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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These results are particularly interesting because the HIS HD6870 ICEQX has swapped places with the MSI N560GTX TFII, indicating that Direct X 11 performance is particularly strong with the AMD board. The reference clocked HD6950 leads the pack by around 100 points.