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3DMark05 - A closer look
Posted by Philipp Esselbach on: 10/14/2004 06:17 PM [ Print | 0 comment(s) ]
HEXUS.net is taking a closer look at Futuremark's latest graphics benchmark.
Given that 3DMark05 is a benchmark where, ideally, repeatable, equivalent workloads should be performed providing cards are of equal capability, it's a shame to see DST acceleration make it into 3DMark05 as a default choice until such time as it's the case that the feature ships with a majority of hardware. PCF even more so, for visual output reasons too. Their inclusion in the default benchmark of the free download version of 05 means that non-equivalent work is being done when you're comparing cards where one or more of them don't have accelerated DST capability.