If you’re one of those niche PC enthusiasts Irrational Games are making the best ever PC version of BioShock for, then you’re probably going to love this. If not, you’re going to love it anyway, even if you don’t have a PC. Because this Catzilla movie about the benchmark is ameowzing, featuring wubs and all that.
The Catzilla ALLBenchmark tool is there for gamers who love to see just how beastly their rigs really are. If you don’t know what a benchmark tool is and would like to see how well your PC can perform, I’ll tell you. The benchmark tool is software that you install on your PC, run it, sit back and relax and watch your PC work its magic. At the end you get all sorts of awesome information about your PC’s capabilities and just maybe some bragging rights about how manly your machine is. You can even use this tool to test your notebook.
This particular computer test focuses on checking your PC’s graphics capabilities. What would you use this for? Well, the test analyzes whether your PC is suitable to run the latest games or to watch HD movies in their best quality. Results may also inform you which of your hardware should be replaced to get the best performance.
There are four tests available from this benchmark:
KITTY – 576p (1024 x 576) – for testing netbooks and ultrabooks, requires 256 MB of GPU memory.
CAT – 720p (1280 x 720) – for testing the low end desktop computers, requires 512 MB of GPU memory
TIGER – 1080p (1920 x 1080) – for current desktop computers, requires 1024 MB of GPU memory
CATZILLA – 1440p (2560 x 1440) – for most demanding high-end computers, requires more than 1024 MB of GPU memory
CUSTOM based on your own options and features settings
And here’s how to perform the test:
-Turn off all programs, including programs running in the background, web browsers, email client, Skype, etc.
-Do not touch the mouse and keyboard while running the test
-Install all Windows updates and the latest drivers for your graphics card
The installation of the program may take a few minutes and for the proper functioning of the program it is necessary to install DirectX and Microsoft Visual C ++ 2010 runtime environment, which are available in the installer. After installation is complete, you can run the program and start testing.
You can download the tool for free here, as well as some awesome Wallpapers here.
Last Updated: January 16, 2013