A DirectX 9 Shader Model 3.0 benchmark with PhysX support.

Application Details:

Version: 2006 (3DMark06)
License: Retail
Votes: 0
Latest Rating: Gold
Latest Wine Version Tested: 1.7.46

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Test Results

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What works

Nothing, the installing freezes when copying first file (3DMark06.dat).

What does not

Could not test because the installer freezes.


What was not tested

All except installer because the installer freezes.

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Additional Comments

The software wants the following: * Intel® or AMD® compatible processor 2.5GHz or higher * DirectX® 9 compatible graphics adapter with Pixel Shader 2.0 support or later, and graphics memory of 256 MB minimum* * 1GB of system RAM or more * 1.5GB of free hard disk space * Windows® XP 32bit or Windows Vista™ operating system with latest Service Packs and updates installed * DirectX® 9.0c December 2005 or later * Visual C++ 2005 Redist * Microsoft Excel® 2003/XP or later for some 3DMark functionality * Microsoft Internet Explorer® 6 or later for some 3DMark functionality And i did not have IE6, Microsoft Excel 2003/XP. But i have DirectX9.0c installed and i was acting Windows XP (also 2000).

selected in Test Results table below
Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
ShowDebian GNU/Linux 8.x "Jessie" x86_64Jul 04 20151.7.46Yes Yes GoldWylda 
ShowUbuntu 14.04 "Trusty" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)May 02 20141.7.17Yes Yes GoldJarkko Korpi 
ShowCentOS 6.4Sep 16 20131.7.1Yes Yes GoldArtem S. Tashkinov 
ShowUbuntu 13.04 "Raring" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Aug 07 20131.6Yes Yes Bronzean anonymous user 
ShowFedora 14Mar 12 20121.4Yes Yes SilverArtem S. Tashkinov 

Known Bugs

Bug # Description Status Resolution Other apps affected
20296 Multiple apps crash due missing support for COM dll surrogate, dllhost.exe (League of Legends 08_18_2009_04, 3Dmark03, 3Dmark05, 3Dmark06) NEW View
36697 64-bit InstallShield engine COM server 'ISBEW64.exe' occasionally crashes on OLE teardown (32-bit InstallShield based installers in 64-bit WINEPREFIX) NEW View
38872 3DMark06 cannot be run without native d3dx9_* libraries: proxycon_in.txt: D3DXCompileShader failed: Invalid data (D3DXERR_INVALIDDATA) NEW View

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HowTo / Notes

Running 3DMark 2006 under Wine

In order to run 3DMark 2006 under Wine you have to:

1) first install d3dx9_28.dll and d3dx9_36.dll dlls using winetricks (right mouse click, "Save link as", save as, then make it executable, then run it).

2) edit the 3dmark 2006 link and add this flag to its command line: "-nosysteminfo", so it will look like:

wine "C:\\Program Files\\\Futuremark\\3DMark06\\3DMark06.exe" -nosysteminfo


The following comments are owned by whoever posted them. WineHQ is not responsible for what they say.

Wine 1.7.1 vs Windows 7 64
by Artem S. Tashkinov on Monday September 16th 2013, 16:25
NVIDIA GTX 660/325.15, Linux 3.10 i686:

16430 3DMarks
SM2.0 Score: 5384
HDR/SM3.0 Score: 7855
CPU Score: 6313

(native d3dx9_36 and d3dx_28 are required, 3DMark must be run with -nosysteminfo option)

Windows 7 64 results will be posted shortly.
RE: Wine 1.7.1 vs Windows 7 64
by Artem S. Tashkinov on Friday September 20th 2013, 2:36
NVIDIA GTX 660/320.49, Windows 7 64 SP1:

24950 3DMarks
SM2.0 Score: 9874
HDR/SM3.0 Score: 12681
CPU Score: 6042

CPU score is more or less the same, SM scores are almost two times smaller.
Wine 1.4 vs Windows XP 64
by Artem S. Tashkinov on Saturday March 17th 2012, 6:51
Wine 1.4/kernel 3.3 x86/NVIDIA 290.10 results:

10101 3DMarks
SM2.0 Score: 4506
HDR/SM3.0 Score: 3007
CPU Score: 7006

Windows XP 64/NVIDIA 285.58

15568 3DMarks
SM2.0 Score: 6196
HDR/SM3.0 Score: 5918
CPU Score: 7407

CPU: Intel Core i5 2500K @4.1GHz
GPU: NVIDIA 9800GT non-overclocked

Wine definitely needs to be greatly improved, on average it's 33% slower, but in SM3.0 test it's two times slower.
SLI gives lower score than sinle card
by Vadim on Sunday December 12th 2010, 11:32
3DMark06 ver.1.20, wine 1.3.9

2xGTX280, QX9770, resolution 1600x1200, all other settings default.


7418 3DMarks
SM2.0 Score: 2362
HDR/SM3.0 Score: 3167
CPU Score: 5185

(SLI=AFR gives the same scores, SFR slightly better, AA even more better (despite there was no antialiasing at all))


8341 3DMarks
SM2.0 Score: 2805
HDR/SM3.0 Score: 3471
CPU Score: 5199

i.e. single card has better performance. Weird...
RE: SLI gives lower score than sinle card
by Vadim on Sunday January 9th 2011, 7:22
More than that - GTX580 gave LESS score than obsolete GTX280: 8160/2645/3485/5163. wine 1.3.11
Why such strange results?