• We've upgraded our forums. Please post any issues/requests in this thread.

Futuremark Announces 3DMark Sky Diver

Joined
Dec 6, 2011
Messages
4,785 (2.18/day)
Likes
1,187
Location
Still on the East Side
#1
Futuremark today announced 3DMark Sky Diver, a new DirectX 11 benchmark test for gaming laptops and mid-range PCs. 3DMark Sky Diver is the ideal test for benchmarking systems with mainstream DirectX 11 graphics cards, mobile GPUs, or integrated graphics. A preview trailer for the new benchmark shows a wingsuited woman skydiving into a mysterious, uncharted location. The scene is brought to life with tessellation, particles and advanced post-processing effects. Sky Diver will be shown in full at Computex from June 3-7, or find out more here.

Show full news post
 
Last edited by a moderator:
Joined
Oct 2, 2004
Messages
12,351 (2.56/day)
Likes
5,809
Location
Europe\Slovenia
System Name Dark Silence 2
Processor Intel Core i7 5820K @ 4.5 GHz (1.15V)
Motherboard MSI X99A Gaming 7
Cooling Cooler Master Nepton 120XL
Memory 32 GB DDR4 Kingston HyperX Fury 2400 MHz @ 2666 MHz 15-15-15-32 1T (1.25V)
Video Card(s) AORUS GeForce GTX 1080Ti 11GB (1950/11000 OC Mode)
Storage Samsung 850 Pro 2TB SSD (3D V-NAND)
Display(s) ASUS VG248QE 144Hz 1ms (DisplayPort)
Case Corsair Carbide 330R Titanium
Audio Device(s) Creative Sound BlasterX AE-5 + Altec Lansing MX5021 (HiFi capacitors and OPAMP upgrade)
Power Supply BeQuiet! Dark Power Pro 11 750W
Mouse Logitech G502 Proteus Spectrum
Keyboard Cherry Stream XT Black
Software Windows 10 Pro 64-bit (Fall Creators Update)
#2
Call me old and bitter, but this doesn't look impressive at all. It's like looking a skydiver rendered by the same engine that was powering Rage game. Even the rocks look exactly the same. Boooring.

The only 3DMark that actually impressed me was 2000 with that crazy water render in a pool at the end using graphic cards without any pixel shaders. And the amazing nature in 2001. I still remember all the grass and tree leaves swinging in a slightly windy sunny day. That impresses me even today every time i see it, because in all honesty, i haven't seen any game environemnt ever look like that. Not even in The Elder Scrolls games where nature is usually stunning.
 
Joined
Sep 4, 2013
Messages
88 (0.06/day)
Likes
7
System Name OLD TRUSTY PC
Processor Intel i3-530 @3.7Ghz
Motherboard Gigabyte H55-USB3M
Cooling Coolermaster Hyper 212 Evo
Memory Avexir Core Series 1600Mhz 4GB X 2
Video Card(s) Asus R9270-DC2OC-2GD5
Storage Kingston HyperX 128GB+2TB WD Blue
Display(s) AOC 2236vw
Case Corsair Carbide 200R
Power Supply Acbel 550W 80plus
Software Microsoft 7 Ultimate 64bit
#3
"Futuremark today announced 3DMark Sky Diver, a new DirectX 111 benchmark test for gaming laptops and mid-range PCs."
looks like someone travel to the future...
 
Joined
Apr 3, 2012
Messages
3,487 (1.68/day)
Likes
7,376
Location
St. Paul, MN
System Name LappyTop/ Bay2- Lowerbay/Opticon As of 6/21/17
Processor i5 1.7GHz/ i3 2120's/i5 2400
Motherboard ASUStek/ HP mini/Dell
Cooling Air/air/air
Memory 8GB Kingston HyperX 1600/ 2GB/ 4GB samsung
Video Card(s) intel HD4000/ HD2000's/ HD2000
Storage 256GB Crucial Mx100 SSD/ couple of spinners/500GB WD
Display(s) 1366x768/ one acer x223w between the rest
Case ALU, beauty!/ HP SFF/ Dell Mini
Audio Device(s) Sonic Master/ onboard's/ onboard
Power Supply ASUS brick, 17W i5/ 19.5 volt bricks/ Dell 265W
Mouse cheap GigaWire930, CMStorm Havoc and a Logitech M510 wireless
Keyboard eMachines serial and a Dynex usb
Software WIN8.1-64bit/ Mint 18 Sarah/Mint 18
Benchmark Scores 6.9 processes per second!/ cruncher's!!
#4
partial ani-wood!

