Fire Strike is our new showcase DirectX 11 benchmark designed for high-performance gaming PCs. It is our most ambitious and technical benchmark ever, featuring real-time graphics rendered with detail and complexity far beyond what is found in other benchmarks and games today. Fire Strike will only be available in the Windows editions of 3DMark initially.
Benchmark Results: In the latest iteration of Futuremarks 3DMark, Fire Strike is the one to look at when comparing dedicated gaming rigs. The ASUS P8Z77-V was able to take a 126 point lead over the GIGABYTE Z77X-UP7. The GIGABYTE Z77X-UP7 scored 5396 3DMarks overall while the ASUS hit 5522 3DMarks overall.