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 P8Z77-V has a pretty solid lead in 3DMark 11. The overall score of our GIGABYTE Z77X-UP7 was 7778 while the ASUS board was 182 points faster. Looking at the sub-scores we can see the biggest difference is in the graphics score as the ASUS board graphics score was more than 200 points higher.
3DMark11 Extreme Benchmark Results:
Benchmark Results: The GIGABYTE Z77X-UP7 fell just a bit short of the ASUS P8Z77-V in the extreme preset of 3DMark 11. The Z77X-UP7 has an overall score of 2462 which is still solid, and only 24 points behind the ASUS board.