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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The HD7970 GHZ Edition scores around 1,000 points more than the first HD7970 @ 8,872 points. This is significantly slower than the Asus GTX680 and the overclocked Asus GTX670 Direct CU II Top however. The overclocked KFA2 GTX680 LTD OC scores 10,782 points, almost 2,000 points ahead.