Leading Contract Maker of Notebooks to Help Develop 3DMark and PCMark Benchmarks

Quanta Computer Joins Futuremark Benchmark Development Program

by Anton Shilov
12/18/2013 | 11:20 PM

Quanta Computer, one of the world’s leading contract developers and manufacturers of notebook PCs, servers and other electronics, has joined Futuremark Corp.’s benchmark development program and will work with the software maker to create new benchmarks for PC and mobile platforms. Quanta becomes a member of the program after its rivals Compal and Wistron.

 

Quanta Computer is one of the world's largest notebook computer ODM company. Quanta manufacturers one out of every three laptops sold globally and is an ODM partner for every one of the top ten PC companies. In recent years, Quanta has extended its businesses into enterprise network systems, home entertainment, mobile communication, automotive electronics and digital home markets.

The Futuremark benchmark development program is an initiative for building partnerships with leading hardware and technology manufacturers with the purpose of creating industry standard benchmarks for performance measurement. Members include AMD, Imagination Technologies, Intel, Microsoft, Nvidia, Qualcomm, Samsung and many other world-class companies.

"For more than ten years, we have worked closely with the world's leading hardware manufacturers to create better benchmarks. Our benchmark development program is the most popular and successful initiative of its kind, which is why I am especially excited to expand our cooperation by welcoming Quanta Computer into the program," said Jukka Mäkinen, chief executive officer of Futuremark.

Futuremark creates the world's most widely used benchmarks, software that helps people compare the performance of the devices they depend on every day. 3DMark and PCMark are used throughout industry, business and government, by more than a thousand specialist press publications, and millions of people worldwide.