PCMark Vantage is an exclusive hardware performance benchmark for computers in order to successfully run both 32 as well as 64bit versions of Windows Vista Operating System. The software is specifically designed for benchmarking all flavors of Windows Vista installed on a computer, from home based multimedia systems, notebooks, laptops and even the dedicated servers, sophisticated gaming rigs and workstations.
PCMark Vantage can be pretty useful for all categories of users irrespective of whether the user is IT professional, an artist or anyone else, as it detects the flaws and determines the scope of optimizing the system for making the most out of the hardware. The application comes as a suite of software packages, featuring multi-threaded test scenarios and offers support to the latest technologies 3D GPU Shading and Multi-Core CPU’s, Test scenarios for High Definition TV as well as Movies, Music, Gaming, Communications and Productivity. It comes with the latest HDD Suite of Tests for the upcoming Hard Drives and Professional online services.
The user can make good use of the Result Analyzer tool, which basically provides vital in-sight into the real-time performance of the system.
Intel® Pentium 4 or equivalent AMD® processor; SSE2 support; Shader Model 2.0 compliant graphics card; 256MB of graphics memory; Shader Model 3.0 compliant graphics card for the GPU image manipulation test; 1.7GB of free hard disk space (NTFS File System); 1GB of System Memory; Microsoft® Windows Vista®