FutureMark

Type: Company
Name: FutureMark
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

Huawei Ascend P7 found to be cheating – Futuremark disqualifies it

There is a reason why we take benchmark results with a huge grain of salt and that reason is because OEMs have a history of trying to cheat the system . Basically, if manufacturers want their phone to earn more bragging rights than it deserves, they put ... [Published Phone Arena - Sep 01 2014]
First reported Aug 31 2014 - Updated Aug 31 2014 - 1 reports

Intel demos DirectX 12, which looks faster and more efficient than DX11

Two applications that never seem to have quite enough processing power are high-end multimedia editing, and gaming . In Windows, one of the key components of graphics processing in gaming is DirectX technology.Currently, about 70 percent of Windows machines ... [Published Digital Trends - Aug 31 2014]
First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 1 reports

Huawei Ascend P7 Banished From 3DMark Ice Storm Rankings For Alleged Cheating

In Futuremark's world, you either play by the rules or you're banished from the benchmarking kingdom. It's happened before -- on more than one occasion, actually -- and it just happened again, this time to Chinese handset maker Huawei and its Ascend P7 ... [Published Hot Hardware - Aug 30 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Huawei Ascend P7 delisted from 3DMark after phone found gaming benchmarks

The makers of 3DMark , a benchmarking app for Android that assesses your phone's graphics performance, has delisted the Huawei Ascend P7 after it was found the phone was breaking the company's rules governing benchmark detection and optimization. The ... [Published Expert Reviews - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

CPU and Video Card OC Software, Backup and Benchmark Software Roundup

OCinside.de updated the overclocking software page again with dozens of small tools to tune, benchmark and test the PC components. If you like to overclock, backup, or monitor your PC hardware or if you just like to check your components, this is the ... [Published PCStats - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

Alsip to idle coated paper mill in North America

FutureMark Alsip, a company that makes coated publication and printing papers from recycled materials, will indefinitely place its mill in idle mode due to challenging market conditions in the North American coated paper market.The decision will impact ... [Published Packaging Business Review - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 9 reports

FutureMark to Indefinitely Idle Its Alsip, IL, Coated Paper Mill in Early September

FutureMark Alsip announced that, due to increasingly challenging market conditions in the North American coated paper market, it will indefinitely idle its (Alsip, IL) mill in early September. Alsip is the only facility in North America making coated ... [Published Printing Impressions - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

FutureMark Alsip to Idle Mill

FutureMark Alsip (Alsip Acquisition, LLC) today announced that, due toincreasingly challenging market conditions in the North American coatedpaper market, it will indefinitely idle its mill in early September.Alsip is the only facility in North America ... [Published Ask.com - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

PCMark 8: everything you need to know

PCMark 8 is a benchmarking program for Windows PCs that includes a range of tests designed around common user scenarios. Each test gives a score, which you can use to compare different PCs, and detailed results to get a deeper understanding of system ... [Published TechRadar.com - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jun 12 2014 - Updated Jun 12 2014 - 1 reports

Futuremark Adds Sky Diver Benchmark to 3DMark

Futuremark first announced the "Sky Diver" benchmark for the 3DMark benchmark suite late last month. As of today, it has been added to 3DMark and is available for immediate download. The new benchmark is designed for testing DirectX 11 on gaming laptops ... [Published Overclockers Club - Jun 12 2014]
Entities: FutureMark, Gaming
First reported May 21 2014 - Updated May 21 2014 - 4 reports

Change Your Paper, Change The World: The Greening of U.S. Schools

WESTPORT, Conn.--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--FutureMark teams up with former CA Secretary of Education, Dave Long, and other experts in sustainability and pulp and paper to discuss the environmental impact of educational books and materials. ... [Published EON Environment - May 21 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 5 reports

FutureMark Paper Launches an Environmental Paper Breakthrough: Future VantageTM

WESTPORT, Conn.--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--Future Vantage, North America’s first-ever 100% recycled 88 bright and 70 gloss coated #3 freesheet is now available from FutureMark Paper Group for high-end, glossy printing applications ... [Published EON Environment - Apr 10 2014]

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One of Futuremark's rules is that "the platform may not detect the launch of the benchmark executable [and] the platform must not...modify the usual functioning of the platform based on the detection of the benchmark." Otherwise, it opens the door to benchmark optimizations, which in turn creates an uneven playing field and doesn't offer up a true representation of...
The Ascend P7 is Huawei's flagship phone for 2014. When we reviewed it back in May, we called it "a decent phone with a good camera that's spoiled by poor battery life and middling performance." Read our full Huawei Ascend P7 review here
"We explored many options to avoid this action, but the brutal reality for all coated paper manufacturers today is that falling demand and pricing pressure from lower-quality uncoated substitutes has driven prices to near historic lows. Combined with massive increases in energy costs over the winter, this pricing pressure has made it impossible for us to continue our Alsip operations at this time."
"This is a disappointing setback for our North American sales. It's"

