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06.07.2011 - Futuremark Corporation: 3DMark 11 Build 1.0.2



View Futuremark related news. 3DMark 11 is the latest version of the world’s most popular benchmark. Designed to measure your PC’s gaming performance 3DMark 11 makes extensive use of all the new features in DirectX 11 including tessellation, compute shaders and multi-threading. Trusted by gamers worldwide to give accurate and unbiased results, 3DMark 11 is the best way to consistently and reliably test DirectX 11 under game-like loads.
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12.20.2010 - Futuremark Corporation: 3DMark 11 Build 1.0.1



View Futuremark related news. 3DMark 11 is the latest version of the world’s most popular benchmark. Designed to measure your PC’s gaming performance 3DMark 11 makes extensive use of all the new features in DirectX 11 including tessellation, compute shaders and multi-threading. Trusted by gamers worldwide to give accurate and unbiased results, 3DMark 11 is the best way to consistently and reliably test DirectX 11 under game-like loads.
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11.23.2010 - Win a PC Gaming Case Hand-Painted With Your Own Design in 3DMark® 11 Contest



View Futuremark related news. HELSINKI, FINLAND – November 23, 2010 - Futuremark® launched a new competition today offering gamers a chance to win a one-of-a-kind PC gaming case hand-painted with their own design. To enter download the case template from the 3DMark website, create a design inspired by the High Temple scene in 3DMark® 11 and submit it to Futuremark. The grand prize is an Antec Dark Fleet DF-85 case hand-painted with the winning design. Four runners-up will each win an Antec Dark Fleet DF-35 case and Biostar TH67XE motherboard. All winners will also receive a copy of 3DMark 11 Advanced Edition. http://www.futuremark.com/case-design-contest
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11.22.2010 - Futuremark® Keeps People Guessing with New 3DMark® 11 Competition



View Futuremark related news. HELSINKI, FINLAND – November 22, 2010 - With the launch of 3DMark® 11 just a week away Futuremark® today launched a new competition to promote the new DirectX 11 benchmark. The 3DMark 11 Guess the Score contest sees contestants trying to guess how three specific PC gaming systems will score on the upcoming benchmark. For each system the person with the closest guess to the actual score as measured by Futuremark’s test lab team will win the MSI motherboard and graphics card from that system and a copy of 3DMark 11 Advanced Edition. http://www.futuremark.com/guess-the-score/
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11.19.2010 - 3DMark 11 Release Date Announced, Pre-ordering Begins



View Futuremark related news. HELSINKI, FINLAND - November 19, 2010 - 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 a new pre-order preview trailer showing graphical improvements in the Deep Sea and High Temple scenes. A selection of new before and after screenshots demonstrate tessellation, volumetric lighting and other effects created with DirectX 11.
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11.15.2010 - 3DMark® 11 to be Bundled with MSI Graphics Cards at Launch



View Futuremark related news. SARATOGA, Calif. - Futuremark® announced today that 3DMark® 11, the upcoming DirectX 11 benchmark, will be bundled with MSI's line of GTX 580 series NVIDIA graphics cards at launch and upcoming enthusiast level graphics cards for select, model, stock and country. The bundle will be available while stocks last in specially-designed collector’s edition packaging inspired by the Deep Sea scene in 3DMark 11. MSI is the official launch and bundle partner for 3DMark 11.
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11.01.2010 - Futuremark and Fatshark present Frontiers Free Weekend November 4-7 on Steam



View Futuremark related news. Helsinki, Finland - November 1, 2010 -Futuremark® Games Studio and Fatshark today announced the Frontiers Pack, a special game bundle that includes multiplayer shooters Shattered Horizon™ and Lead and Gold: Gangs of the Wild West. From November 4-7 both games will be free to play on Steam during the Frontiers Free Weekend letting friends enjoy combat from the frontiers of the Wild West to the depths of space. In addition the Frontiers Pack will be on sale during the event for just $12.49, a saving of more than 60% over the regular cost of the two games when bought separately.
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10.20.2010 - New 3DMark® 11 Trailer Released



View Futuremark related news. Helsinki, Finland – October 20, 2010 –Futuremark®, the developer of the world’s most popular benchmarking software, today released a new trailer for 3DMark® 11, the latest version of their industry standard benchmark for real-time 3D graphics. The "High Temple" tech demo trailer shows advanced tessellation and lighting effects rendered in real time by 3DMark 11’s native DirectX 11 engine. 3DMark 11 is due to be released later this year.
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09.27.2010 - Futuremark® Announce Winners of GIGABYTE Overhauling Overclocking Contest



View Futuremark related news. SARATOGA, CA – September 27, 2010 – Futuremark® Corporation today released official winners’ details from its GIGABYTE Overhauling overclocking contest. After 4 weeks of intense competition chew*, Gabor Baling, Memet Can Tosuner, and =JCR= MS_Germany were the overall highest scorers using 3DMark Vantage in the unlimited VGA card and single VGA card categories. All winners receive a selection of prizes from contest sponsors GIGABYTE, Huntkey, Aercool, Enermax and GEIL. For more information please visit: http://www.futuremark.com/community/competitions/gigabyteoverhauling/
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06.21.2010 - Futuremark® Announces Lords of Overclocking 2010 Competition



