3DMark receives SSD Benchmark, gaming-focused SSD benchmark added

The new 3DMark Storage Benchmark is a new dedicated gaming-focused storage benchmark, testing for real-world gaming performance.

Published Nov 10, 2021 9:16 PM CST   |   Updated Tue, Dec 7 2021 1:03 AM CST
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UL Benchmarks is taking storage benchmarking to the next level, with the introduction of the new SSD Benchmark, a new storage-focused benchmark that will test your gaming PC and its included SSD, hybrid SSD, or regular mechanical HDD.

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It won't cost you much, where if you already own 3DMark Advanced Edition then you're looking at $2.99 for the new 3DMark Storage Benchmark DLC. UL Benchmark explains on its own website: "The 3DMark Storage Benchmark DLC extends 3DMark Advanced Edition with a dedicated component test for measuring the gaming performance of your SSD and other storage hardware".

"It supports all the latest storage technologies and tests practical, real-world gaming performance for activities such as loading games, saving progress, installing game files, and recording gameplay video streams".

  • Loading Battlefield V from launch to the main menu.
  • Loading Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 from launch to the main menu.
  • Loading Overwatch from launch to the main menu.
  • Recording a 1080p gameplay video at 60 FPS with OBS (Open Broadcaster Software) while playing Overwatch
  • Installing The Outer Worlds from the Epic Games Launcher.
  • Saving game progress in The Outer Worlds.
  • Copying the Steam folder for Counter-Strike: Global Offensive from an external SSD to the system drive.

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