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TÜV Rheinland Announces Partnership with Basemark on Gaming Notebook Certifications Program – Powered by Basemark GPU 1.2

By June 10, 2020 No Comments

Shanghai, China and Helsinki, Finland, June 10th, 2020 –  the international independent third-party testing, inspection and certification organization, TÜV Rheinland, and Basemark, the global leader in performance benchmarking software, announced today a business partnership that brings Basemark GPU benchmarks to be part of a new TÜV Rheinland Certification program for gaming notebooks. The partnership is based on strong expertise of both companies.

Leading OEMs of consumer devices prove their products’ safety and quality through TÜV Rheinland’s testing and certification. Similarly, technology media, leading OEMs and semiconductor companies are using Basemark’s benchmark products for performance evaluation.

TÜV Rheinland is closely collaborating with Basemark and the world’s leading gaming notebook computer manufacturers to develop a new gaming performance certification program. To be launched in Q3 2020, the new testing and certification program will provide a transparent gaming performance score scheme for consumers. The score includes gaming display performance, gaming power evaluation and gaming design features.

With this partnership, consumer device manufacturers will gain a powerful service from TÜV Rheinland for gaming notebook performance testing and evaluation. Basemark GPU 1.2 is the world’s first cross platform performance testing suite providing an excellent tool to benchmark the overall performance of the devices. As a result, notebook OEMs can verify that their products are matching the end user expectations for gaming performance.

”Performance, user experience, and value-for-money are the decisive factors when end users are choosing a gaming device. We are thrilled to announce this partnership with Basemark, the world leading benchmark developer. The partnership gives us the unique ability to offer one-stop testing service, combining all that matters to our customers. The new TÜV Rheinland gaming computer certification will enable consumers to identify good gaming devices with transparent gaming performance scores”, says Stanley Liu, technical competence center director of ergonomics at TÜV Rheinland.

”We are really happy about this partnership. We see a huge benefit for TÜV Rheinland customers to be able to access the created one-stop service. The partnership enhances Basemark’s position as the leading cross platform benchmark solution provider.” says Keith Silverang, CEO of Basemark Ltd.

About Basemark

Basemark is a privately held stock corporation registered and headquartered in Helsinki, Finland.

Basemark develops unique software and provides expert services for the global automotive, consumer electronics and semiconductor industries.

The company develops system performance evaluation tools such as Basemark Automotive Testing Suite (BATS) and Basemark GPU. Basemark also develops Rocksolid Engine, a world leading real-time graphics and compute software solution for mission critical industrial applications.

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Basemark and Rocksolid are trademarks or registered trademarks of Basemark Oy. All other mentioned brands may be property of their respective owners.

About TÜV Rheinland

TÜV Rheinland is a global leader in independent inspection services, founded nearly 150 years ago. The group maintains a worldwide presence of more than 20,000 people; annual turnover is EUR 2 billion.

The independent experts stand for quality and safety for people, technology and the environment in nearly all aspects of life. TÜV Rheinland inspects technical equipment, products and services, oversees projects, and helps to shape processes and information security for companies. Its experts train people in a wide range of careers and industries. To this end, TÜV Rheinland employs a global network of approved labs, testing and education centers.

Since 2006, TÜV Rheinland has been a member of the United Nations Global Compact to promote sustainability and combat corruption. Website: www.TÜ

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