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PCMark 8

PCMark 8 PC System Requirements

PCMark 8 Minimum Requirements
OS Windows 7
Processor Dual core processor
Memory 2 GB RAM
Graphics 1366×768 resolution display
DirectX Version 9.0c
Network Broadband Internet connection
Storage 30 GB available space
Additional Notes Internet Explorer 10 required. PCMark Creative test requires graphics hardware that supports all DirectX 11 features. You must have the relevant Adobe and Microsoft applications installed in order to run the PCMark 8 Applications test. PCMark 8 is compatible with Adobe Creative Suite 6, Adobe Creative Cloud and Microsoft Office 2010 or later.
PCMark 8 Recommended Requirements
OS Windows 8
Processor Dual core processor
Memory 2 GB RAM
Graphics 1920×1080 resolution display (1080p)
DirectX Version 11
Network Broadband Internet connection
Storage 30 GB available space
Additional Notes Internet Explorer 10 required. PCMark Creative test requires graphics hardware that supports all DirectX 11 features. You must have the relevant Adobe and Microsoft applications installed in order to run the PCMark 8 Applications test. PCMark 8 is compatible with Adobe Creative Suite 6, Adobe Creative Cloud and Microsoft Office 2010 or later.

3DMark

3DMark Minimum System Requirements
OSWindows Vista*
Processor1.8 GHz dual-core
Memory2 GB RAM
GraphicsDirectX 9**
Storage3 GB space

Please refer to the DLC pages for the system requirements for each individual benchmark test.
* Windows Vista users will need to install the DirectX 11 platform update from Microsoft.
** You can use 3DMark to test DirectX 9 and DirectX 10 compatible hardware, but you will need a DirectX 11 compatible video card to run all of the tests. DirectX 9 hardware needs Shader Model 3.0 support, 128MB video card memory and WDDM 1.1 drivers.