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Application Benchmarks - Productivity

System Builder Marathon: Low-Cost System
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Our last application benchmarks, AVG and WinRAR will give the low-cost PC some real-world file work to accomplish. First off, the system will perform a complete AVG scan on a 3.82 GB file folder with multiple tiny files to analyze.

The low-cost PC does the job in just under 7 minutes. Now, we'll see how quickly it can compress a 642 MB folder using WinRAR:

The benchmark completed in just over 3 minutes, which isn't all that telling. However, the next benchmarks can be very informative indeed, even in isolation: yes folks, it's the fun part, the game benchmarks!

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