We’ve begun using PCMark 8 for some of our laptop reviews over the past few months, but this is honestly the rockiest launch we’ve ever seen from Futuremark. There are still a few laptops where several of the tests simply get stuck, and there’s no way to generate scores on such systems (at present). Futuremark sent word today that they’ve updated PCMark 8 to version 1.1.111, adding Windows 8.1 to the supported list of operating systems (Windows 7 and 8 continue to be supported). Hopefully they’ve addressed some of the other miscellaneous bugs in the process. Along with the support for Windows 8.1, Futuremark has made a few other changes. While the Work, Storage, and Applications test suites continue to report comparable scores, the Home...

Futuremark Announces PCMark 7 for Windows 7

When 3DMark11 launched earlier this year, it seemed like the time was right for an update to PCMark Vantage as well. While we don't have an exact release date...

15 by Jarred Walton on 3/21/2011

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