:roll:
 
Joined
Sep 6, 2013
Messages
1,182 (0.76/day)
Likes
567
Location
Athens, Greece
System Name 3 systems: Gaming/Internet/HTPC
Processor 1075T @ 3.7GHz, undervolted @ 1.32V /1055T @ 3.5GHz, undervolted @ 1.27V/A6 5400K
Motherboard Gigabyte GA-990XA-UD3/ASRock 970 Extreme3 R2.0/ASUS FM2+
Cooling CoolerMaster TX3 (2fans)/Zalman CNPS9500 (Nvidia version)/CoolerMaster
Memory 16GB Adata 2133MHz/16GB DDR3 Kingston 2400MHz/8GB Corsair 1600MHz
Video Card(s) ASUS HD7850 2GB /Gigabyte GT620/FM2 iGPU
Storage OCZ ARC 100 + HDDs/Samsung 840 EVO + HDDs/OCZ Agility 3
Display(s) Samsung LE32D550 32'' TV(2 systems connected)/LG 42''
Case Sharkoon Rebel 12/Sharkoon Rebel 9/Xigmatek Midguard
Audio Device(s) onboard
Power Supply 850W Chieftec/560W Cheieftec/400W
Mouse CoolerMaster/Rapoo/Logitech
Keyboard CoolerMaster/Microsoft/Logitech
Software Windows 10 64bit TP + Windows 7 64bit + Windows XP (triple boot,stupidity all over the drives)
#5
The only 3DMark that actually impressed me was 2000 with that crazy water render in a pool at the end using graphic cards without any pixel shaders.
I really would love a screen saver of that but without the fish. The fish where the only part of this test that wasn't so good looking.
Also the ocean test was really really good.
 
Joined
Oct 2, 2004
Messages
12,351 (2.56/day)
Likes
5,809
Location
Europe\Slovenia
System Name Dark Silence 2
Processor Intel Core i7 5820K @ 4.5 GHz (1.15V)
Motherboard MSI X99A Gaming 7
Cooling Cooler Master Nepton 120XL
Memory 32 GB DDR4 Kingston HyperX Fury 2400 MHz @ 2666 MHz 15-15-15-32 1T (1.25V)
Video Card(s) AORUS GeForce GTX 1080Ti 11GB (1950/11000 OC Mode)
Storage Samsung 850 Pro 2TB SSD (3D V-NAND)
Display(s) ASUS VG248QE 144Hz 1ms (DisplayPort)
Case Corsair Carbide 330R Titanium
Audio Device(s) Creative Sound BlasterX AE-5 + Altec Lansing MX5021 (HiFi capacitors and OPAMP upgrade)
Power Supply BeQuiet! Dark Power Pro 11 750W
Mouse Logitech G502 Proteus Spectrum
Keyboard Cherry Stream XT Black
Software Windows 10 Pro 64-bit (Fall Creators Update)
#6
Fish? That was in 2003.
 
Joined
Sep 6, 2013
Messages
1,182 (0.76/day)
Likes
567
Location
Athens, Greece
System Name 3 systems: Gaming/Internet/HTPC
Processor 1075T @ 3.7GHz, undervolted @ 1.32V /1055T @ 3.5GHz, undervolted @ 1.27V/A6 5400K
Motherboard Gigabyte GA-990XA-UD3/ASRock 970 Extreme3 R2.0/ASUS FM2+
Cooling CoolerMaster TX3 (2fans)/Zalman CNPS9500 (Nvidia version)/CoolerMaster
Memory 16GB Adata 2133MHz/16GB DDR3 Kingston 2400MHz/8GB Corsair 1600MHz
Video Card(s) ASUS HD7850 2GB /Gigabyte GT620/FM2 iGPU
Storage OCZ ARC 100 + HDDs/Samsung 840 EVO + HDDs/OCZ Agility 3
Display(s) Samsung LE32D550 32'' TV(2 systems connected)/LG 42''
Case Sharkoon Rebel 12/Sharkoon Rebel 9/Xigmatek Midguard
Audio Device(s) onboard
Power Supply 850W Chieftec/560W Cheieftec/400W
Mouse CoolerMaster/Rapoo/Logitech
Keyboard CoolerMaster/Microsoft/Logitech
Software Windows 10 64bit TP + Windows 7 64bit + Windows XP (triple boot,stupidity all over the drives)
#7
No, not 2003. I had 2001SE in mind. My mistake.

