SPEC is the Standard Performance Evaluation Corporation – the Industry leading benchmark provider for performance testing suites. The newly released SPECwpc V2.0 benchmark measures all key aspects of workstation performance based on diverse professional applications.
The SPECwpc benchmark will be used by vendors to optimize performance and publicize benchmark results for different vertical market segments. Users can employ the benchmark for buying and configuration decisions specific to their industries. SPECwpc V2.0 runs under the 64-bit versions of Microsoft Windows 7 SP1 and Windows 8.1 SP1.
New in the SPECwpc V2.0 is a prominent inclusion of two free/open software projects: Blender and LuxRender.
For more information: the official SPEC announcement.