Futuremark released 3DMark Vantage, on April 28, 2008. It is a benchmark based upon DirectX 10, and therefore will only run under Windows Vista (Service Pack 1 is stated as a requirement) and Windows 7. This is the first edition where the feature-restricted, free of charge version could not be used any number of times. 1280×1024 resolution was used with performance settings.
The system scores very well, thanks to the powerful AMD HD7990 Malta graphics card.
In an unexpected move, Intel has introduced its workstation-oriented ‘Rocket Lake’ Xeon W-1300 processors to …