Version and / or Patch Used: 1.1
Developer Homepage: http://www.futuremark.com
Product Homepage: http://www.3dmark.com/3dmark11/
3DMark 11 is the latest version of the world's most popular benchmark. Designed to measure your PC's gaming performance 3DMark 11 makes extensive use of all the new features in DirectX 11 including tessellation, compute shaders and multi-threading. Trusted by gamers worldwide to give accurate and unbiased results, 3DMark 11 is the best way to consistently and reliably test DirectX 11 under game-like loads.
Straight away under 3DMark 11 we can see a really nice boost in performance which sees the GTX 680 sitting right on the heels of the dual GPU HD 6990. As for the HD 7970, we can see even overclocked, the GTX 680 manages to win out when it is overclocked.