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Quanta Computer Joins Futuremark® to Develop New 3DMark® and PCMark® Benchmarks

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PRESS RELEASE

HELSINKI, FINLAND - December 19, 2013 - Futuremark® is proud to announce that Quanta Computer has joined its Benchmark Development ProgramTM. Quanta will work with Futuremark to create new benchmarks for PC and mobile platforms. 

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. 

Quanta Computer is 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. 

Jukka Mäkinen, Futuremark CEO said, "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." 

Oliver Baltuch, Futuremark President said, "Working with industry leaders in an open and collaborative process is the only way to create benchmarks that are accurate, relevant and impartial. I am delighted that future versions of 3DMark and PCMark will benefit from the insight, experience and vision of Quanta Computer's expert engineers." 

Find out more about 3DMark, PCMark and the Benchmark Development Program on the Futuremark website, or follow Futuremark on LinkedIn for the latest company news. 

One in three laptops is manufactured by Quanta Computer. Source: http://www.quantatw.com/Quanta/english/product/qci_nb.aspx

About Futuremark®

Futuremark® creates the world's most popular benchmark tests. Futuremark's 3DMark®, PCMark®, Powermark® and PeacekeeperTM tests have helped millions of people measure and improve the performance of their PCs and mobile devices. Futuremark has offices in Saratoga, California and Helsinki, Finland. http://www.futuremark.com/

About Quanta Computer

Established in 1988, Quanta Computer is the largest notebook computer ODM company in the world. With leading technology and strong R&D capability , Quanta has become a leader in hi-tech markets and the best partner providing quality design and manufacturing services to top-notch brands worldwide for technology products . Quanta has offices in USA, Taiwan, Germany, Shanghai, Chongqing and Jiangsu. http://www.quantatw.com/.