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Futuremark Announces PCMark 8

Discussion in 'News' started by btarunr, May 20, 2013.

  1. btarunr

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    Futuremark announced PCMark 8, the latest entry to its line of benchmark suites that target all PC subsystems. Designed for the new generation of Windows 8 PCs (although it should run fine on Windows 7), PCMark 8 introduces a few new tests transferred from the company's PowerMark suite, which lets you test battery life on notebooks and tablets. It introduces a few new tests that simulate load from popular Adobe and Microsoft creativity and productivity applications. PCMark 8 is developed in collaboration with a number of industry giants, including Acer, AMD, Condusiv Technologies, Dell, HGST, HP, Intel, Microsoft, NVIDIA, Samsung, SanDisk, Seagate and Western Digital. The software can be purchased towards the end of June.

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  2. NeoXF

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    Who cares... their PCMark product line is always biased against some types of hardware, not to mention, I don't think there is a PC out there yet that can break 10K score in PCMark 7...

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