Wednesday, October 3rd 2007

Futuremark Prepares PCMark Vantage

Futuremark Corporation, the world’s leading developer of performance-analysis software, is gearing up to release a new version of its PCMark benchmark. Nicknamed PCMark Vantage, the upcoming benchmark is set to provide single click benchmarking for 32-bit and 64-bit Microsoft Windows Vista. A release date for the new benchmark has not been given. Click on the "Read full story" marker to see the minimum system requirements of PCMark Vantage.

Processor
- Modern processor with SSE2 support
- Intel Pentium 4 at 3.0GHz or equivalent AMD processor
- Multi-core processors recommended

Graphics Card
- Shader Model 2.0 compliant graphics card.
- Shader Model 3.0 compliant graphics card for the GPU image manipulation test
- 256MB of graphics memory for the GPU gaming test recommended

Hard Disk
- 1.7GB of hard disk space
- NTFS File System

System Memory
- 1024MB

Operating System
- Microsoft Windows Vista Ultimate / Home Premium / Home Basic / Enterprise / Business

Other
- Windows Media Player 11
- Latest DirectX Update for Windows Vista
- Microsoft Internet Explorer 7Source: TechConnect Magazine
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18 Comments on Futuremark Prepares PCMark Vantage

#1
Fuse-Wire
wholy crap!! thats some program, wouldnt get 1500 points on my rig anyway!!
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#2
Wile E
Power User
by: Fuse-Wire
wholy crap!! thats some program, wouldnt get 1500 points on my rig anyway!!
Actually, you'd get 0 points. It's for Vista only.
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#3
Fuse-Wire
awell then hahaha. could run it on vista, probably get near enough 0 anyway!
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#4
FreedomEclipse
Crazy Dogmatic Bullsh!t!
:( bah!!!!!!!! down with vista
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#5
Fuse-Wire
by: FreedomEclipse
:( bah!!!!!!!! down with vista
true. i say long live linux
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#6
AphexDreamer
This arouses my intrest by a lot, can't wait for this to be released for I am looking forward to installing.
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#7
Fuse-Wire
by: AphexDreamer
This arouses my intrest by a lot, can't wait for this to be released for I am looking forward to installing.
all good if you have the system to run it on
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#8
DaMulta
My stars went supernova
Where are you 3dmark07?
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#9
Fuse-Wire
still trying to install it. im on restricted settings on this rig and im trying to get past it to get some benchmarks
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#11
Fuse-Wire
by: nflesher87
boo for only being vista
agreed
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#12
Weer
by: DaMulta
Where are you 3dmark07?
That's 3DMark08, and it's coming.
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#13
erocker
So.. they're skipping 07?
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#14
WarEagleAU
Bird of Prey
about time they updated, I cant wait to get my new parts and bench away :)
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#15
nflesher87
Staff
by: erocker
So.. they're skipping 07?
well they skipped 02 and 04 so why not? :)
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#16
BOSE
Edit;

They wont be making anything for XP anymore, theres no point. Unless we get DX11 for XP.
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#17
spacejunky
x64

by: BOSE
Edit;

They wont be making anything for XP anymore, theres no point. Unless we get DX11 for XP.
What about XP x64? It's only 2 years old. Microsoft should support it for at least another 3 years if they stick to their 5 yr plan.
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#18
BOSE
by: spacejunky
What about XP x64? It's only 2 years old. Microsoft should support it for at least another 3 years if they stick to their 5 yr plan.
You dreaming dude. :rolleyes:
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