RPGFan


Dungeon Siege Serves As Benchmark for PC Performance

Microsoft has recently announced that ExtremeTech, the technology enthusiast website launched by Ziff Davis Media, will use the critically acclaimed Dungeon Seige as a key part of their benchmark suite to test the multitude of computer systems, graphics cards, and processors that they review.

The benchmark is a non-interactive demo in which a character runs through various aspects of the world of Dungeon Siege. Dungeon Siege's "continuous world" technology incorporates resources from the CPU, graphics, and memory during gameplay, and makes it a very good all-around system test for benchmarking standards.

Gamers who are interested in benchmarking their own systems may download the utility at the link supplied below.


Back
Updated:
05.16.02 - 10:22 AM
Van Fanel





Featured Content
Music of the Year 2014: Day Three
Music of the Year 2014
Day Three
Atelier Shallie: Alchemists of the Dusk Sea Review
Atelier Shallie: Alchemists of the Dusk Sea
Review
Might and Magic Heroes VII Hands-On Preview
Might and Magic Heroes VII
Hands-On Preview
Final Fantasy Type-0 HD OST
Final Fantasy Type-0 HD OST
Album Review
Kingdom Hearts Tribute Album
Kingdom Hearts Tribute Album
Album Review
Life is Strange: Episode 2 Review
Life is Strange:
Episode 2
Review
Pillars of Eternity Hands-On Preview
Pillars of Eternity
Hands-On Preview
RSS Feeds & More
Complete Feed
Reviews Feed
Media Feed
Random Encounter
Random on iTunes
Rhythm Encounter
Rhythm on iTunes