC benchmark preset
– Custom benchmark settings
– Audio visual demo, custom resolutions
– Benchmark looping for stability testing
– Browse, search and compare results online
– Unlimited online results storage
– Hide results from public view
– Offline result management
– Advert-free online service

3DMark 11 will be released on November 30, 2010. The Advanced Edition can be
pre-ordered now from Please visit the official website for
more trailers, screenshots and information.

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