It's update time as far as FutureMark are concerned today, announcing new patches for three of their most popular benchmarking suites. 3DMark03 moves up to Build 3.6.0, 3DMark05 up to 1.2.0, and PCMark04 now at 1.3.0. A list of official mirrors carrying the free updates can be found over at this section of FutureMark's website. The official press announcement including a listing of bug fixes and changes can be viewed here folks.
Saratoga, California USA - January 26, 2005 - Futuremark Corporation announced today the immediate availability of updates to its 3DMark03, 3DMark05 and PCMark04 suites of benchmark software. 3DMark is the worldwide standard tool for easily and objectively measuring and comparing DirectX 3D performance of Windows based PCs. PCMark04 is a state-of-the-art home user performance analysis tool and has been widely adopted; over 2 million copies have been distributed since launched in November 2003.
Available immediately, free downloadable software updates provide the only valid versions 3.6.0 of 3DMark03, version 1.2.0 of 3DMark05 and version 1.3.0 of PCMark04. Only scores obtained through the new versions and with approved drivers will be used in official statistics, comparisons and services provided by Futuremark.