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.
Note to Editors
For your free evaluation copy of PCMark04, please email firstname.lastname@example.org and tell us the publication that you represent.
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.
© 2004 Futuremark® Corporation. 3DMark® and PCMark trademarks and logos, Futuremark® character names and distinctive likenesses, are the exclusive property of Futuremark Corporation. All other trademarks are property of their respective companies.
Mr. Tero Sarkkinen
Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing
3DMark Steel Nomad will be free for all 3DMark users.
December 20, 2023
Using 3DMark to measure sustained performance.
December 13, 2023
New NPUs supported by Procyon AI Benchmark
November 16, 2023
A preview of 3DMark Steel Nomad
November 10, 2023
Qualcomm Uses Procyon AI Benchmark at Snapdragon Summit
November 1, 2023
3DMark celebrates its 25th year!
October 26, 2023
3DMark Adds iOS Support to Solar Bay Ray Tracing Benchmark
September 11, 2023
UL Solutions Launches 3DMark Solar Bay, New Cross-Platform Ray Tracing Benchmark
August 14, 2023
3DMark is now also available on Epic Games Store
June 20, 2023
Procyon® Is Addressing the Demand for Better AI Capabilities with Newly Launched AI Benchmark
June 15, 2023
Lenovo Focuses on Optimizing PC Hardware Testing with Procyon® Benchmarks
May 9, 2023
New Office Productivity Battery Life Scenario Released Today From Procyon®
May 4, 2023
Procyon® from UL Solutions Launch MacOS Benchmarks for Multi-Platform Score Comparison
May 2, 2023
3DMark adds feature test for AMD FSR.
March 30, 2023
UL Procyon® AI Inference Benchmark for Windows Released 22nd March 2023
March 20, 2023