The SPEC/GWPG Report
Updates on graphics and workstation performance
August 2014


New SPECapc for 3ds Max 2015 -- The SPEC application performance characterization (SPECapc) group has released a new benchmark for systems running 3ds Max 2015. It reflects updated graphics functionality in 3ds Max, such as real-time and environmental reflections (pictured above).

SPEC/GWPG announces roadmap at Siggraph 2014 -- SPEC/GWPG announced its benchmark roadmap today at Siggraph 2014. Highlights include a new SPECviewperf strategy, upcoming workstation performance-measurement initiatives, and plans for more new SPECapc benchmarks.

Around the globe with SPEC/GWPG -- See 249 articles mentioning SPEC/GWPG, its products and benchmark results from websites around the world in the first seven months of 2014. Potential viewership of the articles is more than 1.8 billion (yes, billion with a b).

Free benchmark downloads -- Almost all SPEC/GWPG benchmarks, including the new SPECapc for 3ds Max 2015, are available to non-commercial entities for free downloading. Visit

Members: AMD, Dell, Fujitsu, HP, Intel, Lenovo, NEC, NVIDIA

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