SYSmark 2018 ver 1.5

SYSmark® 2018 version 1.5 is an application-based benchmark that reflects usage patterns of business users in the areas of  Productivity, Creativity and Responsivess. The new Productivity Scenario has updated workloads and applications geared towards office centric user activities. The new Creativity Scenario which has updated workloads and applications geared toward media centric user activities. In addition, the new Responsiveness Scenario models ‘pain points’ in the user experience when performing common activities that include: application launches, file launches, web browsing with multiple tabs, multi-tasking and background application installation.

SYSmark 2018 ver 1.5 adds support for Windows 11 to the SYSmark 2018 product line. Since this update does not include any new features or workload updates, BAPCo will not update documentation. Please refer to the SYSmark 2018 v1.0 documentation for user guide, white paper, etc.

End of Life:

On 31 January 2023, BAPCo will cease sales and support of SYSmark 2018 ver 1.5, and will no longer accept results submissions from SYSmark 2018 version 1.5. Patches for end of life products will not be released.

Customers are encouraged to move to SYSmark 25, in order to get the benefits of the updated applications, workloads, and benchmark design.

Questions may be directed to [email protected] or [email protected]

SYSmark 2018 version 1.5 includes

  • Support for Microsoft Windows® 11, Windows 10, and Windows 7 (64-bit only)
  • Familiar graphical user interface
  • Localized GUI and documentation for English (US), Chinese (Simplified), German, Russian, Portuguese (Brazilian), Japanese, Spanish, Polish, French
  • The same applications as SYSmark 2018  (Microsoft Office 2016, Google Chrome version 65, Adobe Acrobat Pro DC, Adobe Photoshop CC (2018), Cyberlink PowerDirector 15, Adobe Lightroom Classic CC, AutoIT 3.3.14.2). SYSmark 2018 uses only unmodified, retail versions of real-world applications for measurement
  • Allows active Internet connection during benchmark installation and execution
  • Energy Consumption feature which records energy usage in watt-hours during the workloads. Requires a Yokogawa WT310E or Watts Up Pro meter (buy @ the BAPCo Store). Compatible Watts UP Pro meters include: Watts Up PRO, PRO ES, and .NET models
  • Minimum system requirements ensure that SYSmark 2018 version 1.5 runs on broader categories of PC systems
    • • CPU: 1.5 GHz AMD® or Intel® dual-core processor
      • RAM: 4 GB
      • HDD/SSD: 25GB of free space on the primary drive
      • Operating System: Microsoft® Windows® 10 64-bit or Microsoft® Windows® 7 64-bit
      • Resolution: 1280×800 or 1366×768
      • Graphics: DirectX 10 compatible
  • Approximate Running Time:  1 hour
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