PCMark Vantage is a PC benchmark suite designed for Windows Vista offering one-click simplicity for casual users and detailed, professional grade testing for industry, press and enthusiasts.
A PCMark score is a measure of your computer’s performance across a variety of common tasks such as viewing and editing photos, video, music and other media, gaming, communications, productivity and security.
From desktops and laptops to workstations and gaming rigs, by comparing your PCMark Vantage score with other similar systems you can find the hardware and software bottlenecks that stop you getting more from your PC.
Benchmark Results: The Intel Core I7 950 was 700 points better overall in Futuremark’s PCMark Vantage. In fact, it was able to outperform the Intel Core I7 930 in all of the PCMark Vantage suites and was even able to out-score the Intel Core I7 970 in the Memories Suite and the Music Suite by a few hundred points!