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02.11.2010 - Major Update to Shattered Horizon™ Released



View Futuremark related news. Helsinki, Finland – February 11, 2010 - Futuremark® Games Studio today released a major update for Shattered Horizon™, their PC exclusive multiplayer first-person shooter. The update adds some of the most requested features from the game’s active community, including voice chat, a new rank system, tutorial content, 5:4 monitor support and point limited servers as well as fixing several bugs and issues. The game’s menus and audio have been given an overhaul and as an added bonus the studio has also released the soundtrack from Shattered Horizon to the community as a free download.
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02.08.2010 - First screenshots from Shattered Horizon™ "Moonrise" content pack revealed



View Futuremark related news. Helsinki, Finland – February 8, 2010 - Futuremark® Games Studio today released the first screenshots from the upcoming Moonrise content pack for Shattered Horizon™, their PC exclusive multiplayer first-person shooter. The Moonrise pack, which will be free to all players, includes four new environments effectively doubling the number of levels in the game.
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12.23.2009 - Futuremark Launches GIGABYTE System Builder, Online PC Performance Based Tool for DIY and PC Gamers



View Futuremark related news. Saratoga, California – December 23rd, 2009 - Futuremark® Corporation today announced a free online based tool utilizing its popular 3DMark® PC benchmark scoring system. The GIGABYTE System Builder provides pre-purchase 3DMark® performance-based information on a wide range of GIGABYTE motherboard and VGA products allowing users to decide ahead of time the type of PC or gaming system they would like to build.
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05.16.2006 - Futuremark Corporation Develops Performance Analysis Tools and Services for Microsoft Windows Vista



View Futuremark related news. Saratoga, CA - May 16th, 2006 - Futuremark, creators of world’s most widely used benchmarks for PCs and handhelds, today announced they have signed a deal with Microsoft Corp. The contract covers online services and performance analysis tools in support of Microsoft Windows XP and the upcoming Windows Vista operating systems. Financial details related to the venture have not been disclosed.
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05.08.2006 - Futuremark Corporation Named as "Red Herring 100 Europe" Award Winner



View Futuremark related news. Saratoga, CA - April 8th, 2006 - Red Herring today announced that Futuremark Corporation is a recipient of Red Herring 100 Europe, a selection of the 100 private companies based in the EMEA region that play a leading role in innovation and technology.
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04.12.2006 - Futuremark Inc. Appoints Oliver Baltuch as Vice President of Sales and Marketing, North America



View Futuremark related news. Saratoga, CA - April 5th, 2006 - Futuremark® Inc., developer of the world's most popular benchmarks for PCs and handheld devices, announced today the appointment of Oliver Baltuch as vice president of sales and marketing, North America. He will report directly to Tero Sarkkinen, President of Futuremark Inc. Baltuch will be responsible for driving Futuremark's business in North America. Oliver's role encompasses recruiting new IT industry partners into Futuremark's Benchmark Development Programs, driving the marketing and sales of benchmark products and promoting an array of Futuremark services including technology demos and performance analysis projects.
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02.15.2006 - Futuremark Begins Development of New Vector Graphics Benchmark



View Futuremark related news. Saratoga, CA and 3GSM World Congress, Barcelona, Spain - February 15th, 2006 - Futuremark® Corporation, creators of world's most widely used benchmarks for handhelds and PCs, announced they have established an open development program to define and create VGMark07, the OpenVG Benchmark. This new benchmark will provide handheld industry companies developing OpenVG API enabled hardware with objective and accurate cross platform comparisons of OpenVG performance.
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02.13.2006 - Texas Instruments Joins Futuremark's Benchmark Development Program



View Futuremark related news. Saratoga, CA and 3GSM Show, Barcelona, Spain - February 13th, 2006 - Futuremark® Corporation, a leading provider of system performance-analysis software and services, announced today that Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) is joining its handheld benchmark development program. In addition, TI is licensing source codes for Futuremark's 3DMarkMobile06, SPMarkJava06 and SPMark04 products.
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01.18.2006 - Futuremark Corporation: 3DMark06 Released!



View Futuremark related news. Saratoga, California USA - January 18, 2006 - Continuing forward in the development of advanced game performance benchmarks, Futuremark announced today the release and immediate availability of 3DMark06. A more comprehensive and unrestricted benchmark than previous versions, 3DMark06 includes an array of 3D graphics, CPU and 3D feature tests for overall performance measurement of current and future PC gaming systems. With this broader design approach, 3DMark06 will be the benchmark of choice for all PCs with top-of-the-line graphics hardware and CPUs. Futuremark predicts that 3DMark06 will emerge as the most complete 3D graphics benchmark for Windows XP, paving the way for new benchmarks targeted at future OS environments such as Windows Vista.
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11.16.2005 - Futuremark Announces SPMarkJava06 Benchmark



