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Server Benchmarking Information

Description of Benchmarking Workloads

(All listed programs running simultaneously)


Low Workload

  • One instance each of Word® and Excel® 2010
  • One open PDF in Adobe Reader® 11
  • Two windows/tabs open in Firefox 11*

Medium Workload

  • One instance each of Word® Excel® and PowerPoint® 2010
  • One open PDF in Adobe Reader® 11
  • Three windows/tabs open in Firefox 11*

High Workload

  • One instance each of Word® Excel® and PowerPoint® 2010
  • One open PDF in Adobe Reader® 11
  • Four windows/tabs open in Firefox 11*
  • Half-screen 480p video playing in VLC Media Player 2.1

Standard and Full-Screen YouTube

  • Flash®-based YouTube video in Firefox
  • Standard: 360p default resolution YouTube video at default size
  • Full-Screen: 360p default resolution YouTube video in full-screen mode

* Websites tested: FireFlyComputers.com, Wikipedia.org, Google News, Logitech.com

† Full-screen benchmarks can be greatly affected by display resolution

Estimated user limits indicate the points where we first predict a drop in performance for a given workload. Actual user limits may be higher or lower based on a variety of system conditions. User limits are provided as good-faith estimates of our observed results and do not constitute any guaranteed level of service or functionality.