3DMark®03 downloads exceed 2,500,000 copies in first month

March 10, 2003

3DMark®03 downloads exceed 2,500,000 copies in first month

3DMark03 distribution a new record

Saratoga, California USA – March 10, 2003 – Futuremark Corporation announced today that over 2.5 million copies of its benchmark software 3DMark03 have been downloaded since launch last month.
"The demand for 3DMark03 has been incredible", said Tero Sarkkinen, Executive Vice President at Futuremark Corporation. "While we have learned to expect a significant demand for each new release in the 3DMark series, we have never seen this kind of visibility within the first month of the release. 3DMark03 has become an instant hit with millions of PC users worldwide.”
3DMark03 sets the new standard for easily and objectively measuring and comparing modern PCs and 3D graphics performance. It supports the latest Microsoft® DirectX®9.0 and contains four new mind blowing real-time 3D game tests as well as advanced DirectX®9.0 feature tests.
An integrated online service performs detailed test result comparisons with a community of hundreds of thousands of users and provides users with an unprecedented insight into their PC’s performance and potential bottlenecks.
3DMark03 continues to be available for free public download at www.futuremark.com/download/?3dmark03.shtml. For further 3DMark03 related information, please visit www.futuremark.com/products/3dmark03/. A professional version with added features and full functionality is available from www.futuremark.com/products/3dmark03/ for
$ 39.95 for individual or $ 250.00 for corporate license.

About Futuremark® Corporation
Futuremark® Corporation, formerly known as MadOnion.com™, is the leading provider of computer performance analysis software and services. Futuremark® is known around the world for its benchmark products, including the 3DMark® Series and PCMark™2002 (with more than 30 million copies distributed worldwide) and value-added services powered by a database of over 5 million real life benchmarking results. Futuremark® has offices in Saratoga, California and Helsinki, Finland. For more information, please visit www.futuremark.com.
© 2003 Futuremark® Corporation. 3DMark® and PCMark™ trademarks and logos, Futuremark® character names and distinctive likenesses, are the exclusive property of Futuremark Corporation. DirectX® is a registered trademark of Microsoft Corporation. All other trademarks are property of their respective companies.

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Futuremark Corporation
Mr. Tero Sarkkinen
Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing

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