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Huawei Ascend P7 found to be cheating – Futurem... [Published Phone Arena - Sep 01 2014]
Intel demos DirectX 12, which looks faster and ... [Published Digital Trends - Aug 31 2014]
Huawei Ascend P7 Banished From 3DMark Ice Storm... [Published Hot Hardware - Aug 30 2014]
Huawei Ascend P7 delisted from 3DMark after pho... [Published Expert Reviews - Aug 29 2014]
CPU and Video Card OC Software, Backup and Benc... [Published PCStats - Aug 28 2014]
ASUS MeMO Pad 7 - The 64-bit Advantage [Published Yahoo Philippines News - Aug 27 2014]
Alsip to idle coated paper mill in North America [Published Packaging Business Review - Aug 25 2014]
MSI Nightblade Z97 Mini-ITX Barebone Gaming PC ... [Published WCCF Tech - Aug 24 2014]
FutureMark to Indefinitely Idle Its Alsip, IL, ... [Published Printing Impressions - Aug 22 2014]
FutureMark to indefinitely idle its Alsip mill [Published Pulp and Paper - Aug 22 2014]
EcoSynthetix customer FutureMark to idle paper ... [Published Stockwatch - Aug 22 2014]
EcoSynthetix Responds to Announcement from Futu... [Published Stockboard Media Inc. - Aug 22 2014]
FutureMark Alsip to Idle Mill [Published Fort Mills Times - Aug 21 2014]
FutureMark Alsip to Idle Mill [Published EON Manufacturing - Aug 21 2014]
FutureMark Alsip to Idle Mill [Published EON Communications - Aug 21 2014]
FutureMark Alsip to Idle Mill [Published Ask.com - Aug 21 2014]
FutureMark Alsip to Idle Mill [Published Business Wire Communications News - Aug 21 2014]
FutureMark Alsip to Idle Mill [Published Business Wire Manufacturing News - Aug 21 2014]
Alienware Area 51 Review [Published Computer Shopper - Aug 19 2014]
The Order of Play - Radeon vs. GeForce in 3DMark [Published Hexus - Aug 18 2014]
Palit GeForce GT 740 OC Edition vs Sapphire Rad... [Published Yahoo Philippines News - Aug 14 2014]
HP Compaq DC7800 Desktop Review [Published Computer Shopper - Aug 12 2014]
HP Spectre 13 x2 Pro review [Published ITProPortal.com - Aug 08 2014]
5 best family PCs 2014: What's the best family ... [Published PC Advisor - Aug 06 2014]
Dell Studio XPS 8000 Review [Published Computer Shopper - Aug 04 2014]
HIS R9 280 IceQ X2 Video Card Review [Published Overclockers - Aug 04 2014]
PCMark 8: everything you need to know [Published TechRadar.com - Jul 29 2014]
Futuremark Adds Sky Diver Benchmark to 3DMark [Published Overclockers Club - Jun 12 2014]
Best family PC 2014: What's the best family PC ... [Published PC Advisor - Jun 11 2014]
Change Your Paper, Change The World: The Greeni... [Published EON Environment - May 21 2014]
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FutureMark Alsip to Idle Mill [Published EON Manufacturing - Aug 21 2014]
ALSIP, Ill.--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--Driven by insurmountable market conditions in the North American coated paper market, FutureMark Alsip announces plan to indefinitely idle its mill in early September. ...
FutureMark Alsip to Idle Mill [Published EON Communications - Aug 21 2014]
ALSIP, Ill.--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--Driven by insurmountable market conditions in the North American coated paper market, FutureMark Alsip announces plan to indefinitely idle its mill in early September. ...
FutureMark Alsip to Idle Mill [Published Business Wire Communications News - Aug 21 2014]
ALSIP, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Driven by insurmountable market conditions in the North American coated paper market, FutureMark Alsip announces plan to indefinitely idle its mill in early September. ...
FutureMark Alsip to Idle Mill [Published Business Wire Manufacturing News - Aug 21 2014]
ALSIP, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Driven by insurmountable market conditions in the North American coated paper market, FutureMark Alsip announces plan to indefinitely idle its mill in early September. ...
Change Your Paper, Change The World: The Greeni... [Published EON Environment - May 21 2014]
WESTPORT, Conn.--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--FutureMark teams up with former CA Secretary of Education, Dave Long, and other experts in sustainability and pulp and paper to discuss the environmental impact of educational books and materials. ...
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