Monday, October 2nd 2017

Futuremark Readies 3DMark TimeSpy Extreme Benchmark

Futuremark is giving final touches to its top-tier GPU benchmark, 3DMark "TimeSpy Extreme." This benchmark tests your graphics hardware's performance at the 4K Ultra HD (3840 x 2160 pixels) resolution, with the latest DirectX 12 API. You will need a graphics card with at least 4 GB of video memory to run the test. The benchmark will put not just the fastest graphics cards through their paces, but is also designed to take advantage of today's multi-core processors.

3DMark "TimeSpy" Extreme can take advantage of processors with 8 or more CPU cores, and will benefit from the processors supporting the AVX2 instruction-set. Futuremark claims that the CPU tests of "TimeSpy" Extreme will be 3 times more demanding. The company also mentions that it developed the new benchmark while taking inputs from AMD, NVIDIA, and Intel. The benchmark is expected to launch on the 11th of October as an update.
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5 Comments on Futuremark Readies 3DMark TimeSpy Extreme Benchmark

#1
londiste
Will AVX2 support both benefit Intel processors in terms of performance and damn these in terms of power consumption? :D
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P4-630
The Way It's Meant to be Played
btarunr said:
You will need a graphics card with at least 4 GB of video memory to run the test.
How will it run with a GTX970?..... (or SLI) :p
I could imagine that it wouldn't run that well because of the 0.5GB slow vram.:ohwell:
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bug
P4-630 said:
How will it run with a GTX970?..... (or SLI) :p
I could imagine that it wouldn't run that well because of the 0.5GB slow vram.:ohwell:
It depends. If the benchmark uses 3.25GB of VRAM, you wouldn't expect the requirements to actually say "a video card having at least 3.25GB RAM".
Plus, I don't expect a 970 will do very well in this test even if had 4GB of full speed VRAM. It lacks HP.
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kn00tcn
bug said:
It depends. If the benchmark uses 3.25GB of VRAM, you wouldn't expect the requirements to actually say "a video card having at least 3.25GB RAM".
Plus, I don't expect a 970 will do very well in this test even if had 4GB of full speed VRAM. It lacks HP.
HP? high performance?
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