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Futuremark Posts New 3DMark "Cloud Gate" Game Test Screenshots

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Following last week's reveal of next-generation 3DMark game test "Fire Strike," which is designed to make even the fastest consumer graphics setups sweat, Futuremark revealed screenshots of its second game test, titled "Cloud Gate." Going with Futuremark's "one benchmark for all platforms" strategy, Cloud Gate is designed to test DirectX 10 hardware capabilities. It uses DirectX 11 engine that's limited to feature level10_0. The lighter game test will be able to put notebook GPUs and entry-level DirectX 11 desktop GPUs to test.

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Homeworld 3 ?
 

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The new 3DMark disappoint me 3 times;
-Only DirectX 10 features on today's hardware,
-3 different benchmarks for platforms; they were told one for everything,
-3. time delayed; Launch right after at Windows 8 launch --> Launch before end of Year --> Launch in January
 

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The new 3DMark disappoint me 3 times;
-Only DirectX 10 features on today's hardware,
-3 different benchmarks for platforms; they were told one for everything,
-3. time delayed; Launch right after at Windows 8 launch --> Launch before end of Year --> Launch in January
DX 10 is only for this particular GT. The Fire Strike GT is a tessellation-heavy DX11 blood orgy for GPUs.
 
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the HDR & bloom makes my eyes bleed
 

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Can we just have the benchmark already! enough screenshots :)
 
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Anyone else find that each consecutive 3DMark takes a nosedive in the creative vision department.

I mean, sure, there are some nice effects but overall each new instalment is more and more... well... boring.
 
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^ I liked the 03 and 06 the most. Vantage and 3DMark11 were not that entertaining to watch through... Looking at the 11, its just blurry moving images. Vantage (as I remember it) looked very meh (and was talked a lot too around the net).
 
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There is more orange glow than anything else.
 
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plox be something like freelancer, man i love space exploration so much some of those really end game systems made me scared to fly in, like that one with a huge black hole or something, i had tingles alll the time
 
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Amazing how they can make benchmarks seem like they would be interesting games but when it comes to making games they suck big time.
 
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Looks like they poached some models straight out of their shattered horizon game, chopped a few polies and added some cinnamon brown hue for maximum dystopian sci-fi of doom effect. Imagination factor = 0.00000000000001.