I found a video of 2000. Yes that last one was really good, maybe the only really impressive part of this benchmark.
 
Last edited:

P4-630

The Way It's Meant to be Played
Joined
Jan 5, 2006
Messages
9,174 (2.10/day)
Likes
8,937
Location
Vinewood
System Name Sansaya / Sansaya Laptop
Processor Intel i5 6500 / Intel i3 7100U
Motherboard Asus Z170 Pro Gaming / HP 83A3 (U3E1)
Cooling Cooler Master Hyper 212 Evo + Thermal Grizzly Kryonaut + Scythe 1200rpm + 4 case fans / Fan
Memory 16GB DDR4 Corsair Vengeance LPX 3000MHz CL15 / 6GB DDR4 Samsung 2400MHz CL15
Video Card(s) MSI GTX1070 Gaming X 8GB / Intel HD620
Storage Samsung 850 Pro 512GB + Hitachi 2.5" 7200rpm 750GB / Samsung 256GB M.2 SSD
Display(s) 23.8" Dell S2417DG 165Hz G-Sync 1440p + 21.5" LG 22MP67VQ IPS 60Hz 1080p / 14" 1080p IPS Glossy
Case Be quiet! Silent Base 600 - Window / HP Pavilion
Audio Device(s) SupremeFX Onboard / Realtek onboard + B&O speaker system
Power Supply Be quiet! Straight Power 10 500 Watt CM / Powerbrick
Mouse Logitech MX Anywhere 2 Laser wireless / Logitech Nano Laser wireless
Keyboard RAPOO E9270P Black 5GHz wireless / HP backlit
Software Windows 8.1 x64 / Windows 10
Benchmark Scores Superposition 14106 (1080p medium) Fire Strike 21169 graphics score. Valley 8xAA 4218
#8
Will it also be an update for 3d mark Vantage? Or just for the latest 3d mark software?
 
Joined
Aug 26, 2013
Messages
954 (0.61/day)
Likes
385
Location
Cumberland Plateau
System Name EVGA-FX | Lenny (Lenovo Y480)
Processor AMD FX-8320 @ 4.5GHz 1.416v | i7 3610qm
Motherboard Asus M5A99FX Pro R2.0
Cooling Phanteks PH-TC14PE
Memory 2x4GB Corsair Vengeance @ 1600 | 8gb DDR3 @ 1600
Video Card(s) EVGA GTX780 Classified @ 1228MHz 1.615v | GT640m LE
Storage Crucial M500 480GB, WD Caviar Blue 500GB, WD Scorpio Blue 750GB | Samsung 250GB 840
Display(s) Qnix QX2710 1440p | 42" Vizio 3D LCD TV 1080p
Case CoolerMaster HAF XB Evo
Power Supply Seasonic G-650
Software Windows 6.3.9600
#9
Will it also be an update for 3d mark Vantage? Or just for the latest 3d mark software?
Looks to be an additional test for the latest 3DMark, 3DMark.
 
Joined
Feb 3, 2005
Messages
431 (0.09/day)
Likes
62
#10
I just removed all my 3DMark stuff last night. I was tired of trying to run things, and being nickel and dimed on updates and being forced to use my browser for results that wouldn't show due to some error. I updated everything for 3dmark2011, ran the benchmark and then got another error that I had to update a 3dmark system service, separately??! Never again.

Futuremark has totally mishandled benchmarking for the past 10 years. Now, we have piles of different versions, we can further ruin comparability with performance vs quality runs, older versions are totally abandoned and no longer useable.

Futuremark has totally lost sight of benchmarking.
 
