3DMark Vantage is the new industry standard PC gaming performance benchmark from Futuremark, newly designed for Windows Vista and DirectX10. It includes two new graphics tests, two new CPU tests, several new feature tests, and support for the latest hardware. 3DMark Vantage is based on a completely new rendering engine, developed specifically to take full advantage of DirectX10, the new graphics API from Microsoft.
Performance settings were used, so a 1280×1024 resolution was used.
Benchmark Results: Using only one ATI Radeon HD 5750 we gained a few hundred 3dMarks with the new Catalyst 10.2 driver. Our gains improved dramatically when combined with a pair of Radeon HD 5750’s. We saw a 7% increase overall and a 8.5% gain in the GPU score!