3DMark 11 is the latest version of the world’s most popular benchmark for measuring the 3D graphics performance of gaming PCs. 3DMark 11 uses a native DirectX 11 engine designed to make extensive use of all the new features in DirectX 11, including tessellation, compute shaders and multi-threading.
We ran 3DMark11 with both the performance and extreme presets to see how our hardware will run.
3DMark11 Performance Benchmark Results:
Benchmark Results: The ASUS ARES II scored P16542 3DMarks and the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 690 scored P15520 3DMarks in 3DMark11 with the performance preset. The two cards are close, but the ASUS ARES II was able to take the win by 6.6%.
3DMark11 Extreme Benchmark Results:
Benchmark Results: The ASUS ARES2-6GD5 scored X6506 3DMarks with the extreme preset and was 8.2% faster than the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 690 in this benchmark test.