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UL Announces New 3DMark Benchmarks for Testing PCIe Performance Across Generations

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UL Benchmarks via its 3DMark product have announced that they'll be introducing a new, comprehensive test that aims to test PCIe bandwidth across generations. Citing the introduction of PCIe 4.0 to the masses - soon available in the consumer market via AMD's Ryzen 3000 series release - UL wants users to be able to know what a difference this makes towards allowing for more complex games and scenarios that aren't data-constrained by PCIe 3.0.

The 3D Mark PCIe Performance Test will be made available this summer for free for 3DMark Advanced Edition and for 3DMark Professional Edition customers with a valid annual license.



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This is going to be as useful as citing sequential speeds for a NVMe drive.
 
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wondering how this company still alive
Why they wouldn't be? 3DMark has been the standard for synthetic GPU benchmarks for about two decades.
 
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massive vendor deals... I know dell marketing and basically every reviewer (and most enthusiasts) use their software for bench-marking & testing. All that marketing xx% faster!! stuff is backed up by UL.
 
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Why they wouldn't be? 3DMark has been the standard for synthetic GPU benchmarks for about two decades.
YES you are right 3DMark has been the standard. but now?
 
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YES you are right 3DMark has been the standard. but now?
Umm, why anything should replace 3DMark? It's still pretty damn great test for comparing hardware and checking stability for overclocked systems.
 

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YES you are right 3DMark has been the standard. but now?
Now it's still pretty good at what it does.
Kids these days... If it ain't brand new, then it must be in for a replacement.
 
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seems the kid is you that maybe pass your day running 3dmark full time LOL
 

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seems the kid is you that maybe pass your day running 3dmark full time LOL
Because how else could it be useful if you don't run it all day, right?
 
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