|[March 26, 2014]
BAPCo Releases SYSmark 2014
SAN MATEO, Calif. --(Business Wire)--
SYSmark® 2014, the latest version of the premier performance metric that
measures and compares PC performance based on real world applications
was released today by the Business Application Performance Corporation
(BAPCo®), a non-profit consortium of leading PC hardware manufacturers
and semiconductor manufacturers.
SYSmark 2014 extends the SYSmark family, alongside MobileMark®,
TabletMark and EEcoMark®, which have been widely accepted by IT
Managers, PC OEMs, press and analysts worldwide.
The new release is the fastest version of SYSmark to date. A lightning
fast installation with a 30% reduced footprint from included USB media
installs in just 50%* of the time of its predecessor. SYSmark 2014
boasts new and updated applications with benchmark execution from 'start
to results' faster than any other previous version.
SYSmark 2014 is the fittest release with its revised main GUI interface
and 3rd generation auto-configuration tool. The updated
config tool executes automatically as part of the benchmark run,
dramatically reducing occurrence of setup related errors, and helping to
ensure consistent, repeatable results. Reporting is enhanced with
improved Full Disclosure Report (FDR) formatting that emphasizes scoring
and reference machine comparisons. A new unified 32 & 64-bit codebase
exists for both OS environments.
More focused than ever, SYSmark 2014 reflects usage patterns of business
users in the areas of office productivity, data/financial anaysis and
media creation. It is a ground-up development and features the latest
and most popular applications from each of their respective fields.
Lower minimum system requirements ensure that SYSmark 2014 runs on
broader categories of PC systems.
Flexible licensing options are now available for small business to
enterprise organizations running 32 or 64-bit versions of Windows 7,
Windows 8 and Windows 8.1.
For over 23 years the SYSmark family of benchmarks has been used by PC
OEMs, hardware and software developers, IT departments, system
integrators, publishers and testing labs as well as information
technologists and computer industry analysts.
BAPCo's SYSmark 2014 builds upon its predecessors, utilizing the
strongest and broadest development team in PC benchmark history. BAPCo's
membership represents the breadth of the computing industry and
harnesses a consortium of experts.
BAPCo's SYSmark 2014 is available from resellers and directly from BAPCo
*Installation time and run-time will vary according to the system under
The Business Applications Performance Corporation (BAPCo) is a
non-profit consortium of leading independent testing labs, PC hardware
manufacturers, semiconductor manufacturers and software publishers.
Current BAPCo membership includes: ACER, ARCintuition, ChinaByte,
Compal, Dell, Hewlett-Packard, Hitachi, Intel (News - Alert), LC Future Center, Lenovo,
Microsoft, Quanta Computer, Samsung, Sony, Toshiba, Western Digital, and
Wistron. BAPCo is also proud to work with trusted advisors such as, CNET
Networks China and ZOL.com.cn. Any organization interested in
contributing to the consortium's goals and purposes are invited to join
For more information, visit www.bapco.com
BAPCo, SYSmark, MobileMark and EEcoMark are registered trademarks of the
Business Applications Performance Corporation. TabletMark is a trademark
of the Business Applications Performance Corporation. All other names
mentioned are trademarks, or registered trademarks of their respective
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