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OVERVIEWThis benchmark was made to see when mobile GPUs will be fast enough to render an xbox 360/PS3-like game. When it will reach the 60 FPS mark, you can expect games on your iPhone/iPad to look like the ones on Xbox 360/PS3. Obviously there is none yet on the market, but given current trends, we may reach this point somewhere in 2014. Taking this data into account the benchmark was made so it will not be rendered obsolete in less than 2 years time.FEATURES:Custom shaders for all the 100+ distinct materials, terrain shader with blend maps, transparency sorting, water with real-time reflection and refraction, Post Processing Effects : High Dynamic Range, Bloom, Depth of Field, real-time Shadow Mapping, GodRays, Screen Space Ambient Occlusion, AntiAliasing, Anisotropic Filtering.As of version 1.6, navigation mode is freely available so try it out and see the effects from wherever you want !An extra "Explorer Mode" offered as an in-app purchase will enable :- Shadow Mapping- Screen Space Ambient Occlusion- Reflections- Refractions- Remove ads.Starting with version 2.2 some of the features in the benchmark has levels (Low/Medium/High) whenever possible. Here's how they differ :DOF - Low ( 7x7 kernel, ) High (15x15 kernel, effectively 4 times more operations)Shadows - Low (1024x1024 shadow map with a smooth filter of 3x3 ) Med ( MaxTextureSize /2 with 5x5 kernel ) High ( MaxTextureSize with 7x7 kernel )SSAO - Low ( 1/4 Res ) High ( 1/2 Res, 4x heavier on processing )For comparison purposes always use the low setting for backwards compatibility with previous submitted scores.SCORESAs of version 2.1, you can submit scores online for cross platform score comparisons or view the submitted scores. This feature is currently experimental as it is still being worked on.GL ExtensionsThis feature is for developers and will detail all the OpenGL ES 2 or OpenGL ES 3 extensions that your iOS device supports. Tapping an OES/EXT extensions will also open a web page for that extension's specification. If you are a developer, you can share/send the extensions through e-mail, Facebook,etc.If you want to support further development or motivate us to add new features and fixes, you can now make donations as small as 1 cent in Bitcoin :1MMvtpKWukcPrjWn7pr1bAE5a63YLd2vh4or Litecoin : LbCW3GpdcT7EoQkLFssEWFdDVYsZhEsz3w
What's new in this version:
- Instanced tessellation for premium users using an OpenGL ES 3 device- larger UI elements