Basemark Introduces GPUScore Sacred Path: Cross-platform GPU benchmark suite

Basemark released GPUScore in March this year, a new suite of GPU performance benchmarks for smartphones to high-end gaming PCs. GPUScore supports all modern graphics APIs, including Vulkan, Metal, and DirectX, and supports operating systems such as Windows, Linux, macOS, Android, and iOS.

GPUScore consists of three different test suites, the first of which was launched at the time, called Relic of Life, and could be used individually. Relic of Life is mainly used for benchmarking discrete graphics cards of high-end gaming PCs, requires hardware-accelerated ray tracing, supports Vulkan and DirectX, and is suitable for Windows and Linux operating systems. By August, Basemark had launched a second suite, called The Expedition, aimed at high-end smartphones and other mobile devices for Android and iOS.
GPUScore Sacred Path

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Today Basemark announced the release of a third kit, called the Sacred Path. According to Basemark, this is the only cross-platform GPU benchmark currently available that incorporates the latest GPU technologies, such as variable rate shading (VRS). GPUScore: Sacred Path supports all relevant device categories, from high-end smartphones to discrete graphics cards for high-end gaming PCs, and has full support for major operating systems, including Android, iOS, Linux, macOS, and Windows.

Basemark said that if GPU benchmark results are expected to be used for comparison with minimal error, then using GPUScore is a good choice to meet the needs of supporting different GPUs. The three test suites of GPUScore have been developed in close technical cooperation with its development program members, including Arm, Imagination Technologies, MediaTek, NVIDIA, Qualcomm, and Samsung. Working closely with industry leaders ensures the quality of benchmarks and the use of the latest technology in the graphics industry.