Worse than smartphones: for what graphics did computer owners pay thousands of US dollars in 2003

On February 11, 2003, the famous 3DMark 2003 gaming performance test came out.

In 2002, the company

Mad Onion renamed to this day.Futuremark The corporation still produces popular software for evaluating the performance of iron. For example, PCMark. Finnish products are testing not only the components of desktop computers and laptops, but also mobile devices. 3DMark 2003 appeared simultaneously with the release of DirectX 9. In total, this benchmark was the fourth after 3DMark 99, 3DMark 2000 and 3DMark 2001. In the first three days after the release, the program was downloaded almost two million times with a distribution weight of 180 MB.