Version history for PerformanceTest shows you how often it was updated over the past months (starting Sep 13, 2005) as well as 'what is new' information for each update (if available, since this information provided by the author).
v 9.0.1000 updated on Oct 06, 2016
- Totally new look user interface, redesigned with new charts - New DirectX 12 test - CPU extended instructions sub-tests for FMA, AVX and SSE - 2D Graphics, added a Fonts and Text test using Direct2D - New Oculus Rift VR test - Plus many more changes
v 8.0.1054 updated on Sep 05, 2016
Fixed a bug that was causing advanced baseline searches to time out Added some new checks for disk caching software
v 8.0.1053 updated on Dec 23, 2015
Made some changes to avoid abnormally high Direct2d results if the graphics card driver crashed Fixed a bug in the Advanced DirectCompute bitonic test where the displayed results could be calculated incorrectly Updated system information library
v 8.0.1052 updated on Oct 22, 2015
Updated system information library to recognise SLI and Xfire Added SLI field to baselines and info display Fixed a crash that could occur on some Intel GMA 3150 / 945 express graphics systems
v 8.0.1051 updated on Sep 14, 2015
Added support for Windows 10 and option to select Windows 10 when searching for baselines Updated system information library - Fixed an issue where graphics cards with large amounts of memory were being displayed as having 4GB only, Support added for Intel Skylake
v 8.0.1050 updated on Aug 13, 2015
System Information updates - Added support for AMD Radeon R9 Fury X, R9 390X, R9 390, R9 380, R9 M375, R9 M370X, R7 370 Fixed a error message displayed when using the auto launch command line parameter /a and not specifying an initialisation file
v 8.0.1049 updated on Jul 03, 2015
When submitting a baseline removed the need for a 3D mark to be included before submission to make it easier for server style setups with low power video cards to submit baselines
v 8.0.1047 updated on May 07, 2015
Changed baseline searches so they should be faster when switching between pages of results Added a default "no sorting" option for advanced baseline search Fixed a bug with the cursor not always redrawing correctly Fixed broken parsing of pt.ini file when using /a System Information update
v 8.0.1046 updated on Mar 15, 2015
Baseline Manager basic Search will now require the user specify a field to search Baseline Manager, an Empty Advanced Search (with the Default Options) will result in showing the last day of submissions Fixed a crash that could happen reading in the windows experience performance values in win 8
v 8.0.1045 updated on Jan 28, 2015
Fixed a bug where the "Save baseline" menu item was opening the "Export results as image" dialog
v 8.0.1044 updated on Jan 25, 2015
Added option to display temp as Celsius or Fahrenheit Made some changes so on some systems with dual Intel/AMD video cards the correct card is displayed Added support for AMD Radeon R9 285, AMD Radeon HD 7730 Fixed a bug in the "Install to USB" where no error was shown if out of space
v 8.0.1043 updated on Dec 21, 2014
Changed the memory information displayed on the memory tab when a test has just been run for "This computer" Fixed a bug with the script command REPORTSUMMARY Fixed a CD test result display bug Added support for AMD R9 280 Fixed a crash if a localisation string failed to load
v 8.0.1042 updated on Dec 01, 2014
Added motherboard model name (where available) to PassMark rating information on summary tab Made a change so scripts will now process environment variables used for the EXECUTE command Fixed a bug in the advanced disk test where the data randomness value was being flipped each edit
v 7.0.1022 updated on May 25, 2011
Minor improvements in detection of newer Intel CPUs. Now displays PT build and architecture in baseline information. Minor clarification about score weightings added to help file.
v 7.0.1021 updated on Mar 10, 2011
Improved support for Intel Sandy Bridge processors; and fixed a bug in the advanced disk test which causes the random seek test to only use a portion of the available test space.
v 7.0.1018 updated on Sep 20, 2010
Fixed string sort test bug which incorrectly sorted strings 250 characters long instead of 25 characters - the test has now been reverted back to 25 characters. Resolved an issue which prevented CPU tests from running on Windows XP 64-bit.
v 7.0.1017 updated on Aug 19, 2010
Minor fix to SMBIOS data collection; Added detection for failed 2D tests where there was no display to render the test; Fixed Windows 7 crash when trying run the advanced CD test, this test is still unsupported in Vista/Win7; Increased CPU info gathering; Increased timeout duration on CPU tests.
v 7.0.1015 updated on Jul 08, 2010
Improved advanced memory test; Improved CPU speed detection on newer CPUs with turbo mode; Fixed corrupt icon graphics for high DPI displays; Fixed rare DX9 3D Test Crash; Fixed Out-of-Memory crash caused by multiple test threads on low end systems, and; Added ability to collect mini-dumps.
v 7.0.1013 updated on Mar 19, 2010
Added i3 to list of searchable CPU types in advanced baseline search; Fixed install to USB bug where CSS directory was not copied; Fixed problem where user could launch multiple client network tests at once; Fixed crash in advanced physics test; Improved SMBIOS information gathering.
v 7.0.1012 updated on Jan 19, 2010
Better support for detection of CPU speed on new 32nm i3 and i5 CPUs with turbo mode; Fixed reporting where more than 10 RAM modules are available; Fixed incorrect value being exported for random string sorting in advanced multiple process test; Fixed blue screen crashes on Windows 2008; and more.
v 7.0.1011 updated on Nov 18, 2009
Critical fix for a blue screen crash with some CPU models.
v 7.0.1010 updated on Nov 03, 2009
Fixed bug showing Windows 7 baselines as Vista baselines in baseline selection window; PT now allows full results to be generated on DX10 systems without 4x AA; Fixed program crashing when loading pre-v6 baselines; Improved identification of some newer ATI Graphics Cards; Help File additions.
v 7.0.1005 updated on May 13, 2009
Fixed DirectX10 test to work on videocards that do not support 8x anti-aliasing; Changed the Passmark Rating calculation so that CD scores have a smaller impact and can only ever increase the overall score.
v 7.0.1002 updated on Mar 13, 2009
Minor bug fixes; New DirectX10 3D test; Major improvements to the user interface; Multiple baselines can be view simultaneously; Removed almost all restrictions in the trial version; Added Visualised Physics Test; Overhauled the 2D Test Suite.
v 6.1.1018 updated on Oct 13, 2008
ATOM CPU hyperthreading and detection for number of CPUs added; CPU model number now includes extended info for newer CPUs; CPU L2 cache sizes for newer Intel CPUs added; Debug logging increased for CPU detection; Corrected startup problem for an unreleased CPU and a rare crash bug.
v 6.2 build 1002 updated on May 07, 2007
Support for Windows Vista, scripting of configuration settings added, option to suppress warnings added, increased max number of processors from 10 to 64, CPU type rather than manufacturer shown, improved UI and bug corrections. Ceased support for Windows 98/ME
v 6.1 updated on Apr 25, 2007
Support for Windows Vista, scripting of configuration settings added, option to suppress warnings added, increased max number of processors from 10 to 64, CPU type rather than manufacturer shown, improved UI and bug corrections
v 6.0 updated on Sep 13, 2005
CPU test, GUI test, Advanced disk testing, CD DVD testing, DirectX9.0 support, Network testing, Memory bandwidth testing
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