Time To Upgrade, Part 2: Picking The Parts To Replace

Scenario 3 Results: SYSmark 2007 Results

Next, we used SYSmark 2007 to look at performance benefits in real-world office applications. Replacing the CPU with a faster one typically yields a slight gain, but using our SSD instead of the older hard drive results in 5% to 15% performance boost. This is more than a CPU update could achieve, for the most part.