PCMark 10 benchmark shows performance improvement with new Microsoft Edge browser
February 6, 2020
In mid-January, Microsoft released a new version of Microsoft Edge that is based on the Chromium open-source project. In our own testing with the PCMark 10 Applications benchmark, we found that the new Microsoft Edge offers at least 10% more performance on average compared with the old Edge.
Test PC performance for Microsoft Office with PCMark 10
The PCMark 10 Applications benchmark measures real-world PC performance with Microsoft Office applications including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Edge. The Microsoft Edge test models common web browsing activities such as social media, online shopping, viewing maps, watching video, and browsing web pages.
You can use the PCMark 10 Applications benchmark to test the performance of the new Chromium-based Microsoft Edge. In our own testing, we found that the new version offers at least 10% more performance on average in the Microsoft Edge part of the PCMark 10 Applications benchmark.
See for yourself by running the PCMark 10 Applications benchmark on a system before and after updating to the new Microsoft Edge. You can run the whole PCMark 10 Applications benchmark or use custom settings to run only the Edge test.
Use PCMark 10 Applications benchmark custom settings to run only the Edge test.
You can compare before and after scores side-by-side in the PCMark 10 app.
Available in PCMark 10 Professional Edition
The PCMark 10 Applications benchmark is available in PCMark 10 Professional Edition for customers with a valid annual license.
For new customers, PCMark 10 Professional Edition starts at $1495 per year for a single-seat license. Find out more about PCMark 10 benchmarks and request a quote.
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