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 Futuremark 3DMark11 with the default performance presets on the EVGA GeForce GTX 680 Superclocked video card to see how our hardware will run.
Crucial Ballistix Sport VLP 16GB (2x8GB) Memory Kit at 1600MHz CL9 w/ 1T:
Crucial Ballistix Tatical LP 16GB (2x8GB) Memory Kit at 1600MHz CL8 w/ 2T:
Crucial Ballistix Tatical LP 16GB (2x8GB) Memory Kit at 1600MHz CL8 w/ 1T:
Results: The overall 3DMark score was 9727 3DMarks on the Crucial Ballistix Sport VLP memory kit and P10234 on the Crucial Ballistix Tatical LP. When the command rate was manually set to 1T the score improved to P10280, so the command rate setting did help overall performance a bit!