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Futuremark Releases Powermark Battery Life Test for Windows 7 Devices

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  1. btarunr

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    Futuremark, the world leader in performance benchmarking software and services, today expanded its product line with Powermark a new battery life and power consumption test for Windows 7 notebooks, laptops, tablets and other battery powered devices. Powermark is a professional grade benchmark designed for industrial testing of battery powered Windows 7 devices by OEMs, corporations and governments. It includes a convenient set of standard tests based on productivity and entertainment use-case scenarios, as well as allowing custom settings for bespoke testing requirements. Powermark Professional Edition commercial licenses start at $200 for 10 activations. For further details and to purchase Powermark please visit this page.

    Jukka Mäkinen, CEO of Futuremark said, "Battery life is critical to delivering a positive user experience. Powermark helps PC industry OEMs and their suppliers strike a balance between performance and power consumption by providing a consistent, accurate and reliable testing and measurement tool created with Futuremark’s deep experience in quality benchmarking software."

    Powermark - battery life test for Windows 7 devices from Futuremark:
    • Accurately measure the battery life of Windows 7 devices.
    • Choose convenient scenario tests or create your own custom settings.
    • Designed for professional test lab environments.
    • Licensed for commercial use.
    Powermark is only available for business customers at this time.
     
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    Getting good scores in this would mean downclocking amirite? :p
     
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    That or getting an EeePC with an SSD, a 12-cell battery (not sure if it even exists) and a AMD APU, limit the number of active processes and still downclock the chip.
     
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    What the hell is the point of this?
     
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    It' more for product reviewers and company's that design the notebooks and tablets to test battery life with a score at the end. I recieved my copy this morning :)
     
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