3DMark06 Preview

PC Perspective has published a preview of FutureMark's new 3DMark06 benchmark complete with screenshots and technical explainations. Without question, 3DMark06 has enough new features and detail to make even the most hardcore systems sweat. If you've downloaded the benchmark and want to understand why your overall score is low, go check out the article and see what your system is dealing with. Now the only question left unanswered is what the record is today for the highest overall score.

3DMark06 is hitting the web today, and no doubt there will be huge lines at all the download sites as gamers and enthusiasts struggle to be the first to find out how their system compares to the numbers we have seen here. As we all get more time to play around with the new graphics tests, CPU tests and feature tests, I am sure there will be a lot of discussion on how this new version compares to the past ones and how closely it will end up resembling next-generation gaming software.