Emsisoft scores Advanced+ award in AV-Comparatives Performance Test

CaptureAV-Comparatives‘ Performance Test evaluates the impact of internet security products on system performance. This time, 19 different anti-virus products were put to the test. Emsisoft participated with Emsisoft Anti-Malware 10.0.

AV-Comparatives performed the following basic computer activities on an up-to-date Windows 10 64-bit computer system:

  • File copying
  • Archiving/ unarchiving
  • Installing/ uninstalling applications
  • Launching applications (opening documents and PDF files)
  • Downloading files

In order to provide an industry-recognized performance test, AV-Comparatives uses the PC Mark 8 Professional Edition testing suite in addition to its own testing. They then weighted these results with all their various sub tests to come up with a total impact score per product.

Emsisoft doesn’t slow down your system!

Emsisoft ranked 5th out of the 19 vendors, with a total impact score of 7.4. More proof that Emsisoft doesn’t slow down your system!


Emsisoft earned an Advanced+ award for this result. The full 2015 Performance Test is available here.

This is a Security Bloggers Network syndicated blog post authored by Mariska. Read the original post at: Anti-Malware Reviews