BAPCo® RELEASES SYSmark® 2014 1.5 – Adds Windows® 10 support

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BAPCo® RELEASES SYSmark® 2014 1.5 – The latest version of the premier PC performance metric supports Windows® 10.

San Mateo, California – August 6th, 2015 – SYSmark® 2014 1.5, 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 1.5 extends the SYSmark family, alongside MobileMark® and TabletMark® which have been widely accepted by IT Managers, PC OEMs, press and analysts worldwide.

The new release features support for Windows 10 and localized GUI for German and Chinese.

SYSmark 2014 1.5 contains the 3rd generation auto-configuration tool that was introduced in SYSmark 2014. The updated configuration 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 FDR formatting, that emphasizes scoring and reference machine comparisons. In addition, FDR’s can be browsed and submitted to the BAPCo online result database (https://results.bapco.com).

SYSmark 2014 1.5 continues to be the leading application-based benchmark. It reflects usage patterns of business users in the areas of office productivity, data/financial analysis and media creation. It is a ground up development and features the most popular applications from each of their respective fields. Lower entry requirements ensure that SYSmark 2014 1.5 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 8.1 & Windows 10 operating systems.

Results between SYSmark 2014 and SYSmark 2014 1.5 are comparable. TabletMark is compatible with Windows 10.

For over 24 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 1.5 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.

Ordering Information:
BAPCo’s SYSmark 2014 1.5 is available from resellers and directly from BAPCo at store.bapco.com

*Installation time and run-time will vary according to the system under test.

About BAPCo®
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, CNET, Compal, Dell, Hewlett-Packard, Hitachi, Intel, Inventec, LC Future Center, Lenovo, Microsoft, Pegatron, Western Digital, Wistron, Quanta Computer, Samsung, & Toshiba. 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 BAPCo.

For more information, visit http://www.bapco.com/, store.bapco.com
BAPCo, SYSmark, TabletMark and MobileMark are registered trademarks of the Business Applications Performance Corporation. All other names mentioned are trademarks, or registered trademarks of their respective companies.

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