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HELSINKI, FINLAND – JANUARY 15, 2009 – Futuremark® Corporation today announced that its online database of 3DMark and PCMark benchmark results has now topped 30 million records making it the world’s largest source of PC system comparison data.
Futuremark benchmarks are used by millions of gamers and hardware enthusiasts from all around the world. The ORB, Futuremark’s online database of benchmark results, has been collecting scores since March 2001, and currently sees a new result added every 4 seconds on average.
For ten years, 3DMark has been an important part of PC performance testing for consumers, press, OEMs and semiconductor companies allowing architects, designers, gamers and overclockers to explore the limits of hardware and software.
Tero Sarkkinen, CEO of Futuremark, said, “We’re very proud to celebrate 10 years of our flagship product by reaching this milestone of 30 million results. The long lasting popularity of the 3DMark series comes from providing a useful service to gamers who wish to optimize their hardware. Instant access to over 30 million benchmark scores in the ORB database gives them unprecedented power to search and compare their gaming system to others.”