The user opens a database in Access 2002 and created a number of requests. The documents are packed with WinZIP 8.1 archiving utility. The results of the requests are exported into Excel 2002 and then are used for a diagram.
The major part of the performance index is determined by Excel 2002 - 76.6% and Access 2002 - 19.8%.
And now take a look at the usual performance index diagrams:
As we see, Intel’s solutions perform faster in this benchmark set. However, this is not a surprise. If you take a closer look at the benchmarks descriptions you will see that Pentium 4 processors had to be faster due to their efficient Hyper-Threading technology. Actual workload modeled in SYSmark 2004 implies that the user will not keep his hands in pockets while waiting for one application to finish the task and will shift to some other type of work in the meanwhile, which is actually quite a common thing.