BAPCo® RELEASES EEcoMark(TM) v1 – BAPCo debuts the first tool to automate the measurement of power in accordance with ENERGY STAR Program Requirements v4 and v5.
San Mateo, California – 31 July, 2009 – EEcoMark(TM) v1 is a tool for evaluating compliance with energy regulation specifications. It is the first tool to automate the measurement of power in accordance with ENERGY STAR Program Requirements v4 and v5 and was released today by the Business Application Performance Corporation or BAPCo®, a non-profit consortium of leading computer industry publications, independent testing labs, PC hardware manufacturers, semiconductor manufacturers and software publishers.
EEcoMark is the newest addition to join BAPCo’s product lineup alongside SYSmark® and MobileMark® which have been widely accepted by IT Managers, PC OEMs, press and analysts worldwide.
EEcoMark v1 automates the measurement of power during idle, sleep and off states in accordance with ENERGY STAR Program Requirements both v4 and v5 and thereby assists in classifying the system according to ENERGY STAR category definitions.
Supporting both high-accuracy and low-cost power meter options, EEcoMark increases lab productivity as well as reducing the opportunity for human error and improving consistency.
This release incorporates numerous new features and enhancements such as an easy-to-use graphical interface for running tests and reviewing results with the saving of results directly to PDF format.
EEcoMark joins BAPCo’s family of benchmarks building upon its predecessors utilizing the strongest and broadest development team in PC benchmark history. BAPCo’s depth of membership represents the breadth of the computing industry and harnesses a consortium of experts.
BAPCo’s benchmarks are used globally by PC OEMs, hardware and software developers, IT departments, system integrators, publishers and testing labs as well as Information technologists and computer industry analysts.
BAPCo’s EEcoMark v1 Software and Hardware Requirements:
BAPCo’s EEcoMark v1 supports Windows Vista® with SP1 and Windows® XP (Professional and Home) with service pack 3. BAPCo’s EEcoMark v1 supports Windows Vista® with SP1 and Windows® XP (Professional and Home) with service pack 3. The minimum system for are the same as the installed operating system, please refer to the respective OS for details.
The Business Applications Performance Corporation (BAPCo) is a non-profit consortium of leading computer industry publications, independent testing labs, PC hardware manufacturers, semiconductor manufacturers and software publishers. Current BAPCo membership includes: AMD, Apple, ARCintuition, Atheros Communications, CNET, Compal, Dell, Hewlett-Packard, Intel, Lenovo, Microsoft, NVIDIA, SanDisk, Samsung, Sony, Toshiba, VIA Technologies, Incisive Media, ZDNet and Ziff Davis Media.
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*BAPCo, MobileMark and SYSmark are registered trademarks of the Business Applications Performance Corporation. EEcoMark is a trademark of the Business Applications Performance Corporation. All other names mentioned are trademarks, or registered trademarks of their respective companies.