Futuremark PCMark 8 v2.0.228

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File size: 2.9 GB
Publisher: Futuremark
Downloads: 38,919 (109.8 TB)
Posted: Mar 11, 2014
Updated: Mar 12th, 2014
Operating System: Windows 7 / 8
Newer version available: Futuremark PCMark 8 v2.7.613

You've tested your PC's gaming performance with 3DMark so what's next? Benchmark total system performance with PCMark 8, the complete benchmark for Windows. PCMark 8 includes five new benchmark tests. Choose one that best matches your needs, or run all five for a complete picture of your PC's performance. 

PCMark 8, the latest in the series of popular PC benchmarking tools, includes battery life measurement tools and new tests using popular applications from Adobe and Microsoft. Each of the five benchmarks included in PCMark 8 produces a score you can use to compare systems. Or use the detailed results from each workload to gain a deeper understanding of system performance. 

  • The industry standard PC benchmark test for Windows 8 and Windows 7
  • Combines performance testing with new battery life measurement tools.
  • Includes new tests using popular applications from Microsoft and Adobe.
  • Ideal for testing the performance of SSDs and hybrid storage devices.

Version History


This is a minor update. Benchmark scores are not affected.


  • SystemInfo module updated to 4.26 for improved hardware detection.


  • Photo Editing test: fixed the issue with error message, "Init error: System.BadImageFormatException."

  • Video Editing test: fixed the issue with error message, "file is too small."

Steam version only

  • Fixed an issue that gave an error when choosing to view results online.

Professional Edition only

  • Added command line option  --randomdata to Expanded Storage Test. See command line guide for details.


This is a major update that adds new tests and workloads. Scores from the Home, Creative and Work benchmarks in PCMark 8 v2.0.191 are not comparable with scores from v1.2.157 or other previous versions. This update adds a new Compatibility Mode setting to the Professional and Advanced Editions that enables you to run older versions of each test for times when you need to compare scores with historical benchmark results.