3DMark 11 is the latest version of the world`s most popular benchmark for measuring the graphics performance of gaming PCs. Designed for testing DirectX 11 hardware running on Windows 7 and Windows Vista the benchmark includes six all new benchmark tests. The Basic Edition is free to use and allows an unlimited number of benchmark runs without registration or expiry. • Bullet physics library updated to 2.78 to improve compatibility with future CPUs and GPUs. • Display scaling mode setting is now available in the Basic Edition. • SystemInfo component updated to version 4.0 for improved compatibility with current and future hardware. • Improved user messages when the benchmark run is interrupted. • Fixed wireframe mode for the Combined test with Nvidia hardware. • Load/Save result dialog remembers the last used folder. • Correct watermark is always displayed when benchmark is launched from command line. • Command line loop switch with single test now loops without reloading."
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