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Thursday, 18 October 2007 17:21

PCMark Vantage right on schedule

Written by Slobodan Simic


Futuremark benchmark for Windows Vista


Just as we've reported earlier Futuremark has released a new version of PCMark called Vantage. PCMark Vantage is the new Vista only benchmark used to measure general PC performance.
Even if this tool is not as popular as 3DMark, it is still widely used to measure the system's overall performance. Minimum system requirements for the new PCMark Vantage are,

    * Intel Pentium 4 or equivalent AMD processor
          - SSE2 support
    * Shader Model 2.0 compliant graphics card
          - 256MB of graphics memory
          - Shader Model 3.0 compliant graphics card for the GPU image manipulation test
    * 1.7GB of free hard disk space (NTFS File System)
    * 1GB of System Memory
    * Microsoft Windows Vista - Ultimate / Home Premium / Home Basic / Enterprise / Business

The new PCMark Vantage is available in three flavors, Basic, Advanced and Professional.

PCMark Vantage Basic

    * $6.95 (download only - limited, free trial edition also available)
    * PCMark Test Suite
    * Network connection required to view results
    * Licensed for non-commercial and Personal Use only

PCMark Vantage Advanced

    * $19.95 (download only)
    * $29.95 (CD-ROM)
    * All Test Suites enabled
    * Advanced online services
    * Licensed for non-commercial and Personal Use only

PCMark Vantage Professional

    * $495.00/seat (download version)
    * $495.00/seat (CD-ROM)
    * All Advanced version features
    * Full benchmark settings
    * Technical support
    * View results without network connection
    * Benchmark automation with command line options
    * Export results to Microsoft Excel®
    * Licensed for Full Commercial Use

You can download the basic "one time use" trial edition over at Futuremark.com.

Last modified on Friday, 19 October 2007 09:56

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