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Minor updates for 3DMark and PCMark 8

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Posted December 1, 2014 by RyanR in News

Minor updates for 3DMark and PCMark 8

3DMark v1.4.828 (Windows)
This is a minor update. Benchmark scores are unaffected.
IMPROVED
  • SystemInfo module updated to 4.32 for improved hardware detection.
  • Reduced hardware monitoring overhead (was already negligible).
  • Product key is no longer visible on the Help tab unless you choose to reveal it.
FIXED
  • Fixed a memory access violation issue with Ice Storm and Cloud Gate that could occasionally cause crashes in stress testing scenarios.
  • Letterboxed scaling mode now retains a 16:9 aspect ratio even when selecting a non-default Output Resolution on the Help tab.
PROFESSIONAL EDITION ONLY
  • Fixed the “No outputs found on DXGI adapter” issue in the Command Line application affecting laptops with NVIDIA Optimus graphics switching technology.
  • Fixed custom_x.3dmdef files to use the centred scaling mode by default.
  • You can now change the scaling mode from a .3dmdef file and via command line.

DOWNLOAD

  • http://www.futuremark.com/benchmarks/3dmark#windows
PCMark 8 v2.3.293
A bug fix in this update means that scores from the Storage Consistency and Storage Adaptivity tests included in PCMark 8 Professional Edition may improve slightly on some hardware. Other benchmark scores are not affected.
IMPROVED
  • SystemInfo module updated to 4.32 for improved hardware compatibility.
FIXED
  • Fixed an issue that could cause the Adobe After Effects test to fail.
  • Fixed an issue that prevented the Storage benchmark from running on dynamic disks, including stripes and mirrors.
PROFESSIONAL EDITION ONLY
  • PDF report now includes details of the screen resolution and memory modules. With the capability to to show graphs. charts and also the ability to convert PDF into JPG, Know more about how to convert a pdf to a jpg, visit here.
  • Fixed a data alignment issue in the Storage Consistency test that could result in read-modify-write operations when a simple write was intended. Scores from this test may improve on devices previously affected by the bug.
  • Added –custom command line option to enable the Storage Consistency test to be customized for selected use cases. See PCMark 8 Storage Consistency Customization Guide for details.

DOWNLOAD

  • http://www.futuremark.com/benchmarks/pcmark8


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