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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.
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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 performance benchmarks

The complete benchmark for the modern office

PCMark 10 Battery Life benchmark

PCMark 10 benchmark

The main PCMark 10 benchmark test is ideal for organizations that are evaluating PCs for a workforce with a range of performance needs.

The PCMark 10 benchmark covers a wide range of activities from everyday productivity tasks to demanding work with digital media content.

  • Essentials
  • Productivity
  • Digital Content Creation

PCMark 10 Express

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

PCMark 10 Extended is a longer test that 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


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 Battery Life benchmark

Test battery life across four common scenarios

Coming soon

PCMark 10 Battery Life benchmark

PCMark 10 introduces a new approach to battery life benchmarking. Instead of a single number, a PCMark 10 Battery Life Profile shows you how a device's battery life changes across four common scenarios: Modern office, Video, Gaming, and Idle time. Better battery benchmarking starts with a Battery Life Profile.

  • Get a broad view of PC battery life across four common scenarios.
  • Battery life tests based on real tasks and activities.
  • Run each test individually or run all to create a complete profile.

PCMark 10 Applications benchmark

Test PC performance and battery life with Microsoft Office applications

Coming later this year

PCMark 10 Applications benchmark

The PCMark 10 Applications benchmark measures practical, real-world PC performance and battery life for the modern workplace with tests that run in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Edge.

With this test, you can also benchmark the latest Always Connected PCs powered by Windows 10 on Arm, with results that are comparable with scores from traditional x86-based devices.

  • Measure real-world performance and battery life.
  • Relevant tests based on Microsoft applications.
  • Test and compare Arm and x86-based devices.
PCMark 10 Windows PC benchmark test

For home use

PCMark 10 Basic Edition



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Click the "Download Demo" button on the Steam store page to download PCMark 10 Basic Edition.

PCMark 10 Advanced Edition

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  • PCMark 10 benchmark test
  • PCMark 10 Express test
  • PCMark 10 Extended test
  • Hardware monitoring
  • Custom benchmark settings
  • Compare results side-by-side
  • Save results offline

Advanced Edition bundle

3DMark + PCMark 10 + VRMark
The complete benchmarking bundle.

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For business use

PCMark 10 Professional Edition

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From $1495 per year

  • PCMark 10 benchmark test
  • PCMark 10 Express test
  • PCMark 10 Extended test
  • Hardware monitoring
  • Custom benchmark settings
  • Compare results side-by-side
  • Save results offline
  • Private, offline results option
  • Command line automation
  • Export results as PDF and XML
  • Licensed for commercial use
  • Compatible with Testdriver®
  • Priority support by email and phone

Includes free trial of Testdriver®

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Professional Edition bundle

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

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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.

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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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