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Basemark Debuts New Graphics Performance Evaluation Tool

By June 19, 2018 No Comments

Basemark GPU Enables Objective Comparisons Between Vulkan, OpenGL and OpenGL ES Graphics Performance Across Multiple Operating Systems

Helsinki, Finland, June 19, 2018 – Basemark launched today Basemark GPU, a new graphics performance evaluation tool for systems with Vulkan 1.0, OpenGL 4.5 or OpenGL ES 3.1 graphics APIs. This tool enables the industry to objectively and reliably quantify and compare graphics performance of next generation mobile, automotive and desktop processors.

“We have poured all of our soul and expertise in making this product. The work started two and half years ago and this massive project has culminated in today’s launch of a true state-of-the-art product,” said Arto Ruotsalainen, CEO of Basemark. “We believe Basemark GPU will become an essential tool for anyone tasked to evaluate graphics performance in systems ranging from smart phones, smart TVs and cars to PCs.”

Basemark GPU supports multiple operating systems with Android, Windows and Linux support released today. Support for additional graphics APIs such as Metal and DirectX 12 and operating systems such as Apple iOS will be added in the coming months. The product uses Rocksolid Engine by Basemark, which enables the tester to execute identical workloads across many different devices and technologies, thus enabling advanced GPU profiling from many angles.

Basemark GPU is developed in close cooperation with key player semiconductor companies, such as Imagination Technologies, Intel, NVIDIA, Qualcomm and Renesas within Basemark’s benchmark development program. This close cooperation with the leading GPU and CPU companies of the world ensures that the benchmark will be extremely reliable and also represent the utmost in objectivity.

Versions and Availability

Basemark GPU is available immediately as a free app for consumer usage from Google Play and at www.basemark.com/products/basemark-gpu/. For commercial and business usage, Basemark offers the tool with various licensing options. Contact sales@basemark.com for further information.

About Basemark

Basemark Oy is a privately held stock corporation registered and headquartered in Helsinki, Finland. The company develops Rocksolid Engine, a world leading real-time graphics and compute software solution for mission critical industrial applications. Basemark also develops system performance evaluation tools such as Basemark GPU and Basemark Web 3.0. Basemark offers also professional software & design services across embedded, industrial and enterprise markets. For more information, please visit https://www.basemark.com.

Basemark and Rocksolid are trademarks or registered trademarks of Basemark Oy. Vulkan OpenGL and OpenGL ES are trademarks of the Khronos Group. All other mentioned brands may be property of their respective owners.