Joined
Aug 26, 2013
Messages
954 (0.61/day)
Likes
385
Location
Cumberland Plateau
System Name EVGA-FX | Lenny (Lenovo Y480)
Processor AMD FX-8320 @ 4.5GHz 1.416v | i7 3610qm
Motherboard Asus M5A99FX Pro R2.0
Cooling Phanteks PH-TC14PE
Memory 2x4GB Corsair Vengeance @ 1600 | 8gb DDR3 @ 1600
Video Card(s) EVGA GTX780 Classified @ 1228MHz 1.615v | GT640m LE
Storage Crucial M500 480GB, WD Caviar Blue 500GB, WD Scorpio Blue 750GB | Samsung 250GB 840
Display(s) Qnix QX2710 1440p | 42" Vizio 3D LCD TV 1080p
Case CoolerMaster HAF XB Evo
Power Supply Seasonic G-650
Software Windows 6.3.9600
#11
I just removed all my 3DMark stuff last night. I was tired of trying to run things, and being nickel and dimed on updates and being forced to use my browser for results that wouldn't show due to some error. I updated everything for 3dmark2011, ran the benchmark and then got another error that I had to update a 3dmark system service, separately??! Never again.

Futuremark has totally mishandled benchmarking for the past 10 years. Now, we have piles of different versions, we can further ruin comparability with performance vs quality runs, older versions are totally abandoned and no longer useable.

Futuremark has totally lost sight of benchmarking.
3DMark (as in 3dmark the newest one) has been flawless for me.
 
Joined
Feb 17, 2010
Messages
520 (0.18/day)
Likes
161
System Name SKY OC
Processor i3-6100 4.6GHz
Motherboard Z170 FATAL1TY K4/D3
Cooling TPC-612
Memory Trident X 2400CL9
Video Card(s) HD 7850 CFX
Storage Vector 150
Case HAF XB
Power Supply Capstone 550M
#12
Cool. I'm pretty much limited to Futuremark benches thanks to HWBOT's draconian Windows 8 submission policy.
 
Joined
Jan 31, 2012
Messages
1,583 (0.74/day)
Likes
513
Location
Bulgaria
System Name HyperMainframe
Processor G4560
Motherboard Asus PRIME H270M-PLUS
Cooling Kraken X31
Memory 1x 8GB 2400 mhz DDR4 Adata XPG CL16
Video Card(s) RX 560 2 GB Gigabyte Gaming Edition
Storage Cruicial M.2 275GB drive + WD black 500 GB + WD Blue 640 GB
Display(s) 2560x1080 LG 29" + LG 22mp67vq-p
Case Deepcool D-Shield
Audio Device(s) Creative Recon 3D
Power Supply Cooler Master Silent Pro M500W
Mouse Logitech G602
Keyboard Dell Somethin wireless
Software Windows 10 x 64 bits
Benchmark Scores Superposition benchmark : 1080p Medium - 4270 pts.
#14
I'm more partial to Unigine Heaven. Catzilla gets bonus points for being out-there.
Catzilla is awesome duuude :) It's just so awesome :D

What bugs me about this new benchmark: Why it had to be a woman sky diver? I will jump on leg here and guess, because gamers will get a brief shot from ass and tits....
 
Joined
Aug 26, 2013
Messages
954 (0.61/day)
Likes
385
Location
Cumberland Plateau
System Name EVGA-FX | Lenny (Lenovo Y480)
Processor AMD FX-8320 @ 4.5GHz 1.416v | i7 3610qm
Motherboard Asus M5A99FX Pro R2.0
Cooling Phanteks PH-TC14PE
Memory 2x4GB Corsair Vengeance @ 1600 | 8gb DDR3 @ 1600
Video Card(s) EVGA GTX780 Classified @ 1228MHz 1.615v | GT640m LE
Storage Crucial M500 480GB, WD Caviar Blue 500GB, WD Scorpio Blue 750GB | Samsung 250GB 840
Display(s) Qnix QX2710 1440p | 42" Vizio 3D LCD TV 1080p
Case CoolerMaster HAF XB Evo
Power Supply Seasonic G-650
Software Windows 6.3.9600
#16
Good, now lets travel back in time and have reviewers run their older hardware on 3DMark13.
Good idea. We will use a DX11 benchmark on hardware made before DX11 even came out. That will be fun.