Are you tired of slow computers? Is the graphics capability of your computer is not good enough? Perhaps you must try to do some upgrades on your computer. There are few benchmarks which have so much impact on computers which are used for playing 3d games. It is very important to make a benchmarking step for your computer in order to secure the optimal functioning of your machine.
A lot of people are using the computer for the pleasure of online gaming. What is quite bothersome about computer games is if it has a lot of things to consider regarding graphics and slow computers. The best thing to do is to assess your computer’s performance. This can be done through computer benchmarking.
There are few benchmarks which has such an impact on the gamers such as the 3DMark benchmarking tool from Futuremark. Whether you want to verify what you are expecting from your system or if you want to show off your fast computer system, then it is 3DMark which has always been one of the best benchmarking tools to use for your gaming computers.
The last version of 3dmark Vantage came out to the market 2 years ago which have been anxiously waited for by computer enthusiasts. This version – 3dmark Vantage can accurately test graphic cards compared to other versions launched.
This benchmarking tool is the latest version over a long line of video card benchmarks from Futuremark. Just as its predecessors the primary goal of this benchmarking method is to test your video card in a variety of tests created to push the video card to its limit. This latest version of computer benchmarking tool aims to test not just the graphic cards of your computer but it has pretty nifty CPU tests to assess the speed and overall capability of your machine.
3dmark Vantage is the best tool for computer benchmarking. This is an earlier version of the 3DMark which has one default setting yielded as an official score. Here are the general requirements of all presets which will yield and official score:
Requirement: SSE2 support
Recommendation: A dual-core processor with performance equivalent to Intel Core 2 Duo E6600, AMD Athlon X2 6000+, or higher
Requirement: Fully DirectX10-compliant graphics hardware
Requirement: Windows Vista minimum requirement
Recommendation: 2 GB or more
Requirement: 1 GB of free hard disk space
Requirement: Windows Vista with Service Pack 1
In additions to the above requirements each preset also has some special needs:
- Entry – 128MB DX10 Video Card and a monitor capable of displaying 1280×1024 resolution.
- Performance – 256MB DX10 Video Card and a monitor capable of displaying 1280×1024 resolution.
- High – 512MB DX10 Video Card and a monitor capable of displaying 1680×1050 resolution.
- Extreme – 512MB DX10 Video Card and a monitor capable of displaying 1920×1200 resolution.