SAN MATEO, USA: SYSmark 2012, 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 Corp. (BAPCo), a non-profit consortium of leading PC hardware manufacturers and semiconductor manufacturers.
SYSmark 2012 extends the SYSmark family, alongside MobileMark and EEcoMark, which has been widely accepted by IT managers, PC OEMs, press and analysts worldwide.
The new release also incorporates numerous new features and enhancements such as an updated GUI, individual scenario execution and integrated configuration management.
SYSmark 2012 is an application-based benchmark that reflects usage patterns of business users in the areas of office productivity, data/financial analysis, system management, media creation, 3D modeling and web development. SYSmark 2012 is a ground up development and features the latest and most popular applications from each of their respective fields.
The SYSmark family of benchmarks is 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 2012 builds upon its predecessors utilizing the strongest and broadest development team in PC benchmark history. BAPCo's depth of membership represents the breadth of the computing industry and harnesses a consortium of experts.