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VR technology has immense potential fro gaming and other applications, but requires quite a bit of investment in fast and powerful GPUs and CPUs.

One of the best ways to meet this demand is with DirectX 12, a programming interface that gives developers more direct access to the GPU and CPU hardware.

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Knowing this, the folks at Futuremark have recently updated their popular software VRMark benchmark with a new test environment called Cyan Room. It runs exclusively in DirectX 12, and showcases the potential of next-gen tools that make VR more compelling.

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Cyan Room also highlight’s AMD’s unmatched performance on this front. From the data, you can see that Radeon GPUs show a clear lead against the competition, meeting the demands for today’s VR headsets by delivering 90 frames per second in the test.

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The VRMark Cyan Room test shows a future wherein VR developers can use the potential of next-gen programming interfaces such as DirectX 12 and Vulkan to harness Radeon and Ryzen’s full capacity in order to create even more immersive VR experiences moving forward.

 

Emman has been writing technical and feature articles since 2010. Prior to this, he became one of the instructors at Asia Pacific College in 2008, and eventually landed a job as Business Analyst and Technical Writer at Integrated Open Source Solutions for almost 3 years.