The teaser is visually impressive, showing Futuremark's DirectX 11 engine running within an early build of 3DMark 11, complete with tessellation, depth of field, volumetric lighting, DirectCompute, and multi-threading in use:
The popular synthetic benchmark is often used in video card reviews around the Web (including our own), so its release, set for the third quarter, should make some noise. Pricing is unclear at this point, though a free version is expected. 3DMark Vantage, the version that is presently available, costs $6.95, $19.95, and $995 depending on the edition.
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