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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We used the default ‘performance’ setting as this is the one most people can relate to. The system scores 1,260 points with the AMD HD6650 which shows the potential for modest Direct X 11 gaming with lowered image quality settings. The Core i7 2620M delivers a great result in the Physics test, scoring over 4,000 points.