3DMark 06 Build v1.0.2 Launched

Benchmark includes improved Shader Model 2 tests, new CPU tests and HDR Shader Model 3 tests for system-wide gaming performance measurement
Futuremark announced today the release and immediate availability of 3DMark06, their latest benchmark, built on 3DMark05 as a foundation. Futuremark improved the core 3D engine, adding more complex ShaderModel 2.0 tests, stunning High Dynamic Range (HDR) ShaderModel 3.0 tests, and overall enhanced the product with substantially higher polygonal counts expected to be found in games two years into the future.