3DMark Time Spy Extreme is a DirectX 12 benchmark test for gaming PCs running Windows 10. Time Spy includes two Graphics tests and a CPU test. With its pure DirectX 12 engine, which supports features like asynchronous compute, explicit multi-adapter, and multi-threading, Time Spy is the ideal benchmark for testing the latest graphics cards and multi-core processors.

Benchmark3DMark Time Spy Extreme
Target hardwareHigh-end gaming PCs
WorkloadsGraphics Test 1 measures GPU performance
WorkloadsGraphics Test 2 measures GPU performance
WorkloadsCPU Test measures CPU performance
Graphics APIDirectX 12 feature level 11
Rendering resolution3840 × 2160 (4K UHD)

Time Spy Extreme raises the rendering resolution to 3840 × 2160 (4K UHD). You don't need a 4K monitor to run the benchmark, but your graphics card must have at least 4 GB of memory. The enhanced CPU Test is ideal for benchmarking processors with 8 or more cores.