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06-08-11, 07:00 AM
New GPU PhysX benchmark was revealed today ?? it is showcasing APEX integration and hardware accelerated PhysX support in upcoming online TPS game called Mars (http://www.qqsm.com/v5/), developed by Epic China in Shanghai. Mars is the first China developed online shooting title, based on Unreal Engine 3, and is supposed to offer player fresh PvP and PvE experience, vibrant graphics, customizable avatars and weapons.

Benchmark itself is showcasing a decent level of GPU PhysX effects, especially in comparison to other games like MKZ (http://physxinfo.com/news/2841/mkz-gpu-physx-benchmark-version-2-2/) and Jianxia 3 (http://physxinfo.com/news/2803/jx3-physx-and-cuda-benchmark/).

This includes: various particle effects ?? physically simulated debris from explosions, chunks from bullet impacts, sparks, etc

http://physxinfo.com/news/wp-content/uploads/2011/06/Mars_PhysX_Particles1.jpg (http://physxinfo.com/news/wp-content/uploads/2011/06/Mars_PhysX_Particles1_b.jpg)

http://physxinfo.com/news/wp-content/uploads/2011/06/Mars_PhysX_Particles2.jpg (http://physxinfo.com/news/wp-content/uploads/2011/06/Mars_PhysX_Particles2_b.jpg)



Destructible environments, thanks to APEX Destructible module

http://physxinfo.com/news/wp-content/uploads/2011/06/Mars_PhysX_Destr.jpg (http://physxinfo.com/news/wp-content/uploads/2011/06/Mars_PhysX_Destr_b.jpg)

high number of dynamic Cloth objects ?? banners, flags, torn apart by shockwaves, and flying newspapers

http://physxinfo.com/news/wp-content/uploads/2011/06/Mars_PhysX_Cloth.jpg (http://physxinfo.com/news/wp-content/uploads/2011/06/Mars_PhysX_Cloth_b.jpg)

and Fluid simulation (for example, this fountain is using 16 000 SPH-particles).

http://physxinfo.com/news/wp-content/uploads/2011/06/Mars_PhysX_Fluids.jpg (http://physxinfo.com/news/wp-content/uploads/2011/06/Mars_PhysX_Fluids_b.jpg)

[/URL]We have performed several benchmark runs (high settings, 1680?1024, 2xMSAA), to test out the performance on our system (C2Q 9400 @2.6, 4 Gb RAM, GTX 470, Win 7 x64)

PhysX on Performance CPU ?? C2Q 9400 11.50 fps GPU ?? GTX 470 22.93 fps Current state of the game ?? open beta test. In addition, Mars fully supports NVIDIA 3D Vision technology.

You can download Mars GPU PhysX benchmark from [URL="http://www.geforce.cn/whats-new/articles/qqsm-benchmark"]GeForce.cn (http://physxinfo.com/news/wp-content/uploads/2011/06/Mars_PhysX_Fluids_b.jpg) or game website (http://www.qqsm.com/v5/benchmark.html) (712 Mb)



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