3DMark 11 is designed for testing DirectX 11 hardware running on Windows 7 and Windows Vista the benchmark includes six all new benchmark tests that make extensive use of all the new features in DirectX 11 including tessellation, compute shaders and multi-threading.
After running the tests 3DMark gives your system a score with larger numbers indicating better performance. Trusted by gamers worldwide to give accurate and unbiased results, 3DMark 11 is the best way to test DirectX 11 under game-like loads.
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Direct X 11 performance is exceptionally impressive. The HD7850 scores around 5,500 points, an almost identical performance score to the HD6970. The HD7870 puts in a marvellous showing, outperforming two reference clocked HD7770’s in Crossfire and scoring around 200 points less than the HD7950.