UserBenchmark is software that analyzes computer performance and tells you how your performance compares to other PCs on the market. The report takes into account the performance of the processor, RAM, graphics card, hard disk or SSD and operating system. Developed by a team of independent scientists and engineers, the free, lightweight program automatically examines the machine with one click results come up on a web page. Here's how to use the tool to see if your notebook or desktop is working properly.
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Step 1. Download UserBenchmark and run the downloaded file on the computer;
Run UserBenchmark on PC Photo: Reproduo / Paulo Alves
Step 2. Press Run to start the diagnosis. The procedure includes a series of automated tests to analyze processor, graphics, drives, storage and USB devices. Wait until the end to see the results;
Start UserBenchmark Review Photo: Reproduo / Paulo Alves
Step 3. At the end of the process, UserBenchmark opens a browser page with the details of the analysis. At the top, check out a score average for three types of activities compared to the total PCs tested: gaming, desktop, and workstation.
The percentages show the position of the computer in the ranking, where 100% is the top. Notes flagged in yellow indicate regular performance for the task, and red ones indicate poor performance for the activity;
See PC performance in games, everyday tasks and work Photo: Reproduo / Paulo Alves
Step 4. Below, the UserBenchmark provides a summary of the ratings for each component analyzed. The first, PC Status, gives an overview of computer performance compared to other machines that have been screened by the tool. In the example, the reviewed notebook has poor graphics performance, so the item appears in red;
See a summary of the analysis of each component Photo: Reproduction / Paulo Alves
Step 5. Use the Google Translate extension if you need to dribble English and read in Portuguese: just mark the original text and click the plugin button in the browser bar;
Use Google Translate to understand diagnosis if you do not master English Photo: Reproduction / Paulo Alves
Step 6. Scroll down to check the detail analysis of each component. In the right columns, the UserBenchmark shows the types of tests performed. The final grade reflects the average of each result compared to other PCs in the market. In processor testing, for example, the Normal and Heavy exams are average consumer oriented and better reflect the performance of the computer in everyday use.
On the left, the arrow indicates the level at which the device is positioned in the market. When the marker is in the red zone, it means that the poorly rated component deserves an upgrade.
See the performance average of the component Photo: Reproduction / Paulo Alves