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About PCMark 7
PCMark 7 includes 7 PC tests for Windows 7, combining more than 25 individual workloads covering storage, computation, image and video manipulation, web browsing and gaming. Specifically designed to cover the full range of PC hardware from netbooks and tablets to notebooks and desktops, PCMark 7 offers complete PC performance testing for Windows 7 for home and business use.
From: Developer's Page
PCMark 7 aims to shed a little more insight into real life performance of your computer hardware by semi-synthetic means -- and all insight is good, right? The great thing about standardized tests is anyone can repeat them and get very similar results, given identical hardware. PCMark 7 is a Windows desktop environment based test, which is exactly what we are after. Well, I am not going to narrate the stuff above in detail, because we all know graphs are there for a very good reason. Just to give you a bit of insight if you are too lazy to go through all eight comparisons, the Seagate FireCuda 510 1TB came in second overall; finishing just a hair behind the SX8200 Pro 512GB but a hair ahead of the VPN100 512GB. In the subcategories, it outperformed the WD Black SN750 1TB in four tests, tied in one, and lost in two, but the margins were very small. PCMark 7 uses some pretty simple simulations, so it is pretty optimized for drives with relatively fast linear read. The FireCuda 510 1TB's results were excellent.
1. Introduction, Packaging, Specifications
2. A Closer Look, Test System
3. Benchmark: AIDA64 Disk Benchmark
4. Benchmark: ATTO Disk Benchmark
5. Benchmark: Crystal Disk Mark 6.0
6. Benchmark: HD Tach 188.8.131.52
7. Benchmark: HD Tune Pro 5.70
8. Benchmark: PassMark PerformanceTest 9.0
9. Benchmark: PCMark 7
10. Benchmark: PCMark 8