3DMark99 and 3DMark99 MAX are DirectX 6 benchmarks.

Application Details:

Version: 1999 (3DMark99)
License: Free to use
Votes: 0
Latest Rating: Gold
Latest Wine Version Tested: 6.0

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It fails to run, stating DirectX is required


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Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
ShowUbuntu 20.04 "Focal" (+ variants like Kubuntu)Mar 03 20216.0Yes Yes YesGoldC. Leu 
ShowDebian GNU/Linux 9.x "Stretch" x86_64Feb 06 20161.9.3Yes Yes GoldWylda 
ShowDebian GNU/Linux 8.x "Jessie" x86_64Jul 04 20151.7.46Yes Yes SilverWylda 
ShowFedora 14Mar 15 20121.4Yes Yes GoldArtem S. Tashkinov 
CurrentMac OS X 10.6 "Snow Leopard"Jun 14 20111.3.22Yes No Garbagean anonymous user 

Known Bugs

Bug # Description Status Resolution Other apps affected
20394 3DMark 2000, 2001, 2003 - wrong size of loading window NEW View

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HowTo / Notes

Running 3DMark 99 MAX under Wine (this how-to applies to Windows XP, 7 and later versions too)

In order to run 3DMark 99 MAX under Wine you have to:

1) Set Windows version to Windows 98 using winecfg

2) Set DirectX version to using regedit:


3) Download and install 3DMark 99 Max:

$ md5sum 3dmark99max.exe
0012bd560e69702db0d3758bb84325c3  3dmark99max.exe

4) Download DirectX 8.0, do NOT try to install it.

md5sum dx80eng.exe
8c23d0f581e8884faec64765f89279ec  dx80eng.exe

5) Using p7zip/winrar or any other 7z decompressor, extract ddraw.dll from it:

7z x dx80eng.exe ddraw.dll

6) Copy this file (ddraw.dll) to 3DMark 99 Max installation folder:

cp -a ddraw.dll "/home/user/.wine/drive_c/Program Files/3DMark 99 Max/"

7) Create an empty 3dmark.exe.local file in the 3DMark 99 Max installation folder.

You can now run 3DMark 99 Max.


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Download location
by Artem S. Tashkinov on Thursday March 15th 2012, 8:40
The links at the official website are all dead.

You can download 3DMark 99 Max from here: