It’s that time of year once again when Steam are offering some serious discounts on a huge chunk of their gaming catalogue, which thankfully for us overclockers also includes benchmarking software from Futuremark. The Winter Sale kicked off just 24 hours ago and will continue until January 5th 2018. Here’s a breakdown from Futuremark regarding the benchmark offers that are currently available via Steam:
3DMark is 85% off, just $4.49 - 3DMark gets more useful every year as we add new tests. The most recent addition is Time Spy Extreme, the world's first 4K DirectX 12 benchmark test. Ideal for the latest graphics cards, it also features a redesigned CPU test that lets new processors with 8 or more cores perform to their full potential. We've just released an update for 3DMark that adds new language options for Japanese, Korean, and Spanish. To use one of these new languages, update to the latest version of 3DMark following the prompts in the app, then choose your preferred language on the Options screen. You can also use 3DMark in English, German, Russian, and Simplified Chinese.
VRMark is 75% off, just $4.99 - VRMark has helped thousands of people test their PC's performance for VR. The latest version includes Cyan Room, a new DirectX 12 benchmark test for VR performance.
PCMark 10 is 50% off, only $14.99 - PCMark 10 is the latest version in our series of industry standard PC benchmarks. Updated for Windows 10 with new and improved tests based on real-world apps and activities, PCMark 10 is also faster and easier to use.
You can find more information about these special offers in the links above. You can also browse the Steam Store where you can find other offers, such as the older 3DMark11 which is available for with 90% discount.