3DMark Steel Nomad

3DMark Steel Nomad is a DirectX 12 benchmark for high-end gaming PCs running Windows 10 and 11, and Windows 10 and 11 on Arm.

3DMark Steel Nomad was developed with expert input from AMD, Intel, NVIDIA, and the other members of the UL Benchmark Development Program.

Benchmark3DMark Steel Nomad
PlatformsWindows, Windows-on-Arm
Target hardwarePowerful gaming PCs that support DirectX 12 or Vulkan 1.1.
WorkloadsGraphics Test measuring GPU performance
Graphics APIDirectX 12 feature level 12 or Vulkan 1.1
Rendering resolution3840 × 2160


HDR can be enabled in custom benchmark runs and Interactive mode. You need a HDR capable monitor and GPU to enable HDR.