APPLICATIONS NEWS

December 21st, 2010, 1:54 PM

Futuremark Releases Update for 3DMark 11

Futuremark had delayed the launch of its 3DMark 11 suite, in order to fix a few crucial bugs before launch, but despite that – as with any software – there were a few nagging issues that cropped up when the benchmarking suite began widescale use. Futuremark is releasing an update to 3DMark 11 to fix [...]

December 7th, 2010, 1:11 PM

Futuremark 3DMark 11 Officially Released

After initial delays, Futuremark’s next generation graphics and system benchmarking suite, 3DMark 11 is finally being officially launched. 3DMark 11 is the latest in the long-running series of graphical benchmarks used by millions of gamers and enthusiasts worldwide. Designed for testing DirectX 11 hardware in the latest gaming PCs, 3DMark 11 includes Futuremark’s signature high-end, [...]

November 29th, 2010, 6:19 PM

Futuremark 3DMark 11 Launch Delayed

Futuremark’s latest benchmarking suite, 3DMark 11 was set to debut tomorrow, November 30th, but it now looks like the benchmarking suite will be delayed. Reporting that they had found a last minute bug in the software, the company has decided to hold off on the launch and delivering pre-orders, until it can be fixed. Not [...]

November 19th, 2010, 12:25 PM

Futuremark 3DMark 11 Release Date Announced, Pre-ordering Begins

Futuremark announced today that 3DMark 11, the latest version of the industry standard benchmark for real-time 3D graphics, will be released on November 30. 3DMark 11 Advanced Edition priced at $19.95 can be pre-ordered today from http://www.3dmark.com/. Futuremark has updated the 3DMark website to highlight the exclusive features in the Advanced Edition and has released [...]

November 4th, 2010, 11:55 AM

Sapphire Launches TriXX Overclocking Tool

Jumping on board with the likes of EVGA’s Precision, MSI’s Afterburner, and other manufacturer branded overclocking tools, Sapphire is offering its very own customer tuning tool for users looking to get the most out of their Sapphire video card. TriXX is the program now being offered to Sapphire  AMD Radeon graphics cards owners and offers [...]

October 20th, 2010, 10:41 AM

Futuremark 3DMark 11 Trailer and Screenshots Released

Futuremark has been releasing snippets of information about its upcoming 3DMark 11 benchmark, and just a few days before the first live demo at Blizzcon 2010, they have launched a trailer of the “High Temple” demo run. High Temple is a demonstration of the DirectX 11 powered 3DMark 11 engine. The high definition 1080p trailer [...]

September 15th, 2010, 11:12 AM

Valve and AMD Team Up to Provide ATI Driver Updates Via Steam

AMD  today announced its collaboration with Valve todeliver ATI Catalyst graphics driver updates via its Steam platform, a leading platform for PC games and digitalentertainment. Steam users can now detect and install the latest ATI Catalyst driver for their ATI Radeon graphics card directly from within Steam. Valve’s most recent Steam Hardware Survey shows that fully 87 [...]

June 16th, 2010, 12:52 PM

Microsoft Office 2010 Launched

Microsoft has officially released the next generation of its Office software, with Microsoft Office 2010. Finally moving out of beta, Microsoft will begin shipping select Office 2010 retail packages world wide; these include Office Home and Student 2010, Office Home and Business 2010 and Office Professional 2010. The wide variety of consumer available office packages [...]

January 14th, 2010, 12:19 PM

EVGA Releases Precision v1.90 Overclocking Software Update

EVGA, once again, sets itself apart from the rest with the EVGA Exclusive Precision Overclocking Utility. This program allows you to fine tune your EVGA graphics card for the maximum performance possible, with Core/Shader/Memory clock tuning, real time monitoring support including in-game, Logitech Keyboard LCD Display support, and compatibility with almost all EVGA graphics cards. [...]

January 13th, 2010, 12:13 PM

EVGA Working on Stress Testing and Benchmarking Application

EVGA has slowly expanded its product offerings beyond just selling hardware and accessories – developing  innovative and truly handy applications for their customers. Along with performance enhancing extras like the EVGA E-LEET and Precision overclocking tools, now comes a leak from EVGA sources, about a GPU benchmark and stress testing tool designed to help those [...]