View Futuremark related news. SARATOGA, CALIFORNIA – June 21, 2010 – Futuremark® Corporation today announced the return of its annual Lords of Overclocking competition for PC users everywhere. This year’s event which starts today will see overclocking enthusiasts from Europe, Asia and the Americas use 3DMark®06 and MSI motherboards to compete for the title of "Lord of Overclocking" for their region.
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06.15.2010 - Futuremark Announces New Gaming Laptop Performance Web Solution for MSI



View Futuremark related news. SARATOGA, CA – Jun 15, 2010 – Futuremark® Corporation today announced a new online PC performance meter powered by 3DMark® technology. Developed in partnership with MSI’s gaming laptop division, the performance meter provides pre-purchase information for users interested in MSI’s new line of gaming laptops including the GT660, GE700, GE600, GX740, and GX640.
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06.02.2010 - Shattered Horizon Gets Free Weekend on Steam 3 – 6 June



View Futuremark related news. HELSINKI, FINLAND – June 2, 2010 – Futuremark® Games Studio today announced that Shattered Horizon™, their PC exclusive multiplayer first-person shooter, will be free to play and 50 percent off to buy on Steam this weekend. Shattered Horizon’s innovative zero gravity gameplay has recently been enhanced by the Firepower weapons pack which added eight new weapons and three new grenades encouraging different styles of play and providing the opportunity for new team tactics.
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05.24.2010 - 3DMark® 11 Announced, Trailer and Images Released



View Futuremark related news. HELSINKI, FINLAND – May 24, 2010 – Futuremark®, the developer of the world’s most popular benchmarking software, today announced 3DMark® 11, the latest version of their industry standard benchmark for real-time 3D graphics. Designed to measure the performance of DirectX 11 gaming PCs, 3DMark 11 uses a native DirectX 11 engine created in-house. To accompany the announcement Futuremark has released a trailer and screenshots taken from a 3DMark 11 tech demo called "Deep Sea".
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05.05.2010 - Firepower Weapons Pack Released, Shattered Horizon™ 25 Percent Off For One Week Only



View Futuremark related news. HELSINKI, FINLAND – May 5, 2010 – Futuremark® Games Studio has released the Firepower weapons pack for Shattered Horizon™ on Steam. Firepower, which is free for all players, adds eight new weapons and three new grenades to the PC exclusive multiplayer first-person shooter. A selection of new images shows the weapons in detail. To celebrate the release, Futuremark Games Studio is offering 25 percent off Shattered Horizon, selling the game for just $14.99 / ā‚¬14.99 until Wednesday May 12.
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04.27.2010 - New Trailer and Release Date for Shattered Horizon™ Firepower Weapons Pack



View Futuremark related news. HELSINKI, FINLAND – April 27, 2010 – Futuremark® Games Studio today confirmed that the next major content expansion for Shattered Horizon™ will be released on May 5. The Firepower pack will add a range of new weapons and grenades to the PC exclusive multiplayer first-person shooter. A new trailer released today shows the weapons in action with the studio promising to reveal more every day on the game’s official website. Like all previous DLC packs from Futuremark Games Studio, the Firepower pack will be free for all players
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04.07.2010 - Shattered Horizon™ - "Firepower" Weapons Pack Announced



View Futuremark related news. HELSINKI, FINLAND – April 7, 2010 – Futuremark® Games Studio today revealed plans for a second content pack for Shattered Horizon™, their PC exclusive multiplayer first-person shooter. The "Firepower" pack will add new weapons and grenades encouraging different styles of play and providing the opportunity for new team tactics. Like the Moonrise map pack released in February, the Firepower expansion will be free for all players.
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02.25.2010 - Futuremark Announces New MSI/AMD Lightning VGA Overclocking Contest



View Futuremark related news. SARATOGA, CA – Feb 25, 2010 – Futuremark® Corporation today announced its first ever VGA overclocking contest for PC overclockers everywhere. Utilizing the current single chip record holder for VGA performance, the ATI R5870 graphic card, contestants worldwide will compete in two segments for prizes. This 4 week competition runs from Feb 25th to Mar 25th 2010.
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02.22.2010 - -



View Futuremark related news. HELSINKI, FINLAND – February 22, 2010 – Futuremark® Games Studio today announced a new community competition for Shattered Horizon™, their PC exclusive multiplayer first-person shooter. The contest starts today 22 February and with 16 different challenges over 4 weeks there are plenty of ways for players to win one of the many PC hardware prizes on offer from competition sponsors Biostar, FSP Group, Enermax and Patriot Memory.
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02.17.2010 - Shattered Horizon Gets Free Weekend on Steam 19 – 21 February



View Futuremark related news. HELSINKI, FINLAND – February 17, 2010 – Futuremark® Games Studio today announced that Shattered Horizon™, their PC exclusive multiplayer first-person shooter, will be free to play and 50 percent off to buy on Steam this weekend. Shattered Horizon’s innovative zero gravity gameplay has recently been enhanced by the Moonrise content pack which added four new levels and a major update which included many features requested by players.
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02.16.2010 - Shattered Horizon’s Free "Moonrise" Content Pack Out Now



View Futuremark related news. HELSINKI, FINLAND - February 16, 2010 - Futuremark® Games Studio today released Moonrise, the first content pack for Shattered Horizon™, their PC exclusive multiplayer first-person shooter. Moonrise adds four new levels to Shattered Horizon and is free for all players. The studio has created a new trailer showing the locations in the Moonrise pack: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ElJ9Ws1li-g&fmt=22
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