View Futuremark related news. Saratoga, California USA - November 16, 2005 - Futuremark Corporation today announced the SPMarkJava06 benchmark, a richly featured, handheld device benchmark for measuring and evaluating a system's performance in running Java applications. Developed in close cooperation with such industry leading companies as ARM, ATI, Bitboys, DMP, Falanx, Imagination Technologies, Intel, Khronos Group, NVIDIA and Symbian, SPMarkJava06 benchmark provides reliable, unbiased results across different architectures and environments.)
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10.27.2005 - Futuremark Unveils 3DMarkMobile06



View Futuremark related news. Saratoga, California USA - October 27, 2005 - Futuremark Corporation today announced 3DMarkMobile06, a demanding graphics performance benchmarking application for companies developing 3D mobile-device hardware. 3DMarkMobile06 is the only product designed specifically to benchmark next generation OpenGL ES 1.0 and 1.1 mobile hardware.
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10.11.2005 - Futuremark Announces Patch for PCMark05



View Futuremark related news. Saratoga, California USA - October 11th, 2005 - Futuremark Corporation announced today the immediate availability of a software patch, build 1.1.0, to PCMark05, the latest version in the popular PCMark benchmark series. PCMark05 is a state-of-the-art benchmarking tool and has been widely adopted; over 1.5 million copies have been distributed since its launch in June 2005.
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09.13.2005 - DMP Joins Futuremark's Handheld Benchmark Development Program



View Futuremark related news. Saratoga, CA and Tokyo, Japan - September 13, 2005 - Futuremark Corporation, a leading provider of performance-analysis software and services, announced today that Tokyo-based Digital Media Professionals Inc. (DMP) is joining its handheld benchmark development program. In addition, DMP is licensing source codes for Futuremark's SPMark04 3D graphics test and forthcoming OpenGL ES benchmark suite.
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06.28.2005 - Futuremark Corporation: PCMark05 Released!



View Futuremark related news. Saratoga, California USA - June 28, 2005 - With today's launch of PCMark05, Futuremark furthers its leading position as the benchmark software provider of choice for the PC industry, IT managers, IT media and consumers. PCMark05 is a totally new product and features the most advanced workloads, including HD video transcoding, digital music encoding, advanced threading and trace-based hard disk performance tests.
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06.21.2005 - Microsoft Windows Game Advisor 3.0 Launches



View Futuremark related news. Looking for exciting Windows titles that are a perfect match for you and your computer? Futuremark is proud to announce that the Microsoft Windows Game Advisor 3.0 is now available at http://www.windowsgaming.com. Taking the guesswork out of choosing new Windows computer games, the Game Advisor is a powerful Web-based tool that sorts through a variety of genres and age-group choices to present the best matches for gamers of all levels, and with one click, determines if a game will run on the user's computer.
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06.20.2005 - Symbian Joins Futuremark's Smartphone Benchmark Development Program



View Futuremark related news. Saratoga, CA and Symbian Partner Event, Tokyo, Japan - June 20th, 2005 - Futuremark Corporation, a leading provider of performance-analysis software and services, announced today that Symbian is joining its handheld benchmark development program. In addition, Symbian is licensing source codes for Futuremark's current SPMark04 product and two forthcoming handheld benchmark products.
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06.02.2005 - Velocity Micro Joins Futuremark's PCMark and 3DMark Benchmark Development Programs



View Futuremark related news. Saratoga, CA and Espoo, Finland - June 2, 2005 -Futuremark Corporation, the most trusted name in computer performance analysis software and services, today announced that Velocity Micro, Inc., a leading provider of ultra performance personal computers, is the newest member of its Benchmark Development Program for PCMark and 3DMark product lines.
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04.12.2005 - Futuremark Certifies Handheld 3D Hardware Accelerator Performance



View Futuremark related news. Saratoga, CA April 12th, 2005 - Futuremark, a leading provider of system performance measurement tools and services, announced today that it certified the first benchmark results for handheld 3D hardware acceleration performance. In Futuremark?s SPMark04 3D game test for handheld devices, MaliTM 100, a graphics solution from Falanx Microsystems, was certified to yield a performance of 39.9 frames per second at resolution 176 by 220 pixels. In comparison, current smart phones, with no hardware 3D acceleration, yield between 8 and 16 frames per second at resolution 176 by 144
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04.08.2005 - Updated 3DMark Driver Approval Policy and Optimization Guidelines



View Futuremark related news. We have released an updated version of our 3DMark Driver Approval Policy and Optimization Guidelines. You can view the updated pdf-document here http://www.futuremark.com/companyinfo/3DMark_Driver_Approval_Policy_OptGuid.pdf
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03.07.2005 - ARM and Falanx Join Futuremark's Handheld Benchmark Development Program



View Futuremark related news. Saratoga, CA March 7, 2005 - Futuremark Corporation, a leading provider of computer performance analysis software and services, today announced that ARM [(LSE: ARM); (Nasdaq: ARMHY)], and Falanx Microsystems, an innovative provider of mobile graphic solutions, are the newest members in Futuremark's Benchmark Development Program (BDP) for handheld devices.
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