Futuremark® Announces Patch for PCMark04
January 29, 2004
Futuremark® Announces Patch for PCMark04
Application Based Benchmark Provides Comprehensive PC Performance Measurement; Patch Expands Functionality and Improves Stability
Saratoga, California USA January 29th, 2004 Futuremark® Corporation announced today the immediate availability of a software patch to its PCMark04, the latest version in the popular PCMark benchmark series. PCMark04 is a state-of-the-art benchmarking tool and has been widely adopted; over 2 million copies have been distributed since its launch in November 2003.
Available immediately, this free downloadable software patch provides expanded functionality for Pro and Business licensees and fixes some reported bugs while improving overall stability for all license versions - including the free evaluation package. The patch will not affect any current benchmark scores.
PCMark04 builds on Futuremarks strong benchmark development experience and provides a sophisticated tool for measuring PC performance for home usage. PCMark04 supports the complete benchmark cycle allowing you to benchmark your PC, view the resulting benchmark details, compare your results to those of others, and finally analyze how to improve your PC performance. It produces highly reliable and detailed benchmarking results with a simple, intuitive user interface. An integrated Online ResultBrowser allows instant results comparison against more than 10 million benchmark results in Futuremarks ever increasing performance database.
Technical Details associated with the PCMark04 Patch (Build 110):
- Hard Disk Tests now work also on Windows 2000;
- Command line options have been added for the Pro version (enables automated test runs based on self developed scripts);
- WMV Compression test stability has been improved;
- All reported and reproduced minor issues have been fixed.
Pricing and Availability
PCMark04 is available in two versions: PCMark04 Pro for private use and PCMark04 Business for commercial and business use. The software is available from http://www.futuremark.com/products/pcmark04/ for $19.95 for private use and $199.95 for business use. A limited functionality version of PCMark04 is freely available at http://www.futuremark.com/download/ for evaluation purposes.
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About Futuremark® Corporation
Futuremark® Corporation is the leading provider of performance analysis software and services for PCs and smartphones. Futuremark® is known around the world for its benchmark products, including the 3DMark® Series and PCMark (with more than 30 million copies distributed worldwide) and value-added services powered by a database of over 10 million real life benchmarking results. Futuremark® has offices in Saratoga, California and Helsinki, Finland. For more information, please visit http://www.futuremark.com.
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