PCMark 10 logo - The Complete Benchmark for the Modern Office

PCMark 10 - The Complete Benchmark

PCMark 10 is the latest version in our series of industry standard PC benchmarks. Updated for Windows 10 with new and improved workloads, PCMark 10 is also faster and easier to use. PCMark 10 features a comprehensive set of tests that cover the wide variety of tasks performed in the modern workplace. With express, extended, and custom run options to suit your needs, PCMark 10 is the complete PC benchmark for the modern office.

  • The industry standard PC performance benchmark for Windows 10.
  • Relevant tests which reflect the varied demands of modern work.
  • Accurate and impartial results, ideal for vendor-neutral procurement.
  • Created in cooperation with leading technology companies.

Easy to use

PCMark 10 is easy to install and run, no complicated configuration required. Run the main benchmark and you'll get a PCMark 10 score that you can use to compare systems. PCMark 10 measures complete system performance for modern office needs using tests based on real-world applications and activities. There are Extended, Express, and Custom run options for exploring other aspects of system performance if needed.

Fast and efficient

With its new and improved workloads, the main PCMark 10 benchmark takes less than half the time of the equivalent test in PCMark 8.

Just click run

In PCMark 10, you no longer have to choose between the Accelerated and Conventional benchmarking modes used in PCMark 8.

Multi-level reporting

Each benchmark run produces a high-level benchmark score, mid-level test group scores, and low-level workload scores.

New yet familiar

PCMark 10 shares the same style of user interface as 3DMark and VRMark. With its familiar layout, it's easy to start benchmarking with PCMark 10.

PCMark 10 benchmark

The complete benchmark for the modern office

PCMark 10 PCMark benchmark

PCMark 10 is the complete benchmark for the modern office. It is the ideal test for organizations that are evaluating PCs for a workforce with a range of performance needs.

The tests in this benchmark cover a wide range of activities from everyday productivity tasks to demanding work with digital media content.

  • Essentials
  • Productivity
  • Digital Content Creation

PCMark 10 Express

A shorter test focused on basic work tasks

PCMark 10 Office Work benchmark

PCMark 10 Express is a shorter benchmark that focuses on basic work tasks. It is a good choice when tendering for PCs for general office use.

The PCMark 10 Express benchmark focuses on the performance needs of a typical office worker. It is less demanding than the main PCMark 10 test.

  • Essentials
  • Productivity

PCMark 10 Extended

A longer test covering a wider range of activities

PCMark 10 Creative Work benchmark

PCMark 10 Extended is a longer benchmark that covers a wider range of activities. It provides organizations with a complete assessment of system performance beyond typical office work tasks.

PCMark 10 Extended expands the main PCMark 10 benchmark with demanding graphics and physics tests that focus on GPU and CPU performance.

  • Essentials
  • Productivity
  • Digital Content Creation
  • Gaming

Test groups

PCMark 10 uses a modular approach to build relevant benchmark tests around common end-user scenarios. A Test Group is a collection of workloads that share a common theme or purpose. There are four test groups in PCMark 10.


The Essentials group covers the common, everyday ways that people use a PC. The workloads include Web Browsing, Video Conferencing, and App Start-up time.


The Productivity test group measures system performance with everyday office applications. This test group includes the Spreadsheets and Writing workloads.

Digital Content Creation

This test group's workload reflect the demands of working with digital content and media. The tests include Photo Editing, Video Editing, and Rendering and Visualization.


The Gaming test group focuses on real-time graphics and physics. It includes two Graphics tests for GPU performance, a Physics test for CPU performance, and a Combined test.

PCMark 10 Windows benchmark test

For business and commercial users

PCMark 10 Professional Edition

The industry standard benchmark that's easy to use.

  • Licensed for business and commercial use.
  • Easy to install and run, no complicated configuration required.
  • Command line automation and scripting.
  • Keep sensitive results private with the offline results option.
  • Export results as XML and PDF for analysis and reporting.
  • Priority technical support over email and telephone.


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PCMark 10 bundle offer

Buy two or more benchmarks to qualify for a bundle discount.

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Easy automation with Testdriver®

PCMark 10 Professional Edition comes with a free trial license for Testdriver, our new benchmark automation suite. With Testdriver you don't have to be physically present at the PCs you are testing. You can remotely install and run PCMark 10 benchmarks on any PC on your network from one convenient browser-based console. Testdriver automatically collects and stores all your results in your own private database for easy analysis and reporting. With its powerful scheduling options, Testdriver makes it easy to benchmark hundreds, even thousands of PCs at a time.

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PCMark 10 Government License

PCMark 10 is the ideal benchmark suite for governments and other public bodies seeking a vendor-neutral solution. It provides accurate, relevant, impartial, and practical benchmarks for specifying and comparing PC performance.

We support governments, public procurement agencies, and other qualifying organisations with complimentary licenses, source code access, and priority technical support and advice at no cost.

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For home users

PCMark 10 Advanced Edition  

Powerful PC benchmarking for the home.

  • Includes the PCMark 10, Express and Extended benchmarks.
  • Explore your system's limits with custom runs.
  • In-depth hardware monitoring graphs.
  • Compare results side-by-side in the app.
  • Automatically save your results offline.
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PCMark 10 + 3DMark + VRMark  

The complete benchmarking bundle.

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PCMark 10 Basic Edition

Benchmark your Windows PC today.

  • Benchmark your PC with the main PCMark 10 test.
  • Save and view your results online.
  • Free download.
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System requirements

OS Windows 7, 64-bit
Processor Dual-core CPU
Memory 4 GB of system memory
Graphics DirectX 11
Display 1920 × 1080
Hard drive 6 GB free space

PCMark 10 Express needs only 2 GB of system memory and a display with 1280 × 720 resolution.

About Steam

Steam is a popular digital platform for buying games and software. Steam is available in 237 countries and 21 different languages.

When you buy PCMark 10 Advanced Edition from Steam you get a fast download, easy installation and automatic updates. You can move your key freely between Steam and the stand-alone version.


Latest version 1.1.1739 | July 5, 2018


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