Benchmarkers and PC enthusiasts patiently waiting for the 3D Mark Port Royal raytracing suite of testing tools to be made available will be pleased to know that it is now available to purchase and download as either a stand-alone or upgrade.
The highly anticipated Port Royal benchmarking and PC testing tools are now available in the 3DMark Advanced Edition and 3DMark Professional Edition. To be able to use Port Royal, users will need the Windows 10 October Update and a graphics card with drivers that support Microsoft DirectX Raytracing.
“3DMark Port Royal is the world’s first real-time ray tracing benchmark for gamers. It shows you how well your PC handles ray tracing effects in real-time, a taste of what to expect from games in 2019. Use Port Royal to benchmark graphics cards that support Microsoft DirectX Raytracing. Compare Port Royal benchmark scores to see how overclocking affects ray tracing performance. Find your PC’s performance limits with custom benchmark settings and detailed hardware monitoring charts.”
– 3DMark Advanced Edition, USD $29.99 – From today onward, Port Royal is included in the price when you buy 3DMark from Steam or the UL Benchmarks website.
– 3DMark Port Royal upgrade, USD $2.99 – If you already own 3DMark Advanced Edition, you can unlock Port Royal by purchasing the Port Royal upgrade for USD $2.99.
“Port Royal is available as a free update for 3DMark Professional Edition customers with a valid annual license. Customers with an older, perpetual Professional Edition license will need to purchase an annual license to unlock Port Royal.” For more information jump over to the 3DMark Steam page.